Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 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.

PRINCE 2
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 57 40
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17 +5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 172 129 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.63% 3.44% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 4.12% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 100 94
Scotland median daily rate £355 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £218
90th Percentile £448 £526 £500
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 - £23.35
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

PRINCE2 is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,029 3,129 4,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.09% 83.46% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,338 1,816 2,463
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £538 £502 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 91 78
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% -7.92% +3.78%
10th Percentile £11.84 £10.63 £12.35
90th Percentile £37.86 £48.38 £47.88
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.43 £23.43
% change year-on-year -2.78% +4.29% +17.13%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 6 months to 16 January 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
Edinburgh -10 100 £375 -9.09% 12
Glasgow +7 44 £335 +5.68% 7
Aberdeen +10 10 £441 +60.33%
Highlands - 6 - -
West Lothian +4 3 £225 -38.98% 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 £369 - 1
Stirling +5 1 £475 -
North Lanarkshire -2 1 £200 -37.50%
Dundee -4 1 £325 +4.00%
PRINCE2
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 94 (54.65%) Project Management
2 59 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (26.74%) Finance
4 43 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (18.02%) ITIL
6 30 (17.44%) PMO
7 27 (15.70%) PMP
8 25 (14.53%) Disclosure Scotland
9 24 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 24 (13.95%) Microsoft
10 23 (13.37%) Business Analysis
11 21 (12.21%) Degree
12 20 (11.63%) Microsoft Project
13 19 (11.05%) PMI Certification
13 19 (11.05%) Migration
13 19 (11.05%) Risk Management
13 19 (11.05%) Scrum
14 17 (9.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 16 (9.30%) Resource Management
16 14 (8.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 14 (8.14%) Programme Management
17 13 (7.56%) APMP
18 12 (6.98%) WAN
19 11 (6.40%) Windows
19 11 (6.40%) SQL Server
19 11 (6.40%) XML
19 11 (6.40%) LAN
19 11 (6.40%) PMI
19 11 (6.40%) PRINCE
19 11 (6.40%) Telecoms

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 5 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (0.58%) CMS
3 1 (0.58%) Confluence
3 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (11.63%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (4.07%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (4.07%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.98%) WAN
2 11 (6.40%) LAN
3 10 (5.81%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.74%) Firewall
5 2 (1.16%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.58%) Broadband
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.58%) Internet
6 1 (0.58%) Network Security
6 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.16%) QlikView
4 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.58%) GIS
4 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.58%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.58%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (4.07%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.74%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.74%) Maven
3 2 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 46 (26.74%) Finance
2 11 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.49%) Banking
3 6 (3.49%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Billing
5 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Local Government
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (55.81%) Project Manager
2 52 (30.23%) Analyst
3 21 (12.21%) Business Analyst
4 19 (11.05%) PMO Analyst
5 14 (8.14%) IT Manager
6 13 (7.56%) IT Project Manager
7 12 (6.98%) Senior Manager
8 10 (5.81%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (5.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 8 (4.65%) Digital Analyst
9 8 (4.65%) Digital Business Analyst
9 8 (4.65%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (4.07%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) Digital Project Manager
12 5 (2.91%) Project Analyst
12 5 (2.91%) Technical Manager
12 5 (2.91%) Technical Project Manager
13 4 (2.33%) Developer
13 4 (2.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 4 (2.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.40%) XML
2 10 (5.81%) XSLT
3 7 (4.07%) SOAP
4 3 (1.74%) Drools
4 3 (1.74%) Hibernate
4 3 (1.74%) Java EE
4 3 (1.74%) jBPM
4 3 (1.74%) Spring
5 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.40%) Enterprise Storage
1 11 (6.40%) PMI
2 9 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.91%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.33%) SCADA
4 4 (2.33%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.16%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.58%) FMCG
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.40%) Windows
2 7 (4.07%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.74%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (54.65%) Project Management
2 59 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (18.02%) ITIL
5 23 (13.37%) Business Analysis
6 19 (11.05%) Migration
6 19 (11.05%) Risk Management
6 19 (11.05%) Scrum
7 16 (9.30%) Resource Management
8 14 (8.14%) Programme Management
8 14 (8.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (6.40%) PRINCE
9 11 (6.40%) Release Management
10 10 (5.81%) Service Delivery
10 10 (5.81%) User Stories
11 9 (5.23%) Change Control
11 9 (5.23%) Change Management
12 8 (4.65%) Data Migration
12 8 (4.65%) Project Planning
12 8 (4.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.07%) C++
2 6 (3.49%) Java
3 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (15.70%) PMP
2 24 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 21 (12.21%) Degree
4 19 (11.05%) PMI Certification
5 17 (9.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (7.56%) APMP
7 7 (4.07%) ISTQB
7 7 (4.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (2.91%) ISEB
9 3 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.16%) CISSP
10 2 (1.16%) HNC
10 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.58%) CCNA
11 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.58%) HND
11 1 (0.58%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.44%) PMO
2 25 (14.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (5.23%) P3O
3 9 (5.23%) QA
4 4 (2.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (2.33%) GAMP
4 4 (2.33%) GDPR
4 4 (2.33%) GMP
4 4 (2.33%) GxP
5 2 (1.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.58%) MiFID
6 1 (0.58%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) Docker
3 1 (0.58%) Squid
3 1 (0.58%) UAG
3 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.81%) VMware
3 6 (3.49%) Oracle
4 4 (2.33%) Wonderware
5 3 (1.74%) Cisco
6 2 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.58%) Avaya
7 1 (0.58%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.58%) Capita
7 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.58%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.58%) Informatica
7 1 (0.58%) McAfee
7 1 (0.58%) Northgate
7 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.58%) Tableau
7 1 (0.58%) Talend
7 1 (0.58%) TSYS
7 1 (0.58%) Twitter