The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for PRINCE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 23 April 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 138 114
Rank change year-on-year +40 -24  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 9 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.47% 0.14% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.16% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 11
Median daily rate £431 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £428 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £448 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £423 £405
% change year-on-year -2.12% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -19.19%  

PRINCE 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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1615 2459 2459
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.77% 84.13% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 1375 1337
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 51 63
Median hourly rate £15.86 £37.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.70% +21.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £13.73 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

PRINCE
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing PRINCE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE in Scotland

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE in Scotland

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE in Scotland

PRINCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE in Scotland

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 4 £470 +4.44%
Glasgow - 2 £300 -
West Lothian 0 1 £360 -15.29%
Fife - 1 £425 -
PRINCE
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PRINCE.

1 10 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (30.00%) Release Management
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 2 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (20.00%) PMO
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) PMP
6 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) ITSM
7 1 (10.00%) BPR
7 1 (10.00%) Workflow
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Service Management

PRINCE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (30.00%) Release Management
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (10.00%) BPR
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) ITSM
7 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (10.00%) COBIT
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (10.00%) Tableau