The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 28 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.

PRINCE 2
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 50 26
Rank change year-on-year +18 -24  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.11% 4.22% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 4.72% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £465 £193 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +141.55% -47.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.13
% change year-on-year - -5.57%  

PRINCE2 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 155 381 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 86.11% 89.23% 88.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 111 90
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Shropshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Shropshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Shropshire

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Telford +22 2 £465 +27.74% 1
PRINCE2
West Midlands

PRINCE2
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 11 (55.00%) Project Management
2 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (45.00%) ITIL
4 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (30.00%) PRINCE
6 6 (30.00%) BICSI Certification
6 6 (30.00%) BICSI RCDD
6 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) MAPM
7 5 (25.00%) Network Design
7 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) LAN
7 5 (25.00%) Change Management
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) Coaching
8 4 (20.00%) QA
9 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
9 2 (10.00%) JSP 440
9 2 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Infor LN
1 1 (5.00%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Czech Language
2 1 (5.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (5.00%) French Language
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) ERP Support
4 1 (5.00%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) ITIL
3 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (30.00%) PRINCE
5 5 (25.00%) Change Management
5 5 (25.00%) Network Design
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Coaching
7 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
7 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.00%) Contingency Planning
8 1 (5.00%) ERP
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) BICSI Certification
3 6 (30.00%) BICSI RCDD
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) MAPM
5 2 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Infor
2 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.00%) QAD