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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 19 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 52 59 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.05% 6.59% 4.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.20% 8.53% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 14
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£406 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £209 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 6
Average hourly rate £41.00 £36.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.68% +20.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £25.04 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £44.96 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.53 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.60% +9.33%
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
565 692 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.56% 77.32% 67.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 345 272
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £565 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 24
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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 +2 16 £500 +3.09% 2
Chester -1 12 £500 +48.14% 1
Crewe - 2 £413 - 2
Knutsford +1 1 £400 +127.27%
Macclesfield - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 37 (51.39%) Project Management
2 28 (38.89%) Finance
3 25 (34.72%) ITIL
4 23 (31.94%) PMI Certification
5 21 (29.17%) PMP
6 19 (26.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (19.44%) Degree
8 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (15.28%) Information Security
9 11 (15.28%) Oracle
10 10 (13.89%) Local Government
11 8 (11.11%) Banking
11 8 (11.11%) MS Project
11 8 (11.11%) Cisco
12 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
12 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
12 7 (9.72%) CheckPoint
12 7 (9.72%) Project Planning
12 7 (9.72%) Business Development
12 7 (9.72%) Oracle EBS
13 6 (8.33%) Oracle HRMS
13 6 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (8.33%) Programme Management
13 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (8.33%) Blue Coat
13 6 (8.33%) Juniper
13 6 (8.33%) Nokia
13 6 (8.33%) McAfee
13 6 (8.33%) Firewall
13 6 (8.33%) Change Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Project
2 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.33%) MS Office
4 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle HRMS
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Firewall
2 4 (5.56%) LAN
2 4 (5.56%) WAN
3 3 (4.17%) 4G
3 3 (4.17%) 3G
3 3 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.17%) 2G
4 1 (1.39%) DMZ
4 1 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 28 (38.89%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Local Government
3 8 (11.11%) Banking
4 5 (6.94%) Retail
4 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (59.72%) Project Manager
2 10 (13.89%) Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 6 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle Project Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Business Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Security Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 2 (2.78%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Information Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (2.78%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Project Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) PMI
4 2 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.39%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.39%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Project Management
2 25 (34.72%) ITIL
3 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.28%) Information Security
5 7 (9.72%) Project Planning
5 7 (9.72%) Business Development
6 6 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.33%) Change Management
6 6 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.94%) Coaching
7 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.17%) Time Management
8 3 (4.17%) Data Entry
8 3 (4.17%) Cyber Security
8 3 (4.17%) BPR
8 3 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 6 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) PMI Certification
2 21 (29.17%) PMP
3 19 (26.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (19.44%) Degree
5 5 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.56%) ISEB
6 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (4.17%) CISA
7 3 (4.17%) CISSP
8 2 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (2.78%) ISACA
9 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.78%) COBIT
2 2 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.39%) XenApp
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) SCCM
1 1 (1.39%) MOM
1 1 (1.39%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Oracle
2 8 (11.11%) Cisco
3 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) CheckPoint
4 6 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 6 (8.33%) Juniper
4 6 (8.33%) Nokia
4 6 (8.33%) McAfee
4 6 (8.33%) TippingPoint
4 6 (8.33%) F5
4 6 (8.33%) ArcSight
4 6 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (4.17%) BT
6 2 (2.78%) HP
6 2 (2.78%) Trapeze
7 1 (1.39%) TSYS
7 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.39%) Siebel
7 1 (1.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
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