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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 123 137 134
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing PMP 12 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.23% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 0.81% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 10
Average daily rate £463 £493 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% +25.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £450 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £21.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+88.37% -43.04%
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
941 868 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.12% 28.05% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 501 600
Average daily rate £375 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 35 51
Average hourly rate £42.00 £38.25 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +11.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 4 £450 -
Gloucestershire +3 3 £500 -16.66%
Bristol -1 2 £475 -1.04%
Somerset +14 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (84.21%) Project Management
2 15 (78.95%) PRINCE2
3 14 (73.68%) PMI Certification
4 8 (42.11%) MS Project
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) APMP
6 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.53%) Degree
9 2 (10.53%) Local Government
9 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
10 1 (5.26%) Middleware
10 1 (5.26%) TickIT
10 1 (5.26%) Change Management
10 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
10 1 (5.26%) Wireless
10 1 (5.26%) PMI
10 1 (5.26%) ERP
10 1 (5.26%) Broadband
10 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
10 1 (5.26%) Cisco

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Project
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Broadband
1 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Local Government
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
2 3 (15.79%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Project 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%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Project Management
2 15 (78.95%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Dependency Management
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Information Management
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) PMI Certification
2 5 (26.32%) APMP
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.26%) CAPM
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
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 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Cadence
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SAP