Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 141 155
Rank change year-on-year -33 +14 -22
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 19 20 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.36% 0.55% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 3.62% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 23
Scotland median daily rate £375 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -21.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £316 £205 £317
90th Percentile £448 £444 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £29.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year -20.24% +8.28% -32.93%

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 876 553 1,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.75% 15.13% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 344 660
Scotland median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +0.72%
10th Percentile £208 £200 £220
90th Percentile £500 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 47
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £31.85 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.73% -15.07% +36.66%
10th Percentile £12.71 £14.84 £16.16
90th Percentile £62.38 £52.10 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% -7.69% +47.73%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -27 9 £345 -23.33% 3
Edinburgh -25 4 £388 +72.22%
Aberdeen +8 2 £400 -
West Lothian -2 2 - -
Renfrewshire -35 2 - -
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 19 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (31.58%) PMP
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) PMI Certification
5 4 (21.05%) PMO
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
7 2 (10.53%) LAN
7 2 (10.53%) WAN
7 2 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel

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 1 (5.26%) MS Project Server
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) GDPR Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Planner
4 1 (5.26%) Project Officer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (10.53%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
1 6 (31.58%) PMP
2 4 (21.05%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) PMO
2 1 (5.26%) GDPR
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) SAP