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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 18 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 5 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.09% 2.99% 8.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 3.97% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £444 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.12% +10.93%
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 £27.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.37%
PRINCE2
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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
126 126 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 77.78% 75.45% 62.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 57
Average daily rate £500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 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 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) MS Project
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) B2B
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) P3O
6 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (9.09%) Legal
6 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Retail

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Primavera
1 1 (9.09%) CA PPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
1 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) B2B
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (9.09%) Document Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PgMP
3 1 (9.09%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) P3O
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle