Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 44 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 -16 +5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 60 54 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.83% 4.23% 5.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 5.05% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 42
Reading median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.67% -2.94%
10th Percentile £187 £283 £300
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £445 £400
% change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Reading median hourly rate - £29.08 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.10% +35.45%
Berkshire median hourly rate £70.50 £29.08 £18.43
% change year-on-year +142.46% +57.82% -3.03%

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 1,352 1,070 1,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.22% 83.72% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 649 616
Reading median daily rate £438 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +0.13% -
10th Percentile £216 £270 £235
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 42
Reading median hourly rate £38.75 £14.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.79% -39.13% -25.57%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £62.25 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +48.28% -20.55% -28.53%

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 16 December 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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 50 (83.33%) Project Management
2 33 (55.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 21 (35.00%) PMI Certification
5 20 (33.33%) PMO
6 19 (31.67%) Project Governance
7 17 (28.33%) PMI
8 16 (26.67%) ITIL
8 16 (26.67%) Quality Management
8 16 (26.67%) Dependency Management
8 16 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (26.67%) Matrix Management
8 16 (26.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 16 (26.67%) Critical Success Factor
9 13 (21.67%) Value-Added Service
9 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (20.00%) Change Management
11 11 (18.33%) Matrix Organization
12 9 (15.00%) Finance
12 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
14 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Project
14 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
14 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (10.00%) Remedy
16 5 (8.33%) PMP
16 5 (8.33%) PRINCE
16 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
16 5 (8.33%) ITIL V3

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 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.33%) Maya
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.67%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.67%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.67%) BlueKai
2 1 (1.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) Value-Added Service
2 4 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.00%) LTE
3 3 (5.00%) VoLTE
4 1 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
General
1 24 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.00%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 9 (15.00%) Programme Manager
3 8 (13.33%) OSS Programme Manager
4 6 (10.00%) Voice Project Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Change Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.00%) Cutover Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Data Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.33%) SAP Manager
7 2 (3.33%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Transition Manager
8 1 (1.67%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) PMI
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
1 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (83.33%) Project Management
2 33 (55.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (31.67%) Project Governance
4 16 (26.67%) Critical Success Factor
4 16 (26.67%) Dependency Management
4 16 (26.67%) ITIL
4 16 (26.67%) Matrix Management
4 16 (26.67%) Quality Management
4 16 (26.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (20.00%) Change Management
7 11 (18.33%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 5 (8.33%) PRINCE
9 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.00%) ITSM
9 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.00%) Service Management
9 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) PMI Certification
2 16 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.33%) PMP
6 2 (3.33%) APMP
6 2 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (1.67%) ISEB
7 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (1.67%) GDPR
2 1 (1.67%) P3O
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Remedy
3 3 (5.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (5.00%) Huawei
3 3 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle