The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PRINCE 2
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 5 13
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.13% 7.69% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 10.00% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £269 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.81% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.29% -20.63%  

PRINCE2 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 33 20 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 84.62% 76.92% 72.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 21
Median daily rate £390 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.55% -0.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Bedford

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Bedford

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Bedford over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Bedford region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Email Migration
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) Server Building
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WLAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
1 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Email Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
3 2 (28.57%) Server Building
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (14.29%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec