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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 18 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 31 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.64% 9.85% 14.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.28% 13.24% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £375 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +10.23%
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
334 204 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.27% 74.45% 72.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 125 114
Average daily rate £450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -51.89%
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 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 24 December 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 24 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 -18 12 £425 - 4
Bedford - 4 £320 -
Dunstable - - - -
PRINCE2
East of England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 62 (61.39%) Project Management
2 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (28.71%) Finance
3 29 (28.71%) Scrum
4 27 (26.73%) Waterfall
5 21 (20.79%) Retail
6 20 (19.80%) MS Project
6 20 (19.80%) E-Commerce
6 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (18.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 15 (14.85%) ERP
8 15 (14.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (13.86%) Oracle
9 14 (13.86%) Agresso
9 14 (13.86%) SAP
10 13 (12.87%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (11.88%) Oracle General Ledger
11 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
11 12 (11.88%) Oracle Payables
11 12 (11.88%) Oracle Receivables
11 12 (11.88%) Oracle Assets
12 9 (8.91%) PMI Certification
12 9 (8.91%) MS Office
13 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
13 8 (7.92%) Project Planning
13 8 (7.92%) PRINCE
13 8 (7.92%) PMP
13 8 (7.92%) Legal
14 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (2.97%) Confluence
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.99%) CMS
3 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (19.80%) MS Project
2 9 (8.91%) MS Office
3 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Agresso
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (4.95%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.99%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Taleo
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) Firewall
2 1 (0.99%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.99%) PBX
2 1 (0.99%) WAN
2 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) JIRA
General
1 29 (28.71%) Finance
2 21 (20.79%) Retail
3 8 (7.92%) Legal
4 4 (3.96%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.99%) Front Office
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 76 (75.25%) Project Manager
2 11 (10.89%) Analyst
3 9 (8.91%) IT Project Manager
4 8 (7.92%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 5 (4.95%) Junior
6 5 (4.95%) PMO Manager
6 5 (4.95%) Junior Project Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Integration Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Senior Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Integration Project Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Senior Digital Project Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Supply Chain Manager
9 2 (1.98%) Security Project Manager
9 2 (1.98%) Assistant Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) EPoS
1 4 (3.96%) Economics
1 4 (3.96%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.97%) User Experience
3 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.98%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (1.98%) PMI
3 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.99%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.99%) Linux
1 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (61.39%) Project Management
2 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (28.71%) Scrum
4 27 (26.73%) Waterfall
5 20 (19.80%) E-Commerce
5 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (14.85%) ERP
8 13 (12.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (7.92%) Project Planning
9 8 (7.92%) PRINCE
10 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.93%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (5.94%) Business Analysis
11 6 (5.94%) Resource Management
11 6 (5.94%) Revenue Management
12 5 (4.95%) Performance Management
12 5 (4.95%) Data Management
12 5 (4.95%) Change Management
12 5 (4.95%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 15 (14.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (8.91%) PMI Certification
4 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.92%) PMP
5 7 (6.93%) Degree
6 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.99%) CCNA
8 1 (0.99%) ISEB
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.99%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) P3O
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) Oracle
1 14 (13.86%) SAP
2 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) CA
3 5 (4.95%) Planview
4 4 (3.96%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.99%) Aastra
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco
5 1 (0.99%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.99%) Lotus
5 1 (0.99%) BT
5 1 (0.99%) i-GRasp