Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 29 42
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 -7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 63 86 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.90% 6.31% 4.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% 7.75% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 35 56
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -2.42%
10th Percentile £293 £258 £250
90th Percentile £579 £488 £510
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Reading median hourly rate £19.38 £55.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.76% +233.33% -
10th Percentile £16.99 £52.50 £15.75
90th Percentile £22.79 £57.50 £17.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.38 £23.34 £16.50
% change year-on-year -16.97% +41.45% -

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 1,085 1,110 1,565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 84.37% 81.44% 79.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 562 905
Reading median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £263 £226 £246
90th Percentile £605 £550 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 43
Reading median hourly rate £19.38 £17.59 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.18% -36.04% +22.22%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.38 £57.50 £62.40
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +5.73% -7.69% -24.59%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 39 (61.90%) Project Management
2 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.57%) Finance
4 15 (23.81%) PMI Certification
5 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (19.05%) PMI
6 12 (19.05%) ITIL
7 8 (12.70%) CRM
7 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (12.70%) Marketing
7 8 (12.70%) Degree
7 8 (12.70%) Project Planning
7 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 7 (11.11%) Scrum
8 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 7 (11.11%) Migration
9 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (9.52%) SQL
9 6 (9.52%) .NET
9 6 (9.52%) Unified Communications
9 6 (9.52%) Analytics
9 6 (9.52%) WFM
9 6 (9.52%) SDLC
9 6 (9.52%) Decision-Making
10 5 (7.94%) Data Architecture
10 5 (7.94%) WordPress
10 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.94%) Office 365
10 5 (7.94%) Cisco CUCM

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 (7.94%) CMS
1 5 (7.94%) WordPress
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Office 365
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Unified Communications
2 5 (7.94%) IP Telephony
2 5 (7.94%) VoIP
3 3 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.17%) Firewall
4 2 (3.17%) LAN
4 2 (3.17%) SAN
4 2 (3.17%) WAN
5 1 (1.59%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (1.59%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.35%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.76%) QlikView
4 2 (3.17%) FileMaker
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
5 1 (1.59%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Marketing
3 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.94%) Retail
5 2 (3.17%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 6 (9.52%) Digital Project Manager
2 6 (9.52%) IT Manager
2 6 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
2 6 (9.52%) Programme Manager
3 5 (7.94%) Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Designer
4 4 (6.35%) .NET Project Manager
4 4 (6.35%) IT Services Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Programme Test Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Test Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Test Programme Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Information Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Information Security Project Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) PMI
2 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) IVR
3 5 (7.94%) User Experience
3 5 (7.94%) VLE
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.59%) EPoS
6 1 (1.59%) Robotics
6 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) Project Management
2 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (19.05%) ITIL
5 8 (12.70%) CRM
5 8 (12.70%) Project Planning
6 7 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 7 (11.11%) Migration
6 7 (11.11%) Scrum
7 6 (9.52%) Analytics
7 6 (9.52%) Decision-Making
7 6 (9.52%) SDLC
7 6 (9.52%) WFM
8 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.94%) Data Architecture
8 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (6.35%) Data Integration
9 4 (6.35%) Product Management
9 4 (6.35%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) C#
3 2 (3.17%) C
3 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) PMI Certification
2 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.76%) APMP
3 3 (4.76%) CISA
3 3 (4.76%) CISM
3 3 (4.76%) CISSP
3 3 (4.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 3 (4.76%) MCSE
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.76%) PMP
4 2 (3.17%) CCNA
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.17%) MCSA
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (3.17%) GDPR
2 2 (3.17%) PMO
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.35%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Cisco
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle
1 5 (7.94%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (6.35%) Informatica
3 2 (3.17%) HP
3 2 (3.17%) Remedy
3 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.17%) VMware
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) SAP