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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 56 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing PMP 19 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.88% 1.28% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.81% 4.44% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 9
Average daily rate
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£415 £550 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.54% +69.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £603 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.13 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.94% +28.57%
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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
327 293 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.41% 28.81% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 124 53
Average daily rate £352 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -70.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 2015.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 25 (89.29%) Project Management
3 22 (78.57%) PRINCE2
4 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
5 9 (32.14%) ITIL
6 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.00%) MS Office
8 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 6 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (21.43%) NVQ Level 3
9 5 (17.86%) IPTV
10 4 (14.29%) Finance
10 4 (14.29%) Six Sigma
10 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 4 (14.29%) Degree
11 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
12 2 (7.14%) IT Governance
12 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
12 2 (7.14%) Information Management
12 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
12 2 (7.14%) Information Security
12 2 (7.14%) Legal
12 2 (7.14%) Migration
12 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
12 2 (7.14%) Change Management
12 2 (7.14%) BS15000
12 2 (7.14%) Service Management
12 2 (7.14%) Quality Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.14%) 3G
2 2 (7.14%) SS7
2 2 (7.14%) ISUP
2 2 (7.14%) 4G
3 1 (3.57%) SMS
3 1 (3.57%) 3GPP
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) SCCP
3 1 (3.57%) INAP
3 1 (3.57%) 2G
3 1 (3.57%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (3.57%) GGSN
3 1 (3.57%) SGSN
3 1 (3.57%) LTE
General
1 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Project Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Project Coordinator
2 6 (21.43%) Coordinator
3 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Transition Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Management Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) IPTV
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) FMCG
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Project Management
2 22 (78.57%) PRINCE2
3 9 (32.14%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.14%) Information Management
6 2 (7.14%) IT Governance
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) MSF
6 2 (7.14%) Coaching
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Benchmarking
6 2 (7.14%) MOF
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (21.43%) NVQ Level 3
3 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) BS15000
1 2 (7.14%) COBIT
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.57%) Lotus
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco