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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 279 279 345
Rank change year-on-year
0 +66
Contract jobs citing PMP 371 318 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.66% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.99% 3.50% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 206 129
Average daily rate
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£432 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.72% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.34 £22.60 £28.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £41.05 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £27.00 £32.38
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -16.60%
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
9303 9090 8039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.69% 18.98% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5542 5224 4336
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 409 459
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.13 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +52 193 £475 +6.74% 48
South East -18 80 £400 -5.88% 23
South West -4 23 £363 -8.91%
West Midlands +6 16 £350 +16.66% 5
East of England -2 16 £450 - 3
East Midlands -13 12 £410 +28.26% 1
Yorkshire -14 12 £363 -25.64% 1
North West -37 9 £375 -21.05% 5
North East -17 7 £413 - 1
Midlands - 1 - - 1
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 718 (95.86%) PMI Certification
2 546 (72.90%) PRINCE2
3 508 (67.82%) Project Management
4 268 (35.78%) Finance
5 162 (21.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 160 (21.36%) MS Project
7 150 (20.03%) Degree
8 141 (18.83%) ITIL
9 136 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
10 122 (16.29%) PMI
11 106 (14.15%) Change Management
12 102 (13.62%) MS Excel
13 100 (13.35%) MS Office
13 100 (13.35%) Microsoft
14 90 (12.02%) PRINCE
14 90 (12.02%) Programme Management
15 83 (11.08%) Banking
16 76 (10.15%) Telecoms
17 75 (10.01%) Risk Management
18 74 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
19 67 (8.95%) Waterfall
19 67 (8.95%) Security Cleared
20 65 (8.68%) SharePoint
21 64 (8.54%) Project Planning
22 61 (8.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 58 (7.74%) Migration
23 58 (7.74%) Change Control
24 55 (7.34%) Scrum
25 53 (7.08%) MS PowerPoint
26 51 (6.81%) SAP

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 65 (8.68%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.07%) IBM Notes
3 5 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.53%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.40%) SAS
6 2 (0.27%) Documentum
6 2 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (0.27%) IIS
6 2 (0.27%) Lync
6 2 (0.27%) Drupal
6 2 (0.27%) Confluence
6 2 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.27%) CMS
6 2 (0.27%) LiveLink
6 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 160 (21.36%) MS Project
2 102 (13.62%) MS Excel
3 100 (13.35%) MS Office
4 53 (7.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 43 (5.74%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.93%) SPSS
7 2 (0.27%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (1.34%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.80%) Primavera
3 5 (0.67%) SAP MM
4 4 (0.53%) SAP PP
4 4 (0.53%) Agresso
4 4 (0.53%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.53%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.53%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.27%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.27%) RMDS
5 2 (0.27%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.80%) Office 365
1 6 (0.80%) IaaS
2 4 (0.53%) SaaS
3 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.13%) Yammer
5 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.07%) Firewall
2 20 (2.67%) WAN
3 15 (2.00%) LAN
4 11 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.34%) DNS
5 10 (1.34%) Multicast
6 9 (1.20%) Internet
6 9 (1.20%) OSPF
6 9 (1.20%) BGP
7 7 (0.93%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.67%) Intranet
8 5 (0.67%) SDH
9 4 (0.53%) ATM
9 4 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (0.40%) MVNO
10 3 (0.40%) RNC
10 3 (0.40%) SAN
11 2 (0.27%) Broadband
11 2 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.80%) Big Data
4 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.40%) QlikView
6 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.40%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.27%) OLAP
7 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.27%) BODI
7 2 (0.27%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (0.93%) JIRA
2 6 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.13%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 268 (35.78%) Finance
2 83 (11.08%) Banking
3 76 (10.15%) Telecoms
4 39 (5.21%) Retail
5 33 (4.41%) Investment Banking
6 24 (3.20%) Legal
6 24 (3.20%) Manufacturing
7 23 (3.07%) Law
8 21 (2.80%) Marketing
9 20 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 17 (2.27%) Publishing
11 12 (1.60%) Front Office
12 11 (1.47%) Aerospace
13 9 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
14 7 (0.93%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.80%) German Language
15 6 (0.80%) Back Office
15 6 (0.80%) Local Government
16 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 478 (63.82%) Project Manager
2 55 (7.34%) Infrastructure Manager
3 52 (6.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 50 (6.68%) Analyst
5 44 (5.87%) Programme Manager
6 42 (5.61%) IT Project Manager
7 37 (4.94%) Senior Manager
8 36 (4.81%) Senior Project Manager
9 26 (3.47%) Technical Manager
9 26 (3.47%) Business Analyst
10 25 (3.34%) SAP Manager
11 22 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
12 21 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 19 (2.54%) Business Manager
13 19 (2.54%) SAP Project Manager
14 17 (2.27%) Project Planner
14 17 (2.27%) Agile Project Manager
15 16 (2.14%) PMO Manager
15 16 (2.14%) Implementation Manager
16 15 (2.00%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.07%) Web Services
2 5 (0.67%) XML
2 5 (0.67%) .NET
2 5 (0.67%) Middleware
3 4 (0.53%) EDI
3 4 (0.53%) HTML
4 3 (0.40%) HTML5
4 3 (0.40%) CSS
5 2 (0.27%) Swing
5 2 (0.27%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.13%) CSS3
6 1 (0.13%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.13%) Ajax
6 1 (0.13%) GWT
6 1 (0.13%) XHTML
6 1 (0.13%) SOAP
6 1 (0.13%) J2EE
6 1 (0.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 122 (16.29%) PMI
2 74 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.68%) Data Centre
4 32 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.14%) Economics
7 13 (1.74%) NHS
8 10 (1.34%) FMCG
9 7 (0.93%) User Experience
9 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.93%) CMDB
10 6 (0.80%) Smart Meter
11 5 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.67%) IPTV
12 4 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.53%) Equities
13 3 (0.40%) E-Learning
13 3 (0.40%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.40%) LIMS
13 3 (0.40%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.01%) Windows
2 20 (2.67%) UNIX
3 15 (2.00%) Linux
4 9 (1.20%) Solaris
5 8 (1.07%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.40%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.27%) Android
8 2 (0.27%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) AIX
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (72.90%) PRINCE2
2 508 (67.82%) Project Management
3 162 (21.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 141 (18.83%) ITIL
5 136 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (14.15%) Change Management
7 90 (12.02%) PRINCE
7 90 (12.02%) Programme Management
8 75 (10.01%) Risk Management
9 67 (8.95%) Waterfall
10 64 (8.54%) Project Planning
11 58 (7.74%) Migration
11 58 (7.74%) Change Control
12 55 (7.34%) Scrum
13 48 (6.41%) SDLC
14 44 (5.87%) Business Analysis
15 43 (5.74%) ERP
16 40 (5.34%) Service Management
17 37 (4.94%) CRM
18 32 (4.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (3.47%) C
2 12 (1.60%) SQL
3 10 (1.34%) Java
4 4 (0.53%) ABAP
5 3 (0.40%) PHP
6 2 (0.27%) Perl
6 2 (0.27%) Python
7 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.13%) Ruby
7 1 (0.13%) X++
7 1 (0.13%) VBA
7 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 718 (95.86%) PMI Certification
2 150 (20.03%) Degree
3 67 (8.95%) Security Cleared
4 61 (8.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 48 (6.41%) SC Cleared
6 42 (5.61%) APMP
7 30 (4.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 22 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (2.14%) ISEB
9 16 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.87%) CCNA
11 9 (1.20%) CISSP
11 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (1.20%) MCSE
12 8 (1.07%) CAPM
13 7 (0.93%) PgMP
14 6 (0.80%) CISA
15 5 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 4 (0.53%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
16 4 (0.53%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.20%) QA
2 14 (1.87%) P3O
2 14 (1.87%) SLA
3 10 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.67%) PMBOK
5 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.40%) COBIT
7 2 (0.27%) GAMP
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.27%) GxP
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.27%) Basel III
7 2 (0.27%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.27%) COREP
7 2 (0.27%) FINREP
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 22 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.27%) XenApp
3 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (2.00%) MOM
2 3 (0.40%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.27%) OpenView
3 2 (0.27%) SCCM
3 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.27%) Netcool
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 100 (13.35%) Microsoft
2 51 (6.81%) SAP
3 31 (4.14%) Oracle
4 30 (4.01%) Cisco
5 16 (2.14%) HP
6 14 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.87%) F5
7 12 (1.60%) CheckPoint
8 11 (1.47%) IBM
9 9 (1.20%) Nokia
9 9 (1.20%) Apple
10 8 (1.07%) Lotus
10 8 (1.07%) Juniper
10 8 (1.07%) Citrix
10 8 (1.07%) VMware
11 7 (0.93%) Cyber-Ark
12 6 (0.80%) WorldPay
12 6 (0.80%) Remedy
12 6 (0.80%) Planview
12 6 (0.80%) ArcSight
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Negotiable DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Intapeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £550.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Incite Insight
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 19 days ago