The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 69 80 66
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing PMP 12 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.13% 1.00% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.48% 4.14% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate £400 £280 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -34.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £21.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+88.37% -43.04%
PMP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
268 314 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.24% 24.19% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 179 169
Average daily rate £410 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +153.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £56.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMP across the Buckinghamshire region.

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Buckinghamshire region.

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

PMP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 10 £400 +46.78% 1
PMP
South East

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP.

1 25 (96.15%) PMI Certification
2 22 (84.62%) PRINCE2
3 16 (61.54%) Project Management
4 12 (46.15%) Finance
5 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (34.62%) MS Project
7 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
8 6 (23.08%) Spanish Language
9 5 (19.23%) MS Office
9 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (19.23%) CAPM
9 5 (19.23%) Logistics
9 5 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (19.23%) Banking
9 5 (19.23%) PMBOK
10 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
10 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
11 3 (11.54%) ERP
11 3 (11.54%) Marketing
11 3 (11.54%) Retail
11 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
12 2 (7.69%) SDLC
12 2 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
12 2 (7.69%) SCCM
12 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
12 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
12 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Project
2 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
3 5 (19.23%) MS Office
3 5 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) ATM
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) WLAN
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Spanish Language
3 5 (19.23%) Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Marketing
4 3 (11.54%) Retail
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
5 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (7.69%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (3.85%) Games
6 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Project Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Project Manager
3 6 (23.08%) IT Manager
3 6 (23.08%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Integration Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Integration Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) PMO Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Senior IT Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) ERP Manager
5 3 (11.54%) ERP Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Supply Chain Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Supply Chain Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Supply Chain Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) PRINCE2
2 16 (61.54%) Project Management
3 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) Logistics
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) ERP
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
7 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
8 1 (3.85%) PDM
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) VBA
1 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (96.15%) PMI Certification
2 5 (19.23%) CAPM
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CISSP
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) PMBOK
2 2 (7.69%) GxP
3 1 (3.85%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Planview