The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 97 77 107
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +30
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 39 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 1.79% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.07% 9.66% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 11
Average daily rate £425 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £146 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £43.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.50 £29.49
% change year-on-year
-24.65% +23.78%
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
642 445 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.23% 18.48% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 193 284
Average daily rate £375 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £490 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 37 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £29.85 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
PRINCE2 Certification
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 17 £381 +83.61% 1
Cheshire -17 13 £575 +91.66%
Merseyside +1 1 - - 3
Lancashire - 1 - -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 76 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 26 (34.21%) Project Management
3 24 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (22.37%) ITIL
5 13 (17.11%) Local Government
6 11 (14.47%) Finance
7 10 (13.16%) Programme Management
7 10 (13.16%) MS Project
8 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
9 8 (10.53%) Windows
10 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
10 7 (9.21%) MS Visio
10 7 (9.21%) Migration
10 7 (9.21%) Portfolio Management
11 6 (7.89%) Supplier Management
11 6 (7.89%) Scrum
11 6 (7.89%) NHS
11 6 (7.89%) SAP
12 5 (6.58%) ERP
12 5 (6.58%) PMI
12 5 (6.58%) PMI Certification
12 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
12 5 (6.58%) Advertising
12 5 (6.58%) Project Planning
12 5 (6.58%) Resource Management
12 5 (6.58%) Retail
12 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
13 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (5.26%) CRM
13 4 (5.26%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Project
2 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.21%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) LAN
1 3 (3.95%) WAN
2 1 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (17.11%) Local Government
2 11 (14.47%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Advertising
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (55.26%) Project Manager
2 14 (18.42%) Senior Manager
3 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
4 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 11 (14.47%) Programme Manager
4 11 (14.47%) Senior Project Manager
5 9 (11.84%) Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Coordinator
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (6.58%) ERP Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Programme Manager
8 4 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) IT Programme Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Service Transition Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) NHS Project Manager
9 3 (3.95%) ICT Project Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) NHS
2 5 (6.58%) PMI
3 1 (1.32%) Clustering
3 1 (1.32%) GIS
3 1 (1.32%) PKI
3 1 (1.32%) CESG
3 1 (1.32%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) AIX
3 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) UNIX
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 26 (34.21%) Project Management
3 24 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (22.37%) ITIL
5 10 (13.16%) Programme Management
6 7 (9.21%) Migration
6 7 (9.21%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (7.89%) Supplier Management
7 6 (7.89%) Scrum
8 5 (6.58%) ERP
8 5 (6.58%) Project Planning
8 5 (6.58%) Resource Management
8 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.26%) CRM
10 3 (3.95%) Validation
10 3 (3.95%) Change Control
11 2 (2.63%) Web Development
11 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) SQL
1 1 (1.32%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
1 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.63%) XenApp
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) SAP
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.95%) Citrix
3 3 (3.95%) BMC
4 2 (2.63%) Capita
4 2 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (1.32%) Sybase
5 1 (1.32%) NetApp
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco
5 1 (1.32%) McAfee
5 1 (1.32%) Civica
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £330 - £331 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago