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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 22 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 155 127 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.05% 5.80% 5.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.46% 8.23% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 72 53
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£389 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £470 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £22.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.78% +7.69%
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
1832 1544 1307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.56% 70.47% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 794 625
Average daily rate £388 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 80 118
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £10.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham +4 43 £375 -11.76% 28
Warwickshire +5 24 £388 +10.71% 3
Staffordshire -4 13 £350 +40.00% 5
Coventry -1 11 £475 +18.75% 4
Worcestershire 0 10 £444 +36.53%
Solihull -4 10 £374 +14.92% 2
Shropshire -7 10 £365 +55.31% 2
Herefordshire - 2 £375 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £450 - 4
Walsall - - - - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 145 (52.16%) Project Management
2 69 (24.82%) Finance
3 67 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (20.86%) ITIL
5 54 (19.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 48 (17.27%) MS Project
7 46 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (16.19%) Microsoft
9 38 (13.67%) MS Excel
10 36 (12.95%) Programme Management
11 32 (11.51%) Project Planning
12 29 (10.43%) Degree
12 29 (10.43%) Migration
13 27 (9.71%) Change Management
14 25 (8.99%) NHS
14 25 (8.99%) Change Control
15 24 (8.63%) PRINCE
15 24 (8.63%) PMI Certification
15 24 (8.63%) SharePoint
16 22 (7.91%) Business Analysis
17 21 (7.55%) CRM
18 20 (7.19%) ERP
18 20 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (6.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 18 (6.47%) PMP
21 17 (6.12%) Risk Management
22 16 (5.76%) Supplier Management
22 16 (5.76%) SAP
22 16 (5.76%) Security Cleared
23 14 (5.04%) Service Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (8.63%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.16%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.08%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.08%) Lync
5 2 (0.72%) CMS
5 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.36%) IIS
6 1 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.36%) Documentum
6 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 48 (17.27%) MS Project
2 38 (13.67%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.96%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.60%) MS Office
5 7 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.44%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.08%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.72%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.36%) BPCS
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.36%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
1 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.32%) Firewall
2 7 (2.52%) SAN
2 7 (2.52%) LAN
3 6 (2.16%) WAN
4 5 (1.80%) Internet
4 5 (1.80%) NAS
5 4 (1.44%) Intranet
6 3 (1.08%) Network Security
7 2 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.72%) 2G
7 2 (0.72%) 3G
8 1 (0.36%) OSPF
8 1 (0.36%) BGP
8 1 (0.36%) DHCP
8 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.36%) DNS
8 1 (0.36%) ISDN
8 1 (0.36%) PBX
8 1 (0.36%) RNC
8 1 (0.36%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.72%) EDMS
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.36%) OLAP
4 1 (0.36%) DTS
4 1 (0.36%) QlikView
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.36%) WhereScape RED
4 1 (0.36%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.36%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (0.36%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (24.82%) Finance
2 13 (4.68%) Retail
3 12 (4.32%) Banking
4 7 (2.52%) Local Government
5 6 (2.16%) Law
6 5 (1.80%) Automotive
6 5 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.44%) Billing
8 3 (1.08%) Legal
8 3 (1.08%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.72%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) Front Office
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 130 (46.76%) Project Manager
2 37 (13.31%) Analyst
3 24 (8.63%) Business Analyst
4 21 (7.55%) IT Project Manager
4 21 (7.55%) Programme Manager
5 15 (5.40%) Senior Manager
6 12 (4.32%) Coordinator
6 12 (4.32%) Project Coordinator
7 10 (3.60%) PMO Manager
8 9 (3.24%) Project Planner
8 9 (3.24%) Change Manager
9 8 (2.88%) Business Manager
9 8 (2.88%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (2.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 7 (2.52%) Service Manager
10 7 (2.52%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (2.52%) Business Project Manager
10 7 (2.52%) Senior Programme Manager
10 7 (2.52%) Change Project Manager
10 7 (2.52%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.08%) EDI
2 2 (0.72%) .NET
3 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.36%) MDX
3 1 (0.36%) WCF
3 1 (0.36%) WPF
3 1 (0.36%) jQuery
3 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.99%) NHS
2 20 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.68%) PMI
4 8 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.80%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.08%) User Experience
7 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.72%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.72%) Handset
8 1 (0.36%) AS400
8 1 (0.36%) IVR
8 1 (0.36%) PKI
8 1 (0.36%) CESG
8 1 (0.36%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.36%) Informatics
8 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.36%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.68%) Windows
2 8 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.16%) UNIX
4 5 (1.80%) Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (52.16%) Project Management
2 67 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (20.86%) ITIL
4 46 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (12.95%) Programme Management
6 32 (11.51%) Project Planning
7 29 (10.43%) Migration
8 27 (9.71%) Change Management
9 25 (8.99%) Change Control
10 24 (8.63%) PRINCE
11 22 (7.91%) Business Analysis
12 21 (7.55%) CRM
13 20 (7.19%) ERP
14 17 (6.12%) Risk Management
15 16 (5.76%) Supplier Management
16 14 (5.04%) Service Management
16 14 (5.04%) Scrum
16 14 (5.04%) Data Migration
16 14 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.16%) SQL
2 4 (1.44%) C
3 2 (0.72%) C#
3 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.36%) VB
4 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 54 (19.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 29 (10.43%) Degree
3 24 (8.63%) PMI Certification
4 19 (6.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (6.47%) PMP
6 16 (5.76%) Security Cleared
7 14 (5.04%) SC Cleared
8 10 (3.60%) ISEB
9 9 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (3.24%) CCNA
10 8 (2.88%) MCITP
10 8 (2.88%) MCSE
10 8 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.52%) CCNP
12 5 (1.80%) CCDP
12 5 (1.80%) APMP
13 4 (1.44%) CISSP
14 3 (1.08%) HND
14 3 (1.08%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.60%) P3O
2 5 (1.80%) SLA
2 5 (1.80%) QA
3 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 45 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.76%) SAP
3 10 (3.60%) Cisco
4 7 (2.52%) JD Edwards
4 7 (2.52%) Oracle
5 5 (1.80%) Cadence
6 4 (1.44%) VMware
6 4 (1.44%) Primavera
7 3 (1.08%) Citrix
7 3 (1.08%) CA
7 3 (1.08%) Trillium
7 3 (1.08%) IBM
7 3 (1.08%) HP
7 3 (1.08%) BT
8 2 (0.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (0.72%) Computacenter
8 2 (0.72%) Huawei
8 2 (0.72%) EMC
8 2 (0.72%) Cognos
8 2 (0.72%) Lotus
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fusion Experience
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Rate: From £300 to £325 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £425.00 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £410 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £625 - £630 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £400.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago