The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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.

PRINCE 2
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 56 34
Rank change year-on-year -7 -22  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 1492 1839 2505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.46% 3.77% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 4.52% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1307 1797
Median daily rate £438 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 20
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.35 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.27% -18.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.08 £13.40 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £37.44 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.29% -20.63%  

PRINCE2 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36558 40684 41140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.69% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24009 27323 26926
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 955 1136
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in England

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in England

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in England

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in England

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PRINCE2 in England

PRINCE2
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
London -5 628 £464 -5.35% 92
South East -12 292 £450 +7.14% 52
South West +8 157 £375 -6.25% 28
West Midlands +5 114 £425 +5.59% 29
North West -28 89 £355 -16.47% 29
East of England -20 82 £375 -9.36% 22
East Midlands -10 58 £413 +3.06% 17
Yorkshire -6 51 £430 +7.50% 22
Midlands +12 8 £500 - 46
North East +45 7 £350 -29.64% 3
South Coast - 1 - -
PRINCE2
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 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.

1 1785 (59.11%) Project Management
2 981 (32.48%) Finance
2 981 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
3 659 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 655 (21.69%) ITIL
5 490 (16.23%) PMI Certification
6 439 (14.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 438 (14.50%) Microsoft
8 430 (14.24%) PMP
9 422 (13.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 413 (13.68%) Security Cleared
11 396 (13.11%) Microsoft Project
12 366 (12.12%) PMO
13 359 (11.89%) Change Management
14 328 (10.86%) Degree
15 301 (9.97%) SC Cleared
16 298 (9.87%) Migration
17 294 (9.74%) Programme Management
18 285 (9.44%) PMI
19 267 (8.84%) Risk Management
20 266 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
21 257 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
22 229 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
23 227 (7.52%) Scrum
24 206 (6.82%) Telecoms
25 198 (6.56%) Waterfall
26 197 (6.52%) Windows
27 191 (6.32%) Business Analysis
28 184 (6.09%) Service Management
29 183 (6.06%) Banking

PRINCE2
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
1 164 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 41 (1.36%) Confluence
3 36 (1.19%) Skype for Business
4 26 (0.86%) CMS
4 26 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 23 (0.76%) MS Project Server
6 16 (0.53%) IIS
7 11 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (0.33%) Documentum
9 7 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.23%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.20%) SAS
11 5 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.13%) IBM Domino
12 4 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 396 (13.11%) Microsoft Project
2 257 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
3 229 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 160 (5.30%) MS Visio
5 143 (4.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 18 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.066%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.033%) Maya
10 1 (0.033%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.033%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 57 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.36%) CA PPM
6 10 (0.33%) Primavera
7 8 (0.26%) Maximo
8 7 (0.23%) iTrent
9 6 (0.20%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.13%) Magento
11 4 (0.13%) NetSuite
11 4 (0.13%) SAP CRM
12 3 (0.099%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 153 (5.07%) Office 365
2 78 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (1.19%) SaaS
5 19 (0.63%) IaaS
6 18 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
7 17 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.53%) OneDrive
9 11 (0.36%) PaaS
10 10 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
11 8 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (0.26%) Yammer
12 7 (0.23%) G Suite
13 5 (0.17%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.13%) BPaaS
15 2 (0.066%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.066%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (0.066%) SoftLayer
16 1 (0.033%) Amazon EC2
16 1 (0.033%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 101 (3.34%) WAN
2 97 (3.21%) LAN
3 58 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
4 42 (1.39%) Skype
5 40 (1.32%) Firewall
6 35 (1.16%) Internet
7 31 (1.03%) VoIP
8 27 (0.89%) SAN
9 23 (0.76%) Wireless
10 21 (0.70%) Unified Communications
11 17 (0.56%) DNS
12 15 (0.50%) Broadband
12 15 (0.50%) Intranet
13 14 (0.46%) LTE
14 13 (0.43%) LDAP
14 13 (0.43%) MPLS
15 11 (0.36%) VoLTE
16 10 (0.33%) TCP/IP
16 10 (0.33%) VPN
17 9 (0.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (1.16%) Big Data
4 26 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 24 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
6 20 (0.66%) MongoDB
7 19 (0.63%) Apache Hive
8 18 (0.60%) HBase
8 18 (0.60%) Neo4j
9 17 (0.56%) GIS
9 17 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
11 11 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.26%) SAP BW
13 7 (0.23%) Power BI
13 7 (0.23%) SAP HANA
13 7 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.20%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 68 (2.25%) JIRA
2 11 (0.36%) Bitbucket
3 9 (0.30%) MSI
4 7 (0.23%) Selenium
5 5 (0.17%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (0.13%) Hudson
6 4 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.099%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (0.099%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.099%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.099%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.099%) Subversion
8 2 (0.066%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.066%) ERwin
8 2 (0.066%) Gradle
8 2 (0.066%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.066%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.066%) Toad
8 2 (0.066%) Visual Studio
General
1 981 (32.48%) Finance
2 206 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 183 (6.06%) Banking
4 147 (4.87%) Retail
5 103 (3.41%) Legal
6 90 (2.98%) Marketing
7 79 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 61 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 59 (1.95%) Law
10 40 (1.32%) Advertising
11 36 (1.19%) Back Office
11 36 (1.19%) Front Office
12 34 (1.13%) Electronics
13 30 (0.99%) Financial Institution
14 29 (0.96%) Automotive
15 27 (0.89%) Local Government
16 24 (0.79%) Billing
16 24 (0.79%) Publishing
17 19 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1629 (53.94%) Project Manager
2 323 (10.70%) Analyst
3 235 (7.78%) Business Analyst
4 225 (7.45%) IT Manager
5 188 (6.23%) Programme Manager
6 184 (6.09%) IT Project Manager
7 178 (5.89%) Senior Manager
8 174 (5.76%) Infrastructure Manager
9 162 (5.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 153 (5.07%) Senior Project Manager
11 106 (3.51%) Architect
12 102 (3.38%) Technical Manager
13 97 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 90 (2.98%) Technical Project Manager
15 86 (2.85%) Delivery Manager
16 84 (2.78%) Coordinator
17 72 (2.38%) Project Coordinator
18 62 (2.05%) Agile Project Manager
19 60 (1.99%) Business Change Manager
20 56 (1.85%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (1.03%) .NET
2 20 (0.66%) XML
3 18 (0.60%) HTML
4 17 (0.56%) Middleware
5 16 (0.53%) Web Services
6 15 (0.50%) CSS
7 9 (0.30%) jQuery
7 9 (0.30%) REST
8 8 (0.26%) Velocity
9 7 (0.23%) AngularJS
9 7 (0.23%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.23%) EDI
10 6 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (0.17%) SAML
12 4 (0.13%) XSL
13 3 (0.099%) FpML
13 3 (0.099%) JFC
13 3 (0.099%) Leaflet
13 3 (0.099%) Mason
13 3 (0.099%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 285 (9.44%) PMI
2 266 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 176 (5.83%) Data Centre
4 173 (5.73%) Management Information System
5 65 (2.15%) NHS
6 44 (1.46%) User Experience
7 35 (1.16%) Virtual Team
8 34 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 32 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 32 (1.06%) Reference Data
10 29 (0.96%) Data Structures
11 24 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
11 24 (0.79%) Driving Licence
12 23 (0.76%) CMDB
12 23 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (0.66%) Derivative
14 19 (0.63%) FMCG
15 18 (0.60%) Equities
15 18 (0.60%) Fixed Income
15 18 (0.60%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 197 (6.52%) Windows
2 74 (2.45%) Windows 10
3 37 (1.23%) Linux
3 37 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 35 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (1.13%) Unix
5 34 (1.13%) Windows 7
6 29 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (0.53%) Windows Vista
8 12 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.33%) Solaris
9 10 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.26%) Android
11 5 (0.17%) AIX
12 4 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.099%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.099%) VME
13 3 (0.099%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.066%) CentOS
14 2 (0.066%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1785 (59.11%) Project Management
2 981 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
3 659 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 655 (21.69%) ITIL
5 359 (11.89%) Change Management
6 298 (9.87%) Migration
7 294 (9.74%) Programme Management
8 267 (8.84%) Risk Management
9 227 (7.52%) Scrum
10 198 (6.56%) Waterfall
11 191 (6.32%) Business Analysis
12 184 (6.09%) Service Management
13 176 (5.83%) Project Planning
14 173 (5.73%) PRINCE
15 168 (5.56%) Change Control
16 155 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 150 (4.97%) SDLC
18 134 (4.44%) CRM
19 116 (3.84%) ITIL V3
20 110 (3.64%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 96 (3.18%) SQL
2 36 (1.19%) C
3 29 (0.96%) Java
4 20 (0.66%) JavaScript
5 14 (0.46%) VBA
6 12 (0.40%) C#
7 9 (0.30%) PL/SQL
8 7 (0.23%) Perl
8 7 (0.23%) VBScript
9 6 (0.20%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.20%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.13%) Python
11 3 (0.099%) COBOL
11 3 (0.099%) PHP
11 3 (0.099%) R
11 3 (0.099%) VB
12 2 (0.066%) C++
12 2 (0.066%) Groovy
12 2 (0.066%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.066%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 490 (16.23%) PMI Certification
2 439 (14.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 430 (14.24%) PMP
4 422 (13.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 413 (13.68%) Security Cleared
6 328 (10.86%) Degree
7 301 (9.97%) SC Cleared
8 143 (4.74%) APMP
9 135 (4.47%) ISEB
10 125 (4.14%) DV Cleared
11 79 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
12 43 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
12 43 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 31 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
14 30 (0.99%) CISSP
15 28 (0.93%) MCSE
16 25 (0.83%) CITP
17 21 (0.70%) CCNA
18 20 (0.66%) Chartered Engineer
19 18 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (12.12%) PMO
2 115 (3.81%) QA
3 47 (1.56%) SLA
4 34 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 32 (1.06%) JSP 440
6 31 (1.03%) GDPR
7 29 (0.96%) MiFID
7 29 (0.96%) P3O
7 29 (0.96%) PCI DSS
8 22 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 21 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 19 (0.63%) PMBOK
11 15 (0.50%) EMIR
12 7 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.23%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.20%) COBIT
13 6 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
13 6 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
14 5 (0.17%) ISO 9000
14 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 78 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 46 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.40%) XenApp
5 7 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.099%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.066%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.066%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.066%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.066%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.033%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.033%) IAG
10 1 (0.033%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (1.42%) SCCM
2 12 (0.40%) Netcool
3 10 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (0.30%) Puppet
5 8 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (0.26%) SCOM
6 7 (0.23%) Ansible
6 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.17%) BladeLogic
7 5 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
8 4 (0.13%) MOM
9 3 (0.099%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.099%) DameWare
9 3 (0.099%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.066%) RSA Archer
10 2 (0.066%) WSUS
11 1 (0.033%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.033%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 438 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 120 (3.97%) SAP
3 114 (3.77%) Oracle
4 96 (3.18%) Cisco
5 66 (2.19%) VMware
6 55 (1.82%) Remedy
7 40 (1.32%) Citrix
8 32 (1.06%) HP
9 31 (1.03%) Atlassian
9 31 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (0.86%) ServiceNow
11 25 (0.83%) Splunk
12 19 (0.63%) IBM
13 18 (0.60%) BMC
13 18 (0.60%) Cloudera
13 18 (0.60%) MapR
13 18 (0.60%) Nuix
14 16 (0.53%) Google
15 14 (0.46%) CheckPoint
16 13 (0.43%) Red Hat
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 hours ago
Truro, Cornwall
Spring Technology
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £410 - £460 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £615 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £399 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newton Aycliffe, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £345 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £41000 - £43000 per annum + Public Sector Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £445 - £495 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £420 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 3 - 6 Month contract
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: From £475 to £495 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago