Period
to 18 June 2018

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 June 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 Practitioner
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 487 427 444
Rank change year-on-year -60 +17 -27
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 397 427 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.31% 2.52% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 275 338
England median daily rate £484 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.26% -3.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £343 £325 £346
90th Percentile £595 £588 £624
UK median daily rate £475 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 5
England median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +20.00% -54.55%
10th Percentile £26.25 £26.25 £22.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.68 £45.40
UK median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +20.00% -39.39%

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 17,166 16,972 20,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.89% 20.26% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,261 10,452 13,151
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £261 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.36% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 775 867 729
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £53.15
UK median hourly rate £24.69 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -17.72% -7.69% +44.44%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018.

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 June 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 -81 127 £525 +5.00% 8
South East +20 96 £475 +12.76% 6
North of England +10 77 £523 +29.01% 5
North West -24 47 £523 +29.01%
East of England -8 39 £430 +6.83% 5
South West +9 34 £378 -3.21% 1
Midlands -20 32 £500 +17.65% 3
West Midlands -23 25 £525 +23.53% 3
Yorkshire -4 21 £525 - 5
North East +18 15 £525 -
East Midlands -3 6 £500 +25.00%
PRINCE2 Practitioner
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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.

1 397 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 219 (55.16%) Project Management
3 149 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (33.50%) Finance
5 104 (26.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 91 (22.92%) ITIL
7 85 (21.41%) Security Cleared
8 77 (19.40%) Microsoft
9 69 (17.38%) Risk Management
10 67 (16.88%) SC Cleared
11 65 (16.37%) Change Management
12 50 (12.59%) Microsoft Project
13 46 (11.59%) Office 365
14 45 (11.34%) Degree
15 44 (11.08%) Windows
16 41 (10.33%) PMI Certification
17 39 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
18 38 (9.57%) Scrum
19 37 (9.32%) Migration
19 37 (9.32%) Programme Management
19 37 (9.32%) PMO
20 35 (8.82%) Project Planning
21 34 (8.56%) Cisco
22 33 (8.31%) PMP
22 33 (8.31%) Change Control
22 33 (8.31%) Waterfall
23 32 (8.06%) QA
24 31 (7.81%) Supplier Management
25 30 (7.56%) Microsoft Excel
25 30 (7.56%) IT Strategy

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 22 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.26%) SAS
2 5 (1.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.25%) CMS
3 1 (0.25%) Confluence
3 1 (0.25%) Documentum
3 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (12.59%) Microsoft Project
2 30 (7.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (7.30%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (4.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.51%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Primavera
3 1 (0.25%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.59%) Office 365
2 28 (7.05%) SaaS
3 22 (5.54%) PaaS
4 21 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.76%) Yammer
6 5 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.26%) Trello
7 4 (1.01%) IaaS
8 3 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.50%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.79%) WAN
2 14 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (3.27%) Firewall
4 11 (2.77%) LAN
4 11 (2.77%) Unified Communications
5 10 (2.52%) 4G
5 10 (2.52%) IP Telephony
5 10 (2.52%) Skype
6 9 (2.27%) 2G
6 9 (2.27%) 3G
6 9 (2.27%) SMS
6 9 (2.27%) TETRA
7 8 (2.02%) MPLS
8 7 (1.76%) VPN
9 6 (1.51%) Network Security
10 5 (1.26%) DHCP
10 5 (1.26%) DNS
10 5 (1.26%) Internet
10 5 (1.26%) OSPF
10 5 (1.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.01%) Electronic Patient Records
1 4 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.76%) Power BI
3 2 (0.50%) Big Data
3 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.50%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.50%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.25%) DB2
4 1 (0.25%) GIS
4 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (2.77%) JIRA
2 1 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 133 (33.50%) Finance
2 20 (5.04%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.53%) Legal
3 18 (4.53%) Retail
4 13 (3.27%) Law
5 12 (3.02%) Banking
6 8 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.76%) Local Government
7 7 (1.76%) Marketing
8 6 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Billing
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.25%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 246 (61.96%) Project Manager
2 50 (12.59%) IT Manager
3 42 (10.58%) IT Project Manager
4 38 (9.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 35 (8.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 30 (7.56%) Senior Manager
7 26 (6.55%) Programme Manager
8 25 (6.30%) Senior Project Manager
9 18 (4.53%) Digital Project Manager
9 18 (4.53%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 16 (4.03%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 16 (4.03%) Technical Manager
11 13 (3.27%) Technical Project Manager
12 12 (3.02%) Architect
12 12 (3.02%) Consultant
12 12 (3.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.02%) PMO Lead
12 12 (3.02%) Senior PMO
13 11 (2.77%) Delivery Manager
13 11 (2.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.80%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.30%) Driving Licence
3 20 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.78%) NHS
6 12 (3.02%) PMI
7 10 (2.52%) Life Science
8 7 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.76%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.51%) LIMS
10 4 (1.01%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.76%) CCTV
11 3 (0.76%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.50%) CMDB
12 2 (0.50%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.50%) FMCG
12 2 (0.50%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (11.08%) Windows
2 27 (6.80%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.76%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.01%) Linux
4 4 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.76%) AIX
6 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 219 (55.16%) Project Management
3 149 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (26.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 91 (22.92%) ITIL
6 69 (17.38%) Risk Management
7 65 (16.37%) Change Management
8 39 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (9.57%) Scrum
10 37 (9.32%) Migration
10 37 (9.32%) Programme Management
11 35 (8.82%) Project Planning
12 33 (8.31%) Change Control
12 33 (8.31%) Waterfall
13 31 (7.81%) Supplier Management
14 30 (7.56%) IT Strategy
15 29 (7.30%) Service Delivery
16 28 (7.05%) SFIA
17 26 (6.55%) Resource Management
18 25 (6.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.52%) C
2 6 (1.51%) SQL
3 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 85 (21.41%) Security Cleared
2 67 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 45 (11.34%) Degree
4 41 (10.33%) PMI Certification
5 33 (8.31%) PMP
6 29 (7.30%) APMP
7 25 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (6.30%) ISEB
8 22 (5.54%) CCNP
9 17 (4.28%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (4.03%) CISM
10 16 (4.03%) CISSP
11 15 (3.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 13 (3.27%) CCNA
13 12 (3.02%) CCDP
13 12 (3.02%) CCIE
13 12 (3.02%) Chartered Engineer
13 12 (3.02%) DV Cleared
14 8 (2.02%) APMG
15 5 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.32%) PMO
2 32 (8.06%) QA
3 10 (2.52%) SLA
4 9 (2.27%) GDPR
5 6 (1.51%) GxP
6 5 (1.26%) P3O
7 4 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.76%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.76%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.25%) GCP
9 1 (0.25%) GLP
9 1 (0.25%) GMP
9 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (1.26%) XenApp
2 5 (1.26%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.76%) Cisco IPCC
2 6 (1.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) Ansible
3 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 77 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.56%) Cisco
3 12 (3.02%) Citrix
4 11 (2.77%) ServiceNow
5 8 (2.02%) SAP
6 5 (1.26%) Ivanti
7 4 (1.01%) Oracle
8 3 (0.76%) HP
8 3 (0.76%) IBM
8 3 (0.76%) VMware
9 2 (0.50%) Capita
9 2 (0.50%) Computacenter
9 2 (0.50%) Meraki
9 2 (0.50%) Polycom
9 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.50%) Tableau
10 1 (0.25%) Arista
10 1 (0.25%) ATG
10 1 (0.25%) Demandware
10 1 (0.25%) WorldPay