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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 24 7 19
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 17 73 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.50% 14.29% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 17.46% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 54 5
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£433 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £338 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £585 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.03%
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
309 418 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.75% 81.80% 63.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 278 75
Average daily rate £425 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Average hourly rate £51.30 £26.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.30% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -9 9 £450 -5.26% 1
Dunstable -1 2 £413 -14.06%
Bedford -1 1 £440 +8.27% 1
PRINCE2
East of England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 17 (36.17%) Project Management
2 13 (27.66%) Finance
3 12 (25.53%) PMI Certification
3 12 (25.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.28%) PMP
6 9 (19.15%) Project Planning
6 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (17.02%) Migration
7 8 (17.02%) Retail
7 8 (17.02%) PRINCE
8 7 (14.89%) ITIL
8 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
9 6 (12.77%) Scrum
9 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
10 5 (10.64%) Windows
10 5 (10.64%) MS Project
10 5 (10.64%) SDLC
11 4 (8.51%) Change Management
11 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
11 4 (8.51%) Information Security
11 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
11 4 (8.51%) Oracle
11 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
11 4 (8.51%) ERP
11 4 (8.51%) Citrix
11 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (8.51%) ETL

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Project
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Agresso
1 1 (2.13%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
1 2 (4.26%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) WAN
1 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.13%) Extranet
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) OLAP
2 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Senior Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Programme Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Head of IT
6 2 (4.26%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.26%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Database Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.13%) CSS
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
1 1 (2.13%) XML
1 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.26%) FMCG
3 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.26%) PMI
3 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Project Management
2 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) Project Planning
3 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.02%) PRINCE
4 8 (17.02%) Migration
5 7 (14.89%) ITIL
5 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
6 6 (12.77%) Scrum
7 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.64%) SDLC
8 4 (8.51%) Change Management
8 4 (8.51%) ERP
8 4 (8.51%) ETL
8 4 (8.51%) Information Security
8 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.38%) WFM
9 3 (6.38%) CRM
9 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.38%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) XPath
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 12 (25.53%) PMI Certification
2 10 (21.28%) PMP
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.38%) MCSE
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
5 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) APMP
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) MCITP
6 1 (2.13%) CCIE
6 1 (2.13%) CCNP
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) CCDA
6 1 (2.13%) CISSP
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) XenApp
2 1 (2.13%) vSphere
2 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Citrix
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Ceridian
5 1 (2.13%) Tableau
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Cognos