Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 450 421 298
Rank change year-on-year -29 -123 -18
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 441 464 785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.52% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.51% 2.54% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 335 539
England median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.65% +4.88%
10th Percentile £250 £288 £285
90th Percentile £600 £575 £548
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 14
England median hourly rate £57.50 £27.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.96% -1.82% -
10th Percentile £56.25 £17.10 £21.63
90th Percentile £58.75 £33.17 £28.75
UK median hourly rate £57.50 £26.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +119.05% -4.55% -

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 17,539 18,249 19,951
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.95% 20.27% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,779 11,411 12,175
England median daily rate £445 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £230 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 777 807 950
England median hourly rate £23.75 £26.00 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.65% -3.26% +41.46%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.11 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £50.68
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% -5.45% +44.74%

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 24 January 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
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 24 January 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 -42 168 £475 +5.56% 12
South East -5 112 £455 +25.52% 7
North of England +20 53 £420 +14.68% 16
Midlands -15 48 £413 +13.79% 10
South West -4 31 £375 -6.25% 8
West Midlands -15 26 £413 +26.92% 6
East of England -16 26 £375 -6.25% 5
Yorkshire +12 24 £425 +0.59% 9
North West -3 23 £525 +51.62% 7
East Midlands +3 21 £400 -5.88% 4
North East +45 7 £250 -22.48%
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 433 (98.19%) PRINCE2
2 220 (49.89%) Project Management
3 134 (30.39%) Finance
4 126 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (21.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 83 (18.82%) Microsoft
7 75 (17.01%) ITIL
8 72 (16.33%) PMI Certification
9 67 (15.19%) Security Cleared
10 63 (14.29%) PMP
11 56 (12.70%) Migration
12 54 (12.24%) SC Cleared
13 51 (11.56%) PMO
14 50 (11.34%) Microsoft Project
15 45 (10.20%) Change Management
16 43 (9.75%) PRINCE
17 40 (9.07%) Waterfall
18 39 (8.84%) Project Planning
19 35 (7.94%) Banking
19 35 (7.94%) Windows
20 34 (7.71%) Risk Management
20 34 (7.71%) Degree
21 30 (6.80%) Scrum
21 30 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
22 29 (6.58%) ERP
22 29 (6.58%) Telecoms
22 29 (6.58%) Retail
23 28 (6.35%) PMI
24 27 (6.12%) SAP
25 26 (5.90%) Change Control

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 12 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.91%) MS Project Server
3 4 (0.91%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.45%) Apache
5 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.45%) Confluence
6 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.23%) Smallworld
Applications
1 50 (11.34%) Microsoft Project
2 30 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.95%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.13%) CA PPM
2 5 (1.13%) Primavera
3 4 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.23%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.23%) HFM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.44%) Office 365
2 23 (5.22%) SaaS
3 13 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.95%) PaaS
4 6 (1.36%) IaaS
5 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.23%) Akamai
6 1 (0.23%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.23%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.36%) LAN
1 6 (1.36%) SMS
1 6 (1.36%) WAN
2 5 (1.13%) Firewall
3 4 (0.91%) Skype
3 4 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.68%) 4G
4 3 (0.68%) iBeacon
4 3 (0.68%) LTE
4 3 (0.68%) SAN
4 3 (0.68%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.45%) 2G
5 2 (0.45%) Broadband
5 2 (0.45%) DHCP
5 2 (0.45%) Network Security
5 2 (0.45%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.45%) VoIP
5 2 (0.45%) Wireless
6 1 (0.23%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (0.45%) Blockchain
2 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.45%) MySQL
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (0.45%) Power BI
2 2 (0.45%) QlikView
2 2 (0.45%) SAP HANA
2 2 (0.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.23%) Big Data
3 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (2.04%) JIRA
2 3 (0.68%) MSI
3 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
General
1 134 (30.39%) Finance
2 35 (7.94%) Banking
3 29 (6.58%) Retail
3 29 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.67%) Legal
5 12 (2.72%) German Language
5 12 (2.72%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.27%) Advertising
6 10 (2.27%) Marketing
7 8 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.59%) Automotive
8 7 (1.59%) Law
9 6 (1.36%) Back Office
9 6 (1.36%) Billing
10 5 (1.13%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 269 (61.00%) Project Manager
2 51 (11.56%) IT Manager
3 43 (9.75%) IT Project Manager
4 27 (6.12%) Analyst
5 26 (5.90%) Coordinator
6 25 (5.67%) HR Manager
7 24 (5.44%) Project Coordinator
8 23 (5.22%) Infrastructure Manager
8 23 (5.22%) Senior Manager
9 21 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 21 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
10 19 (4.31%) Business Analyst
11 16 (3.63%) Security Manager
12 15 (3.40%) Security Project Manager
13 13 (2.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (2.95%) Programme Manager
13 13 (2.95%) Technical Manager
13 13 (2.95%) Technical Project Manager
14 12 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
15 10 (2.27%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.36%) Web Services
2 4 (0.91%) .NET
3 3 (0.68%) EDI
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.23%) CSS
4 1 (0.23%) Django
4 1 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.23%) HTML
4 1 (0.23%) J2EE
4 1 (0.23%) Middleware
4 1 (0.23%) MXNet
4 1 (0.23%) REST
4 1 (0.23%) TensorFlow
4 1 (0.23%) Theano
4 1 (0.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.35%) PMI
2 25 (5.67%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.59%) NHS
6 6 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.13%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.91%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.45%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.45%) Life Science
10 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.45%) PACS
10 2 (0.45%) VLE
11 1 (0.23%) CCTV
11 1 (0.23%) PKI
11 1 (0.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.94%) Windows
2 18 (4.08%) Windows 10
3 8 (1.81%) Linux
3 8 (1.81%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.13%) Windows 8
4 5 (1.13%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.91%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.68%) Android
6 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.45%) Unix
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (98.19%) PRINCE2
2 220 (49.89%) Project Management
3 126 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (21.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (17.01%) ITIL
6 56 (12.70%) Migration
7 45 (10.20%) Change Management
8 43 (9.75%) PRINCE
9 40 (9.07%) Waterfall
10 39 (8.84%) Project Planning
11 34 (7.71%) Risk Management
12 30 (6.80%) Scrum
13 29 (6.58%) ERP
14 26 (5.90%) Change Control
15 25 (5.67%) CRM
16 24 (5.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 23 (5.22%) Resource Management
18 21 (4.76%) Data Migration
19 20 (4.54%) Programme Management
20 18 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (0.91%) SQL
2 3 (0.68%) C
2 3 (0.68%) C#
2 3 (0.68%) Java
2 3 (0.68%) PHP
3 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 72 (16.33%) PMI Certification
2 67 (15.19%) Security Cleared
3 63 (14.29%) PMP
4 54 (12.24%) SC Cleared
5 34 (7.71%) Degree
6 14 (3.17%) ISEB
7 13 (2.95%) CISSP
8 12 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (2.27%) CISM
10 9 (2.04%) CCDP
10 9 (2.04%) CCNP
10 9 (2.04%) Chartered Engineer
11 8 (1.81%) APMP
11 8 (1.81%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.13%) CCIE
13 4 (0.91%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.91%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.56%) PMO
2 20 (4.54%) QA
3 15 (3.40%) GDPR
4 5 (1.13%) MiFID
5 4 (0.91%) Government Security Classifications
5 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.91%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.68%) SLA
7 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.45%) P3O
8 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.23%) DICOM
8 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.23%) EMIR
8 1 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.91%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.68%) Snort
4 3 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.45%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.45%) XenApp
5 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.23%) HDFS
6 1 (0.23%) vCloud
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (3.40%) SCCM
2 4 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (0.68%) QRadar
4 2 (0.45%) Puppet
4 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.45%) Terraform
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 83 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.12%) SAP
3 19 (4.31%) Oracle
4 12 (2.72%) Cisco
4 12 (2.72%) VMware
5 8 (1.81%) Citrix
6 7 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.13%) CA
7 5 (1.13%) HP
8 4 (0.91%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.91%) Dell
8 4 (0.91%) NetApp
8 4 (0.91%) Planview
8 4 (0.91%) Symantec
9 3 (0.68%) Demandware
9 3 (0.68%) Forcepoint
9 3 (0.68%) IronPort
9 3 (0.68%) McAfee
9 3 (0.68%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.68%) Trend Micro