Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a PRINCE2 Project Manager was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Project Manager - PRINCE2
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 745 791 692
Rank change year-on-year +46 -99 +22
Contract jobs requiring a PRINCE2 Project Manager 86 82 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.084% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.088% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 65 120
England median daily rate £456 £425 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% +0.29% -0.29%
10th Percentile £325 £330 £305
90th Percentile £583 £542 £532
UK median daily rate £463 £415 £423
% change year-on-year +11.45% -1.78% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
England median hourly rate - - £38.50
UK median hourly rate £42.00 - £38.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured PRINCE2 Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Project Manager in England

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Project Manager in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Project Manager in England

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Project Manager in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Project Manager in England

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Project Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Project Manager in England

PRINCE2 Project Manager
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 Project Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +5 43 £450 +2.27% 3
South East +27 21 £474 -0.26%
North of England +57 6 £400 - 1
Midlands +19 6 £425 +6.25%
South West +10 6 £493 +6.49%
West Midlands +31 5 £425 +6.25%
East of England -23 5 £513 +28.13%
Yorkshire +20 3 £400 -3.03%
North West +23 2 £363 -3.97% 1
North East +65 1 £550 -
East Midlands +4 1 - -
PRINCE2 Project Manager
UK

PRINCE2 Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, PRINCE2 Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring PRINCE2 Project Manager in the job title.

1 86 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 44 (51.16%) Project Management
3 29 (33.72%) PMP
4 24 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (26.74%) Finance
6 21 (24.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (19.77%) PMI Certification
8 16 (18.60%) ITIL
8 16 (18.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 14 (16.28%) Security Cleared
10 13 (15.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (15.12%) SC Cleared
11 12 (13.95%) Data Centre
11 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
12 10 (11.63%) Law
12 10 (11.63%) Legal
13 8 (9.30%) Programme Management
13 8 (9.30%) Project Planning
14 7 (8.14%) SCCM
14 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (8.14%) Scrum
14 7 (8.14%) Migration
14 7 (8.14%) Windows
15 6 (6.98%) .NET
15 6 (6.98%) Document Management
15 6 (6.98%) QA
15 6 (6.98%) Project Governance
15 6 (6.98%) Matrix Organization
16 5 (5.81%) PMO
16 5 (5.81%) ITIL V3

PRINCE2 Project Manager Skill Set
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 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
2 1 (1.16%) Confluence
2 1 (1.16%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) SMS
2 2 (2.33%) Firewall
2 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) NAS
3 1 (1.16%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) Skype
3 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) MS Access
1 1 (1.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 23 (26.74%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Law
2 10 (11.63%) Legal
3 4 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.16%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) PMI
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.16%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (1.16%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.16%) AIX
4 1 (1.16%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Solaris
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 44 (51.16%) Project Management
3 24 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (24.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (18.60%) ITIL
6 8 (9.30%) Programme Management
6 8 (9.30%) Project Planning
7 7 (8.14%) Migration
7 7 (8.14%) Scrum
8 6 (6.98%) Document Management
8 6 (6.98%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (6.98%) Project Governance
9 5 (5.81%) Change Management
9 5 (5.81%) ITIL V3
9 5 (5.81%) Resource Management
9 5 (5.81%) Service Management
9 5 (5.81%) Supplier Management
10 4 (4.65%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) Java
2 3 (3.49%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (33.72%) PMP
2 17 (19.77%) PMI Certification
3 16 (18.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 14 (16.28%) Security Cleared
5 13 (15.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (15.12%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.81%) APMP
6 5 (5.81%) Degree
7 2 (2.33%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) CAPM
8 1 (1.16%) CCNP
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
2 5 (5.81%) PMO
3 3 (3.49%) GDPR
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) Citrix
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco
4 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.16%) Cognos
4 1 (1.16%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.16%) VMware