Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 154 156
Rank change year-on-year -33 +2 -37
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 25 18 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.45% 0.42% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.79% 2.73% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 25
Scotland median daily rate £375 £310 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.97% -27.06% +3.03%
10th Percentile £201 £195 £320
90th Percentile £400 £450 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £25.08 £22.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year +10.22% -4.21% -13.64%

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 896 659 1,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.30% 15.29% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 370 707
Scotland median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29% -
10th Percentile £216 £210 £220
90th Percentile £525 £538 £472
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 59
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.63% -15.79% +38.48%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.74 £12.94
90th Percentile £59.75 £48.29 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £22.75 £29.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -23.53% +8.18% +22.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -13 12 £375 -16.67%
Edinburgh -21 7 £275 +22.22%
Renfrewshire -36 5 £399 +28.55%
West Lothian +3 1 - -
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (52.00%) Project Management
3 9 (36.00%) PMO
4 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) PMP
5 6 (24.00%) PMI Certification
6 5 (20.00%) Unix
6 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (20.00%) QA
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) Time Management
7 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.00%) DevOps
8 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
8 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (8.00%) Financial Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.00%) Change Control
9 2 (8.00%) Master Data Management

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 2 (8.00%) MS Project Server
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Planner
4 2 (8.00%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (8.00%) Project Officer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Officer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Banking Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) SAP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (52.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) Time Management
6 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Data Management
7 2 (8.00%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) PMI Certification
1 6 (24.00%) PMP
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (8.00%) ISEB
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) PMO
2 5 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) SAP