Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 44 35
Rank change year-on-year -19 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 83 128 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.03% 4.26% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 5.04% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 96 113
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £261 £273 £164
90th Percentile £589 £575 £520
North West median daily rate £474 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +18.44% +1.85% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £14.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.39% -10.61% -23.26%
10th Percentile £20.13 £14.38 £15.75
90th Percentile £32.50 £15.13 £17.25
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +46.34% -8.89% -45.12%

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 2,272 2,540 3,174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 83.04% 84.61% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,481 1,622 1,846
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £238
90th Percentile £586 £560 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 38 89
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.28% +28.79%
10th Percentile £12.94 £12.60 £12.23
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.13 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £24.78 £27.50 £30.19
% change year-on-year -9.89% -8.91% +49.66%

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 22 February 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 February 2018. 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
Oldham - 8 £625 -
Salford -3 6 £560 +31.76%
Stockport 0 5 £463 +3.35% 3
Rochdale - 4 £140 -
Altrincham - 2 £269 - 3
PRINCE2
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 53 (63.86%) Project Management
2 33 (39.76%) Finance
3 31 (37.35%) ITIL
4 27 (32.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 22 (26.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (20.48%) ITSM
7 17 (20.48%) Change Management
8 15 (18.07%) Programme Management
8 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
9 13 (15.66%) Problem Management
10 12 (14.46%) Management Information System
11 11 (13.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (13.25%) Resource Management
12 10 (12.05%) PMO
13 9 (10.84%) SFIA
13 9 (10.84%) Local Government
13 9 (10.84%) Line Management
13 9 (10.84%) Unit4 Business World
13 9 (10.84%) ERP
13 9 (10.84%) Windows
13 9 (10.84%) Back Office
13 9 (10.84%) Risk Management
14 8 (9.64%) Change Control
14 8 (9.64%) Business Analysis
14 8 (9.64%) Degree
15 7 (8.43%) Network Design
15 7 (8.43%) Data Management
15 7 (8.43%) Product Management
15 7 (8.43%) Open Source

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 5 (6.02%) Tuxedo
1 5 (6.02%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) CMS
3 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) PaaS
1 7 (8.43%) SaaS
2 3 (3.61%) IaaS
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) VoIP
1 4 (4.82%) WAN
2 3 (3.61%) Broadband
2 3 (3.61%) LAN
3 2 (2.41%) DNS
3 2 (2.41%) ISDN
3 2 (2.41%) SMS
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.20%) NAS
4 1 (1.20%) SAN
4 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) PeopleTools
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 33 (39.76%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Back Office
2 9 (10.84%) Local Government
3 4 (4.82%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
5 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (42.17%) Project Manager
2 9 (10.84%) Programme Manager
3 8 (9.64%) Analyst
3 8 (9.64%) Transformation Manager
4 7 (8.43%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Digital Project Manager
5 6 (7.23%) ITIL Manager
5 6 (7.23%) Support Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Business Change Project Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Middleware
2 2 (2.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) NHS
3 4 (4.82%) PMI
4 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) Handset
5 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.20%) Life Science
5 1 (1.20%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.41%) Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.20%) Android
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.86%) Project Management
2 31 (37.35%) ITIL
3 22 (26.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.48%) Change Management
5 17 (20.48%) ITSM
6 15 (18.07%) Programme Management
7 13 (15.66%) Problem Management
8 11 (13.25%) Resource Management
9 9 (10.84%) ERP
9 9 (10.84%) Line Management
9 9 (10.84%) Risk Management
9 9 (10.84%) SFIA
10 8 (9.64%) Business Analysis
10 8 (9.64%) Change Control
11 7 (8.43%) Data Management
11 7 (8.43%) Network Design
11 7 (8.43%) Open Source
11 7 (8.43%) Product Management
11 7 (8.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (32.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 11 (13.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (9.64%) Degree
4 6 (7.23%) CCDP
4 6 (7.23%) CCNP
4 6 (7.23%) Chartered Engineer
4 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.23%) CISM
4 6 (7.23%) CISSP
4 6 (7.23%) PMI Certification
5 5 (6.02%) PMP
6 4 (4.82%) CCIE
6 4 (4.82%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.61%) ISEB
7 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.41%) MCSE
8 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.20%) MCITP
9 1 (1.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) PMO
2 4 (4.82%) COBIT
3 2 (2.41%) GDPR
3 2 (2.41%) PMBOK
3 2 (2.41%) SLA
4 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (4.82%) XenApp
1 4 (4.82%) XenDesktop
2 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Cisco
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle
3 5 (6.02%) BEA
3 5 (6.02%) Citrix
3 5 (6.02%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (4.82%) Ivanti
4 4 (4.82%) SAP
4 4 (4.82%) VMware
5 3 (3.61%) Wyse
6 2 (2.41%) Google
7 1 (1.20%) Capita
7 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.20%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.20%) Lotus
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.20%) Sophos
7 1 (1.20%) Symantec