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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 36 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 34 58 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.68% 7.69% 6.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 9.63% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 15
Average daily rate £438 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £272 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £41.00 £36.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.12% +13.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.07
% change year-on-year
- -23.74%
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
750 602 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.17% 79.84% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 371 343
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 15 £480 +1.05% 1
Chester -7 12 £425 -5.55%
Knutsford -3 1 £425 +6.25% 2
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 36 (50.70%) ITIL
2 30 (42.25%) Project Management
3 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (28.17%) C++
4 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
5 19 (26.76%) Python
5 19 (26.76%) Finance
5 19 (26.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 15 (21.13%) P3O
6 15 (21.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
9 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.08%) Local Government
10 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
11 8 (11.27%) Migration
11 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
11 8 (11.27%) Asset Management
11 8 (11.27%) Portfolio Management
12 7 (9.86%) ITIL V3
12 7 (9.86%) Software Asset Management
12 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
12 7 (9.86%) Change Management
12 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
13 6 (8.45%) Windows
13 6 (8.45%) Agile Project Management
14 5 (7.04%) Service Management
14 5 (7.04%) BPR
14 5 (7.04%) PRINCE
14 5 (7.04%) PMI Certification

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.41%) CICS
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) JBoss
4 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
3 3 (4.23%) MS Project
4 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) SSL
1 2 (2.82%) VPN
1 2 (2.82%) WAN
2 1 (1.41%) LAN
2 1 (1.41%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) DB2
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.41%) MSI
1 1 (1.41%) Subversion
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Local Government
3 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (36.62%) Project Manager
2 9 (12.68%) Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Coordinator
3 8 (11.27%) Portfolio Manager
3 8 (11.27%) Senior Manager
4 6 (8.45%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Programme Office Support
6 4 (5.63%) Data Centre Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (5.63%) Software Asset Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Applications Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) ICT Manager
7 3 (4.23%) ICT Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) PMO Coordinator
7 3 (4.23%) Rollout Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Rollout Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) EJB
2 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.41%) J2EE
2 1 (1.41%) JMS
2 1 (1.41%) JSP
2 1 (1.41%) Servlets
2 1 (1.41%) Struts
2 1 (1.41%) WSDL
2 1 (1.41%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) PMI
4 1 (1.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
3 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.82%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.70%) ITIL
2 30 (42.25%) Project Management
3 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
6 8 (11.27%) Asset Management
6 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
6 8 (11.27%) Migration
6 8 (11.27%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (9.86%) Change Management
7 7 (9.86%) ITIL V3
7 7 (9.86%) Software Asset Management
8 6 (8.45%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (7.04%) BPR
9 5 (7.04%) PRINCE
9 5 (7.04%) Service Management
10 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.23%) CRM
10 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.23%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) C++
1 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
2 19 (26.76%) Python
3 3 (4.23%) C
4 2 (2.82%) SQL
5 1 (1.41%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.41%) COBOL
5 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 15 (21.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (7.04%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.63%) APMP
4 4 (5.63%) PMP
5 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.41%) Degree
6 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) ECDL
6 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) P3O
2 3 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) XenApp
3 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.41%) Firmware
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
1 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Citrix
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) HP
2 2 (2.82%) Juniper
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) AppSense
3 1 (1.41%) Avaya
3 1 (1.41%) Chordiant
3 1 (1.41%) IBM
3 1 (1.41%) VMware
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Posted: 19 days ago