The first table below looks at the demand for PRINCE2 Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 Certification 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 Qualifications for the Chester 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
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 36 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 4 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.56% 9.27% -
As % of the Qualifications category 16.00% 38.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.50 £29.49
% change year-on-year
-24.65% +23.78%
Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 36 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.77% 23.84% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Average daily rate £294 £425 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.88% +183.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
PRINCE2 Certification
Cheshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Chester region.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Trend in Chester

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Chester region.

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Certification.

1 18 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (72.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (38.89%) Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 6 (33.33%) SAP
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) ERP
5 5 (27.78%) Local Government
6 4 (22.22%) AIX
6 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) BMC
7 3 (16.67%) LAN
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
8 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (5.56%) SCOM
9 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (5.56%) CESG
9 1 (5.56%) PKI
9 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
9 1 (5.56%) ISEB
9 1 (5.56%) Citrix
9 1 (5.56%) SAN
9 1 (5.56%) UNIX
9 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
9 1 (5.56%) MS Project

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (27.78%) ERP Manager
4 4 (22.22%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Security Officer
6 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) CESG
1 1 (5.56%) PKI
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) AIX
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (72.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (38.89%) Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.56%) Security Management
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee