Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

PRINCE2 Certification
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 91 101
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 -14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 5 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 0.41% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.49% 2.56% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
Cheshire median daily rate £438 £325 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -32.47% +25.00%
10th Percentile £350 £153 £315
90th Percentile £675 £635 £550
North West median daily rate £475 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +46.15% -18.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £25.00
North West median hourly rate - - £25.00

PRINCE2 Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 201 234 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.08% 16.08% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 151 189
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £214 £160 £275
90th Percentile £548 £675 £650
North West median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 29
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +21.18% -0.97%
10th Percentile £14.54 £14.43 £15.92
90th Percentile £33.00 £52.75 £27.50
North West median hourly rate £38.88 £27.50 £30.52
% change year-on-year +41.36% -9.90% +48.88%

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Cheshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Cheshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in Cheshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Cheshire

PRINCE2 Certification
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 PRINCE2 Certification within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +18 1 £650 +319.35%
Crewe - 1 £350 -
PRINCE2 Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 PRINCE2 Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Product Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCDP
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System

PRINCE2 Certification
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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCDP
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco