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 29 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 Practitioner
England > North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 149 128
Rank change year-on-year +44 -21  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 33 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.12% 0.40% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 1.96% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 18
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £316 £373 £315
90th Percentile £442 £458 £479
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.60% +5.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +80.00% -54.54%  

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 528 767 771
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 17.86% 20.40% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 879 949
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £208 £263 £205
90th Percentile £575 £571 £538
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 45 157
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +102.35%  
10th Percentile £15.50 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £59.00 £47.39 £52.75
England median hourly rate £32.50 £27.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.90% +23.55%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 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 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +37 30 £375 -14.28% 7
PRINCE2 Practitioner
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 44 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 30 (68.18%) Finance
3 26 (59.09%) Line Management
4 25 (56.82%) People Management
5 20 (45.45%) Project Management
6 7 (15.91%) Citrix
6 7 (15.91%) ITSM
6 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.64%) Migration
7 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.64%) ITIL
7 6 (13.64%) Contingency Planning
7 6 (13.64%) Google
7 6 (13.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (13.64%) XenApp
8 5 (11.36%) Life Science
8 5 (11.36%) ServiceNow
8 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
9 4 (9.09%) Wyse
9 4 (9.09%) Change Management
9 4 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
9 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.09%) Windows
9 4 (9.09%) BPR
9 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 4 (9.09%) RFID
9 4 (9.09%) Windows 10
9 4 (9.09%) Demand Management
9 4 (9.09%) Release Management
9 4 (9.09%) CMDB

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 (6.82%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) RFID
2 2 (4.55%) NAS
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.27%) EDMS
1 1 (2.27%) EDRMS
1 1 (2.27%) QlikView
1 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
General
1 30 (68.18%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Local Government
4 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (84.09%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (9.09%) ITSM Project Manager
4 3 (6.82%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.82%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Programme Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Change Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Life Science
2 4 (9.09%) CMDB
2 4 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
1 4 (9.09%) Windows 10
1 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 26 (59.09%) Line Management
3 25 (56.82%) People Management
4 20 (45.45%) Project Management
5 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.91%) ITSM
6 6 (13.64%) Contingency Planning
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL
6 6 (13.64%) Migration
6 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.09%) BPR
7 4 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.09%) Demand Management
7 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.09%) Release Management
8 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Data Governance
8 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
8 3 (6.82%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) GDPR
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 6 (13.64%) XenApp
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Citrix
2 6 (13.64%) Google
3 5 (11.36%) ServiceNow
4 4 (9.09%) Wyse
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) VMware