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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
England / West Midlands
Rank 34 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 116 148 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.82% 6.17% 5.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.08% 7.57% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 107 86
Median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £544 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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
1909 1954 1552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.24% 81.48% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 1058 939
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 66 95
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £11.08 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.65 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry -6 34 £413 +10.00% 5
Warwickshire +5 28 £385 -6.09% 3
Staffordshire +13 13 £300 -36.84% 4
Birmingham -21 12 £370 -10.30% 13
Shropshire +12 10 £498 +53.07%
Solihull -13 3 £425 +0.29% 2
Herefordshire +4 2 £338 -15.62% 1
Walsall - 2 £425 -
Worcestershire +4 1 £400 -
Wolverhampton +1 1 £448 +8.48% 1
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 167 (60.73%) Project Management
2 87 (31.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 67 (24.36%) Finance
4 64 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (22.55%) ITIL
6 53 (19.27%) Data Centre
7 45 (16.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 42 (15.27%) Security Cleared
9 41 (14.91%) Programme Management
10 40 (14.55%) Change Management
11 38 (13.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 35 (12.73%) Microsoft
12 35 (12.73%) Degree
13 32 (11.64%) PMI Certification
13 32 (11.64%) MS Project
14 29 (10.55%) Project Planning
15 27 (9.82%) MS Excel
16 26 (9.45%) SC Cleared
17 23 (8.36%) MS Office
17 23 (8.36%) PMI
18 22 (8.00%) Mentoring
19 21 (7.64%) PRINCE
19 21 (7.64%) LAN
19 21 (7.64%) Risk Management
20 20 (7.27%) Service Delivery
20 20 (7.27%) MS Visio
21 19 (6.91%) Cisco
21 19 (6.91%) Migration
22 18 (6.55%) ITIL Certification
22 18 (6.55%) DV Cleared

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 14 (5.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.55%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.73%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.36%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (11.64%) MS Project
2 27 (9.82%) MS Excel
3 23 (8.36%) MS Office
4 20 (7.27%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (2.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.36%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.36%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.55%) Office 365
3 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.09%) Yammer
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.64%) LAN
2 8 (2.91%) WAN
3 6 (2.18%) Skype
4 4 (1.45%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.09%) Network Security
5 3 (1.09%) WebEx
6 2 (0.73%) Firewall
7 1 (0.36%) Internet
7 1 (0.36%) SNMP
7 1 (0.36%) TACACS
7 1 (0.36%) VLAN
7 1 (0.36%) VoIP
7 1 (0.36%) WAAS
7 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.36%) Wireless
7 1 (0.36%) WLAN
7 1 (0.36%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.09%) Big Data
2 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.36%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.18%) Axure RP
1 6 (2.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.36%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.36%) VersionOne
General
1 67 (24.36%) Finance
2 12 (4.36%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.64%) Automotive
3 10 (3.64%) Local Government
4 9 (3.27%) Billing
5 8 (2.91%) Marketing
6 7 (2.55%) Banking
7 6 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.45%) Legal
9 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.73%) Law
9 2 (0.73%) Retail
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.36%) French Language
10 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 136 (49.45%) Project Manager
2 29 (10.55%) Analyst
3 27 (9.82%) IT Manager
4 24 (8.73%) Programme Manager
5 21 (7.64%) IT Project Manager
6 20 (7.27%) Senior Manager
6 20 (7.27%) Senior Project Manager
7 19 (6.91%) Infrastructure Manager
7 19 (6.91%) Service Manager
8 18 (6.55%) Business Analyst
9 15 (5.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 11 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
10 11 (4.00%) Project Officer
10 11 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
11 10 (3.64%) Project Support Officer
11 10 (3.64%) Support Officer
11 10 (3.64%) Technical Manager
11 10 (3.64%) Technical Project Manager
12 9 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 9 (3.27%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.36%) .NET
1 1 (0.36%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.36%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.27%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.36%) PMI
3 15 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.55%) Psychology
4 7 (2.55%) Social Media
5 5 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.82%) User Experience
6 4 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.45%) NHS
6 4 (1.45%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.09%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.73%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.73%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.36%) CESG
9 1 (0.36%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.36%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.27%) Windows
2 8 (2.91%) Linux
3 4 (1.45%) AIX
3 4 (1.45%) Solaris
3 4 (1.45%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.73%) SUSE
6 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (60.73%) Project Management
2 87 (31.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (22.55%) ITIL
5 41 (14.91%) Programme Management
6 40 (14.55%) Change Management
7 29 (10.55%) Project Planning
8 22 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 21 (7.64%) PRINCE
9 21 (7.64%) Risk Management
10 20 (7.27%) Service Delivery
11 19 (6.91%) Migration
12 15 (5.45%) Business Analysis
12 15 (5.45%) Matrix Management
13 14 (5.09%) ITIL V3
14 13 (4.73%) Network Design
14 13 (4.73%) Scrum
14 13 (4.73%) Supplier Management
15 11 (4.00%) Process Management
16 10 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.55%) SQL
2 4 (1.45%) C
3 1 (0.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (16.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 42 (15.27%) Security Cleared
3 38 (13.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 35 (12.73%) Degree
5 32 (11.64%) PMI Certification
6 26 (9.45%) SC Cleared
7 18 (6.55%) DV Cleared
7 18 (6.55%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (6.18%) PMP
9 16 (5.82%) BICSI Certification
9 16 (5.82%) BICSI RCDD
10 12 (4.36%) ISEB
11 9 (3.27%) APMP
12 6 (2.18%) MAPM
13 4 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (1.09%) CISSP
14 3 (1.09%) PgMP
15 2 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 1 (0.36%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.73%) QA
2 7 (2.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.82%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.73%) COBIT
4 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) P3O
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.36%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.36%) SCCM
1 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.91%) Cisco
3 8 (2.91%) Oracle
4 6 (2.18%) Adobe
5 5 (1.82%) HP
5 5 (1.82%) Juniper
5 5 (1.82%) VMware
6 4 (1.45%) SAP
7 3 (1.09%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.09%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.73%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.36%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.36%) Informatica
9 1 (0.36%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.36%) Kronos
9 1 (0.36%) Lotus
9 1 (0.36%) McKesson
9 1 (0.36%) QAD
9 1 (0.36%) Workday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Rate: £280 - £300 Per Month
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
NCC Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £270.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago