Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 545 489 516
Rank change year-on-year -56 +27 -94
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 334 376 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.92% 2.16% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 244 274
England median daily rate £475 £436 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.94% -3.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £332
90th Percentile £638 £588 £625
UK median daily rate £470 £435 £450
% change year-on-year +8.05% -3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 7
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -54.55%
10th Percentile £22.50 £20.78 £22.50
90th Percentile £34.53 £45.23 £30.85
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -54.55%

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 17,432 17,368 21,023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.54% 19.12% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,296 10,556 13,175
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 882 824 707
England median hourly rate £23.65 £27.50 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +9.47% +11.64%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £51.06 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -17.24% +5.45% +20.88%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -28 118 £550 +12.82% 8
South East -10 68 £463 +10.12% 6
North of England -16 66 £500 +17.65% 8
South West +11 40 £383 -7.83% 1
Yorkshire -2 30 £525 +32.08% 4
Midlands -29 28 £425 - 1
North West -29 28 £525 +35.48% 3
East of England -26 22 £455 +9.64% 4
West Midlands -40 15 £513 +20.59% 1
East Midlands +12 13 £416 +4.06%
North East -6 12 £525 +5.00% 1
PRINCE2 Practitioner
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 334 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 192 (57.49%) Project Management
3 131 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (32.63%) Finance
5 91 (27.25%) Security Cleared
6 82 (24.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (20.66%) SC Cleared
8 67 (20.06%) ITIL
8 67 (20.06%) Microsoft
9 49 (14.67%) Microsoft Project
10 43 (12.87%) Change Management
10 43 (12.87%) Scrum
10 43 (12.87%) Office 365
11 40 (11.98%) Programme Management
11 40 (11.98%) Degree
12 39 (11.68%) Risk Management
12 39 (11.68%) Windows
13 37 (11.08%) Microsoft Office
14 34 (10.18%) Project Planning
14 34 (10.18%) Change Control
15 32 (9.58%) Migration
16 31 (9.28%) Service Delivery
16 31 (9.28%) Windows 10
17 30 (8.98%) Microsoft Azure
17 30 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
18 29 (8.68%) Agile Project Management
18 29 (8.68%) Microsoft Excel
19 27 (8.08%) Quality Management
19 27 (8.08%) PMO
20 25 (7.49%) DV Cleared

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 10 (2.99%) Confluence
3 2 (0.60%) Documentum
3 2 (0.60%) SAS
3 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.30%) Appian
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (14.67%) Microsoft Project
2 37 (11.08%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (8.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (5.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.30%) Primavera
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.87%) Office 365
2 30 (8.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.59%) SaaS
4 10 (2.99%) Trello
5 9 (2.69%) PaaS
6 7 (2.10%) Yammer
7 4 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.60%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.09%) Wi-Fi
2 14 (4.19%) WAN
3 9 (2.69%) 2G
3 9 (2.69%) 3G
3 9 (2.69%) 4G
3 9 (2.69%) TETRA
4 8 (2.40%) LAN
5 7 (2.10%) Skype
5 7 (2.10%) SMS
6 5 (1.50%) Firewall
6 5 (1.50%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.20%) Network Security
7 4 (1.20%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.90%) BGP
8 3 (0.90%) DHCP
8 3 (0.90%) DNS
8 3 (0.90%) OSPF
8 3 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.90%) Value-Added Service
8 3 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.60%) Power BI
1 2 (0.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.30%) DB2
2 1 (0.30%) GIS
2 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (6.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
General
1 109 (32.63%) Finance
2 22 (6.59%) Law
3 9 (2.69%) Retail
3 9 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.10%) Banking
5 5 (1.50%) Legal
6 4 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.90%) Local Government
7 3 (0.90%) Marketing
7 3 (0.90%) Publishing
8 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.30%) Military
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 190 (56.89%) Project Manager
2 32 (9.58%) Technical Manager
3 31 (9.28%) IT Manager
4 27 (8.08%) Infrastructure Manager
5 25 (7.49%) Senior Manager
6 24 (7.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 24 (7.19%) IT Project Manager
7 23 (6.89%) Technical Project Manager
8 19 (5.69%) Senior Project Manager
9 18 (5.39%) Programme Manager
9 18 (5.39%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 15 (4.49%) Delivery Manager
11 13 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 12 (3.59%) Architect
12 12 (3.59%) Change Manager
13 11 (3.29%) Project Officer
14 10 (2.99%) Business Manager
14 10 (2.99%) Consultant
14 10 (2.99%) Digital Project Manager
14 10 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.99%) Velocity
2 2 (0.60%) Middleware
3 1 (0.30%) .NET
3 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.89%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.59%) Driving Licence
3 18 (5.39%) NHS
4 16 (4.79%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.99%) PMI
7 9 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.90%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.60%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.60%) Life Science
9 2 (0.60%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.60%) User Experience
10 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.30%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.30%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.68%) Windows
2 31 (9.28%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.60%) Linux
4 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.30%) AIX
5 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 192 (57.49%) Project Management
3 131 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (24.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (20.06%) ITIL
6 43 (12.87%) Change Management
6 43 (12.87%) Scrum
7 40 (11.98%) Programme Management
8 39 (11.68%) Risk Management
9 34 (10.18%) Change Control
9 34 (10.18%) Project Planning
10 32 (9.58%) Migration
11 31 (9.28%) Service Delivery
12 30 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (8.68%) Agile Project Management
14 27 (8.08%) Quality Management
15 23 (6.89%) Project Governance
15 23 (6.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 22 (6.59%) Requirements Management
16 22 (6.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.69%) C
2 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.30%) Java
3 1 (0.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (27.25%) Security Cleared
2 69 (20.66%) SC Cleared
3 40 (11.98%) Degree
4 25 (7.49%) DV Cleared
5 24 (7.19%) PMI Certification
6 21 (6.29%) APMP
7 17 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (4.79%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (4.79%) PMP
9 14 (4.19%) CCNP
10 13 (3.89%) CCNA
11 12 (3.59%) ISEB
12 8 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (2.10%) APMG
13 7 (2.10%) HNC
13 7 (2.10%) HND
14 6 (1.80%) CISSP
15 5 (1.50%) Chartered Engineer
15 5 (1.50%) CISM
16 4 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.08%) PMO
2 14 (4.19%) QA
3 9 (2.69%) SLA
4 3 (0.90%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.90%) P3O
5 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) GCP
6 1 (0.30%) GDPR
6 1 (0.30%) GLP
6 1 (0.30%) GMP
6 1 (0.30%) GxP
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (3.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (1.50%) SCCM
3 3 (0.90%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.30%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.30%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (20.06%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.29%) Cisco
3 8 (2.40%) ServiceNow
4 5 (1.50%) Citrix
4 5 (1.50%) SAP
5 4 (1.20%) Capita
5 4 (1.20%) HP
6 3 (0.90%) IBM
6 3 (0.90%) Meraki
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle
6 3 (0.90%) Sony
7 2 (0.60%) Adobe
7 2 (0.60%) hybris
8 1 (0.30%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.30%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.30%) EMC
8 1 (0.30%) Informatica
8 1 (0.30%) NEC
8 1 (0.30%) NetApp
8 1 (0.30%) Progress