Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 16 December 2018 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 68 86
Rank change year-on-year -30 +18 -45
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 63 89 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.85% 2.95% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 3.41% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 77 60
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £287 £325 £259
90th Percentile £576 £604 £594
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +2.34% +1.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £20.66 £16.34
% change year-on-year +4.09% +26.39% +18.34%

PRINCE2 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,980 2,609 2,998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.39% 86.51% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,036 1,803 1,951
West Yorkshire median daily rate £414 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.16% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 68 71
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.18 £9.81 £10.20
90th Percentile £27.55 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.85% +2.21%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in West Yorkshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in West Yorkshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in West Yorkshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in West Yorkshire

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
Leeds -8 44 £425 - 9
Bradford -17 7 £400 -4.48%
Wakefield -3 1 - - 1
Castleford - 1 £400 -
Halifax - 1 £259 -
Bingley - 1 £500 -
PRINCE2
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 35 (55.56%) Project Management
2 27 (42.86%) Finance
3 26 (41.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 12 (19.05%) PMO
6 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (14.29%) NHS
7 9 (14.29%) ITIL
7 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (14.29%) Migration
7 9 (14.29%) Degree
8 8 (12.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
8 8 (12.70%) Project Governance
8 8 (12.70%) DevOps
9 7 (11.11%) Change Control
9 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (11.11%) Change Management
10 6 (9.52%) PRINCE
10 6 (9.52%) PMI Certification
10 6 (9.52%) Matrix Management
10 6 (9.52%) JIRA
11 5 (7.94%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 5 (7.94%) APMP
11 5 (7.94%) PMP
11 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
11 5 (7.94%) Service Management
12 4 (6.35%) Programme Management

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.17%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.59%) CICS
4 1 (1.59%) Confluence
4 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
1 3 (4.76%) Trello
2 2 (3.17%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.59%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Skype
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 11 (17.46%) IT Manager
2 11 (17.46%) IT Project Manager
3 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Business Change Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Business Change Project Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Change Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Change Project Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Project Change Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Business Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Banking Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Designer
6 3 (4.76%) Junior
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Banking Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Office 365 Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Service Transition Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) NHS
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) PMI
4 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Project Management
2 26 (41.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.29%) ITIL
4 9 (14.29%) Migration
5 8 (12.70%) DevOps
5 8 (12.70%) Project Governance
6 7 (11.11%) Change Control
6 7 (11.11%) Change Management
7 6 (9.52%) Matrix Management
7 6 (9.52%) PRINCE
8 5 (7.94%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 5 (7.94%) Service Management
9 4 (6.35%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.35%) Service Design
10 3 (4.76%) Coaching
10 3 (4.76%) Line Management
10 3 (4.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.59%) C
1 1 (1.59%) COBOL
1 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (14.29%) Degree
3 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (9.52%) PMI Certification
5 5 (7.94%) APMP
5 5 (7.94%) PMP
6 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.76%) CISSP
7 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.17%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.59%) CCDP
9 1 (1.59%) CCNA
9 1 (1.59%) CCNP
9 1 (1.59%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) CISM
9 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.59%) MCSE
9 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) PMO
2 2 (3.17%) P3O
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) KVM
2 1 (1.59%) QEMU
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Zoho
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco
3 1 (1.59%) IBM
3 1 (1.59%) VMware