The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 32 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.32% 0.44% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.64% 1.96% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £388 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £411 £400
% change year-on-year -14.89% +2.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +72.72% -38.88%  

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 Northampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northampton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 44 51 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 16.99% 22.47% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 24
Median daily rate £306 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.43% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £248 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £11.17 £23.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.43% +35.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Northampton

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Northampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Northampton

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Northampton over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Northampton region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 12 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) ISEB
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) PMI
5 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 2 (16.67%) MS Project
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) Automotive
6 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) APMP
6 2 (16.67%) Logistics
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 2 (16.67%) PMO
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Planning and Forecasting
7 1 (8.33%) Project Governance

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Business Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Business IT Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) IT Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) IT Business Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Automotive Business Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) BPR
6 1 (8.33%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (16.67%) APMP
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) SAP