Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 21 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 > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 46 25
Rank change year-on-year -17 -21 +19
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 79 145 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.67% 4.12% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 4.90% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 100 143
Manchester median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £200
90th Percentile £597 £489 £500
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Manchester median hourly rate £19.00 £12.79 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.55% -22.48% -34.00%
10th Percentile £18.00 £10.85 £15.75
90th Percentile £20.00 £15.13 £17.25
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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2405 2958 3039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.25% 83.96% 80.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1534 1882 1800
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Manchester

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Manchester

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Manchester

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Manchester

PRINCE2
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 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
Salford +4 7 £570 +75.38%
Oldham - 6 £625 -
Stockport 0 4 £388 -13.41% 2
Altrincham - 3 £275 - 1
Rochdale - 1 - - 1
PRINCE2
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 46 (58.23%) Project Management
2 34 (43.04%) Finance
3 33 (41.77%) ITIL
4 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (22.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 17 (21.52%) ITSM
7 14 (17.72%) Change Management
8 12 (15.19%) Programme Management
9 11 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (13.92%) ERP
9 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
9 11 (13.92%) Problem Management
10 10 (12.66%) Service Management
10 10 (12.66%) TOGAF
11 9 (11.39%) Migration
11 9 (11.39%) Back Office
11 9 (11.39%) Unit4 Business World
11 9 (11.39%) Local Government
12 8 (10.13%) ITIL V3
12 8 (10.13%) Change Control
12 8 (10.13%) Windows
13 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (8.86%) SQL
13 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
13 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (8.86%) Risk Management
13 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
13 7 (8.86%) Zachman Framework
13 7 (8.86%) COBIT
14 6 (7.59%) Degree

PRINCE2
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 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.33%) Tuxedo
2 5 (6.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.06%) CMS
4 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.06%) Office 365
2 2 (2.53%) IaaS
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) PaaS
2 2 (2.53%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) WAN
2 3 (3.80%) DNS
2 3 (3.80%) ISDN
2 3 (3.80%) LAN
2 3 (3.80%) VoIP
3 2 (2.53%) SMS
4 1 (1.27%) Internet
4 1 (1.27%) Intranet
4 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) PeopleTools
2 4 (5.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 34 (43.04%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Back Office
2 9 (11.39%) Local Government
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Automotive
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
4 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Project Manager
2 10 (12.66%) Analyst
2 10 (12.66%) Architect
2 10 (12.66%) Programme Manager
3 6 (7.59%) Service Architect
3 6 (7.59%) Support Manager
4 5 (6.33%) Business Analyst
4 5 (6.33%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (6.33%) Transformation Manager
4 5 (6.33%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (5.06%) IT Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) ITIL Manager
5 4 (5.06%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (3.80%) IT Support
6 3 (3.80%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) PMO Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) Middleware
2 3 (3.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.27%) Clustering
4 1 (1.27%) CMDB
4 1 (1.27%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.27%) Life Science
4 1 (1.27%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.27%) PMI
4 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.06%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.53%) Android
4 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.23%) Project Management
2 33 (41.77%) ITIL
3 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.52%) ITSM
5 14 (17.72%) Change Management
6 12 (15.19%) Programme Management
7 11 (13.92%) ERP
7 11 (13.92%) Problem Management
7 11 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (12.66%) Service Management
8 10 (12.66%) TOGAF
9 9 (11.39%) Migration
10 8 (10.13%) Change Control
10 8 (10.13%) ITIL V3
11 7 (8.86%) Risk Management
11 7 (8.86%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (7.59%) ITIL V2
12 6 (7.59%) Service Design
13 5 (6.33%) Data Migration
13 5 (6.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (7.59%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) ISEB
5 3 (3.80%) MCSE
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.53%) CCDP
6 2 (2.53%) CCNP
6 2 (2.53%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.53%) CISM
6 2 (2.53%) CISSP
6 2 (2.53%) ECDL
6 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) COBIT
2 6 (7.59%) PMO
3 3 (3.80%) SLA
4 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.27%) GDPR
5 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) SCOM
2 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) BEA
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle
2 5 (6.33%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (5.06%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.80%) AppDynamics
4 3 (3.80%) Splunk
4 3 (3.80%) VMware
4 3 (3.80%) Wyse
5 2 (2.53%) Apple
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 2 (2.53%) Google
5 2 (2.53%) SAP
5 2 (2.53%) Sophos
6 1 (1.27%) Capita
6 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds