Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 82 53
Rank change year-on-year -40 -29 -5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 1,042 1,238 1,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.32% 3.12% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 3.60% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 887 1,249
London median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +8.26%
10th Percentile £320 £300 £306
90th Percentile £638 £644 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 8
London median hourly rate £29.15 £50.00 £24.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.70% +105.80% -74.43%
10th Percentile £13.85 £21.55 £20.89
90th Percentile £35.00 £57.00 £34.53
England median hourly rate £28.83 £28.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +2.95% +23.08% -17.27%

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 39,173 34,377 37,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.34% 86.72% 85.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,332 24,676 27,084
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 380 363
London median hourly rate £24.09 £24.82 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.92% +18.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.10 £52.50 £50.57
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -31 224 £500 +5.26% 37
West London -33 48 £450 +9.09% 14
South London -24 37 £550 +10.00% 3
East London -13 29 £475 -5.00% 8
North London +4 6 £370 -26.00% 3
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 649 (62.28%) Project Management
2 391 (37.52%) Agile Software Development
3 387 (37.14%) Finance
4 309 (29.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 238 (22.84%) ITIL
6 213 (20.44%) PMP
7 186 (17.85%) PMI Certification
8 179 (17.18%) Microsoft
9 155 (14.88%) Microsoft Project
10 127 (12.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 125 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
12 124 (11.90%) PMO
12 124 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
13 121 (11.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 111 (10.65%) Change Management
15 108 (10.36%) Security Cleared
16 105 (10.08%) Scrum
17 102 (9.79%) Programme Management
18 101 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
19 100 (9.60%) Business Analysis
20 98 (9.40%) Banking
21 92 (8.83%) SC Cleared
22 90 (8.64%) Waterfall
23 86 (8.25%) MS Visio
24 85 (8.16%) Windows
25 84 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
26 81 (7.77%) Degree
27 80 (7.68%) Risk Management
28 76 (7.29%) Migration
29 74 (7.10%) PMI

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 52 (4.99%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.34%) CMS
2 14 (1.34%) Confluence
3 8 (0.77%) IIS
3 8 (0.77%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.48%) Apache
4 5 (0.48%) JBoss
5 4 (0.38%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.38%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.29%) Liferay
6 3 (0.29%) SAS
7 2 (0.19%) Documentum
7 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.19%) WordPress
8 1 (0.096%) Drupal
8 1 (0.096%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.096%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 155 (14.88%) Microsoft Project
2 125 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 86 (8.25%) MS Visio
4 84 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
5 73 (7.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.096%) InDesign
7 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
1 15 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.48%) Primavera
4 5 (0.48%) Servitor
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
6 3 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.19%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.19%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.19%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.19%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 2 (0.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 55 (5.28%) Office 365
2 42 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (2.11%) SaaS
5 21 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.77%) IaaS
7 6 (0.58%) G Suite
8 5 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.38%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.38%) PaaS
10 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.19%) Trello
10 2 (0.19%) Yammer
11 1 (0.096%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.096%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.096%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.096%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.096%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.26%) LAN
2 26 (2.50%) WAN
3 23 (2.21%) DNS
4 19 (1.82%) MPLS
5 17 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (1.44%) Skype
7 13 (1.25%) Firewall
8 12 (1.15%) TETRA
9 11 (1.06%) DHCP
9 11 (1.06%) SAN
9 11 (1.06%) Unified Communications
10 10 (0.96%) 2G
10 10 (0.96%) Intranet
10 10 (0.96%) IP Telephony
10 10 (0.96%) VPN
11 9 (0.86%) 3G
11 9 (0.86%) 4G
11 9 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (0.86%) VoIP
12 8 (0.77%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (1.25%) Big Data
4 9 (0.86%) Power BI
5 8 (0.77%) Electronic Patient Records
6 7 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (0.67%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.29%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.29%) GIS
9 3 (0.29%) MS Access
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.29%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.19%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.19%) QlikView
10 2 (0.19%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (3.45%) JIRA
2 5 (0.48%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (0.38%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.29%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.19%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.19%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.19%) Maven
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.19%) Selenium
5 2 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.096%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.096%) JMeter
6 1 (0.096%) JUnit
6 1 (0.096%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.096%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.096%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.096%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.096%) WebDriver
General
1 387 (37.14%) Finance
2 98 (9.40%) Banking
3 63 (6.05%) Retail
4 48 (4.61%) Law
5 47 (4.51%) Legal
6 43 (4.13%) Investment Banking
7 32 (3.07%) Telecoms
8 29 (2.78%) Marketing
9 23 (2.21%) Financial Institution
9 23 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (1.82%) Front Office
11 9 (0.86%) French Language
11 9 (0.86%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.77%) Back Office
13 6 (0.58%) Advertising
13 6 (0.58%) German Language
13 6 (0.58%) Local Government
14 5 (0.48%) International Banking
14 5 (0.48%) Japanese Language
14 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 536 (51.44%) Project Manager
2 148 (14.20%) Analyst
3 100 (9.60%) Business Analyst
4 75 (7.20%) IT Manager
4 75 (7.20%) Senior Manager
5 66 (6.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 64 (6.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 59 (5.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 52 (4.99%) IT Project Manager
9 49 (4.70%) Programme Manager
10 37 (3.55%) Architect
10 37 (3.55%) Security Manager
11 35 (3.36%) Digital Project Manager
12 30 (2.88%) Security Project Manager
12 30 (2.88%) Technical Manager
13 29 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 28 (2.69%) GDPR Project Manager
15 27 (2.59%) Business Manager
15 27 (2.59%) Technical Project Manager
16 25 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.15%) Middleware
2 10 (0.96%) .NET
2 10 (0.96%) CSS
2 10 (0.96%) HTML
3 8 (0.77%) Web Services
4 7 (0.67%) J2EE
4 7 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (0.48%) EDI
6 4 (0.38%) XML
7 3 (0.29%) jQuery
7 3 (0.29%) Spring
8 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.19%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.19%) LDAP
8 2 (0.19%) Leaflet
8 2 (0.19%) WinForms
9 1 (0.096%) Akka
9 1 (0.096%) Node.js
9 1 (0.096%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.096%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 101 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (7.10%) PMI
3 59 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 43 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (2.30%) NHS
7 22 (2.11%) User Experience
8 17 (1.63%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.25%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.15%) Reinsurance
11 10 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.86%) Fat Client
12 9 (0.86%) Thin Client
13 8 (0.77%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.77%) Tandem
14 7 (0.67%) Computer Science
14 7 (0.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 85 (8.16%) Windows
2 49 (4.70%) Windows 10
3 21 (2.02%) Linux
4 15 (1.44%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.06%) Unix
6 9 (0.86%) Android
6 9 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.77%) Solaris
8 7 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.48%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.19%) CentOS
11 2 (0.19%) VMS
12 1 (0.096%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 649 (62.28%) Project Management
2 391 (37.52%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (29.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 238 (22.84%) ITIL
5 124 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
6 111 (10.65%) Change Management
7 105 (10.08%) Scrum
8 102 (9.79%) Programme Management
9 100 (9.60%) Business Analysis
10 90 (8.64%) Waterfall
11 80 (7.68%) Risk Management
12 76 (7.29%) Migration
13 72 (6.91%) Service Management
14 71 (6.81%) Project Planning
15 64 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
16 57 (5.47%) Matrix Organization
17 55 (5.28%) Change Control
18 54 (5.18%) Service Delivery
19 49 (4.70%) PRINCE
20 48 (4.61%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 38 (3.65%) SQL
2 16 (1.54%) C
3 10 (0.96%) T-SQL
4 9 (0.86%) Java
5 4 (0.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.29%) C#
6 3 (0.29%) C++
6 3 (0.29%) VB
7 2 (0.19%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.19%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.19%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.19%) XPath
8 1 (0.096%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.096%) COBOL
8 1 (0.096%) Perl
8 1 (0.096%) PHP
8 1 (0.096%) PL/1
8 1 (0.096%) Python
8 1 (0.096%) REXX
8 1 (0.096%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 213 (20.44%) PMP
2 186 (17.85%) PMI Certification
3 127 (12.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 121 (11.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 108 (10.36%) Security Cleared
6 92 (8.83%) SC Cleared
7 81 (7.77%) Degree
8 53 (5.09%) APMP
9 46 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
10 43 (4.13%) ISEB
11 28 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (2.11%) CCNP
13 19 (1.82%) CCNA
13 19 (1.82%) CISSP
14 16 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
14 16 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
15 12 (1.15%) CBAP
16 9 (0.86%) CISA
16 9 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
17 8 (0.77%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (11.90%) PMO
2 58 (5.57%) GDPR
3 26 (2.50%) QA
4 23 (2.21%) SLA
5 14 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (1.15%) PMBOK
7 5 (0.48%) PSD2
8 4 (0.38%) COBIT
8 4 (0.38%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.29%) SEPA
10 2 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.19%) HL7
10 2 (0.19%) IFRS
10 2 (0.19%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.19%) TARGET2
11 1 (0.096%) COSO
11 1 (0.096%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.096%) RMADS
System Software
1 50 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.29%) Snort
4 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.096%) ACF2
6 1 (0.096%) RACF
6 1 (0.096%) RHEV
6 1 (0.096%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.096%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.096%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.096%) vSphere
6 1 (0.096%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (1.44%) SCCM
2 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.29%) QRadar
5 2 (0.19%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.19%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.096%) CASB
6 1 (0.096%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.096%) Puppet
6 1 (0.096%) SCOM
6 1 (0.096%) SCSM
6 1 (0.096%) Terraform
6 1 (0.096%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 179 (17.18%) Microsoft
2 50 (4.80%) Citrix
3 48 (4.61%) Cisco
4 46 (4.41%) Oracle
5 35 (3.36%) SAP
6 33 (3.17%) VMware
7 16 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.06%) F5
9 8 (0.77%) iManage
9 8 (0.77%) McAfee
10 7 (0.67%) IBM
10 7 (0.67%) Infoblox
10 7 (0.67%) ServiceNow
10 7 (0.67%) SevOne
11 6 (0.58%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.58%) Hyperion
11 6 (0.58%) Informatica
11 6 (0.58%) Juniper
11 6 (0.58%) NetApp
11 6 (0.58%) Progress