The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
England / North East
Rank 81 72 52
Rank change year-on-year -9 -20  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.54% 0.23% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 0.76% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £320 £388 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.41% +30.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -13.17% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +72.72% -38.88%  

PRINCE2 Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East.

Academic & Professional Certification
North East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 176 263 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 23.95% 30.20% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 177 84
Median daily rate £360 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.99 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.71% +5.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £18.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the North East

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the North East

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the North East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the North East

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the North East

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -10 3 £320 -1.53% 1
Durham - 1 - -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 North East region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 9 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Network Design
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) CCTV
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Advertising
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) PMP
5 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
5 1 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Intranet
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) COM
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Migration

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CCTV
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Network Design
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Document Management
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BICSI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) BICSI RCDD
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft