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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 82 61 80
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 7 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 1.18% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.27% 10.00% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £193 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £323 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -2.90%
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
164 140 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.15% 11.82% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 62 100
Average daily rate £375 £280 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £161 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 15
Average hourly rate £17.25 £26.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.65% +79.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £37.20 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 October 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 1 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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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
Altrincham - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
PRINCE2 Certification
North West

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 5 (26.32%) Six Sigma
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) Banking
6 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.53%) VMware
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
7 2 (10.53%) XenApp
7 2 (10.53%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) VoIP
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco
7 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
7 2 (10.53%) Citrix
7 2 (10.53%) PMI
7 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
7 2 (10.53%) SAN
7 2 (10.53%) NHS
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) VoIP
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Project Planner
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Junior DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.53%) DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Junior
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) ERP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) PMI
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.53%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) BPR
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.53%) XenApp
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco
1 2 (10.53%) Citrix