Period
to 23 October 2018

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 October 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 86 75
Rank change year-on-year -63 -11 -26
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 111 206 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.58% 2.97% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 3.33% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 154 162
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £307 £307 £298
90th Percentile £626 £646 £642
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £23.89
Central London median hourly rate - - £21.78

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 6,081 6,183 5,826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.53% 89.22% 87.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,836 4,882 4,670
City of London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £660
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 55 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.50% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.85 £31.20 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.85 £19.00
% change year-on-year -0.80% -0.79% -4.32%

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 October 2018.

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 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 69 (62.16%) Project Management
2 61 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (30.63%) Finance
4 32 (28.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (20.72%) PMI Certification
5 23 (20.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 22 (19.82%) PMP
7 18 (16.22%) ITIL
8 17 (15.32%) Scrum
9 16 (14.41%) Waterfall
10 15 (13.51%) Migration
10 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
11 14 (12.61%) PMI
12 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (11.71%) Banking
12 13 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (9.91%) SDLC
13 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Excel
13 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Project
14 10 (9.01%) Change Management
14 10 (9.01%) Asset Management
15 9 (8.11%) Programme Management
15 9 (8.11%) CRM
15 9 (8.11%) Data Centre
16 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (7.21%) Project Governance
16 8 (7.21%) PMO
16 8 (7.21%) Front Office
16 8 (7.21%) Risk Management
16 8 (7.21%) Amazon AWS

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 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.60%) Confluence
3 1 (0.90%) Appian
3 1 (0.90%) CMS
3 1 (0.90%) Drupal
3 1 (0.90%) SAS
3 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.90%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.90%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.90%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.90%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.90%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.31%) Office 365
4 4 (3.60%) Trello
5 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.80%) IaaS
6 2 (1.80%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.80%) SaaS
6 2 (1.80%) Yammer
7 1 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) LAN
1 7 (6.31%) WAN
2 5 (4.50%) Intranet
3 2 (1.80%) SAN
3 2 (1.80%) Wireless
4 1 (0.90%) Firewall
4 1 (0.90%) Network Security
4 1 (0.90%) Skype
4 1 (0.90%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.90%) WebEx
4 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) Big Data
1 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.80%) Power BI
1 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (30.63%) Finance
2 13 (11.71%) Banking
3 8 (7.21%) Front Office
4 5 (4.50%) Advertising
4 5 (4.50%) Marketing
4 5 (4.50%) Retail
5 4 (3.60%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.60%) International Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Back Office
6 3 (2.70%) Legal
6 3 (2.70%) Publishing
7 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.90%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.90%) Games
8 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (63.96%) Project Manager
2 13 (11.71%) IT Manager
2 13 (11.71%) IT Project Manager
3 10 (9.01%) Analyst
4 9 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (8.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (4.50%) Business Analyst
5 5 (4.50%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (4.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (4.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (4.50%) Senior Manager
6 4 (3.60%) Business Change Manager
6 4 (3.60%) Business Manager
6 4 (3.60%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (3.60%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (2.70%) CRM Manager
7 3 (2.70%) Implementation Project Manager
7 3 (2.70%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (2.70%) PMO Manager
7 3 (2.70%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.90%) COM
2 1 (0.90%) CSS
2 1 (0.90%) DHTML
2 1 (0.90%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.90%) HTML
2 1 (0.90%) J2EE
2 1 (0.90%) jQuery
2 1 (0.90%) Middleware
2 1 (0.90%) Spring
2 1 (0.90%) Web Services
2 1 (0.90%) XML
2 1 (0.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) PMI
2 9 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.41%) Reinsurance
5 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.60%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.70%) Equities
6 3 (2.70%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.80%) Tandem
7 2 (1.80%) User Experience
8 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.90%) Derivative
8 1 (0.90%) Fintech
8 1 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.90%) Life Science
8 1 (0.90%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.90%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.41%) Windows
2 2 (1.80%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.90%) Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (62.16%) Project Management
2 61 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (28.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (16.22%) ITIL
5 17 (15.32%) Scrum
6 16 (14.41%) Waterfall
7 15 (13.51%) Migration
8 13 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (9.91%) SDLC
10 10 (9.01%) Asset Management
10 10 (9.01%) Change Management
11 9 (8.11%) CRM
11 9 (8.11%) Programme Management
12 8 (7.21%) Project Governance
12 8 (7.21%) Risk Management
13 7 (6.31%) Change Control
14 6 (5.41%) DevOps
15 5 (4.50%) Contingency Planning
15 5 (4.50%) Decision-Making
15 5 (4.50%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.70%) C
2 2 (1.80%) C#
2 2 (1.80%) Java
2 2 (1.80%) SQL
3 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.90%) PHP
3 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) PMI Certification
1 23 (20.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 22 (19.82%) PMP
3 6 (5.41%) Degree
4 5 (4.50%) ISEB
4 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.70%) CCNA
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.80%) CCNP
7 2 (1.80%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.80%) MCSA
7 2 (1.80%) MCSE
7 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) PMO
2 3 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.90%) EMIR
3 1 (0.90%) FATCA
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.90%) MiFID
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.90%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) SCCM
1 1 (0.90%) SCOM
1 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.50%) Citrix
3 3 (2.70%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.80%) VMware
5 1 (0.90%) ATG
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco
5 1 (0.90%) Cognos
5 1 (0.90%) EMC
5 1 (0.90%) Google
5 1 (0.90%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.90%) IBM
5 1 (0.90%) McAfee
5 1 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle
5 1 (0.90%) Pega
5 1 (0.90%) Progress
5 1 (0.90%) SAP
5 1 (0.90%) SunGard