Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 50 39
Rank change year-on-year -47 -11 -16
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 54 97 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.70% 3.32% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 4.03% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 65 104
Manchester median daily rate £418 £375 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -9.37% +18.21%
10th Percentile £186 £200 £263
90th Percentile £538 £560 £475
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £12.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% +51.03% -
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £55.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -54.33% +209.47% -29.25%

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 2,632 2,408 3,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.87% 82.52% 84.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,684 1,481 1,883
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £245 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 78 60
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +17.19% -13.01%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.63 £10.95
90th Percentile £35.38 £45.90 £41.73
North West median hourly rate £22.18 £30.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -26.06% +37.93% -26.82%

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 September 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
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 September 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
Stockport +4 3 £413 +29.92%
Salford -8 3 £430 -24.56%
Bolton +3 1 £188 -42.31%
Wigan - 1 £238 - 1
PRINCE2
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 31 (57.41%) Project Management
2 19 (35.19%) ITIL
2 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (25.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (22.22%) Change Management
6 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
7 10 (18.52%) Resource Management
8 9 (16.67%) Migration
8 9 (16.67%) Cisco
8 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (14.81%) SFIA
9 8 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
10 7 (12.96%) Firewall
10 7 (12.96%) Data Management
10 7 (12.96%) Windows
10 7 (12.96%) SaaS
11 6 (11.11%) PaaS
11 6 (11.11%) Open Source
11 6 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
11 6 (11.11%) Driving Licence
11 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (11.11%) Availability Management
11 6 (11.11%) CCNP
11 6 (11.11%) CCDP
11 6 (11.11%) CISSP

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 4 (7.41%) OpenStack
1 4 (7.41%) SAS
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.85%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (1.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) SaaS
2 6 (11.11%) PaaS
3 5 (9.26%) IaaS
4 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Firewall
2 4 (7.41%) VPN
2 4 (7.41%) Wireless
3 2 (3.70%) Skype
4 1 (1.85%) DHCP
4 1 (1.85%) DNS
4 1 (1.85%) Internet
4 1 (1.85%) LAN
4 1 (1.85%) SMS
4 1 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) VoIP
4 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) DB2
1 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) GIS
3 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Local Government
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Programme Manager
4 4 (7.41%) IT Support
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Data Centre Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) GIS Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Head of IT
7 1 (1.85%) Migration Project Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Project Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Payroll Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Project Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.11%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) NHS
4 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.85%) CMDB
5 1 (1.85%) Life Science
5 1 (1.85%) PMI
5 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Project Management
2 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) ITIL
3 18 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (22.22%) Change Management
5 10 (18.52%) Resource Management
6 9 (16.67%) Migration
6 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (14.81%) SFIA
8 7 (12.96%) Data Management
9 6 (11.11%) Availability Management
9 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (11.11%) Matrix Management
9 6 (11.11%) Network Design
9 6 (11.11%) Open Source
9 6 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 6 (11.11%) Service Management
9 6 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
1 4 (7.41%) VB
2 2 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (11.11%) CCDP
3 6 (11.11%) CCNP
3 6 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (11.11%) CISM
3 6 (11.11%) CISSP
3 6 (11.11%) Degree
4 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.41%) MCP
5 4 (7.41%) MCSA
5 4 (7.41%) MCSE
5 4 (7.41%) MCTS
5 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) APMP
6 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) GDPR
2 2 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
1 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Cisco
3 5 (9.26%) Informatica
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) VMware
4 4 (7.41%) Altiris
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.56%) Avaya
5 3 (5.56%) BT
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Capita
7 1 (1.85%) Lotus
7 1 (1.85%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.85%) Progress
7 1 (1.85%) Remedy
7 1 (1.85%) Sage
7 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.85%) Veeam