The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 Certification over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 75 64 82
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 10 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.77% 1.09% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.52% 7.83% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Average daily rate
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£260 £220 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £193 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £323 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.54 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+10.91% -17.28%
PRINCE2 Certification
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
181 166 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.86% 13.89% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 78 90
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 23
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £37.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

PRINCE2 Certification
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 PRINCE2 Certification within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
PRINCE2 Certification
North West

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 20 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (55.00%) Project Management
3 9 (45.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) Project Planning
5 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma
5 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (20.00%) Retail
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) Banking
8 2 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (10.00%) XenApp
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (10.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle
8 2 (10.00%) MS Project
8 2 (10.00%) VoIP
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco
8 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (10.00%) Citrix
8 2 (10.00%) PMI
8 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
8 2 (10.00%) SAN
8 2 (10.00%) NHS
8 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (10.00%) MS Project
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) VoIP
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Project Planner
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Junior DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) PMI
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (55.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Logistics
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
7 1 (5.00%) BPR
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) ERP
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Citrix
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft