Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 46 31
Rank change year-on-year -11 -15 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 618 663 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.73% 3.99% 5.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 4.83% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 463 710
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £288
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
England median daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.41% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 12
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.80% -33.77% +42.72%
10th Percentile £16.85 £15.30 £16.40
90th Percentile £39.75 £57.77 £130.18
England median hourly rate £27.00 £26.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +0.95% -2.75% +10.00%

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 13737 13730 15709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.82% 82.62% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8241 8306 9370
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 548 602
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.68 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -10 281 £450 +12.50% 20
Berkshire +4 157 £450 +12.50% 7
Hampshire +10 141 £399 +10.76% 9
Surrey -15 79 £475 +11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire -30 74 £450 +14.80% 5
West Sussex -1 71 £460 +8.24% 4
Oxfordshire +12 50 £475 +18.75% 8
East Sussex -12 16 £435 +23.23%
Kent -31 13 £413 +5.77% 3
Sussex -1 5 £450 -10.00%
Middlesex +1 3 £530 +14.59%
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 320 (51.78%) Project Management
2 172 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (25.89%) ITIL
4 157 (25.40%) Finance
5 151 (24.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 146 (23.62%) PMP
7 144 (23.30%) PMI Certification
8 111 (17.96%) Microsoft
9 108 (17.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 89 (14.40%) PMO
11 88 (14.24%) Telecoms
12 83 (13.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 78 (12.62%) Microsoft Project
14 76 (12.30%) Migration
14 76 (12.30%) Security Cleared
15 70 (11.33%) Programme Management
15 70 (11.33%) Change Management
16 69 (11.17%) Windows
17 61 (9.87%) Degree
18 59 (9.55%) QA
19 57 (9.22%) PMI
20 55 (8.90%) SC Cleared
21 54 (8.74%) Microsoft Office
21 54 (8.74%) Waterfall
22 49 (7.93%) Management Information System
23 48 (7.77%) SAP
24 47 (7.61%) Oracle
24 47 (7.61%) ITIL V3
25 46 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
26 45 (7.28%) Data Centre

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 33 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.94%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.46%) IIS
4 9 (1.46%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.32%) Apache
6 2 (0.32%) Confluence
6 2 (0.32%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.16%) Documentum
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 78 (12.62%) Microsoft Project
2 54 (8.74%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 24 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (3.40%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.65%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (1.29%) SAP BPC
2 5 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.49%) Maximo
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.49%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.49%) TrackWise
5 2 (0.32%) Actimize
5 2 (0.32%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 2 (0.32%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.32%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.16%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.66%) Office 365
2 27 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.10%) SaaS
4 10 (1.62%) SuccessFactors
5 8 (1.29%) IaaS
5 8 (1.29%) iPaaS
6 5 (0.81%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.32%) Taleo
8 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.32%) Yammer
9 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.56%) VoIP
2 19 (3.07%) Firewall
2 19 (3.07%) WAN
3 18 (2.91%) LAN
4 16 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (2.43%) SAN
6 8 (1.29%) DHCP
6 8 (1.29%) DWDM
6 8 (1.29%) SDH
6 8 (1.29%) Unified Communications
7 7 (1.13%) Ethernet
7 7 (1.13%) Internet
8 6 (0.97%) DNS
8 6 (0.97%) SMS
9 5 (0.81%) NAS
9 5 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (0.81%) Skype
10 4 (0.65%) MVNO
10 4 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.65%) Big Data
3 4 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (0.49%) Power BI
5 2 (0.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.32%) GIS
5 2 (0.32%) QlikView
5 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.16%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (1.13%) JIRA
2 2 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 157 (25.40%) Finance
2 88 (14.24%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.72%) Retail
4 21 (3.40%) Marketing
5 14 (2.27%) Legal
5 14 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.62%) Publishing
8 7 (1.13%) Electronics
9 5 (0.81%) Automotive
9 5 (0.81%) Back Office
9 5 (0.81%) Billing
10 4 (0.65%) Local Government
11 3 (0.49%) Banking
12 2 (0.32%) German Language
12 2 (0.32%) Law
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 348 (56.31%) Project Manager
2 78 (12.62%) IT Manager
3 64 (10.36%) IT Project Manager
4 40 (6.47%) Analyst
4 40 (6.47%) Senior Manager
5 38 (6.15%) Architect
5 38 (6.15%) Programme Manager
5 38 (6.15%) Senior Project Manager
6 36 (5.83%) Infrastructure Manager
7 34 (5.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 28 (4.53%) Technical Manager
9 24 (3.88%) Technical Project Manager
10 21 (3.40%) Business Analyst
10 21 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 19 (3.07%) Delivery Manager
12 17 (2.75%) Coordinator
13 16 (2.59%) Telecoms Manager
14 15 (2.43%) Data Centre Manager
14 15 (2.43%) PMO Manager
15 14 (2.27%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.43%) Web Services
2 5 (0.81%) .NET
3 4 (0.65%) Middleware
4 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.16%) HTML
4 1 (0.16%) J2EE
4 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.22%) PMI
2 49 (7.93%) Management Information System
3 46 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (7.28%) Data Centre
5 12 (1.94%) CMDB
6 10 (1.62%) Life Science
7 9 (1.46%) Clustering
7 9 (1.46%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.46%) NHS
8 7 (1.13%) Virtual Team
9 6 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.81%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.81%) FMCG
10 5 (0.81%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.81%) User Experience
11 4 (0.65%) CCTV
11 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.65%) LIMS
11 4 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (11.17%) Windows
2 21 (3.40%) Windows 10
3 14 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 11 (1.78%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.62%) Linux
6 9 (1.46%) Solaris
6 9 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.13%) Android
7 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.81%) Unix
10 4 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.65%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.32%) pSOS
11 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (51.78%) Project Management
2 172 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (25.89%) ITIL
4 151 (24.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (12.30%) Migration
6 70 (11.33%) Change Management
6 70 (11.33%) Programme Management
7 54 (8.74%) Waterfall
8 47 (7.61%) ITIL V3
9 45 (7.28%) Matrix Organization
10 41 (6.63%) Change Control
11 40 (6.47%) Project Planning
11 40 (6.47%) Scrum
12 37 (5.99%) Configuration Management
12 37 (5.99%) PRINCE
13 36 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 31 (5.02%) Service Delivery
15 30 (4.85%) Risk Management
15 30 (4.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.75%) SQL
2 5 (0.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.49%) C
4 2 (0.32%) ABAP
4 2 (0.32%) C#
4 2 (0.32%) PHP
4 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.16%) Java
5 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 146 (23.62%) PMP
2 144 (23.30%) PMI Certification
3 108 (17.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 83 (13.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 76 (12.30%) Security Cleared
6 61 (9.87%) Degree
7 55 (8.90%) SC Cleared
8 30 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (4.21%) MCSE
10 23 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (3.56%) DV Cleared
12 20 (3.24%) APMP
12 20 (3.24%) CCNA
13 19 (3.07%) ISEB
14 14 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.29%) ISTQB
16 7 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
16 7 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (1.13%) MCSA
17 6 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (14.40%) PMO
2 59 (9.55%) QA
3 27 (4.37%) GDPR
4 19 (3.07%) SLA
5 12 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 12 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.29%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.97%) GxP
8 5 (0.81%) P3O
9 4 (0.65%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.65%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.78%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.97%) XenApp
5 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.49%) vSphere
6 3 (0.49%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.32%) Docker
7 2 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (1.29%) Netcool
3 7 (1.13%) SCCM
4 4 (0.65%) SCOM
5 2 (0.32%) Ansible
5 2 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 111 (17.96%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.77%) SAP
3 47 (7.61%) Oracle
4 26 (4.21%) Cisco
5 20 (3.24%) Citrix
6 19 (3.07%) Remedy
7 15 (2.43%) HP
8 12 (1.94%) VMware
9 9 (1.46%) Workday
10 8 (1.29%) BMC
11 7 (1.13%) 3PAR
12 5 (0.81%) Amdocs
12 5 (0.81%) Apple
12 5 (0.81%) Ericsson
12 5 (0.81%) Nokia
13 4 (0.65%) Cognos
13 4 (0.65%) JD Edwards
13 4 (0.65%) LabWare
13 4 (0.65%) Pegasus
14 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com