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 27 July 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 137 124 127
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing PMP 7 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.72% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 2.44% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 10
Median daily rate £438 £356 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £330 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £488 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +94.44%
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
1000 944 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.80% 29.50% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 563 547
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 62 35
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £13.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing PMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +3 5 £438 -11.16% 2
Wiltshire -15 2 £439 +25.35%
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for PMP.

1 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 14 (73.68%) PRINCE2
3 10 (52.63%) PMI Certification
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) MS Project
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) APMP
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
7 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) C
8 1 (5.26%) Java
8 1 (5.26%) .NET
8 1 (5.26%) J2EE
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (5.26%) Windows
8 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
8 1 (5.26%) ERP
8 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.26%) Middleware

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Development Manager
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) ERP Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 14 (73.68%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Test Management
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) PMI Certification
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (15.79%) APMP
3 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cadence
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) SAP