Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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.

PRINCE 2
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 56 28
Rank change year-on-year +15 -28 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 58 49 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.70% 3.26% 5.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 4.01% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 63
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £210 £304
90th Percentile £550 £536 £517
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.25 £17.00 £38.22
% change year-on-year +48.53% -55.52% +124.82%

PRINCE2 is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1269 1223 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.93% 81.42% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 789 648
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £231 £249 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £502
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £45.35 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 34 (58.62%) Project Management
2 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.21%) Finance
4 19 (32.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
5 12 (20.69%) PMI Certification
6 11 (18.97%) PMP
6 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (13.79%) Change Management
9 8 (13.79%) PMI
9 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
10 7 (12.07%) Windows
10 7 (12.07%) Migration
10 7 (12.07%) Retail
10 7 (12.07%) Office 365
11 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
11 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
11 6 (10.34%) APMP
11 6 (10.34%) Project Governance
11 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
11 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (10.34%) Service Management
11 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
11 6 (10.34%) ITIL
12 5 (8.62%) Oracle

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 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) VoIP
2 1 (1.72%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) SMS
2 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 21 (36.21%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Law
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) French Language
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Project Manager
2 11 (18.97%) Analyst
3 10 (17.24%) IT Manager
4 9 (15.52%) IT Project Manager
5 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (10.34%) Coordinator
6 6 (10.34%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (8.62%) IT Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Junior
7 5 (8.62%) Junior Project Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Security Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Security Project Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Data Integration Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Junior IT Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Junior IT Project Manager
8 4 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
1 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) PMI
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Digital Signage
3 2 (3.45%) EPoS
4 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Tandem
4 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.72%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (58.62%) Project Management
2 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (32.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (13.79%) Change Management
5 7 (12.07%) Migration
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL
6 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
6 6 (10.34%) Project Governance
6 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
6 6 (10.34%) Service Management
7 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.90%) Change Control
8 4 (6.90%) Data Governance
8 4 (6.90%) Data Integration
8 4 (6.90%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.90%) Logistics
9 3 (5.17%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (5.17%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) C
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) PMI Certification
2 11 (18.97%) PMP
3 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (10.34%) APMP
4 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) MCP
5 3 (5.17%) MCSE
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.45%) Degree
6 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.72%) CCA
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.72%) MCSA
7 1 (1.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) PMO
2 4 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) P3O
3 1 (1.72%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.72%) XenApp
1 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) Epicor
4 2 (3.45%) BMC
4 2 (3.45%) Remedy
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) AppSense
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Workday