Period
to 19 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 76 54
Rank change year-on-year +1 -22 -14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 303 494 659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.80% 3.09% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.53% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 317 438
South East median daily rate £423 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% -5.56% +8.11%
10th Percentile £266 £256 £300
90th Percentile £598 £575 £581
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 7
South East median hourly rate £21.48 £33.40 £24.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.70% +39.05% -5.80%
10th Percentile £17.27 £19.85 £17.63
90th Percentile £76.45 £44.40 £63.00
England median hourly rate £28.25 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.83% +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 9,090 14,010 14,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.02% 87.56% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,409 8,438 8,498
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £275
90th Percentile £600 £600 £587
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 515 436
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.09% +10.42% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.86 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £50.50
England median hourly rate £22.82 £23.84 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.26% -0.69% -2.04%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 -1 158 £411 -3.24% 25
Berkshire -14 111 £410 -3.53% 12
Hampshire +16 67 £432 +4.15% 5
Surrey +37 43 £475 -13.64% 13
Buckinghamshire +1 41 £450 +5.88% 13
West Sussex +8 13 £350 -30.00% 4
East Sussex +25 10 £381 -23.75%
Kent +17 10 £413 -8.33% 4
Oxfordshire +10 6 £413 +10.00%
Middlesex +10 1 £550 +37.50%
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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.

1 191 (63.04%) Project Management
2 101 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (26.73%) Finance
4 80 (26.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (25.08%) Project Delivery
6 74 (24.42%) ITIL
7 73 (24.09%) PMI Certification
8 71 (23.43%) Microsoft
9 69 (22.77%) Telecoms
10 66 (21.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 55 (18.15%) Degree
12 49 (16.17%) Microsoft Project
13 44 (14.52%) PMI
14 39 (12.87%) PMP
15 38 (12.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 38 (12.54%) Security Cleared
16 37 (12.21%) Microsoft Office
16 37 (12.21%) PMO
17 33 (10.89%) Risk Management
18 30 (9.90%) Change Management
19 29 (9.57%) Programme Management
20 28 (9.24%) Configuration Management
21 27 (8.91%) Management Information System
21 27 (8.91%) Change Control
22 25 (8.25%) Problem-Solving
23 24 (7.92%) Project Planning
23 24 (7.92%) Microsoft Excel
24 23 (7.59%) Migration
25 22 (7.26%) Decision-Making
26 21 (6.93%) QA

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 19 (6.27%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.98%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.99%) CMS
3 3 (0.99%) SAS
4 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 49 (16.17%) Microsoft Project
2 37 (12.21%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (7.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (5.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (4.95%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.65%) SAP BPC
2 4 (1.32%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.66%) Primavera
4 2 (0.66%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.66%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.60%) Azure
2 10 (3.30%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (2.97%) AWS
4 8 (2.64%) Office 365
5 5 (1.65%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (1.32%) Basecamp
6 4 (1.32%) SaaS
6 4 (1.32%) Trello
7 3 (0.99%) PaaS
7 3 (0.99%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.66%) IaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Asana
9 1 (0.33%) Boomi
9 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.33%) G Suite
9 1 (0.33%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.29%) WAN
2 12 (3.96%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (3.30%) 4G
3 10 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (2.97%) 2G
4 9 (2.97%) 3G
4 9 (2.97%) Firewall
4 9 (2.97%) LAN
5 7 (2.31%) Skype
6 6 (1.98%) 5G
6 6 (1.98%) LTE
6 6 (1.98%) Unified Communications
6 6 (1.98%) VoIP
6 6 (1.98%) VoLTE
7 5 (1.65%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.65%) SAN
8 4 (1.32%) DNS
8 4 (1.32%) MPLS
9 3 (0.99%) DWDM
9 3 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.99%) Power BI
2 3 (0.99%) Qlik Sense
2 3 (0.99%) SAS EBI
3 1 (0.33%) BigQuery
3 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.33%) MS Access
3 1 (0.33%) MySQL
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 81 (26.73%) Finance
2 69 (22.77%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.94%) Public Sector
4 10 (3.30%) Military
4 10 (3.30%) Retail
5 8 (2.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.31%) Legal
6 7 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.98%) Electronics
8 5 (1.65%) Banking
8 5 (1.65%) Local Government
8 5 (1.65%) Marketing
9 4 (1.32%) Back Office
9 4 (1.32%) German Language
10 3 (0.99%) Advertising
10 3 (0.99%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.66%) Billing
11 2 (0.66%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.66%) French Language
11 2 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 153 (50.50%) Project Manager
2 30 (9.90%) IT Manager
3 29 (9.57%) IT Project Manager
4 22 (7.26%) Coordinator
5 19 (6.27%) Delivery Manager
6 18 (5.94%) Project Coordinator
7 16 (5.28%) Analyst
8 15 (4.95%) Infrastructure Manager
9 14 (4.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 14 (4.62%) Senior Manager
9 14 (4.62%) Senior Project Manager
10 11 (3.63%) Business Manager
11 10 (3.30%) Programme Manager
11 10 (3.30%) Telecoms Manager
12 9 (2.97%) Business Change Manager
13 8 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 8 (2.64%) SAP Manager
14 7 (2.31%) Digital Project Manager
14 7 (2.31%) OSS Project Manager
14 7 (2.31%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.98%) .NET
2 5 (1.65%) HTML
3 2 (0.66%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.66%) Web Services
3 2 (0.66%) XML
4 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.33%) BAPI
4 1 (0.33%) CSS
4 1 (0.33%) REST
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.33%) SAP BSP
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.33%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.33%) SOAP
4 1 (0.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.33%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.52%) PMI
2 27 (8.91%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.94%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.65%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.32%) NHS
7 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.99%) Learning Management System
8 3 (0.99%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.99%) Replication
8 3 (0.99%) Tandem
9 2 (0.66%) Clustering
9 2 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.66%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.66%) Life Science
10 1 (0.33%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.33%) IVR
10 1 (0.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.60%) Windows
2 6 (1.98%) Windows 10
2 6 (1.98%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.32%) Android
4 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.66%) Linux
5 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) pSOS
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Unix
6 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (63.04%) Project Management
2 101 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (26.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (25.08%) Project Delivery
5 74 (24.42%) ITIL
6 33 (10.89%) Risk Management
7 30 (9.90%) Change Management
8 29 (9.57%) Programme Management
9 28 (9.24%) Configuration Management
10 27 (8.91%) Change Control
11 25 (8.25%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (7.92%) Project Planning
13 23 (7.59%) Migration
14 22 (7.26%) Decision-Making
15 21 (6.93%) Matrix Management
16 20 (6.60%) Waterfall
17 18 (5.94%) Critical Success Factor
18 16 (5.28%) CRM
19 13 (4.29%) Project Governance
19 13 (4.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.96%) C
2 8 (2.64%) SQL
3 5 (1.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.66%) VBScript
5 1 (0.33%) ABAP
5 1 (0.33%) C#
5 1 (0.33%) Java
5 1 (0.33%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.33%) VB
5 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (24.09%) PMI Certification
2 66 (21.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 55 (18.15%) Degree
4 39 (12.87%) PMP
5 38 (12.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 38 (12.54%) Security Cleared
6 21 (6.93%) SC Cleared
7 15 (4.95%) APMP
7 15 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (3.96%) CCNA
8 12 (3.96%) DV Cleared
9 11 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (3.30%) MCSE
11 8 (2.64%) HND
12 7 (2.31%) CCNP
12 7 (2.31%) ISEB
13 6 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.65%) Master's Degree
15 4 (1.32%) MCITP
16 3 (0.99%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.21%) PMO
2 21 (6.93%) QA
3 5 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.32%) GDPR
5 3 (0.99%) P3O
5 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.66%) SLA
7 1 (0.33%) BS7799
7 1 (0.33%) COBIT
7 1 (0.33%) GxP
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 13 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.99%) XenApp
5 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.66%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (0.99%) Terraform
2 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.33%) Ansible
3 1 (0.33%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 71 (23.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.60%) Cisco
3 18 (5.94%) SAP
4 17 (5.61%) VMware
5 15 (4.95%) Remedy
6 12 (3.96%) Riverbed
7 10 (3.30%) Blue Coat
7 10 (3.30%) Oracle
8 8 (2.64%) Ericsson
8 8 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.98%) Citrix
9 6 (1.98%) HP
10 5 (1.65%) Cognos
10 5 (1.65%) Planview
11 4 (1.32%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.32%) F5
11 4 (1.32%) Google
12 3 (0.99%) Dell
12 3 (0.99%) Demandware
12 3 (0.99%) EMC