Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

PRINCE 2
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 31 34
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 43 75 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.38% 5.06% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 6.36% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 60
Reading median daily rate £440 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £288 £300 £324
90th Percentile £520 £575 £526
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 £22.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.79% +35.45% -61.18%
10th Percentile £35.25 £21.13 £15.75
90th Percentile £39.75 £23.57 £17.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £18.43 £19.00
% change year-on-year +103.53% -3.03% -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 1050 1179 1494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.42% 79.50% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 621 925
Reading median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £275 £228 £229
90th Percentile £575 £575 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 83
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +81.02%

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 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 28 (65.12%) Project Management
2 18 (41.86%) ITIL
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (32.56%) Telecoms
5 13 (30.23%) Finance
5 13 (30.23%) Management Information System
5 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
7 10 (23.26%) Remedy
7 10 (23.26%) PMP
8 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (18.60%) Change Control
9 8 (18.60%) ITIL V3
9 8 (18.60%) PMI Certification
10 7 (16.28%) Oracle
10 7 (16.28%) SAP
10 7 (16.28%) Change Management
10 7 (16.28%) PMO
11 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (11.63%) Six Sigma
12 5 (11.63%) Scrum
12 5 (11.63%) Amdocs
12 5 (11.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 5 (11.63%) GDPR
12 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (11.63%) Data Architecture
12 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure

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 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.98%) IIS
1 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (9.30%) Maya
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Maximo
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.33%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.33%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) NAS
2 3 (6.98%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.33%) DOCSIS
4 1 (2.33%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) QlikView
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (32.56%) Telecoms
2 13 (30.23%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Billing
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Programme Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Designer
4 5 (11.63%) IT Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Planning Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Programme Planning Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Designer
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Applications Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Marketing Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Network Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Network Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) SAP Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Management Information System
2 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) FMCG
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
1 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Project Management
2 18 (41.86%) ITIL
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (18.60%) Change Control
5 8 (18.60%) ITIL V3
6 7 (16.28%) Change Management
7 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.63%) Data Architecture
8 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 5 (11.63%) SDLC
8 5 (11.63%) Six Sigma
9 4 (9.30%) Business Development
9 4 (9.30%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (9.30%) Workflow
10 3 (6.98%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (6.98%) Migration
10 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) PMP
2 8 (18.60%) PMI Certification
3 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (9.30%) Degree
5 3 (6.98%) CCNA
5 3 (6.98%) CCNP
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.98%) MCSA
5 3 (6.98%) MCSE
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.33%) APMP
7 1 (2.33%) ISEB
7 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) PMO
2 5 (11.63%) GDPR
3 2 (4.65%) QA
4 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Remedy
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 7 (16.28%) SAP
4 5 (11.63%) Amdocs
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco
5 4 (9.30%) Ericsson
5 4 (9.30%) Nokia
6 3 (6.98%) VMware
7 2 (4.65%) Cognos
7 2 (4.65%) Informatica
8 1 (2.33%) Ariba
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) JDA
8 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com