Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

PRINCE 2
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 35 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 288 281 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.14% 4.95% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.31% 6.20% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 203 287
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% -8.82%
10th Percentile £264 £266 £263
90th Percentile £525 £575 £525
England median daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.41% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 28 15
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £32.75 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £27.00 £26.87 £27.50
% change year-on-year +0.47% -2.28% +6.80%

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 4561 4534 5245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.92% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2876 3058 3555
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £259 £238 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 267 258
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.99% +49.56%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £14.01
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -7 75 £313 -21.88% 11
Devon +26 70 £350 +2.19% 2
Wiltshire -17 69 £425 -4.23% 1
Gloucestershire -3 21 £394 -12.01% 3
Cornwall +7 20 £350 +16.67%
Somerset -4 12 £388 +3.68%
Dorset -8 8 £415 +3.75% 3
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 139 (48.26%) Project Management
2 117 (40.63%) Finance
3 109 (37.85%) Security Cleared
4 77 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (24.31%) SC Cleared
6 56 (19.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 51 (17.71%) PMO
8 50 (17.36%) ITIL
8 50 (17.36%) Risk Management
9 44 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 43 (14.93%) Programme Management
11 40 (13.89%) Change Management
12 37 (12.85%) DV Cleared
13 31 (10.76%) Telecoms
14 29 (10.07%) Microsoft Project
14 29 (10.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 29 (10.07%) Project Planning
15 27 (9.38%) Degree
16 26 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (8.68%) Migration
17 25 (8.68%) Change Control
18 23 (7.99%) APMP
18 23 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (7.99%) Manufacturing
18 23 (7.99%) Microsoft Excel
18 23 (7.99%) SAP
18 23 (7.99%) PMI Certification
19 22 (7.64%) WAN
19 22 (7.64%) Wi-Fi
20 21 (7.29%) LAN

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 8 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.35%) Confluence
2 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (10.07%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (7.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (7.29%) MS Visio
4 15 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (5.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.43%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.04%) Maximo
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.04%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.04%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.04%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Primavera
4 1 (0.35%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.51%) Office 365
2 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.69%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.69%) Trello
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.64%) WAN
1 22 (7.64%) Wi-Fi
2 21 (7.29%) LAN
3 16 (5.56%) Broadband
4 9 (3.13%) Wireless
5 8 (2.78%) SMS
6 4 (1.39%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.69%) Firewall
7 2 (0.69%) Intelligent Network
7 2 (0.69%) VLAN
8 1 (0.35%) 3G
8 1 (0.35%) 4G
8 1 (0.35%) Intranet
8 1 (0.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (1.04%) Big Data
3 2 (0.69%) Apache Hive
3 2 (0.69%) Clusterpoint
3 2 (0.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.69%) HBase
3 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.69%) Neo4j
3 2 (0.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.08%) JIRA
2 4 (1.39%) Bitbucket
General
1 117 (40.63%) Finance
2 31 (10.76%) Telecoms
3 23 (7.99%) Manufacturing
4 20 (6.94%) Marketing
5 18 (6.25%) Electronics
6 11 (3.82%) Legal
7 10 (3.47%) Local Government
8 6 (2.08%) Automotive
8 6 (2.08%) Retail
9 4 (1.39%) Banking
9 4 (1.39%) Billing
9 4 (1.39%) Law
10 3 (1.04%) Military
11 2 (0.69%) Back Office
11 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 129 (44.79%) Project Manager
2 29 (10.07%) Analyst
3 27 (9.38%) Project Officer
4 19 (6.60%) Project Support Officer
4 19 (6.60%) Support Officer
5 18 (6.25%) Coordinator
6 15 (5.21%) Project Coordinator
7 14 (4.86%) IT Manager
8 12 (4.17%) Installation Manager
9 11 (3.82%) DV Cleared Project Manager
9 11 (3.82%) Programme Manager
10 9 (3.13%) Functional Analyst
10 9 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
10 9 (3.13%) Oracle Analyst
10 9 (3.13%) PMO Manager
11 8 (2.78%) Business Analyst
11 8 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 8 (2.78%) Senior Manager
11 8 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.94%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.56%) PMI
4 11 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.69%) iPad
7 2 (0.69%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.35%) CCTV
8 1 (0.35%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.35%) EPoS
8 1 (0.35%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.35%) RIA
8 1 (0.35%) SCADA
8 1 (0.35%) Social Media
8 1 (0.35%) User Experience
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.82%) Windows
2 5 (1.74%) Windows 10
2 5 (1.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (48.26%) Project Management
2 77 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (17.36%) ITIL
3 50 (17.36%) Risk Management
4 44 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (14.93%) Programme Management
6 40 (13.89%) Change Management
7 29 (10.07%) Project Planning
8 26 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (8.68%) Change Control
9 25 (8.68%) Migration
10 21 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (7.29%) CRM
11 19 (6.60%) Configuration Management
12 18 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
12 18 (6.25%) Scrum
12 18 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 17 (5.90%) People Management
14 16 (5.56%) Information Assurance
14 16 (5.56%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.82%) C
2 1 (0.35%) C#
2 1 (0.35%) SQL
2 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 109 (37.85%) Security Cleared
2 70 (24.31%) SC Cleared
3 56 (19.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 37 (12.85%) DV Cleared
5 29 (10.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 27 (9.38%) Degree
7 23 (7.99%) APMP
7 23 (7.99%) PMI Certification
8 16 (5.56%) PMP
9 14 (4.86%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (3.13%) ISEB
12 6 (2.08%) Master's Degree
13 4 (1.39%) CCNA
13 4 (1.39%) Chartered Engineer
13 4 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (1.39%) CITP
13 4 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (1.04%) BC Cleared
14 3 (1.04%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (17.71%) PMO
2 16 (5.56%) QA
3 10 (3.47%) ISO 9001
4 8 (2.78%) GDPR
4 8 (2.78%) JSP 440
5 5 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.39%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.69%) SLA
9 1 (0.35%) COBIT
9 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.04%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (7.99%) SAP
2 17 (5.90%) Cisco
2 17 (5.90%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.17%) Oracle
4 4 (1.39%) Citrix
4 4 (1.39%) WSO2
5 3 (1.04%) VMware
6 2 (0.69%) Cloudera
6 2 (0.69%) MapR
6 2 (0.69%) Nuix
6 2 (0.69%) Splunk
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe
7 1 (0.35%) Anaplan
7 1 (0.35%) ATG
7 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.35%) HP
7 1 (0.35%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft