The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 Certification over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
North West / Cheshire
Rank 40 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 8 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.57% 0.97% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 4.48% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 10
Median daily rate £419 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £23.78 £22.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -45.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £22.50 £33.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £22.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.56 £27.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.38% -32.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
80 201 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.72% 21.59% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 85 103
Median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £220 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £534 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £17.21 £16.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.52 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Cheshire region.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Cheshire region.

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
Chester +3 4 £225 -51.35%
Knutsford - 2 - -
PRINCE2 Certification
North West

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) MS Project
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Local Government
4 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (20.00%) PMI
5 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Legal
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) RUP
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (10.00%) GDPR
6 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile App

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Local Government
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (10.00%) ICT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PMI
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) RUP
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) AppSense
2 1 (10.00%) Intel Security