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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 110 102 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 46 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 1.20% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.89% 5.94% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £329 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £31.50 £43.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.60% -27.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+52.54% -13.86%
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
781 640 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.21% 20.21% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 298 194
Average daily rate £398 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £220 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 88 38
Average hourly rate £41.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.00 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -4 18 £338 -11.41% 5
Cheshire -2 17 £425 -26.08% 2
Merseyside -12 7 £400 - 1
Lancashire +3 4 £300 - 2
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (98.67%) PRINCE2
2 44 (58.67%) Project Management
3 27 (36.00%) Finance
4 15 (20.00%) ITIL
4 15 (20.00%) Local Government
5 14 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (14.67%) PMI Certification
7 10 (13.33%) PMP
8 9 (12.00%) CheckPoint
8 9 (12.00%) Cisco
8 9 (12.00%) Banking
9 8 (10.67%) Blue Coat
9 8 (10.67%) Business Development
9 8 (10.67%) Degree
9 8 (10.67%) TippingPoint
9 8 (10.67%) F5
9 8 (10.67%) ArcSight
9 8 (10.67%) Nokia
9 8 (10.67%) McAfee
9 8 (10.67%) Juniper
9 8 (10.67%) Migration
9 8 (10.67%) Information Security
9 8 (10.67%) Firewall
9 8 (10.67%) Cyber-Ark
10 6 (8.00%) NHS
10 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (8.00%) Oracle
11 5 (6.67%) Change Control
11 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Project
1 4 (5.33%) MS Office
2 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle HRMS
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Firewall
2 5 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) SAN
3 1 (1.33%) NAS
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 27 (36.00%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Local Government
3 9 (12.00%) Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Legal
4 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (81.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 5 (6.67%) NHS Project Manager
3 5 (6.67%) ICT Project Manager
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle Project Manager
3 5 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 5 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (5.33%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (5.33%) Analyst
4 4 (5.33%) Consultant
4 4 (5.33%) Technical Leader
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 3 (4.00%) Information Manager
5 3 (4.00%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (4.00%) Project Analyst
5 3 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) NHS
2 4 (5.33%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) BYOD
4 1 (1.33%) PMI
4 1 (1.33%) Statistics
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (98.67%) PRINCE2
2 44 (58.67%) Project Management
3 15 (20.00%) ITIL
4 14 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.67%) Information Security
5 8 (10.67%) Migration
5 8 (10.67%) Business Development
6 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.67%) Change Management
6 5 (6.67%) Change Control
7 4 (5.33%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.33%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.00%) BPR
9 2 (2.67%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.67%) CRM
9 2 (2.67%) ITSM
9 2 (2.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
1 4 (5.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) PMI Certification
2 10 (13.33%) PMP
3 8 (10.67%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.00%) ISEB
5 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Cisco
1 9 (12.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (10.67%) McAfee
2 8 (10.67%) Juniper
2 8 (10.67%) Nokia
2 8 (10.67%) Blue Coat
2 8 (10.67%) TippingPoint
2 8 (10.67%) F5
2 8 (10.67%) ArcSight
2 8 (10.67%) Cyber-Ark
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (1.33%) EMC
5 1 (1.33%) VMware
Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £260 - £280 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £340 - £405 per day
Posted: 24 days ago