The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 23 13 15
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 40 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 7.23% 8.65% 9.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.15% 11.08% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 40
Median daily rate £475 £423 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.42% -4.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.60%  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 437 388 574
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.02% 78.07% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 305 371
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 35
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Oxfordshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Oxfordshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Oxfordshire

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Oxford -1 18 £488 +25.40% 2
Kidlington -1 3 £475 - 2
Abingdon - 1 £500 - 1
PRINCE2
South East

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 28 (50.00%) Project Management
2 26 (46.43%) PMI Certification
3 24 (42.86%) PMI
4 23 (41.07%) PMP
4 23 (41.07%) Migration
5 19 (33.93%) PMO
6 17 (30.36%) Change Management
6 17 (30.36%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (26.79%) Data Centre
8 14 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (23.21%) Windows
10 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
12 10 (17.86%) Publishing
12 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
14 8 (14.29%) Finance
14 8 (14.29%) Project Planning
14 8 (14.29%) Release Management
14 8 (14.29%) Application Rationalisation
15 7 (12.50%) Windows 10
15 7 (12.50%) Office 365
15 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (10.71%) APMP
16 6 (10.71%) SCCM
17 5 (8.93%) QA
17 5 (8.93%) Programme Management
17 5 (8.93%) ITIL
17 5 (8.93%) LAN
17 5 (8.93%) WAN

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) Drupal
2 1 (1.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Project
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.79%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.36%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.50%) Office 365
4 3 (5.36%) IaaS
5 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) LAN
1 5 (8.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Big Data
General
1 10 (17.86%) Publishing
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (5.36%) German Language
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Billing
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (76.79%) Project Manager
2 10 (17.86%) Data Centre Manager
2 10 (17.86%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 10 (17.86%) Migration Manager
2 10 (17.86%) Migration Project Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 7 (12.50%) Data Migration Manager
4 7 (12.50%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 5 (8.93%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.36%) Desktop Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Network Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Network Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) PMO Coordinator
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) PMI
2 15 (26.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.79%) EPoS
4 1 (1.79%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Project Management
2 23 (41.07%) Migration
3 17 (30.36%) Change Management
4 14 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
6 8 (14.29%) Application Rationalisation
6 8 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 8 (14.29%) Release Management
7 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.93%) ITIL
8 5 (8.93%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.93%) Resource Allocation
9 3 (5.36%) Service Design
10 2 (3.57%) CRM
10 2 (3.57%) ERP
10 2 (3.57%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (3.57%) Informatics
10 2 (3.57%) PRINCE
10 2 (3.57%) Resource Management
10 2 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) PMI Certification
2 23 (41.07%) PMP
3 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (10.71%) APMP
5 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.93%) PMO
2 5 (8.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.79%) Brocade
3 1 (1.79%) Juniper
3 1 (1.79%) NetApp
3 1 (1.79%) Northgate
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Sage
3 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (1.79%) VMware