Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 51 55
Rank change year-on-year -22 +4 -18
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 140 179 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.68% 3.59% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 4.18% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 117 113
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +3.81%
10th Percentile £215 £225 £276
90th Percentile £525 £444 £525
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +0.76% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% - -

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 4,591 4,281 3,544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.80% 85.86% 85.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,482 2,449 2,059
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £245
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 95
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £23.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.11 £43.70 £45.55
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -16 79 £350 -2.10% 6
Glasgow -23 48 £375 +8.70% 3
Renfrewshire - 3 £399 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £250 -
Stirling +3 1 - -
West Lothian 0 1 £300 +33.33%
South Lanarkshire -4 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £325 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Clackmannanshire - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £395 -
PRINCE2
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 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.

1 99 (70.71%) Project Management
2 63 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (34.29%) Finance
4 32 (22.86%) PMO
5 31 (22.14%) Migration
6 25 (17.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 22 (15.71%) PMP
7 22 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (15.71%) Data Centre
8 21 (15.00%) Programme Management
8 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
9 20 (14.29%) PMI Certification
10 19 (13.57%) Microsoft Project
11 18 (12.86%) Risk Management
12 17 (12.14%) Banking
13 16 (11.43%) Business Analysis
13 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (10.71%) Degree
15 14 (10.00%) Project Planning
15 14 (10.00%) ITIL
16 13 (9.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 12 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 12 (8.57%) QA
17 12 (8.57%) Change Management
18 11 (7.86%) Change Control
19 10 (7.14%) Time Management
19 10 (7.14%) Virtual Team
20 9 (6.43%) Waterfall
20 9 (6.43%) Project Governance

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 8 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.86%) SAS
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (13.57%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (2.14%) SAN
1 3 (2.14%) WAN
2 1 (0.71%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (0.71%) Firewall
2 1 (0.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.71%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 48 (34.29%) Finance
2 17 (12.14%) Banking
3 3 (2.14%) Legal
4 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
5 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 23 (16.43%) Analyst
3 13 (9.29%) Business Analyst
4 12 (8.57%) IT Manager
5 11 (7.86%) IT Project Manager
6 10 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) Technical Manager
8 6 (4.29%) Coordinator
8 6 (4.29%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) Digital Business Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) Programme Manager
8 6 (4.29%) Project Coordinator
8 6 (4.29%) Technical Project Manager
9 5 (3.57%) Migration Manager
9 5 (3.57%) PMO Manager
9 5 (3.57%) Senior Manager
10 4 (2.86%) PMO Planner
10 4 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.14%) Middleware
2 1 (0.71%) EDI
2 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.14%) Virtual Team
4 7 (5.00%) PMI
5 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.14%) e-Health
6 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.43%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.43%) LIMS
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) PACS
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
8 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.71%) Unix
1 8 (5.71%) Windows
2 3 (2.14%) Solaris
3 2 (1.43%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (70.71%) Project Management
2 63 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (22.14%) Migration
4 22 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (15.00%) Programme Management
6 18 (12.86%) Risk Management
7 16 (11.43%) Business Analysis
8 14 (10.00%) ITIL
8 14 (10.00%) Project Planning
9 12 (8.57%) Change Management
9 12 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (7.86%) Change Control
11 10 (7.14%) Time Management
12 9 (6.43%) Project Governance
12 9 (6.43%) Waterfall
13 8 (5.71%) Data Protection
13 8 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (5.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 7 (5.00%) Virtual Team Management
14 7 (5.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (17.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 22 (15.71%) PMP
3 20 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 15 (10.71%) Degree
5 13 (9.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (6.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (4.29%) APMP
8 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.43%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.71%) CCIE
10 1 (0.71%) CCNP
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.71%) CISSP
10 1 (0.71%) HND
10 1 (0.71%) ISEB
10 1 (0.71%) MCP
10 1 (0.71%) MCSE
10 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.71%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (22.86%) PMO
2 12 (8.57%) QA
3 5 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.43%) GDPR
4 2 (1.43%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.71%) COBIT
5 1 (0.71%) HL7
5 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.71%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.71%) Oracle
3 5 (3.57%) Cisco
4 3 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.43%) Citrix
5 2 (1.43%) Lotus
6 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.71%) IBM
6 1 (0.71%) LabWare
6 1 (0.71%) Planview
6 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow