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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 101 95 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 27 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.76% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.87% 5.61% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 16
Average daily rate
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£331 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £268 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £446 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +5.26%
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 £31.03 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -8.06%
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
460 285 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.89% 13.50% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 156 189
Average daily rate £334 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 25
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.69 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% -17.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.78 £30.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Warwickshire -3 6 £250 -23.07%
Coventry -1 5 £450 +47.54%
Birmingham -3 5 £400 +8.10% 2
Staffordshire -2 2 £290 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 19 (50.00%) Project Management
3 16 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (26.32%) ITIL
5 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
5 7 (18.42%) Change Control
6 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 6 (15.79%) Automotive
6 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
7 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.16%) Back Office
7 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
8 4 (10.53%) Middleware
8 4 (10.53%) SAP
8 4 (10.53%) Migration
8 4 (10.53%) VMware
8 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.89%) QA
9 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (7.89%) Retail
9 3 (7.89%) Matrix Management
9 3 (7.89%) Finance
9 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (5.26%) PMI
10 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
10 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma
10 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) MS Project
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Network Security
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) MS Access
General
1 6 (15.79%) Automotive
2 5 (13.16%) Back Office
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Server Support
3 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Server Support Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Server Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Security Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Change Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Change Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) PMI
1 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) AIX
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 19 (50.00%) Project Management
3 16 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (26.32%) ITIL
5 7 (18.42%) Change Control
6 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
7 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.53%) Migration
8 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Matrix Management
10 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma
10 2 (5.26%) ERP
10 2 (5.26%) Service Management
10 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
10 2 (5.26%) High Availability
10 2 (5.26%) People Management
10 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CAPM
3 1 (2.63%) PgMP
3 1 (2.63%) APMP
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) SAP
1 4 (10.53%) VMware
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos
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