Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 23 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.

PRINCE 2
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 37 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 +8
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 334 426 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.06% 4.36% 5.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.89% 5.28% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 323 349
Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £286 £269 £263
90th Percentile £550 £540 £548
England median daily rate £438 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.16% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 5
Midlands median hourly rate £24.75 £17.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.59% -45.93% +79.66%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.59 £24.23
90th Percentile £30.08 £29.28 £45.00
England median hourly rate £27.00 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - -1.82% +8.37%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6824 8073 6631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 82.99% 82.62% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4344 4930 3923
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £232
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 213 260
Midlands median hourly rate £20.89 £17.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.90% -8.21% +2.89%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £42.67
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in the Midlands

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in the Midlands

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in the Midlands

PRINCE2
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 in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in the Midlands

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PRINCE2 in the Midlands

PRINCE2
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 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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 -6 191 £413 +3.13% 27
East Midlands +8 137 £394 -5.12% 11
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 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.

1 178 (53.29%) Project Management
2 125 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (25.45%) Finance
3 85 (25.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (19.46%) ITIL
5 62 (18.56%) Microsoft
6 54 (16.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 42 (12.57%) PMP
8 35 (10.48%) Change Management
8 35 (10.48%) PMO
9 33 (9.88%) PMI Certification
10 32 (9.58%) Microsoft Project
11 30 (8.98%) ERP
11 30 (8.98%) Migration
12 29 (8.68%) Retail
13 28 (8.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 26 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
14 26 (7.78%) Degree
15 25 (7.49%) SDLC
16 24 (7.19%) Programme Management
17 23 (6.89%) Risk Management
17 23 (6.89%) Project Planning
18 22 (6.59%) Security Cleared
18 22 (6.59%) Windows
19 21 (6.29%) Data Centre
19 21 (6.29%) SC Cleared
19 21 (6.29%) Project Governance
20 20 (5.99%) Waterfall
20 20 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
20 20 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification

PRINCE2
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 9 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.90%) Documentum
3 2 (0.60%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (9.58%) Microsoft Project
2 26 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (5.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.30%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 17 (5.09%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.60%) iTrent
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.39%) Office 365
3 6 (1.80%) IaaS
4 5 (1.50%) SaaS
5 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.90%) PaaS
6 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.60%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.19%) LAN
1 14 (4.19%) SMS
2 12 (3.59%) Unified Communications
2 12 (3.59%) WAN
3 8 (2.40%) VoIP
4 6 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.50%) SAN
6 3 (0.90%) Firewall
7 2 (0.60%) Internet
7 2 (0.60%) Wireless
8 1 (0.30%) DHCP
8 1 (0.30%) DNS
8 1 (0.30%) Intranet
8 1 (0.30%) NAS
8 1 (0.30%) Skype
8 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.30%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.30%) Clusterpoint
4 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.30%) DB2
4 1 (0.30%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.30%) Power BI
4 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.30%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (0.30%) JIRA
1 1 (0.30%) LoadUI
1 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.30%) TestComplete
General
1 85 (25.45%) Finance
2 29 (8.68%) Retail
3 14 (4.19%) Automotive
4 12 (3.59%) Banking
5 8 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.20%) Local Government
6 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.60%) Back Office
7 2 (0.60%) Law
7 2 (0.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) French Language
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 186 (55.69%) Project Manager
2 45 (13.47%) Analyst
3 28 (8.38%) IT Manager
4 27 (8.08%) IT Project Manager
5 23 (6.89%) Business Analyst
5 23 (6.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 23 (6.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 15 (4.49%) Senior Manager
6 15 (4.49%) Senior Project Manager
7 14 (4.19%) Coordinator
8 13 (3.89%) Architect
9 12 (3.59%) Project Coordinator
10 11 (3.29%) PMO Analyst
11 10 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (2.69%) Change Manager
12 9 (2.69%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
12 9 (2.69%) IT Analyst
12 9 (2.69%) Programme Manager
12 9 (2.69%) Project Analyst
12 9 (2.69%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.20%) Middleware
2 3 (0.90%) .NET
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (0.90%) Web Services
3 2 (0.60%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.29%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.89%) PMI
4 11 (3.29%) Clustering
4 11 (3.29%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.10%) NHS
6 6 (1.80%) User Experience
7 5 (1.50%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.90%) EPoS
9 3 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.60%) FMCG
10 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.59%) Windows
2 8 (2.40%) Windows 10
3 5 (1.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.60%) Linux
4 2 (0.60%) Unix
4 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (53.29%) Project Management
2 125 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (25.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (19.46%) ITIL
5 35 (10.48%) Change Management
6 30 (8.98%) ERP
6 30 (8.98%) Migration
7 25 (7.49%) SDLC
8 24 (7.19%) Programme Management
9 23 (6.89%) Project Planning
9 23 (6.89%) Risk Management
10 21 (6.29%) Project Governance
11 20 (5.99%) Waterfall
12 17 (5.09%) Business Analysis
13 15 (4.49%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 15 (4.49%) Matrix Organization
14 14 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (4.19%) Service Management
15 13 (3.89%) ITIL V3
15 13 (3.89%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.10%) SQL
2 3 (0.90%) C
3 2 (0.60%) ABAP
3 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
3 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (16.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 42 (12.57%) PMP
3 33 (9.88%) PMI Certification
4 28 (8.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 26 (7.78%) Degree
6 22 (6.59%) Security Cleared
7 21 (6.29%) SC Cleared
8 20 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (4.79%) MCSE
10 15 (4.49%) APMP
11 14 (4.19%) ISEB
12 10 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (2.40%) VCAP
14 7 (2.10%) CCIE
15 5 (1.50%) MCP
16 4 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
17 3 (0.90%) CCNA
17 3 (0.90%) CISSP
17 3 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 2 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.48%) PMO
2 8 (2.40%) QA
3 6 (1.80%) GDPR
4 5 (1.50%) P3O
5 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.60%) COBIT
6 2 (0.60%) SLA
7 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.30%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.30%) vSphere
3 1 (0.30%) XenApp
3 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.30%) MOM
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.39%) Oracle
2 18 (5.39%) SAP
3 17 (5.09%) Cisco
4 11 (3.29%) VMware
5 8 (2.40%) NetApp
6 4 (1.20%) Epicor
6 4 (1.20%) Workday
7 3 (0.90%) JD Edwards
7 3 (0.90%) Pega
7 3 (0.90%) Remedy
8 2 (0.60%) ATG
8 2 (0.60%) BMC
8 2 (0.60%) hybris
9 1 (0.30%) AppSense
9 1 (0.30%) BT
9 1 (0.30%) Genesys
9 1 (0.30%) Niku
9 1 (0.30%) Reuters
9 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com