The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 22 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.

PRINCE 2
UK / Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 47 36
Rank change year-on-year +20 -11  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 34 11 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.47% 1.97% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.39% 2.51% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 26
Median daily rate £350 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £330 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.29% -20.63%  

PRINCE2 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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 532 438 722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.53% 78.64% 82.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 310 491
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 29
Median hourly rate £36.50 £32.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.17% +115.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.36 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Wales

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Wales

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Wales over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Wales

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Wales

PRINCE2
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 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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
South Wales +12 22 £325 -12.75% 1
West Wales - 9 £563 -
PRINCE2
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 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.

1 40 (48.78%) ITIL
2 35 (42.68%) Project Management
3 24 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (28.05%) XML
5 22 (26.83%) Service Management
6 21 (25.61%) Business Analysis
7 20 (24.39%) Finance
7 20 (24.39%) Service Delivery
8 19 (23.17%) NHS
8 19 (23.17%) BizTalk Server
8 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
8 19 (23.17%) Fiorano
8 19 (23.17%) WebSphere
9 18 (21.95%) Release Management
9 18 (21.95%) HL7
9 18 (21.95%) IBM
10 17 (20.73%) XSLT
10 17 (20.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 17 (20.73%) InterSystems
10 17 (20.73%) IBM Integration Bus
10 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (20.73%) Degree
10 17 (20.73%) JCAPS
10 17 (20.73%) Coaching
11 14 (17.07%) ITSM
11 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
11 14 (17.07%) ISTQB
12 13 (15.85%) Product Management
12 13 (15.85%) ITIL V3
12 13 (15.85%) ISEB

PRINCE2
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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (23.17%) BizTalk Server
1 19 (23.17%) WebSphere
2 17 (20.73%) JCAPS
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.44%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) LAN
1 5 (6.10%) POP3
1 5 (6.10%) SMTP
1 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.10%) WAN
2 2 (2.44%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) SoapUI
2 3 (3.66%) JIRA
3 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.22%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Legal
3 3 (3.66%) Back Office
3 3 (3.66%) French Language
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Analyst
2 15 (18.29%) Project Manager
3 12 (14.63%) Agile Coach
3 12 (14.63%) Test Analyst
4 11 (13.41%) Lead Test Analyst
5 10 (12.20%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Applications Manager
6 6 (7.32%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.32%) Applications Support Manager
6 6 (7.32%) Support Manager
6 6 (7.32%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.10%) Digital Agile Coach
7 5 (6.10%) Project Officer
7 5 (6.10%) Project Support Officer
7 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Support Officer
7 5 (6.10%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.10%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (4.88%) Digital Transformation
8 4 (4.88%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.05%) XML
2 17 (20.73%) IBM Integration Bus
2 17 (20.73%) XSLT
3 7 (8.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) NHS
2 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.66%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) pSOS
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.78%) ITIL
2 35 (42.68%) Project Management
3 24 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (26.83%) Service Management
5 21 (25.61%) Business Analysis
6 20 (24.39%) Service Delivery
7 18 (21.95%) Release Management
8 17 (20.73%) Coaching
9 14 (17.07%) ITSM
9 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
10 13 (15.85%) ITIL V3
10 13 (15.85%) Product Management
11 12 (14.63%) A/B Testing
11 12 (14.63%) Programme Management
11 12 (14.63%) Scrum
12 10 (12.20%) Migration
13 9 (10.98%) Data Migration
14 8 (9.76%) Information Governance
14 8 (9.76%) Test Strategy
14 8 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 7 (8.54%) C++
3 4 (4.88%) Java
4 3 (3.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Degree
1 17 (20.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 14 (17.07%) ISTQB
3 13 (15.85%) ISEB
4 12 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.10%) CCA
6 5 (6.10%) CCAA
6 5 (6.10%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.44%) CBAP
8 2 (2.44%) CCAB
8 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.22%) APMP
9 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.22%) PMP
9 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.95%) HL7
2 5 (6.10%) P3O
3 4 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.44%) XenApp
1 2 (2.44%) XenServer
2 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.22%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (1.22%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Fiorano
2 18 (21.95%) IBM
3 17 (20.73%) InterSystems
4 9 (10.98%) VMware
5 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.32%) Oracle
7 5 (6.10%) Citrix
8 4 (4.88%) HP
9 3 (3.66%) Thunderhead
10 2 (2.44%) SAP
11 1 (1.22%) BMC
11 1 (1.22%) Remedy
11 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow