Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 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.

PRINCE 2
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 49 39
Rank change year-on-year -15 -10 -5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 616 657 860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.59% 4.09% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 4.90% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 441 585
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% -0.61%
10th Percentile £278 £285 £269
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £428
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.34% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 11
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +45.83% -32.08%
10th Percentile £13.30 £15.20 £14.25
90th Percentile £63.00 £48.88 £56.75
England median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £22.43
% change year-on-year +3.64% +22.63% -18.45%

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 14,609 13,414 15,462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.03% 83.51% 82.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,683 7,807 9,484
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 517 563
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.23% -17.08% +11.37%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.62 £11.84
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.35 £51.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.16% +4.26% +11.90%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 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
Thames Valley -21 260 £425 -5.56% 36
Hampshire +13 167 £450 +12.50% 18
Berkshire -19 136 £435 -3.33% 17
Surrey -11 95 £500 +8.70% 12
Buckinghamshire +13 93 £425 - 13
West Sussex -8 49 £450 +3.21% 1
Oxfordshire -35 33 £481 +1.32% 6
Kent +5 18 £650 +23.81% 3
East Sussex +6 12 £375 +48.22% 5
Middlesex +6 2 £415 -24.55%
Sussex -2 2 £523 +16.11%
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 357 (57.95%) Project Management
2 232 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (33.28%) Finance
4 167 (27.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 154 (25.00%) ITIL
6 134 (21.75%) Microsoft
7 111 (18.02%) PMI Certification
8 107 (17.37%) Microsoft Project
9 105 (17.05%) PMP
10 93 (15.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 91 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
12 88 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 77 (12.50%) Waterfall
14 75 (12.18%) Degree
15 74 (12.01%) Security Cleared
16 73 (11.85%) Change Management
17 72 (11.69%) Microsoft Office
18 71 (11.53%) Project Planning
19 68 (11.04%) PMO
20 66 (10.71%) Retail
21 64 (10.39%) Oracle
22 59 (9.58%) Migration
23 57 (9.25%) SC Cleared
24 54 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
25 52 (8.44%) Matrix Organization
25 52 (8.44%) Telecoms
26 50 (8.12%) QA
27 49 (7.95%) Windows
28 48 (7.79%) Office 365
29 47 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel

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 37 (6.01%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.30%) Confluence
2 8 (1.30%) IIS
3 6 (0.97%) MS Project Server
3 6 (0.97%) SAS
3 6 (0.97%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.65%) CMS
4 4 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.49%) WordPress
6 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.16%) Apache
7 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.16%) CICS
7 1 (0.16%) Kentico
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.16%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 107 (17.37%) Microsoft Project
2 72 (11.69%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (4.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.16%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.65%) Primavera
4 3 (0.49%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.49%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.32%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.32%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.32%) Sonata
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 48 (7.79%) Office 365
2 24 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.76%) SaaS
4 12 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.46%) Yammer
6 8 (1.30%) SuccessFactors
7 7 (1.14%) PaaS
8 6 (0.97%) iPaaS
9 4 (0.65%) Taleo
10 3 (0.49%) BlueKai
10 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.32%) IaaS
11 2 (0.32%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.16%) Boomi
12 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.60%) LAN
1 16 (2.60%) WAN
2 10 (1.62%) VPN
3 9 (1.46%) Firewall
3 9 (1.46%) Unified Communications
3 9 (1.46%) VoIP
4 8 (1.30%) Skype
5 7 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (1.14%) IP Telephony
6 6 (0.97%) SAN
7 5 (0.81%) Broadband
7 5 (0.81%) Internet
7 5 (0.81%) SMS
7 5 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.65%) Intranet
8 4 (0.65%) MVNO
9 3 (0.49%) PBX
10 2 (0.32%) ISDN
10 2 (0.32%) SSL
10 2 (0.32%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.49%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.32%) Big Data
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.32%) QlikView
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.16%) GIS
7 1 (0.16%) OLAP
7 1 (0.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (1.79%) JIRA
2 6 (0.97%) SonarQube
3 3 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (0.49%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (0.49%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.32%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.32%) JMeter
4 2 (0.32%) JUnit
4 2 (0.32%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.32%) Selenium
4 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 205 (33.28%) Finance
2 66 (10.71%) Retail
3 52 (8.44%) Telecoms
4 38 (6.17%) Marketing
5 17 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (2.44%) Legal
7 14 (2.27%) Banking
7 14 (2.27%) Billing
8 9 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.97%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.81%) Automotive
11 4 (0.65%) Electronics
12 3 (0.49%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.49%) German Language
12 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.32%) Military
14 1 (0.16%) French Language
14 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.16%) Local Government
14 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 342 (55.52%) Project Manager
2 69 (11.20%) IT Manager
3 62 (10.06%) IT Project Manager
4 57 (9.25%) Analyst
5 42 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
6 37 (6.01%) Senior Manager
7 36 (5.84%) Business Analyst
8 34 (5.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 34 (5.52%) Senior Project Manager
9 27 (4.38%) Coordinator
10 23 (3.73%) Project Officer
11 22 (3.57%) Project Coordinator
12 20 (3.25%) Digital Project Manager
12 20 (3.25%) Technical Manager
13 19 (3.08%) Architect
13 19 (3.08%) Delivery Manager
13 19 (3.08%) HR Manager
14 15 (2.44%) Applications Manager
14 15 (2.44%) Programme Manager
14 15 (2.44%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.60%) Web Services
2 9 (1.46%) XML
3 8 (1.30%) HTML
4 5 (0.81%) .NET
4 5 (0.81%) Middleware
5 4 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.49%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (0.49%) DAO
6 3 (0.49%) LDAP
7 2 (0.32%) cXML
7 2 (0.32%) EDI
8 1 (0.16%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.16%) IDoc
8 1 (0.16%) Node.js
8 1 (0.16%) REST
8 1 (0.16%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.16%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.16%) Velocity
8 1 (0.16%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 91 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.14%) PMI
3 40 (6.49%) Management Information System
4 31 (5.03%) Data Centre
5 24 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.44%) Virtual Team
7 12 (1.95%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.62%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.62%) Life Science
8 10 (1.62%) LIMS
9 8 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.30%) User Experience
10 7 (1.14%) PKI
10 7 (1.14%) Smart Meter
11 6 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.81%) CCTV
12 5 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (0.81%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.95%) Windows
2 21 (3.41%) Windows 10
3 12 (1.95%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.62%) Linux
5 9 (1.46%) Unix
6 8 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.97%) Solaris
8 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.16%) AIX
11 1 (0.16%) Android
11 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (57.95%) Project Management
2 232 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (27.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 154 (25.00%) ITIL
5 77 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 73 (11.85%) Change Management
7 71 (11.53%) Project Planning
8 59 (9.58%) Migration
9 54 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
10 52 (8.44%) Matrix Organization
11 45 (7.31%) ITIL V3
12 44 (7.14%) Scrum
13 41 (6.66%) Project Governance
14 38 (6.17%) Programme Management
15 37 (6.01%) SDLC
16 36 (5.84%) Service Management
17 35 (5.68%) CRM
18 34 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
19 33 (5.36%) Business Analysis
20 29 (4.71%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.79%) SQL
2 9 (1.46%) JavaScript
3 6 (0.97%) C#
4 5 (0.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.49%) C
5 3 (0.49%) Java
5 3 (0.49%) VB
6 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.16%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 111 (18.02%) PMI Certification
2 105 (17.05%) PMP
3 93 (15.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 88 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 75 (12.18%) Degree
6 74 (12.01%) Security Cleared
7 57 (9.25%) SC Cleared
8 26 (4.22%) APMP
9 24 (3.90%) CISSP
10 22 (3.57%) DV Cleared
11 21 (3.41%) CISM
12 15 (2.44%) ISEB
13 14 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (2.11%) MCSE
15 12 (1.95%) CISA
15 12 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (1.46%) APMG
17 8 (1.30%) CCNP
17 8 (1.30%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (11.04%) PMO
2 50 (8.12%) QA
3 36 (5.84%) GDPR
4 13 (2.11%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (1.62%) GxP
6 10 (1.62%) SLA
7 8 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.14%) P3O
9 6 (0.97%) ISAE 3402
9 6 (0.97%) ISO 22301
9 6 (0.97%) ISO 31000
9 6 (0.97%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 3 (0.49%) GCP
11 3 (0.49%) GMP
11 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 3 (0.49%) RMADS
System Software
1 19 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.49%) XenApp
5 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.16%) ACF2
6 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.16%) Firmware
6 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.16%) RACF
6 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (0.97%) Nessus
2 6 (0.97%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 4 (0.65%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.65%) Netcool
3 4 (0.65%) SCCM
4 2 (0.32%) Ansible
4 2 (0.32%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.16%) MOM
5 1 (0.16%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) QRadar
5 1 (0.16%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.16%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 134 (21.75%) Microsoft
2 64 (10.39%) Oracle
3 39 (6.33%) SAP
4 23 (3.73%) Cisco
5 21 (3.41%) Workday
6 20 (3.25%) Citrix
7 17 (2.76%) VMware
8 16 (2.60%) IBM
9 9 (1.46%) HP
9 9 (1.46%) Remedy
9 9 (1.46%) ServiceNow
10 8 (1.30%) Imperva
10 8 (1.30%) NetApp
10 8 (1.30%) Trend Micro
11 7 (1.14%) McAfee
12 6 (0.97%) ArcSight
12 6 (0.97%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (0.97%) Qualys
12 6 (0.97%) Splunk
12 6 (0.97%) Tripwire