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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 153 188 160
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -28
Contract jobs citing PMP 86 44 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 0.52% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.56% 2.09% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.38 £38.98
% change year-on-year
-19.69% -16.94%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2418 2110 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.04% 25.13% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1070 899
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 126 139
Average hourly rate £17.04 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.76% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
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 10 July 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 10 July 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 +18 36 £413 +10.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 15 £424 - 4
Hampshire -4 10 £459 +6.37%
Surrey +7 8 £443 -
Middlesex +1 7 £440 -2.22%
West Sussex -3 6 £285 -18.57%
Oxfordshire +6 2 £575 +35.29%
Home Counties - 1 £370 -
East Sussex - 1 £395 -
Kent - - - - 1
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 158 (96.93%) PMI Certification
2 131 (80.37%) PRINCE2
3 110 (67.48%) Project Management
4 56 (34.36%) Finance
5 40 (24.54%) Telecoms
6 34 (20.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (20.25%) MS Project
8 28 (17.18%) MS Excel
9 25 (15.34%) ITIL
9 25 (15.34%) Risk Management
10 24 (14.72%) Degree
11 20 (12.27%) Project Planning
11 20 (12.27%) PRINCE
12 17 (10.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 15 (9.20%) MS Office
13 15 (9.20%) Programme Management
14 14 (8.59%) Banking
14 14 (8.59%) Microsoft
14 14 (8.59%) Management Information System
14 14 (8.59%) Migration
15 13 (7.98%) Change Management
15 13 (7.98%) PMI
15 13 (7.98%) Change Control
16 12 (7.36%) MS Visio
17 11 (6.75%) Marketing
17 11 (6.75%) SharePoint
17 11 (6.75%) Oracle
17 11 (6.75%) Financial Institution
18 10 (6.13%) Service Management
18 10 (6.13%) ISEB

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 11 (6.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.84%) CMS
2 3 (1.84%) Drupal
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.61%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.61%) Apache
Applications
1 33 (20.25%) MS Project
2 28 (17.18%) MS Excel
3 15 (9.20%) MS Office
4 12 (7.36%) MS Visio
5 10 (6.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.84%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.45%) SaaS
2 2 (1.23%) Office 365
2 2 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.52%) WAN
2 8 (4.91%) LAN
3 7 (4.29%) VoIP
4 6 (3.68%) UMTS
5 5 (3.07%) GPRS
6 4 (2.45%) GSM
6 4 (2.45%) CDMA
6 4 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.84%) LTE
7 3 (1.84%) 3G
8 2 (1.23%) Firewall
8 2 (1.23%) Internet
8 2 (1.23%) ATM
8 2 (1.23%) 4G
9 1 (0.61%) Wireless
9 1 (0.61%) 2G
9 1 (0.61%) WPA
9 1 (0.61%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.61%) Network Security
9 1 (0.61%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Ant
1 1 (0.61%) LabVIEW
1 1 (0.61%) CruiseControl
General
1 56 (34.36%) Finance
2 40 (24.54%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.59%) Banking
4 11 (6.75%) Marketing
4 11 (6.75%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.52%) Spanish Language
5 9 (5.52%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.29%) Automotive
7 6 (3.68%) Retail
8 5 (3.07%) Electronics
9 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.61%) Back Office
10 1 (0.61%) Legal
10 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.61%) Billing
10 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (69.94%) Project Manager
2 12 (7.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 12 (7.36%) Infrastructure Manager
3 11 (6.75%) Analyst
4 8 (4.91%) Test Manager
4 8 (4.91%) Programme Manager
4 8 (4.91%) Senior Manager
4 8 (4.91%) IT Project Manager
4 8 (4.91%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 7 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
5 7 (4.29%) Technical Manager
6 6 (3.68%) Architect
6 6 (3.68%) Technical Project Manager
6 6 (3.68%) OSS Project Manager
7 5 (3.07%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (2.45%) Service Manager
8 4 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.45%) Business Analyst
8 4 (2.45%) OSS Architect
8 4 (2.45%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.84%) Web Services
1 3 (1.84%) Flash
1 3 (1.84%) HTML
2 2 (1.23%) J2EE
2 2 (1.23%) Middleware
3 1 (0.61%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.61%) Lucene
3 1 (0.61%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.59%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.98%) PMI
3 4 (2.45%) DTV
3 4 (2.45%) E-Learning
4 3 (1.84%) Social Media
5 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.23%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.23%) APACS
6 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.61%) EPoS
6 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.68%) Windows
2 5 (3.07%) UNIX
3 3 (1.84%) Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (80.37%) PRINCE2
2 110 (67.48%) Project Management
3 34 (20.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (15.34%) Risk Management
4 25 (15.34%) ITIL
5 20 (12.27%) PRINCE
5 20 (12.27%) Project Planning
6 15 (9.20%) Programme Management
7 14 (8.59%) Migration
8 13 (7.98%) Change Management
8 13 (7.98%) Change Control
9 10 (6.13%) Service Management
9 10 (6.13%) Logistics
10 8 (4.91%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.29%) CRM
11 7 (4.29%) Resource Management
11 7 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (4.29%) Test Management
12 6 (3.68%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.68%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.68%) C
2 5 (3.07%) Java
3 3 (1.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 158 (96.93%) PMI Certification
2 24 (14.72%) Degree
3 17 (10.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (6.13%) ISEB
5 7 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (3.68%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.45%) MAPM
7 4 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.45%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.23%) APMP
8 2 (1.23%) CISSP
8 2 (1.23%) CISM
8 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.61%) CAPM
9 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.61%) MBA
9 1 (0.61%) CIPD
9 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.61%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) QA
2 6 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.07%) SLA
3 5 (3.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.84%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.23%) vSphere
2 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Netcool
1 2 (1.23%) OPNET
1 2 (1.23%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (8.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.75%) Oracle
3 5 (3.07%) SAP
4 4 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.84%) Remedy
5 3 (1.84%) Cisco
5 3 (1.84%) Citrix
6 2 (1.23%) BMC
6 2 (1.23%) HP
6 2 (1.23%) EMC
6 2 (1.23%) Cramer
6 2 (1.23%) VMware
6 2 (1.23%) NetCracker
6 2 (1.23%) Google
6 2 (1.23%) Greenplum
6 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.61%) hybris
7 1 (0.61%) Agilent
7 1 (0.61%) Primavera
7 1 (0.61%) BT
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