Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 100 67
Rank change year-on-year +12 -33 +14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 9 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.56% 0.26% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.37% 1.30% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 15
Birmingham median daily rate £395 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.18% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £352 £515 £321
90th Percentile £400 £575 £519
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 267 308 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.71% 20.38% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 186 166
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £235 £250 £179
90th Percentile £500 £525 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -43.95% +115.07%
10th Percentile £10.87 £18.15 £9.91
90th Percentile £37.25 £25.00 £49.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +25.51% -22.07% +47.95%

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 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 25 November 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 8 (88.89%) PRINCE2
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Law
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) MCSA
6 1 (11.11%) Apache
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) SLA
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) MCP
6 1 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (11.11%) SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Implementation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCA
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle