The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 265 265
Rank change year-on-year -104 0  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 220 431 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.87% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 4.18% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 296 263
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -13.59% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.72% -38.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.90 £38.10 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +72.72% -38.88%  

PRINCE2 Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8586 10313 9835
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.64% 20.88% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5421 6523 5665
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 374 443
Median hourly rate £30.94 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.60% +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in England

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in England

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in England

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in England

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in England

PRINCE2 Certification
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 PRINCE2 Certification 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 -49 66 £455 -4.21% 13
South East -30 59 £384 -4.06% 12
West Midlands -3 22 £338 -13.46% 3
South West -7 22 £338 +5.46% 8
North West +11 14 £400 -12.32% 3
East Midlands -15 11 £350 -17.64% 3
Yorkshire +5 9 £290 -25.22% 4
East of England -43 8 £338 -21.73%
North East -12 4 £320 -17.41%
Midlands +8 1 £500 +11.11%
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification.

1 399 (96.61%) PRINCE2
2 203 (49.15%) Project Management
3 138 (33.41%) Finance
4 104 (25.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 83 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (17.68%) ITIL
7 54 (13.08%) MS Project
8 52 (12.59%) Migration
8 52 (12.59%) Security Cleared
9 49 (11.86%) Degree
9 49 (11.86%) PMI Certification
10 48 (11.62%) PRINCE
11 46 (11.14%) Microsoft
12 43 (10.41%) PMO
13 42 (10.17%) SC Cleared
14 39 (9.44%) Change Management
15 36 (8.72%) PMP
15 36 (8.72%) Data Centre
16 33 (7.99%) MS Office
17 30 (7.26%) MS Excel
18 28 (6.78%) Supplier Management
19 27 (6.54%) Project Planning
19 27 (6.54%) Banking
20 23 (5.57%) Risk Management
20 23 (5.57%) QA
20 23 (5.57%) Waterfall
21 22 (5.33%) Business Analysis
21 22 (5.33%) Management Information System
21 22 (5.33%) Retail
21 22 (5.33%) Windows

PRINCE2 Certification
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 20 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.73%) CMS
2 3 (0.73%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.48%) Documentum
3 2 (0.48%) Drupal
3 2 (0.48%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (13.08%) MS Project
2 33 (7.99%) MS Office
3 30 (7.26%) MS Excel
4 19 (4.60%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.18%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Maximo
1 4 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.24%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.24%) Endur
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.24%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.12%) Office 365
2 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.94%) SaaS
4 6 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.73%) IaaS
5 3 (0.73%) PaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Veeva
7 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.24%) Force.com
7 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.08%) LAN
2 17 (4.12%) WAN
3 10 (2.42%) Firewall
4 5 (1.21%) Unified Communications
4 5 (1.21%) VoIP
5 4 (0.97%) Internet
5 4 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.73%) SAN
6 3 (0.73%) VPN
6 3 (0.73%) Wireless
7 2 (0.48%) Broadband
7 2 (0.48%) HTTP
7 2 (0.48%) Intranet
7 2 (0.48%) MPLS
7 2 (0.48%) PSTN
7 2 (0.48%) Skype
7 2 (0.48%) SSL
7 2 (0.48%) WLAN
8 1 (0.24%) OSPF
8 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.97%) Big Data
4 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.24%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.24%) Power BI
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.48%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.24%) MSI
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
General
1 138 (33.41%) Finance
2 27 (6.54%) Banking
3 22 (5.33%) Retail
4 18 (4.36%) Legal
5 14 (3.39%) Local Government
6 13 (3.15%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.91%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.66%) Marketing
9 10 (2.42%) Automotive
10 6 (1.45%) Advertising
11 5 (1.21%) Publishing
11 5 (1.21%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.73%) Back Office
12 3 (0.73%) Billing
12 3 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.48%) Front Office
13 2 (0.48%) Law
13 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 275 (66.59%) Project Manager
2 43 (10.41%) Analyst
3 41 (9.93%) IT Manager
4 35 (8.47%) Business Analyst
4 35 (8.47%) IT Project Manager
5 32 (7.75%) Infrastructure Manager
6 31 (7.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 29 (7.02%) Programme Manager
8 22 (5.33%) Senior Manager
9 21 (5.08%) Business Manager
9 21 (5.08%) Senior Project Manager
10 15 (3.63%) Business Project Manager
10 15 (3.63%) Technical Manager
11 13 (3.15%) Project Analyst
11 13 (3.15%) Technical Project Manager
12 12 (2.91%) Coordinator
12 12 (2.91%) Migration Manager
12 12 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 12 (2.91%) Project Coordinator
13 11 (2.66%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.73%) COM
1 3 (0.73%) Web Services
2 2 (0.48%) Middleware
2 2 (0.48%) Velocity
2 2 (0.48%) XML
3 1 (0.24%) .NET
3 1 (0.24%) Leaflet
3 1 (0.24%) Spring
3 1 (0.24%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.72%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.36%) PMI
5 13 (3.15%) NHS
6 7 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.21%) CCTV
8 5 (1.21%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.97%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.73%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.48%) CMDB
11 2 (0.48%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.48%) Derivative
11 2 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.48%) EPoS
11 2 (0.48%) Life Science
11 2 (0.48%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.33%) Windows
2 7 (1.69%) Linux
3 6 (1.45%) Unix
4 4 (0.97%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.97%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.73%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.48%) pSOS
6 2 (0.48%) VMS
7 1 (0.24%) Android
7 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (96.61%) PRINCE2
2 203 (49.15%) Project Management
3 104 (25.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (17.68%) ITIL
6 52 (12.59%) Migration
7 48 (11.62%) PRINCE
8 39 (9.44%) Change Management
9 28 (6.78%) Supplier Management
10 27 (6.54%) Project Planning
11 23 (5.57%) Risk Management
11 23 (5.57%) Waterfall
12 22 (5.33%) Business Analysis
13 21 (5.08%) Programme Management
14 20 (4.84%) SDLC
14 20 (4.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 15 (3.63%) Line Management
16 14 (3.39%) Scrum
17 13 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (3.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.45%) Java
1 6 (1.45%) SQL
2 4 (0.97%) C
3 2 (0.48%) C++
4 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (12.59%) Security Cleared
2 49 (11.86%) Degree
2 49 (11.86%) PMI Certification
3 42 (10.17%) SC Cleared
4 36 (8.72%) PMP
5 19 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (3.63%) ISEB
7 11 (2.66%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.18%) APMP
9 8 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (1.45%) BICSI Certification
10 6 (1.45%) BICSI RCDD
11 4 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 3 (0.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.48%) MCSA
14 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.41%) PMO
2 23 (5.57%) QA
3 6 (1.45%) GDPR
4 4 (0.97%) SLA
5 3 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.48%) BS25999
6 2 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.48%) EMIR
6 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.48%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.48%) MiFID
6 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.48%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.24%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.24%) XenApp
3 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.24%) MOM
3 1 (0.24%) Puppet
3 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (11.14%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.08%) Oracle
3 14 (3.39%) Cisco
4 12 (2.91%) SAP
5 7 (1.69%) HP
6 5 (1.21%) Citrix
6 5 (1.21%) IBM
6 5 (1.21%) VMware
7 4 (0.97%) CheckPoint
7 4 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.73%) Adobe
9 2 (0.48%) Aastra
9 2 (0.48%) ATG
9 2 (0.48%) Avaya
9 2 (0.48%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.48%) F5
9 2 (0.48%) hybris
9 2 (0.48%) OpenText
9 2 (0.48%) Siebel
9 2 (0.48%) Tumbleweed
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