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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 52 48
Rank change year-on-year -30 -4  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 594 865 883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.94% 3.75% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 4.41% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 683 622
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -0.73% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Median hourly rate £52.50 £29.50 £95.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.96% -68.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.30 £47.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £37.60 £159.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year +6.66% -9.48%  

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 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 17346 19631 18371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.74% 85.21% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12449 14284 12815
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 177 266
Median hourly rate £28.35 £21.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.14% +8.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 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 -21 97 £500 +5.26% 27
Croydon +3 9 £538 +22.15%
Canary Wharf -4 4 £450 -8.62%
Westminster +5 3 £375 -26.20%
Docklands, London -3 3 £613 +67.80%
Bromley +11 2 £400 -5.88%
Hayes +2 2 £388 -
Orpington - 2 - -
West End of London - 2 £513 - 4
Chiswick +4 1 £500 -
Hammersmith -3 1 - -
Feltham -4 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £275 -
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 673 (60.09%) Project Management
2 450 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
3 395 (35.27%) Finance
4 247 (22.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 222 (19.82%) ITIL
6 207 (18.48%) PMI Certification
7 198 (17.68%) PMP
8 187 (16.70%) Security Cleared
9 169 (15.09%) Microsoft
10 165 (14.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 151 (13.48%) Microsoft Project
12 143 (12.77%) Degree
13 140 (12.50%) Change Management
14 124 (11.07%) SC Cleared
14 124 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
15 123 (10.98%) Banking
16 122 (10.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 120 (10.71%) PMO
18 118 (10.54%) Risk Management
18 118 (10.54%) Programme Management
18 118 (10.54%) Waterfall
19 113 (10.09%) Scrum
20 110 (9.82%) Microsoft Excel
21 106 (9.46%) PMI
22 98 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
22 98 (8.75%) Migration
23 77 (6.88%) Windows
24 75 (6.70%) MS Visio
25 74 (6.61%) Agile Project Management
26 72 (6.43%) Business Analysis

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 67 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.41%) Confluence
3 20 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 12 (1.07%) CMS
5 10 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (0.45%) MS Project Server
6 5 (0.45%) NServiceBus
7 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.36%) IIS
7 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.27%) JBoss
9 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.18%) SAS
9 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.089%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 151 (13.48%) Microsoft Project
2 110 (9.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 98 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
4 75 (6.70%) MS Visio
5 61 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.18%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 31 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.07%) CA PPM
3 10 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.80%) Primavera
5 7 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.27%) Sonata
8 3 (0.27%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.089%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.089%) Endur
10 1 (0.089%) Lawson
10 1 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.089%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.089%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 66 (5.89%) Office 365
2 27 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.43%) SaaS
4 15 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.63%) IaaS
7 5 (0.45%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.36%) G Suite
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.18%) Force.com
9 2 (0.18%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.18%) PaaS
10 1 (0.089%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.089%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.089%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.089%) Trello
10 1 (0.089%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.089%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.13%) WAN
2 34 (3.04%) LAN
3 23 (2.05%) Firewall
4 20 (1.79%) Skype
5 13 (1.16%) Internet
6 10 (0.89%) VoIP
7 8 (0.71%) DNS
7 8 (0.71%) MPLS
7 8 (0.71%) SAN
8 7 (0.63%) Network Security
9 5 (0.45%) Intranet
9 5 (0.45%) IP Telephony
9 5 (0.45%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.45%) Telepresence
9 5 (0.45%) VPN
9 5 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.36%) Wireless
11 3 (0.27%) DHCP
11 3 (0.27%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.27%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.04%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (1.43%) Big Data
4 12 (1.07%) Hadoop
5 9 (0.80%) Apache Hive
5 9 (0.80%) HBase
5 9 (0.80%) MongoDB
6 8 (0.71%) Neo4j
7 7 (0.63%) GIS
8 6 (0.54%) SAP BW
8 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.45%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.36%) DB2
10 4 (0.36%) Power BI
11 3 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.27%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.27%) Electronic Patient Records
11 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (3.57%) JIRA
2 6 (0.54%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (0.36%) Hudson
4 3 (0.27%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.18%) ERwin
5 2 (0.18%) NUnit
5 2 (0.18%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.18%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.18%) Toad
6 1 (0.089%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.089%) MSI
6 1 (0.089%) Selenium
General
1 395 (35.27%) Finance
2 123 (10.98%) Banking
3 63 (5.63%) Retail
4 55 (4.91%) Law
5 53 (4.73%) Legal
6 42 (3.75%) Investment Banking
7 34 (3.04%) Telecoms
8 29 (2.59%) Advertising
9 27 (2.41%) Marketing
10 25 (2.23%) Front Office
11 11 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.89%) Back Office
12 10 (0.89%) Billing
12 10 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
12 10 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.63%) Publishing
14 7 (0.63%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.45%) Electronics
16 4 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 545 (48.66%) Project Manager
2 118 (10.54%) Analyst
3 89 (7.95%) Business Analyst
4 85 (7.59%) IT Manager
5 72 (6.43%) Programme Manager
6 66 (5.89%) Infrastructure Manager
6 66 (5.89%) IT Project Manager
7 59 (5.27%) Senior Manager
8 55 (4.91%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 49 (4.38%) Architect
10 48 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
11 46 (4.11%) Delivery Manager
12 43 (3.84%) Technical Manager
13 29 (2.59%) Agile Project Manager
13 29 (2.59%) Technical Project Manager
14 27 (2.41%) Business Change Manager
14 27 (2.41%) Digital Project Manager
15 26 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
16 24 (2.14%) Business Manager
17 23 (2.05%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.79%) .NET
2 13 (1.16%) XML
3 8 (0.71%) HTML
4 7 (0.63%) Middleware
5 6 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (0.54%) Web Services
6 5 (0.45%) CSS
7 4 (0.36%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.27%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.27%) jQuery
8 3 (0.27%) REST
8 3 (0.27%) Velocity
8 3 (0.27%) XSL
9 2 (0.18%) EDI
9 2 (0.18%) Mason
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.18%) SAML
9 2 (0.18%) XML Messaging
10 1 (0.089%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (0.089%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 124 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (9.46%) PMI
3 66 (5.89%) Management Information System
4 55 (4.91%) Data Centre
5 29 (2.59%) NHS
6 22 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
8 17 (1.52%) Reference Data
9 16 (1.43%) Fixed Income
10 15 (1.34%) Fintech
11 14 (1.25%) Equities
12 13 (1.16%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.16%) User Experience
13 12 (1.07%) Virtual Team
14 11 (0.98%) Derivative
15 10 (0.89%) Data Structures
16 7 (0.63%) Cybercrime
17 6 (0.54%) FMCG
17 6 (0.54%) Mainframe
17 6 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 77 (6.88%) Windows
2 34 (3.04%) Windows 10
3 20 (1.79%) Windows 7
4 18 (1.61%) Linux
5 15 (1.34%) Windows Server
6 11 (0.98%) Unix
6 11 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.36%) Android
10 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.18%) pSOS
10 2 (0.18%) Solaris
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.089%) VME
11 1 (0.089%) VMS
11 1 (0.089%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.089%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.089%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 673 (60.09%) Project Management
2 450 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (22.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 222 (19.82%) ITIL
5 140 (12.50%) Change Management
6 118 (10.54%) Programme Management
6 118 (10.54%) Risk Management
6 118 (10.54%) Waterfall
7 113 (10.09%) Scrum
8 98 (8.75%) Migration
9 74 (6.61%) Agile Project Management
10 72 (6.43%) Business Analysis
11 68 (6.07%) Project Planning
12 66 (5.89%) Service Management
13 63 (5.63%) SDLC
14 62 (5.54%) CRM
15 58 (5.18%) Change Control
16 57 (5.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 56 (5.00%) PRINCE
18 52 (4.64%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 39 (3.48%) SQL
2 17 (1.52%) C
3 9 (0.80%) C#
3 9 (0.80%) Java
3 9 (0.80%) VBA
4 8 (0.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.45%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.36%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.27%) R
8 2 (0.18%) C++
8 2 (0.18%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.18%) VB
9 1 (0.089%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.089%) COBOL
9 1 (0.089%) Python
9 1 (0.089%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 207 (18.48%) PMI Certification
2 198 (17.68%) PMP
3 187 (16.70%) Security Cleared
4 165 (14.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 143 (12.77%) Degree
6 124 (11.07%) SC Cleared
7 122 (10.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 50 (4.46%) DV Cleared
8 50 (4.46%) ISEB
9 39 (3.48%) APMP
10 34 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (1.61%) CISSP
11 18 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
12 14 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
12 14 (1.25%) CBAP
13 12 (1.07%) Chartered Engineer
13 12 (1.07%) CISA
13 12 (1.07%) CITP
14 9 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (10.71%) PMO
2 26 (2.32%) QA
3 18 (1.61%) P3O
4 17 (1.52%) MiFID
5 15 (1.34%) Data Quality
6 14 (1.25%) PMBOK
7 12 (1.07%) SLA
8 10 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.71%) EMIR
11 7 (0.63%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.63%) Solvency II
12 6 (0.54%) COBIT
12 6 (0.54%) JSP 440
13 5 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
13 5 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
14 4 (0.36%) GDPR
14 4 (0.36%) ISO 9001
15 2 (0.18%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 30 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.27%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.089%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.089%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.089%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (1.16%) SCCM
2 4 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.27%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.18%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.18%) Puppet
4 2 (0.18%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.18%) SCOM
5 1 (0.089%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.089%) Control-M
5 1 (0.089%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.089%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.089%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.089%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.089%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.089%) Nagios
5 1 (0.089%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 169 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 38 (3.39%) Oracle
3 36 (3.21%) SAP
4 32 (2.86%) Cisco
5 23 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (1.96%) VMware
7 19 (1.70%) Citrix
8 15 (1.34%) CheckPoint
9 14 (1.25%) Atlassian
10 11 (0.98%) HP
11 10 (0.89%) IBM
11 10 (0.89%) Splunk
12 9 (0.80%) Google
12 9 (0.80%) Remedy
13 8 (0.71%) Cloudera
13 8 (0.71%) MapR
13 8 (0.71%) Nuix
14 6 (0.54%) Adobe
14 6 (0.54%) Informatica
14 6 (0.54%) Red Hat
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marks Sattin
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Rate: From £650 to £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Seven Principles Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £650 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The People Network
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £393 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day 3 Months Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £460 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Berkeley Square IT
Rate: £650 - £700 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TRG
Posted: 12 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago