The table below looks at the statistics for P3M3 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited P3M3 over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio, Programme and Project Management Maturity Model (P3M3)
Rank 621 573 592
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +19
Contract jobs citing P3M3 1 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.021% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.028% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£300 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £500 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42686 39199 42460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.45% 74.14% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26643 24141 24595
Average daily rate £412 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1099 1524
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.97 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% -7.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

P3M3
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing P3M3 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

P3M3 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

P3M3
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing P3M3 within the UK.

P3M3 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

P3M3
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing P3M3 within the UK.

P3M3 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

P3M3
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing P3M3 within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 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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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
London +4 1 £300 -40.59%
England -8 1 £300 -40.00% 1

P3M3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing P3M3 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 P3M3.

1 8 (88.89%) MS Project
1 8 (88.89%) PRINCE2
2 7 (77.78%) CRM
2 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Programme Management
3 6 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 6 (66.67%) ISEB
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) P3O
6 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 1 (11.11%) PMP
7 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
7 1 (11.11%) Document Management
7 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (11.11%) Line Management

P3M3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing P3M3 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 P3M3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Project
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) PMO Manager
1 1 (11.11%) PMO Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) PRINCE2
2 7 (77.78%) CRM
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 6 (66.67%) Programme Management
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Document Management
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) PMP
4 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) P3O
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft