Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 39 34
Rank change year-on-year -36 -5 -15
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 79 110 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.59% 4.15% 5.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 5.07% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 75 114
Manchester median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £309 £188 £181
90th Percentile £538 £475 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £375 £415
% change year-on-year +13.33% -9.64% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 - £12.58
10th Percentile £17.25 - £10.70
90th Percentile £33.50 - £14.25
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £43.78 £13.00
% change year-on-year -31.47% +236.75% -68.29%

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 2,638 2,171 3,039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 86.35% 81.99% 83.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,710 1,314 1,815
Manchester median daily rate £400 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% -5.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 53 51
Manchester median hourly rate £18.79 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +16.67% +24.14%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £40.20 £43.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.64 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -36.35% +4.62% +30.00%

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 June 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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -8 6 £430 +4.24%
Stockport - 4 £413 - 1
Oldham - 2 - - 3
Rochdale - 2 - -
PRINCE2
North West

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 57 (72.15%) Project Management
2 35 (44.30%) Finance
3 34 (43.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (34.18%) ITIL
6 25 (31.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 22 (27.85%) Resource Management
8 20 (25.32%) SFIA
8 20 (25.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 18 (22.78%) SaaS
10 17 (21.52%) Line Management
10 17 (21.52%) Management Information System
11 16 (20.25%) Data Management
11 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
12 15 (18.99%) Network Design
12 15 (18.99%) Supplier Management
12 15 (18.99%) PaaS
12 15 (18.99%) Open Source
12 15 (18.99%) Problem Management
13 14 (17.72%) Chartered Engineer
13 14 (17.72%) Change Management
13 14 (17.72%) Cisco
13 14 (17.72%) CISSP
13 14 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (17.72%) CCNP
13 14 (17.72%) CCDP
13 14 (17.72%) CISM
14 12 (15.19%) Degree
15 10 (12.66%) Matrix Management
15 10 (12.66%) People 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 6 (7.59%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.33%) SAS
3 2 (2.53%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.78%) SaaS
2 15 (18.99%) PaaS
3 8 (10.13%) IaaS
4 2 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) SMS
2 2 (2.53%) VoIP
2 2 (2.53%) WAN
3 1 (1.27%) BGP
3 1 (1.27%) Broadband
3 1 (1.27%) DHCP
3 1 (1.27%) DNS
3 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.27%) LAN
3 1 (1.27%) Network Security
3 1 (1.27%) OSPF
3 1 (1.27%) Skype
3 1 (1.27%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) DB2
2 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.27%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 35 (44.30%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Legal
3 4 (5.06%) Local Government
3 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (58.23%) Project Manager
2 15 (18.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Digital Project Manager
3 7 (8.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Analyst
4 4 (5.06%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) GDPR Project Manager
4 4 (5.06%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Senior Manager
4 4 (5.06%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (5.06%) Transformation Manager
5 3 (3.80%) Business Analyst
5 3 (3.80%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (3.80%) Business Change Project Manager
5 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (3.80%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (3.80%) Programme Manager
5 3 (3.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.86%) Virtual Team
3 5 (6.33%) NHS
3 5 (6.33%) PMI
4 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.06%) Life Science
5 3 (3.80%) CMDB
6 2 (2.53%) Handset
6 2 (2.53%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (72.15%) Project Management
2 34 (43.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (34.18%) ITIL
5 22 (27.85%) Resource Management
6 20 (25.32%) SFIA
7 17 (21.52%) Line Management
8 16 (20.25%) Data Management
9 15 (18.99%) Network Design
9 15 (18.99%) Open Source
9 15 (18.99%) Problem Management
9 15 (18.99%) Supplier Management
10 14 (17.72%) Change Management
11 10 (12.66%) Decision-Making
11 10 (12.66%) DevOps
11 10 (12.66%) Matrix Management
11 10 (12.66%) People Management
11 10 (12.66%) Service Management
12 9 (11.39%) Product Management
12 9 (11.39%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.53%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (31.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 20 (25.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 14 (17.72%) CCDP
3 14 (17.72%) CCNP
3 14 (17.72%) Chartered Engineer
3 14 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (17.72%) CISM
3 14 (17.72%) CISSP
4 12 (15.19%) Degree
5 7 (8.86%) CCIE
6 5 (6.33%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (6.33%) PMI Certification
7 4 (5.06%) PMP
8 3 (3.80%) APMP
8 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) PMO
2 7 (8.86%) GDPR
3 1 (1.27%) P3O
3 1 (1.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Hyper-V
1 6 (7.59%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (6.33%) XenApp
2 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (5.06%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) Cisco
3 9 (11.39%) ServiceNow
4 6 (7.59%) Citrix
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle
5 5 (6.33%) Informatica
5 5 (6.33%) Ivanti
6 3 (3.80%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) Lotus
8 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.27%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.27%) Remedy
8 1 (1.27%) Sage
8 1 (1.27%) Symantec
8 1 (1.27%) VMware