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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 25 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 144 94 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.63% 4.53% 4.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.11% 6.65% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 57 57
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£375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £275 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £454 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.25 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.75% -4.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.80 £19.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £35.69 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -6.25%
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
1776 1414 1592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.38% 68.21% 69.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 920 756 817
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 57 91
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +10 36 £400 +19.40% 12
Warwickshire +12 29 £369 +1.72% 3
Coventry -13 19 £413 +26.92% 4
Shropshire +3 14 £425 +14.86%
Staffordshire -4 7 £388 +43.51% 5
Solihull +2 5 £338 -3.57% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £369 -
Worcestershire -13 2 £270 -21.05%
Walsall -1 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £140 -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 165 (62.50%) Project Management
2 67 (25.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (23.86%) ITIL
4 57 (21.59%) Finance
5 49 (18.56%) MS Project
6 41 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (14.77%) Programme Management
8 37 (14.02%) Microsoft
9 36 (13.64%) MS Excel
9 36 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 32 (12.12%) PMI Certification
11 31 (11.74%) Migration
12 30 (11.36%) Degree
12 30 (11.36%) MS Office
13 29 (10.98%) PMI
13 29 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (9.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 24 (9.09%) SharePoint
16 22 (8.33%) Project Planning
16 22 (8.33%) Waterfall
16 22 (8.33%) Change Control
17 21 (7.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 21 (7.95%) SC Cleared
17 21 (7.95%) Security Cleared
18 19 (7.20%) MS PowerPoint
18 19 (7.20%) Automotive
18 19 (7.20%) UML
19 18 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
20 17 (6.44%) Service Delivery
20 17 (6.44%) Change Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.65%) Drupal
2 7 (2.65%) Alfresco
3 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.14%) Lync
4 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.76%) Documentum
4 2 (0.76%) SAS
4 2 (0.76%) ColdFusion
4 2 (0.76%) CMS
4 2 (0.76%) IIS
4 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.76%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 49 (18.56%) MS Project
2 36 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 30 (11.36%) MS Office
4 19 (7.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (4.92%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.38%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 9 (3.41%) CA Clarity
2 8 (3.03%) Agresso
3 6 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.14%) Eikon
4 3 (1.14%) TRIRIGA
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.92%) WAN
2 10 (3.79%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (3.79%) LAN
3 5 (1.89%) Internet
4 4 (1.52%) Firewall
5 3 (1.14%) DNS
6 2 (0.76%) SAN
6 2 (0.76%) Intranet
6 2 (0.76%) DHCP
6 2 (0.76%) VLAN
6 2 (0.76%) Network Security
6 2 (0.76%) Wireless
6 2 (0.76%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.76%) NAS
7 1 (0.38%) 4G
7 1 (0.38%) Multicast
7 1 (0.38%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (0.38%) LTE
7 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.38%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.76%) DataStage
2 2 (0.76%) Essbase
3 1 (0.38%) QlikView
3 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (3.79%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 57 (21.59%) Finance
2 19 (7.20%) Automotive
3 15 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.30%) Banking
4 14 (5.30%) Retail
5 9 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.89%) Back Office
7 4 (1.52%) Advertising
7 4 (1.52%) Marketing
7 4 (1.52%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.76%) Military
9 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Front Office
9 1 (0.38%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 137 (51.89%) Project Manager
2 43 (16.29%) Analyst
3 19 (7.20%) Business Analyst
4 17 (6.44%) Programme Manager
5 12 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 11 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 10 (3.79%) Senior Project Manager
7 10 (3.79%) IT Project Manager
7 10 (3.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 10 (3.79%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (3.03%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (2.65%) Agile Project Manager
10 6 (2.27%) Technical Manager
10 6 (2.27%) Change Analyst
10 6 (2.27%) Technical Project Manager
11 5 (1.89%) Architect
11 5 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 5 (1.89%) Project Analyst
11 5 (1.89%) Project Support Analyst
12 4 (1.52%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.27%) Middleware
2 4 (1.52%) HTML
2 4 (1.52%) .NET
2 4 (1.52%) CSS
3 3 (1.14%) jQuery
4 2 (0.76%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.76%) XMPP
5 1 (0.38%) HTML5
5 1 (0.38%) CSS3
5 1 (0.38%) JSP
5 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.98%) PMI
1 29 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.79%) NHS
4 8 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.76%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.76%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.76%) Economics
6 2 (0.76%) PDA
6 2 (0.76%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.38%) GIS
7 1 (0.38%) Social Media
7 1 (0.38%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.79%) Windows
2 6 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.89%) Linux
4 2 (0.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.76%) AIX
4 2 (0.76%) UNIX
4 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) Solaris
5 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (62.50%) Project Management
2 67 (25.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (23.86%) ITIL
4 41 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (14.77%) Programme Management
6 31 (11.74%) Migration
7 22 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 22 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 22 (8.33%) Change Control
8 21 (7.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 19 (7.20%) UML
10 17 (6.44%) Risk Management
10 17 (6.44%) Service Delivery
10 17 (6.44%) Change Management
11 16 (6.06%) Business Analysis
12 15 (5.68%) CRM
13 13 (4.92%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (4.55%) Time Management
14 12 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.52%) C
1 4 (1.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.76%) Java
3 1 (0.38%) SQL
3 1 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 32 (12.12%) PMI Certification
3 30 (11.36%) Degree
4 26 (9.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 21 (7.95%) SC Cleared
5 21 (7.95%) Security Cleared
6 18 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (4.92%) PMP
8 4 (1.52%) APMP
9 3 (1.14%) PgMP
10 2 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.76%) CCNA
10 2 (0.76%) ISEB
10 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.76%) APMG
11 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.38%) HND
11 1 (0.38%) CCIE
11 1 (0.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.30%) QA
2 9 (3.41%) P3O
3 3 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.76%) XenApp
2 2 (0.76%) XenServer
2 2 (0.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.68%) SAP
3 13 (4.92%) Oracle
4 7 (2.65%) IBM
5 6 (2.27%) VMware
6 4 (1.52%) Cisco
6 4 (1.52%) Citrix
7 3 (1.14%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.14%) Reuters
8 2 (0.76%) Primavera
8 2 (0.76%) Cadence
8 2 (0.76%) Google
8 2 (0.76%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.76%) CA
8 2 (0.76%) HP
8 2 (0.76%) Dell
9 1 (0.38%) Avaya
9 1 (0.38%) Informatica
9 1 (0.38%) Lotus
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