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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 41 31
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 292 387 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.77% 4.32% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.54% 5.27% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 247 335
Median daily rate £450 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £299 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 10
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.29% -20.63%  

PRINCE2 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6432 7347 7628
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.08% 81.98% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3769 4490 4391
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 271 270
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +26 98 £450 +5.88% 6
Hampshire -10 53 £381 +1.66% 12
Surrey -5 40 £444 -1.38% 9
Buckinghamshire -33 34 £450 +12.50% 9
Oxfordshire -20 31 £475 +46.15% 5
West Sussex +9 20 £454 +4.79% 1
East Sussex -7 4 £150 -71.42% 3
Sussex -2 3 £450 -
Kent -11 3 £488 +2.63% 5
Middlesex +8 1 £550 +13.98% 2
Home Counties - 1 £375 -
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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.

1 406 (62.37%) Project Management
2 190 (29.19%) Finance
3 177 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (25.81%) ITIL
5 139 (21.35%) PMI Certification
6 133 (20.43%) PMP
7 127 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 126 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 126 (19.35%) Microsoft Project
9 107 (16.44%) PMO
10 102 (15.67%) Telecoms
11 94 (14.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 90 (13.82%) Migration
13 83 (12.75%) Security Cleared
14 78 (11.98%) PMI
15 75 (11.52%) Change Management
16 71 (10.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 65 (9.98%) SC Cleared
18 61 (9.37%) Microsoft Office
19 60 (9.22%) Windows
20 54 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
21 53 (8.14%) Management Information System
22 52 (7.99%) Programme Management
22 52 (7.99%) Data Centre
23 50 (7.68%) Degree
24 49 (7.53%) APMP
25 48 (7.37%) ITIL V3
25 48 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
26 45 (6.91%) PRINCE
26 45 (6.91%) 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 43 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.84%) MS Project Server
3 10 (1.54%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.46%) CMS
5 3 (0.46%) Documentum
5 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.31%) Apache
6 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.15%) Drupal
7 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.15%) IIS
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 126 (19.35%) Microsoft Project
2 61 (9.37%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 35 (5.38%) MS Visio
5 23 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Maya
Business Applications
1 11 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.92%) Maximo
4 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.61%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.46%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.31%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.31%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.15%) Actimize
7 1 (0.15%) assyst
7 1 (0.15%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.15%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.15%) TrackWise
7 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.15%) Office 365
3 19 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.92%) SaaS
5 5 (0.77%) OneDrive
5 5 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.61%) IaaS
7 2 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.31%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.31%) Yammer
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.99%) Wi-Fi
2 16 (2.46%) LAN
3 15 (2.30%) WAN
4 11 (1.69%) Skype
4 11 (1.69%) VoLTE
5 10 (1.54%) LTE
6 8 (1.23%) Firewall
6 8 (1.23%) Internet
7 5 (0.77%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.61%) MGW
8 4 (0.61%) MPLS
8 4 (0.61%) MVNO
8 4 (0.61%) SAN
8 4 (0.61%) VoIP
9 3 (0.46%) VPN
10 2 (0.31%) BGP
10 2 (0.31%) CTI
10 2 (0.31%) DNS
10 2 (0.31%) Intranet
10 2 (0.31%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (1.08%) SQL Server
4 6 (0.92%) GIS
5 3 (0.46%) Big Data
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.31%) IDOL
6 2 (0.31%) QlikView
6 2 (0.31%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) MS Access
7 1 (0.15%) MySQL
7 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (1.38%) MSI
2 3 (0.46%) JIRA
2 3 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
General
1 190 (29.19%) Finance
2 102 (15.67%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.45%) Retail
4 18 (2.76%) Marketing
5 13 (2.00%) Publishing
6 9 (1.38%) Legal
7 8 (1.23%) Banking
7 8 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.77%) Billing
9 5 (0.77%) Digital Economy
10 4 (0.61%) Automotive
10 4 (0.61%) Electronics
10 4 (0.61%) Local Government
11 3 (0.46%) Advertising
11 3 (0.46%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
12 1 (0.15%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 391 (60.06%) Project Manager
2 58 (8.91%) IT Manager
3 57 (8.76%) Analyst
4 48 (7.37%) IT Project Manager
5 45 (6.91%) Senior Manager
6 41 (6.30%) Business Analyst
7 39 (5.99%) Senior Project Manager
7 39 (5.99%) Technical Manager
8 37 (5.68%) Infrastructure Manager
9 36 (5.53%) Technical Project Manager
10 34 (5.22%) Programme Manager
11 33 (5.07%) Coordinator
12 32 (4.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 24 (3.69%) Project Coordinator
14 23 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
15 19 (2.92%) Architect
16 18 (2.76%) Change Manager
16 18 (2.76%) SC Cleared Project Manager
17 15 (2.30%) Migration Manager
17 15 (2.30%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.92%) Web Services
2 4 (0.61%) HTML
3 3 (0.46%) .NET
3 3 (0.46%) Middleware
4 2 (0.31%) CSS
4 2 (0.31%) EDI
4 2 (0.31%) XML
5 1 (0.15%) JSF
5 1 (0.15%) LAMP
5 1 (0.15%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (11.98%) PMI
2 54 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (8.14%) Management Information System
4 52 (7.99%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.00%) CMDB
5 13 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 10 (1.54%) Smart Meter
7 8 (1.23%) User Experience
8 7 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.08%) Life Science
9 6 (0.92%) FMCG
9 6 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (0.92%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.77%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.61%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.61%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.46%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.31%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 60 (9.22%) Windows
2 16 (2.46%) Windows 10
3 14 (2.15%) Linux
4 12 (1.84%) Unix
5 11 (1.69%) Windows Vista
6 10 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.08%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.15%) CentOS
11 1 (0.15%) MVS
11 1 (0.15%) Solaris
11 1 (0.15%) VMS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (62.37%) Project Management
2 177 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (25.81%) ITIL
4 127 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (13.82%) Migration
6 75 (11.52%) Change Management
7 52 (7.99%) Programme Management
8 48 (7.37%) ITIL V3
9 45 (6.91%) PRINCE
10 42 (6.45%) Risk Management
11 39 (5.99%) Business Analysis
11 39 (5.99%) Project Planning
12 37 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (5.38%) Matrix Organization
14 33 (5.07%) Release Management
14 33 (5.07%) Service Management
15 32 (4.92%) Change Control
15 32 (4.92%) Scrum
15 32 (4.92%) Waterfall
16 30 (4.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (2.92%) SQL
2 11 (1.69%) C
3 5 (0.77%) Java
4 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.15%) ABAP
5 1 (0.15%) Perl
5 1 (0.15%) PHP
5 1 (0.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 139 (21.35%) PMI Certification
2 133 (20.43%) PMP
3 94 (14.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 83 (12.75%) Security Cleared
5 71 (10.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 65 (9.98%) SC Cleared
7 50 (7.68%) Degree
8 49 (7.53%) APMP
9 28 (4.30%) DV Cleared
9 28 (4.30%) ISEB
10 11 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.92%) MCSE
13 4 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 3 (0.46%) CCNA
14 3 (0.46%) CISA
14 3 (0.46%) CISM
14 3 (0.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (16.44%) PMO
2 45 (6.91%) QA
3 19 (2.92%) SLA
4 11 (1.69%) P3O
5 10 (1.54%) GDPR
6 8 (1.23%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.92%) PMBOK
8 5 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.77%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.46%) GxP
10 2 (0.31%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.31%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 11 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.61%) XenApp
3 2 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.15%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (2.76%) SCCM
2 10 (1.54%) Netcool
3 9 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.15%) SCOM
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 126 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.14%) Remedy
3 33 (5.07%) Oracle
4 31 (4.76%) SAP
5 15 (2.30%) VMware
6 14 (2.15%) Cisco
7 11 (1.69%) BMC
7 11 (1.69%) Ericsson
8 8 (1.23%) Citrix
8 8 (1.23%) HP
9 7 (1.08%) IBM
10 6 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.92%) Workday
11 5 (0.77%) Juniper
12 4 (0.61%) Ariba
12 4 (0.61%) Concur
12 4 (0.61%) Huawei
12 4 (0.61%) Informatica
12 4 (0.61%) Siebel
12 4 (0.61%) Virgin Media
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