Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 57 43
Rank change year-on-year -5 -14 -11
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 581 583 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.51% 3.56% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 4.22% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 384 500
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £263 £290 £275
90th Percentile £588 £531 £558
England median daily rate £450 £425 £434
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.07% +5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 13
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +67.79% -18.73%
10th Percentile £15.00 £16.71 £14.60
90th Percentile £59.70 £39.75 £58.80
England median hourly rate £29.15 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% +10.00% -9.09%

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 14,201 13,799 14,654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.86% 84.22% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,520 8,193 8,958
South East median daily rate £435 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +3.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £279 £258 £255
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 469 568
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.01% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.69
90th Percentile £51.08 £50.03 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -10 251 £435 -3.33% 17
Hampshire +3 144 £428 +10.32% 17
Berkshire -7 131 £443 -1.67% 8
Surrey -3 111 £500 +11.11% 10
Buckinghamshire +31 94 £450 +9.49% 8
West Sussex -14 42 £475 +11.76% 2
Oxfordshire -16 27 £430 -9.47% 1
Kent +12 12 £665 +66.25% 2
East Sussex -1 10 £338 +30.31% 3
Middlesex +9 2 £415 -6.74%
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 316 (54.39%) Project Management
2 222 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (33.39%) Finance
4 155 (26.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 138 (23.75%) Microsoft
6 114 (19.62%) ITIL
7 98 (16.87%) Microsoft Project
8 93 (16.01%) PMO
9 90 (15.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 90 (15.49%) PMP
10 87 (14.97%) Waterfall
11 84 (14.46%) PMI Certification
12 80 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
13 75 (12.91%) Oracle
14 73 (12.56%) Microsoft Office
15 70 (12.05%) Project Planning
15 70 (12.05%) Degree
16 68 (11.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 60 (10.33%) Change Management
18 59 (10.15%) Security Cleared
19 57 (9.81%) Scrum
19 57 (9.81%) Migration
20 56 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
21 54 (9.29%) Management Information System
21 54 (9.29%) Windows
22 52 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
23 50 (8.61%) Retail
23 50 (8.61%) Matrix Organization
24 47 (8.09%) Office 365
25 46 (7.92%) SC Cleared

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 31 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.89%) IIS
3 10 (1.72%) CMS
4 7 (1.20%) Confluence
4 7 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.69%) Drupal
5 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.52%) CICS
6 3 (0.52%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.52%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.52%) WordPress
7 2 (0.34%) SAS
7 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.17%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 98 (16.87%) Microsoft Project
2 73 (12.56%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 31 (5.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (4.65%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) NetSuite
1 6 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.69%) Primavera
3 4 (0.69%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.52%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.34%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.34%) Sonata
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.09%) Office 365
2 29 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.55%) SaaS
5 7 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (1.20%) Yammer
6 6 (1.03%) iPaaS
7 4 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.69%) PaaS
7 4 (0.69%) Taleo
8 3 (0.52%) BlueKai
8 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.34%) IaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.17%) Boomi
10 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.58%) LAN
1 15 (2.58%) WAN
2 10 (1.72%) VPN
3 9 (1.55%) Firewall
4 7 (1.20%) SAN
4 7 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.03%) Skype
5 6 (1.03%) SMS
6 5 (0.86%) NFC
7 4 (0.69%) Broadband
7 4 (0.69%) Internet
7 4 (0.69%) Intranet
7 4 (0.69%) LTE
7 4 (0.69%) VoLTE
8 3 (0.52%) Extranet
8 3 (0.52%) PBX
8 3 (0.52%) Value-Added Service
9 2 (0.34%) Network Security
9 2 (0.34%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.55%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.52%) Data Lake
6 3 (0.52%) DB2
7 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.17%) GIS
8 1 (0.17%) OLAP
8 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.17%) QlikView
8 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (3.44%) JIRA
2 9 (1.55%) SonarQube
3 5 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.52%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.52%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.52%) JMeter
4 3 (0.52%) JUnit
4 3 (0.52%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.52%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.52%) Selenium
5 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 194 (33.39%) Finance
2 50 (8.61%) Retail
3 44 (7.57%) Marketing
4 38 (6.54%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (2.07%) Banking
7 11 (1.89%) Legal
8 10 (1.72%) Billing
9 8 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.20%) Automotive
11 6 (1.03%) German Language
12 4 (0.69%) Back Office
13 3 (0.52%) Electronics
13 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.34%) Advertising
14 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 296 (50.95%) Project Manager
2 68 (11.70%) IT Manager
3 55 (9.47%) Analyst
4 54 (9.29%) IT Project Manager
5 37 (6.37%) Senior Manager
6 36 (6.20%) Infrastructure Manager
7 34 (5.85%) Business Analyst
7 34 (5.85%) Coordinator
7 34 (5.85%) Senior Project Manager
8 27 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 26 (4.48%) Technical Manager
10 23 (3.96%) Project Coordinator
11 19 (3.27%) Delivery Manager
11 19 (3.27%) Programme Manager
12 18 (3.10%) Digital Project Manager
12 18 (3.10%) Project Officer
13 17 (2.93%) Architect
14 16 (2.75%) HR Manager
14 16 (2.75%) Technical Project Manager
15 14 (2.41%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.27%) Web Services
2 14 (2.41%) HTML
3 9 (1.55%) XML
4 8 (1.38%) Middleware
5 7 (1.20%) .NET
6 6 (1.03%) CSS
7 4 (0.69%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.69%) REST
8 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (0.52%) cXML
8 3 (0.52%) EDI
8 3 (0.52%) LDAP
8 3 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.17%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.17%) DAO
9 1 (0.17%) IDoc
9 1 (0.17%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.17%) SOAP
9 1 (0.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 80 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (9.29%) Management Information System
3 32 (5.51%) Data Centre
4 28 (4.82%) PMI
5 20 (3.44%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.27%) Driving Licence
7 17 (2.93%) User Experience
8 16 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (2.41%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.41%) Virtual Team
10 13 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.38%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.86%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (0.86%) PKI
12 5 (0.86%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.86%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 54 (9.29%) Windows
2 25 (4.30%) Windows 10
3 12 (2.07%) Linux
3 12 (2.07%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.72%) Solaris
5 7 (1.20%) Unix
5 7 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.52%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.17%) SUSE
9 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (54.39%) Project Management
2 222 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (26.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 114 (19.62%) ITIL
5 87 (14.97%) Waterfall
6 70 (12.05%) Project Planning
7 60 (10.33%) Change Management
8 57 (9.81%) Migration
8 57 (9.81%) Scrum
9 56 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
10 50 (8.61%) Matrix Organization
11 40 (6.88%) Business Analysis
12 37 (6.37%) ITIL V3
13 36 (6.20%) Resource Management
14 34 (5.85%) PRINCE
14 34 (5.85%) Programme Management
14 34 (5.85%) Project Governance
15 33 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
15 33 (5.68%) Change Control
15 33 (5.68%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.93%) SQL
2 11 (1.89%) C#
3 10 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.38%) C
4 8 (1.38%) Java
5 5 (0.86%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.86%) VB
6 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.52%) VBScript
7 2 (0.34%) C++
7 2 (0.34%) COBOL
7 2 (0.34%) Perl
7 2 (0.34%) PL/1
7 2 (0.34%) Python
7 2 (0.34%) REXX
8 1 (0.17%) ABAP
8 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (15.49%) PMP
1 90 (15.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 84 (14.46%) PMI Certification
3 70 (12.05%) Degree
4 68 (11.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 59 (10.15%) Security Cleared
6 46 (7.92%) SC Cleared
7 34 (5.85%) APMP
8 23 (3.96%) ISEB
9 21 (3.61%) CISM
9 21 (3.61%) CISSP
9 21 (3.61%) DV Cleared
10 15 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (2.07%) MCSE
11 12 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (1.89%) CISA
12 11 (1.89%) IISP
13 9 (1.55%) CREST Certified
14 8 (1.38%) APMG
14 8 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (16.01%) PMO
2 45 (7.75%) QA
3 27 (4.65%) GDPR
4 16 (2.75%) PCI DSS
5 14 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (1.55%) GxP
7 9 (1.55%) ISAE 3402
7 9 (1.55%) ISO 22301
7 9 (1.55%) ISO 31000
7 9 (1.55%) ISO 9001
7 9 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 8 (1.38%) P3O
9 7 (1.20%) SLA
10 4 (0.69%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.69%) RMADS
11 3 (0.52%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.34%) GCP
12 2 (0.34%) GMP
System Software
1 20 (3.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.69%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.69%) ISA Server
2 4 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.52%) ACF2
3 3 (0.52%) RACF
4 2 (0.34%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) Firmware
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (2.24%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (1.55%) Nessus
2 9 (1.55%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 8 (1.38%) SCCM
4 3 (0.52%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.34%) Ansible
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.17%) MOM
6 1 (0.17%) Puppet
6 1 (0.17%) QRadar
6 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 138 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 75 (12.91%) Oracle
3 42 (7.23%) SAP
4 23 (3.96%) IBM
5 17 (2.93%) Citrix
6 16 (2.75%) Cisco
6 16 (2.75%) ServiceNow
6 16 (2.75%) VMware
6 16 (2.75%) Workday
7 14 (2.41%) Imperva
8 10 (1.72%) McAfee
9 9 (1.55%) ArcSight
9 9 (1.55%) Barracuda Networks
9 9 (1.55%) Centrify
9 9 (1.55%) HP
9 9 (1.55%) Qualys
9 9 (1.55%) Splunk
9 9 (1.55%) Trend Micro
9 9 (1.55%) Tripwire
10 8 (1.38%) NetApp