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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 24 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 15 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.52% 6.22% 8.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 7.62% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 16
Average daily rate £405 £500 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +20.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.07
% change year-on-year
- -23.74%
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
296 315 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.16% 81.61% 70.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 250 116
Average daily rate £450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 2 £525 +5.00% 6
PRINCE2
East of England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 20 (66.67%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (23.33%) Project Planning
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (13.33%) SAP
6 4 (13.33%) Retail
6 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.00%) VB6
7 3 (10.00%) Marketing
7 3 (10.00%) QA
7 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) PMP
7 3 (10.00%) VB
7 3 (10.00%) MS Project
7 3 (10.00%) Finance
7 3 (10.00%) Service Management
8 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
8 2 (6.67%) webMethods
8 2 (6.67%) Workflow
8 2 (6.67%) Information Security
8 2 (6.67%) VMware
8 2 (6.67%) MS Office

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Project
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LAN
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) MPLS
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
General
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Local Government
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Programme Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Service Design Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Transition Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) PMO Lead
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.67%) PMI
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Solaris
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Project Planning
3 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) Information Security
7 2 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (6.67%) RUP
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.67%) UML
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) VB
1 3 (10.00%) VB6
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (10.00%) PMP
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.33%) APMP
5 1 (3.33%) BICSI Certification
5 1 (3.33%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (3.33%) CIPD
5 1 (3.33%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) webMethods
4 1 (3.33%) Avaya
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
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