The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 28 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 12 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.69% 14.57% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 19.64% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +29.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
214 112 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.59% 74.17% 48.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 28 14
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
PRINCE2
Cheshire

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
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 18 April 2014.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (48.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 17 (45.95%) Migration
3 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 15 (40.54%) Local Government
4 13 (35.14%) Citrix
5 12 (32.43%) ITIL
5 12 (32.43%) XenApp
6 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
7 10 (27.03%) Project Planning
8 9 (24.32%) Project Management
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (24.32%) AppSense
9 7 (18.92%) SAP
9 7 (18.92%) MSI
9 7 (18.92%) Application Packaging
10 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
10 6 (16.22%) LAN
10 6 (16.22%) WAN
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.51%) MS Project
11 5 (13.51%) ERP
11 5 (13.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (13.51%) SCCM
12 4 (10.81%) Critical Path Analysis
12 4 (10.81%) PKI
12 4 (10.81%) SCOM
12 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (10.81%) SharePoint

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Project
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) LAN
1 6 (16.22%) WAN
2 4 (10.81%) SAN
3 3 (8.11%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MSI
2 1 (2.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 15 (40.54%) Local Government
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Project Manager
2 11 (29.73%) Senior Manager
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (16.22%) Programme Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (13.51%) ERP Manager
6 4 (10.81%) ICT Project Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Programme Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (5.41%) Change Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Security Officer
9 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) PKI
1 4 (10.81%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) CESG
2 1 (2.70%) PMI
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) AIX
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Migration
2 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (32.43%) ITIL
4 10 (27.03%) Project Planning
5 9 (24.32%) Project Management
6 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
7 5 (13.51%) ERP
8 4 (10.81%) Critical Path Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) Information Security
10 2 (5.41%) Service Management
11 1 (2.70%) Quality Management
11 1 (2.70%) Change Management
11 1 (2.70%) Information Security Management
11 1 (2.70%) Security Management
11 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
11 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
11 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
11 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma
11 1 (2.70%) Budget Control
11 1 (2.70%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) LINC
2 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) XenApp
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.11%) vSphere
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Citrix
2 9 (24.32%) AppSense
3 7 (18.92%) SAP
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 3 (8.11%) BMC
6 2 (5.41%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) McAfee
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle