The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 89 78
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 3 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% 1.07% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.46% 7.72% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 8
Median daily rate £344 £463 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.67% +37.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £365 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £555 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -13.17% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +72.72% -38.88%  

PRINCE2 Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 206 246 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.83% 13.86% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 125 114
Median daily rate £409 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.48% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £680 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £51.00 £48.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +220.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Manchester

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Manchester

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in Manchester

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Manchester

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 12 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) Office 365
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) NHS
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) ATG
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Legal
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Drupal

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (8.33%) Drupal
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (8.33%) Magento
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) E-Business Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Finance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) ATG
2 1 (8.33%) hybris