The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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
England / South West
Rank 112 109 111
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 21 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.82% 0.91% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.62% 2.74% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 23
Median daily rate £338 £320 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.46% -26.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £477 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -13.17% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.81% -  
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 the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 802 949 905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.34% 33.09% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 556 558
Median daily rate £395 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.93% -8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 71 29
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +4.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.55 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £48.14
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the South West

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the South West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the South West

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the South West

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol +10 7 £313 -2.34% 2
Wiltshire -3 6 £625 +86.56% 1
Devon -2 3 £400 +23.07% 3
Gloucestershire -6 1 - - 1
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 West region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 37 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 14 (37.84%) Project Management
3 12 (32.43%) Finance
4 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
5 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
6 7 (18.92%) ITIL
7 6 (16.22%) Marketing
8 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
9 4 (10.81%) Degree
9 4 (10.81%) Project Governance
10 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (8.11%) Big Data
10 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (8.11%) Local Government
10 3 (8.11%) Legal
10 3 (8.11%) PMI
10 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
10 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (5.41%) Cisco
11 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (5.41%) Broadband
11 2 (5.41%) LAN
11 2 (5.41%) WAN
11 2 (5.41%) PRINCE
11 2 (5.41%) Migration
11 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
11 2 (5.41%) Change Management

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Broadband
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
1 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (5.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 3 (8.11%) Local Government
4 2 (5.41%) Automotive
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) IT Manager
4 4 (10.81%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) ICT Manager
5 3 (8.11%) ICT Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Senior ICT Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Finance Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Implementation Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Marketing Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Migration Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Migration Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Marketing Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Sales Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Wireless Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) PMI
2 2 (5.41%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 14 (37.84%) Project Management
3 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.92%) ITIL
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) Project Governance
6 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 2 (5.41%) Analytics
8 2 (5.41%) Business Transformation
8 2 (5.41%) Change Management
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Migration
8 2 (5.41%) PRINCE
8 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.41%) Web Analytics
9 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.70%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.70%) APMP
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
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