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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 79 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing PMP 9 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 0.78% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.41% 4.62% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£375 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -7.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £40.00 £35.05
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +14.12%
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
373 173 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.74% 16.86% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 83 70
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £524 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 4 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £51.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 27 November 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 -20 5 £375 -9.63%
Amersham - 1 - -
PMP
South East

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 19 (95.00%) PMI Certification
2 17 (85.00%) PRINCE2
3 12 (60.00%) Project Management
4 9 (45.00%) MS Project
4 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Project Planning
6 6 (30.00%) Banking
7 5 (25.00%) Financial Institution
7 5 (25.00%) PMI
8 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (20.00%) WAN
8 4 (20.00%) Validation
9 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) LAN
9 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
10 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.00%) CCNA
10 2 (10.00%) Line Management
10 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.00%) Data Validation
10 2 (10.00%) Change Management
10 2 (10.00%) Spanish Language
10 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (5.00%) QA

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 9 (45.00%) MS Project
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) ATM
3 1 (5.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (10.00%) Spanish Language
6 1 (5.00%) Retail
6 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) PMO Lead
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) PMI
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (60.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Validation
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Logistics
7 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
7 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) GxP
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft