Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 19 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 21 28
Rank change year-on-year -20 +7 +16
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 11 47 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.46% 7.13% 5.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 8.72% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 42 48
Lancashire median daily rate £413 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £319 £317
90th Percentile £667 £556 £533
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.84 £39.45 £21.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.45% +86.39% -59.69%
10th Percentile £12.42 £28.45 £16.41
90th Percentile £13.26 £52.89 £25.72
North West median hourly rate £12.84 £14.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year -12.95% -37.89% -32.14%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 370 539 768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.59% 81.79% 83.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 358 516
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £388 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -12.08% +16.75%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £279
90th Percentile £604 £556 £645
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 55 83
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +37.91%
10th Percentile £15.14 £11.77 £16.74
90th Percentile £65.89 £63.77 £49.07
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Lancashire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Lancashire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Lancashire

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Lancashire

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -8 3 £383 -15.00%
Blackpool -9 2 £622 +65.87% 1
Chorley +5 1 £413 +10.00% 1
Blackburn - 1 £488 - 1
PRINCE2
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (18.18%) NHS
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (9.09%) SFIA
5 1 (9.09%) PMO
5 1 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) SMS
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) B2B
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) ECDL
5 1 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Planning Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Planning Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) B2B
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ECDL
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter