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 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 64 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 7 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 1.67% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.72% 9.03% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£385 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.05 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.40% -42.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.54 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+16.45% -17.28%
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
188 155 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.76% 18.54% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 65 77
Average daily rate £325 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £33.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.87% +25.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £16.17 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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
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 22 August 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
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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 +3 3 - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
PRINCE2 Certification
North West

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (60.00%) MS Project
3 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (40.00%) Project Management
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (33.33%) PMI
6 5 (33.33%) PMI Certification
6 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
6 5 (33.33%) Advertising
6 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 5 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (26.67%) Local Government
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) MS Access
8 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (20.00%) CMDB
8 3 (20.00%) Validation
8 3 (20.00%) Banking
9 2 (13.33%) LAN
9 2 (13.33%) WAN
10 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
10 1 (6.67%) Clustering
10 1 (6.67%) Information Security
10 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
10 1 (6.67%) Security Management
10 1 (6.67%) SAN
10 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Project
2 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (33.33%) Advertising
2 4 (26.67%) Local Government
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Programme Manager
2 3 (20.00%) MI Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) PMI
2 3 (20.00%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 5 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
6 1 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle