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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 36 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 125 157 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.55% 6.14% 5.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 7.74% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 111 80
Median daily rate £390 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +143.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
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
2267 2029 1717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.47% 79.41% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1123 997
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 75 92
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £11.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -2 33 £430 +22.85% 1
Warwickshire +7 28 £369 -14.24% 3
Shropshire +17 26 £330 +1.53% 1
Staffordshire +3 11 £300 -33.33% 2
Birmingham -28 11 £390 +0.64% 7
Herefordshire +1 2 £313 -30.55% 1
Solihull -12 2 £513 +22.02%
Wolverhampton -1 1 £448 +8.48% 1
Worcestershire -2 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £425 - 1
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 171 (58.76%) Project Management
2 94 (32.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 74 (25.43%) Finance
4 61 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (20.62%) ITIL
6 59 (20.27%) Data Centre
7 50 (17.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 48 (16.49%) Programme Management
9 47 (16.15%) Security Cleared
10 42 (14.43%) Microsoft
11 40 (13.75%) MS Project
12 37 (12.71%) Change Management
12 37 (12.71%) PMI Certification
13 36 (12.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 34 (11.68%) Project Planning
15 31 (10.65%) SC Cleared
16 28 (9.62%) MS Excel
16 28 (9.62%) Degree
17 26 (8.93%) PMI
18 25 (8.59%) PMP
19 22 (7.56%) MS Visio
19 22 (7.56%) PRINCE
19 22 (7.56%) DV Cleared
20 21 (7.22%) Risk Management
20 21 (7.22%) MS Office
21 20 (6.87%) Migration
21 20 (6.87%) Mentoring
22 18 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
22 18 (6.19%) ISEB
22 18 (6.19%) LAN

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.44%) Skype for Business
3 7 (2.41%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.03%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.34%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (13.75%) MS Project
2 28 (9.62%) MS Excel
3 22 (7.56%) MS Visio
4 21 (7.22%) MS Office
5 10 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.34%) Maximo
4 1 (0.34%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.34%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.41%) Office 365
3 5 (1.72%) SaaS
4 4 (1.37%) Yammer
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.19%) LAN
2 9 (3.09%) WAN
3 7 (2.41%) Skype
3 7 (2.41%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.37%) WebEx
5 3 (1.03%) Network Security
6 2 (0.69%) Firewall
7 1 (0.34%) Intranet
7 1 (0.34%) SNMP
7 1 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.34%) TACACS
7 1 (0.34%) VLAN
7 1 (0.34%) WAAS
7 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.34%) Wireless
7 1 (0.34%) WLAN
7 1 (0.34%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.37%) NonStop SQL
2 3 (1.03%) Big Data
3 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.34%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Axure RP
1 4 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (0.69%) JIRA
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.34%) VersionOne
General
1 74 (25.43%) Finance
2 11 (3.78%) Banking
2 11 (3.78%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.09%) Billing
4 8 (2.75%) Automotive
4 8 (2.75%) Local Government
5 6 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.72%) Marketing
7 4 (1.37%) Legal
8 3 (1.03%) Retail
9 2 (0.69%) Advertising
9 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.69%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.34%) Military
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 151 (51.89%) Project Manager
2 38 (13.06%) Analyst
3 29 (9.97%) IT Manager
4 28 (9.62%) Programme Manager
5 27 (9.28%) IT Project Manager
6 22 (7.56%) Senior Manager
6 22 (7.56%) Senior Project Manager
7 21 (7.22%) Infrastructure Manager
8 18 (6.19%) PMO Analyst
9 17 (5.84%) Service Manager
10 14 (4.81%) Business Analyst
10 14 (4.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 13 (4.47%) Technical Manager
11 13 (4.47%) Technical Project Manager
12 10 (3.44%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (3.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 10 (3.44%) Project Analyst
12 10 (3.44%) Services Delivery Manager
13 9 (3.09%) Business Change Manager
13 9 (3.09%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.34%) .NET
1 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.34%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 59 (20.27%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.93%) PMI
3 12 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.37%) CESG
5 4 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (1.37%) NHS
5 4 (1.37%) Psychology
5 4 (1.37%) Social Media
5 4 (1.37%) User Experience
6 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.03%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.69%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.15%) Windows
2 11 (3.78%) Linux
3 8 (2.75%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.41%) AIX
4 7 (2.41%) Solaris
5 3 (1.03%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.69%) SUSE
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (58.76%) Project Management
2 94 (32.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (20.62%) ITIL
5 48 (16.49%) Programme Management
6 37 (12.71%) Change Management
7 34 (11.68%) Project Planning
8 22 (7.56%) PRINCE
9 21 (7.22%) Risk Management
10 20 (6.87%) Mentoring
10 20 (6.87%) Migration
11 18 (6.19%) Service Delivery
12 17 (5.84%) Matrix Management
13 16 (5.50%) SDLC
14 13 (4.47%) Business Analysis
14 13 (4.47%) ITIL V3
14 13 (4.47%) Network Design
15 12 (4.12%) Scrum
16 11 (3.78%) Business Continuity
16 11 (3.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.06%) SQL
2 5 (1.72%) C
3 1 (0.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 50 (17.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 47 (16.15%) Security Cleared
3 37 (12.71%) PMI Certification
4 36 (12.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 31 (10.65%) SC Cleared
6 28 (9.62%) Degree
7 25 (8.59%) PMP
8 22 (7.56%) DV Cleared
9 18 (6.19%) ISEB
9 18 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (5.50%) BICSI Certification
10 16 (5.50%) BICSI RCDD
11 13 (4.47%) APMP
12 8 (2.75%) CISSP
13 4 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (1.37%) CISM
13 4 (1.37%) CLAS
13 4 (1.37%) MAPM
14 3 (1.03%) PgMP
15 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.78%) QA
2 7 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.06%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.69%) COBIT
4 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.34%) SCCM
2 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.84%) Cisco
3 6 (2.06%) Oracle
4 5 (1.72%) HP
4 5 (1.72%) VMware
5 4 (1.37%) Adobe
6 3 (1.03%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.03%) Juniper
6 3 (1.03%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.03%) SAP
6 3 (1.03%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.69%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.69%) Symantec
8 1 (0.34%) Capita
8 1 (0.34%) Ceridian
8 1 (0.34%) DataFlux
8 1 (0.34%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.34%) Google
8 1 (0.34%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.34%) QAD
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