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 3 months to 30 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.

PRINCE 2
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 363 503 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.58% 5.35% 5.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 6.58% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 348 307
Median daily rate £430 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.84% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £517 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -24.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.30 £15.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.30 £50.00
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6471 7650 7815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.69% 81.35% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3756 4713 4313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 268 281
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +18 101 £425 +6.25% 13
Buckinghamshire -5 61 £415 -1.19% 7
Hampshire -31 59 £425 +14.86% 9
Oxfordshire -10 36 £475 +12.42% 7
Surrey -16 35 £475 +5.55% 12
West Sussex +8 32 £458 +6.39% 3
Kent +18 15 £513 -8.88%
East Sussex +7 8 £259 - 5
Home Counties +1 7 £375 -21.05%
Middlesex +2 1 £550 +35.80%
Sussex 0 1 £475 -
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 430 (63.24%) Project Management
2 213 (31.32%) Finance
3 169 (24.85%) ITIL
4 135 (19.85%) MS Project
4 135 (19.85%) Microsoft
5 131 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 130 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
7 127 (18.68%) Telecoms
8 124 (18.24%) PMP
9 122 (17.94%) PMI Certification
10 114 (16.76%) MS Excel
11 102 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 94 (13.82%) PMO
13 85 (12.50%) Management Information System
14 81 (11.91%) Change Management
15 80 (11.76%) Migration
16 73 (10.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 73 (10.74%) Security Cleared
17 67 (9.85%) Degree
18 65 (9.56%) PMI
19 60 (8.82%) MS Office
19 60 (8.82%) Risk Management
19 60 (8.82%) ITIL V3
20 59 (8.68%) Data Centre
21 57 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
22 56 (8.24%) SC Cleared
22 56 (8.24%) APMP
23 54 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
24 52 (7.65%) Remedy
25 46 (6.76%) Programme Management

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 39 (5.74%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.03%) CMS
3 5 (0.74%) Documentum
3 5 (0.74%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.44%) Apache
4 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.15%) Drupal
6 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 135 (19.85%) MS Project
2 114 (16.76%) MS Excel
3 60 (8.82%) MS Office
4 25 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (3.24%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.15%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.88%) Maximo
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.29%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.29%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.15%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.15%) Sonata
7 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.79%) Office 365
3 18 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.59%) IaaS
4 4 (0.59%) SaaS
5 3 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.29%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.15%) PaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
2 36 (5.29%) LTE
3 34 (5.00%) VoLTE
4 21 (3.09%) WAN
5 19 (2.79%) LAN
6 16 (2.35%) VoIP
7 10 (1.47%) Firewall
7 10 (1.47%) Unified Communications
8 9 (1.32%) Internet
9 8 (1.18%) SAN
10 6 (0.88%) MPLS
11 5 (0.74%) MGW
11 5 (0.74%) VPN
12 4 (0.59%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.44%) IP Telephony
13 3 (0.44%) MVNO
13 3 (0.44%) NAS
13 3 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
14 2 (0.29%) 4G
14 2 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.59%) Big Data
4 4 (0.59%) GIS
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.29%) Power BI
6 2 (0.29%) QlikView
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.15%) MS Access
7 1 (0.15%) MySQL
7 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (1.03%) MSI
2 1 (0.15%) JIRA
2 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 213 (31.32%) Finance
2 127 (18.68%) Telecoms
3 42 (6.18%) Retail
4 18 (2.65%) Banking
5 15 (2.21%) Billing
5 15 (2.21%) Marketing
6 13 (1.91%) Automotive
7 12 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.47%) Publishing
9 9 (1.32%) Legal
10 5 (0.74%) German Language
10 5 (0.74%) Local Government
11 3 (0.44%) Advertising
11 3 (0.44%) Back Office
11 3 (0.44%) Electronics
11 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.29%) Front Office
12 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 428 (62.94%) Project Manager
2 69 (10.15%) Analyst
3 54 (7.94%) IT Manager
4 46 (6.76%) IT Project Manager
5 41 (6.03%) Business Analyst
6 39 (5.74%) Infrastructure Manager
6 39 (5.74%) Senior Manager
7 37 (5.44%) Senior Project Manager
8 35 (5.15%) Voice Project Manager
9 34 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 34 (5.00%) Programme Manager
10 32 (4.71%) Coordinator
11 26 (3.82%) Technical Manager
11 26 (3.82%) Technical Project Manager
12 23 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 22 (3.24%) Migration Manager
13 22 (3.24%) Migration Project Manager
13 22 (3.24%) Project Coordinator
14 21 (3.09%) Network Manager
15 20 (2.94%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.59%) HTML
1 4 (0.59%) Web Services
2 2 (0.29%) .NET
2 2 (0.29%) CSS
2 2 (0.29%) J2EE
2 2 (0.29%) XML
3 1 (0.15%) JSF
3 1 (0.15%) LAMP
3 1 (0.15%) Leaflet
3 1 (0.15%) Middleware
3 1 (0.15%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 65 (9.56%) PMI
3 59 (8.68%) Data Centre
4 57 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.32%) Public Cloud
6 8 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.18%) Smart Meter
7 7 (1.03%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.03%) Virtual Team
8 5 (0.74%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.59%) CMDB
9 4 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.44%) CCTV
10 3 (0.44%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.44%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.44%) Life Science
10 3 (0.44%) User Experience
11 2 (0.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.44%) Windows
2 14 (2.06%) Linux
3 10 (1.47%) Unix
4 9 (1.32%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.03%) Windows Vista
7 6 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.44%) AIX
9 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.29%) MVS
10 2 (0.29%) Solaris
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.15%) Android
11 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.15%) CentOS
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (63.24%) Project Management
2 169 (24.85%) ITIL
3 131 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 130 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (11.91%) Change Management
6 80 (11.76%) Migration
7 60 (8.82%) ITIL V3
7 60 (8.82%) Risk Management
8 46 (6.76%) Programme Management
9 45 (6.62%) PRINCE
10 43 (6.32%) Project Planning
11 41 (6.03%) Business Analysis
12 36 (5.29%) Matrix Organization
13 35 (5.15%) Mentoring
14 33 (4.85%) Change Control
14 33 (4.85%) Service Management
14 33 (4.85%) Waterfall
15 31 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (4.56%) Scrum
16 30 (4.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.21%) C
2 10 (1.47%) SQL
3 7 (1.03%) Java
4 3 (0.44%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.29%) ABAP
5 2 (0.29%) VB
6 1 (0.15%) Perl
6 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 124 (18.24%) PMP
2 122 (17.94%) PMI Certification
3 102 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 73 (10.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 73 (10.74%) Security Cleared
5 67 (9.85%) Degree
6 56 (8.24%) APMP
6 56 (8.24%) SC Cleared
7 25 (3.68%) ISEB
8 21 (3.09%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.18%) CCNA
11 7 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.74%) CGEIT
13 5 (0.74%) CRISC
14 3 (0.44%) APMG
14 3 (0.44%) CCDA
14 3 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (13.82%) PMO
2 42 (6.18%) QA
3 13 (1.91%) SLA
4 10 (1.47%) P3O
5 9 (1.32%) PMBOK
6 8 (1.18%) GDPR
6 8 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.74%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.44%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.29%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (2.21%) SCCM
2 9 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.44%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 135 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.65%) Remedy
3 41 (6.03%) Oracle
4 36 (5.29%) Ericsson
5 25 (3.68%) SAP
6 19 (2.79%) Cisco
7 12 (1.76%) VMware
8 8 (1.18%) Workday
9 7 (1.03%) IBM
10 6 (0.88%) HP
11 5 (0.74%) BT
12 4 (0.59%) Citrix
12 4 (0.59%) F5
12 4 (0.59%) Huawei
13 3 (0.44%) Blue Coat
13 3 (0.44%) Concur
13 3 (0.44%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.44%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.44%) Tableau
13 3 (0.44%) Virgin Media
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