Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 11 December 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
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 81 52
Rank change year-on-year -15 -29 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 1237 1381 1800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.60% 3.11% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 3.61% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 951 1340
London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £306 £310 £287
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
England median daily rate £440 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.03 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.80% -13.76% +38.30%
10th Percentile £13.10 £23.63 £18.25
90th Percentile £41.63 £107.00 £187.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 41274 38304 39069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.92% 86.26% 84.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30087 27414 27903
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £640 £638
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +0.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 415 473
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.29 £12.14 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.68 £50.08 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.36 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% +10.70% +15.79%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in London

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in London

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in London over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in London

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in London

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in London over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PRINCE2 in London

PRINCE2
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 PRINCE2 within the London region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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
Central London -5 254 £475 -5.00% 34
West London +22 68 £445 -8.06% 7
South London -27 52 £494 +16.18% 1
East London -12 19 £550 +4.76% 5
North London +4 16 £395 +8.97%
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 London region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 702 (56.75%) Project Management
2 486 (39.29%) Finance
3 455 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
4 325 (26.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 242 (19.56%) PMP
6 227 (18.35%) ITIL
7 214 (17.30%) PMI Certification
8 175 (14.15%) Microsoft
9 172 (13.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 162 (13.10%) PMO
11 156 (12.61%) Change Management
12 154 (12.45%) Microsoft Project
13 153 (12.37%) Security Cleared
14 144 (11.64%) Banking
15 143 (11.56%) Programme Management
15 143 (11.56%) Degree
16 137 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
17 129 (10.43%) Microsoft Excel
18 127 (10.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 122 (9.86%) Migration
20 114 (9.22%) PMI
21 104 (8.41%) SC Cleared
22 101 (8.16%) Scrum
23 94 (7.60%) Microsoft Office
24 92 (7.44%) Waterfall
25 88 (7.11%) Risk Management
26 83 (6.71%) SDLC
27 82 (6.63%) Windows
28 80 (6.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
29 78 (6.31%) Office 365

PRINCE2
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 56 (4.53%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.13%) Skype for Business
3 13 (1.05%) Confluence
4 12 (0.97%) CMS
5 8 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.65%) MS Project Server
6 6 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.32%) Apache
8 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.16%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.16%) IIS
10 2 (0.16%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.081%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.081%) Tomcat
Applications
1 154 (12.45%) Microsoft Project
2 129 (10.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 94 (7.60%) Microsoft Office
4 80 (6.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 65 (5.25%) MS Visio
6 20 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.081%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 28 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.89%) Primavera
4 7 (0.57%) CA PPM
5 6 (0.49%) iTrent
5 6 (0.49%) Summit
6 5 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.32%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 4 (0.32%) RMDS
7 4 (0.32%) SAP HCM
7 4 (0.32%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.32%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
9 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 78 (6.31%) Office 365
2 47 (3.80%) SaaS
3 37 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (1.78%) IaaS
6 12 (0.97%) iPaaS
7 9 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
8 8 (0.65%) PaaS
9 4 (0.32%) Taleo
10 3 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.16%) Akamai
11 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.081%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.081%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.081%) G Suite
12 1 (0.081%) GitHub
12 1 (0.081%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 1 (0.081%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.51%) LAN
1 31 (2.51%) WAN
2 22 (1.78%) Firewall
3 16 (1.29%) Skype
4 14 (1.13%) SMS
5 11 (0.89%) Internet
6 9 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.65%) MPLS
7 8 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (0.57%) SAN
8 7 (0.57%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.49%) Intranet
9 6 (0.49%) VoIP
9 6 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.40%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.40%) VPN
11 4 (0.32%) LTE
11 4 (0.32%) NAS
11 4 (0.32%) Network Security
11 4 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (1.46%) Big Data
3 15 (1.21%) Power BI
4 14 (1.13%) SQL Server
5 8 (0.65%) MS Access
5 8 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.49%) Blockchain
6 6 (0.49%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.40%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (0.32%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.32%) GIS
8 4 (0.32%) HBase
8 4 (0.32%) Neo4j
8 4 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.32%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.32%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 30 (2.43%) JIRA
2 4 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.24%) MSI
4 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.081%) JBehave
5 1 (0.081%) Maven
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.081%) Selenium
5 1 (0.081%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.081%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 486 (39.29%) Finance
2 144 (11.64%) Banking
3 60 (4.85%) Legal
3 60 (4.85%) Retail
4 47 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 38 (3.07%) Law
5 38 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.51%) Advertising
7 28 (2.26%) Front Office
8 25 (2.02%) Back Office
9 23 (1.86%) Marketing
10 16 (1.29%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.97%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.81%) International Banking
13 10 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
14 9 (0.73%) Local Government
15 8 (0.65%) Private Banking
16 6 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 675 (54.57%) Project Manager
2 149 (12.05%) Analyst
3 98 (7.92%) IT Manager
4 84 (6.79%) IT Project Manager
4 84 (6.79%) Senior Manager
5 83 (6.71%) Business Analyst
6 78 (6.31%) Senior Project Manager
7 75 (6.06%) Programme Manager
8 68 (5.50%) Infrastructure Manager
9 62 (5.01%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 43 (3.48%) Architect
10 43 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 36 (2.91%) Technical Manager
12 32 (2.59%) Technical Project Manager
13 30 (2.43%) Security Manager
14 28 (2.26%) Digital Project Manager
14 28 (2.26%) Security Project Manager
15 25 (2.02%) Junior
16 24 (1.94%) Applications Manager
16 24 (1.94%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.54%) Web Services
2 14 (1.13%) HTML
3 10 (0.81%) .NET
3 10 (0.81%) XML
4 7 (0.57%) CSS
5 5 (0.40%) Middleware
5 5 (0.40%) SOAP
6 4 (0.32%) Ajax
6 4 (0.32%) Mason
7 3 (0.24%) FpML
7 3 (0.24%) HTML5
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (0.24%) XHTML
8 2 (0.16%) MXNet
8 2 (0.16%) Node.js
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.16%) REST
8 2 (0.16%) TensorFlow
8 2 (0.16%) Theano
8 2 (0.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 137 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (9.22%) PMI
3 68 (5.50%) Data Centre
4 64 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 35 (2.83%) NHS
6 26 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (1.86%) Virtual Team
8 18 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
9 14 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (1.05%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.05%) Derivative
10 13 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 12 (0.97%) User Experience
12 11 (0.89%) Equities
12 11 (0.89%) FMCG
13 10 (0.81%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (0.81%) PKI
14 9 (0.73%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 82 (6.63%) Windows
2 33 (2.67%) Windows 10
3 20 (1.62%) Linux
4 17 (1.37%) Unix
5 12 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.49%) Solaris
8 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.24%) AIX
9 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.16%) Android
10 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.081%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (56.75%) Project Management
2 455 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
3 325 (26.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 227 (18.35%) ITIL
5 156 (12.61%) Change Management
6 143 (11.56%) Programme Management
7 122 (9.86%) Migration
8 101 (8.16%) Scrum
9 92 (7.44%) Waterfall
10 88 (7.11%) Risk Management
11 83 (6.71%) SDLC
12 70 (5.66%) Business Analysis
13 67 (5.42%) CRM
14 65 (5.25%) Change Control
14 65 (5.25%) PRINCE
15 63 (5.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 62 (5.01%) ERP
17 59 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
17 59 (4.77%) Project Planning
18 56 (4.53%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (2.91%) SQL
2 20 (1.62%) Java
3 17 (1.37%) C
4 11 (0.89%) JavaScript
4 11 (0.89%) VBA
5 7 (0.57%) Perl
6 6 (0.49%) PHP
6 6 (0.49%) Python
7 5 (0.40%) C++
7 5 (0.40%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.32%) C#
8 4 (0.32%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.24%) VBScript
10 2 (0.16%) RPG
11 1 (0.081%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.081%) VB
Qualifications
1 242 (19.56%) PMP
2 214 (17.30%) PMI Certification
3 172 (13.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 153 (12.37%) Security Cleared
5 143 (11.56%) Degree
6 127 (10.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 104 (8.41%) SC Cleared
8 50 (4.04%) APMP
9 44 (3.56%) DV Cleared
10 41 (3.31%) CISSP
11 36 (2.91%) ISEB
12 21 (1.70%) CRISC
13 19 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (1.13%) CEH
16 13 (1.05%) MCSE
17 12 (0.97%) CISM
18 10 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
18 10 (0.81%) CASP
18 10 (0.81%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (13.10%) PMO
2 55 (4.45%) GDPR
3 36 (2.91%) QA
4 33 (2.67%) MiFID
5 21 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (1.29%) PCI DSS
7 13 (1.05%) PMBOK
8 9 (0.73%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.73%) EMIR
8 9 (0.73%) SLA
9 8 (0.65%) P3O
10 4 (0.32%) COBIT
10 4 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.32%) Government Security Classifications
11 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.16%) Basel II
12 2 (0.16%) Basel III
12 2 (0.16%) IFRS
12 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 21 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.32%) Firmware
6 3 (0.24%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.16%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.16%) vSphere
8 1 (0.081%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 1 (0.081%) IAG
8 1 (0.081%) vCloud
8 1 (0.081%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.081%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (2.59%) SCCM
2 4 (0.32%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 3 (0.24%) BladeLogic
3 3 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.24%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.16%) Nagios
4 2 (0.16%) SCOM
5 1 (0.081%) Ansible
5 1 (0.081%) Control-M
5 1 (0.081%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.081%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.081%) Puppet
5 1 (0.081%) Terraform
Vendors
1 175 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 61 (4.93%) Oracle
3 42 (3.40%) SAP
4 32 (2.59%) Citrix
5 27 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
6 23 (1.86%) Cisco
6 23 (1.86%) VMware
7 21 (1.70%) Workday
8 20 (1.62%) CheckPoint
9 12 (0.97%) ServiceNow
10 11 (0.89%) Splunk
11 9 (0.73%) Northgate
11 9 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
12 8 (0.65%) Hyperion
12 8 (0.65%) Murex
13 7 (0.57%) CA
13 7 (0.57%) IBM
13 7 (0.57%) NetApp
14 6 (0.49%) Reuters
15 5 (0.40%) NEC