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 29 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
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 446 433 334
Rank change year-on-year -13 -99  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 159 221 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.41% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.50% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 136 219
Median daily rate £434 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.05% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £315 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -19.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -19.19%  

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 37580 44576 42623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.82% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24839 29287 26403
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +2.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1229
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 March 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
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 29 March 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 -9 148 £450 +5.88% 33
London -10 55 £513 +7.89% 12
South East +15 33 £425 +6.25% 7
South West +1 18 £400 -20.00% 3
West Midlands +24 15 £350 +42.85% 2
City of London -8 10 £519 -3.48% 3
East of England -12 10 £450 +5.88% 1
North West +26 9 £425 - 1
Cheshire +27 8 £425 - 1
Berkshire +23 8 £200 -50.00%
Gloucestershire - 7 £400 -
Scotland +30 6 £470 -12.55%
Birmingham +5 6 £350 +29.74% 1
Surrey +4 6 £200 -59.79% 2
Cardiff - 5 £325 -
Kent - 5 £425 -
South Wales - 5 £325 -
Wales - 5 £325 - 1
Wiltshire +6 4 £418 +15.17%
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £575 +39.39%
Milton Keynes 0 4 £475 +13.09%
Oxfordshire -3 4 £444 +4.41%
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £475 +21.79%
East Midlands -11 4 £433 +4.84% 2
Warrington - 4 £375 -
Edinburgh +22 3 £479 -
Hampshire +10 3 £600 +97.53% 4
Guildford +6 3 £375 -34.21%
Bristol -2 3 £258 -52.64% 2
Hertfordshire -2 3 £450 +12.50% 1

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 190 (62.30%) PRINCE2
2 156 (51.15%) Project Management
3 124 (40.66%) Finance
4 121 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (23.61%) ITIL
6 71 (23.28%) PMI Certification
7 67 (21.97%) Microsoft
8 65 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 56 (18.36%) PMP
10 54 (17.70%) MS Excel
11 53 (17.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 51 (16.72%) Security Cleared
13 46 (15.08%) Degree
13 46 (15.08%) Migration
14 38 (12.46%) MS Project
15 37 (12.13%) Risk Management
16 36 (11.80%) Change Management
17 34 (11.15%) Management Information System
17 34 (11.15%) Scrum
17 34 (11.15%) PMO
18 33 (10.82%) PMI
18 33 (10.82%) SC Cleared
19 32 (10.49%) Windows
19 32 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (8.52%) Banking
21 25 (8.20%) Data Centre
22 24 (7.87%) MS Office
23 23 (7.54%) Programme Management
23 23 (7.54%) Business Analysis
23 23 (7.54%) Data Migration

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 14 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.30%) CMS
3 4 (1.31%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.98%) Documentum
4 3 (0.98%) IIS
4 3 (0.98%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.66%) CloudStack
5 2 (0.66%) JBoss
5 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.33%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 54 (17.70%) MS Excel
2 38 (12.46%) MS Project
3 24 (7.87%) MS Office
4 17 (5.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (3.93%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.66%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.98%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.66%) Maximo
2 2 (0.66%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Infor LN
3 1 (0.33%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.33%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.26%) Office 365
2 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.98%) IaaS
5 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.66%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.28%) Firewall
1 10 (3.28%) LAN
2 8 (2.62%) Intranet
3 5 (1.64%) WAN
4 4 (1.31%) DHCP
4 4 (1.31%) DNS
4 4 (1.31%) Skype
5 3 (0.98%) Network Security
5 3 (0.98%) WLAN
6 2 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.66%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.66%) VPN
6 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.33%) 2G
7 1 (0.33%) 3G
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.33%) Internet
7 1 (0.33%) OSPF
7 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.98%) Big Data
5 3 (0.98%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.66%) DB2
6 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.66%) HBase
6 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.66%) Neo4j
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.33%) QlikView
7 1 (0.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) ClearCase
1 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.66%) Gradle
1 2 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (0.66%) StarTeam
1 2 (0.66%) Subversion
2 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 124 (40.66%) Finance
2 26 (8.52%) Banking
3 16 (5.25%) Retail
4 13 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.93%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.28%) Advertising
6 10 (3.28%) Legal
7 8 (2.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.30%) Back Office
9 6 (1.97%) Marketing
10 5 (1.64%) Automotive
10 5 (1.64%) Billing
10 5 (1.64%) Front Office
10 5 (1.64%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.31%) French Language
12 3 (0.98%) Local Government
13 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.66%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.33%) Czech Language
14 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 143 (46.89%) Project Manager
2 42 (13.77%) Analyst
3 35 (11.48%) Business Analyst
4 16 (5.25%) Architect
4 16 (5.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 14 (4.59%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 14 (4.59%) Senior Manager
6 13 (4.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 13 (4.26%) IT Manager
6 13 (4.26%) Programme Manager
7 11 (3.61%) Coordinator
7 11 (3.61%) Senior Project Manager
8 10 (3.28%) Business Manager
8 10 (3.28%) IT Project Manager
8 10 (3.28%) Migration Manager
8 10 (3.28%) Migration Project Manager
8 10 (3.28%) Project Coordinator
9 9 (2.95%) Project Analyst
10 8 (2.62%) Project Planner
10 8 (2.62%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.26%) .NET
2 6 (1.97%) XML
3 5 (1.64%) jQuery
3 5 (1.64%) Web Services
4 4 (1.31%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.98%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.98%) CSS
5 3 (0.98%) HTML
5 3 (0.98%) XSL
6 2 (0.66%) Ajax
6 2 (0.66%) EJB
6 2 (0.66%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.66%) JMS
6 2 (0.66%) JSP
6 2 (0.66%) Leaflet
6 2 (0.66%) Servlets
6 2 (0.66%) Struts
6 2 (0.66%) Struts2
6 2 (0.66%) WSDL
6 2 (0.66%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.15%) Management Information System
2 33 (10.82%) PMI
3 32 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (8.20%) Data Centre
5 14 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.30%) NHS
7 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.98%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.98%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.98%) User Experience
8 2 (0.66%) CESG
8 2 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.66%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.49%) Windows
2 19 (6.23%) Linux
3 17 (5.57%) Windows 7
4 16 (5.25%) Windows Server
5 15 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.64%) Unix
9 4 (1.31%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.66%) pSOS
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
1 190 (62.30%) PRINCE2
2 156 (51.15%) Project Management
3 121 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (23.61%) ITIL
5 65 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (15.08%) Migration
7 37 (12.13%) Risk Management
8 36 (11.80%) Change Management
9 34 (11.15%) Scrum
10 23 (7.54%) Business Analysis
10 23 (7.54%) Data Migration
10 23 (7.54%) Programme Management
11 22 (7.21%) SDLC
12 18 (5.90%) Requirements Management
13 17 (5.57%) Project Planning
14 16 (5.25%) Waterfall
15 15 (4.92%) Process Improvement
16 14 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (4.59%) Change Control
17 13 (4.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.59%) SQL
2 10 (3.28%) C
3 5 (1.64%) C#
3 5 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.31%) Java
5 2 (0.66%) Groovy
5 2 (0.66%) VB
6 1 (0.33%) ABAP
6 1 (0.33%) C++
6 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (23.28%) PMI Certification
2 56 (18.36%) PMP
3 53 (17.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 51 (16.72%) Security Cleared
5 46 (15.08%) Degree
6 33 (10.82%) SC Cleared
7 21 (6.89%) DV Cleared
8 16 (5.25%) ISEB
9 14 (4.59%) APMG
9 14 (4.59%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.95%) APMP
11 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.97%) BICSI Certification
12 6 (1.97%) BICSI RCDD
12 6 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (1.64%) CISSP
14 4 (1.31%) CCNA
14 4 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.98%) CISM
15 3 (0.98%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.15%) PMO
2 18 (5.90%) JSP 440
3 7 (2.30%) QA
4 4 (1.31%) COBIT
4 4 (1.31%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.66%) HL7
6 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.66%) SLA
7 1 (0.33%) GDPR
7 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.31%) vCloud
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.98%) MOM
2 2 (0.66%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.66%) WMI
3 1 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.33%) Nessus
3 1 (0.33%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.33%) Nmap
3 1 (0.33%) QRadar
3 1 (0.33%) SCCM
3 1 (0.33%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 67 (21.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.89%) VMware
3 14 (4.59%) Oracle
3 14 (4.59%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.93%) SAP
5 10 (3.28%) Cisco
6 6 (1.97%) Adobe
6 6 (1.97%) HP
7 5 (1.64%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.31%) IBM
9 3 (0.98%) BMC
9 3 (0.98%) Juniper
9 3 (0.98%) Remedy
9 3 (0.98%) Splunk
9 3 (0.98%) Virgin Media
10 2 (0.66%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.66%) Huawei
10 2 (0.66%) MapR
10 2 (0.66%) Pega
10 2 (0.66%) Serena
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