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 25 June 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.

PRINCE
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 79 69
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.63% 0.33% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.39% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year +116.66% -  

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 527 769 840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.65% 83.86% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 560 505
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 32
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +52.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 25 June 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 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -
PRINCE
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) PMI Certification
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
3 5 (45.45%) PMI
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) RUP
6 2 (18.18%) MCSE
6 2 (18.18%) MCSA
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) CCNA
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) ITSM
6 2 (18.18%) Service Management

PRINCE
Co-occurring 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 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Gradle
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Change Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
2 2 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Migration Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) EJB
1 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) JMS
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
1 1 (9.09%) Servlets
1 1 (9.09%) Struts
1 1 (9.09%) Struts2
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) WSDL
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) RUP
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) ITSM
5 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) ABAP
1 1 (9.09%) Groovy
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) PMI Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSA
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Chordiant
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware