The first table below looks at the demand for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 52 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing PMP 16 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.82% 0.19% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.20% 0.57% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.05 £36.49
% change year-on-year
+7.70% -3.93%
Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
258 174 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.32% 33.02% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 88 65
Average daily rate £328 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
PMP
Buckinghamshire

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMP across the Milton Keynes region.

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 25 (96.15%) PMI Certification
2 24 (92.31%) PRINCE2
3 19 (73.08%) Project Management
3 19 (73.08%) Finance
4 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
4 16 (61.54%) Banking
5 15 (57.69%) Project Planning
5 15 (57.69%) MS Project
6 13 (50.00%) Financial Institution
7 8 (30.77%) Spanish Language
8 7 (26.92%) PMI
9 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (15.38%) Windows
11 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
11 4 (15.38%) ATM
11 4 (15.38%) LAN
11 4 (15.38%) WAN
11 4 (15.38%) SCCM
11 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
11 4 (15.38%) Logistics
12 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
13 2 (7.69%) APMP
14 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
14 1 (3.85%) Demand Management
14 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
14 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
14 1 (3.85%) Retail
14 1 (3.85%) Asset Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 15 (57.69%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) ATM
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
1 4 (15.38%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 16 (61.54%) Banking
3 13 (50.00%) Financial Institution
4 8 (30.77%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Project Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Change Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (3.85%) Project Leader
3 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) PRINCE2
2 19 (73.08%) Project Management
3 15 (57.69%) Project Planning
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (15.38%) Logistics
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.85%) Demand Management
8 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL
8 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (96.15%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.69%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle