The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 25 June 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 33 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 10 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.08% 3.73% 6.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 4.70% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 19
Median daily rate £525 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.00% -30.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £288 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £420 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.29% -20.63%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 277 234 286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 85.23% 79.32% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 177 231
Median daily rate £475 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +5.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -41.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £13.80 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Oxford

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Oxford over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Oxford

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 20 (71.43%) PMI
1 20 (71.43%) PMI Certification
2 18 (64.29%) PMP
2 18 (64.29%) Migration
3 15 (53.57%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (53.57%) Project Management
4 14 (50.00%) Windows
4 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 11 (39.29%) PMO
5 11 (39.29%) ITIL
6 10 (35.71%) Change Management
6 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) Release Management
7 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
8 6 (21.43%) Project Planning
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
9 5 (17.86%) Application Rationalisation
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.29%) SCCM
10 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
10 4 (14.29%) Office 365
11 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (10.71%) Service Design
11 3 (10.71%) Resource Allocation
11 3 (10.71%) LAN
11 3 (10.71%) WAN
12 2 (7.14%) Publishing

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (53.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (14.29%) Office 365
4 2 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Project Manager
2 9 (32.14%) Data Centre Manager
2 9 (32.14%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Data Migration Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Migration Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Migration Project Manager
3 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL Manager
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum Master
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 20 (71.43%) PMI
2 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.57%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Migration
2 15 (53.57%) Project Management
3 11 (39.29%) ITIL
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (35.71%) Change Management
5 7 (25.00%) Release Management
5 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
6 6 (21.43%) Project Planning
7 5 (17.86%) Application Rationalisation
8 3 (10.71%) Resource Allocation
8 3 (10.71%) Service Design
9 2 (7.14%) Coaching
9 2 (7.14%) Informatics
9 2 (7.14%) Kanban
9 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
9 2 (7.14%) Scrum
9 2 (7.14%) SDLC
9 2 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) PMI Certification
2 18 (64.29%) PMP
3 2 (7.14%) APMP
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) PMO
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.57%) Brocade
3 1 (3.57%) Juniper
3 1 (3.57%) NetApp
3 1 (3.57%) VMware