Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 44 39
Rank change year-on-year -39 -5 -15
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 208 322 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.59% 3.89% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 4.63% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 247 307
Midlands median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - -
10th Percentile £233 £298 £270
90th Percentile £550 £518 £538
England median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Midlands median hourly rate £23.25 £24.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +4.21% -24.46%
10th Percentile £20.13 £15.83 £16.56
90th Percentile £26.58 £30.60 £29.87
England median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +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 6,846 6,953 7,939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 85.27% 84.03% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,307 4,450 4,842
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £243 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £565
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 238 227
Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.28% +26.47% -4.23%
10th Percentile £10.55 £10.88 £10.38
90th Percentile £40.40 £48.75 £40.12
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -33 140 £417 +0.97% 54
East Midlands -35 67 £375 -2.60% 17
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 139 (66.83%) Project Management
2 78 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (29.33%) ITIL
4 56 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (25.48%) Finance
6 37 (17.79%) Microsoft
7 36 (17.31%) Microsoft Project
7 36 (17.31%) Microsoft Office
8 33 (15.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 32 (15.38%) PMO
10 27 (12.98%) PMI Certification
11 26 (12.50%) Change Management
11 26 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 26 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 24 (11.54%) Programme Management
13 23 (11.06%) Windows
13 23 (11.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 23 (11.06%) PMP
14 22 (10.58%) Military
14 22 (10.58%) Project Planning
15 19 (9.13%) Service Delivery
16 18 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (8.65%) Decision-Making
17 17 (8.17%) DV Cleared
17 17 (8.17%) Scrum
17 17 (8.17%) Manufacturing
18 16 (7.69%) Degree
19 15 (7.21%) Management Information System
19 15 (7.21%) Microsoft Excel

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 7 (3.37%) Documentum
2 5 (2.40%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.96%) CMS
4 2 (0.96%) Confluence
4 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (17.31%) Microsoft Office
1 36 (17.31%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (7.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.33%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.48%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.96%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.48%) Primavera
3 1 (0.48%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.88%) Office 365
3 3 (1.44%) SaaS
4 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.96%) G Suite
4 2 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.40%) WAN
2 3 (1.44%) LAN
2 3 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.96%) ADSL
3 2 (0.96%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.96%) Firewall
3 2 (0.96%) Internet
3 2 (0.96%) VLAN
4 1 (0.48%) Broadband
4 1 (0.48%) Intranet
4 1 (0.48%) MPLS
4 1 (0.48%) Network Security
4 1 (0.48%) SAN
4 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.48%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (0.48%) GIS
1 1 (0.48%) MySQL
1 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) Subversion
2 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (25.48%) Finance
2 22 (10.58%) Military
3 17 (8.17%) Manufacturing
4 12 (5.77%) Automotive
5 11 (5.29%) Retail
6 10 (4.81%) Marketing
7 9 (4.33%) Banking
7 9 (4.33%) Legal
8 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.92%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.92%) Electronics
10 2 (0.96%) Games
10 2 (0.96%) Law
10 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.48%) Back Office
11 1 (0.48%) Billing
11 1 (0.48%) Front Office
11 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (56.73%) Project Manager
2 22 (10.58%) IT Manager
3 20 (9.62%) Analyst
3 20 (9.62%) IT Project Manager
4 16 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 16 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
5 14 (6.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 12 (5.77%) Technical Manager
7 11 (5.29%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (4.81%) Project Officer
8 10 (4.81%) Project Support Officer
8 10 (4.81%) Senior Manager
8 10 (4.81%) Support Officer
9 9 (4.33%) Senior Project Manager
9 9 (4.33%) Technical Project Manager
10 8 (3.85%) Coordinator
10 8 (3.85%) DV Cleared Project Manager
11 7 (3.37%) Programme Manager
11 7 (3.37%) Project Coordinator
12 6 (2.88%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.40%) Middleware
2 2 (0.96%) .NET
2 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.48%) CSS
3 1 (0.48%) HTML
3 1 (0.48%) HTML5
3 1 (0.48%) jQuery
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.48%) RESTful
3 1 (0.48%) SOAP
3 1 (0.48%) WCF
3 1 (0.48%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) WinForms
3 1 (0.48%) XML
3 1 (0.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.21%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.29%) PMI
4 10 (4.81%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.33%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.40%) FMCG
6 5 (2.40%) NHS
7 4 (1.92%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) EPoS
9 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.48%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.06%) Windows
2 13 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.40%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.44%) Linux
5 1 (0.48%) AIX
5 1 (0.48%) Android
5 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.48%) Solaris
5 1 (0.48%) Unix
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (66.83%) Project Management
2 78 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (29.33%) ITIL
4 56 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (12.50%) Change Management
5 26 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 24 (11.54%) Programme Management
7 22 (10.58%) Project Planning
8 19 (9.13%) Service Delivery
9 18 (8.65%) Decision-Making
10 17 (8.17%) Scrum
11 15 (7.21%) Waterfall
12 14 (6.73%) Project Governance
13 13 (6.25%) ITIL V3
14 12 (5.77%) Matrix Organization
15 11 (5.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 10 (4.81%) Logistics
16 10 (4.81%) Service Design
16 10 (4.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.92%) C
2 3 (1.44%) SQL
3 2 (0.96%) C#
3 2 (0.96%) VB
4 1 (0.48%) Java
4 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (15.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 27 (12.98%) PMI Certification
3 26 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 23 (11.06%) PMP
4 23 (11.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 17 (8.17%) DV Cleared
6 16 (7.69%) Degree
7 15 (7.21%) APMP
8 8 (3.85%) MCP
8 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.37%) CISSP
9 7 (3.37%) MCITP
9 7 (3.37%) MCSE
10 6 (2.88%) CISMP
10 6 (2.88%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.96%) CCNA
11 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.96%) ISEB
11 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.38%) PMO
2 7 (3.37%) JSP 440
3 6 (2.88%) GDPR
4 5 (2.40%) P3O
4 5 (2.40%) QA
5 3 (1.44%) COBIT
5 3 (1.44%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.96%) ISO 14000
6 2 (0.96%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.96%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.96%) XenApp
4 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (17.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.29%) SAP
3 6 (2.88%) Oracle
3 6 (2.88%) Pega
4 5 (2.40%) Citrix
5 4 (1.92%) Niku
6 3 (1.44%) Cisco
6 3 (1.44%) EMC
6 3 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.44%) VMware
7 2 (0.96%) Adobe
7 2 (0.96%) Google
7 2 (0.96%) IBM
7 2 (0.96%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.96%) NetApp
7 2 (0.96%) Snow
8 1 (0.48%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.48%) Brocade
8 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.48%) Sitecore