The first table below looks at the demand for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 240 243 232
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing PMP 184 150 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.69% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.59% 4.55% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 91 135
Average daily rate £455 £475 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £57.76 £34.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.05 £36.49
% change year-on-year
+7.70% -3.93%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4011 3299 3943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.58% 15.27% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 1982 2317
Average daily rate £411 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 109 115
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.66 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
PMP
England

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in London

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMP across the London region.

PMP Daily Rate Trend in London

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in London

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the London region.

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in London

PMP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 47 £480 -0.25% 22
Docklands, London -2 4 £488 +11.42%
Canary Wharf +23 1 £500 -16.66%
Lewisham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 331 (98.51%) PMI Certification
2 250 (74.40%) PRINCE2
3 199 (59.23%) Project Management
4 136 (40.48%) Finance
5 79 (23.51%) Banking
6 77 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 77 (22.92%) PMI
7 65 (19.35%) MS Project
8 52 (15.48%) Migration
8 52 (15.48%) Programme Management
9 49 (14.58%) Change Management
10 47 (13.99%) Microsoft
11 44 (13.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 43 (12.80%) MS Excel
13 41 (12.20%) ITIL
14 39 (11.61%) Project Planning
14 39 (11.61%) Change Control
15 38 (11.31%) PRINCE
15 38 (11.31%) Risk Management
16 34 (10.12%) Degree
17 32 (9.52%) Investment Banking
18 29 (8.63%) Business Analysis
19 28 (8.33%) Windows
19 28 (8.33%) Oracle
20 25 (7.44%) SAP
20 25 (7.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 24 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
22 23 (6.85%) Dependency Management
23 21 (6.25%) MS Office
23 21 (6.25%) ERP

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.98%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.89%) Confluence
3 3 (0.89%) Lync
4 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.60%) SAS
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 65 (19.35%) MS Project
2 43 (12.80%) MS Excel
3 24 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (6.25%) MS Office
5 20 (5.95%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.68%) FLEXCUBE
1 9 (2.68%) Temenos T24
2 8 (2.38%) Finacle
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.60%) SAP PLM
4 2 (0.60%) Eikon
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.60%) Summit
5 1 (0.30%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.30%) HFM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.30%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.98%) Firewall
2 8 (2.38%) VPN
3 7 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.08%) Wireless
4 3 (0.89%) WAN
4 3 (0.89%) DNS
4 3 (0.89%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.60%) Network Security
5 2 (0.60%) SAN
5 2 (0.60%) LAN
6 1 (0.30%) WLAN
6 1 (0.30%) HTTP
6 1 (0.30%) SNMP
6 1 (0.30%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.30%) MPLS
6 1 (0.30%) DSL
6 1 (0.30%) Internet
6 1 (0.30%) Extranet
6 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.30%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
1 7 (2.08%) Oracle Database
1 7 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.60%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.60%) MySQL
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.30%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.30%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.30%) Big Data
4 1 (0.30%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.30%) ProC
2 1 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
General
1 136 (40.48%) Finance
2 79 (23.51%) Banking
3 32 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 18 (5.36%) Back Office
4 18 (5.36%) Legal
5 15 (4.46%) Retail
6 13 (3.87%) Law
7 9 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.68%) Billing
8 7 (2.08%) Publishing
8 7 (2.08%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.79%) French Language
9 6 (1.79%) Front Office
10 5 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.49%) German Language
11 4 (1.19%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.89%) Marketing
12 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.89%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 183 (54.46%) Project Manager
2 29 (8.63%) Programme Manager
3 20 (5.95%) Infrastructure Manager
4 19 (5.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 17 (5.06%) Analyst
6 16 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 15 (4.46%) IT Project Manager
8 14 (4.17%) PMO Manager
9 12 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
9 12 (3.57%) Contracts Manager
10 10 (2.98%) Coordinator
11 9 (2.68%) Business Analyst
11 9 (2.68%) Project Planner
11 9 (2.68%) Project Coordinator
12 8 (2.38%) Agile Project Manager
12 8 (2.38%) SAP Manager
12 8 (2.38%) Applications Manager
13 7 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 7 (2.08%) PMO Analyst
13 7 (2.08%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
1 8 (2.38%) Application Packaging
2 6 (1.79%) .NET
3 5 (1.49%) XML
4 1 (0.30%) J2EE
4 1 (0.30%) HTML
4 1 (0.30%) LAMP
4 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 77 (22.92%) PMI
2 19 (5.65%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.49%) Derivative
5 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.89%) Economics
6 3 (0.89%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.60%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.60%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.60%) Equities
7 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.30%) EPoS
8 1 (0.30%) PACS
8 1 (0.30%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.30%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.33%) Windows
2 10 (2.98%) Solaris
3 8 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.08%) UNIX
5 6 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.49%) Linux
7 2 (0.60%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.30%) pSOS
8 1 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (74.40%) PRINCE2
2 199 (59.23%) Project Management
3 77 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (15.48%) Migration
4 52 (15.48%) Programme Management
5 49 (14.58%) Change Management
6 41 (12.20%) ITIL
7 39 (11.61%) Project Planning
7 39 (11.61%) Change Control
8 38 (11.31%) PRINCE
8 38 (11.31%) Risk Management
9 29 (8.63%) Business Analysis
10 23 (6.85%) Dependency Management
11 21 (6.25%) ERP
11 21 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (5.36%) Scrum
13 17 (5.06%) CRM
14 16 (4.76%) Six Sigma
14 16 (4.76%) Waterfall
15 15 (4.46%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.38%) PowerShell
1 8 (2.38%) C
1 8 (2.38%) VB
2 6 (1.79%) Java
3 4 (1.19%) SQL
4 3 (0.89%) ABAP
5 1 (0.30%) Perl
5 1 (0.30%) PHP
5 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.30%) PowerHouse
5 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 331 (98.51%) PMI Certification
2 44 (13.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 34 (10.12%) Degree
4 25 (7.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (4.17%) APMP
6 12 (3.57%) MAPM
7 9 (2.68%) CAPM
8 8 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.38%) Security Cleared
9 7 (2.08%) ISEB
10 6 (1.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 3 (0.89%) CISSP
11 3 (0.89%) CISA
12 2 (0.60%) PgMP
12 2 (0.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.60%) CISM
12 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.30%) CCIE
13 1 (0.30%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.68%) QA
2 6 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (1.49%) EMIR
4 4 (1.19%) FATCA
5 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.30%) SLA
6 1 (0.30%) P3O
6 1 (0.30%) COREP
6 1 (0.30%) FINREP
6 1 (0.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (2.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.68%) SCCM
2 7 (2.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 6 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.30%) OpenView
4 1 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.30%) Netcool
Vendors
1 47 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.33%) Oracle
3 25 (7.44%) SAP
4 9 (2.68%) Cisco
5 7 (2.08%) Temenos
5 7 (2.08%) CA
6 6 (1.79%) Symantec
7 5 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.49%) Citrix
8 4 (1.19%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.89%) Remedy
9 3 (0.89%) Baan
10 2 (0.60%) Riverbed
10 2 (0.60%) LANDesk
10 2 (0.60%) F5
10 2 (0.60%) VMware
10 2 (0.60%) BT
10 2 (0.60%) GoldenSource
10 2 (0.60%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.60%) Reuters
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