The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 26 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 25 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 1 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.50% 2.76% 8.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 3.68% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 20
Median daily rate - £419 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £16.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.29% -20.63%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 144 163 309
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 71.29% 75.12% 85.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 99 230
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 13
Median hourly rate £13.40 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £40.00
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Southampton

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Southampton region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (14.29%) PMO
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) FMCG
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Project Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Support Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP