The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills 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 over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 13 30 4
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -26
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 24 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.92% 4.47% 14.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.54% 5.24% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 2
Average daily rate
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£406 - £283
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 - £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.04% +19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.69%
PRINCE2
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
208 210 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 85.95% 85.37% 75.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 68 32
Average daily rate £401 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £222 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £20.60 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Chester

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing PRINCE2 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.

1 19 (54.29%) ITIL
2 16 (45.71%) Local Government
3 13 (37.14%) SharePoint
3 13 (37.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (34.29%) Project Management
5 11 (31.43%) Oracle
6 10 (28.57%) MS Project
6 10 (28.57%) Matrix Management
7 9 (25.71%) Migration
8 8 (22.86%) Oracle HRMS
8 8 (22.86%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
8 8 (22.86%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (17.14%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
11 4 (11.43%) Finance
12 3 (8.57%) WAN
12 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
12 3 (8.57%) PMP
12 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
12 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
12 3 (8.57%) MS Office
12 3 (8.57%) ERP
12 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
13 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing PRINCE2 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (37.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Project
2 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle HRMS
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) DMZ
2 1 (2.86%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.86%) DTS
General
1 16 (45.71%) Local Government
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Project Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) ICT Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Junior
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Manager
8 1 (2.86%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Project Management
3 10 (28.57%) Matrix Management
4 9 (25.71%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.57%) ERP
8 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.71%) CRM
8 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.86%) Business Development
9 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.86%) Critical Path Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) E-business
9 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.86%) Release Management
9 1 (2.86%) Product Management
9 1 (2.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (8.57%) PMP
3 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards