The first table below looks at the demand for PRINCE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE
Rank - 48 48
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 0 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 1.86% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.54% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £330 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.90 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.02% +5.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 552 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.42% 73.50% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 250 220
Average daily rate £395 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
PRINCE
North West

PRINCE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PRINCE
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE across the Cheshire region.

PRINCE Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PRINCE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE across the Cheshire region.

PRINCE Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Northwich - - - - 1
PRINCE
North West

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PRINCE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE.

1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Reference Data
1 4 (57.14%) Data Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) VME
2 3 (42.86%) PaaS
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 3 (42.86%) IaaS
2 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) MVS
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PRINCE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) PaaS
1 3 (42.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Reference Data
1 4 (57.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) VME
1 3 (42.86%) MVS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 1 (14.29%) SAP