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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 33 53 35
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 61 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.98% 2.84% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.00% 3.41% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 19 16
Median daily rate £475 £400 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £338 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +1.81%
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
871 821 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.39% 83.35% 79.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 525 314
Median daily rate £425 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 30
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £38.50 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +19 44 £500 +25.00% 2
Daresbury - 5 £425 -
Chester -6 2 £277 -34.76% 1
Knutsford -8 2 £379 -10.88%
Crewe +2 1 £300 -20.00%
Northwich -3 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 £425 - 1
PRINCE2
North West

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 49 (53.26%) Project Management
2 41 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (29.35%) Finance
4 23 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (25.00%) ITIL
5 22 (23.91%) PMI Certification
6 17 (18.48%) Service Management
7 16 (17.39%) PMI
8 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
8 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
9 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
9 13 (14.13%) Supplier Management
9 13 (14.13%) Agile Project Management
10 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (11.96%) Waterfall
11 11 (11.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (11.96%) Java
11 11 (11.96%) PRINCE
11 11 (11.96%) DevOps
12 10 (10.87%) Line Management
12 10 (10.87%) Change Management
12 10 (10.87%) SQL
12 10 (10.87%) JBoss
12 10 (10.87%) JSP
13 9 (9.78%) Web Services
13 9 (9.78%) Windows
13 9 (9.78%) MS Office
13 9 (9.78%) BT
13 9 (9.78%) Programme Management
13 9 (9.78%) Risk Identification and Mitigation

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 (10.87%) JBoss
2 8 (8.70%) CICS
2 8 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 8 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.35%) IIS
5 3 (3.26%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.17%) Apache
6 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.78%) MS Office
3 8 (8.70%) MS Project
4 7 (7.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) LAN
2 5 (5.43%) Firewall
3 4 (4.35%) SSL
4 3 (3.26%) 2G
4 3 (3.26%) 3G
4 3 (3.26%) 4G
4 3 (3.26%) GSM
4 3 (3.26%) LTE
4 3 (3.26%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (3.26%) UMTS
5 2 (2.17%) DNS
5 2 (2.17%) Internet
5 2 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (2.17%) SAN
5 2 (2.17%) VPN
5 2 (2.17%) WAN
6 1 (1.09%) Network Security
6 1 (1.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) DB2
2 2 (2.17%) MySQL
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
3 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) ClearCase
1 8 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) MSI
2 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (29.35%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Local Government
3 5 (5.43%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.17%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (32.61%) Project Manager
2 10 (10.87%) Programme Manager
3 8 (8.70%) Integration Manager
4 7 (7.61%) Analyst
4 7 (7.61%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (7.61%) Service Integration Manager
4 7 (7.61%) Service Manager
5 6 (6.52%) Security Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Architect
6 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Security Project Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Transition Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Transition Project Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.35%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Network Security Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Rollout Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Rollout Project Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) JSP
2 9 (9.78%) Web Services
3 8 (8.70%) EJB
3 8 (8.70%) Hibernate
3 8 (8.70%) J2EE
3 8 (8.70%) JMS
3 8 (8.70%) Servlets
3 8 (8.70%) Struts
3 8 (8.70%) WSDL
3 8 (8.70%) XML
3 8 (8.70%) XSD
4 2 (2.17%) .NET
4 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.17%) LAMP
4 2 (2.17%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) PMI
2 8 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 7 (7.61%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (6.52%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.17%) PKI
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.78%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.26%) Android
3 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.17%) Linux
4 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.26%) Project Management
2 41 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.00%) ITIL
3 23 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (18.48%) Service Management
5 13 (14.13%) Agile Project Management
5 13 (14.13%) Supplier Management
6 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 11 (11.96%) DevOps
7 11 (11.96%) PRINCE
7 11 (11.96%) Waterfall
8 10 (10.87%) Change Management
8 10 (10.87%) Line Management
9 9 (9.78%) Contingency Planning
9 9 (9.78%) Programme Management
9 9 (9.78%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
10 8 (8.70%) CMMI
10 8 (8.70%) Information Security
10 8 (8.70%) Project Planning
10 8 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
2 11 (11.96%) Java
3 10 (10.87%) SQL
4 8 (8.70%) Assembly Language
4 8 (8.70%) COBOL
5 6 (6.52%) C++
5 6 (6.52%) Python
6 3 (3.26%) C
7 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.17%) PHP
7 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (23.91%) PMI Certification
2 11 (11.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (8.70%) Degree
3 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.61%) APMP
4 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (6.52%) PMP
6 5 (5.43%) Sun Certification
7 4 (4.35%) CISMP
7 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.17%) HNC
8 2 (2.17%) HND
8 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.17%) MCITP
8 2 (2.17%) MCTS
8 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) XenApp
3 2 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.17%) UAG
3 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Server
3 2 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Puppet
1 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (2.17%) SCCM
1 2 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.78%) BT
3 8 (8.70%) Chordiant
3 8 (8.70%) Oracle
4 7 (7.61%) IBM
4 7 (7.61%) Openreach
5 6 (6.52%) HP
6 5 (5.43%) Citrix
6 5 (5.43%) Sun
7 4 (4.35%) ArcSight
8 3 (3.26%) Ericsson
8 3 (3.26%) Huawei
8 3 (3.26%) Nokia
8 3 (3.26%) Nokia Networks
9 2 (2.17%) Brocade
9 2 (2.17%) Juniper
9 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.17%) VMware
9 2 (2.17%) Xerox
10 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow