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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
London / City of London
Rank 79 49 51
Rank change year-on-year -30 +2  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 77 132 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.55% 3.97% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 4.52% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 102 134
Median daily rate £500 £494 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +7.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.78 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.87% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.13
% change year-on-year - -5.57%  

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 2579 2920 4265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.54% 87.79% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2032 2333 3294
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in the City of London

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 72 (49.32%) Project Management
2 56 (38.36%) Finance
2 56 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (30.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (23.29%) PMI Certification
5 33 (22.60%) PMP
6 29 (19.86%) Security Cleared
7 26 (17.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 25 (17.12%) ITIL
9 22 (15.07%) MS Project
9 22 (15.07%) Waterfall
10 20 (13.70%) Migration
11 19 (13.01%) Banking
11 19 (13.01%) PMI
11 19 (13.01%) Programme Management
12 18 (12.33%) DV Cleared
12 18 (12.33%) Matrix Organization
13 15 (10.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
14 14 (9.59%) ISEB
14 14 (9.59%) Windows
14 14 (9.59%) Risk Management
15 13 (8.90%) Law
15 13 (8.90%) Scrum
15 13 (8.90%) Data Centre
16 12 (8.22%) Project Governance
16 12 (8.22%) Legal
16 12 (8.22%) MS Excel
16 12 (8.22%) Project Planning
16 12 (8.22%) Degree

PRINCE2
Top Related 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 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.05%) Confluence
2 3 (2.05%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.37%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) JBoss
4 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (15.07%) MS Project
2 12 (8.22%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.42%) MS Office
4 5 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.11%) Office 365
2 3 (2.05%) IaaS
2 3 (2.05%) SaaS
3 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.37%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.68%) Slack
4 1 (0.68%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) WAN
2 8 (5.48%) LAN
3 5 (3.42%) Firewall
4 3 (2.05%) DNS
4 3 (2.05%) IP Telephony
4 3 (2.05%) MPLS
4 3 (2.05%) Telepresence
5 2 (1.37%) DHCP
5 2 (1.37%) DMVPN
5 2 (1.37%) Intranet
5 2 (1.37%) SAN
5 2 (1.37%) Skype
5 2 (1.37%) VoIP
5 2 (1.37%) Wireless
6 1 (0.68%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.68%) DMZ
6 1 (0.68%) IPsec
6 1 (0.68%) IPv6
6 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.68%) Big Data
2 1 (0.68%) GIS
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (2.05%) JIRA
1 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 56 (38.36%) Finance
2 19 (13.01%) Banking
3 13 (8.90%) Law
4 12 (8.22%) Legal
5 7 (4.79%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.11%) Front Office
7 5 (3.42%) Advertising
7 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.37%) Billing
8 2 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.68%) French Language
9 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (49.32%) Project Manager
2 18 (12.33%) IT Manager
3 17 (11.64%) Analyst
4 15 (10.27%) Business Analyst
5 14 (9.59%) Infrastructure Manager
5 14 (9.59%) IT Project Manager
6 11 (7.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 8 (5.48%) Programme Manager
7 8 (5.48%) Project Officer
8 7 (4.79%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
8 7 (4.79%) Project Support Officer
8 7 (4.79%) Support Officer
9 6 (4.11%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.42%) DV Cleared Project Manager
10 5 (3.42%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (2.74%) Consultant
11 4 (2.74%) Coordinator
11 4 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (2.74%) Deployment Manager
11 4 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.11%) .NET
2 2 (1.37%) Middleware
3 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) CSS
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.68%) jQuery
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.68%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.01%) PMI
2 13 (8.90%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.42%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (3.42%) NHS
5 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.05%) Equities
5 3 (2.05%) Fintech
5 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.05%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.37%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.37%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.37%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.37%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.37%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.68%) iSeries
7 1 (0.68%) NPfIT
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.59%) Windows
2 8 (5.48%) Windows 10
3 7 (4.79%) Unix
4 5 (3.42%) Linux
4 5 (3.42%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.68%) Solaris
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (49.32%) Project Management
2 56 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (30.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (17.12%) ITIL
5 22 (15.07%) Waterfall
6 20 (13.70%) Migration
7 19 (13.01%) Programme Management
8 18 (12.33%) Matrix Organization
9 14 (9.59%) Risk Management
10 13 (8.90%) Scrum
11 12 (8.22%) Project Governance
11 12 (8.22%) Project Planning
12 11 (7.53%) Business Analysis
12 11 (7.53%) Change Management
12 11 (7.53%) CRM
13 10 (6.85%) UML
14 9 (6.16%) Change Control
14 9 (6.16%) SDLC
14 9 (6.16%) Six Sigma
14 9 (6.16%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.11%) SQL
2 4 (2.74%) C#
3 2 (1.37%) C
4 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (23.29%) PMI Certification
2 33 (22.60%) PMP
3 29 (19.86%) Security Cleared
4 26 (17.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (12.33%) DV Cleared
6 15 (10.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (9.59%) ISEB
8 12 (8.22%) Degree
9 10 (6.85%) SC Cleared
10 7 (4.79%) CBAP
10 7 (4.79%) Chartered Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) CITP
11 4 (2.74%) APMP
12 2 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.68%) APMG
13 1 (0.68%) CIMA
13 1 (0.68%) CISA
13 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) PMO
2 4 (2.74%) MiFID
3 2 (1.37%) COBIT
3 2 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.37%) GDPR
3 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) Basel II
4 1 (0.68%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.68%) EFQM
4 1 (0.68%) EMIR
4 1 (0.68%) P3O
4 1 (0.68%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.68%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.68%) Control-M
2 1 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.68%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (0.68%) Nagios
2 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.53%) CheckPoint
2 11 (7.53%) Cisco
3 6 (4.11%) Citrix
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle
4 3 (2.05%) VMware
5 2 (1.37%) HP
5 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.68%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.68%) Axway
6 1 (0.68%) BEA
6 1 (0.68%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.68%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) IBM
6 1 (0.68%) NGA Human Resources
6 1 (0.68%) Nokia
6 1 (0.68%) Redback
6 1 (0.68%) Symantec
6 1 (0.68%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.68%) Yardi
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