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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 334 345 265
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -80
Contract jobs citing PMP 288 233 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.49% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.90% 2.83% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 149 213
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £287 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £571 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.93% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 15
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £29.40 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £26.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+34.57% -27.69%
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
9940 8224 9416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.05% 17.30% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5598 4655 4944
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 389 564
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 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
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 18 September 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 18 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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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 -20 125 £428 -10.00% 34
South East +34 93 £385 -9.41% 18
East of England -13 20 £380 +8.80% 11
North West +3 15 £468 +24.66% 6
South West -29 13 £425 +13.33% 6
East Midlands - 11 £320 -
West Midlands -14 6 - - 1
North East -37 3 £275 -
Yorkshire +1 2 £500 +100.00% 1
Midlands -4 1 £730 +94.66%
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 599 (97.88%) PMI Certification
2 460 (75.16%) PRINCE2
3 395 (64.54%) Project Management
4 225 (36.76%) Finance
5 141 (23.04%) PMI
6 129 (21.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 116 (18.95%) MS Project
8 103 (16.83%) ITIL
9 97 (15.85%) Microsoft
10 92 (15.03%) Banking
11 91 (14.87%) MS Excel
12 74 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
13 73 (11.93%) Degree
14 70 (11.44%) Migration
15 68 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 66 (10.78%) PRINCE
17 65 (10.62%) Telecoms
18 64 (10.46%) Programme Management
18 64 (10.46%) Change Management
19 56 (9.15%) Oracle
20 53 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
21 51 (8.33%) Risk Management
21 51 (8.33%) Project Planning
22 49 (8.01%) MS Office
23 48 (7.84%) Management Information System
23 48 (7.84%) Business Analysis
24 45 (7.35%) Service Management
24 45 (7.35%) SharePoint
25 43 (7.03%) MS PowerPoint
26 41 (6.70%) MS Visio

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.14%) Confluence
3 6 (0.98%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.98%) Lync
4 3 (0.49%) Drupal
4 3 (0.49%) CMS
5 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.33%) Documentum
5 2 (0.33%) SAS
5 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.16%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.16%) IIS
6 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.16%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.16%) Apache
6 1 (0.16%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.16%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 116 (18.95%) MS Project
2 91 (14.87%) MS Excel
3 49 (8.01%) MS Office
4 43 (7.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (6.70%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.47%) CA Clarity
2 6 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.49%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.33%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.16%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.16%) Maximo
6 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.16%) HFM
6 1 (0.16%) Agresso
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.98%) SaaS
1 6 (0.98%) Office 365
2 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.33%) IaaS
4 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.94%) LAN
1 18 (2.94%) WAN
2 12 (1.96%) Firewall
3 10 (1.63%) Internet
4 9 (1.47%) LTE
5 8 (1.31%) SAN
6 7 (1.14%) Intranet
6 7 (1.14%) 3G
6 7 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.14%) DNS
6 7 (1.14%) UMTS
7 6 (0.98%) GPRS
7 6 (0.98%) Wireless
7 6 (0.98%) 4G
8 5 (0.82%) 2G
8 5 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.82%) CDMA
8 5 (0.82%) GSM
9 4 (0.65%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.65%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (0.49%) Big Data
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.33%) DB2
6 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.16%) Triplestore
7 1 (0.16%) MS Access
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.16%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.16%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (2.12%) JIRA
2 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.16%) MSI
3 1 (0.16%) LabVIEW
General
1 225 (36.76%) Finance
2 92 (15.03%) Banking
3 65 (10.62%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.56%) Retail
5 22 (3.59%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.43%) Legal
7 20 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (3.10%) Marketing
9 13 (2.12%) Law
9 13 (2.12%) Financial Institution
9 13 (2.12%) Back Office
10 11 (1.80%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.47%) Front Office
12 8 (1.31%) Automotive
13 7 (1.14%) Electronics
13 7 (1.14%) Publishing
13 7 (1.14%) Billing
14 6 (0.98%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.82%) Advertising
16 3 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 379 (61.93%) Project Manager
2 52 (8.50%) Analyst
3 43 (7.03%) IT Project Manager
4 41 (6.70%) Programme Manager
5 32 (5.23%) Infrastructure Manager
6 31 (5.07%) Senior Manager
6 31 (5.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 29 (4.74%) Senior Project Manager
8 24 (3.92%) Business Analyst
9 22 (3.59%) Technical Manager
10 21 (3.43%) Technical Project Manager
10 21 (3.43%) PMO Analyst
11 15 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 15 (2.45%) Delivery Manager
12 14 (2.29%) Project Coordinator
12 14 (2.29%) Project Analyst
12 14 (2.29%) Coordinator
13 12 (1.96%) OSS Project Manager
14 11 (1.80%) Project Planner
14 11 (1.80%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.80%) Middleware
2 10 (1.63%) .NET
3 9 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (0.98%) Application Packaging
5 5 (0.82%) J2EE
6 4 (0.65%) XML
6 4 (0.65%) HTML
7 3 (0.49%) Web Services
7 3 (0.49%) Flash
8 1 (0.16%) EDI
8 1 (0.16%) SAML
8 1 (0.16%) JSP
8 1 (0.16%) Servlets
8 1 (0.16%) OLE
8 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 141 (23.04%) PMI
2 53 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 12 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.63%) Economics
6 6 (0.98%) FMCG
7 5 (0.82%) Kindle
7 5 (0.82%) E-Learning
8 4 (0.65%) Market Risk
8 4 (0.65%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.49%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.49%) Social Media
9 3 (0.49%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.49%) DTV
10 2 (0.33%) EPoS
10 2 (0.33%) NHS
10 2 (0.33%) VHDL
10 2 (0.33%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.39%) Windows
2 18 (2.94%) UNIX
3 14 (2.29%) Linux
4 8 (1.31%) Solaris
5 4 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.49%) pSOS
7 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.16%) Android
8 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (75.16%) PRINCE2
2 395 (64.54%) Project Management
3 129 (21.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 103 (16.83%) ITIL
5 74 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (11.44%) Migration
7 66 (10.78%) PRINCE
8 64 (10.46%) Change Management
8 64 (10.46%) Programme Management
9 51 (8.33%) Project Planning
9 51 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 48 (7.84%) Business Analysis
11 45 (7.35%) Service Management
12 39 (6.37%) Change Control
13 32 (5.23%) Supplier Management
13 32 (5.23%) Information Security
14 29 (4.74%) Scrum
15 28 (4.58%) Resource Management
16 26 (4.25%) Service Delivery
17 24 (3.92%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.21%) C
2 17 (2.78%) 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
1 599 (97.88%) PMI Certification
2 73 (11.93%) Degree
3 68 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 41 (6.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 38 (6.21%) Security Cleared
6 24 (3.92%) SC Cleared
7 22 (3.59%) APMP
8 19 (3.10%) ISEB
9 18 (2.94%) CISSP
10 14 (2.29%) MAPM
11 11 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.80%) CISA
11 11 (1.80%) CAPM
12 9 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.98%) PgMP
13 6 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.98%) CCNA
14 5 (0.82%) GIAC
15 4 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (0.65%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (2.94%) QA
3 15 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (2.29%) ISO 9001
5 13 (2.12%) P3O
6 4 (0.65%) SLA
6 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) Basel III
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) BS15000
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.16%) EMIR
7 1 (0.16%) COREP
System Software
1 13 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
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%) Hyper-V
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 6 (0.98%) SCCM
5 5 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
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 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 56 (9.15%) Oracle
3 35 (5.72%) SAP
4 14 (2.29%) Cisco
5 12 (1.96%) HP
6 11 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.47%) VMware
8 7 (1.14%) Citrix
9 5 (0.82%) EMC
9 5 (0.82%) Remedy
9 5 (0.82%) Primavera
9 5 (0.82%) CA
9 5 (0.82%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.65%) Sybase
10 4 (0.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (0.49%) Cadence
11 3 (0.49%) Cramer
11 3 (0.49%) NetCracker
11 3 (0.49%) Greenplum
11 3 (0.49%) Intel
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Rate: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate values
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £53 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Peterborough
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + strong chance of extensions
Posted: 13 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago