The table below looks at the statistics for PgMP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PgMP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Program Management Professional (PgMP)
Rank 590 593 557
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Contract jobs citing PgMP 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.011% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.028% 0.054% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
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£390 £350 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £350 £630
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £390 £790
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £775
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -54.83%
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 Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10798 11013 8885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.32% 19.54% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6104 6209 4710
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 547 500
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

PgMP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PgMP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PgMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PgMP
Daily Rate Trend

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

PgMP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PgMP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PgMP within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

PgMP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PgMP
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PgMP within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
England -7 3 £390 +11.42% 1
West Midlands -15 2 £390 +11.42%
City of London +21 1 - -
London +2 1 - - 1
Coventry - - - -

PgMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PgMP 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 PgMP.

1 9 (100.00%) PMP
1 9 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (55.56%) Change Management
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) MS Project
5 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) ERP
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) CA
5 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 3 (33.33%) PMI
5 3 (33.33%) Smartcard
5 3 (33.33%) Primavera
5 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 3 (33.33%) Information Security
5 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 3 (33.33%) Document Management
5 3 (33.33%) CA PPM
5 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (33.33%) APMP
5 3 (33.33%) Change Control
5 3 (33.33%) P3O
5 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation

PgMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PgMP 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 PgMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Project
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Primavera
1 3 (33.33%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Project Planner
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Planner
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PMI
1 3 (33.33%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) ERP
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 3 (33.33%) Document Management
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) PMP
1 9 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (33.33%) APMP
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 1 (11.11%) Cadence