The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for PRINCE2 Practitioner qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Practitioner
England / North West
Rank 125 125 120
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 12 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.86% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% 4.13% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 20
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £331 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £460 £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £414 £413
% change year-on-year -1.87% +0.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £46.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -40.21% +67.27%  

PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 486 799 712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.98% 20.93% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 396 326
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 50 68
Median hourly rate £42.24 £40.00 £46.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.59% -13.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £13.50 £15.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing PRINCE2 Practitioner as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the North West

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 Practitioner in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the North West

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the North West

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the North West

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 Practitioner within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Manchester +10 9 £405 +1.25% 2
Merseyside +1 2 £425 -
Cheshire +26 1 £325 -23.52%
PRINCE2 Practitioner
England

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner.

1 20 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (50.00%) Project Management
3 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (15.00%) Dependency Management
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (15.00%) Service Management
7 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) Unix
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
8 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle
8 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (10.00%) PMP
8 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
8 2 (10.00%) NHS
8 2 (10.00%) ITSM
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (10.00%) Change Control
8 2 (10.00%) Degree
8 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top Related 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) EDMS
1 1 (5.00%) EDRMS
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Programme Manager
4 3 (15.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (15.00%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) E-Business Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) NHS Programme Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Director
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Service Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (50.00%) Project Management
3 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 5 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Dependency Management
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Contract Management
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITSM
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Governance
6 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (10.00%) PMP
1 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) APMP
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) VMware