Period
to 16 June 2021

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 16 June 2021 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
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 98 100 115
Rank change year-on-year +2 +15 -5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 57 41 127
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.91% 1.44% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.65% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 96
10th Percentile £375 £238 £369
25th Percentile £500 £407 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £555 £450 £525
Median % change year-on-year +23.33% -14.29% +5.00%
75th Percentile £675 £561 £588
90th Percentile £713 £660 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £456 £525
% change year-on-year +20.55% -13.10% +6.87%

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 2,702 2,480 5,747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.70% 87.14% 89.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,976 1,849 4,475
10th Percentile £356 £331 £350
25th Percentile £444 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +2.44%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £718 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £545 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +9.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 59
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.38 £14.28 £12.76
Median hourly rate £23.23 £23.37 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -0.61% +19.83% +3.45%
75th Percentile £31.68 £39.25 £37.50
90th Percentile £42.33 £52.65 £45.21
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00% +1.27%

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 16 June 2021.

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 16 June 2021, 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 31 (54.39%) Project Management
2 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (40.35%) Social Skills
4 21 (36.84%) Finance
5 19 (33.33%) Migration
6 18 (31.58%) ITIL
7 17 (29.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (29.82%) Project Delivery
8 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Project
9 14 (24.56%) Azure
10 13 (22.81%) Project Governance
10 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (22.81%) SAN
10 13 (22.81%) Service Delivery
11 12 (21.05%) Microsoft 365
12 11 (19.30%) Matrix Organization
12 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
13 10 (17.54%) QA
13 10 (17.54%) Influencing Skills
14 9 (15.79%) PowerHA
14 9 (15.79%) Apple iOS
14 9 (15.79%) LPAR
14 9 (15.79%) iSeries
14 9 (15.79%) NAS
14 9 (15.79%) Middleware
14 9 (15.79%) FTP
14 9 (15.79%) DB2
14 9 (15.79%) IBM
14 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (15.79%) Replication

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 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) Azure
2 12 (21.05%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (14.04%) IaaS
4 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.51%) PaaS
6 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.75%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.75%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.75%) SaaS
6 1 (1.75%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) SAN
2 9 (15.79%) FTP
2 9 (15.79%) NAS
3 4 (7.02%) MPLS
4 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.51%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.75%) DHCP
5 1 (1.75%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) LAN
5 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) DB2
2 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.75%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (1.75%) Power BI
4 1 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
General
1 23 (40.35%) Social Skills
2 21 (36.84%) Finance
3 10 (17.54%) Influencing Skills
4 5 (8.77%) Banking
5 4 (7.02%) Financial Institution
6 3 (5.26%) Legal
6 3 (5.26%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (3.51%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (3.51%) Public Sector
7 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.75%) Billing
8 1 (1.75%) Front Office
8 1 (1.75%) Local Government
8 1 (1.75%) Police
8 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (64.91%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.04%) IT Manager
2 8 (14.04%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Security Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Security Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Banking Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Senior IT Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft 365 Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft 365 Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Project Officer
7 2 (3.51%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) AS400
1 9 (15.79%) iSeries
1 9 (15.79%) LPAR
1 9 (15.79%) Replication
2 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Cloud
2 4 (7.02%) PMI
3 3 (5.26%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 7 (12.28%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Project Management
2 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.33%) Migration
4 18 (31.58%) ITIL
5 17 (29.82%) Project Delivery
5 17 (29.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (22.81%) Project Governance
6 13 (22.81%) Service Delivery
7 11 (19.30%) Matrix Organization
8 9 (15.79%) Business Continuity
8 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (14.04%) Scrum
10 7 (12.28%) Business Case
11 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (10.53%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 6 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (10.53%) Release Management
12 5 (8.77%) Emotional Intelligence
12 5 (8.77%) SDLC
12 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) PMP
2 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.51%) APMP
4 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.75%) APMG
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) QA
2 7 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (8.77%) COBIT
4 3 (5.26%) ISO 22301
5 2 (3.51%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (3.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (3.51%) GRC
5 2 (3.51%) PMO
6 1 (1.75%) AIFMD
6 1 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.75%) IFRS
6 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (1.75%) MiFID
6 1 (1.75%) UCITS
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) PowerHA
2 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) IBM
3 7 (12.28%) Citrix
3 7 (12.28%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Civica
5 1 (1.75%) Kenexa
5 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.75%) Workday