Period
to 24 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 500 422 419
Rank change year-on-year -78 -3 -104
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 391 466 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.52% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 2.73% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 335 391
England median daily rate £425 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% -
10th Percentile £253 £259 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
England median hourly rate £28.25 £20.38 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.65% -14.21% -13.64%
10th Percentile £19.83 £13.65 £18.60
90th Percentile £111.81 £32.79 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £28.25 £20.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year +38.65% -18.50% -9.09%

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 17,262 17,084 20,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.53% 19.08% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,196 10,386 13,062
England median daily rate £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.49% +4.69%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £409
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.91% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 872 805 712
England median hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.73% +7.84% +13.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £51.70 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -15.52% +5.45% +22.22%

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 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -52 140 £475 +5.56% 20
South East -17 88 £425 +6.25% 10
North of England -1 60 £375 - 12
South West -36 41 £425 +36.00% 6
Midlands -32 35 £438 +2.94% 11
North West +1 34 £321 -18.67% 3
West Midlands -23 25 £396 -6.76% 7
East of England -14 24 £363 -3.33% 3
Yorkshire -13 22 £425 +21.43% 8
East Midlands -6 10 £450 - 4
North East -11 5 £563 +80.00% 1
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 380 (97.19%) PRINCE2
2 200 (51.15%) Project Management
3 127 (32.48%) Finance
3 127 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (29.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 93 (23.79%) ITIL
6 68 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 62 (15.86%) PMP
8 58 (14.83%) PMI Certification
9 46 (11.76%) Migration
10 44 (11.25%) Scrum
11 43 (11.00%) PRINCE
12 42 (10.74%) PMO
13 41 (10.49%) Waterfall
14 38 (9.72%) Project Planning
14 38 (9.72%) Change Management
15 36 (9.21%) Windows
16 35 (8.95%) Resource Management
17 34 (8.70%) Degree
17 34 (8.70%) VMware
18 32 (8.18%) Management Information System
18 32 (8.18%) Microsoft Project
19 31 (7.93%) Banking
20 30 (7.67%) Risk Management
20 30 (7.67%) Marketing
21 29 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
22 27 (6.91%) Active Directory
23 25 (6.39%) Security Cleared
24 24 (6.14%) Citrix
24 24 (6.14%) Data Centre

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 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.79%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.02%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.02%) SAS
4 3 (0.77%) CMS
4 3 (0.77%) Confluence
4 3 (0.77%) Drupal
4 3 (0.77%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.51%) Jadu
5 2 (0.51%) WordPress
6 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (8.18%) Microsoft Project
2 21 (5.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (3.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.77%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.77%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.51%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) HFM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.32%) Office 365
3 13 (3.32%) SaaS
4 7 (1.79%) PaaS
5 6 (1.53%) IaaS
6 3 (0.77%) BlueKai
6 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.51%) Trello
8 1 (0.26%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.32%) Firewall
1 13 (3.32%) WAN
2 12 (3.07%) VPN
3 11 (2.81%) LAN
4 9 (2.30%) Wireless
5 8 (2.05%) SAN
6 7 (1.79%) Intranet
6 7 (1.79%) Skype
6 7 (1.79%) SMS
7 5 (1.28%) Internet
8 4 (1.02%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (1.02%) VoIP
9 3 (0.77%) DHCP
9 3 (0.77%) DNS
9 3 (0.77%) Extranet
9 3 (0.77%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.77%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.77%) WebEx
10 2 (0.51%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.51%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.51%) DB2
4 2 (0.51%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.51%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 127 (32.48%) Finance
2 31 (7.93%) Banking
3 30 (7.67%) Marketing
4 22 (5.63%) Retail
5 19 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.05%) Billing
6 8 (2.05%) Legal
7 7 (1.79%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.53%) Law
8 6 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.53%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.28%) Automotive
9 5 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.28%) Publishing
10 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.51%) Advertising
11 2 (0.51%) Local Government
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 251 (64.19%) Project Manager
2 69 (17.65%) IT Manager
3 58 (14.83%) IT Project Manager
4 38 (9.72%) Infrastructure Manager
5 32 (8.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 24 (6.14%) Senior Manager
7 22 (5.63%) Senior Project Manager
8 20 (5.12%) Technical Manager
9 18 (4.60%) Technical Project Manager
10 16 (4.09%) Coordinator
10 16 (4.09%) Implementation Manager
11 15 (3.84%) Analyst
12 14 (3.58%) Project Coordinator
13 12 (3.07%) Delivery Manager
13 12 (3.07%) Implementation Project Manager
14 10 (2.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
14 10 (2.56%) IT Support
14 10 (2.56%) Systems Manager
15 9 (2.30%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
15 9 (2.30%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.81%) Web Services
2 2 (0.51%) EDI
2 2 (0.51%) Middleware
2 2 (0.51%) Velocity
3 1 (0.26%) .NET
3 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.18%) Management Information System
2 24 (6.14%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.12%) Driving Licence
4 12 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.81%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.05%) NHS
7 8 (2.05%) PMI
7 8 (2.05%) User Experience
8 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.02%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.77%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.77%) Tandem
11 2 (0.51%) CCTV
11 2 (0.51%) Derivative
11 2 (0.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (0.51%) Life Science
11 2 (0.51%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.21%) Windows
2 15 (3.84%) Windows 7
3 10 (2.56%) Unix
4 9 (2.30%) Windows 10
4 9 (2.30%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.30%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.53%) Linux
6 5 (1.28%) Solaris
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (97.19%) PRINCE2
2 200 (51.15%) Project Management
3 127 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (29.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 93 (23.79%) ITIL
6 46 (11.76%) Migration
7 44 (11.25%) Scrum
8 43 (11.00%) PRINCE
9 41 (10.49%) Waterfall
10 38 (9.72%) Change Management
10 38 (9.72%) Project Planning
11 35 (8.95%) Resource Management
12 30 (7.67%) Risk Management
13 29 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (5.88%) Business Analysis
14 23 (5.88%) CRM
15 22 (5.63%) Change Control
15 22 (5.63%) Matrix Organization
16 21 (5.37%) Service Management
17 19 (4.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.30%) PowerShell
1 9 (2.30%) VB
2 7 (1.79%) SQL
3 3 (0.77%) C
4 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.26%) C#
4 1 (0.26%) Java
4 1 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (15.86%) PMP
2 58 (14.83%) PMI Certification
3 34 (8.70%) Degree
4 25 (6.39%) Security Cleared
5 21 (5.37%) SC Cleared
6 14 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.81%) MCSE
8 10 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (2.56%) MCSA
9 9 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.30%) MCP
9 9 (2.30%) MCTS
10 7 (1.79%) CCDP
10 7 (1.79%) CCNP
10 7 (1.79%) Chartered Engineer
10 7 (1.79%) CISM
10 7 (1.79%) CISSP
10 7 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (1.28%) APMP
12 4 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.74%) PMO
2 23 (5.88%) QA
3 18 (4.60%) SLA
4 10 (2.56%) GDPR
5 4 (1.02%) PSD2
6 3 (0.77%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.51%) COBIT
7 2 (0.51%) COSO
7 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.51%) ISO 14000
7 2 (0.51%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.26%) HL7
8 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.26%) P3O
System Software
1 27 (6.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.02%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.26%) KVM
5 1 (0.26%) QEMU
5 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.26%) XenApp
5 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (5.12%) SCCM
2 2 (0.51%) CASB
2 2 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.51%) Puppet
3 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.70%) VMware
3 24 (6.14%) Citrix
4 23 (5.88%) Cisco
5 22 (5.63%) Oracle
6 9 (2.30%) Altiris
7 8 (2.05%) NetApp
8 7 (1.79%) SAP
9 6 (1.53%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (1.28%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.77%) Dell
11 3 (0.77%) EMC
11 3 (0.77%) Informatica
12 2 (0.51%) Apple
12 2 (0.51%) F5
12 2 (0.51%) IBM
12 2 (0.51%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.51%) Juniper
12 2 (0.51%) Mitel