The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE
Rank 90 93 92
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 28 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.09% 0.87% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.24% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £180 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £376 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £35.00 £23.95
% change year-on-year
+41.42% +46.13%
PRINCE
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1843 1534 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.49% 70.27% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 790 621
Average daily rate £388 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 78 117
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% -3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £15.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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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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
Birmingham -2 14 £400 +122.22% 9
Coventry +3 9 £475 +31.94% 1
Solihull +9 4 £270 -22.85%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 2
Shropshire - - - -
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 24 (55.81%) PRINCE2
2 23 (53.49%) Project Management
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) MS Project
4 12 (27.91%) ITIL
5 11 (25.58%) CRM
6 10 (23.26%) Finance
7 8 (18.60%) Retail
7 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
8 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
8 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
8 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.95%) Programme Management
9 6 (13.95%) Degree
9 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
10 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (11.63%) Change Management
10 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
10 5 (11.63%) Supplier Management
10 5 (11.63%) Dependency Management
11 4 (9.30%) Law
11 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
11 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
11 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (9.30%) SAP
12 3 (6.98%) MS Office
12 3 (6.98%) ERP
12 3 (6.98%) PMP
12 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.33%) Lync
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Project
2 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) MPLS
2 1 (2.33%) BGP
2 1 (2.33%) DSL
2 1 (2.33%) xDSL
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) ADSL
2 1 (2.33%) ATM
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) DTS
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Project Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Senior Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Senior Project Manager
3 6 (13.95%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Planning Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Transition Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) PMO Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Project Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) CRM Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) CRM Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Service Transition Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Change and Release Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Implementation Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) PMI
2 1 (2.33%) IVR
2 1 (2.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) PRINCE2
2 23 (53.49%) Project Management
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) ITIL
5 11 (25.58%) CRM
6 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.95%) Programme Management
8 5 (11.63%) Change Management
8 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
8 5 (11.63%) Supplier Management
8 5 (11.63%) Dependency Management
9 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
9 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
10 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.98%) ERP
10 3 (6.98%) Migration
10 3 (6.98%) Transition Management
10 3 (6.98%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C#
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
1 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (2.33%) VB
1 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (2.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) PMP
4 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.65%) CCNP
6 1 (2.33%) CCNA
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.65%) Juniper
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
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