Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 25 49
Rank change year-on-year -17 +24 -18
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 29 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.98% 6.56% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 7.83% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 33
Cardiff median daily rate £330 £280 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -20.57% -6.00%
10th Percentile £197 £157 £237
90th Percentile £550 £383 £438
South Wales median daily rate £325 £275 £375
% change year-on-year +18.18% -26.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year +29.31% - -

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 630 511 758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.42% 83.77% 85.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 416 610
Cardiff median daily rate £383 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.29% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £190 £179 £225
90th Percentile £490 £538 £460
South Wales median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 18
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +57.69% -14.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.12 £10.64
90th Percentile £21.53 £40.00 £19.05
South Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £20.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +68.67% +48.21% -8.20%

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (31.03%) Service Management
3 9 (31.03%) HP
4 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 8 (27.59%) Migration
5 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
5 7 (24.14%) NHS
5 7 (24.14%) Dell
6 6 (20.69%) Citrix
6 6 (20.69%) Degree
6 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
7 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
8 4 (13.79%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
8 4 (13.79%) Windows
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (13.79%) XML
8 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (13.79%) SCCM
8 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (10.34%) Release Management
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) JCAPS
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Skype
1 2 (6.90%) SMS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Data Modeller
4 2 (6.90%) Deployment Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) GDPR Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (6.90%) IT Technician
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Release Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.45%) IAM Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Product Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) SCCM Architect
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) XML Schema
2 3 (10.34%) XSD
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) Service Management
3 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (27.59%) Migration
5 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
6 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
7 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) Release Management
7 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 2 (6.90%) CRM
8 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) ITSM
8 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
8 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C++
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) GDPR
2 2 (6.90%) PMO
3 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.45%) HL7
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) BMC Marimba
2 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) HP
3 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 7 (24.14%) Dell
5 6 (20.69%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) IBM
7 2 (6.90%) BMC
7 2 (6.90%) Remedy
7 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.45%) Cognos
8 1 (3.45%) Fiorano
8 1 (3.45%) InterSystems
8 1 (3.45%) PlateSpin
8 1 (3.45%) Symantec
8 1 (3.45%) Trustwave