The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 124 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing PMP 18 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.14% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 0.46% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 12
Average daily rate
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£411 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.46% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £411 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.38 £38.49
% change year-on-year
-16.60% -15.88%
Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
853 650 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.05% 30.36% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 363 413
Average daily rate £375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 44 63
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
PMP
England

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 1 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 1 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
Bristol -22 1 £375 - 2
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 36 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 32 (88.89%) PRINCE2
3 27 (75.00%) Project Management
4 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (36.11%) MS Project
5 13 (36.11%) Finance
6 9 (25.00%) PMI
6 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (22.22%) PRINCE
7 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 7 (19.44%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
8 7 (19.44%) Middleware
8 7 (19.44%) Java
8 7 (19.44%) .NET
8 7 (19.44%) Oracle
9 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
10 5 (13.89%) MS Office
10 5 (13.89%) ITIL
11 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
11 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
11 4 (11.11%) MBA
11 4 (11.11%) Service Management
11 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 4 (11.11%) Change Management
11 4 (11.11%) Time Management
12 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
12 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (8.33%) Risk Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Project
2 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (13.89%) MS Office
4 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.78%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) LAN
1 3 (8.33%) WAN
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Project Manager
2 10 (27.78%) Technical Manager
2 10 (27.78%) Technical Project Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Junior
4 3 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Project Officer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (5.56%) Project Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Programme Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Logistics Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Fusion
1 7 (19.44%) Middleware
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) PMI
2 2 (5.56%) VHDL
2 2 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) PRINCE2
2 27 (75.00%) Project Management
3 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (22.22%) PRINCE
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 4 (11.11%) Service Management
6 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.11%) Change Management
6 4 (11.11%) Time Management
7 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Migration
8 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.56%) Earned Value Management
9 1 (2.78%) MSF
9 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.78%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) C
3 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (11.11%) MBA
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.78%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) COBIT
2 1 (2.78%) BS15000
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Progress