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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 19 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 190 135 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.07% 5.74% 5.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.63% 8.04% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 80 52
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£375 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £16.00 £21.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £29.50 £34.97
% change year-on-year
-1.69% -15.64%
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
1974 1679 1221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.49% 71.45% 70.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1192 879 576
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 98 85
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Birmingham +20 65 £375 -6.25% 12
Warwickshire +7 21 £350 - 1
Staffordshire -7 16 £350 +40.00% 1
Coventry -9 13 £475 +17.28% 6
Shropshire -2 12 £365 +55.31% 3
Worcestershire -1 10 £438 +29.62% 2
Solihull -2 10 £340 +4.61%
Wolverhampton +8 2 £450 +50.00% 3
Herefordshire - 2 £375 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £375 -
Kingswinford - 1 - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 157 (53.04%) Project Management
2 73 (24.66%) Finance
3 69 (23.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (20.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 61 (20.61%) ITIL
5 51 (17.23%) MS Project
6 49 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (15.20%) MS Excel
8 43 (14.53%) Microsoft
9 36 (12.16%) Project Planning
10 35 (11.82%) Migration
11 33 (11.15%) Programme Management
12 31 (10.47%) PRINCE
12 31 (10.47%) Degree
13 29 (9.80%) PMI Certification
13 29 (9.80%) Change Management
14 28 (9.46%) SharePoint
15 26 (8.78%) NHS
15 26 (8.78%) Change Control
16 24 (8.11%) PMP
17 23 (7.77%) CRM
18 22 (7.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 20 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (6.76%) Supplier Management
20 19 (6.42%) Cisco
20 19 (6.42%) Coaching
20 19 (6.42%) Data Migration
20 19 (6.42%) Security Cleared
21 17 (5.74%) Business Analysis
21 17 (5.74%) Retail

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 28 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.01%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.01%) Lync
4 3 (1.01%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.34%) IIS
6 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.34%) Documentum
6 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (17.23%) MS Project
2 45 (15.20%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.05%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.70%) MS Office
6 5 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.35%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.01%) Primavera
4 2 (0.68%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.68%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) Office 365
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Trello
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.41%) Firewall
2 11 (3.72%) WAN
3 10 (3.38%) OSPF
4 9 (3.04%) BGP
4 9 (3.04%) LAN
5 7 (2.36%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.36%) DNS
6 6 (2.03%) Multicast
7 5 (1.69%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (1.35%) SAN
8 4 (1.35%) Intranet
8 4 (1.35%) Internet
8 4 (1.35%) Network Security
9 3 (1.01%) EIGRP
9 3 (1.01%) MPLS
10 2 (0.68%) VPN
10 2 (0.68%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.68%) NAS
11 1 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.68%) EDMS
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) QlikView
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.34%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.34%) MySQL
4 1 (0.34%) OLAP
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.34%) JIRA
1 1 (0.34%) Rational Rose
General
1 73 (24.66%) Finance
2 17 (5.74%) Retail
3 11 (3.72%) Local Government
4 7 (2.36%) Banking
5 5 (1.69%) Marketing
5 5 (1.69%) Automotive
6 4 (1.35%) Law
6 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Billing
7 3 (1.01%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.01%) Legal
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 162 (54.73%) Project Manager
2 32 (10.81%) Analyst
3 23 (7.77%) IT Project Manager
4 19 (6.42%) Business Analyst
5 17 (5.74%) Programme Manager
6 14 (4.73%) Senior Manager
7 13 (4.39%) Technical Project Manager
7 13 (4.39%) Technical Manager
8 12 (4.05%) Coordinator
9 11 (3.72%) Project Coordinator
9 11 (3.72%) Senior Project Manager
10 9 (3.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 9 (3.04%) Project Planner
10 9 (3.04%) Business Manager
10 9 (3.04%) Business Project Manager
10 9 (3.04%) Service Manager
10 9 (3.04%) Change Manager
10 9 (3.04%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (2.70%) Change Project Manager
11 8 (2.70%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.01%) EDI
2 1 (0.34%) WCF
2 1 (0.34%) WPF
2 1 (0.34%) jQuery
2 1 (0.34%) MDX
2 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.34%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.34%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.78%) NHS
2 20 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.05%) PMI
4 7 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.01%) User Experience
7 2 (0.68%) Handset
7 2 (0.68%) EPoS
7 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.34%) iSeries
8 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.34%) Informatics
8 1 (0.34%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.34%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.05%) Windows
2 9 (3.04%) UNIX
3 8 (2.70%) Linux
4 6 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.69%) Solaris
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (53.04%) Project Management
2 69 (23.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (20.61%) ITIL
4 49 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (12.16%) Project Planning
6 35 (11.82%) Migration
7 33 (11.15%) Programme Management
8 31 (10.47%) PRINCE
9 29 (9.80%) Change Management
10 26 (8.78%) Change Control
11 23 (7.77%) CRM
12 20 (6.76%) Supplier Management
13 19 (6.42%) Coaching
13 19 (6.42%) Data Migration
14 17 (5.74%) Business Analysis
15 16 (5.41%) Risk Management
16 15 (5.07%) Scrum
16 15 (5.07%) ERP
17 14 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (4.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.69%) SQL
2 4 (1.35%) C
3 2 (0.68%) Java
4 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.34%) C#
4 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (20.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 31 (10.47%) Degree
3 29 (9.80%) PMI Certification
4 24 (8.11%) PMP
5 22 (7.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 19 (6.42%) Security Cleared
7 15 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (5.07%) CCNA
8 14 (4.73%) SC Cleared
9 11 (3.72%) ISEB
10 9 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.69%) APMP
11 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.35%) MCITP
12 4 (1.35%) CCNP
12 4 (1.35%) MCSE
13 3 (1.01%) HND
13 3 (1.01%) CISSP
14 2 (0.68%) CISA
14 2 (0.68%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.04%) P3O
2 6 (2.03%) QA
3 4 (1.35%) SLA
4 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 43 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.42%) Cisco
3 13 (4.39%) SAP
4 7 (2.36%) F5
4 7 (2.36%) JD Edwards
5 6 (2.03%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.69%) Oracle
6 5 (1.69%) Citrix
6 5 (1.69%) HP
7 4 (1.35%) VMware
8 3 (1.01%) Lotus
8 3 (1.01%) BT
9 2 (0.68%) Endeca
9 2 (0.68%) Computacenter
9 2 (0.68%) Remedy
9 2 (0.68%) CA
9 2 (0.68%) Trillium
9 2 (0.68%) EMC
10 1 (0.34%) Verint
10 1 (0.34%) Tableau
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