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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 27 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 40 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.40% 3.65% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.15% 5.52% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 21
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£350 £335 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -15.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £247 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £26.58 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-3.10% -6.75%
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
491 435 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.26% 66.21% 67.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 289 249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £175.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.85% +821.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £175.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014, 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 51 (68.92%) Project Management
2 22 (29.73%) ITIL
2 22 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (28.38%) Finance
4 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 16 (21.62%) Degree
5 14 (18.92%) QA
6 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
7 12 (16.22%) Banking
7 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (14.86%) MS Office
9 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
9 10 (13.51%) PMI Certification
9 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
10 9 (12.16%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (12.16%) PMI
10 9 (12.16%) PMP
10 9 (12.16%) Programme Management
10 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
10 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
10 9 (12.16%) Change Control
11 8 (10.81%) UML
11 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
11 8 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
11 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (9.46%) MS Project
12 7 (9.46%) P3O
13 6 (8.11%) SAP
13 6 (8.11%) OO

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.70%) Lync
3 1 (1.35%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.86%) MS Office
3 8 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (9.46%) MS Project
5 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) CA Clarity
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.35%) Eikon
3 1 (1.35%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.35%) DNS
1 1 (1.35%) 3G
1 1 (1.35%) OSPF
1 1 (1.35%) BGP
1 1 (1.35%) Firewall
1 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.35%) Wireless
1 1 (1.35%) LTE
1 1 (1.35%) 4G
1 1 (1.35%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.35%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (28.38%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Banking
3 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Front Office
6 1 (1.35%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) Automotive
6 1 (1.35%) Law
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (55.41%) Project Manager
2 15 (20.27%) Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Business Analyst
4 5 (6.76%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (6.76%) Technical Manager
4 5 (6.76%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.05%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.05%) PMO Lead
7 2 (2.70%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (2.70%) ERP Manager
7 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) PMO Manager
7 2 (2.70%) ERP Project Manager
8 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (1.35%) Auditor
8 1 (1.35%) Applications Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.16%) PMI
3 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) EPoS
5 1 (1.35%) FMCG
5 1 (1.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.70%) UNIX
3 2 (2.70%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.92%) Project Management
2 22 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (29.73%) ITIL
3 9 (12.16%) Programme Management
3 9 (12.16%) Change Control
4 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (10.81%) UML
5 6 (8.11%) OO
5 6 (8.11%) CRM
5 6 (8.11%) ERP
5 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
5 6 (8.11%) Migration
6 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.41%) E-Discovery
7 4 (5.41%) Resource Management
8 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.05%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.05%) Service Management
8 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) C#
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Degree
2 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (13.51%) PMI Certification
4 9 (12.16%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (12.16%) PMP
4 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
4 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) ISEB
5 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.70%) APMP
7 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.35%) CCNA
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) QA
2 7 (9.46%) P3O
3 1 (1.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) SAP
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle
4 3 (4.05%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Sybase
6 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.35%) webMethods
6 1 (1.35%) Reuters
6 1 (1.35%) F5