Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 176 153
Rank change year-on-year -28 -23 -3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 38 79 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.49% 0.92% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.49% 4.78% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 68 72
Midlands median daily rate £406 £353 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% -12.96% +8.00%
10th Percentile £280 £265 £301
90th Percentile £533 £475 £531
England median daily rate £450 £403 £413
% change year-on-year +11.80% -2.42% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Midlands median hourly rate - £27.00 -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -7.41% -1.82% -13.39%

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 1,529 1,654 1,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.55% 19.29% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 967 920
Midlands median daily rate £400 £392 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +0.51% +11.43%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 63 87
Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.19 £9.31
90th Percentile £52.00 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.50% +41.21%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -22 20 £413 +28.91% 5
East Midlands -8 17 £385 -7.23% 5
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 36 (94.74%) PRINCE2
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (44.74%) Project Management
4 15 (39.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (18.42%) PRINCE
7 7 (18.42%) Finance
7 7 (18.42%) Project Planning
8 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.79%) SAP
8 6 (15.79%) ERP
9 5 (13.16%) PMI Certification
9 5 (13.16%) Change Management
9 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
9 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.16%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
10 4 (10.53%) PMO
10 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (10.53%) Windows
11 3 (7.89%) Six Sigma
11 3 (7.89%) PMP
11 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
11 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
11 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (7.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 3 (7.89%) SDLC
11 3 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) SMS
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
1 2 (5.26%) Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) QlikView
1 2 (5.26%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) German Language
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Coordinator
3 4 (10.53%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.89%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Junior
5 2 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (7.89%) Smart Meter
2 2 (5.26%) PMI
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (94.74%) PRINCE2
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (44.74%) Project Management
4 15 (39.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.42%) PRINCE
5 7 (18.42%) Project Planning
6 6 (15.79%) ERP
6 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Change Management
7 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.89%) Business Transformation
8 3 (7.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.89%) SDLC
8 3 (7.89%) Six Sigma
9 2 (5.26%) Analytics
9 2 (5.26%) Business Analytics
9 2 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (5.26%) Migration
9 2 (5.26%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) PMI Certification
1 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) PMP
3 2 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Capita
3 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) Epicor
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) VMware