Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 55 43
Rank change year-on-year -15 -12 -9
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 515 656 634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.22% 3.96% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 4.69% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 436 434
South East median daily rate £430 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.21% +8.81% -3.03%
10th Percentile £256 £300 £288
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £438 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -0.57% +3.53% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 13
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £24.02 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.05% -5.80% -53.64%
10th Percentile £28.54 £17.63 £17.00
90th Percentile £77.30 £39.75 £56.75
England median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +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 13,879 13,996 12,886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.84% 84.45% 83.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,304 8,458 7,697
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £596 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 427 539
South East median hourly rate £26.95 £24.02 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.21% +6.76% -20.35%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.25 £49.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.26 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.04% -2.07% +5.56%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +12 276 £425 -2.86% 38
Berkshire +7 181 £425 -2.86% 12
Hampshire -51 105 £400 - 19
Surrey -10 81 £525 +10.53% 11
Buckinghamshire +15 73 £425 +1.80% 19
West Sussex -42 29 £488 +3.72% 8
Oxfordshire 0 22 £400 -11.11% 7
Middlesex +21 8 £400 -8.05%
Kent -2 5 £500 +21.21% 4
East Sussex -24 4 £419 -23.86% 1
Sussex +5 1 £450 -
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 320 (62.14%) Project Management
2 165 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (27.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 140 (27.18%) Finance
5 128 (24.85%) Microsoft
6 114 (22.14%) ITIL
7 113 (21.94%) PMO
8 104 (20.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 95 (18.45%) PMI Certification
10 82 (15.92%) Telecoms
11 71 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
12 65 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
13 63 (12.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 61 (11.84%) PMP
14 61 (11.84%) Microsoft Office
15 58 (11.26%) Security Cleared
16 57 (11.07%) PMI
16 57 (11.07%) Change Management
17 56 (10.87%) Waterfall
18 54 (10.49%) Degree
19 53 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
20 51 (9.90%) Oracle
21 49 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
22 48 (9.32%) Management Information System
23 46 (8.93%) Project Planning
23 46 (8.93%) Project Governance
23 46 (8.93%) Data Centre
24 45 (8.74%) Matrix Organization
25 44 (8.54%) SAP
26 43 (8.35%) Windows

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 28 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.55%) IIS
3 7 (1.36%) CMS
3 7 (1.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.78%) Drupal
4 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.58%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.39%) CICS
6 2 (0.39%) Confluence
6 2 (0.39%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 71 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
2 61 (11.84%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 34 (6.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (5.24%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.39%) Maya
6 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (2.14%) NetSuite
2 9 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.55%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.78%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.78%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.58%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.58%) TrackWise
6 2 (0.39%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.39%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.19%) Primavera
7 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.19%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.19%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.57%) Office 365
2 34 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.17%) SaaS
6 4 (0.78%) BlueKai
6 4 (0.78%) Trello
7 2 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.39%) IaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.50%) Value-Added Service
2 13 (2.52%) Firewall
2 13 (2.52%) LAN
3 11 (2.14%) WAN
3 11 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (1.75%) SAN
5 8 (1.55%) NFC
5 8 (1.55%) VPN
6 6 (1.17%) Broadband
6 6 (1.17%) Skype
7 5 (0.97%) 2G
7 5 (0.97%) 3G
7 5 (0.97%) 4G
7 5 (0.97%) 5G
8 4 (0.78%) BGP
8 4 (0.78%) DNS
8 4 (0.78%) MPLS
8 4 (0.78%) NAS
8 4 (0.78%) SNMP
8 4 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.78%) MariaDB
3 4 (0.78%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.78%) MySQL
3 4 (0.78%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.58%) DB2
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.58%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.19%) EDMS
5 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.19%) Power BI
5 1 (0.19%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (5.44%) JIRA
2 11 (2.14%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.55%) SonarQube
4 5 (0.97%) PVCS
4 5 (0.97%) Subversion
5 3 (0.58%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.58%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.19%) JMeter
7 1 (0.19%) JUnit
7 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.19%) Selenium
7 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 140 (27.18%) Finance
2 82 (15.92%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.27%) Retail
4 21 (4.08%) Marketing
5 16 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (2.33%) Banking
7 8 (1.55%) Back Office
7 8 (1.55%) Legal
7 8 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.36%) Billing
9 6 (1.17%) Automotive
9 6 (1.17%) German Language
10 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.39%) Electronics
11 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 260 (50.49%) Project Manager
2 67 (13.01%) IT Manager
3 54 (10.49%) IT Project Manager
4 50 (9.71%) Analyst
5 27 (5.24%) Business Analyst
6 25 (4.85%) Infrastructure Manager
7 22 (4.27%) Coordinator
8 21 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 19 (3.69%) Programme Manager
10 18 (3.50%) Implementation Manager
11 17 (3.30%) PMO Analyst
11 17 (3.30%) Technical Manager
12 16 (3.11%) SAP Manager
12 16 (3.11%) SAP Project Manager
13 14 (2.72%) Senior Manager
13 14 (2.72%) Senior Project Manager
14 12 (2.33%) Architect
14 12 (2.33%) Junior
14 12 (2.33%) Project Coordinator
14 12 (2.33%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.52%) Web Services
2 10 (1.94%) HTML
3 9 (1.75%) .NET
4 6 (1.17%) CSS
5 5 (0.97%) Middleware
6 4 (0.78%) Node.js
7 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.58%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.58%) REST
7 3 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.39%) EDI
8 2 (0.39%) LDAP
9 1 (0.19%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.19%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.19%) RESTful
9 1 (0.19%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (0.19%) SAPUI5
9 1 (0.19%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (11.07%) PMI
3 48 (9.32%) Management Information System
4 46 (8.93%) Data Centre
5 18 (3.50%) Driving Licence
6 14 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.33%) User Experience
7 12 (2.33%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.75%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.36%) Tandem
10 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.17%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.97%) Life Science
11 5 (0.97%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.97%) NHS
11 5 (0.97%) PKI
11 5 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.35%) Windows
2 18 (3.50%) Linux
3 15 (2.91%) Windows 10
3 15 (2.91%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.33%) Solaris
5 8 (1.55%) Unix
6 5 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.78%) Android
7 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.19%) SUSE
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (62.14%) Project Management
2 165 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (27.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 114 (22.14%) ITIL
5 57 (11.07%) Change Management
6 56 (10.87%) Waterfall
7 49 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
8 46 (8.93%) Project Governance
8 46 (8.93%) Project Planning
9 45 (8.74%) Matrix Organization
10 38 (7.38%) PRINCE
10 38 (7.38%) Quality Management
10 38 (7.38%) Scrum
11 37 (7.18%) Migration
12 34 (6.60%) Change Control
13 33 (6.41%) Dependency Management
14 31 (6.02%) Matrix Management
15 30 (5.83%) Service Management
16 28 (5.44%) Business Analysis
16 28 (5.44%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.30%) SQL
2 15 (2.91%) C
3 14 (2.72%) C#
4 10 (1.94%) Java
5 6 (1.17%) Python
6 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.58%) VBScript
8 2 (0.39%) ABAP
8 2 (0.39%) C++
8 2 (0.39%) COBOL
8 2 (0.39%) Perl
8 2 (0.39%) PL/1
8 2 (0.39%) REXX
8 2 (0.39%) VB
9 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.19%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 104 (20.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 95 (18.45%) PMI Certification
3 63 (12.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 61 (11.84%) PMP
5 58 (11.26%) Security Cleared
6 54 (10.49%) Degree
7 38 (7.38%) SC Cleared
8 29 (5.63%) ISEB
9 27 (5.24%) APMP
10 25 (4.85%) DV Cleared
11 17 (3.30%) CISSP
12 16 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (3.11%) CISM
13 11 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (1.94%) CLAS
15 8 (1.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 8 (1.55%) CREST Certified
15 8 (1.55%) IISP
15 8 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (21.94%) PMO
2 32 (6.21%) QA
3 15 (2.91%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.52%) GDPR
4 13 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.94%) ISO 9001
6 9 (1.75%) GxP
7 8 (1.55%) ISAE 3402
7 8 (1.55%) ISO 22301
7 8 (1.55%) ISO 31000
7 8 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 7 (1.36%) P3O
9 5 (0.97%) RMADS
10 4 (0.78%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.58%) COBIT
11 3 (0.58%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.58%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.58%) SLA
12 2 (0.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.55%) ISA Server
3 4 (0.78%) BIND 9
3 4 (0.78%) KVM
3 4 (0.78%) NFS
3 4 (0.78%) Postfix
3 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.39%) ACF2
5 2 (0.39%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.39%) RACF
5 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.39%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) Docker
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (2.52%) SCCM
2 8 (1.55%) Nessus
2 8 (1.55%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.78%) Ansible
5 3 (0.58%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.58%) Netcool
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.58%) SCOM
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.19%) Puppet
7 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 128 (24.85%) Microsoft
2 51 (9.90%) Oracle
3 44 (8.54%) SAP
4 26 (5.05%) Cisco
5 19 (3.69%) Citrix
6 18 (3.50%) Remedy
7 16 (3.11%) IBM
8 13 (2.52%) Imperva
9 11 (2.14%) ServiceNow
9 11 (2.14%) VMware
10 9 (1.75%) Google
10 9 (1.75%) JD Edwards
10 9 (1.75%) Workday
11 8 (1.55%) Barracuda Networks
11 8 (1.55%) Dell
11 8 (1.55%) Huawei
11 8 (1.55%) McAfee
11 8 (1.55%) Qualys
11 8 (1.55%) Trend Micro
11 8 (1.55%) Tripwire