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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 104 87 100
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 28 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 1.27% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.73% 6.32% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £285 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 £30.02 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
592 538 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.82% 20.16% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 239 223
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £225 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £577 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 60 32
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £17.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -5.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £36.25 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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
Cheshire -4 16 £488 +13.37%
Manchester +4 9 £344 -12.97% 7
Lancashire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (97.92%) PRINCE2
2 23 (47.92%) Project Management
3 17 (35.42%) ITIL
3 17 (35.42%) Finance
4 9 (18.75%) PMI Certification
5 8 (16.67%) PMP
5 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
6 7 (14.58%) Supplier Management
7 6 (12.50%) Local Government
7 6 (12.50%) Business Development
7 6 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 6 (12.50%) Degree
7 6 (12.50%) TippingPoint
7 6 (12.50%) F5
7 6 (12.50%) ArcSight
7 6 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
7 6 (12.50%) McAfee
7 6 (12.50%) Juniper
7 6 (12.50%) Nokia
7 6 (12.50%) Cisco
7 6 (12.50%) Firewall
7 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.50%) Service Management
7 6 (12.50%) Information Security
8 5 (10.42%) NHS
8 5 (10.42%) MS Project
9 4 (8.33%) Oracle
9 4 (8.33%) PRINCE
10 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Project
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Local Government
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) Project Manager
2 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (10.42%) Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Programme Planner
3 4 (8.33%) NHS Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.17%) Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Project Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Project Planner
5 2 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Capacity Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) NHS
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Statistics
4 1 (2.08%) Life Science
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (97.92%) PRINCE2
2 23 (47.92%) Project Management
3 17 (35.42%) ITIL
4 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.58%) Supplier Management
6 6 (12.50%) Business Development
6 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 6 (12.50%) Service Management
6 6 (12.50%) Information Security
7 4 (8.33%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.25%) Change Management
8 3 (6.25%) BPR
9 2 (4.17%) Migration
9 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
10 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (2.08%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 8 (16.67%) PMP
3 6 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
2 6 (12.50%) Blue Coat
2 6 (12.50%) TippingPoint
2 6 (12.50%) F5
2 6 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 6 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
2 6 (12.50%) McAfee
2 6 (12.50%) Juniper
2 6 (12.50%) Nokia
2 6 (12.50%) Cisco
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
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