Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 492 532 513
Rank change year-on-year +40 -19 -84
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 107 285 382
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 1.79% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 162 266
Median daily rate £438 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £309 £250 £263
90th Percentile £558 £599 £582
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.45 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.85% +24.00% -20.24%
10th Percentile £28.85 £23.03 £18.63
90th Percentile £144.30 £49.30 £123.13
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £29.45 £23.75
% change year-on-year +18.85% +24.00% -20.24%

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 9,904 15,901 17,664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 23.32% 19.15% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,904 9,667 10,563
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £272 £269 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £631
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 697 785
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +33.60% -16.67%
10th Percentile £15.50 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £49.79
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.79% +33.60% -16.67%

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in England

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in England.

Daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in England

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in England over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in England

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in England.

Hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in England

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in England over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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 26 May 2020. 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 +120 40 £475 +5.56% 1
South East +80 23 £357 -28.62% 1
South West +37 14 £363 -9.38%
North of England +41 10 £508 +23.03% 1
East of England +46 8 £270 -40.00%
Yorkshire +62 7 £536 +26.92%
Midlands +69 6 £380 -5.00% 1
West Midlands +48 5 £380 -7.88%
North West +22 3 £470 +34.29% 1
East Midlands +35 1 - - 1
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 99 (92.52%) PRINCE2
2 66 (61.68%) Project Management
3 35 (32.71%) Finance
4 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (26.17%) Project Delivery
6 26 (24.30%) PMI Certification
7 24 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (18.69%) Microsoft Project
8 20 (18.69%) ITIL
9 18 (16.82%) PRINCE
10 16 (14.95%) Migration
11 15 (14.02%) Risk Management
12 14 (13.08%) PMP
13 13 (12.15%) PMI
13 13 (12.15%) Change Management
14 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Excel
15 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
15 10 (9.35%) Degree
15 10 (9.35%) JIRA
15 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
16 9 (8.41%) Project Planning
17 8 (7.48%) Document Management
17 8 (7.48%) NHS
17 8 (7.48%) Windows
17 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Office
17 8 (7.48%) Process Improvement
17 8 (7.48%) PMO
18 7 (6.54%) APMP
18 7 (6.54%) Windows 10
18 7 (6.54%) WAN

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 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (18.69%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (5.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.80%) Chatbot
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.87%) Primavera
2 1 (0.93%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.93%) SAP PLM
2 1 (0.93%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Office 365
1 5 (4.67%) PaaS
1 5 (4.67%) SaaS
2 3 (2.80%) Power Platform
3 2 (1.87%) Azure
3 2 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.93%) Boomi
4 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) WAN
2 4 (3.74%) Broadband
2 4 (3.74%) Firewall
3 2 (1.87%) BGP
3 2 (1.87%) DOCSIS
3 2 (1.87%) Intranet
3 2 (1.87%) LAN
3 2 (1.87%) MPLS
3 2 (1.87%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.87%) VPN
3 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.93%) ADSL
4 1 (0.93%) DHCP
4 1 (0.93%) DNS
4 1 (0.93%) Skype
4 1 (0.93%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (0.93%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.80%) GIS
1 3 (2.80%) Power BI
2 2 (1.87%) Data Lake
2 2 (1.87%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) JIRA
General
1 35 (32.71%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.61%) German Language
3 6 (5.61%) Public Sector
4 5 (4.67%) French Language
5 4 (3.74%) Billing
5 4 (3.74%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.74%) Marketing
6 2 (1.87%) Advertising
6 2 (1.87%) Legal
6 2 (1.87%) Publishing
7 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.93%) Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Military
7 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (66.36%) Project Manager
2 10 (9.35%) IT Manager
3 9 (8.41%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (6.54%) Consultant
5 5 (4.67%) Analyst
5 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (3.74%) Coordinator
6 4 (3.74%) Programme Manager
6 4 (3.74%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (3.74%) Senior Manager
6 4 (3.74%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (2.80%) Business Analyst
7 3 (2.80%) Network Manager
7 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (2.80%) Scrum Master
7 3 (2.80%) Security Manager
7 3 (2.80%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (2.80%) Technical Manager
7 3 (2.80%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) EDI
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
2 1 (0.93%) Middleware
2 1 (0.93%) OAuth
2 1 (0.93%) OpenID
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.93%) RESTful
2 1 (0.93%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.93%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) PMI
2 8 (7.48%) NHS
3 6 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.87%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.93%) e-Health
8 1 (0.93%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.93%) LIMS
8 1 (0.93%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.48%) Windows
2 7 (6.54%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.74%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) VMS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (92.52%) PRINCE2
2 66 (61.68%) Project Management
3 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (26.17%) Project Delivery
5 24 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (18.69%) ITIL
7 18 (16.82%) PRINCE
8 16 (14.95%) Migration
9 15 (14.02%) Risk Management
10 13 (12.15%) Change Management
11 9 (8.41%) Project Planning
12 8 (7.48%) Document Management
12 8 (7.48%) Process Improvement
13 6 (5.61%) Dependency Management
13 6 (5.61%) Scrum
13 6 (5.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (5.61%) Waterfall
14 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (4.67%) CRM
14 5 (4.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.80%) C
2 2 (1.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (24.30%) PMI Certification
2 14 (13.08%) PMP
3 10 (9.35%) Degree
3 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.54%) APMP
5 5 (4.67%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.87%) CCNP
8 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.93%) ISEB
9 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) PMO
2 3 (2.80%) GDPR
2 3 (2.80%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) Good Clinical Practice
3 1 (0.93%) GxP
3 1 (0.93%) HL7
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.61%) ServiceNow
3 5 (4.67%) Avaya
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle
5 2 (1.87%) Cisco
5 2 (1.87%) F5
5 2 (1.87%) Infoblox
5 2 (1.87%) Riverbed
5 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.87%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) Apple
6 1 (0.93%) BeyondTrust
6 1 (0.93%) Cerner
6 1 (0.93%) Databricks
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Intapp
6 1 (0.93%) Okta
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat