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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 13 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 13 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.11% 12.03% 13.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.00% 14.55% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 3
Average daily rate £425 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £318 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £36.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.07
% change year-on-year
- -23.74%
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
100 110 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 85.47% 82.71% 89.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 67 73
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £278 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £42.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -35.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.50 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 11 (55.00%) Project Management
2 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (50.00%) Local Government
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) Migration
5 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (20.00%) PMP
6 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 3 (15.00%) Citrix
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.00%) Lync
8 2 (10.00%) XenApp
8 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) Finance
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) C
8 2 (10.00%) WAN
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (5.00%) Avaya

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 10 (50.00%) Local Government
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) ICT Manager
3 3 (15.00%) ICT Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) PMO Coordinator
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Application Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Application Development Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior ICT Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Project Management
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
8 1 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (5.00%) CRM
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
8 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (20.00%) PMP
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) ECDL
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) AppSense
3 1 (5.00%) Avaya
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) VMware