The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 12 20 14
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 9 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 6.43% 3.13% 6.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.65% 3.72% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 15
Median daily rate £400 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £408 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £450 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.13
% change year-on-year - -5.57%  

PRINCE2 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 104 188 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 74.29% 83.93% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 105 118
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.22% -47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Slough

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Slough

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Slough over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Slough

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Slough

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Slough region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 11 (91.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) PMO
4 3 (25.00%) Service Design
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Presales
4 3 (25.00%) ISEB
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) PMP
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (8.33%) Documentum
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Project Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Chief Operating Officer
5 1 (8.33%) Documentum Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Manager
5 1 (8.33%) PMO Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Presales Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (25.00%) Presales
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Service Design
4 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (16.67%) PMP
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) APMP
3 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (8.33%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Siebel