The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 25 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.

PRINCE 2
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 26 14
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 19 46 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.15% 5.64% 7.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 6.79% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 42 47
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £289 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £573 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.29% -20.63%  

PRINCE2 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 493 677 587
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.62% 83.07% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 475 393
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.43 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Birmingham

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Birmingham

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Birmingham

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 19 (40.43%) Project Management
2 13 (27.66%) ITIL
2 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (23.40%) Finance
5 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.89%) Change Management
6 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (12.77%) Cisco
7 6 (12.77%) Migration
7 6 (12.77%) Degree
8 5 (10.64%) Matrix Management
8 5 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (10.64%) Programme Management
8 5 (10.64%) Billing
8 5 (10.64%) ITIL V3
9 4 (8.51%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (8.51%) Service Design
9 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (8.51%) Service Management
9 4 (8.51%) SQL
9 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
10 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.38%) Oracle
10 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
10 3 (6.38%) PRINCE
10 3 (6.38%) Telecoms

PRINCE2
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 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.13%) Confluence
1 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Maximo
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) Skype
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
1 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Billing
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Automotive
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.13%) French Language
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.02%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (17.02%) Service Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.38%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Business Change Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) EDI
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) e-Learning
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) NHS
2 2 (4.26%) PMI
3 1 (2.13%) Digital Signage
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Project Management
2 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) ITIL
3 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
5 7 (14.89%) Change Management
6 6 (12.77%) Migration
7 5 (10.64%) ITIL V3
7 5 (10.64%) Matrix Management
7 5 (10.64%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.51%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.51%) Service Design
8 4 (8.51%) Service Management
9 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.38%) PRINCE
10 2 (4.26%) Quality Management
10 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.26%) SSADM
10 2 (4.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
1 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) ISEB
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) APMP
5 1 (2.13%) CCAB
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CITP
5 1 (2.13%) MAPM
5 1 (2.13%) PMP
5 1 (2.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Cisco
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Kronos
5 1 (2.13%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.13%) Siemens