The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 27 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.

PRINCE 2
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 15 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.74% 7.22% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.22% 8.86% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £450 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +93.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 97 79 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 79.51% 81.44% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 48
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.66% +123.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Watford

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Watford

PRINCE2
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Watford region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Legal
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 5 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
1 5 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 2 (20.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS Manager
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) EPoS
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) MuleSoft
2 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (20.00%) WSO2
3 1 (10.00%) iManage
3 1 (10.00%) NGA Human Resources
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas