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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 34 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 157 181 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.85% 7.26% 5.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 9.49% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 126 74
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £274 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.44 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.76% +109.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.05 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-23.47% +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
2605 1907 1942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.48% 76.52% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1540 1136 1014
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 89 130
Median hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £30.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 August 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 28 August 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 -2 42 £375 +7.14% 4
Birmingham -13 34 £400 -0.62% 14
Coventry -23 23 £400 -20.00% 5
Staffordshire +4 10 £405 +28.57% 1
Solihull -9 10 £370 -8.35% 4
Shropshire -21 7 £475 +35.71% 3
Wolverhampton +3 3 £350 -6.66% 1
Herefordshire - 3 £325 - 4
West Bromwich +1 2 £425 +17.24% 1
Walsall -2 2 £250 -33.33% 1
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 163 (53.80%) Project Management
2 114 (37.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 75 (24.75%) Finance
4 56 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (17.82%) ITIL
6 48 (15.84%) MS Project
7 47 (15.51%) Security Cleared
8 44 (14.52%) Data Centre
8 44 (14.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 42 (13.86%) PMI Certification
10 39 (12.87%) Microsoft
11 35 (11.55%) Programme Management
12 34 (11.22%) PMP
12 34 (11.22%) SC Cleared
13 31 (10.23%) PMI
13 31 (10.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 30 (9.90%) MS Excel
14 30 (9.90%) Change Management
15 27 (8.91%) Risk Management
16 24 (7.92%) Cisco
16 24 (7.92%) Degree
17 20 (6.60%) QA
18 19 (6.27%) Waterfall
18 19 (6.27%) ISEB
19 18 (5.94%) MS Office
19 18 (5.94%) SharePoint
19 18 (5.94%) Migration
19 18 (5.94%) Project Planning
19 18 (5.94%) ITIL V3
20 16 (5.28%) APMP

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 8 (2.64%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.66%) IIS
5 2 (0.66%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.33%) Documentum
6 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 48 (15.84%) MS Project
2 30 (9.90%) MS Excel
3 18 (5.94%) MS Office
4 15 (4.95%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.33%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.33%) Maximo
2 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (2.64%) SaaS
2 7 (2.31%) Office 365
3 3 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.99%) Yammer
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
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 13 (4.29%) WAN
2 8 (2.64%) LAN
3 7 (2.31%) Network Security
3 7 (2.31%) Unified Communications
4 6 (1.98%) Skype
5 3 (0.99%) Firewall
5 3 (0.99%) WebEx
5 3 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.33%) SNMP
6 1 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.33%) TACACS
6 1 (0.33%) VLAN
6 1 (0.33%) VoIP
6 1 (0.33%) Wireless
6 1 (0.33%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (0.99%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (0.66%) Big Data
2 2 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.33%) DB2
3 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
3 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 75 (24.75%) Finance
2 13 (4.29%) Banking
3 11 (3.63%) Legal
3 11 (3.63%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.64%) Billing
4 8 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.32%) Automotive
5 4 (1.32%) Local Government
5 4 (1.32%) Retail
6 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Advertising
7 2 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 162 (53.47%) Project Manager
2 37 (12.21%) Analyst
3 32 (10.56%) IT Manager
4 28 (9.24%) IT Project Manager
5 27 (8.91%) Infrastructure Manager
6 26 (8.58%) Senior Manager
6 26 (8.58%) Senior Project Manager
7 19 (6.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 19 (6.27%) PMO Analyst
7 19 (6.27%) Programme Manager
8 18 (5.94%) Coordinator
9 15 (4.95%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 14 (4.62%) Project Coordinator
11 13 (4.29%) Business Change Manager
11 13 (4.29%) Project Analyst
11 13 (4.29%) Service Manager
12 12 (3.96%) Business Analyst
13 11 (3.63%) Business Change Project Manager
13 11 (3.63%) Security Manager
14 10 (3.30%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.66%) Middleware
2 1 (0.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.33%) Leaflet
2 1 (0.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 31 (10.23%) PMI
3 16 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.97%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.31%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.98%) NHS
7 5 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.32%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.99%) CESG
9 3 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (0.99%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.99%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.99%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.99%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.66%) CMDB
10 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.96%) Linux
2 9 (2.97%) Windows
3 7 (2.31%) SUSE
4 5 (1.65%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.32%) AIX
5 4 (1.32%) Solaris
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
1 163 (53.80%) Project Management
2 114 (37.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (17.82%) ITIL
5 35 (11.55%) Programme Management
6 30 (9.90%) Change Management
7 27 (8.91%) Risk Management
8 19 (6.27%) Waterfall
9 18 (5.94%) ITIL V3
9 18 (5.94%) Migration
9 18 (5.94%) Project Planning
10 16 (5.28%) Matrix Management
10 16 (5.28%) SDLC
11 15 (4.95%) Business Transformation
11 15 (4.95%) Service Delivery
12 14 (4.62%) Change Control
12 14 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (4.29%) Scrum
14 12 (3.96%) Service Management
14 12 (3.96%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.99%) SQL
2 1 (0.33%) C
2 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.33%) Python
2 1 (0.33%) Ruby
2 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (15.51%) Security Cleared
2 44 (14.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 42 (13.86%) PMI Certification
4 34 (11.22%) PMP
4 34 (11.22%) SC Cleared
5 31 (10.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 24 (7.92%) Degree
7 19 (6.27%) ISEB
8 16 (5.28%) APMP
9 10 (3.30%) CISSP
10 7 (2.31%) CISM
11 6 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.65%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.99%) CCNA
14 3 (0.99%) CISA
14 3 (0.99%) CLAS
14 3 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.99%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.99%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.60%) QA
2 8 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.98%) 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 3 (0.99%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.66%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.66%) ISO27005
6 2 (0.66%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) vCloud
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 39 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.92%) Cisco
3 7 (2.31%) Oracle
3 7 (2.31%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.98%) VMware
5 5 (1.65%) Informatica
5 5 (1.65%) Juniper
6 4 (1.32%) CA
6 4 (1.32%) Fortinet
6 4 (1.32%) IBM
7 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.99%) F5
7 3 (0.99%) HP
7 3 (0.99%) Intel Security
7 3 (0.99%) Progress
8 2 (0.66%) Remedy
8 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.66%) Sun
8 2 (0.66%) Symantec
8 2 (0.66%) Trillium
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