The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 16 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 10 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.75% 2.14% 6.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.94% 2.65% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Median daily rate £363 £275 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £387 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £27.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -2.65%

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
126 113 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.41% 80.71% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 71
Median daily rate £345 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.52% +23.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Burton-upon-Trent +1 1 £290 -30.12%
Cannock - 1 £425 -
Lichfield - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Tamworth - 1 £425 -
PRINCE2
West Midlands

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Local Government
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (20.00%) PMO
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 2 (10.00%) NHS
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.00%) Information Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Office 365
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (5.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Business Change Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Change Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Change Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) ICT Manager
2 2 (10.00%) ICT Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Project Change Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Senior ICT Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Coaching
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Information Management
4 2 (10.00%) Line Management
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Design
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle