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 23 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 18 34
Rank change year-on-year -21 +16  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 4 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.19% 6.95% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 9.34% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 10
Median daily rate £438 £438 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £696 £393
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 - £52.16 -
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 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 293 332 332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 86.94% 74.44% 82.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 205 215
Median daily rate £425 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +11.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £287 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £640 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 32
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £31.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +19.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.01 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £53.00 £52.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 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 23 June 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 +21 2 £438 -33.51%
Chorley +3 1 £413 +10.00% 1
Blackburn - 1 £488 -
PRINCE2
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) CRM
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (45.45%) MS Visio
3 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 4 (36.36%) Marketing
4 4 (36.36%) Change Control
4 4 (36.36%) Email Marketing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Single Customer View
4 4 (36.36%) PMO
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) ITSM
6 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
6 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 2 (18.18%) SAS
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (18.18%) High Availability

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 2 (18.18%) SAS
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (45.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (18.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (18.18%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) CRM Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) CRM Business Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (9.09%) CRM Manager
2 1 (9.09%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SAS Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Metering Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) CRM
3 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Change Control
4 4 (36.36%) Email Marketing
4 4 (36.36%) Single Customer View
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) High Availability
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) ITSM
6 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
6 2 (18.18%) Service Management
7 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Capita
3 1 (9.09%) IBM