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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
England / North West
Rank 35 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 118 155 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.54% 4.08% 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.53% 5.04% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 114 102
Median daily rate £385 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Median hourly rate £26.75 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.86% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £19.38 £27.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.39 £25.82 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.85%

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
2135 3073 2410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.08% 80.95% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1875 1444
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 110 99
Median hourly rate £37.25 £38.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% +35.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +6 77 £405 +24.61% 27
Lancashire +7 15 £335 -29.47% 4
Cheshire +6 11 £363 -19.44% 3
Merseyside +2 7 £465 +75.47% 1
Cumbria +4 1 £225 -38.77%
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 98 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (39.82%) Project Management
3 85 (37.61%) ITIL
4 52 (23.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (19.03%) Change Management
6 33 (14.60%) DevOps
7 31 (13.72%) Finance
8 30 (13.27%) Service Management
8 30 (13.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 29 (12.83%) Microsoft
10 25 (11.06%) Problem Management
10 25 (11.06%) Security Cleared
11 24 (10.62%) MS PowerPoint
12 23 (10.18%) Migration
12 23 (10.18%) Windows
12 23 (10.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 22 (9.73%) SC Cleared
13 22 (9.73%) SaaS
13 22 (9.73%) ServiceNow
13 22 (9.73%) ITSM
14 21 (9.29%) Oracle
14 21 (9.29%) IaaS
15 20 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (8.85%) PaaS
15 20 (8.85%) Open Source
16 19 (8.41%) MS Excel
16 19 (8.41%) PRINCE
17 17 (7.52%) Programme Management
17 17 (7.52%) Business Analysis
17 17 (7.52%) Data Management

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 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.42%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.65%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (1.77%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.44%) Drupal
5 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (10.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 19 (8.41%) MS Excel
3 16 (7.08%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.87%) MS Office
5 8 (3.54%) MS Project
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (6.64%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (5.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.88%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.44%) Magento
5 1 (0.44%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.73%) SaaS
2 21 (9.29%) IaaS
3 20 (8.85%) PaaS
4 3 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.54%) Firewall
2 7 (3.10%) LAN
2 7 (3.10%) WAN
3 6 (2.65%) LDAP
4 5 (2.21%) IP Telephony
5 4 (1.77%) VoIP
5 4 (1.77%) VPN
6 3 (1.33%) DNS
6 3 (1.33%) MPLS
6 3 (1.33%) SSL
6 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.88%) IPv4
7 2 (0.88%) Network Security
7 2 (0.88%) SAN
7 2 (0.88%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.88%) Wireless
8 1 (0.44%) LTE
8 1 (0.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.98%) Oracle Database
1 9 (3.98%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.65%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.44%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.44%) Essbase
4 1 (0.44%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Selenium
2 2 (0.88%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) Log4j
General
1 31 (13.72%) Finance
2 7 (3.10%) Local Government
2 7 (3.10%) Retail
3 6 (2.65%) Automotive
3 6 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.77%) Banking
4 4 (1.77%) Marketing
5 3 (1.33%) Advertising
6 2 (0.88%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 99 (43.81%) Project Manager
2 25 (11.06%) Analyst
3 17 (7.52%) Business Analyst
4 12 (5.31%) Infrastructure Manager
5 11 (4.87%) Business Manager
5 11 (4.87%) IT Manager
5 11 (4.87%) Operations Engineer
5 11 (4.87%) Technical Manager
6 10 (4.42%) Change Manager
6 10 (4.42%) Technical Project Manager
7 9 (3.98%) Developer
7 9 (3.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 9 (3.98%) Product Manager
8 8 (3.54%) Architect
8 8 (3.54%) Oracle Project Manager
8 8 (3.54%) Programme Manager
9 7 (3.10%) Business Project Manager
9 7 (3.10%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.65%) Consultant
10 6 (2.65%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.10%) Velocity
2 5 (2.21%) Web Services
3 4 (1.77%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (0.88%) CSS
4 2 (0.88%) XML
5 1 (0.44%) .NET
5 1 (0.44%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.44%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) JAX-RPC
5 1 (0.44%) REST
5 1 (0.44%) SOAP
5 1 (0.44%) WSDL
5 1 (0.44%) XSL
5 1 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.08%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.31%) User Experience
5 8 (3.54%) Ergonomics
5 8 (3.54%) NHS
6 6 (2.65%) Tandem
7 5 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.77%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.77%) Web 2.0
9 3 (1.33%) PMI
10 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.88%) FMCG
10 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.88%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.18%) Windows
2 15 (6.64%) Linux
3 14 (6.19%) Unix
4 10 (4.42%) AIX
4 10 (4.42%) Windows 2000
4 10 (4.42%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.88%) Android
6 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (39.82%) Project Management
3 85 (37.61%) ITIL
4 52 (23.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (19.03%) Change Management
6 33 (14.60%) DevOps
7 30 (13.27%) Service Management
8 25 (11.06%) Problem Management
9 23 (10.18%) Migration
10 22 (9.73%) ITSM
11 20 (8.85%) Open Source
12 19 (8.41%) PRINCE
13 17 (7.52%) Business Analysis
13 17 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (7.52%) Data Management
13 17 (7.52%) Programme Management
14 16 (7.08%) Scrum
15 14 (6.19%) ITIL V3
16 13 (5.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 11 (4.87%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.21%) JavaScript
1 5 (2.21%) SQL
2 2 (0.88%) Java
3 1 (0.44%) Perl
3 1 (0.44%) Python
3 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (13.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 25 (11.06%) Security Cleared
3 23 (10.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 22 (9.73%) SC Cleared
5 15 (6.64%) PMP
6 14 (6.19%) PMI Certification
7 11 (4.87%) Degree
8 9 (3.98%) ISEB
9 5 (2.21%) APMP
9 5 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.77%) CCNA
10 4 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.33%) CISSP
11 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.88%) MCSE
13 1 (0.44%) APMG
13 1 (0.44%) CCIE
13 1 (0.44%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (2.21%) QA
1 5 (2.21%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) COBIT
2 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) GMP
3 1 (0.44%) P3O
3 1 (0.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.21%) SCCM
2 2 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.88%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
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 29 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.73%) ServiceNow
3 21 (9.29%) Oracle
4 8 (3.54%) Cisco
5 7 (3.10%) VMware
6 3 (1.33%) Apple
6 3 (1.33%) Citrix
6 3 (1.33%) Intel Security
6 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.33%) SAP
7 2 (0.88%) CA
7 2 (0.88%) Dell
7 2 (0.88%) EMC
7 2 (0.88%) Google
7 2 (0.88%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.88%) IBM
7 2 (0.88%) Motorola
7 2 (0.88%) NetApp
7 2 (0.88%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.88%) Sophos
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