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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 32 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 153 194 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.31% 7.20% 5.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.57% 9.50% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 136 81
Median daily rate £400 £380 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +7.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +46.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.48% -17.14%
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
2330 2042 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.87% 75.83% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1228 942
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 103 100
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Birmingham +1 65 £390 +1.96% 17
Warwickshire +2 24 £380 +8.57% 3
Shropshire -30 12 £483 +32.32%
Coventry -11 10 £438 -7.89% 2
Sutton Coldfield -3 5 £350 -6.66%
Staffordshire +4 4 £415 +10.66% 2
Wolverhampton +2 4 £300 -33.33%
Solihull -16 4 £224 -34.19% 1
Worcestershire -10 3 £450 +2.85% 2
Walsall - 2 £358 - 2
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 166 (54.07%) Project Management
2 81 (26.38%) Finance
3 69 (22.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (21.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 65 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (18.24%) Security Cleared
7 49 (15.96%) SC Cleared
8 44 (14.33%) ITIL
9 42 (13.68%) Microsoft
10 35 (11.40%) MS Project
11 34 (11.07%) Degree
12 32 (10.42%) Programme Management
13 27 (8.79%) MS Excel
14 26 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (7.82%) Change Management
16 23 (7.49%) Risk Management
16 23 (7.49%) PMI Certification
17 21 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (6.84%) Supplier Management
17 21 (6.84%) Data Centre
18 20 (6.51%) QA
18 20 (6.51%) MS Office
18 20 (6.51%) Migration
19 19 (6.19%) Scrum
20 18 (5.86%) Project Planning
21 17 (5.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 17 (5.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 16 (5.21%) Mentoring
22 16 (5.21%) Service Management
23 15 (4.89%) PMI

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 8 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.28%) CMS
3 3 (0.98%) IIS
4 2 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.33%) Documentum
5 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (11.40%) MS Project
2 27 (8.79%) MS Excel
3 20 (6.51%) MS Office
4 11 (3.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.93%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.65%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.33%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) HFM
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.58%) Office 365
2 5 (1.63%) SaaS
3 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.33%) Heroku
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.28%) WAN
2 6 (1.95%) LAN
3 4 (1.30%) Network Security
4 2 (0.65%) Firewall
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.33%) Intranet
5 1 (0.33%) SAN
5 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.98%) Big Data
1 3 (0.98%) OLAP
1 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.65%) QlikView
2 2 (0.65%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.33%) DB2
3 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.33%) MS Access
3 1 (0.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
General
1 81 (26.38%) Finance
2 15 (4.89%) Banking
3 13 (4.23%) Legal
4 12 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.91%) Retail
5 7 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.95%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.95%) Local Government
7 5 (1.63%) Marketing
8 3 (0.98%) Law
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 184 (59.93%) Project Manager
2 37 (12.05%) IT Manager
3 33 (10.75%) IT Project Manager
4 22 (7.17%) Analyst
5 15 (4.89%) Coordinator
5 15 (4.89%) Infrastructure Manager
6 14 (4.56%) Project Coordinator
7 13 (4.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 13 (4.23%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 11 (3.58%) Agile Project Manager
8 11 (3.58%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 11 (3.58%) Consultant
8 11 (3.58%) Senior Manager
8 11 (3.58%) Senior Project Manager
9 10 (3.26%) Business Change Manager
9 10 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
9 10 (3.26%) Digital Project Manager
10 9 (2.93%) Business Change Project Manager
10 9 (2.93%) Implementation Manager
10 9 (2.93%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.98%) Middleware
2 1 (0.33%) .NET
2 1 (0.33%) Leaflet
2 1 (0.33%) Mason
2 1 (0.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.84%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.89%) PMI
4 9 (2.93%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.61%) NHS
6 6 (1.95%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.63%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.98%) EPoS
9 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.65%) CMDB
10 2 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.65%) iPad
10 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.65%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.65%) User Experience
11 1 (0.33%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.33%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.95%) Linux
2 5 (1.63%) SUSE
3 3 (0.98%) Windows
4 1 (0.33%) Unix
4 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (54.07%) Project Management
2 69 (22.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (14.33%) ITIL
5 32 (10.42%) Programme Management
6 24 (7.82%) Change Management
7 23 (7.49%) Risk Management
8 21 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (6.84%) Supplier Management
9 20 (6.51%) Migration
10 19 (6.19%) Scrum
11 18 (5.86%) Project Planning
12 17 (5.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 16 (5.21%) Mentoring
13 16 (5.21%) Service Management
14 14 (4.56%) Business Analysis
14 14 (4.56%) Waterfall
15 13 (4.23%) Change Control
15 13 (4.23%) ITIL V3
16 12 (3.91%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.28%) SQL
2 4 (1.30%) C
3 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.33%) Python
3 1 (0.33%) Ruby
3 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (21.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 56 (18.24%) Security Cleared
3 49 (15.96%) SC Cleared
4 34 (11.07%) Degree
5 23 (7.49%) PMI Certification
6 17 (5.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (4.56%) PMP
8 11 (3.58%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (3.26%) APMP
10 6 (1.95%) ISEB
11 5 (1.63%) CCNA
11 5 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.98%) CCNP
12 3 (0.98%) CCSP
13 2 (0.65%) CISA
13 2 (0.65%) CISM
13 2 (0.65%) CISSP
13 2 (0.65%) IISP
14 1 (0.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.51%) QA
2 6 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.63%) SLA
4 4 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.30%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.30%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.98%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.65%) COBIT
6 2 (0.65%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.65%) ISO27005
6 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.33%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.56%) Oracle
3 11 (3.58%) Cisco
3 11 (3.58%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.61%) VMware
5 7 (2.28%) Informatica
6 5 (1.63%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.30%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.98%) CA
8 3 (0.98%) IBM
8 3 (0.98%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.98%) Remedy
8 3 (0.98%) SAP
9 2 (0.65%) Adobe
9 2 (0.65%) Citrix
9 2 (0.65%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.65%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.65%) Juniper
9 2 (0.65%) Progress
9 2 (0.65%) Sun
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