The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 133 114 123
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing PMP 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.28% 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 1.02% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
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£420 £456 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.94% -17.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+17.50% +15.10%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
943 689 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.00% 27.67% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 392 441
Average daily rate £420 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 39 62
Average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.56% -36.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £37.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PMP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PMP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 January 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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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
Wiltshire -8 2 £400 -12.32% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Bristol - - - - 3
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 18 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 14 (77.78%) PRINCE2
3 12 (66.67%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) QA
7 2 (11.11%) Time Management
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (11.11%) CAPM
7 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
7 2 (11.11%) MS Office
7 2 (11.11%) DMZ
7 2 (11.11%) CRM
7 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.11%) Internet

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) DMZ
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Junior
2 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Management Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Quality Manager
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior SAP Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 12 (66.67%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) MSF
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL V2
6 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (11.11%) CAPM
6 1 (5.56%) MBA
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) BS15000
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.56%) Nokia
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Huawei
2 1 (5.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks