Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 77 68
Rank change year-on-year -49 -9 -21
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 142 213 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.02% 3.20% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 3.60% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 159 179
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £313
90th Percentile £638 £611 £646
Central London median daily rate £500 £474 £500
% change year-on-year +5.49% -5.20% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
City of London median hourly rate - - £23.69
Central London median hourly rate - - £21.78

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 6,146 5,917 5,946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.29% 88.88% 87.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,863 4,577 4,783
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.44%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 55 42
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.54 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.96% +2.70% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.29 £13.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.99 £31.20 £46.66
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% -5.00% -4.76%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 95 (66.90%) Project Management
2 73 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (38.03%) Finance
4 49 (34.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (23.94%) PMP
6 29 (20.42%) ITIL
7 27 (19.01%) Waterfall
8 26 (18.31%) Microsoft
8 26 (18.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 25 (17.61%) PMI Certification
10 23 (16.20%) Banking
11 22 (15.49%) Scrum
12 20 (14.08%) Microsoft Excel
13 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (11.27%) Windows
14 16 (11.27%) Migration
15 15 (10.56%) SDLC
16 14 (9.86%) Microsoft Project
16 14 (9.86%) Asset Management
17 13 (9.15%) PMO
18 12 (8.45%) Business Analysis
18 12 (8.45%) Change Management
19 11 (7.75%) MS Visio
19 11 (7.75%) PMI
19 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (7.75%) DevOps
20 10 (7.04%) Office 365
20 10 (7.04%) Degree
20 10 (7.04%) Citrix

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 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.82%) CMS
3 3 (2.11%) Confluence
4 2 (1.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.70%) Drupal
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (14.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (9.86%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (7.75%) MS Visio
4 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (5.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.04%) Office 365
3 8 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.93%) IaaS
4 7 (4.93%) SaaS
5 3 (2.11%) G Suite
5 3 (2.11%) Trello
6 2 (1.41%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (1.41%) Yammer
7 1 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) WAN
2 4 (2.82%) Intranet
2 4 (2.82%) LAN
3 3 (2.11%) Firewall
3 3 (2.11%) WebEx
4 2 (1.41%) Skype
4 2 (1.41%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.41%) Wireless
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.70%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.70%) Network Security
5 1 (0.70%) SAN
5 1 (0.70%) Softphone
5 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (4.93%) JIRA
2 2 (1.41%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 54 (38.03%) Finance
2 23 (16.20%) Banking
3 10 (7.04%) Front Office
4 6 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.52%) Advertising
5 5 (3.52%) Marketing
6 4 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.82%) International Banking
6 4 (2.82%) Retail
7 3 (2.11%) Law
7 3 (2.11%) Legal
7 3 (2.11%) Publishing
8 2 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.70%) Back Office
9 1 (0.70%) Billing
9 1 (0.70%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (61.27%) Project Manager
2 14 (9.86%) Analyst
2 14 (9.86%) IT Manager
3 12 (8.45%) Business Analyst
3 12 (8.45%) IT Project Manager
4 11 (7.75%) Infrastructure Manager
5 10 (7.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 8 (5.63%) DevOps Manager
7 7 (4.93%) Azure DevOps
8 6 (4.23%) Business Change Manager
8 6 (4.23%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.23%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Business Change Project Manager
10 4 (2.82%) Architect
10 4 (2.82%) Business Manager
10 4 (2.82%) Change Manager
10 4 (2.82%) Digital Project Manager
10 4 (2.82%) Implementation Manager
10 4 (2.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (2.82%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) .NET
1 1 (0.70%) COM
1 1 (0.70%) Hibernate
1 1 (0.70%) J2EE
1 1 (0.70%) Middleware
1 1 (0.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (7.75%) PMI
2 9 (6.34%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.63%) Reinsurance
4 6 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.82%) Tandem
6 4 (2.82%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.11%) Derivative
7 3 (2.11%) Equities
7 3 (2.11%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (2.11%) NHS
8 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.41%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.41%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.41%) User Experience
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.70%) Fintech
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.27%) Windows
2 9 (6.34%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.11%) Android
3 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.11%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.70%) Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Unix
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (66.90%) Project Management
2 73 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (34.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (20.42%) ITIL
5 27 (19.01%) Waterfall
6 22 (15.49%) Scrum
7 17 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (11.27%) Migration
9 15 (10.56%) SDLC
10 14 (9.86%) Asset Management
11 12 (8.45%) Business Analysis
11 12 (8.45%) Change Management
12 11 (7.75%) DevOps
13 9 (6.34%) Data Analysis
14 8 (5.63%) Risk Management
14 8 (5.63%) Service Management
14 8 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (4.93%) CRM
15 7 (4.93%) Programme Management
15 7 (4.93%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.41%) C
1 2 (1.41%) Java
2 1 (0.70%) C++
2 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (23.94%) PMP
2 26 (18.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 25 (17.61%) PMI Certification
4 10 (7.04%) Degree
5 8 (5.63%) ISEB
6 7 (4.93%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.11%) CCNA
8 3 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.41%) CCNP
9 2 (1.41%) CISSP
9 2 (1.41%) MCSA
9 2 (1.41%) MCSE
9 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.70%) ACCA
10 1 (0.70%) CIMA
10 1 (0.70%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.15%) PMO
2 5 (3.52%) GDPR
2 5 (3.52%) QA
3 4 (2.82%) PSD2
4 2 (1.41%) SEPA
4 2 (1.41%) TARGET2
5 1 (0.70%) COBIT
5 1 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.70%) EMIR
5 1 (0.70%) FATCA
5 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.70%) MiFID
5 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) RHEV
3 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.41%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.70%) SCCM
3 1 (0.70%) SCOM
3 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.04%) Citrix
3 3 (2.11%) Cisco
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle
3 3 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.11%) VMware
4 2 (1.41%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.41%) HP
4 2 (1.41%) SAP
5 1 (0.70%) ATG
5 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.70%) EMC
5 1 (0.70%) Google
5 1 (0.70%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.70%) hybris
5 1 (0.70%) IBM
5 1 (0.70%) McAfee
5 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.70%) Sybase
5 1 (0.70%) Xerox