Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 37 37
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 -9
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 243 257 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.71% 4.64% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 5.56% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 165 200
South West median daily rate £383 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -6.25% +1.91%
10th Percentile £296 £261 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £576
England median daily rate £435 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -1.14% +3.53% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 30
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £22.50 £23.25 £22.50
90th Percentile £40.95 £33.50 £42.50
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +1.85% -1.82% -

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 5,622 4,621 4,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.91% 83.35% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,599 2,902 3,112
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £276 £250 £238
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 197 300
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% -0.75% -15.29%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% +6.82%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -1 79 £350 -3.45% 9
Gloucestershire +6 44 £350 -15.15% 4
Devon -11 41 £425 +21.43%
Wiltshire -52 34 £450 - 4
Dorset +7 12 £394 -8.43% 4
Somerset -1 11 £388 +6.90% 4
Cornwall -20 9 £350 -
Avon - 1 £550 -
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 143 (58.85%) Project Management
2 117 (48.15%) Security Cleared
3 110 (45.27%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (32.10%) Finance
5 65 (26.75%) SC Cleared
6 58 (23.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 50 (20.58%) DV Cleared
8 45 (18.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 43 (17.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 38 (15.64%) Risk Management
11 36 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 36 (14.81%) PMO
12 35 (14.40%) Microsoft Project
13 33 (13.58%) Microsoft Excel
14 30 (12.35%) Migration
15 25 (10.29%) Scrum
16 23 (9.47%) ITIL
17 21 (8.64%) Microsoft Office
17 21 (8.64%) C
17 21 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
18 20 (8.23%) Change Control
18 20 (8.23%) PRINCE
18 20 (8.23%) Project Planning
18 20 (8.23%) APMP
19 19 (7.82%) Programme Management
19 19 (7.82%) Office 365
20 18 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
20 18 (7.41%) Service Delivery
20 18 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
21 17 (7.00%) Waterfall

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 (1.65%) MS Project Server
1 4 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.82%) SAS
2 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.41%) Confluence
3 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 35 (14.40%) Microsoft Project
2 33 (13.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (8.64%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (4.53%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.12%) Primavera
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.82%) Office 365
2 18 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.82%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.00%) WAN
2 9 (3.70%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (1.23%) LAN
3 3 (1.23%) Skype
3 3 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.82%) 3G
4 2 (0.82%) 4G
4 2 (0.82%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.82%) SMS
4 2 (0.82%) VoIP
5 1 (0.41%) DHCP
5 1 (0.41%) DNS
5 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.41%) VLAN
5 1 (0.41%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.65%) Power BI
3 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.47%) JIRA
2 3 (1.23%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.82%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 78 (32.10%) Finance
2 13 (5.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.65%) Legal
3 4 (1.65%) Retail
4 3 (1.23%) Billing
4 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.23%) Military
5 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.82%) Automotive
5 2 (0.82%) Back Office
5 2 (0.82%) Law
5 2 (0.82%) Local Government
5 2 (0.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 114 (46.91%) Project Manager
2 27 (11.11%) Analyst
3 22 (9.05%) Project Officer
4 19 (7.82%) Junior
5 17 (7.00%) IT Manager
6 15 (6.17%) IT Project Manager
6 15 (6.17%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 11 (4.53%) Junior Project Manager
7 11 (4.53%) Project Control Officer
7 11 (4.53%) Service Manager
8 10 (4.12%) Business Analyst
9 9 (3.70%) Architect
9 9 (3.70%) DV Cleared Project Manager
9 9 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
9 9 (3.70%) Project Support Officer
9 9 (3.70%) Support Officer
10 8 (3.29%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (2.88%) Senior Manager
11 7 (2.88%) Senior Project Manager
12 6 (2.47%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.23%) Web Services
2 1 (0.41%) BAPI
2 1 (0.41%) Middleware
2 1 (0.41%) REST
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (0.41%) SAPUI5
2 1 (0.41%) SOAP
2 1 (0.41%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.53%) PMI
3 9 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.65%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.65%) NHS
4 4 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.82%) Handset
7 1 (0.41%) CMDB
7 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.41%) EPoS
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.17%) Windows
2 12 (4.94%) Windows 10
3 5 (2.06%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.23%) Linux
4 3 (1.23%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (58.85%) Project Management
2 110 (45.27%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (23.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (15.64%) Risk Management
5 30 (12.35%) Migration
6 25 (10.29%) Scrum
7 23 (9.47%) ITIL
8 21 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (8.23%) Change Control
9 20 (8.23%) PRINCE
9 20 (8.23%) Project Planning
10 19 (7.82%) Programme Management
11 18 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (7.41%) Service Delivery
12 17 (7.00%) Coaching
12 17 (7.00%) Information Assurance
12 17 (7.00%) Waterfall
13 16 (6.58%) Requirements Management
14 15 (6.17%) Project Governance
14 15 (6.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.64%) C
2 3 (1.23%) SQL
3 2 (0.82%) VB
4 1 (0.41%) ABAP
4 1 (0.41%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 117 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 65 (26.75%) SC Cleared
3 50 (20.58%) DV Cleared
4 45 (18.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 43 (17.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (8.23%) APMP
7 14 (5.76%) PMI Certification
7 14 (5.76%) PMP
8 10 (4.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (3.29%) Degree
10 5 (2.06%) ISEB
11 3 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.82%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (0.82%) CISSP
12 2 (0.82%) CITP
12 2 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.82%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.81%) PMO
2 15 (6.17%) QA
3 4 (1.65%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.23%) P3O
5 2 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.41%) GDPR
6 1 (0.41%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.23%) SCCM
2 3 (1.23%) SCOM
2 3 (1.23%) vRealize
3 1 (0.41%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.35%) Cisco
3 6 (2.47%) VMware
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle
5 2 (0.82%) NEC
5 2 (0.82%) SAP
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe
6 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.41%) CA
6 1 (0.41%) HP
6 1 (0.41%) Red Hat