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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Practitioner
Rank 102 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 34 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 0.33% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.30% 1.80% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 9
Average daily rate £535 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.87% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £475 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £428
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £100.00 -
% change year-on-year
-62.25% -
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
642 445 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.23% 18.48% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 193 284
Average daily rate £375 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £490 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 37 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £29.85 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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Vacancies
Manchester -4 14 £400 +10.95% 1
Cheshire -10 3 - -
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PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 47 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 26 (55.32%) Project Management
3 23 (48.94%) Finance
4 18 (38.30%) APMP
5 17 (36.17%) ITIL
6 14 (29.79%) ISEB
6 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
6 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (29.79%) ISEB Practitioner
7 13 (27.66%) Supplier Management
8 11 (23.40%) Internet
9 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
10 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
11 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
12 6 (12.77%) MS Project
12 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
12 6 (12.77%) Migration
12 6 (12.77%) Degree
13 5 (10.64%) Data Management
13 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (10.64%) CRM
13 5 (10.64%) ERP
13 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
13 5 (10.64%) SOA
14 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
14 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (8.51%) Change Control
14 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
14 4 (8.51%) Capacity Management
14 4 (8.51%) Data Protection

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (2.13%) Lync
1 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS Project
3 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Project Manager
2 9 (19.15%) Programme Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Integration Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Environment Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Project Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Programme Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.26%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Change Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Head of Project Management
7 1 (2.13%) CRM Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 26 (55.32%) Project Management
3 17 (36.17%) ITIL
4 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (27.66%) Supplier Management
6 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
6 6 (12.77%) Migration
7 5 (10.64%) Data Management
7 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (10.64%) CRM
7 5 (10.64%) ERP
7 5 (10.64%) SOA
8 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Change Control
8 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
8 4 (8.51%) Capacity Management
8 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.38%) ITSM
9 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) APMP
2 14 (29.79%) ISEB
2 14 (29.79%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (12.77%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) Planview
3 1 (2.13%) Capita
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) NetApp
3 1 (2.13%) HP
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