The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for PRINCE2 Practitioner qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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 Practitioner
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 126 111
Rank change year-on-year +21 -15  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 2 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.19% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 1.08% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 10
Median daily rate £356 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £360 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £503 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £414 £403
% change year-on-year -2.11% +2.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £46.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -40.21% +67.27%  

PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 301 461 473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 17.14% 17.77% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 250 254
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 £213 £255 £220
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 9 6 33
Median hourly rate £47.23 £16.46 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +186.89% -43.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £51.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in Scotland

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in Scotland

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 Practitioner within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Edinburgh +21 2 £356 -17.63% 1
PRINCE2 Practitioner
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner.

1 7 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) SAP ERP
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) PMP
4 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) FNZ
5 1 (14.29%) Sonata
5 1 (14.29%) PMO
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) GIS
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 1 (14.29%) Moodle
5 1 (14.29%) Blackboard
5 1 (14.29%) Blackboard Learn
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 (14.29%) Blackboard Learn
1 1 (14.29%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP ERP
1 2 (28.57%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (14.29%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Blackboard
2 1 (14.29%) FNZ
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle