Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 23 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 84 51
Rank change year-on-year 0 -33 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 210 197 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.94% 2.94% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.36% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 147 266
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £327 £299 £281
90th Percentile £641 £618 £631
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £428
% change year-on-year -5.00% +16.96% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
City of London median hourly rate - £23.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.45% +60.00%
Central London median hourly rate - £23.89 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +19.45% +60.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6308 5856 7591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.36% 87.43% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5014 4674 6040
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £317 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.58 £10.91
90th Percentile £32.07 £53.54 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% -9.52% +16.67%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in the City of London

PRINCE2
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 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in the City of London

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in the City of London

PRINCE2
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 in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 131 (62.38%) Project Management
2 101 (48.10%) Finance
3 79 (37.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (23.81%) Banking
6 47 (22.38%) PMP
7 43 (20.48%) ITIL
8 42 (20.00%) PMI Certification
9 37 (17.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 30 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 27 (12.86%) Programme Management
12 26 (12.38%) Change Management
12 26 (12.38%) PMO
13 24 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 24 (11.43%) PRINCE
13 24 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
14 23 (10.95%) PMI
14 23 (10.95%) Microsoft
15 21 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
16 20 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
16 20 (9.52%) Legal
16 20 (9.52%) Migration
16 20 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (8.10%) Risk Management
18 16 (7.62%) DV Cleared
19 15 (7.14%) Change Control
19 15 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 15 (7.14%) Advertising
19 15 (7.14%) SharePoint
20 14 (6.67%) CRM

PRINCE2
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 15 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.48%) CMS
3 1 (0.48%) Confluence
3 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.48%) IIS
3 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.48%) SAS
3 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (5.71%) MS Visio
6 5 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.95%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.48%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.81%) Office 365
2 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.48%) Asana
3 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.38%) WAN
2 4 (1.90%) IP Telephony
3 3 (1.43%) LAN
3 3 (1.43%) SAN
3 3 (1.43%) SMS
4 2 (0.95%) Firewall
5 1 (0.48%) LDAP
5 1 (0.48%) MPLS
5 1 (0.48%) Network Security
5 1 (0.48%) Skype
5 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.48%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) WebEx
5 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.95%) Power BI
3 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.48%) Big Data
4 1 (0.48%) Clusterpoint
4 1 (0.48%) GIS
4 1 (0.48%) Mixpanel
4 1 (0.48%) MS Access
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.81%) JIRA
2 2 (0.95%) MSI
3 1 (0.48%) JBehave
3 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.48%) Maven
3 1 (0.48%) Selenium
3 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 101 (48.10%) Finance
2 50 (23.81%) Banking
3 20 (9.52%) Legal
4 15 (7.14%) Advertising
5 12 (5.71%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.29%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.33%) International Banking
7 7 (3.33%) Retail
8 6 (2.86%) Back Office
8 6 (2.86%) Law
9 5 (2.38%) Front Office
10 3 (1.43%) Marketing
10 3 (1.43%) Publishing
11 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.48%) French Language
12 1 (0.48%) Games
12 1 (0.48%) German Language
12 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 23 (10.95%) Analyst
3 17 (8.10%) Senior Manager
4 16 (7.62%) Business Analyst
4 16 (7.62%) IT Manager
4 16 (7.62%) IT Project Manager
4 16 (7.62%) Senior Project Manager
5 14 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 11 (5.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 11 (5.24%) Programme Manager
7 10 (4.76%) Junior
7 10 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 9 (4.29%) Applications Manager
8 9 (4.29%) Applications Project Manager
8 9 (4.29%) Junior Project Manager
9 8 (3.81%) Security Manager
9 8 (3.81%) Security Project Manager
10 7 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (3.33%) Digital Project Manager
10 7 (3.33%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.95%) CSS
1 2 (0.95%) HTML
2 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.48%) Laravel
2 1 (0.48%) Middleware
2 1 (0.48%) REST
2 1 (0.48%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.95%) PMI
2 20 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.24%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.29%) Hedge funds
5 7 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.38%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.43%) NHS
9 3 (1.43%) User Experience
10 2 (0.95%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.95%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.48%) Derivative
11 1 (0.48%) Fintech
11 1 (0.48%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.48%) iPad
11 1 (0.48%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.19%) Windows
2 6 (2.86%) Windows 10
2 6 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.43%) Unix
4 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (62.38%) Project Management
2 79 (37.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (20.48%) ITIL
5 27 (12.86%) Programme Management
6 26 (12.38%) Change Management
7 24 (11.43%) PRINCE
8 20 (9.52%) Migration
9 17 (8.10%) Risk Management
10 15 (7.14%) Change Control
11 14 (6.67%) Business Analysis
11 14 (6.67%) CRM
11 14 (6.67%) Project Governance
11 14 (6.67%) SDLC
11 14 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 14 (6.67%) Waterfall
12 12 (5.71%) Scrum
12 12 (5.71%) Service Management
13 11 (5.24%) Data Protection
13 11 (5.24%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.71%) SQL
2 3 (1.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.48%) C
3 1 (0.48%) Java
3 1 (0.48%) PHP
3 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.48%) Python
3 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (22.38%) PMP
2 42 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 37 (17.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 30 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 24 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (7.62%) DV Cleared
7 13 (6.19%) Degree
8 12 (5.71%) APMP
8 12 (5.71%) ISEB
9 8 (3.81%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.38%) CBAP
11 5 (2.38%) Chartered Engineer
11 5 (2.38%) CITP
12 2 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.48%) CISSP
13 1 (0.48%) MCITP
13 1 (0.48%) MCTS
13 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.38%) PMO
2 12 (5.71%) GDPR
3 7 (3.33%) QA
4 5 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.38%) MiFID
5 3 (1.43%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.48%) EMIR
6 1 (0.48%) P3O
6 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.48%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.95%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.48%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (10.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.76%) Oracle
3 9 (4.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (2.86%) VMware
5 5 (2.38%) AppDynamics
5 5 (2.38%) Splunk
6 4 (1.90%) Citrix
6 4 (1.90%) SAP
6 4 (1.90%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.95%) ATG
8 2 (0.95%) Blue Coat
8 2 (0.95%) CyberArk
8 2 (0.95%) FireEye
8 2 (0.95%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.95%) Retek
9 1 (0.48%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.48%) Google
9 1 (0.48%) hybris
9 1 (0.48%) iManage