The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 55 56
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 12 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.94% 0.18% 2.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.82% 0.65% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 15
Median daily rate £525 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.55% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £338 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -11.14% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.16 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.65% -19.40%  

PRINCE2 Certification 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 advertised in Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wales
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 176 155 322
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 28.39% 28.13% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 102 200
Median daily rate £350 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £323 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 13
Median hourly rate £43.50 £70.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.85% +438.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.33 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £73.55 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Wales

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Wales

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Wales over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in Wales

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the Wales region 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
West Wales - 8 £563 -
South Wales - 1 £320 - 1
PRINCE2 Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 17 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (64.71%) Scrum
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Product Management
2 11 (64.71%) Coaching
2 11 (64.71%) A/B Testing
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL
4 8 (47.06%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) French Language
7 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Back Office
7 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.88%) ISEB
8 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (5.88%) Business Process Modelling
8 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Coach
2 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Digital Agile Coach
4 3 (17.65%) Digital Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Trainer
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (64.71%) A/B Testing
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Coaching
2 11 (64.71%) Product Management
2 11 (64.71%) Scrum
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL
4 8 (47.06%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE
6 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 1 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (5.88%) Business Process Modelling
8 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (5.88%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft