The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for PRINCE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 76 65
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 7 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.30% 0.82% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.98% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Median daily rate £425 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £391 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -19.19%  

PRINCE is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 454 816 672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.54% 84.04% 82.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 511 436
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 33
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £16.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

PRINCE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing PRINCE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE in Cheshire

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE in Cheshire

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE in Cheshire

PRINCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE in Cheshire

PRINCE
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £375 - 1
Knutsford +5 2 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £495 -
PRINCE
North West

PRINCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for PRINCE.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) RUP
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) PMI
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Project Governance
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Struts2
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Groovy
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere

PRINCE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Gradle
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Change Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Migration Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) EJB
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) Servlets
1 1 (14.29%) Struts
1 1 (14.29%) Struts2
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) WSDL
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) RUP
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Project Governance
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) CMMI
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
1 1 (14.29%) Groovy
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Chordiant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
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