Period
to 20 September 2019

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 20 September 2019 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
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 69 74
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 -24
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 27 70 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.26% 2.36% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 2.65% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 43
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21% -24.14%
10th Percentile £224 £232 £253
90th Percentile £528 £550 £443
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 1,865 2,638 2,283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.74% 88.82% 85.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 1,417 1,333
Edinburgh median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £281 £277 £263
90th Percentile £594 £575 £555
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 22
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.56% +57.63% +0.28%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £11.15
90th Percentile £34.50 £44.27 £42.55
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year -6.25% -8.57% -16.67%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Edinburgh

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Edinburgh

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Edinburgh

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, 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 16 (59.26%) Project Management
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Public Sector
3 9 (33.33%) Finance
4 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (22.22%) Change Management
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
6 4 (14.81%) Project Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) PMO
6 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.11%) PMI
7 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.41%) Service Management
8 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
8 2 (7.41%) BPR
8 2 (7.41%) Banking
8 2 (7.41%) Retail
8 2 (7.41%) Scrum
8 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) JIRA
8 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (7.41%) APMP
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement

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 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 15 (55.56%) Public Sector
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Technical Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Technical Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) PMO Lead
4 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Public Sector Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Change Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Service Integration Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SOC Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Software Development Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Project Management
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (22.22%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
5 4 (14.81%) Project Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.41%) BPR
7 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Change Control
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) People Management
7 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.41%) APMP
2 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) EFQM
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft