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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 278 268 247
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Contract jobs citing PMP 155 167 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.75% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 4.59% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 120 144
Average daily rate £550 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £315 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £438 £393
% change year-on-year
-3.37% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £21.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+88.37% -43.04%
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
3900 3639 3875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.97% 16.28% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2757 2344 2604
Average daily rate £450 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 88 115
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £38.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +30 28 £550 +10.00% 10
Feltham +8 4 £643 -
Ealing - 3 - -
Hounslow - 1 £388 -
Westminster - 1 - -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 276 (97.18%) PMI Certification
2 224 (78.87%) PRINCE2
3 201 (70.77%) Project Management
4 118 (41.55%) Finance
5 88 (30.99%) PMI
6 83 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (23.94%) Banking
8 63 (22.18%) Degree
9 62 (21.83%) Programme Management
10 57 (20.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (18.31%) MS Project
12 39 (13.73%) PRINCE
13 37 (13.03%) Scrum
14 32 (11.27%) Waterfall
15 31 (10.92%) MS Excel
16 30 (10.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 29 (10.21%) ITIL
18 28 (9.86%) SDLC
19 27 (9.51%) Change Management
20 26 (9.15%) Migration
21 24 (8.45%) Risk Management
22 23 (8.10%) Microsoft
22 23 (8.10%) MS PowerPoint
23 22 (7.75%) Retail
24 21 (7.39%) Change Control
25 20 (7.04%) Investment Banking
26 18 (6.34%) MS Visio
26 18 (6.34%) Oracle
27 17 (5.99%) Investment Management
27 17 (5.99%) Business Analysis

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 9 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.41%) CMS
3 2 (0.70%) Alfresco
3 2 (0.70%) Confluence
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.35%) Apache
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.35%) FileNet
4 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (18.31%) MS Project
2 31 (10.92%) MS Excel
3 23 (8.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (6.34%) MS Visio
5 16 (5.63%) MS Office
6 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.06%) assyst
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.06%) Eloqua
2 3 (1.06%) HFM
2 3 (1.06%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.70%) Primavera
3 2 (0.70%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.70%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.70%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.35%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (0.35%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.35%) RMDS
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.41%) SaaS
2 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.06%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.35%) CheetahMail
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.23%) LAN
1 12 (4.23%) WAN
2 5 (1.76%) SAN
3 3 (1.06%) Converged Networks
3 3 (1.06%) VoIP
4 2 (0.70%) MPLS
4 2 (0.70%) Network Security
5 1 (0.35%) Firewall
5 1 (0.35%) Internet
5 1 (0.35%) Intranet
5 1 (0.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.35%) LTE
5 1 (0.35%) NAS
5 1 (0.35%) RFID
5 1 (0.35%) Skype
5 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.35%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.35%) WebEx
5 1 (0.35%) Wireless
5 1 (0.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.11%) Big Data
3 4 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (1.06%) Essbase
4 3 (1.06%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.35%) KDB
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 118 (41.55%) Finance
2 68 (23.94%) Banking
3 22 (7.75%) Retail
4 20 (7.04%) Investment Banking
5 16 (5.63%) Telecoms
6 15 (5.28%) Corporate Banking
7 13 (4.58%) Marketing
8 12 (4.23%) Advertising
8 12 (4.23%) Legal
9 9 (3.17%) Financial Institution
10 7 (2.46%) Back Office
11 6 (2.11%) Front Office
11 6 (2.11%) Law
11 6 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.76%) Publishing
13 2 (0.70%) Billing
14 1 (0.35%) Czech Language
14 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (70.77%) Project Manager
2 37 (13.03%) IT Manager
3 33 (11.62%) IT Project Manager
4 26 (9.15%) Programme Manager
5 23 (8.10%) Infrastructure Manager
5 23 (8.10%) Senior Manager
6 22 (7.75%) Senior Project Manager
7 20 (7.04%) Analyst
8 18 (6.34%) Agile Project Manager
8 18 (6.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 15 (5.28%) Business Analyst
10 13 (4.58%) Technical Manager
10 13 (4.58%) Technical Project Manager
11 12 (4.23%) Digital Project Manager
12 11 (3.87%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 11 (3.87%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
12 11 (3.87%) Business Manager
13 10 (3.52%) SAP Manager
13 10 (3.52%) SAP Project Manager
14 9 (3.17%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.76%) Web Services
2 4 (1.41%) CGI
3 3 (1.06%) .NET
3 3 (1.06%) HTML
3 3 (1.06%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.70%) SailPoint
4 2 (0.70%) SOAP
4 2 (0.70%) XML
5 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.35%) Ajax
5 1 (0.35%) CSS
5 1 (0.35%) Dojo
5 1 (0.35%) HTML5
5 1 (0.35%) Middleware
5 1 (0.35%) REST
5 1 (0.35%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.35%) XHTML
5 1 (0.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 88 (30.99%) PMI
2 16 (5.63%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.28%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.58%) Visualisation
5 10 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.46%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.11%) User Experience
8 5 (1.76%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.76%) Video on Demand
9 4 (1.41%) Equities
9 4 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.41%) IPTV
9 4 (1.41%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.06%) BBC
10 3 (1.06%) iDTV
11 2 (0.70%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.70%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.70%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.70%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.17%) Windows
2 6 (2.11%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.76%) Linux
4 4 (1.41%) Unix
5 2 (0.70%) Android
5 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.35%) Solaris
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (78.87%) PRINCE2
2 201 (70.77%) Project Management
3 83 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (21.83%) Programme Management
5 57 (20.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (13.73%) PRINCE
7 37 (13.03%) Scrum
8 32 (11.27%) Waterfall
9 29 (10.21%) ITIL
10 28 (9.86%) SDLC
11 27 (9.51%) Change Management
12 26 (9.15%) Migration
13 24 (8.45%) Risk Management
14 21 (7.39%) Change Control
15 17 (5.99%) Business Analysis
15 17 (5.99%) Investment Management
16 16 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (5.28%) Project Planning
18 13 (4.58%) ERP
19 12 (4.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.11%) Java
1 6 (2.11%) SQL
2 3 (1.06%) C
2 3 (1.06%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.06%) PHP
3 1 (0.35%) C#
3 1 (0.35%) C++
3 1 (0.35%) Perl
3 1 (0.35%) Python
3 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 276 (97.18%) PMI Certification
2 63 (22.18%) Degree
3 30 (10.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 16 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 15 (5.28%) SC Cleared
6 13 (4.58%) APMP
6 13 (4.58%) ISEB
7 9 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (2.46%) CAPM
9 5 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.41%) PgMP
11 3 (1.06%) ACCA
11 3 (1.06%) CIMA
11 3 (1.06%) CISSP
12 2 (0.70%) CFA
12 2 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.35%) CBAP
13 1 (0.35%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.76%) P3O
2 4 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.41%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.70%) COBIT
4 2 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.70%) SEPA
4 2 (0.70%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.35%) EMIR
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Thomson Reuters DACS
1 1 (0.35%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 23 (8.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.34%) Oracle
3 14 (4.93%) Cisco
4 13 (4.58%) SAP
5 9 (3.17%) VMware
6 7 (2.46%) IBM
7 5 (1.76%) BT
8 4 (1.41%) Hyperion
8 4 (1.41%) Teradata
9 3 (1.06%) Adobe
9 3 (1.06%) Citrix
10 2 (0.70%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (0.70%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.70%) HP
10 2 (0.70%) Mercator
10 2 (0.70%) NCR
10 2 (0.70%) Planview
10 2 (0.70%) Reuters
11 1 (0.35%) Cadence
11 1 (0.35%) Solace
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