Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 93 91
Rank change year-on-year -45 -2 -35
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 127 197 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.79% 2.74% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 3.06% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 139 131
City of London median daily rate £481 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% -5.00% +15.61%
10th Percentile £270 £347 £300
90th Percentile £588 £655 £613
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £26.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £26.00

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 6,205 6,447 5,759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.42% 89.59% 88.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,890 5,139 4,552
City of London median daily rate £513 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +6.32% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £318
90th Percentile £675 £688 £672
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 61 53
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% -6.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £34.60 £31.00 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 78 (61.42%) Project Management
2 70 (55.12%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (28.35%) Finance
4 31 (24.41%) PMI Certification
5 28 (22.05%) PMP
5 28 (22.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (16.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 20 (15.75%) ITIL
7 20 (15.75%) Migration
8 18 (14.17%) Scrum
9 16 (12.60%) Waterfall
10 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
12 13 (10.24%) PMI
12 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Project
13 12 (9.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (9.45%) Data Centre
13 12 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (8.66%) Decision-Making
14 11 (8.66%) SDLC
14 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (8.66%) Project Governance
14 11 (8.66%) Office 365
14 11 (8.66%) Change Management
15 10 (7.87%) Programme Management
15 10 (7.87%) CRM
16 9 (7.09%) Risk Management
16 9 (7.09%) JIRA
16 9 (7.09%) Banking
16 9 (7.09%) 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 8 (6.30%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.94%) Confluence
3 4 (3.15%) CMS
4 3 (2.36%) Drupal
5 1 (0.79%) Appian
5 1 (0.79%) SAS
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.94%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.79%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.79%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.79%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.79%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.79%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.79%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.66%) Office 365
3 9 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.15%) Trello
5 3 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) LAN
2 7 (5.51%) WAN
3 3 (2.36%) Intranet
3 3 (2.36%) SAN
3 3 (2.36%) Wireless
4 1 (0.79%) Network Security
4 1 (0.79%) Skype
4 1 (0.79%) Telepresence
4 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.15%) Power BI
2 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.57%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.57%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.79%) Big Data
5 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) GIS
5 1 (0.79%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (7.09%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (28.35%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Banking
3 8 (6.30%) Legal
3 8 (6.30%) Retail
4 5 (3.94%) Advertising
4 5 (3.94%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.15%) Front Office
5 4 (3.15%) Marketing
6 3 (2.36%) Publishing
6 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.57%) Back Office
7 2 (1.57%) Law
7 2 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.79%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.79%) Games
8 1 (0.79%) International Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (62.20%) Project Manager
2 18 (14.17%) IT Manager
2 18 (14.17%) IT Project Manager
3 13 (10.24%) Analyst
3 13 (10.24%) Infrastructure Manager
3 13 (10.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 8 (6.30%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (6.30%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (5.51%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (4.72%) Business Analyst
7 5 (3.94%) CRM Manager
7 5 (3.94%) CRM Project Manager
8 4 (3.15%) Business Change Manager
8 4 (3.15%) Digital Project Manager
8 4 (3.15%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (3.15%) Product Owner
8 4 (3.15%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.36%) Change Manager
9 3 (2.36%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (2.36%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) .NET
1 4 (3.15%) XML
2 3 (2.36%) CSS
2 3 (2.36%) HTML
2 3 (2.36%) jQuery
3 2 (1.57%) HTML5
3 2 (1.57%) J2EE
3 2 (1.57%) JSON
3 2 (1.57%) MDX
3 2 (1.57%) REST
3 2 (1.57%) SOAP
3 2 (1.57%) Spring
3 2 (1.57%) Spring MVC
3 2 (1.57%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.79%) COM
4 1 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.79%) Middleware
4 1 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) PMI
2 12 (9.45%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.94%) User Experience
6 4 (3.15%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.15%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.36%) Equities
7 3 (2.36%) NHS
7 3 (2.36%) Reinsurance
7 3 (2.36%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.79%) Derivative
9 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.79%) Fintech
9 1 (0.79%) Life Science
9 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.79%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.94%) Windows
2 3 (2.36%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (61.42%) Project Management
2 70 (55.12%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (15.75%) ITIL
4 20 (15.75%) Migration
5 18 (14.17%) Scrum
6 16 (12.60%) Waterfall
7 12 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (8.66%) Change Management
8 11 (8.66%) Decision-Making
8 11 (8.66%) Project Governance
8 11 (8.66%) SDLC
9 10 (7.87%) CRM
9 10 (7.87%) Programme Management
10 9 (7.09%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.30%) Asset Management
11 8 (6.30%) Matrix Management
11 8 (6.30%) Service Management
11 8 (6.30%) Supplier Management
12 7 (5.51%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.72%) SQL
2 4 (3.15%) C
3 3 (2.36%) C#
3 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.36%) PHP
4 2 (1.57%) Java
4 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (24.41%) PMI Certification
2 28 (22.05%) PMP
3 21 (16.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (9.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (4.72%) Degree
5 6 (4.72%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.36%) APMG
7 3 (2.36%) ISEB
7 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.57%) APMP
8 2 (1.57%) CCNA
8 2 (1.57%) CCNP
8 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.57%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.79%) MCSA
9 1 (0.79%) MCSE
9 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) PMO
2 3 (2.36%) QA
3 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.79%) EMIR
4 1 (0.79%) FATCA
4 1 (0.79%) IFRS
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) SCCM
1 2 (1.57%) SCOM
2 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.51%) Citrix
3 3 (2.36%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle
3 3 (2.36%) VMware
4 2 (1.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.57%) Cisco
4 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.79%) Capita
5 1 (0.79%) Cognos
5 1 (0.79%) Google
5 1 (0.79%) hybris
5 1 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.79%) Pega
5 1 (0.79%) Progress
5 1 (0.79%) SAP
5 1 (0.79%) SimCorp
5 1 (0.79%) Sophos
5 1 (0.79%) SunGard
5 1 (0.79%) Veeam