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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 64 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 -23  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 52 86 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.37% 2.93% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 3.42% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 57 51
Median daily rate £350 £385 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +13.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £286 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.80 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.42% -20.71%  

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 1809 2511 2406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.45% 85.44% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1429 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 65
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +3 28 £344 -22.75% 4
Glasgow +3 15 £413 +10.00% 1
West Lothian -2 5 £320 -4.83%
Stirling +11 3 £475 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
PRINCE2
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 77 (68.14%) Project Management
2 43 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (33.63%) Finance
4 29 (25.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (22.12%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (20.35%) ITIL
6 23 (20.35%) Business Analysis
7 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
8 21 (18.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 18 (15.93%) PMI Certification
9 18 (15.93%) APMP
10 16 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (14.16%) PMP
11 14 (12.39%) Programme Management
11 14 (12.39%) Degree
11 14 (12.39%) Disclosure Scotland
12 12 (10.62%) PMO
12 12 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (10.62%) Scrum
13 11 (9.73%) Change Management
13 11 (9.73%) SDLC
14 10 (8.85%) Risk Management
14 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Excel
14 10 (8.85%) Supplier Management
14 10 (8.85%) QA
15 9 (7.96%) Resource Management
15 9 (7.96%) PRINCE
15 9 (7.96%) Migration
16 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
16 8 (7.08%) MS Visio

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 (0.88%) Blackboard Learn
1 1 (0.88%) CMS
1 1 (0.88%) Moodle
1 1 (0.88%) SAS
1 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (22.12%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (7.08%) MS Visio
4 7 (6.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) CA PPM
1 3 (2.65%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.77%) Sonata
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (1.77%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.77%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) VPN
2 1 (0.88%) VSAT
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
2 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.65%) QlikView
3 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 38 (33.63%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Banking
2 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.77%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Local Government
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Publishing
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (66.37%) Project Manager
2 20 (17.70%) Analyst
3 15 (13.27%) Infrastructure Manager
4 14 (12.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 12 (10.62%) IT Manager
5 12 (10.62%) IT Project Manager
6 10 (8.85%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Programme Manager
8 7 (6.19%) PMO Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Project Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Senior Manager
10 5 (4.42%) Project Office Manager
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (4.42%) Software Project Manager
11 4 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) Business Manager
12 3 (2.65%) Operations Manager
12 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 3 (2.65%) Security Project Manager
12 3 (2.65%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) Web Services
2 1 (0.88%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.19%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.19%) Virtual Team
3 6 (5.31%) PMI
4 4 (3.54%) User Experience
5 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.77%) Fintech
5 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) CCTV
6 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.88%) FMCG
6 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.88%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.42%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) Unix
2 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (68.14%) Project Management
2 43 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (25.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (20.35%) Business Analysis
4 23 (20.35%) ITIL
5 14 (12.39%) Programme Management
6 12 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (10.62%) Scrum
7 11 (9.73%) Change Management
7 11 (9.73%) SDLC
8 10 (8.85%) Risk Management
8 10 (8.85%) Supplier Management
9 9 (7.96%) Migration
9 9 (7.96%) PRINCE
9 9 (7.96%) Resource Management
10 8 (7.08%) Project Planning
11 6 (5.31%) Analytics
11 6 (5.31%) Planning and Forecasting
12 5 (4.42%) Matrix Organization
12 5 (4.42%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.65%) SQL
2 2 (1.77%) Java
2 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (18.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 18 (15.93%) APMP
2 18 (15.93%) PMI Certification
3 16 (14.16%) PMP
4 14 (12.39%) Degree
5 8 (7.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.88%) CISA
9 1 (0.88%) CISSP
9 1 (0.88%) CRISC
9 1 (0.88%) ISEB
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.88%) MCP
9 1 (0.88%) MCSA
9 1 (0.88%) MCSE
9 1 (0.88%) MCTS
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (10.62%) PMO
3 10 (8.85%) QA
4 2 (1.77%) COBIT
5 1 (0.88%) FATCA
5 1 (0.88%) GDPR
5 1 (0.88%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) Squid
2 2 (1.77%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.54%) Oracle
3 3 (2.65%) CA
3 3 (2.65%) Cisco
3 3 (2.65%) SAP
4 2 (1.77%) Avaya
4 2 (1.77%) FNZ
4 2 (1.77%) Informatica
5 1 (0.88%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.88%) Altiris
5 1 (0.88%) Blackboard
5 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.88%) Citrix
5 1 (0.88%) McAfee
5 1 (0.88%) OpenText
5 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.88%) Tableau
5 1 (0.88%) Talend
5 1 (0.88%) VMware
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