The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 January 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.94% 5.66% 2.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 26.09% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £225 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% +11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £388 £398
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £32.56 £25.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.22% -14.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.78 £26.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.41% -4.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.71% 21.70% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 8
Median daily rate £243 £413 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.15% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £127 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 8
Median hourly rate £32.56 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.98% +94.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Chester region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Local Government
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

General
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) ICT Manager
3 1 (25.00%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE