Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 63 69
Rank change year-on-year -30 +6 -23
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 89 163 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.97% 3.27% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 3.80% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 111 69
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £229 £225 £205
90th Percentile £510 £475 £498
UK median daily rate £443 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.67% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.67% +127.27%
UK median hourly rate £31.70 £29.15 £27.50
% change year-on-year +8.75% +6.00% -

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 3,851 4,284 3,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.43% 86.02% 86.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,218 2,610 1,817
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £260 £258 £239
90th Percentile £575 £550 £523
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 67 66
Scotland median hourly rate £23.06 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.82% +13.51% -48.61%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.54 £11.09
90th Percentile £44.50 £48.62 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 -14 53 £388 -3.13%
Glasgow -18 28 £400 +19.85%
West Lothian +5 1 - -
South Lanarkshire +4 1 £325 -13.33%
North Lanarkshire +1 1 - - 1
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Clackmannanshire - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £375 -
Falkirk - 1 £413 -
PRINCE2
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 61 (68.54%) Project Management
2 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (29.21%) Finance
4 21 (23.60%) PMP
4 21 (23.60%) PMI Certification
5 19 (21.35%) PMO
6 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
7 16 (17.98%) Business Analysis
8 15 (16.85%) Migration
8 15 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (16.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Project
9 12 (13.48%) Change Management
10 11 (12.36%) APMP
11 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (10.11%) ITIL
12 9 (10.11%) Risk Management
12 9 (10.11%) Data Centre
13 8 (8.99%) Workshop Facilitation
13 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (8.99%) Waterfall
13 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (8.99%) Programme Management
13 8 (8.99%) Degree
14 7 (7.87%) Project Planning
14 7 (7.87%) QA
15 6 (6.74%) Time Management
15 6 (6.74%) Data Protection
15 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (6.74%) Mentoring

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 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) CMS
2 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.12%) FileNet
2 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.12%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.12%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Office 365
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.12%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) WAN
2 1 (1.12%) Firewall
2 1 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) LAN
2 1 (1.12%) MPLS
2 1 (1.12%) Skype
2 1 (1.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (29.21%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (59.55%) Project Manager
2 12 (13.48%) Analyst
3 9 (10.11%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.99%) IT Manager
5 7 (7.87%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Coordinator
8 4 (4.49%) PMO Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Technical Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Data Centre Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Data Centre Project Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Data Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Migration Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Migration Project Manager
9 3 (3.37%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Security Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) .NET
1 3 (3.37%) XML
2 2 (2.25%) HTML
2 2 (2.25%) JSON
2 2 (2.25%) REST
2 2 (2.25%) SOAP
2 2 (2.25%) Web Services
3 1 (1.12%) EDI
3 1 (1.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) PMI
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.37%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.25%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.25%) e-Health
5 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.12%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.12%) LIMS
6 1 (1.12%) Social Media
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (68.54%) Project Management
2 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.98%) Business Analysis
4 15 (16.85%) Migration
4 15 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.48%) Change Management
6 9 (10.11%) ITIL
6 9 (10.11%) Risk Management
7 8 (8.99%) Programme Management
7 8 (8.99%) Waterfall
7 8 (8.99%) Workshop Facilitation
8 7 (7.87%) Project Planning
9 6 (6.74%) Coaching
9 6 (6.74%) Data Protection
9 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.74%) SDLC
9 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (6.74%) Time Management
10 5 (5.62%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.25%) C#
2 2 (2.25%) Java
2 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) PMI Certification
1 21 (23.60%) PMP
2 15 (16.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (12.36%) APMP
4 8 (8.99%) Degree
4 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.12%) APMG
6 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.35%) PMO
2 7 (7.87%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle
3 2 (2.25%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco
4 1 (1.12%) EMC
4 1 (1.12%) IBM
4 1 (1.12%) Ingenico
4 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.12%) LabWare
4 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow