Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 52 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15 +4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 161 160 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.22% 3.64% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 4.35% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 117 110
Scotland median daily rate £350 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +6.23% -0.56%
10th Percentile £225 £265 £224
90th Percentile £444 £518 £489
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 - £23.35
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27% +10.00%

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 4202 3676 5115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.09% 83.55% 82.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2386 2144 2670
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £251 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 91 108
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +14.94%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.78 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -8 89 £358 -15.88% 5
Glasgow 0 44 £350 +5.66% 4
West Lothian -1 8 £225 -33.09%
Aberdeen -4 7 £432 +57.03%
Highlands +3 6 - -
Stirling +5 1 £475 -
PRINCE2
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 92 (57.14%) Project Management
2 56 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (26.71%) Finance
3 43 (26.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (22.36%) ITIL
5 25 (15.53%) PMP
6 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 23 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 23 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
7 22 (13.66%) PMO
8 20 (12.42%) Migration
8 20 (12.42%) Degree
9 19 (11.80%) Scrum
9 19 (11.80%) PMI Certification
10 18 (11.18%) Business Analysis
11 16 (9.94%) Microsoft Project
12 14 (8.70%) APMP
12 14 (8.70%) Windows
12 14 (8.70%) PRINCE
13 13 (8.07%) PMI
13 13 (8.07%) Release Management
13 13 (8.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (8.07%) Resource Management
14 12 (7.45%) Service Delivery
15 11 (6.83%) Programme Management
15 11 (6.83%) WAN
15 11 (6.83%) XML
16 10 (6.21%) XSLT
16 10 (6.21%) SQL Server
16 10 (6.21%) LAN

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 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.48%) JBoss
3 2 (1.24%) Confluence
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.62%) CMS
4 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (9.94%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.62%) Boomi
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.83%) WAN
2 10 (6.21%) LAN
3 7 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 6 (3.73%) Firewall
5 4 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.48%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.62%) Internet
6 1 (0.62%) Network Security
6 1 (0.62%) SAN
6 1 (0.62%) VPN
6 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.24%) QlikView
5 1 (0.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.62%) GIS
5 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.62%) MySQL
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.62%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (3.73%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.86%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.86%) JIRA
2 3 (1.86%) Maven
3 1 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 43 (26.71%) Finance
2 9 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.73%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.11%) Banking
5 3 (1.86%) Local Government
6 2 (1.24%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Billing
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 91 (56.52%) Project Manager
2 44 (27.33%) Analyst
3 21 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 15 (9.32%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (6.83%) Infrastructure Manager
5 11 (6.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 10 (6.21%) IT Manager
7 9 (5.59%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (4.97%) Technical Manager
9 7 (4.35%) Digital Analyst
9 7 (4.35%) Digital Business Analyst
9 7 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
10 6 (3.73%) Operations Manager
10 6 (3.73%) Operations Project Manager
10 6 (3.73%) Senior Manager
10 6 (3.73%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.11%) Senior Project Manager
12 4 (2.48%) Developer
12 4 (2.48%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.48%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.83%) XML
2 10 (6.21%) XSLT
3 6 (3.73%) SOAP
4 4 (2.48%) Java EE
5 3 (1.86%) Drools
5 3 (1.86%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.86%) jBPM
5 3 (1.86%) Spring
6 1 (0.62%) J2EE
6 1 (0.62%) Middleware
6 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.07%) PMI
2 9 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.97%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (2.48%) SCADA
5 3 (1.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.86%) User Experience
6 2 (1.24%) FMCG
6 2 (1.24%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.70%) Windows
2 9 (5.59%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.11%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.24%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.62%) Unix
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (57.14%) Project Management
2 56 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (26.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (22.36%) ITIL
5 20 (12.42%) Migration
6 19 (11.80%) Scrum
7 18 (11.18%) Business Analysis
8 14 (8.70%) PRINCE
9 13 (8.07%) Release Management
9 13 (8.07%) Resource Management
10 12 (7.45%) Service Delivery
11 11 (6.83%) Programme Management
12 10 (6.21%) Data Migration
12 10 (6.21%) Quality Management
12 10 (6.21%) Risk Management
12 10 (6.21%) Service Management
13 9 (5.59%) ITSM
13 9 (5.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (5.59%) Time Management
13 9 (5.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.73%) C++
1 6 (3.73%) Java
2 1 (0.62%) C
2 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (15.53%) PMP
2 23 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 20 (12.42%) Degree
4 19 (11.80%) PMI Certification
5 14 (8.70%) APMP
6 13 (8.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (3.73%) ISTQB
7 6 (3.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.24%) CISSP
8 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.62%) HND
9 1 (0.62%) ISEB
9 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.62%) MCP
9 1 (0.62%) MCSA
9 1 (0.62%) MCSE
9 1 (0.62%) MCTS
9 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 22 (13.66%) PMO
3 9 (5.59%) QA
4 8 (4.97%) P3O
5 4 (2.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (2.48%) GAMP
5 4 (2.48%) GMP
5 4 (2.48%) GxP
6 3 (1.86%) COBIT
7 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.62%) MiFID
7 1 (0.62%) SLA
7 1 (0.62%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 7 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.48%) Squid
2 4 (2.48%) UAG
3 1 (0.62%) Docker
3 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.21%) VMware
3 7 (4.35%) Oracle
4 5 (3.11%) Cisco
5 4 (2.48%) Avaya
5 4 (2.48%) Wonderware
6 3 (1.86%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.86%) McAfee
6 3 (1.86%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.24%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.62%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.62%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.62%) Informatica
8 1 (0.62%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.62%) Tableau
8 1 (0.62%) Talend
8 1 (0.62%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.62%) TSYS
8 1 (0.62%) Twitter
8 1 (0.62%) webMethods