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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 30 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 116 119 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.07% 5.30% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.34% 7.47% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 63 47
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £512 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-19.28% +4.47%
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
1581 1593 1257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.07% 70.93% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 827 620
Average daily rate £375 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 84 93
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 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 2 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
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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
Warwickshire +9 31 £406 +16.07% 6
Birmingham -2 25 £375 -16.66% 21
Coventry +4 13 £465 +24.00% 5
Worcestershire 0 12 £463 +29.82% 3
Staffordshire 0 8 £339 +30.28% 6
Solihull -2 6 £380 +38.00% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £375 - 1
Wolverhampton +5 1 £450 +50.00%
Shropshire -7 1 £267 +13.50%
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 133 (54.29%) Project Management
2 72 (29.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 66 (26.94%) Finance
4 48 (19.59%) ITIL
5 47 (19.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 46 (18.78%) Microsoft
7 44 (17.96%) MS Project
8 43 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (17.14%) MS Excel
10 33 (13.47%) Programme Management
11 29 (11.84%) Project Planning
12 28 (11.43%) Migration
13 25 (10.20%) Change Control
14 23 (9.39%) Change Management
15 22 (8.98%) ERP
15 22 (8.98%) Degree
16 21 (8.57%) SharePoint
17 20 (8.16%) PMI Certification
17 20 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (7.76%) PRINCE
19 18 (7.35%) NHS
20 17 (6.94%) SAP
21 16 (6.53%) PMP
21 16 (6.53%) Risk Management
22 14 (5.71%) Business Analysis
22 14 (5.71%) CRM
22 14 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
22 14 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 13 (5.31%) Banking
24 12 (4.90%) Scrum

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 21 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.22%) Lync
5 2 (0.82%) CMS
5 2 (0.82%) Documentum
5 2 (0.82%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.82%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 44 (17.96%) MS Project
2 42 (17.14%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.90%) MS Office
4 10 (4.08%) MS Visio
5 8 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.63%) CA PPM
3 3 (1.22%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.82%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.41%) BPCS
5 1 (0.41%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.41%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.41%) Eikon
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.82%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.90%) Firewall
2 5 (2.04%) LAN
2 5 (2.04%) WAN
2 5 (2.04%) SAN
2 5 (2.04%) Intranet
2 5 (2.04%) Internet
2 5 (2.04%) NAS
3 3 (1.22%) Network Security
3 3 (1.22%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.82%) 2G
4 2 (0.82%) 3G
4 2 (0.82%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.41%) OSPF
5 1 (0.41%) BGP
5 1 (0.41%) PBX
5 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.41%) ISDN
5 1 (0.41%) RNC
5 1 (0.41%) VLAN
5 1 (0.41%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.82%) QlikView
5 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.41%) DTS
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.41%) EDMS
5 1 (0.41%) WhereScape RED
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.41%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.41%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (0.41%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.41%) OLAP
5 1 (0.41%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (26.94%) Finance
2 13 (5.31%) Banking
3 12 (4.90%) Retail
4 8 (3.27%) Automotive
5 7 (2.86%) Local Government
6 6 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.63%) Billing
7 4 (1.63%) Law
7 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.22%) Advertising
8 3 (1.22%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.82%) Legal
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Front Office
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 113 (46.12%) Project Manager
2 41 (16.73%) Analyst
3 25 (10.20%) Business Analyst
4 14 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
5 13 (5.31%) Project Coordinator
5 13 (5.31%) Programme Manager
5 13 (5.31%) Coordinator
6 12 (4.90%) Senior Manager
6 12 (4.90%) Change Manager
7 9 (3.67%) Business Manager
7 9 (3.67%) PMO Manager
8 8 (3.27%) Consultant
9 7 (2.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 7 (2.86%) Project Planner
9 7 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (2.86%) Senior Programme Manager
9 7 (2.86%) Business Project Manager
9 7 (2.86%) Agile Project Manager
9 7 (2.86%) Change Project Manager
10 6 (2.45%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.63%) jQuery
2 3 (1.22%) HTML
2 3 (1.22%) CSS
2 3 (1.22%) EDI
3 2 (0.82%) .NET
4 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.41%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.41%) MDX
4 1 (0.41%) WCF
4 1 (0.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.35%) NHS
3 11 (4.49%) PMI
4 6 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.22%) User Experience
6 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.82%) Handset
7 2 (0.82%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.41%) iSeries
8 1 (0.41%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) IVR
8 1 (0.41%) CESG
8 1 (0.41%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.41%) PKI
8 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.90%) Windows
2 8 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.45%) UNIX
5 5 (2.04%) Linux
6 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (54.29%) Project Management
2 72 (29.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (19.59%) ITIL
4 43 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (13.47%) Programme Management
6 29 (11.84%) Project Planning
7 28 (11.43%) Migration
8 25 (10.20%) Change Control
9 23 (9.39%) Change Management
10 22 (8.98%) ERP
11 19 (7.76%) PRINCE
12 16 (6.53%) Risk Management
13 14 (5.71%) CRM
13 14 (5.71%) Business Analysis
13 14 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (4.90%) Data Migration
14 12 (4.90%) Scrum
14 12 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (4.90%) Kalman Filter
15 11 (4.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.45%) SQL
1 6 (2.45%) C
2 4 (1.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.82%) C#
5 1 (0.41%) VB
5 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (19.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 22 (8.98%) Degree
3 20 (8.16%) PMI Certification
4 16 (6.53%) PMP
5 14 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (4.90%) Security Cleared
7 11 (4.49%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (3.27%) MCSE
9 8 (3.27%) MCITP
10 7 (2.86%) CCNP
10 7 (2.86%) CCNA
10 7 (2.86%) ISEB
10 7 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.45%) APMP
12 5 (2.04%) CCDP
13 4 (1.63%) PgMP
14 3 (1.22%) CISSP
14 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.08%) P3O
2 4 (1.63%) QA
3 3 (1.22%) SLA
3 3 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 46 (18.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.94%) SAP
3 8 (3.27%) Cisco
4 7 (2.86%) Oracle
5 6 (2.45%) JD Edwards
5 6 (2.45%) Cadence
6 5 (2.04%) Primavera
7 4 (1.63%) IBM
7 4 (1.63%) CA
8 3 (1.22%) Cognos
8 3 (1.22%) Trillium
8 3 (1.22%) HP
8 3 (1.22%) Citrix
9 2 (0.82%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.82%) VMware
9 2 (0.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (0.82%) Tableau
9 2 (0.82%) Google
9 2 (0.82%) Huawei
9 2 (0.82%) Lotus
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