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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE
England / West Midlands
Rank 104 111 87
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 15 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.49% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.61% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 11
Median daily rate £336 £538 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.44% +26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £360 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £16.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+41.45% -42.10%

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
1863 1960 1540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.04% 80.76% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 1071 923
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 64 95
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.04 £11.67 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.95 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PRINCE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 6 £331 -5.35%
Warwickshire -4 4 £513 -4.65%
Coventry -15 2 £288 -52.08%
Shropshire - 2 - -
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PRINCE.

1 23 (69.70%) ITIL
1 23 (69.70%) Project Management
2 21 (63.64%) PRINCE2
3 17 (51.52%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (51.52%) Degree
3 17 (51.52%) Data Centre
4 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
4 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
4 14 (42.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (39.39%) LAN
5 13 (39.39%) BICSI Certification
5 13 (39.39%) BICSI RCDD
5 13 (39.39%) Network Design
6 12 (36.36%) DV Cleared
6 12 (36.36%) Mentoring
7 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
10 6 (18.18%) HP
10 6 (18.18%) PMP
10 6 (18.18%) PMI Certification
11 5 (15.15%) Cisco
11 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
11 5 (15.15%) Change Management
11 5 (15.15%) JSP 440
12 4 (12.12%) MS Project
12 4 (12.12%) MS Office
13 3 (9.09%) Remedy
13 3 (9.09%) BMC

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Project
3 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
4 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) Infor LN
2 1 (3.03%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) WLAN
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Czech Language
3 1 (3.03%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.03%) French Language
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Analyst
2 2 (6.06%) Change Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Network Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Analytics Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (3.03%) Finance Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (3.03%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (3.03%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (3.03%) Project Officer
3 1 (3.03%) Security Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Technical Security Analyst
3 1 (3.03%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Data Centre
2 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) ITIL
1 23 (69.70%) Project Management
2 21 (63.64%) PRINCE2
3 13 (39.39%) Network Design
4 12 (36.36%) Mentoring
5 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 3 (9.09%) Resource Management
7 3 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (6.06%) Coaching
8 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.06%) Project Governance
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) Service Management
8 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Degree
1 17 (51.52%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (42.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
2 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
3 13 (39.39%) BICSI Certification
3 13 (39.39%) BICSI RCDD
4 12 (36.36%) DV Cleared
5 6 (18.18%) PMI Certification
5 6 (18.18%) PMP
6 1 (3.03%) APMP
6 1 (3.03%) CISM
6 1 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) BMC
4 3 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) Infor
5 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) Kronos
5 1 (3.03%) QAD