Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PRINCE2 Practitioner qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 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 Practitioner
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 494 503 373
Rank change year-on-year +9 -130 +49
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 359 398 637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.41% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% 1.98% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 251 461
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £325 £311 £306
90th Percentile £625 £600 £573
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 2
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.31% -3.81%
10th Percentile £21.05 £22.50 £28.17
90th Percentile £29.13 £28.75 £39.36
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.67
% change year-on-year - -18.31% -3.81%

PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 17630 20111 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.78% 20.49% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10825 12536 12686
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £230 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £593 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 779 1000
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +10.87% +21.05%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.73 £49.19
UK median hourly rate £26.35 £26.25 £24.41
% change year-on-year +0.36% +7.55% +28.46%

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Practitioner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in England

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in England

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Practitioner in England

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in England

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PRINCE2 Practitioner in England

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 Practitioner within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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 -49 120 £475 -5.00% 7
South East +27 83 £420 +4.35% 3
North of England +80 59 £500 +12.36% 2
East of England -17 37 £428 +2.40% 1
South West +4 29 £410 +5.81%
Midlands +4 29 £413 -6.25% 3
North West +29 26 £588 +38.24% 1
Yorkshire +34 20 £425 +6.25% 1
West Midlands +23 19 £425 -15.00% 3
North East +70 15 £500 -3.85%
East Midlands -1 10 £400 -
PRINCE2 Practitioner
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner.

1 359 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 198 (55.15%) Project Management
3 139 (38.72%) Finance
4 113 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (25.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (20.33%) Programme Management
7 69 (19.22%) Microsoft
8 65 (18.11%) ITIL
9 63 (17.55%) Change Management
10 62 (17.27%) PMI Certification
11 61 (16.99%) Risk Management
12 50 (13.93%) Degree
13 48 (13.37%) Security Cleared
14 47 (13.09%) Change Control
14 47 (13.09%) Microsoft Excel
15 44 (12.26%) Microsoft Project
16 40 (11.14%) PMP
17 39 (10.86%) Microsoft Office
17 39 (10.86%) PMO
18 37 (10.31%) Waterfall
19 36 (10.03%) Management Information System
20 33 (9.19%) QA
21 32 (8.91%) PMI
22 28 (7.80%) Scrum
23 25 (6.96%) WAN
23 25 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
24 24 (6.69%) Data Centre
24 24 (6.69%) SC Cleared
24 24 (6.69%) Telecoms
25 23 (6.41%) Migration

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 11 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.39%) CMS
3 3 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.56%) Confluence
4 2 (0.56%) Documentum
4 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (13.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (12.26%) Microsoft Project
3 39 (10.86%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (5.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (3.62%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (1.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (2.79%) Unit4 Business World
2 8 (2.23%) SAP BPC
3 6 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.56%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.28%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.46%) Office 365
2 10 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.67%) PaaS
4 5 (1.39%) SaaS
5 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.84%) IaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.96%) WAN
2 23 (6.41%) LAN
3 9 (2.51%) Firewall
3 9 (2.51%) Unified Communications
4 8 (2.23%) SMS
4 8 (2.23%) VoIP
5 6 (1.67%) VPN
5 6 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.39%) WLAN
7 4 (1.11%) 4G
7 4 (1.11%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.84%) DWDM
8 3 (0.84%) Internet
8 3 (0.84%) LTE
8 3 (0.84%) MPLS
8 3 (0.84%) Network Security
8 3 (0.84%) SDH
9 2 (0.56%) Broadband
9 2 (0.56%) Intranet
9 2 (0.56%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.11%) Big Data
1 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database
1 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.84%) MS Access
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (0.84%) Power BI
2 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
2 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.28%) Ingres
4 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.67%) JIRA
2 4 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.84%) Bitbucket
General
1 139 (38.72%) Finance
2 24 (6.69%) Telecoms
3 22 (6.13%) Retail
4 17 (4.74%) Legal
5 13 (3.62%) Local Government
6 12 (3.34%) Law
7 10 (2.79%) Back Office
8 9 (2.51%) Banking
9 8 (2.23%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.67%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.39%) Marketing
12 4 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.84%) Electronics
13 3 (0.84%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.56%) Billing
14 2 (0.56%) French Language
15 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.28%) German Language
15 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 228 (63.51%) Project Manager
2 36 (10.03%) Infrastructure Manager
3 35 (9.75%) Programme Manager
4 34 (9.47%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 33 (9.19%) IT Manager
6 31 (8.64%) IT Project Manager
7 30 (8.36%) Senior Manager
7 30 (8.36%) Senior Project Manager
8 20 (5.57%) Transformation Manager
9 16 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 12 (3.34%) Transformation Programme Manager
11 11 (3.06%) Product Manager
11 11 (3.06%) SC Cleared Project Manager
11 11 (3.06%) Technical Manager
12 10 (2.79%) Analyst
12 10 (2.79%) Consultant
12 10 (2.79%) Security Consultant
13 9 (2.51%) Technical Project Manager
14 8 (2.23%) Development Manager
14 8 (2.23%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.84%) Middleware
1 3 (0.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (0.56%) .NET
3 1 (0.28%) J2EE
3 1 (0.28%) REST
3 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.03%) Management Information System
2 32 (8.91%) PMI
3 25 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.69%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.62%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.95%) NHS
7 6 (1.67%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.84%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.56%) PKI
10 1 (0.28%) CMDB
10 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.28%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.28%) Life Science
10 1 (0.28%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmacovigilance
10 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.13%) Windows
2 12 (3.34%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.95%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.56%) Unix
4 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.28%) Linux
5 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 198 (55.15%) Project Management
3 113 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (25.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (20.33%) Programme Management
6 65 (18.11%) ITIL
7 63 (17.55%) Change Management
8 61 (16.99%) Risk Management
9 47 (13.09%) Change Control
10 37 (10.31%) Waterfall
11 28 (7.80%) Scrum
12 23 (6.41%) Migration
12 23 (6.41%) Supplier Management
13 21 (5.85%) ERP
14 20 (5.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (5.57%) Information Security
14 20 (5.57%) Mentoring
15 19 (5.29%) Resource Management
15 19 (5.29%) SDLC
16 18 (5.01%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.79%) C
2 3 (0.84%) Java
2 3 (0.84%) SQL
2 3 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (17.27%) PMI Certification
2 50 (13.93%) Degree
3 48 (13.37%) Security Cleared
4 40 (11.14%) PMP
5 24 (6.69%) SC Cleared
6 22 (6.13%) APMP
7 21 (5.85%) CISSP
8 20 (5.57%) DV Cleared
9 17 (4.74%) CISM
10 10 (2.79%) CISA
10 10 (2.79%) ISEB
11 9 (2.51%) Chartered Engineer
12 8 (2.23%) CCNP
12 8 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (1.67%) CCDP
14 6 (1.67%) CCIE
14 6 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.11%) HNC
15 4 (1.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.86%) PMO
2 33 (9.19%) QA
3 14 (3.90%) PCI DSS
4 11 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (2.23%) GDPR
6 5 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (1.11%) MiFID
8 3 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.84%) SLA
9 2 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.28%) DICOM
10 1 (0.28%) HL7
10 1 (0.28%) IFRS
10 1 (0.28%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.28%) P3O
10 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.28%) XenApp
2 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.84%) Data Guard
1 3 (0.84%) SCCM
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.29%) Cisco
3 18 (5.01%) SAP
4 13 (3.62%) Citrix
5 10 (2.79%) Oracle
6 7 (1.95%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.39%) Ericsson
8 4 (1.11%) Amdocs
8 4 (1.11%) Nokia
8 4 (1.11%) Remedy
9 3 (0.84%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.84%) VMware
10 2 (0.56%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.56%) Epicor
10 2 (0.56%) Google
10 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.56%) Wyse
11 1 (0.28%) HP
11 1 (0.28%) Juniper
11 1 (0.28%) Nortel