The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Practitioner
Rank 127 107 132
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 14 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.96% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.36% 5.57% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £153 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £445 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.16% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+39.34% +28.23%
PRINCE2 Practitioner
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
594 503 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.18% 17.27% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 238 327
Average daily rate £350 £320 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -10.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 55 56
Average hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 Practitioner across the North West region.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 Practitioner across the North West region.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 Practitioner within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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 -18 9 £400 - 1
Lancashire - 3 £375 -
Cheshire +12 2 £425 +21.42%
Merseyside - - - -
PRINCE2 Practitioner
England

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner.

1 54 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 35 (64.81%) Project Management
3 34 (62.96%) Finance
4 23 (42.59%) APMP
5 19 (35.19%) ISEB
6 18 (33.33%) MS Project
6 18 (33.33%) ITIL
6 18 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 16 (29.63%) Supplier Management
8 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
10 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 12 (22.22%) Migration
11 11 (20.37%) Internet
11 11 (20.37%) Service Delivery
12 10 (18.52%) Service Management
12 10 (18.52%) MS Visio
12 10 (18.52%) ITSM
12 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
12 10 (18.52%) Coaching
13 8 (14.81%) PMP
13 8 (14.81%) PMI Certification
14 7 (12.96%) PMI
15 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
15 6 (11.11%) Scrum
15 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (11.11%) Degree
16 5 (9.26%) Software Testing
16 5 (9.26%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.85%) Lync
1 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (33.33%) MS Project
2 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 10 (18.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 34 (62.96%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Games
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Local Government
3 1 (1.85%) Law
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Project Manager
2 11 (20.37%) Programme Manager
3 6 (11.11%) Integration Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Test Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Environment Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Agile Coach
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Security Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Web Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (1.85%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (1.85%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Information Security Project Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Information Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.96%) PMI
3 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) New Media
5 1 (1.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
1 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 35 (64.81%) Project Management
3 18 (33.33%) ITIL
4 16 (29.63%) Supplier Management
5 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (22.22%) Migration
7 11 (20.37%) Service Delivery
8 10 (18.52%) ITSM
8 10 (18.52%) Service Management
8 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
8 10 (18.52%) Coaching
9 6 (11.11%) Scrum
9 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.26%) Software Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Change Control
11 4 (7.41%) Test Strategy
11 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
11 4 (7.41%) User Stories
11 4 (7.41%) Product Management
11 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) Java
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) APMP
2 19 (35.19%) ISEB
3 18 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 8 (14.81%) PMP
4 8 (14.81%) PMI Certification
5 6 (11.11%) Degree
6 3 (5.56%) CISA
6 3 (5.56%) CISSP
7 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Citrix
3 3 (5.56%) HP
3 3 (5.56%) Planview
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) NetApp
4 1 (1.85%) Capita