Period
to 17 June 2018

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 17 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 184 164
Rank change year-on-year -35 -20 -7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 30 58 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.38% 0.77% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 3.98% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 73
Midlands median daily rate £375 £385 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.60% -7.23% +10.67%
10th Percentile £185 £225 £288
90th Percentile £493 £500 £575
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Midlands median hourly rate - £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.00% -13.79%
England median hourly rate £23.75 £29.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year -20.24% +8.28% -32.93%

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 1,533 1,457 1,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.47% 19.34% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 877 1,007
Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £220 £231 £225
90th Percentile £550 £542 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 67 78
Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +40.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £42.65
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

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 17 June 2018.

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 17 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
West Midlands -30 20 £375 +2.04% 7
East Midlands -15 10 £413 +1.04% 2
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Midlands region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 29 (96.67%) PRINCE2
2 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (33.33%) Project Management
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (20.00%) PRINCE
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (16.67%) Automotive
8 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
9 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
9 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (10.00%) SDLC
9 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
9 3 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (10.00%) PMP
9 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
9 3 (10.00%) Windows
9 3 (10.00%) ISEB
9 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.00%) Finance
10 2 (6.67%) Change Management
10 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 2 (6.67%) Logistics

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 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) ADSL
1 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) VLAN
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.67%) Automotive
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Coordinator
3 4 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) ERP Manager
4 2 (6.67%) ERP Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Junior
4 2 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) PRINCE2
2 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (33.33%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Migration
5 6 (20.00%) PRINCE
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.00%) SDLC
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.67%) B2B
8 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
8 2 (6.67%) Change Management
8 2 (6.67%) ERP
8 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com