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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 18 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 98 73 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.45% 5.80% 6.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.75% 8.23% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 35 41
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £92.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -26.66%
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
1120 887 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.68% 70.51% 72.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 451 349
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 42
Average hourly rate £16.29 £17.30 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.69 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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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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 +2 5 £433 - 1
Salford - 1 £115 -
Wigan - 1 £300 -
Bolton - 1 £300 - 1
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 115 (55.56%) Project Management
2 94 (45.41%) Finance
3 43 (20.77%) MS Project
4 42 (20.29%) Programme Management
5 37 (17.87%) ITIL
6 36 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 36 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (14.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 29 (14.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 28 (13.53%) Microsoft
9 27 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
10 24 (11.59%) Banking
11 23 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 21 (10.14%) Degree
12 21 (10.14%) Risk Management
12 21 (10.14%) PRINCE
13 20 (9.66%) Migration
13 20 (9.66%) Change Control
14 19 (9.18%) Data Centre
15 18 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (8.70%) Change Management
16 16 (7.73%) Citrix
17 14 (6.76%) PMI Certification
17 14 (6.76%) Service Management
17 14 (6.76%) Waterfall
18 13 (6.28%) Service Delivery
18 13 (6.28%) Scrum
18 13 (6.28%) Local Government
19 11 (5.31%) Windows

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 3 (1.45%) CMS
2 2 (0.97%) Apache Solr
2 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
2 2 (0.97%) Apache
2 2 (0.97%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.97%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (0.48%) JBoss
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.48%) Lync
3 1 (0.48%) Liferay
Applications
1 43 (20.77%) MS Project
2 36 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 27 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.42%) MS Office
5 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Agresso
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.48%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.35%) SAN
2 5 (2.42%) WAN
3 3 (1.45%) LAN
4 2 (0.97%) NAS
5 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.48%) DMZ
5 1 (0.48%) Firewall
5 1 (0.48%) Wireless
5 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.97%) RavenDB
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.48%) QlikView
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.48%) DB2
4 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.48%) EDMS
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (45.41%) Finance
2 24 (11.59%) Banking
3 13 (6.28%) Local Government
4 7 (3.38%) Retail
4 7 (3.38%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.42%) Legal
6 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.97%) Back Office
7 2 (0.97%) Law
7 2 (0.97%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (50.72%) Project Manager
2 15 (7.25%) IT Project Manager
3 13 (6.28%) Analyst
4 12 (5.80%) Coordinator
4 12 (5.80%) Programme Manager
5 11 (5.31%) Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (4.83%) Consultant
7 9 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 8 (3.86%) Senior Manager
9 7 (3.38%) Senior Project Manager
9 7 (3.38%) Project Coordinator
9 7 (3.38%) PMO Manager
10 6 (2.90%) SAP Manager
10 6 (2.90%) Data Centre Project Manager
11 5 (2.42%) PMO Lead
11 5 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 5 (2.42%) NHS Project Manager
11 5 (2.42%) Project Officer
11 5 (2.42%) Portfolio Manager
11 5 (2.42%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.45%) Web Services
1 3 (1.45%) .NET
2 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.97%) CSS
2 2 (0.97%) HTML
2 2 (0.97%) XML
2 2 (0.97%) XHTML
2 2 (0.97%) SAML
2 2 (0.97%) Lucene
2 2 (0.97%) Ajax
2 2 (0.97%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (0.97%) LINQ
2 2 (0.97%) jQuery
2 2 (0.97%) RESTful
2 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (0.97%) Sinatra
2 2 (0.97%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.48%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.18%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.86%) NHS
4 7 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.38%) Life Science
5 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.42%) PMI
7 4 (1.93%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.45%) Clustering
9 2 (0.97%) AS400
9 2 (0.97%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.97%) FMCG
10 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.48%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.31%) Windows
2 8 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.97%) UNIX
3 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
3 2 (0.97%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) CentOS
4 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (55.56%) Project Management
2 42 (20.29%) Programme Management
3 37 (17.87%) ITIL
4 36 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (14.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 21 (10.14%) PRINCE
6 21 (10.14%) Risk Management
7 20 (9.66%) Migration
7 20 (9.66%) Change Control
8 18 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (8.70%) Change Management
9 14 (6.76%) Service Management
9 14 (6.76%) Waterfall
10 13 (6.28%) Service Delivery
10 13 (6.28%) Scrum
11 10 (4.83%) ERP
11 10 (4.83%) Project Planning
12 8 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.86%) Supplier Management
13 6 (2.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.31%) SQL
2 7 (3.38%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.90%) Java
4 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.97%) C#
4 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.97%) Ruby
5 1 (0.48%) Caml Language
5 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.48%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (14.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 23 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 21 (10.14%) Degree
4 14 (6.76%) PMI Certification
5 9 (4.35%) PMP
6 6 (2.90%) ISEB
7 4 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.48%) APMG
10 1 (0.48%) CITP
10 1 (0.48%) MBA
10 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.48%) HNC
10 1 (0.48%) HND
10 1 (0.48%) MCSE
10 1 (0.48%) MCSA
10 1 (0.48%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.31%) P3O
2 3 (1.45%) SLA
2 3 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) GMP
3 1 (0.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 28 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.73%) Citrix
3 10 (4.83%) Oracle
3 10 (4.83%) VMware
4 7 (3.38%) SAP
5 6 (2.90%) Cisco
6 4 (1.93%) Progress
7 3 (1.45%) HP
8 2 (0.97%) Lotus
9 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.48%) Sage
9 1 (0.48%) Informatica
9 1 (0.48%) NetApp
9 1 (0.48%) EMC
9 1 (0.48%) Google
9 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
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