The median contractor rate for a PRINCE2 Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Project Manager - PRINCE2
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 614 554
Rank change year-on-year +58 -60  
Contract jobs requiring a PRINCE2 Project Manager 51 37 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.070% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.073% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 67
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £298 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £556 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.83 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.18% -52.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £21.83 £45.50
% change year-on-year +106.18% -52.03%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured PRINCE2 Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Project Manager in the UK

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Project Manager in the UK

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Project Manager over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Project Manager in the UK

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Project Manager in the UK

PRINCE2 Project Manager
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 Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +47 48 £438 +1.74% 6
London -3 18 £450 -5.26% 2
South East +32 7 £411 -2.72% 3
East of England -1 7 £475 +8.57%
South West +6 5 £470 +16.77%
North West +25 4 £375 -
Scotland +35 3 £355 +18.33%
West Midlands - 3 £425 - 1
City of London - 3 £375 -
Yorkshire +25 2 £400 +45.45%
Sheffield +12 2 £400 +45.45%
South Yorkshire +8 2 £400 +45.45%
Bristol -4 2 £475 +18.01%
East Midlands -9 2 - -
Essex -15 2 - -
Milton Keynes -16 2 £411 +2.75%
Buckinghamshire -17 2 £411 +2.75%
Cheshire - 2 £375 -
Hampshire - 2 £375 - 1
Corsham - 2 £493 -
Wiltshire - 2 £493 -
Coventry - 2 £456 - 1
Ipswich - 2 £475 -
Edinburgh - 2 £350 -
Suffolk - 2 £475 -
Surrey +5 1 £500 -
West Lothian -1 1 £360 +12.50%
Liverpool -2 1 £590 -
Hertfordshire -4 1 - -
Merseyside -5 1 £590 -

PRINCE2 Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, PRINCE2 Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring PRINCE2 Project Manager in the job title.

1 101 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 72 (71.29%) Project Management
3 35 (34.65%) Finance
4 32 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (25.74%) PMI Certification
6 24 (23.76%) PMI
7 22 (21.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 22 (21.78%) PMP
8 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
9 19 (18.81%) Microsoft Project
9 19 (18.81%) ITIL
10 16 (15.84%) Migration
10 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
11 15 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (14.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 14 (13.86%) SC Cleared
13 13 (12.87%) Risk Management
13 13 (12.87%) Scrum
13 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (11.88%) Change Management
15 10 (9.90%) PRINCE
15 10 (9.90%) Data Centre
16 8 (7.92%) Programme Management
16 8 (7.92%) APMP
17 7 (6.93%) Waterfall
17 7 (6.93%) Office 365
17 7 (6.93%) Banking
17 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
18 6 (5.94%) LAN
18 6 (5.94%) SAP

PRINCE2 Project Manager Skill Set
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 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.99%) CMS
2 1 (0.99%) Confluence
2 1 (0.99%) Documentum
2 1 (0.99%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (18.81%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.99%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.99%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Office 365
2 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.99%) IaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) LAN
2 5 (4.95%) WAN
3 4 (3.96%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.97%) IP Telephony
4 3 (2.97%) VoIP
5 1 (0.99%) BGP
5 1 (0.99%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.99%) ICMP
5 1 (0.99%) Internet
5 1 (0.99%) IPv4
5 1 (0.99%) IPv6
5 1 (0.99%) MPLS
5 1 (0.99%) OSPF
5 1 (0.99%) RIP
5 1 (0.99%) Skype
5 1 (0.99%) SMS
5 1 (0.99%) SMTP
5 1 (0.99%) SNMP
5 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) Big Data
1 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 35 (34.65%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.95%) Automotive
5 4 (3.96%) Marketing
5 4 (3.96%) Retail
6 3 (2.97%) Advertising
6 3 (2.97%) Law
7 2 (1.98%) Electronics
7 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.99%) Games
8 1 (0.99%) German Language
8 1 (0.99%) Legal
8 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) .NET
2 1 (0.99%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.76%) PMI
2 10 (9.90%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.98%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) Fintech
6 1 (0.99%) FMCG
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (0.99%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.99%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
6 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Windows
2 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 72 (71.29%) Project Management
3 32 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (18.81%) ITIL
5 16 (15.84%) Migration
6 15 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (12.87%) Risk Management
7 13 (12.87%) Scrum
8 12 (11.88%) Change Management
9 10 (9.90%) PRINCE
10 8 (7.92%) Programme Management
11 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.93%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.94%) Logistics
12 6 (5.94%) Resource Management
12 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (4.95%) Project Governance
13 5 (4.95%) Project Planning
13 5 (4.95%) Software Delivery
13 5 (4.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.95%) Java
2 2 (1.98%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (25.74%) PMI Certification
2 22 (21.78%) PMP
2 22 (21.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
4 15 (14.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (13.86%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.92%) APMP
7 6 (5.94%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.95%) Degree
9 4 (3.96%) CCNP
9 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.99%) CAPM
10 1 (0.99%) CCDP
10 1 (0.99%) CCIE
10 1 (0.99%) CISM
10 1 (0.99%) CISSP
10 1 (0.99%) ISEB
10 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) PMO
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.99%) COBIT
3 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.99%) GDPR
3 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.99%) MiFID
3 1 (0.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) SCCM
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) SAP
3 4 (3.96%) Cisco
3 4 (3.96%) Citrix
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle
5 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.99%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.99%) Informatica
6 1 (0.99%) Juniper
6 1 (0.99%) Mercator
6 1 (0.99%) Nortel
6 1 (0.99%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.99%) Redback
6 1 (0.99%) Siemens
6 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.99%) WatchGuard
6 1 (0.99%) Workday