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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 18 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 10 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.92% 5.77% 4.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.26% 38.71% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £343
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.07 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.50% +0.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.61%
PRINCE2 Certification
Cheshire

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
43 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 25.44% 14.90% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 3
Average daily rate £400 £223 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.77% -25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £222 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £373 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.13 £36.07 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.72% +0.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) Local Government
4 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) Migration
5 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle HRMS
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (8.33%) Release Management
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (8.33%) ERP

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 8 (66.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) ICT Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft