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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 21 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 167 120 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.09% 5.12% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% 6.80% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 68 49
Average daily rate
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£400 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £29.00 £16.00 £14.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% +12.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -28.06%
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
1754 1766 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.45% 75.37% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 927 590
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 137 61
Average hourly rate £26.50 £34.32 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.78% -9.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +6 54 £400 +25.00% 24
Warwickshire +19 34 £350 -17.64% 6
Coventry +3 17 £481 +9.37% 9
Staffordshire +5 15 £391 +55.72% 1
Solihull 0 8 £380 +16.92% 3
Shropshire -3 6 £368 -18.33% 2
Worcestershire -1 3 £250 -31.03% 1
Sutton Coldfield +6 2 £375 -45.05%
Wolverhampton +3 2 £275 -12.69% 2
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 180 (54.38%) Project Management
2 77 (23.26%) Finance
3 62 (18.73%) ITIL
4 60 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (17.82%) MS Project
5 59 (17.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 54 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (15.11%) MS Excel
8 49 (14.80%) Microsoft
9 45 (13.60%) Migration
10 39 (11.78%) Degree
11 38 (11.48%) Programme Management
12 34 (10.27%) PMI Certification
13 33 (9.97%) Project Planning
14 31 (9.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 30 (9.06%) NHS
16 28 (8.46%) PMP
17 27 (8.16%) SharePoint
17 27 (8.16%) Supplier Management
18 26 (7.85%) PRINCE
18 26 (7.85%) Data Centre
19 25 (7.55%) Change Control
19 25 (7.55%) Change Management
20 24 (7.25%) Coaching
20 24 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (6.95%) Data Migration
21 23 (6.95%) Security Cleared
21 23 (6.95%) Business Analysis
22 19 (5.74%) CRM
22 19 (5.74%) Cisco

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.21%) IBM Notes
2 4 (1.21%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.21%) Moodle
3 3 (0.91%) Lync
3 3 (0.91%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.30%) Documentum
5 1 (0.30%) SAS
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 59 (17.82%) MS Project
2 50 (15.11%) MS Excel
3 17 (5.14%) MS Visio
4 15 (4.53%) MS Office
5 11 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.21%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.91%) Primavera
4 2 (0.60%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.60%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.30%) Magento
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.91%) Office 365
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.44%) WAN
1 18 (5.44%) Firewall
2 13 (3.93%) LAN
3 11 (3.32%) OSPF
4 10 (3.02%) BGP
5 8 (2.42%) VoIP
5 8 (2.42%) PABX
6 7 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.11%) DNS
7 6 (1.81%) Multicast
8 5 (1.51%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (1.51%) Network Security
9 4 (1.21%) MPLS
9 4 (1.21%) EIGRP
9 4 (1.21%) Intranet
9 4 (1.21%) VPN
10 3 (0.91%) SAN
10 3 (0.91%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.60%) EDMS
2 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.30%) MySQL
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.30%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (0.30%) QlikView
3 1 (0.30%) OLAP
3 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.30%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.30%) MSI
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 77 (23.26%) Finance
2 18 (5.44%) Retail
3 14 (4.23%) Local Government
4 11 (3.32%) Banking
5 6 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.51%) Marketing
7 4 (1.21%) Automotive
8 3 (0.91%) Law
8 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.91%) Billing
8 3 (0.91%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (60.12%) Project Manager
2 39 (11.78%) Analyst
3 27 (8.16%) Business Analyst
4 26 (7.85%) IT Project Manager
5 18 (5.44%) Technical Manager
5 18 (5.44%) Technical Project Manager
6 16 (4.83%) Senior Manager
7 14 (4.23%) Senior Project Manager
8 13 (3.93%) Business Project Manager
8 13 (3.93%) Business Manager
9 12 (3.63%) Service Manager
9 12 (3.63%) Programme Manager
10 11 (3.32%) Project Planner
11 10 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 8 (2.42%) Coordinator
12 8 (2.42%) Architect
13 7 (2.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 7 (2.11%) Project Coordinator
13 7 (2.11%) Transition Manager
13 7 (2.11%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.60%) EDI
1 2 (0.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.30%) JSP
2 1 (0.30%) Middleware
2 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.30%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.30%) MDX
2 1 (0.30%) WCF
2 1 (0.30%) WPF
2 1 (0.30%) jQuery
2 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.06%) NHS
2 26 (7.85%) Data Centre
3 24 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.63%) PMI
5 10 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.51%) EPoS
6 5 (1.51%) E-Learning
7 4 (1.21%) Learning Management System
7 4 (1.21%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.91%) Informatics
9 2 (0.60%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.60%) User Experience
9 2 (0.60%) Handset
9 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) IVR
10 1 (0.30%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.30%) PKI
10 1 (0.30%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.30%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.63%) Windows
2 8 (2.42%) Linux
3 7 (2.11%) UNIX
4 5 (1.51%) Solaris
5 4 (1.21%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (54.38%) Project Management
2 62 (18.73%) ITIL
3 60 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (13.60%) Migration
6 38 (11.48%) Programme Management
7 33 (9.97%) Project Planning
8 27 (8.16%) Supplier Management
9 26 (7.85%) PRINCE
10 25 (7.55%) Change Management
10 25 (7.55%) Change Control
11 24 (7.25%) Coaching
12 23 (6.95%) Data Migration
12 23 (6.95%) Business Analysis
13 19 (5.74%) CRM
14 18 (5.44%) Service Management
14 18 (5.44%) Risk Management
15 17 (5.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 16 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (4.53%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.81%) C
2 5 (1.51%) SQL
3 2 (0.60%) C#
3 2 (0.60%) Java
4 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (17.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 39 (11.78%) Degree
3 34 (10.27%) PMI Certification
4 31 (9.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 28 (8.46%) PMP
6 23 (6.95%) Security Cleared
7 15 (4.53%) SC Cleared
7 15 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (4.53%) CCNA
7 15 (4.53%) ISEB
8 13 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.21%) CISSP
9 4 (1.21%) APMP
10 3 (0.91%) CCNP
10 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.91%) CISA
10 3 (0.91%) CISM
11 2 (0.60%) HND
11 2 (0.60%) MCSE
11 2 (0.60%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.81%) QA
1 6 (1.81%) P3O
2 4 (1.21%) SLA
3 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) Firmware
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 49 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.74%) Cisco
3 12 (3.63%) SAP
4 8 (2.42%) IBM
5 7 (2.11%) F5
6 6 (1.81%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.51%) HP
7 5 (1.51%) Citrix
7 5 (1.51%) Oracle
7 5 (1.51%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.21%) Lotus
8 4 (1.21%) Northgate
9 3 (0.91%) Remedy
9 3 (0.91%) BT
9 3 (0.91%) VMware
10 2 (0.60%) Endeca
10 2 (0.60%) Tableau
10 2 (0.60%) MEDITECH
10 2 (0.60%) Computacenter
10 2 (0.60%) Cerner
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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Wolverhampton
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £550.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham or Farnborough or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: £450-500/day
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago