The first table below looks at the demand for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE 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 West Midlands 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
Rank 97 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 21 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.66% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.96% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Average daily rate £350 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £251 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £343 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.90 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.02% +5.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1661 1256 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.85% 68.56% 62.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 606 672
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 94 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.15 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PRINCE
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PRINCE Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the West Midlands 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
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Job
Vacancies
Coventry -5 7 £360 +53.19%
Birmingham -7 7 £180 - 5
Warwickshire -4 1 £300 -4.00% 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE.

1 16 (59.26%) PRINCE2
2 15 (55.56%) Project Management
3 10 (37.04%) ITIL
4 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (29.63%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Legal
6 6 (22.22%) MS Office
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (14.81%) HP
8 4 (14.81%) ISEB
8 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
8 4 (14.81%) MS Project
8 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
8 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
8 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
9 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
9 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
9 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
9 3 (11.11%) Time Management
9 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 3 (11.11%) Workflow
9 3 (11.11%) Service Management
9 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (11.11%) BT

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Project
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
1 3 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Legal
3 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Environment Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Vendor Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) Supplier Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) PRINCE2
2 15 (55.56%) Project Management
3 10 (37.04%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
4 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
4 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
5 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 3 (11.11%) RUP
5 3 (11.11%) BCP
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Process Management
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (14.81%) ISEB
3 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 3 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) BT
3 3 (11.11%) Avaya
3 3 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
West Midlands
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-350 Per Day
Posted: 26 days ago