Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 6 months to 22 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.

PRINCE 2
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 61 36
Rank change year-on-year +13 -25 +14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 43 37 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.22% 2.53% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 2.94% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 66
Cheshire median daily rate £438 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.67% +14.65%
10th Percentile £309 £232 £313
90th Percentile £674 £502 £629
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Cheshire median hourly rate £11.71 £21.05 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.36% -15.82% -28.57%
10th Percentile £11.55 £19.90 £21.25
90th Percentile £11.88 £22.19 £28.25
North West median hourly rate £12.84 £14.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year -12.95% -37.89% -32.14%

PRINCE2 is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1115 1260 1737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.52% 86.01% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 904 1144
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £241 £277
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.94%
10th Percentile £10.80 £13.00 £12.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Cheshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Cheshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Cheshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Cheshire

PRINCE2
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 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 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 +17 18 £403 +0.63% 1
Crewe -2 12 £500 +203.03%
Knutsford -18 2 £625 +92.31% 2
Wilmslow - 1 £275 - 1
PRINCE2
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 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.

1 36 (83.72%) Project Management
2 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (37.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (32.56%) Finance
5 10 (23.26%) ITIL
6 9 (20.93%) PRINCE
7 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
8 7 (16.28%) Change Management
8 7 (16.28%) SFIA
9 6 (13.95%) IT Strategy
9 6 (13.95%) Programme Management
9 6 (13.95%) Data Management
9 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (13.95%) Project Governance
10 5 (11.63%) Supplier Management
10 5 (11.63%) Banking
10 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (11.63%) Programme Delivery
10 5 (11.63%) Coaching
10 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
10 5 (11.63%) PMO
11 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
11 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
12 3 (6.98%) Customer Engagement
12 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (6.98%) Office 365
12 3 (6.98%) DevOps
12 3 (6.98%) Network Design

PRINCE2
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 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.65%) SAP CRM
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) PaaS
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Skype
1 2 (4.65%) SMS
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) Ingres
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Law
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Public Sector Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Banking Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Business Change Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Project Officer
6 2 (4.65%) Public Sector Programme Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Support Officer
6 2 (4.65%) Transformation Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.65%) Life Science
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Project Management
2 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (37.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (23.26%) ITIL
5 9 (20.93%) PRINCE
6 7 (16.28%) Change Management
6 7 (16.28%) SFIA
7 6 (13.95%) Data Management
7 6 (13.95%) IT Strategy
7 6 (13.95%) Programme Management
7 6 (13.95%) Project Governance
8 5 (11.63%) Coaching
8 5 (11.63%) Programme Delivery
8 5 (11.63%) Supplier Management
9 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
10 3 (6.98%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (6.98%) DevOps
10 3 (6.98%) Network Design
10 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
10 3 (6.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.98%) CCDP
3 3 (6.98%) CCIE
3 3 (6.98%) CCNP
3 3 (6.98%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.98%) CISM
3 3 (6.98%) CISSP
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
2 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) AppSense
4 1 (2.33%) Capita
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix