Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 100 53
Rank change year-on-year +11 -47 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 195 145 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.75% 2.35% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 2.70% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 105 203
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £284 £286
90th Percentile £639 £600 £644
Central London median daily rate £475 £493 £475
% change year-on-year -3.55% +3.68% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £20.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £20.50 -

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 6,233 5,365 5,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.81% 87.00% 86.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,966 4,270 4,573
City of London median daily rate £505 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £293
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 52 59
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.63 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -2.39% +9.38%
10th Percentile £11.63 £13.74 £11.93
90th Percentile £41.65 £55.00 £51.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.92 £21.13
% change year-on-year +1.66% -5.73% +17.39%

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 21 February 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

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £625 -
PRINCE2
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 122 (62.56%) Project Management
2 83 (42.56%) Finance
3 75 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (30.26%) PMP
6 54 (27.69%) PMI Certification
7 36 (18.46%) Microsoft
8 35 (17.95%) ITIL
8 35 (17.95%) Banking
9 29 (14.87%) Programme Management
10 28 (14.36%) PMI
11 27 (13.85%) Security Cleared
12 26 (13.33%) MS Visio
13 25 (12.82%) Citrix
14 24 (12.31%) Windows
14 24 (12.31%) Migration
14 24 (12.31%) Business Analysis
15 23 (11.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (11.79%) Microsoft Project
16 22 (11.28%) Active Directory
17 21 (10.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 21 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
18 20 (10.26%) PRINCE
18 20 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (9.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 17 (8.72%) Legal
20 17 (8.72%) Waterfall
21 16 (8.21%) DV Cleared
21 16 (8.21%) Windows 10
21 16 (8.21%) PMO

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 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.03%) Confluence
2 2 (1.03%) IIS
2 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 23 (11.79%) Microsoft Project
3 21 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.03%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.51%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (5.13%) Office 365
3 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.54%) SaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.59%) IP Telephony
1 7 (3.59%) MPLS
2 6 (3.08%) WAN
3 5 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (2.05%) LAN
5 2 (1.03%) Firewall
5 2 (1.03%) LTE
5 2 (1.03%) TETRA
5 2 (1.03%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.51%) SAN
6 1 (0.51%) VPN
6 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.03%) Power BI
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.51%) Big Data
4 1 (0.51%) Clusterpoint
4 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.51%) IDOL
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.51%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.51%) MSI
2 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (42.56%) Finance
2 35 (17.95%) Banking
3 17 (8.72%) Legal
4 15 (7.69%) Advertising
5 12 (6.15%) Retail
6 9 (4.62%) Law
7 7 (3.59%) Front Office
7 7 (3.59%) Investment Banking
8 6 (3.08%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.56%) Back Office
10 3 (1.54%) International Banking
10 3 (1.54%) Marketing
11 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.51%) German Language
11 1 (0.51%) Local Government
11 1 (0.51%) Publishing
11 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (58.46%) Project Manager
2 39 (20.00%) Analyst
3 27 (13.85%) Business Analyst
4 17 (8.72%) Senior Manager
4 17 (8.72%) Senior Project Manager
5 16 (8.21%) IT Manager
6 15 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
7 12 (6.15%) IT Project Manager
8 11 (5.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 11 (5.64%) Junior
9 10 (5.13%) Junior Project Manager
10 9 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (4.62%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
10 9 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 8 (4.10%) Programme Manager
12 7 (3.59%) Digital Project Manager
12 7 (3.59%) DV Cleared Project Manager
13 6 (3.08%) Finance Business Analyst
13 6 (3.08%) GDPR Project Manager
13 6 (3.08%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.03%) Web Services
2 1 (0.51%) CSS
2 1 (0.51%) HTML
2 1 (0.51%) LDAP
2 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.36%) PMI
2 20 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.56%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.56%) Reinsurance
6 5 (2.56%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.56%) User Experience
7 3 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.54%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.03%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.03%) Replication
8 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.03%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.31%) Windows
2 16 (8.21%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.08%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.54%) Unix
6 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (62.56%) Project Management
2 75 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 68 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (17.95%) ITIL
5 29 (14.87%) Programme Management
6 24 (12.31%) Business Analysis
6 24 (12.31%) Migration
7 23 (11.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (10.26%) PRINCE
9 17 (8.72%) Waterfall
10 15 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 14 (7.18%) Project Governance
11 14 (7.18%) Resource Management
11 14 (7.18%) Use Case
12 11 (5.64%) Change Management
12 11 (5.64%) Project Planning
12 11 (5.64%) SDLC
12 11 (5.64%) Service Management
13 10 (5.13%) Data Analysis
13 10 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.10%) SQL
2 3 (1.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.51%) C#
4 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 59 (30.26%) PMP
2 54 (27.69%) PMI Certification
3 27 (13.85%) Security Cleared
4 21 (10.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 19 (9.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (8.21%) DV Cleared
7 14 (7.18%) ISEB
8 11 (5.64%) APMP
9 10 (5.13%) Degree
10 5 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (2.56%) CBAP
10 5 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
10 5 (2.56%) CITP
11 4 (2.05%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.03%) APMG
13 2 (1.03%) CISSP
14 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.51%) HNC
14 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.21%) PMO
2 11 (5.64%) GDPR
3 8 (4.10%) QA
4 4 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.03%) MiFID
6 1 (0.51%) EMIR
6 1 (0.51%) SEPA
System Software
1 22 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.51%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (0.51%) HDFS
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.82%) Citrix
3 11 (5.64%) CheckPoint
4 8 (4.10%) Oracle
5 7 (3.59%) VMware
6 6 (3.08%) iManage
6 6 (3.08%) Intapp
7 4 (2.05%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.03%) ATG
8 2 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.03%) Retek
8 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.51%) Adobe
9 1 (0.51%) Capita
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco
9 1 (0.51%) Cognos
9 1 (0.51%) CommVault
9 1 (0.51%) Demandware
9 1 (0.51%) Murex
9 1 (0.51%) SAP