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 30 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.

PRINCE 2
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 19 28
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 26 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.18% 7.02% 5.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 8.74% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 33
Median daily rate £300 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.82% +3.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £483 £470
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 £27.50 £27.50 £29.13
% change year-on-year - -5.57%  

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 503 549 581
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.87% 80.26% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 345 373
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 23 (56.10%) Project Management
2 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (24.39%) Finance
4 9 (21.95%) ITIL
5 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.63%) Degree
6 6 (14.63%) Cisco
6 6 (14.63%) PMI Certification
6 6 (14.63%) Migration
7 5 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
7 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.20%) Change Management
7 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (12.20%) Matrix Management
7 5 (12.20%) Billing
8 4 (9.76%) PMI
8 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.76%) SQL
8 4 (9.76%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (7.32%) Project Planning
9 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
9 3 (7.32%) Case Management
9 3 (7.32%) Business Process Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
9 3 (7.32%) 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 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.44%) Confluence
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Domino
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
1 3 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) Network Security
1 1 (2.44%) Skype
1 1 (2.44%) VoIP
1 1 (2.44%) WAAS
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
1 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Billing
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Local Government
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Service Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Business Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.32%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) EDI
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) PMI
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) NHS
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.44%) CESG
4 1 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Project Management
2 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (21.95%) ITIL
4 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Migration
6 5 (12.20%) Change Management
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
6 5 (12.20%) Matrix Management
6 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.32%) Business Process Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Case Management
8 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.32%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (4.88%) Presales
9 2 (4.88%) Scorecard
9 2 (4.88%) SDLC
9 2 (4.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
1 6 (14.63%) PMI Certification
2 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (7.32%) ISEB
4 2 (4.88%) CISSP
4 2 (4.88%) PMP
4 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) CISM
5 1 (2.44%) CLAS
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Cisco
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Kronos
5 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.44%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) Lotus
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) SAP