The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 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 2
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 40 27
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.44% 0.91% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.17% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £238 £277 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.33% -40.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.29% -20.63%  

PRINCE2 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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 119 171 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 85.61% 78.08% 88.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 156 112
Median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% -39.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £20.78 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Chester

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Chester

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) PMO
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) DameWare
3 1 (20.00%) Legal

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) ICT Manager
2 2 (40.00%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) DameWare
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft