The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for PRINCE2 Practitioner qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Practitioner
London / City of London
Rank 137 141 179
Rank change year-on-year +4 +38  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 16 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.61% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.76% 4.12% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 13
Median daily rate £513 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.81% +46.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £410 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £600 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £414 £413
% change year-on-year -1.87% +0.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £46.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -40.21% +67.27%  

PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 425 486 844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.19% 14.78% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 350 627
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 £275 £264 £250
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 5 17
Median hourly rate £15.87 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £17.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £37.96 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the City of London

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 Practitioner in the City of London.

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

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 Practitioner in the City of London.

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner.

1 26 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 18 (69.23%) PMI Certification
3 16 (61.54%) Project Management
4 13 (50.00%) PMP
5 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 8 (30.77%) PMI
7 7 (26.92%) Migration
8 6 (23.08%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) Law
8 6 (23.08%) ISEB
8 6 (23.08%) LAN
8 6 (23.08%) WAN
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco
8 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
8 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
9 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
9 5 (19.23%) Resource Management
9 5 (19.23%) CRM
9 5 (19.23%) Legal
9 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
10 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
10 4 (15.38%) PMO
11 3 (11.54%) Telepresence
11 3 (11.54%) Planning and Forecasting
11 3 (11.54%) Presales
11 3 (11.54%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 3 (11.54%) Risk Management

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) LAN
1 6 (23.08%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) Telepresence
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) WebEx
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
1 6 (23.08%) Law
2 5 (19.23%) Legal
3 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Programme Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Change Manager
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Manager
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Director
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Office Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Project Officer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Officer
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.85%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) PMI
2 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 16 (61.54%) Project Management
3 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (26.92%) Migration
5 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
6 5 (19.23%) CRM
6 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
6 5 (19.23%) Resource Management
7 3 (11.54%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
7 3 (11.54%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (11.54%) Presales
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.69%) Change Control
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Contingency Planning
8 2 (7.69%) Time Management
9 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) PMI Certification
2 13 (50.00%) PMP
3 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) ISEB
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco
2 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) iManage