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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE
Rank 135 107 112
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 11 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.61% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Median daily rate £400 £390 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -17.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £325 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £400 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.53% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £15.50
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
2598 1792 1838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.16% 75.17% 77.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1097 973
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 74 134
Median hourly rate £18.28 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.30% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.45 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.78 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warwickshire -3 2 £400 +11.11%
Solihull -11 2 £268 -33.12%
Coventry -14 2 £450 +38.46% 1
Birmingham -17 2 £550 +37.50%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (18.75%) MS Project
6 3 (18.75%) PMP
6 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) LTE
7 2 (12.50%) Telematics
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) 4G
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office
7 2 (12.50%) 3G
7 2 (12.50%) Validation
7 2 (12.50%) Automotive
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) 2G
7 2 (12.50%) MIMO
7 2 (12.50%) SaaS
7 2 (12.50%) Service Design
8 1 (6.25%) APMP
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.25%) Workflow

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 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Project
3 2 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (6.25%) AutoCAD
4 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) 2G
1 2 (12.50%) 3G
1 2 (12.50%) 4G
1 2 (12.50%) LTE
1 2 (12.50%) MIMO
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) ERP Manager
2 1 (6.25%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
2 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Junior
2 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Project Support Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Transformation Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Workstream Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Workstream Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Telematics
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Service Design
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
7 1 (6.25%) Critical Path Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Information Management
7 1 (6.25%) Network Design
7 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
1 3 (18.75%) PMP
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) APMP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Demandware
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Lotus