The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 28 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
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 25 25
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 12 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.37% 3.75% 4.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 4.65% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 13
Median daily rate £438 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £309 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £553 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -0.60% +3.75%  
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 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 321 258 294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.17% 80.63% 86.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1060 756 834
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £619 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 43
Median hourly rate £25.50 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.78% +26.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £45.21 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £50.78 £51.30
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 Bedfordshire

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Bedfordshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Bedfordshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 in Bedfordshire

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Bedfordshire

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable +2 2 - -
Bedford -5 2 £269 -32.81%
Henlow - 2 £375 -
Luton -8 1 £500 +23.45% 3
PRINCE2
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 17 (70.83%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) Retail
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (16.67%) Office 365
4 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) Degree
5 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.50%) Finance
5 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security
5 3 (12.50%) Compliance Management
6 2 (8.33%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 2 (8.33%) Prototyping
6 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Telecoms

PRINCE2
Co-occurring 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 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.17%) MPLS
3 1 (4.17%) Skype
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) TestPartner
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Office 365 Manager
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) PDA
3 1 (4.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Compliance Management
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.33%) Dependency Management
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security Management
6 2 (8.33%) ISMS
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) CISA
4 2 (8.33%) CISM
4 2 (8.33%) CISSP
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (4.17%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.17%) DameWare
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Citrix
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
Luton, Bedfordshire
Empiric
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago