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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE
Rank 100 105 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 25 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.65% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 5
Average daily rate
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£345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £315 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £373
% change year-on-year
- +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £12.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+312.50% -64.44%
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
1887 1698 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.03% 72.66% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 888 566
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 107 77
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +7 18 £345 -1.42% 4
Solihull +4 2 £188 -46.42%
Coventry +3 2 £400 -27.27% 2
Warwickshire 0 1 £360 +20.00%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 29 (60.42%) Project Management
3 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.17%) ITIL
5 12 (25.00%) CRM
6 10 (20.83%) MS Project
6 10 (20.83%) Finance
7 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 9 (18.75%) PMP
7 9 (18.75%) PMI Certification
8 8 (16.67%) Cisco
9 7 (14.58%) CCNA
9 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
9 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
9 7 (14.58%) BGP
9 7 (14.58%) Firewall
9 7 (14.58%) Retail
9 7 (14.58%) F5
10 6 (12.50%) ITIL V3
10 6 (12.50%) Multicast
10 6 (12.50%) Supplier Management
10 6 (12.50%) OSPF
10 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.50%) UNIX
10 6 (12.50%) Linux
10 6 (12.50%) DNS
11 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
11 5 (10.42%) Solaris
11 5 (10.42%) SharePoint

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Project
2 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) BGP
1 7 (14.58%) Firewall
2 6 (12.50%) Multicast
2 6 (12.50%) OSPF
2 6 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.42%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (4.17%) MPLS
4 2 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) ADSL
5 1 (2.08%) ATM
5 1 (2.08%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) PBX
5 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.08%) DSL
5 1 (2.08%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Retail
3 5 (10.42%) Marketing
4 4 (8.33%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.75%) Senior Project Manager
2 9 (18.75%) Senior Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (10.42%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Planning Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Transition Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) CRM Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) CRM Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Project Administrator
8 1 (2.08%) Operations Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.08%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Project Planner
8 1 (2.08%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) PMI
2 1 (2.08%) IVR
2 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) UNIX
1 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Solaris
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 29 (60.42%) Project Management
3 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.17%) ITIL
5 12 (25.00%) CRM
6 6 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 6 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.42%) Programme Management
7 5 (10.42%) Dependency Management
8 4 (8.33%) Change Control
8 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) ERP
9 3 (6.25%) Change Management
9 3 (6.25%) Workflow
9 3 (6.25%) Resource Management
9 3 (6.25%) Transition Management
9 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) PMP
1 9 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 7 (14.58%) CCNA
2 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Cisco
3 7 (14.58%) F5
4 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.25%) SAP
5 3 (6.25%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.08%) Juniper