Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 41 32
Rank change year-on-year -12 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 650 648 964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.94% 4.19% 5.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 5.09% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 439 639
South East median daily rate £440 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £263
90th Percentile £575 £549 £512
England median daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 9
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.80% -53.64% +29.41%
10th Percentile £17.63 £17.00 £18.95
90th Percentile £39.75 £56.75 £137.65
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 13,657 12,727 14,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.82% 82.29% 80.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,255 7,617 8,830
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £252
90th Percentile £578 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 510 621
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -21 275 £439 +9.69% 40
Hampshire +23 188 £400 +12.68% 24
Berkshire -7 151 £438 +4.48% 21
Buckinghamshire -21 84 £425 +8.42% 8
Surrey -21 72 £475 +6.15% 19
West Sussex +4 68 £470 +13.94% 7
Oxfordshire -3 40 £450 +4.35% 11
Kent -19 19 £425 +6.25% 6
East Sussex -9 17 £550 +54.49% 8
Middlesex -4 2 £435 -5.95%
Sussex -3 1 - -
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 332 (51.08%) Project Management
2 189 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (25.38%) Finance
4 153 (23.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 146 (22.46%) ITIL
6 130 (20.00%) PMP
7 128 (19.69%) PMI Certification
8 125 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 107 (16.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 107 (16.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 97 (14.92%) Security Cleared
11 90 (13.85%) Microsoft Project
12 88 (13.54%) Telecoms
13 87 (13.38%) PMO
14 82 (12.62%) Change Management
15 79 (12.15%) SC Cleared
16 75 (11.54%) Waterfall
17 73 (11.23%) Programme Management
18 61 (9.38%) Migration
18 61 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
19 60 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
20 57 (8.77%) Windows
21 52 (8.00%) SAP
21 52 (8.00%) Degree
22 50 (7.69%) QA
23 48 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
24 47 (7.23%) Matrix Organization
25 45 (6.92%) Oracle
26 44 (6.77%) PMI
26 44 (6.77%) Project Planning

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 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.85%) IIS
4 9 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.08%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.77%) MS Project Server
7 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.46%) Apache
8 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.31%) CMS
9 2 (0.31%) Confluence
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.31%) WordPress
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 90 (13.85%) Microsoft Project
2 61 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 24 (3.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (3.38%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.62%) Maya
7 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.23%) SAP BPC
2 5 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.46%) Maximo
4 3 (0.46%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.46%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.46%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.31%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 2 (0.31%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.31%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.31%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.31%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.15%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.15%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.15%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.15%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.85%) Office 365
2 29 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.46%) SaaS
5 13 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
6 10 (1.54%) IaaS
7 8 (1.23%) iPaaS
8 4 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.46%) Taleo
10 2 (0.31%) PaaS
10 2 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.15%) Force.com
11 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.31%) Firewall
2 21 (3.23%) WAN
3 20 (3.08%) SAN
3 20 (3.08%) VoIP
4 18 (2.77%) LAN
5 12 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (1.38%) DHCP
7 8 (1.23%) MPLS
8 7 (1.08%) DNS
8 7 (1.08%) DWDM
8 7 (1.08%) SDH
8 7 (1.08%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.92%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.92%) Internet
10 5 (0.77%) NAS
10 5 (0.77%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (0.77%) Skype
11 4 (0.62%) 4G
11 4 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.62%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.92%) Big Data
3 6 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.46%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.46%) Power BI
6 2 (0.31%) FileMaker
6 2 (0.31%) MS Access
6 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.15%) Clusterpoint
7 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.15%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.15%) QlikView
7 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (1.54%) JIRA
2 3 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 165 (25.38%) Finance
2 88 (13.54%) Telecoms
3 34 (5.23%) Retail
4 25 (3.85%) Marketing
5 13 (2.00%) Billing
6 12 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.69%) Legal
7 11 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.23%) Banking
9 5 (0.77%) Automotive
9 5 (0.77%) Back Office
9 5 (0.77%) Electronics
9 5 (0.77%) Local Government
10 4 (0.62%) German Language
10 4 (0.62%) Publishing
10 4 (0.62%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 354 (54.46%) Project Manager
2 83 (12.77%) IT Manager
3 67 (10.31%) IT Project Manager
4 47 (7.23%) Analyst
5 43 (6.62%) Programme Manager
5 43 (6.62%) Senior Manager
6 42 (6.46%) Senior Project Manager
7 39 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 38 (5.85%) Architect
9 35 (5.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 26 (4.00%) Business Analyst
11 22 (3.38%) Delivery Manager
12 21 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 19 (2.92%) SC Cleared Project Manager
14 18 (2.77%) Coordinator
15 17 (2.62%) Network Manager
16 16 (2.46%) IT Infrastructure Manager
16 16 (2.46%) Network Project Manager
16 16 (2.46%) Technical Architect
16 16 (2.46%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.15%) Web Services
2 8 (1.23%) Middleware
3 7 (1.08%) .NET
4 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (0.31%) Mason
5 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.15%) CGI
5 1 (0.15%) HTML
5 1 (0.15%) J2EE
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.77%) Data Centre
2 44 (6.77%) PMI
3 40 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.85%) Clustering
4 12 (1.85%) Virtual Team
5 10 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 9 (1.38%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.23%) Smart Meter
8 7 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.92%) NHS
9 6 (0.92%) User Experience
10 5 (0.77%) FMCG
10 5 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.77%) Life Science
10 5 (0.77%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.62%) CMDB
11 4 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.62%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 57 (8.77%) Windows
2 19 (2.92%) Windows 10
3 16 (2.46%) Windows 7
4 14 (2.15%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.85%) Linux
6 7 (1.08%) Android
6 7 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.77%) Solaris
8 5 (0.77%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.77%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.62%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.31%) AIX
10 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.31%) pSOS
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (51.08%) Project Management
2 189 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (23.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 146 (22.46%) ITIL
5 82 (12.62%) Change Management
6 75 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 73 (11.23%) Programme Management
8 61 (9.38%) Migration
9 47 (7.23%) Matrix Organization
10 44 (6.77%) Project Planning
10 44 (6.77%) SDLC
11 39 (6.00%) Project Governance
12 37 (5.69%) Scrum
12 37 (5.69%) Service Delivery
13 36 (5.54%) PRINCE
14 35 (5.38%) ITIL V3
15 32 (4.92%) Change Control
16 31 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (4.77%) Supplier Management
17 30 (4.62%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.08%) SQL
2 6 (0.92%) C
3 5 (0.77%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.62%) C#
5 2 (0.31%) ABAP
5 2 (0.31%) PHP
5 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.15%) Java
6 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 130 (20.00%) PMP
2 128 (19.69%) PMI Certification
3 107 (16.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 107 (16.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 97 (14.92%) Security Cleared
5 79 (12.15%) SC Cleared
6 52 (8.00%) Degree
7 36 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (4.92%) MCSE
9 31 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (4.00%) CCNA
11 24 (3.69%) DV Cleared
12 22 (3.38%) APMP
13 21 (3.23%) ISEB
14 11 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
16 9 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (1.38%) MCSA
16 9 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 8 (1.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (13.38%) PMO
2 50 (7.69%) QA
3 29 (4.46%) GDPR
4 13 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.38%) SLA
6 6 (0.92%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.77%) GxP
8 4 (0.62%) P3O
9 3 (0.46%) COBIT
9 3 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.46%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 19770
10 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.31%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.77%) vSphere
4 5 (0.77%) XenApp
4 5 (0.77%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.62%) Docker
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
1 12 (1.85%) SCCM
2 6 (0.92%) SCOM
3 5 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.62%) Ansible
5 2 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.15%) Netcool
6 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 125 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 52 (8.00%) SAP
3 45 (6.92%) Oracle
4 26 (4.00%) Cisco
5 23 (3.54%) Citrix
5 23 (3.54%) HP
6 13 (2.00%) VMware
7 11 (1.69%) Remedy
8 10 (1.54%) 3PAR
8 10 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.54%) Workday
9 9 (1.38%) Apple
10 7 (1.08%) Ericsson
11 6 (0.92%) EMC
12 5 (0.77%) Amdocs
12 5 (0.77%) Demandware
12 5 (0.77%) NetApp
13 4 (0.62%) JD Edwards
13 4 (0.62%) Nokia
13 4 (0.62%) Pegasus