Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 79 52
Rank change year-on-year -27 -27 -3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 159 179 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.29% 2.91% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 3.33% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 127 187
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +2.81%
10th Percentile £332 £302 £300
90th Percentile £638 £588 £647
Central London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
City of London median hourly rate - £20.50 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% -77.07%
Central London median hourly rate - £20.50 £21.78
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -77.07%

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 6,057 5,374 5,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.42% 87.27% 87.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,786 4,141 4,561
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.78% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 44 58
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.35 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% -3.25% -2.18%
10th Percentile £12.01 £13.06 £11.50
90th Percentile £36.20 £29.77 £54.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.38 £17.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +13.97% -17.07% +0.27%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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.

1 110 (69.18%) Project Management
2 63 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (38.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (37.11%) Finance
5 41 (25.79%) PMP
6 39 (24.53%) Microsoft
7 33 (20.75%) ITIL
8 29 (18.24%) Windows
8 29 (18.24%) Citrix
8 29 (18.24%) PMI Certification
8 29 (18.24%) Business Analysis
9 27 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
9 27 (16.98%) MS Visio
10 25 (15.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (15.72%) Waterfall
11 22 (13.84%) Active Directory
11 22 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (13.21%) Windows 10
12 21 (13.21%) Banking
13 20 (12.58%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (12.58%) Microsoft Project
14 19 (11.95%) Migration
14 19 (11.95%) PMO
15 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (10.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 15 (9.43%) Data Analysis
17 15 (9.43%) Prototyping
18 14 (8.81%) Scrum
18 14 (8.81%) Programme Management
18 14 (8.81%) Change 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 3 (1.89%) CMS
2 2 (1.26%) Confluence
2 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 27 (16.98%) MS Visio
2 20 (12.58%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (6.92%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (4.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.58%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (6.92%) Office 365
3 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.40%) SaaS
5 5 (3.14%) IaaS
6 3 (1.89%) G Suite
7 2 (1.26%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.77%) IP Telephony
1 6 (3.77%) MPLS
1 6 (3.77%) WAN
2 5 (3.14%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (1.89%) Firewall
3 3 (1.89%) LAN
3 3 (1.89%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.89%) WebEx
4 2 (1.26%) LTE
4 2 (1.26%) TETRA
4 2 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.63%) Intranet
5 1 (0.63%) Skype
5 1 (0.63%) Softphone
5 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.26%) Big Data
2 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.63%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.40%) JIRA
2 2 (1.26%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA Agile
General
1 59 (37.11%) Finance
2 21 (13.21%) Banking
3 11 (6.92%) Front Office
4 9 (5.66%) Retail
5 7 (4.40%) Law
6 6 (3.77%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.14%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.14%) Legal
8 3 (1.89%) Advertising
8 3 (1.89%) Back Office
8 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.26%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.63%) Billing
10 1 (0.63%) German Language
10 1 (0.63%) International Banking
10 1 (0.63%) Local Government
10 1 (0.63%) Marketing
10 1 (0.63%) Military
10 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (51.57%) Project Manager
2 35 (22.01%) Analyst
3 26 (16.35%) Business Analyst
4 14 (8.81%) Infrastructure Manager
5 13 (8.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 13 (8.18%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 12 (7.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 12 (7.55%) Senior Manager
6 12 (7.55%) Senior Project Manager
7 11 (6.92%) IT Manager
8 6 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (3.77%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.14%) Azure DevOps
9 5 (3.14%) Business Change Manager
9 5 (3.14%) Business Change Project Manager
9 5 (3.14%) DevOps Manager
9 5 (3.14%) Digital Project Manager
10 4 (2.52%) Finance Business Analyst
10 4 (2.52%) GDPR Project Manager
10 4 (2.52%) ITIL Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.26%) Web Services
2 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.92%) PMI
3 7 (4.40%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.40%) Reinsurance
4 6 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.14%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.14%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.52%) Tandem
6 4 (2.52%) User Experience
6 4 (2.52%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.89%) Derivative
7 3 (1.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.26%) Equities
8 2 (1.26%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.26%) NHS
8 2 (1.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.24%) Windows
2 21 (13.21%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.89%) Android
4 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.89%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (69.18%) Project Management
2 63 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (38.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (20.75%) ITIL
5 29 (18.24%) Business Analysis
6 25 (15.72%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (15.72%) Waterfall
7 22 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (11.95%) Migration
9 15 (9.43%) Data Analysis
9 15 (9.43%) Prototyping
10 14 (8.81%) Change Management
10 14 (8.81%) Programme Management
10 14 (8.81%) Scrum
11 13 (8.18%) Use Case
12 12 (7.55%) Asset Management
12 12 (7.55%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (7.55%) Requirements Management
12 12 (7.55%) Service Management
12 12 (7.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.52%) SQL
2 2 (1.26%) C
2 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.63%) C#
3 1 (0.63%) C++
3 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (25.79%) PMP
2 29 (18.24%) PMI Certification
3 16 (10.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (5.66%) Degree
5 7 (4.40%) ISEB
6 6 (3.77%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (3.77%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.52%) APMP
7 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.26%) APMG
8 2 (1.26%) CISSP
9 1 (0.63%) ACCA
9 1 (0.63%) CAPM
9 1 (0.63%) CBAP
9 1 (0.63%) CIMA
9 1 (0.63%) CISA
9 1 (0.63%) CRISC
9 1 (0.63%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.95%) PMO
2 9 (5.66%) GDPR
3 7 (4.40%) QA
4 4 (2.52%) PSD2
5 2 (1.26%) SEPA
5 2 (1.26%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.63%) COBIT
6 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (13.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) HDFS
3 1 (0.63%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) SCCM
2 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.26%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 39 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.24%) Citrix
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle
4 4 (2.52%) VMware
5 2 (1.26%) Cisco
5 2 (1.26%) HP
5 2 (1.26%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.26%) Intapp
5 2 (1.26%) SAP
6 1 (0.63%) Artemis
6 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.63%) Demandware
6 1 (0.63%) iManage
6 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.63%) Sybase
6 1 (0.63%) Xerox