The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 10 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 6.90% - 20.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% - 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
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£320 - £230
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 - £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £33.28 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +5.64%
PRINCE2
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42 56 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 72.41% 77.78% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 15
Average daily rate £425 £270 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £398 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% -53.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Bedford region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

PRINCE2
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2.

1 4 (66.67%) MS Project
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Project
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Assistant Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft