Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 68 42
Rank change year-on-year -13 -26 -17
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 75 79 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.41% 2.67% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 3.25% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 57 103
Manchester median daily rate £401 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £244 £240 £263
90th Percentile £539 £597 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Manchester median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £12.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +48.55% -22.48%
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.00 £10.85
90th Percentile £19.00 £20.00 £15.13
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £12.84 £14.75
% change year-on-year +84.19% -12.95% -37.89%

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 2,546 2,433 3,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.89% 82.28% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,637 1,547 1,933
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 87 65
Manchester median hourly rate £17.75 £19.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.58% +22.58% -20.51%
10th Percentile £11.76 £11.75 £11.10
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -22.29% +27.27% -27.08%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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
Salford -7 3 £450 -21.05%
Bolton - 3 £400 - 1
Stockport +5 2 £369 -4.84% 2
Rochdale -1 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £238 - 3
PRINCE2
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 36 (48.00%) Project Management
2 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
5 17 (22.67%) Data Centre
6 15 (20.00%) Finance
6 15 (20.00%) ITIL
6 15 (20.00%) Cisco
7 14 (18.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (18.67%) Firewall
8 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
9 12 (16.00%) Windows
9 12 (16.00%) Change Management
10 11 (14.67%) Migration
10 11 (14.67%) Network Design
11 10 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 10 (13.33%) DevOps
12 8 (10.67%) Programme Management
13 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
13 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (9.33%) Deployment Automation
14 6 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (8.00%) Driving Licence
14 6 (8.00%) Windows 10
14 6 (8.00%) Wireless
14 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
14 6 (8.00%) PRINCE
15 5 (6.67%) Citrix

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 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.67%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.33%) Confluence
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.33%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) IaaS
2 3 (4.00%) PaaS
2 3 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) Firewall
2 6 (8.00%) Wireless
3 4 (5.33%) VPN
4 2 (2.67%) 802.11
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (2.67%) LAN
4 2 (2.67%) WLAN
5 1 (1.33%) DHCP
5 1 (1.33%) DNS
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
5 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.33%) MPLS
5 1 (1.33%) Skype
5 1 (1.33%) SMS
5 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) DB2
2 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.33%) Big Data
3 1 (1.33%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.33%) GIS
3 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
1 1 (1.33%) MSI
1 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 3 (4.00%) Legal
3 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Law
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 10 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
2 10 (13.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 5 (6.67%) Analyst
3 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 5 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 4 (5.33%) IT Manager
4 4 (5.33%) IT Support
4 4 (5.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 3 (4.00%) Transformation Manager
5 3 (4.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Applications Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (2.67%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) NHS
5 3 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.67%) PMI
6 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) CMDB
7 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.33%) Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) Project Management
2 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.00%) ITIL
4 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (16.00%) Change Management
6 11 (14.67%) Migration
6 11 (14.67%) Network Design
7 10 (13.33%) DevOps
8 8 (10.67%) Programme Management
9 7 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.33%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (8.00%) PRINCE
10 6 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (5.33%) Data Migration
12 4 (5.33%) Resource Management
12 4 (5.33%) Scrum
12 4 (5.33%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 5 (6.67%) VB
2 4 (5.33%) SQL
3 3 (4.00%) C
4 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (5.33%) MCP
4 4 (5.33%) MCSA
4 4 (5.33%) MCSE
4 4 (5.33%) MCTS
4 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.33%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (4.00%) Degree
6 2 (2.67%) CCDP
6 2 (2.67%) CCNP
6 2 (2.67%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.67%) CISM
6 2 (2.67%) CISSP
6 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.67%) PMP
7 1 (1.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (6.67%) PMO
2 5 (6.67%) SLA
3 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.67%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Cisco
2 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) Citrix
3 5 (6.67%) VMware
4 4 (5.33%) Altiris
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle
5 3 (4.00%) Avaya
5 3 (4.00%) BT
5 3 (4.00%) Informatica
6 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.33%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.33%) Progress
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.33%) Veeam