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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 19 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 183 119 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.18% 5.09% 5.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.70% 7.01% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 75 53
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£368 £368 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £295 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £29.00 £16.00 £22.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% -27.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £36.11
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -18.30%
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
1887 1698 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.03% 72.66% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 888 566
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 107 77
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 +14 64 £400 +14.28% 18
Warwickshire +14 22 £350 - 3
Staffordshire -2 17 £375 +30.43% 2
Shropshire +4 12 £365 -24.15% 1
Coventry -6 12 £431 +0.29% 5
Solihull -3 9 £368 +5.00% 1
Worcestershire +2 6 £250 -31.03%
Wolverhampton +5 3 £363 +20.83% 2
Sutton Coldfield +4 2 £375 -45.05%
Kingswinford - 1 - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PRINCE2 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.

1 158 (54.48%) Project Management
2 67 (23.10%) Finance
3 61 (21.03%) ITIL
4 57 (19.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (18.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 52 (17.93%) MS Project
7 45 (15.52%) MS Excel
8 42 (14.48%) Microsoft
9 41 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (13.10%) Migration
11 35 (12.07%) Programme Management
12 30 (10.34%) Degree
12 30 (10.34%) PRINCE
13 29 (10.00%) NHS
14 28 (9.66%) PMI Certification
14 28 (9.66%) Project Planning
15 27 (9.31%) Change Management
16 26 (8.97%) SharePoint
16 26 (8.97%) Change Control
17 24 (8.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 23 (7.93%) PMP
18 23 (7.93%) Supplier Management
19 22 (7.59%) CRM
19 22 (7.59%) Coaching
20 21 (7.24%) Data Migration
20 21 (7.24%) Security Cleared
21 19 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (6.55%) Cisco
22 16 (5.52%) Risk Management
22 16 (5.52%) Retail

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PRINCE2 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.38%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.03%) Lync
4 3 (1.03%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.03%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.34%) CMS
5 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.34%) Documentum
5 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 52 (17.93%) MS Project
2 45 (15.52%) MS Excel
3 14 (4.83%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.79%) MS Office
5 10 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.38%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.03%) Primavera
4 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.69%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.69%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.03%) Office 365
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Trello
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.17%) Firewall
2 14 (4.83%) WAN
3 11 (3.79%) OSPF
4 10 (3.45%) BGP
5 9 (3.10%) LAN
6 7 (2.41%) DNS
6 7 (2.41%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.07%) Multicast
8 5 (1.72%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (1.72%) PABX
8 5 (1.72%) Network Security
8 5 (1.72%) VoIP
9 4 (1.38%) EIGRP
9 4 (1.38%) Intranet
9 4 (1.38%) MPLS
10 3 (1.03%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.03%) SAN
10 3 (1.03%) VPN
11 2 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.69%) EDMS
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.34%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (0.34%) QlikView
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.34%) MySQL
3 1 (0.34%) OLAP
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.34%) JIRA
1 1 (0.34%) MSI
1 1 (0.34%) Rational Rose
General
1 67 (23.10%) Finance
2 16 (5.52%) Retail
3 14 (4.83%) Local Government
4 5 (1.72%) Automotive
4 5 (1.72%) Banking
4 5 (1.72%) Marketing
5 4 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.03%) Law
6 3 (1.03%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.69%) Legal
7 2 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 162 (55.86%) Project Manager
2 29 (10.00%) Analyst
3 23 (7.93%) IT Project Manager
4 17 (5.86%) Technical Project Manager
4 17 (5.86%) Business Analyst
4 17 (5.86%) Technical Manager
5 16 (5.52%) Programme Manager
6 13 (4.48%) Senior Manager
7 12 (4.14%) Service Manager
8 10 (3.45%) Project Planner
8 10 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
9 9 (3.10%) Coordinator
10 8 (2.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (2.76%) Project Coordinator
10 8 (2.76%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (2.76%) Business Project Manager
10 8 (2.76%) Business Manager
11 6 (2.07%) Transition Manager
11 6 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 6 (2.07%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.03%) EDI
2 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.34%) WCF
2 1 (0.34%) WPF
2 1 (0.34%) jQuery
2 1 (0.34%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.34%) MDX
2 1 (0.34%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.34%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.00%) NHS
2 19 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.79%) PMI
4 8 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.38%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.03%) User Experience
7 2 (0.69%) EPoS
7 2 (0.69%) Handset
7 2 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.69%) Informatics
7 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.34%) iSeries
8 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.34%) IVR
8 1 (0.34%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.34%) PKI
8 1 (0.34%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.48%) Windows
2 8 (2.76%) UNIX
3 7 (2.41%) Linux
4 5 (1.72%) Solaris
5 4 (1.38%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (54.48%) Project Management
2 61 (21.03%) ITIL
3 57 (19.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (13.10%) Migration
6 35 (12.07%) Programme Management
7 30 (10.34%) PRINCE
8 28 (9.66%) Project Planning
9 27 (9.31%) Change Management
10 26 (8.97%) Change Control
11 23 (7.93%) Supplier Management
12 22 (7.59%) CRM
12 22 (7.59%) Coaching
13 21 (7.24%) Data Migration
14 16 (5.52%) Risk Management
15 15 (5.17%) ERP
16 14 (4.83%) Service Management
16 14 (4.83%) Business Analysis
16 14 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (4.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.07%) C
2 5 (1.72%) SQL
3 2 (0.69%) Java
4 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.34%) C#
4 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (18.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 30 (10.34%) Degree
3 28 (9.66%) PMI Certification
4 24 (8.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 23 (7.93%) PMP
6 21 (7.24%) Security Cleared
7 15 (5.17%) CCNA
7 15 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (4.83%) SC Cleared
9 11 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.76%) ISEB
11 5 (1.72%) APMP
12 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.03%) MCITP
13 3 (1.03%) HND
13 3 (1.03%) MCSE
13 3 (1.03%) CCNP
13 3 (1.03%) CISSP
14 2 (0.69%) CISA
14 2 (0.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.07%) P3O
2 5 (1.72%) QA
3 4 (1.38%) SLA
4 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 42 (14.48%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.55%) Cisco
3 13 (4.48%) SAP
4 7 (2.41%) F5
4 7 (2.41%) JD Edwards
5 6 (2.07%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.72%) Citrix
6 5 (1.72%) HP
7 4 (1.38%) Oracle
7 4 (1.38%) VMware
8 3 (1.03%) BT
8 3 (1.03%) Lotus
8 3 (1.03%) Remedy
9 2 (0.69%) Trillium
9 2 (0.69%) EMC
9 2 (0.69%) Cerner
9 2 (0.69%) CA
9 2 (0.69%) Endeca
9 2 (0.69%) Computacenter
9 2 (0.69%) MEDITECH
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Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
iKonnect
Rate: £340 - £360 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Shropshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago