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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 57 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing PMP 10 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.20% 0.30% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.94% 1.15% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £375 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £505 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+17.50% +15.10%
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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
254 260 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.49% 25.97% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 109 57
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £217 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -62.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 29 January 2015.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 18 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 15 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 15 (83.33%) Project Management
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) MS Office
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
7 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 4 (22.22%) Service Management
8 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) NVQ Level 3
8 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
9 2 (11.11%) Coaching
9 2 (11.11%) MSF
9 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 2 (11.11%) IT Governance
9 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
9 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (11.11%) COBIT
9 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
9 2 (11.11%) IPTV
9 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) Time Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (27.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) 3G
2 2 (11.11%) SS7
2 2 (11.11%) ISUP
3 1 (5.56%) SMS
3 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) SCCP
3 1 (5.56%) INAP
3 1 (5.56%) 2G
3 1 (5.56%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (5.56%) GGSN
3 1 (5.56%) SGSN
3 1 (5.56%) LTE
3 1 (5.56%) 4G
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (16.67%) Sales Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Operations Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 3 (16.67%) Operations Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) IPTV
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 15 (83.33%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
5 2 (11.11%) MSF
5 2 (11.11%) IT Governance
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 2 (11.11%) MOF
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) NVQ Level 3
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.56%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) COBIT
1 2 (11.11%) BS15000
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (11.11%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
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