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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 16 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 6 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.05% 2.26% 8.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 3.10% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £343 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.08% -21.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £361 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +10.23%
PRINCE2
England

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
99 129 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 66.89% 72.88% 54.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 59
Average daily rate £400 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 11 (73.33%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (20.00%) PMI
6 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
7 2 (13.33%) MS Project
7 2 (13.33%) SAP
7 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (13.33%) Marketing
7 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Legal
7 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (13.33%) P3O
7 2 (13.33%) Line Management
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (13.33%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (13.33%) PMO Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Governance Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Services Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) JSP
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) PMI
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) P3O
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) BT
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
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