The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 284 281 275
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing PMP 333 300 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.66% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.24% 3.34% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 186 154
Average daily rate
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£450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £635 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £393 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £35.13 £41.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% +19.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.53 £39.15 £33.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £44.35 £39.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.13 £41.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +19.28%
PMP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10269 8982 7524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.56% 19.63% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6018 4901 4040
Average daily rate £400 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 425 458
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -29.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PMP Daily Rate Trend in England

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in England

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in England

PMP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

PMP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

PMP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
London +4 168 £450 -2.33% 41
South East -16 78 £438 +6.06% 15
North West -3 27 £450 +12.50% 4
East Midlands +5 18 £400 +25.00% 4
East of England +19 17 £463 +50.40% 7
West Midlands -8 11 £438 -15.04% 4
Yorkshire -8 10 £425 +16.43% 1
South West -26 5 £450 -1.36% 1
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 620 (98.57%) PMI Certification
2 495 (78.70%) PRINCE2
3 416 (66.14%) Project Management
4 218 (34.66%) Finance
5 142 (22.58%) Degree
6 134 (21.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 116 (18.44%) ITIL
8 114 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
9 111 (17.65%) MS Project
10 98 (15.58%) Change Management
11 95 (15.10%) Programme Management
12 92 (14.63%) Banking
13 87 (13.83%) PMI
14 77 (12.24%) MS Excel
15 74 (11.76%) Microsoft
16 65 (10.33%) Telecoms
17 64 (10.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 64 (10.17%) MS Office
18 59 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
19 55 (8.74%) PRINCE
19 55 (8.74%) Risk Management
20 54 (8.59%) SAP
20 54 (8.59%) SharePoint
21 49 (7.79%) APMP
22 48 (7.63%) MS Visio
23 47 (7.47%) Project Planning
24 44 (7.00%) Migration
24 44 (7.00%) Scrum
24 44 (7.00%) Waterfall
25 41 (6.52%) Security Cleared

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 54 (8.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.79%) Drupal
3 3 (0.48%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.48%) Confluence
3 3 (0.48%) SAS
4 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.32%) Documentum
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.16%) Lync
5 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.16%) CMS
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.16%) IIS
5 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.16%) Apache
Applications
1 111 (17.65%) MS Project
2 77 (12.24%) MS Excel
3 64 (10.17%) MS Office
4 48 (7.63%) MS Visio
5 38 (6.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.32%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.27%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.79%) CA PPM
3 4 (0.64%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.48%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.32%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.32%) Agresso
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.16%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.16%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.95%) IaaS
2 4 (0.64%) SaaS
3 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.16%) Yammer
4 1 (0.16%) PaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.18%) WAN
2 19 (3.02%) LAN
3 17 (2.70%) Firewall
4 8 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.95%) DNS
6 5 (0.79%) BGP
6 5 (0.79%) 3G
6 5 (0.79%) MPLS
6 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.79%) Network Security
6 5 (0.79%) LTE
7 4 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (0.64%) Multicast
7 4 (0.64%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (0.64%) OSPF
7 4 (0.64%) 2G
8 3 (0.48%) Wireless
8 3 (0.48%) VPN
8 3 (0.48%) 4G
9 2 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.64%) SAP BI
4 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.64%) QlikView
4 4 (0.64%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.48%) Big Data
5 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.48%) BODI
5 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (1.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.16%) Yeoman
2 1 (0.16%) JUnit
2 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.16%) Maven
2 1 (0.16%) Checkstyle
General
1 218 (34.66%) Finance
2 92 (14.63%) Banking
3 65 (10.33%) Telecoms
4 39 (6.20%) Investment Banking
5 27 (4.29%) Legal
6 26 (4.13%) Manufacturing
7 25 (3.97%) Law
8 23 (3.66%) Retail
9 16 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (2.38%) Marketing
11 14 (2.23%) Front Office
12 9 (1.43%) Publishing
13 8 (1.27%) Automotive
14 7 (1.11%) Advertising
14 7 (1.11%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.95%) Electronics
15 6 (0.95%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.79%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 387 (61.53%) Project Manager
2 44 (7.00%) Analyst
3 40 (6.36%) Programme Manager
4 38 (6.04%) Infrastructure Manager
5 35 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 32 (5.09%) Senior Manager
6 32 (5.09%) IT Project Manager
7 26 (4.13%) Senior Project Manager
7 26 (4.13%) Business Analyst
8 21 (3.34%) Technical Manager
9 19 (3.02%) SAP Manager
10 18 (2.86%) Coordinator
11 17 (2.70%) Technical Project Manager
12 16 (2.54%) Project Coordinator
13 15 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 14 (2.23%) Agile Project Manager
14 14 (2.23%) Delivery Manager
14 14 (2.23%) Consultant
14 14 (2.23%) Test Manager
15 13 (2.07%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.27%) XML
2 6 (0.95%) Middleware
3 3 (0.48%) EDI
3 3 (0.48%) .NET
3 3 (0.48%) Web Services
3 3 (0.48%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.32%) J2EE
5 1 (0.16%) SOAP
5 1 (0.16%) Struts
5 1 (0.16%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.16%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (13.83%) PMI
2 59 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.43%) Economics
6 7 (1.11%) FMCG
7 6 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (0.95%) Human Factors
8 5 (0.79%) CESG
8 5 (0.79%) CMDB
9 4 (0.64%) Kindle
9 4 (0.64%) User Experience
10 3 (0.48%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.48%) Derivative
10 3 (0.48%) Open Source
10 3 (0.48%) IPTV
10 3 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.48%) LIMS
11 2 (0.32%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.50%) Windows
2 16 (2.54%) UNIX
3 9 (1.43%) Linux
4 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.64%) Solaris
5 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.48%) Windows NT
6 3 (0.48%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (78.70%) PRINCE2
2 416 (66.14%) Project Management
3 134 (21.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 116 (18.44%) ITIL
5 114 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (15.58%) Change Management
7 95 (15.10%) Programme Management
8 55 (8.74%) Risk Management
8 55 (8.74%) PRINCE
9 47 (7.47%) Project Planning
10 44 (7.00%) Waterfall
10 44 (7.00%) Migration
10 44 (7.00%) Scrum
11 38 (6.04%) Information Security
11 38 (6.04%) ERP
12 34 (5.41%) Six Sigma
13 31 (4.93%) Service Management
13 31 (4.93%) Business Transformation
13 31 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (4.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (3.66%) C
2 7 (1.11%) Java
3 6 (0.95%) SQL
4 4 (0.64%) ABAP
4 4 (0.64%) PHP
5 1 (0.16%) C#
5 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.16%) VBScript
5 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 620 (98.57%) PMI Certification
2 142 (22.58%) Degree
3 64 (10.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 49 (7.79%) APMP
5 41 (6.52%) Security Cleared
6 33 (5.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 27 (4.29%) SC Cleared
8 19 (3.02%) CISSP
9 16 (2.54%) VCP4
10 12 (1.91%) CISM
10 12 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.59%) PgMP
11 10 (1.59%) GIAC
12 9 (1.43%) ISEB
13 8 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (1.27%) CAPM
14 6 (0.95%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.95%) CCNA
15 5 (0.79%) MAPM
15 5 (0.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.09%) QA
2 12 (1.91%) P3O
3 10 (1.59%) SLA
4 7 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.95%) PMBOK
6 5 (0.79%) FINREP
6 5 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.64%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.48%) COBIT
8 3 (0.48%) BS15000
8 3 (0.48%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.48%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.32%) GxP
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.16%) FATCA
10 1 (0.16%) Basel III
10 1 (0.16%) COREP
10 1 (0.16%) GAMP
System Software
1 11 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.27%) MOM
3 5 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (0.79%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.16%) Netcool
4 1 (0.16%) OPNET
4 1 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 74 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 54 (8.59%) SAP
3 24 (3.82%) Oracle
4 22 (3.50%) Cisco
5 10 (1.59%) Citrix
5 10 (1.59%) HP
5 10 (1.59%) VMware
5 10 (1.59%) F5
6 9 (1.43%) Juniper
7 8 (1.27%) CheckPoint
7 8 (1.27%) Nokia
7 8 (1.27%) Cyber-Ark
8 6 (0.95%) ArcSight
8 6 (0.95%) Planview
8 6 (0.95%) TippingPoint
8 6 (0.95%) Blue Coat
8 6 (0.95%) McAfee
8 6 (0.95%) Primavera
9 5 (0.79%) CA
9 5 (0.79%) Ericsson
London
Annapurna
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Markets Rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £43 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
QA Limited
Rate: £221.25 per week
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
QA Limited
Rate: £221.25 per week
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago