Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 67 55
Rank change year-on-year -18 -12 -23
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 143 114 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.55% 2.69% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 3.20% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 65 104
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £227 £205 £271
90th Percentile £527 £450 £546
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% -18.18%

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 4,837 3,567 4,740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 86.27% 84.21% 86.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,862 2,069 2,686
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £259 £251 £235
90th Percentile £550 £525 £510
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.11% +5.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 80 89
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.20%
10th Percentile £10.70 £12.95 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.13 £45.10 £43.90
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +11.63%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 63 £400 +18.52% 8
Glasgow -3 53 £360 -4.00% 9
Renfrewshire -28 6 £390 +25.81%
Aberdeen +13 2 £400 -
Stirling -7 2 - -
West Lothian -11 2 - -
Perth and Kinross -2 1 £450 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
East Renfrewshire - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £390 -
Dundee - 1 £215 -
PRINCE2
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 91 (63.64%) Project Management
2 53 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (33.57%) Finance
4 33 (23.08%) PMO
5 29 (20.28%) Microsoft
6 28 (19.58%) PMI Certification
7 27 (18.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 26 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (17.48%) PMP
10 23 (16.08%) Microsoft Project
11 22 (15.38%) Risk Management
12 19 (13.29%) Programme Management
13 17 (11.89%) Scrum
13 17 (11.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 15 (10.49%) Project Planning
14 15 (10.49%) Degree
14 15 (10.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 14 (9.79%) APMP
15 14 (9.79%) Business Analysis
16 13 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (8.39%) QA
17 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Office
17 12 (8.39%) Supplier Management
18 11 (7.69%) Resource Management
18 11 (7.69%) Waterfall
18 11 (7.69%) SDLC
19 10 (6.99%) Migration
19 10 (6.99%) Change Management
20 9 (6.29%) ITIL

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 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.40%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.70%) Confluence
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (16.08%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (6.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.29%) Office 365
2 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) PaaS
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) WAN
2 2 (1.40%) Firewall
2 2 (1.40%) Internet
2 2 (1.40%) MPLS
2 2 (1.40%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.70%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.70%) LAN
3 1 (0.70%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.70%) JBehave
2 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.70%) Maven
2 1 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 48 (33.57%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Banking
3 4 (2.80%) Legal
3 4 (2.80%) Retail
4 3 (2.10%) Billing
5 2 (1.40%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (59.44%) Project Manager
2 22 (15.38%) Analyst
3 14 (9.79%) Infrastructure Manager
3 14 (9.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 13 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 10 (6.99%) Technical Manager
6 9 (6.29%) Technical Project Manager
7 8 (5.59%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.59%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.50%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.80%) Applications Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Applications Project Manager
10 4 (2.80%) IT Risk Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Project Assurance Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Risk Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Senior Project Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) CGI
1 1 (0.70%) EDI
1 1 (0.70%) REST
1 1 (0.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.29%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.90%) PMI
4 6 (4.20%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.10%) User Experience
7 2 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.40%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.20%) Windows
2 5 (3.50%) Unix
2 5 (3.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (63.64%) Project Management
2 53 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 19 (13.29%) Programme Management
6 17 (11.89%) Scrum
6 17 (11.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 15 (10.49%) Project Planning
8 14 (9.79%) Business Analysis
9 13 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (8.39%) Supplier Management
11 11 (7.69%) Resource Management
11 11 (7.69%) SDLC
11 11 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 10 (6.99%) Change Management
12 10 (6.99%) Migration
13 9 (6.29%) ITIL
14 8 (5.59%) Matrix Organization
14 8 (5.59%) Time Management
15 7 (4.90%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.20%) SQL
2 2 (1.40%) Java
3 1 (0.70%) C
3 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (19.58%) PMI Certification
2 27 (18.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 25 (17.48%) PMP
4 15 (10.49%) Degree
4 15 (10.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (9.79%) APMP
6 5 (3.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.80%) ISEB
8 3 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.40%) CISSP
9 2 (1.40%) SANS
9 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.70%) HNC
10 1 (0.70%) HND
10 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (23.08%) PMO
2 12 (8.39%) QA
3 9 (6.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.40%) COBIT
4 2 (1.40%) GDPR
4 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.70%) P3O
5 1 (0.70%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 29 (20.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.50%) Oracle
3 4 (2.80%) SAP
4 2 (1.40%) IBM
4 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.70%) BT
5 1 (0.70%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.70%) Pega
5 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.70%) Siemens