The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 55 69 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing PMP 18 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.89% 1.05% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.06% 3.29% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 9
Average daily rate
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£463 £550 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £495 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £606 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £37.75 £35.05
% change year-on-year
-43.04% +7.70%
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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 Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
297 334 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.13% 31.90% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 140 97
Average daily rate £360 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £201 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 6
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -19.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -18.18%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 30 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 26 (86.67%) Project Management
3 22 (73.33%) PRINCE2
4 15 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (33.33%) ITIL
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
8 6 (20.00%) MS Office
9 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 5 (16.67%) Six Sigma
9 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (16.67%) IPTV
9 5 (16.67%) NVQ Level 3
10 4 (13.33%) Degree
10 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
10 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (13.33%) MS Project
11 3 (10.00%) Finance
11 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (10.00%) Migration
12 2 (6.67%) Business Development
12 2 (6.67%) IT Governance
12 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
12 2 (6.67%) COBIT
12 2 (6.67%) QA
12 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
12 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
12 2 (6.67%) MSF

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.00%) MS Office
3 4 (13.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.67%) 4G
2 2 (6.67%) 3G
2 2 (6.67%) SS7
2 2 (6.67%) ISUP
3 1 (3.33%) SCCP
3 1 (3.33%) INAP
3 1 (3.33%) SMS
3 1 (3.33%) 3GPP
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) 2G
3 1 (3.33%) LTE
3 1 (3.33%) MVNO
3 1 (3.33%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (3.33%) GGSN
3 1 (3.33%) SGSN
General
1 15 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 5 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Transition Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Management Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Business Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) IPTV
2 2 (6.67%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) IVR
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Project Management
2 22 (73.33%) PRINCE2
3 10 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Business Development
7 2 (6.67%) IT Governance
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) MSF
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) Information Management
7 2 (6.67%) Information Security
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (16.67%) NVQ Level 3
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.33%) PgMP
5 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) COBIT
1 2 (6.67%) QA
1 2 (6.67%) BS15000
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.33%) Lotus
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) VMware