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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 88 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 30 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.15% 0.95% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.65% 5.44% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £342 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +29.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.38%
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
451 386 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.27% 17.39% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 186 119
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 16 31
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.20 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
Birmingham -2 10 £333 - 4
Solihull +7 4 £384 +15.68% 1
Staffordshire -6 2 £325 +13.04% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £425 -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 53 (94.64%) PRINCE2
2 22 (39.29%) Project Management
3 14 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (19.64%) Finance
5 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.29%) Change Control
7 6 (10.71%) Retail
7 6 (10.71%) NHS
7 6 (10.71%) ITIL
7 6 (10.71%) ERP
8 5 (8.93%) MS Project
8 5 (8.93%) SAP
8 5 (8.93%) PRINCE
8 5 (8.93%) Change Management
9 4 (7.14%) Internet
9 4 (7.14%) CRM
9 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
9 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
10 3 (5.36%) Supplier Management
10 3 (5.36%) Cadence
10 3 (5.36%) SLA
10 3 (5.36%) LAN
10 3 (5.36%) EDI
10 3 (5.36%) JD Edwards
10 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.36%) BT
10 3 (5.36%) Firewall
10 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
10 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
11 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Project
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
2 3 (5.36%) LAN
2 3 (5.36%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) Network Security
3 2 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) MPLS
4 1 (1.79%) BGP
4 1 (1.79%) DSL
4 1 (1.79%) xDSL
4 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.79%) ADSL
4 1 (1.79%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Programme Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Applications Manager
4 4 (7.14%) ERP Project Manager
4 4 (7.14%) ERP Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 3 (5.36%) IT Programme Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Programme Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Senior IT Programme Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Applications Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) PMO Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) NHS
2 1 (1.79%) AS400
2 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.79%) iSeries
2 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (94.64%) PRINCE2
2 22 (39.29%) Project Management
3 14 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.29%) Change Control
6 6 (10.71%) ERP
6 6 (10.71%) ITIL
7 5 (8.93%) PRINCE
7 5 (8.93%) Change Management
8 4 (7.14%) CRM
8 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.36%) Supplier Management
10 2 (3.57%) Critical Path Analysis
10 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.57%) Use Case
10 2 (3.57%) Scrum
10 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.79%) People Management
11 1 (1.79%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PMP
3 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.79%) MCITP
3 1 (1.79%) HNC
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) CCNP
3 1 (1.79%) CCNA
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.79%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) SAP
2 3 (5.36%) Cadence
2 3 (5.36%) JD Edwards
2 3 (5.36%) BT
3 2 (3.57%) VMware
3 2 (3.57%) Computacenter
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix
4 1 (1.79%) Juniper
4 1 (1.79%) Endeca
4 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £625 - £630 per day
Posted: 24 days ago