Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 100 84
Rank change year-on-year -55 -16 -31
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 869 1,237 1,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.85% 2.60% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.95% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 897 956
London median daily rate £485 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £310
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
England median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £28.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -10.80% -13.76%
10th Percentile £29.61 £13.10 £23.63
90th Percentile £72.28 £41.63 £107.00
England median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -

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 41,321 41,911 39,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.83% 88.13% 87.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,800 30,463 27,935
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £640
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 394 438
London median hourly rate £24.08 £22.50 £21.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.02% +3.00% +9.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.93
90th Percentile £55.04 £48.75 £50.04
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 -52 177 £485 +2.11% 27
West London -30 32 £425 - 18
South London -35 32 £500 +2.56% 4
East London -25 20 £405 -26.36% 6
North London -2 18 £406 +2.85% 4
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 509 (58.57%) Project Management
2 378 (43.50%) Agile Software Development
3 339 (39.01%) Finance
4 216 (24.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 189 (21.75%) ITIL
6 140 (16.11%) PMI Certification
7 137 (15.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 134 (15.42%) PMP
9 133 (15.30%) Microsoft
10 125 (14.38%) Security Cleared
11 115 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
12 106 (12.20%) PMO
13 105 (12.08%) Scrum
13 105 (12.08%) Change Management
14 103 (11.85%) SC Cleared
15 101 (11.62%) Programme Management
16 99 (11.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 90 (10.36%) Waterfall
18 87 (10.01%) Migration
19 84 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
20 80 (9.21%) Microsoft Project
21 78 (8.98%) Degree
22 77 (8.86%) PMI
23 71 (8.17%) Banking
24 70 (8.06%) Risk Management
25 65 (7.48%) Office 365
26 64 (7.36%) Windows
27 63 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
28 61 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
29 59 (6.79%) SharePoint

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 59 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 29 (3.34%) Confluence
3 10 (1.15%) IIS
3 10 (1.15%) Skype for Business
4 7 (0.81%) Apache
4 7 (0.81%) CMS
5 6 (0.69%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.58%) Drupal
6 5 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.35%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.35%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.35%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.23%) JBoss
8 2 (0.23%) Liferay
8 2 (0.23%) WordPress
9 1 (0.12%) Appian
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 80 (9.21%) Microsoft Project
2 63 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 61 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
4 44 (5.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 39 (4.49%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 17 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.46%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.35%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.35%) Primavera
4 3 (0.35%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.35%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.23%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.23%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.23%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.12%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.12%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 65 (7.48%) Office 365
2 49 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.84%) SaaS
5 12 (1.38%) OneDrive
6 7 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.69%) Yammer
8 4 (0.46%) IaaS
8 4 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.46%) Trello
9 2 (0.23%) PaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.12%) G Suite
10 1 (0.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.65%) WAN
2 20 (2.30%) LAN
3 17 (1.96%) SAN
4 15 (1.73%) Firewall
5 14 (1.61%) Wireless
6 12 (1.38%) DNS
7 11 (1.27%) VPN
8 10 (1.15%) Intranet
8 10 (1.15%) Skype
9 8 (0.92%) VoIP
9 8 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.81%) DHCP
10 7 (0.81%) SMS
11 6 (0.69%) IP Telephony
11 6 (0.69%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.58%) 5G
12 5 (0.58%) MPLS
13 4 (0.46%) DWDM
14 3 (0.35%) Cisco ISE
14 3 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (1.50%) Big Data
4 8 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (0.58%) Power BI
5 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.46%) Electronic Patient Records
6 4 (0.46%) GIS
6 4 (0.46%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.35%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.23%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 57 (6.56%) JIRA
2 5 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.23%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.12%) Hudson
5 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.12%) JIRA Agile
General
1 339 (39.01%) Finance
2 71 (8.17%) Banking
3 42 (4.83%) Law
3 42 (4.83%) Retail
4 36 (4.14%) Legal
5 34 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 28 (3.22%) Marketing
7 24 (2.76%) Financial Institution
8 22 (2.53%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.96%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.27%) Advertising
10 11 (1.27%) Military
11 10 (1.15%) Back Office
11 10 (1.15%) Publishing
12 8 (0.92%) Billing
12 8 (0.92%) Front Office
13 7 (0.81%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.58%) French Language
16 4 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 473 (54.43%) Project Manager
2 72 (8.29%) IT Manager
2 72 (8.29%) Programme Manager
3 66 (7.59%) Analyst
4 63 (7.25%) IT Project Manager
5 52 (5.98%) Senior Manager
6 49 (5.64%) Infrastructure Manager
7 46 (5.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 42 (4.83%) Senior Project Manager
9 39 (4.49%) Business Analyst
10 36 (4.14%) Technical Manager
11 34 (3.91%) Technical Project Manager
12 26 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 25 (2.88%) Architect
14 24 (2.76%) SC Cleared Project Manager
15 23 (2.65%) Business Change Manager
15 23 (2.65%) Digital Project Manager
16 22 (2.53%) Coordinator
17 21 (2.42%) Agile Project Manager
17 21 (2.42%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.53%) .NET
2 13 (1.50%) Middleware
3 11 (1.27%) J2EE
3 11 (1.27%) Velocity
4 9 (1.04%) XML
5 8 (0.92%) Web Services
6 6 (0.69%) CSS
6 6 (0.69%) HTML
7 5 (0.58%) jQuery
7 5 (0.58%) Spring
8 4 (0.46%) LDAP
9 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.35%) DHTML
9 3 (0.35%) JSON
9 3 (0.35%) React
9 3 (0.35%) XSLT
10 2 (0.23%) HTML5
10 2 (0.23%) MDX
10 2 (0.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (8.86%) PMI
3 58 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 30 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (1.27%) Credit Risk
7 10 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.15%) NHS
8 9 (1.04%) Equities
8 9 (1.04%) Virtual Team
9 8 (0.92%) Driving Licence
9 8 (0.92%) Market Risk
9 8 (0.92%) User Experience
10 7 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.81%) Over-the-Top Content
11 6 (0.69%) Clustering
11 6 (0.69%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.58%) Derivative
12 5 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (7.36%) Windows
2 24 (2.76%) Windows Server
3 20 (2.30%) Windows 10
4 16 (1.84%) Linux
5 12 (1.38%) Unix
6 11 (1.27%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.92%) Solaris
8 7 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.35%) Android
10 3 (0.35%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.23%) VMS
12 1 (0.12%) AIX
12 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.12%) SUSE
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (58.57%) Project Management
2 378 (43.50%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (24.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 189 (21.75%) ITIL
5 115 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
6 105 (12.08%) Change Management
6 105 (12.08%) Scrum
7 101 (11.62%) Programme Management
8 90 (10.36%) Waterfall
9 87 (10.01%) Migration
10 70 (8.06%) Risk Management
11 57 (6.56%) Project Governance
11 57 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 56 (6.44%) Change Control
13 54 (6.21%) PRINCE
14 49 (5.64%) Decision-Making
15 47 (5.41%) Agile Project Management
16 46 (5.29%) Project Planning
17 42 (4.83%) CRM
17 42 (4.83%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (1.96%) SQL
2 13 (1.50%) C
2 13 (1.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (0.69%) C#
3 6 (0.69%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.58%) Java
4 5 (0.58%) PHP
5 3 (0.35%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.35%) VB
6 2 (0.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.12%) Lingo
7 1 (0.12%) Scala
7 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 140 (16.11%) PMI Certification
2 137 (15.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 134 (15.42%) PMP
4 125 (14.38%) Security Cleared
5 103 (11.85%) SC Cleared
6 99 (11.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 78 (8.98%) Degree
8 32 (3.68%) APMP
9 31 (3.57%) ISEB
10 24 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (1.84%) DV Cleared
13 12 (1.38%) CISSP
14 11 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
15 9 (1.04%) CISM
15 9 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (1.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 8 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (12.20%) PMO
2 32 (3.68%) QA
3 24 (2.76%) SLA
4 23 (2.65%) GDPR
5 9 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.04%) P3O
6 6 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.58%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.46%) COBIT
8 4 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.35%) PSD2
10 2 (0.23%) EMIR
10 2 (0.23%) IFRS
10 2 (0.23%) MiFID
11 1 (0.12%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.12%) COSO
11 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (1.73%) SCCM
2 6 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.46%) SCOM
4 3 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.23%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.23%) WSUS
6 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.12%) CASB
6 1 (0.12%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.12%) Simpana
6 1 (0.12%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.12%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 133 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 37 (4.26%) VMware
3 36 (4.14%) Oracle
4 34 (3.91%) SAP
5 28 (3.22%) Cisco
6 25 (2.88%) Citrix
7 21 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.27%) Xerox
9 9 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
9 9 (1.04%) ServiceNow
10 8 (0.92%) Mercator
11 7 (0.81%) CheckPoint
11 7 (0.81%) HP
11 7 (0.81%) Workday
12 6 (0.69%) IBM
13 5 (0.58%) hybris
13 5 (0.58%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.46%) Aderant
14 4 (0.46%) ATG
14 4 (0.46%) Atlassian