The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 23 22
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.52% 1.60% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 1.94% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £369 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.05% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.13
% change year-on-year - -5.57%  

PRINCE2 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 194 103 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 85.46% 82.40% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 48 50
Median daily rate £408 £305 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.60% +22.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £114 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £71.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.89% -79.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Northern Ireland

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Northern Ireland

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Northern Ireland

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Northern Ireland

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -7 8 £369 -18.05%
PRINCE2
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 14 (93.33%) Project Management
2 11 (73.33%) MS Project
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Law
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (33.33%) Change Control
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) MS Office
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) PMP
4 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) People Management
4 5 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 5 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 5 (33.33%) PMO
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (6.67%) SAP PM
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (6.67%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) BGP

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Project
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) BGP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) OSPF
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 6 (40.00%) Law
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Project Management
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 5 (33.33%) Change Control
4 5 (33.33%) People Management
4 5 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) PMP
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) SAP