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 24 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 75 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing PMP 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.69% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.88% 4.22% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £107 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+250.46% -73.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.37% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 - £35.03
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
372 166 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.52% 16.32% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 87 83
Average daily rate £350 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 8 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.82 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.53% -29.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.45 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 2014. 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
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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 -7 2 - -
Amersham - 1 - -
PMP
South East

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 22 (95.65%) PMI Certification
2 19 (82.61%) PRINCE2
3 14 (60.87%) MS Project
4 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
4 13 (56.52%) Project Management
5 11 (47.83%) Project Planning
6 10 (43.48%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) Banking
8 5 (21.74%) Spanish Language
8 5 (21.74%) Validation
8 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
9 4 (17.39%) PMI
10 3 (13.04%) WAN
10 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
10 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
10 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (13.04%) Line Management
11 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (8.70%) Data Validation
11 2 (8.70%) LAN
11 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (8.70%) Cisco
11 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
11 2 (8.70%) CCNA
11 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
12 1 (4.35%) Middleware
12 1 (4.35%) MPLS
12 1 (4.35%) Change Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 14 (60.87%) MS Project
2 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) ATM
3 1 (4.35%) MPLS
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
3 5 (21.74%) Spanish Language
4 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Programme Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) PMO Lead
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) EPoS
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) PRINCE2
2 13 (56.52%) Project Management
3 11 (47.83%) Project Planning
4 5 (21.74%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Line Management
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Validation
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.35%) Logistics
7 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GxP
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle