Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 October 2018 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
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 31 44
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 -13
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 272 305 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.45% 5.54% 4.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 6.67% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 208 185
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £271
90th Percentile £538 £540 £575
England median daily rate £450 £435 £428
% change year-on-year +3.45% +1.75% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 24
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% - -
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £21.58
90th Percentile £42.00 £36.60 £42.50
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year - +7.84% -7.27%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,222 4,574 4,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.48% 83.10% 81.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,229 2,890 3,141
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 190 262
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.79 £12.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.88 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in the South West

PRINCE2
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 in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in the South West

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in the South West over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in the South West

PRINCE2
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 in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in the South West

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in the South West over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PRINCE2 in the South West

PRINCE2
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 within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Bristol -15 77 £350 +12.00% 14
Devon -2 48 £350 - 1
Gloucestershire +21 44 £375 -6.25% 3
Wiltshire -41 41 £400 -11.11% 5
Cornwall -10 12 £350 -
Dorset +6 11 £325 -21.69% 3
Somerset -4 11 £400 +6.67% 4
Avon - 1 £550 -
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 150 (55.15%) Project Management
2 137 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (42.65%) Security Cleared
4 84 (30.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (29.04%) Finance
6 57 (20.96%) SC Cleared
7 48 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 41 (15.07%) DV Cleared
9 40 (14.71%) Microsoft Project
9 40 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 38 (13.97%) Risk Management
11 36 (13.24%) Migration
12 33 (12.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 32 (11.76%) PMO
14 29 (10.66%) Waterfall
15 28 (10.29%) ITIL
16 26 (9.56%) Service Management
17 25 (9.19%) Microsoft Excel
18 24 (8.82%) PRINCE
19 22 (8.09%) Service Delivery
19 22 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
20 21 (7.72%) Office 365
20 21 (7.72%) Scrum
21 20 (7.35%) Infrastructure Management
21 20 (7.35%) Change Control
22 19 (6.99%) APMP
22 19 (6.99%) Project Planning
22 19 (6.99%) Programme Management
22 19 (6.99%) Windows
23 18 (6.62%) PMP

PRINCE2
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 4 (1.47%) MS Project Server
2 3 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.74%) SAS
4 1 (0.37%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (14.71%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (9.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.68%) Primavera
2 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.72%) Office 365
3 11 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.10%) FinancialForce
4 3 (1.10%) SaaS
5 2 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.25%) WAN
2 10 (3.68%) Software-Defined Networking
3 8 (2.94%) SMS
4 6 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.10%) LAN
5 3 (1.10%) VLAN
6 2 (0.74%) 3G
6 2 (0.74%) 4G
6 2 (0.74%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.74%) VoIP
7 1 (0.37%) DHCP
7 1 (0.37%) DNS
7 1 (0.37%) Skype
7 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.37%) VSAN
7 1 (0.37%) Wireless
7 1 (0.37%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.47%) Power BI
3 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Bitbucket
1 2 (0.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 79 (29.04%) Finance
2 13 (4.78%) Military
3 12 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.47%) Retail
6 3 (1.10%) Legal
7 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.74%) Automotive
7 2 (0.74%) Back Office
7 2 (0.74%) Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Local Government
7 2 (0.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (48.53%) Project Manager
2 26 (9.56%) Analyst
3 20 (7.35%) IT Manager
3 20 (7.35%) Project Officer
4 19 (6.99%) Junior
5 16 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
6 14 (5.15%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 13 (4.78%) Business Analyst
7 13 (4.78%) Consultant
7 13 (4.78%) Service Manager
8 12 (4.41%) Release Manager
9 11 (4.04%) Junior Project Manager
10 10 (3.68%) Architect
10 10 (3.68%) Project Support Officer
10 10 (3.68%) Support Officer
11 9 (3.31%) Delivery Manager
11 9 (3.31%) Project Control Officer
12 8 (2.94%) PMO Analyst
12 8 (2.94%) Procurement Manager
12 8 (2.94%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.37%) BAPI
1 1 (0.37%) JFC
1 1 (0.37%) Middleware
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (0.37%) SAPUI5
1 1 (0.37%) Web Dynpro
1 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.51%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.68%) PMI
3 8 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.84%) NHS
5 4 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.74%) Handset
8 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.37%) EPoS
8 1 (0.37%) FMCG
8 1 (0.37%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.99%) Windows
2 9 (3.31%) Windows 10
3 6 (2.21%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.10%) Linux
4 3 (1.10%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (55.15%) Project Management
2 137 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (30.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (13.97%) Risk Management
5 36 (13.24%) Migration
6 29 (10.66%) Waterfall
7 28 (10.29%) ITIL
8 26 (9.56%) Service Management
9 24 (8.82%) PRINCE
10 22 (8.09%) Service Delivery
11 21 (7.72%) Scrum
12 20 (7.35%) Change Control
12 20 (7.35%) Infrastructure Management
13 19 (6.99%) Programme Management
13 19 (6.99%) Project Planning
14 18 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (6.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 17 (6.25%) Change Management
16 15 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (5.15%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.25%) C
2 1 (0.37%) ABAP
2 1 (0.37%) COBOL
2 1 (0.37%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 116 (42.65%) Security Cleared
2 57 (20.96%) SC Cleared
3 48 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 41 (15.07%) DV Cleared
5 33 (12.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 19 (6.99%) APMP
7 18 (6.62%) PMP
8 14 (5.15%) PMI Certification
9 9 (3.31%) Degree
10 7 (2.57%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (1.84%) ISEB
12 4 (1.47%) CCNA
12 4 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.10%) CISSP
13 3 (1.10%) HNC
13 3 (1.10%) TOGAF Certification
14 2 (0.74%) CITP
14 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (0.74%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.76%) PMO
2 17 (6.25%) QA
3 6 (2.21%) GDPR
4 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.74%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.37%) P3O
6 1 (0.37%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (5.15%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (1.47%) SCCM
3 3 (1.10%) SCOM
3 3 (1.10%) vRealize
4 2 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.37%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 40 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.25%) Cisco
3 5 (1.84%) Oracle
3 5 (1.84%) VMware
4 3 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.10%) SAP
5 2 (0.74%) HP
6 1 (0.37%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe
6 1 (0.37%) CA
6 1 (0.37%) Google
6 1 (0.37%) JDA
6 1 (0.37%) Juniper
6 1 (0.37%) Meraki
6 1 (0.37%) NEC
6 1 (0.37%) NetApp
6 1 (0.37%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.37%) Sophos