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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 24 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 143 105 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.71% 5.03% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 7.31% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 64 57
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£375 £353 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £481 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.69 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.82% -16.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.69 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £16.69 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +3.44%
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
1702 1436 1568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.94% 68.81% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 775 815
Average daily rate £375 £357 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 51 105
Average hourly rate £29.75 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +14 33 £369 +1.72% 3
Birmingham -2 33 £400 +10.34% 12
Coventry -10 20 £375 +7.14% 1
Shropshire +2 13 £413 +11.48% 2
Staffordshire -5 7 £425 +68.31% 5
Solihull +3 5 £338 -3.57% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £369 - 1
Walsall 0 1 - -
Worcestershire -8 1 £400 +16.95% 2
Herefordshire - - - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 172 (64.66%) Project Management
2 72 (27.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (22.93%) ITIL
4 60 (22.56%) Finance
5 50 (18.80%) MS Project
6 42 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (15.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 37 (13.91%) MS Excel
9 36 (13.53%) Microsoft
9 36 (13.53%) Programme Management
10 34 (12.78%) PMI Certification
11 32 (12.03%) Migration
12 31 (11.65%) MS Office
13 30 (11.28%) PMI
13 30 (11.28%) Degree
14 28 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (9.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 23 (8.65%) Change Control
16 23 (8.65%) Project Planning
16 23 (8.65%) SharePoint
17 22 (8.27%) Waterfall
17 22 (8.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 21 (7.89%) Automotive
19 20 (7.52%) UML
20 19 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
20 19 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
21 17 (6.39%) Telecoms
21 17 (6.39%) Service Delivery
21 17 (6.39%) Change Management
22 16 (6.02%) Management Information System

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 23 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.63%) Drupal
2 7 (2.63%) Alfresco
3 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.13%) Lync
4 2 (0.75%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.75%) CMS
4 2 (0.75%) IIS
4 2 (0.75%) ColdFusion
4 2 (0.75%) Documentum
4 2 (0.75%) SAS
4 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 50 (18.80%) MS Project
2 37 (13.91%) MS Excel
3 31 (11.65%) MS Office
4 19 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (5.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (3.38%) CA Clarity
2 6 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.26%) Agresso
3 3 (1.13%) Eikon
3 3 (1.13%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.38%) BPCS
4 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.89%) WAN
2 10 (3.76%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (3.76%) LAN
3 5 (1.88%) Internet
4 4 (1.50%) Firewall
5 3 (1.13%) DNS
6 2 (0.75%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.75%) VLAN
6 2 (0.75%) Intranet
6 2 (0.75%) 3G
6 2 (0.75%) SAN
6 2 (0.75%) Wireless
6 2 (0.75%) DHCP
6 2 (0.75%) Network Security
6 2 (0.75%) NAS
6 2 (0.75%) LTE
7 1 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.38%) Multicast
7 1 (0.38%) 4G
7 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.75%) Essbase
3 2 (0.75%) DataStage
3 2 (0.75%) QlikView
4 1 (0.38%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (0.38%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (0.38%) WhereScape RED
4 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.38%) Informix
4 1 (0.38%) MS Access
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (3.76%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 60 (22.56%) Finance
2 21 (7.89%) Automotive
3 17 (6.39%) Telecoms
4 16 (6.02%) Banking
4 16 (6.02%) Retail
5 10 (3.76%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.26%) Back Office
7 5 (1.88%) Marketing
8 4 (1.50%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.50%) Advertising
9 2 (0.75%) Military
9 2 (0.75%) Front Office
10 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (52.26%) Project Manager
2 46 (17.29%) Analyst
3 20 (7.52%) Business Analyst
4 16 (6.02%) Programme Manager
5 13 (4.89%) Senior Manager
6 11 (4.14%) Support Analyst
6 11 (4.14%) IT Project Manager
7 10 (3.76%) Senior Project Manager
7 10 (3.76%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (3.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 9 (3.38%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (2.63%) Agile Project Manager
10 6 (2.26%) Technical Manager
10 6 (2.26%) Change Analyst
10 6 (2.26%) Project Analyst
10 6 (2.26%) Technical Project Manager
11 5 (1.88%) Coordinator
11 5 (1.88%) Project Coordinator
11 5 (1.88%) Change Manager
11 5 (1.88%) Project Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.26%) Middleware
2 4 (1.50%) HTML
2 4 (1.50%) CSS
3 3 (1.13%) jQuery
3 3 (1.13%) .NET
4 2 (0.75%) XMPP
4 2 (0.75%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.38%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.38%) CSS3
5 1 (0.38%) HTML5
5 1 (0.38%) JSP
5 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.28%) PMI
2 28 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.38%) NHS
5 8 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.13%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.75%) PDA
7 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.38%) Social Media
8 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.38%) User Experience
8 1 (0.38%) PKI
8 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.38%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.38%) Windows
2 6 (2.26%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.88%) Linux
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.75%) UNIX
4 2 (0.75%) AIX
4 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) Solaris
5 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (64.66%) Project Management
2 72 (27.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (22.93%) ITIL
4 42 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (13.53%) Programme Management
6 32 (12.03%) Migration
7 23 (8.65%) Change Control
7 23 (8.65%) Project Planning
8 22 (8.27%) Waterfall
8 22 (8.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 20 (7.52%) UML
10 17 (6.39%) Service Delivery
10 17 (6.39%) Change Management
11 16 (6.02%) Business Analysis
12 15 (5.64%) Risk Management
13 14 (5.26%) ERP
13 14 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (4.89%) E-Commerce
15 12 (4.51%) CRM
16 11 (4.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.88%) C
2 4 (1.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.13%) SQL
4 2 (0.75%) Java
5 1 (0.38%) C#
5 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (15.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 34 (12.78%) PMI Certification
3 30 (11.28%) Degree
4 26 (9.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 19 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (6.02%) SC Cleared
6 16 (6.02%) Security Cleared
7 14 (5.26%) PMP
8 3 (1.13%) APMP
8 3 (1.13%) PgMP
9 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.75%) CCNA
9 2 (0.75%) APMG
10 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.38%) MAPM
10 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.38%) CCIE
10 1 (0.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.64%) QA
2 9 (3.38%) P3O
3 3 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.75%) SLA
5 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (5.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) XenApp
2 2 (0.75%) XenServer
2 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.02%) SAP
3 14 (5.26%) Oracle
4 8 (3.01%) IBM
5 6 (2.26%) VMware
6 4 (1.50%) Citrix
6 4 (1.50%) Cisco
7 3 (1.13%) Reuters
7 3 (1.13%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.13%) Cadence
8 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.75%) CA
8 2 (0.75%) Primavera
8 2 (0.75%) HP
8 2 (0.75%) Dell
8 2 (0.75%) Cognos
8 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.38%) Facebook
9 1 (0.38%) Twitter
9 1 (0.38%) Tableau
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