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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 284 253 272
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Contract jobs citing PMP 358 369 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.77% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.84% 3.97% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 246 167
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £423
% change year-on-year
- -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £37.75 £36.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.38 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.80%
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
9313 9292 7751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.93% 19.37% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5383 5509 4181
Average daily rate £394 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 477 435
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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 -21 165 £465 +2.19% 38
South East -19 83 £400 -11.11% 14
East of England +17 21 £538 +19.44% 4
West Midlands -1 19 £345 -1.42% 2
East Midlands -13 17 £360 +12.50% 6
South West +6 13 £450 +13.06%
Yorkshire -10 13 £363 -18.99% 7
North West -38 13 £413 -13.15% 5
South Coast +5 2 - -
North East -11 2 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 647 (96.57%) PMI Certification
2 506 (75.52%) PRINCE2
3 457 (68.21%) Project Management
4 234 (34.93%) Finance
5 164 (24.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 132 (19.70%) Degree
7 126 (18.81%) MS Project
8 125 (18.66%) ITIL
9 107 (15.97%) Change Management
10 106 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
11 99 (14.78%) PMI
12 89 (13.28%) MS Excel
13 87 (12.99%) MS Office
14 81 (12.09%) Banking
15 75 (11.19%) Microsoft
15 75 (11.19%) Programme Management
16 74 (11.04%) Risk Management
17 70 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
18 69 (10.30%) Telecoms
19 65 (9.70%) PRINCE
20 61 (9.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 58 (8.66%) Project Planning
22 55 (8.21%) SAP
23 54 (8.06%) SharePoint
23 54 (8.06%) Waterfall
24 53 (7.91%) Migration
24 53 (7.91%) Security Cleared
25 51 (7.61%) Change Control
26 42 (6.27%) MS PowerPoint
26 42 (6.27%) APMP

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.90%) IBM Notes
3 5 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.60%) Drupal
5 3 (0.45%) SAS
5 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.30%) Confluence
6 2 (0.30%) IIS
6 2 (0.30%) Documentum
6 2 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.15%) CMS
7 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.15%) Lync
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 126 (18.81%) MS Project
2 89 (13.28%) MS Excel
3 87 (12.99%) MS Office
4 42 (6.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (6.12%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.30%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (1.49%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.90%) Primavera
3 4 (0.60%) Workday HCM
3 4 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.60%) Agresso
3 4 (0.60%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.45%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.45%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.30%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.30%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.30%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.30%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.90%) IaaS
2 3 (0.45%) Office 365
3 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.30%) SaaS
3 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.03%) Firewall
2 19 (2.84%) WAN
3 13 (1.94%) LAN
4 9 (1.34%) BGP
4 9 (1.34%) DNS
4 9 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.34%) Multicast
5 8 (1.19%) OSPF
6 7 (1.04%) Internet
7 6 (0.90%) Structured Cabling
7 6 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.60%) SDH
8 4 (0.60%) Intranet
9 3 (0.45%) MPLS
9 3 (0.45%) 3G
9 3 (0.45%) Broadband
9 3 (0.45%) RNC
9 3 (0.45%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.45%) 4G
10 2 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.34%) SQL Server
1 9 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.75%) Big Data
3 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.45%) SAP BI
4 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.45%) QlikView
4 3 (0.45%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.45%) BODI
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (1.04%) JIRA
2 1 (0.15%) Yeoman
General
1 234 (34.93%) Finance
2 81 (12.09%) Banking
3 69 (10.30%) Telecoms
4 33 (4.93%) Retail
5 28 (4.18%) Investment Banking
6 25 (3.73%) Law
6 25 (3.73%) Legal
7 21 (3.13%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.69%) Marketing
8 18 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.94%) Publishing
10 9 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
11 7 (1.04%) Front Office
12 5 (0.75%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.75%) German Language
13 4 (0.60%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.60%) Games
13 4 (0.60%) Back Office
14 3 (0.45%) Electronics
14 3 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 425 (63.43%) Project Manager
2 52 (7.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 48 (7.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 43 (6.42%) Analyst
5 39 (5.82%) Programme Manager
6 38 (5.67%) IT Project Manager
7 34 (5.07%) Senior Manager
8 32 (4.78%) Senior Project Manager
9 28 (4.18%) SAP Manager
10 23 (3.43%) Business Analyst
11 20 (2.99%) SAP Project Manager
12 18 (2.69%) Technical Manager
12 18 (2.69%) Implementation Manager
12 18 (2.69%) Technical Project Manager
13 17 (2.54%) PMO Manager
14 16 (2.39%) Agile Project Manager
15 15 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
16 14 (2.09%) Coordinator
16 14 (2.09%) Project Planner
17 13 (1.94%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.04%) XML
2 4 (0.60%) EDI
3 3 (0.45%) Middleware
3 3 (0.45%) Web Services
3 3 (0.45%) .NET
3 3 (0.45%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.30%) HTML5
4 2 (0.30%) HTML
4 2 (0.30%) CSS
4 2 (0.30%) Swing
5 1 (0.15%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.15%) COM
5 1 (0.15%) SOAP
5 1 (0.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 99 (14.78%) PMI
2 70 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.33%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.09%) Economics
6 11 (1.64%) FMCG
7 10 (1.49%) NHS
8 8 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.19%) CMDB
9 6 (0.90%) Human Factors
10 5 (0.75%) IPTV
11 4 (0.60%) User Experience
11 4 (0.60%) CESG
11 4 (0.60%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.60%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.45%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.45%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.93%) Windows
2 20 (2.99%) UNIX
3 12 (1.79%) Linux
4 7 (1.04%) Solaris
5 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.45%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.45%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (75.52%) PRINCE2
2 457 (68.21%) Project Management
3 164 (24.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 125 (18.66%) ITIL
5 107 (15.97%) Change Management
6 106 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (11.19%) Programme Management
8 74 (11.04%) Risk Management
9 65 (9.70%) PRINCE
10 58 (8.66%) Project Planning
11 54 (8.06%) Waterfall
12 53 (7.91%) Migration
13 51 (7.61%) Change Control
14 39 (5.82%) Information Security
14 39 (5.82%) Scrum
15 38 (5.67%) Six Sigma
16 37 (5.52%) CRM
17 35 (5.22%) ERP
18 34 (5.07%) Service Management
19 33 (4.93%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (4.18%) C
2 11 (1.64%) Java
3 5 (0.75%) PHP
3 5 (0.75%) ABAP
4 3 (0.45%) SQL
5 1 (0.15%) Python
5 1 (0.15%) VB
5 1 (0.15%) Perl
5 1 (0.15%) C#
5 1 (0.15%) X++
5 1 (0.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 647 (96.57%) PMI Certification
2 132 (19.70%) Degree
3 61 (9.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 53 (7.91%) Security Cleared
5 42 (6.27%) APMP
6 36 (5.37%) SC Cleared
7 32 (4.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 15 (2.24%) CISSP
8 15 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.94%) CCNA
10 11 (1.64%) GIAC
11 9 (1.34%) ISEB
11 9 (1.34%) PgMP
12 8 (1.19%) CISM
13 6 (0.90%) CAPM
13 6 (0.90%) MCSE
13 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.75%) CISA
14 5 (0.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.03%) QA
2 14 (2.09%) SLA
2 14 (2.09%) P3O
3 9 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.75%) COBIT
5 5 (0.75%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.30%) BS15000
7 2 (0.30%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.15%) GAMP
8 1 (0.15%) GxP
8 1 (0.15%) Basel III
8 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.15%) COREP
8 1 (0.15%) FINREP
System Software
1 21 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.19%) MOM
2 3 (0.45%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.30%) OpenView
3 2 (0.30%) Netcool
4 1 (0.15%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 75 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 55 (8.21%) SAP
3 32 (4.78%) Cisco
4 26 (3.88%) Oracle
5 15 (2.24%) F5
6 13 (1.94%) CheckPoint
6 13 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.79%) HP
8 11 (1.64%) Nokia
9 10 (1.49%) Juniper
10 9 (1.34%) VMware
10 9 (1.34%) Cyber-Ark
11 8 (1.19%) ArcSight
11 8 (1.19%) Citrix
12 7 (1.04%) Ericsson
12 7 (1.04%) TippingPoint
12 7 (1.04%) Blue Coat
12 7 (1.04%) WorldPay
13 6 (0.90%) Lotus
13 6 (0.90%) Informatica
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