The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
North West / Cheshire
Rank 37 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 11 32 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.23% 3.56% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 4.51% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 33
Median daily rate £363 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £23.78 £25.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% -35.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £22.50 £26.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £26.23 £41.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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
388 709 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.70% 78.87% 80.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 456 340
Median daily rate £403 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 30
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -36.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

PRINCE2
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 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 -6 4 £375 -21.05%
Warrington +3 2 £300 -37.17%
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 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.

1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (12.00%) DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) Local Government
6 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (12.00%) Open Source
6 3 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.00%) Banking
6 3 (12.00%) Windows
6 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (8.00%) MS Office
7 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (8.00%) MPLS
7 2 (8.00%) ITSM
7 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (8.00%) Service Management
7 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
7 2 (8.00%) SaaS
7 2 (8.00%) PaaS

PRINCE2
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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) IaaS
1 2 (8.00%) PaaS
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) MPLS
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) Skype
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Log4j
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Junior
3 2 (8.00%) Junior Project Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Project Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Rollout Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Rollout Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Project Office Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (4.00%) REST
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) WSDL
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) XSL
1 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Contract Management
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) ITSM
6 2 (8.00%) Logistics
6 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) AppSense
2 1 (4.00%) Intel Security