The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 58 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.91% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 5.83% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £329 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £425 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.54 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+10.91% -17.28%
PRINCE2 Certification
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
161 103 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.50% 15.61% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 55 60
Average daily rate £350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Birmingham region.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PRINCE2 Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2 Certification.

1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Windows

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PRINCE2 Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft