The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PRINCE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 28 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.

PRINCE
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 437 411 332
Rank change year-on-year -26 -79  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 147 206 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.42% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.50% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 132 205
Median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £315 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.78 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.61% -56.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -19.19%  

PRINCE is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34656 40979 39244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.30% 82.95% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23008 27240 24713
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1153
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +32.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £48.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

PRINCE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PRINCE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE in England

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE in England

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE in England

PRINCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE in England

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 54 £513 +7.89% 11
South East +11 34 £425 +6.25% 7
South West +4 18 £400 -20.00% 6
West Midlands +24 15 £350 +42.85% 1
East of England -8 10 £450 +5.88%
North West +23 8 £425 - 2
East Midlands -14 4 £433 +4.84% 3
Midlands - 3 £390 -
Yorkshire +14 2 £425 +6.25% 2
PRINCE
UK

PRINCE
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE 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 England region with a requirement for PRINCE.

1 175 (60.98%) PRINCE2
2 144 (50.17%) Project Management
3 116 (40.42%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (40.07%) Finance
5 70 (24.39%) PMI Certification
6 67 (23.34%) ITIL
7 62 (21.60%) Microsoft
8 60 (20.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 55 (19.16%) PMP
10 50 (17.42%) MS Excel
10 50 (17.42%) Security Cleared
11 48 (16.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 44 (15.33%) Migration
13 43 (14.98%) Degree
14 36 (12.54%) MS Project
15 35 (12.20%) Change Management
15 35 (12.20%) Risk Management
16 34 (11.85%) Management Information System
16 34 (11.85%) Scrum
17 33 (11.50%) PMI
17 33 (11.50%) SC Cleared
18 32 (11.15%) Windows
18 32 (11.15%) PMO
19 31 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (9.06%) Banking
21 23 (8.01%) Data Migration
22 22 (7.67%) Business Analysis
22 22 (7.67%) Programme Management
22 22 (7.67%) Data Centre
23 21 (7.32%) MS Office

PRINCE
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (4.53%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.44%) CMS
3 4 (1.39%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.05%) Documentum
4 3 (1.05%) IIS
4 3 (1.05%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.70%) CloudStack
5 2 (0.70%) JBoss
5 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 50 (17.42%) MS Excel
2 36 (12.54%) MS Project
3 21 (7.32%) MS Office
4 16 (5.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (3.48%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.70%) Maximo
2 2 (0.70%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Infor LN
3 1 (0.35%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.35%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.53%) Office 365
2 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.05%) IaaS
5 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.48%) Firewall
2 9 (3.14%) LAN
3 8 (2.79%) Intranet
4 5 (1.74%) WAN
5 4 (1.39%) Skype
6 3 (1.05%) DHCP
6 3 (1.05%) DNS
6 3 (1.05%) Network Security
6 3 (1.05%) WLAN
7 2 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.70%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.70%) VPN
7 2 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.35%) 2G
8 1 (0.35%) 3G
8 1 (0.35%) Internet
8 1 (0.35%) OSPF
8 1 (0.35%) VoIP
8 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.05%) Big Data
4 3 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.05%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.70%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.70%) DB2
5 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.70%) HBase
5 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.70%) Neo4j
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.35%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) ClearCase
1 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.70%) Gradle
1 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (0.70%) StarTeam
1 2 (0.70%) Subversion
2 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 115 (40.07%) Finance
2 26 (9.06%) Banking
3 16 (5.57%) Retail
4 13 (4.53%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.53%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.48%) Advertising
5 10 (3.48%) Legal
6 8 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.09%) Marketing
8 5 (1.74%) Automotive
8 5 (1.74%) Billing
8 5 (1.74%) Front Office
8 5 (1.74%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.39%) Back Office
10 3 (1.05%) Local Government
11 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.70%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.35%) Electronics
12 1 (0.35%) Law
12 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (45.64%) Project Manager
2 41 (14.29%) Analyst
3 34 (11.85%) Business Analyst
4 16 (5.57%) Architect
5 14 (4.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 14 (4.88%) Senior Manager
6 13 (4.53%) Infrastructure Manager
6 13 (4.53%) Programme Manager
7 12 (4.18%) IT Manager
8 11 (3.83%) Coordinator
8 11 (3.83%) Senior Project Manager
9 10 (3.48%) Business Manager
9 10 (3.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 10 (3.48%) Migration Manager
9 10 (3.48%) Migration Project Manager
9 10 (3.48%) Project Coordinator
10 9 (3.14%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (2.79%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (2.79%) Project Analyst
11 8 (2.79%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.18%) .NET
2 5 (1.74%) jQuery
2 5 (1.74%) Web Services
2 5 (1.74%) XML
3 3 (1.05%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.05%) CSS
3 3 (1.05%) HTML
3 3 (1.05%) XSL
4 2 (0.70%) Ajax
4 2 (0.70%) EJB
4 2 (0.70%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.70%) J2EE
4 2 (0.70%) JMS
4 2 (0.70%) JSP
4 2 (0.70%) Servlets
4 2 (0.70%) Struts
4 2 (0.70%) Struts2
4 2 (0.70%) WSDL
4 2 (0.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.85%) Management Information System
2 33 (11.50%) PMI
3 31 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (7.67%) Data Centre
5 14 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.44%) NHS
7 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.05%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.05%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.05%) User Experience
8 2 (0.70%) CESG
8 2 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.70%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.35%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.15%) Windows
2 19 (6.62%) Linux
3 17 (5.92%) Windows 7
4 16 (5.57%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.74%) Unix
9 4 (1.39%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.70%) pSOS
11 1 (0.35%) Android
11 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.35%) Solaris
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (60.98%) PRINCE2
2 144 (50.17%) Project Management
3 116 (40.42%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (23.34%) ITIL
5 60 (20.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (15.33%) Migration
7 35 (12.20%) Change Management
7 35 (12.20%) Risk Management
8 34 (11.85%) Scrum
9 23 (8.01%) Data Migration
10 22 (7.67%) Business Analysis
10 22 (7.67%) Programme Management
11 18 (6.27%) Requirements Management
11 18 (6.27%) SDLC
12 17 (5.92%) Project Planning
13 15 (5.23%) Process Improvement
13 15 (5.23%) Waterfall
14 14 (4.88%) Change Control
15 13 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (4.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.18%) SQL
2 10 (3.48%) C
3 5 (1.74%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.39%) C#
4 4 (1.39%) Java
5 2 (0.70%) Groovy
5 2 (0.70%) VB
6 1 (0.35%) ABAP
6 1 (0.35%) C++
6 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (24.39%) PMI Certification
2 55 (19.16%) PMP
3 50 (17.42%) Security Cleared
4 48 (16.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 43 (14.98%) Degree
6 33 (11.50%) SC Cleared
7 21 (7.32%) DV Cleared
8 16 (5.57%) ISEB
9 14 (4.88%) APMG
10 13 (4.53%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.79%) APMP
12 6 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (1.74%) BICSI Certification
13 5 (1.74%) BICSI RCDD
14 4 (1.39%) CISSP
15 3 (1.05%) CCNA
15 3 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (1.05%) CISM
16 2 (0.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.15%) PMO
2 17 (5.92%) JSP 440
3 6 (2.09%) QA
4 4 (1.39%) COBIT
4 4 (1.39%) Solvency II
5 3 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.70%) SLA
7 1 (0.35%) GDPR
7 1 (0.35%) HL7
7 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.39%) vCloud
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.35%) XenApp
5 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.05%) MOM
2 2 (0.70%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.70%) WMI
3 1 (0.35%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.35%) Nessus
3 1 (0.35%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.35%) Nmap
3 1 (0.35%) QRadar
3 1 (0.35%) SCCM
3 1 (0.35%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 62 (21.60%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.62%) VMware
3 14 (4.88%) Oracle
3 14 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 11 (3.83%) SAP
5 10 (3.48%) Cisco
6 6 (2.09%) Adobe
6 6 (2.09%) HP
7 5 (1.74%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.05%) BMC
8 3 (1.05%) IBM
8 3 (1.05%) Juniper
8 3 (1.05%) Remedy
8 3 (1.05%) Splunk
8 3 (1.05%) Virgin Media
9 2 (0.70%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.70%) Huawei
9 2 (0.70%) MapR
9 2 (0.70%) Nuix
9 2 (0.70%) Pega
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