Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 430 433 309
Rank change year-on-year +3 -124 -26
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 484 506 823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.52% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.77% 2.54% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 358 562
England median daily rate £415 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -3.90% +4.06%
10th Percentile £257 £292 £300
90th Percentile £581 £579 £538
UK median daily rate £423 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +5.63% -3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 16
England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £13.10 £16.95 £20.27
90th Percentile £32.90 £27.45 £28.75
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -29.41% -7.27% -

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 17488 19953 20774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.76% 20.49% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10745 12456 12655
England median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.83% +5.38% -
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 815 772 1002
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +7.37% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.69 £49.15
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%

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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -24 174 £450 - 13
South East +13 113 £425 +14.86% 11
South West +28 57 £313 -21.88%
Midlands +17 57 £425 +6.25% 6
North of England +16 43 £420 +17.98% 7
East of England -18 33 £363 -6.45%
East Midlands +18 29 £413 -0.60% 2
West Midlands +10 28 £425 +22.48% 4
Yorkshire +17 22 £425 +6.25% 4
North West +2 17 £475 +47.29% 3
North East +55 5 £250 -23.08%
South Coast - 1 - -
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 475 (98.14%) PRINCE2
2 219 (45.25%) Project Management
3 154 (31.82%) Finance
4 117 (24.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 100 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (17.98%) ITIL
7 79 (16.32%) Microsoft
8 77 (15.91%) PMI Certification
9 72 (14.88%) PMP
10 61 (12.60%) Migration
10 61 (12.60%) PMO
11 56 (11.57%) Security Cleared
12 50 (10.33%) Degree
13 46 (9.50%) SC Cleared
13 46 (9.50%) PRINCE
13 46 (9.50%) Microsoft Project
14 44 (9.09%) Change Management
15 43 (8.88%) Project Planning
16 41 (8.47%) Risk Management
17 40 (8.26%) Banking
18 35 (7.23%) Management Information System
19 34 (7.02%) Telecoms
19 34 (7.02%) Office 365
20 31 (6.40%) Windows
21 30 (6.20%) Retail
21 30 (6.20%) QA
22 29 (5.99%) Data Centre
23 28 (5.79%) WAN
23 28 (5.79%) ERP
24 27 (5.58%) LAN

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 16 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.65%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.24%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.62%) Apache
6 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Captiva
7 1 (0.21%) CMS
7 1 (0.21%) Documentum
7 1 (0.21%) FileNet
7 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.21%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (9.50%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (2.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (2.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.41%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.41%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.21%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) HFM
5 1 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.21%) Primavera
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.02%) Office 365
2 16 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.10%) SaaS
4 10 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.24%) PaaS
6 5 (1.03%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.83%) IaaS
8 3 (0.62%) Yammer
9 2 (0.41%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.41%) Trello
10 1 (0.21%) Akamai
10 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.79%) WAN
2 27 (5.58%) LAN
3 21 (4.34%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (2.69%) Broadband
5 9 (1.86%) Firewall
6 8 (1.65%) Wireless
7 7 (1.45%) Skype
7 7 (1.45%) SMS
8 5 (1.03%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.83%) Intranet
9 4 (0.83%) IPv4
9 4 (0.83%) IPv6
9 4 (0.83%) VoIP
10 3 (0.62%) iBeacon
10 3 (0.62%) SAN
11 2 (0.41%) DHCP
11 2 (0.41%) Intelligent Network
11 2 (0.41%) Internet
11 2 (0.41%) MPLS
11 2 (0.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.41%) Blockchain
2 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (0.41%) QlikView
2 2 (0.41%) SAP HANA
2 2 (0.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.21%) Power BI
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.07%) JIRA
2 3 (0.62%) MSI
General
1 154 (31.82%) Finance
2 40 (8.26%) Banking
3 34 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 30 (6.20%) Retail
5 20 (4.13%) Legal
6 12 (2.48%) Advertising
7 11 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.65%) Back Office
9 8 (1.65%) German Language
10 7 (1.45%) Automotive
10 7 (1.45%) Law
10 7 (1.45%) Marketing
11 6 (1.24%) Local Government
12 4 (0.83%) Billing
13 2 (0.41%) Electronics
13 2 (0.41%) Publishing
14 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.21%) Front Office
14 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 315 (65.08%) Project Manager
2 63 (13.02%) IT Manager
3 58 (11.98%) IT Project Manager
4 35 (7.23%) Infrastructure Manager
5 33 (6.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 29 (5.99%) Analyst
7 26 (5.37%) Senior Manager
8 25 (5.17%) Senior Project Manager
9 23 (4.75%) Coordinator
10 21 (4.34%) Project Coordinator
11 20 (4.13%) Business Analyst
11 20 (4.13%) Technical Manager
11 20 (4.13%) Technical Project Manager
12 17 (3.51%) HR Manager
13 16 (3.31%) Programme Manager
14 13 (2.69%) Junior
14 13 (2.69%) Junior Project Manager
14 13 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
15 12 (2.48%) Installation Manager
15 12 (2.48%) Office 365 Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.03%) .NET
2 3 (0.62%) EDI
3 2 (0.41%) Django
3 2 (0.41%) MXNet
3 2 (0.41%) REST
3 2 (0.41%) TensorFlow
3 2 (0.41%) Theano
3 2 (0.41%) XML
4 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.21%) J2EE
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.23%) Management Information System
2 29 (5.99%) Data Centre
3 26 (5.37%) PMI
4 24 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.10%) NHS
6 9 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.24%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.03%) CCTV
8 5 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.03%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.83%) Fintech
9 4 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.62%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.41%) EPoS
11 2 (0.41%) PDA
11 2 (0.41%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.41%) Social Media
11 2 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.40%) Windows
2 16 (3.31%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.45%) Linux
4 5 (1.03%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.83%) Unix
5 4 (0.83%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.62%) Android
6 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (98.14%) PRINCE2
2 219 (45.25%) Project Management
3 117 (24.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 100 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (17.98%) ITIL
6 61 (12.60%) Migration
7 46 (9.50%) PRINCE
8 44 (9.09%) Change Management
9 43 (8.88%) Project Planning
10 41 (8.47%) Risk Management
11 28 (5.79%) ERP
12 27 (5.58%) Change Control
12 27 (5.58%) Waterfall
13 24 (4.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 23 (4.75%) CRM
14 23 (4.75%) Scrum
15 22 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (4.55%) Programme Management
16 21 (4.34%) Resource Management
17 18 (3.72%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (0.83%) SQL
2 3 (0.62%) C
2 3 (0.62%) Java
2 3 (0.62%) PHP
2 3 (0.62%) Python
3 2 (0.41%) C#
3 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.21%) Ruby
4 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (15.91%) PMI Certification
2 72 (14.88%) PMP
3 56 (11.57%) Security Cleared
4 50 (10.33%) Degree
5 46 (9.50%) SC Cleared
6 20 (4.13%) ISEB
7 13 (2.69%) APMP
8 11 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.65%) CCNP
11 8 (1.65%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (1.24%) CISM
13 6 (1.24%) CISSP
13 6 (1.24%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 6 (1.24%) MCSA
13 6 (1.24%) MCSE
14 5 (1.03%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (12.60%) PMO
2 30 (6.20%) QA
3 21 (4.34%) GDPR
4 6 (1.24%) MiFID
5 4 (0.83%) SLA
6 2 (0.41%) P3O
7 1 (0.21%) DICOM
7 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.21%) EMIR
7 1 (0.21%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.21%) HL7
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.41%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.21%) vCloud
5 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.21%) vSphere
5 1 (0.21%) XenApp
5 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (2.69%) SCCM
2 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.41%) DameWare
2 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.21%) SCOM
3 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 79 (16.32%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.96%) SAP
3 18 (3.72%) Cisco
4 15 (3.10%) Oracle
4 15 (3.10%) VMware
5 8 (1.65%) Citrix
6 5 (1.03%) HP
7 4 (0.83%) Dell
7 4 (0.83%) NetApp
8 3 (0.62%) Planview
8 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.41%) Apple
9 2 (0.41%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.41%) Cerner
9 2 (0.41%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.41%) CyberArk
9 2 (0.41%) Demandware
9 2 (0.41%) Google
9 2 (0.41%) IBM
9 2 (0.41%) Symantec