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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 323 345 270
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -75
Contract jobs citing PMP 286 227 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.47% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% 2.74% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 148 208
Average daily rate
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£400 £430 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £283 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +11.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.25 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £42.25 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - £37.00
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
10295 8298 9479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.51% 17.20% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5729 4726 5014
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 373 555
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 30 September 2014.

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
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 30 September 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
London +5 120 £425 -10.52% 38
South East +21 89 £378 -10.11% 20
East of England +1 25 £343 -1.93% 9
North West +2 15 £468 +22.22% 5
South West -24 15 £358 -7.74% 8
East Midlands +14 10 £320 -
West Midlands -20 5 - - 3
Yorkshire -8 4 £438 +75.00% 1
North East -32 3 £275 -
Midlands -1 1 £730 +124.61%
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 600 (97.88%) PMI Certification
2 458 (74.71%) PRINCE2
3 400 (65.25%) Project Management
4 224 (36.54%) Finance
5 138 (22.51%) PMI
6 131 (21.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 112 (18.27%) MS Project
8 104 (16.97%) ITIL
9 97 (15.82%) Microsoft
10 90 (14.68%) Banking
11 88 (14.36%) MS Excel
12 74 (12.07%) Degree
13 73 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
14 70 (11.42%) Telecoms
15 68 (11.09%) Migration
15 68 (11.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 66 (10.77%) PRINCE
17 63 (10.28%) Change Management
18 62 (10.11%) Programme Management
19 51 (8.32%) Risk Management
20 50 (8.16%) Oracle
21 49 (7.99%) Project Planning
22 48 (7.83%) MS Office
23 46 (7.50%) Business Analysis
23 46 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
24 45 (7.34%) SharePoint
24 45 (7.34%) Management Information System
25 44 (7.18%) Service Management
26 43 (7.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 41 (6.69%) MS Visio

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 45 (7.34%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.98%) Lync
3 5 (0.82%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.82%) Confluence
4 3 (0.49%) Drupal
4 3 (0.49%) CMS
5 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.33%) Documentum
5 2 (0.33%) SAS
5 2 (0.33%) IIS
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.16%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.16%) Apache
6 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.16%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.16%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.16%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 112 (18.27%) MS Project
2 88 (14.36%) MS Excel
3 48 (7.83%) MS Office
4 41 (6.69%) MS Visio
4 41 (6.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.47%) CA Clarity
2 5 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.49%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.33%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.16%) Maximo
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.16%) HFM
6 1 (0.16%) Agresso
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.98%) Office 365
2 4 (0.65%) SaaS
3 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.94%) LAN
1 18 (2.94%) WAN
2 11 (1.79%) Firewall
3 10 (1.63%) Internet
4 9 (1.47%) SAN
4 9 (1.47%) LTE
5 8 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.31%) DNS
6 7 (1.14%) UMTS
6 7 (1.14%) 3G
6 7 (1.14%) Intranet
7 6 (0.98%) Wireless
7 6 (0.98%) 2G
7 6 (0.98%) GPRS
8 5 (0.82%) GSM
8 5 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.82%) CDMA
8 5 (0.82%) 4G
9 4 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (0.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.98%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.49%) Big Data
5 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.33%) DB2
6 1 (0.16%) MS Access
6 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.16%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.16%) QlikView
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.16%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 9 (1.47%) JIRA
2 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.16%) TestLink
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.16%) MSI
3 1 (0.16%) LabVIEW
General
1 224 (36.54%) Finance
2 90 (14.68%) Banking
3 70 (11.42%) Telecoms
4 37 (6.04%) Retail
5 21 (3.43%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.43%) Legal
6 20 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 20 (3.26%) Marketing
7 14 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.12%) Law
9 12 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.96%) Back Office
10 11 (1.79%) Front Office
11 10 (1.63%) Electronics
12 9 (1.47%) Automotive
13 5 (0.82%) Advertising
13 5 (0.82%) Publishing
13 5 (0.82%) Billing
13 5 (0.82%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 380 (61.99%) Project Manager
2 53 (8.65%) Analyst
3 40 (6.53%) Programme Manager
4 39 (6.36%) IT Project Manager
5 33 (5.38%) Senior Manager
6 30 (4.89%) Senior Project Manager
6 30 (4.89%) Infrastructure Manager
7 29 (4.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 24 (3.92%) Business Analyst
8 24 (3.92%) Technical Manager
9 23 (3.75%) Technical Project Manager
10 22 (3.59%) PMO Analyst
11 16 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 16 (2.61%) OSS Project Manager
12 15 (2.45%) Coordinator
12 15 (2.45%) Delivery Manager
12 15 (2.45%) Project Coordinator
13 14 (2.28%) Project Analyst
14 11 (1.79%) Service Manager
15 10 (1.63%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.96%) Middleware
2 8 (1.31%) .NET
3 6 (0.98%) Application Packaging
3 6 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (0.82%) J2EE
5 4 (0.65%) XML
5 4 (0.65%) HTML
6 3 (0.49%) Web Services
6 3 (0.49%) Flash
7 1 (0.16%) EDI
7 1 (0.16%) SAML
7 1 (0.16%) JSP
7 1 (0.16%) Servlets
7 1 (0.16%) OLE
7 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 138 (22.51%) PMI
2 46 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (7.34%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.63%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.31%) Economics
7 6 (0.98%) FMCG
7 6 (0.98%) Kindle
8 4 (0.65%) Market Risk
8 4 (0.65%) DTV
8 4 (0.65%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.49%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.49%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.49%) Social Media
9 3 (0.49%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.33%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.33%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.33%) VHDL
10 2 (0.33%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.06%) Windows
2 15 (2.45%) UNIX
3 13 (2.12%) Linux
4 5 (0.82%) Solaris
5 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.33%) pSOS
7 1 (0.16%) Android
7 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.16%) HPUX
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (74.71%) PRINCE2
2 400 (65.25%) Project Management
3 131 (21.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 104 (16.97%) ITIL
5 73 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (11.09%) Migration
7 66 (10.77%) PRINCE
8 63 (10.28%) Change Management
9 62 (10.11%) Programme Management
10 51 (8.32%) Risk Management
11 49 (7.99%) Project Planning
12 46 (7.50%) Business Analysis
13 44 (7.18%) Service Management
14 35 (5.71%) Change Control
15 31 (5.06%) Information Security
16 30 (4.89%) Supplier Management
17 27 (4.40%) Scrum
17 27 (4.40%) Resource Management
18 23 (3.75%) Time Management
18 23 (3.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.20%) C
2 16 (2.61%) Java
3 12 (1.96%) SQL
4 3 (0.49%) PHP
5 2 (0.33%) VB
5 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.16%) Python
6 1 (0.16%) PowerHouse
6 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 600 (97.88%) PMI Certification
2 74 (12.07%) Degree
3 68 (11.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 43 (7.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 38 (6.20%) Security Cleared
6 23 (3.75%) APMP
6 23 (3.75%) SC Cleared
7 20 (3.26%) CISSP
8 19 (3.10%) ISEB
9 14 (2.28%) CAPM
10 12 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.96%) CISA
10 12 (1.96%) MAPM
11 9 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.98%) PgMP
12 6 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.98%) CCNA
13 5 (0.82%) MBA
13 5 (0.82%) GIAC
14 4 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (2.94%) QA
3 16 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (2.45%) ISO 9001
5 14 (2.28%) P3O
6 5 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.65%) SLA
8 1 (0.16%) EMIR
8 1 (0.16%) COREP
8 1 (0.16%) Basel III
8 1 (0.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.16%) GxP
8 1 (0.16%) BS15000
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 14 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.33%) vSphere
3 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.16%) Squid
4 1 (0.16%) Firmware
4 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (2.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 9 (1.47%) Tivoli
2 9 (1.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 8 (1.31%) Oracle Identity Management
4 7 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.98%) SCCM
6 3 (0.49%) Netcool
6 3 (0.49%) OPNET
7 2 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.33%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 97 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.16%) Oracle
3 35 (5.71%) SAP
4 13 (2.12%) Cisco
5 12 (1.96%) HP
6 11 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.47%) VMware
8 6 (0.98%) Citrix
9 5 (0.82%) EMC
9 5 (0.82%) Primavera
9 5 (0.82%) CA
9 5 (0.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (0.65%) Remedy
10 4 (0.65%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.49%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.49%) Nokia
11 3 (0.49%) Intel
11 3 (0.49%) Sybase
11 3 (0.49%) BMC
11 3 (0.49%) Cramer
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €600 - €800 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Rate: Pension & 28.5 Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CRL
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CRL
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + pension and other benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Steria
Rate: Up to £290 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + strong chance of extensions
Posted: 7 days ago