Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 70 59
Rank change year-on-year +45 -11 -17
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 77 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.47% 2.34% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.74% 2.79% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 27 45
Wales median daily rate £350 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -22.58% -3.13%
10th Percentile £130 £164 £263
90th Percentile £550 £475 £440
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% - -
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £25.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +6.80% -6.36% +6.80%

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 995 1182 1326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.54% 83.77% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 835 962
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £178 £213 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 53 52
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -5.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.55 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.98 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 2017. 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 +34 58 £325 -7.14% 5
North Wales +2 7 £203 -40.00%
West Wales +4 6 £561 +211.67% 1
PRINCE2
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 44 (57.14%) Project Management
2 29 (37.66%) ITIL
3 26 (33.77%) Microsoft Project
4 24 (31.17%) Windows
4 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
5 21 (27.27%) HP
6 20 (25.97%) ISEB
6 20 (25.97%) VMware
6 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (22.08%) Degree
8 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
9 15 (19.48%) NHS
9 15 (19.48%) Migration
9 15 (19.48%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (19.48%) Coaching
10 14 (18.18%) Windows Server
10 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
10 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 14 (18.18%) MS Exchange
11 13 (16.88%) RUP
11 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
11 13 (16.88%) Service Management
11 13 (16.88%) Unified Process
11 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
11 13 (16.88%) Test Management
11 13 (16.88%) Test Scripting
11 13 (16.88%) VLAN
11 13 (16.88%) Defect Management
11 13 (16.88%) Performance Monitoring

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 14 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.09%) IIS
4 6 (7.79%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (7.79%) JCAPS
4 6 (7.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (33.77%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (6.49%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) VLAN
2 7 (9.09%) VSAN
3 6 (7.79%) LAN
3 6 (7.79%) WAN
4 5 (6.49%) POP3
4 5 (6.49%) SMTP
4 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.60%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.60%) SMS
6 1 (1.30%) MPLS
6 1 (1.30%) SAN
6 1 (1.30%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) Clusterpoint
4 1 (1.30%) MS Access
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) SoapUI
2 3 (3.90%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.60%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.30%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Legal
2 9 (11.69%) Romanian Language
3 4 (5.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Project Manager
2 13 (16.88%) Analyst
2 13 (16.88%) Test Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Project Planner
4 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) IT Support
4 6 (7.79%) IT Support Technician
4 6 (7.79%) IT Technician
4 6 (7.79%) Support Technician
5 5 (6.49%) Lead Test Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (6.49%) SOAP
2 5 (6.49%) XML
2 5 (6.49%) XSLT
3 3 (3.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) NHS
2 9 (11.69%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.39%) PMI
4 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.60%) CMDB
5 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Windows
2 14 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.49%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.14%) Project Management
2 29 (37.66%) ITIL
3 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
5 15 (19.48%) Coaching
5 15 (19.48%) Migration
6 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
6 13 (16.88%) Defect Management
6 13 (16.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (16.88%) RUP
6 13 (16.88%) Service Management
6 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
6 13 (16.88%) Test Management
6 13 (16.88%) Test Scripting
6 13 (16.88%) Unified Process
7 12 (15.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (15.58%) Risk Management
7 12 (15.58%) Waterfall
8 10 (12.99%) Business Analysis
8 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) SQL
2 7 (9.09%) C
3 5 (6.49%) C++
4 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) ISEB
2 17 (22.08%) Degree
3 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 10 (12.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (10.39%) PMI Certification
6 7 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (7.79%) ISTQB
7 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (6.49%) CCA
8 5 (6.49%) CCAA
8 5 (6.49%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.30%) APMP
10 1 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (1.30%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 6 (7.79%) HL7
3 3 (3.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.60%) PMO
5 1 (1.30%) GDPR
5 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.60%) XenApp
5 2 (2.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (19.48%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (11.69%) SCCM
3 7 (9.09%) SCOM
4 6 (7.79%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (5.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.60%) BMC Marimba
6 2 (2.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.27%) HP
3 20 (25.97%) VMware
4 10 (12.99%) Citrix
4 10 (12.99%) Oracle
5 8 (10.39%) BMC
6 7 (9.09%) IBM
7 6 (7.79%) Dell
7 6 (7.79%) Fiorano
8 5 (6.49%) InterSystems
9 2 (2.60%) Remedy
9 2 (2.60%) SAP
9 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.60%) Tableau