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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 373 283
Rank change year-on-year 0 -90  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 229 278 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.56% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.73% 2.61% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 186 273
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -14.63% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Median hourly rate £22.75 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.21% -13.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £19.41 £26.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £29.50 £43.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.16 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.65% -19.40%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8382 10634 9598
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.47% 21.47% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5031 6702 5651
Median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 358 485
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £23.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +17.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.97 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 97 £425 -10.52% 15
South West +37 41 £313 -16.66% 9
South East -16 36 £413 +0.60% 10
East of England -4 21 £300 -29.41% 1
West Midlands +12 12 £444 +4.41% 1
East Midlands -7 10 £463 +11.44% 2
North West +2 4 £281 -21.27% 4
Yorkshire +18 3 £350 -17.64% 3
North East +66 1 £325 -
South Coast - 1 - -
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 429 (95.97%) PRINCE2
2 218 (48.77%) Project Management
3 142 (31.77%) Finance
4 107 (23.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (14.09%) ITIL
7 60 (13.42%) PMO
8 59 (13.20%) Microsoft
9 57 (12.75%) PMI Certification
10 54 (12.08%) PRINCE
10 54 (12.08%) Migration
11 51 (11.41%) PMP
12 50 (11.19%) Microsoft Project
13 47 (10.51%) Degree
14 40 (8.95%) Data Centre
15 36 (8.05%) Project Planning
16 35 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
17 34 (7.61%) WAN
17 34 (7.61%) Retail
17 34 (7.61%) Security Cleared
18 33 (7.38%) LAN
19 31 (6.94%) Change Management
19 31 (6.94%) SC Cleared
19 31 (6.94%) Office 365
20 29 (6.49%) Management Information System
21 28 (6.26%) Risk Management
22 27 (6.04%) Banking
23 24 (5.37%) Windows
23 24 (5.37%) Business Analysis
24 23 (5.15%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 21 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.79%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.67%) CMS
3 3 (0.67%) Documentum
4 2 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.45%) Drupal
4 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.45%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Captiva
5 1 (0.22%) Confluence
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.22%) FileNet
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.22%) SAS
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 50 (11.19%) Microsoft Project
2 35 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (3.36%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.89%) Maximo
2 2 (0.45%) Magento
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.22%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.22%) Primavera
3 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.94%) Office 365
2 10 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.24%) SaaS
3 8 (1.79%) OneDrive
4 6 (1.34%) IaaS
4 6 (1.34%) Yammer
5 5 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.67%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.61%) WAN
2 33 (7.38%) LAN
3 21 (4.70%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (2.68%) Broadband
5 11 (2.46%) Wireless
6 10 (2.24%) Skype
7 8 (1.79%) VoIP
8 7 (1.57%) Firewall
9 5 (1.12%) Intranet
10 3 (0.67%) Internet
10 3 (0.67%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.67%) WLAN
11 2 (0.45%) 3G
11 2 (0.45%) 4G
11 2 (0.45%) DNS
11 2 (0.45%) PSTN
11 2 (0.45%) SAN
12 1 (0.22%) DMZ
12 1 (0.22%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.22%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.12%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.45%) Big Data
4 2 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.45%) Power BI
4 2 (0.45%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.22%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.22%) MSI
General
1 142 (31.77%) Finance
2 34 (7.61%) Retail
3 27 (6.04%) Banking
4 20 (4.47%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.25%) Legal
6 13 (2.91%) Marketing
7 10 (2.24%) Local Government
8 9 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.01%) Publishing
9 7 (1.57%) Automotive
10 6 (1.34%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.89%) Advertising
11 4 (0.89%) Back Office
11 4 (0.89%) Law
12 3 (0.67%) Billing
13 2 (0.45%) Electronics
13 2 (0.45%) French Language
13 2 (0.45%) International Banking
13 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 306 (68.46%) Project Manager
2 44 (9.84%) IT Manager
3 40 (8.95%) IT Project Manager
4 39 (8.72%) Analyst
5 30 (6.71%) Programme Manager
6 28 (6.26%) Business Analyst
6 28 (6.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 28 (6.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 23 (5.15%) Technical Manager
8 22 (4.92%) Technical Project Manager
9 21 (4.70%) Senior Manager
9 21 (4.70%) Senior Project Manager
10 14 (3.13%) Implementation Manager
10 14 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 13 (2.91%) Coordinator
11 13 (2.91%) Implementation Project Manager
11 13 (2.91%) Project Coordinator
11 13 (2.91%) Project Implementation Manager
12 12 (2.68%) Installation Manager
12 12 (2.68%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.67%) EDI
1 3 (0.67%) Web Services
2 2 (0.45%) .NET
2 2 (0.45%) Middleware
3 1 (0.22%) COM
3 1 (0.22%) Spring
3 1 (0.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.95%) Data Centre
2 29 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.25%) NHS
5 14 (3.13%) PMI
6 11 (2.46%) CCTV
7 7 (1.57%) EPoS
7 7 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.34%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.34%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.12%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.89%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.89%) Fintech
10 4 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.67%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.37%) Windows
2 9 (2.01%) Windows 10
3 6 (1.34%) Unix
4 4 (0.89%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.67%) Linux
5 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.45%) pSOS
6 2 (0.45%) VMS
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (95.97%) PRINCE2
2 218 (48.77%) Project Management
3 107 (23.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 86 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (14.09%) ITIL
6 54 (12.08%) Migration
6 54 (12.08%) PRINCE
7 36 (8.05%) Project Planning
8 31 (6.94%) Change Management
9 28 (6.26%) Risk Management
10 24 (5.37%) Business Analysis
11 23 (5.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 20 (4.47%) SDLC
13 18 (4.03%) Programme Management
13 18 (4.03%) Supplier Management
14 17 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (3.58%) Data Migration
15 16 (3.58%) ERP
15 16 (3.58%) Service Management
15 16 (3.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.12%) SQL
2 3 (0.67%) C
2 3 (0.67%) Java
2 3 (0.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.45%) Python
4 1 (0.22%) PHP
4 1 (0.22%) Ruby
4 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (12.75%) PMI Certification
2 51 (11.41%) PMP
3 47 (10.51%) Degree
4 34 (7.61%) Security Cleared
5 31 (6.94%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.91%) ISEB
7 12 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.46%) APMP
9 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.89%) CCNP
12 4 (0.89%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 3 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.67%) MCSE
13 3 (0.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.45%) CCNA
14 2 (0.45%) MCP
14 2 (0.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (13.42%) PMO
2 20 (4.47%) QA
3 7 (1.57%) GDPR
4 5 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.89%) SLA
6 3 (0.67%) MiFID
7 2 (0.45%) BS25999
7 2 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.45%) EMIR
7 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.45%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.22%) COBIT
8 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.22%) XenApp
5 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.12%) SCCM
2 4 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.67%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.45%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.45%) DameWare
4 2 (0.45%) SCOM
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.22%) Puppet
5 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (13.20%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.15%) Cisco
3 18 (4.03%) SAP
4 14 (3.13%) Oracle
5 9 (2.01%) VMware
6 8 (1.79%) Citrix
7 6 (1.34%) IBM
8 5 (1.12%) Avaya
8 5 (1.12%) HP
9 4 (0.89%) Concur
10 3 (0.67%) ATG
10 3 (0.67%) hybris
10 3 (0.67%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.45%) Aastra
11 2 (0.45%) Adobe
11 2 (0.45%) Cognos
11 2 (0.45%) NetApp
11 2 (0.45%) OpenText
11 2 (0.45%) Symantec
11 2 (0.45%) WorldPay
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