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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 63 80 61
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs citing PMP 8 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 0.93% 2.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.15% 2.82% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Average daily rate
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£390 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +23.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £237 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £523 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £395 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.25% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.05
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.12%
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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
254 355 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.97% 32.93% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 181 104
Average daily rate £375 £425 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £235 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.00 £15.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.30% -17.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.00 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £13.50 £21.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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 21 November 2014.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 22 (84.62%) Project Management
3 16 (61.54%) PRINCE2
4 13 (50.00%) MS Office
4 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) Finance
6 8 (30.77%) Degree
7 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
7 7 (26.92%) ITIL
7 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
7 7 (26.92%) MS Visio
8 6 (23.08%) Time Management
9 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (19.23%) Change Control
9 5 (19.23%) Supplier Management
9 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (19.23%) Service Management
9 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
9 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
9 5 (19.23%) Internet
9 5 (19.23%) ISO 9001
10 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 3 (11.54%) MS Project
11 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
11 3 (11.54%) Migration
11 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
11 3 (11.54%) V-Model
11 3 (11.54%) Operations Management
12 2 (7.69%) Mentoring

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (26.92%) MS Visio
3 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 3 (11.54%) MS Project
5 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Project Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Technical Project Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Technical Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Sales Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Operations Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Test Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) IPTV
1 1 (3.85%) FMCG
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Project Management
2 16 (61.54%) PRINCE2
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 6 (23.08%) Time Management
5 5 (19.23%) Change Control
5 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
5 5 (19.23%) Supplier Management
6 3 (11.54%) Operations Management
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) V-Model
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.85%) CRM
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 8 (30.77%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) CAPM
3 2 (7.69%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (3.85%) CCEE
4 1 (3.85%) CCAA
4 1 (3.85%) CCIA
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO 9001
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix