The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 48 29 49
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 130 243 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.71% 5.79% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 7.19% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 165 53
Median daily rate £400 £413 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £546 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £23.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 £27.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.70 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-21.10% +6.79%
PRINCE2
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2845 3382 2378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.17% 80.58% 75.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 2057 1316
Median daily rate £400 £401 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +7.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 134 107
Median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PRINCE2
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 across the North West region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

PRINCE2
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 across the North West region.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -21 73 £414 +10.33% 12
Cheshire -19 18 £350 -22.22% 3
Lancashire -10 12 £450 +5.88% 5
Merseyside +2 8 £350 +7.69% 2
Cumbria +14 2 - - 1
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 187 (51.94%) Project Management
2 90 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (21.11%) ITIL
4 75 (20.83%) Finance
5 73 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (13.89%) Data Centre
7 49 (13.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 42 (11.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 41 (11.39%) Microsoft
10 40 (11.11%) Change Management
11 38 (10.56%) PMI Certification
11 38 (10.56%) Programme Management
11 38 (10.56%) Business Analysis
12 37 (10.28%) Supplier Management
13 34 (9.44%) Line Management
14 30 (8.33%) TOGAF
15 29 (8.06%) MS Excel
15 29 (8.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 27 (7.50%) Migration
16 27 (7.50%) Active Directory
17 25 (6.94%) Security Cleared
18 23 (6.39%) Service Management
18 23 (6.39%) LAN
18 23 (6.39%) Windows
18 23 (6.39%) Retail
19 22 (6.11%) PMP
20 21 (5.83%) PMI
20 21 (5.83%) MS Office
20 21 (5.83%) Data Management
20 21 (5.83%) Information Security

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.78%) IIS
3 9 (2.50%) Apache
4 6 (1.67%) JBoss
4 6 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.56%) CMS
5 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.28%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.83%) MS Office
3 19 (5.28%) MS Project
4 14 (3.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.83%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Primavera
4 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.78%) IaaS
2 7 (1.94%) SaaS
3 6 (1.67%) PaaS
4 3 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.39%) LAN
2 16 (4.44%) WAN
3 15 (4.17%) Firewall
4 10 (2.78%) DNS
5 9 (2.50%) Internet
6 6 (1.67%) IP Telephony
6 6 (1.67%) SSL
7 5 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.11%) DHCP
8 4 (1.11%) Network Security
9 3 (0.83%) 2G
9 3 (0.83%) 3G
9 3 (0.83%) 4G
9 3 (0.83%) GSM
9 3 (0.83%) LTE
9 3 (0.83%) MPLS
9 3 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.83%) UMTS
9 3 (0.83%) VoIP
10 2 (0.56%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.33%) Data Mining
2 9 (2.50%) MySQL
3 5 (1.39%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.83%) Electronic Patient Records
5 3 (0.83%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.56%) Big Data
6 2 (0.56%) GIS
6 2 (0.56%) Spatial Data
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.28%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 75 (20.83%) Finance
2 23 (6.39%) Retail
3 16 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.78%) Banking
6 8 (2.22%) Marketing
7 6 (1.67%) Electronics
7 6 (1.67%) Local Government
8 5 (1.39%) Billing
9 4 (1.11%) Legal
10 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.28%) French Language
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 167 (46.39%) Project Manager
2 38 (10.56%) Analyst
3 30 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 29 (8.06%) Business Analyst
5 28 (7.78%) Infrastructure Manager
6 25 (6.94%) Programme Manager
7 24 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 22 (6.11%) Delivery Manager
9 19 (5.28%) IT Project Manager
9 19 (5.28%) Security Manager
10 18 (5.00%) Architect
10 18 (5.00%) Service Manager
11 17 (4.72%) Technical Manager
12 15 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
13 13 (3.61%) Security Project Manager
14 12 (3.33%) Senior Manager
15 11 (3.06%) Integration Manager
16 10 (2.78%) Digital Delivery Manager
17 9 (2.50%) IT Security Project Manager
17 9 (2.50%) Service Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.06%) Middleware
2 9 (2.50%) LAMP
3 7 (1.94%) .NET
4 6 (1.67%) .NET Framework
4 6 (1.67%) JSP
5 3 (0.83%) CSS
5 3 (0.83%) HTML
5 3 (0.83%) WAMP
5 3 (0.83%) XML
6 2 (0.56%) JSON
7 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.83%) PMI
3 14 (3.89%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.22%) Life Science
5 8 (2.22%) NHS
5 8 (2.22%) PKI
6 7 (1.94%) Smart Meter
7 6 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.67%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.39%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.11%) User Experience
10 3 (0.83%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.56%) FMCG
11 2 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.56%) RIA
12 1 (0.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.39%) Windows
2 9 (2.50%) Linux
2 9 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (2.22%) Unix
4 6 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.11%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.56%) Android
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (51.94%) Project Management
2 90 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (21.11%) ITIL
4 73 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (11.11%) Change Management
6 38 (10.56%) Business Analysis
6 38 (10.56%) Programme Management
7 37 (10.28%) Supplier Management
8 34 (9.44%) Line Management
9 30 (8.33%) TOGAF
10 29 (8.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 27 (7.50%) Migration
12 23 (6.39%) Service Management
13 21 (5.83%) Data Management
13 21 (5.83%) Information Security
14 20 (5.56%) DevOps
15 19 (5.28%) ERP
16 17 (4.72%) Risk Management
17 16 (4.44%) Configuration Management
18 15 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.78%) PHP
2 8 (2.22%) Java
2 8 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.39%) C
3 5 (1.39%) C++
3 5 (1.39%) Python
4 4 (1.11%) SQL
5 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (13.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 42 (11.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 38 (10.56%) PMI Certification
4 25 (6.94%) Security Cleared
5 22 (6.11%) PMP
6 20 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 15 (4.17%) APMP
7 15 (4.17%) CISMP
8 14 (3.89%) Degree
9 11 (3.06%) CISSP
9 11 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.94%) ISEB
11 7 (1.94%) MCITP
11 7 (1.94%) MCTS
11 7 (1.94%) RHCE
12 5 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.83%) HNC
13 3 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.11%) QA
4 3 (0.83%) GMP
5 2 (0.56%) SLA
6 1 (0.28%) P3O
6 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.67%) UAG
3 5 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.56%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.50%) Puppet
1 9 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (0.56%) SCCM
2 2 (0.56%) SmoothWall
3 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.44%) SAP
3 12 (3.33%) Citrix
4 10 (2.78%) BT
4 10 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.50%) Brocade
5 9 (2.50%) Wyse
6 8 (2.22%) HP
7 7 (1.94%) Cisco
7 7 (1.94%) Openreach
8 6 (1.67%) LANDesk
8 6 (1.67%) VMware
9 5 (1.39%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.11%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.83%) EMC
11 3 (0.83%) Ericsson
11 3 (0.83%) F5
11 3 (0.83%) Nokia
11 3 (0.83%) Nokia Networks
11 3 (0.83%) ServiceNow
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