Period
to 20 January 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 20 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 179 174
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 -14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 22 30 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.41% 0.49% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.28% 2.67% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 41
North West median daily rate £525 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -8.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £223 £238
90th Percentile £595 £560 £538
England median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.71% +4.94%
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% -30.56%
England median hourly rate £57.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +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 964 1,122 1,554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.84% 18.31% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 670 874
North West median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £209 £213 £255
90th Percentile £584 £625 £555
England median daily rate £440 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 69 94
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £28.00 £31.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.54% -11.14% +61.80%
10th Percentile £13.84 £11.91 £15.92
90th Percentile £57.25 £53.10 £50.41
England median hourly rate £23.50 £26.25 £26.25
% change year-on-year -10.48% - +38.16%

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 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 20 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
Manchester +3 10 £500 +73.91% 5
Lancashire +14 5 £575 - 2
Cheshire +10 3 £481 +13.24%
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 22 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 14 (63.64%) Project Management
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) ITIL
4 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (40.91%) Data Management
5 8 (36.36%) Network Design
5 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 8 (36.36%) Resource Management
5 8 (36.36%) Problem Management
5 8 (36.36%) Open Source
5 8 (36.36%) SaaS
5 8 (36.36%) PaaS
5 8 (36.36%) SFIA
6 7 (31.82%) Chartered Engineer
6 7 (31.82%) CISM
6 7 (31.82%) Change Management
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
6 7 (31.82%) CCNP
6 7 (31.82%) CCDP
6 7 (31.82%) CISSP
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (22.73%) IaaS
7 5 (22.73%) DevOps
8 4 (18.18%) Product Management
9 3 (13.64%) CCIE
9 3 (13.64%) Windows
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure

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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) PaaS
1 8 (36.36%) SaaS
2 5 (22.73%) IaaS
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Skype
1 2 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Compliance Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Risk Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Lync Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 14 (63.64%) Project Management
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) Data Management
4 9 (40.91%) ITIL
4 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (36.36%) Network Design
5 8 (36.36%) Open Source
5 8 (36.36%) Problem Management
5 8 (36.36%) Resource Management
5 8 (36.36%) SFIA
6 7 (31.82%) Change Management
7 5 (22.73%) DevOps
8 4 (18.18%) Product Management
9 3 (13.64%) Contract Management
9 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (13.64%) IT Strategy
9 3 (13.64%) Line Management
10 2 (9.09%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
10 2 (9.09%) Conflict Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CCDP
1 7 (31.82%) CCNP
1 7 (31.82%) Chartered Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (31.82%) CISM
1 7 (31.82%) CISSP
2 3 (13.64%) CCIE
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (9.09%) XenApp
1 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) Ivanti
3 1 (4.55%) CA
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Wyse