The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 235 239 251
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing PMP 160 151 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.71% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.89% 4.17% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 101 93
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£450 £455 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% -2.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.13 £41.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +19.28%
PMP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4112 3625 3167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.02% 17.07% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2749 2265 1970
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 89 108
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £39.00 £68.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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
City of London +7 29 £450 -9.09% 16
Canary Wharf - 4 £525 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - - 2
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 290 (99.32%) PMI Certification
2 231 (79.11%) PRINCE2
3 187 (64.04%) Project Management
4 115 (39.38%) Finance
5 89 (30.48%) Degree
6 77 (26.37%) MS Project
7 75 (25.68%) Banking
8 64 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 59 (20.21%) Programme Management
10 56 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (17.47%) PMI
12 49 (16.78%) Change Management
13 48 (16.44%) ITIL
14 45 (15.41%) MS Excel
15 40 (13.70%) MS Office
15 40 (13.70%) Investment Banking
16 38 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
17 36 (12.33%) Microsoft
17 36 (12.33%) MS Visio
18 31 (10.62%) MS PowerPoint
19 27 (9.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 26 (8.90%) SharePoint
20 26 (8.90%) Six Sigma
20 26 (8.90%) APMP
21 25 (8.56%) PRINCE
21 25 (8.56%) Law
22 24 (8.22%) SAP
22 24 (8.22%) Project Planning
23 23 (7.88%) Waterfall
24 22 (7.53%) Business Transformation

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 26 (8.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.37%) Drupal
3 2 (0.68%) Confluence
3 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.68%) SAS
4 1 (0.34%) CMS
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 77 (26.37%) MS Project
2 45 (15.41%) MS Excel
3 40 (13.70%) MS Office
4 36 (12.33%) MS Visio
5 31 (10.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.68%) SPSS
7 1 (0.34%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.03%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.68%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.34%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) IaaS
2 2 (0.68%) Office 365
2 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.05%) LAN
1 6 (2.05%) WAN
1 6 (2.05%) Firewall
2 4 (1.37%) OSPF
2 4 (1.37%) BGP
2 4 (1.37%) Multicast
2 4 (1.37%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.37%) DNS
3 3 (1.03%) Intranet
4 2 (0.68%) MPLS
4 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.34%) Wireless
5 1 (0.34%) TETRA
5 1 (0.34%) Network Security
5 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.34%) SAN
5 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.37%) SAP BI
3 4 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.03%) Big Data
4 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.03%) QlikView
4 3 (1.03%) BODI
4 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.68%) OLAP
5 2 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.03%) JIRA
General
1 115 (39.38%) Finance
2 75 (25.68%) Banking
3 40 (13.70%) Investment Banking
4 25 (8.56%) Law
5 20 (6.85%) Legal
6 16 (5.48%) Telecoms
7 14 (4.79%) Marketing
8 12 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (4.11%) Front Office
9 9 (3.08%) Retail
10 7 (2.40%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.37%) Games
11 4 (1.37%) Advertising
12 3 (1.03%) General Ledger
12 3 (1.03%) Private Banking
12 3 (1.03%) German Language
13 2 (0.68%) Local Government
13 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 162 (55.48%) Project Manager
2 24 (8.22%) Programme Manager
3 23 (7.88%) Analyst
4 22 (7.53%) Infrastructure Manager
5 21 (7.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 15 (5.14%) Business Analyst
7 14 (4.79%) IT Project Manager
8 11 (3.77%) Senior Manager
8 11 (3.77%) Consultant
9 10 (3.42%) Technical Manager
10 9 (3.08%) SAP Manager
11 8 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.40%) Technical Project Manager
12 7 (2.40%) PMO Manager
13 6 (2.05%) Agile Project Manager
13 6 (2.05%) Senior Project Manager
13 6 (2.05%) SAP Project Manager
14 5 (1.71%) Project Coordinator
14 5 (1.71%) Implementation Manager
14 5 (1.71%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.74%) XML
2 3 (1.03%) EDI
2 3 (1.03%) SAP PI
3 2 (0.68%) Web Services
3 2 (0.68%) Middleware
4 1 (0.34%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.47%) PMI
2 38 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.71%) CMDB
6 4 (1.37%) FMCG
6 4 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.03%) CESG
7 3 (1.03%) Economics
7 3 (1.03%) Derivative
7 3 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.03%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.68%) LIMS
8 2 (0.68%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.68%) Open Source
8 2 (0.68%) Online Games
8 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.68%) User Experience
9 1 (0.34%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.48%) Windows
2 12 (4.11%) UNIX
3 6 (2.05%) Linux
4 4 (1.37%) Solaris
4 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.03%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (79.11%) PRINCE2
2 187 (64.04%) Project Management
3 64 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (20.21%) Programme Management
5 56 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (16.78%) Change Management
7 48 (16.44%) ITIL
8 26 (8.90%) Six Sigma
9 25 (8.56%) PRINCE
10 24 (8.22%) Project Planning
11 23 (7.88%) Waterfall
12 22 (7.53%) Business Transformation
13 21 (7.19%) Risk Management
14 20 (6.85%) Scrum
15 19 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (5.48%) Information Security
16 16 (5.48%) ERP
16 16 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (5.14%) Change Control
18 14 (4.79%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.74%) C
2 6 (2.05%) Java
3 4 (1.37%) PHP
3 4 (1.37%) ABAP
4 3 (1.03%) SQL
5 1 (0.34%) VBScript
5 1 (0.34%) VB
5 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 290 (99.32%) PMI Certification
2 89 (30.48%) Degree
3 27 (9.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 26 (8.90%) APMP
5 8 (2.74%) CISSP
6 7 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (2.05%) CAPM
7 6 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.05%) PgMP
7 6 (2.05%) VCP4
8 5 (1.71%) ISEB
8 5 (1.71%) CISA
8 5 (1.71%) GIAC
9 4 (1.37%) CCNA
9 4 (1.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 4 (1.37%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.68%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.79%) QA
2 6 (2.05%) PMBOK
3 5 (1.71%) FINREP
3 5 (1.71%) P3O
3 5 (1.71%) SLA
4 3 (1.03%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.34%) COREP
5 1 (0.34%) Basel III
5 1 (0.34%) FATCA
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) GAMP
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.03%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.03%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.22%) SAP
3 12 (4.11%) Cisco
4 9 (3.08%) Oracle
5 5 (1.71%) HP
6 4 (1.37%) Dell
6 4 (1.37%) Citrix
6 4 (1.37%) F5
7 3 (1.03%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (1.03%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.03%) Informatica
7 3 (1.03%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.03%) Progress
7 3 (1.03%) IBM
8 2 (0.68%) Adobe
8 2 (0.68%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.68%) VMware
8 2 (0.68%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.68%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.34%) CheckPoint
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