The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills 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 over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 41 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 72 79 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.92% 5.65% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 7.29% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 30
Average daily rate £315 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £588 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.07
% change year-on-year
- -23.74%
PRINCE2
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1501 1083 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.71% 77.47% 76.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 666 460
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Manchester region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Manchester region.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

PRINCE2
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 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oldham -5 1 £400 +33.33%
Salford -5 1 £120 -65.71%
Bolton - 1 £225 - 1
Rochdale - 1 - - 2
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing PRINCE2 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.

1 96 (49.48%) Project Management
2 52 (26.80%) Finance
3 44 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (20.10%) ITIL
4 39 (20.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 34 (17.53%) MS Excel
6 32 (16.49%) Microsoft
7 31 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (13.40%) Business Analysis
9 24 (12.37%) Change Management
10 20 (10.31%) Programme Management
11 19 (9.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 18 (9.28%) Service Delivery
12 18 (9.28%) MS Visio
13 17 (8.76%) PRINCE
14 16 (8.25%) Migration
14 16 (8.25%) MS PowerPoint
15 15 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (7.22%) PMI Certification
17 12 (6.19%) ERP
17 12 (6.19%) MS Office
17 12 (6.19%) Supplier Management
18 11 (5.67%) Banking
18 11 (5.67%) Oracle
18 11 (5.67%) MS Project
18 11 (5.67%) PMP
19 10 (5.15%) ISEB
19 10 (5.15%) SAP
19 10 (5.15%) Test Strategy
19 10 (5.15%) Stakeholder Engagement

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing PRINCE2 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.12%) Confluence
2 1 (0.52%) CMS
2 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (17.53%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.28%) MS Visio
3 16 (8.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (6.19%) MS Office
5 11 (5.67%) MS Project
6 3 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (3.09%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.58%) WAN
2 3 (1.55%) DMZ
3 2 (1.03%) 4G
3 2 (1.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.03%) Network Security
3 2 (1.03%) SAN
3 2 (1.03%) Wireless
4 1 (0.52%) ADSL
4 1 (0.52%) Broadband
4 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.52%) Intranet
4 1 (0.52%) ISDN
4 1 (0.52%) LLU
4 1 (0.52%) MPLS
4 1 (0.52%) PSTN
4 1 (0.52%) VoIP
4 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.03%) GIS
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.52%) Big Data
3 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.52%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.64%) JIRA
2 2 (1.03%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 52 (26.80%) Finance
2 11 (5.67%) Banking
3 7 (3.61%) Legal
4 6 (3.09%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.09%) Retail
5 5 (2.58%) Back Office
6 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.55%) Local Government
6 3 (1.55%) Marketing
6 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.03%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (41.24%) Project Manager
2 33 (17.01%) Analyst
3 23 (11.86%) Business Analyst
4 17 (8.76%) Consultant
5 14 (7.22%) Service Manager
6 12 (6.19%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (5.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 11 (5.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 11 (5.67%) IT Manager
7 11 (5.67%) PMO Consultant
8 9 (4.64%) IT Project Manager
8 9 (4.64%) Project Consultant
8 9 (4.64%) Project Support Consultant
8 9 (4.64%) Senior Manager
8 9 (4.64%) Services Delivery Manager
8 9 (4.64%) Support Consultant
9 8 (4.12%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (3.61%) Head of Delivery
10 7 (3.61%) Project Office Support
11 6 (3.09%) Head of Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.52%) CSS
1 1 (0.52%) HTML
1 1 (0.52%) JSON
1 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.12%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.09%) NHS
2 6 (3.09%) PMI
3 5 (2.58%) Life Science
4 4 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.52%) Economics
6 1 (0.52%) Informatics
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.12%) Windows
2 5 (2.58%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.55%) Android
4 1 (0.52%) Unix
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (49.48%) Project Management
2 44 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (20.10%) ITIL
4 31 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (13.40%) Business Analysis
6 24 (12.37%) Change Management
7 20 (10.31%) Programme Management
8 18 (9.28%) Service Delivery
9 17 (8.76%) PRINCE
10 16 (8.25%) Migration
11 15 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (6.19%) ERP
12 12 (6.19%) Supplier Management
13 10 (5.15%) SDLC
13 10 (5.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (5.15%) Test Strategy
14 8 (4.12%) Business Transformation
14 8 (4.12%) Data Analysis
14 8 (4.12%) Scrum
14 8 (4.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.03%) SQL
2 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 39 (20.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 19 (9.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 14 (7.22%) PMI Certification
4 11 (5.67%) PMP
5 10 (5.15%) ISEB
6 6 (3.09%) Degree
6 6 (3.09%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.58%) APMP
8 3 (1.55%) ACSA
8 3 (1.55%) ACSP
8 3 (1.55%) CCDP
8 3 (1.55%) CCIP
8 3 (1.55%) CCNA
8 3 (1.55%) CCNP
8 3 (1.55%) IBM Certification
8 3 (1.55%) MCDST
8 3 (1.55%) MCITP
8 3 (1.55%) MCTS
8 3 (1.55%) RHCE
8 3 (1.55%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.03%) BitLocker
1 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) SCCM
2 1 (0.52%) Netcool
2 1 (0.52%) SCOM
2 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.67%) Oracle
3 10 (5.15%) SAP
4 6 (3.09%) Citrix
5 5 (2.58%) Cisco
6 3 (1.55%) Apple
6 3 (1.55%) Avaya
6 3 (1.55%) EMC
6 3 (1.55%) HP
6 3 (1.55%) IBM
6 3 (1.55%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.55%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.55%) VMware
7 2 (1.03%) Huawei
7 2 (1.03%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.52%) NetApp
8 1 (0.52%) Wyse
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