Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 August 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 65 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 -11
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 505 598 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.45% 3.56% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 4.14% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 382 409
South East median daily rate £430 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £288
90th Percentile £588 £588 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.89% -40.00% +67.79%
10th Percentile £21.74 £13.10 £16.71
90th Percentile £91.00 £59.70 £39.75
England median hourly rate £42.00 £28.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year +47.37% +4.59% +9.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 12,755 14,461 13,595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.16% 86.05% 84.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,584 8,628 7,880
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £608 £588 £569
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 504 495
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.61% +22.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £61.36 £51.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +16.28% -10.42% +2.13%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in the South East

PRINCE2
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in the South East

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in the South East over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in the South East

PRINCE2
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in the South East

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in the South East over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PRINCE2 in the South East

PRINCE2
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Thames Valley +8 245 £431 +0.52% 30
Hampshire +10 170 £445 +1.71% 18
Berkshire +7 162 £425 -3.13% 14
Buckinghamshire -3 64 £450 - 11
Surrey -21 38 £425 -15.00% 9
West Sussex 0 22 £400 -5.88% 11
Oxfordshire +16 20 £251 -44.84% 6
East Sussex -7 10 £550 +57.14% 2
Kent -10 10 £428 -35.71% 4
Middlesex +13 1 £575 +38.55%
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 South East region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 269 (53.27%) Project Management
2 164 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (30.10%) ITIL
4 138 (27.33%) Finance
5 135 (26.73%) Telecoms
6 125 (24.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 121 (23.96%) PMI Certification
8 92 (18.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 86 (17.03%) Security Cleared
10 80 (15.84%) PMI
10 80 (15.84%) Microsoft
11 79 (15.64%) PMP
12 70 (13.86%) SC Cleared
13 63 (12.48%) PMO
14 60 (11.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 60 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
15 59 (11.68%) Degree
15 59 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
16 56 (11.09%) Microsoft Project
17 55 (10.89%) Change Management
17 55 (10.89%) Microsoft Excel
18 51 (10.10%) Migration
19 48 (9.50%) Management Information System
20 44 (8.71%) SAP
21 43 (8.51%) Windows
22 40 (7.92%) Oracle
22 40 (7.92%) Waterfall
23 37 (7.33%) Programme Management
24 36 (7.13%) VMware
24 36 (7.13%) SaaS

PRINCE2
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 19 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (0.99%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.59%) Confluence
4 3 (0.59%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.40%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.20%) IIS
Applications
1 56 (11.09%) Microsoft Project
2 55 (10.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (6.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (5.74%) MS Visio
5 19 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (1.58%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.19%) SAP ERP
2 6 (1.19%) SAP HR
3 5 (0.99%) Primavera
4 4 (0.79%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.40%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.40%) TrackWise
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.20%) Lawson
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.20%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 60 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (7.13%) SaaS
3 26 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (3.56%) Office 365
4 18 (3.56%) PaaS
5 15 (2.97%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (1.58%) Apigee
6 8 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.58%) IBM Blueworks
7 7 (1.39%) G Suite
7 7 (1.39%) Google Analytics
8 6 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.40%) IaaS
10 2 (0.40%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.20%) Serverless
11 1 (0.20%) Slack
11 1 (0.20%) Smartsheet
11 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.36%) 2G
2 20 (3.96%) 3G
2 20 (3.96%) 4G
3 17 (3.37%) LAN
4 15 (2.97%) 5G
5 11 (2.18%) DWDM
5 11 (2.18%) Ethernet
6 10 (1.98%) 2.5G
7 8 (1.58%) WAN
8 7 (1.39%) DNS
8 7 (1.39%) Firewall
8 7 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.99%) SDH
10 5 (0.99%) Skype
11 4 (0.79%) SAN
12 3 (0.59%) 3GPP
12 3 (0.59%) Broadband
12 3 (0.59%) Intranet
12 3 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (1.39%) BigQuery
5 4 (0.79%) MySQL
6 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.59%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.40%) Power BI
8 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.20%) Big Data
8 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.20%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.20%) EDMS
8 1 (0.20%) GIS
8 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.20%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (4.55%) JIRA
2 10 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.58%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.79%) LSMW
5 3 (0.59%) InstallShield
5 3 (0.59%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.59%) MSI
5 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.20%) SonarQube
General
1 138 (27.33%) Finance
2 135 (26.73%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.95%) Public Sector
4 14 (2.77%) Retail
5 12 (2.38%) Legal
6 9 (1.78%) Local Government
6 9 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.19%) Advertising
7 6 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.19%) Marketing
8 5 (0.99%) Automotive
9 4 (0.79%) Billing
10 3 (0.59%) Banking
10 3 (0.59%) Electronics
10 3 (0.59%) French Language
10 3 (0.59%) Military
10 3 (0.59%) Police
11 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 239 (47.33%) Project Manager
2 62 (12.28%) Analyst
3 60 (11.88%) IT Manager
4 56 (11.09%) IT Project Manager
5 36 (7.13%) Senior Manager
5 36 (7.13%) Senior Project Manager
6 32 (6.34%) Architect
7 26 (5.15%) Business Analyst
8 25 (4.95%) Infrastructure Manager
9 24 (4.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 20 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
12 14 (2.77%) Network Manager
12 14 (2.77%) Programme Manager
12 14 (2.77%) Project Planner
13 13 (2.57%) Consultant
13 13 (2.57%) Coordinator
13 13 (2.57%) Project Coordinator
13 13 (2.57%) SC Cleared Project Manager
14 12 (2.38%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.77%) JSON
2 9 (1.78%) Web Services
3 8 (1.58%) Swagger
3 8 (1.58%) TIBCO EMS
3 8 (1.58%) XML
3 8 (1.58%) XSD
3 8 (1.58%) XSL
4 3 (0.59%) .NET
4 3 (0.59%) BAPI
4 3 (0.59%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (0.59%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (0.59%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (0.40%) ADO
5 2 (0.40%) Middleware
5 2 (0.40%) OAuth
5 2 (0.40%) OpenID
5 2 (0.40%) SAML
5 2 (0.40%) SAP BSP
5 2 (0.40%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.84%) PMI
2 59 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (9.50%) Management Information System
4 32 (6.34%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.98%) Public Cloud
7 9 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.78%) Tandem
7 9 (1.78%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.39%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.39%) Replication
9 6 (1.19%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.19%) NHS
10 4 (0.79%) Life Science
11 3 (0.59%) Clustering
11 3 (0.59%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.59%) User Experience
12 2 (0.40%) Fibre Optics
12 2 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.51%) Windows
2 14 (2.77%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.98%) Unix
4 9 (1.78%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.58%) Android
6 5 (0.99%) Linux
7 4 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.40%) Solaris
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (53.27%) Project Management
2 164 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (30.10%) ITIL
4 125 (24.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (10.89%) Change Management
6 51 (10.10%) Migration
7 40 (7.92%) Waterfall
8 37 (7.33%) Programme Management
9 35 (6.93%) Business Analysis
9 35 (6.93%) PRINCE
10 34 (6.73%) Critical Success Factor
10 34 (6.73%) Project Planning
11 32 (6.34%) Risk Management
11 32 (6.34%) Service Management
12 30 (5.94%) Change Control
13 28 (5.54%) TOGAF
14 26 (5.15%) Dependency Management
15 25 (4.95%) Decision-Making
15 25 (4.95%) Matrix Organization
15 25 (4.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.55%) SQL
2 13 (2.57%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.38%) C
4 9 (1.78%) Java
5 8 (1.58%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.58%) Shell Script
5 8 (1.58%) XPath
5 8 (1.58%) XQuery
6 5 (0.99%) VB
7 3 (0.59%) ABAP
7 3 (0.59%) SAPscript
7 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.59%) VBScript
8 1 (0.20%) C#
8 1 (0.20%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 121 (23.96%) PMI Certification
2 92 (18.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 86 (17.03%) Security Cleared
4 79 (15.64%) PMP
5 70 (13.86%) SC Cleared
6 60 (11.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 59 (11.68%) Degree
8 17 (3.37%) APMP
8 17 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (2.97%) CCNA
10 15 (2.97%) TOGAF Certification
11 14 (2.77%) ISEB
11 14 (2.77%) MCSE
12 10 (1.98%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.99%) HND
14 4 (0.79%) Chartered Engineer
14 4 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.59%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (12.48%) PMO
2 29 (5.74%) QA
3 14 (2.77%) SLA
4 11 (2.18%) GDPR
5 9 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.39%) P3O
7 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.59%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.40%) GxP
9 2 (0.40%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.20%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.20%) NIST
10 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.40%) Docker
6 2 (0.40%) Firmware
6 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (1.98%) HP ALM
2 7 (1.39%) SCCM
3 4 (0.79%) Ansible
3 4 (0.79%) Terraform
4 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.59%) Netcool
4 3 (0.59%) ThinApp
5 2 (0.40%) SCOM
5 2 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.20%) Avamar
6 1 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) IBM Guardium
6 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.20%) Nessus
6 1 (0.20%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 80 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.71%) SAP
3 40 (7.92%) Oracle
4 36 (7.13%) VMware
5 23 (4.55%) Citrix
6 15 (2.97%) Cisco
7 13 (2.57%) HP
8 10 (1.98%) IBM
8 10 (1.98%) Remedy
9 9 (1.78%) Google
9 9 (1.78%) ServiceNow
10 8 (1.58%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.99%) Workday
13 3 (0.59%) Ariba
13 3 (0.59%) Dell
13 3 (0.59%) Ericsson
13 3 (0.59%) F5
13 3 (0.59%) Sun
13 3 (0.59%) Zscaler