The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 15 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 29 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 14.08% 12.20% 16.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.34% 14.93% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 21
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£450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £370 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £31.03 £23.79
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +30.44%
PRINCE2
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 67 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.75% 81.71% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 42 90
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Luton

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Luton region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 33 (56.90%) Project Management
2 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (41.38%) Waterfall
4 21 (36.21%) Finance
5 19 (32.76%) Scrum
6 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (25.86%) ERP
7 14 (24.14%) Oracle
7 14 (24.14%) SAP
7 14 (24.14%) Agresso
8 13 (22.41%) E-Commerce
9 12 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (20.69%) Oracle General Ledger
10 11 (18.97%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (18.97%) Oracle Receivables
10 11 (18.97%) Oracle Assets
10 11 (18.97%) MS Project
10 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
11 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (17.24%) PMP
11 10 (17.24%) PMI Certification
11 10 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (13.79%) SQL
12 8 (13.79%) Retail
12 8 (13.79%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
13 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
13 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
13 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
13 6 (10.34%) General Ledger

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (1.72%) Confluence
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Project
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) MS Office
4 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Agresso
2 12 (20.69%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (18.97%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (18.97%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (18.97%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (3.45%) CA Clarity
5 1 (1.72%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) PBX
2 2 (3.45%) WAN
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 21 (36.21%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Retail
3 6 (10.34%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (67.24%) Project Manager
2 12 (20.69%) Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Junior
4 5 (8.62%) Junior Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Digital Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) ERP Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) User Experience
1 5 (8.62%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) PMI
3 1 (1.72%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Project Management
2 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (41.38%) Waterfall
4 19 (32.76%) Scrum
5 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (25.86%) ERP
6 13 (22.41%) E-Commerce
7 12 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (13.79%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
10 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
10 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
11 5 (8.62%) Change Management
12 4 (6.90%) PRINCE
13 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (5.17%) Security Management
13 3 (5.17%) Information Security
13 3 (5.17%) Programme Management
14 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) PMP
1 10 (17.24%) PMI Certification
1 10 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) CCNA
4 2 (3.45%) ISEB
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) P3O
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Oracle
1 14 (24.14%) SAP
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) BT
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco
3 2 (3.45%) CA
3 2 (3.45%) Ericsson
3 2 (3.45%) Planview
3 2 (3.45%) Aastra
4 1 (1.72%) Atlassian