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 3 months to 29 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 37 26
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 7 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.48% 3.32% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 4.35% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 15
Median daily rate £250 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.17% +21.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.12
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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 170 322 310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 84.58% 76.30% 78.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 194 190
Median daily rate £375 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £274 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 26
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.33 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +20 4 £250 -54.54%
Lancaster - 2 £405 -
PRINCE2
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 15 (55.56%) Change Management
2 15 (55.56%) SaaS
3 14 (51.85%) PaaS
3 14 (51.85%) IaaS
3 14 (51.85%) Data Management
3 14 (51.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (51.85%) Open Source
4 13 (48.15%) Problem Management
4 13 (48.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (48.15%) DevOps
5 10 (37.04%) Project Management
5 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
5 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 10 (37.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) AIX
6 9 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (33.33%) Windows 2000
6 9 (33.33%) Service Management
6 9 (33.33%) WebSphere
7 8 (29.63%) ITSM
7 8 (29.63%) Unix
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle
8 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
8 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
3 6 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) SaaS
2 14 (51.85%) IaaS
2 14 (51.85%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (18.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) DBA
2 6 (22.22%) Operational Support Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Operations Support Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) CRM Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) CRM Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Support
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Tandem
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) AIX
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
1 9 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 9 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 8 (29.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Change Management
2 15 (55.56%) ITIL
3 14 (51.85%) Data Management
3 14 (51.85%) Open Source
4 13 (48.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (48.15%) DevOps
4 13 (48.15%) Problem Management
5 10 (37.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Project Management
6 9 (33.33%) Service Management
7 8 (29.63%) ITSM
8 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (22.22%) CRM
9 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
9 6 (22.22%) High Availability
9 6 (22.22%) Release Management
10 5 (18.52%) Email Marketing
10 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) PMO
2 4 (14.81%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle