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 27 June 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 115 88 106
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 24 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 1.29% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 6.70% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 5
Median daily rate £450 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £254 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +81.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.16 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.40% +10.00%
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
604 448 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.93% 19.23% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 277 185
Median daily rate £380 £345 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 42
Median hourly rate £18.28 £29.00 £26.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +9.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +23.69%

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 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
Birmingham 0 11 £525 +23.52% 1
Warwickshire -10 3 £365 -8.17%
Worcestershire - 2 £400 -
Staffordshire +3 1 £325 +52.94%
Coventry -10 1 - -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 62 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 30 (48.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (45.16%) Project Management
4 18 (29.03%) Finance
5 12 (19.35%) Banking
6 11 (17.74%) MS Project
7 8 (12.90%) ITIL
7 8 (12.90%) Degree
8 7 (11.29%) Retail
9 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
9 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.68%) Informatica
9 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (9.68%) Investment Banking
9 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
9 6 (9.68%) Reference Data
9 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (9.68%) Virtual Team
10 5 (8.06%) Supplier Management
10 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
10 5 (8.06%) Programme Management
11 4 (6.45%) CISM
11 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
11 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
11 4 (6.45%) Information Security
11 4 (6.45%) CISSP
11 4 (6.45%) MS Office
11 4 (6.45%) PRINCE
11 4 (6.45%) Project Planning
11 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Project
2 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.45%) MS Office
5 2 (3.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 12 (19.35%) Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Retail
4 6 (9.68%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.23%) Law
6 2 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (66.13%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.29%) Consultant
3 6 (9.68%) Informatica Consultant
3 6 (9.68%) IT Manager
3 6 (9.68%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (9.68%) Security Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Programme Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Information Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Office 365 Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Project Office Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Banking Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Logistics Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (9.68%) Reference Data
1 6 (9.68%) Virtual Team
2 3 (4.84%) EPoS
2 3 (4.84%) PMI
3 2 (3.23%) CMDB
3 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 30 (48.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (45.16%) Project Management
4 8 (12.90%) ITIL
5 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) Programme Management
6 5 (8.06%) Supplier Management
7 4 (6.45%) Change Control
7 4 (6.45%) Data Privacy
7 4 (6.45%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.45%) Information Security
7 4 (6.45%) PRINCE
7 4 (6.45%) Project Governance
7 4 (6.45%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.84%) Business Transformation
8 3 (4.84%) Scrum
8 3 (4.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) APMP
2 4 (6.45%) CISM
2 4 (6.45%) CISSP
3 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.84%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) ISEB
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) COBIT
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Informatica
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Progress
2 2 (3.23%) Remedy
2 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) IBM
3 1 (1.61%) JDA
3 1 (1.61%) Kronos
3 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com