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 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 51 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 0.40% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.93% 1.86% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£438 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £340 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £660 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £22.54
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.91%
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
135 161 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.37% 21.52% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 83 55
Average daily rate £340 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% +54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 2015.

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 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) PRINCE2
2 14 (73.68%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) Retail
4 3 (15.79%) Endeca
4 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
5 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) MS Project
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) PMP
6 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (5.26%) EPoS
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (5.26%) Windows
6 1 (5.26%) Law
6 1 (5.26%) Legal
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (42.11%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Transition Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Officer
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Lead
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) EPoS
1 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) PRINCE2
2 14 (73.68%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development
4 1 (5.26%) Transition Management
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) E-Procurement
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Endeca
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix