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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
London / City of London
Rank 146 145 156
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 9 13 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.39% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.10% 2.65% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 26
Median daily rate £500 £580 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +28.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £385 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £721 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -10.85% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +72.72% -38.88%  

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 428 490 852
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.20% 14.73% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 350 632
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 17
Median hourly rate £15.87 £20.89 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.04% -2.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £17.00 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £37.37 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the City of London.

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

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) MS Project
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
6 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Stress Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Time Management
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) CA PPM
1 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DMZ
1 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Credit Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Officer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Support Officer
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Services Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Stress Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Postgraduate
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago