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 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 20 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 8 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.41% 1.44% 8.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.84% 1.87% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Average daily rate
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£325 - £396
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 - £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 - £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +18.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -3.73%
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
137 107 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 92.57% 76.98% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 47
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £413 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +10.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (35.71%) MS Project
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Local Government
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (14.29%) PMP
4 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) VMware

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Project
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Coordinator
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) VMware