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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 84 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 30 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.24% 0.79% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.62% 5.84% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £383 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £389 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.82% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £22.90
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +37.79%
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
453 274 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.76% 13.46% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 169 139
Average daily rate £350 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £468 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 9 28
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -23.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £23.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +2 10 £263 -19.23% 1
Staffordshire +2 5 - - 3
Birmingham -1 4 £400 +66.66% 3
Solihull +1 3 £430 -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 2
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 48 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 27 (56.25%) Project Management
3 18 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (25.00%) Change Control
5 9 (18.75%) ITIL
6 6 (12.50%) Finance
6 6 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 5 (10.42%) Automotive
7 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.42%) MS Project
7 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
7 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.33%) Retail
8 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Internet
8 4 (8.33%) Middleware
8 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
8 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (8.33%) ERP
8 4 (8.33%) SAP
8 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.33%) Change Management
8 4 (8.33%) Cadence
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
9 3 (6.25%) MS Office
9 3 (6.25%) C
9 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Project
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) Network Security
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) MS Access
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Automotive
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.17%) Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Back Office
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.08%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.08%) Advertising
6 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Programme Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Programme Manager
5 4 (8.33%) IT Programme Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Senior IT Programme Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 4 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Change Manager
6 3 (6.25%) ERP Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Change Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) ERP Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.17%) PMI
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) AIX
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 27 (56.25%) Project Management
3 18 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (25.00%) Change Control
5 9 (18.75%) ITIL
6 6 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.33%) Change Management
8 4 (8.33%) ERP
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Matrix Management
10 2 (4.17%) Critical Path Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
10 2 (4.17%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) PgMP
3 1 (2.08%) APMP
3 1 (2.08%) CAPM
3 1 (2.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) SAP
1 4 (8.33%) Cadence
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) Cognos
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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