Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 59 47
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12 -15
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 536 623 660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.22% 3.73% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 4.43% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 416 460
South East median daily rate £433 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.89% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £280
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 17
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £24.02 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.12% -5.80% -33.77%
10th Percentile £15.83 £16.85 £15.30
90th Percentile £37.60 £39.75 £57.77
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £26.87
% change year-on-year +1.85% +0.47% -2.28%

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 14,356 14,077 13,862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.19% 84.17% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,654 8,432 8,366
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £560
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 469 573
South East median hourly rate £27.75 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +4 262 £425 -5.56% 43
Berkshire -11 138 £425 -5.56% 13
Hampshire -34 117 £413 +3.13% 16
Buckinghamshire +35 92 £421 -6.39% 22
Surrey -4 91 £513 +7.89% 16
West Sussex -35 36 £488 +5.98% 4
Oxfordshire -2 32 £425 -10.53% 8
Middlesex +17 10 £408 -23.11%
East Sussex -15 7 £413 -5.17% 1
Kent -5 4 £675 +63.64% 3
Sussex +1 1 £450 -
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 312 (58.21%) Project Management
2 188 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (31.72%) Finance
4 144 (26.87%) Microsoft
5 138 (25.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 100 (18.66%) ITIL
7 99 (18.47%) PMO
8 91 (16.98%) Microsoft Project
9 79 (14.74%) PMI Certification
10 78 (14.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 76 (14.18%) Waterfall
12 75 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
12 75 (13.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 71 (13.25%) Oracle
14 70 (13.06%) Security Cleared
15 67 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
15 67 (12.50%) PMP
16 59 (11.01%) Management Information System
17 57 (10.63%) Windows
18 52 (9.70%) Project Planning
18 52 (9.70%) Degree
19 51 (9.51%) Microsoft Excel
19 51 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
20 50 (9.33%) Matrix Organization
20 50 (9.33%) SAP
21 48 (8.96%) SC Cleared
22 47 (8.77%) Change Management
23 45 (8.40%) Telecoms
23 45 (8.40%) Office 365
24 44 (8.21%) Migration

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 32 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.87%) IIS
3 7 (1.31%) CMS
3 7 (1.31%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.75%) Drupal
4 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.75%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.56%) Confluence
5 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.37%) CICS
6 2 (0.37%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 91 (16.98%) Microsoft Project
2 67 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (9.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 33 (6.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (5.04%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.87%) NetSuite
2 8 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.31%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.93%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.56%) Primavera
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.37%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.37%) Sonata
7 2 (0.37%) TrackWise
8 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.40%) Office 365
2 38 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.31%) BlueKai
4 7 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.75%) SaaS
6 4 (0.75%) Taleo
7 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.56%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.37%) IaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.19%) Boomi
9 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.80%) WAN
2 14 (2.61%) LAN
3 11 (2.05%) Firewall
4 10 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (1.68%) VPN
6 8 (1.49%) NFC
6 8 (1.49%) Value-Added Service
7 7 (1.31%) SAN
7 7 (1.31%) Skype
8 5 (0.93%) LTE
8 5 (0.93%) VoLTE
9 4 (0.75%) Intranet
9 4 (0.75%) SMS
10 3 (0.56%) Broadband
10 3 (0.56%) DNS
10 3 (0.56%) Extranet
10 3 (0.56%) Internet
10 3 (0.56%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.37%) Network Security
11 2 (0.37%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.56%) Data Lake
4 3 (0.56%) DB2
5 1 (0.19%) EDMS
5 1 (0.19%) GIS
5 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (4.85%) JIRA
2 10 (1.87%) SonarQube
2 10 (1.87%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.56%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.19%) JMeter
5 1 (0.19%) JUnit
5 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.19%) Selenium
5 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 170 (31.72%) Finance
2 45 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 35 (6.53%) Retail
4 31 (5.78%) Marketing
5 16 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (1.87%) Banking
7 7 (1.31%) Back Office
7 7 (1.31%) German Language
7 7 (1.31%) Legal
8 6 (1.12%) Automotive
8 6 (1.12%) Billing
8 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.37%) Advertising
10 2 (0.37%) Electronics
10 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 274 (51.12%) Project Manager
2 60 (11.19%) IT Manager
3 53 (9.89%) Analyst
4 50 (9.33%) IT Project Manager
5 30 (5.60%) Business Analyst
6 29 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 29 (5.41%) Senior Manager
7 28 (5.22%) Coordinator
8 26 (4.85%) Senior Project Manager
9 25 (4.66%) Technical Manager
10 23 (4.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 18 (3.36%) Programme Manager
12 17 (3.17%) Implementation Manager
13 16 (2.99%) Architect
13 16 (2.99%) Digital Project Manager
13 16 (2.99%) HR Manager
14 15 (2.80%) Project Officer
14 15 (2.80%) Technical Project Manager
15 14 (2.61%) Junior
15 14 (2.61%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.43%) HTML
1 13 (2.43%) Web Services
2 7 (1.31%) .NET
2 7 (1.31%) Middleware
3 6 (1.12%) CSS
4 4 (0.75%) EDI
4 4 (0.75%) XML
5 3 (0.56%) cXML
5 3 (0.56%) REST
5 3 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.19%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.19%) DAO
6 1 (0.19%) IDoc
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.19%) RESTful
6 1 (0.19%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.19%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.19%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 75 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (11.01%) Management Information System
3 37 (6.90%) PMI
4 34 (6.34%) Data Centre
5 26 (4.85%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.73%) Driving Licence
7 18 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.61%) User Experience
8 14 (2.61%) Virtual Team
9 13 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.49%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.31%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.12%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.12%) PKI
14 5 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.93%) NHS
14 5 (0.93%) Smart Meter
14 5 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (0.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.63%) Windows
2 26 (4.85%) Windows 10
3 18 (3.36%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.24%) Solaris
5 11 (2.05%) Linux
6 10 (1.87%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.75%) Android
7 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.75%) Unix
7 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.37%) AIX
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.19%) SUSE
10 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (58.21%) Project Management
2 188 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (25.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 100 (18.66%) ITIL
5 76 (14.18%) Waterfall
6 52 (9.70%) Project Planning
7 51 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
8 50 (9.33%) Matrix Organization
9 47 (8.77%) Change Management
10 44 (8.21%) Migration
11 42 (7.84%) Scrum
12 37 (6.90%) Change Control
13 35 (6.53%) PRINCE
13 35 (6.53%) Project Governance
14 32 (5.97%) Programme Management
15 31 (5.78%) Business Analysis
15 31 (5.78%) Resource Management
16 29 (5.41%) DevOps
17 28 (5.22%) SDLC
18 27 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.80%) SQL
2 11 (2.05%) C#
3 10 (1.87%) C
3 10 (1.87%) Java
4 5 (0.93%) VB
5 4 (0.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.56%) VBScript
7 2 (0.37%) ABAP
7 2 (0.37%) C++
7 2 (0.37%) COBOL
7 2 (0.37%) Perl
7 2 (0.37%) PL/1
7 2 (0.37%) Python
7 2 (0.37%) REXX
8 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (14.74%) PMI Certification
2 78 (14.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 75 (13.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 70 (13.06%) Security Cleared
5 67 (12.50%) PMP
6 52 (9.70%) Degree
7 48 (8.96%) SC Cleared
8 33 (6.16%) APMP
9 27 (5.04%) DV Cleared
9 27 (5.04%) ISEB
10 20 (3.73%) CISSP
11 19 (3.54%) CISM
12 11 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (1.87%) CISA
13 10 (1.87%) CREST Certified
13 10 (1.87%) IISP
13 10 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (1.68%) CLAS
14 9 (1.68%) HNC
14 9 (1.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (18.47%) PMO
2 27 (5.04%) QA
3 19 (3.54%) GDPR
4 16 (2.99%) PCI DSS
5 15 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (1.87%) ISAE 3402
7 10 (1.87%) ISO 22301
7 10 (1.87%) ISO 31000
7 10 (1.87%) ISO 9001
7 10 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 8 (1.49%) P3O
9 7 (1.31%) GxP
10 6 (1.12%) RMADS
10 6 (1.12%) SLA
11 4 (0.75%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.56%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.56%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.37%) COBIT
13 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.31%) ISA Server
3 5 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.37%) ACF2
5 2 (0.37%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.37%) RACF
5 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) Firmware
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (2.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (2.05%) SCCM
3 10 (1.87%) Nessus
3 10 (1.87%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 3 (0.56%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.19%) Ansible
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.19%) MOM
6 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 144 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 71 (13.25%) Oracle
3 50 (9.33%) SAP
4 20 (3.73%) IBM
5 18 (3.36%) Cisco
6 15 (2.80%) Imperva
7 13 (2.43%) VMware
8 12 (2.24%) ServiceNow
8 12 (2.24%) Workday
9 11 (2.05%) Citrix
9 11 (2.05%) McAfee
10 10 (1.87%) ArcSight
10 10 (1.87%) Barracuda Networks
10 10 (1.87%) Centrify
10 10 (1.87%) Qualys
10 10 (1.87%) Splunk
10 10 (1.87%) Trend Micro
10 10 (1.87%) Tripwire
11 8 (1.49%) Google
11 8 (1.49%) Remedy