The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 28 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.

PRINCE 2
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 37 25
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 39 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.95% 6.19% 5.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.32% 7.19% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 16
Median daily rate £306 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £240 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £419 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £54.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.13
% change year-on-year - -5.57%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 469 501 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 83.60% 86.08% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 346 239
Median daily rate £388 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +57.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in South Wales

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in South Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in South Wales

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in South Wales

PRINCE2
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 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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 +23 27 £300 -8.04% 1
Newport -3 5 £325 -18.75%
Bridgend - 2 £143 -
Glamorgan - 1 - -
PRINCE2
Wales

PRINCE2
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 27 (47.37%) Project Management
2 20 (35.09%) Finance
3 15 (26.32%) NHS
4 14 (24.56%) ITIL
4 14 (24.56%) Programme Management
5 13 (22.81%) Business Analysis
6 12 (21.05%) XML
7 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
7 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
7 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (19.30%) ITIL V3
8 10 (17.54%) Fiorano
8 10 (17.54%) WebSphere
8 10 (17.54%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (15.79%) Service Management
9 9 (15.79%) IBM
9 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 9 (15.79%) MS Project
10 8 (14.04%) ISEB
10 8 (14.04%) HL7
10 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (14.04%) InterSystems
10 8 (14.04%) JCAPS
10 8 (14.04%) Release Management
10 8 (14.04%) IBM Integration Bus
11 7 (12.28%) ISTQB
11 7 (12.28%) Degree
11 7 (12.28%) SQL
11 7 (12.28%) XSLT

PRINCE2
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.54%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (17.54%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.04%) JCAPS
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.51%) MS Project Server
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Project
2 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.77%) MS Office
3 4 (7.02%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Back Office
2 3 (5.26%) French Language
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 18 (31.58%) Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Lead Test Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Project Officer
5 5 (8.77%) Project Support Officer
5 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Support Officer
6 4 (7.02%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Programme Planner
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Support Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Business Integration Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) XML
2 8 (14.04%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (12.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) NHS
2 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) CESG
5 1 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.75%) LIMS
5 1 (1.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) pSOS
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) Project Management
2 14 (24.56%) ITIL
2 14 (24.56%) Programme Management
3 13 (22.81%) Business Analysis
4 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.30%) ITIL V3
5 9 (15.79%) Service Management
6 8 (14.04%) Release Management
6 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.28%) Change Management
7 7 (12.28%) PRINCE
7 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.53%) ITSM
8 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 6 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.77%) Load Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Change Control
10 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
10 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) Java
2 3 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) ISEB
2 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) CISSP
5 2 (3.51%) CBAP
5 2 (3.51%) PMP
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) APMP
6 1 (1.75%) CLAS
6 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) HL7
2 4 (7.02%) P3O
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) PMO
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) Fiorano
3 9 (15.79%) IBM
4 8 (14.04%) InterSystems
5 4 (7.02%) HP
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle
6 3 (5.26%) Thunderhead
7 2 (3.51%) SAP
7 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.75%) BMC
8 1 (1.75%) Remedy
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