The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 52 58
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.33% 1.02% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% 4.52% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £263 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.31% -10.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -13.17% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.65 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +72.72% -38.88%  

PRINCE2 Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 149 155 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 24.92% 22.63% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 65 53
Median daily rate £340 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -10.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.41% +30.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.63 £40.00 £36.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Hertfordshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Hertfordshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Hertfordshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the Hertfordshire 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
Rickmansworth - 1 £225 -
Hatfield - 1 £300 -
PRINCE2 Certification
East of England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
4 1 (16.67%) Planview
4 1 (16.67%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) OpenLink
4 1 (16.67%) Endur
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Project Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Endur Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (16.67%) OpenLink Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Office Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) NGA Human Resources
1 1 (16.67%) OpenLink
1 1 (16.67%) Planview