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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
North West / Cheshire
Rank 40 42 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 8 32 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.59% 3.52% 8.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 4.20% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 45
Median daily rate £288 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Median hourly rate £17.75 £24.78 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% -39.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £22.96 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.94 £26.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.88
% change year-on-year
- -1.34%

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
403 761 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.12% 83.63% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 479 380
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.77% -45.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 -2 4 £225 -40.00% 1
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) Windows
5 4 (15.38%) Finance
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) Local Government
6 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
6 3 (11.54%) DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) SCCM
6 3 (11.54%) Open Source
6 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
7 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
7 2 (7.69%) NHS
7 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.69%) MPLS
7 2 (7.69%) Service Management
7 2 (7.69%) ITSM
7 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
7 2 (7.69%) Back Office
7 2 (7.69%) SaaS
7 2 (7.69%) PaaS
7 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland

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 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.85%) Skype
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Log4j
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Local Government
2 2 (7.69%) Back Office
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Business Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Business Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Junior
3 2 (7.69%) Junior Project Leader
3 2 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Project Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Project Leader
3 2 (7.69%) Rollout Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Rollout Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (3.85%) REST
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) WSDL
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) XSL
1 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Open Source
5 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Contract Management
6 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.69%) ITSM
6 2 (7.69%) Logistics
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.85%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.85%) DameWare
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) AppSense
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Intel Security