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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 18 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 8 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.96% 2.19% 7.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.00% 10.71% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £403
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £36.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
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
25 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 21.74% 20.44% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 15
Average daily rate £250 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £180 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £36.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -50.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Chester region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Local Government
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (10.00%) Skype
6 1 (10.00%) Android
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) SSL
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Local Government
2 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Coordinator
2 3 (30.00%) PMO Coordinator
3 2 (20.00%) Application Development Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Application Development Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Development Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Business Development Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ICT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior ICT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) Juniper
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft