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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 126 103 120
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs citing PMP 17 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 0.76% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £393
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+14.01% -29.60%
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
914 656 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.32% 29.64% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 356 438
Average daily rate £393 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 54 69
Average hourly rate £35.50 £18.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.89% -37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Wiltshire -11 6 £311 -17.00% 1
Bristol -19 1 £375 - 3
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 29 (87.88%) PRINCE2
3 26 (78.79%) Project Management
4 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 12 (36.36%) MS Project
6 11 (33.33%) Finance
7 9 (27.27%) PMI
8 7 (21.21%) PRINCE
8 7 (21.21%) Middleware
8 7 (21.21%) Java
8 7 (21.21%) .NET
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle
8 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (18.18%) Degree
9 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 6 (18.18%) MS Office
9 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
10 5 (15.15%) Service Management
10 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
10 5 (15.15%) Time Management
11 4 (12.12%) Supplier Management
11 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (12.12%) Change Management
11 4 (12.12%) MBA
11 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
11 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Project
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
3 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.03%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 11 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 11 (33.33%) Technical Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Programme Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Project Officer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (6.06%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Project Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
1 7 (21.21%) Middleware
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) PMI
2 2 (6.06%) VHDL
2 2 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) PRINCE2
2 26 (78.79%) Project Management
3 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (21.21%) PRINCE
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.15%) Time Management
6 4 (12.12%) Change Management
6 4 (12.12%) Supplier Management
7 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
8 2 (6.06%) Earned Value Management
9 1 (3.03%) MSF
9 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.03%) Logistics
9 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) C
3 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) Degree
3 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) MBA
5 1 (3.03%) APMP
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) BS15000
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Progress
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