The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 160 146 130
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Contract jobs citing PMP 79 93 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 1.11% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.21% 4.48% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 40 58
Average daily rate £428 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £400 £436
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.53 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +1.45%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2464 2077 2362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.39% 24.75% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1031 1065
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 124 128
Average hourly rate £20.75 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.78% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
PMP
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -32 23 £513 +36.66% 5
Buckinghamshire -4 17 £425 - 2
West Sussex +2 10 £310 -40.95%
Hampshire +10 7 £425 - 3
Middlesex -2 7 £425 -17.47%
Surrey -22 7 £418 -22.68% 2
Oxfordshire +4 3 £440 +17.33% 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 139 (97.20%) PMI Certification
2 122 (85.31%) PRINCE2
3 95 (66.43%) Project Management
4 44 (30.77%) Finance
5 35 (24.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (23.78%) Telecoms
7 32 (22.38%) MS Project
8 31 (21.68%) ITIL
9 26 (18.18%) Degree
10 24 (16.78%) MS Excel
11 23 (16.08%) PRINCE
12 22 (15.38%) PMI
13 20 (13.99%) Project Planning
14 19 (13.29%) QA
15 16 (11.19%) Banking
15 16 (11.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
16 14 (9.79%) Risk Management
17 13 (9.09%) Service Delivery
17 13 (9.09%) Financial Institution
17 13 (9.09%) Service Management
18 12 (8.39%) Logistics
19 11 (7.69%) Quality Management
19 11 (7.69%) Migration
19 11 (7.69%) MS Office
20 10 (6.99%) Windows
20 10 (6.99%) ISEB
20 10 (6.99%) Six Sigma
20 10 (6.99%) Change Management
20 10 (6.99%) Management Information System

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.40%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.70%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (22.38%) MS Project
2 24 (16.78%) MS Excel
3 11 (7.69%) MS Office
4 7 (4.90%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.40%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.70%) Servitor
3 1 (0.70%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) SaaS
1 2 (1.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.59%) LAN
1 8 (5.59%) WAN
2 7 (4.90%) VoIP
3 5 (3.50%) ATM
4 4 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.10%) LTE
5 3 (2.10%) 3G
6 2 (1.40%) 4G
7 1 (0.70%) MVNO
7 1 (0.70%) 2G
7 1 (0.70%) WPA
7 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.70%) Broadband
7 1 (0.70%) SDH
7 1 (0.70%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Ant
1 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 44 (30.77%) Finance
2 34 (23.78%) Telecoms
3 16 (11.19%) Banking
4 13 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 9 (6.29%) Manufacturing
6 8 (5.59%) Spanish Language
6 8 (5.59%) Automotive
7 5 (3.50%) Marketing
8 4 (2.80%) Advertising
9 3 (2.10%) Retail
10 2 (1.40%) Legal
10 2 (1.40%) Electronics
11 1 (0.70%) Back Office
11 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.70%) Billing
11 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (69.23%) Project Manager
2 10 (6.99%) Programme Manager
2 10 (6.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 10 (6.99%) Senior Manager
2 10 (6.99%) Senior Project Manager
2 10 (6.99%) Infrastructure Manager
3 8 (5.59%) IT Project Manager
3 8 (5.59%) Quality Manager
4 7 (4.90%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (4.20%) Test Manager
5 6 (4.20%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 5 (3.50%) Analyst
7 4 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 3 (2.10%) PMO Manager
8 3 (2.10%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.10%) Technical Manager
8 3 (2.10%) Service Manager
9 2 (1.40%) QA Manager
9 2 (1.40%) Coordinator
9 2 (1.40%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.40%) J2EE
2 1 (0.70%) Struts
2 1 (0.70%) Middleware
2 1 (0.70%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.70%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.38%) PMI
2 10 (6.99%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.50%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.40%) DTV
4 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.70%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.99%) Windows
2 5 (3.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.80%) UNIX
4 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (85.31%) PRINCE2
2 95 (66.43%) Project Management
3 35 (24.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (21.68%) ITIL
5 23 (16.08%) PRINCE
6 20 (13.99%) Project Planning
7 14 (9.79%) Risk Management
8 13 (9.09%) Service Management
8 13 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 12 (8.39%) Logistics
10 11 (7.69%) Migration
10 11 (7.69%) Quality Management
11 10 (6.99%) Change Management
11 10 (6.99%) Six Sigma
12 8 (5.59%) Programme Management
13 7 (4.90%) GAP Analysis
14 6 (4.20%) Test Management
14 6 (4.20%) Change Control
15 5 (3.50%) Waterfall
15 5 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.29%) C
2 3 (2.10%) Java
3 1 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 139 (97.20%) PMI Certification
2 26 (18.18%) Degree
3 16 (11.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (6.99%) ISEB
5 9 (6.29%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (6.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (4.20%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.80%) APMP
8 3 (2.10%) MCSE
8 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.10%) MCITP
9 2 (1.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.70%) CAPM
10 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.70%) CIPD
10 1 (0.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.29%) QA
2 4 (2.80%) SLA
3 3 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.10%) GxP
4 2 (1.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.90%) SAP
3 5 (3.50%) Oracle
4 2 (1.40%) Teradata
4 2 (1.40%) EMC
4 2 (1.40%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.70%) Lotus
5 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.70%) Remedy
5 1 (0.70%) Primavera
5 1 (0.70%) BT
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco
5 1 (0.70%) IBM
5 1 (0.70%) HP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £460 - £480 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago