Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 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.

PRINCE 2
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 83 67
Rank change year-on-year +44 -16 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 21 31 76
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.11% 1.52% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 1.73% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 35
Median daily rate £240 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.31% +5.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £152 £215 £229
90th Percentile £438 £508 £550
Scotland median daily rate £241 £370 £375
% change year-on-year -34.80% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00

PRINCE2 is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 589 1,790 2,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.13% 87.70% 89.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 879 1,349
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £239 £271 £275
90th Percentile £550 £588 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 27 27
Median hourly rate £48.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +177.14% -30.00% +57.63%
10th Percentile £37.35 £11.17 £10.90
90th Percentile £67.05 £35.00 £43.96
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.30% -14.00% -4.31%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Edinburgh

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Edinburgh

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PRINCE2 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Edinburgh

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 21 (100.00%) Public Sector
2 15 (71.43%) Project Management
3 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
5 6 (28.57%) Resource Allocation
6 5 (23.81%) Change Management
7 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
7 4 (19.05%) Project Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) People Management
8 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.52%) PMO
9 2 (9.52%) Business Case
9 2 (9.52%) JIRA
9 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
10 1 (4.76%) Issue Tracking
10 1 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
10 1 (4.76%) Use Case
10 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
10 1 (4.76%) Kanban
10 1 (4.76%) APMP
10 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (4.76%) Change Control

PRINCE2
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 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 21 (100.00%) Public Sector
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Healthcare Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Project Officer
3 3 (14.29%) Healthcare Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Project Support Officer
3 3 (14.29%) Public Sector Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Support Officer
4 2 (9.52%) Coordinator
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Engagement Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Procurement Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Procurement Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Project Management
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 6 (28.57%) Resource Allocation
4 5 (23.81%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) People Management
5 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
5 4 (19.05%) Project Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.52%) Business Case
8 1 (4.76%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Business Process Modelling
8 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.76%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.76%) Programme Governance
8 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) APMP
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (9.52%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft