Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 478 474 394
Rank change year-on-year -4 -80 +16
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 397 392 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.43% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 2.14% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 251 418
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.59%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £306
90th Percentile £608 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 2
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.31% -20.79%
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £28.17
90th Percentile £32.13 £32.50 £39.36
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.67
% change year-on-year - -18.31% -20.79%

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 17,476 18,277 19,945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.92% 20.21% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,707 11,425 12,192
England median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £230 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 772 788 935
England median hourly rate £23.44 £25.50 £25.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.09% -0.62% +35.05%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.80 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +42.11%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -43 126 £500 - 13
South East +17 107 £400 - 9
North of England +68 65 £515 +14.44% 4
North West +32 38 £525 +26.51% 3
East of England -22 34 £480 +14.97% 5
South West +2 32 £358 -9.49% 2
Midlands -19 32 £413 -2.94% 9
West Midlands -15 21 £444 -8.51% 7
Yorkshire +31 19 £413 -6.25% 1
North East +49 11 £524 +4.75%
East Midlands -9 8 £385 -3.75% 2
PRINCE2 Practitioner
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 397 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 222 (55.92%) Project Management
3 143 (36.02%) Finance
4 120 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (23.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 77 (19.40%) Microsoft
7 76 (19.14%) Risk Management
8 74 (18.64%) Programme Management
9 70 (17.63%) ITIL
10 69 (17.38%) Security Cleared
11 65 (16.37%) Change Management
12 64 (16.12%) PMI Certification
13 52 (13.10%) Microsoft Project
14 50 (12.59%) PMO
15 49 (12.34%) Change Control
16 48 (12.09%) Degree
17 47 (11.84%) Microsoft Excel
18 45 (11.34%) PMP
19 42 (10.58%) QA
20 41 (10.33%) SC Cleared
21 36 (9.07%) Scrum
21 36 (9.07%) Waterfall
22 34 (8.56%) Microsoft Office
23 33 (8.31%) Supplier Management
24 32 (8.06%) Migration
25 30 (7.56%) Management Information System
25 30 (7.56%) Windows
26 28 (7.05%) APMP
27 25 (6.30%) DV Cleared
27 25 (6.30%) Resource Management

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 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.76%) Confluence
2 3 (0.76%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.50%) CMS
3 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.25%) Documentum
4 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 52 (13.10%) Microsoft Project
2 47 (11.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (8.56%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (4.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (2.52%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.01%) Maya
7 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.52%) Unit4 Business World
2 8 (2.02%) SAP BPC
3 4 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.50%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.25%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.04%) Office 365
2 11 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.27%) PaaS
4 8 (2.02%) SaaS
5 4 (1.01%) IaaS
6 3 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.50%) Akamai
8 1 (0.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.05%) WAN
2 19 (4.79%) LAN
3 11 (2.77%) Firewall
4 9 (2.27%) SMS
5 8 (2.02%) MPLS
6 7 (1.76%) Unified Communications
7 6 (1.51%) Internet
7 6 (1.51%) VoIP
7 6 (1.51%) VPN
8 5 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.26%) WLAN
9 4 (1.01%) 4G
9 4 (1.01%) Broadband
9 4 (1.01%) IP Telephony
9 4 (1.01%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (0.76%) 2G
10 3 (0.76%) LTE
10 3 (0.76%) SDH
10 3 (0.76%) Skype
10 3 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.26%) Power BI
2 4 (1.01%) Big Data
2 4 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.01%) MS Access
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (0.76%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.25%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.25%) Ingres
4 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (1.76%) JIRA
2 3 (0.76%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 143 (36.02%) Finance
2 25 (6.30%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.53%) Legal
3 18 (4.53%) Retail
4 17 (4.28%) Law
5 13 (3.27%) Local Government
6 10 (2.52%) Back Office
7 7 (1.76%) Banking
8 6 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.51%) Marketing
9 5 (1.26%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Billing
10 2 (0.50%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Military
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 268 (67.51%) Project Manager
2 44 (11.08%) IT Manager
3 42 (10.58%) IT Project Manager
4 39 (9.82%) Senior Manager
4 39 (9.82%) Senior Project Manager
5 36 (9.07%) Infrastructure Manager
6 35 (8.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 33 (8.31%) Programme Manager
8 22 (5.54%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 21 (5.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 17 (4.28%) Digital Project Manager
11 15 (3.78%) Technical Manager
12 14 (3.53%) Transformation Manager
13 13 (3.27%) PMO Lead
14 12 (3.02%) Senior PMO
15 11 (2.77%) Senior Digital Project Manager
15 11 (2.77%) Technical Project Manager
16 10 (2.52%) DV Cleared Project Manager
16 10 (2.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 10 (2.52%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.26%) Middleware
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.25%) .NET
3 1 (0.25%) J2EE
3 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.56%) Management Information System
2 25 (6.30%) PMI
3 24 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.04%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.27%) NHS
5 9 (2.27%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.76%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.26%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.76%) Smart Home
10 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.50%) PKI
11 1 (0.25%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.25%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.25%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.25%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.25%) Life Science
11 1 (0.25%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.56%) Windows
2 16 (4.03%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.76%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.25%) Linux
5 1 (0.25%) Unix
5 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 222 (55.92%) Project Management
3 120 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (23.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (19.14%) Risk Management
6 74 (18.64%) Programme Management
7 70 (17.63%) ITIL
8 65 (16.37%) Change Management
9 49 (12.34%) Change Control
10 36 (9.07%) Scrum
10 36 (9.07%) Waterfall
11 33 (8.31%) Supplier Management
12 32 (8.06%) Migration
13 25 (6.30%) Line Management
13 25 (6.30%) Resource Management
13 25 (6.30%) SFIA
14 24 (6.05%) IT Strategy
15 22 (5.54%) Project Governance
15 22 (5.54%) Project Planning
16 21 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.02%) C
2 5 (1.26%) SQL
3 2 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 69 (17.38%) Security Cleared
2 64 (16.12%) PMI Certification
3 48 (12.09%) Degree
4 45 (11.34%) PMP
5 41 (10.33%) SC Cleared
6 28 (7.05%) APMP
7 25 (6.30%) DV Cleared
8 21 (5.29%) CISSP
9 18 (4.53%) CISM
10 17 (4.28%) ISEB
11 12 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (2.77%) Chartered Engineer
13 10 (2.52%) CCNP
13 10 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (2.27%) CISA
15 8 (2.02%) CCDP
15 8 (2.02%) CCIE
16 7 (1.76%) HNC
16 7 (1.76%) HND
17 6 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (12.59%) PMO
2 42 (10.58%) QA
3 10 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.52%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.02%) GDPR
5 5 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.26%) MiFID
5 5 (1.26%) P3O
6 3 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.50%) SLA
8 1 (0.25%) DICOM
8 1 (0.25%) HL7
8 1 (0.25%) IFRS
8 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (0.76%) XenApp
1 3 (0.76%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.26%) SCCM
2 3 (0.76%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 77 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.79%) Cisco
3 18 (4.53%) Citrix
4 16 (4.03%) SAP
5 9 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 6 (1.51%) Oracle
7 5 (1.26%) Ericsson
8 4 (1.01%) Amdocs
8 4 (1.01%) Nokia
8 4 (1.01%) Remedy
9 3 (0.76%) Ivanti
9 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.50%) Epicor
10 2 (0.50%) Google
10 2 (0.50%) Wyse
11 1 (0.25%) Capita
11 1 (0.25%) Civica
11 1 (0.25%) Juniper
11 1 (0.25%) Northgate
11 1 (0.25%) VMware