The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 33 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 32 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.09% 4.89% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 6.57% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 17
Average daily rate
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£460 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.10% +2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 9
Average hourly rate £31.25 £43.70 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.48% +0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £22.54 £21.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £46.50 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
565 563 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.16% 74.37% 63.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 243 306
Average daily rate £395 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
PRINCE2
North West

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -8 12 £615 - 2
Knutsford +9 5 £448 - 1
Chester -8 4 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - - 1
Crewe - - - - 1
Widnes - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 24 (36.36%) Project Management
1 24 (36.36%) MS Project
2 18 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 17 (25.76%) ITIL
3 17 (25.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (22.73%) Finance
5 14 (21.21%) Migration
6 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
7 12 (18.18%) Windows
8 10 (15.15%) Project Planning
8 10 (15.15%) PMI Certification
8 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
9 8 (12.12%) PMI
9 8 (12.12%) LAN
9 8 (12.12%) Local Government
10 7 (10.61%) Banking
10 7 (10.61%) WAN
10 7 (10.61%) MS Visio
11 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
11 6 (9.09%) MS Office
11 6 (9.09%) Citrix
11 6 (9.09%) APMP
11 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
12 5 (7.58%) XenApp
12 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
12 5 (7.58%) Mainframe
12 5 (7.58%) Advertising
12 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) Lync
2 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (36.36%) MS Project
2 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
3 7 (10.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (9.09%) MS Office
5 5 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.52%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) LAN
2 7 (10.61%) WAN
3 2 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) VoIP
4 1 (1.52%) DHCP
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) MS Access
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) DB2
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.52%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MSI
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Local Government
3 7 (10.61%) Banking
4 5 (7.58%) Advertising
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) French Language
6 1 (1.52%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 42 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 12 (18.18%) Senior Manager
2 12 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
3 9 (13.64%) Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) Programme Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.55%) MI Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Business Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) IT Programme Manager
7 2 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Portfolio Manager
7 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (3.03%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.03%) ICT Project Manager
8 1 (1.52%) Project Assurance Manager
8 1 (1.52%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) PMI
2 5 (7.58%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.06%) CMDB
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) GIS
5 1 (1.52%) PKI
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) UNIX
5 1 (1.52%) AIX
5 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Project Management
2 17 (25.76%) ITIL
2 17 (25.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (21.21%) Migration
4 10 (15.15%) Project Planning
5 6 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.58%) Scrum
6 5 (7.58%) Information Security
7 3 (4.55%) Budget Control
7 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
7 3 (4.55%) ERP
7 3 (4.55%) Validation
8 2 (3.03%) Document Management
8 2 (3.03%) Critical Path Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.03%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.03%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (15.15%) PMI Certification
3 6 (9.09%) APMP
3 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (6.06%) PMP
5 3 (4.55%) ISEB
5 3 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) CCNA
6 1 (1.52%) CISSP
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.52%) CISA
6 1 (1.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.52%) CAPM
6 1 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) XenApp
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Citrix
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) AppSense
3 3 (4.55%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Primavera
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) NorthgateArinso
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec
5 1 (1.52%) Remedy
5 1 (1.52%) McAfee
5 1 (1.52%) Northgate
5 1 (1.52%) VMware
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