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 3 months to 28 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.

PRINCE2 Practitioner
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 373 372
Rank change year-on-year -21 -1  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 221 284 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.36% 2.55% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 207 195
Median daily rate £435 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.13% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £414 £403
% change year-on-year -2.11% +2.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Median hourly rate £28.75 £44.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.39% +61.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £46.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -40.21% +67.27%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9361 11155 10845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.76% 20.82% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5974 6974 6147
Median daily rate £420 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 405 501
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.91% +64.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PRINCE2 Practitioner as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 PRINCE2 Practitioner within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 -19 213 £435 -1.13% 34
London -1 91 £500 +3.09% 11
South East +21 46 £418 +4.37% 6
South West +5 27 £390 +1.29% 3
East of England -5 18 £400 -11.11% 3
City of London -11 15 £513 -6.81% 3
Hampshire +13 14 £310 -21.26% 1
Hertfordshire +13 14 £300 -33.33%
Bristol +6 14 £390 -5.45% 1
North West +7 12 £405 -4.70% 3
Buckinghamshire -7 11 £415 +6.41% 1
Milton Keynes -8 11 £415 +5.73% 1
West Midlands +17 10 £413 -6.56% 5
Manchester +3 9 £405 +1.25% 3
Berkshire +31 7 £450 -10.00%
Gloucestershire +10 7 - -
West Sussex +10 6 £427 +8.72%
Warwickshire +7 6 £488 - 1
East Midlands -18 6 £388 -3.12% 1
Watford +5 5 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 5 - -
Surrey +14 4 £481 +1.31%
Guildford +6 4 £481 -8.33%
Gatwick - 4 - -
Yorkshire +4 3 £398 -10.67% 2
Devon -3 3 £370 -1.33% 1
Exeter -7 3 £370 -1.33% 1
Bolton - 3 £405 -
Edinburgh +21 2 £356 -17.63% 1
Scotland +21 2 £356 -16.66% 1

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 405 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 276 (68.15%) Project Management
3 165 (40.74%) Finance
4 96 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 83 (20.49%) Security Cleared
7 76 (18.77%) ITIL
8 71 (17.53%) PMI Certification
9 68 (16.79%) Microsoft
9 68 (16.79%) Risk Management
10 66 (16.30%) PMP
11 61 (15.06%) MS Excel
12 59 (14.57%) Change Management
13 53 (13.09%) MS Project
14 51 (12.59%) Degree
15 49 (12.10%) Change Control
16 48 (11.85%) MS Office
17 44 (10.86%) SC Cleared
18 42 (10.37%) Programme Management
19 40 (9.88%) Data Centre
20 38 (9.38%) APMP
21 37 (9.14%) Migration
22 36 (8.89%) DV Cleared
23 35 (8.64%) Matrix Organization
24 31 (7.65%) Waterfall
24 31 (7.65%) Project Planning
25 29 (7.16%) C
25 29 (7.16%) Mentoring
26 28 (6.91%) Coaching
26 28 (6.91%) QA

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 8 (1.98%) Confluence
2 6 (1.48%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.23%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.49%) CMS
5 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.25%) Blackboard Learn
5 1 (0.25%) Documentum
5 1 (0.25%) Moodle
5 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 61 (15.06%) MS Excel
2 53 (13.09%) MS Project
3 48 (11.85%) MS Office
4 20 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.48%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.74%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.49%) Maximo
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.25%) Sonata
7 1 (0.25%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.46%) Office 365
2 8 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (1.23%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.49%) IaaS
4 2 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.43%) WAN
2 16 (3.95%) LAN
3 10 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.23%) Skype
4 5 (1.23%) Telepresence
4 5 (1.23%) VoIP
5 3 (0.74%) Firewall
5 3 (0.74%) Internet
5 3 (0.74%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.74%) WebEx
6 2 (0.49%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.49%) MPLS
6 2 (0.49%) Wireless
7 1 (0.25%) Broadband
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.25%) DMZ
7 1 (0.25%) Network Security
7 1 (0.25%) SAN
7 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.22%) GIS
2 3 (0.74%) Data Mining
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (0.74%) SAP BW
2 3 (0.74%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.49%) EDRMS
3 2 (0.49%) MS Access
3 2 (0.49%) Power BI
3 2 (0.49%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.25%) Big Data
4 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.25%) EDMS
4 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.23%) JIRA
2 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 165 (40.74%) Finance
2 24 (5.93%) Law
3 22 (5.43%) Legal
4 15 (3.70%) Billing
5 13 (3.21%) Banking
5 13 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.72%) Marketing
6 11 (2.72%) Retail
7 10 (2.47%) Front Office
8 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) French Language
10 2 (0.49%) Local Government
10 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) International Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 270 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 56 (13.83%) IT Manager
3 54 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
4 49 (12.10%) Infrastructure Manager
5 43 (10.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 31 (7.65%) Programme Manager
6 31 (7.65%) Technical Manager
7 26 (6.42%) Project Officer
8 24 (5.93%) Senior Manager
9 22 (5.43%) Senior Project Manager
10 21 (5.19%) Support Officer
11 20 (4.94%) Project Support Officer
12 19 (4.69%) Technical Project Manager
13 18 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
14 16 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
15 15 (3.70%) SC Cleared Project Manager
16 14 (3.46%) Analyst
17 11 (2.72%) DV Cleared Project Manager
17 11 (2.72%) Product Manager
18 10 (2.47%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.23%) HTML
2 3 (0.74%) .NET
3 2 (0.49%) XML
4 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.25%) Middleware
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.25%) REST
4 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.88%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.44%) PMI
4 10 (2.47%) Virtual Team
5 8 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.98%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.73%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.99%) NHS
9 3 (0.74%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.49%) EPoS
10 2 (0.49%) Social Media
10 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.25%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.25%) FMCG
11 1 (0.25%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.25%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.25%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.25%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.70%) Windows
2 7 (1.73%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.99%) Unix
4 3 (0.74%) Android
4 3 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.25%) Linux
5 1 (0.25%) SUSE
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 276 (68.15%) Project Management
3 96 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (18.77%) ITIL
6 68 (16.79%) Risk Management
7 59 (14.57%) Change Management
8 49 (12.10%) Change Control
9 42 (10.37%) Programme Management
10 37 (9.14%) Migration
11 35 (8.64%) Matrix Organization
12 31 (7.65%) Project Planning
12 31 (7.65%) Waterfall
13 29 (7.16%) Mentoring
14 28 (6.91%) Coaching
15 26 (6.42%) Matrix Management
16 24 (5.93%) CRM
16 24 (5.93%) Dependency Management
17 22 (5.43%) SDLC
18 20 (4.94%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.16%) C
2 5 (1.23%) SQL
3 4 (0.99%) Java
4 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (20.49%) Security Cleared
2 71 (17.53%) PMI Certification
3 66 (16.30%) PMP
4 51 (12.59%) Degree
5 44 (10.86%) SC Cleared
6 38 (9.38%) APMP
7 36 (8.89%) DV Cleared
8 20 (4.94%) ISEB
9 10 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (1.73%) MAPM
12 5 (1.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 4 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.74%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.74%) PgMP
15 2 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.49%) DBS Check
16 1 (0.25%) APMG
16 1 (0.25%) CAPM
16 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.91%) QA
2 24 (5.93%) PMO
3 6 (1.48%) MiFID
4 3 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.49%) EMIR
5 2 (0.49%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.49%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.49%) SLA
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (0.49%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.25%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 68 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.43%) Oracle
3 18 (4.44%) Cisco
4 14 (3.46%) SAP
5 10 (2.47%) Citrix
6 8 (1.98%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.23%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.99%) Guidewire
8 4 (0.99%) iManage
9 3 (0.74%) Ariba
9 3 (0.74%) Computacenter
9 3 (0.74%) Concur
9 3 (0.74%) VMware
10 2 (0.49%) ESRI
10 2 (0.49%) HP
10 2 (0.49%) Syclo
10 2 (0.49%) Tableau
10 2 (0.49%) webMethods
11 1 (0.25%) RedPrairie
11 1 (0.25%) ServiceNow
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