Period
to 25 April 2018

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 25 April 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
England > North West
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 172 169
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -26
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 36 28 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.52% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.51% 2.75% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 46
North West median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £304 £216 £259
90th Percentile £608 £583 £525
England median daily rate £455 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +13.75% -4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
North West median hourly rate - £23.78 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.89% -39.02%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.04% +8.28% -32.93%

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 1,027 1,020 1,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.78% 18.91% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 561 856
North West median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.52%
10th Percentile £209 £235 £256
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 106 77
North West median hourly rate £32.50 £39.88 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.50% +0.95% +57.25%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.29 £15.85
90th Percentile £67.50 £54.00 £57.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -21.67% +9.09% +37.50%

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 25 April 2018.

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 25 April 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
Manchester 0 20 £375 -0.66% 3
Lancashire - 6 £575 - 1
Merseyside +9 2 £213 -54.30%
Cumbria -8 2 £463 +42.31% 1
Cheshire -31 2 £296 -8.85%
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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 36 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 23 (63.89%) Project Management
3 22 (61.11%) ITIL
3 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (55.56%) Data Management
4 20 (55.56%) Cisco
4 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 20 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (52.78%) Management Information System
5 19 (52.78%) Network Design
5 19 (52.78%) Resource Management
5 19 (52.78%) Problem Management
5 19 (52.78%) Open Source
5 19 (52.78%) SaaS
5 19 (52.78%) PaaS
5 19 (52.78%) SFIA
6 18 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
6 18 (50.00%) CISSP
6 18 (50.00%) CISM
6 18 (50.00%) CCNP
6 18 (50.00%) CCDP
7 14 (38.89%) Product Management
8 13 (36.11%) Finance
9 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (30.56%) Degree
10 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (30.56%) CCIE
10 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure Management
10 11 (30.56%) Contract Management
10 11 (30.56%) IT Strategy

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 4 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.33%) SAS
3 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 19 (52.78%) PaaS
1 19 (52.78%) SaaS
2 8 (22.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) BGP
2 3 (8.33%) DHCP
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) IP Telephony
2 3 (8.33%) Network Security
2 3 (8.33%) OSPF
2 3 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
2 3 (8.33%) VPN
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) Skype
4 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) DB2
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (38.89%) Project Manager
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Lync Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.78%) CMDB
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.78%) LIMS
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 23 (63.89%) Project Management
3 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (61.11%) ITIL
4 20 (55.56%) Data Management
5 19 (52.78%) Network Design
5 19 (52.78%) Open Source
5 19 (52.78%) Problem Management
5 19 (52.78%) Resource Management
5 19 (52.78%) SFIA
6 14 (38.89%) Product Management
7 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (30.56%) Contract Management
8 11 (30.56%) Decision-Making
8 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure Management
8 11 (30.56%) IT Strategy
9 10 (27.78%) Change Management
9 10 (27.78%) DevOps
10 8 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
11 7 (19.44%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (50.00%) CCDP
2 18 (50.00%) CCNP
2 18 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 18 (50.00%) CISM
2 18 (50.00%) CISSP
3 11 (30.56%) CCIE
3 11 (30.56%) Degree
3 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (19.44%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) CCNA
6 2 (5.56%) MCSE
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (19.44%) XenApp
1 7 (19.44%) XenDesktop
2 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Cisco
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Citrix
3 7 (19.44%) Ivanti
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (8.33%) Informatica
5 3 (8.33%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) Capita
6 2 (5.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.78%) Wyse