The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills 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 over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 12 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 57 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.15% 7.39% 11.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.64% 9.68% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 14 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £430 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £343 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £31.03 £23.34
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +32.92%
PRINCE2
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
418 217 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.13% 76.41% 74.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 127 183
Average daily rate £425 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £17.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £44.00 £103.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

PRINCE2
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 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 -5 29 £450 - 1
Bedford +10 6 £305 - 2
Dunstable - - - -
PRINCE2
East of England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 64 (54.70%) Project Management
2 40 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (32.48%) Finance
4 28 (23.93%) Waterfall
5 23 (19.66%) Scrum
5 23 (19.66%) Retail
6 22 (18.80%) MS Project
6 22 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (16.24%) SAP
9 18 (15.38%) Oracle
9 18 (15.38%) ERP
9 18 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 17 (14.53%) Agresso
10 17 (14.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (14.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
12 15 (12.82%) PMI Certification
12 15 (12.82%) E-Commerce
13 14 (11.97%) Oracle General Ledger
14 13 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
14 13 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
14 13 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
14 13 (11.11%) PMP
15 12 (10.26%) MS Office
16 10 (8.55%) ITIL
16 10 (8.55%) Service Delivery
16 10 (8.55%) Business Analysis
17 9 (7.69%) Project Planning
17 9 (7.69%) Degree

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) Confluence
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (18.80%) MS Project
2 12 (10.26%) MS Office
3 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (14.53%) Agresso
2 14 (11.97%) Oracle General Ledger
3 13 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 13 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (3.42%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.85%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) Internet
2 2 (1.71%) IP Telephony
2 2 (1.71%) Firewall
2 2 (1.71%) PBX
2 2 (1.71%) WAN
2 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 38 (32.48%) Finance
2 23 (19.66%) Retail
3 7 (5.98%) General Ledger
4 5 (4.27%) Legal
5 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (62.39%) Project Manager
2 22 (18.80%) Analyst
3 14 (11.97%) Business Analyst
4 9 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 6 (5.13%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (5.13%) PMO Manager
5 6 (5.13%) Junior Project Manager
5 6 (5.13%) Junior
6 5 (4.27%) Senior Manager
6 5 (4.27%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (4.27%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (3.42%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (3.42%) Assistant Project Manager
8 3 (2.56%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (2.56%) Senior Digital Project Manager
8 3 (2.56%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.56%) Supply Chain Manager
9 2 (1.71%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) .NET
1 1 (0.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) Data Integration
2 5 (4.27%) User Experience
2 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) EPoS
4 3 (2.56%) PMI
4 3 (2.56%) Economics
5 2 (1.71%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (54.70%) Project Management
2 40 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (23.93%) Waterfall
4 23 (19.66%) Scrum
5 22 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (15.38%) ERP
8 17 (14.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (12.82%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.55%) ITIL
10 10 (8.55%) Service Delivery
10 10 (8.55%) Business Analysis
11 9 (7.69%) Project Planning
11 9 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (7.69%) PRINCE
12 6 (5.13%) Resource Management
12 6 (5.13%) Change Management
12 6 (5.13%) Portfolio Management
13 5 (4.27%) Revenue Management
13 5 (4.27%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 18 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 17 (14.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 15 (12.82%) PMI Certification
4 13 (11.11%) PMP
5 9 (7.69%) Degree
6 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.13%) ISEB
7 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.71%) CCNA
8 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) P3O
3 2 (1.71%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 19 (16.24%) SAP
2 18 (15.38%) Oracle
3 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.42%) Planview
4 4 (3.42%) CA
5 3 (2.56%) Cisco
6 2 (1.71%) BT
6 2 (1.71%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.71%) Aastra
7 1 (0.85%) Lotus
7 1 (0.85%) Citrix
7 1 (0.85%) Primavera
7 1 (0.85%) i-GRasp
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian