Period
to 29 March 2020

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 6 months to 29 March 2020 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
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 84 45
Rank change year-on-year +33 -39 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 30 28 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wales 2.78% 1.65% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 1.96% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 46
Median daily rate £450 £450 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.83% +5.04%
10th Percentile £289 £285 £211
90th Percentile £575 £603 £560
UK median daily rate £438 £438 £450
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £27.00 - £30.00
UK median hourly rate £27.75 £30.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year -9.56% +2.28% +9.09%

PRINCE2 is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 850 1,426 1,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 78.85% 84.23% 86.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 1,030 879
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £263 £280 £225
90th Percentile £575 £625 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 49
Median hourly rate £19.18 £23.49 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.35% -21.70% -7.69%
10th Percentile £11.07 £10.70 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.00 £77.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.33 £22.85
% change year-on-year +2.75% +6.50% -8.62%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Wales

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 in Wales.

Daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Wales

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PRINCE2 in Wales over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Wales

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 in Wales.

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 6 months to 29 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +24 24 £450 - 1
West Wales - 5 £550 -
PRINCE2
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Project Management
3 11 (36.67%) JIRA
3 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (33.33%) Project Delivery
4 10 (33.33%) Finance
4 10 (33.33%) Scrum
5 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (30.00%) Office 365
6 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (23.33%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 6 (20.00%) PySpark
8 6 (20.00%) Cloudera
8 6 (20.00%) AWS
8 6 (20.00%) ETL
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
8 6 (20.00%) Web Services
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
9 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 5 (16.67%) Kanban
9 5 (16.67%) Degree
9 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (13.33%) Software Delivery
10 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management

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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Office 365
2 6 (20.00%) AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Impala
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) JIRA
2 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Public Sector
3 3 (10.00%) Advertising
4 2 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) ICT Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Project Planner
4 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Verification Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.33%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) PySpark
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) COM
2 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) AIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Project Management
3 10 (33.33%) Project Delivery
3 10 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (23.33%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (20.00%) ETL
6 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (16.67%) Kanban
6 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (13.33%) Software Delivery
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
8 3 (10.00%) Data Security
8 3 (10.00%) Decision-Making
8 3 (10.00%) Matrix Management
8 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (16.67%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
4 4 (13.33%) PMP
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (6.67%) HND
6 2 (6.67%) ISEB
7 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) IIBA
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Cloudera
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow