Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 490 415 351
Rank change year-on-year -75 -64 -51
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 388 478 683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.55% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.18% 2.75% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 341 482
England median daily rate £438 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +3.34%
10th Percentile £256 £255 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.88 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.55% -0.50% -28.57%
10th Percentile £18.10 £14.75 £19.12
90th Percentile £122.70 £52.75 £36.14
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.55% -0.50% -28.57%

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 17,781 17,367 21,726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.79% 19.87% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,575 10,668 13,731
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.46% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 849 885 741
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.92 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.44% +8.80% +23.99%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.17
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.50 £50.68
UK median hourly rate £24.53 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -18.25% +5.26% +26.67%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -75 135 £475 +5.56% 16
South East -43 90 £450 +12.50% 11
North of England +9 74 £425 +20.40% 11
North West -3 44 £375 -6.25% 3
Midlands -47 32 £388 -9.88% 7
East of England +4 28 £394 +26.00%
South West -32 27 £420 +34.40% 7
Yorkshire -7 24 £425 +21.43% 8
West Midlands -34 21 £365 -14.12% 7
East Midlands -12 11 £413 -5.60%
North East +5 8 £625 +93.80%
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 376 (96.91%) PRINCE2
2 196 (50.52%) Project Management
3 137 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (30.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 116 (29.90%) Finance
6 92 (23.71%) ITIL
7 67 (17.27%) Microsoft
8 63 (16.24%) PMP
9 59 (15.21%) PMI Certification
10 49 (12.63%) Degree
11 46 (11.86%) Waterfall
11 46 (11.86%) Management Information System
12 45 (11.60%) Project Planning
13 41 (10.57%) Migration
14 39 (10.05%) PMO
15 37 (9.54%) Resource Management
16 36 (9.28%) Cisco
17 35 (9.02%) Microsoft Project
17 35 (9.02%) Security Cleared
18 32 (8.25%) PRINCE
18 32 (8.25%) Retail
18 32 (8.25%) Scrum
18 32 (8.25%) Change Management
19 30 (7.73%) Banking
19 30 (7.73%) SC Cleared
20 29 (7.47%) Windows
21 28 (7.22%) QA
22 27 (6.96%) Risk Management
23 26 (6.70%) VMware
23 26 (6.70%) SaaS

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 10 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.06%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.55%) SAS
4 5 (1.29%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.03%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.77%) CMS
6 3 (0.77%) Drupal
7 2 (0.52%) Confluence
7 2 (0.52%) Jadu
7 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.52%) WordPress
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (9.02%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (2.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.77%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.52%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.26%) Maximo
4 1 (0.26%) Relativity
4 1 (0.26%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.70%) SaaS
2 21 (5.41%) PaaS
3 16 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.09%) Office 365
5 11 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (2.58%) IaaS
7 3 (0.77%) BlueKai
7 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.87%) Firewall
2 10 (2.58%) WAN
3 9 (2.32%) SMS
3 9 (2.32%) VPN
4 6 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.55%) Unified Communications
5 5 (1.29%) BGP
5 5 (1.29%) DHCP
5 5 (1.29%) DNS
5 5 (1.29%) Intranet
5 5 (1.29%) IP Telephony
5 5 (1.29%) LAN
5 5 (1.29%) Network Security
5 5 (1.29%) OSPF
6 4 (1.03%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (1.03%) WebEx
6 4 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.77%) Internet
7 3 (0.77%) Skype
7 3 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.55%) DB2
2 6 (1.55%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.52%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.26%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.26%) GIS
6 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.26%) MySQL
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.26%) Power BI
6 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (2.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
General
1 116 (29.90%) Finance
2 32 (8.25%) Retail
3 30 (7.73%) Banking
4 25 (6.44%) Marketing
5 15 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.84%) Legal
7 10 (2.58%) Billing
7 10 (2.58%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.80%) Law
9 5 (1.29%) Automotive
9 5 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.03%) German Language
10 4 (1.03%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Local Government
11 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 257 (66.24%) Project Manager
2 56 (14.43%) IT Manager
3 51 (13.14%) IT Project Manager
4 38 (9.79%) Infrastructure Manager
5 32 (8.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 25 (6.44%) Senior Manager
7 24 (6.19%) Senior Project Manager
8 21 (5.41%) Coordinator
9 20 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (4.90%) Project Coordinator
11 18 (4.64%) Technical Manager
12 15 (3.87%) Analyst
12 15 (3.87%) Technical Project Manager
13 12 (3.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (2.58%) Implementation Manager
15 9 (2.32%) GDPR Project Manager
15 9 (2.32%) Senior IT Manager
15 9 (2.32%) Senior IT Project Manager
15 9 (2.32%) Software Project Manager
16 8 (2.06%) Cisco Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.09%) Web Services
2 2 (0.52%) Middleware
3 1 (0.26%) .NET
3 1 (0.26%) Akka
3 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.26%) EDI
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.86%) Management Information System
2 25 (6.44%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.35%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.84%) PMI
5 8 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.06%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.29%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.29%) NHS
6 5 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.03%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.77%) Derivative
8 3 (0.77%) EPoS
8 3 (0.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (0.52%) CCTV
9 2 (0.52%) LIMS
9 2 (0.52%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (0.52%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.47%) Windows
2 11 (2.84%) Windows 10
3 10 (2.58%) Linux
4 8 (2.06%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.80%) Unix
6 6 (1.55%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.77%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Android
10 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.26%) Solaris
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (96.91%) PRINCE2
2 196 (50.52%) Project Management
3 137 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (30.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 92 (23.71%) ITIL
6 46 (11.86%) Waterfall
7 45 (11.60%) Project Planning
8 41 (10.57%) Migration
9 37 (9.54%) Resource Management
10 32 (8.25%) Change Management
10 32 (8.25%) PRINCE
10 32 (8.25%) Scrum
11 27 (6.96%) Risk Management
12 25 (6.44%) Problem Management
13 23 (5.93%) CRM
13 23 (5.93%) Open Source
13 23 (5.93%) Service Management
14 22 (5.67%) Business Analysis
14 22 (5.67%) Data Management
14 22 (5.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.06%) SQL
2 4 (1.03%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.77%) VB
4 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.26%) C#
4 1 (0.26%) Java
4 1 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 63 (16.24%) PMP
2 59 (15.21%) PMI Certification
3 49 (12.63%) Degree
4 35 (9.02%) Security Cleared
5 30 (7.73%) SC Cleared
6 22 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (5.41%) CISSP
8 20 (5.15%) CCDP
8 20 (5.15%) CCNP
8 20 (5.15%) Chartered Engineer
8 20 (5.15%) CISM
9 16 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (2.84%) CCIE
11 9 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (2.06%) APMP
12 8 (2.06%) ISEB
13 7 (1.80%) MCSE
14 5 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.05%) PMO
2 28 (7.22%) QA
3 16 (4.12%) GDPR
4 12 (3.09%) SLA
5 3 (0.77%) ISO 22301
5 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.77%) PSD2
6 2 (0.52%) COBIT
6 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.26%) COSO
7 1 (0.26%) HL7
7 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.26%) P3O
7 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.84%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.32%) XenApp
4 7 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.55%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.03%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.26%) KVM
9 1 (0.26%) QEMU
9 1 (0.26%) Snort
9 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (2.32%) SCCM
2 4 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (0.77%) Puppet
4 2 (0.52%) CASB
4 2 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.26%) QRadar
5 1 (0.26%) SCOM
5 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.28%) Cisco
3 26 (6.70%) VMware
4 19 (4.90%) Citrix
4 19 (4.90%) Oracle
5 9 (2.32%) SAP
6 8 (2.06%) NetApp
7 6 (1.55%) Informatica
8 5 (1.29%) Dell
8 5 (1.29%) EMC
8 5 (1.29%) Ivanti
9 4 (1.03%) F5
9 4 (1.03%) Juniper
9 4 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.03%) Splunk
10 3 (0.77%) Altiris
10 3 (0.77%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.77%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.77%) Trend Micro
11 2 (0.52%) Capita