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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Practitioner
UK / England
Rank 360 363 352
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 216 277 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.57% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.55% 2.71% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 197 176
Median daily rate £428 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.84% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £413 £413
% change year-on-year -1.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.20% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £46.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -40.21% +67.27%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8481 10235 9545
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.69% 21.04% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5339 6454 5511
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 383 423
Median hourly rate £30.00 £36.52 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% +62.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £60.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PRINCE2 Practitioner as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 91 £493 +2.60% 15
South East +24 44 £415 +3.75% 7
South West +12 28 £390 +1.29% 2
East of England -8 19 £400 -13.97% 1
West Midlands +27 13 £456 -5.53% 4
North West +12 12 £405 -4.70% 3
East Midlands -13 7 £400 - 2
Yorkshire -1 2 - - 3
PRINCE2 Practitioner
UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 387 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 262 (67.70%) Project Management
3 161 (41.60%) Finance
4 89 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (21.45%) Security Cleared
6 81 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 76 (19.64%) ITIL
8 68 (17.57%) Risk Management
9 67 (17.31%) PMI Certification
10 63 (16.28%) Microsoft
11 61 (15.76%) PMP
12 59 (15.25%) MS Excel
13 57 (14.73%) Change Management
14 53 (13.70%) MS Project
15 48 (12.40%) Degree
16 46 (11.89%) MS Office
16 46 (11.89%) Change Control
17 43 (11.11%) SC Cleared
18 40 (10.34%) Programme Management
18 40 (10.34%) APMP
18 40 (10.34%) Data Centre
19 36 (9.30%) DV Cleared
20 33 (8.53%) Matrix Organization
20 33 (8.53%) Migration
20 33 (8.53%) Project Planning
21 30 (7.75%) QA
22 29 (7.49%) Waterfall
22 29 (7.49%) Mentoring
22 29 (7.49%) C
23 26 (6.72%) Coaching

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top Related 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 (2.07%) Confluence
2 5 (1.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.52%) CMS
4 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.26%) Documentum
4 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 59 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 53 (13.70%) MS Project
3 46 (11.89%) MS Office
4 19 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (3.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.07%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.52%) Maximo
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.26%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.26%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.62%) Office 365
2 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (1.29%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.52%) IaaS
4 2 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.43%) WAN
2 15 (3.88%) LAN
3 9 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.29%) Skype
4 5 (1.29%) Telepresence
4 5 (1.29%) VoIP
5 3 (0.78%) Firewall
5 3 (0.78%) Internet
5 3 (0.78%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.78%) WebEx
6 2 (0.52%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.52%) MPLS
7 1 (0.26%) Broadband
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.26%) DMZ
7 1 (0.26%) SAN
7 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.26%) VPN
7 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.07%) GIS
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (0.78%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.52%) MS Access
3 2 (0.52%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.26%) Big Data
4 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.26%) EDMS
4 1 (0.26%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.26%) Power BI
4 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.03%) JIRA
2 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 161 (41.60%) Finance
2 20 (5.17%) Legal
3 18 (4.65%) Law
4 15 (3.88%) Billing
5 13 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.84%) Banking
6 11 (2.84%) Front Office
6 11 (2.84%) Retail
7 9 (2.33%) Marketing
8 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) French Language
10 2 (0.52%) Local Government
10 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 254 (65.63%) Project Manager
2 57 (14.73%) IT Manager
3 55 (14.21%) IT Project Manager
4 48 (12.40%) Infrastructure Manager
5 42 (10.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 31 (8.01%) Technical Manager
7 28 (7.24%) Programme Manager
8 26 (6.72%) Project Officer
9 21 (5.43%) Delivery Manager
9 21 (5.43%) Support Officer
10 20 (5.17%) Project Support Officer
10 20 (5.17%) Senior Manager
11 18 (4.65%) Senior Project Manager
11 18 (4.65%) Technical Project Manager
12 16 (4.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 14 (3.62%) Analyst
13 14 (3.62%) SC Cleared Project Manager
14 11 (2.84%) DV Cleared Project Manager
15 10 (2.58%) Technical Delivery Manager
15 10 (2.58%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.29%) HTML
2 3 (0.78%) .NET
3 2 (0.52%) XML
4 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.26%) Middleware
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.26%) REST
4 1 (0.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.91%) PMI
4 10 (2.58%) Virtual Team
5 8 (2.07%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.55%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.78%) NHS
9 3 (0.78%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.52%) EPoS
10 2 (0.52%) Social Media
10 2 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.26%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.26%) FMCG
11 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.26%) iSeries
11 1 (0.26%) Life Science
11 1 (0.26%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.84%) Windows
2 4 (1.03%) Unix
3 3 (0.78%) Android
3 3 (0.78%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.26%) Linux
4 1 (0.26%) SUSE
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 262 (67.70%) Project Management
3 89 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (19.64%) ITIL
6 68 (17.57%) Risk Management
7 57 (14.73%) Change Management
8 46 (11.89%) Change Control
9 40 (10.34%) Programme Management
10 33 (8.53%) Matrix Organization
10 33 (8.53%) Migration
10 33 (8.53%) Project Planning
11 29 (7.49%) Mentoring
11 29 (7.49%) Waterfall
12 26 (6.72%) Coaching
13 25 (6.46%) Matrix Management
14 24 (6.20%) Dependency Management
15 21 (5.43%) SDLC
16 20 (5.17%) CRM
17 19 (4.91%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.49%) C
2 4 (1.03%) SQL
3 3 (0.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 83 (21.45%) Security Cleared
2 67 (17.31%) PMI Certification
3 61 (15.76%) PMP
4 48 (12.40%) Degree
5 43 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 40 (10.34%) APMP
7 36 (9.30%) DV Cleared
8 19 (4.91%) ISEB
9 11 (2.84%) MAPM
10 10 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 4 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.52%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.52%) PgMP
16 1 (0.26%) APMG
16 1 (0.26%) CAPM
16 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.75%) QA
2 22 (5.68%) PMO
3 5 (1.29%) MiFID
4 2 (0.52%) EMIR
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.52%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (0.52%) SCCM
3 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.65%) Cisco
2 18 (4.65%) Oracle
3 12 (3.10%) SAP
4 10 (2.58%) Citrix
5 8 (2.07%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.29%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.03%) Guidewire
8 3 (0.78%) Ariba
8 3 (0.78%) Computacenter
8 3 (0.78%) Concur
8 3 (0.78%) VMware
9 2 (0.52%) ESRI
9 2 (0.52%) HP
9 2 (0.52%) Syclo
9 2 (0.52%) webMethods
10 1 (0.26%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.26%) hybris
10 1 (0.26%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.26%) Tableau
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