The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.61% - 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
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 Leicester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 120 113 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 78.43% 73.38% 66.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 67 75
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.20 £13.40
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 Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Leicester

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Leicester

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 Leicester region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
2 5 (45.45%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Statistics
4 3 (27.27%) Usability Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Blackboard
4 3 (27.27%) Content Management
4 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (27.27%) Social Media
4 3 (27.27%) User Experience
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) CMS
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) VLE
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 (27.27%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) IT Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Communications Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Communications Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Communications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) ERP Manager
4 1 (9.09%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (27.27%) Social Media
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
1 3 (27.27%) VLE
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) ITSM
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Content Management
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Statistics
3 3 (27.27%) Usability Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCDP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Blackboard
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Epicor
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) SAP