The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
PRINCE 2
Rank 13 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.81% 5.26% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.36% 8.62% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £250 £341 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.29 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +29.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 58 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 68.75% 61.05% 66.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 60
Average daily rate £320 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.86% -41.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £15.31 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.46 £21.29 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
PRINCE2
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cannock 0 3 £250 - 1
Lichfield - - - -
Stafford - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 1
PRINCE2
West Midlands

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (40.00%) NHS
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Release Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) MCSE
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Back Office
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery

PRINCE2
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 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Project Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) NHS Programme Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) ERP Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (6.67%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) NHS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Release Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco