The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for PRINCE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 36 34 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.36% 0.66% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.74% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £650 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.76% +117.02%  
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 £45.00 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -19.19%  

PRINCE 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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 248 269 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.18% 88.20% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 181 270
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.31% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.40 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

PRINCE
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE in Bedfordshire

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE in Bedfordshire

PRINCE
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE.

1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

PRINCE
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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Rollout Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft