The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PRINCE 2
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 16 15 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 3 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 2.94% 7.14% 6.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 7.95% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
Median daily rate £425 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.04% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £430 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £525 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.13
% change year-on-year - -5.57%  

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 Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 91 151 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 89.22% 89.88% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 100 121
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.21% +123.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Luton

PRINCE2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 in Luton

PRINCE2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 in Luton

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Luton region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Advertising
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (14.29%) Service Design
5 1 (14.29%) Compliance Management
5 1 (14.29%) PMO
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Migration

PRINCE2
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Director
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Service Design Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Compliance Management
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Service Design
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) VMware