Period
to 15 November 2018

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 6 months to 15 November 2018 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
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 500 436 437
Rank change year-on-year -64 +1 -131
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 371 488 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.52% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% 2.73% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 349 360
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -4.65%
10th Percentile £250 £254 £293
90th Percentile £575 £586 £575
UK median daily rate £420 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -0.59% +5.63% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
England median hourly rate £30.69 £20.38 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.60% -9.44% -18.18%
10th Percentile £24.70 £13.65 £17.05
90th Percentile £64.43 £32.79 £27.55
UK median hourly rate £30.69 £20.38 £24.00
% change year-on-year +50.60% -15.10% -12.73%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,839 17,896 20,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.73% 18.89% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,573 10,974 12,777
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £256 £231 £248
90th Percentile £625 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 860 847 773
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.69 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.69% +2.76% +8.70%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.92% +5.05%

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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 -22 138 £474 +5.28% 13
South East -58 74 £425 -1.73% 7
North of England -5 59 £365 -12.05% 9
South West -31 48 £400 +28.00% 4
North West -1 36 £298 -37.37% 7
Midlands -33 27 £444 +4.41% 6
East of England -15 23 £375 +3.45% 1
Yorkshire -8 20 £419 +1.52% 1
West Midlands -29 20 £381 -10.29% 3
East Midlands -14 7 £475 +15.15% 3
North East -9 3 £475 +90.00% 1
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 England region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 360 (97.04%) PRINCE2
2 185 (49.87%) Project Management
3 122 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (30.19%) Finance
5 108 (29.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 82 (22.10%) ITIL
7 61 (16.44%) Microsoft
8 53 (14.29%) Migration
8 53 (14.29%) PRINCE
9 51 (13.75%) PMI Certification
10 47 (12.67%) PMP
11 45 (12.13%) PMO
12 41 (11.05%) Project Planning
13 38 (10.24%) Change Management
13 38 (10.24%) Scrum
13 38 (10.24%) Windows
14 37 (9.97%) Risk Management
15 35 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
16 33 (8.89%) Security Cleared
17 32 (8.63%) Waterfall
18 31 (8.36%) Microsoft Project
19 27 (7.28%) VMware
19 27 (7.28%) Degree
20 26 (7.01%) SC Cleared
21 25 (6.74%) Management Information System
22 24 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
22 24 (6.47%) Citrix
22 24 (6.47%) Resource Management
23 23 (6.20%) Office 365
23 23 (6.20%) Oracle

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 16 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.16%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.81%) CMS
3 3 (0.81%) Confluence
3 3 (0.81%) Drupal
3 3 (0.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.81%) SAS
4 2 (0.54%) WordPress
5 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (8.36%) Microsoft Project
2 24 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.62%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.62%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.54%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.54%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.27%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) HFM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.27%) SAP POS DM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.27%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.20%) Office 365
2 18 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.70%) SaaS
5 6 (1.62%) BlueKai
6 5 (1.35%) IaaS
7 4 (1.08%) PaaS
8 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.54%) Trello
10 1 (0.27%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.39%) WAN
2 12 (3.23%) Firewall
3 11 (2.96%) VPN
4 10 (2.70%) LAN
5 9 (2.43%) Wireless
6 8 (2.16%) Skype
7 7 (1.89%) SAN
8 6 (1.62%) SMS
9 5 (1.35%) Internet
9 5 (1.35%) Intranet
10 4 (1.08%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.81%) Extranet
11 3 (0.81%) VoIP
12 2 (0.54%) 3G
12 2 (0.54%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (0.54%) DHCP
12 2 (0.54%) DNS
12 2 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
12 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.81%) Big Data
3 3 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.54%) DB2
4 2 (0.54%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.54%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.27%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.27%) EDMS
5 1 (0.27%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.27%) GIS
5 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (4.58%) JIRA
General
1 112 (30.19%) Finance
2 23 (6.20%) Banking
3 22 (5.93%) Marketing
4 20 (5.39%) Retail
5 18 (4.85%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.43%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.16%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.89%) Billing
8 7 (1.89%) Law
9 6 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.35%) Publishing
11 4 (1.08%) Legal
11 4 (1.08%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.81%) Advertising
12 3 (0.81%) Automotive
13 2 (0.54%) French Language
13 2 (0.54%) Games
13 2 (0.54%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.54%) Local Government
13 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 247 (66.58%) Project Manager
2 71 (19.14%) IT Manager
3 60 (16.17%) IT Project Manager
4 39 (10.51%) Infrastructure Manager
5 33 (8.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 20 (5.39%) Technical Manager
7 18 (4.85%) Technical Project Manager
8 17 (4.58%) Senior Manager
9 15 (4.04%) Delivery Manager
9 15 (4.04%) Implementation Manager
9 15 (4.04%) Senior Project Manager
10 14 (3.77%) Analyst
11 12 (3.23%) Implementation Project Manager
12 11 (2.96%) Digital Project Manager
12 11 (2.96%) IT Infrastructure Manager
12 11 (2.96%) Marketing Manager
12 11 (2.96%) Systems Manager
13 10 (2.70%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
13 10 (2.70%) IT Support
13 10 (2.70%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.62%) Web Services
2 4 (1.08%) HTML
3 3 (0.81%) Velocity
4 2 (0.54%) .NET
4 2 (0.54%) EDI
5 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.27%) CSS
5 1 (0.27%) Middleware
5 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.74%) Management Information System
2 19 (5.12%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.12%) Driving Licence
3 17 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.96%) NHS
5 10 (2.70%) PMI
5 10 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.43%) User Experience
7 5 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.35%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (0.81%) Tandem
9 2 (0.54%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.54%) Derivative
9 2 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.54%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.54%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.24%) Windows
2 15 (4.04%) Windows 7
3 11 (2.96%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.43%) Unix
4 9 (2.43%) Windows XP
5 7 (1.89%) Linux
5 7 (1.89%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.08%) Solaris
6 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.81%) Android
7 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (97.04%) PRINCE2
2 185 (49.87%) Project Management
3 122 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (29.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (22.10%) ITIL
6 53 (14.29%) Migration
6 53 (14.29%) PRINCE
7 41 (11.05%) Project Planning
8 38 (10.24%) Change Management
8 38 (10.24%) Scrum
9 37 (9.97%) Risk Management
10 35 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (8.63%) Waterfall
12 24 (6.47%) Resource Management
13 22 (5.93%) Matrix Organization
14 21 (5.66%) Service Delivery
15 20 (5.39%) Change Control
16 19 (5.12%) SDLC
17 16 (4.31%) CRM
17 16 (4.31%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.43%) PowerShell
1 9 (2.43%) VB
2 7 (1.89%) SQL
3 4 (1.08%) C
4 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.27%) C#
4 1 (0.27%) Java
4 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (13.75%) PMI Certification
2 47 (12.67%) PMP
3 33 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 27 (7.28%) Degree
5 26 (7.01%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.70%) MCSA
8 9 (2.43%) MCP
8 9 (2.43%) MCSE
8 9 (2.43%) MCTS
9 5 (1.35%) APMP
9 5 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.35%) CISM
9 5 (1.35%) CISSP
10 4 (1.08%) CCDP
10 4 (1.08%) CCNP
10 4 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (12.13%) PMO
2 12 (3.23%) QA
3 11 (2.96%) SLA
4 8 (2.16%) GDPR
5 3 (0.81%) PSD2
6 2 (0.54%) COSO
6 2 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.54%) ISO 14000
6 2 (0.54%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.27%) HL7
7 1 (0.27%) IFRS
7 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.27%) P3O
System Software
1 23 (6.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.54%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.27%) KVM
5 1 (0.27%) QEMU
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
5 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (5.12%) SCCM
2 2 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.27%) CASB
3 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.28%) VMware
3 24 (6.47%) Citrix
4 23 (6.20%) Oracle
5 15 (4.04%) Cisco
6 9 (2.43%) Altiris
7 8 (2.16%) SAP
8 5 (1.35%) CA Agile Central
8 5 (1.35%) NetApp
8 5 (1.35%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.81%) Demandware
10 3 (0.81%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.54%) Apple
11 2 (0.54%) Avaya
11 2 (0.54%) Informatica
11 2 (0.54%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.27%) Cerner
12 1 (0.27%) Genesys
12 1 (0.27%) Hyperion