Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 69 44
Rank change year-on-year -10 -25 -15
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 78 77 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.63% 2.73% 4.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 3.26% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 98
Manchester median daily rate £415 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.78% +11.73% +18.46%
10th Percentile £284 £268 £261
90th Percentile £510 £598 £575
North West median daily rate £421 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -6.39% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Manchester median hourly rate £21.67 £18.52 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.00% +25.56% -10.61%
10th Percentile £17.82 £16.99 £14.38
90th Percentile £24.85 £19.92 £15.13
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £15.44 £21.05
% change year-on-year +53.17% -26.63% -6.47%

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 2,459 2,364 2,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.96% 83.68% 86.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,583 1,537 1,734
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £420 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 90 47
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +17.19% -36.00%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.75 £11.10
90th Percentile £33.53 £40.43 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £21.78 £22.42
% change year-on-year +8.59% -2.87% -25.63%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 5 £450 -21.05%
Rochdale +1 3 £388 +176.79%
Bolton - 2 £425 -
Stockport +4 1 £325 -27.78% 2
Wigan - 1 £238 - 1
PRINCE2
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 35 (44.87%) Project Management
2 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.49%) Security Cleared
4 22 (28.21%) Data Centre
5 19 (24.36%) SC Cleared
6 18 (23.08%) ITIL
7 16 (20.51%) Firewall
8 15 (19.23%) Migration
9 14 (17.95%) Finance
10 13 (16.67%) Cisco
11 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 12 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (12.82%) Programme Management
13 10 (12.82%) Windows
13 10 (12.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 9 (11.54%) Network Design
15 8 (10.26%) DevOps
16 7 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
16 7 (8.97%) Driving Licence
16 7 (8.97%) Windows 10
16 7 (8.97%) Deployment Automation
16 7 (8.97%) Capacity Planning
16 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (8.97%) Avaya
17 6 (7.69%) PRINCE
17 6 (7.69%) Logistics
17 6 (7.69%) Retail
17 6 (7.69%) TOGAF
17 6 (7.69%) Change Management

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 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
3 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Office 365
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.28%) IaaS
4 1 (1.28%) PaaS
4 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) Wireless
3 2 (2.56%) 802.11
3 2 (2.56%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (2.56%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (2.56%) LAN
3 2 (2.56%) VPN
3 2 (2.56%) WLAN
4 1 (1.28%) DHCP
4 1 (1.28%) DNS
4 1 (1.28%) Internet
4 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.28%) MPLS
4 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) Big Data
2 1 (1.28%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.28%) GIS
2 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) InstallShield
1 2 (2.56%) MSI
2 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.28%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Legal
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (53.85%) Project Manager
2 10 (12.82%) Operations Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 5 (6.41%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (6.41%) Technical Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) Logistics Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Logistics Project Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Programme Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 2 (2.56%) PMO Planner
7 2 (2.56%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Support Officer
7 2 (2.56%) Transformation Manager
7 2 (2.56%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.97%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.41%) NHS
4 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) PMI
6 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.28%) CCTV
7 1 (1.28%) CMDB
7 1 (1.28%) EPoS
7 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) Windows 10
3 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.28%) Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Project Management
2 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.08%) ITIL
4 15 (19.23%) Migration
5 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.82%) Programme Management
7 9 (11.54%) Network Design
8 8 (10.26%) DevOps
9 7 (8.97%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.97%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (7.69%) Change Management
10 6 (7.69%) Logistics
10 6 (7.69%) PRINCE
10 6 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
10 6 (7.69%) TOGAF
11 5 (6.41%) Matrix Organization
12 4 (5.13%) Business Analysis
12 4 (5.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.13%) VB
2 3 (3.85%) SQL
3 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.56%) VBScript
4 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) Security Cleared
2 19 (24.36%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (5.13%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.56%) MCP
5 2 (2.56%) MCSA
5 2 (2.56%) MCSE
5 2 (2.56%) MCTS
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.56%) PMP
6 1 (1.28%) APMP
6 1 (1.28%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (5.13%) PMO
3 3 (3.85%) SLA
4 2 (2.56%) ISO 9000
4 2 (2.56%) QA
5 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Cisco
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) Avaya
4 3 (3.85%) BT
4 3 (3.85%) Citrix
4 3 (3.85%) VMware
5 2 (2.56%) Altiris
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle
5 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.28%) Informatica
6 1 (1.28%) JDA
6 1 (1.28%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.28%) Progress
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.28%) Veeam