Period
to 21 February 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 21 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.

PRINCE 2
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 39 28
Rank change year-on-year -11 -11 +4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 295 368 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.71% 4.22% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 5.13% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 288 363
Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -2.44% +5.13%
10th Percentile £309 £254 £263
90th Percentile £541 £532 £571
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Midlands median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -44.44% +150.00%
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 6,632 7,170 6,781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.35% 82.31% 80.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,189 4,452 3,966
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £248 £240 £250
90th Percentile £560 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 223 203
Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +2.78% -2.70%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.65
90th Percentile £49.50 £41.40 £42.50
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

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 21 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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 21 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 -18 164 £425 +6.25% 47
East Midlands +15 116 £375 -6.25% 31
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 165 (55.93%) Project Management
2 115 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (30.51%) Finance
4 84 (28.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (18.98%) Microsoft
6 50 (16.95%) ITIL
7 43 (14.58%) Microsoft Project
8 39 (13.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 39 (13.22%) PMO
9 35 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 34 (11.53%) PMP
10 34 (11.53%) Change Management
11 29 (9.83%) Migration
12 27 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
12 27 (9.15%) Windows
13 26 (8.81%) SAP
13 26 (8.81%) PMI Certification
13 26 (8.81%) Degree
14 25 (8.47%) Project Planning
15 23 (7.80%) Programme Management
15 23 (7.80%) ERP
15 23 (7.80%) Security Cleared
16 22 (7.46%) Retail
17 21 (7.12%) Project Governance
18 20 (6.78%) Risk Management
19 18 (6.10%) Manufacturing
20 17 (5.76%) SC Cleared
20 17 (5.76%) Matrix Organization
21 16 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
21 16 (5.42%) Waterfall

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 6 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.02%) Documentum
3 2 (0.68%) CMS
3 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.68%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.34%) Apache
4 1 (0.34%) Confluence
4 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (14.58%) Microsoft Project
2 27 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (3.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (5.42%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.68%) iTrent
3 2 (0.68%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.34%) Primavera
4 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.07%) Office 365
3 10 (3.39%) IaaS
4 8 (2.71%) SaaS
5 6 (2.03%) PaaS
6 3 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.68%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.07%) SMS
2 10 (3.39%) WAN
3 9 (3.05%) LAN
4 8 (2.71%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.36%) Internet
5 4 (1.36%) SAN
6 3 (1.02%) Firewall
6 3 (1.02%) Wireless
7 1 (0.34%) ADSL
7 1 (0.34%) Broadband
7 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.34%) NAS
7 1 (0.34%) Network Security
7 1 (0.34%) Skype
7 1 (0.34%) VLAN
7 1 (0.34%) VoIP
7 1 (0.34%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.69%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (1.02%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.34%) Clusterpoint
5 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.34%) DB2
5 1 (0.34%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.34%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 90 (30.51%) Finance
2 22 (7.46%) Retail
3 18 (6.10%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.73%) Banking
5 8 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.03%) Automotive
7 5 (1.69%) Electronics
7 5 (1.69%) Local Government
8 4 (1.36%) Marketing
9 3 (1.02%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Military
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 165 (55.93%) Project Manager
2 34 (11.53%) Analyst
3 33 (11.19%) IT Manager
4 29 (9.83%) IT Project Manager
5 18 (6.10%) Infrastructure Manager
6 17 (5.76%) Business Analyst
7 16 (5.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 15 (5.08%) Senior Manager
8 15 (5.08%) Senior Project Manager
9 12 (4.07%) Coordinator
10 11 (3.73%) PMO Analyst
10 11 (3.73%) Programme Manager
10 11 (3.73%) Project Coordinator
10 11 (3.73%) Software Project Manager
11 10 (3.39%) Architect
11 10 (3.39%) Junior
11 10 (3.39%) Junior Project Manager
12 9 (3.05%) Consultant
12 9 (3.05%) Delivery Manager
12 9 (3.05%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.69%) Web Services
2 2 (0.68%) .NET
2 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.34%) Middleware
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.34%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.42%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.41%) PMI
3 10 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.37%) Clustering
4 7 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.37%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.03%) FMCG
5 6 (2.03%) NHS
5 6 (2.03%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.02%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.02%) Smart Home
7 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.68%) EPoS
7 2 (0.68%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.68%) VLE
8 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.34%) PKI
8 1 (0.34%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.15%) Windows
2 10 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.71%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.02%) Linux
5 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.34%) Unix
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (55.93%) Project Management
2 115 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (28.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (16.95%) ITIL
5 34 (11.53%) Change Management
6 29 (9.83%) Migration
7 25 (8.47%) Project Planning
8 23 (7.80%) ERP
8 23 (7.80%) Programme Management
9 21 (7.12%) Project Governance
10 20 (6.78%) Risk Management
11 17 (5.76%) Matrix Organization
12 16 (5.42%) Waterfall
13 15 (5.08%) Business Analysis
13 15 (5.08%) SDLC
13 15 (5.08%) Service Delivery
14 14 (4.75%) Service Management
14 14 (4.75%) Supplier Management
15 12 (4.07%) Change Control
16 11 (3.73%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.03%) SQL
2 5 (1.69%) ABAP
3 4 (1.36%) C
4 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (13.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 35 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 34 (11.53%) PMP
4 26 (8.81%) Degree
4 26 (8.81%) PMI Certification
5 23 (7.80%) Security Cleared
6 17 (5.76%) SC Cleared
7 14 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (3.39%) MCSE
9 8 (2.71%) ISEB
10 6 (2.03%) APMP
10 6 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.69%) VCAP
12 4 (1.36%) CCIE
13 3 (1.02%) CISSP
13 3 (1.02%) MCP
14 2 (0.68%) CCNA
14 2 (0.68%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.22%) PMO
2 12 (4.07%) GDPR
2 12 (4.07%) QA
3 6 (2.03%) P3O
4 5 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.69%) SLA
5 4 (1.36%) COBIT
6 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) MOM
2 2 (0.68%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.81%) SAP
3 11 (3.73%) Oracle
4 10 (3.39%) Cisco
4 10 (3.39%) VMware
5 5 (1.69%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.36%) Citrix
6 4 (1.36%) Epicor
6 4 (1.36%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.36%) NetApp
6 4 (1.36%) Workday
7 3 (1.02%) Capita
7 3 (1.02%) Ingenico
7 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.68%) Aderant
8 2 (0.68%) Adobe
8 2 (0.68%) Blackboard
8 2 (0.68%) EMC
8 2 (0.68%) Niku
8 2 (0.68%) Pega