The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PRINCE2 Practitioner qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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 Practitioner
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 88 70
Rank change year-on-year +18 -18  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 1 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.20% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 2.21% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Median daily rate £375 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.29% +8.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £46.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -37.50% +67.27%  

PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 120 136 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.19% 9.02% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 70 74
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £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 1 5
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in Edinburgh

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner.

1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) FNZ
3 1 (25.00%) Sonata
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) Moodle
3 1 (25.00%) Blackboard
3 1 (25.00%) Blackboard Learn
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VLE
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Blackboard Learn
1 1 (25.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Blackboard
1 1 (25.00%) FNZ
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle