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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 223 284 275
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -9
Contract jobs citing PMP 206 137 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.58% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.65% 3.65% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 104 93
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£450 £445 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £405 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.25 - £41.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.31 - £40.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 - £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £31.50 £32.38
% change year-on-year
+74.60% -2.70%
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
3645 3751 3542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.48% 15.88% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2393 2412 2162
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 113 126
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.34 £15.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.40 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 29 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

PMP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 +20 41 £475 +13.43% 7
Canary Wharf -4 13 £438 -2.77%
Docklands, London 0 7 £544 -5.43%
Harrow - 2 £325 -
Hounslow - 2 £400 -
Brentford -2 1 £500 +11.11%
Uxbridge -10 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £488 -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 358 (96.50%) PMI Certification
2 284 (76.55%) PRINCE2
3 240 (64.69%) Project Management
4 145 (39.08%) Finance
5 94 (25.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 81 (21.83%) MS Project
7 79 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (19.68%) Degree
9 69 (18.60%) PMI
10 64 (17.25%) MS Excel
11 58 (15.63%) Banking
12 54 (14.56%) ITIL
13 50 (13.48%) Microsoft
14 46 (12.40%) Programme Management
15 45 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (11.32%) Waterfall
16 42 (11.32%) MS Office
17 40 (10.78%) MS PowerPoint
18 39 (10.51%) Risk Management
19 37 (9.97%) Project Planning
20 36 (9.70%) Scrum
21 35 (9.43%) Migration
21 35 (9.43%) Change Management
22 34 (9.16%) SharePoint
23 33 (8.89%) PRINCE
24 32 (8.63%) SDLC
25 30 (8.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 30 (8.09%) Data Centre
26 29 (7.82%) Investment Banking
26 29 (7.82%) Windows

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 34 (9.16%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.35%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.08%) CMS
3 4 (1.08%) LiveLink
4 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.54%) Lync
5 2 (0.54%) Confluence
5 2 (0.54%) Apache
5 2 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.54%) SAS
6 1 (0.27%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 81 (21.83%) MS Project
2 64 (17.25%) MS Excel
3 42 (11.32%) MS Office
4 40 (10.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (7.55%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.54%) SPSS
6 2 (0.54%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (1.62%) SAP MM
2 5 (1.35%) SAP PP
2 5 (1.35%) SAP SD
2 5 (1.35%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.08%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.54%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.54%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.54%) RMDS
6 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.27%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.27%) Primavera
6 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.27%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.27%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.43%) Office 365
2 3 (0.81%) IaaS
2 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.81%) SaaS
3 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.58%) WAN
2 15 (4.04%) LAN
3 11 (2.96%) Firewall
4 3 (0.81%) Network Security
4 3 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.81%) Intranet
5 2 (0.54%) Internet
5 2 (0.54%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.54%) VoIP
5 2 (0.54%) MVNO
6 1 (0.27%) Multicast
6 1 (0.27%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.27%) Broadband
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.27%) NGN
6 1 (0.27%) Extranet
6 1 (0.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.62%) Big Data
4 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.81%) QlikView
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.54%) Lumira
6 2 (0.54%) OLAP
6 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (0.54%) BODI
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (1.08%) JIRA
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 145 (39.08%) Finance
2 58 (15.63%) Banking
3 29 (7.82%) Investment Banking
4 24 (6.47%) Telecoms
5 19 (5.12%) Law
6 17 (4.58%) Legal
6 17 (4.58%) Retail
7 12 (3.23%) Marketing
8 11 (2.96%) Front Office
9 9 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (2.43%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.35%) Billing
10 5 (1.35%) Publishing
11 4 (1.08%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.81%) Automotive
12 3 (0.81%) Back Office
13 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.54%) Local Government
13 2 (0.54%) German Language
14 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 226 (60.92%) Project Manager
2 37 (9.97%) Infrastructure Manager
3 33 (8.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 30 (8.09%) Analyst
5 21 (5.66%) IT Project Manager
6 20 (5.39%) Programme Manager
7 16 (4.31%) Senior Manager
8 15 (4.04%) Business Analyst
8 15 (4.04%) Senior Project Manager
9 13 (3.50%) Technical Manager
10 10 (2.70%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
11 9 (2.43%) PMO Analyst
11 9 (2.43%) PMO Manager
12 8 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 8 (2.16%) Technical Project Manager
13 7 (1.89%) Architect
13 7 (1.89%) SAP Project Manager
13 7 (1.89%) SAP Manager
14 6 (1.62%) Security Project Manager
14 6 (1.62%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.35%) XML
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (0.81%) EDI
3 3 (0.81%) HTML
3 3 (0.81%) .NET
4 2 (0.54%) XHTML
4 2 (0.54%) SOAP
4 2 (0.54%) Web Services
4 2 (0.54%) Middleware
4 2 (0.54%) Ajax
5 1 (0.27%) GWT
5 1 (0.27%) HTML5
5 1 (0.27%) CSS3
5 1 (0.27%) COM
5 1 (0.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (18.60%) PMI
2 45 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.09%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.23%) NHS
5 9 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.89%) FMCG
6 7 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.89%) User Experience
7 5 (1.35%) Equities
7 5 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.08%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.81%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.81%) EPoS
9 3 (0.81%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.54%) LIMS
10 2 (0.54%) PACS
10 2 (0.54%) Economics
10 2 (0.54%) Derivative
10 2 (0.54%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.82%) Windows
2 7 (1.89%) Linux
3 6 (1.62%) UNIX
4 5 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.81%) Solaris
5 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.81%) Android
5 3 (0.81%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (76.55%) PRINCE2
2 240 (64.69%) Project Management
3 94 (25.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 79 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (14.56%) ITIL
6 46 (12.40%) Programme Management
7 42 (11.32%) Waterfall
8 39 (10.51%) Risk Management
9 37 (9.97%) Project Planning
10 36 (9.70%) Scrum
11 35 (9.43%) Migration
11 35 (9.43%) Change Management
12 33 (8.89%) PRINCE
13 32 (8.63%) SDLC
14 28 (7.55%) Change Control
15 26 (7.01%) CRM
16 22 (5.93%) Business Analysis
17 19 (5.12%) ERP
18 14 (3.77%) Six Sigma
19 13 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.43%) SQL
2 8 (2.16%) Java
2 8 (2.16%) C
3 2 (0.54%) C++
3 2 (0.54%) Python
3 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.54%) Perl
3 2 (0.54%) PHP
4 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.27%) ABAP
4 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 358 (96.50%) PMI Certification
2 73 (19.68%) Degree
3 30 (8.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (2.43%) APMP
5 8 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (2.16%) CAPM
5 8 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.62%) CCNA
8 5 (1.35%) ISEB
8 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.35%) CISA
9 4 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.08%) MCSE
9 4 (1.08%) CISSP
10 3 (0.81%) GIAC
10 3 (0.81%) CCENT
10 3 (0.81%) PgMP
10 3 (0.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.23%) QA
2 9 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.89%) P3O
4 6 (1.62%) SLA
5 5 (1.35%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.81%) COBIT
7 3 (0.81%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.54%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.54%) COREP
8 2 (0.54%) FINREP
8 2 (0.54%) Basel III
8 2 (0.54%) GAMP
8 2 (0.54%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.54%) GxP
9 1 (0.27%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 14 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.81%) XenApp
2 3 (0.81%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) SCCM
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.54%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 50 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.93%) SAP
3 19 (5.12%) Oracle
4 16 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (3.77%) Cisco
6 10 (2.70%) IBM
6 10 (2.70%) Apple
7 9 (2.43%) Citrix
8 6 (1.62%) HP
9 5 (1.35%) Lotus
9 5 (1.35%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.08%) Cognos
10 4 (1.08%) GoldenSource
11 3 (0.81%) Google
11 3 (0.81%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.81%) WorldPay
11 3 (0.81%) Juniper
11 3 (0.81%) Informatica
11 3 (0.81%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.81%) CheckPoint
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