Period
to 19 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 32 37
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 -14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 244 319 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.59% 5.79% 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 6.94% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 229 209
South West median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - -
10th Percentile £261 £268 £263
90th Percentile £541 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 9
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.64% - -
10th Percentile £23.53 £20.00 £22.24
90th Percentile £42.00 £43.20 £28.75
England median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £22.43
% change year-on-year +3.64% +22.63% -18.45%

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 4,434 4,594 4,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 83.44% 83.32% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,677 2,948 3,227
South West median daily rate £413 £396 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.60% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £251
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 206 246
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +1.92% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £51.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.86 £23.75
% change year-on-year -9.49% +4.67% +13.10%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -28 56 £425 +36.00% 5
Devon +6 50 £313 -10.71% 2
Wiltshire -33 39 £400 -11.11% 3
Gloucestershire +22 31 £470 +17.50% 4
Cornwall +4 17 £380 +65.22% 3
Somerset +2 7 £400 - 6
Dorset -5 6 £193 -50.64% 4
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 125 (51.23%) Project Management
2 109 (44.67%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (35.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (31.97%) Security Cleared
5 69 (28.28%) Finance
6 48 (19.67%) Waterfall
7 40 (16.39%) Migration
8 38 (15.57%) ITIL
8 38 (15.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 33 (13.52%) Service Management
9 33 (13.52%) SC Cleared
10 31 (12.70%) Microsoft
11 26 (10.66%) Risk Management
11 26 (10.66%) APMP
11 26 (10.66%) Infrastructure Management
12 25 (10.25%) Change Management
12 25 (10.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 25 (10.25%) Business Analysis
13 24 (9.84%) Microsoft Project
14 23 (9.43%) Change Control
15 22 (9.02%) Windows
16 21 (8.61%) Management Information System
17 19 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (7.79%) PMO
17 19 (7.79%) Single Sign-On
18 18 (7.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 17 (6.97%) Military
19 17 (6.97%) Degree
20 16 (6.56%) SDLC
21 15 (6.15%) Office 365

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 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.82%) MS Project Server
2 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (9.84%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (5.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.51%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.82%) Primavera
3 1 (0.41%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.41%) Maximo
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.15%) Office 365
3 7 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.05%) SaaS
5 4 (1.64%) PaaS
6 3 (1.23%) FinancialForce
7 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.33%) SMS
2 12 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.05%) LAN
3 5 (2.05%) Software-Defined Networking
3 5 (2.05%) WAN
4 4 (1.64%) VLAN
5 3 (1.23%) Firewall
5 3 (1.23%) VoIP
6 2 (0.82%) DHCP
6 2 (0.82%) DMZ
6 2 (0.82%) DNS
6 2 (0.82%) Intranet
6 2 (0.82%) NGN
6 2 (0.82%) Skype
6 2 (0.82%) VPN
6 2 (0.82%) Wireless
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.41%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (0.41%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.41%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
General
1 69 (28.28%) Finance
2 17 (6.97%) Military
3 10 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.64%) Back Office
4 4 (1.64%) Banking
4 4 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.23%) Legal
6 2 (0.82%) Local Government
6 2 (0.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (51.23%) Project Manager
2 29 (11.89%) Analyst
3 19 (7.79%) Business Analyst
3 19 (7.79%) IT Manager
4 16 (6.56%) IT Project Manager
5 15 (6.15%) Project Officer
6 13 (5.33%) Consultant
6 13 (5.33%) Release Manager
7 12 (4.92%) Project Support Officer
7 12 (4.92%) Support Officer
8 11 (4.51%) Agile Business Analyst
9 10 (4.10%) Service Manager
10 9 (3.69%) Senior Manager
10 9 (3.69%) Senior Project Manager
11 8 (3.28%) Architect
11 8 (3.28%) Product Manager
12 7 (2.87%) Lead Business Analyst
12 7 (2.87%) Test Manager
13 6 (2.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 6 (2.46%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.82%) JFC
2 1 (0.41%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.61%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.46%) PMI
3 5 (2.05%) NHS
4 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.41%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.41%) FMCG
5 1 (0.41%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.41%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.02%) Windows
2 10 (4.10%) Windows 10
3 5 (2.05%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.41%) Android
4 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (51.23%) Project Management
2 109 (44.67%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (35.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (19.67%) Waterfall
5 40 (16.39%) Migration
6 38 (15.57%) ITIL
7 33 (13.52%) Service Management
8 26 (10.66%) Infrastructure Management
8 26 (10.66%) Risk Management
9 25 (10.25%) Business Analysis
9 25 (10.25%) Change Management
10 23 (9.43%) Change Control
11 18 (7.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 16 (6.56%) SDLC
13 14 (5.74%) Coaching
13 14 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (5.74%) GAP Analysis
13 14 (5.74%) Service Delivery
14 13 (5.33%) CRM
15 12 (4.92%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.69%) C
2 5 (2.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.82%) SQL
4 1 (0.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 78 (31.97%) Security Cleared
2 38 (15.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 33 (13.52%) SC Cleared
4 26 (10.66%) APMP
5 25 (10.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (6.97%) Degree
7 15 (6.15%) DV Cleared
7 15 (6.15%) PMP
8 9 (3.69%) PMI Certification
9 8 (3.28%) ISEB
10 6 (2.46%) CCNA
10 6 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.64%) HNC
12 3 (1.23%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.23%) Server+ Certification
13 2 (0.82%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.82%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.79%) PMO
2 9 (3.69%) GDPR
2 9 (3.69%) QA
3 4 (1.64%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.41%) P3O
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.41%) Firmware
2 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (7.79%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.82%) SCCM
3 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.41%) SCOM
3 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.74%) Cisco
3 4 (1.64%) HP
3 4 (1.64%) Juniper
3 4 (1.64%) Oracle
4 3 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.23%) Sophos
5 2 (0.82%) Aruba
5 2 (0.82%) Google
5 2 (0.82%) SAP
5 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds
5 2 (0.82%) VMware
6 1 (0.41%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.41%) BMC
6 1 (0.41%) CA
6 1 (0.41%) Citrix
6 1 (0.41%) Meraki
6 1 (0.41%) NEC
6 1 (0.41%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (0.41%) Remedy