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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
England / North West
Rank 46 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 93 143 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.58% 3.80% 6.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 4.64% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 105 133
Median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 14
Median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% -45.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £21.54 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.94 £26.14 £53.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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
2127 3084 2595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.81% 81.98% 77.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1872 1510
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 131 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £39.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.91% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +7 63 £403 +27.77% 15
Merseyside +4 11 £465 +75.47% 9
Cheshire -2 7 £225 -47.05% 5
Lancashire +8 5 £250 -42.85% 3
Cumbria +6 1 £225 -41.93%
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 104 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (41.78%) Project Management
3 85 (37.78%) ITIL
4 51 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (21.33%) Change Management
6 39 (17.33%) Finance
7 35 (15.56%) DevOps
8 34 (15.11%) Microsoft
9 29 (12.89%) Service Management
9 29 (12.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 28 (12.44%) MS PowerPoint
11 27 (12.00%) Security Cleared
12 25 (11.11%) Problem Management
12 25 (11.11%) ServiceNow
13 24 (10.67%) SC Cleared
13 24 (10.67%) Windows
14 23 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (9.78%) SaaS
15 22 (9.78%) MS Excel
15 22 (9.78%) ITSM
15 22 (9.78%) Scrum
16 21 (9.33%) Oracle
16 21 (9.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 21 (9.33%) IaaS
17 20 (8.89%) PaaS
17 20 (8.89%) Open Source
17 20 (8.89%) ISEB
17 20 (8.89%) Migration
18 19 (8.44%) MS Visio
18 19 (8.44%) Continuous Improvement

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 16 (7.11%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (1.78%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.44%) Drupal
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 28 (12.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 22 (9.78%) MS Excel
3 19 (8.44%) MS Visio
4 15 (6.67%) MS Office
5 10 (4.44%) MS Project
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (5.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.89%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.44%) Magento
7 1 (0.44%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.78%) SaaS
2 21 (9.33%) IaaS
3 20 (8.89%) PaaS
4 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.33%) Office 365
5 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.11%) Firewall
1 7 (3.11%) LDAP
2 5 (2.22%) IP Telephony
2 5 (2.22%) LAN
2 5 (2.22%) WAN
3 4 (1.78%) VoIP
3 4 (1.78%) VPN
4 3 (1.33%) DNS
4 3 (1.33%) MPLS
4 3 (1.33%) SSL
4 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.89%) IPv4
5 2 (0.89%) Network Security
5 2 (0.89%) SAN
5 2 (0.89%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.89%) Wireless
6 1 (0.44%) 3G
6 1 (0.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 9 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (1.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.44%) EDMS
5 1 (0.44%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.44%) Essbase
5 1 (0.44%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Selenium
2 2 (0.89%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) Log4j
General
1 39 (17.33%) Finance
2 8 (3.56%) Local Government
3 6 (2.67%) Automotive
4 5 (2.22%) Marketing
4 5 (2.22%) Retail
5 4 (1.78%) Banking
6 3 (1.33%) Advertising
6 3 (1.33%) Legal
6 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.89%) Back Office
7 2 (0.89%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (42.67%) Project Manager
2 31 (13.78%) Analyst
3 21 (9.33%) Business Analyst
4 12 (5.33%) Business Manager
4 12 (5.33%) Developer
4 12 (5.33%) IT Manager
5 11 (4.89%) Operations Engineer
6 10 (4.44%) Change Manager
6 10 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (4.00%) Product Manager
8 8 (3.56%) Business Project Manager
8 8 (3.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 8 (3.56%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (3.56%) Oracle Project Manager
8 8 (3.56%) Programme Manager
8 8 (3.56%) ServiceNow Developer
9 7 (3.11%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.11%) Technical Manager
9 7 (3.11%) Technical Project Manager
10 6 (2.67%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.56%) Velocity
2 6 (2.67%) Web Services
3 5 (2.22%) AngularJS
3 5 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.44%) .NET
4 1 (0.44%) CSS
4 1 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.44%) JAX-RPC
4 1 (0.44%) REST
4 1 (0.44%) SOAP
4 1 (0.44%) WSDL
4 1 (0.44%) XML
4 1 (0.44%) XSL
4 1 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.11%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.33%) User Experience
4 8 (3.56%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.56%) Ergonomics
5 7 (3.11%) NHS
6 6 (2.67%) Tandem
7 5 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.22%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.78%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.33%) PMI
10 2 (0.89%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.89%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.89%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.89%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.44%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.67%) Windows
2 15 (6.67%) Linux
3 14 (6.22%) Unix
4 10 (4.44%) AIX
4 10 (4.44%) Windows 2000
4 10 (4.44%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.78%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.89%) Android
7 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (41.78%) Project Management
3 85 (37.78%) ITIL
4 51 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (21.33%) Change Management
6 35 (15.56%) DevOps
7 29 (12.89%) Service Management
8 25 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 22 (9.78%) ITSM
9 22 (9.78%) Scrum
10 20 (8.89%) Migration
10 20 (8.89%) Open Source
11 19 (8.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (7.56%) Data Management
13 16 (7.11%) PRINCE
14 14 (6.22%) CRM
14 14 (6.22%) ITIL V3
14 14 (6.22%) Programme Management
14 14 (6.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (5.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.22%) SQL
3 2 (0.89%) Java
4 1 (0.44%) Perl
4 1 (0.44%) Python
4 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (12.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 27 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 24 (10.67%) SC Cleared
4 21 (9.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (8.89%) ISEB
6 13 (5.78%) Degree
6 13 (5.78%) PMP
7 12 (5.33%) PMI Certification
8 7 (3.11%) APMP
9 4 (1.78%) CCNA
9 4 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.33%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.89%) CISSP
11 2 (0.89%) MCSE
12 1 (0.44%) CCIE
12 1 (0.44%) CLAS
12 1 (0.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.56%) QA
2 6 (2.67%) SLA
3 5 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.89%) COBIT
5 1 (0.44%) GMP
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.67%) SCCM
2 2 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.89%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.44%) DameWare
3 1 (0.44%) Nessus
3 1 (0.44%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.44%) Nmap
3 1 (0.44%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 34 (15.11%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 21 (9.33%) Oracle
4 7 (3.11%) Snow
5 5 (2.22%) Cisco
5 5 (2.22%) VMware
6 3 (1.33%) Apple
6 3 (1.33%) Citrix
6 3 (1.33%) Intel Security
6 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.89%) CA
7 2 (0.89%) Dell
7 2 (0.89%) Google
7 2 (0.89%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.89%) IBM
7 2 (0.89%) Motorola
7 2 (0.89%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.89%) Sophos
8 1 (0.44%) HP
8 1 (0.44%) Intel
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