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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 111 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 27 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 1.16% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.27% 6.30% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 19
Average daily rate
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£425 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £264 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £393 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.89% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.81 £75.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% -54.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +10.71%
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
632 524 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.44% 18.46% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 238 275
Average daily rate £365 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 42 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.63 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.71 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 -3 14 £463 +7.55% 3
Manchester -8 9 £313 -20.88% 7
Merseyside -4 1 £225 -25.00%
Lancashire -23 1 £600 +56.86%
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 42 (97.67%) PRINCE2
2 20 (46.51%) Project Management
3 17 (39.53%) ITIL
4 13 (30.23%) Finance
5 8 (18.60%) PMI Certification
6 7 (16.28%) Supplier Management
7 6 (13.95%) Risk Management
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.95%) PMP
7 6 (13.95%) Service Management
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco
8 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
8 5 (11.63%) Oracle
8 5 (11.63%) MS Project
9 4 (9.30%) SQL
9 4 (9.30%) PRINCE
9 4 (9.30%) McAfee
9 4 (9.30%) Nokia
9 4 (9.30%) NHS
9 4 (9.30%) Juniper
9 4 (9.30%) Firewall
9 4 (9.30%) Local Government
9 4 (9.30%) Degree
9 4 (9.30%) Information Security
9 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat
9 4 (9.30%) Business Development
9 4 (9.30%) TippingPoint
9 4 (9.30%) F5
9 4 (9.30%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (9.30%) ArcSight

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Project
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Local Government
3 3 (6.98%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Project Manager
2 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (9.30%) Programme Planner
2 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (6.98%) NHS Project Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Project Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Coordinator
3 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Project Planner
4 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Leader
4 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Digital Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) NHS
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) PMI
2 2 (4.65%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (97.67%) PRINCE2
2 20 (46.51%) Project Management
3 17 (39.53%) ITIL
4 7 (16.28%) Supplier Management
5 6 (13.95%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.95%) Service Management
6 4 (9.30%) PRINCE
6 4 (9.30%) Information Security
6 4 (9.30%) Business Development
7 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.98%) Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.33%) Business Process Improvement
9 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.33%) Kanban
9 1 (2.33%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (2.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) PMI Certification
2 6 (13.95%) PMP
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.33%) XenApp
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco
1 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) McAfee
2 4 (9.30%) Nokia
2 4 (9.30%) Juniper
2 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat
2 4 (9.30%) TippingPoint
2 4 (9.30%) F5
2 4 (9.30%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (9.30%) ArcSight
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago