Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 71 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 -16 -17
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 139 131 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.58% 2.71% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.17% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 79 123
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £265
90th Percentile £531 £439 £523
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +3.03%
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 £29.58 £27.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +7.55% +7.84% -7.27%

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 4,720 4,129 4,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.68% 85.27% 85.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,550 2,336 2,473
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £233
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 108 115
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.88 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -11.89% +52.50%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.48 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.04 £43.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% +3.45%

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 October 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 October 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 -2 76 £400 +14.29% 13
Glasgow -9 43 £375 +7.14% 3
Renfrewshire - 5 £399 -
Scottish Borders - 3 £250 -
Perth and Kinross -1 1 £325 -
West Lothian -1 1 £300 +33.33% 1
Stirling -2 1 - -
Fife - 1 £395 - 1
Inverclyde - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £215 -
PRINCE2
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 93 (66.91%) Project Management
2 66 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (32.37%) Finance
4 25 (17.99%) Migration
4 25 (17.99%) PMO
5 24 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (17.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 23 (16.55%) PMP
6 23 (16.55%) Risk Management
6 23 (16.55%) Programme Management
7 21 (15.11%) PMI Certification
8 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
9 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Project
10 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Office
10 18 (12.95%) Degree
10 18 (12.95%) Data Centre
11 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (11.51%) Project Planning
11 16 (11.51%) Banking
11 16 (11.51%) Business Analysis
12 14 (10.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 14 (10.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (9.35%) ITIL
14 11 (7.91%) Waterfall
15 10 (7.19%) Time Management
15 10 (7.19%) Project Governance
15 10 (7.19%) Virtual Team
16 9 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (6.47%) Change Control
16 9 (6.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.88%) SAS
3 2 (1.44%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (6.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.16%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (2.16%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (2.16%) SAN
1 3 (2.16%) WAN
2 1 (0.72%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (0.72%) Firewall
2 1 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.72%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) JIRA
General
1 45 (32.37%) Finance
2 16 (11.51%) Banking
3 3 (2.16%) Private Banking
4 2 (1.44%) Billing
4 2 (1.44%) Legal
4 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (53.96%) Project Manager
2 24 (17.27%) Analyst
3 14 (10.07%) Business Analyst
3 14 (10.07%) Infrastructure Manager
3 14 (10.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 13 (9.35%) IT Manager
5 9 (6.47%) IT Project Manager
6 8 (5.76%) Technical Manager
7 7 (5.04%) Senior Manager
7 7 (5.04%) Technical Project Manager
8 6 (4.32%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Coordinator
9 5 (3.60%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (3.60%) Digital Business Analyst
9 5 (3.60%) Migration Manager
9 5 (3.60%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (3.60%) Project Coordinator
9 5 (3.60%) Project Leader
9 5 (3.60%) Senior Project Manager
10 4 (2.88%) PMO Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.16%) Middleware
2 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.19%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.60%) PMI
5 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.72%) e-Health
7 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.72%) LIMS
7 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.72%) PACS
7 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.47%) Unix
2 7 (5.04%) Windows
3 3 (2.16%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.44%) Solaris
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (66.91%) Project Management
2 66 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.99%) Migration
4 24 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (16.55%) Programme Management
5 23 (16.55%) Risk Management
6 16 (11.51%) Business Analysis
6 16 (11.51%) Project Planning
7 14 (10.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 13 (9.35%) ITIL
9 11 (7.91%) Waterfall
10 10 (7.19%) Project Governance
10 10 (7.19%) Time Management
11 9 (6.47%) Change Control
11 9 (6.47%) Change Management
11 9 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (6.47%) Scrum
12 8 (5.76%) Data Protection
13 7 (5.04%) PRINCE
13 7 (5.04%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.32%) SQL
2 2 (1.44%) Java
3 1 (0.72%) C
3 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (17.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 23 (16.55%) PMP
3 21 (15.11%) PMI Certification
4 18 (12.95%) Degree
5 14 (10.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (5.76%) APMP
7 7 (5.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.44%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.44%) ISEB
11 1 (0.72%) CCIE
11 1 (0.72%) CCNP
11 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.72%) CISSP
11 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.72%) MCP
11 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.72%) SANS
11 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.99%) PMO
2 8 (5.76%) QA
3 7 (5.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.44%) GDPR
4 2 (1.44%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.72%) COBIT
5 1 (0.72%) HL7
5 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.72%) P3O
5 1 (0.72%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.47%) Oracle
3 4 (2.88%) Cisco
4 3 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.44%) Citrix
5 2 (1.44%) Lotus
6 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.72%) IBM
6 1 (0.72%) Planview
6 1 (0.72%) SAP
6 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow