Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 537 408
Rank change year-on-year -34 -129 -20
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 302 338 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.35% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.41% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 240 381
England median daily rate £438 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £279 £255 £300
90th Percentile £589 £625 £605
UK median daily rate £425 £414 £414
% change year-on-year +2.72% - -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
England median hourly rate £24.02 £25.69 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% -10.46% +4.33%
10th Percentile £19.48 £24.23 £15.75
90th Percentile £28.20 £122.00 £112.10
UK median hourly rate £27.31 £25.69 £22.60
% change year-on-year +6.31% +13.70% -17.84%

PRINCE 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80234 82084 85790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.15% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53987 54693 56513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 2155 2533
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

PRINCE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PRINCE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 145 £463 -6.80% 11
South East -6 48 £425 +21.43% 7
North of England +45 34 £444 +36.54% 3
Midlands +11 33 £325 -7.80% 2
West Midlands +14 26 £313 -2.34% 1
South West +3 23 £375 +4.90% 1
East of England +1 18 £385 -2.84% 1
Yorkshire +36 17 £435 +16.31% 1
North West +17 17 £450 +36.36% 2
East Midlands -14 7 £475 +25.00% 1
South Coast - 1 - -
PRINCE
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 196 (64.90%) Project Management
2 162 (53.64%) PRINCE2
3 124 (41.06%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (39.40%) Finance
5 79 (26.16%) PMP
6 73 (24.17%) PMI Certification
6 73 (24.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 55 (18.21%) Change Management
8 53 (17.55%) Microsoft
9 45 (14.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 45 (14.90%) ITIL
10 42 (13.91%) Banking
11 39 (12.91%) Microsoft Project
12 34 (11.26%) Migration
12 34 (11.26%) Degree
13 33 (10.93%) Risk Management
14 32 (10.60%) PMI
15 29 (9.60%) Project Planning
15 29 (9.60%) PMO
16 28 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (9.27%) Scrum
17 27 (8.94%) Programme Management
18 26 (8.61%) Retail
19 25 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
20 21 (6.95%) Windows
20 21 (6.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 21 (6.95%) Security Cleared
21 20 (6.62%) Waterfall
21 20 (6.62%) Telecoms
22 19 (6.29%) Data Centre

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 9 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (2.65%) IIS
2 8 (2.65%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (1.99%) Apache
4 6 (1.99%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.99%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.99%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.66%) CMS
6 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) Confluence
7 1 (0.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 39 (12.91%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (5.30%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (1.99%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) TrackWise
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.33%) Primavera
3 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.33%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.64%) Office 365
2 6 (1.99%) Dialogflow
3 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.66%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.98%) DHCP
1 9 (2.98%) DNS
2 5 (1.66%) LAN
2 5 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (1.66%) SMS
3 4 (1.32%) Firewall
3 4 (1.32%) Skype
3 4 (1.32%) WAN
3 4 (1.32%) WLAN
4 3 (0.99%) IP Telephony
4 3 (0.99%) SAN
4 3 (0.99%) VoIP
5 2 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.66%) DMVPN
5 2 (0.66%) Internet
5 2 (0.66%) MPLS
5 2 (0.66%) NAS
5 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.66%) QlikView
3 2 (0.66%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.33%) Big Data
4 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.33%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (1.66%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) TestDirector
General
1 119 (39.40%) Finance
2 42 (13.91%) Banking
3 26 (8.61%) Retail
4 20 (6.62%) Telecoms
5 18 (5.96%) Legal
6 16 (5.30%) Investment Banking
7 15 (4.97%) Manufacturing
7 15 (4.97%) Marketing
8 12 (3.97%) Advertising
9 9 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (2.65%) Back Office
11 7 (2.32%) Financial Institution
11 7 (2.32%) German Language
12 5 (1.66%) Law
13 4 (1.32%) Electronics
14 3 (0.99%) Military
14 3 (0.99%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.66%) French Language
15 2 (0.66%) International Banking
15 2 (0.66%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 173 (57.28%) Project Manager
2 31 (10.26%) Analyst
3 26 (8.61%) IT Manager
4 23 (7.62%) Business Analyst
5 22 (7.28%) Infrastructure Manager
5 22 (7.28%) IT Project Manager
6 17 (5.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 15 (4.97%) Programme Manager
8 12 (3.97%) Consultant
9 11 (3.64%) Agile Project Manager
10 10 (3.31%) Delivery Manager
11 9 (2.98%) Migration Manager
11 9 (2.98%) Project Analyst
11 9 (2.98%) Senior Manager
12 8 (2.65%) Business Manager
12 8 (2.65%) Change Manager
12 8 (2.65%) Digital Project Manager
12 8 (2.65%) Migration Project Manager
12 8 (2.65%) Senior Project Manager
13 7 (2.32%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.99%) Django
1 6 (1.99%) MXNet
1 6 (1.99%) Natural Language Processing
1 6 (1.99%) REST
1 6 (1.99%) TensorFlow
1 6 (1.99%) Theano
1 6 (1.99%) XML
2 3 (0.99%) .NET
2 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
2 3 (0.99%) EDI
3 1 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.60%) PMI
2 28 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.29%) Data Centre
4 16 (5.30%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.64%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.65%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.65%) NHS
7 6 (1.99%) FMCG
7 6 (1.99%) User Experience
7 6 (1.99%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.66%) Life Science
9 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.32%) LIMS
9 4 (1.32%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.99%) Fintech
10 3 (0.99%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.66%) Equities
11 2 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.66%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.66%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.95%) Windows
2 7 (2.32%) Linux
2 7 (2.32%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.32%) Unix
3 4 (1.32%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.99%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (64.90%) Project Management
2 162 (53.64%) PRINCE2
3 124 (41.06%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (24.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (18.21%) Change Management
6 45 (14.90%) ITIL
7 34 (11.26%) Migration
8 33 (10.93%) Risk Management
9 29 (9.60%) Project Planning
10 28 (9.27%) Scrum
11 27 (8.94%) Programme Management
12 21 (6.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 20 (6.62%) Waterfall
14 18 (5.96%) Coaching
14 18 (5.96%) Project Governance
15 16 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (5.30%) Change Control
15 16 (5.30%) Collaborative Working
16 14 (4.64%) Analytics
17 12 (3.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.64%) SQL
2 9 (2.98%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.32%) C#
4 6 (1.99%) Java
4 6 (1.99%) Python
5 3 (0.99%) C
5 3 (0.99%) C++
5 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.33%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 79 (26.16%) PMP
2 73 (24.17%) PMI Certification
3 45 (14.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 34 (11.26%) Degree
5 21 (6.95%) Security Cleared
6 17 (5.63%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.98%) CCNA
7 9 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.99%) APMP
10 5 (1.66%) MCSA
10 5 (1.66%) MCSE
11 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.99%) CISM
12 3 (0.99%) CISSP
13 2 (0.66%) IIBA
13 2 (0.66%) MCITP
13 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.60%) PMO
2 13 (4.30%) GDPR
3 9 (2.98%) QA
4 7 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.66%) GxP
5 5 (1.66%) SLA
6 4 (1.32%) MiFID
7 3 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.99%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.66%) EMIR
8 2 (0.66%) SEPA
8 2 (0.66%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.33%) P3O
9 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 13 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) vCloud
3 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) SCCM
2 1 (0.33%) MOM
2 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.97%) Cisco
3 14 (4.64%) SAP
4 8 (2.65%) HP
4 8 (2.65%) Oracle
5 4 (1.32%) Citrix
5 4 (1.32%) LabWare
5 4 (1.32%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.32%) VMware
6 3 (0.99%) Adobe
6 3 (0.99%) AppDynamics
6 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.99%) Splunk
7 2 (0.66%) Avaya
7 2 (0.66%) NEC
7 2 (0.66%) Riverbed
7 2 (0.66%) ScanSafe
7 2 (0.66%) Siebel
8 1 (0.33%) Huawei