The first table below looks at the demand for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East of England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 136 96 120
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +24
Contract jobs citing PMP 12 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.93% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 5.13% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £328 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £770 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £37.75 £38.00 £38.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.65% -2.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.53 £36.49
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +0.10%
Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
529 409 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.81% 18.11% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 212 303
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 50 69
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.80 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.09% +19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
PMP
England

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

PMP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

PMP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -8 7 £425 +13.33% 1
Essex -28 4 £413 +17.85% 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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
1 22 (95.65%) Project Management
2 20 (86.96%) PRINCE2
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) MS Project
5 8 (34.78%) ITIL
5 8 (34.78%) Change Management
6 7 (30.43%) Degree
7 6 (26.09%) Altiris
7 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
7 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (26.09%) Project Planning
8 5 (21.74%) PRINCE
8 5 (21.74%) MCSE
8 5 (21.74%) Service Management
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (17.39%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
10 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
10 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (13.04%) Change Control
11 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
11 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
11 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (8.70%) JIRA
11 2 (8.70%) QA
11 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (8.70%) Microsoft

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Project
2 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) 3G
1 1 (4.35%) MPLS
1 1 (4.35%) 2G
1 1 (4.35%) LTE
1 1 (4.35%) 4G
1 1 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Programme Manager
2 4 (17.39%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Web Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Development Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Project Management
2 20 (86.96%) PRINCE2
3 8 (34.78%) Change Management
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) Project Planning
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (21.74%) Service Management
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) PRINCE
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) Change Control
7 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
8 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.35%) SIEM
9 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
9 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) PMI Certification
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) MCSE
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Altiris
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds