The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
England / West Midlands
Rank 105 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 20 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 1.06% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 5.59% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 14
Median daily rate £385 £368 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £337 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £510 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.78 £26.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.41% -4.54%

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
485 447 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.12% 19.01% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 233 229
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £527 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 57
Median hourly rate £17.25 £14.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% -38.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £44.00 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the West Midlands region.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the West Midlands region.

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
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 PRINCE2 Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 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
Warwickshire 0 10 £385 -23.00% 1
Staffordshire - 4 £275 - 1
Shropshire - 3 £445 -
Coventry -17 2 £339 -13.69% 1
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification.

1 46 (97.87%) PRINCE2
2 32 (68.09%) Project Management
3 23 (48.94%) ITIL
4 21 (44.68%) Security Cleared
4 21 (44.68%) Data Centre
5 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
6 17 (36.17%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (34.04%) BICSI Certification
7 16 (34.04%) BICSI RCDD
8 15 (31.91%) DV Cleared
9 14 (29.79%) Degree
9 14 (29.79%) LAN
9 14 (29.79%) PRINCE
9 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (27.66%) Network Design
11 12 (25.53%) Mentoring
12 7 (14.89%) Supplier Management
12 7 (14.89%) Change Management
13 5 (10.64%) HP
13 5 (10.64%) Migration
13 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (10.64%) Local Government
13 5 (10.64%) JSP 440
14 4 (8.51%) Finance
15 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
15 3 (6.38%) NHS
16 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
16 2 (4.26%) Case Management
16 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
16 2 (4.26%) Resource Management

PRINCE2 Certification
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:

Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.13%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (10.64%) Local Government
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Project Manager
2 3 (6.38%) ICT Manager
2 3 (6.38%) ICT Project Manager
2 3 (6.38%) Programme Manager
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 3 (6.38%) Senior Manager
2 3 (6.38%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (4.26%) Analyst
3 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (4.26%) Senior ICT Project Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (2.13%) Head of IT
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Project Officer
4 1 (2.13%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 21 (44.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) Psychology
3 1 (2.13%) Social Media
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (97.87%) PRINCE2
2 32 (68.09%) Project Management
3 23 (48.94%) ITIL
4 14 (29.79%) PRINCE
4 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (27.66%) Network Design
6 12 (25.53%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.89%) Change Management
7 7 (14.89%) Supplier Management
8 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.64%) Migration
9 2 (4.26%) BPR
9 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.26%) Case Management
9 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.26%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Logistics
9 2 (4.26%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Security Cleared
2 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
3 17 (36.17%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (34.04%) BICSI Certification
4 16 (34.04%) BICSI RCDD
5 15 (31.91%) DV Cleared
6 14 (29.79%) Degree
7 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
7 2 (4.26%) PMP
8 1 (2.13%) APMP
8 1 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) HP
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) Juniper
3 1 (2.13%) VMware