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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 136 115 126
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing PMP 11 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.21% 0.075%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 0.80% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
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£423 £456 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.39% -17.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +14.28%
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
1007 623 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.82% 26.41% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 345 418
Average daily rate £413 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 39 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £36.80 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Gloucestershire - 5 £383 - 1
Wiltshire -15 2 £449 -16.51%
Bristol - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 19 (79.17%) PRINCE2
3 16 (66.67%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) Service Management
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 4 (16.67%) MS Office
6 4 (16.67%) Time Management
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 3 (12.50%) LAN
7 3 (12.50%) WAN
7 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
7 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Internet
7 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (8.33%) CAPM
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.33%) Retail
8 2 (8.33%) Finance
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) PMI
8 2 (8.33%) DMZ

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
1 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LAN
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) DMZ
General
1 2 (8.33%) Electronics
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (8.33%) Junior
3 2 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.17%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Management Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Implementation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) PMI
1 2 (8.33%) VHDL
1 2 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) PRINCE2
2 16 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) Service Management
5 4 (16.67%) Time Management
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
8 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
8 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
8 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.17%) MSF
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL V2
8 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (8.33%) CAPM
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.17%) MBA
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) BS15000
2 1 (4.17%) COBIT
2 1 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) SAP