The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 21 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 13 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.55% 2.79% 6.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 3.11% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 17
Median daily rate £410 £473 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.22% -5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £363 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.88
% change year-on-year
- -1.34%

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
254 289 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.81% 89.47% 84.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 202 261
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £609 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +111.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £21.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +10 4 £431 -17.85% 2
Bedford - 3 £275 -
Dunstable - 2 - -
PRINCE2
East of England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 18 (78.26%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) People Management
6 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
6 3 (13.04%) SDLC
6 3 (13.04%) Service Design
6 3 (13.04%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) VMware
6 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
7 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
7 2 (8.70%) Finance
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Advertising
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) MPLS
7 2 (8.70%) PMI

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
2 2 (8.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) OLAP
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Project Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) WAN Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SOC Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) PMI
2 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) People Management
5 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) Service Design
5 3 (13.04%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
6 2 (8.70%) Server Building
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.70%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PgMP
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
3 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
3 2 (8.70%) Hortonworks
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau