The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 67 61
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.34% 0.57% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 1.72% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £425 £425 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -14.63% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.16 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.65% -19.40%  

PRINCE2 Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 150 291 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.68% 33.03% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 167 113
Median daily rate £450 £390 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 23
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Reading

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Reading

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Reading region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Development Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management