The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 June 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 57 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 2 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% 1.34% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.25% 6.40% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 7
Median daily rate £538 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £338 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -14.63% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.16 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.65% -19.40%  

PRINCE2 Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 89 172 201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.47% 21.00% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 125 131
Median daily rate £394 £385 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +13.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Birmingham

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Birmingham

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Birmingham over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in Birmingham

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification.

1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) PMP
3 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring 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 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Change Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Transition Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Transition Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Economics
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft