Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 303 277 270
Rank change year-on-year -26 -7 -34
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 75 90 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.55% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.09% 2.47% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 54 95
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -15.67%
10th Percentile £300 £252 £280
90th Percentile £525 £531 £523
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South East median hourly rate £17.00 - £17.00
10th Percentile £16.00 - £16.00
90th Percentile £18.00 - £18.00
England median hourly rate £28.25 £20.38 £22.50
% change year-on-year +38.65% -9.44% -18.18%

PRINCE2 Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,586 3,640 4,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.98% 22.42% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,996 2,065 2,693
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £232 £215 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 216 211
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £24.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.10% -11.36% +1.85%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £52.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year -3.85% +0.97% +11.96%

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the South East

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the South East

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the South East over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the South East

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the South East

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Surrey -6 23 £425 +3.03% 1
Thames Valley -4 22 £438 -2.78% 7
Hampshire -17 15 £450 +22.03% 1
West Sussex -22 13 £413 +3.13% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 9 £438 +56.25% 2
Berkshire -5 9 £375 -23.08% 4
Oxfordshire +3 4 £550 +19.57% 1
East Sussex -5 1 £413 +75.53% 1
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 South East region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 74 (98.67%) PRINCE2
2 41 (54.67%) Project Management
3 37 (49.33%) Finance
4 31 (41.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (24.00%) PMP
7 16 (21.33%) Marketing
8 15 (20.00%) Migration
8 15 (20.00%) ITIL
9 13 (17.33%) PRINCE
9 13 (17.33%) Resource Management
9 13 (17.33%) Matrix Organization
10 12 (16.00%) PMI Certification
11 11 (14.67%) Oracle
11 11 (14.67%) Project Planning
11 11 (14.67%) PMO
12 10 (13.33%) QA
12 10 (13.33%) Business Analysis
12 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
13 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
13 9 (12.00%) Scrum
13 9 (12.00%) Degree
13 9 (12.00%) Driving Licence
13 9 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
14 7 (9.33%) User Experience
14 7 (9.33%) VMware
14 7 (9.33%) Citrix
14 7 (9.33%) LAN

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (1.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.00%) BlueKai
3 3 (4.00%) SaaS
4 2 (2.67%) Office 365
5 1 (1.33%) Basecamp
5 1 (1.33%) IaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) LAN
1 7 (9.33%) WAN
2 5 (6.67%) SAN
3 3 (4.00%) Extranet
3 3 (4.00%) Internet
3 3 (4.00%) Intranet
4 2 (2.67%) VPN
5 1 (1.33%) Firewall
5 1 (1.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.33%) EDMS
General
1 37 (49.33%) Finance
2 16 (21.33%) Marketing
3 6 (8.00%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Legal
5 3 (4.00%) Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Billing
6 2 (2.67%) Advertising
7 1 (1.33%) French Language
7 1 (1.33%) Games
7 1 (1.33%) German Language
7 1 (1.33%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.33%) Japanese Language
7 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (72.00%) Project Manager
2 23 (30.67%) IT Manager
3 18 (24.00%) IT Project Manager
4 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (9.33%) Implementation Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Coordinator
7 6 (8.00%) Marketing Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (6.67%) Systems Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Delivery Project Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Implementation Project Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Senior IT Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Senior IT Project Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Software Delivery Project Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Software Project Manager
10 3 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) EDI
2 1 (1.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.00%) Driving Licence
3 7 (9.33%) User Experience
4 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.00%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.67%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.33%) NHS
7 1 (1.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Solaris
2 5 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (98.67%) PRINCE2
2 41 (54.67%) Project Management
3 31 (41.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (20.00%) ITIL
5 15 (20.00%) Migration
6 13 (17.33%) Matrix Organization
6 13 (17.33%) PRINCE
6 13 (17.33%) Resource Management
7 11 (14.67%) Project Planning
8 10 (13.33%) Business Analysis
9 9 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (12.00%) Scrum
9 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
10 7 (9.33%) CRM
11 6 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (6.67%) Change Management
12 5 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
12 5 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
1 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) PMP
2 12 (16.00%) PMI Certification
3 9 (12.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.33%) MCP
5 1 (1.33%) MCSA
5 1 (1.33%) MCSE
5 1 (1.33%) MCTS
5 1 (1.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) PMO
2 10 (13.33%) QA
3 4 (5.33%) GDPR
4 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.33%) Citrix
3 7 (9.33%) VMware
4 5 (6.67%) NetApp
4 5 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
5 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.33%) Altiris
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco