The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
South West / Dorset
Rank - 26 23
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.87% 3.93%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.55% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £392 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -13.59% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +72.72% -38.88%  

PRINCE2 Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Dorset
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 10 44 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 10.87% 19.13% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 30
Median daily rate £353 £295 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.49% -23.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £200 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £48.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -12.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Dorset

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Dorset

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Migration Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared