The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 25 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 28 38
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 3 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.20% 4.02% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 5.12% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Median daily rate £488 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +46.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £385 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 212 254 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.46% 78.64% 77.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 174 120
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 4
Median hourly rate £22.52 £20.83 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +81.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Kent

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 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 Kent region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE
4 4 (21.05%) PMP
4 4 (21.05%) Local Government
4 4 (21.05%) Investment Management
4 4 (21.05%) Workday
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) SSADM
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 2 (10.53%) ISO 9000
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) Workday HCM
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) CMDB
7 1 (5.26%) Fund Management
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (5.26%) Kanban
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Workday HCM
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Local Government
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Programme Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Programme Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Workday Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Workday Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Workday Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Workday Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE
4 4 (21.05%) Investment Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) SSADM
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Kanban
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Security
7 1 (5.26%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) CBAP
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9000
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Workday
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Huawei
3 1 (5.26%) Virgin Media
3 1 (5.26%) VMware