Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 561 458 434
Rank change year-on-year -103 -24 -138
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 299 441 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 2.51% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 309 327
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £265 £259 £288
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
England median hourly rate £31.37 £57.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.44% +112.96% -1.82%
10th Percentile £24.56 £56.25 £17.10
90th Percentile £62.90 £58.75 £33.17
UK median hourly rate £31.37 £57.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year -45.44% +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 17,374 17,569 18,356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.20% 19.04% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,378 10,779 11,497
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £250
90th Percentile £626 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 780 767 792
England median hourly rate £28.52 £23.50 £25.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.34% -9.40% -1.19%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.08
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £25.69
% change year-on-year +14.58% -6.57% -6.59%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -61 113 £475 - 20
South East -63 59 £450 -1.10% 11
North of England -15 46 £380 -6.75% 10
South West -13 45 £400 +6.67% 3
North West +4 25 £270 -48.57% 7
Midlands -36 19 £450 +9.09% 6
West Midlands -16 15 £369 -10.61% 5
Yorkshire -19 15 £425 - 3
East of England -12 14 £350 -6.67% 3
North East -7 6 £350 +40.00%
East Midlands -8 4 £500 +27.39% 1
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 295 (98.66%) PRINCE2
2 150 (50.17%) Project Management
3 113 (37.79%) Finance
4 97 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (15.72%) PRINCE
6 47 (15.72%) ITIL
7 45 (15.05%) PMO
8 38 (12.71%) Microsoft
9 37 (12.37%) Migration
10 34 (11.37%) PMP
11 33 (11.04%) Risk Management
12 32 (10.70%) PMI Certification
12 32 (10.70%) Banking
13 31 (10.37%) Security Cleared
14 28 (9.36%) Project Planning
15 27 (9.03%) Change Management
16 24 (8.03%) Problem-Solving
17 23 (7.69%) Scrum
18 22 (7.36%) Microsoft Excel
19 21 (7.02%) Office 365
20 20 (6.69%) Microsoft Project
21 19 (6.35%) Degree
21 19 (6.35%) Cybersecurity
22 18 (6.02%) Change Control
22 18 (6.02%) SC Cleared
22 18 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
22 18 (6.02%) Financial Institution
23 17 (5.69%) Windows
24 16 (5.35%) Citrix

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 14 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.67%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.00%) CMS
3 3 (1.00%) Confluence
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (7.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (6.69%) Microsoft Project
3 18 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (4.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.01%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.00%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) HFM
4 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.33%) Primavera
4 1 (0.33%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.33%) SAP POS DM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.33%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.02%) Office 365
2 12 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.00%) BlueKai
4 3 (1.00%) SaaS
5 2 (0.67%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.67%) Trello
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.35%) WAN
2 5 (1.67%) Skype
3 4 (1.34%) Firewall
3 4 (1.34%) Wireless
4 3 (1.00%) Intranet
4 3 (1.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (1.00%) SAN
4 3 (1.00%) VPN
5 2 (0.67%) 3G
5 2 (0.67%) 4G
5 2 (0.67%) Broadband
5 2 (0.67%) Internet
5 2 (0.67%) LAN
5 2 (0.67%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.67%) SMS
6 1 (0.33%) DHCP
6 1 (0.33%) DNS
6 1 (0.33%) Extranet
6 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.67%) Big Data
2 3 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.33%) EDMS
4 1 (0.33%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.33%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.33%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.33%) GIS
4 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.33%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.33%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (4.01%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 113 (37.79%) Finance
2 32 (10.70%) Banking
3 18 (6.02%) Financial Institution
4 15 (5.02%) Investment Banking
4 15 (5.02%) Retail
4 15 (5.02%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.01%) Marketing
6 7 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.67%) Automotive
7 5 (1.67%) Publishing
8 4 (1.34%) Legal
9 3 (1.00%) Advertising
9 3 (1.00%) Law
10 2 (0.67%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.33%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.33%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (67.22%) Project Manager
2 57 (19.06%) IT Manager
3 47 (15.72%) IT Project Manager
4 18 (6.02%) Analyst
4 18 (6.02%) Infrastructure Manager
5 17 (5.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 15 (5.02%) Security Manager
7 12 (4.01%) Programme Manager
7 12 (4.01%) Senior Manager
8 11 (3.68%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 11 (3.68%) Digital Project Manager
8 11 (3.68%) Implementation Manager
8 11 (3.68%) PMO Manager
8 11 (3.68%) Systems Manager
8 11 (3.68%) Technical Manager
8 11 (3.68%) Technical Project Manager
9 10 (3.34%) Finance Manager
9 10 (3.34%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (3.34%) Security Project Manager
9 10 (3.34%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.67%) HTML
2 3 (1.00%) Velocity
3 2 (0.67%) .NET
3 2 (0.67%) EDI
4 1 (0.33%) CSS
4 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.35%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.01%) NHS
5 10 (3.34%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (3.01%) Driving Licence
6 9 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.01%) User Experience
7 8 (2.68%) Credit Risk
7 8 (2.68%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.00%) PMI
10 2 (0.67%) Derivative
10 2 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.67%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (0.67%) Tandem
11 1 (0.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.69%) Windows
2 7 (2.34%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.01%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.34%) Android
4 4 (1.34%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.34%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.00%) Unix
5 3 (1.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Solaris
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (98.66%) PRINCE2
2 150 (50.17%) Project Management
3 97 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (15.72%) ITIL
5 47 (15.72%) PRINCE
6 37 (12.37%) Migration
7 33 (11.04%) Risk Management
8 28 (9.36%) Project Planning
9 27 (9.03%) Change Management
10 24 (8.03%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (7.69%) Scrum
12 19 (6.35%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (6.02%) Change Control
14 15 (5.02%) Programme Management
14 15 (5.02%) Resource Management
15 14 (4.68%) Investment Management
15 14 (4.68%) Service Delivery
16 12 (4.01%) Matrix Organization
16 12 (4.01%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.68%) C
2 5 (1.67%) SQL
3 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (11.37%) PMP
2 32 (10.70%) PMI Certification
3 31 (10.37%) Security Cleared
4 19 (6.35%) Degree
5 18 (6.02%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.34%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.68%) APMP
7 8 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.00%) MCP
9 3 (1.00%) MCSA
9 3 (1.00%) MCSE
9 3 (1.00%) MCTS
10 2 (0.67%) CAPM
10 2 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (15.05%) PMO
2 13 (4.35%) QA
3 5 (1.67%) GDPR
4 4 (1.34%) ISO 9000
4 4 (1.34%) SLA
5 2 (0.67%) ISO 14000
5 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) COSO
6 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.33%) IFRS
6 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 38 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.35%) Citrix
3 10 (3.34%) VMware
4 9 (3.01%) Oracle
5 6 (2.01%) Cisco
6 5 (1.67%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (1.34%) Demandware
7 4 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.34%) SAP
7 4 (1.34%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.00%) Altiris
9 2 (0.67%) Cerner
9 2 (0.67%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.67%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (0.67%) Splunk
10 1 (0.33%) Kaseya
10 1 (0.33%) LexisNexis
10 1 (0.33%) Qualys
10 1 (0.33%) SnapLogic
10 1 (0.33%) Veeam