The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
Wales / South Wales
Rank 51 69 36
Rank change year-on-year +18 -33  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 5 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.89% 0.34% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 1.20% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Median daily rate £348 £356 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £356 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £356 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -13.17% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +72.72% -38.88%  

PRINCE2 Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
South Wales
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 190 167 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 33.75% 28.69% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 107 92
Median daily rate £350 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.44% +106.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.22 £42.29 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £63.60 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in South Wales

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in South Wales

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Cardiff +24 3 £348 -2.38%
PRINCE2 Certification
Wales

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 10 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Wales region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) French Language
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) ERP

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft