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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 33 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 50 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.57% 2.56% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.54% 3.41% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 6 13
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£450 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £349 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £652 £463 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £30.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.50 £22.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £39.50 £44.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.75 £26.58
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -3.10%
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
903 615 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.62% 74.91% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 332 292
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 35
Average hourly rate £17.42 £28.25 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% -10.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 2015.

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 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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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 +10 27 £468 +16.87%
Chester 0 8 £325 - 2
Crewe - 2 £325 - 1
Knutsford -6 1 - - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £275 -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 35 (45.45%) ITIL
2 33 (42.86%) Project Management
3 22 (28.57%) Finance
3 22 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (20.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (20.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
7 11 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 11 (14.29%) P3O
8 10 (12.99%) Banking
8 10 (12.99%) MS Office
8 10 (12.99%) PMI Certification
9 9 (11.69%) MS Project
10 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
10 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (9.09%) APMP
11 7 (9.09%) QA
11 7 (9.09%) PMP
11 7 (9.09%) PRINCE
11 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.09%) Supplier Management
12 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
12 6 (7.79%) Python
12 6 (7.79%) C++
12 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
12 6 (7.79%) Service Management
12 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
12 6 (7.79%) SDLC
13 5 (6.49%) Software Asset Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.99%) MS Office
3 9 (11.69%) MS Project
4 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Firewall
1 2 (2.60%) Wireless
2 1 (1.30%) DHCP
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) SAN
2 1 (1.30%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Retail
3 5 (6.49%) Local Government
4 3 (3.90%) Billing
5 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.30%) German Language
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (48.05%) Project Manager
2 13 (16.88%) Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Test Manager
4 7 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Coordinator
6 5 (6.49%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.19%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Portfolio Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Project Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (2.60%) Implementation Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Project Support Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) HTML
1 2 (2.60%) CSS
1 2 (2.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.90%) PMI
4 2 (2.60%) NHS
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) ITIL
2 33 (42.86%) Project Management
3 22 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 7 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 7 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.79%) Service Management
7 6 (7.79%) SDLC
8 5 (6.49%) Software Asset Management
8 5 (6.49%) Requirements Engineering
8 5 (6.49%) Test Management
8 5 (6.49%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.49%) ITIL V3
8 5 (6.49%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.19%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.19%) CRM
9 4 (5.19%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (5.19%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) C++
1 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
1 6 (7.79%) Python
2 4 (5.19%) SQL
3 3 (3.90%) Java
4 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 16 (20.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (12.99%) PMI Certification
3 7 (9.09%) PMP
3 7 (9.09%) APMP
4 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.19%) ISEB
6 3 (3.90%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (3.90%) Degree
7 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.30%) CAPM
8 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) P3O
2 7 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) HP
4 2 (2.60%) Juniper
4 2 (2.60%) Nokia
4 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.60%) McAfee
4 2 (2.60%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.60%) TippingPoint
4 2 (2.60%) F5
4 2 (2.60%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.60%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco
5 1 (1.30%) VMware