Period
to 20 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 43 32
Rank change year-on-year -31 -11 +5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 187 245 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.96% 4.57% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 5.41% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 108 231
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £296 £261 £269
90th Percentile £588 £540 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 9
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.37% +3.64% -
10th Percentile £22.58 £23.53 £20.00
90th Percentile £63.05 £42.00 £43.40
England median hourly rate £33.40 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +17.19% +3.64% +22.63%

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 5,358 4,525 4,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.85% 84.48% 84.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,400 2,740 2,988
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.43% +5.33%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 230 206
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £13.23 £12.70 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.49
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.14% +4.22%

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 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 -19 59 £525 +33.33% 14
Devon -12 42 £350 +12.00% 1
Gloucestershire -3 40 £375 -20.21% 8
Bristol -23 36 £400 -5.88% 8
Dorset -2 2 £238 +23.38% 2
Cornwall -6 2 £500 +31.58%
Somerset -10 2 - -
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 94 (50.27%) Security Cleared
2 91 (48.66%) Project Management
3 85 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (30.48%) DV Cleared
5 52 (27.81%) Finance
6 39 (20.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (20.86%) ITIL
7 37 (19.79%) SC Cleared
8 34 (18.18%) Risk Management
9 28 (14.97%) Change Control
9 28 (14.97%) Waterfall
10 27 (14.44%) Microsoft
10 27 (14.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 26 (13.90%) Migration
12 25 (13.37%) Microsoft Project
12 25 (13.37%) APMP
13 23 (12.30%) Microsoft Excel
14 21 (11.23%) PMI Certification
14 21 (11.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (10.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 18 (9.63%) PMI
16 18 (9.63%) Business Analysis
16 18 (9.63%) Requirements Management
17 17 (9.09%) Windows
18 16 (8.56%) C
18 16 (8.56%) Programme Management
18 16 (8.56%) Information Assurance
18 16 (8.56%) PMO
19 15 (8.02%) Windows Server
19 15 (8.02%) Document Management

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 7 (3.74%) Confluence
2 3 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.07%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (13.37%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (12.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (7.49%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Minerva
2 1 (0.53%) assyst
2 1 (0.53%) Primavera
2 1 (0.53%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.21%) SaaS
3 5 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.60%) Boomi
4 3 (1.60%) GitHub
5 2 (1.07%) Office 365
6 1 (0.53%) Azure Stack
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.35%) VLAN
2 3 (1.60%) DHCP
2 3 (1.60%) DNS
2 3 (1.60%) SAN
2 3 (1.60%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (1.07%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.53%) Skype
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (7.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.53%) TestRail
2 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) Zephyr
General
1 52 (27.81%) Finance
2 14 (7.49%) Military
3 11 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.67%) Local Government
4 5 (2.67%) Marketing
5 3 (1.60%) Electronics
5 3 (1.60%) Law
5 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.07%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (40.64%) Project Manager
2 25 (13.37%) Analyst
3 20 (10.70%) Project Officer
4 19 (10.16%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.95%) IT Manager
5 13 (6.95%) IT Project Manager
6 10 (5.35%) Architect
6 10 (5.35%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 10 (5.35%) Network Engineer
7 9 (4.81%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 8 (4.28%) Programme Manager
9 6 (3.21%) Project Support Officer
9 6 (3.21%) Support Officer
9 6 (3.21%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.21%) Technical Manager
9 6 (3.21%) Technical Project Manager
10 5 (2.67%) Consultant
10 5 (2.67%) Integration Manager
10 5 (2.67%) Integration Project Manager
10 5 (2.67%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.14%) JSON
1 4 (2.14%) RESTful
1 4 (2.14%) SOAP
1 4 (2.14%) XML
1 4 (2.14%) XML Messaging
2 2 (1.07%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.63%) PMI
2 11 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.81%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.74%) NHS
5 4 (2.14%) User Experience
6 3 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.07%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.07%) PKI
7 2 (1.07%) Tandem
7 2 (1.07%) VLE
8 1 (0.53%) CCTV
8 1 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.09%) Windows
2 15 (8.02%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.21%) Linux
4 4 (2.14%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.60%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.53%) CentOS
6 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.53%) pSOS
6 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (48.66%) Project Management
2 85 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (20.86%) ITIL
3 39 (20.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 28 (14.97%) Change Control
5 28 (14.97%) Waterfall
6 26 (13.90%) Migration
7 21 (11.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (9.63%) Business Analysis
8 18 (9.63%) Requirements Management
9 16 (8.56%) Information Assurance
9 16 (8.56%) Programme Management
10 15 (8.02%) Document Management
11 13 (6.95%) Coaching
12 12 (6.42%) ERP
12 12 (6.42%) Workshop Facilitation
13 11 (5.88%) Change Management
13 11 (5.88%) Service Delivery
13 11 (5.88%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.56%) C
2 5 (2.67%) SQL
3 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.53%) Java
4 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.53%) PHP
4 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 94 (50.27%) Security Cleared
2 57 (30.48%) DV Cleared
3 37 (19.79%) SC Cleared
4 27 (14.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 25 (13.37%) APMP
6 21 (11.23%) PMI Certification
7 20 (10.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (6.42%) ISEB
9 11 (5.88%) CCNA
9 11 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (4.28%) Degree
11 6 (3.21%) PMP
12 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (2.14%) HNC
13 4 (2.14%) MCSA
13 4 (2.14%) MCSE
14 3 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.60%) Master's Degree
14 3 (1.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.56%) PMO
2 2 (1.07%) COBIT
2 2 (1.07%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.53%) P3O
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.07%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.53%) XenApp
5 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) SCCM
1 6 (3.21%) SCOM
2 3 (1.60%) Grafana
2 3 (1.60%) Kibana
2 3 (1.60%) vRealize
3 2 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.07%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.49%) Cisco
3 7 (3.74%) VMware
4 6 (3.21%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.60%) Dell
5 3 (1.60%) Informatica
5 3 (1.60%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.60%) SAP
5 3 (1.60%) Talend
6 2 (1.07%) HP
6 2 (1.07%) hybris
6 2 (1.07%) Splunk
7 1 (0.53%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (0.53%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.53%) Citrix
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle
7 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.53%) UiPath
7 1 (0.53%) Workday