The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for PRINCE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 22 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
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 338 327
Rank change year-on-year -12 -11  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 66 93 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.50% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 55 70
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.29% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 £25.69 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.42% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year +116.66% -  

PRINCE 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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17963 18514 19265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.65% 85.29% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12871 13532 13649
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 162 262
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £44.00 £55.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

PRINCE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing PRINCE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE in London

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE in London

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE in London

PRINCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE in London

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the London region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
City of London +10 14 £463 +6.93% 4
Wembley - 1 £500 -
Moorgate - 1 - -
PRINCE
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE 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 London region with a requirement for PRINCE.

1 69 (57.98%) PRINCE2
2 67 (56.30%) Project Management
3 51 (42.86%) Finance
4 43 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (31.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (29.41%) PMI Certification
7 27 (22.69%) PMP
8 24 (20.17%) Microsoft
9 22 (18.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 21 (17.65%) Migration
11 18 (15.13%) ITIL
11 18 (15.13%) Banking
12 17 (14.29%) PMI
12 17 (14.29%) Change Management
13 16 (13.45%) Windows
14 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
15 14 (11.76%) Degree
16 13 (10.92%) Security Cleared
16 13 (10.92%) Risk Management
17 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Project
17 12 (10.08%) PMO
18 11 (9.24%) SQL
18 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
19 10 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
19 10 (8.40%) .NET
19 10 (8.40%) MS Visio
19 10 (8.40%) Scrum
19 10 (8.40%) Management Information System
19 10 (8.40%) Programme Management
19 10 (8.40%) Office 365

PRINCE
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.20%) IIS
3 3 (2.52%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.52%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.68%) CloudStack
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.84%) CMS
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.84%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (8.40%) MS Visio
4 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Actimize
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.68%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.68%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.84%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.84%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.84%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.40%) Office 365
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.36%) IaaS
4 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.68%) PaaS
5 2 (1.68%) SaaS
6 1 (0.84%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) Skype
2 3 (2.52%) DNS
2 3 (2.52%) Intranet
2 3 (2.52%) VPN
3 2 (1.68%) DHCP
3 2 (1.68%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.68%) Network Security
3 2 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.84%) HTTP
4 1 (0.84%) LAN
4 1 (0.84%) NAS
4 1 (0.84%) SAN
4 1 (0.84%) SSH
4 1 (0.84%) SSL
4 1 (0.84%) Telepresence
4 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.68%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) JIRA
General
1 51 (42.86%) Finance
2 18 (15.13%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Advertising
4 8 (6.72%) Retail
5 7 (5.88%) Back Office
5 7 (5.88%) Legal
6 6 (5.04%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.36%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.36%) Front Office
8 3 (2.52%) French Language
9 2 (1.68%) Marketing
9 2 (1.68%) Publishing
10 1 (0.84%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (53.78%) Project Manager
2 10 (8.40%) IT Manager
3 9 (7.56%) Analyst
3 9 (7.56%) IT Project Manager
4 8 (6.72%) Programme Manager
5 7 (5.88%) Architect
6 6 (5.04%) Applications Manager
6 6 (5.04%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.04%) Developer
7 5 (4.20%) Applications Project Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Business Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Deployment Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Deployment Project Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Senior Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (3.36%) Mobile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.40%) .NET
2 4 (3.36%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.36%) CSS
2 4 (3.36%) HTML
2 4 (3.36%) jQuery
2 4 (3.36%) XML
2 4 (3.36%) XSL
3 3 (2.52%) Web Services
4 1 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.84%) Middleware
4 1 (0.84%) Spring
4 1 (0.84%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) PMI
2 10 (8.40%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.52%) Fintech
6 3 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.68%) Equities
7 2 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.68%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.84%) Derivative
8 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.84%) IVR
8 1 (0.84%) NHS
8 1 (0.84%) PKI
8 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.45%) Windows
2 8 (6.72%) Linux
3 6 (5.04%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.36%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.68%) pSOS
7 1 (0.84%) AIX
7 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (57.98%) PRINCE2
2 67 (56.30%) Project Management
3 43 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (31.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (17.65%) Migration
6 18 (15.13%) ITIL
7 17 (14.29%) Change Management
8 13 (10.92%) Risk Management
9 10 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (8.40%) Programme Management
9 10 (8.40%) Scrum
10 9 (7.56%) Data Migration
11 8 (6.72%) Project Planning
11 8 (6.72%) Requirements Management
12 6 (5.04%) Change Control
12 6 (5.04%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.04%) Matrix Management
12 6 (5.04%) Quality Management
12 6 (5.04%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.04%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.24%) SQL
2 4 (3.36%) C
2 4 (3.36%) C#
2 4 (3.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.52%) VB
4 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.84%) Java
5 1 (0.84%) Pascal
5 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (29.41%) PMI Certification
2 27 (22.69%) PMP
3 22 (18.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (11.76%) Degree
5 13 (10.92%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.52%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.52%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.52%) MCP
10 2 (1.68%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.68%) CAPM
10 2 (1.68%) CCA
10 2 (1.68%) CCNA
10 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.68%) ISEB
10 2 (1.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.08%) PMO
2 5 (4.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.36%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.52%) COBIT
4 3 (2.52%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.52%) QA
5 2 (1.68%) EMIR
5 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.68%) MiFID
5 2 (1.68%) SLA
6 1 (0.84%) COSO
6 1 (0.84%) GDPR
6 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.84%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.68%) vCloud
4 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.84%) XenApp
4 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) SCCM
2 1 (0.84%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.84%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (0.84%) SCOM
2 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (20.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.72%) VMware
3 6 (5.04%) Citrix
4 5 (4.20%) Oracle
5 4 (3.36%) Cisco
5 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.52%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.52%) HP
6 3 (2.52%) SAP
6 3 (2.52%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.52%) Splunk
7 2 (1.68%) Netezza
7 2 (1.68%) Redback
8 1 (0.84%) Dell
8 1 (0.84%) IBM
8 1 (0.84%) Infor
8 1 (0.84%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.84%) Pega
8 1 (0.84%) Qualys
8 1 (0.84%) SunGard
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