Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PRINCE 2
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 36 54
Rank change year-on-year +12 +18 -23
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 35 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.84% 3.23% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.76% 3.88% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 26
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £325 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.35% -15.94%
10th Percentile £202 £205 £244
90th Percentile £449 £456 £440
South Wales median daily rate £325 £350 £388
% change year-on-year -7.14% -9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -

PRINCE2 is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 518 464 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.48% 83.30% 81.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 377 592
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £175 £189 £225
90th Percentile £500 £525 £462
South Wales median daily rate £380 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +2.52% +21.43%
10th Percentile £13.30 £10.75 £10.05
90th Percentile £35.90 £36.55 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.38 £15.88
% change year-on-year +12.60% +15.75% +9.48%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Cardiff

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Cardiff

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Cardiff over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Cardiff

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 20 (57.14%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) NHS
2 12 (34.29%) Migration
3 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 11 (31.43%) Service Management
3 11 (31.43%) Project Management
4 10 (28.57%) Windows
4 10 (28.57%) Degree
4 10 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
6 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.86%) Citrix
6 8 (22.86%) Release Management
6 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
7 7 (20.00%) IBM
7 7 (20.00%) ITSM
7 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (20.00%) Finance
7 7 (20.00%) Legal
7 7 (20.00%) Information Governance
8 6 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (17.14%) ISEB
8 6 (17.14%) HP
8 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
8 6 (17.14%) JCAPS
8 6 (17.14%) IBM Integration Bus
8 6 (17.14%) HL7
8 6 (17.14%) Fiorano
8 6 (17.14%) ISTQB

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (17.14%) JCAPS
1 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) LAN
1 5 (14.29%) POP3
1 5 (14.29%) SMTP
1 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 5 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.71%) SMS
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.71%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
1 7 (20.00%) Legal
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) IT Support
4 3 (8.57%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (8.57%) IT Technician
4 3 (8.57%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Deployment Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Manager
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Project Planner
5 2 (5.71%) Release Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (14.29%) SOAP
2 5 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) NHS
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) CMDB
3 2 (5.71%) PMI
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Migration
3 11 (31.43%) Project Management
3 11 (31.43%) Service Management
4 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
5 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
5 8 (22.86%) Release Management
6 7 (20.00%) Information Governance
6 7 (20.00%) ITSM
6 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
8 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
8 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
8 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.57%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Change Management
10 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
1 10 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (17.14%) ISEB
2 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
2 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (14.29%) CCA
3 5 (14.29%) CCAA
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.86%) APMP
7 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) HL7
2 2 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
4 2 (5.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) BMC Marimba
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
1 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) VMware
2 8 (22.86%) Citrix
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) IBM
4 6 (17.14%) Fiorano
4 6 (17.14%) HP
5 5 (14.29%) InterSystems
6 4 (11.43%) Dell
7 2 (5.71%) BMC
7 2 (5.71%) Remedy
7 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.71%) Tableau