The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 161 167 162
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing PMP 34 46 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.73% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 3.98% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 27
Average daily rate
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£474 £493 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.80% +1.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £665 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.75 £36.53
% change year-on-year
-4.63% +3.35%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
816 1155 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.03% 18.35% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 814 645
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 35
Average hourly rate £20.75 £22.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -46.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £39.65 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PMP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 54 (96.43%) PMI Certification
2 47 (83.93%) PRINCE2
3 38 (67.86%) Project Management
4 25 (44.64%) Finance
5 19 (33.93%) Degree
6 14 (25.00%) MS Project
7 13 (23.21%) ITIL
7 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (19.64%) Change Management
9 11 (19.64%) PMI
10 9 (16.07%) Programme Management
10 9 (16.07%) Banking
10 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
12 7 (12.50%) Service Management
12 7 (12.50%) WorldPay
13 6 (10.71%) People Management
13 6 (10.71%) IaaS
13 6 (10.71%) Release Management
13 6 (10.71%) Requirements Engineering
13 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
13 6 (10.71%) Network Management
13 6 (10.71%) ITSM
13 6 (10.71%) Information Security
13 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
13 6 (10.71%) CMDB
13 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
13 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (10.71%) MS Office

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Lync
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) MS Project
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.79%) SAP WM
1 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) MPLS
2 1 (1.79%) OSPF
2 1 (1.79%) BGP
2 1 (1.79%) Wireless
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (1.79%) Multicast
2 1 (1.79%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) Big Data
2 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
General
1 25 (44.64%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.36%) Legal
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Law
6 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Programme Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 4 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Risk Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.79%) Consultant
8 1 (1.79%) Coordinator
8 1 (1.79%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) EDI
1 1 (1.79%) XML
1 1 (1.79%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) PMI
2 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.71%) CMDB
4 3 (5.36%) Economics
4 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.57%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.79%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Open Source
6 1 (1.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) UNIX
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) PRINCE2
2 38 (67.86%) Project Management
3 13 (23.21%) ITIL
3 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (19.64%) Change Management
6 9 (16.07%) Programme Management
7 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 7 (12.50%) Service Management
9 6 (10.71%) People Management
9 6 (10.71%) Release Management
9 6 (10.71%) Requirements Engineering
9 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
9 6 (10.71%) Network Management
9 6 (10.71%) ITSM
9 6 (10.71%) Information Security
9 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
9 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.93%) CRM
10 5 (8.93%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) C
1 1 (1.79%) C#
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (96.43%) PMI Certification
2 19 (33.93%) Degree
3 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (8.93%) APMP
5 4 (7.14%) CISA
5 4 (7.14%) GIAC
5 4 (7.14%) CISSP
6 2 (3.57%) PgMP
7 1 (1.79%) CCNA
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.79%) MBA
7 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) WorldPay
2 5 (8.93%) Cisco
3 4 (7.14%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) Dell
4 3 (5.36%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Juniper
6 1 (1.79%) NetApp
6 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.79%) F5
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