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 28 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 73 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 5 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 0.37% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 1.69% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£525 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £385 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £385 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £27.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £22.54
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.91%
PRINCE2 Certification
North West

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
145 177 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.27% 21.56% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 84 67
Average daily rate £425 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £525 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 17
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £13.65 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification.

1 16 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) PMP
4 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) Nokia
6 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) McAfee
6 2 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) Test Management
6 2 (12.50%) TippingPoint
6 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 2 (12.50%) Business Development
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
6 2 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (6.25%) Test Planning

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Local Government
3 1 (6.25%) Dutch Language
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Training Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Project Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Development
3 2 (12.50%) Test Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PMP
1 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Juniper
1 2 (12.50%) Nokia
1 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 2 (12.50%) McAfee
1 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
1 2 (12.50%) TippingPoint
1 2 (12.50%) F5
1 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
1 2 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle