Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for PRINCE2 Practitioner qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

PRINCE2 Practitioner
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 518 508 384
Rank change year-on-year -10 -124 +53
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 384 412 663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.40% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 1.92% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 257 477
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £325 £303 £306
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £415
% change year-on-year +2.41% - +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 2
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.31% -20.79%
10th Percentile £21.05 £22.50 £28.17
90th Percentile £29.13 £28.75 £39.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.67
% change year-on-year - -18.31% -20.79%

PRINCE2 Practitioner is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19090 21493 22625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.67% 20.66% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11700 13402 13639
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £240 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 897 851 1090
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +31.58%

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Practitioner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England 0 358 £450 +2.27% 24
UK excluding London +46 257 £425 +2.41% 16
London -56 118 £475 -5.00% 9
South East +20 84 £420 +4.35% 3
North of England +75 59 £500 +12.36% 5
East of England -13 38 £438 +4.79%
South West +6 29 £410 +2.50%
Midlands -2 28 £413 -6.25% 7
North West +24 26 £588 +38.24% 3
Yorkshire +27 20 £425 +6.25% 2
West Midlands +12 19 £425 -15.00% 7
North East +65 15 £500 -3.85%
Scotland -10 13 £375 +50.00% 1
East Midlands -6 9 £393 -1.88%
Wales +16 6 £419 +15.52%

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 PRINCE2 Practitioner.

1 384 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 213 (55.47%) Project Management
3 149 (38.80%) Finance
4 117 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (26.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 75 (19.53%) Programme Management
7 73 (19.01%) Microsoft
8 70 (18.23%) Change Management
9 69 (17.97%) Risk Management
10 65 (16.93%) ITIL
11 64 (16.67%) PMI Certification
12 52 (13.54%) Degree
12 52 (13.54%) Change Control
13 48 (12.50%) Security Cleared
14 47 (12.24%) Microsoft Project
14 47 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
15 42 (10.94%) PMP
16 41 (10.68%) Microsoft Office
16 41 (10.68%) PMO
17 40 (10.42%) Waterfall
18 36 (9.38%) Management Information System
18 36 (9.38%) QA
19 34 (8.85%) PMI
20 29 (7.55%) Scrum
21 27 (7.03%) Supplier Management
22 26 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
23 25 (6.51%) Mentoring
23 25 (6.51%) Data Centre
23 25 (6.51%) SC Cleared
23 25 (6.51%) WAN

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.30%) CMS
3 3 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.52%) Confluence
4 2 (0.52%) Documentum
4 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 47 (12.24%) Microsoft Project
2 41 (10.68%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (4.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (3.39%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.04%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (2.60%) SAP BPC
1 10 (2.60%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 2 (0.52%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.26%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.17%) Office 365
2 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.56%) PaaS
3 6 (1.56%) SaaS
4 3 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.78%) IaaS
5 2 (0.52%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.51%) WAN
2 23 (5.99%) LAN
3 10 (2.60%) Firewall
4 9 (2.34%) Unified Communications
5 8 (2.08%) SMS
5 8 (2.08%) VoIP
6 6 (1.56%) VPN
6 6 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.30%) WLAN
8 4 (1.04%) 4G
8 4 (1.04%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.78%) DWDM
9 3 (0.78%) Internet
9 3 (0.78%) LTE
9 3 (0.78%) MPLS
9 3 (0.78%) Network Security
9 3 (0.78%) SDH
10 2 (0.52%) Broadband
10 2 (0.52%) Intranet
10 2 (0.52%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.04%) Big Data
1 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database
1 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.78%) MS Access
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (0.78%) Power BI
2 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
2 3 (0.78%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.26%) Ingres
4 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.56%) JIRA
2 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.78%) Bitbucket
General
1 149 (38.80%) Finance
2 24 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.99%) Retail
4 17 (4.43%) Legal
5 14 (3.65%) Banking
6 13 (3.39%) Local Government
7 11 (2.86%) Law
8 10 (2.60%) Back Office
9 8 (2.08%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.56%) Marketing
11 4 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.78%) Electronics
12 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.52%) Billing
13 2 (0.52%) French Language
14 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.26%) German Language
14 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 246 (64.06%) Project Manager
2 41 (10.68%) Infrastructure Manager
3 39 (10.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 38 (9.90%) Programme Manager
5 37 (9.64%) IT Manager
6 35 (9.11%) IT Project Manager
7 31 (8.07%) Senior Manager
7 31 (8.07%) Senior Project Manager
8 19 (4.95%) Transformation Manager
9 16 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 15 (3.91%) Technical Manager
11 13 (3.39%) Product Manager
12 12 (3.13%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 12 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
12 12 (3.13%) Transformation Programme Manager
13 10 (2.60%) Analyst
13 10 (2.60%) Consultant
13 10 (2.60%) Development Manager
13 10 (2.60%) Product Development Manager
13 10 (2.60%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.78%) Middleware
1 3 (0.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (0.52%) .NET
3 1 (0.26%) J2EE
3 1 (0.26%) REST
3 1 (0.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 34 (8.85%) PMI
3 26 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.51%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.91%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.08%) NHS
7 6 (1.56%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.78%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.52%) PKI
10 1 (0.26%) CMDB
10 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.26%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.26%) Life Science
10 1 (0.26%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.99%) Windows
2 12 (3.13%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.78%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.52%) Unix
6 1 (0.26%) Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 213 (55.47%) Project Management
3 117 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (26.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (19.53%) Programme Management
6 70 (18.23%) Change Management
7 69 (17.97%) Risk Management
8 65 (16.93%) ITIL
9 52 (13.54%) Change Control
10 40 (10.42%) Waterfall
11 29 (7.55%) Scrum
12 27 (7.03%) Supplier Management
13 25 (6.51%) Mentoring
14 24 (6.25%) Migration
15 22 (5.73%) ERP
15 22 (5.73%) Resource Management
16 21 (5.47%) Coaching
16 21 (5.47%) Information Security
16 21 (5.47%) Matrix Organization
17 20 (5.21%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.60%) C
2 3 (0.78%) Java
2 3 (0.78%) SQL
2 3 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 52 (13.54%) Degree
3 48 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 42 (10.94%) PMP
5 25 (6.51%) SC Cleared
6 22 (5.73%) APMP
7 21 (5.47%) CISSP
8 20 (5.21%) DV Cleared
9 17 (4.43%) CISM
10 10 (2.60%) CISA
10 10 (2.60%) ISEB
11 9 (2.34%) Chartered Engineer
12 8 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (1.82%) CCNP
13 7 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (1.56%) CCDP
14 6 (1.56%) CCIE
14 6 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.04%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.68%) PMO
2 36 (9.38%) QA
3 14 (3.65%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (2.34%) GDPR
6 8 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (1.04%) MiFID
8 3 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.78%) SLA
9 2 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.26%) DICOM
10 1 (0.26%) HL7
10 1 (0.26%) IFRS
10 1 (0.26%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.26%) P3O
10 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.26%) XenApp
2 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.78%) Data Guard
1 3 (0.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.21%) SAP
3 19 (4.95%) Cisco
4 13 (3.39%) Citrix
4 13 (3.39%) Oracle
5 7 (1.82%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.30%) Ericsson
6 5 (1.30%) VMware
7 4 (1.04%) Amdocs
7 4 (1.04%) Nokia
7 4 (1.04%) Remedy
8 3 (0.78%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.52%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.52%) Epicor
9 2 (0.52%) Google
9 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.52%) Wyse
10 1 (0.26%) AppSense
10 1 (0.26%) Civica
10 1 (0.26%) Northgate