Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 557 525 509
Rank change year-on-year -32 -16 -132
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 310 356 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 2.02% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 239 249
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £311
90th Percentile £609 £628 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 14
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -18.31%
10th Percentile £22.50 £21.05 £22.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £29.13 £28.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -18.31%

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 17,730 17,631 20,098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.78% 18.91% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,506 10,833 12,553
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £231 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £599
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 845 815 772
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.48% -1.49% +7.37%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.14
90th Percentile £51.15 £50.00 £47.69
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -17 94 £538 +13.16% 7
South East -29 76 £425 +1.19% 16
North of England -26 48 £478 -4.50% 17
South West -19 35 £413 +0.61% 2
Midlands -9 34 £408 -1.21% 6
Yorkshire -6 25 £500 +17.65% 9
East of England -12 25 £460 +7.60% 5
West Midlands -21 19 £413 -2.94% 4
North West -26 16 £490 -16.60% 8
East Midlands +12 15 £400 +1.91% 2
North East -12 8 £300 -40.00%
PRINCE2 Practitioner
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 310 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 192 (61.94%) Project Management
3 113 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (30.32%) Finance
5 92 (29.68%) Security Cleared
6 73 (23.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 58 (18.71%) Microsoft
9 49 (15.81%) Microsoft Project
9 49 (15.81%) Risk Management
10 47 (15.16%) Scrum
10 47 (15.16%) ITIL
10 47 (15.16%) Project Planning
11 45 (14.52%) Programme Management
12 36 (11.61%) Degree
12 36 (11.61%) Windows
13 35 (11.29%) Quality Management
13 35 (11.29%) Office 365
13 35 (11.29%) PMO
14 34 (10.97%) Agile Project Management
14 34 (10.97%) PMI Certification
15 33 (10.65%) Change Management
15 33 (10.65%) Project Governance
15 33 (10.65%) Change Control
15 33 (10.65%) DV Cleared
16 29 (9.35%) Service Delivery
16 29 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
16 29 (9.35%) Windows 10
17 27 (8.71%) Problem-Solving
17 27 (8.71%) 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 12 (3.87%) Confluence
1 12 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.65%) Documentum
2 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.32%) Appian
Applications
1 49 (15.81%) Microsoft Project
2 29 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (7.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (5.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.32%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.32%) Primavera
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.29%) Office 365
2 25 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.23%) Trello
4 5 (1.61%) SaaS
5 3 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.65%) IaaS
6 2 (0.65%) PaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.87%) WAN
2 8 (2.58%) LAN
2 8 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (2.26%) Value-Added Service
4 4 (1.29%) 2G
4 4 (1.29%) 3G
4 4 (1.29%) 4G
4 4 (1.29%) SMS
4 4 (1.29%) TETRA
5 3 (0.97%) Skype
6 2 (0.65%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.65%) MPLS
6 2 (0.65%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.32%) BGP
7 1 (0.32%) DHCP
7 1 (0.32%) DNS
7 1 (0.32%) Firewall
7 1 (0.32%) OSPF
7 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.97%) GIS
1 3 (0.97%) Power BI
2 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (8.71%) JIRA
2 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
General
1 94 (30.32%) Finance
2 21 (6.77%) Law
3 16 (5.16%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.90%) Retail
5 6 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.61%) Legal
6 5 (1.61%) Marketing
7 4 (1.29%) Military
8 3 (0.97%) Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Billing
9 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.65%) Electronics
9 2 (0.65%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 197 (63.55%) Project Manager
2 37 (11.94%) Technical Manager
3 32 (10.32%) IT Manager
4 30 (9.68%) IT Project Manager
5 26 (8.39%) Technical Project Manager
6 25 (8.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 23 (7.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 21 (6.77%) Senior Manager
9 17 (5.48%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 17 (5.48%) Senior Project Manager
10 16 (5.16%) Delivery Manager
11 13 (4.19%) DV Cleared Project Manager
11 13 (4.19%) Programme Manager
12 12 (3.87%) Digital Project Manager
12 12 (3.87%) Project Officer
13 9 (2.90%) Business Manager
13 9 (2.90%) Business Project Manager
13 9 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 9 (2.90%) Project Control Officer
14 8 (2.58%) Business Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.87%) Velocity
2 4 (1.29%) Middleware
3 1 (0.32%) .NET
3 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.32%) REST
3 1 (0.32%) SOAP
3 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.45%) PMI
2 17 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.87%) Driving Licence
3 12 (3.87%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (3.87%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.87%) NHS
4 11 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.29%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.29%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.97%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.65%) User Experience
10 1 (0.32%) CCTV
10 1 (0.32%) CMDB
10 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.32%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.61%) Windows
2 29 (9.35%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.32%) Linux
4 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.32%) Unix
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 192 (61.94%) Project Management
3 113 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (23.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (15.81%) Risk Management
6 47 (15.16%) ITIL
6 47 (15.16%) Project Planning
6 47 (15.16%) Scrum
7 45 (14.52%) Programme Management
8 35 (11.29%) Quality Management
9 34 (10.97%) Agile Project Management
10 33 (10.65%) Change Control
10 33 (10.65%) Change Management
10 33 (10.65%) Project Governance
11 29 (9.35%) Service Delivery
12 27 (8.71%) Migration
12 27 (8.71%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (8.06%) Matrix Management
13 25 (8.06%) Requirements Management
14 24 (7.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.58%) C
2 1 (0.32%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 92 (29.68%) Security Cleared
2 62 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 36 (11.61%) Degree
4 34 (10.97%) PMI Certification
5 33 (10.65%) DV Cleared
6 20 (6.45%) APMP
7 17 (5.48%) PMP
8 11 (3.55%) ISEB
9 9 (2.90%) HNC
9 9 (2.90%) HND
9 9 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.61%) CCNA
12 5 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (1.29%) CCNP
13 4 (1.29%) CISSP
14 3 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.97%) Chartered Engineer
15 2 (0.65%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.29%) PMO
2 10 (3.23%) QA
3 8 (2.58%) SLA
4 3 (0.97%) GDPR
4 3 (0.97%) P3O
5 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.65%) SCCM
2 2 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.32%) Ansible
3 1 (0.32%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 58 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.87%) SAP
3 10 (3.23%) Cisco
4 6 (1.94%) Citrix
5 5 (1.61%) Oracle
6 3 (0.97%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.97%) Sony
7 2 (0.65%) hybris
7 2 (0.65%) IBM
7 2 (0.65%) NEC
7 2 (0.65%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe
8 1 (0.32%) EMC
8 1 (0.32%) HP
8 1 (0.32%) Meraki
8 1 (0.32%) NetApp
8 1 (0.32%) Nintex
8 1 (0.32%) Progress
8 1 (0.32%) Workday