The table below looks at the statistics for the PRINCE2 Project Manager role 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Project Manager
Rank 145 129 113
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Contract jobs requiring a PRINCE2 Project Manager 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.065% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.071% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £320 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £320 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.75 £52.50 £35.05
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +49.78%
PRINCE2 Project Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3422 2832 2183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.17% 92.40% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1942 1531 1046
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 178 173
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Project Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PRINCE2 Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PRINCE2 Project Manager
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 Project Manager across the North West region.

PRINCE2 Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Project Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

PRINCE2 Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

PRINCE2 Project Manager
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 Project Manager across the North West region.

PRINCE2 Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PRINCE2 Project Manager
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 Project Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
Manchester -11 4 £375 -
Merseyside -12 1 £400 +25.00%
Cheshire - 1 £400 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
PRINCE2 Project Manager
England

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited PRINCE2 Project Manager in their job title 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 with PRINCE2 Project Manager in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (29.41%) Local Government
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 2 (11.76%) MS Project
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
7 2 (11.76%) Change Control
8 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
8 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) SDLC
8 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
8 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Time Management
8 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
8 1 (5.88%) ITSM
8 1 (5.88%) Service Management
8 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) Handset

PRINCE2 Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited PRINCE2 Project Manager in their job title 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 with PRINCE2 Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Handset
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.88%) BPR
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco