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 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 118 124 109
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing PMP 22 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.56% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.36% 1.95% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 3
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£350 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +5.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £405 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £31.50 £32.38
% change year-on-year
+74.60% -2.70%
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
933 871 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.11% 28.72% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 565 359
Average daily rate £393 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 36 42
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.48% +74.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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
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 28 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 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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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 +1 9 £350 -5.40%
Devon -1 5 £363 -
Dorset - 3 £345 -
Bristol -6 2 £475 +26.66%
Somerset - 2 £175 -
Gloucestershire -5 1 £475 +11.76%
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (92.86%) PMI Certification
2 20 (71.43%) Project Management
3 19 (67.86%) PRINCE2
4 14 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (32.14%) MS Project
5 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) Local Government
9 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
9 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.71%) Change Management
10 3 (10.71%) MS Office
10 3 (10.71%) Banking
10 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.71%) People Management
11 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (7.14%) PMBOK
11 2 (7.14%) HTML5
11 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
11 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
11 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
11 2 (7.14%) Time Management
11 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
11 2 (7.14%) Swing
11 2 (7.14%) HTML

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Project
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.71%) MS Office
4 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Local Government
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Vendor Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Cutover Manager
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Cutover Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) Swing
1 2 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.57%) IPTV
1 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Project Management
2 19 (67.86%) PRINCE2
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 3 (10.71%) People Management
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 2 (7.14%) Time Management
7 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
8 1 (3.57%) Benchmarking
8 1 (3.57%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) PMI Certification
2 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.14%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) CA
2 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.57%) Polycom
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco