Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 70 35
Rank change year-on-year +13 -35 -12
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 50 39 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.05% 3.11% 5.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 3.58% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 37
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £413 £244 £145
90th Percentile £538 £499 £468
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £133.00
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -5.80% -33.77% +42.72%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1026 1090 1081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 83.08% 86.99% 80.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 783 791
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £230
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 42
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.35 £12.57
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.15 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Oxford +21 28 £500 +53.85% 7
Kidlington 0 5 £525 +10.53% 1
Abingdon +2 2 £250 -39.39% 2
Banbury -2 2 £350 +32.08%
Carterton - 1 £425 -
PRINCE2
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Project Management
3 21 (42.00%) Migration
4 20 (40.00%) PMI Certification
4 20 (40.00%) ITIL
5 19 (38.00%) PMP
6 17 (34.00%) Change Management
6 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
7 14 (28.00%) PMI
7 14 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (26.00%) Finance
8 13 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (24.00%) Release Management
10 11 (22.00%) MS Visio
11 10 (20.00%) Windows
11 10 (20.00%) Publishing
12 9 (18.00%) ITIL V3
12 9 (18.00%) Office 365
12 9 (18.00%) PMO
13 8 (16.00%) Project Governance
13 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
14 7 (14.00%) Oracle
14 7 (14.00%) Resource Allocation
15 6 (12.00%) Solaris
15 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
15 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
15 6 (12.00%) Change Control
15 6 (12.00%) Time Management
16 5 (10.00%) Project Planning
16 5 (10.00%) Waterfall

PRINCE2
Co-occurring 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 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.00%) Office 365
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) SMS
2 1 (2.00%) LTE
2 1 (2.00%) TETRA
2 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Clusterpoint
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (78.00%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 9 (18.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Migration Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Migration Project Manager
3 6 (12.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Scrum Master
6 3 (6.00%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (6.00%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (6.00%) ITIL Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Operations Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Operations Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Scrum Master
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (28.00%) PMI
3 3 (6.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Solaris
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Project Management
3 21 (42.00%) Migration
4 20 (40.00%) ITIL
5 17 (34.00%) Change Management
6 14 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (24.00%) Release Management
8 9 (18.00%) ITIL V3
9 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 8 (16.00%) Project Governance
10 7 (14.00%) Resource Allocation
11 6 (12.00%) Change Control
11 6 (12.00%) Time Management
12 5 (10.00%) Programme Management
12 5 (10.00%) Project Planning
12 5 (10.00%) SDLC
12 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
13 4 (8.00%) Document Management
13 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
13 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 19 (38.00%) PMP
3 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) ISEB
5 2 (4.00%) APMP
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) PMO
2 3 (6.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) ISO 22301
3 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.00%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (2.00%) Northgate