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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 30 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 144 183 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.08% 7.07% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 9.27% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 126 74
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £29.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +81.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +1.81%
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
2314 1975 1758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.65% 76.34% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1219 925
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 92 111
Median hourly rate £18.50 £28.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.86% -17.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 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 29 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 -4 59 £400 - 12
Warwickshire -2 24 £413 +17.85%
Shropshire -36 11 £544 +48.97% 2
Coventry -6 10 £370 -1.33% 1
Staffordshire -2 8 £361 -3.66% 3
Wolverhampton +4 5 £310 +12.72%
Sutton Coldfield 0 5 £350 -6.66% 1
Worcestershire -12 3 £450 +80.00% 2
Solihull -19 3 £185 -49.65% 1
West Bromwich - 2 - - 1
Walsall - 1 £358 -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 159 (55.02%) Project Management
2 79 (27.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 68 (23.53%) Finance
4 64 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (21.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 50 (17.30%) Security Cleared
7 43 (14.88%) SC Cleared
7 43 (14.88%) ITIL
8 33 (11.42%) MS Project
9 31 (10.73%) Programme Management
9 31 (10.73%) Degree
10 30 (10.38%) Microsoft
11 26 (9.00%) PMI Certification
12 23 (7.96%) MS Excel
13 21 (7.27%) PMP
13 21 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (6.92%) Data Centre
14 20 (6.92%) Change Management
15 18 (6.23%) Migration
15 18 (6.23%) MS Office
16 17 (5.88%) Service Management
16 17 (5.88%) Project Planning
16 17 (5.88%) Supplier Management
16 17 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 17 (5.88%) Change Control
17 16 (5.54%) QA
17 16 (5.54%) Risk Management
18 15 (5.19%) Scrum
18 15 (5.19%) Cisco
18 15 (5.19%) 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 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.08%) CMS
3 2 (0.69%) IIS
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.35%) Documentum
4 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (11.42%) MS Project
2 23 (7.96%) MS Excel
3 18 (6.23%) MS Office
4 11 (3.81%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.69%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.35%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) HFM
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.46%) Office 365
2 5 (1.73%) SaaS
3 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.35%) Heroku
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.08%) LAN
1 6 (2.08%) WAN
2 5 (1.73%) Network Security
3 2 (0.69%) Firewall
3 2 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.35%) SAN
4 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.04%) Big Data
2 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.69%) SAP BI
2 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.35%) DB2
3 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.35%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.35%) MS Access
General
1 68 (23.53%) Finance
2 14 (4.84%) Banking
2 14 (4.84%) Legal
3 12 (4.15%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.46%) Retail
5 9 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.08%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.73%) Marketing
8 4 (1.38%) Automotive
9 3 (1.04%) Law
9 3 (1.04%) Local Government
10 2 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 165 (57.09%) Project Manager
2 30 (10.38%) IT Manager
3 27 (9.34%) IT Project Manager
4 26 (9.00%) Analyst
5 19 (6.57%) Coordinator
6 16 (5.54%) Infrastructure Manager
7 15 (5.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 15 (5.19%) Project Coordinator
7 15 (5.19%) Senior Manager
7 15 (5.19%) Senior Project Manager
8 12 (4.15%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 11 (3.81%) Consultant
9 11 (3.81%) Digital Project Manager
10 10 (3.46%) Business Change Manager
10 10 (3.46%) Business Change Project Manager
10 10 (3.46%) PMO Analyst
11 9 (3.11%) Agile Project Manager
11 9 (3.11%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.11%) Programme Manager
12 8 (2.77%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.04%) Middleware
2 1 (0.35%) Leaflet
2 1 (0.35%) Mason
2 1 (0.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.92%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.19%) PMI
4 7 (2.42%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (2.08%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.73%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.73%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.73%) NHS
7 3 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.04%) EPoS
7 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.69%) CMDB
8 2 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.69%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.69%) iPad
8 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.77%) Linux
2 7 (2.42%) SUSE
3 1 (0.35%) Unix
3 1 (0.35%) Windows
3 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (55.02%) Project Management
2 79 (27.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (14.88%) ITIL
5 31 (10.73%) Programme Management
6 20 (6.92%) Change Management
7 18 (6.23%) Migration
8 17 (5.88%) Change Control
8 17 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 17 (5.88%) Service Management
8 17 (5.88%) Supplier Management
9 16 (5.54%) Risk Management
10 15 (5.19%) Business Transformation
10 15 (5.19%) Scrum
10 15 (5.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 15 (5.19%) Waterfall
11 13 (4.50%) Business Analysis
12 12 (4.15%) ITIL V3
12 12 (4.15%) SDLC
13 11 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.42%) SQL
2 3 (1.04%) C
3 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.35%) Python
3 1 (0.35%) Ruby
3 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (21.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 50 (17.30%) Security Cleared
3 43 (14.88%) SC Cleared
4 31 (10.73%) Degree
5 26 (9.00%) PMI Certification
6 21 (7.27%) PMP
7 17 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (3.81%) APMP
10 8 (2.77%) ISEB
11 7 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (2.08%) CCNA
13 4 (1.38%) CISM
13 4 (1.38%) CISSP
14 3 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (1.04%) CCNP
14 3 (1.04%) CCSP
14 3 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.69%) CISA
15 2 (0.69%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.54%) QA
2 7 (2.42%) SLA
3 5 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.73%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.38%) PMBOK
5 3 (1.04%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.69%) COBIT
6 2 (0.69%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.69%) ISO27005
6 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.35%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.19%) Cisco
3 12 (4.15%) Oracle
3 12 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.77%) VMware
5 7 (2.42%) Informatica
5 7 (2.42%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.38%) CA
6 4 (1.38%) IBM
7 3 (1.04%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.04%) F5
7 3 (1.04%) Fortinet
7 3 (1.04%) Juniper
7 3 (1.04%) Remedy
7 3 (1.04%) SAP
8 2 (0.69%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.69%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (0.69%) Kronos
8 2 (0.69%) Qualys
8 2 (0.69%) ServiceNow
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 11 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago