Period
to 23 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 95 73
Rank change year-on-year -41 -22 -26
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 945 1,206 1,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.09% 2.74% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 3.13% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 890 1,088
London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £312
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 12
London median hourly rate £29.15 £25.00 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.60% -3.08% -66.72%
10th Percentile £17.23 £9.95 £20.89
90th Percentile £63.50 £42.25 £30.25
England median hourly rate £29.15 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% +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 39,527 38,587 39,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.57% 87.76% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,599 27,811 28,191
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £660 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 377 380
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £21.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +10.73% +6.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.75 £51.55 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -70 159 £500 +6.78% 29
South London -8 41 £550 +10.00% 3
West London -33 41 £425 -0.58% 14
East London -10 25 £393 -23.41% 3
North London +3 16 £450 -10.00% 1
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 560 (59.26%) Project Management
2 384 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 359 (37.99%) Finance
4 248 (26.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 225 (23.81%) ITIL
6 171 (18.10%) PMP
7 165 (17.46%) PMI Certification
8 146 (15.45%) Microsoft
9 138 (14.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 120 (12.70%) Security Cleared
11 112 (11.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 111 (11.75%) Scrum
13 109 (11.53%) Change Management
14 107 (11.32%) SC Cleared
15 103 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
16 97 (10.26%) Microsoft Project
17 93 (9.84%) PMO
18 91 (9.63%) Migration
19 88 (9.31%) Waterfall
19 88 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
20 87 (9.21%) Programme Management
21 85 (8.99%) Banking
21 85 (8.99%) Degree
22 79 (8.36%) Microsoft Excel
23 75 (7.94%) PMI
23 75 (7.94%) Data Centre
24 72 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
24 72 (7.62%) Risk Management
25 66 (6.98%) Change Control
26 64 (6.77%) Service Management

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 47 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.75%) Confluence
3 12 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 9 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.85%) IIS
6 7 (0.74%) Apache
6 7 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.53%) CMS
8 4 (0.42%) Drupal
8 4 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.42%) JBoss
8 4 (0.42%) WordPress
9 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.32%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.32%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.32%) Liferay
9 3 (0.32%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.32%) SAS
10 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 97 (10.26%) Microsoft Project
2 79 (8.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 72 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
4 50 (5.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 40 (4.23%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.53%) Servitor
4 4 (0.42%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.32%) Primavera
5 3 (0.32%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.32%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.21%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.21%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.21%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.11%) HFM
7 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 57 (6.03%) Office 365
2 34 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.12%) SaaS
4 11 (1.16%) OneDrive
5 6 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.63%) Trello
6 5 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.53%) Yammer
7 4 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.42%) IaaS
8 3 (0.32%) PaaS
9 2 (0.21%) G Suite
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.11%) Boomi
10 1 (0.11%) FinancialForce
10 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.11%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.17%) LAN
1 30 (3.17%) WAN
2 21 (2.22%) Firewall
3 18 (1.90%) DNS
4 16 (1.69%) Skype
5 15 (1.59%) Intranet
6 14 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (1.38%) SAN
8 12 (1.27%) SMS
8 12 (1.27%) VPN
8 12 (1.27%) Wireless
9 11 (1.16%) VoIP
10 9 (0.95%) DHCP
11 8 (0.85%) MPLS
12 7 (0.74%) 4G
12 7 (0.74%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.63%) 2G
13 6 (0.63%) 3G
13 6 (0.63%) IP Telephony
13 6 (0.63%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.59%) Big Data
4 7 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 6 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.42%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.32%) Power BI
8 2 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.21%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.21%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.11%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.11%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 50 (5.29%) JIRA
2 7 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 7 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.21%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.21%) Maven
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.11%) Hudson
5 1 (0.11%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 359 (37.99%) Finance
2 85 (8.99%) Banking
3 45 (4.76%) Retail
4 41 (4.34%) Law
5 40 (4.23%) Marketing
6 33 (3.49%) Legal
7 30 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 30 (3.17%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.12%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (1.16%) Military
11 11 (1.16%) Publishing
12 10 (1.06%) Advertising
12 10 (1.06%) Front Office
13 9 (0.95%) Billing
14 8 (0.85%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.74%) Back Office
16 6 (0.63%) Games
17 5 (0.53%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 519 (54.92%) Project Manager
2 82 (8.68%) IT Manager
3 71 (7.51%) Analyst
4 69 (7.30%) IT Project Manager
5 66 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
5 66 (6.98%) Senior Manager
6 64 (6.77%) Programme Manager
7 60 (6.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 57 (6.03%) Senior Project Manager
9 43 (4.55%) Technical Manager
10 40 (4.23%) Architect
11 39 (4.13%) Business Analyst
11 39 (4.13%) Technical Project Manager
12 30 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 28 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
14 27 (2.86%) Business Change Manager
14 27 (2.86%) Change Manager
15 26 (2.75%) Agile Project Manager
15 26 (2.75%) Digital Project Manager
16 24 (2.54%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.69%) .NET
2 12 (1.27%) Middleware
3 9 (0.95%) J2EE
3 9 (0.95%) Velocity
4 5 (0.53%) CSS
4 5 (0.53%) HTML
4 5 (0.53%) Spring
5 4 (0.42%) Web Services
6 3 (0.32%) COM
6 3 (0.32%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.32%) jQuery
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.21%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.21%) EDI
7 2 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.21%) WinForms
7 2 (0.21%) XML
8 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.11%) LAMP
8 1 (0.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (7.94%) Data Centre
2 75 (7.94%) PMI
3 29 (3.07%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (1.90%) Driving Licence
6 15 (1.59%) NHS
7 14 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 8 (0.85%) User Experience
10 7 (0.74%) Clustering
10 7 (0.74%) Cyber Defence
10 7 (0.74%) Reinsurance
11 6 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (0.63%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.63%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.63%) Tandem
12 5 (0.53%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 64 (6.77%) Windows
2 26 (2.75%) Windows Server
3 19 (2.01%) Linux
4 14 (1.48%) Windows 10
5 12 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.06%) Unix
8 9 (0.95%) Solaris
9 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.42%) VMS
11 3 (0.32%) Android
11 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.21%) AIX
12 2 (0.21%) CentOS
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (59.26%) Project Management
2 384 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 248 (26.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 225 (23.81%) ITIL
5 111 (11.75%) Scrum
6 109 (11.53%) Change Management
7 103 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
8 91 (9.63%) Migration
9 88 (9.31%) Waterfall
10 87 (9.21%) Programme Management
11 72 (7.62%) Risk Management
12 66 (6.98%) Change Control
13 64 (6.77%) Service Management
14 57 (6.03%) Business Analysis
15 56 (5.93%) Service Delivery
16 54 (5.71%) Matrix Organization
17 48 (5.08%) Process Improvement
18 47 (4.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 45 (4.76%) Project Planning
20 43 (4.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (1.80%) SQL
2 16 (1.69%) C
3 11 (1.16%) PowerShell
4 7 (0.74%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.42%) Java
5 4 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.32%) C#
6 3 (0.32%) VB
7 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.11%) C++
8 1 (0.11%) PHP
8 1 (0.11%) Scala
8 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 171 (18.10%) PMP
2 165 (17.46%) PMI Certification
3 138 (14.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 120 (12.70%) Security Cleared
5 112 (11.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 107 (11.32%) SC Cleared
7 85 (8.99%) Degree
8 42 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
9 37 (3.92%) APMP
10 28 (2.96%) ISEB
11 22 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (1.80%) CCNA
14 14 (1.48%) CCNP
14 14 (1.48%) DV Cleared
15 13 (1.38%) CISSP
16 11 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
17 9 (0.95%) MCSE
18 8 (0.85%) CISM
19 7 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (9.84%) PMO
2 37 (3.92%) GDPR
3 32 (3.39%) SLA
4 28 (2.96%) QA
5 12 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (1.06%) PMBOK
7 6 (0.63%) COBIT
7 6 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (0.63%) P3O
7 6 (0.63%) PSD2
8 4 (0.42%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.21%) COSO
10 2 (0.21%) EMIR
10 2 (0.21%) MiFID
10 2 (0.21%) SEPA
11 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.11%) TARGET2
System Software
1 37 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.32%) vSphere
6 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (1.48%) SCCM
2 6 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.42%) SCOM
5 3 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.21%) CASB
6 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.21%) WSUS
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.11%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.11%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.11%) SCSM
7 1 (0.11%) Simpana
7 1 (0.11%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.11%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 146 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 48 (5.08%) Cisco
3 45 (4.76%) VMware
4 35 (3.70%) Oracle
5 28 (2.96%) SAP
6 23 (2.43%) Citrix
7 15 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.27%) Xerox
9 11 (1.16%) IBM
9 11 (1.16%) ServiceNow
10 8 (0.85%) F5
11 7 (0.74%) CA Agile Central
11 7 (0.74%) HP
11 7 (0.74%) Workday
12 6 (0.63%) Dell
12 6 (0.63%) EMC
12 6 (0.63%) Mercator
12 6 (0.63%) NetApp
12 6 (0.63%) SevOne
13 5 (0.53%) ATG