Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 October 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 168 157
Rank change year-on-year -12 -11 -38
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 24 12 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.45% 0.25% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.81% 1.74% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 39
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% -25.00%
10th Percentile £192 £271 £294
90th Percentile £404 £450 £505
UK median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.81% -3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £28.25 £20.38 £24.00
% change year-on-year +38.65% -15.10% -12.73%

PRINCE2 Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 854 688 1,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.94% 14.29% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 379 693
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +9.85% -2.22%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £450
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 47
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £28.80 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -25.19% +81.18%
10th Percentile £12.95 £13.25 £13.73
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +1.85% +13.68%

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Scotland

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Scotland

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in Scotland

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Scotland

PRINCE2 Certification
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 PRINCE2 Certification within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -8 11 £400 -11.11%
Edinburgh -3 8 £275 -14.06% 2
Renfrewshire - 5 £399 -
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 24 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (50.00%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) PMO
5 5 (20.83%) DevOps
5 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
5 5 (20.83%) QA
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) Unix
5 5 (20.83%) PMP
5 5 (20.83%) PMI Certification
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (16.67%) Time Management
7 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.33%) Java
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint

PRINCE2 Certification
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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Firepower
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Planner
5 2 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (8.33%) Project Officer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Officer
6 1 (4.17%) Banking Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Banking Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Development Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Mainframe Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.17%) e-Health
1 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (4.17%) LIMS
1 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) PACS
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (50.00%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) DevOps
4 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
4 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.67%) Time Management
6 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.33%) Change Control
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) Data Management
7 2 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (8.33%) Master Data Management
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) PMI Certification
1 5 (20.83%) PMP
2 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) PMO
2 5 (20.83%) QA
3 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (4.17%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) IBM