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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 27 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 152 103 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.96% 4.66% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.43% 6.67% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 77 52
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.07
% change year-on-year
- -23.74%
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +5 36 £400 +6.66% 17
Coventry +5 21 £393 +3.28% 2
Warwickshire -5 21 £385 -3.75% 1
Shropshire -7 12 £325 +21.84% 2
Solihull -10 9 £425 +10.38%
Sutton Coldfield - 7 £475 - 1
Wolverhampton +7 5 £413 -2.94%
Staffordshire -9 2 £275 -26.66% 4
Worcestershire +2 1 £400 -30.13% 1
Halesowen - 1 £415 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 161 (54.03%) Project Management
2 72 (24.16%) Finance
3 65 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (18.46%) ITIL
5 54 (18.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 54 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (17.79%) Microsoft
7 51 (17.11%) Security Cleared
8 41 (13.76%) MS Project
9 39 (13.09%) SC Cleared
10 32 (10.74%) Project Planning
11 31 (10.40%) Programme Management
12 30 (10.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 29 (9.73%) Degree
13 29 (9.73%) MS Excel
14 25 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (7.72%) MS Office
15 23 (7.72%) Risk Management
15 23 (7.72%) Change Management
16 22 (7.38%) APMP
17 20 (6.71%) Change Control
17 20 (6.71%) PMI Certification
18 19 (6.38%) Migration
19 18 (6.04%) Scrum
20 17 (5.70%) Waterfall
21 16 (5.37%) Service Delivery
21 16 (5.37%) Manufacturing
21 16 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
21 16 (5.37%) Retail
22 15 (5.03%) PRINCE

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.35%) CMS
2 7 (2.35%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.67%) IIS
4 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (13.76%) MS Project
2 29 (9.73%) MS Excel
3 23 (7.72%) MS Office
4 11 (3.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.35%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.67%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.34%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.34%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.34%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.68%) Office 365
2 3 (1.01%) SaaS
3 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.34%) LAN
1 4 (1.34%) WAN
2 3 (1.01%) VoIP
3 2 (0.67%) Firewall
3 2 (0.67%) Internet
3 2 (0.67%) Network Security
4 1 (0.34%) 4G
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.01%) OLAP
2 3 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.67%) Big Data
3 2 (0.67%) QlikView
3 2 (0.67%) SAP BI
3 2 (0.67%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.01%) PVCS
2 1 (0.34%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (24.16%) Finance
2 16 (5.37%) Manufacturing
2 16 (5.37%) Retail
3 8 (2.68%) Banking
4 6 (2.01%) Legal
5 5 (1.68%) Automotive
5 5 (1.68%) Local Government
5 5 (1.68%) Marketing
6 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.01%) Advertising
7 3 (1.01%) Law
8 2 (0.67%) Games
8 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.34%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 184 (61.74%) Project Manager
2 33 (11.07%) IT Manager
3 29 (9.73%) Analyst
4 27 (9.06%) IT Project Manager
5 16 (5.37%) Infrastructure Manager
6 14 (4.70%) Programme Manager
7 12 (4.03%) Implementation Manager
7 12 (4.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 11 (3.69%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 11 (3.69%) Senior Manager
8 11 (3.69%) Senior Project Manager
9 10 (3.36%) Coordinator
9 10 (3.36%) Project Coordinator
9 10 (3.36%) Technical Manager
10 9 (3.02%) Business Analyst
10 9 (3.02%) Business Manager
10 9 (3.02%) Implementation Project Manager
10 9 (3.02%) Project Implementation Manager
10 9 (3.02%) Project Officer
11 8 (2.68%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.01%) .NET
1 3 (1.01%) Middleware
2 1 (0.34%) CSS
2 1 (0.34%) HTML
2 1 (0.34%) jQuery
2 1 (0.34%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.36%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.36%) PMI
3 12 (4.03%) NHS
4 8 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.34%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.01%) EPoS
7 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.67%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.67%) User Experience
8 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.34%) DTV
8 1 (0.34%) EFT
8 1 (0.34%) Informatics
8 1 (0.34%) LIMS
8 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.36%) Windows
2 8 (2.68%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (54.03%) Project Management
2 65 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (18.46%) ITIL
4 54 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (10.74%) Project Planning
6 31 (10.40%) Programme Management
7 23 (7.72%) Change Management
7 23 (7.72%) Risk Management
8 20 (6.71%) Change Control
9 19 (6.38%) Migration
10 18 (6.04%) Scrum
11 17 (5.70%) Waterfall
12 16 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (5.37%) Service Delivery
13 15 (5.03%) ITIL V3
13 15 (5.03%) PRINCE
14 14 (4.70%) Mentoring
14 14 (4.70%) Service Management
14 14 (4.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 14 (4.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.35%) SQL
2 6 (2.01%) C
3 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (18.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 51 (17.11%) Security Cleared
3 39 (13.09%) SC Cleared
4 30 (10.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 29 (9.73%) Degree
6 22 (7.38%) APMP
7 20 (6.71%) PMI Certification
8 9 (3.02%) CISSP
8 9 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (3.02%) PMP
9 8 (2.68%) DV Cleared
9 8 (2.68%) ISEB
10 6 (2.01%) CISMP
11 3 (1.01%) MCITP
11 3 (1.01%) MCP
11 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.67%) MCSE
12 2 (0.67%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.36%) QA
2 6 (2.01%) COBIT
2 6 (2.01%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.01%) P3O
4 3 (1.01%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.67%) SLA
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (17.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.36%) Oracle
3 10 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.02%) SAP
5 7 (2.35%) VMware
6 3 (1.01%) IBM
7 2 (0.67%) Adobe
7 2 (0.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.67%) Citrix
7 2 (0.67%) Endeca
7 2 (0.67%) Google
7 2 (0.67%) Informatica
7 2 (0.67%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.67%) Kronos
7 2 (0.67%) Remedy
7 2 (0.67%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.34%) Infor
8 1 (0.34%) Pega
8 1 (0.34%) QAD
8 1 (0.34%) Teradata
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