Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 49 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 -25 +12
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 64 43 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.99% 3.32% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 4.10% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 48
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £305 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.15% -25.84% -8.61%
10th Percentile £205 £200 £313
90th Percentile £552 £463 £508
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £175.00 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +379.45% - -
East of England median hourly rate £98.21 £40.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +145.51% -7.51% +8.13%

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 1,314 1,049 1,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.97% 81.07% 79.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 541 614
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.36% +0.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £220
90th Percentile £569 £588 £546
East of England median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.65% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 67 47
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.84 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.88% -32.66% +35.14%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.81 £9.70
90th Percentile £46.25 £45.00 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% +4.00% +11.11%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +8 19 £388 -3.13% 1
Hatfield 0 12 £400 +33.33% 7
Welwyn Garden City -9 6 £205 -67.27% 2
Hemel Hempstead -8 5 £413 +11.49%
Letchworth +2 2 - -
St Albans - 2 £238 - 2
Rickmansworth -6 1 - -
Royston - 1 - -
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Potters Bar - 1 - -
Kings Langley - 1 £475 -
PRINCE2
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 34 (53.13%) Project Management
2 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.31%) ITIL
4 13 (20.31%) Change Management
5 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (17.19%) PMI Certification
6 11 (17.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
7 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
7 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (15.63%) Scrum
8 9 (14.06%) Finance
8 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (12.50%) NHS
9 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
10 7 (10.94%) ISEB
10 7 (10.94%) Business Analysis
10 7 (10.94%) PMO
11 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.38%) Project Governance
11 6 (9.38%) MS Visio
11 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
11 6 (9.38%) PMP
11 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
11 6 (9.38%) Service Management

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 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.56%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (17.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (9.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Skype
2 1 (1.56%) ATM
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) eggPlant
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) JMeter
2 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Marketing
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Billing
4 1 (1.56%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.56%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Project Manager
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Business Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) IT Manager
4 7 (10.94%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.69%) IT Programme Manager
7 3 (4.69%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.69%) Transformation Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Transformation Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Product Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) NHS
2 5 (7.81%) PMI
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.56%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
1 4 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Project Management
2 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (20.31%) Change Management
4 13 (20.31%) ITIL
5 10 (15.63%) Scrum
6 7 (10.94%) Business Analysis
7 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (9.38%) Project Governance
7 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.38%) Service Management
7 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.81%) Business Change Management
8 5 (7.81%) Presales
9 4 (6.25%) Business Process Analysis
9 4 (6.25%) Business Transformation
9 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Transition
9 4 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) C
1 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
1 2 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) Java
2 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) PMI Certification
1 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (10.94%) ISEB
5 6 (9.38%) PMP
6 5 (7.81%) Degree
7 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.69%) APMP
9 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.56%) MAPM
10 1 (1.56%) MCP
10 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.56%) OCP
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) PMO
2 3 (4.69%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (4.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.13%) ISO 13485
4 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.56%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco
3 1 (1.56%) Computacenter
3 1 (1.56%) HP
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle