The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 18 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 4 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.03% 4.49% 7.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 6.25% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 14
Average daily rate
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£475 £433 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% +2.97%
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 £35.53 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.60% +9.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90 128 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 68.18% 71.91% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 46 60
Average daily rate £400 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (21.43%) PMI
4 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) P3O
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) B2B
5 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
5 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) PMO Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Services Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Governance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) JSP
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PMI
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 2 (14.29%) B2B
4 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) P3O
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) BT
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) VMware