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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 180 159 185
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Contract jobs citing PMP 78 86 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.96% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 3.52% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 40 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £418 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £531 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £27.00 £32.38
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -16.60%
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
2323 2445 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.83% 27.30% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1329 1185 1070
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 95 133
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.92% -19.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.33 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £48.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Hampshire +15 20 £325 -27.77% 2
Berkshire -1 20 £400 - 8
Surrey -2 14 £438 -1.12% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 11 £450 +19.20%
West Sussex -13 5 £438 +36.71%
Oxfordshire -20 5 £388 -32.60% 4
Kent - 4 £500 -
Middlesex -1 2 £550 +25.00% 1
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 167 (98.82%) PMI Certification
2 125 (73.96%) Project Management
3 120 (71.01%) PRINCE2
4 49 (28.99%) Finance
5 47 (27.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (27.81%) ITIL
5 47 (27.81%) MS Project
6 40 (23.67%) PMI
7 39 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 33 (19.53%) Degree
9 30 (17.75%) Change Management
9 30 (17.75%) MS Office
10 29 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 26 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 23 (13.61%) MS Excel
13 21 (12.43%) Risk Management
14 20 (11.83%) SharePoint
14 20 (11.83%) PRINCE
15 19 (11.24%) Waterfall
16 18 (10.65%) Project Planning
16 18 (10.65%) Service Delivery
17 16 (9.47%) SC Cleared
17 16 (9.47%) Data Centre
18 15 (8.88%) Programme Management
18 15 (8.88%) C
19 14 (8.28%) ITIL Certification
20 13 (7.69%) Service Management
20 13 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 13 (7.69%) Change Control

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (11.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.78%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 47 (27.81%) MS Project
2 30 (17.75%) MS Office
3 23 (13.61%) MS Excel
4 9 (5.33%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (0.59%) RMDS
1 1 (0.59%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.78%) Internet
2 3 (1.78%) Firewall
3 2 (1.18%) LAN
3 2 (1.18%) WAN
3 2 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.18%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.59%) MVNO
4 1 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.59%) Multicast
4 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.59%) GGSN
4 1 (0.59%) SGSN
4 1 (0.59%) 4G
4 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.59%) SSL
4 1 (0.59%) Intranet
4 1 (0.59%) VoIP
4 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.18%) Big Data
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Yeoman
General
1 49 (28.99%) Finance
2 39 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.10%) Publishing
4 6 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.55%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.37%) Legal
6 4 (2.37%) Banking
7 3 (1.78%) Retail
7 3 (1.78%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.78%) Electronics
7 3 (1.78%) Military
8 1 (0.59%) German Language
Job Titles
1 105 (62.13%) Project Manager
2 13 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 11 (6.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 11 (6.51%) Senior Manager
3 11 (6.51%) Senior Project Manager
3 11 (6.51%) Infrastructure Manager
3 11 (6.51%) Agile Project Manager
4 9 (5.33%) Technical Manager
4 9 (5.33%) IT Project Manager
4 9 (5.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 9 (5.33%) Programme Manager
5 8 (4.73%) Project Planner
5 8 (4.73%) Coordinator
6 7 (4.14%) Service Manager
6 7 (4.14%) PMO Manager
7 6 (3.55%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 6 (3.55%) Business Manager
7 6 (3.55%) Systems Manager
7 6 (3.55%) Analyst
8 5 (2.96%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.78%) Web Services
2 2 (1.18%) CSS
3 1 (0.59%) J2EE
3 1 (0.59%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.67%) PMI
2 16 (9.47%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.37%) IPTV
7 3 (1.78%) Economics
8 2 (1.18%) CMDB
8 2 (1.18%) FMCG
9 1 (0.59%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Wiki
9 1 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.59%) Statistics
9 1 (0.59%) Life Science
9 1 (0.59%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.59%) IVR
9 1 (0.59%) EMV
9 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.92%) Windows
2 2 (1.18%) UNIX
3 1 (0.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (73.96%) Project Management
2 120 (71.01%) PRINCE2
3 47 (27.81%) ITIL
3 47 (27.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (17.75%) Change Management
5 29 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (12.43%) Risk Management
7 20 (11.83%) PRINCE
8 19 (11.24%) Waterfall
9 18 (10.65%) Project Planning
9 18 (10.65%) Service Delivery
10 15 (8.88%) Programme Management
11 13 (7.69%) Service Management
11 13 (7.69%) Change Control
12 12 (7.10%) SDLC
13 10 (5.92%) Migration
14 8 (4.73%) Scrum
14 8 (4.73%) Financial Modelling
15 7 (4.14%) Time Management
15 7 (4.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.88%) C
2 7 (4.14%) SQL
3 1 (0.59%) Python
3 1 (0.59%) Ruby
3 1 (0.59%) Java
3 1 (0.59%) Perl
3 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 167 (98.82%) PMI Certification
2 33 (19.53%) Degree
3 26 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 16 (9.47%) SC Cleared
5 14 (8.28%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (7.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (5.92%) APMP
9 8 (4.73%) ISEB
10 4 (2.37%) NVQ Level 3
11 3 (1.78%) CISSP
12 2 (1.18%) MCP
12 2 (1.18%) MCSE
12 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.59%) IIBA
13 1 (0.59%) CAPM
13 1 (0.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.33%) QA
2 6 (3.55%) SLA
3 3 (1.78%) P3O
4 2 (1.18%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.59%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) OpenView
1 2 (1.18%) Netcool
1 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.10%) Oracle
3 10 (5.92%) SAP
4 5 (2.96%) HP
5 3 (1.78%) Cisco
5 3 (1.78%) Planview
6 2 (1.18%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.18%) Remedy
6 2 (1.18%) VMware
7 1 (0.59%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.59%) NetScout
7 1 (0.59%) Citrix
7 1 (0.59%) Juniper
7 1 (0.59%) Lotus
7 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.59%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.59%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.59%) LogLogic
7 1 (0.59%) ServiceNow
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