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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 89 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 30 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.82% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.42% 6.54% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 18
Average daily rate
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£331 £379 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.54% +16.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £429 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.69 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -45.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £23.95
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +31.75%
PRINCE2 Certification
England

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
467 260 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.36% 12.61% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 156 176
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 13 32
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £23.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Warwickshire -3 9 £250 -23.07% 2
Birmingham -2 5 £413 +66.66% 1
Staffordshire -6 5 - - 1
Coventry -3 4 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Solihull - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification.

1 43 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 27 (62.79%) Project Management
3 17 (39.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (30.23%) Change Control
5 8 (18.60%) ITIL
6 7 (16.28%) Programme Management
7 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
7 6 (13.95%) Automotive
8 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
8 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Middleware
9 4 (9.30%) SAP
9 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
9 4 (9.30%) Migration
9 4 (9.30%) Cadence
10 3 (6.98%) Finance
10 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
10 3 (6.98%) Back Office
10 3 (6.98%) MS Project
10 3 (6.98%) MS Office
10 3 (6.98%) C
10 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
10 3 (6.98%) QA
10 3 (6.98%) Matrix Management
10 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Project
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) MS Access
General
1 6 (13.95%) Automotive
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Back Office
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Project Manager
2 9 (20.93%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Programme Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Programme Manager
5 4 (9.30%) IT Programme Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Senior IT Programme Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Security Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Change Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Change Manager
6 3 (6.98%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (6.98%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.65%) PMI
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) AIX
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 27 (62.79%) Project Management
3 17 (39.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (30.23%) Change Control
5 8 (18.60%) ITIL
6 7 (16.28%) Programme Management
7 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.30%) Migration
8 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.98%) Matrix Management
10 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
10 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.65%) High Availability
10 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.65%) People Management
10 2 (4.65%) Six Sigma
10 2 (4.65%) ERP
10 2 (4.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) C
2 1 (2.33%) C#
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CAPM
3 1 (2.33%) PMP
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) PgMP
3 1 (2.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) SAP
1 4 (9.30%) Cadence
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Cognos
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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