Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 182 180
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 25 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.45% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.46% 2.26% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 15
North West median daily rate £270 £525 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.57% +42.86% -8.13%
10th Percentile £190 £306 £223
90th Percentile £450 £595 £560
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
North West median hourly rate £30.72 - £23.78
10th Percentile £24.11 - £16.58
90th Percentile £40.93 - £32.40
England median hourly rate £31.37 £57.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -45.44% +112.96% -1.82%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,018 973 1,141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.28% 17.99% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 581 685
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £210 £213
90th Percentile £600 £588 £625
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 72 69
North West median hourly rate £34.95 £33.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.56% +20.54% -11.14%
10th Percentile £16.51 £13.84 £11.91
90th Percentile £52.63 £57.25 £53.10
England median hourly rate £28.46 £23.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year +21.11% -10.48% -0.94%

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the North West

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the North West

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the North West over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the North West

PRINCE2 Certification
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 PRINCE2 Certification in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the North West

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the North West over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the North West

PRINCE2 Certification
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 PRINCE2 Certification within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Manchester -4 12 £338 -32.50% 4
Cheshire 0 6 £290 -39.74% 1
Lancashire -18 4 £250 -56.52%
Merseyside - 3 £225 - 2
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification.

1 25 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (44.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) NHS
5 5 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.00%) GDPR
7 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.00%) SLA
7 3 (12.00%) Windows
7 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
8 2 (8.00%) Wireless
8 2 (8.00%) Change Management
8 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) MCTS
8 2 (8.00%) MCSE
8 2 (8.00%) MCSA
8 2 (8.00%) MCP
8 2 (8.00%) VB
8 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (8.00%) ISO 9000
8 2 (8.00%) VPN
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco
8 2 (8.00%) Active Directory

PRINCE2 Certification
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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) VPN
1 2 (8.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Skype
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (4.00%) GIS
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) ICT Manager
2 4 (16.00%) ICT Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) NHS Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) NHS
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (44.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Contract Management
7 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.00%) Workload Management
8 1 (4.00%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (4.00%) CRM
8 1 (4.00%) Data Security
8 1 (4.00%) ERP
8 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Transition
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCP
1 2 (8.00%) MCSA
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) MCTS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) GDPR
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Altiris
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Veeam