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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 163 182 132
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -50
Contract jobs citing PMP 86 50 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.93% 0.57% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.68% 2.39% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 47
Average daily rate
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£395 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £236 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £393
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+14.01% -29.60%
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
2340 2093 2326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.19% 23.93% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1081 1058
Average daily rate £365 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 111 156
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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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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 +28 41 £400 +10.34% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 12 £378 +51.00% 2
Surrey - 10 £506 - 3
West Sussex +2 6 £290 -17.14%
Hampshire -16 4 £468 -1.57% 4
Oxfordshire - 4 £394 -
Middlesex -6 1 £528 +19.32%
Kent - 1 £513 -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 167 (97.66%) PMI Certification
2 138 (80.70%) PRINCE2
3 117 (68.42%) Project Management
4 55 (32.16%) Finance
5 45 (26.32%) Telecoms
5 45 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (18.71%) MS Excel
6 32 (18.71%) MS Project
7 26 (15.20%) Risk Management
8 22 (12.87%) Degree
9 21 (12.28%) ITIL
10 20 (11.70%) Project Planning
11 19 (11.11%) PMI
12 18 (10.53%) MS Office
13 17 (9.94%) Microsoft
14 16 (9.36%) SharePoint
14 16 (9.36%) PRINCE
15 15 (8.77%) Programme Management
15 15 (8.77%) Service Management
15 15 (8.77%) Change Control
16 13 (7.60%) Change Management
16 13 (7.60%) MS Visio
16 13 (7.60%) Migration
17 12 (7.02%) Banking
17 12 (7.02%) WAN
18 11 (6.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 11 (6.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 11 (6.43%) Marketing
18 11 (6.43%) Logistics
19 10 (5.85%) ISO/IEC 27001

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (9.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.75%) CMS
2 3 (1.75%) Drupal
3 1 (0.58%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.58%) Apache
3 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.58%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 32 (18.71%) MS Excel
1 32 (18.71%) MS Project
2 18 (10.53%) MS Office
3 13 (7.60%) MS Visio
4 8 (4.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.17%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.58%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.34%) Office 365
2 3 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.17%) SaaS
3 2 (1.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.02%) WAN
2 9 (5.26%) LAN
3 6 (3.51%) UMTS
3 6 (3.51%) Internet
4 5 (2.92%) GPRS
5 4 (2.34%) LTE
5 4 (2.34%) GSM
5 4 (2.34%) CDMA
5 4 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.34%) Firewall
5 4 (2.34%) 3G
6 3 (1.75%) 4G
7 2 (1.17%) ATM
7 2 (1.17%) 2G
7 2 (1.17%) MPLS
8 1 (0.58%) SAN
8 1 (0.58%) Extranet
8 1 (0.58%) Wireless
8 1 (0.58%) IPv6
8 1 (0.58%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Ant
1 1 (0.58%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.58%) LabVIEW
General
1 55 (32.16%) Finance
2 45 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.02%) Banking
4 11 (6.43%) Marketing
5 10 (5.85%) Financial Institution
6 9 (5.26%) Manufacturing
7 7 (4.09%) Automotive
7 7 (4.09%) Spanish Language
8 5 (2.92%) Electronics
8 5 (2.92%) Retail
9 4 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.58%) Advertising
11 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 128 (74.85%) Project Manager
2 16 (9.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 16 (9.36%) Infrastructure Manager
3 12 (7.02%) Technical Manager
3 12 (7.02%) IT Project Manager
3 12 (7.02%) OSS Project Manager
4 11 (6.43%) Technical Project Manager
4 11 (6.43%) Analyst
5 8 (4.68%) Senior Manager
6 7 (4.09%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (2.92%) Business Analyst
8 5 (2.92%) Programme Manager
8 5 (2.92%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 4 (2.34%) OSS Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.34%) OSS Architect
9 4 (2.34%) Service Manager
9 4 (2.34%) Business Manager
9 4 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 4 (2.34%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.34%) HTML
2 3 (1.75%) Web Services
2 3 (1.75%) XML
2 3 (1.75%) Flash
3 2 (1.17%) Middleware
4 1 (0.58%) J2EE
4 1 (0.58%) Struts
4 1 (0.58%) Lucene
4 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.11%) PMI
2 8 (4.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.34%) E-Learning
3 4 (2.34%) DTV
4 3 (1.75%) Social Media
5 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.17%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.17%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.17%) APACS
6 1 (0.58%) EPoS
6 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.09%) Windows
2 5 (2.92%) UNIX
3 3 (1.75%) Linux
4 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (80.70%) PRINCE2
2 117 (68.42%) Project Management
3 45 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (15.20%) Risk Management
5 21 (12.28%) ITIL
6 20 (11.70%) Project Planning
7 16 (9.36%) PRINCE
8 15 (8.77%) Programme Management
8 15 (8.77%) Service Management
8 15 (8.77%) Change Control
9 13 (7.60%) Change Management
9 13 (7.60%) Migration
10 11 (6.43%) Logistics
11 10 (5.85%) Service Delivery
12 9 (5.26%) Supplier Management
13 7 (4.09%) CRM
13 7 (4.09%) Resource Management
13 7 (4.09%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (3.51%) Time Management
14 6 (3.51%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.34%) SQL
1 4 (2.34%) C
1 4 (2.34%) Java
2 3 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 167 (97.66%) PMI Certification
2 22 (12.87%) Degree
3 11 (6.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (6.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (2.92%) ISEB
4 5 (2.92%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.34%) MAPM
6 3 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.75%) CCNA
6 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.75%) CAPM
6 3 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.17%) CISSP
7 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.17%) CCNP
7 2 (1.17%) CISM
8 1 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) CIPD
8 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.92%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.34%) QA
3 4 (2.34%) SLA
4 3 (1.75%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) vSphere
1 2 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.17%) SCCM
1 2 (1.17%) OPNET
1 2 (1.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.85%) Oracle
3 9 (5.26%) SAP
4 6 (3.51%) Cisco
5 4 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.75%) Remedy
6 3 (1.75%) Citrix
7 2 (1.17%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (1.17%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.17%) Cramer
7 2 (1.17%) VMware
7 2 (1.17%) NetCracker
7 2 (1.17%) Google
7 2 (1.17%) HP
7 2 (1.17%) EMC
7 2 (1.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.17%) BMC
8 1 (0.58%) Nokia
8 1 (0.58%) Lotus
8 1 (0.58%) JD Edwards
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