Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 33 30
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 232 279 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.40% 5.21% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.47% 6.43% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 202 251
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96% -9.25%
10th Percentile £266 £263 £263
90th Percentile £535 £575 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 19
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.83 £26.25
90th Percentile £33.50 £42.40 £43.75
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 4,241 4,337 4,984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.46% 80.97% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,639 2,900 3,437
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £263 £237 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 248
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.65% -5.77% +36.84%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.50 £13.46
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £49.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 17 January 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
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 17 January 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
Wiltshire -11 60 £425 +3.03% 7
Bristol -15 55 £400 - 7
Devon +25 45 £375 +33.93% 7
Cornwall +9 25 £350 +16.67% 1
Gloucestershire -7 24 £413 +3.13% 7
Somerset -8 7 £431 +15.00% 2
Dorset -13 6 £430 +7.50% 13
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 126 (54.31%) Project Management
2 99 (42.67%) Finance
3 76 (32.76%) Security Cleared
4 70 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (18.10%) SC Cleared
5 42 (18.10%) Risk Management
6 41 (17.67%) ITIL
6 41 (17.67%) PMO
7 36 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (14.22%) Change Management
9 32 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 32 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 32 (13.79%) Change Control
10 31 (13.36%) Programme Management
11 26 (11.21%) DV Cleared
11 26 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (9.48%) Microsoft Excel
13 21 (9.05%) QA
13 21 (9.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (8.62%) People Management
14 20 (8.62%) PMI Certification
15 19 (8.19%) Project Planning
15 19 (8.19%) Degree
16 18 (7.76%) Information Assurance
16 18 (7.76%) CRM
16 18 (7.76%) Microsoft Project
16 18 (7.76%) Manufacturing
16 18 (7.76%) Migration
17 17 (7.33%) Management Information System
17 17 (7.33%) Microsoft

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 6 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) Confluence
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (9.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (7.76%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (6.47%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.02%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.72%) Maximo
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.29%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.29%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.29%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.43%) Primavera
5 1 (0.43%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.47%) Office 365
2 5 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.88%) SMS
2 4 (1.72%) Broadband
3 3 (1.29%) VLAN
3 3 (1.29%) WAN
3 3 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.86%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) 3G
5 1 (0.43%) 4G
5 1 (0.43%) Firewall
5 1 (0.43%) Intranet
5 1 (0.43%) Network Security
5 1 (0.43%) SAN
5 1 (0.43%) Skype
5 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (0.86%) Clusterpoint
2 2 (0.86%) EDRMS
2 2 (0.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) Big Data
3 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.59%) JIRA
2 3 (1.29%) Bitbucket
General
1 99 (42.67%) Finance
2 18 (7.76%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.74%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.31%) Automotive
5 8 (3.45%) Legal
5 8 (3.45%) Local Government
6 7 (3.02%) Marketing
7 6 (2.59%) Electronics
7 6 (2.59%) Retail
8 5 (2.16%) Law
9 4 (1.72%) Billing
10 3 (1.29%) Banking
11 2 (0.86%) Back Office
12 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 95 (40.95%) Project Manager
2 29 (12.50%) Analyst
3 20 (8.62%) Project Officer
4 12 (5.17%) Senior Manager
4 12 (5.17%) Senior Project Manager
5 10 (4.31%) Project Control Officer
5 10 (4.31%) Project Support Officer
5 10 (4.31%) Support Officer
6 9 (3.88%) Coordinator
6 9 (3.88%) Functional Analyst
6 9 (3.88%) IT Manager
6 9 (3.88%) Oracle Analyst
7 8 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 8 (3.45%) Programme Manager
8 7 (3.02%) Change Manager
8 7 (3.02%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 7 (3.02%) PMO Manager
8 7 (3.02%) Portfolio Manager
8 7 (3.02%) Transformation Manager
9 6 (2.59%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.33%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.03%) PMI
4 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (0.86%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.86%) EPoS
5 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.86%) User Experience
6 1 (0.43%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.43%) iPad
6 1 (0.43%) RIA
6 1 (0.43%) SCADA
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.74%) Windows
2 6 (2.59%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (54.31%) Project Management
2 70 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (18.10%) Risk Management
4 41 (17.67%) ITIL
5 36 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (14.22%) Change Management
7 32 (13.79%) Change Control
8 31 (13.36%) Programme Management
9 21 (9.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (8.62%) People Management
11 19 (8.19%) Project Planning
12 18 (7.76%) CRM
12 18 (7.76%) Information Assurance
12 18 (7.76%) Migration
13 17 (7.33%) PRINCE
13 17 (7.33%) Process Improvement
14 16 (6.90%) Document Management
14 16 (6.90%) Scrum
14 16 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 15 (6.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.47%) C
2 3 (1.29%) SQL
3 1 (0.43%) C#
3 1 (0.43%) R
3 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 42 (18.10%) SC Cleared
3 32 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 32 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 26 (11.21%) DV Cleared
5 20 (8.62%) PMI Certification
6 19 (8.19%) Degree
7 16 (6.90%) PMP
8 15 (6.47%) APMP
9 13 (5.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (3.45%) ISEB
11 6 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.59%) Master's Degree
12 4 (1.72%) HNC
13 3 (1.29%) CCNA
13 3 (1.29%) Chartered Engineer
13 3 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.29%) CISSP
13 3 (1.29%) CITP
13 3 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (17.67%) PMO
2 21 (9.05%) QA
3 11 (4.74%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.59%) GDPR
5 5 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.86%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.86%) P3O
7 2 (0.86%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.86%) SLA
8 1 (0.43%) BS25999
8 1 (0.43%) COBIT
8 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.29%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (7.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.74%) Oracle
3 10 (4.31%) SAP
4 8 (3.45%) Cisco
5 4 (1.72%) WSO2
6 2 (0.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe
7 1 (0.43%) Anaplan
7 1 (0.43%) Citrix
7 1 (0.43%) HP
7 1 (0.43%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.43%) IBM
7 1 (0.43%) NetApp
7 1 (0.43%) Planview
7 1 (0.43%) Splunk