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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
North West / Manchester
Rank 50 38 17
Rank change year-on-year -12 -21  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 43 85 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.28% 4.74% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 5.66% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 66
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £183 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.13
% change year-on-year - -5.57%  

PRINCE2 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1062 1501 1284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 81.01% 83.62% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 907 687
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +54.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.10 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Salford - 6 £425 -
Bolton - 5 £395 -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 59 (48.36%) Project Management
2 50 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (32.79%) ITIL
4 26 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (19.67%) ServiceNow
6 23 (18.85%) Finance
7 19 (15.57%) Scrum
8 18 (14.75%) SC Cleared
8 18 (14.75%) Security Cleared
9 17 (13.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 17 (13.93%) Change Management
10 12 (9.84%) PRINCE
10 12 (9.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (9.84%) SharePoint
10 12 (9.84%) ITIL V3
10 12 (9.84%) Business Analysis
10 12 (9.84%) DevOps
10 12 (9.84%) PMO
11 11 (9.02%) MS PowerPoint
12 10 (8.20%) Migration
12 10 (8.20%) Programme Management
12 10 (8.20%) MS Visio
12 10 (8.20%) PMP
12 10 (8.20%) PMI Certification
12 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (7.38%) Oracle
13 9 (7.38%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (7.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (6.56%) User Experience
14 8 (6.56%) Management Information System

PRINCE2
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 12 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.82%) CMS
2 1 (0.82%) Drupal
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (9.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (8.20%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.28%) MS Project
4 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.64%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.82%) Magento
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Office 365
2 2 (1.64%) IaaS
3 1 (0.82%) PaaS
3 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) LDAP
2 3 (2.46%) VoIP
2 3 (2.46%) WAN
3 2 (1.64%) Firewall
3 2 (1.64%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.64%) LAN
4 1 (0.82%) 2G
4 1 (0.82%) 3G
4 1 (0.82%) 4G
4 1 (0.82%) DNS
4 1 (0.82%) IPv4
4 1 (0.82%) Network Security
4 1 (0.82%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.82%) SAN
4 1 (0.82%) SSL
4 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.82%) VPN
4 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.82%) Essbase
1 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Selenium
2 1 (0.82%) JIRA
General
1 23 (18.85%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Automotive
3 4 (3.28%) Local Government
4 3 (2.46%) Retail
4 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.64%) Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Billing
5 2 (1.64%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (44.26%) Project Manager
2 16 (13.11%) Analyst
3 13 (10.66%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.84%) Developer
5 11 (9.02%) IT Manager
6 9 (7.38%) Product Manager
7 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 8 (6.56%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (6.56%) Oracle Project Manager
7 8 (6.56%) ServiceNow Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Business Manager
9 6 (4.92%) Change Manager
10 5 (4.10%) E-Business Manager
11 4 (3.28%) IT Change Manager
11 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 4 (3.28%) Programme Manager
11 4 (3.28%) Supply Chain Manager
11 4 (3.28%) Supply Chain Project Manager
11 4 (3.28%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) Velocity
2 5 (4.10%) AngularJS
2 5 (4.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (4.10%) Web Services
3 1 (0.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
1 8 (6.56%) User Experience
2 6 (4.92%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.10%) Web 2.0
4 4 (3.28%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.46%) NHS
5 3 (2.46%) PMI
6 2 (1.64%) Life Science
7 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.82%) FMCG
7 1 (0.82%) RIA
7 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.10%) Windows
2 4 (3.28%) Unix
3 1 (0.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (48.36%) Project Management
2 50 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (32.79%) ITIL
4 26 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (15.57%) Scrum
6 17 (13.93%) Change Management
7 12 (9.84%) Business Analysis
7 12 (9.84%) DevOps
7 12 (9.84%) ITIL V3
7 12 (9.84%) PRINCE
8 10 (8.20%) Migration
8 10 (8.20%) Programme Management
8 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (7.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (7.38%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (6.56%) Ergonomics
10 8 (6.56%) Facilities Management
10 8 (6.56%) Workflow
11 7 (5.74%) Process Improvement
11 7 (5.74%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.82%) Java
2 1 (0.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (14.75%) SC Cleared
1 18 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 12 (9.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (8.20%) PMI Certification
4 10 (8.20%) PMP
5 8 (6.56%) ISEB
6 6 (4.92%) Degree
7 2 (1.64%) APMP
8 1 (0.82%) APMG
8 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.82%) CISSP
8 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.82%) SANS
8 1 (0.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) PMO
2 6 (4.92%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) COBIT
3 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.82%) GMP
3 1 (0.82%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) MOM
1 2 (1.64%) SCCM
2 1 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.82%) Nessus
2 1 (0.82%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.82%) Nmap
2 1 (0.82%) QRadar
Vendors
1 24 (19.67%) ServiceNow
2 9 (7.38%) Oracle
3 7 (5.74%) Snow
4 2 (1.64%) Apple
4 2 (1.64%) Hyperion
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.64%) VMware
5 1 (0.82%) ATG
5 1 (0.82%) Cisco
5 1 (0.82%) Citrix
5 1 (0.82%) Dell
5 1 (0.82%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.82%) Intel
5 1 (0.82%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.82%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.82%) Motorola
5 1 (0.82%) Nokia
5 1 (0.82%) SAP
5 1 (0.82%) Siebel
5 1 (0.82%) Sophos
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