The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Practitioner
Rank 111 93 127
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +34
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 19 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 1.24% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.53% 6.46% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 5
Average daily rate
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£415 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.89% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £336 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £428 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- +30.85%
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
539 511 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.92% 19.18% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 232 328
Average daily rate £325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £479 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 47
Average hourly rate £22.25 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.53% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
PRINCE2 Practitioner
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -22 8 £450 +5.88% 2
Lancashire -7 7 £400 +18.51%
Cheshire +7 3 £463 +42.30% 1
Merseyside - - - -
PRINCE2 Practitioner
England

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 53 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 36 (67.92%) Project Management
3 32 (60.38%) Finance
4 23 (43.40%) APMP
5 21 (39.62%) ITIL
6 19 (35.85%) ISEB
7 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
7 18 (33.96%) ISEB Practitioner
8 16 (30.19%) Supplier Management
9 15 (28.30%) MS Project
10 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
10 13 (24.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (24.53%) Computer Science
11 11 (20.75%) Migration
11 11 (20.75%) Internet
12 10 (18.87%) MS Visio
13 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
13 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
14 8 (15.09%) Service Management
14 8 (15.09%) ITSM
15 6 (11.32%) PMP
15 6 (11.32%) PMI Certification
15 6 (11.32%) Degree
16 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
16 5 (9.43%) SOA
16 5 (9.43%) ERP
16 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
16 5 (9.43%) Data Management
16 5 (9.43%) PMI
17 4 (7.55%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.89%) Lync
1 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Project
2 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
3 10 (18.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (60.38%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Local Government
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Project Manager
2 11 (20.75%) Programme Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Integration Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Agile Coach
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Test Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Environment Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (1.89%) CRM Project Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Information Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Security Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (1.89%) CRM Manager
7 1 (1.89%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (1.89%) Information Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 36 (67.92%) Project Management
3 21 (39.62%) ITIL
4 16 (30.19%) Supplier Management
5 13 (24.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (20.75%) Migration
7 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
8 8 (15.09%) ITSM
8 8 (15.09%) Service Management
9 5 (9.43%) ERP
9 5 (9.43%) SOA
9 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
9 5 (9.43%) Data Management
9 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
10 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
10 4 (7.55%) Product Management
10 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) APMP
2 19 (35.85%) ISEB
3 18 (33.96%) ISEB Practitioner
4 6 (11.32%) Degree
4 6 (11.32%) PMP
4 6 (11.32%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) CISA
6 1 (1.89%) CISSP
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) HP
2 2 (3.77%) Planview
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco
3 1 (1.89%) NetApp
3 1 (1.89%) Capita