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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 17 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 179 148 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.20% 5.85% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.65% 8.05% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 73 56
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £31.44 £15.00 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.60% -10.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.75 £26.58
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -3.10%
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
1854 1839 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.55% 72.63% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 964 739
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 60
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Warwickshire +11 45 £350 -15.15% 2
Birmingham +6 44 £400 +6.66% 17
Coventry +5 30 £500 +16.27% 3
Solihull +3 14 £404 +19.62% 2
Shropshire -12 7 £350 -22.22% 2
Staffordshire -6 6 £315 +0.39% 2
Worcestershire -2 2 £235 +67.85% 1
West Bromwich +8 1 £363 -
Walsall +6 1 £375 -
Wolverhampton +1 1 £375 +3.44% 2
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 205 (57.42%) Project Management
2 84 (23.53%) Finance
3 72 (20.17%) ITIL
4 64 (17.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 62 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (17.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (14.85%) MS Project
8 41 (11.48%) MS Excel
8 41 (11.48%) Microsoft
9 39 (10.92%) Programme Management
10 37 (10.36%) PMI Certification
11 36 (10.08%) Degree
12 35 (9.80%) Migration
13 34 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 33 (9.24%) Project Planning
15 30 (8.40%) PMP
16 29 (8.12%) PRINCE
16 29 (8.12%) Security Cleared
17 28 (7.84%) Change Control
17 28 (7.84%) Supplier Management
18 27 (7.56%) Change Management
19 26 (7.28%) Business Analysis
19 26 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (7.00%) Service Management
20 25 (7.00%) SharePoint
21 23 (6.44%) Retail
21 23 (6.44%) Data Centre
22 22 (6.16%) Coaching
22 22 (6.16%) NHS
23 21 (5.88%) SC Cleared

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.24%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.12%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.12%) Moodle
4 2 (0.56%) Lync
4 2 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.28%) SAS
5 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.28%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 53 (14.85%) MS Project
2 41 (11.48%) MS Excel
3 20 (5.60%) MS Office
4 15 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (3.64%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.68%) SPSS
7 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.28%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.68%) Office 365
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.32%) WAN
2 16 (4.48%) Firewall
3 11 (3.08%) LAN
4 10 (2.80%) OSPF
5 9 (2.52%) BGP
6 8 (2.24%) VoIP
6 8 (2.24%) PABX
7 7 (1.96%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.96%) DNS
8 6 (1.68%) Multicast
9 5 (1.40%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (1.12%) Network Security
10 4 (1.12%) VPN
10 4 (1.12%) MPLS
10 4 (1.12%) EIGRP
11 3 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.84%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (0.56%) SAN
13 1 (0.28%) Internet
13 1 (0.28%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (0.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.28%) MySQL
2 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.28%) EDMS
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.84%) PVCS
3 1 (0.28%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.28%) MSI
3 1 (0.28%) JIRA
3 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (23.53%) Finance
2 23 (6.44%) Retail
3 12 (3.36%) Local Government
4 10 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.52%) Banking
6 5 (1.40%) Marketing
7 4 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.12%) Legal
7 4 (1.12%) Automotive
8 3 (0.84%) Law
8 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.84%) Billing
9 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 214 (59.94%) Project Manager
2 39 (10.92%) Analyst
3 26 (7.28%) Business Analyst
4 22 (6.16%) IT Project Manager
5 20 (5.60%) Technical Manager
5 20 (5.60%) Technical Project Manager
6 15 (4.20%) Programme Manager
7 14 (3.92%) Senior Manager
7 14 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 13 (3.64%) Service Manager
8 13 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
8 13 (3.64%) Coordinator
9 12 (3.36%) Business Project Manager
9 12 (3.36%) Business Manager
10 10 (2.80%) Project Coordinator
10 10 (2.80%) PMO Analyst
11 8 (2.24%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (2.24%) Architect
11 8 (2.24%) Transition Manager
11 8 (2.24%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.56%) .NET
2 1 (0.28%) CSS
2 1 (0.28%) JSP
2 1 (0.28%) Middleware
2 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.28%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.28%) jQuery
2 1 (0.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.44%) Data Centre
3 22 (6.16%) NHS
4 10 (2.80%) PMI
5 7 (1.96%) EPoS
5 7 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.96%) E-Learning
6 4 (1.12%) Learning Management System
7 3 (0.84%) Informatics
8 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.28%) CMDB
9 1 (0.28%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.28%) IVR
9 1 (0.28%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.28%) PKI
9 1 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.64%) Windows
2 7 (1.96%) Linux
3 6 (1.68%) UNIX
4 5 (1.40%) Solaris
5 4 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.84%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) MVS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (57.42%) Project Management
2 72 (20.17%) ITIL
3 62 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (17.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (10.92%) Programme Management
6 35 (9.80%) Migration
7 33 (9.24%) Project Planning
8 29 (8.12%) PRINCE
9 28 (7.84%) Supplier Management
9 28 (7.84%) Change Control
10 27 (7.56%) Change Management
11 26 (7.28%) Business Analysis
12 25 (7.00%) Service Management
13 22 (6.16%) Coaching
14 20 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (5.32%) Risk Management
16 18 (5.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 17 (4.76%) Waterfall
17 17 (4.76%) CRM
18 16 (4.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.40%) C
2 2 (0.56%) Java
2 2 (0.56%) SQL
3 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 64 (17.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 37 (10.36%) PMI Certification
3 36 (10.08%) Degree
4 34 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 30 (8.40%) PMP
6 29 (8.12%) Security Cleared
7 21 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 17 (4.76%) ISEB
9 13 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (3.36%) CCNA
11 3 (0.84%) CISSP
11 3 (0.84%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.84%) CISA
11 3 (0.84%) CISM
12 2 (0.56%) CIPD
13 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.28%) HND
13 1 (0.28%) CGEIT
13 1 (0.28%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.96%) COBIT
1 7 (1.96%) QA
2 5 (1.40%) P3O
3 3 (0.84%) SLA
3 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) Firmware
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 41 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.76%) Cisco
3 13 (3.64%) IBM
4 7 (1.96%) SAP
4 7 (1.96%) F5
5 6 (1.68%) HP
6 5 (1.40%) Citrix
6 5 (1.40%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.40%) Endeca
7 4 (1.12%) VMware
7 4 (1.12%) Northgate
7 4 (1.12%) Lotus
8 3 (0.84%) Remedy
8 3 (0.84%) BT
8 3 (0.84%) Oracle
9 2 (0.56%) EMC
9 2 (0.56%) MEDITECH
9 2 (0.56%) Computacenter
9 2 (0.56%) Cerner
9 2 (0.56%) JD Edwards
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