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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 109 97
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 14 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.80% 0.96% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.68% 5.34% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 15
Median daily rate £315 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.76% +0.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £313 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £411 £400
% change year-on-year -14.89% +2.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +72.72% -38.88%  

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 299 468 468
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 17.00% 18.06% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 251 250
Median daily rate £340 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 33
Median hourly rate £47.23 £14.93 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +216.44% -48.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £38.04 £51.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
Glasgow +3 5 £385 +10.00% 1
West Lothian - 4 £338 -
Edinburgh +2 2 £210 -53.33%
Renfrewshire - 1 £310 -
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 26 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 16 (61.54%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) Finance
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
6 3 (11.54%) PMO
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (11.54%) CA
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) CA PPM
6 3 (11.54%) QA
6 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Network Design
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
7 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.69%) NHS
7 2 (7.69%) PMP
7 2 (7.69%) MS Project

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 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) VoIP
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Project Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Documentation Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Junior
4 2 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Public Sector Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Information Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) CCTV
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 16 (61.54%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) Network Design
6 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL V2
7 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) BICSI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) BICSI RCDD
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PMO
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.85%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) CA
3 1 (3.85%) Mitel