Period
to 15 August 2018

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 6 months to 15 August 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 Practitioner
England > North West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 170 192
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22 -37
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 43 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.70% 0.68% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.86% 3.72% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 27
North West median daily rate £525 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.48% -8.82% -
10th Percentile £320 £312 £365
90th Percentile £638 £446 £465
England median daily rate £475 £440 £450
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year +3.64% +4.76% -52.27%

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 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 1,113 1,047 1,520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.18% 18.27% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 552 838
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £208 £245 £250
90th Percentile £585 £549 £550
England median daily rate £450 £427 £415
% change year-on-year +5.39% +2.89% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 100 64
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £41.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.54% -5.42% +37.33%
10th Percentile £13.38 £15.23 £12.02
90th Percentile £67.50 £55.00 £81.13
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year -21.74% +6.48% +20.00%

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Practitioner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 15 August 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 -32 20 £375 - 1
Lancashire 0 11 £525 +29.63%
Cheshire -7 5 £625 +72.41% 1
Merseyside - 5 £433 -
Cumbria - 2 £575 -
PRINCE2 Practitioner
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner.

1 43 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 35 (81.40%) Project Management
3 29 (67.44%) Finance
4 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.88%) SFIA
6 14 (32.56%) Line Management
6 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
6 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (30.23%) ITIL
8 11 (25.58%) Supplier Management
9 10 (23.26%) SaaS
9 10 (23.26%) ServiceNow
9 10 (23.26%) People Management
10 9 (20.93%) IT Strategy
10 9 (20.93%) Product Management
10 9 (20.93%) Performance Management
10 9 (20.93%) Project Planning
10 9 (20.93%) Degree
11 8 (18.60%) Resource Management
11 8 (18.60%) Network Design
11 8 (18.60%) Data Management
11 8 (18.60%) Chartered Engineer
11 8 (18.60%) Problem Management
11 8 (18.60%) Cisco
11 8 (18.60%) CCIE
11 8 (18.60%) CCNP
11 8 (18.60%) CCDP
11 8 (18.60%) CISSP
11 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2 Certification

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 3 (6.98%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) SaaS
2 7 (16.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
1 5 (11.63%) WAN
2 4 (9.30%) BGP
2 4 (9.30%) DHCP
2 4 (9.30%) DNS
2 4 (9.30%) IP Telephony
2 4 (9.30%) Network Security
2 4 (9.30%) OSPF
2 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.30%) Unified Communications
2 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) DB2
1 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
General
1 29 (67.44%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Legal
3 4 (9.30%) Local Government
3 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Project Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Business Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Planning Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Digital Agile Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Capability Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Business Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Planning Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.95%) Virtual Team
3 4 (9.30%) Life Science
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) CMDB
5 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 35 (81.40%) Project Management
3 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.88%) SFIA
5 14 (32.56%) Line Management
5 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (30.23%) ITIL
7 11 (25.58%) Supplier Management
8 10 (23.26%) People Management
9 9 (20.93%) IT Strategy
9 9 (20.93%) Performance Management
9 9 (20.93%) Product Management
9 9 (20.93%) Project Planning
10 8 (18.60%) Contract Management
10 8 (18.60%) Data Management
10 8 (18.60%) Decision-Making
10 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (18.60%) Network Design
10 8 (18.60%) Problem Management
10 8 (18.60%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) CCDP
2 8 (18.60%) CCIE
2 8 (18.60%) CCNP
2 8 (18.60%) Chartered Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.60%) CISM
2 8 (18.60%) CISSP
2 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.65%) APMP
6 2 (4.65%) CIPD
7 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) ISEB
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) PMO
2 1 (2.33%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (6.98%) XenApp
1 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) ServiceNow
3 8 (18.60%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) Ivanti
5 2 (4.65%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) Capita
6 1 (2.33%) Informatica
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle