Period
to 26 January 2021

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 26 January 2021 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
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 69 77
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 -22
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 129 332 495
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.96% 2.94% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 3.46% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 215 345
Median daily rate £433 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% - -1.45%
10th Percentile £327 £263 £256
90th Percentile £744 £615 £575
England median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £33.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -34.13% +39.05%
10th Percentile £15.75 £18.46 £16.25
90th Percentile £20.50 £42.00 £35.32
England median hourly rate £26.65 £27.43 £27.50
% change year-on-year -2.84% -0.25% -

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 3,770 9,599 13,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.63% 84.92% 87.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,295 5,907 8,437
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £259 £258 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 403 476
Median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.25 £13.05 £11.85
90th Percentile £57.65 £57.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate £26.88 £20.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +31.13% -6.82% -

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 in the South East.

Daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in the South East

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PRINCE2 in the South East over the 6 months to 26 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in the South East

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 in the South East.

Hourly rate trend 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 26 January 2021. 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 +18 83 £410 +1.17% 26
Berkshire +29 59 £403 +0.63% 8
Buckinghamshire +7 23 £411 -8.67% 16
Hampshire -4 23 £475 +11.76% 7
Surrey +17 9 £938 +108.33% 3
West Sussex +20 8 £436 +24.64% 2
East Sussex +19 3 £525 +40.00%
Middlesex +4 2 £700 +27.27% 1
Oxfordshire +23 1 £445 +7.88% 2
Kent +15 1 £373 -35.91%
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2021, 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 95 (73.64%) Project Management
2 60 (46.51%) Project Delivery
3 59 (45.74%) Telecoms
4 56 (43.41%) ITIL
5 44 (34.11%) Microsoft
6 39 (30.23%) Microsoft Project
6 39 (30.23%) Management Information System
6 39 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (30.23%) ITIL V3
7 37 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (27.91%) Wi-Fi
9 35 (27.13%) 3G
9 35 (27.13%) 4G
10 34 (26.36%) 2G
10 34 (26.36%) Remedy
11 32 (24.81%) Ericsson
11 32 (24.81%) LTE
11 32 (24.81%) VoLTE
12 30 (23.26%) Finance
13 21 (16.28%) PMI Certification
13 21 (16.28%) Waterfall
13 21 (16.28%) Security Cleared
14 20 (15.50%) Workshop Facilitation
15 18 (13.95%) Programme Management
16 16 (12.40%) APMP
16 16 (12.40%) Scrum
17 15 (11.63%) PMP
17 15 (11.63%) Business Case
18 14 (10.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 13 (10.08%) Change Management

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 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.55%) IIS
2 2 (1.55%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 39 (30.23%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.78%) Primavera
1 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.78%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.98%) Office 365
2 5 (3.88%) Azure
3 3 (2.33%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.55%) GCP
4 2 (1.55%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.78%) AWS
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.78%) Power Automate
5 1 (0.78%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (27.91%) Wi-Fi
2 35 (27.13%) 3G
2 35 (27.13%) 4G
3 34 (26.36%) 2G
4 32 (24.81%) LTE
4 32 (24.81%) VoLTE
5 9 (6.98%) WAN
6 7 (5.43%) LAN
7 3 (2.33%) DHCP
7 3 (2.33%) DNS
7 3 (2.33%) Firewall
7 3 (2.33%) Wireless
8 2 (1.55%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.55%) VPN
9 1 (0.78%) DWDM
9 1 (0.78%) Internet
9 1 (0.78%) Intranet
9 1 (0.78%) MPLS
9 1 (0.78%) Network Security
9 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.33%) Power BI
2 2 (1.55%) GIS
3 1 (0.78%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) JIRA
2 2 (1.55%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.78%) Postman
3 1 (0.78%) Selenium
3 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (45.74%) Telecoms
2 30 (23.26%) Finance
3 11 (8.53%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.10%) Legal
5 3 (2.33%) Electronics
5 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.33%) Marketing
6 2 (1.55%) Automotive
6 2 (1.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Publishing
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (56.59%) Project Manager
2 32 (24.81%) Voice Project Manager
3 17 (13.18%) Telecoms Manager
3 17 (13.18%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 12 (9.30%) Analyst
5 9 (6.98%) Programme Manager
6 7 (5.43%) Agile Coach
6 7 (5.43%) Architect
6 7 (5.43%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) Digital Agile Coach
7 6 (4.65%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 5 (3.88%) IT Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Senior Digital Agile Coach
9 4 (3.10%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (2.33%) Release Engineer
10 3 (2.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.55%) Web Services
2 1 (0.78%) CSS
2 1 (0.78%) HTML
2 1 (0.78%) RESTful
2 1 (0.78%) SOAP
2 1 (0.78%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.23%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.98%) PMI
4 5 (3.88%) NHS
4 5 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.10%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.55%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.78%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.33%) Windows
1 3 (2.33%) Windows 10
1 3 (2.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (73.64%) Project Management
2 60 (46.51%) Project Delivery
3 56 (43.41%) ITIL
4 39 (30.23%) ITIL V3
4 39 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (16.28%) Waterfall
7 20 (15.50%) Workshop Facilitation
8 18 (13.95%) Programme Management
9 16 (12.40%) Scrum
10 15 (11.63%) Business Case
11 13 (10.08%) Change Management
11 13 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (9.30%) Decision-Making
13 11 (8.53%) Coaching
13 11 (8.53%) Risk Management
14 10 (7.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 8 (6.20%) Release Train
16 7 (5.43%) Agile Coaching
16 7 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.10%) C
2 1 (0.78%) C#
2 1 (0.78%) Java
2 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (16.28%) PMI Certification
1 21 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.40%) APMP
3 15 (11.63%) PMP
4 14 (10.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (9.30%) Degree
5 12 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (9.30%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.98%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.88%) ISEB
8 4 (3.10%) CCNA
8 4 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.33%) MCSE
10 2 (1.55%) CISA
10 2 (1.55%) CISM
10 2 (1.55%) CISSP
10 2 (1.55%) IISP
10 2 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.10%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) GDPR
2 2 (1.55%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (1.55%) ISO 22301
2 2 (1.55%) ISO 31000
2 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (1.55%) NIST
2 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.55%) PMO
2 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.55%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Nessus
2 2 (1.55%) IBM Guardium
2 2 (1.55%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.78%) QRadar
3 1 (0.78%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 44 (34.11%) Microsoft
2 34 (26.36%) Remedy
3 32 (24.81%) Ericsson
4 6 (4.65%) SAP
5 5 (3.88%) Cisco
5 5 (3.88%) Oracle
5 5 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.33%) VMware
6 3 (2.33%) Workday
7 2 (1.55%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.55%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (1.55%) Capita
7 2 (1.55%) Centrify
7 2 (1.55%) F5
7 2 (1.55%) Imperva
7 2 (1.55%) McAfee
7 2 (1.55%) Qualys
7 2 (1.55%) Splunk
7 2 (1.55%) Trend Micro
7 2 (1.55%) Tripwire