The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 March 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 26 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 19 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.57% 5.26% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.01% 6.77% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 13
Median daily rate £500 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £300 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £563 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.13
% change year-on-year - -5.57%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 271 251 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 79.47% 77.71% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 175 231
Median daily rate £418 £400 £447
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% -10.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Swindon

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Swindon over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Swindon

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Swindon

PRINCE2
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Swindon region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 25 (51.02%) Project Management
2 22 (44.90%) Finance
3 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.61%) ISEB
5 14 (28.57%) ITIL
6 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
6 12 (24.49%) Banking
6 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
9 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
9 8 (16.33%) Change Management
10 7 (14.29%) PMI Certification
10 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 7 (14.29%) MS Project
10 7 (14.29%) Workflow
10 7 (14.29%) Process Improvement
11 6 (12.24%) PMO
11 6 (12.24%) Scrum
11 6 (12.24%) Degree
11 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (12.24%) Firewall
12 5 (10.20%) PMP
12 5 (10.20%) MS Office
12 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
12 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
12 5 (10.20%) Retail
12 5 (10.20%) Information Security
12 5 (10.20%) Project Governance

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 4 (8.16%) Confluence
1 4 (8.16%) IIS
1 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Project
2 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) Network Security
3 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (4.08%) DMZ
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.04%) DNS
5 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) LDAP
5 1 (2.04%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Retail
4 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.12%) Marketing
6 2 (4.08%) Automotive
6 2 (4.08%) Legal
7 1 (2.04%) Billing
7 1 (2.04%) Electronics
7 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Analyst
2 15 (30.61%) Project Manager
3 12 (24.49%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Test Leader
5 4 (8.16%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.12%) Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Transformation Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Transformation Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Information Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Marketing Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) AppFabric
1 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
1 4 (8.16%) WCF
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) LAMP
3 1 (2.04%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Smart Meter
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.08%) PMI
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) CentOS
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Unix
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Project Management
2 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.57%) ITIL
4 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
6 8 (16.33%) Change Management
7 7 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 7 (14.29%) Workflow
8 6 (12.24%) Scrum
9 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.20%) Information Security
9 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Project Governance
9 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Garbage Collection
10 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Test Planning
10 4 (8.16%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) Java
1 1 (2.04%) Perl
1 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) ISEB
2 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 6 (12.24%) Degree
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (10.20%) PMP
6 4 (8.16%) CISA
6 4 (8.16%) CISSP
6 4 (8.16%) IIBA
6 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (6.12%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (6.12%) CISM
7 3 (6.12%) CREST Certified
8 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (2.04%) APMP
9 1 (2.04%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) PMO
2 4 (8.16%) P3O
2 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) Snort
3 1 (2.04%) Shibboleth
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco
2 3 (6.12%) Sourcefire
3 2 (4.08%) CA
4 1 (2.04%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.04%) Dell
4 1 (2.04%) F5
4 1 (2.04%) Gemalto
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) Juniper
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) VMware