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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 112 108 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 39 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 0.86% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.23% 4.44% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 10
Average daily rate
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£378 £409 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.58% +22.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £48.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -36.04%
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
745 608 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.22% 19.30% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 312 193
Average daily rate £378 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £575 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 76 38
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.06 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -20.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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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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 +1 15 £395 +31.66% 1
Cheshire -12 10 £463 -19.56% 2
Cumbria - 5 £378 -
Merseyside - 5 £411 - 1
Lancashire +9 3 £300 - 4
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 74 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 40 (54.05%) Project Management
3 27 (36.49%) Finance
4 14 (18.92%) ITIL
5 13 (17.57%) Local Government
6 11 (14.86%) Banking
7 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.16%) Risk Management
9 8 (10.81%) Migration
10 7 (9.46%) Degree
10 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
11 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
11 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
11 6 (8.11%) Oracle
11 6 (8.11%) ISEB
11 6 (8.11%) PMP
11 6 (8.11%) PMI Certification
11 6 (8.11%) Change Control
12 5 (6.76%) Cisco
12 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
12 5 (6.76%) MS Office
12 5 (6.76%) WAN
12 5 (6.76%) Change Management
13 4 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
13 4 (5.41%) F5
13 4 (5.41%) ArcSight
13 4 (5.41%) Cyber-Ark
13 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
13 4 (5.41%) TippingPoint

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Office
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle HRMS
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) WAN
2 4 (5.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) NAS
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
3 1 (1.35%) SAN
3 1 (1.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) EDMS
General
1 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Local Government
3 11 (14.86%) Banking
4 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.05%) Legal
6 2 (2.70%) Retail
7 1 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (74.32%) Project Manager
2 6 (8.11%) Consultant
2 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 5 (6.76%) ICT Project Manager
3 5 (6.76%) Senior Manager
3 5 (6.76%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle Project Manager
4 4 (5.41%) Technical Leader
4 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (5.41%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 4 (5.41%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (5.41%) Analyst
4 4 (5.41%) Test Manager
5 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.05%) Programme Manager
5 3 (4.05%) Change Manager
5 3 (4.05%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (4.05%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.05%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.70%) NHS
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 40 (54.05%) Project Management
3 14 (18.92%) ITIL
4 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.16%) Risk Management
6 8 (10.81%) Migration
7 6 (8.11%) Change Control
7 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (6.76%) Change Management
9 4 (5.41%) Information Security
9 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.41%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.41%) Business Development
10 3 (4.05%) Supplier Management
10 3 (4.05%) Release Management
10 3 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.05%) Test Management
10 3 (4.05%) BPR
10 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
1 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) ISEB
2 6 (8.11%) PMP
2 6 (8.11%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle
2 5 (6.76%) Cisco
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) Juniper
3 4 (5.41%) Nokia
3 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.41%) McAfee
3 4 (5.41%) Blue Coat
3 4 (5.41%) TippingPoint
3 4 (5.41%) F5
3 4 (5.41%) ArcSight
3 4 (5.41%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.35%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) EMC