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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 131 120
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 4 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.74% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 3.61% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 17
Median daily rate £281 £357 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.27% -5.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £263 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £493 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -8.53% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.16 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.65% -19.40%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 528 775 754
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 17.88% 20.56% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 896 927
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £266 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £585 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 45 155
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +91.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.80 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.75 £47.39 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +11 2 £238 -34.84% 1
Manchester -3 1 £375 -3.22% 5
Cumbria - 1 £325 -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 16 (88.89%) PRINCE2
2 9 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Legal
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) PMI
6 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
6 2 (11.11%) NHS
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) RUP
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) Unix
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) PMO
6 2 (11.11%) Office 365
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC

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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Power BI
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Programme Manager
3 3 (16.67%) ICT Manager
3 3 (16.67%) ICT Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
1 2 (11.11%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) PRINCE2
2 9 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) RUP
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (5.56%) Data Governance
6 1 (5.56%) Information Management
6 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
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