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 2 May 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 32 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 5 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.58% 4.86% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.63% 30.00% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Median daily rate £259 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +52.54%
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
32 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.49% 16.19% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 8
Median daily rate £305 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £259 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £19.05 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 2 May 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 2 May 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (72.73%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Local Government
3 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (9.09%) Skype
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
6 1 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) SSL
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) Blackberry

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Local Government
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
1 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Banking Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Application Development Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Application Development Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Development Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Business Development Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
3 2 (18.18%) Development Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Development Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ICT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior ICT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (72.73%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix
1 1 (9.09%) Juniper
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft