Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 184 178
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 -17
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 17 39 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.57% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.73% 3.08% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 31
North West median daily rate £475 £323 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.29% -19.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £343 £207 £235
90th Percentile £651 £541 £563
England median daily rate £415 £400 £416
% change year-on-year +3.75% -3.90% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £25.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -18.18% -20.00% -

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 981 1267 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.37% 18.55% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 749 962
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £207 £225 £253
90th Percentile £550 £595 £572
England median daily rate £425 £422 £400
% change year-on-year +0.83% +5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 58 109
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £26.25 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.62% -13.99% +45.33%
10th Percentile £14.49 £12.14 £15.47
90th Percentile £51.20 £53.15 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.49% +7.37% +25.00%

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 19 November 2017.

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
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 19 November 2017. 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 +9 7 £531 +84.78% 2
Cheshire +9 5 £438 +34.62% 1
Lancashire +10 2 £383 -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 17 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (58.82%) Project Management
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (23.53%) Office 365
5 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 3 (17.65%) SaaS
5 3 (17.65%) PaaS
5 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
5 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
5 3 (17.65%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) SFIA
5 3 (17.65%) CCNP
5 3 (17.65%) CCDP
5 3 (17.65%) ERP
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) CISM
5 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) CISSP
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Network Design
5 3 (17.65%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management

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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) PaaS
2 3 (17.65%) SaaS
3 2 (11.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Business Change Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Compliance Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Risk Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Change Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (58.82%) Project Management
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) ERP
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Network Design
4 3 (17.65%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
4 3 (17.65%) SFIA
5 2 (11.76%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
5 2 (11.76%) Conflict Management
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCDP
1 3 (17.65%) CCNP
1 3 (17.65%) Chartered Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) CISM
1 3 (17.65%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) CA
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter
3 1 (5.88%) Wyse