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 27 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.

PRINCE2 Practitioner
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 125 118
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 13 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 1.24% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Median daily rate £456 £442 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% +3.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £408 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £475 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £413 £403
% change year-on-year -1.57% +2.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £46.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -40.21% +67.27%  

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 435 564 460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.36% 20.95% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 317 234
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 47
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -43.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.19 £36.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 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
Warwickshire +6 7 £488 - 1
Shropshire +32 3 £550 +13.87%
Birmingham +2 2 £438 +9.37% 2
Coventry - 1 £413 -
PRINCE2 Practitioner
England

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 21 (70.00%) Project Management
3 14 (46.67%) Finance
4 11 (36.67%) QA
5 9 (30.00%) Programme Management
6 8 (26.67%) Change Management
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (23.33%) Degree
8 6 (20.00%) Quality Management
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) Coaching
9 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 5 (16.67%) MAPM
10 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
10 4 (13.33%) MS Project
10 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
10 4 (13.33%) Guidewire
10 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
11 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Matrix Management
11 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
11 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (10.00%) PMP
11 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
12 2 (6.67%) Migration
12 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
12 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
12 2 (6.67%) ISEB

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 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Project
3 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Cognos TM1
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) QA Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Quality Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Change Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Change Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Payroll Manager
5 2 (6.67%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.67%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 21 (70.00%) Project Management
3 9 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 8 (26.67%) Change Management
5 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Coaching
6 6 (20.00%) Quality Management
7 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
8 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Matrix Management
9 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.67%) Change Control
10 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
10 2 (6.67%) Migration
10 2 (6.67%) People Management
10 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) MAPM
3 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (10.00%) PMP
4 2 (6.67%) ISEB
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Guidewire
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos
4 1 (3.33%) Computacenter
4 1 (3.33%) McKesson