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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 66 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 6 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.64% 1.04% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.95% 5.13% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£303 £595 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £33.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -41.86%
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
152 156 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.17% 20.23% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 76 48
Average daily rate £400 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £133 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 17
Average hourly rate £16.16 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £20.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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
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 3 July 2015.

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
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 PRINCE2 Certification within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -2 2 £425 -
Warrington +2 1 £225 -64.84%
Macclesfield - 1 £350 -
PRINCE2 Certification
North West

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 14 (56.00%) Project Management
3 9 (36.00%) Local Government
4 8 (32.00%) ITIL
5 6 (24.00%) PMP
5 6 (24.00%) PMI Certification
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 4 (16.00%) TippingPoint
6 4 (16.00%) F5
6 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
6 4 (16.00%) Information Security
6 4 (16.00%) Business Development
6 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (16.00%) Firewall
6 4 (16.00%) McAfee
6 4 (16.00%) Juniper
6 4 (16.00%) Nokia
6 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco
6 4 (16.00%) ISEB
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle
6 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) WAN
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.00%) BPR

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
General
1 9 (36.00%) Local Government
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) ICT Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Project Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) ICT Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior ICT Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Information Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 14 (56.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Information Security
5 4 (16.00%) Business Development
6 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) BPR
7 2 (8.00%) Release Management
7 2 (8.00%) Test Management
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.00%) Coaching
8 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) PMP
1 6 (24.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) ISEB
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Juniper
1 4 (16.00%) Nokia
1 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (16.00%) McAfee
1 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (16.00%) TippingPoint
1 4 (16.00%) F5
1 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (16.00%) Cyber-Ark
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft