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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 277 332 362
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +30
Contract jobs citing PMP 407 284 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.95% 3.02% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 186 137
Average daily rate
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£415 £408 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -9.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.39 £22.60 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.35 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £30.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+80.32% +14.01%
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
10291 9395 8453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.08% 18.66% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6245 5404 4706
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 386 437
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.36 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £44.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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 +70 203 £475 +8.57% 48
South East -11 105 £400 +3.22% 13
West Midlands +11 21 £356 -8.06% 2
East of England -1 18 £363 -10.79% 4
South West -4 17 £381 -10.29% 1
North West -29 16 £400 -14.89% 6
Yorkshire -21 11 £400 - 1
East Midlands -7 9 £410 +28.12% 3
North East -21 7 £400 +45.45%
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 713 (95.58%) PMI Certification
2 527 (70.64%) PRINCE2
3 521 (69.84%) Project Management
4 291 (39.01%) Finance
5 171 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 149 (19.97%) MS Project
7 141 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
8 137 (18.36%) ITIL
9 132 (17.69%) PMI
10 112 (15.01%) Degree
11 104 (13.94%) Change Management
12 98 (13.14%) MS Excel
13 97 (13.00%) PRINCE
14 95 (12.73%) MS Office
15 92 (12.33%) Banking
16 88 (11.80%) Microsoft
17 81 (10.86%) Programme Management
18 79 (10.59%) Risk Management
19 76 (10.19%) Migration
20 74 (9.92%) Data Centre
21 73 (9.79%) Security Cleared
21 73 (9.79%) Waterfall
22 71 (9.52%) Telecoms
23 68 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
24 61 (8.18%) SharePoint
25 59 (7.91%) Change Control
26 58 (7.77%) Project Planning
27 56 (7.51%) MS PowerPoint
27 56 (7.51%) SC Cleared
28 55 (7.37%) Windows

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 61 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.21%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.07%) IBM Notes
3 8 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.67%) CMS
6 4 (0.54%) LiveLink
6 4 (0.54%) Lync
6 4 (0.54%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.40%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.27%) Apache
8 2 (0.27%) IIS
9 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.13%) Documentum
9 1 (0.13%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.13%) Drupal
9 1 (0.13%) TPMS
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 149 (19.97%) MS Project
2 98 (13.14%) MS Excel
3 95 (12.73%) MS Office
4 56 (7.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (5.36%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.80%) SPSS
6 6 (0.80%) Maya
7 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (0.94%) SAP MM
2 6 (0.80%) SAP PP
2 6 (0.80%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.54%) Workday HCM
3 4 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.40%) RMDS
5 2 (0.27%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.27%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.27%) Primavera
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.13%) Brady Trinity
6 1 (0.13%) Agresso
6 1 (0.13%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.41%) Office 365
2 10 (1.34%) SaaS
3 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.27%) IaaS
5 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.13%) Yammer
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.22%) Firewall
2 23 (3.08%) WAN
3 18 (2.41%) LAN
4 14 (1.88%) Internet
5 10 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.34%) Radio Access Network
6 8 (1.07%) DNS
6 8 (1.07%) Multicast
7 7 (0.94%) OSPF
7 7 (0.94%) BGP
8 6 (0.80%) Network Security
9 5 (0.67%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (0.67%) SAN
9 5 (0.67%) SDH
10 4 (0.54%) VoIP
10 4 (0.54%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.40%) ATM
11 3 (0.40%) Intranet
11 3 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.40%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.80%) Big Data
3 5 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.54%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.13%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.13%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.13%) EDMS
7 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.13%) QlikView
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.13%) SQLite
7 1 (0.13%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.54%) JIRA
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 291 (39.01%) Finance
2 92 (12.33%) Banking
3 71 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 40 (5.36%) Retail
5 32 (4.29%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.68%) Legal
7 18 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.41%) Marketing
8 16 (2.14%) Front Office
9 15 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.74%) Law
11 12 (1.61%) Publishing
12 11 (1.47%) Aerospace
13 10 (1.34%) Billing
14 9 (1.21%) Retail Banking
14 9 (1.21%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.94%) Portuguese Language
15 7 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
15 7 (0.94%) Back Office
16 6 (0.80%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 498 (66.76%) Project Manager
2 70 (9.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 66 (8.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 49 (6.57%) Analyst
5 43 (5.76%) Programme Manager
6 42 (5.63%) Senior Manager
7 39 (5.23%) Senior Project Manager
8 36 (4.83%) IT Project Manager
9 31 (4.16%) Technical Manager
10 25 (3.35%) Business Analyst
10 25 (3.35%) Technical Project Manager
11 22 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 20 (2.68%) PMO Manager
12 20 (2.68%) Agile Project Manager
13 18 (2.41%) Business Manager
14 17 (2.28%) PMO Analyst
15 15 (2.01%) SAP Manager
15 15 (2.01%) Coordinator
16 14 (1.88%) SAP Project Manager
17 13 (1.74%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.07%) .NET
1 8 (1.07%) Web Services
2 6 (0.80%) HTML
3 5 (0.67%) Middleware
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.54%) CSS
5 3 (0.40%) SOAP
5 3 (0.40%) HTML5
5 3 (0.40%) REST
5 3 (0.40%) Ajax
6 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.27%) XML
6 2 (0.27%) Swing
6 2 (0.27%) XHTML
7 1 (0.13%) EDI
7 1 (0.13%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.13%) Flash
7 1 (0.13%) COM
7 1 (0.13%) JSON
7 1 (0.13%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 132 (17.69%) PMI
2 74 (9.92%) Data Centre
3 68 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (4.16%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.88%) NHS
7 12 (1.61%) Economics
8 9 (1.21%) FMCG
9 8 (1.07%) User Experience
10 7 (0.94%) EPoS
11 6 (0.80%) Biometrics
11 6 (0.80%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.67%) Equities
12 5 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.54%) CMDB
13 4 (0.54%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (0.40%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.40%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 55 (7.37%) Windows
2 15 (2.01%) Linux
3 12 (1.61%) UNIX
4 8 (1.07%) Solaris
4 8 (1.07%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.40%) Android
6 3 (0.40%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.13%) SUSE
8 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (70.64%) PRINCE2
2 521 (69.84%) Project Management
3 171 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 141 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (18.36%) ITIL
6 104 (13.94%) Change Management
7 97 (13.00%) PRINCE
8 81 (10.86%) Programme Management
9 79 (10.59%) Risk Management
10 76 (10.19%) Migration
11 73 (9.79%) Waterfall
12 59 (7.91%) Change Control
13 58 (7.77%) Project Planning
14 55 (7.37%) Scrum
15 46 (6.17%) SDLC
16 35 (4.69%) Business Analysis
16 35 (4.69%) Service Management
17 32 (4.29%) CRM
18 30 (4.02%) ERP
19 29 (3.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (3.75%) SQL
2 25 (3.35%) C
3 11 (1.47%) Java
4 5 (0.67%) Perl
5 4 (0.54%) Python
6 3 (0.40%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.40%) C++
6 3 (0.40%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.27%) PHP
8 1 (0.13%) X++
8 1 (0.13%) R
8 1 (0.13%) C#
8 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.13%) ABAP
8 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 713 (95.58%) PMI Certification
2 112 (15.01%) Degree
3 73 (9.79%) Security Cleared
4 56 (7.51%) SC Cleared
5 45 (6.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 43 (5.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 29 (3.89%) APMP
8 28 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (2.95%) ISEB
10 12 (1.61%) CCNA
10 12 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (1.61%) CAPM
11 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.80%) MCSE
13 5 (0.67%) CISSP
13 5 (0.67%) PgMP
14 3 (0.40%) CCENT
14 3 (0.40%) CISA
14 3 (0.40%) MCP
14 3 (0.40%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.28%) QA
2 11 (1.47%) P3O
3 10 (1.34%) SLA
3 10 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.40%) COBIT
6 3 (0.40%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.27%) GAMP
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.27%) GxP
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%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.13%) EMIR
8 1 (0.13%) MiFID
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.54%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.40%) XenApp
4 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (1.34%) MOM
2 3 (0.40%) SCCM
3 2 (0.27%) Netcool
3 2 (0.27%) OpenView
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 88 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.76%) Oracle
3 25 (3.35%) SAP
4 24 (3.22%) Cisco
5 23 (3.08%) IBM
6 17 (2.28%) HP
7 16 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.61%) Remedy
8 12 (1.61%) Nokia
9 11 (1.47%) Planview
10 10 (1.34%) Huawei
10 10 (1.34%) F5
10 10 (1.34%) Apple
10 10 (1.34%) Ericsson
10 10 (1.34%) CheckPoint
11 9 (1.21%) Citrix
12 8 (1.07%) Lotus
13 6 (0.80%) Juniper
13 6 (0.80%) VMware
13 6 (0.80%) Amdocs
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