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 16 January 2017 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
England / North West
Rank 117 111 111
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 15 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 1.09% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.09% 5.75% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 20
Median daily rate £368 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £294 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £23.78 £25.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% -35.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £23.00 £26.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £25.00 £41.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.78 £26.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.41% -4.54%

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
486 731 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.35% 19.00% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 398 336
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 54
Median hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +89.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £16.94 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 10 £368 -5.16% 1
Cheshire +17 3 £225 -52.63% 1
Merseyside 0 1 - - 1
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 30 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (50.00%) Project Management
3 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) Local Government
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.00%) Office 365
6 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (10.00%) SAP
6 3 (10.00%) Windows
6 3 (10.00%) ERP
6 3 (10.00%) NHS
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Retail
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) Legal
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Banking
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.67%) VPN
7 2 (6.67%) MS Visio

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.33%) Drupal
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (6.67%) SAP Business One
3 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.33%) Magento
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) MPLS
2 1 (3.33%) Skype
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Local Government
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) E-Business Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Office 365 Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Business Change Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Change Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Project Change Manager
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Business Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Business One Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Service Design Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (50.00%) Project Management
3 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) ERP
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.67%) Change Control
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Service Design
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.33%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (3.33%) Project Governance
7 1 (3.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) AppSense
3 1 (3.33%) ATG
3 1 (3.33%) hybris
3 1 (3.33%) Intel Security