Period
to 19 October 2018

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 6 months to 19 October 2018 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 44 31
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13 +5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 54 56 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.38% 3.71% 5.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 4.51% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 47
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £329 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.67% -17.81% -11.11%
10th Percentile £205 £200 £306
90th Percentile £581 £466 £503
East of England median daily rate £438 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.61% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £39.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +76.67% +7.48%
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -68.28% - +2.47%

PRINCE2 is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,303 1,241 1,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.59% 82.29% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 623 606
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 64 60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.14% -29.24% +13.10%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.28 £11.02
90th Percentile £48.25 £45.70 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year -42.15% +12.04% +5.88%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Watford +2 15 £389 +15.19%
Hemel Hempstead 0 7 £413 +42.24% 2
Hatfield -8 5 £400 +60.00% 4
Welwyn Garden City -11 5 £205 -67.27%
St Albans - 2 £238 -
Letchworth +3 1 - -
Rickmansworth -10 1 - - 1
Kings Langley - 1 £475 -
Cheshunt - 1 - -
PRINCE2
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 32 (59.26%) Project Management
2 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
4 15 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (22.22%) ITIL
7 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (18.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
8 9 (16.67%) Finance
9 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (14.81%) PMP
9 8 (14.81%) NHS
9 8 (14.81%) Degree
10 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
10 7 (12.96%) PMI Certification
10 7 (12.96%) Project Governance
10 7 (12.96%) PMO
11 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
11 6 (11.11%) Service Management
11 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
11 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 5 (9.26%) Migration
12 5 (9.26%) Marketing
12 5 (9.26%) Change Management
12 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
13 4 (7.41%) Skype
13 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
13 4 (7.41%) Waterfall

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 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.85%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Skype
2 1 (1.85%) ATM
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) eggPlant
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) JMeter
1 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.85%) Selenium
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Digital Economy
4 1 (1.85%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Local Government
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.81%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) IT Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Applications Manager
6 3 (5.56%) IT Programme Manager
6 3 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Transformation Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Transformation Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (3.70%) PMO Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Product Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) NHS
2 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
1 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) Project Management
2 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (22.22%) ITIL
5 7 (12.96%) Project Governance
6 6 (11.11%) Service Management
7 5 (9.26%) Change Management
7 5 (9.26%) Migration
7 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.41%) Scrum
8 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.56%) Business Transformation
9 3 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) ERP
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.56%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) VB
3 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
1 8 (14.81%) PMP
1 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (12.96%) PMI Certification
2 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.56%) ISEB
6 2 (3.70%) APMP
6 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.85%) MAPM
7 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.85%) MCP
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.85%) OCP
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) PMO
2 3 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) GDPR
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.85%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) BitLocker
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.85%) XenApp
1 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco
2 1 (1.85%) Citrix
2 1 (1.85%) HP
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) SAP
2 1 (1.85%) Sony
2 1 (1.85%) VMware