The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for PRINCE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 24 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 464 443 370
Rank change year-on-year -21 -73  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 137 204 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.38% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.46% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 127 198
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £23.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year +116.66% -  

PRINCE 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39081 44816 45249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.35% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 29721 28985
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1082 1268
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

PRINCE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE in the UK

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE in the UK

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE in the UK

PRINCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE in the UK

PRINCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PRINCE in the UK

PRINCE
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -5 129 £425 - 26
London -10 65 £450 +1.12% 11
South East +12 25 £450 - 7
City of London +5 14 £463 +6.93% 4
West Midlands +26 10 £313 -21.87%
North West +18 9 £450 +33.33% 2
Berkshire +19 8 £450 +50.00% 3
Yorkshire +22 7 £400 -5.88% 1
South West +5 6 £320 -32.63%
Scotland +40 5 £425 +25.92% 1
Birmingham +16 5 £313 -40.47%
Surrey 0 5 £450 -5.26%
Cheshire +26 4 - -
West Yorkshire +23 4 £409 -3.76% 1
Leeds +21 4 £409 -9.11% 1
Hampshire +15 4 £450 -35.89% 2
Slough +7 4 £475 - 1
East of England -10 4 £370 -7.50% 3
Sheffield +13 3 £400 -13.51%
Manchester +8 3 £450 +33.33% 2
South Yorkshire +7 3 £400 -13.51%
Hertfordshire -2 3 £345 -13.75%
East Midlands -9 3 £475 +5.55% 2
Milton Keynes -19 3 £375 -11.76%
Buckinghamshire -26 3 £375 -11.76%
Lincolnshire - 3 £475 -
Warrington - 3 - -
Edinburgh +13 2 £438 +34.61% 1
Warwickshire +10 2 £313 -
Wiltshire +5 2 £375 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for PRINCE.

1 186 (62.00%) PRINCE2
2 173 (57.67%) Project Management
3 125 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (40.00%) Finance
5 82 (27.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 81 (27.00%) PMI Certification
7 64 (21.33%) PMP
7 64 (21.33%) ITIL
8 60 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 58 (19.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 44 (14.67%) Migration
11 38 (12.67%) Microsoft Project
12 36 (12.00%) Change Management
13 35 (11.67%) Risk Management
14 34 (11.33%) Microsoft Office
15 33 (11.00%) Scrum
15 33 (11.00%) Degree
16 32 (10.67%) PMI
17 29 (9.67%) Security Cleared
18 28 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
19 27 (9.00%) Programme Management
19 27 (9.00%) PMO
20 26 (8.67%) Windows
21 24 (8.00%) Business Analysis
21 24 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (7.67%) Banking
22 23 (7.67%) Management Information System
23 21 (7.00%) SDLC
24 20 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
24 20 (6.67%) Project Planning

PRINCE
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.00%) IIS
3 4 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.00%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.67%) CloudStack
5 2 (0.67%) JBoss
5 2 (0.67%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.67%) SAS
6 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.33%) CMS
6 1 (0.33%) Documentum
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.33%) JCAPS
Applications
1 38 (12.67%) Microsoft Project
2 34 (11.33%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (5.67%) MS Visio
5 13 (4.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Actimize
1 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.67%) Maximo
1 2 (0.67%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.33%) assyst
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.33%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.33%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.33%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (0.33%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.00%) Office 365
2 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.67%) IaaS
4 4 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.33%) SaaS
5 3 (1.00%) PaaS
6 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.33%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.33%) DNS
1 7 (2.33%) Firewall
2 6 (2.00%) DHCP
3 5 (1.67%) LAN
3 5 (1.67%) Skype
3 5 (1.67%) WAN
4 4 (1.33%) VPN
4 4 (1.33%) WLAN
5 3 (1.00%) Network Security
5 3 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.67%) Intranet
6 2 (0.67%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.67%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.67%) Wireless
7 1 (0.33%) HTTP
7 1 (0.33%) SAN
7 1 (0.33%) SSL
7 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.00%) Big Data
5 3 (1.00%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.67%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.67%) DB2
6 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.67%) HBase
6 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.67%) Neo4j
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.33%) QlikView
7 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (1.00%) JIRA
2 2 (0.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.67%) Gradle
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.67%) Subversion
3 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 120 (40.00%) Finance
2 23 (7.67%) Banking
3 19 (6.33%) Retail
4 15 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.33%) Back Office
5 13 (4.33%) Legal
6 11 (3.67%) Advertising
6 11 (3.67%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.67%) Marketing
7 8 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.33%) Investment Banking
9 6 (2.00%) French Language
10 5 (1.67%) Billing
10 5 (1.67%) Front Office
11 4 (1.33%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.00%) Automotive
13 2 (0.67%) Electronics
13 2 (0.67%) Local Government
13 2 (0.67%) Publishing
14 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 162 (54.00%) Project Manager
2 37 (12.33%) Analyst
3 29 (9.67%) Business Analyst
4 23 (7.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 22 (7.33%) IT Manager
6 20 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 19 (6.33%) IT Project Manager
8 14 (4.67%) Programme Manager
8 14 (4.67%) Senior Manager
9 13 (4.33%) Architect
10 12 (4.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 11 (3.67%) Applications Manager
11 11 (3.67%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (3.00%) Agile Project Manager
12 9 (3.00%) Applications Project Manager
12 9 (3.00%) Consultant
12 9 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 8 (2.67%) Developer
13 8 (2.67%) Project Analyst
13 8 (2.67%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.67%) .NET
2 7 (2.33%) XML
3 6 (2.00%) jQuery
3 6 (2.00%) Web Services
4 4 (1.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.33%) CSS
4 4 (1.33%) HTML
4 4 (1.33%) XSL
5 2 (0.67%) Ajax
5 2 (0.67%) EJB
5 2 (0.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.67%) J2EE
5 2 (0.67%) JMS
5 2 (0.67%) JSP
5 2 (0.67%) Servlets
5 2 (0.67%) Struts
5 2 (0.67%) Struts2
5 2 (0.67%) WSDL
5 2 (0.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.67%) PMI
2 24 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.67%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.67%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.00%) NHS
7 5 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.00%) Equities
8 3 (1.00%) Fintech
8 3 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.00%) Life Science
9 2 (0.67%) CESG
9 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.67%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.67%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.67%) LIMS
9 2 (0.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.67%) Windows
2 15 (5.00%) Linux
3 12 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (3.67%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.67%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.33%) Unix
10 2 (0.67%) pSOS
11 1 (0.33%) AIX
11 1 (0.33%) Android
11 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.33%) Solaris
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (62.00%) PRINCE2
2 173 (57.67%) Project Management
3 125 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (27.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 64 (21.33%) ITIL
6 44 (14.67%) Migration
7 36 (12.00%) Change Management
8 35 (11.67%) Risk Management
9 33 (11.00%) Scrum
10 27 (9.00%) Programme Management
11 24 (8.00%) Business Analysis
12 21 (7.00%) SDLC
13 20 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (6.67%) Project Planning
14 18 (6.00%) Data Migration
14 18 (6.00%) Waterfall
15 16 (5.33%) Service Management
16 15 (5.00%) Change Control
16 15 (5.00%) Six Sigma
16 15 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.67%) SQL
2 6 (2.00%) C
2 6 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.67%) C#
4 3 (1.00%) Java
4 3 (1.00%) VB
5 2 (0.67%) Groovy
5 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.33%) ABAP
6 1 (0.33%) C++
6 1 (0.33%) Pascal
6 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (27.00%) PMI Certification
2 64 (21.33%) PMP
3 58 (19.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 33 (11.00%) Degree
5 29 (9.67%) Security Cleared
6 17 (5.67%) SC Cleared
7 14 (4.67%) ISEB
8 11 (3.67%) APMG
8 11 (3.67%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (2.00%) CCNA
12 6 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.00%) APMP
13 3 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (1.00%) MCP
13 3 (1.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.00%) PMO
2 9 (3.00%) JSP 440
3 8 (2.67%) QA
4 6 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.67%) COBIT
6 4 (1.33%) SLA
7 3 (1.00%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.67%) EMIR
8 2 (0.67%) GxP
8 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.67%) MiFID
9 1 (0.33%) COSO
9 1 (0.33%) GDPR
9 1 (0.33%) HL7
9 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.33%) vCloud
4 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.67%) SCCM
2 2 (0.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.33%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (0.33%) SCOM
3 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.00%) VMware
3 14 (4.67%) Cisco
3 14 (4.67%) SAP
4 12 (4.00%) Oracle
5 8 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.33%) HP
7 6 (2.00%) Citrix
7 6 (2.00%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.67%) Splunk
9 4 (1.33%) IBM
9 4 (1.33%) Pega
9 4 (1.33%) Virgin Media
10 3 (1.00%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.00%) Huawei
11 2 (0.67%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.67%) LabWare
11 2 (0.67%) MapR
11 2 (0.67%) Nuix
Manchester, Lancashire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Roc Search
Rate: £120 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £420 to £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago