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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 69 69
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 2 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 1.32% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 13.89% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £210 £450 £222
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +102.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -13.17% +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 Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 125 144 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.06% 9.50% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 75 68
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £237 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Median hourly rate £52.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) CA PPM
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (25.00%) PMO

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel