The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 Certification in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 Certification over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 132 119 95
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -24
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 28 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.50% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.51% 2.75% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 15
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£375 £220 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £334 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £33.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £30.02
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.72%
PRINCE2 Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
797 546 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.52% 18.02% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 263 233
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 55 53
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £15.10 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £46.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 18 £375 +73.41% 3
Cheshire -5 7 £303 -21.42% 1
Merseyside - 1 £468 -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Certification.

1 79 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 43 (54.43%) Project Management
3 30 (37.97%) Finance
4 17 (21.52%) Banking
5 16 (20.25%) ITIL
6 11 (13.92%) Risk Management
6 11 (13.92%) Local Government
7 9 (11.39%) Manufacturing
7 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.13%) Oracle
8 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
8 8 (10.13%) Change Control
9 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (8.86%) Project Planning
9 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
9 7 (8.86%) Migration
9 7 (8.86%) Change Management
10 6 (7.59%) ISEB
10 6 (7.59%) QA
10 6 (7.59%) Degree
11 5 (6.33%) SLA
11 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
11 5 (6.33%) MS Office
11 5 (6.33%) WAN
12 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
12 4 (5.06%) PMP
12 4 (5.06%) PMI Certification
12 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
12 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Office
2 3 (3.80%) MS Project
3 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle HRMS
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.27%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.27%) Aareon QL
3 1 (1.27%) OPENHousing
3 1 (1.27%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (1.27%) Academy Housing
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) WAN
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) NAS
3 1 (1.27%) HTTP
3 1 (1.27%) SAN
3 1 (1.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) EDMS
General
1 30 (37.97%) Finance
2 17 (21.52%) Banking
3 11 (13.92%) Local Government
4 9 (11.39%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.53%) Automotive
5 2 (2.53%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 52 (65.82%) Project Manager
2 7 (8.86%) Analyst
2 7 (8.86%) Consultant
2 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 5 (6.33%) Test Manager
4 4 (5.06%) Business Analyst
4 4 (5.06%) Change Manager
4 4 (5.06%) Business Project Manager
4 4 (5.06%) Business Manager
5 3 (3.80%) Technical Leader
5 3 (3.80%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (3.80%) Project Analyst
5 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 3 (3.80%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (3.80%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (3.80%) Programme Manager
5 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (3.80%) ICT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Smartphone
1 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.53%) Life Science
2 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 43 (54.43%) Project Management
3 16 (20.25%) ITIL
4 11 (13.92%) Risk Management
5 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.13%) Change Control
7 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (8.86%) Change Management
7 7 (8.86%) Project Planning
7 7 (8.86%) Migration
8 4 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.06%) Test Management
9 3 (3.80%) Release Management
9 3 (3.80%) Test Strategy
9 3 (3.80%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.53%) Data Analysis
10 2 (2.53%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.53%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
1 3 (3.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) Degree
3 6 (7.59%) ISEB
4 4 (5.06%) PMP
4 4 (5.06%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.27%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 5 (6.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco
4 2 (2.53%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (2.53%) SAP
4 2 (2.53%) Juniper
4 2 (2.53%) Nokia
4 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.53%) McAfee
4 2 (2.53%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.53%) TippingPoint
4 2 (2.53%) F5
4 2 (2.53%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.27%) Northgate
5 1 (1.27%) Civica
5 1 (1.27%) Capita
5 1 (1.27%) Orchard
5 1 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (1.27%) Teradata
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