Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 58 56
Rank change year-on-year +34 -2 -13
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 58 31 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.16% 2.76% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.39% 3.28% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 43
South Wales median daily rate £325 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £130 £205 £263
90th Percentile £426 £475 £440
Wales median daily rate £350 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +7.69% -16.13% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
South Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year +20.69% - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 785 944 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.42% 83.91% 81.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 680 812
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £225 £235
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £390 £400 £355
% change year-on-year -2.50% +12.68% -2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 34
South Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.38 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.60% +15.75% +9.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.46 £9.58
90th Percentile £52.00 £61.25 £35.33
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -5.86%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Cardiff +15 35 £350 +7.69% 3
Newport +23 13 £325 -7.29% 1
Torfaen -1 3 £130 +8.33%
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £120 -
PRINCE2
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 31 (53.45%) Project Management
2 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (39.66%) ITIL
3 19 (32.76%) Windows
3 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
4 17 (29.31%) HP
5 16 (27.59%) VMware
6 15 (25.86%) ISEB
7 14 (24.14%) NHS
8 13 (22.41%) Degree
8 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
8 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
8 13 (22.41%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (20.69%) Migration
10 11 (18.97%) Service Management
10 11 (18.97%) Unified Process
10 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
10 11 (18.97%) VLAN
10 11 (18.97%) Configuration Management
10 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
10 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
10 11 (18.97%) RUP
10 11 (18.97%) SQL
10 11 (18.97%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
10 11 (18.97%) Test Management
10 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
10 11 (18.97%) Defect Management
10 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
11 10 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (10.34%) JCAPS
3 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
4 5 (8.62%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.72%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) VLAN
2 5 (8.62%) LAN
2 5 (8.62%) POP3
2 5 (8.62%) SMTP
2 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.62%) VSAN
2 5 (8.62%) WAN
3 2 (3.45%) NetScaler
3 2 (3.45%) SMS
4 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (15.52%) Legal
2 8 (13.79%) Finance
3 7 (12.07%) Romanian Language
4 4 (6.90%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Project Manager
2 11 (18.97%) Test Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Project Planner
5 5 (8.62%) IT Support
5 5 (8.62%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (8.62%) IT Technician
5 5 (8.62%) Lead Test Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Support Technician
5 5 (8.62%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Citrix Specialist
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (8.62%) SOAP
2 5 (8.62%) XML
2 5 (8.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) NHS
2 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 8 (13.79%) PMI
3 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) CMDB
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Project Management
2 23 (39.66%) ITIL
3 12 (20.69%) Migration
4 11 (18.97%) Configuration Management
4 11 (18.97%) Defect Management
4 11 (18.97%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (18.97%) RUP
4 11 (18.97%) Service Management
4 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
4 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
4 11 (18.97%) Test Management
4 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
4 11 (18.97%) Unified Process
5 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (15.52%) Information Governance
6 9 (15.52%) Risk Management
6 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
6 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
7 8 (13.79%) Data Migration
7 8 (13.79%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) C
3 5 (8.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) ISEB
2 13 (22.41%) Degree
2 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
2 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
3 10 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (13.79%) PMI Certification
5 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (10.34%) ISTQB
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (8.62%) CCA
7 5 (8.62%) CCAA
7 5 (8.62%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.72%) APMP
9 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.72%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) HL7
2 3 (5.17%) QA
3 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.72%) GDPR
4 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.62%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (8.62%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.45%) XenApp
5 2 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (22.41%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (12.07%) SCCM
3 6 (10.34%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (8.62%) SCOM
5 2 (3.45%) BMC Marimba
5 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.31%) HP
3 16 (27.59%) VMware
4 9 (15.52%) Oracle
5 8 (13.79%) BMC
5 8 (13.79%) Citrix
6 7 (12.07%) IBM
7 6 (10.34%) Fiorano
8 5 (8.62%) InterSystems
9 4 (6.90%) Dell
10 2 (3.45%) Remedy
10 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.45%) Tableau
11 1 (1.72%) SAP