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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 118 114 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 34 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.87% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.66% 4.30% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 9
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £41.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.12% +17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
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
730 651 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.20% 20.12% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 330 238
Average daily rate £408 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% +43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.00 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 18 £350 +1.81% 6
Cheshire -10 10 £450 -10.00% 1
Cumbria - 2 £350 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 - 1
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 69 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 36 (52.17%) Project Management
3 19 (27.54%) Finance
3 19 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.49%) Change Management
4 10 (14.49%) ITIL
5 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.04%) PMP
5 9 (13.04%) PRINCE
5 9 (13.04%) Scrum
5 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 8 (11.59%) Banking
6 8 (11.59%) Agile Project Management
7 7 (10.14%) PMI Certification
8 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.70%) Project Governance
9 5 (7.25%) Change Control
9 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (7.25%) Migration
9 5 (7.25%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (7.25%) Supplier Management
9 5 (7.25%) Local Government
9 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
9 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
9 5 (7.25%) ERP
9 5 (7.25%) Oracle
10 4 (5.80%) SAP
10 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
10 4 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (5.80%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Intranet
1 2 (2.90%) WAN
2 1 (1.45%) LAN
2 1 (1.45%) Skype
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
2 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.90%) GIS
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.45%) EDRMS
General
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Local Government
3 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.35%) Advertising
6 2 (2.90%) Legal
6 2 (2.90%) Retail
7 1 (1.45%) Back Office
7 1 (1.45%) Billing
7 1 (1.45%) Marketing
7 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (65.22%) Project Manager
2 7 (10.14%) Banking Project Manager
3 6 (8.70%) Analyst
3 6 (8.70%) Senior Manager
3 6 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (7.25%) Applications Manager
4 5 (7.25%) IT Manager
4 5 (7.25%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Applications Project Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Change Manager
5 4 (5.80%) ERP Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Public Sector Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) PMO Coordinator
7 2 (2.90%) Consultant
7 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Junior
7 2 (2.90%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) CSS
1 1 (1.45%) HTML
1 1 (1.45%) JSON
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) NHS
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.45%) Informatics
2 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Android
1 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.45%) MVS
1 1 (1.45%) Unix
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
1 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 36 (52.17%) Project Management
3 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (14.49%) Change Management
4 10 (14.49%) ITIL
5 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
5 9 (13.04%) PRINCE
5 9 (13.04%) Scrum
6 8 (11.59%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (8.70%) Project Governance
7 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.25%) Change Control
8 5 (7.25%) ERP
8 5 (7.25%) Migration
8 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (7.25%) Supplier Management
9 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.35%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) C
1 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) PMP
2 7 (10.14%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) APMP
4 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) AAT
5 1 (1.45%) CITP
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Capita
4 1 (1.45%) Citrix
4 1 (1.45%) Juniper
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago