The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 Certification over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 94 78 64
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.66% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.81% 5.44% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £369 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £436 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £27.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+28.18% -36.04%
PRINCE2 Certification
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
178 147 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.12% 12.08% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 95 73
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 26 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 17 (65.38%) Project Management
3 16 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) Waterfall
6 10 (38.46%) Supplier Management
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
8 6 (23.08%) Finance
9 3 (11.54%) .NET
9 3 (11.54%) MS Project
9 3 (11.54%) ITIL
9 3 (11.54%) Banking
10 2 (7.69%) Retail
10 2 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
10 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
10 2 (7.69%) Release Management
10 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Test Management
10 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
10 2 (7.69%) Java EE
10 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
10 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
10 2 (7.69%) Java
10 2 (7.69%) MS Office
10 2 (7.69%) J2EE
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.69%) ISEB
10 2 (7.69%) NHS

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Project
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Project Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Project Officer
2 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (3.85%) Change Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Development Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Programme Office Support
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Java EE
2 2 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 17 (65.38%) Project Management
3 16 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) Waterfall
6 10 (38.46%) Supplier Management
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
8 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Release Management
8 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Test Management
8 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
8 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
8 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
8 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
8 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft