The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 65 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing PMP 5 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.62% 0.80% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.18% 4.72% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£378 £379 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.26% -5.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £26.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+34.57% -27.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
229 127 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.17% 17.02% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 72 80
Average daily rate £338 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £128 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -32.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £28.42 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 22 September 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 18 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 17 (94.44%) PRINCE2
3 14 (77.78%) Project Management
4 13 (72.22%) MS Project
4 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
4 13 (72.22%) Project Planning
5 10 (55.56%) Finance
6 9 (50.00%) Banking
7 8 (44.44%) Financial Institution
8 5 (27.78%) Spanish Language
9 3 (16.67%) LAN
9 3 (16.67%) WAN
9 3 (16.67%) PMI
10 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
10 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
11 1 (5.56%) Retail
11 1 (5.56%) Logistics
11 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
11 1 (5.56%) SCCM
11 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
11 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
11 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (5.56%) Middleware
11 1 (5.56%) EPoS
11 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
11 1 (5.56%) ATM
11 1 (5.56%) Oracle
11 1 (5.56%) UNIX

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Applications
1 13 (72.22%) MS Project
1 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (44.44%) Financial Institution
4 5 (27.78%) Spanish Language
5 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) PRINCE2
2 14 (77.78%) Project Management
3 13 (72.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle