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 3 months to 27 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.

PRINCE 2
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 38 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 -16  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 158 137 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.79% 4.60% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.07% 5.83% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 90 149
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £324 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.80 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.42% -20.71%  

PRINCE2 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2236 2349 2424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.87% 78.80% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1554 1645
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 107 109
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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 +2 52 £313 -21.87% 18
Wiltshire +19 51 £462 -0.21% 5
Devon +18 29 £338 +12.50% 2
Gloucestershire -16 7 £375 - 1
Somerset -1 5 £375 -11.76% 3
Dorset -4 2 £258 -35.62% 2
Cornwall - 2 £375 - 1
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 166 (53.55%) Project Management
2 121 (39.03%) Security Cleared
3 107 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (34.19%) Finance
5 82 (26.45%) SC Cleared
6 63 (20.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 51 (16.45%) ITIL
8 47 (15.16%) Risk Management
9 46 (14.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 44 (14.19%) DV Cleared
10 44 (14.19%) APMP
11 42 (13.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 42 (13.55%) Telecoms
12 41 (13.23%) Programme Management
13 40 (12.90%) PMI Certification
14 35 (11.29%) Microsoft Project
14 35 (11.29%) Marketing
15 34 (10.97%) PMI
15 34 (10.97%) PMO
16 32 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (10.32%) Migration
17 31 (10.00%) SAP
18 30 (9.68%) Degree
19 27 (8.71%) Manufacturing
19 27 (8.71%) Electronics
19 27 (8.71%) Digital Marketing
19 27 (8.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
20 24 (7.74%) Service Management
21 23 (7.42%) Wi-Fi
22 22 (7.10%) 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 13 (4.19%) Confluence
2 6 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.97%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.32%) Apache
4 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (11.29%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (2.90%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (8.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.97%) Primavera
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.32%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.90%) Office 365
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.42%) Wi-Fi
2 20 (6.45%) LAN
2 20 (6.45%) WAN
3 15 (4.84%) Broadband
3 15 (4.84%) Wireless
4 6 (1.94%) LDAP
5 5 (1.61%) Firewall
5 5 (1.61%) Internet
6 3 (0.97%) SAN
7 2 (0.65%) 3G
7 2 (0.65%) 4G
7 2 (0.65%) SMS
7 2 (0.65%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.65%) VLAN
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.32%) DNS
8 1 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.32%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.58%) Big Data
2 5 (1.61%) Apache Hive
2 5 (1.61%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.61%) HBase
2 5 (1.61%) MongoDB
2 5 (1.61%) Neo4j
3 2 (0.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.32%) GIS
4 1 (0.32%) MySQL
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.19%) JIRA
2 11 (3.55%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.32%) Selenium
3 1 (0.32%) Subversion
3 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 106 (34.19%) Finance
2 42 (13.55%) Telecoms
3 35 (11.29%) Marketing
4 27 (8.71%) Electronics
4 27 (8.71%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.58%) Legal
6 7 (2.26%) Local Government
6 7 (2.26%) Military
7 4 (1.29%) Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Retail
9 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.65%) Automotive
9 2 (0.65%) Avionics
9 2 (0.65%) Publishing
9 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (55.81%) Project Manager
2 34 (10.97%) Analyst
3 29 (9.35%) Business Analyst
4 17 (5.48%) Programme Manager
4 17 (5.48%) Project Officer
4 17 (5.48%) Project Support Officer
4 17 (5.48%) Support Officer
5 16 (5.16%) Senior Manager
6 15 (4.84%) Delivery Manager
6 15 (4.84%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 15 (4.84%) Senior Project Manager
7 14 (4.52%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 13 (4.19%) Infrastructure Manager
8 13 (4.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 13 (4.19%) Installation Manager
9 12 (3.87%) IT Manager
10 11 (3.55%) IT Project Manager
11 10 (3.23%) Coordinator
11 10 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
12 9 (2.90%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.97%) JFC
2 1 (0.32%) .NET
2 1 (0.32%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.32%) LAMP
2 1 (0.32%) SAML
2 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.97%) PMI
2 22 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.13%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.26%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.61%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.97%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.97%) Linked Data
8 3 (0.97%) NHS
9 2 (0.65%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.32%) CCTV
10 1 (0.32%) iPad
10 1 (0.32%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Social Media
10 1 (0.32%) User Experience
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.55%) Windows
2 5 (1.61%) Windows Server
2 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.65%) Android
4 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.32%) CentOS
5 1 (0.32%) Linux
5 1 (0.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (53.55%) Project Management
2 107 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (16.45%) ITIL
4 47 (15.16%) Risk Management
5 46 (14.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (13.23%) Programme Management
7 32 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (10.32%) Migration
8 27 (8.71%) Digital Marketing
9 24 (7.74%) Service Management
10 21 (6.77%) PRINCE
11 20 (6.45%) Scrum
12 18 (5.81%) Change Control
13 17 (5.48%) Critical Path Analysis
13 17 (5.48%) Dependency Management
14 16 (5.16%) Project Planning
15 15 (4.84%) Data Modelling
16 14 (4.52%) Business Analysis
16 14 (4.52%) Change Management
17 12 (3.87%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.23%) C
2 4 (1.29%) SQL
3 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.65%) VBScript
4 1 (0.32%) C#
4 1 (0.32%) C++
4 1 (0.32%) Java
4 1 (0.32%) Perl
4 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 121 (39.03%) Security Cleared
2 82 (26.45%) SC Cleared
3 63 (20.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 44 (14.19%) APMP
4 44 (14.19%) DV Cleared
5 42 (13.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 40 (12.90%) PMI Certification
7 30 (9.68%) Degree
8 22 (7.10%) PMP
9 13 (4.19%) ISEB
10 12 (3.87%) Chartered Engineer
10 12 (3.87%) CITP
10 12 (3.87%) MBCS
11 11 (3.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (3.23%) APMG
13 6 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (1.29%) CCNA
15 3 (0.97%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 3 (0.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.97%) PMO
2 16 (5.16%) JSP 440
3 6 (1.94%) QA
4 5 (1.61%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.32%) GDPR
7 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 7 (2.26%) Ansible
1 7 (2.26%) Puppet
2 2 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (10.00%) SAP
2 19 (6.13%) Cisco
2 19 (6.13%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 8 (2.58%) VMware
5 6 (1.94%) Oracle
6 5 (1.61%) Cloudera
6 5 (1.61%) MapR
6 5 (1.61%) Nuix
6 5 (1.61%) Pegasus
6 5 (1.61%) Splunk
7 3 (0.97%) Dell
8 2 (0.65%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (0.65%) NetApp
8 2 (0.65%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (0.32%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.32%) F5
9 1 (0.32%) Gemalto
9 1 (0.32%) IFS
9 1 (0.32%) Rackspace
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