The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 29 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 130 88 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.37% 4.48% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.34% 6.75% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 57
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£375 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.22 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.51% -14.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1772 1304 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.19% 66.43% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 654 748
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 54 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
PRINCE2
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +11 39 £330 -5.71% 16
Coventry -2 24 £440 +44.26% 1
Warwickshire -2 14 £425 +295.34% 3
Shropshire +11 13 £450 +21.62% 2
Solihull -2 9 £325 -23.52%
Worcestershire -7 6 £258 -32.23% 7
Staffordshire +5 5 £213 -33.59% 7
Walsall - 1 £213 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £330 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £140 -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 149 (54.78%) Project Management
2 68 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (22.06%) ITIL
4 56 (20.59%) Finance
5 42 (15.44%) Microsoft
6 41 (15.07%) Programme Management
7 36 (13.24%) Security Cleared
8 35 (12.87%) SC Cleared
8 35 (12.87%) Degree
9 32 (11.76%) MS Project
9 32 (11.76%) MS Office
10 31 (11.40%) MS Excel
10 31 (11.40%) PMI Certification
11 30 (11.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 30 (11.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 28 (10.29%) CRM
13 26 (9.56%) LAN
14 25 (9.19%) WAN
14 25 (9.19%) PMI
15 24 (8.82%) SharePoint
16 23 (8.46%) SAP
16 23 (8.46%) Migration
17 20 (7.35%) Management Information System
18 19 (6.99%) UML
18 19 (6.99%) Change Control
19 18 (6.62%) MS PowerPoint
20 17 (6.25%) Business Analysis
20 17 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 17 (6.25%) Waterfall
21 16 (5.88%) Supplier Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.57%) Drupal
2 7 (2.57%) Alfresco
3 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.74%) IIS
3 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.74%) ColdFusion
3 2 (0.74%) CMS
3 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.74%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.37%) Documentum
4 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (11.76%) MS Project
1 32 (11.76%) MS Office
2 31 (11.40%) MS Excel
3 18 (6.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (4.04%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.57%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.37%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.57%) CA Clarity
3 3 (1.10%) SAP HCM
3 3 (1.10%) TRIRIGA
4 2 (0.74%) Agresso
4 2 (0.74%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.37%) Movex
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.37%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.37%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.56%) LAN
2 25 (9.19%) WAN
3 8 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.47%) Wireless
4 4 (1.47%) IP Telephony
4 4 (1.47%) MPLS
4 4 (1.47%) SAN
4 4 (1.47%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (1.10%) DNS
6 2 (0.74%) DHCP
6 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.74%) VLAN
6 2 (0.74%) NAS
6 2 (0.74%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.37%) Multicast
7 1 (0.37%) VoIP
7 1 (0.37%) OSPF
7 1 (0.37%) BGP
7 1 (0.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.57%) RDBMS
2 7 (2.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.74%) DataStage
3 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.37%) MS Access
4 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (4.41%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 56 (20.59%) Finance
2 12 (4.41%) Retail
3 10 (3.68%) Banking
4 8 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.94%) Automotive
4 8 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.21%) Back Office
6 3 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.10%) Military
6 3 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Front Office
8 1 (0.37%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 147 (54.04%) Project Manager
2 39 (14.34%) Analyst
3 22 (8.09%) Business Analyst
4 18 (6.62%) Programme Manager
5 12 (4.41%) Architect
6 11 (4.04%) IT Project Manager
7 10 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (3.68%) Senior Manager
8 8 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 8 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
8 8 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (2.57%) PMO Analyst
10 6 (2.21%) Agile Project Manager
10 6 (2.21%) Change Analyst
10 6 (2.21%) Change Manager
10 6 (2.21%) Support Analyst
11 5 (1.84%) Service Manager
11 5 (1.84%) ERP Manager
11 5 (1.84%) Business Change Analyst
11 5 (1.84%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.57%) .NET
2 3 (1.10%) Web Services
3 2 (0.74%) Middleware
3 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (0.37%) CSS3
4 1 (0.37%) HTML5
4 1 (0.37%) CSS
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.19%) PMI
2 20 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.51%) NHS
4 8 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.57%) Mobile Computing
5 7 (2.57%) GIS
6 4 (1.47%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.47%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.74%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.74%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.74%) Economics
8 2 (0.74%) PDA
9 1 (0.37%) EPoS
9 1 (0.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.41%) Windows
2 5 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (1.84%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.47%) Linux
3 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.10%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.74%) UNIX
6 1 (0.37%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) AIX
6 1 (0.37%) HPUX
6 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (54.78%) Project Management
2 68 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (22.06%) ITIL
4 41 (15.07%) Programme Management
5 28 (10.29%) CRM
6 23 (8.46%) Migration
7 19 (6.99%) UML
7 19 (6.99%) Change Control
8 17 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 17 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 17 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 16 (5.88%) Supplier Management
9 16 (5.88%) Risk Management
10 15 (5.51%) Service Delivery
10 15 (5.51%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.51%) PRINCE
11 14 (5.15%) Project Planning
12 13 (4.78%) ERP
12 13 (4.78%) Change Management
12 13 (4.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.10%) C#
1 3 (1.10%) Java
1 3 (1.10%) SQL
2 1 (0.37%) VBA
2 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 35 (12.87%) SC Cleared
2 35 (12.87%) Degree
3 31 (11.40%) PMI Certification
4 30 (11.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 30 (11.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (5.88%) PMP
6 9 (3.31%) ISEB
7 5 (1.84%) APMP
8 2 (0.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.74%) PgMP
8 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.74%) MCSE
8 2 (0.74%) CCNA
8 2 (0.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.74%) CAPM
9 1 (0.37%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.15%) QA
2 10 (3.68%) P3O
3 3 (1.10%) COBIT
3 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.47%) XenApp
2 4 (1.47%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.74%) XenServer
3 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) SCCM
1 2 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (15.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.46%) SAP
3 9 (3.31%) VMware
4 7 (2.57%) Casewise
5 6 (2.21%) Oracle
6 5 (1.84%) Cisco
6 5 (1.84%) IBM
6 5 (1.84%) HP
6 5 (1.84%) Citrix
6 5 (1.84%) Avaya
7 4 (1.47%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.47%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.47%) BT
8 2 (0.74%) Dell
8 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.74%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.74%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.37%) F5
9 1 (0.37%) Capita
9 1 (0.37%) Google
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Shropshire
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Worcestershire
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