The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 22 30
Rank change year-on-year -17 +8  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 20 36 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.16% 5.41% 5.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 6.87% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 39
Median daily rate £300 £415 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.71% -11.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £350 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 - £20.94
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 513 524 703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 81.17% 78.68% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 278 360
Median daily rate £425 £425 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 58
Median hourly rate £17.63 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.47% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Hertfordshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Hertfordshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Hertfordshire

PRINCE2
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Watford -10 7 £400 -15.78%
Stevenage - 4 - - 1
Hatfield -5 3 £300 - 4
Hemel Hempstead +5 2 £370 -8.07% 1
Hertford - 1 - -
PRINCE2
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 23 (48.94%) Project Management
1 23 (48.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 21 (44.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (40.43%) Change Management
4 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
5 14 (29.79%) Finance
6 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (17.02%) Degree
8 7 (14.89%) Change Control
8 7 (14.89%) ERP
8 7 (14.89%) CRM
8 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
9 6 (12.77%) Quality Management
9 6 (12.77%) WAN
9 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (12.77%) Line Management
9 6 (12.77%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (12.77%) QMS
9 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
9 6 (12.77%) Migration
9 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
9 6 (12.77%) Contingency Planning
9 6 (12.77%) Business Change Management
10 5 (10.64%) OneDrive
10 5 (10.64%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (10.64%) Office 365
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (10.64%) Active Directory

PRINCE2
Co-occurring 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 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.13%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (10.64%) Office 365
1 5 (10.64%) OneDrive
2 3 (6.38%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (4.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Legal
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Advertising
4 2 (4.26%) Back Office
5 1 (2.13%) Billing
5 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.77%) CRM Manager
2 6 (12.77%) CRM Project Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.51%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Service Desk Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Service Transition Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Transition Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Transition Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.38%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.26%) Development Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Development Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.26%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) EPoS
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Project Management
2 21 (44.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (40.43%) Change Management
4 7 (14.89%) Change Control
4 7 (14.89%) CRM
4 7 (14.89%) ERP
4 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
5 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.77%) Business Change Management
5 6 (12.77%) Contingency Planning
5 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
5 6 (12.77%) Line Management
5 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 6 (12.77%) QMS
5 6 (12.77%) Quality Management
5 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (8.51%) Identity Management
6 4 (8.51%) ITIL
6 4 (8.51%) SDLC
6 4 (8.51%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (17.02%) Degree
4 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) PMP
6 1 (2.13%) APMP
6 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.26%) Google
2 2 (4.26%) IBM
2 2 (4.26%) MuleSoft
2 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
2 2 (4.26%) WSO2
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) iManage
3 1 (2.13%) Planview
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas
3 1 (2.13%) VMware
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: Salary £40,000 - £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago