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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 90 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 18 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 0.78% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 5.73% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 2
Average daily rate £350 £363 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -14.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £201 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £403
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
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
243 192 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.38% 13.54% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 102 81
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £554 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 10
Average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £13.60 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 21 (58.33%) Project Management
3 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.22%) Scrum
5 8 (22.22%) Finance
6 7 (19.44%) Change Management
6 7 (19.44%) PRINCE
6 7 (19.44%) PMP
7 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.89%) PMI Certification
8 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
8 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) Supplier Management
9 4 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (11.11%) Banking
9 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 4 (11.11%) ERP
9 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle
9 4 (11.11%) SAP
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (11.11%) Project Governance
9 4 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (8.33%) MS Project
10 3 (8.33%) ITIL
11 2 (5.56%) GIS
11 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) GIS
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) EDRMS
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Advertising
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) Change Manager
2 4 (11.11%) ERP Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Public Sector Project Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Banking Project Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 3 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Applications Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Applications Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Communications Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) ERP Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Change Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Senior IT Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) JSON
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Informatics
1 1 (2.78%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 21 (58.33%) Project Management
3 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.22%) Scrum
6 7 (19.44%) Change Management
6 7 (19.44%) PRINCE
7 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (11.11%) ERP
8 4 (11.11%) Project Governance
8 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (11.11%) Supplier Management
9 3 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (8.33%) ITIL
10 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
10 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) PMP
2 5 (13.89%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.56%) APMP
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) SAP