The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 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 PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 49 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 21 35 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.55% 4.24% 6.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 5.74% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 21
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£413 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £200 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £406 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.78 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.84% -31.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £22.54 £21.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £44.91 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £26.58 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.10% +0.28%
PRINCE2
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
602 610 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.24% 73.94% 64.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 291 333
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

PRINCE2
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 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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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
Warrington -5 7 £400 - 2
Knutsford +10 2 £425 -
Chester -5 2 - -
Macclesfield - 2 - - 2
Crewe - - - - 1
Widnes - - - -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PRINCE2 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.

1 25 (40.98%) Project Management
2 20 (32.79%) ITIL
3 19 (31.15%) MS Project
4 15 (24.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 15 (24.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (21.31%) Finance
6 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
6 11 (18.03%) PMI Certification
7 10 (16.39%) Information Security
7 10 (16.39%) Migration
8 9 (14.75%) PMI
8 9 (14.75%) Banking
9 8 (13.11%) Windows
9 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
10 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (11.48%) WAN
10 7 (11.48%) LAN
10 7 (11.48%) Local Government
11 6 (9.84%) Project Planning
11 6 (9.84%) MS Office
11 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
11 6 (9.84%) APMP
11 6 (9.84%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
12 5 (8.20%) ISEB
12 5 (8.20%) Mainframe
12 5 (8.20%) Advertising
12 5 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (8.20%) Scrum
13 4 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PRINCE2 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (31.15%) MS Project
2 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.84%) MS Office
4 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
5 4 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) WAN
1 7 (11.48%) LAN
2 2 (3.28%) SAN
3 1 (1.64%) VoIP
3 1 (1.64%) DHCP
3 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) MS Access
2 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) DB2
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Local Government
4 5 (8.20%) Advertising
5 3 (4.92%) Retail
6 2 (3.28%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.64%) French Language
7 1 (1.64%) Russian Language
7 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (59.02%) Project Manager
2 11 (18.03%) Senior Manager
2 11 (18.03%) Senior Project Manager
3 8 (13.11%) Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Programme Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Coordinator
5 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (4.92%) IT Programme Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Security Manager
5 3 (4.92%) MI Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Information Security Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Information Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) PMI
2 5 (8.20%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) CMDB
4 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) CESG
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) UNIX
5 1 (1.64%) AIX
5 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Project Management
2 20 (32.79%) ITIL
3 15 (24.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (16.39%) Migration
4 10 (16.39%) Information Security
5 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
6 6 (9.84%) Project Planning
6 6 (9.84%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (8.20%) Scrum
8 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.56%) Cyber Security
9 3 (4.92%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (4.92%) Service Management
9 3 (4.92%) Information Security Management
9 3 (4.92%) Security Management
9 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.92%) Validation
10 2 (3.28%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (18.03%) PMI Certification
3 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (9.84%) APMP
5 5 (8.20%) ISEB
6 4 (6.56%) CISSP
6 4 (6.56%) PMP
6 4 (6.56%) CISA
7 3 (4.92%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (3.28%) ISACA
8 2 (3.28%) Degree
9 1 (1.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) CAPM
9 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.28%) COBIT
4 1 (1.64%) QA
4 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (3.28%) XenApp
1 2 (3.28%) vSphere
2 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Citrix
2 3 (4.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) Primavera
3 2 (3.28%) AppSense
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Northgate
4 1 (1.64%) NorthgateArinso
4 1 (1.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) Symantec
4 1 (1.64%) Remedy
4 1 (1.64%) McAfee
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