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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE
Rank 113 95 97
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 12 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.74% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.06% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 4
Average daily rate £415 £425 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +136.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £39.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -77.71%
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
2043 1505 1542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.69% 69.84% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1154 869 842
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 97 78
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -28.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 3 £338 -15.09%
Warwickshire +2 1 £538 +43.33%
Coventry -6 1 £600 +41.17%
Shropshire -19 1 - - 1
Halesowen - 1 £415 -
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (65.52%) Project Management
2 15 (51.72%) PRINCE2
3 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) ITIL
5 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
7 7 (24.14%) MS Project
8 6 (20.69%) Finance
9 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
9 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
10 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
10 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
10 4 (13.79%) Primavera
11 3 (10.34%) Legal
11 3 (10.34%) Service Management
11 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
11 3 (10.34%) CISSP
11 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
11 3 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (10.34%) Retail
12 2 (6.90%) Kronos
12 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
12 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
12 2 (6.90%) Degree
12 2 (6.90%) WFM
12 2 (6.90%) MCITP
12 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (6.90%) Lync
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS Project
3 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Primavera
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.45%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Czech Language
3 1 (3.45%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.45%) French Language
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) IT Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Programme Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (3.45%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Procurement Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Procurement Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Planner
5 1 (3.45%) Security Officer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Project Management
2 15 (51.72%) PRINCE2
3 10 (34.48%) ITIL
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
6 3 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.90%) WFM
8 1 (3.45%) Benchmarking
8 1 (3.45%) ERP
8 1 (3.45%) Information Security
8 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) CISSP
3 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) MCITP
4 2 (6.90%) MCP
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CISM
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) JSP 440
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Kronos
2 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Infor
3 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.45%) Lotus
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) QAD
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) VMware