Period
to 23 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 109 89
Rank change year-on-year 0 -20 -33
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 137 162 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.13% 2.34% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.65% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 122 127
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £332 £302
90th Percentile £625 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 5,721 6,110 5,402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.99% 88.17% 87.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,398 4,827 4,174
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £338 £330 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 96 44
City of London median hourly rate £21.32 £18.70 £18.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.02% +3.49% -9.64%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.15 £12.79
90th Percentile £56.50 £38.48 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £21.34 £20.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year +6.70% +21.51% -17.70%

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019, 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 85 (62.04%) Project Management
2 74 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (51.09%) Finance
4 49 (35.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (29.20%) PMI Certification
6 37 (27.01%) PMP
7 30 (21.90%) Migration
7 30 (21.90%) Waterfall
8 27 (19.71%) ITIL
9 22 (16.06%) Banking
10 21 (15.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 21 (15.33%) Office 365
11 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
11 19 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (13.14%) Microsoft Project
13 17 (12.41%) Windows
13 17 (12.41%) Windows 10
14 16 (11.68%) Service Management
14 16 (11.68%) Scrum
14 16 (11.68%) Degree
15 14 (10.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 14 (10.22%) Project Governance
16 13 (9.49%) Data Centre
16 13 (9.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 13 (9.49%) Risk Management
16 13 (9.49%) Programme Management
16 13 (9.49%) Microsoft Excel
17 12 (8.76%) Change Management
18 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
18 11 (8.03%) LAN

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 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.19%) CMS
2 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.46%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.73%) Confluence
4 1 (0.73%) Drupal
4 1 (0.73%) SAS
4 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (13.14%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (10.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (9.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (3.65%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.65%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.46%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.73%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.33%) Office 365
2 19 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.19%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.73%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.73%) PaaS
6 1 (0.73%) SaaS
6 1 (0.73%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.03%) LAN
2 10 (7.30%) WAN
3 5 (3.65%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.19%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.46%) Firewall
6 1 (0.73%) NAS
6 1 (0.73%) SAN
6 1 (0.73%) Skype
6 1 (0.73%) VoIP
6 1 (0.73%) Wireless
6 1 (0.73%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.92%) GIS
2 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.19%) Data Lake
3 3 (2.19%) Data Mart
3 3 (2.19%) Power BI
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.46%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.73%) Big Data
5 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.73%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) JIRA
2 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (51.09%) Finance
2 22 (16.06%) Banking
3 9 (6.57%) Financial Institution
3 9 (6.57%) Retail
4 7 (5.11%) Law
5 5 (3.65%) Front Office
5 5 (3.65%) Legal
6 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.19%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.46%) Back Office
8 2 (1.46%) Local Government
8 2 (1.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.73%) Advertising
9 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (70.07%) Project Manager
2 23 (16.79%) Infrastructure Manager
3 22 (16.06%) IT Manager
3 22 (16.06%) IT Project Manager
4 21 (15.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 15 (10.95%) Senior Manager
5 15 (10.95%) Senior Project Manager
6 11 (8.03%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 11 (8.03%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 10 (7.30%) Delivery Manager
7 10 (7.30%) Service Manager
8 8 (5.84%) Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Banking Project Manager
8 8 (5.84%) Security Manager
8 8 (5.84%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (5.11%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) Security Project Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (3.65%) Digital Project Manager
11 5 (3.65%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.19%) CSS
1 3 (2.19%) HTML
1 3 (2.19%) MDX
1 3 (2.19%) Web Services
1 3 (2.19%) XML
2 2 (1.46%) HTML5
2 2 (1.46%) jQuery
3 1 (0.73%) .NET
3 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.73%) DHTML
3 1 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.73%) J2EE
3 1 (0.73%) JSON
3 1 (0.73%) REST
3 1 (0.73%) Spring
3 1 (0.73%) Spring MVC
3 1 (0.73%) Velocity
3 1 (0.73%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.57%) PMI
4 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.65%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (3.65%) SWIFT
6 4 (2.92%) Equities
6 4 (2.92%) Fintech
6 4 (2.92%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.92%) User Experience
7 3 (2.19%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.46%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.46%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.73%) Derivative
9 1 (0.73%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.73%) NHS
9 1 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.41%) Windows
1 17 (12.41%) Windows 10
2 10 (7.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (62.04%) Project Management
2 74 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (35.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (21.90%) Migration
4 30 (21.90%) Waterfall
5 27 (19.71%) ITIL
6 16 (11.68%) Scrum
6 16 (11.68%) Service Management
7 14 (10.22%) Project Governance
8 13 (9.49%) Programme Management
8 13 (9.49%) Risk Management
9 12 (8.76%) Change Management
10 11 (8.03%) Matrix Management
11 10 (7.30%) Analytics
11 10 (7.30%) Asset Management
11 10 (7.30%) Business Analysis
11 10 (7.30%) Project Planning
11 10 (7.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (6.57%) Decision-Making
12 9 (6.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.92%) SQL
2 3 (2.19%) C
2 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.46%) PHP
4 1 (0.73%) C#
4 1 (0.73%) Java
4 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (29.20%) PMI Certification
2 37 (27.01%) PMP
3 21 (15.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 16 (11.68%) Degree
5 13 (9.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (4.38%) APMP
7 3 (2.19%) CISM
7 3 (2.19%) CISSP
7 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.19%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.46%) CISMP
9 1 (0.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.73%) CBAP
9 1 (0.73%) CCNA
9 1 (0.73%) CITP
9 1 (0.73%) ISEB
9 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) PMO
2 3 (2.19%) SEPA
3 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.46%) PMBOK
3 2 (1.46%) QA
4 1 (0.73%) GDPR
4 1 (0.73%) IFRS
System Software
1 9 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.30%) Citrix
3 5 (3.65%) Cisco
4 3 (2.19%) Oracle
5 2 (1.46%) Workday
6 1 (0.73%) Aderant
6 1 (0.73%) Adobe
6 1 (0.73%) Cognos
6 1 (0.73%) Infor
6 1 (0.73%) Juniper
6 1 (0.73%) Planview
6 1 (0.73%) Polycom
6 1 (0.73%) Reuters
6 1 (0.73%) SAP
6 1 (0.73%) Tableau