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 29 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
Wales > South Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 41 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 21 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.96% 2.30% 4.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 2.91% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 21
South Wales median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
10th Percentile £264 £315 £263
90th Percentile £415 £475 £440
Wales median daily rate £350 £373 £325
% change year-on-year -6.04% +14.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Wales median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 458 378 485
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.42% 79.08% 83.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1014 1381
South Wales median daily rate £375 £390 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +9.55%  
10th Percentile £265 £263 £258
90th Percentile £525 £525 £475
Wales median daily rate £380 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 35 39
South Wales median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.45 £10.15
90th Percentile £58.75 £73.75 £17.02
Wales median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 29 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 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
Cardiff +8 17 £350 -12.50% 2
Newport -1 2 - -
Monmouthshire - 1 £175 -
PRINCE2
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wales region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 28 (45.90%) Project Management
2 22 (36.07%) ITIL
3 17 (27.87%) NHS
3 17 (27.87%) Finance
4 16 (26.23%) Service Management
4 16 (26.23%) XML
5 14 (22.95%) Service Delivery
5 14 (22.95%) Business Analysis
5 14 (22.95%) ISTQB
5 14 (22.95%) Degree
6 12 (19.67%) WebSphere
6 12 (19.67%) HL7
6 12 (19.67%) Release Management
6 12 (19.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (19.67%) Fiorano
6 12 (19.67%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (19.67%) IBM
6 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
7 11 (18.03%) XSLT
7 11 (18.03%) InterSystems
7 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (18.03%) IBM Integration Bus
7 11 (18.03%) JCAPS
8 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
8 10 (16.39%) Migration
8 10 (16.39%) Programme Management
8 10 (16.39%) ISEB
9 9 (14.75%) ITSM
9 9 (14.75%) VMware

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 12 (19.67%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (19.67%) WebSphere
2 11 (18.03%) JCAPS
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.56%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) LAN
1 5 (8.20%) POP3
1 5 (8.20%) SMTP
1 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.20%) WAN
2 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Legal
3 3 (4.92%) Back Office
3 3 (4.92%) French Language
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Analyst
2 16 (26.23%) Project Manager
3 11 (18.03%) Test Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Lead Test Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Test Leader
6 5 (8.20%) Project Officer
6 5 (8.20%) Project Support Officer
6 5 (8.20%) Support Officer
6 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
6 5 (8.20%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Applications Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.92%) Applications Support Manager
7 3 (4.92%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.92%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Programme Planner
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Support Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) XML
2 11 (18.03%) IBM Integration Bus
2 11 (18.03%) XSLT
3 7 (11.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) NHS
2 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.92%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) pSOS
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Project Management
2 22 (36.07%) ITIL
3 16 (26.23%) Service Management
4 14 (22.95%) Business Analysis
4 14 (22.95%) Service Delivery
5 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (19.67%) Release Management
6 10 (16.39%) Migration
6 10 (16.39%) Programme Management
7 9 (14.75%) Data Migration
7 9 (14.75%) ITSM
8 8 (13.11%) Information Governance
9 7 (11.48%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (11.48%) Test Strategy
10 6 (9.84%) Change Management
10 6 (9.84%) ITIL V3
10 6 (9.84%) Load Testing
10 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
10 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.20%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) C++
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
1 14 (22.95%) ISTQB
2 12 (19.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (16.39%) ISEB
4 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.20%) CCA
5 5 (8.20%) CCAA
5 5 (8.20%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (3.28%) CBAP
8 1 (1.64%) APMP
8 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.64%) PMP
8 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) HL7
2 5 (8.20%) P3O
3 2 (3.28%) SLA
4 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.28%) XenApp
1 2 (3.28%) XenServer
2 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (1.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Fiorano
1 12 (19.67%) IBM
2 11 (18.03%) InterSystems
3 9 (14.75%) VMware
4 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.20%) Citrix
6 4 (6.56%) HP
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle
7 3 (4.92%) Thunderhead
8 1 (1.64%) BMC
8 1 (1.64%) Remedy
8 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow