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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 42 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 16 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.45% 4.16% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 5.19% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 19
Median daily rate £400 £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £23.75 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -18.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
549 809 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.94% 80.18% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 562 313
Median daily rate £421 £445 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +12.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £645 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 38
Median hourly rate £19.64 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington -20 6 £413 -8.33% 1
Chester -5 3 £375 +15.38%
Knutsford - 2 £325 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £325 -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) ITIL
3 11 (33.33%) Change Management
4 9 (27.27%) Service Management
4 9 (27.27%) Open Source
4 9 (27.27%) DevOps
5 8 (24.24%) IaaS
5 8 (24.24%) SaaS
5 8 (24.24%) PaaS
5 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
5 8 (24.24%) ITSM
5 8 (24.24%) Finance
6 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.15%) Project Management
8 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.12%) PRINCE
10 3 (9.09%) LAN
10 3 (9.09%) WAN
10 3 (9.09%) MS Office
10 3 (9.09%) Windows
10 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
10 3 (9.09%) Migration
10 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (9.09%) Banking
10 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
11 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
11 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture

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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) IaaS
1 8 (24.24%) PaaS
1 8 (24.24%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
2 2 (6.06%) MPLS
3 1 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (3.03%) Skype
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Log4j
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.06%) Junior
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Project Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (6.06%) Project Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Rollout Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Rollout Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Project Change Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Service Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (3.03%) REST
1 1 (3.03%) SOAP
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
1 1 (3.03%) WSDL
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) XSL
1 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) RIA
3 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) ITIL
3 11 (33.33%) Change Management
4 9 (27.27%) DevOps
4 9 (27.27%) Open Source
4 9 (27.27%) Service Management
5 8 (24.24%) ITSM
5 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 4 (12.12%) PRINCE
8 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.06%) Logistics
9 2 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PMP
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) AppSense
2 1 (3.03%) Intel Security