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 25 July 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 96 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 13 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 1.17% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.53% 6.53% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Median daily rate £313 £375 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +70.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £282 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.83 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.63% +10.00%
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
287 291 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.59% 17.93% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 140 86
Median daily rate £388 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £163 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.29 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% -30.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £11.50 £15.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.25 £30.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 32 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (37.50%) Project Management
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) Finance
4 6 (18.75%) Retail
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) SAP
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (9.38%) Firewall
6 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Banking
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Windows
7 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.25%) GIS
7 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.25%) ERP
7 2 (6.25%) CSS
7 2 (6.25%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) HTML
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
2 1 (3.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) GIS
1 2 (6.25%) Spatial Data
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Project Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (15.63%) IT Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Call Centre Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Call Centre Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Programme Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) ERP Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Product Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Asset Management Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Public Sector Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Software Asset Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) CSS
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
1 2 (6.25%) JSON
1 2 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Project Management
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (6.25%) ERP
7 2 (6.25%) Information Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Product Management
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Governance
7 2 (6.25%) Release Management
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) GFI Software
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Juniper
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Wyse