The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 72 110
Rank change year-on-year -43 +38  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 8 51 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 2.06% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 10.45% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 17
Median daily rate £338 £431 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.73% +4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £314 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -13.59% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £68.00 £42.65 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.45% -5.23%  
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 the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 459 488 483
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 21.62% 19.73% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 258 231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 44 59
Median hourly rate £33.25 £46.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.71% +104.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.43 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.93 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the East of England

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the East of England

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the East of England

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £400 -8.57%
Hertfordshire -1 2 £263 -26.31%
Bedfordshire -12 2 £350 -33.33%
Suffolk - 1 £325 -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 21 (95.45%) PRINCE2
2 9 (40.91%) Project Management
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Legal
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) MS Project
6 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.64%) PRINCE
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (13.64%) Office 365
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) PMO
8 2 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 2 (9.09%) Coaching
8 2 (9.09%) People Management
8 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
8 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
8 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
8 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
8 2 (9.09%) MS Project Server

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Project
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Automotive
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) IT Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 2 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Applications Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) PRINCE2
2 9 (40.91%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE
5 3 (13.64%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
6 2 (9.09%) Logistics
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) People Management
6 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (9.09%) MCSA
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 2 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Forcepoint
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) NGA Human Resources
2 1 (4.55%) OpenLink
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Planview
2 1 (4.55%) VMware