Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 86 50
Rank change year-on-year -5 -36 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 1,209 1,221 1,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.58% 2.96% 4.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 3.44% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 855 1,305
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £305
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 4
London median hourly rate £30.00 £52.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +61.54% +34.02%
10th Percentile £15.65 £28.60 £24.25
90th Percentile £45.15 £77.50 £67.00
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 40,679 35,489 37,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.67% 85.89% 85.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,675 25,534 27,150
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 408 459
London median hourly rate £23.19 £24.75 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.31% +24.28% +4.82%
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.88 £50.20
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.76% +5.26% +16.74%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +11 267 £475 -5.00% 37
West London -20 68 £445 +4.40% 18
South London -22 58 £481 -3.75% 4
East London -8 23 £513 -2.38% 7
North London +7 12 £363 +7.41% 3
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 709 (58.64%) Project Management
2 484 (40.03%) Finance
3 440 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
4 343 (28.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 251 (20.76%) PMP
6 225 (18.61%) PMI Certification
7 210 (17.37%) ITIL
8 201 (16.63%) Microsoft
9 195 (16.13%) Microsoft Project
10 167 (13.81%) Security Cleared
11 163 (13.48%) PMO
12 161 (13.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 152 (12.57%) Programme Management
14 146 (12.08%) Change Management
15 138 (11.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 131 (10.84%) Microsoft Excel
17 129 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
18 121 (10.01%) SC Cleared
19 115 (9.51%) Degree
20 114 (9.43%) Banking
21 113 (9.35%) Migration
22 101 (8.35%) PMI
23 99 (8.19%) Microsoft Office
23 99 (8.19%) Windows
24 92 (7.61%) Risk Management
25 90 (7.44%) MS Visio
25 90 (7.44%) Business Analysis
25 90 (7.44%) Waterfall
26 86 (7.11%) Project Planning
27 83 (6.87%) Scrum

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 54 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.49%) CMS
2 18 (1.49%) Confluence
3 12 (0.99%) Skype for Business
4 6 (0.50%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.50%) MS Project Server
5 5 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.25%) IIS
7 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.17%) Apache
8 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.083%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.083%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.083%) Smallworld
Applications
1 195 (16.13%) Microsoft Project
2 131 (10.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 99 (8.19%) Microsoft Office
4 90 (7.44%) MS Visio
5 78 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.083%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.083%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 19 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.16%) Primavera
3 11 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.50%) Elite 3E
7 5 (0.41%) CA PPM
7 5 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.41%) Summit
7 5 (0.41%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.33%) SAP HCM
9 3 (0.25%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
9 3 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 3 (0.25%) RMDS
9 3 (0.25%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.25%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.25%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 73 (6.04%) Office 365
2 40 (3.31%) SaaS
3 28 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.32%) IaaS
6 10 (0.83%) iPaaS
7 8 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (0.58%) PaaS
9 3 (0.25%) Taleo
10 2 (0.17%) Akamai
10 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.083%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.083%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.083%) G Suite
11 1 (0.083%) GitHub
11 1 (0.083%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.083%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.083%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.083%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.07%) LAN
2 22 (1.82%) WAN
3 18 (1.49%) Firewall
4 15 (1.24%) MPLS
4 15 (1.24%) Skype
5 12 (0.99%) IP Telephony
6 9 (0.74%) Internet
6 9 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.74%) VoIP
7 7 (0.58%) LTE
7 7 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (0.58%) VPN
7 7 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.50%) SMS
8 6 (0.50%) TETRA
8 6 (0.50%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.50%) WLAN
9 5 (0.41%) DNS
9 5 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.32%) Power BI
3 15 (1.24%) Big Data
4 12 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (0.66%) Electronic Patient Records
6 7 (0.58%) MS Access
7 6 (0.50%) Blockchain
7 6 (0.50%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.33%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.25%) GIS
10 3 (0.25%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.25%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.17%) Clusterpoint
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (3.23%) JIRA
2 3 (0.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.17%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.083%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.083%) MSI
4 1 (0.083%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.083%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.083%) TestPartner
General
1 484 (40.03%) Finance
2 114 (9.43%) Banking
3 70 (5.79%) Retail
4 68 (5.62%) Legal
5 54 (4.47%) Law
6 49 (4.05%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.98%) Investment Banking
8 30 (2.48%) Marketing
9 28 (2.32%) Advertising
10 20 (1.65%) Front Office
11 18 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (1.08%) Back Office
13 11 (0.91%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.83%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.74%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.66%) Local Government
17 7 (0.58%) French Language
17 7 (0.58%) Japanese Language
18 6 (0.50%) International Banking
18 6 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 647 (53.52%) Project Manager
2 164 (13.56%) Analyst
3 104 (8.60%) Business Analyst
4 99 (8.19%) IT Manager
5 76 (6.29%) IT Project Manager
6 75 (6.20%) Senior Manager
7 66 (5.46%) Senior Project Manager
8 62 (5.13%) Programme Manager
9 58 (4.80%) Infrastructure Manager
10 52 (4.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 43 (3.56%) Security Manager
12 39 (3.23%) Digital Project Manager
12 39 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 37 (3.06%) Security Project Manager
14 35 (2.89%) Technical Manager
15 30 (2.48%) Technical Project Manager
16 29 (2.40%) GDPR Project Manager
17 28 (2.32%) PMO Lead
18 27 (2.23%) Architect
18 27 (2.23%) Senior PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.49%) Web Services
2 14 (1.16%) HTML
3 10 (0.83%) CSS
4 7 (0.58%) XML
5 6 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (0.41%) SOAP
7 3 (0.25%) .NET
7 3 (0.25%) Ajax
7 3 (0.25%) EDI
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (0.17%) FpML
8 2 (0.17%) HTML5
8 2 (0.17%) Mason
8 2 (0.17%) Node.js
8 2 (0.17%) XHTML
9 1 (0.083%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.083%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.083%) JSON
9 1 (0.083%) LDAP
9 1 (0.083%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 129 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (8.35%) PMI
3 67 (5.54%) Management Information System
4 48 (3.97%) Data Centre
5 33 (2.73%) NHS
6 23 (1.90%) Virtual Team
7 18 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 18 (1.49%) User Experience
8 17 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
8 17 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
8 17 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.08%) Fat Client
10 13 (1.08%) Thin Client
11 11 (0.91%) Computer Science
11 11 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (0.83%) Equities
12 10 (0.83%) Reinsurance
13 9 (0.74%) Derivative
13 9 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 99 (8.19%) Windows
2 56 (4.63%) Windows 10
3 18 (1.49%) Linux
3 18 (1.49%) Windows 7
4 14 (1.16%) Unix
5 9 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.33%) Android
6 4 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.17%) Solaris
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.083%) AIX
9 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (58.64%) Project Management
2 440 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
3 343 (28.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 210 (17.37%) ITIL
5 152 (12.57%) Programme Management
6 146 (12.08%) Change Management
7 113 (9.35%) Migration
8 92 (7.61%) Risk Management
9 90 (7.44%) Business Analysis
9 90 (7.44%) Waterfall
10 86 (7.11%) Project Planning
11 83 (6.87%) Scrum
12 69 (5.71%) PRINCE
13 67 (5.54%) Change Control
14 66 (5.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 65 (5.38%) Project Governance
16 63 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
17 61 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
18 60 (4.96%) SDLC
18 60 (4.96%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (3.31%) SQL
2 16 (1.32%) Java
3 14 (1.16%) C
4 8 (0.66%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.41%) C#
5 5 (0.41%) PHP
5 5 (0.41%) Python
5 5 (0.41%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.33%) C++
6 4 (0.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.33%) VBA
7 3 (0.25%) Perl
7 3 (0.25%) VB
8 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.083%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.083%) RPG
9 1 (0.083%) XPath
Qualifications
1 251 (20.76%) PMP
2 225 (18.61%) PMI Certification
3 167 (13.81%) Security Cleared
4 161 (13.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 138 (11.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 121 (10.01%) SC Cleared
7 115 (9.51%) Degree
8 59 (4.88%) APMP
9 43 (3.56%) ISEB
10 42 (3.47%) CISSP
11 40 (3.31%) DV Cleared
12 28 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (1.57%) CRISC
14 16 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
15 15 (1.24%) CISM
16 14 (1.16%) CEH
16 14 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (0.91%) CBAP
17 11 (0.91%) CISA
18 10 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (13.48%) PMO
2 63 (5.21%) GDPR
3 35 (2.89%) QA
4 23 (1.90%) MiFID
5 22 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (1.08%) PMBOK
7 11 (0.91%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.91%) SLA
8 6 (0.50%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.50%) P3O
9 4 (0.33%) COBIT
9 4 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.25%) IFRS
10 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.17%) EMIR
11 2 (0.17%) HL7
11 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 39 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.33%) Firmware
4 4 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.25%) Snort
6 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.17%) vSphere
7 1 (0.083%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 1 (0.083%) HDFS
7 1 (0.083%) RHEV
7 1 (0.083%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.083%) vCloud
7 1 (0.083%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (2.32%) SCCM
2 3 (0.25%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (0.25%) Puppet
2 3 (0.25%) QRadar
2 3 (0.25%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 2 (0.17%) Ansible
3 2 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.17%) Terraform
4 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.083%) Nagios
4 1 (0.083%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.083%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 201 (16.63%) Microsoft
2 58 (4.80%) Citrix
3 56 (4.63%) Oracle
4 39 (3.23%) SAP
5 31 (2.56%) Cisco
6 28 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (1.99%) VMware
8 18 (1.49%) CheckPoint
9 16 (1.32%) iManage
9 16 (1.32%) Workday
10 9 (0.74%) Intapp
10 9 (0.74%) Northgate
11 8 (0.66%) NetApp
11 8 (0.66%) Planview
12 7 (0.58%) Hyperion
12 7 (0.58%) McAfee
12 7 (0.58%) Murex
13 6 (0.50%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.50%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.41%) NEC