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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 22 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.40% 8.74% 12.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 11.27% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 8
Average daily rate
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- £396 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £31.56 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £44.96 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £26.40 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% -12.00%
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
107 142 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 74.83% 77.60% 71.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 40
Average daily rate £325 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.17 £31.56 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Local Government
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (15.38%) AppSense
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) XenApp
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) MS Project
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) PMP
5 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) ISEB
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
6 1 (7.69%) Security Management
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) McAfee
6 1 (7.69%) MSI
6 1 (7.69%) SAP

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 7 (53.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) CESG
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Budget Control
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (15.38%) PMP
2 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CAPM
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) AppSense
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee
3 1 (7.69%) VMware