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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 14 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 63 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.77% 5.04% 5.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.94% 7.69% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 15 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £320 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.69%
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
576 403 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.02% 65.53% 70.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 233 190
Average daily rate £380 £400 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.57 £10.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 54 (58.70%) Project Management
2 22 (23.91%) Finance
3 21 (22.83%) ITIL
4 19 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (18.48%) PRINCE
6 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (15.22%) Migration
8 13 (14.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (14.13%) PMI Certification
9 12 (13.04%) PMP
9 12 (13.04%) MS Project
10 11 (11.96%) CRM
10 11 (11.96%) ISEB
10 11 (11.96%) Degree
11 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (10.87%) Cisco
11 10 (10.87%) Firewall
11 10 (10.87%) Business Analysis
12 9 (9.78%) Project Planning
12 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
12 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
13 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
13 8 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (8.70%) CCNA
13 8 (8.70%) Supplier Management
13 8 (8.70%) Retail
13 8 (8.70%) Data Migration
14 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
14 7 (7.61%) F5
14 7 (7.61%) OSPF

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.09%) Lync
3 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Project
2 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.26%) MS Office
5 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) Firewall
2 7 (7.61%) OSPF
2 7 (7.61%) BGP
2 7 (7.61%) DNS
3 6 (6.52%) WAN
3 6 (6.52%) Multicast
4 5 (5.43%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.35%) LAN
6 2 (2.17%) MPLS
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.09%) Network Security
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.09%) ISDN
7 1 (1.09%) DHCP
7 1 (1.09%) VPN
7 1 (1.09%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.09%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.09%) QlikView
3 1 (1.09%) OLAP
3 1 (1.09%) MySQL
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) Law
3 5 (5.43%) Marketing
4 3 (3.26%) Banking
4 3 (3.26%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.17%) Billing
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (61.96%) Project Manager
2 11 (11.96%) Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) Technical Project Manager
3 10 (10.87%) Technical Manager
4 9 (9.78%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Project Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Transition Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.35%) Programme Office Support
8 3 (3.26%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (2.17%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (2.17%) Network Project Manager
9 2 (2.17%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) MDX
1 1 (1.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) PMI
2 3 (3.26%) NHS
3 2 (2.17%) Handset
3 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) iSeries
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.09%) AS400
4 1 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) UNIX
1 6 (6.52%) Linux
2 5 (5.43%) Windows
2 5 (5.43%) Solaris
3 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (58.70%) Project Management
2 21 (22.83%) ITIL
3 19 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (18.48%) PRINCE
5 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (15.22%) Migration
7 11 (11.96%) CRM
8 10 (10.87%) Business Analysis
9 9 (9.78%) Project Planning
10 8 (8.70%) Supplier Management
10 8 (8.70%) Data Migration
11 6 (6.52%) ITIL V3
12 5 (5.43%) Change Control
12 5 (5.43%) Resource Management
12 5 (5.43%) ERP
12 5 (5.43%) Programme Management
12 5 (5.43%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.43%) Change Management
13 4 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (3.26%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.09%) Java
1 1 (1.09%) SQL
1 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 13 (14.13%) PMI Certification
2 12 (13.04%) PMP
3 11 (11.96%) ISEB
3 11 (11.96%) Degree
4 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (8.70%) CCNA
6 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.17%) MCITP
8 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.09%) APMP
9 1 (1.09%) HP APS
9 1 (1.09%) MCSE
9 1 (1.09%) HNC
9 1 (1.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) P3O
2 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Cisco
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.61%) F5
4 5 (5.43%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.35%) SAP
6 3 (3.26%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.17%) Endeca
8 1 (1.09%) Tableau
8 1 (1.09%) HP
8 1 (1.09%) Sun
8 1 (1.09%) IBM
8 1 (1.09%) Lotus
8 1 (1.09%) VMware
8 1 (1.09%) Fortinet
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