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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 35 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 170 156 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.25% 6.19% 5.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.44% 7.91% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 102 71
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £272 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £20.50 £30.07 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £28.97 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.42 £31.17 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.79%
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
2638 1971 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.50% 78.15% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1147 1002
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 100 113
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 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 -1 37 £408 +1.87% 7
Birmingham -8 33 £400 - 20
Coventry -10 33 £406 -9.72% 8
Shropshire -12 19 £347 +38.80% 2
Staffordshire +3 10 £400 +15.94%
Solihull -6 8 £498 +23.21% 4
Herefordshire - 5 £363 -
Wolverhampton +4 4 £375 -
Walsall -1 3 £250 -33.33%
West Bromwich 0 2 £425 +17.24%
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 171 (56.44%) Project Management
2 106 (34.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 74 (24.42%) Finance
4 65 (21.45%) ITIL
5 63 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (18.15%) Data Centre
7 50 (16.50%) Security Cleared
7 50 (16.50%) MS Project
8 47 (15.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 44 (14.52%) PMI Certification
10 36 (11.88%) SC Cleared
11 35 (11.55%) Microsoft
12 34 (11.22%) PMP
13 33 (10.89%) PMI
13 33 (10.89%) Programme Management
14 31 (10.23%) Change Management
15 30 (9.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 29 (9.57%) MS Excel
16 29 (9.57%) Degree
17 23 (7.59%) Cisco
18 22 (7.26%) Service Delivery
18 22 (7.26%) Project Planning
19 21 (6.93%) Migration
20 20 (6.60%) Risk Management
20 20 (6.60%) ISEB
20 20 (6.60%) PRINCE
20 20 (6.60%) Waterfall
20 20 (6.60%) ITIL V3
21 18 (5.94%) SharePoint
21 18 (5.94%) MS Office

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 18 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.97%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.98%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.99%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.66%) IIS
6 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.33%) Documentum
7 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (16.50%) MS Project
2 29 (9.57%) MS Excel
3 18 (5.94%) MS Office
4 16 (5.28%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.33%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) Maximo
3 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (2.64%) Office 365
2 7 (2.31%) SaaS
3 4 (1.32%) Yammer
4 3 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.29%) LAN
2 11 (3.63%) WAN
3 7 (2.31%) Network Security
3 7 (2.31%) Skype
3 7 (2.31%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.32%) WebEx
5 3 (0.99%) Firewall
6 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.33%) Intranet
7 1 (0.33%) SNMP
7 1 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.33%) TACACS
7 1 (0.33%) VLAN
7 1 (0.33%) VoIP
7 1 (0.33%) Wireless
7 1 (0.33%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.97%) Data Mining
2 3 (0.99%) Big Data
2 3 (0.99%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.33%) DB2
4 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.33%) VersionOne
General
1 74 (24.42%) Finance
2 11 (3.63%) Banking
3 10 (3.30%) Legal
4 9 (2.97%) Billing
4 9 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.65%) Automotive
7 4 (1.32%) Local Government
7 4 (1.32%) Retail
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 157 (51.82%) Project Manager
2 36 (11.88%) Analyst
3 29 (9.57%) IT Manager
4 27 (8.91%) Programme Manager
5 26 (8.58%) IT Project Manager
5 26 (8.58%) Senior Manager
5 26 (8.58%) Senior Project Manager
6 24 (7.92%) Infrastructure Manager
7 17 (5.61%) PMO Analyst
7 17 (5.61%) Service Manager
8 16 (5.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 15 (4.95%) Coordinator
10 14 (4.62%) SC Cleared Project Manager
11 13 (4.29%) Delivery Manager
12 12 (3.96%) Business Analyst
12 12 (3.96%) Project Analyst
13 11 (3.63%) Business Change Manager
13 11 (3.63%) Project Coordinator
13 11 (3.63%) Services Delivery Manager
14 9 (2.97%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 55 (18.15%) Data Centre
2 33 (10.89%) PMI
3 16 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.31%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.31%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.32%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.99%) CESG
7 3 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (0.99%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.99%) NHS
8 2 (0.66%) CMDB
8 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.66%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.66%) iPad
8 2 (0.66%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.63%) Windows
2 10 (3.30%) Linux
3 7 (2.31%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.98%) AIX
4 6 (1.98%) Solaris
5 4 (1.32%) SUSE
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) Unix
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (56.44%) Project Management
2 106 (34.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (21.45%) ITIL
4 63 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (10.89%) Programme Management
6 31 (10.23%) Change Management
7 22 (7.26%) Project Planning
7 22 (7.26%) Service Delivery
8 21 (6.93%) Migration
9 20 (6.60%) ITIL V3
9 20 (6.60%) PRINCE
9 20 (6.60%) Risk Management
9 20 (6.60%) Waterfall
10 17 (5.61%) Matrix Management
11 16 (5.28%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.95%) Business Transformation
13 14 (4.62%) Change Control
13 14 (4.62%) SDLC
13 14 (4.62%) Service Management
14 12 (3.96%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.99%) C
1 3 (0.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (16.50%) Security Cleared
2 47 (15.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 44 (14.52%) PMI Certification
4 36 (11.88%) SC Cleared
5 34 (11.22%) PMP
6 30 (9.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 29 (9.57%) Degree
8 20 (6.60%) ISEB
9 17 (5.61%) APMP
10 16 (5.28%) DV Cleared
11 14 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (3.30%) BICSI Certification
12 10 (3.30%) BICSI RCDD
12 10 (3.30%) CISSP
13 7 (2.31%) CISM
14 4 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.99%) CCNA
15 3 (0.99%) CISA
15 3 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.99%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.95%) QA
2 7 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.65%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.32%) COBIT
4 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.32%) SLA
5 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.66%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.66%) ISO27005
5 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 35 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.59%) Cisco
3 8 (2.64%) Oracle
4 7 (2.31%) HP
5 5 (1.65%) Juniper
6 4 (1.32%) Fortinet
6 4 (1.32%) IBM
6 4 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.32%) VMware
7 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.99%) F5
7 3 (0.99%) Informatica
7 3 (0.99%) Intel Security
7 3 (0.99%) Progress
8 2 (0.66%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.66%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (0.66%) DataFlux
8 2 (0.66%) Qualys
8 2 (0.66%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.66%) Symantec
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