The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank 73 69 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 15 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.09% 0.76% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.04% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £394 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% +6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £389 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £399 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.90 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-15.34% -45.61%
PRINCE
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1015 868 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.98% 73.75% 66.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 449 470
Average daily rate £350 £333 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 43 50
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

PRINCE
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

PRINCE Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 7 £350 -
Stockport - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
PRINCE
North West

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE.

1 15 (68.18%) Project Management
2 12 (54.55%) PRINCE2
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Requirements Management
4 7 (31.82%) Use Case
4 7 (31.82%) User Stories
4 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) RUP
4 7 (31.82%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) XML
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
6 3 (13.64%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) BPR
6 3 (13.64%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) MS Project
7 2 (9.09%) MS Office
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Business Development
7 2 (9.09%) QA
7 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
8 1 (4.55%) Banking
8 1 (4.55%) Retail

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
1 8 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Change Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Business Change Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) ERP Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Lead
5 1 (4.55%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
1 7 (31.82%) XML
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Project Management
2 12 (54.55%) PRINCE2
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Requirements Management
4 7 (31.82%) Use Case
4 7 (31.82%) User Stories
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) RUP
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
6 3 (13.64%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) BPR
6 3 (13.64%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Business Development
7 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.55%) PMP
1 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft