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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 20 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.00% 5.46% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 7.09% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Median daily rate £500 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.29% -20.63%  

PRINCE2 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 92 141 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 92.00% 77.05% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 96 54
Median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 11 (73.33%) Project Management
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (40.00%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) Automotive
5 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) PMI
5 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (26.67%) Matrix Management
5 4 (26.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Internet
7 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
7 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
7 2 (13.33%) QA
7 2 (13.33%) Programme Governance
7 2 (13.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting

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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Automotive
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Kronos Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) PMI
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Matrix Management
3 4 (26.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (13.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
6 1 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) APMP
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PMO
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Kronos
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft