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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 13 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.79% 9.33% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 11.11% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate
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£440 £406 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% +25.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.03%
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 63 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 75.00% 84.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 8
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix