Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 198 162
Rank change year-on-year +12 -36 -5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 58 71 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.71% 0.73% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.78% 3.74% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 63 59
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £304
90th Percentile £515 £568 £519
England median daily rate £416 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +4.06% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% - -
England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -18.18% -20.00% -

PRINCE2 Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1534 1899 1560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.67% 19.40% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 1128 834
Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +5.44% +5.00%
10th Percentile £213 £235 £213
90th Percentile £540 £550 £522
England median daily rate £426 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 73 105
Midlands median hourly rate £25.42 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.76% -15.56% +20.11%
10th Percentile £12.15 £12.03 £11.10
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
West Midlands +8 29 £425 +21.43% 6
East Midlands +3 29 £413 -0.60% 2
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Midlands region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 55 (94.83%) PRINCE2
2 27 (46.55%) Project Management
3 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (31.03%) Finance
5 16 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (13.79%) PRINCE
7 7 (12.07%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
7 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
8 6 (10.34%) ISEB
8 6 (10.34%) ERP
8 6 (10.34%) SAP
9 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (8.62%) Change Management
9 5 (8.62%) Migration
10 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
10 4 (6.90%) Project Planning
10 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.90%) PMI Certification
10 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (6.90%) ITIL
10 4 (6.90%) Windows
10 4 (6.90%) SMS
10 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.90%) PMO
11 3 (5.17%) Customer Requirements
11 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (1.72%) Apache
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) SMS
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) Intranet
3 1 (1.72%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) QlikView
1 2 (3.45%) SAP HANA
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) Power BI
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Automotive
4 2 (3.45%) German Language
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (63.79%) Project Manager
2 8 (13.79%) Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) IT Manager
3 7 (12.07%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Coordinator
5 5 (8.62%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (6.90%) Delivery Project Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Deployment Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.45%) PMI
2 2 (3.45%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Unix
2 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (94.83%) PRINCE2
2 27 (46.55%) Project Management
3 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (13.79%) PRINCE
6 6 (10.34%) ERP
7 5 (8.62%) Change Management
7 5 (8.62%) Migration
8 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 4 (6.90%) Project Planning
8 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.17%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (5.17%) Six Sigma
10 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.45%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
1 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.34%) ISEB
3 4 (6.90%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.17%) PMP
5 1 (1.72%) CCA
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) MCP
5 1 (1.72%) MCSA
5 1 (1.72%) MCSE
5 1 (1.72%) MCTS
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) PMO
2 1 (1.72%) GDPR
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.72%) XenApp
1 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) AppSense
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) Epicor
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com