Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 January 2018 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 23 30
Rank change year-on-year -19 +7 -5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 52 97 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.13% 6.88% 5.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 8.52% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 70
Reading median daily rate £440 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.73% +1.76% -
10th Percentile £265 £300 £278
90th Percentile £575 £575 £524
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £419 £425
% change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Reading median hourly rate £29.08 £22.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.10% +35.45% -61.18%
10th Percentile £17.25 £21.13 £15.75
90th Percentile £39.75 £23.57 £17.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.08 £22.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year +30.10% +17.63% -55.29%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,037 1,138 1,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.37% 80.71% 78.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 576 953
Reading median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £263 £235 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 75
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £23.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.30% -23.95% +54.50%
10th Percentile £11.05 £12.65 £15.00
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.13 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year -18.31% -34.26% +34.16%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Reading

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Reading

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Reading over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Reading

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Reading

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Reading over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 31 (59.62%) Project Management
2 19 (36.54%) ITIL
2 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.77%) Finance
4 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (19.23%) Remedy
5 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 9 (17.31%) PMP
6 9 (17.31%) SDLC
7 8 (15.38%) ITIL V3
8 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (13.46%) Change Control
8 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (13.46%) PMI Certification
8 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (11.54%) MCSE
9 6 (11.54%) SQL
9 6 (11.54%) SAP
9 6 (11.54%) Change Management
9 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (11.54%) Retail
9 6 (11.54%) Marketing
9 6 (11.54%) PMO
10 5 (9.62%) GDPR
10 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (9.62%) PowerShell

PRINCE2
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (9.62%) IIS
1 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) WordPress
3 1 (1.92%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (7.69%) Maya
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Maximo
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (1.92%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.92%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (9.62%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Firewall
1 5 (9.62%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (9.62%) SAN
2 3 (5.77%) NAS
3 1 (1.92%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (1.92%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (3.85%) FileMaker
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
2 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) PowerCenter
2 1 (1.92%) QlikView
2 1 (1.92%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.54%) Marketing
3 6 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 11 (21.15%) Programme Manager
3 7 (13.46%) Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) IT Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Designer
4 4 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Planning Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Programme Planning Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Test Programme Manager
5 3 (5.77%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Designer
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Manager
6 2 (3.85%) .NET Project Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) IVR
4 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.85%) User Experience
5 2 (3.85%) VLE
6 1 (1.92%) FMCG
6 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
1 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Project Management
2 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) ITIL
3 9 (17.31%) SDLC
4 8 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 7 (13.46%) Change Control
5 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (11.54%) Change Management
6 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.62%) Project Planning
7 5 (9.62%) Scrum
8 4 (7.69%) Analytics
8 4 (7.69%) Business Development
8 4 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (7.69%) Product Management
8 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) PMP
2 7 (13.46%) PMI Certification
2 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (11.54%) MCSE
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.62%) CCNA
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.62%) Degree
4 5 (9.62%) MCSA
4 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.77%) CCNP
6 2 (3.85%) APMP
7 1 (1.92%) ISEB
7 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) PMO
2 5 (9.62%) GDPR
3 2 (3.85%) QA
4 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.62%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
1 10 (19.23%) Remedy
2 6 (11.54%) SAP
3 5 (9.62%) Amdocs
3 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) Ericsson
4 4 (7.69%) Nokia
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) Cognos
6 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.92%) Ariba
7 1 (1.92%) Informatica
7 1 (1.92%) JDA