The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE2 Certification
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 18 19 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 1 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.99% 5.88% 3.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 27.03% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £350 £525 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +29.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -13.59% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +72.72% -38.88%  

PRINCE2 Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Luton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Luton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 11 37 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 10.89% 21.76% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 17
Median daily rate £425 £418 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% -3.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £588 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £50.54 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +124.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing PRINCE2 Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Luton

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in Luton

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Luton region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware