Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 36 34
Rank change year-on-year -38 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 245 369 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.05% 4.68% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 5.55% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 265 328
Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £279 £259 £263
90th Percentile £538 £535 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 10
Midlands median hourly rate £23.25 £24.75 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +52.35% -43.68%
10th Percentile £20.13 £13.00 £13.23
90th Percentile £26.58 £28.50 £25.55
England median hourly rate £29.15 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% +10.00% -9.09%

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 6,693 6,654 8,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.24% 84.41% 83.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,089 4,181 4,956
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £274 £250 £250
90th Percentile £563 £550 £575
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 246 179
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £19.33 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.79% +20.11% -15.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.60
90th Percentile £38.75 £52.50 £40.06
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -37 159 £450 +7.46% 55
East Midlands -26 80 £400 - 21
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 162 (66.12%) Project Management
2 105 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (31.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (26.94%) Finance
5 63 (25.71%) ITIL
6 39 (15.92%) Microsoft
7 38 (15.51%) PMO
8 36 (14.69%) Microsoft Office
9 34 (13.88%) Microsoft Project
10 33 (13.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 32 (13.06%) Waterfall
12 28 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 26 (10.61%) PMI Certification
14 25 (10.20%) Change Management
14 25 (10.20%) Programme Management
15 23 (9.39%) Service Delivery
15 23 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (8.98%) Business Analysis
17 21 (8.57%) Scrum
17 21 (8.57%) Windows
18 20 (8.16%) Automotive
18 20 (8.16%) Project Planning
19 19 (7.76%) Management Information System
19 19 (7.76%) Risk Management
19 19 (7.76%) PMP
20 18 (7.35%) APMP
20 18 (7.35%) Project Governance
21 17 (6.94%) Decision-Making
21 17 (6.94%) Migration
22 16 (6.53%) Banking

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 16 (6.53%) Documentum
2 8 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) CMS
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 36 (14.69%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (13.88%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (5.31%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.82%) SPSS
7 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.41%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.41%) Primavera
3 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.67%) Office 365
3 8 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.63%) SaaS
6 3 (1.22%) IaaS
7 1 (0.41%) PaaS
7 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.04%) WAN
2 3 (1.22%) LAN
2 3 (1.22%) SMS
3 2 (0.82%) Skype
3 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.82%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.82%) Wireless
4 1 (0.41%) ADSL
4 1 (0.41%) Broadband
4 1 (0.41%) DHCP
4 1 (0.41%) DNS
4 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) MPLS
4 1 (0.41%) SAN
4 1 (0.41%) VLAN
4 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.82%) Power BI
2 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.41%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.41%) GIS
3 1 (0.41%) MySQL
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.86%) JIRA
2 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.41%) Subversion
3 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (26.94%) Finance
2 20 (8.16%) Automotive
3 16 (6.53%) Banking
4 15 (6.12%) Military
5 13 (5.31%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.90%) Legal
7 11 (4.49%) Retail
8 8 (3.27%) Marketing
9 6 (2.45%) Games
9 6 (2.45%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.22%) Electronics
12 2 (0.82%) Law
13 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (59.18%) Project Manager
2 36 (14.69%) IT Manager
3 30 (12.24%) IT Project Manager
4 21 (8.57%) Analyst
5 15 (6.12%) Technical Manager
6 14 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 14 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
6 14 (5.71%) Senior Manager
6 14 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
7 12 (4.90%) Agile Project Manager
7 12 (4.90%) Architect
7 12 (4.90%) Technical Project Manager
8 11 (4.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 10 (4.08%) Programme Manager
10 9 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (3.27%) Coordinator
11 8 (3.27%) Financial Services Project Manager
12 7 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.86%) DV Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.90%) Middleware
2 2 (0.82%) .NET
2 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.41%) CSS
3 1 (0.41%) HTML
3 1 (0.41%) HTML5
3 1 (0.41%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.41%) jQuery
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.41%) RESTful
3 1 (0.41%) SOAP
3 1 (0.41%) WCF
3 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.41%) WinForms
3 1 (0.41%) XML
3 1 (0.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.76%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.31%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.90%) Virtual Team
5 11 (4.49%) PMI
6 8 (3.27%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.04%) NHS
8 3 (1.22%) User Experience
9 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.82%) FMCG
9 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.41%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.41%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Replication
10 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.57%) Windows
2 9 (3.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.04%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.22%) Linux
4 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) AIX
6 1 (0.41%) Android
6 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) Solaris
6 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (66.12%) Project Management
2 105 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (31.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (25.71%) ITIL
5 32 (13.06%) Waterfall
6 25 (10.20%) Change Management
6 25 (10.20%) Programme Management
7 23 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (9.39%) Service Delivery
8 22 (8.98%) Business Analysis
9 21 (8.57%) Scrum
10 20 (8.16%) Project Planning
11 19 (7.76%) Risk Management
12 18 (7.35%) Project Governance
13 17 (6.94%) Decision-Making
13 17 (6.94%) Migration
14 16 (6.53%) PRINCE
14 16 (6.53%) SDLC
15 12 (4.90%) Case Management
15 12 (4.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.04%) SQL
2 3 (1.22%) C
3 2 (0.82%) C#
3 2 (0.82%) Java
3 2 (0.82%) VB
4 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 33 (13.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 28 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 26 (10.61%) PMI Certification
4 19 (7.76%) PMP
5 18 (7.35%) APMP
6 15 (6.12%) Security Cleared
7 14 (5.71%) Degree
8 10 (4.08%) DV Cleared
9 8 (3.27%) CISSP
10 6 (2.45%) CISMP
10 6 (2.45%) MCITP
10 6 (2.45%) MCP
10 6 (2.45%) MCSE
10 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (2.04%) ISEB
12 4 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.41%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.51%) PMO
2 7 (2.86%) JSP 440
3 5 (2.04%) GDPR
3 5 (2.04%) QA
4 4 (1.63%) P3O
5 3 (1.22%) COBIT
6 2 (0.82%) ISO 14000
6 2 (0.82%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.82%) vSphere
4 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.04%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (15.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.12%) Pega
3 10 (4.08%) SAP
4 8 (3.27%) VMware
5 7 (2.86%) Niku
6 6 (2.45%) Oracle
7 5 (2.04%) IBM
8 4 (1.63%) EMC
9 3 (1.22%) Cisco
9 3 (1.22%) Citrix
9 3 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.82%) Apple
10 2 (0.82%) CyberArk
10 2 (0.82%) NetApp
10 2 (0.82%) Progress
10 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.41%) Aerohive Networks
11 1 (0.41%) Apigee
11 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.41%) Snow