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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 25 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 7 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.65% 4.82% 9.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 5.80% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£425 - £311
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 - £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -28.06%
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
168 138 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 87.50% 83.13% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 42 37
Average daily rate £400 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £236 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £31.54 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 18 (51.43%) ITIL
2 15 (42.86%) Local Government
3 12 (34.29%) Project Management
3 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (31.43%) MS Project
4 11 (31.43%) SharePoint
5 10 (28.57%) Oracle
5 10 (28.57%) Migration
5 10 (28.57%) Matrix Management
6 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
7 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle HRMS
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (14.29%) Finance
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (14.29%) PMP
9 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
10 4 (11.43%) MS Office
10 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
11 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (8.57%) ERP
11 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
11 3 (8.57%) WAN
11 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
12 2 (5.71%) CRM
12 2 (5.71%) Programme Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 11 (31.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Project
2 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
3 4 (11.43%) MS Office
4 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
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 15 (42.86%) Local Government
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Project Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) ICT Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Junior
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Senior ICT Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) ICT Programme Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Project Management
3 10 (28.57%) Migration
3 10 (28.57%) Matrix Management
4 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.57%) ERP
7 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) Release Management
7 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.86%) Test Planning
8 1 (2.86%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (2.86%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (2.86%) Test Management
8 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.86%) Product Management
8 1 (2.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (14.29%) PMP
3 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) SAP