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 24 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 124 106
Rank change year-on-year +29 -18  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 41 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.53% 0.57% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.86% 1.70% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 20
Median daily rate £313 £375 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +1.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £283 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £447 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -12.65% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £21.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.16 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.65% -19.40%  

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 844 999 850
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.53% 33.52% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 612 500
Median daily rate £425 £396 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.25% +1.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £598 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 43 45
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.82% -30.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £21.88 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 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
Bristol +19 24 £313 -16.66% 3
Devon - 7 £338 -
Wiltshire +3 4 £563 +50.00% 3
Somerset -5 3 £431 +1.29% 1
Cornwall - 2 £375 -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 62 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 19 (30.65%) Wi-Fi
3 17 (27.42%) Finance
3 17 (27.42%) Project Management
3 17 (27.42%) LAN
3 17 (27.42%) WAN
4 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.35%) Broadband
5 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
5 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
6 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
7 10 (16.13%) Wireless
7 10 (16.13%) Cisco
8 7 (11.29%) ITIL
8 7 (11.29%) APMP
8 7 (11.29%) Marketing
9 6 (9.68%) Degree
9 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (9.68%) Local Government
9 6 (9.68%) Project Governance
9 6 (9.68%) PMO
10 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
10 5 (8.06%) Migration
10 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
11 4 (6.45%) Project Planning
11 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 4 (6.45%) Contingency Planning
12 3 (4.84%) PMI
12 3 (4.84%) PMI Certification
12 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring 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 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Primavera
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) Wi-Fi
2 17 (27.42%) LAN
2 17 (27.42%) WAN
3 12 (19.35%) Broadband
4 10 (16.13%) Wireless
5 2 (3.23%) 3G
5 2 (3.23%) 4G
5 2 (3.23%) Firewall
6 1 (1.61%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Marketing
3 6 (9.68%) Local Government
4 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.84%) Legal
6 2 (3.23%) Automotive
7 1 (1.61%) Electronics
7 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (79.03%) Project Manager
2 12 (19.35%) Installation Manager
3 8 (12.90%) Senior Manager
3 8 (12.90%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Wireless Product Manager
5 5 (8.06%) ICT Manager
5 5 (8.06%) ICT Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Programme Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Senior ICT Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.84%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Engineering Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Marketing Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Migration Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (3.23%) Sales Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.84%) PMI
3 2 (3.23%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
1 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 17 (27.42%) Project Management
3 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
5 7 (11.29%) ITIL
6 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.68%) Project Governance
7 5 (8.06%) Migration
8 4 (6.45%) Contingency Planning
8 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 4 (6.45%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.84%) Change Management
10 2 (3.23%) Analytics
10 2 (3.23%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.23%) Performance Management
10 2 (3.23%) PRINCE
10 2 (3.23%) Programme Governance
10 2 (3.23%) Validation
10 2 (3.23%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
1 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) APMP
3 6 (9.68%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (4.84%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (3.23%) CCNA
5 2 (3.23%) CCNP
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.23%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.61%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.61%) CITP
6 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.61%) MBCS
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) PMO
2 1 (1.61%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Cisco
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) ATG
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
Bristol
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Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 9 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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