The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 85 73
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 4 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.96% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.82% 9.77% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 5
Median daily rate £201 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -59.75% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £401 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -8.53% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 142 133 134
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 11.62% 9.85% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 124 129
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +32.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Edinburgh

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
4 1 (16.67%) CA PPM
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (16.67%) PMO
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) CA PPM
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Product Owner
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Product Owner
2 1 (16.67%) Project Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CA
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft