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 3 months to 24 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 69 46
Rank change year-on-year +8 -23  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 122 104 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.74% 3.07% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 3.58% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 82 183
Median daily rate £475 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £326 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £630 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £21.78 £95.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -77.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.29% -20.63%  

PRINCE2 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2879 2907 4718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.93% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2210 2380 3714
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 55
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £56.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 June 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.

1 120 (59.70%) Project Management
2 76 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (37.31%) Finance
4 51 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (21.89%) PMI Certification
6 42 (20.90%) PMP
7 41 (20.40%) ITIL
8 38 (18.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 38 (18.91%) Security Cleared
9 34 (16.92%) Banking
10 31 (15.42%) Microsoft Project
11 29 (14.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 25 (12.44%) Waterfall
13 24 (11.94%) PMO
14 23 (11.44%) Migration
15 22 (10.95%) Programme Management
16 21 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
16 21 (10.45%) CRM
17 20 (9.95%) PMI
17 20 (9.95%) Legal
17 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (9.45%) DV Cleared
18 19 (9.45%) SC Cleared
19 18 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
20 17 (8.46%) ISEB
20 17 (8.46%) Change Management
20 17 (8.46%) Business Analysis
20 17 (8.46%) Change Control
21 16 (7.96%) Degree
21 16 (7.96%) Risk Management

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 14 (6.97%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.49%) Confluence
2 3 (1.49%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.00%) IIS
4 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.50%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (15.42%) Microsoft Project
2 21 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (5.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (3.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.50%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.48%) Office 365
2 6 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (1.49%) IaaS
3 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.49%) SaaS
4 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.00%) Yammer
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.50%) Asana
5 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.50%) Slack
5 1 (0.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.49%) WAN
2 4 (1.99%) Firewall
2 4 (1.99%) Network Security
3 3 (1.49%) LAN
3 3 (1.49%) SAN
3 3 (1.49%) Skype
3 3 (1.49%) VoIP
4 2 (1.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.50%) DMZ
5 1 (0.50%) DNS
5 1 (0.50%) Intranet
5 1 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.50%) VLAN
5 1 (0.50%) WebEx
5 1 (0.50%) Wireless
5 1 (0.50%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.99%) GIS
2 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) Big Data
4 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.50%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 8 (3.98%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 75 (37.31%) Finance
2 34 (16.92%) Banking
3 20 (9.95%) Legal
4 14 (6.97%) Law
5 11 (5.47%) Investment Banking
6 10 (4.98%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.48%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.99%) Advertising
8 6 (2.99%) Front Office
9 3 (1.49%) French Language
9 3 (1.49%) Retail
10 2 (1.00%) Back Office
10 2 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (1.00%) Dutch Language
10 2 (1.00%) International Banking
10 2 (1.00%) Publishing
10 2 (1.00%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.50%) Billing
11 1 (0.50%) Games
11 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 94 (46.77%) Project Manager
2 27 (13.43%) Analyst
3 26 (12.94%) Business Analyst
4 16 (7.96%) IT Manager
5 14 (6.97%) Programme Manager
6 13 (6.47%) IT Project Manager
7 9 (4.48%) Business Systems Analyst
7 9 (4.48%) Senior Manager
8 8 (3.98%) Applications Manager
8 8 (3.98%) Applications Project Manager
8 8 (3.98%) Architect
8 8 (3.98%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (3.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 8 (3.98%) Senior Project Manager
9 7 (3.48%) Deployment Manager
9 7 (3.48%) Developer
9 7 (3.48%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
9 7 (3.48%) Migration Manager
9 7 (3.48%) Transformation Manager
9 7 (3.48%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.49%) .NET
1 3 (1.49%) REST
2 2 (1.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.00%) CSS
2 2 (1.00%) HTML
2 2 (1.00%) jQuery
2 2 (1.00%) SOAP
2 2 (1.00%) XML
2 2 (1.00%) XSL
3 1 (0.50%) Laravel
3 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (9.95%) PMI
2 11 (5.47%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.98%) Hedge funds
4 8 (3.98%) NHS
5 6 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.49%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.00%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.00%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.50%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.50%) Derivative
9 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.50%) iSeries
9 1 (0.50%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.50%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.50%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.46%) Windows
2 9 (4.48%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.99%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.49%) Linux
4 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.00%) Unix
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (59.70%) Project Management
2 76 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (20.40%) ITIL
5 25 (12.44%) Waterfall
6 23 (11.44%) Migration
7 22 (10.95%) Programme Management
8 21 (10.45%) CRM
9 17 (8.46%) Business Analysis
9 17 (8.46%) Change Control
9 17 (8.46%) Change Management
10 16 (7.96%) Risk Management
11 15 (7.46%) SDLC
12 14 (6.97%) Matrix Organization
12 14 (6.97%) Scrum
13 12 (5.97%) Project Planning
14 11 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (5.47%) ITIL V3
14 11 (5.47%) Project Governance
14 11 (5.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.97%) SQL
2 3 (1.49%) C#
3 2 (1.00%) C
3 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.50%) PHP
4 1 (0.50%) Python
4 1 (0.50%) Ruby
4 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (21.89%) PMI Certification
2 42 (20.90%) PMP
3 38 (18.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 38 (18.91%) Security Cleared
4 29 (14.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 19 (9.45%) DV Cleared
5 19 (9.45%) SC Cleared
6 17 (8.46%) ISEB
7 16 (7.96%) Degree
8 9 (4.48%) CITP
9 7 (3.48%) CBAP
9 7 (3.48%) Chartered Engineer
10 5 (2.49%) CISSP
11 4 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.49%) APMP
12 3 (1.49%) CISA
12 3 (1.49%) CISM
12 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (1.00%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.94%) PMO
2 4 (1.99%) MiFID
2 4 (1.99%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.99%) QA
3 3 (1.49%) GDPR
3 3 (1.49%) P3O
4 2 (1.00%) COBIT
4 2 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.50%) Basel II
5 1 (0.50%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.50%) EFQM
5 1 (0.50%) EMIR
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 1 (0.50%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.50%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (2.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) SCCM
2 2 (1.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (5.47%) Microsoft
1 11 (5.47%) Oracle
2 5 (2.49%) CheckPoint
3 4 (1.99%) VMware
4 3 (1.49%) AppDynamics
4 3 (1.49%) Cisco
4 3 (1.49%) Concur
4 3 (1.49%) SAP
4 3 (1.49%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.49%) Splunk
5 2 (1.00%) Avaya
5 2 (1.00%) Citrix
5 2 (1.00%) Google
5 2 (1.00%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.00%) Redback
5 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.50%) hybris
6 1 (0.50%) iManage
6 1 (0.50%) Infor
6 1 (0.50%) Yardi
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago