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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 86 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 18 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.02% 0.93% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.92% 5.13% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Median daily rate £388 £428 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +42.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £560 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.16 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.40% +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
260 273 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.71% 18.12% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 128 75
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £163 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.65 £16.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.62% +15.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £11.05 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 37 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Project Management
4 11 (29.73%) Scrum
5 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
6 8 (21.62%) SAP
7 7 (18.92%) Change Management
8 6 (16.22%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (16.22%) Finance
8 6 (16.22%) Retail
8 6 (16.22%) Oracle
8 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
8 6 (16.22%) ERP
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (16.22%) Programme Governance
9 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
10 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
10 3 (8.11%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (8.11%) Spatial Data
10 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
10 3 (8.11%) Firewall
10 3 (8.11%) Banking
10 3 (8.11%) Windows
11 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
11 2 (5.41%) Quality Management
11 2 (5.41%) GIS
11 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
11 2 (5.41%) HTML

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 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.70%) MPLS
2 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Spatial Data
2 2 (5.41%) GIS
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
1 6 (16.22%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Project Manager
2 9 (24.32%) Digital Project Manager
3 6 (16.22%) ERP Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Change Manager
4 5 (13.51%) IT Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Programme Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Call Centre Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Call Centre Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Programme Change Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) ERP Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Product Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Change Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) JSON
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Project Management
4 11 (29.73%) Scrum
5 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
7 7 (18.92%) Change Management
8 6 (16.22%) ERP
8 6 (16.22%) Programme Governance
9 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
10 3 (8.11%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
11 2 (5.41%) Business Process Mapping
11 2 (5.41%) Information Architecture
11 2 (5.41%) Migration
11 2 (5.41%) Product Management
11 2 (5.41%) Quality Management
11 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) SAP
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) GFI Software
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Wyse