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 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE
England / West Midlands
Rank 99 126 98
Rank change year-on-year +27 -28  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 17 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.15% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.18% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 19
Median daily rate £330 £270 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.33% -36.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £196 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £344 £490
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 £45.00 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -19.19%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1824 2198 1839
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.93% 82.51% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1212 1042
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 44 109
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.74 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

PRINCE
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham +7 7 £350 +29.74% 1
Coventry - 3 £265 -
Warwickshire - 3 £525 -
Solihull - 1 £450 -
PRINCE
England

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 21 (65.63%) ITIL
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) Project Management
4 14 (43.75%) Data Centre
5 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2
5 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (34.38%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (34.38%) Degree
6 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (25.00%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) Cisco
8 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
8 7 (21.88%) Network Design
9 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) BICSI Certification
9 6 (18.75%) BICSI RCDD
9 6 (18.75%) MS Project
9 6 (18.75%) MS Office
9 6 (18.75%) LAN
9 6 (18.75%) PMP
9 6 (18.75%) PMI Certification
9 6 (18.75%) Change Management
10 5 (15.63%) Firewall
10 5 (15.63%) Migration
10 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
10 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
10 5 (15.63%) PMO
11 4 (12.50%) Computer Science

PRINCE
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 6 (18.75%) MS Project
3 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.13%) AutoCAD
5 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.13%) Infor LN
2 1 (3.13%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) LAN
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) WLAN
4 1 (3.13%) BGP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) DMVPN
4 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) OSPF
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Czech Language
3 1 (3.13%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Change Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Programme Planner
2 3 (9.38%) Project Planner
3 2 (6.25%) Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Business Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Data Migration Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Migration Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Network Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Portfolio Planner
3 2 (6.25%) Service Design Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Service Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Transition Manager
4 1 (3.13%) ERP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.38%) Fat Client
4 3 (9.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) ITIL
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) Project Management
4 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2
5 7 (21.88%) Network Design
6 6 (18.75%) Change Management
7 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
8 4 (12.50%) Project Governance
8 4 (12.50%) Six Sigma
9 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
9 3 (9.38%) Coaching
9 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (9.38%) ERP
9 3 (9.38%) Resource Management
9 3 (9.38%) Scrum
9 3 (9.38%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.25%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL Certification
1 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (18.75%) BICSI Certification
2 6 (18.75%) BICSI RCDD
2 6 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 6 (18.75%) PMP
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CISM
4 1 (3.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) PMO
2 2 (6.25%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) BMC
3 3 (9.38%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) Remedy
4 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Infor
5 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) Kronos
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) QAD
5 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow