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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 86 95 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 22 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.66% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.58% 4.91% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 4
Average daily rate
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£378 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £403 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
394 285 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.50% 13.47% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 149 122
Average daily rate £338 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 2 36
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.69 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% -31.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £15.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £22.69 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 January 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 29 January 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
Warwickshire +2 6 £375 - 1
Birmingham -2 5 £325 +8.33% 7
Solihull +8 4 £430 +6.83% 2
Staffordshire +7 1 £275 -8.33%
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Coventry - - - -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 50 (96.15%) PRINCE2
2 29 (55.77%) Project Management
3 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (25.00%) Change Control
5 10 (19.23%) ITIL
6 8 (15.38%) Finance
7 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
7 6 (11.54%) MS Project
7 6 (11.54%) Programme Management
8 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.62%) Automotive
8 5 (9.62%) Change Management
8 5 (9.62%) Internet
8 5 (9.62%) SAP
8 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
9 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (7.69%) Middleware
9 4 (7.69%) PRINCE
9 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.69%) Firewall
9 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
9 4 (7.69%) ERP
9 4 (7.69%) LAN
9 4 (7.69%) Cadence
9 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
9 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Network Security
10 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
10 3 (5.77%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Project
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.77%) MS Office
4 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Internet
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) LAN
3 3 (5.77%) Network Security
4 2 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.92%) ADSL
5 1 (1.92%) ATM
5 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.92%) VPN
5 1 (1.92%) MPLS
5 1 (1.92%) BGP
5 1 (1.92%) DSL
5 1 (1.92%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) MS Access
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Automotive
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Project Manager
2 7 (13.46%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Senior Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Programme Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Programme Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 4 (7.69%) Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (7.69%) IT Programme Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Senior IT Programme Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Security Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) ERP Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Change Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.77%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Change Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.92%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.85%) NHS
2 2 (3.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.92%) AS400
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) AIX
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (96.15%) PRINCE2
2 29 (55.77%) Project Management
3 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (25.00%) Change Control
5 10 (19.23%) ITIL
6 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 6 (11.54%) Programme Management
7 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.62%) Change Management
7 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.69%) PRINCE
8 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.69%) ERP
8 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.85%) People Management
10 2 (3.85%) Service Management
10 2 (3.85%) Scrum
10 2 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) PMP
3 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) MCITP
4 1 (1.92%) CAPM
4 1 (1.92%) CCNP
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) HNC
4 1 (1.92%) HP APS
4 1 (1.92%) PgMP
4 1 (1.92%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
1 1 (1.92%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) SAP
2 4 (7.69%) Cadence
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco
3 2 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) Cognos
4 1 (1.92%) Juniper
4 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
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