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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 104 124
Rank change year-on-year -8 +20  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 20 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.87% 0.84% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.54% 4.88% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 19
Median daily rate £300 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -12.65% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £22.50 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.22% +7.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.16 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.65% -19.40%  

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 441 430 541
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.17% 17.24% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 234 292
Median daily rate £380 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £174 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 71
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.56 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.92% +41.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.90 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Hertfordshire -1 9 £300 -20.00%
Bedfordshire -8 4 £138 -73.80%
Essex -12 4 £344 -27.63%
Cambridgeshire 0 3 £400 -11.11%
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 25 (96.15%) PRINCE2
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Project Management
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
5 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
5 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 5 (19.23%) Driving Licence
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 4 (15.38%) VMware
6 4 (15.38%) WAN
7 3 (11.54%) NHS
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Office 365
7 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
7 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
8 2 (7.69%) People Management
8 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
8 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (7.69%) PDA
8 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (7.69%) Degree
8 2 (7.69%) 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 2 (7.69%) MS Project Server
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) WLAN
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Project Manager
2 8 (30.77%) IT Manager
2 8 (30.77%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (11.54%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Service Transition Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Transition Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Transition Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Manager
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
1 5 (19.23%) Driving Licence
2 3 (11.54%) NHS
3 2 (7.69%) PDA
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) PRINCE2
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
3 5 (19.23%) SDLC
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL V2
6 2 (7.69%) ITSM
6 2 (7.69%) People Management
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (3.85%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) CCNP
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) MCP
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ACCA
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) CIMA
3 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (7.69%) DameWare
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Planview