The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 20 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE
England / North West
Rank 130 127 115
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 4 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.59% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.72% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 20
Median daily rate £295 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.48% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-41.65% -19.19%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2155 3066 2591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.10% 82.38% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1856 1498
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 135 111
Median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.70 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Manchester +3 2 £295 -8.52% 4
Cheshire +18 1 - - 4
Lancashire +9 1 - -
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE 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 North West region with a requirement for PRINCE.

1 17 (77.27%) PRINCE2
2 10 (45.45%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (27.27%) Protective Monitoring
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL V3
4 6 (27.27%) Change Management
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (13.64%) NHS
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.09%) Banking
8 2 (9.09%) ITSM
8 2 (9.09%) Service Management
8 2 (9.09%) Migration
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) PMI
8 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
8 2 (9.09%) Unix
8 2 (9.09%) Windows
8 2 (9.09%) Linux
8 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (9.09%) SDLC
8 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.09%) OPENHousing
8 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
8 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 2 (9.09%) Waterfall

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) OPENHousing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) ITSM Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) PMO Officer
2 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Project Officer
2 2 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
2 2 (9.09%) Security Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) Support Officer
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Finance Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Integration Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) PRINCE2
2 10 (45.45%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Change Management
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL V3
4 6 (27.27%) Protective Monitoring
5 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 2 (9.09%) Information Governance
6 2 (9.09%) ITSM
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SANS
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nessus
1 1 (4.55%) Nexpose
1 1 (4.55%) Nmap
1 1 (4.55%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Apple
1 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
1 1 (4.55%) Intel
1 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) NetWitness
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Qualys
1 1 (4.55%) Snow
1 1 (4.55%) Splunk