The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Midlands region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 20 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 5 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.86% 3.67% 7.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 6.11% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £336 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.63 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-12.66% -10.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 131 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 73.14% 60.09% 62.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 49
Average daily rate £425 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £334 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £106.00 £175.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.42% +311.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £175.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
PRINCE2
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Casewise
4 2 (12.50%) Casewise Modeler
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 2 (12.50%) BPR
4 2 (12.50%) EAI
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) SSADM
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (12.50%) GIS
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Finance

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) Casewise Modeler
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Architect
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Deployment Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) GIS
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 2 (12.50%) BPR
4 2 (12.50%) EAI
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) SSADM
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Casewise
3 1 (6.25%) RedPrairie
3 1 (6.25%) IBM