Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 6 months to 17 November 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 25 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 -9
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 17 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.64% 4.93% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.10% 5.97% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 13
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £398 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +3.92% +21.91%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £263
90th Percentile £440 £473 £478
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.25 £17.00 £38.22
% change year-on-year +48.53% -55.52% +124.82%

PRINCE2 is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 210 352 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 82.03% 82.63% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 225 162
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £251 £204 £263
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 14
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £14.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +70.07% +17.60%
10th Percentile £12.22 £23.55 £8.94
90th Percentile £48.00 £46.60 £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Staffordshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Staffordshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Staffordshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Staffordshire

PRINCE2
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 within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Tamworth - 6 £325 - 1
Cannock +2 2 £440 +57.14%
Stoke-on-Trent -8 2 £363 -4.61%
PRINCE2
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (35.29%) Project Governance
4 5 (29.41%) Project Planning
4 5 (29.41%) Office 365
4 5 (29.41%) PMO
5 4 (23.53%) Logistics
5 4 (23.53%) Change Control
5 4 (23.53%) QA
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (23.53%) PMI
5 4 (23.53%) PMP
5 4 (23.53%) PMI Certification
6 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 3 (17.65%) ERP
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (11.76%) MS Project Server
8 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
8 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) Data Management

PRINCE2
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 2 (11.76%) MS Project Server
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Project Manager
2 6 (35.29%) IT Manager
2 6 (35.29%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (23.53%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (23.53%) IT Security Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Junior
3 4 (23.53%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Junior IT Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Junior IT Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Junior Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Security Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Coordinator
4 3 (17.65%) Junior Project Coordinator
4 3 (17.65%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (11.76%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) PMI
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Project Governance
3 5 (29.41%) Project Planning
4 4 (23.53%) Change Control
4 4 (23.53%) Logistics
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) Data Management
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) PMI Certification
1 4 (23.53%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) PMO
2 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle