The median contractor rate for a PRINCE2 Project Manager was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager - PRINCE2
UK / England
Rank 525 558 517
Rank change year-on-year +33 -41  
Contract jobs requiring a PRINCE2 Project Manager 49 55 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 47
Median daily rate £488 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.71% +8.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £349 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured PRINCE2 Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
South East +30 17 £450 +4.04% 1
London +14 16 £525 +9.37% 3
West Midlands +13 4 £495 +16.47% 1
South West +4 4 £481 +37.50%
North West +29 3 £465 +24.00% 1
Midlands - 3 £390 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
PRINCE2 Project Manager
UK

PRINCE2 Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 88 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 63 (71.59%) Project Management
3 34 (38.64%) Finance
4 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (23.86%) PMI Certification
6 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 18 (20.45%) PMI
7 18 (20.45%) ITIL
8 17 (19.32%) Migration
9 16 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 14 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (15.91%) Change Management
11 13 (14.77%) Risk Management
11 13 (14.77%) MS Project
11 13 (14.77%) PMP
11 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
12 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
12 12 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (12.50%) MS Office
13 11 (12.50%) Programme Management
13 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
14 8 (9.09%) Scrum
15 7 (7.95%) Windows
15 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
15 7 (7.95%) Citrix
15 7 (7.95%) Active Directory
15 7 (7.95%) DV Cleared
15 7 (7.95%) APMP
15 7 (7.95%) SCCM
16 6 (6.82%) Resource Allocation

PRINCE2 Project Manager Skill Set
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 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) Confluence
2 1 (1.14%) JBoss
2 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) MS Project
2 11 (12.50%) MS Office
3 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Office 365
2 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) IP Telephony
1 5 (5.68%) LAN
1 5 (5.68%) MPLS
1 5 (5.68%) WAN
2 4 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.14%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 34 (38.64%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Automotive
2 6 (6.82%) Banking
2 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.41%) Legal
3 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Electronics
4 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Publishing
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) PMI
2 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Fintech
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) NHS
5 1 (1.14%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 63 (71.59%) Project Management
3 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.45%) ITIL
5 17 (19.32%) Migration
6 14 (15.91%) Change Management
6 14 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (14.77%) Risk Management
8 11 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 8 (9.09%) Scrum
10 6 (6.82%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 6 (6.82%) Logistics
10 6 (6.82%) Project Planning
10 6 (6.82%) Resource Allocation
10 6 (6.82%) Resource Management
11 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.68%) CRM
11 5 (5.68%) Email Migration
11 5 (5.68%) SDLC
11 5 (5.68%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (23.86%) PMI Certification
2 16 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 13 (14.77%) PMP
3 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
4 12 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.95%) APMP
6 7 (7.95%) DV Cleared
7 6 (6.82%) Degree
8 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.14%) CISM
8 1 (1.14%) CISSP
8 1 (1.14%) ISEB
8 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) PMO
2 3 (3.41%) QA
3 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.14%) GxP
4 1 (1.14%) MiFID
4 1 (1.14%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) SCCM
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.95%) Citrix
3 4 (4.55%) SAP
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle
5 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco
6 1 (1.14%) Informatica
6 1 (1.14%) Lagan
6 1 (1.14%) Mercator
6 1 (1.14%) NEC
6 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.14%) Workday