Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 481 439 295
Rank change year-on-year -42 -144 -4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 411 410 826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.48% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.32% 2.36% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 280 583
England median daily rate £460 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £260
90th Percentile £588 £576 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.04% +8.28% -32.93%
10th Percentile £21.25 £18.30 £21.25
90th Percentile £136.00 £58.60 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £29.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.04% +8.28% -32.93%

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 17,726 17,405 20,846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.13% 20.42% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,626 10,952 13,049
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 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.79% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 862 811
England median hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £26.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.67% +11.42% +34.63%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.50 £51.69
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £29.92 £28.00
% change year-on-year -21.46% +6.86% +40.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -33 145 £500 +9.89% 11
South East 0 120 £470 +22.08% 14
North of England +3 68 £425 +7.94% 7
North West -3 36 £425 +9.68% 4
Midlands -42 33 £413 +7.84% 10
Yorkshire -1 23 £425 - 3
East of England -6 23 £363 -9.38% 3
South West -9 21 £375 +3.45% 9
West Midlands -27 21 £413 +13.79% 8
North East +39 11 £463 +43.41%
East Midlands -6 11 £414 +8.82% 2
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 401 (97.57%) PRINCE2
2 209 (50.85%) Project Management
3 131 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (30.66%) Finance
5 108 (26.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 84 (20.44%) ITIL
7 73 (17.76%) Microsoft
8 69 (16.79%) PMP
9 66 (16.06%) PMI Certification
10 55 (13.38%) Security Cleared
11 47 (11.44%) PRINCE
11 47 (11.44%) Microsoft Project
12 46 (11.19%) SC Cleared
12 46 (11.19%) Project Planning
12 46 (11.19%) PMO
13 43 (10.46%) Retail
14 42 (10.22%) Banking
14 42 (10.22%) Waterfall
15 41 (9.98%) Degree
16 39 (9.49%) Management Information System
17 36 (8.76%) Migration
17 36 (8.76%) Resource Management
18 31 (7.54%) Risk Management
19 29 (7.06%) Scrum
19 29 (7.06%) Cisco
20 28 (6.81%) Windows
20 28 (6.81%) Change Management
20 28 (6.81%) QA
21 25 (6.08%) Open Source
21 25 (6.08%) 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 8 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.46%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.97%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.97%) SAS
4 4 (0.97%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.49%) Confluence
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (11.44%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (6.08%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.46%) CA PPM
2 4 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.97%) Primavera
3 3 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.24%) HFM
5 1 (0.24%) Maximo
5 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.24%) Relativity
5 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.08%) SaaS
2 23 (5.60%) PaaS
3 17 (4.14%) Office 365
4 10 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.95%) IaaS
6 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.68%) Firewall
2 8 (1.95%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.95%) WAN
3 7 (1.70%) SMS
4 6 (1.46%) DHCP
5 5 (1.22%) Network Security
5 5 (1.22%) Unified Communications
5 5 (1.22%) VPN
6 4 (0.97%) BGP
6 4 (0.97%) DNS
6 4 (0.97%) Intranet
6 4 (0.97%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.97%) OSPF
7 3 (0.73%) LAN
7 3 (0.73%) Skype
7 3 (0.73%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (0.73%) WebEx
7 3 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.49%) VoIP
8 2 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.22%) MongoDB
1 5 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (1.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (0.97%) DB2
3 3 (0.73%) Blockchain
3 3 (0.73%) Power BI
4 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.49%) MySQL
4 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.24%) Big Data
5 1 (0.24%) GIS
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (0.97%) JIRA
2 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
General
1 126 (30.66%) Finance
2 43 (10.46%) Retail
3 42 (10.22%) Banking
4 24 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.14%) Legal
5 17 (4.14%) Marketing
6 15 (3.65%) Investment Banking
7 14 (3.41%) German Language
8 8 (1.95%) Advertising
9 7 (1.70%) Automotive
10 5 (1.22%) Billing
10 5 (1.22%) Law
11 4 (0.97%) Local Government
11 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 260 (63.26%) Project Manager
2 53 (12.90%) IT Manager
3 43 (10.46%) IT Project Manager
4 25 (6.08%) Infrastructure Manager
5 24 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (5.84%) Senior Manager
6 22 (5.35%) Coordinator
6 22 (5.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 22 (5.35%) Project Coordinator
6 22 (5.35%) Senior Project Manager
7 21 (5.11%) Analyst
8 15 (3.65%) HR Manager
8 15 (3.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (3.16%) Security Manager
10 12 (2.92%) Business Analyst
10 12 (2.92%) Security Project Manager
11 11 (2.68%) Agile Project Manager
11 11 (2.68%) Junior
11 11 (2.68%) Junior Project Manager
11 11 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.95%) Web Services
2 3 (0.73%) .NET
2 3 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.49%) EDI
4 1 (0.24%) Akka
4 1 (0.24%) CSS
4 1 (0.24%) HTML
4 1 (0.24%) J2EE
4 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.49%) Management Information System
2 22 (5.35%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.62%) PMI
4 10 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.19%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.22%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.22%) NHS
6 5 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (0.97%) EPoS
7 4 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (0.97%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.73%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.73%) Derivative
8 3 (0.73%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.49%) CCTV
9 2 (0.49%) Life Science
9 2 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.81%) Windows
2 14 (3.41%) Windows 10
3 9 (2.19%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.46%) Windows 8
4 6 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.22%) Linux
6 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.97%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.73%) Android
7 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (97.57%) PRINCE2
2 209 (50.85%) Project Management
3 131 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (26.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (20.44%) ITIL
6 47 (11.44%) PRINCE
7 46 (11.19%) Project Planning
8 42 (10.22%) Waterfall
9 36 (8.76%) Migration
9 36 (8.76%) Resource Management
10 31 (7.54%) Risk Management
11 29 (7.06%) Scrum
12 28 (6.81%) Change Management
13 25 (6.08%) Open Source
14 24 (5.84%) Data Management
14 24 (5.84%) Problem Management
15 23 (5.60%) Cybersecurity
15 23 (5.60%) Network Design
15 23 (5.60%) SFIA
16 19 (4.62%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.46%) SQL
2 3 (0.73%) PHP
3 2 (0.49%) C#
3 2 (0.49%) Java
4 1 (0.24%) C
4 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (16.79%) PMP
2 66 (16.06%) PMI Certification
3 55 (13.38%) Security Cleared
4 46 (11.19%) SC Cleared
5 41 (9.98%) Degree
6 25 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (5.60%) CISSP
8 20 (4.87%) CCDP
8 20 (4.87%) CCNP
8 20 (4.87%) Chartered Engineer
8 20 (4.87%) CISM
9 19 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 13 (3.16%) CCIE
10 13 (3.16%) ISEB
11 11 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.70%) APMP
13 7 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.70%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.19%) PMO
2 28 (6.81%) QA
3 17 (4.14%) GDPR
4 9 (2.19%) SLA
5 6 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.97%) Government Security Classifications
6 4 (0.97%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.73%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.49%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.24%) COBIT
9 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.24%) EMIR
9 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.24%) MiFID
9 1 (0.24%) P3O
9 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.24%) PSD2
System Software
1 17 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.43%) Hyper-V
2 10 (2.43%) XenApp
3 7 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.70%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.73%) Snort
6 2 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.24%) HDFS
7 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (2.43%) SCCM
2 5 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (0.73%) Puppet
3 3 (0.73%) QRadar
4 2 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.49%) Terraform
5 1 (0.24%) CASB
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.06%) Cisco
3 17 (4.14%) Oracle
3 17 (4.14%) SAP
4 16 (3.89%) VMware
5 15 (3.65%) Citrix
6 9 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.70%) Ivanti
8 6 (1.46%) NetApp
9 5 (1.22%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.22%) EMC
9 5 (1.22%) F5
9 5 (1.22%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.22%) Symantec
9 5 (1.22%) Trend Micro
10 4 (0.97%) CA
10 4 (0.97%) Capita
10 4 (0.97%) Demandware
10 4 (0.97%) Juniper
10 4 (0.97%) Splunk