The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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 Certification
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 24 25
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.71% 0.56% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 4.55% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £338 £325 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% +52.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -12.65% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.16 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.65% -19.40%  

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 Staffordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20 22 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 17.09% 12.36% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 13
Median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £29.00 £155.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.29% +1048.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Staffordshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Staffordshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Stafford - 1 - -
PRINCE2 Certification
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 2 (33.33%) Local Government
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (16.67%) ECDL
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
1 1 (16.67%) ICT Manager
1 1 (16.67%) ICT Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) IT Trainer
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Senior ICT Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
1 1 (16.67%) Trainer
1 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (16.67%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp