Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for PRINCE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE over the 6 months to 22 July 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 186 217
Rank change year-on-year -14 +31 -37
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 22 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.36% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.40% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 19
North West median daily rate £365 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.12% +21.43% -15.15%
10th Percentile £204 £363 £247
90th Percentile £525 £501 £438
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £55.00 -
England median hourly rate £24.19 £43.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -44.71% +86.17% -52.53%

PRINCE 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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,204 4,713 6,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.60% 82.50% 82.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,271 2,883 3,934
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £257 £261
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 220 215
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £36.74 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.95% +36.06% +0.63%
10th Percentile £11.46 £11.75 £12.58
90th Percentile £53.74 £53.00 £52.30
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.75
% change year-on-year -8.11% +3.09% +12.71%

PRINCE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PRINCE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE in the North West

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE in the North West

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE in the North West over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE in the North West

PRINCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE in the North West

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Cheshire -7 10 £363 -14.71%
Lancashire -13 4 £425 +3.03%
Manchester -18 4 £400 -11.11%
Merseyside - 2 £213 -
PRINCE
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE 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 North West region with a requirement for PRINCE.

1 14 (63.64%) PRINCE2
1 14 (63.64%) Project Management
2 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) Supplier Management
3 9 (40.91%) SDLC
4 8 (36.36%) PMI Certification
5 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (31.82%) PMI
5 7 (31.82%) RUP
5 7 (31.82%) Change Management
5 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
6 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle
7 5 (22.73%) Unix
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
7 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
8 4 (18.18%) Banking
9 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
9 3 (13.64%) Legal
10 2 (9.09%) CMMI
10 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World

PRINCE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Legal
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Law
5 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Finance Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Finance Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) HR Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Payroll Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Release Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) PMI
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
1 5 (22.73%) Unix
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) PRINCE2
1 14 (63.64%) Project Management
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) ITIL
3 9 (40.91%) SDLC
3 9 (40.91%) Supplier Management
4 7 (31.82%) Change Management
4 7 (31.82%) RUP
4 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
5 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.09%) CMMI
8 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.09%) Release Management
8 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) Test Management
8 2 (9.09%) Wealth Management
8 2 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) PMI Certification
2 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) APMG
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) GDPR
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) VMware