Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 58 44
Rank change year-on-year -29 -14 -3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 1265 1669 1893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.01% 3.68% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 4.29% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 1259 1390
London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -1.16%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £267
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
England median daily rate £438 £428 £413
% change year-on-year +2.34% +3.64% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
London median hourly rate £31.92 £26.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.77% -60.00% +198.03%
10th Percentile £14.15 £20.89 £18.25
90th Percentile £56.25 £33.10 £187.50
England median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +1.95%

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 36345 38893 37918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.37% 85.75% 82.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 28198 26785
London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £280
90th Percentile £656 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 337 512
London median hourly rate £24.41 £21.34 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.39% +8.24% +3.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.40 £49.78 £57.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
% change year-on-year - +14.10% +6.88%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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
City of London -1 213 £456 -8.75% 22
Westminster +15 11 £375 -36.17%
Croydon -16 10 £500 - 1
Canary Wharf 0 8 £463 -6.09%
Docklands, London +3 7 £613 +67.81%
Brentford 0 5 £425 -2.86% 1
West End of London +8 4 £513 +79.82% 2
Heathrow +11 3 £350 -33.33%
Hayes +5 3 £500 -
Ealing -1 3 - -
Hammersmith -10 3 £450 +4.65%
Harrow +20 2 - -
Bromley -3 2 £400 -5.88%
Orpington - 2 - -
Hillingdon - 2 £425 -
Chiswick +4 1 £500 -
Twickenham +2 1 - -
Feltham +1 1 - -
Uxbridge -6 1 - -
Greenwich -6 1 £425 -5.56%
Kingston Upon Thames -10 1 £325 -27.78%
Hackney - 1 £275 -
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 742 (58.66%) Project Management
2 478 (37.79%) Agile Software Development
3 448 (35.42%) Finance
4 305 (24.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 252 (19.92%) ITIL
6 239 (18.89%) PMI Certification
7 224 (17.71%) PMP
8 170 (13.44%) Microsoft
9 166 (13.12%) Degree
10 162 (12.81%) Security Cleared
11 161 (12.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 158 (12.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 157 (12.41%) Banking
14 154 (12.17%) Microsoft Project
15 148 (11.70%) Change Management
16 144 (11.38%) Programme Management
16 144 (11.38%) PMO
17 131 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
18 129 (10.20%) PMI
19 116 (9.17%) Microsoft Office
19 116 (9.17%) Scrum
20 115 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
20 115 (9.09%) SC Cleared
21 114 (9.01%) Migration
22 108 (8.54%) Risk Management
23 104 (8.22%) Waterfall
24 96 (7.59%) Office 365
25 87 (6.88%) Windows
26 84 (6.64%) Retail
26 84 (6.64%) 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 77 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.82%) Confluence
3 22 (1.74%) Skype for Business
4 17 (1.34%) MS Exchange
5 10 (0.79%) CMS
6 9 (0.71%) IIS
7 5 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.32%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.24%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.16%) Documentum
10 2 (0.16%) JBoss
10 2 (0.16%) SAS
10 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.079%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 154 (12.17%) Microsoft Project
2 116 (9.17%) Microsoft Office
3 115 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 67 (5.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 66 (5.22%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.16%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.079%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 35 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.63%) CA PPM
4 7 (0.55%) iTrent
4 7 (0.55%) Primavera
5 5 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.24%) SystmOne
6 3 (0.24%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.16%) Actimize
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.079%) Magento
8 1 (0.079%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.079%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 96 (7.59%) Office 365
2 31 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.37%) SaaS
4 18 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (1.03%) IaaS
7 9 (0.71%) PaaS
8 5 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.40%) Yammer
9 4 (0.32%) BPaaS
9 4 (0.32%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.32%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.24%) G Suite
11 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.079%) Asana
12 1 (0.079%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.079%) Slack
12 1 (0.079%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.53%) WAN
2 26 (2.06%) LAN
3 23 (1.82%) Skype
4 21 (1.66%) Firewall
5 14 (1.11%) SAN
6 12 (0.95%) VoIP
7 10 (0.79%) Intranet
8 9 (0.71%) DNS
8 9 (0.71%) Internet
9 8 (0.63%) Network Security
10 7 (0.55%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.55%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.47%) MPLS
11 6 (0.47%) VPN
12 5 (0.40%) 4G
12 5 (0.40%) NAS
13 4 (0.32%) IP Telephony
13 4 (0.32%) LTE
14 3 (0.24%) VLAN
14 3 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (2.37%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (1.26%) Big Data
4 12 (0.95%) Hadoop
5 10 (0.79%) GIS
6 7 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.47%) Apache Hive
7 6 (0.47%) HBase
7 6 (0.47%) Neo4j
7 6 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (0.40%) Power BI
8 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.32%) MS Access
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.32%) SAP BW
9 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.24%) DB2
10 3 (0.24%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 38 (3.00%) JIRA
2 4 (0.32%) Hudson
3 3 (0.24%) HP UFT
3 3 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.16%) ERwin
4 2 (0.16%) NUnit
4 2 (0.16%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.16%) Toad
5 1 (0.079%) Selenium
General
1 448 (35.42%) Finance
2 157 (12.41%) Banking
3 84 (6.64%) Retail
4 61 (4.82%) Legal
5 58 (4.58%) Investment Banking
6 50 (3.95%) Law
7 39 (3.08%) Telecoms
8 36 (2.85%) Front Office
9 32 (2.53%) Back Office
10 30 (2.37%) Financial Institution
11 27 (2.13%) Advertising
12 24 (1.90%) Marketing
13 10 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
13 10 (0.79%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.63%) Billing
15 8 (0.63%) Publishing
16 7 (0.55%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.47%) French Language
18 5 (0.40%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 649 (51.30%) Project Manager
2 127 (10.04%) Analyst
3 99 (7.83%) Business Analyst
4 92 (7.27%) Programme Manager
5 79 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 73 (5.77%) IT Manager
7 65 (5.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 65 (5.14%) Senior Project Manager
8 64 (5.06%) Architect
9 60 (4.74%) IT Project Manager
10 58 (4.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 48 (3.79%) Technical Manager
12 42 (3.32%) Delivery Manager
13 40 (3.16%) Technical Project Manager
14 37 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
15 32 (2.53%) Digital Project Manager
16 29 (2.29%) Agile Project Manager
17 27 (2.13%) Business Change Manager
17 27 (2.13%) Business Manager
17 27 (2.13%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.74%) .NET
2 17 (1.34%) XML
3 10 (0.79%) REST
4 8 (0.63%) HTML
5 7 (0.55%) Middleware
6 6 (0.47%) CSS
6 6 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (0.40%) AngularJS
7 5 (0.40%) Web Services
8 4 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.32%) jQuery
8 4 (0.32%) Velocity
8 4 (0.32%) XSL
9 3 (0.24%) EDI
9 3 (0.24%) FpML
10 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.16%) SAML
10 2 (0.16%) SOAP
10 2 (0.16%) XML Messaging
11 1 (0.079%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 131 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (10.20%) PMI
3 73 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 57 (4.51%) Data Centre
5 37 (2.92%) NHS
6 34 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 21 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
7 21 (1.66%) Equities
8 19 (1.50%) Derivative
8 19 (1.50%) Fixed Income
9 17 (1.34%) Reference Data
10 16 (1.26%) Fintech
11 14 (1.11%) Computer Science
11 14 (1.11%) User Experience
12 13 (1.03%) Hedge funds
13 11 (0.87%) Data Structures
13 11 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.87%) Virtual Team
14 10 (0.79%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 87 (6.88%) Windows
2 42 (3.32%) Windows 10
3 18 (1.42%) Windows 7
4 14 (1.11%) Linux
4 14 (1.11%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.95%) Unix
7 11 (0.87%) Solaris
8 9 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.40%) AIX
9 5 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.40%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.24%) Android
10 3 (0.24%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.079%) pSOS
12 1 (0.079%) VME
12 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 742 (58.66%) Project Management
2 478 (37.79%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (24.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 252 (19.92%) ITIL
5 148 (11.70%) Change Management
6 144 (11.38%) Programme Management
7 116 (9.17%) Scrum
8 114 (9.01%) Migration
9 108 (8.54%) Risk Management
10 104 (8.22%) Waterfall
11 84 (6.64%) Business Analysis
12 78 (6.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 77 (6.09%) SDLC
14 71 (5.61%) Change Control
14 71 (5.61%) PRINCE
15 70 (5.53%) Project Planning
16 66 (5.22%) Agile Project Management
16 66 (5.22%) CRM
16 66 (5.22%) Service Management
17 55 (4.35%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 50 (3.95%) SQL
2 19 (1.50%) Java
3 15 (1.19%) JavaScript
3 15 (1.19%) VBA
4 11 (0.87%) C
5 10 (0.79%) C#
6 6 (0.47%) Perl
6 6 (0.47%) VBScript
7 4 (0.32%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.32%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.24%) Python
8 3 (0.24%) R
8 3 (0.24%) VB
9 2 (0.16%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.16%) Ruby
10 1 (0.079%) COBOL
10 1 (0.079%) PHP
Qualifications
1 239 (18.89%) PMI Certification
2 224 (17.71%) PMP
3 166 (13.12%) Degree
4 162 (12.81%) Security Cleared
5 161 (12.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 158 (12.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 115 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 64 (5.06%) ISEB
9 46 (3.64%) DV Cleared
10 43 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (2.13%) APMP
12 20 (1.58%) CISSP
13 18 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
16 12 (0.95%) CITP
17 11 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
17 11 (0.87%) MCSE
18 8 (0.63%) CBAP
18 8 (0.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (11.38%) PMO
2 31 (2.45%) MiFID
3 29 (2.29%) QA
4 19 (1.50%) GDPR
5 17 (1.34%) EMIR
6 16 (1.26%) PCI DSS
6 16 (1.26%) SLA
7 15 (1.19%) P3O
8 12 (0.95%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
10 7 (0.55%) PMBOK
11 6 (0.47%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (0.32%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.24%) COBIT
13 3 (0.24%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.24%) SEPA
System Software
1 31 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.079%) IAG
7 1 (0.079%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.079%) Xen
7 1 (0.079%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (1.34%) SCCM
2 6 (0.47%) BladeLogic
2 6 (0.47%) SCOM
3 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.24%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.24%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.16%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.079%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.079%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.079%) Nagios
Vendors
1 170 (13.44%) Microsoft
2 46 (3.64%) Oracle
3 25 (1.98%) VMware
4 21 (1.66%) Cisco
4 21 (1.66%) SAP
5 19 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.11%) Atlassian
6 14 (1.11%) CheckPoint
7 13 (1.03%) Citrix
7 13 (1.03%) Splunk
8 11 (0.87%) HP
9 10 (0.79%) ServiceNow
10 8 (0.63%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.63%) Remedy
11 7 (0.55%) AppDynamics
11 7 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
11 7 (0.55%) Tableau
12 6 (0.47%) Cloudera
12 6 (0.47%) Guidewire
12 6 (0.47%) MapR
City, London
I3
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ebury
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £545 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Rate: £375 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £270 - £285 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £467.50 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £170 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago