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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 57 51 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing PMP 20 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.99% 2.09% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.90% 6.50% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £375 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £470 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £30.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+80.32% +14.01%
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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
290 277 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.88% 32.10% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 138 134
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £278 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 13
Average hourly rate £30.90 £17.07 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.01% -7.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.03 £59.00 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 28 (84.85%) Project Management
3 26 (78.79%) PRINCE2
4 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
5 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 9 (27.27%) MS Office
7 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (24.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (21.21%) Change Control
8 7 (21.21%) Business Development
8 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (18.18%) Huawei
9 6 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
9 6 (18.18%) Maya
9 6 (18.18%) Amdocs
9 6 (18.18%) Workflow
9 6 (18.18%) Finance
9 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 6 (18.18%) Change Management
9 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
9 6 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (18.18%) ITIL
9 6 (18.18%) Remedy
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) Ericsson
9 6 (18.18%) Nokia
10 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (15.15%) Risk Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (27.27%) MS Office
3 8 (24.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (18.18%) Maya
5 4 (12.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.03%) 4G
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) MVNO
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
General
1 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) French Language
4 1 (3.03%) German Language
4 1 (3.03%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.03%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Programme Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Planning Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) PMI
3 2 (6.06%) IPTV
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Project Management
2 26 (78.79%) PRINCE2
3 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.21%) Business Development
4 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (21.21%) Change Control
5 6 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
5 6 (18.18%) ITIL
5 6 (18.18%) Workflow
5 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 6 (18.18%) Change Management
6 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.06%) Information Management
8 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (6.06%) Information Security
8 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 2 (6.06%) PRINCE
8 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.18%) Ericsson
1 6 (18.18%) Nokia
1 6 (18.18%) Remedy
1 6 (18.18%) Amdocs
1 6 (18.18%) Huawei
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco