Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 521 489 487
Rank change year-on-year -32 -2 -85
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 334 398 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.91% 2.26% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 260 251
England median daily rate £430 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £300
90th Percentile £600 £606 £575
UK median daily rate £427 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 19
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90th Percentile £34.04 £32.13 £32.80
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 17,493 17,597 18,415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.19% 19.05% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,443 10,794 11,522
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.91%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £250
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 765 793
England median hourly rate £28.72 £23.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.19% -7.84% -1.92%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.09
90th Percentile £52.52 £50.00 £47.82
UK median hourly rate £28.52 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +18.81% -5.88% -7.27%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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
South East -1 105 £425 +6.25% 10
London -23 94 £525 +5.00% 8
North of England -42 45 £450 -11.33% 4
South West -22 42 £400 +11.89% 3
Yorkshire -8 29 £450 +9.09% 1
Midlands -16 27 £400 -3.03% 1
East of England -7 22 £460 -4.17% 2
East Midlands +9 14 £400 +3.90%
West Midlands -21 13 £400 -9.86% 1
North West -35 10 £480 -8.40% 3
North East -13 6 £456 -12.89%
PRINCE2 Practitioner
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner.

1 334 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 211 (63.17%) Project Management
3 98 (29.34%) Finance
3 98 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (27.54%) Security Cleared
5 91 (27.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 62 (18.56%) PMI Certification
6 62 (18.56%) PMO
7 61 (18.26%) Microsoft
7 61 (18.26%) ITIL
8 58 (17.37%) SC Cleared
9 51 (15.27%) Risk Management
10 47 (14.07%) Project Governance
11 46 (13.77%) Quality Management
11 46 (13.77%) Scrum
12 45 (13.47%) PMI
13 43 (12.87%) Matrix Management
14 42 (12.57%) Microsoft Project
14 42 (12.57%) Programme Management
15 41 (12.28%) Degree
16 40 (11.98%) Project Planning
16 40 (11.98%) Continuous Improvement
17 38 (11.38%) Microsoft Excel
18 36 (10.78%) Change Control
19 35 (10.48%) Telecoms
20 34 (10.18%) Dependency Management
20 34 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
21 32 (9.58%) DV Cleared
22 31 (9.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 31 (9.28%) Office 365

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 16 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.10%) Confluence
3 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.30%) Appian
Applications
1 42 (12.57%) Microsoft Project
2 38 (11.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (7.49%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (6.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (4.79%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.60%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (1.80%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) Primavera
4 1 (0.30%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.30%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.28%) Office 365
2 21 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.40%) Trello
4 4 (1.20%) SaaS
5 3 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.60%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.19%) Value-Added Service
2 7 (2.10%) WAN
3 6 (1.80%) LAN
4 3 (0.90%) 2G
4 3 (0.90%) 3G
4 3 (0.90%) 4G
4 3 (0.90%) 5G
4 3 (0.90%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (0.90%) SAN
5 2 (0.60%) MPLS
5 2 (0.60%) Network Security
5 2 (0.60%) Skype
5 2 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.30%) DNS
6 1 (0.30%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.30%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.30%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.90%) GIS
1 3 (0.90%) Power BI
2 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (6.89%) JIRA
2 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
General
1 98 (29.34%) Finance
2 35 (10.48%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.29%) Law
4 9 (2.69%) Legal
4 9 (2.69%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.10%) Banking
5 7 (2.10%) Retail
6 6 (1.80%) Marketing
7 4 (1.20%) Electronics
8 3 (0.90%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.90%) Billing
8 3 (0.90%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.90%) Military
9 2 (0.60%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 208 (62.28%) Project Manager
2 46 (13.77%) IT Manager
3 42 (12.57%) IT Project Manager
4 31 (9.28%) Technical Manager
5 27 (8.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 25 (7.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 21 (6.29%) Technical Project Manager
8 17 (5.09%) Delivery Manager
9 15 (4.49%) Senior Manager
10 14 (4.19%) DV Cleared Project Manager
11 13 (3.89%) Analyst
11 13 (3.89%) Project Officer
12 12 (3.59%) Programme Manager
12 12 (3.59%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 12 (3.59%) Senior Project Manager
13 11 (3.29%) Security Manager
14 10 (2.99%) Configuration Management Specialist
14 10 (2.99%) Configuration Specialist
14 10 (2.99%) Project Control Officer
15 9 (2.69%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.10%) Velocity
2 4 (1.20%) Middleware
3 2 (0.60%) .NET
3 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.30%) REST
4 1 (0.30%) SOAP
4 1 (0.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.47%) PMI
2 22 (6.59%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.59%) CMDB
5 10 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.10%) NHS
7 4 (1.20%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.20%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.20%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.90%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.90%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.60%) Derivative
9 2 (0.60%) Equities
9 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.60%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.08%) Windows
2 19 (5.69%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.20%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.30%) Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 211 (63.17%) Project Management
3 98 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (27.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (18.26%) ITIL
6 51 (15.27%) Risk Management
7 47 (14.07%) Project Governance
8 46 (13.77%) Quality Management
8 46 (13.77%) Scrum
9 43 (12.87%) Matrix Management
10 42 (12.57%) Programme Management
11 40 (11.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (11.98%) Project Planning
12 36 (10.78%) Change Control
13 34 (10.18%) Dependency Management
13 34 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (9.28%) Change Management
14 31 (9.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 29 (8.68%) Critical Success Factor
16 26 (7.78%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.69%) C
2 2 (0.60%) C#
2 2 (0.60%) VB
3 1 (0.30%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 92 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 62 (18.56%) PMI Certification
3 58 (17.37%) SC Cleared
4 41 (12.28%) Degree
5 32 (9.58%) DV Cleared
6 25 (7.49%) PMP
7 16 (4.79%) APMP
8 11 (3.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (2.99%) ISEB
10 6 (1.80%) HNC
10 6 (1.80%) HND
10 6 (1.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 5 (1.50%) CCA
11 5 (1.50%) CCNA
11 5 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.50%) CITP
11 5 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.50%) MCSE
11 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (18.56%) PMO
2 11 (3.29%) QA
3 4 (1.20%) SLA
4 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.90%) P3O
5 2 (0.60%) GDPR
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.90%) SCCM
3 2 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 61 (18.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.09%) SAP
3 12 (3.59%) Cisco
3 12 (3.59%) Citrix
4 11 (3.29%) Remedy
5 8 (2.40%) Huawei
6 5 (1.50%) Oracle
7 3 (0.90%) Aderant
7 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.90%) Sony
7 3 (0.90%) VMware
8 2 (0.60%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.60%) hybris
8 2 (0.60%) Intapp
8 2 (0.60%) NEC
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe
9 1 (0.30%) Capita
9 1 (0.30%) EMC
9 1 (0.30%) Google
9 1 (0.30%) NetApp