The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 Certification over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 49 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 3 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.73% 2.21% 3.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.82% 9.52% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +10.71%
PRINCE2 Certification
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
44 63 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.65% 23.16% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 38
Average daily rate £344 £370 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

PRINCE2 Certification Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

PRINCE2 Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -22 1 £500 +17.64% 2
Bedford - - - -
PRINCE2 Certification
East of England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Certification.

1 15 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) EPoS
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) PMP
4 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Legal
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (13.33%) MS Project
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) Confluence
6 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Taleo
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Front Office
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Support Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) EPoS
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) PMP
1 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) Lotus
2 1 (6.67%) i-GRasp