The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 128 100
Rank change year-on-year +27 -28  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 15 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.40% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.86% 2.04% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 17
Median daily rate £425 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.22% +4.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £513 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £416 £400
% change year-on-year -0.30% +4.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +80.00% -54.54%  

PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 389 587 463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.38% 19.68% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 326 286
Median daily rate £413 £380 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 34
Median hourly rate £16.75 £18.28 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.34% -36.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £39.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing PRINCE2 Practitioner as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 PRINCE2 Practitioner in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 PRINCE2 Practitioner within the West Midlands 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
Coventry +24 10 £419 -7.04% 1
Birmingham +15 2 £608 +57.79% 1
Warwickshire +8 1 £188 -62.38%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £680 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £350 -
PRINCE2 Practitioner
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 PRINCE2 Practitioner.

1 28 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 18 (64.29%) Project Management
3 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) PMI
3 8 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 7 (25.00%) PMP
4 7 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 7 (25.00%) QA
5 6 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 6 (21.43%) Change Management
5 6 (21.43%) VoIP
6 5 (17.86%) LAN
6 5 (17.86%) APMP
6 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
7 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.29%) Degree
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Guidewire
8 3 (10.71%) Driving Licence
8 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
8 3 (10.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 2 (7.14%) Presales
9 2 (7.14%) Mentoring

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) VoIP
2 5 (17.86%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) X.509
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Manager
2 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Manager
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (17.86%) QA Manager
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Quality Manager
5 3 (10.71%) VoIP Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) QA Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.57%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (3.57%) Software Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.57%) OAuth
1 1 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) PMI
2 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) AS400
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 18 (64.29%) Project Management
3 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 7 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 6 (21.43%) Change Management
5 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 6 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.14%) Coaching
8 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.14%) Matrix Management
8 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.14%) Presales
8 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
9 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 7 (25.00%) PMP
3 5 (17.86%) APMP
4 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) ISEB
6 2 (7.14%) MAPM
7 1 (3.57%) CWAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Guidewire
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos
3 1 (3.57%) Computacenter