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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 329 352 254
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -98
Contract jobs citing PMP 284 221 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.46% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.02% 2.62% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 137 230
Average daily rate
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£408 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.29% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £287 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £393
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £38.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £29.40 £31.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £42.00 £45.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+14.01% -29.60%
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
9390 8444 9344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.65% 17.56% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5403 4698 4905
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 437 570
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.42 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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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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 -13 123 £438 -11.61% 31
South East +27 84 £388 +3.33% 12
East of England -6 25 £406 +16.35% 4
South West -20 17 £425 +30.76% 5
North West +7 15 £470 +25.33% 3
East Midlands +8 8 £320 - 1
West Midlands 0 7 £388 -26.19% 1
North East -18 3 £275 - 2
Yorkshire +2 2 - - 2
Midlands - - - -
South Coast - - - -
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 633 (97.84%) PMI Certification
2 487 (75.27%) PRINCE2
3 420 (64.91%) Project Management
4 249 (38.49%) Finance
5 155 (23.96%) PMI
6 146 (22.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 120 (18.55%) MS Project
8 107 (16.54%) ITIL
9 102 (15.77%) Microsoft
9 102 (15.77%) Banking
10 96 (14.84%) MS Excel
11 82 (12.67%) Migration
12 77 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 76 (11.75%) Degree
13 76 (11.75%) PRINCE
14 70 (10.82%) Programme Management
15 65 (10.05%) Change Management
16 63 (9.74%) Telecoms
17 59 (9.12%) Oracle
18 58 (8.96%) Risk Management
19 55 (8.50%) Project Planning
20 52 (8.04%) SharePoint
21 51 (7.88%) Business Analysis
22 50 (7.73%) MS Office
23 47 (7.26%) C
24 46 (7.11%) MS PowerPoint
25 45 (6.96%) Service Management
25 45 (6.96%) Management Information System
26 42 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 40 (6.18%) MS Visio

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.08%) Confluence
3 6 (0.93%) Lync
3 6 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.62%) CMS
5 3 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.46%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.46%) Drupal
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.31%) Apache
6 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.31%) Documentum
6 2 (0.31%) SAS
7 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.15%) IIS
7 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.15%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 120 (18.55%) MS Project
2 96 (14.84%) MS Excel
3 50 (7.73%) MS Office
4 46 (7.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (6.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Windchill
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (1.08%) CA Clarity
2 5 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.46%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) Maximo
5 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.15%) Summit
5 1 (0.15%) HFM
5 1 (0.15%) Agresso
5 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.08%) SaaS
2 6 (0.93%) Office 365
3 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.31%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.47%) WAN
2 15 (2.32%) LAN
3 10 (1.55%) Firewall
3 10 (1.55%) Internet
4 8 (1.24%) LTE
4 8 (1.24%) SAN
5 7 (1.08%) Intranet
5 7 (1.08%) DNS
6 6 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.93%) UMTS
6 6 (0.93%) 3G
7 5 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.77%) Wireless
7 5 (0.77%) GPRS
7 5 (0.77%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.77%) 4G
8 4 (0.62%) GSM
8 4 (0.62%) 2G
8 4 (0.62%) CDMA
9 3 (0.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.01%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.39%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.62%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.46%) Big Data
6 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.31%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.31%) DB2
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.15%) MS Access
7 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.15%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.15%) QlikView
7 1 (0.15%) Triplestore
7 1 (0.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (1.85%) JIRA
2 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.15%) Ant
3 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.15%) MSI
3 1 (0.15%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.15%) CruiseControl
General
1 249 (38.49%) Finance
2 102 (15.77%) Banking
3 63 (9.74%) Telecoms
4 39 (6.03%) Retail
5 27 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.09%) Legal
7 19 (2.94%) Marketing
8 17 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 17 (2.63%) Back Office
9 14 (2.16%) Financial Institution
9 14 (2.16%) Manufacturing
10 13 (2.01%) Automotive
11 12 (1.85%) Law
12 10 (1.55%) Front Office
13 9 (1.39%) Billing
13 9 (1.39%) Spanish Language
14 7 (1.08%) Electronics
15 6 (0.93%) Publishing
16 4 (0.62%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 395 (61.05%) Project Manager
2 55 (8.50%) Analyst
3 47 (7.26%) Programme Manager
4 46 (7.11%) IT Project Manager
5 37 (5.72%) Infrastructure Manager
6 36 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 34 (5.26%) Senior Manager
8 31 (4.79%) Senior Project Manager
9 25 (3.86%) Business Analyst
10 23 (3.55%) PMO Analyst
11 22 (3.40%) Technical Manager
12 21 (3.25%) Technical Project Manager
13 16 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 15 (2.32%) Coordinator
14 15 (2.32%) Project Coordinator
14 15 (2.32%) Delivery Manager
15 14 (2.16%) Project Analyst
16 13 (2.01%) Project Planner
17 12 (1.85%) OSS Project Manager
17 12 (1.85%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.32%) .NET
2 14 (2.16%) Middleware
3 13 (2.01%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (1.08%) J2EE
5 6 (0.93%) Application Packaging
6 5 (0.77%) XML
7 4 (0.62%) HTML
8 3 (0.46%) Web Services
8 3 (0.46%) Flash
9 2 (0.31%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.15%) OLE
10 1 (0.15%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.15%) Lucene
10 1 (0.15%) EDI
10 1 (0.15%) SAML
10 1 (0.15%) JSP
10 1 (0.15%) Servlets
10 1 (0.15%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 155 (23.96%) PMI
2 45 (6.96%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.01%) Computer Science
4 12 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 10 (1.55%) Economics
6 6 (0.93%) FMCG
7 5 (0.77%) E-Learning
7 5 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.62%) DTV
8 4 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.62%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.46%) Social Media
9 3 (0.46%) EPoS
9 3 (0.46%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.46%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.31%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.31%) NHS
10 2 (0.31%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.31%) VHDL
10 2 (0.31%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.41%) Windows
2 19 (2.94%) UNIX
3 16 (2.47%) Linux
4 9 (1.39%) Solaris
5 5 (0.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.46%) pSOS
7 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Android
8 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (75.27%) PRINCE2
2 420 (64.91%) Project Management
3 146 (22.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 107 (16.54%) ITIL
5 82 (12.67%) Migration
6 76 (11.75%) PRINCE
7 70 (10.82%) Programme Management
8 65 (10.05%) Change Management
9 58 (8.96%) Risk Management
10 55 (8.50%) Project Planning
11 51 (7.88%) Business Analysis
12 45 (6.96%) Service Management
13 40 (6.18%) Change Control
14 33 (5.10%) Supplier Management
14 33 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (4.48%) Scrum
15 29 (4.48%) Information Security
15 29 (4.48%) Service Delivery
15 29 (4.48%) Resource Management
16 27 (4.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 47 (7.26%) C
2 23 (3.55%) Java
3 12 (1.85%) SQL
4 4 (0.62%) PHP
5 2 (0.31%) VB
5 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.15%) ABAP
6 1 (0.15%) Python
6 1 (0.15%) PowerHouse
6 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 633 (97.84%) PMI Certification
2 77 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 76 (11.75%) Degree
4 42 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 37 (5.72%) Security Cleared
6 24 (3.71%) SC Cleared
6 24 (3.71%) APMP
7 20 (3.09%) ISEB
8 17 (2.63%) CISSP
9 15 (2.32%) CAPM
10 13 (2.01%) MAPM
10 13 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.70%) CISA
12 9 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.93%) MBA
14 5 (0.77%) GIAC
14 5 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.77%) CCNA
14 5 (0.77%) PgMP
15 4 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (2.47%) QA
3 15 (2.32%) P3O
4 14 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.70%) ISO 9001
6 9 (1.39%) SLA
7 4 (0.62%) EMIR
8 3 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.31%) FATCA
10 1 (0.15%) COREP
10 1 (0.15%) Basel III
10 1 (0.15%) COBIT
10 1 (0.15%) MiFID
10 1 (0.15%) BS15000
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.31%) vSphere
3 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.15%) Squid
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 8 (1.24%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (0.93%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.93%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (0.93%) SCCM
4 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.31%) Netcool
5 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.31%) OPNET
5 2 (0.31%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 102 (15.77%) Microsoft
2 59 (9.12%) Oracle
3 35 (5.41%) SAP
4 13 (2.01%) Cisco
5 11 (1.70%) HP
6 8 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.24%) VMware
7 6 (0.93%) JD Edwards
7 6 (0.93%) EMC
7 6 (0.93%) Citrix
8 5 (0.77%) Remedy
9 4 (0.62%) Primavera
9 4 (0.62%) Sybase
10 3 (0.46%) Intel
10 3 (0.46%) BT
10 3 (0.46%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.46%) CA
10 3 (0.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (0.31%) GoldenSource
11 2 (0.31%) Google
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 34 minutes ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Rate: Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £275 - £300 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago