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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 36 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 46 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.23% 3.64% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.29% 4.38% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 14
Median daily rate £413 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £294 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £619 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £27.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-18.72% +1.94%
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
731 822 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.16% 83.03% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 498 314
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 26
Median hourly rate £62.50 £19.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.33% -44.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +10 34 £475 +3.54%
Chester -14 2 £277 -37.52%
Crewe +9 1 £300 -14.28% 1
Knutsford -2 1 £308 -27.64%
Northwich -3 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 £425 -
Daresbury - 1 £425 -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 45 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (46.81%) Project Management
3 29 (30.85%) ITIL
4 26 (27.66%) Finance
4 26 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (24.47%) Service Management
5 23 (24.47%) PMI Certification
6 17 (18.09%) PMI
6 17 (18.09%) DevOps
7 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
7 14 (14.89%) JavaScript
8 13 (13.83%) Supplier Management
9 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 12 (12.77%) Waterfall
9 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
9 12 (12.77%) PRINCE
9 12 (12.77%) Agile Project Management
10 11 (11.70%) Change Management
10 11 (11.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (11.70%) Java
11 10 (10.64%) SQL
11 10 (10.64%) JBoss
11 10 (10.64%) JSP
11 10 (10.64%) Line Management
12 9 (9.57%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
12 9 (9.57%) Contingency Planning
12 9 (9.57%) Web Services
12 9 (9.57%) MS Office
12 9 (9.57%) LAN
12 9 (9.57%) BT

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 10 (10.64%) JBoss
2 8 (8.51%) CICS
2 8 (8.51%) WebLogic
2 8 (8.51%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.26%) IIS
5 2 (2.13%) Apache
5 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.57%) MS Office
3 8 (8.51%) MS Project
4 7 (7.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (5.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) IaaS
1 6 (6.38%) PaaS
1 6 (6.38%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) LAN
2 5 (5.32%) Firewall
2 5 (5.32%) WAN
3 3 (3.19%) 2G
3 3 (3.19%) 3G
3 3 (3.19%) 4G
3 3 (3.19%) GSM
3 3 (3.19%) LTE
3 3 (3.19%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (3.19%) SSL
3 3 (3.19%) UMTS
4 2 (2.13%) DNS
4 2 (2.13%) Internet
4 2 (2.13%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.13%) SAN
5 1 (1.06%) Network Security
5 1 (1.06%) VPN
5 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) DB2
2 2 (2.13%) MySQL
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) Big Data
3 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) ClearCase
1 8 (8.51%) Subversion
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) MSI
2 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (27.66%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Local Government
3 5 (5.32%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) Project Manager
2 9 (9.57%) Programme Manager
3 8 (8.51%) Integration Manager
4 7 (7.45%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (7.45%) Service Integration Manager
4 7 (7.45%) Service Manager
5 6 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Security Manager
6 5 (5.32%) Architect
6 5 (5.32%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.32%) Security Project Manager
6 5 (5.32%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Transition Manager
6 5 (5.32%) Transition Project Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Network Security Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Banking Project Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Designer
8 3 (3.19%) Rollout Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) JSP
2 9 (9.57%) Web Services
3 8 (8.51%) EJB
3 8 (8.51%) Hibernate
3 8 (8.51%) J2EE
3 8 (8.51%) JMS
3 8 (8.51%) Servlets
3 8 (8.51%) Struts
3 8 (8.51%) WSDL
3 8 (8.51%) XML
3 8 (8.51%) XSD
4 2 (2.13%) .NET
4 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.13%) LAMP
4 2 (2.13%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) PMI
2 8 (8.51%) Mainframe
3 7 (7.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (6.38%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) PKI
6 2 (2.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.13%) Android
3 2 (2.13%) Linux
3 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (46.81%) Project Management
3 29 (30.85%) ITIL
4 26 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (24.47%) Service Management
6 17 (18.09%) DevOps
7 13 (13.83%) Supplier Management
8 12 (12.77%) Agile Project Management
8 12 (12.77%) PRINCE
8 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 12 (12.77%) Waterfall
9 11 (11.70%) Change Management
10 10 (10.64%) Line Management
11 9 (9.57%) Contingency Planning
11 9 (9.57%) Project Planning
11 9 (9.57%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
12 8 (8.51%) Information Security
12 8 (8.51%) Problem Management
12 8 (8.51%) Programme Management
12 8 (8.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) JavaScript
2 11 (11.70%) Java
3 10 (10.64%) SQL
4 8 (8.51%) Assembly Language
4 8 (8.51%) COBOL
5 6 (6.38%) C++
5 6 (6.38%) Python
6 3 (3.19%) C
7 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.13%) PHP
7 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (24.47%) PMI Certification
2 11 (11.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (9.57%) Degree
3 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.45%) APMP
4 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (6.38%) PMP
6 5 (5.32%) Sun Certification
7 4 (4.26%) CISMP
7 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.19%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (3.19%) HNC
8 3 (3.19%) HND
9 2 (2.13%) MCITP
9 2 (2.13%) MCTS
9 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.13%) RHCE
10 1 (1.06%) CCNP
10 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.19%) XenApp
3 2 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.13%) UAG
3 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Server
3 2 (2.13%) vSphere
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Puppet
1 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (2.13%) SCCM
1 2 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) BT
3 8 (8.51%) Chordiant
3 8 (8.51%) Oracle
4 7 (7.45%) IBM
4 7 (7.45%) Openreach
5 6 (6.38%) HP
6 5 (5.32%) Sun
7 4 (4.26%) ArcSight
7 4 (4.26%) Citrix
8 3 (3.19%) Ericsson
8 3 (3.19%) Huawei
8 3 (3.19%) Nokia
8 3 (3.19%) Nokia Networks
9 2 (2.13%) Brocade
9 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.13%) VMware
9 2 (2.13%) Xerox
10 1 (1.06%) AppSense
10 1 (1.06%) Tripwire