The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 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.

PRINCE 2
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 48 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 -20  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 59 93 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.35% 3.59% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 4.31% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 90
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £29.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.13
% change year-on-year - -5.57%  

PRINCE2 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1474 2157 2353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.80% 83.22% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1206 1296
Median daily rate £390 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% -0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 45
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +18.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.43 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Scotland

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Scotland

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Scotland

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Scotland

PRINCE2
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 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
Edinburgh -8 27 £400 +6.66% 4
Glasgow +4 18 £350 -13.58% 3
West Lothian +2 7 £325 -7.14% 1
Renfrewshire +15 2 £255 -2.85%
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
PRINCE2
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 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.

1 70 (66.04%) Project Management
2 49 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (31.13%) Finance
4 26 (24.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 23 (21.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (20.75%) MS Project
7 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
7 21 (19.81%) Scrum
7 21 (19.81%) Business Analysis
8 18 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (16.04%) ITIL
10 16 (15.09%) APMP
11 15 (14.15%) Programme Management
12 14 (13.21%) PMO
13 13 (12.26%) Change Management
13 13 (12.26%) Degree
13 13 (12.26%) Disclosure Scotland
14 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
14 12 (11.32%) PMI Certification
15 11 (10.38%) PMP
15 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (9.43%) Waterfall
16 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 10 (9.43%) Kanban
17 9 (8.49%) BDD
17 9 (8.49%) SDLC
17 9 (8.49%) TDD
17 9 (8.49%) MS Office
18 8 (7.55%) Security Cleared
19 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared

PRINCE2
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 (0.94%) Blackboard Learn
1 1 (0.94%) Moodle
1 1 (0.94%) SAS
1 1 (0.94%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 22 (20.75%) MS Project
2 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 9 (8.49%) MS Office
4 7 (6.60%) MS Visio
5 5 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (2.83%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Sonata
2 4 (3.77%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (2.83%) CA PPM
4 2 (1.89%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.94%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.94%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) LAN
1 1 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.89%) QlikView
2 1 (0.94%) GIS
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Hudson
1 7 (6.60%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.77%) JIRA
3 1 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (31.13%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.83%) Local Government
4 2 (1.89%) Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Law
4 2 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (55.66%) Project Manager
2 18 (16.98%) Analyst
3 11 (10.38%) Senior Manager
4 10 (9.43%) IT Manager
4 10 (9.43%) IT Project Manager
4 10 (9.43%) Scrum Master
4 10 (9.43%) Senior Project Manager
5 9 (8.49%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (8.49%) Programme Manager
6 8 (7.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (6.60%) PMO Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Software Project Manager
9 5 (4.72%) Business Change Manager
10 4 (3.77%) Project Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Software Project Manager
11 3 (2.83%) Business Change Project Manager
11 3 (2.83%) Business Manager
11 3 (2.83%) Change Manager
11 3 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (0.94%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.60%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.77%) PMI
4 3 (2.83%) Fintech
4 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.89%) NHS
5 2 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.94%) CCTV
6 1 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.94%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.89%) Windows
2 1 (0.94%) Linux
2 1 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (66.04%) Project Management
2 49 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (19.81%) Business Analysis
4 21 (19.81%) Scrum
5 17 (16.04%) ITIL
6 15 (14.15%) Programme Management
7 13 (12.26%) Change Management
8 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (9.43%) Kanban
9 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (9.43%) Waterfall
10 9 (8.49%) BDD
10 9 (8.49%) SDLC
10 9 (8.49%) TDD
11 7 (6.60%) Supplier Management
12 6 (5.66%) Agile Project Management
12 6 (5.66%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.66%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.77%) Java
1 4 (3.77%) PL/SQL
1 4 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (24.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (15.09%) APMP
3 13 (12.26%) Degree
4 12 (11.32%) PMI Certification
5 11 (10.38%) PMP
6 8 (7.55%) Security Cleared
7 7 (6.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.94%) BICSI Certification
9 1 (0.94%) BICSI RCDD
9 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.21%) PMO
2 13 (12.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (4.72%) QA
4 2 (1.89%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.94%) GDPR
5 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.66%) Oracle
2 6 (5.66%) SAP
3 4 (3.77%) FNZ
4 3 (2.83%) CA
5 1 (0.94%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.94%) Blackboard
5 1 (0.94%) Informatica
5 1 (0.94%) Mitel
5 1 (0.94%) OpenText
5 1 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.94%) Peregrine
5 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.94%) Siebel
5 1 (0.94%) Tableau
5 1 (0.94%) Talend
5 1 (0.94%) Twitter