The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills 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 over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 19 13 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.43% 9.00% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.33% 12.86% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
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£425 £253 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.31% -36.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.69 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -0.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +4.34%
PRINCE2
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75 70 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 58.14% 70.00% 70.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 44 88
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.69 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% +55.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -2 2 £433 +16.89% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £425 - 1
Cannock - - - -
Tamworth - - - - 1
PRINCE2
West Midlands

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing PRINCE2 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.

1 10 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Programme Management
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) NHS
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) MS Project
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) MS Project Server
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Back Office
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Budget Control
6 1 (7.14%) Cadence
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing PRINCE2 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project Server
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Manager
3 2 (14.29%) NHS Programme Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Programme Management
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Budget Control
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Email Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Cadence