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 3 months to 28 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.

PRINCE 2
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 17 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 5 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.31% 4.32% 9.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 5.41% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 12
Median daily rate £331 £398 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +4.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £310 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £488 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -0.60% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.29% -20.63%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 84 148 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 72.41% 80.00% 81.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 282 423
Median daily rate £335 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.07% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £499 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.23 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +211.73% -27.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £11.72 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 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 3 months to 28 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 +6 2 £300 -
PRINCE2
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (21.43%) ERP
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Service Design
6 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 2 (14.29%) Local Government
6 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
7 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
7 1 (7.14%) QA

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 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Local Government
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) ICT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) ICT Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Cutover Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ERP Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Management Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Management Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior ICT Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Service Design
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
5 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) ECDL
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle