Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 26 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15 -14
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 37 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.42% 5.24% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.16% 5.96% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 8
Bedfordshire median daily rate £465 £450 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -8.63% +19.39%
10th Percentile £255 £279 £379
90th Percentile £525 £560 £688
East of England median daily rate £438 £400 £418
% change year-on-year +9.38% -4.19% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -68.28% - +2.47%

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 517 587 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.76% 87.87% 84.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 415 343
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £255 £283 £255
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.58 £27.75 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.24% -21.83% +36.54%
10th Percentile £13.79 £10.87 £11.59
90th Percentile £20.14 £50.51 £47.89
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -41.67% +11.11% +13.68%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Luton +12 16 £473 -12.09% 2
Bedford +9 10 £460 +67.27% 6
Dunstable -8 5 - -
Henlow +1 1 - -
PRINCE2
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 20 (54.05%) Project Management
2 18 (48.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) Finance
4 9 (24.32%) Migration
5 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
5 7 (18.92%) Citrix
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (18.92%) Office 365
5 7 (18.92%) Email Migration
6 6 (16.22%) Fat Client
6 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
6 6 (16.22%) PMI Certification
6 6 (16.22%) Thin Client
6 6 (16.22%) Windows
6 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco
7 5 (13.51%) MPLS
7 5 (13.51%) VMware
7 5 (13.51%) IP Telephony
7 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
7 5 (13.51%) Project Governance
8 4 (10.81%) Change Control
8 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (10.81%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
8 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (10.81%) Retail
8 4 (10.81%) QA

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 (8.11%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (18.92%) Office 365
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) IP Telephony
1 5 (13.51%) MPLS
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Big Data
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Military
5 1 (2.70%) Automotive
5 1 (2.70%) Local Government
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Project Manager
2 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Manager
2 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (13.51%) IT Manager
3 5 (13.51%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) SAP Manager
5 3 (8.11%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Analytics Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Big Data Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Engineering Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Fat Client
1 6 (16.22%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) PMI
2 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
1 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
1 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Project Management
2 18 (48.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) Migration
5 7 (18.92%) Email Migration
6 5 (13.51%) Project Governance
7 4 (10.81%) Change Control
7 4 (10.81%) Decision-Making
7 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.81%) Network Segmentation
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.11%) Analytics
8 3 (8.11%) Conflict Management
8 3 (8.11%) CRM
8 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
8 3 (8.11%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.41%) Budget Control
9 2 (5.41%) Customer Analytics
9 2 (5.41%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (16.22%) PMI Certification
3 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) PMP
4 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) APMP
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) PMO
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
2 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Citrix
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Xerox
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Nortel