The first table below looks at the demand for PRINCE2 Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 Certification 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 Staffordshire 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 Certification
Rank 21 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.56% 2.11% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 10.53% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £288 £341 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.29 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.50 £29.49
% change year-on-year
-24.65% +23.78%
Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.94% 20.00% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 18
Average daily rate £275 £330 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £43.15 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +115.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
PRINCE2 Certification
West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Staffordshire region.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Staffordshire region.

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft