Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 6 months to 25 July 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 32 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 +5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 232 300 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.27% 4.99% 6.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 6.03% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 225 256
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £255 £253 £253
90th Percentile £550 £575 £515
England median daily rate £438 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +1.74% +4.24% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £17.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.71% -27.66% +46.88%
England median hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.58% -12.73% +1.95%

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 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 3648 4975 3917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 82.83% 82.67% 76.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2297 2893 2349
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £236 £219
90th Percentile £541 £538 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 109 194
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.25 £17.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.12% -27.66% +30.56%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £39.10 £40.96
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.96
% change year-on-year - +13.87% +6.86%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in the West Midlands

PRINCE2
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in the West Midlands

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in the West Midlands

PRINCE2
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in the West Midlands

PRINCE2
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Coventry +35 60 £425 +3.66% 2
Birmingham -15 46 £400 - 11
Warwickshire -10 43 £413 +10.00% 2
Solihull +24 19 £415 +38.33% 1
Staffordshire +7 15 £344 -14.06% 2
Shropshire +26 11 £575 +6.98%
Worcestershire +15 3 £288 -36.11%
Sutton Coldfield -1 3 £615 +75.71%
Walsall -5 2 £294 -17.83%
Herefordshire -10 2 £331 +1.92%
Wolverhampton -5 1 £350 +12.90%
West Bromwich -7 1 £425 -
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 137 (59.05%) Project Management
2 56 (24.14%) Finance
2 56 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (19.40%) ITIL
5 34 (14.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 27 (11.64%) Programme Management
7 26 (11.21%) Change Management
7 26 (11.21%) PMP
8 25 (10.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 23 (9.91%) PMI Certification
9 23 (9.91%) Microsoft
10 20 (8.62%) LAN
10 20 (8.62%) Business Analysis
11 19 (8.19%) Risk Management
11 19 (8.19%) PMO
12 18 (7.76%) Microsoft Project
13 17 (7.33%) Degree
14 16 (6.90%) Service Delivery
15 15 (6.47%) MS Visio
15 15 (6.47%) Cisco
16 14 (6.03%) Project Planning
16 14 (6.03%) Supplier Management
16 14 (6.03%) Data Centre
17 13 (5.60%) QA
17 13 (5.60%) Migration
17 13 (5.60%) Scrum
17 13 (5.60%) VoIP
17 13 (5.60%) PMI
17 13 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel

PRINCE2
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.72%) Documentum
1 4 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (0.86%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.43%) Confluence
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (7.76%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (6.47%) MS Visio
3 13 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.43%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.43%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.86%) Maximo
2 2 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.43%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.72%) Office 365
4 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.43%) GitHub
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.62%) LAN
2 13 (5.60%) VoIP
3 12 (5.17%) WAN
4 7 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (2.16%) Wireless
6 3 (1.29%) SAN
6 3 (1.29%) Skype
7 2 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.86%) Internet
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.43%) DHCP
8 1 (0.43%) DNS
8 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.43%) Firewall
8 1 (0.43%) Intranet
8 1 (0.43%) SMS
8 1 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.43%) VLAN
8 1 (0.43%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.43%) Power BI
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Axure RP
1 6 (2.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.43%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.43%) GoCD
3 1 (0.43%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 56 (24.14%) Finance
2 10 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.45%) Retail
4 7 (3.02%) Automotive
5 6 (2.59%) Advertising
5 6 (2.59%) Marketing
6 5 (2.16%) Local Government
6 5 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.72%) Banking
8 2 (0.86%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 127 (54.74%) Project Manager
2 30 (12.93%) Analyst
3 25 (10.78%) Infrastructure Manager
3 25 (10.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 21 (9.05%) Senior Manager
5 19 (8.19%) Senior Project Manager
6 17 (7.33%) Business Analyst
7 11 (4.74%) Coordinator
7 11 (4.74%) IT Manager
7 11 (4.74%) IT Project Manager
7 11 (4.74%) Programme Manager
7 11 (4.74%) Project Coordinator
8 10 (4.31%) Service Manager
9 9 (3.88%) Network Manager
9 9 (3.88%) Network Project Manager
9 9 (3.88%) PMO Analyst
10 7 (3.02%) Change Manager
10 7 (3.02%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (3.02%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
10 7 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.16%) Middleware
2 2 (0.86%) EDI
2 2 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.43%) .NET
3 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.43%) Leaflet
3 1 (0.43%) OAuth
3 1 (0.43%) SAML
3 1 (0.43%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.03%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.60%) PMI
3 10 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.02%) User Experience
5 6 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.59%) Social Media
6 5 (2.16%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.72%) NHS
8 3 (1.29%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.29%) EPoS
9 2 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.43%) Derivative
10 1 (0.43%) Digital Signage
10 1 (0.43%) Handset
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.43%) PKI
10 1 (0.43%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.02%) Windows
2 4 (1.72%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) Android
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (59.05%) Project Management
2 56 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (19.40%) ITIL
5 27 (11.64%) Programme Management
6 26 (11.21%) Change Management
7 20 (8.62%) Business Analysis
8 19 (8.19%) Risk Management
9 16 (6.90%) Service Delivery
10 14 (6.03%) Project Planning
10 14 (6.03%) Supplier Management
11 13 (5.60%) Migration
11 13 (5.60%) Scrum
12 11 (4.74%) Service Management
13 10 (4.31%) Waterfall
14 9 (3.88%) ERP
14 9 (3.88%) Project Governance
15 8 (3.45%) Line Management
15 8 (3.45%) Service Design
16 7 (3.02%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.88%) SQL
2 2 (0.86%) C
2 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
2 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (14.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 26 (11.21%) PMP
3 25 (10.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 23 (9.91%) PMI Certification
5 17 (7.33%) Degree
6 11 (4.74%) APMP
7 10 (4.31%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.59%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.72%) MCSE
12 3 (1.29%) CCNA
12 3 (1.29%) ISEB
12 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 2 (0.86%) CCDP
13 2 (0.86%) CCNP
13 2 (0.86%) MCITP
13 2 (0.86%) MCSA
13 2 (0.86%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.19%) PMO
2 13 (5.60%) QA
3 4 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.29%) SLA
5 2 (0.86%) GDPR
6 1 (0.43%) COBIT
6 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) XenApp
2 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.47%) Cisco
3 11 (4.74%) Oracle
4 6 (2.59%) Adobe
5 4 (1.72%) HP
5 4 (1.72%) Pega
6 3 (1.29%) Guidewire
6 3 (1.29%) NetApp
7 2 (0.86%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.86%) IBM
7 2 (0.86%) Kronos
7 2 (0.86%) Remedy
7 2 (0.86%) SAP
7 2 (0.86%) VMware
8 1 (0.43%) AppSense
8 1 (0.43%) Citrix
8 1 (0.43%) Civica
8 1 (0.43%) Cognos
8 1 (0.43%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.43%) EMC
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