Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 192 204
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -49
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 16 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.29% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.48% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 28
North West median daily rate £463 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.15% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £263 £271 £246
90th Percentile £563 £481 £688
England median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North West median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £23.51 £35.00 £34.35
% change year-on-year -32.83% +1.91% +24.89%

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 4,464 5,177 6,870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.12% 84.54% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,901 3,360 4,216
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 154 272
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £23.30 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.86% -23.66% +64.97%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.08 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.25 £52.61 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +9 9 £475 -32.14% 5
Manchester -8 2 £444 +35.50%
Merseyside +10 1 £318 -9.29% 1
Lancashire - 1 £150 - 1
PRINCE
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE 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 West region with a requirement for PRINCE.

1 12 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 12 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Coaching
4 4 (25.00%) Project Governance
4 4 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (12.50%) PMO
7 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (6.25%) Gantt Chart
7 1 (6.25%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
7 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) User Experience
7 1 (6.25%) Robotic Automation

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Programme Delivery Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Programme Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Public Sector Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Public Sector Programme Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Banking Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (6.25%) QA Technician
6 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Support Officer
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Integration Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 12 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Coaching
4 4 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Project Governance
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
7 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Use Case
7 1 (6.25%) V-Model
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PMO
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow