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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
UK / Wales
Rank 21 41 21
Rank change year-on-year +20 -20  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 49 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.95% 5.43% 6.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.45% 6.40% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 22
Median daily rate £314 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £240 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £426 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £54.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.13
% change year-on-year - -5.57%  

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 580 578 531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 82.27% 84.88% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 396 295
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 21
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.25 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.65% +54.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 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
South Wales +18 43 £300 -15.01% 2
West Wales - 3 £325 -
PRINCE2
UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 32 (46.38%) Project Management
2 23 (33.33%) ITIL
3 22 (31.88%) Finance
4 19 (27.54%) Service Management
5 17 (24.64%) Service Delivery
5 17 (24.64%) NHS
6 16 (23.19%) XML
7 15 (21.74%) Business Analysis
7 15 (21.74%) Degree
7 15 (21.74%) ITIL V3
8 14 (20.29%) Programme Management
8 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
8 14 (20.29%) ITSM
9 13 (18.84%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (18.84%) ISEB
9 13 (18.84%) Fiorano
9 13 (18.84%) WebSphere
10 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (17.39%) Management Information System
10 12 (17.39%) IBM
10 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
11 11 (15.94%) InterSystems
11 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (15.94%) HL7
11 11 (15.94%) Release Management
11 11 (15.94%) IBM Integration Bus
11 11 (15.94%) JCAPS
12 10 (14.49%) XSLT
13 9 (13.04%) MS Project
14 8 (11.59%) SQL

PRINCE2
Top Related 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 13 (18.84%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (18.84%) WebSphere
2 11 (15.94%) JCAPS
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.90%) MS Project Server
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Project
2 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.25%) MS Office
4 4 (5.80%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.45%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (31.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Back Office
2 3 (4.35%) French Language
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Analyst
1 19 (27.54%) Project Manager
2 10 (14.49%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Applications Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 6 (8.70%) Applications Support Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Lead Test Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Support Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Project Officer
5 5 (7.25%) Project Support Officer
5 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Support Officer
6 4 (5.80%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Programme Planner
7 3 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) XML
2 11 (15.94%) IBM Integration Bus
3 10 (14.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) NHS
2 12 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.45%) CESG
4 1 (1.45%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.45%) LIMS
4 1 (1.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) pSOS
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Project Management
2 23 (33.33%) ITIL
3 19 (27.54%) Service Management
4 17 (24.64%) Service Delivery
5 15 (21.74%) Business Analysis
5 15 (21.74%) ITIL V3
6 14 (20.29%) ITSM
6 14 (20.29%) Programme Management
7 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (15.94%) Release Management
9 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.14%) Change Management
10 7 (10.14%) Informatics
10 7 (10.14%) PRINCE
10 7 (10.14%) Regression Testing
10 7 (10.14%) Test Strategy
10 7 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Load Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Software Testing
12 5 (7.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) Java
2 3 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Degree
2 13 (18.84%) ISEB
3 7 (10.14%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.25%) EXIN
5 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.35%) CISSP
7 2 (2.90%) CBAP
7 2 (2.90%) CCAB
7 2 (2.90%) PMP
7 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.45%) APMP
8 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.45%) CLAS
8 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) HL7
2 4 (5.80%) P3O
3 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.45%) PMO
4 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.45%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Fiorano
2 12 (17.39%) IBM
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.94%) InterSystems
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle
5 4 (5.80%) HP
5 4 (5.80%) SAP
6 3 (4.35%) Thunderhead
7 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.45%) BMC
8 1 (1.45%) Remedy