Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PRINCE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE over the 6 months to 19 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 180 146
Rank change year-on-year +24 -34 +19
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 27 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.52% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.62% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 28
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £320 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.34% -30.81% +5.54%
10th Percentile £240 £300 £318
90th Percentile £464 £538 £654
England median daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year - +0.59% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.12 - £28.69
England median hourly rate £24.02 £25.69 £28.69
% change year-on-year -6.50% -10.46% +4.33%

PRINCE 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3948 5128 3925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.96% 83.07% 79.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2518 3069 2256
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 136 175
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £11.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.27
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

PRINCE
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PRINCE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE in the West Midlands

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE in the West Midlands

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE in the West Midlands

PRINCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE in the West Midlands

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Birmingham +10 15 £313 -27.33%
Coventry +24 7 £460 -12.33%
Warwickshire +7 5 £313 -21.88%
Shropshire +5 2 - -
Solihull +5 1 £500 +86.92%
PRINCE
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PRINCE.

1 17 (62.96%) Project Management
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) ITIL
4 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (29.63%) Finance
5 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
6 7 (25.93%) Change Management
6 7 (25.93%) PMP
7 6 (22.22%) PMI Certification
7 6 (22.22%) Six Sigma
7 6 (22.22%) Migration
7 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
8 5 (18.52%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
8 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (18.52%) Scrum
8 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (14.81%) WLAN
9 4 (14.81%) SAP
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (14.81%) Unix
9 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
9 4 (14.81%) Firewall

PRINCE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
1 4 (14.81%) WLAN
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.70%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Clinical Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) PMO Assistant
5 1 (3.70%) PMO Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) PMO Lead
5 1 (3.70%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.11%) NHS
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Signage
5 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.70%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Project Management
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) ITIL
3 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
5 7 (25.93%) Change Management
6 6 (22.22%) Migration
6 6 (22.22%) Six Sigma
7 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.81%) Coaching
8 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
8 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
9 3 (11.11%) Data Privacy
9 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
10 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
10 2 (7.41%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C++
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
1 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) PMP
2 6 (22.22%) PMI Certification
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.70%) APMP
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.70%) ISEB
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PMO
2 3 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (11.11%) GDPR
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (11.11%) NIST 800
3 1 (3.70%) P3O
3 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) EMC
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) VMware