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 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
PRINCE
England / North West
Rank 122 143 122
Rank change year-on-year +21 -21  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 9 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.39% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.47% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 20
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -19.19%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2142 3164 2795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.35% 82.44% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1354 1915 1525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 122 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

PRINCE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Cheshire +26 7 £425 - 1
Lancashire +18 1 - -
Manchester +10 1 - - 1
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 16 (76.19%) PRINCE2
2 10 (47.62%) ITIL
3 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (33.33%) Change Management
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
6 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
6 5 (23.81%) PMI Certification
7 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (19.05%) PMI
7 4 (19.05%) Migration
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle
8 3 (14.29%) NHS
8 3 (14.29%) Unix
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
8 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (14.29%) RUP
8 3 (14.29%) SDLC
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
8 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
9 2 (9.52%) Banking
9 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.52%) Security Operations

PRINCE
Top Related 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 (4.76%) JBoss
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Gradle
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Business Change Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Migration Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Migration Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Finance Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) ITSM Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Security Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Ajax
1 1 (4.76%) EJB
1 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
1 1 (4.76%) JMS
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
1 1 (4.76%) JSP
1 1 (4.76%) Servlets
1 1 (4.76%) Struts
1 1 (4.76%) Struts2
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) WSDL
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PMI
2 3 (14.29%) NHS
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) PRINCE2
2 10 (47.62%) ITIL
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Project Management
4 7 (33.33%) Change Management
4 7 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 6 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
6 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
7 4 (19.05%) Migration
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
8 3 (14.29%) RUP
8 3 (14.29%) SDLC
8 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
9 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (9.52%) Project Governance
9 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
10 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) ABAP
2 1 (4.76%) Groovy
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) PMI Certification
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) PMP
4 1 (4.76%) SANS
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nessus
1 1 (4.76%) Nexpose
1 1 (4.76%) Nmap
1 1 (4.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Apple
2 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.76%) Chordiant
2 1 (4.76%) Intel
2 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) NetWitness
2 1 (4.76%) Qualys
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Snow
2 1 (4.76%) Splunk
Warrington, Cheshire
Michael Bailey Associates
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