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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 75 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 16 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.04% 0.97% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.80% 7.55% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £205 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £300 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -41.86%
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
276 159 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.02% 12.88% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 71 82
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £215 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.99 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £53.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 23 (67.65%) Finance
3 20 (58.82%) Project Management
4 12 (35.29%) Banking
5 8 (23.53%) ITIL
6 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (14.71%) SLA
9 4 (11.76%) Oracle
9 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.76%) Local Government
9 4 (11.76%) Degree
10 3 (8.82%) Change Management
10 3 (8.82%) MS Project
10 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
11 2 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
11 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
11 2 (5.88%) WAN
11 2 (5.88%) ISEB
11 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
11 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
11 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (5.88%) Life Science
11 2 (5.88%) Wealth Management
11 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
12 1 (2.94%) Matrix Management

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (8.82%) MS Project
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) NAS
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) EDMS
General
1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Local Government
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.94%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Transition Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Service Transition Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (2.94%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Life Science
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 20 (58.82%) Project Management
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL
4 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.88%) Wealth Management
8 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.94%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) EMC
2 1 (2.94%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) Teradata
2 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow