Period
to 26 January 2022

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 26 January 2022 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
26 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 170 183 183
Rank change year-on-year +13 0 -3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 635 257 441
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.69% 1.44% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.61% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 200 331
10th Percentile £363 £313 £306
25th Percentile £431 £375 £370
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £494 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.95% -4.52%
75th Percentile £629 £588 £569
90th Percentile £700 £650 £630
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 8 5
10th Percentile £32.88 - -
25th Percentile £39.75 - -
Median hourly rate £44.50 £26.65 £29.96
Median % change year-on-year +66.98% -11.05% -25.10%
75th Percentile £49.25 £34.49 £43.00
90th Percentile - £58.00 £60.70
England median hourly rate £44.50 £26.65 £27.13
% change year-on-year +66.98% -1.77% -1.35%

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 34,403 15,997 26,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.44% 89.44% 88.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,079 11,605 19,051
10th Percentile £381 £325 £315
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% -
75th Percentile £675 £602 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 145 302
10th Percentile £16.46 £17.03 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.72 £24.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate £39.50 £34.13 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.75% +48.37% +3.93%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £44.69
90th Percentile £65.00 £64.60 £53.28
England median hourly rate £26.00 £26.88 £20.50
% change year-on-year -3.28% +31.13% -6.82%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in London

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 in London.

Daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in London

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PRINCE2 in London over the 6 months to 26 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in London

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 in London.

Hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in London

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing PRINCE2 in London over the 6 months to 26 January 2022.

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 26 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -21 79 £550 +2.33% 23
East London +2 16 £625 +25.00% 9
West London -32 3 £202 -59.55% 6
North London -1 2 £550 +41.39% 1
South London -15 1 - - 2
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2022, 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.

1 366 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (54.96%) Project Management
3 253 (39.84%) Finance
4 204 (32.13%) Project Delivery
5 180 (28.35%) Social Skills
6 172 (27.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 168 (26.46%) PMI Certification
8 155 (24.41%) PMP
9 139 (21.89%) Scrum
10 132 (20.79%) Microsoft
11 121 (19.06%) ITIL
12 98 (15.43%) PMO
13 96 (15.12%) Security Cleared
14 93 (14.65%) Microsoft Project
15 86 (13.54%) SC Cleared
16 83 (13.07%) Azure
17 82 (12.91%) Change Management
18 79 (12.44%) Waterfall
19 76 (11.97%) Programme Management
20 75 (11.81%) JIRA
21 71 (11.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 66 (10.39%) Public Sector
23 64 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
24 63 (9.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 62 (9.76%) Migration
26 61 (9.61%) PMI
26 61 (9.61%) Project Planning
27 59 (9.29%) Kanban
28 57 (8.98%) Scaled Agile Framework
28 57 (8.98%) Business Case

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 30 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.05%) Confluence
3 8 (1.26%) IIS
4 5 (0.79%) CMS
5 3 (0.47%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.31%) Appian
6 2 (0.31%) Drupal
6 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.31%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 93 (14.65%) Microsoft Project
2 54 (8.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (6.30%) Microsoft Office
4 35 (5.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (3.31%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.94%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.79%) Oracle SCM
3 4 (0.63%) Cerner Millennium
3 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.31%) Shopify
5 2 (0.31%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.16%) SAP IBP
6 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.16%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 83 (13.07%) Azure
2 56 (8.82%) Microsoft 365
3 28 (4.41%) SaaS
4 22 (3.46%) Power Platform
5 19 (2.99%) AWS
6 11 (1.73%) PowerApps
7 10 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.94%) GCP
10 5 (0.79%) Azure Functions
10 5 (0.79%) Serverless
10 5 (0.79%) Smartsheet
11 4 (0.63%) PaaS
11 4 (0.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 3 (0.47%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.47%) Azure Monitor
12 3 (0.47%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 3 (0.47%) IaaS
13 2 (0.31%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.46%) 5G
2 18 (2.83%) 2G
2 18 (2.83%) GSM
2 18 (2.83%) MVNO
2 18 (2.83%) Packet Switching
3 15 (2.36%) MPLS
4 12 (1.89%) LAN
5 9 (1.42%) IP Telephony
5 9 (1.42%) WAN
6 8 (1.26%) Internet
7 6 (0.94%) Skype
8 5 (0.79%) VoIP
8 5 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.63%) 4G
9 4 (0.63%) Intranet
9 4 (0.63%) IPsec
9 4 (0.63%) SSL
9 4 (0.63%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.47%) BGP
10 3 (0.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.99%) Power BI
2 17 (2.68%) RDBMS
2 17 (2.68%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.20%) SQL Server
4 12 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.94%) Metadata
6 6 (0.94%) Tableau
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.47%) Big Data
8 3 (0.47%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.47%) MySQL
8 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.31%) HBase
9 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 75 (11.81%) JIRA
2 4 (0.63%) ERwin
2 4 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.16%) Crucible
3 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.16%) FishEye
3 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.16%) JMeter
3 1 (0.16%) Selenium
3 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 253 (39.84%) Finance
2 180 (28.35%) Social Skills
3 66 (10.39%) Public Sector
4 48 (7.56%) Presentation Skills
5 43 (6.77%) Influencing Skills
5 43 (6.77%) Legal
6 42 (6.61%) Local Government
7 41 (6.46%) Banking
7 41 (6.46%) Telecoms
8 38 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
9 31 (4.88%) Retail
10 23 (3.62%) Organisational Skills
11 20 (3.15%) Investment Banking
12 15 (2.36%) Marketing
12 15 (2.36%) Public Speaking
13 12 (1.89%) Front Office
14 11 (1.73%) Law
15 10 (1.57%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.94%) German Language
17 5 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 317 (49.92%) Project Manager
2 61 (9.61%) Analyst
3 52 (8.19%) Senior Manager
4 51 (8.03%) IT Manager
5 50 (7.87%) IT Project Manager
6 39 (6.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 39 (6.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 39 (6.14%) Technical Manager
7 36 (5.67%) Architect
7 36 (5.67%) Technical Project Manager
8 34 (5.35%) Business Analyst
8 34 (5.35%) Project Officer
9 30 (4.72%) Business Manager
10 26 (4.09%) Delivery Manager
11 25 (3.94%) Senior Project Manager
12 23 (3.62%) Digital Project Manager
12 23 (3.62%) Programme Manager
13 19 (2.99%) Change Manager
14 18 (2.83%) Business Change Manager
15 17 (2.68%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.83%) XML
2 13 (2.05%) .NET
3 12 (1.89%) FpML
4 10 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (1.42%) Middleware
6 8 (1.26%) HTML
7 3 (0.47%) JSON
7 3 (0.47%) Kafka
7 3 (0.47%) Spark Streaming
7 3 (0.47%) XSLT
8 2 (0.31%) EDI
8 2 (0.31%) HTML5
8 2 (0.31%) Node.js
9 1 (0.16%) CSS
9 1 (0.16%) Express
9 1 (0.16%) Keras
9 1 (0.16%) Nightwatchjs
9 1 (0.16%) Pandas
9 1 (0.16%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.16%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.61%) PMI
2 29 (4.57%) Kinect
3 25 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.15%) NHS
5 19 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (2.68%) Fixed Income
7 16 (2.52%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.36%) Virtual Team
9 12 (1.89%) Credit Derivative
9 12 (1.89%) Derivative
9 12 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (1.89%) OTC Derivatives
10 9 (1.42%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.42%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.26%) User Experience
12 6 (0.94%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.79%) FMCG
13 5 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 45 (7.09%) Windows
2 15 (2.36%) Windows Server
3 14 (2.20%) Windows 10
4 9 (1.42%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.94%) Linux
6 4 (0.63%) Unix
7 1 (0.16%) Android
7 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (54.96%) Project Management
3 204 (32.13%) Project Delivery
4 172 (27.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 139 (21.89%) Scrum
6 121 (19.06%) ITIL
7 82 (12.91%) Change Management
8 79 (12.44%) Waterfall
9 76 (11.97%) Programme Management
10 64 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 62 (9.76%) Migration
12 61 (9.61%) Project Planning
13 59 (9.29%) Kanban
14 57 (8.98%) Business Case
14 57 (8.98%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 52 (8.19%) Problem-Solving
16 51 (8.03%) Risk Management
17 46 (7.24%) DevOps
18 42 (6.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 40 (6.30%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (5.83%) SQL
2 22 (3.46%) C
3 15 (2.36%) C#
4 14 (2.20%) Python
5 10 (1.57%) R
6 9 (1.42%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.10%) VB.NET
8 5 (0.79%) Java
8 5 (0.79%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.47%) Bash
9 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.47%) VBA
10 1 (0.16%) PHP
10 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 168 (26.46%) PMI Certification
2 155 (24.41%) PMP
3 96 (15.12%) Security Cleared
4 86 (13.54%) SC Cleared
5 71 (11.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 63 (9.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 53 (8.35%) Degree
8 43 (6.77%) APMP
9 16 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (2.20%) TOGAF Certification
11 8 (1.26%) CISSP
12 7 (1.10%) CISM
12 7 (1.10%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (1.10%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.94%) CCNA
13 6 (0.94%) CISA
13 6 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.94%) MBA
14 5 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (15.43%) PMO
2 19 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.83%) PMBOK
4 13 (2.05%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (1.42%) ISO 22301
6 8 (1.26%) P3O
7 7 (1.10%) Data Quality
7 7 (1.10%) NIST
7 7 (1.10%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.94%) COBIT
8 6 (0.94%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.79%) GDPR
9 5 (0.79%) QA
9 5 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.63%) Accessibility
10 4 (0.63%) GRC
10 4 (0.63%) MiFID
10 4 (0.63%) SLA
11 3 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.47%) IFRS
System Software
1 37 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.16%) vCloud
5 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (1.10%) SCCM
2 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.63%) AirWatch
3 4 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.16%) CASB
4 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.16%) Nessus
4 1 (0.16%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.16%) PingFederate
4 1 (0.16%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) QRadar
4 1 (0.16%) VxRail
4 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 132 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.93%) Oracle
3 19 (2.99%) VMware
4 17 (2.68%) ServiceNow
5 14 (2.20%) Citrix
6 13 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.05%) SAP
7 10 (1.57%) Cisco
8 8 (1.26%) Google
9 6 (0.94%) JD Edwards
9 6 (0.94%) Ping Identity
10 4 (0.63%) Cerner
10 4 (0.63%) HP
10 4 (0.63%) Infoflex
10 4 (0.63%) Intapp
10 4 (0.63%) Refinitiv
10 4 (0.63%) Workday
11 3 (0.47%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.47%) Dell
11 3 (0.47%) EMC