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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 35 25 44
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 26 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.29% 4.45% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 5.87% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 12
Median daily rate £400 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £380 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.65 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -8.33%  

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 471 511 539
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 77.72% 75.82% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 271 289
Median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 28
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +133.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £9.23 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 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
Watford -4 7 - - 3
Bishop's Stortford - 6 - -
Hatfield -10 5 £300 -33.33%
Stevenage +2 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead +5 1 £540 -22.85%
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 £275 -45.00%
PRINCE2
East of England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 18 (45.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (37.50%) Change Management
3 15 (37.50%) Project Management
4 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.00%) Finance
5 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
6 8 (20.00%) Retail
7 7 (17.50%) Migration
8 6 (15.00%) CRM
8 6 (15.00%) MS Office
8 6 (15.00%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
8 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (15.00%) Office 365
8 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.50%) OneDrive
9 5 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 5 (12.50%) Degree
9 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 5 (12.50%) WAN
9 5 (12.50%) Legal
10 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (10.00%) Identity Management
10 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 4 (10.00%) MS Visio

PRINCE2
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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.00%) MS Office
3 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Endur
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.50%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
2 5 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.50%) OneDrive
3 2 (5.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 5 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.00%) CRM Manager
2 6 (15.00%) CRM Project Manager
2 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 4 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Development Manager
6 2 (5.00%) EPoS Manager
6 2 (5.00%) EPoS Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) HR Coordinator
6 2 (5.00%) HR Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) SAP Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) EPoS
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (37.50%) Change Management
2 15 (37.50%) Project Management
3 7 (17.50%) Migration
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) CRM
4 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.00%) Identity Management
5 4 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.50%) SDLC
6 3 (7.50%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Data Management
7 2 (5.00%) Presales
7 2 (5.00%) Release Management
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) APMG
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.00%) Google
2 2 (5.00%) IBM
2 2 (5.00%) MuleSoft
2 2 (5.00%) NGA Human Resources
2 2 (5.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (5.00%) WSO2
3 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix
3 1 (2.50%) Computacenter
3 1 (2.50%) F5
3 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
3 1 (2.50%) iManage
3 1 (2.50%) OpenLink
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Veritas