The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 101 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 14 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.91% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.34% 5.84% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £241 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £399
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.02 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.72% +15.46%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
419 308 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.19% 15.64% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 154 174
Average daily rate £343 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 17
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.40 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.45 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
PRINCE2 Certification
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -7 4 £300 -14.28% 3
Worcestershire -7 3 £375 -1.31%
Coventry -13 3 £348 +32.38%
Shropshire - 2 - - 3
Staffordshire +2 1 £290 - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (83.78%) PRINCE2
2 18 (48.65%) Project Management
3 11 (29.73%) ITIL
4 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.92%) Programme Management
6 6 (16.22%) Back Office
6 6 (16.22%) PRINCE
6 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
7 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
8 4 (10.81%) VMware
8 4 (10.81%) CRM
8 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
8 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (10.81%) ERP
8 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (10.81%) Change Control
9 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
9 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
9 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
9 3 (8.11%) SAP
9 3 (8.11%) Windows
9 3 (8.11%) Service Management
10 2 (5.41%) Process Management
10 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
10 2 (5.41%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.41%) MS Project
4 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MS Access
General
1 6 (16.22%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Project Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Server Support
2 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Server Support Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Server Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 3 (8.11%) ERP Manager
3 3 (8.11%) CRM Manager
3 3 (8.11%) ERP Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) CRM Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) PMO Lead
5 1 (2.70%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (2.70%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) PMI
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) AIX
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) PRINCE2
2 18 (48.65%) Project Management
3 11 (29.73%) ITIL
4 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.92%) Programme Management
6 6 (16.22%) PRINCE
7 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) CRM
8 4 (10.81%) ERP
8 4 (10.81%) Change Control
9 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
9 3 (8.11%) Service Management
10 2 (5.41%) Process Management
10 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.41%) Matrix Management
10 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
11 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
11 1 (2.70%) High Availability
11 1 (2.70%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C#
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) PMP
3 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CAPM
4 1 (2.70%) PgMP
4 1 (2.70%) APMP
4 1 (2.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.70%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Capita
Telford, Shropshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: 6 days ago