Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 34 34
Rank change year-on-year -22 0 -7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 265 370 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.36% 4.91% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 5.92% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 266 336
Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +5.81%
10th Percentile £275 £222 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 8
Midlands median hourly rate £29.95 £21.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.40% +45.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £23.71 £15.00 £13.18
90th Percentile £30.79 £28.00 £19.40
England median hourly rate £28.83 £28.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +2.95% +23.08% -17.27%

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 6,571 6,248 7,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.23% 82.99% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,016 3,867 4,436
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £243
90th Percentile £563 £538 £559
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 219 174
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +8.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.59 £10.97
90th Percentile £44.70 £51.70 £39.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 19 June 2018.

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
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 19 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 -29 167 £450 +8.43% 28
East Midlands -16 89 £413 +10.13% 12
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Midlands region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 167 (63.02%) Project Management
2 92 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (29.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (28.68%) Finance
5 46 (17.36%) ITIL
6 41 (15.47%) PMO
7 33 (12.45%) Microsoft
7 33 (12.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 32 (12.08%) Microsoft Project
8 32 (12.08%) Microsoft Office
9 30 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 30 (11.32%) Waterfall
10 29 (10.94%) Migration
11 28 (10.57%) PMP
12 25 (9.43%) PMI Certification
12 25 (9.43%) Project Planning
13 24 (9.06%) Programme Management
14 23 (8.68%) Change Management
15 21 (7.92%) Windows
15 21 (7.92%) MS Visio
15 21 (7.92%) Business Analysis
15 21 (7.92%) Project Governance
16 20 (7.55%) Degree
17 18 (6.79%) Scrum
18 17 (6.42%) Supplier Management
18 17 (6.42%) Service Delivery
18 17 (6.42%) Management Information System
18 17 (6.42%) Risk Management
18 17 (6.42%) Decision-Making
18 17 (6.42%) Data Centre

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 12 (4.53%) Documentum
2 10 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.51%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.13%) Confluence
5 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.75%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (12.08%) Microsoft Office
1 32 (12.08%) Microsoft Project
2 21 (7.92%) MS Visio
3 15 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (3.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.51%) SPSS
6 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.38%) Magento
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.91%) Office 365
3 8 (3.02%) IaaS
4 7 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.26%) SaaS
6 5 (1.89%) PaaS
7 1 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.40%) SMS
1 9 (3.40%) WAN
2 7 (2.64%) LAN
3 6 (2.26%) Internet
4 4 (1.51%) Wireless
5 3 (1.13%) 3G
5 3 (1.13%) 3GPP
5 3 (1.13%) 4G
5 3 (1.13%) 5G
5 3 (1.13%) 802.11
5 3 (1.13%) LTE
5 3 (1.13%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.75%) Firewall
6 2 (0.75%) MPLS
6 2 (0.75%) Skype
6 2 (0.75%) VPN
6 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.38%) DNS
7 1 (0.38%) SAN
7 1 (0.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.51%) Power BI
1 4 (1.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.38%) DB2
3 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (3.77%) JIRA
2 3 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (28.68%) Finance
2 15 (5.66%) Automotive
3 13 (4.91%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.15%) Banking
5 8 (3.02%) Retail
5 8 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.64%) Legal
7 6 (2.26%) Marketing
8 4 (1.51%) Games
9 3 (1.13%) Electronics
9 3 (1.13%) Military
10 2 (0.75%) Local Government
10 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (56.23%) Project Manager
2 48 (18.11%) IT Manager
3 38 (14.34%) IT Project Manager
4 25 (9.43%) Analyst
5 19 (7.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 16 (6.04%) Programme Manager
7 14 (5.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 14 (5.28%) PMO Analyst
8 12 (4.53%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (4.53%) Senior Manager
8 12 (4.53%) Senior Project Manager
9 9 (3.40%) Architect
9 9 (3.40%) Financial Services Project Manager
9 9 (3.40%) Software Project Manager
10 8 (3.02%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.02%) Coordinator
11 7 (2.64%) Agile Project Manager
11 7 (2.64%) Consultant
11 7 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.64%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.40%) Middleware
2 3 (1.13%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.38%) .NET
3 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.38%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.38%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.38%) Web Services
3 1 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.42%) Data Centre
1 17 (6.42%) Management Information System
2 9 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.40%) PMI
3 8 (3.02%) Driving Licence
4 7 (2.64%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.26%) NHS
5 6 (2.26%) User Experience
6 4 (1.51%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.13%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.13%) Infotainment
7 3 (1.13%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.13%) VLE
8 2 (0.75%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.38%) Clustering
9 1 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.92%) Windows
2 8 (3.02%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.64%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.13%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.75%) Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (63.02%) Project Management
2 92 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (29.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (17.36%) ITIL
5 30 (11.32%) Waterfall
6 29 (10.94%) Migration
7 25 (9.43%) Project Planning
8 24 (9.06%) Programme Management
9 23 (8.68%) Change Management
10 21 (7.92%) Business Analysis
10 21 (7.92%) Project Governance
11 18 (6.79%) Scrum
12 17 (6.42%) Decision-Making
12 17 (6.42%) Risk Management
12 17 (6.42%) Service Delivery
12 17 (6.42%) Supplier Management
13 15 (5.66%) SDLC
14 14 (5.28%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (5.28%) Service Management
15 13 (4.91%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.26%) SQL
2 1 (0.38%) C#
2 1 (0.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (12.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 30 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 28 (10.57%) PMP
4 25 (9.43%) PMI Certification
5 20 (7.55%) Degree
6 9 (3.40%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.26%) APMP
7 6 (2.26%) ISEB
8 5 (1.89%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.89%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.13%) PhD
10 2 (0.75%) CCNA
10 2 (0.75%) CIPD
10 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.38%) CAPM
11 1 (0.38%) CISSP
11 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (15.47%) PMO
2 15 (5.66%) GDPR
3 9 (3.40%) QA
4 5 (1.89%) SLA
5 4 (1.51%) P3O
6 3 (1.13%) COBIT
7 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.38%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.75%) vSphere
4 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) SCCM
2 2 (0.75%) MOM
3 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.53%) Pega
3 8 (3.02%) SAP
3 8 (3.02%) VMware
4 7 (2.64%) Cisco
5 6 (2.26%) IBM
6 5 (1.89%) Niku
7 4 (1.51%) Citrix
8 3 (1.13%) Adobe
8 3 (1.13%) Blackboard
8 3 (1.13%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.13%) EMC
8 3 (1.13%) Oracle
9 2 (0.75%) Aderant
9 2 (0.75%) Apple
9 2 (0.75%) CyberArk
9 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.75%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.38%) Progress
10 1 (0.38%) Software AG