Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 40 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15 -11
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 29 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.65% 3.33% 4.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 3.89% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 23
Bedfordshire median daily rate £413 £600 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +50.00% -7.78%
10th Percentile £260 £405 £313
90th Percentile £575 £688 £485
East of England median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +1.23% +15.30%

PRINCE2 is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 531 489 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 85.10% 85.79% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 317 351
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £206 £235 £263
90th Percentile £613 £585 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 60
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -62.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.72 £10.00
90th Percentile £50.48 £14.00 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £34.50 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.99% +11.67% +18.23%

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 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Henlow - 5 £363 -
Luton -11 4 £550 -3.08% 2
Bedford +2 3 £281 -32.23%
Dunstable +1 2 - -
PRINCE2
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 20 (68.97%) Project Management
2 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) Retail
4 8 (27.59%) Migration
4 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
5 7 (24.14%) ITIL
5 7 (24.14%) Degree
6 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
6 6 (20.69%) SDLC
6 6 (20.69%) LAN
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) WAN
7 5 (17.24%) CISSP
7 5 (17.24%) CISA
7 5 (17.24%) CISM
7 5 (17.24%) Information Security Management
7 5 (17.24%) Security Management
7 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) JSP 440
7 5 (17.24%) ISMS
7 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
7 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) Mobile Commerce
7 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
7 5 (17.24%) Information Security
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) LAN
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 8 (27.59%) Retail
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Security Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Coordinator
3 4 (13.79%) Data Centre Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) GDPR Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Migration Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Infotainment
4 1 (3.45%) IVR
4 1 (3.45%) PMI
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) AIX
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Solaris
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Project Management
2 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
4 8 (27.59%) Migration
5 7 (24.14%) ITIL
6 6 (20.69%) SDLC
7 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
7 5 (17.24%) Information Security
7 5 (17.24%) Information Security Management
7 5 (17.24%) ISMS
7 5 (17.24%) Mobile Commerce
7 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) Security Management
8 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
8 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
9 3 (10.34%) Compliance Management
9 3 (10.34%) Project Governance
9 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (24.14%) Degree
3 5 (17.24%) CISA
3 5 (17.24%) CISM
3 5 (17.24%) CISSP
4 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
5 3 (10.34%) PMP
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (17.24%) JSP 440
1 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.34%) GDPR
3 2 (6.90%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
2 1 (3.45%) Brocade
2 1 (3.45%) Capita
2 1 (3.45%) Chordiant
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix
2 1 (3.45%) EMC
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) KANA
2 1 (3.45%) NetApp
2 1 (3.45%) Pega
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Siebel