The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for PRINCE2 Practitioner qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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.

PRINCE2 Practitioner
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 95 77
Rank change year-on-year +35 -18  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 30 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.15% 0.45% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 3.07% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 9
Median daily rate £375 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £373 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £485 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £416 £410
% change year-on-year -0.30% +1.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +80.00% -54.54%  

PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 210 261 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.04% 14.77% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 130 128
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £213 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £18.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.51% -27.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.58 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in Manchester

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in Manchester

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Practitioner in Manchester

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in Manchester

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 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
Stockport - 1 £310 -
PRINCE2 Practitioner
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner.

1 39 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 28 (71.79%) Finance
3 23 (58.97%) Line Management
3 23 (58.97%) People Management
4 18 (46.15%) Project Management
5 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) Citrix
6 7 (17.95%) ITSM
7 6 (15.38%) ITIL
7 6 (15.38%) Migration
7 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (15.38%) XenApp
7 6 (15.38%) Contingency Planning
8 5 (12.82%) Life Science
8 5 (12.82%) ServiceNow
8 5 (12.82%) Programme Management
8 5 (12.82%) Google
8 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
9 4 (10.26%) Wyse
9 4 (10.26%) Windows
9 4 (10.26%) BPR
9 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.26%) CMDB
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco IPCC
9 4 (10.26%) Demand Management
9 4 (10.26%) Release Management
9 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
9 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
10 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Co-occurring 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 2 (5.13%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) RFID
2 2 (5.13%) NAS
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.56%) QlikView
1 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
General
1 28 (71.79%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (10.26%) ITSM Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Programme Director
5 2 (5.13%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Service Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Life Science
2 4 (10.26%) CMDB
3 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
1 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
1 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 23 (58.97%) Line Management
2 23 (58.97%) People Management
3 18 (46.15%) Project Management
4 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) ITSM
6 6 (15.38%) Contingency Planning
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL
6 6 (15.38%) Migration
6 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.82%) Programme Management
8 4 (10.26%) BPR
8 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.26%) Demand Management
8 4 (10.26%) Release Management
9 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Quality Management
9 3 (7.69%) Service Management
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) GDPR
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 6 (15.38%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Citrix
2 5 (12.82%) Google
2 5 (12.82%) ServiceNow
3 4 (10.26%) Wyse
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) VMware