The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
North West / Merseyside
Rank 31 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 7 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.71% 2.41% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 2.91% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 13
Median daily rate £465 £265 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.47% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £202 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £346 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
202 275 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 78.29% 82.83% 71.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 161 95
Median daily rate £480 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £32.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £71.50 £16.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +9 7 £465 +44.18%
Bootle - 1 £465 -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (20.00%) MS Project
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Google
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) ISEB
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (10.00%) ERP
7 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
7 1 (10.00%) Service Management
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) COBIT
7 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) PMP

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) PMO Lead
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Support
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) SFIA
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Google