The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 181 188 149
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -39
Contract jobs citing PMP 73 56 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 0.64% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.60% 2.55% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 33
Average daily rate
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£438 £413 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £520 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.13 £41.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +19.28%
PMP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2808 2194 1704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.67% 25.20% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1458 1064 789
Average daily rate £375 £353 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% +3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 110 104
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.73 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PMP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PMP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +14 29 £388 -11.93% 10
Surrey +2 12 £365 -7.00% 4
Middlesex +9 8 £572 +30.00%
Oxfordshire -14 8 £500 +13.63%
West Sussex -21 7 £313 +0.80% 4
East Sussex 0 2 £335 +54.02%
Hampshire -10 2 £481 -0.25% 8
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £500 +26.98% 1
Kent - - - - 1
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 150 (98.68%) PMI Certification
2 118 (77.63%) PRINCE2
3 102 (67.11%) Project Management
4 42 (27.63%) ITIL
5 36 (23.68%) Telecoms
6 35 (23.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (21.05%) Finance
8 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (15.79%) Degree
10 21 (13.82%) Change Management
11 19 (12.50%) MS Project
11 19 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 18 (11.84%) Microsoft
12 18 (11.84%) MS Excel
13 17 (11.18%) Risk Management
14 15 (9.87%) MS Office
15 14 (9.21%) SharePoint
15 14 (9.21%) PMI
15 14 (9.21%) Waterfall
16 13 (8.55%) QA
16 13 (8.55%) SAP
16 13 (8.55%) Service Delivery
16 13 (8.55%) Information Security
17 12 (7.89%) Programme Management
18 11 (7.24%) Scrum
18 11 (7.24%) CISM
18 11 (7.24%) CISSP
18 11 (7.24%) Project Planning
19 10 (6.58%) PRINCE
19 10 (6.58%) Service Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (9.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.66%) SAS
2 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (0.66%) Drupal
2 1 (0.66%) Confluence
2 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.66%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (12.50%) MS Project
2 18 (11.84%) MS Excel
3 15 (9.87%) MS Office
4 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (3.29%) WAN
2 5 (3.29%) LAN
3 4 (2.63%) Firewall
4 3 (1.97%) LTE
4 3 (1.97%) 3G
5 2 (1.32%) 2G
5 2 (1.32%) SS7
5 2 (1.32%) ISUP
5 2 (1.32%) 4G
5 2 (1.32%) Broadband
5 2 (1.32%) Network Security
6 1 (0.66%) HSPA
6 1 (0.66%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.66%) SCCP
6 1 (0.66%) INAP
6 1 (0.66%) TETRA
6 1 (0.66%) WiMAX
6 1 (0.66%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.66%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) JUnit
1 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.66%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.66%) Maven
1 1 (0.66%) Checkstyle
1 1 (0.66%) JIRA
1 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.66%) Yeoman
General
1 36 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 32 (21.05%) Finance
3 7 (4.61%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.61%) Publishing
4 5 (3.29%) Banking
4 5 (3.29%) Electronics
5 3 (1.97%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.97%) Legal
6 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.66%) Military
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.66%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Marketing
7 1 (0.66%) German Language
7 1 (0.66%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 99 (65.13%) Project Manager
2 11 (7.24%) Analyst
3 10 (6.58%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (5.92%) Senior Project Manager
4 9 (5.92%) IT Project Manager
4 9 (5.92%) Test Manager
4 9 (5.92%) Senior Manager
5 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 8 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 8 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 8 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 7 (4.61%) Agile Project Manager
6 7 (4.61%) Business Analyst
6 7 (4.61%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (3.95%) Project Coordinator
7 6 (3.95%) Security Project Manager
7 6 (3.95%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 6 (3.95%) Security Manager
8 5 (3.29%) SAP Project Manager
8 5 (3.29%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) .NET
1 2 (1.32%) J2EE
2 1 (0.66%) SOAP
2 1 (0.66%) Struts
2 1 (0.66%) Middleware
2 1 (0.66%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.21%) PMI
2 9 (5.92%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.29%) Human Factors
6 4 (2.63%) IPTV
7 2 (1.32%) CESG
7 2 (1.32%) PKI
7 2 (1.32%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.66%) Open Source
8 1 (0.66%) Social Media
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Life Science
8 1 (0.66%) FMCG
8 1 (0.66%) Economics
8 1 (0.66%) CCTV
8 1 (0.66%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.66%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.97%) UNIX
1 3 (1.97%) Linux
2 2 (1.32%) Windows
3 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (77.63%) PRINCE2
2 102 (67.11%) Project Management
3 42 (27.63%) ITIL
4 35 (23.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (13.82%) Change Management
7 17 (11.18%) Risk Management
8 14 (9.21%) Waterfall
9 13 (8.55%) Service Delivery
9 13 (8.55%) Information Security
10 12 (7.89%) Programme Management
11 11 (7.24%) Project Planning
11 11 (7.24%) Scrum
12 10 (6.58%) Service Management
12 10 (6.58%) PRINCE
13 9 (5.92%) ITIL V3
14 8 (5.26%) Supplier Management
14 8 (5.26%) CRM
15 7 (4.61%) Migration
15 7 (4.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.26%) C
2 2 (1.32%) Java
3 1 (0.66%) PHP
3 1 (0.66%) SQL
3 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 150 (98.68%) PMI Certification
2 24 (15.79%) Degree
3 19 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (7.24%) CISSP
4 11 (7.24%) CISM
5 9 (5.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (5.92%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.92%) APMP
6 8 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.26%) VCP4
7 7 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.95%) GIAC
9 5 (3.29%) MAPM
9 5 (3.29%) NVQ Level 3
10 4 (2.63%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.32%) ISEB
11 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.66%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.55%) QA
2 6 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.32%) Solvency II
5 2 (1.32%) BS15000
5 2 (1.32%) SLA
5 2 (1.32%) COBIT
6 1 (0.66%) GxP
6 1 (0.66%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.66%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.55%) SAP
3 3 (1.97%) Ericsson
3 3 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.97%) Oracle
3 3 (1.97%) VMware
4 2 (1.32%) BT
4 2 (1.32%) Cisco
4 2 (1.32%) Sun
4 2 (1.32%) Citrix
5 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.66%) Lotus
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.66%) Huawei
5 1 (0.66%) Planview
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