The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills 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 over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 30 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 25 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.01% 3.87% 5.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.91% 6.03% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £458 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £380 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £515 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-19.28% +4.47%
PRINCE2
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
423 365 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 67.90% 64.26% 66.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 217 170
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 25
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -36.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.92 £9.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £31.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PRINCE2 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.

1 30 (55.56%) Project Management
2 17 (31.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (24.07%) Finance
4 11 (20.37%) ITIL
4 11 (20.37%) Migration
5 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
8 6 (11.11%) Retail
8 6 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 6 (11.11%) PMI Certification
8 6 (11.11%) ISEB
9 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (9.26%) PMP
9 5 (9.26%) PRINCE
10 4 (7.41%) Banking
10 4 (7.41%) Degree
10 4 (7.41%) Law
10 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
10 4 (7.41%) ERP
10 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.41%) Windows
10 4 (7.41%) UML
10 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
11 3 (5.56%) SQL
11 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
11 3 (5.56%) SAP
11 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
11 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PRINCE2 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.85%) Lync
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project
3 2 (3.70%) MS Office
4 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.85%) Eikon
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) LAN
1 2 (3.70%) WAN
1 2 (3.70%) Firewall
1 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.85%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) QlikView
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) OLAP
4 1 (1.85%) Informix
4 1 (1.85%) DTS
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Law
3 4 (7.41%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.70%) Billing
6 1 (1.85%) Local Government
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Project Manager
2 14 (25.93%) Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (7.41%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.56%) Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Senior IT Business Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Network Project Manager
8 1 (1.85%) NHS Business Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Service Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) PMI
2 2 (3.70%) NHS
2 2 (3.70%) Handset
2 2 (3.70%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) iSeries
3 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.85%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Project Management
2 17 (31.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (20.37%) Migration
3 11 (20.37%) ITIL
4 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
6 6 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 5 (9.26%) PRINCE
8 4 (7.41%) UML
8 4 (7.41%) ERP
9 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.56%) ETL
9 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.56%) CRM
9 3 (5.56%) Change Management
9 3 (5.56%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.56%) Supplier Management
10 2 (3.70%) Use Case
10 2 (3.70%) Scrum
10 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
1 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VB
2 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.85%) VB6
2 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 6 (11.11%) ISEB
3 5 (9.26%) PMP
4 4 (7.41%) Degree
5 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) MCITP
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.85%) HNC
7 1 (1.85%) MCSE
7 1 (1.85%) MCTS
7 1 (1.85%) HP APS
7 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) P3O
2 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) SAP
3 2 (3.70%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.70%) Tableau
4 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Reuters
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.85%) Cognos
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
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