Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 33 24
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 22 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.48% 3.94% 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 4.41% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 26
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £410 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -6.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £150 £300 £331
90th Percentile £715 £633 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £44.66 £40.50
% change year-on-year -44.02% +10.26% -10.00%

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 561 521 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.77% 89.21% 88.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 372 402
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £153 £263 £287
90th Percentile £600 £575 £613
East of England median daily rate £440 £405 £413
% change year-on-year +8.64% -1.82% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 46
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £14.00 £45.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.21% -68.96% +150.61%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.30 £16.75
90th Percentile £36.25 £18.00 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £34.50 £27.44
% change year-on-year -44.93% +25.73% +9.76%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -3 12 £510 +16.57% 3
Bedford -5 3 £150 -60.00%
Dunstable -1 2 - -
PRINCE2
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 16 (72.73%) Project Management
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) SDLC
4 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 6 (27.27%) Line Management
4 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) Retail
5 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (18.18%) Project Governance
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (18.18%) CISSP
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 4 (18.18%) CISA
6 4 (18.18%) CISM
6 4 (18.18%) Information Security
6 4 (18.18%) Infotainment
6 4 (18.18%) Decision-Making
7 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
7 3 (13.64%) Information Security Management
7 3 (13.64%) Security Management
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (13.64%) Mobile Commerce

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.55%) Asana
2 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Automotive
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Security Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Web Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Web Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Information Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Junior
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Infotainment
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Project Management
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) SDLC
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL
4 6 (27.27%) Line Management
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
6 4 (18.18%) Decision-Making
6 4 (18.18%) Information Security
6 4 (18.18%) Project Governance
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
7 3 (13.64%) Information Security Management
7 3 (13.64%) ISMS
7 3 (13.64%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Security Management
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (18.18%) CISA
3 4 (18.18%) CISM
3 4 (18.18%) CISSP
4 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 2 (9.09%) PMP
5 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 3 (13.64%) PMO
3 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
3 1 (4.55%) Brocade
3 1 (4.55%) Capita
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter