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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 18 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.93% 3.68% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.77% 5.15% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£339 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-19.28% +4.47%
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
103 97 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 76.30% 71.32% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 59 60
Average daily rate £375 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.75 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +138.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 4 £388 - 3
Tamworth - - - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Stafford - - - - 1
PRINCE2
West Midlands

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) Project Management
2 8 (44.44%) MS Project
2 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
5 5 (27.78%) Change Control
5 5 (27.78%) NHS
6 4 (22.22%) Cadence
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (11.11%) Service Management
8 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
9 1 (5.56%) Document Management
9 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
9 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
9 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.56%) Change Management
9 1 (5.56%) Firewall
9 1 (5.56%) ITSM
9 1 (5.56%) Migration
9 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Project
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) EDMS
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Project Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Senior IT Programme Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Programme Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Programme Manager
3 4 (22.22%) IT Programme Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Change Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Project Management
2 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
4 5 (27.78%) Change Control
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.56%) Document Management
7 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.56%) Email Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) ITSM
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Cadence
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint