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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 451 446 358
Rank change year-on-year -5 -88  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 129 183 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.38% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.45% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 116 178
Median daily rate £425 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £25.69 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.43% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year +116.66% -  

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 36004 40667 41211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23651 27315 26961
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 954 1137
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 25 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 June 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 -19 65 £450 +1.12% 11
South East +22 25 £450 - 7
West Midlands +24 10 £313 -21.87%
North West +25 9 £450 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire +24 7 £400 -5.88% 1
South West +2 6 £320 -32.63%
East of England -13 4 £370 -7.50% 3
East Midlands -13 3 £475 +5.55% 2
South Coast - 1 - -
PRINCE
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 173 (61.57%) PRINCE2
2 157 (55.87%) Project Management
3 118 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (39.15%) Finance
5 79 (28.11%) PMI Certification
6 76 (27.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (22.06%) PMP
8 56 (19.93%) Microsoft
9 54 (19.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 54 (19.22%) ITIL
10 43 (15.30%) Migration
11 35 (12.46%) Change Management
11 35 (12.46%) Microsoft Project
12 32 (11.39%) Scrum
12 32 (11.39%) PMI
13 31 (11.03%) Microsoft Office
13 31 (11.03%) Risk Management
14 30 (10.68%) Degree
15 29 (10.32%) Security Cleared
16 26 (9.25%) Windows
16 26 (9.25%) PMO
17 25 (8.90%) Microsoft Excel
18 23 (8.19%) Management Information System
19 22 (7.83%) Programme Management
19 22 (7.83%) Banking
20 21 (7.47%) Business Analysis
20 21 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (7.12%) Project Planning
22 19 (6.76%) Retail
22 19 (6.76%) Business Intelligence

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 11 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.14%) IIS
3 4 (1.42%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.07%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.07%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.07%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.71%) CloudStack
5 2 (0.71%) JBoss
5 2 (0.71%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.71%) SAS
5 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.36%) CMS
6 1 (0.36%) Documentum
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (12.46%) Microsoft Project
2 31 (11.03%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (8.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (5.69%) MS Visio
5 10 (3.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Actimize
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.71%) Maximo
1 2 (0.71%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.36%) assyst
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.36%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.36%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.36%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (0.36%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.34%) Office 365
2 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.78%) IaaS
4 4 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.42%) SaaS
5 3 (1.07%) PaaS
6 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.36%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.49%) DNS
1 7 (2.49%) Firewall
2 6 (2.14%) DHCP
3 5 (1.78%) LAN
3 5 (1.78%) Skype
3 5 (1.78%) WAN
4 4 (1.42%) VPN
4 4 (1.42%) WLAN
5 3 (1.07%) Network Security
5 3 (1.07%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.71%) Intranet
6 2 (0.71%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.71%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.71%) Wireless
7 1 (0.36%) HTTP
7 1 (0.36%) Internet
7 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.07%) Big Data
4 3 (1.07%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.07%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.71%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.71%) DB2
5 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.71%) HBase
5 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.71%) Neo4j
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.36%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (1.07%) JIRA
2 2 (0.71%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.71%) Gradle
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.71%) Subversion
3 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 110 (39.15%) Finance
2 22 (7.83%) Banking
3 19 (6.76%) Retail
4 15 (5.34%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.63%) Legal
6 11 (3.91%) Advertising
6 11 (3.91%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.56%) Back Office
8 8 (2.85%) Marketing
8 8 (2.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (2.14%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.78%) Front Office
11 4 (1.42%) Billing
11 4 (1.42%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.07%) Automotive
12 3 (1.07%) French Language
13 2 (0.71%) Electronics
13 2 (0.71%) Local Government
13 2 (0.71%) Publishing
14 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 151 (53.74%) Project Manager
2 34 (12.10%) Analyst
3 28 (9.96%) Business Analyst
4 20 (7.12%) Infrastructure Manager
4 20 (7.12%) IT Manager
5 17 (6.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 17 (6.05%) IT Project Manager
6 14 (4.98%) Programme Manager
6 14 (4.98%) Senior Manager
7 13 (4.63%) Architect
8 12 (4.27%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 11 (3.91%) Senior Project Manager
10 9 (3.20%) Applications Manager
10 9 (3.20%) Consultant
11 8 (2.85%) Agile Project Manager
11 8 (2.85%) Applications Project Manager
11 8 (2.85%) Developer
11 8 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 8 (2.85%) Project Analyst
12 7 (2.49%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.91%) .NET
2 6 (2.14%) jQuery
2 6 (2.14%) Web Services
2 6 (2.14%) XML
3 4 (1.42%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.42%) CSS
3 4 (1.42%) HTML
3 4 (1.42%) XSL
4 2 (0.71%) Ajax
4 2 (0.71%) EJB
4 2 (0.71%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.71%) J2EE
4 2 (0.71%) JMS
4 2 (0.71%) JSP
4 2 (0.71%) Servlets
4 2 (0.71%) Struts
4 2 (0.71%) Struts2
4 2 (0.71%) WSDL
4 2 (0.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.39%) PMI
2 23 (8.19%) Management Information System
3 21 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.69%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.91%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.14%) NHS
7 5 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.07%) Fintech
8 3 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.07%) Life Science
9 2 (0.71%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.71%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.71%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.71%) LIMS
9 2 (0.71%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.25%) Windows
2 15 (5.34%) Linux
3 12 (4.27%) Windows 7
4 11 (3.91%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.78%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.42%) Unix
10 2 (0.71%) pSOS
11 1 (0.36%) AIX
11 1 (0.36%) Android
11 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.36%) Solaris
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (61.57%) PRINCE2
2 157 (55.87%) Project Management
3 118 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (27.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (19.22%) ITIL
6 43 (15.30%) Migration
7 35 (12.46%) Change Management
8 32 (11.39%) Scrum
9 31 (11.03%) Risk Management
10 22 (7.83%) Programme Management
11 21 (7.47%) Business Analysis
12 20 (7.12%) Project Planning
13 19 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (6.76%) SDLC
14 18 (6.41%) Data Migration
15 17 (6.05%) Waterfall
16 15 (5.34%) Change Control
16 15 (5.34%) Six Sigma
17 14 (4.98%) Project Governance
18 13 (4.63%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.98%) SQL
2 6 (2.14%) C
2 6 (2.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.78%) C#
4 3 (1.07%) Java
4 3 (1.07%) VB
5 2 (0.71%) Groovy
5 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.36%) ABAP
6 1 (0.36%) C++
6 1 (0.36%) Pascal
6 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (28.11%) PMI Certification
2 62 (22.06%) PMP
3 54 (19.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 30 (10.68%) Degree
5 29 (10.32%) Security Cleared
6 17 (6.05%) SC Cleared
7 13 (4.63%) ISEB
8 11 (3.91%) APMG
8 11 (3.91%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (2.14%) CCNA
12 6 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.07%) APMP
13 3 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.07%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (1.07%) MCP
13 3 (1.07%) MCSE
14 2 (0.71%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.25%) PMO
2 9 (3.20%) JSP 440
3 6 (2.14%) QA
4 5 (1.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.42%) SLA
6 3 (1.07%) COBIT
6 3 (1.07%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.71%) EMIR
7 2 (0.71%) GxP
7 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.71%) MiFID
8 1 (0.36%) COSO
8 1 (0.36%) GDPR
8 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.42%) vCloud
4 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.36%) XenApp
5 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.78%) SCCM
2 2 (0.71%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.36%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (0.36%) SCOM
3 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (19.93%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.34%) VMware
3 14 (4.98%) Cisco
4 13 (4.63%) SAP
5 12 (4.27%) Oracle
6 8 (2.85%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.49%) HP
8 6 (2.14%) Citrix
9 5 (1.78%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.78%) Splunk
10 4 (1.42%) Pega
10 4 (1.42%) Virgin Media
11 3 (1.07%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.07%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.07%) Huawei
11 3 (1.07%) IBM
12 2 (0.71%) LabWare
12 2 (0.71%) Nuix
12 2 (0.71%) Sage
12 2 (0.71%) Software AG
Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Roc Search
Rate: £120 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £420 to £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago