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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 173 180 195
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs citing PMP 30 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.71% 2.23% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 20
Average daily rate
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£475 £428 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £349 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £30.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+80.32% +14.01%
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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
808 897 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.91% 15.42% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 627 765
Average daily rate £430 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -29.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.12 £31.67 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

PMP Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 65 (95.59%) PMI Certification
2 50 (73.53%) PRINCE2
3 47 (69.12%) Project Management
4 20 (29.41%) Finance
5 18 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (20.59%) Degree
6 14 (20.59%) SDLC
7 13 (19.12%) PMI
8 10 (14.71%) Programme Management
8 10 (14.71%) Banking
9 9 (13.24%) Migration
9 9 (13.24%) Change Management
9 9 (13.24%) ITIL
9 9 (13.24%) Windows
10 8 (11.76%) PRINCE
10 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
11 7 (10.29%) MS Office
11 7 (10.29%) Scrum
12 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
12 6 (8.82%) Project Planning
12 6 (8.82%) MS Project
12 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
12 6 (8.82%) CRM
12 6 (8.82%) WAN
12 6 (8.82%) Change Control
13 5 (7.35%) LAN
13 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (7.35%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (2.94%) CMS
1 2 (2.94%) Lync
2 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Office
2 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS Project
3 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.47%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.47%) SAP WM
1 1 (1.47%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Yammer
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) WAN
2 5 (7.35%) LAN
3 2 (2.94%) VoIP
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.47%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.47%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Marketing
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.47%) Automotive
6 1 (1.47%) Law
6 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (61.76%) Project Manager
2 6 (8.82%) Analyst
3 5 (7.35%) Programme Manager
3 5 (7.35%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 4 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (4.41%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (4.41%) Data Modeller
5 3 (4.41%) Architect
6 2 (2.94%) Technical Manager
6 2 (2.94%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 2 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (1.47%) Data Architect
7 1 (1.47%) Junior
7 1 (1.47%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (1.47%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (1.47%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) PMI
2 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.41%) NHS
5 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) User Experience
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) CMDB
6 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.47%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.47%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.47%) FMCG
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.47%) PACS
6 1 (1.47%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) UNIX
2 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.47%) AIX
3 1 (1.47%) Solaris
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (73.53%) PRINCE2
2 47 (69.12%) Project Management
3 18 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.59%) SDLC
5 10 (14.71%) Programme Management
6 9 (13.24%) Migration
6 9 (13.24%) ITIL
6 9 (13.24%) Change Management
7 8 (11.76%) PRINCE
8 7 (10.29%) Scrum
8 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.82%) Change Control
9 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.82%) Project Planning
9 6 (8.82%) CRM
10 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.35%) Data Analysis
11 4 (5.88%) Service Management
11 4 (5.88%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) C
2 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (95.59%) PMI Certification
2 14 (20.59%) Degree
3 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (5.88%) APMP
5 3 (4.41%) CAPM
5 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.94%) CISA
6 2 (2.94%) CISSP
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.47%) MCSE
7 1 (1.47%) CCNA
7 1 (1.47%) ISEB
7 1 (1.47%) CISM
7 1 (1.47%) GIAC
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) PgMP
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) COBIT
2 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) P3O
3 1 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.47%) MOM
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle
1 3 (4.41%) Cisco
1 3 (4.41%) Apple
1 3 (4.41%) GoldenSource
2 2 (2.94%) SAP
2 2 (2.94%) WorldPay
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) HP
3 1 (1.47%) Dell
3 1 (1.47%) Citrix
3 1 (1.47%) Avaya
3 1 (1.47%) Juniper
3 1 (1.47%) Lotus
3 1 (1.47%) IBM
3 1 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.47%) LANDesk
3 1 (1.47%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.47%) VMware