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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 87 107 102
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5 +25
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 121 61 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.79% 1.91% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 2.09% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 49 24
10th Percentile £406 £375 £291
25th Percentile £475 £500 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £560 £474
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.21% -8.67%
75th Percentile £625 £688 £591
90th Percentile £691 £713 £662
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £474
% change year-on-year -4.55% +16.09% -9.76%

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 3,979 2,924 2,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.75% 91.49% 88.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,938 2,146 1,786
10th Percentile £388 £358 £331
25th Percentile £475 £450 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £520
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% -0.95%
75th Percentile £695 £638 £602
90th Percentile £788 £719 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £543 £509
% change year-on-year +5.99% +6.63% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 32 39
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.35 £12.42
25th Percentile £26.00 £12.38 £14.19
Median hourly rate £43.12 £23.23 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +85.66% -3.23% +23.87%
75th Percentile £54.13 £32.55 £39.00
90th Percentile £60.85 £41.75 £53.30
Central London median hourly rate £42.75 £22.25 £26.22
% change year-on-year +92.13% -15.14% +31.10%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in the City of London

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PRINCE2 in the City of London over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in the City of London

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 61 (50.41%) Project Management
2 50 (41.32%) Agile
3 45 (37.19%) ITIL
4 38 (31.40%) Finance
5 35 (28.93%) Degree
6 34 (28.10%) Azure
7 32 (26.45%) Migration
8 31 (25.62%) Microsoft
9 30 (24.79%) Microsoft 365
10 29 (23.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 28 (23.14%) PMI Certification
12 27 (22.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (20.66%) Active Directory
14 24 (19.83%) Social Skills
15 23 (19.01%) PMP
16 22 (18.18%) CCNA
16 22 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (18.18%) MCP
16 22 (18.18%) Project Delivery
17 21 (17.36%) MCSE
17 21 (17.36%) MCSA
17 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (17.36%) Azure Active Directory
17 21 (17.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 21 (17.36%) SCCM
17 21 (17.36%) PowerShell
18 20 (16.53%) PMI
19 19 (15.70%) Data Centre
20 16 (13.22%) Banking
21 14 (11.57%) Scrum

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 9 (7.44%) Confluence
2 2 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.65%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.65%) Workfront
3 1 (0.83%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.83%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 34 (28.10%) Azure
2 30 (24.79%) Microsoft 365
3 21 (17.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.13%) AWS
5 3 (2.48%) GCP
6 2 (1.65%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.65%) SaaS
7 1 (0.83%) Azure Sentinel
7 1 (0.83%) Google Docs
7 1 (0.83%) IaaS
7 1 (0.83%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) SD-WAN
2 5 (4.13%) WAN
3 3 (2.48%) DHCP
3 3 (2.48%) DNS
3 3 (2.48%) IPv6
3 3 (2.48%) NGN
3 3 (2.48%) Skype
4 2 (1.65%) MPLS
4 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.83%) FTP
5 1 (0.83%) ICMP
5 1 (0.83%) SMTP
5 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.83%) VLAN
5 1 (0.83%) VoIP
5 1 (0.83%) VPN
5 1 (0.83%) WebEx
5 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.65%) Power BI
2 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.83%) DTS
Development Applications
1 13 (10.74%) JIRA
2 3 (2.48%) GitLab
3 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (31.40%) Finance
2 24 (19.83%) Social Skills
3 16 (13.22%) Banking
4 8 (6.61%) Presentation Skills
5 6 (4.96%) Influencing Skills
5 6 (4.96%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.31%) Public Sector
7 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.48%) Legal
9 2 (1.65%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.83%) Advertising
10 1 (0.83%) Back Office
10 1 (0.83%) Local Government
10 1 (0.83%) Marketing
10 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (44.63%) Project Manager
2 28 (23.14%) Architect
3 23 (19.01%) Azure Architect
4 15 (12.40%) Infrastructure Manager
5 13 (10.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 12 (9.92%) Banking Project Manager
7 10 (8.26%) IT Manager
8 9 (7.44%) IT Project Manager
8 9 (7.44%) Programme Manager
9 6 (4.96%) Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Banking Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (4.96%) Business Manager
9 6 (4.96%) Network Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (4.96%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (4.96%) Unified Communications Manager
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Manager
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (4.13%) Technical Manager
10 5 (4.13%) Technical Project Manager
11 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) WebRTC
2 1 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) PMI
2 19 (15.70%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.26%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.13%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.31%) Reinsurance
6 3 (2.48%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.48%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.48%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.65%) Digital Signage
7 2 (1.65%) IPTV
7 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.65%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.83%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.83%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (3.31%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (50.41%) Project Management
2 50 (41.32%) Agile
3 45 (37.19%) ITIL
4 32 (26.45%) Migration
5 27 (22.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (18.18%) Project Delivery
7 14 (11.57%) Scrum
8 13 (10.74%) Risk Management
9 11 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 10 (8.26%) Change Management
11 9 (7.44%) Business Case
11 9 (7.44%) Financial Analysis
11 9 (7.44%) Programme Management
12 8 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (5.79%) Decision-Making
13 7 (5.79%) Epics
13 7 (5.79%) TOGAF
14 6 (4.96%) Project Planning
14 6 (4.96%) Six Sigma
14 6 (4.96%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.48%) Python
3 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (28.93%) Degree
2 29 (23.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 28 (23.14%) PMI Certification
4 23 (19.01%) PMP
5 22 (18.18%) CCNA
5 22 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (18.18%) MCP
6 21 (17.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 21 (17.36%) MCSA
6 21 (17.36%) MCSE
6 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (11.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
9 9 (7.44%) SC Cleared
10 8 (6.61%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (4.96%) APMP
11 6 (4.96%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (1.65%) ISEB
13 1 (0.83%) ACCA
13 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.57%) PMO
2 5 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.31%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (3.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (3.31%) ISO 22301
3 4 (3.31%) P3O
4 3 (2.48%) GDPR
4 3 (2.48%) GRC
4 3 (2.48%) QA
5 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.65%) PMBOK
5 2 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (20.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (17.36%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) QRadar
Vendors
1 31 (25.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.44%) Cisco
3 5 (4.13%) VMware
4 4 (3.31%) Citrix
4 4 (3.31%) Google
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle
5 3 (2.48%) Artemis
5 3 (2.48%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.48%) Dell
5 3 (2.48%) Refinitiv
6 2 (1.65%) Ariba
6 2 (1.65%) Genesys
6 2 (1.65%) iManage
6 2 (1.65%) McAfee
6 2 (1.65%) SAP
7 1 (0.83%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.83%) Planview
7 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.83%) Workday