The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 152 166
Rank change year-on-year +5 +14  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 19 13 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.39% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.04% 2.32% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 29
Median daily rate £500 £458 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.28% -3.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £351 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -8.53% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.16 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.65% -19.40%  

PRINCE2 Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 470 560 763
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.40% 16.63% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 916 1100
Median daily rate £475 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £286 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 36
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.51% -18.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.13 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £95.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the City of London

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the City of London

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the City of London

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 City of London region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 29 (96.67%) PRINCE2
2 19 (63.33%) Project Management
3 16 (53.33%) Finance
4 8 (26.67%) Migration
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Banking
6 5 (16.67%) PMP
7 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
7 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) Concur
8 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (10.00%) Legal
8 3 (10.00%) Information Security
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
8 3 (10.00%) SAP
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (6.67%) CISSP
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (6.67%) Avaya
9 2 (6.67%) PMI
9 2 (6.67%) LAN
9 2 (6.67%) VoIP
9 2 (6.67%) WAN

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) CA PPM
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
1 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
1 2 (6.67%) Yammer
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LAN
1 2 (6.67%) Skype
1 2 (6.67%) VoIP
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) DMZ
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) International Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.33%) French Language
5 1 (3.33%) Games
5 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Applications Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Applications Project Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Migration Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Migration Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Data Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Implementation Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Project Implementation Manager
3 3 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 3 (10.00%) SAP Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.67%) PMI
1 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.33%) Derivative
2 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.33%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) PRINCE2
2 19 (63.33%) Project Management
3 8 (26.67%) Migration
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Data Governance
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.67%) Network Management
7 2 (6.67%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.33%) Python
1 1 (3.33%) Ruby
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) PMP
2 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) CISM
4 2 (6.67%) CISSP
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) GDPR
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Concur
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Avaya
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.33%) Ariba
3 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) hybris
3 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
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