The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PRINCE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 47 56 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.09% 0.31% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.39% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £350 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.74% -32.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £196 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £344 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -19.19%  

PRINCE is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 516 514 529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.63% 80.94% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 319 329
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 19
Median hourly rate £21.75 £13.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.15% -41.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.44 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

PRINCE
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing PRINCE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE in Birmingham

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE in Birmingham

PRINCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE in Birmingham

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PRINCE.

1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco
7 4 (30.77%) PMP
7 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
7 4 (30.77%) MS Project
7 4 (30.77%) MS Office
7 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (23.08%) Migration
8 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
8 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (23.08%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (23.08%) BMC
8 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
8 3 (23.08%) Remedy
8 3 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
8 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
8 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 2 (15.38%) Dependency Management

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS Project
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) WLAN
3 1 (7.69%) BGP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
3 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) OSPF
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Programme Planner
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Project Planner
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Planner
3 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
3 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
3 3 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Dependency Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
1 4 (30.77%) PMP
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) BMC
3 3 (23.08%) Remedy
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Riverbed