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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 253 242 267
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +25
Contract jobs citing PMP 146 150 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.69% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.07% 4.15% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 95 71
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£456 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+17.50% +15.10%
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
3587 3613 2986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.09% 16.54% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2438 2290 1863
Average daily rate £425 £415 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 76 122
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.43 £39.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +10 23 £450 +0.27% 18
Romford - 2 £650 - 2
Bromley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 263 (99.25%) PMI Certification
2 205 (77.36%) PRINCE2
3 167 (63.02%) Project Management
4 113 (42.64%) Finance
5 74 (27.92%) Degree
6 73 (27.55%) Banking
7 67 (25.28%) MS Project
8 53 (20.00%) PMI
9 50 (18.87%) Change Management
10 48 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (18.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 48 (18.11%) Programme Management
11 43 (16.23%) ITIL
12 36 (13.58%) Investment Banking
13 35 (13.21%) MS Visio
14 34 (12.83%) MS Excel
15 33 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (11.32%) Microsoft
17 28 (10.57%) MS Office
18 27 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
19 25 (9.43%) Migration
19 25 (9.43%) SharePoint
19 25 (9.43%) APMP
20 24 (9.06%) PRINCE
21 21 (7.92%) Six Sigma
22 19 (7.17%) SAP
22 19 (7.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 18 (6.79%) Law
23 18 (6.79%) Business Transformation
23 18 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 25 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.51%) Drupal
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.38%) CMS
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.38%) Apache
Applications
1 67 (25.28%) MS Project
2 35 (13.21%) MS Visio
3 34 (12.83%) MS Excel
4 28 (10.57%) MS Office
5 27 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.75%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.38%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.38%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.38%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.51%) IaaS
2 2 (0.75%) Office 365
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.64%) LAN
1 7 (2.64%) WAN
2 6 (2.26%) Firewall
3 4 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.51%) DNS
3 4 (1.51%) OSPF
3 4 (1.51%) BGP
3 4 (1.51%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (1.51%) Multicast
4 3 (1.13%) Intranet
5 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.75%) MPLS
6 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.38%) Network Security
6 1 (0.38%) TETRA
6 1 (0.38%) Wireless
6 1 (0.38%) SAN
6 1 (0.38%) IPv4
6 1 (0.38%) IPv6
6 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.51%) SAP BI
3 3 (1.13%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.75%) Big Data
5 1 (0.38%) Triplestore
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.38%) QlikView
5 1 (0.38%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.38%) BODI
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) TestLink
2 1 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 113 (42.64%) Finance
2 73 (27.55%) Banking
3 36 (13.58%) Investment Banking
4 18 (6.79%) Law
5 17 (6.42%) Legal
6 14 (5.28%) Telecoms
7 13 (4.91%) Marketing
8 10 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (3.77%) Front Office
8 10 (3.77%) Retail
9 5 (1.89%) Advertising
9 5 (1.89%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.51%) Games
11 3 (1.13%) General Ledger
11 3 (1.13%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.75%) Back Office
12 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.75%) Publishing
12 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 151 (56.98%) Project Manager
2 25 (9.43%) Programme Manager
3 21 (7.92%) Analyst
4 18 (6.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 18 (6.79%) Infrastructure Manager
5 13 (4.91%) IT Project Manager
6 12 (4.53%) Senior Manager
6 12 (4.53%) Business Analyst
7 9 (3.40%) SAP Manager
7 9 (3.40%) Technical Manager
7 9 (3.40%) Consultant
8 7 (2.64%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (2.64%) Senior Project Manager
9 6 (2.26%) Coordinator
9 6 (2.26%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (2.26%) Development Manager
9 6 (2.26%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (2.26%) SAP Project Manager
9 6 (2.26%) Software Project Manager
9 6 (2.26%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.89%) XML
2 3 (1.13%) SAP PI
2 3 (1.13%) Middleware
3 2 (0.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.38%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.00%) PMI
2 33 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.51%) CMDB
5 4 (1.51%) Kindle
6 3 (1.13%) FMCG
6 3 (1.13%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.13%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.13%) CESG
6 3 (1.13%) Derivative
6 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.75%) Smartcard
7 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.75%) User Experience
7 2 (0.75%) Online Games
7 2 (0.75%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.75%) Open Source
8 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.42%) Windows
2 9 (3.40%) UNIX
3 7 (2.64%) Linux
4 4 (1.51%) Solaris
4 4 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.51%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.13%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (77.36%) PRINCE2
2 167 (63.02%) Project Management
3 50 (18.87%) Change Management
4 48 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (18.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (18.11%) Programme Management
5 43 (16.23%) ITIL
6 25 (9.43%) Migration
7 24 (9.06%) PRINCE
8 21 (7.92%) Six Sigma
9 18 (6.79%) Business Transformation
9 18 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (6.42%) Waterfall
10 17 (6.42%) Project Planning
11 16 (6.04%) Information Security
11 16 (6.04%) Scrum
12 15 (5.66%) Change Control
13 14 (5.28%) Resource Management
14 13 (4.91%) Risk Management
14 13 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.02%) C
2 6 (2.26%) Java
3 4 (1.51%) ABAP
3 4 (1.51%) PHP
4 3 (1.13%) SQL
5 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.38%) VBScript
5 1 (0.38%) VB
5 1 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 263 (99.25%) PMI Certification
2 74 (27.92%) Degree
3 25 (9.43%) APMP
4 19 (7.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (5.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (3.02%) CAPM
7 7 (2.64%) CISSP
8 5 (1.89%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.89%) PgMP
9 4 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.51%) ISEB
9 4 (1.51%) CCNA
9 4 (1.51%) CISA
10 3 (1.13%) GIAC
11 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.77%) QA
2 5 (1.89%) FINREP
3 4 (1.51%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.51%) SLA
3 4 (1.51%) P3O
4 3 (1.13%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.38%) Basel III
6 1 (0.38%) FATCA
6 1 (0.38%) COREP
System Software
1 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) vSphere
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) Tivoli
1 6 (2.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 6 (2.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.17%) SAP
3 12 (4.53%) Oracle
4 9 (3.40%) Cisco
5 4 (1.51%) VMware
5 4 (1.51%) F5
6 3 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.13%) HP
6 3 (1.13%) Citrix
6 3 (1.13%) IBM
6 3 (1.13%) Progress
7 2 (0.75%) Adobe
7 2 (0.75%) Dell
7 2 (0.75%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.75%) NetApp
8 1 (0.38%) Tableau
8 1 (0.38%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.38%) Altiris
8 1 (0.38%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.38%) Open Text
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