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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 20 37 31
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 42 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.34% 4.29% 4.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% 5.56% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 26
Median daily rate £438 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -8.33%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 532 774 704
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 80.36% 77.25% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 428 395
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 10
Median hourly rate £17.59 £45.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.91% +44.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.68 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Reading

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Reading

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 79 (84.95%) Project Management
2 61 (65.59%) ITIL
3 60 (64.52%) Telecoms
4 57 (61.29%) MS Project
5 54 (58.06%) Microsoft
6 52 (55.91%) MS Excel
7 51 (54.84%) ITIL V3
8 49 (52.69%) Remedy
9 46 (49.46%) Management Information System
10 34 (36.56%) Wi-Fi
10 34 (36.56%) Ericsson
10 34 (36.56%) LTE
10 34 (36.56%) VoLTE
11 18 (19.35%) Finance
12 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (12.90%) PMP
13 8 (8.60%) Security Cleared
13 8 (8.60%) PMI Certification
13 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
14 7 (7.53%) Degree
14 7 (7.53%) Unified Communications
15 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
15 6 (6.45%) Migration
15 6 (6.45%) Change Management
16 5 (5.38%) Service Management
16 5 (5.38%) PMI
16 5 (5.38%) Cisco
16 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
16 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 5 (5.38%) MGW

PRINCE2
Top Related 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 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 57 (61.29%) MS Project
2 52 (55.91%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.23%) MS Office
4 1 (1.08%) Maya
4 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.08%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.08%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.15%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.15%) SoftLayer
1 2 (2.15%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (36.56%) LTE
1 34 (36.56%) VoLTE
1 34 (36.56%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (7.53%) Unified Communications
3 5 (5.38%) MGW
4 3 (3.23%) IP Telephony
4 3 (3.23%) VoIP
5 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.08%) QlikView
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 60 (64.52%) Telecoms
2 18 (19.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.15%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 73 (78.49%) Project Manager
2 34 (36.56%) Voice Project Manager
3 10 (10.75%) Core Network Project Manager
3 10 (10.75%) Network Manager
3 10 (10.75%) Network Project Manager
4 8 (8.60%) Telecoms Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Senior Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Data Centre Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.23%) Data Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Migration Project Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (3.23%) Project Officer
8 3 (3.23%) Project Support Officer
8 3 (3.23%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (49.46%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.38%) PMI
4 4 (4.30%) CMDB
5 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.15%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.23%) Linux
1 3 (3.23%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Solaris
3 1 (1.08%) AIX
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (84.95%) Project Management
2 61 (65.59%) ITIL
3 51 (54.84%) ITIL V3
4 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.45%) Change Management
6 6 (6.45%) Migration
7 5 (5.38%) Change Control
7 5 (5.38%) Service Management
8 4 (4.30%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.30%) ITSM
8 4 (4.30%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.30%) Six Sigma
9 3 (3.23%) Data Architecture
9 3 (3.23%) ERP
9 3 (3.23%) Information Security
9 3 (3.23%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (3.23%) PRINCE
9 3 (3.23%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.23%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) PMP
2 8 (8.60%) PMI Certification
2 8 (8.60%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.53%) Degree
4 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.15%) APMP
6 2 (2.15%) ISEB
6 2 (2.15%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.08%) APMG
7 1 (1.08%) CCA
7 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) PMO
2 2 (2.15%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 54 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 49 (52.69%) Remedy
3 34 (36.56%) Ericsson
4 5 (5.38%) Cisco
5 3 (3.23%) Ariba
5 3 (3.23%) Concur
5 3 (3.23%) SAP
5 3 (3.23%) VMware
6 2 (2.15%) IBM
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle
6 2 (2.15%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.08%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.08%) Huawei
7 1 (1.08%) hybris
7 1 (1.08%) Informatica
7 1 (1.08%) Lancope
7 1 (1.08%) Progress
7 1 (1.08%) Workday