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 3 months to 25 June 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 131 105
Rank change year-on-year +26 -26  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 6 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.76% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 2.95% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 9
Median daily rate £201 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £347 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -12.65% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.16 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.65% -19.40%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 316 745 505
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 14.75% 25.73% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 426 248
Median daily rate £375 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 45 26
Median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +37.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £20.70 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 +5 4 £201 -59.75%
Glasgow 0 1 - - 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification.

1 20 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (65.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) CA
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) QA
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.00%) PMO
5 3 (15.00%) CA PPM
6 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design
6 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) ITSM
7 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (5.00%) Windows

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) VSAT
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Product Owner
5 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Information Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Product Owner
5 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Project Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) CCTV
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (65.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Document Management
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.00%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PMO
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) CA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft