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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 33 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 43 64 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.08% 8.52% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 11.59% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 13
Average daily rate £414 £418 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.89% -0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 0
Average hourly rate £36.07 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +29.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 552 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.42% 73.50% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 250 220
Average daily rate £395 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -24 12 - -
Warrington 0 8 £388 +29.16% 2
Macclesfield +2 1 £200 -50.95%
Knutsford +1 1 - -
Crewe - - - -
Widnes - - - -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (39.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 36 (37.50%) Project Management
3 29 (30.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (29.17%) ITIL
5 24 (25.00%) Local Government
6 21 (21.88%) Windows
7 18 (18.75%) MS Project
7 18 (18.75%) Migration
7 18 (18.75%) Finance
8 16 (16.67%) Citrix
9 15 (15.63%) XenApp
10 13 (13.54%) Windows 7
10 13 (13.54%) SharePoint
10 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
10 13 (13.54%) Project Planning
11 12 (12.50%) MS Office
11 12 (12.50%) MS Visio
11 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 11 (11.46%) SAP
12 11 (11.46%) PMI Certification
13 9 (9.38%) Service Delivery
13 9 (9.38%) ERP
13 9 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (9.38%) AppSense
13 9 (9.38%) Programme Management
14 8 (8.33%) Banking
14 8 (8.33%) LAN
14 8 (8.33%) PMI
14 8 (8.33%) SCCM
15 7 (7.29%) Application Packaging

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (13.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.13%) IIS
3 2 (2.08%) Lync
3 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (18.75%) MS Project
2 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
3 12 (12.50%) MS Office
3 12 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) IaaS
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
1 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) LAN
2 7 (7.29%) WAN
3 4 (4.17%) SAN
4 3 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.04%) Network Security
5 1 (1.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.04%) Big Data
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.04%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MSI
2 1 (1.04%) AdminStudio
General
1 24 (25.00%) Local Government
2 18 (18.75%) Finance
3 8 (8.33%) Banking
4 5 (5.21%) Advertising
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (53.13%) Project Manager
2 20 (20.83%) Senior Manager
3 17 (17.71%) Senior Project Manager
3 17 (17.71%) Programme Manager
4 9 (9.38%) Analyst
5 8 (8.33%) ICT Project Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Coordinator
6 6 (6.25%) ERP Manager
7 5 (5.21%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Programme Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Business Project Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Business Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.13%) IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) PMI
2 4 (4.17%) Clustering
2 4 (4.17%) PKI
3 3 (3.13%) GIS
3 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.04%) NHS
4 1 (1.04%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.17%) AIX
4 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.08%) UNIX
6 1 (1.04%) VME
6 1 (1.04%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.50%) Project Management
2 29 (30.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (29.17%) ITIL
4 18 (18.75%) Migration
5 13 (13.54%) Project Planning
6 9 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.38%) ERP
6 9 (9.38%) Programme Management
7 7 (7.29%) Supplier Management
7 7 (7.29%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (7.29%) Service Management
7 7 (7.29%) Scrum
8 6 (6.25%) Information Security
9 5 (5.21%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.21%) Change Control
9 5 (5.21%) Change Management
9 5 (5.21%) Critical Path Analysis
10 4 (4.17%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.13%) Test Strategy
11 3 (3.13%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.13%) LINC
2 2 (2.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.04%) VBA
3 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.04%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 38 (39.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (11.46%) PMI Certification
3 7 (7.29%) APMP
4 4 (4.17%) PMP
4 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.08%) Degree
6 2 (2.08%) ISEB
6 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) CISSP
7 1 (1.04%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) XenApp
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) SCCM
2 4 (4.17%) SCOM
3 3 (3.13%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Citrix
2 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.46%) SAP
4 9 (9.38%) AppSense
5 6 (6.25%) VMware
6 3 (3.13%) BMC
7 2 (2.08%) Symantec
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle
8 1 (1.04%) Tableau
8 1 (1.04%) Sybase
8 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco
8 1 (1.04%) McAfee
8 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.04%) Civica
8 1 (1.04%) Teradata
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £235 - £245 per day
Posted: 3 days ago