The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 34 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 151 170 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.76% 7.10% 5.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.80% 9.39% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 127 74
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £274 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.25 £31.44 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% +96.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.07 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.76% +10.00%
PRINCE2
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2604 1810 1864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.12% 75.61% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1587 1110 992
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 83 135
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PRINCE2
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 across the West Midlands region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

PRINCE2
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 across the West Midlands region.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PRINCE2
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Warwickshire -4 44 £375 +7.14% 7
Birmingham -17 39 £400 - 23
Coventry -20 16 £375 -23.66% 5
Staffordshire -3 10 £398 +13.97%
Solihull -11 8 £335 -13.54% 2
Shropshire -34 6 £550 +49.65% 4
Wolverhampton +4 3 £320 +16.36%
West Bromwich +1 3 £425 +17.24%
Herefordshire - 3 £325 - 1
Worcestershire -1 1 £500 +100.00% 2
Walsall - 1 - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 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.

1 161 (53.31%) Project Management
2 107 (35.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 81 (26.82%) Finance
4 58 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (18.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 46 (15.23%) MS Project
6 46 (15.23%) Security Cleared
7 41 (13.58%) ITIL
8 36 (11.92%) SC Cleared
9 34 (11.26%) Programme Management
10 32 (10.60%) Data Centre
11 30 (9.93%) Microsoft
12 28 (9.27%) Degree
13 27 (8.94%) PMP
13 27 (8.94%) PMI Certification
13 27 (8.94%) MS Excel
14 25 (8.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 23 (7.62%) Change Management
16 21 (6.95%) Cisco
17 20 (6.62%) Risk Management
18 19 (6.29%) Migration
18 19 (6.29%) Project Planning
18 19 (6.29%) PMI
18 19 (6.29%) QA
18 19 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (5.96%) Change Control
20 17 (5.63%) Waterfall
20 17 (5.63%) MS Office
20 17 (5.63%) Banking
21 16 (5.30%) Service Management

PRINCE2
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 14 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.32%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.66%) IIS
4 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.33%) Documentum
5 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (15.23%) MS Project
2 27 (8.94%) MS Excel
3 17 (5.63%) MS Office
4 16 (5.30%) MS Visio
5 10 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.33%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.33%) HFM
2 1 (0.33%) Maximo
2 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.65%) SaaS
2 5 (1.66%) Office 365
3 4 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.33%) Heroku
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.98%) WAN
2 7 (2.32%) LAN
2 7 (2.32%) Network Security
3 4 (1.32%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.99%) Firewall
4 3 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.66%) Skype
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.33%) SAN
6 1 (0.33%) SNMP
6 1 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.33%) TACACS
6 1 (0.33%) VLAN
6 1 (0.33%) VoIP
6 1 (0.33%) WebEx
6 1 (0.33%) Wireless
6 1 (0.33%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.99%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.33%) Big Data
4 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.33%) DB2
4 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 81 (26.82%) Finance
2 17 (5.63%) Banking
3 11 (3.64%) Legal
4 10 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.98%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.66%) Retail
8 3 (0.99%) Automotive
8 3 (0.99%) Billing
9 2 (0.66%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) Marketing
10 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 158 (52.32%) Project Manager
2 34 (11.26%) Analyst
3 31 (10.26%) IT Manager
4 28 (9.27%) IT Project Manager
5 21 (6.95%) Coordinator
6 20 (6.62%) Infrastructure Manager
7 18 (5.96%) PMO Analyst
8 17 (5.63%) Project Coordinator
8 17 (5.63%) Senior Manager
8 17 (5.63%) Senior Project Manager
9 15 (4.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 14 (4.64%) Programme Manager
10 14 (4.64%) Project Analyst
11 12 (3.97%) Business Change Manager
11 12 (3.97%) Consultant
11 12 (3.97%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 11 (3.64%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.64%) Business Change Project Manager
12 11 (3.64%) Security Manager
13 10 (3.31%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.99%) Middleware
2 1 (0.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.33%) Leaflet
2 1 (0.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.60%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.29%) PMI
3 10 (3.31%) Virtual Team
4 7 (2.32%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (1.99%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.66%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.66%) NHS
7 4 (1.32%) CESG
7 4 (1.32%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (0.99%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.66%) EPoS
9 2 (0.66%) iPad
9 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.66%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.97%) Linux
2 7 (2.32%) SUSE
2 7 (2.32%) Windows
3 6 (1.99%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.32%) AIX
4 4 (1.32%) Solaris
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (53.31%) Project Management
2 107 (35.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (13.58%) ITIL
5 34 (11.26%) Programme Management
6 23 (7.62%) Change Management
7 20 (6.62%) Risk Management
8 19 (6.29%) Migration
8 19 (6.29%) Project Planning
9 18 (5.96%) Change Control
10 17 (5.63%) Waterfall
11 16 (5.30%) SDLC
11 16 (5.30%) Service Management
12 15 (4.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 14 (4.64%) Business Analysis
13 14 (4.64%) Business Transformation
13 14 (4.64%) ITIL V3
13 14 (4.64%) Supplier Management
14 13 (4.30%) Scrum
15 12 (3.97%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.32%) SQL
2 2 (0.66%) C
3 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.33%) Python
3 1 (0.33%) Ruby
3 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (18.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 46 (15.23%) Security Cleared
3 36 (11.92%) SC Cleared
4 28 (9.27%) Degree
5 27 (8.94%) PMI Certification
5 27 (8.94%) PMP
6 25 (8.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (4.97%) APMP
7 15 (4.97%) ISEB
8 10 (3.31%) CISSP
9 7 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.32%) CISM
10 6 (1.99%) CCNA
11 5 (1.66%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.99%) CCNP
12 3 (0.99%) CCSP
12 3 (0.99%) CLAS
12 3 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.29%) QA
2 8 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.99%) JSP 440
4 5 (1.66%) SLA
5 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.99%) COBIT
6 3 (0.99%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.66%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.66%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.66%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.33%) P3O
8 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (9.93%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.95%) Cisco
3 8 (2.65%) Informatica
4 7 (2.32%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.99%) Oracle
5 6 (1.99%) VMware
6 4 (1.32%) CA
6 4 (1.32%) Fortinet
6 4 (1.32%) IBM
6 4 (1.32%) Juniper
7 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.99%) F5
7 3 (0.99%) HP
7 3 (0.99%) Intel Security
7 3 (0.99%) Progress
8 2 (0.66%) Remedy
8 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.66%) Sun
8 2 (0.66%) Symantec
8 2 (0.66%) Trillium
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £455 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Costello & Reyes Limited
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: £450 per day, Initial contract 3 months
Posted: 20 days ago