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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 244 233 233
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing PMP 165 181 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.79% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.56% 4.72% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 138 94
Average daily rate
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£425 £461 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £320 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £423
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £57.76 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.13 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.94% +28.57%
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
3616 3831 3246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.50% 16.66% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 2494 1983
Average daily rate £413 £419 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.55% +3.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 106 102
Average hourly rate £20.31 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.68% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 31 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 31 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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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
City of London +2 33 £469 -2.34% 19
Canary Wharf +8 4 £525 +5.00%
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - - 2
Uxbridge - - - - 1
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 295 (98.99%) PMI Certification
2 238 (79.87%) PRINCE2
3 195 (65.44%) Project Management
4 119 (39.93%) Finance
5 88 (29.53%) Degree
6 74 (24.83%) MS Project
7 72 (24.16%) Banking
8 69 (23.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 59 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (19.46%) Programme Management
11 54 (18.12%) PMI
12 50 (16.78%) ITIL
13 47 (15.77%) MS Excel
13 47 (15.77%) Change Management
14 39 (13.09%) MS Office
14 39 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
15 38 (12.75%) Investment Banking
16 35 (11.74%) MS Visio
17 34 (11.41%) Microsoft
18 31 (10.40%) MS PowerPoint
19 30 (10.07%) SharePoint
19 30 (10.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 29 (9.73%) Six Sigma
21 26 (8.72%) Law
21 26 (8.72%) Waterfall
22 25 (8.39%) APMP
22 25 (8.39%) Project Planning
22 25 (8.39%) SAP
23 22 (7.38%) PRINCE
23 22 (7.38%) Business Transformation

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 30 (10.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.34%) Drupal
3 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.67%) Confluence
4 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.67%) SAS
5 1 (0.34%) CMS
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 74 (24.83%) MS Project
2 47 (15.77%) MS Excel
3 39 (13.09%) MS Office
4 35 (11.74%) MS Visio
5 31 (10.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.67%) SPSS
7 1 (0.34%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.68%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.01%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.67%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.34%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.01%) IaaS
2 2 (0.67%) Office 365
2 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.68%) LAN
1 8 (2.68%) WAN
1 8 (2.68%) Firewall
2 3 (1.01%) OSPF
2 3 (1.01%) BGP
2 3 (1.01%) Multicast
2 3 (1.01%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.01%) DNS
2 3 (1.01%) Intranet
3 2 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.34%) Wireless
4 1 (0.34%) TETRA
4 1 (0.34%) Network Security
4 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.34%) MPLS
4 1 (0.34%) SAN
4 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.02%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.34%) SAP BI
3 4 (1.34%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.01%) Big Data
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.01%) QlikView
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.01%) BODI
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.67%) OLAP
5 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 119 (39.93%) Finance
2 72 (24.16%) Banking
3 38 (12.75%) Investment Banking
4 26 (8.72%) Law
5 21 (7.05%) Legal
6 15 (5.03%) Telecoms
6 15 (5.03%) Marketing
7 11 (3.69%) Front Office
8 10 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (3.36%) Retail
9 8 (2.68%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (1.34%) Games
10 4 (1.34%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.01%) Advertising
11 3 (1.01%) General Ledger
11 3 (1.01%) German Language
11 3 (1.01%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.67%) Local Government
12 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 169 (56.71%) Project Manager
2 26 (8.72%) Analyst
2 26 (8.72%) Infrastructure Manager
3 25 (8.39%) Programme Manager
3 25 (8.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 17 (5.70%) Business Analyst
5 16 (5.37%) IT Project Manager
6 10 (3.36%) Technical Manager
6 10 (3.36%) Senior Manager
6 10 (3.36%) Consultant
6 10 (3.36%) SAP Manager
7 9 (3.02%) PMO Manager
8 8 (2.68%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (2.35%) Technical Project Manager
9 7 (2.35%) Senior Project Manager
9 7 (2.35%) SAP Project Manager
10 6 (2.01%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (1.68%) Security Project Manager
11 5 (1.68%) Implementation Manager
11 5 (1.68%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.68%) XML
2 3 (1.01%) EDI
2 3 (1.01%) SAP PI
3 2 (0.67%) Web Services
4 1 (0.34%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.12%) PMI
2 39 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.02%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.01%) CMDB
6 4 (1.34%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.34%) FMCG
6 4 (1.34%) Derivative
7 3 (1.01%) CESG
7 3 (1.01%) Economics
7 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.01%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.67%) LIMS
8 2 (0.67%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.67%) Online Games
8 2 (0.67%) Open Source
8 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.67%) User Experience
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.04%) Windows
2 12 (4.03%) UNIX
3 7 (2.35%) Linux
4 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.01%) Windows NT
5 3 (1.01%) Solaris
6 2 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (79.87%) PRINCE2
2 195 (65.44%) Project Management
3 69 (23.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (19.46%) Programme Management
6 50 (16.78%) ITIL
7 47 (15.77%) Change Management
8 29 (9.73%) Six Sigma
9 26 (8.72%) Waterfall
10 25 (8.39%) Project Planning
11 22 (7.38%) PRINCE
11 22 (7.38%) Business Transformation
12 21 (7.05%) Risk Management
13 19 (6.38%) Scrum
14 18 (6.04%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (5.70%) Business Analysis
15 17 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (5.37%) ERP
16 16 (5.37%) Migration
16 16 (5.37%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.68%) C
2 6 (2.01%) Java
3 5 (1.68%) ABAP
4 4 (1.34%) PHP
4 4 (1.34%) SQL
5 1 (0.34%) VBScript
5 1 (0.34%) VB
5 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 295 (98.99%) PMI Certification
2 88 (29.53%) Degree
3 30 (10.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 25 (8.39%) APMP
5 7 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (2.35%) CISSP
5 7 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.01%) CAPM
7 5 (1.68%) PgMP
7 5 (1.68%) CCNA
7 5 (1.68%) ISEB
7 5 (1.68%) GIAC
8 4 (1.34%) CISA
8 4 (1.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 4 (1.34%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 2 (0.67%) CCENT
9 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.67%) MCSE
9 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.36%) QA
2 6 (2.01%) P3O
2 6 (2.01%) PMBOK
3 5 (1.68%) FINREP
3 5 (1.68%) SLA
4 3 (1.01%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.34%) Basel III
6 1 (0.34%) FATCA
6 1 (0.34%) GAMP
6 1 (0.34%) GxP
6 1 (0.34%) COREP
System Software
1 8 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.34%) vSphere
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.01%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.01%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (11.41%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.39%) SAP
3 13 (4.36%) Cisco
4 9 (3.02%) Oracle
5 6 (2.01%) Citrix
6 4 (1.34%) HP
6 4 (1.34%) Dell
6 4 (1.34%) IBM
7 3 (1.01%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.01%) Cognos
7 3 (1.01%) Progress
7 3 (1.01%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.01%) Informatica
7 3 (1.01%) F5
7 3 (1.01%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (0.67%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.67%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.67%) VMware
8 2 (0.67%) Lotus
8 2 (0.67%) Apple
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