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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 33 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 70 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.00% 4.89% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.80% 6.59% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 31 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £319 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.07 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-23.74% +10.96%
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
1029 820 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.55% 74.28% 70.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 433 390
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -21.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £97.74 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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
Salford - 3 £350 -
Altrincham - 1 - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 53 (42.40%) Project Management
2 52 (41.60%) Finance
3 33 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (20.80%) Microsoft
5 25 (20.00%) ITIL
6 20 (16.00%) MS Project
6 20 (16.00%) Programme Management
7 19 (15.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 18 (14.40%) Scrum
9 16 (12.80%) Migration
9 16 (12.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 15 (12.00%) Banking
11 14 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (11.20%) PRINCE
12 13 (10.40%) Windows
12 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
13 12 (9.60%) Waterfall
14 11 (8.80%) Degree
14 11 (8.80%) PMI Certification
14 11 (8.80%) Citrix
15 10 (8.00%) NHS
15 10 (8.00%) SAP
15 10 (8.00%) Service Delivery
16 9 (7.20%) Oracle
16 9 (7.20%) JIRA
16 9 (7.20%) P3O
17 8 (6.40%) Mentoring
17 8 (6.40%) Windows 7
17 8 (6.40%) Computer Science
17 8 (6.40%) ERP

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (4.80%) CMS
2 5 (4.00%) Apache
2 5 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.00%) Orchard CMS
2 5 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.60%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (16.00%) MS Project
2 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.60%) MS Office
4 2 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.60%) Tridion
2 1 (0.80%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.80%) Agresso
2 1 (0.80%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) LAN
1 3 (2.40%) WAN
2 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.80%) DNS
2 1 (0.80%) SAN
2 1 (0.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (4.00%) RavenDB
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.80%) QlikView
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) JIRA
2 5 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 52 (41.60%) Finance
2 15 (12.00%) Banking
3 6 (4.80%) Retail
4 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.40%) Local Government
6 2 (1.60%) Games
6 2 (1.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.80%) Billing
7 1 (0.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.80%) Advertising
7 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (59.20%) Project Manager
2 10 (8.00%) Senior Manager
2 10 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 7 (5.60%) SAP Manager
5 6 (4.80%) PMO Manager
5 6 (4.80%) Programme Manager
5 6 (4.80%) Developer
6 5 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (4.00%) SAP Project Manager
6 5 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 5 (4.00%) Change Manager
6 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.00%) Analyst
6 5 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.00%) Coordinator
6 5 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (3.20%) Planning Manager
7 4 (3.20%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.80%) Web Services
2 5 (4.00%) XHTML
2 5 (4.00%) XML
2 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.00%) CSS
2 5 (4.00%) HTML
2 5 (4.00%) .NET
2 5 (4.00%) SAML
2 5 (4.00%) LINQ
2 5 (4.00%) jQuery
2 5 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (4.00%) Lucene
2 5 (4.00%) Ajax
2 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (4.00%) Regular Expression
2 5 (4.00%) RESTful
2 5 (4.00%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) NHS
2 8 (6.40%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.80%) PMI
4 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.00%) Open Source
5 4 (3.20%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.40%) Life Science
7 2 (1.60%) New Media
7 2 (1.60%) Statistics
7 2 (1.60%) FMCG
7 2 (1.60%) AS400
8 1 (0.80%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.80%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.80%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.80%) CCTV
8 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.40%) Windows
2 8 (6.40%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.20%) UNIX
3 4 (3.20%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.40%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.60%) Solaris
5 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.80%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (42.40%) Project Management
2 33 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.00%) ITIL
4 20 (16.00%) Programme Management
5 18 (14.40%) Scrum
6 16 (12.80%) Migration
7 14 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (11.20%) PRINCE
8 12 (9.60%) Waterfall
9 10 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.40%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.40%) ERP
10 8 (6.40%) TDD
10 8 (6.40%) Risk Management
11 7 (5.60%) Change Management
11 7 (5.60%) Change Control
12 6 (4.80%) People Management
12 6 (4.80%) SOA
12 6 (4.80%) Service Management
12 6 (4.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.00%) C#
1 5 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (4.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (4.00%) SQL
1 5 (4.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (4.00%) Ruby
2 4 (3.20%) Java
3 1 (0.80%) SQR
Qualifications
1 19 (15.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 16 (12.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (8.80%) Degree
3 11 (8.80%) PMI Certification
4 6 (4.80%) PMP
5 3 (2.40%) ISEB
5 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.80%) CISA
7 1 (0.80%) CIMA
7 1 (0.80%) ACCA
7 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.80%) CCNA
7 1 (0.80%) CISSP
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) P3O
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.80%) COBIT
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.80%) XenApp
4 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 26 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) Citrix
3 10 (8.00%) SAP
4 9 (7.20%) Oracle
5 5 (4.00%) VMware
6 4 (3.20%) Progress
7 2 (1.60%) hybris
7 2 (1.60%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.60%) Lotus
8 1 (0.80%) Informatica
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco
8 1 (0.80%) Google
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