The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 326 296 318
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +22
Contract jobs citing PMP 370 408 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.73% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.15% 3.85% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 273 233
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £560 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £24.34 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £49.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +85.18%

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
11746 10607 10582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.89% 18.90% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7318 6199 6096
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 555 496
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PMP
Daily Rate Trend

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

PMP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PMP
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

PMP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PMP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 318 £475 +8.57% 67
London -24 156 £550 +18.91% 35
South East -17 51 £458 +14.37% 8
Scotland +12 41 £330 -2.94% 2
City of London +53 40 £575 +17.94% 14
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 27 £320 -24.70% 1
North East -35 27 £320 -24.70% 1
Tyne and Wear -37 27 £320 -24.70% 1
West Midlands -17 23 £375 +7.14% 5
Renfrewshire -25 20 £320 +6.66%
Erskine -25 20 £320 +6.66%
Berkshire -4 16 £500 +21.13% 4
East of England +15 13 £430 -7.02% 6
North West -9 13 £425 +21.42% 5
Birmingham -5 11 £310 -10.14% 1
Edinburgh +1 10 £375 - 2
Surrey -8 10 £375 -10.44%
Yorkshire +4 9 £463 +27.58% 2
East Midlands +1 9 £401 -2.42% 4
South West -2 9 £463 +27.58%
Manchester +5 8 £438 -12.50% 5
Buckinghamshire +5 8 £450 -
Milton Keynes +7 7 £450 +66.66%
Glasgow +5 7 £351 -
Reading -7 6 £500 -4.76% 2
Ealing - 6 - -
Hertfordshire +10 5 £375 -14.28% 5
Essex +9 5 £340 -35.23%
Hampshire -2 5 £463 +42.30% 1
Leeds -4 5 £419 +15.51%

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for PMP.

1 674 (96.29%) PMI Certification
2 494 (70.57%) Project Management
3 491 (70.14%) PRINCE2
4 315 (45.00%) Finance
5 159 (22.71%) PMI
6 154 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 147 (21.00%) Degree
8 139 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
9 122 (17.43%) Programme Management
10 119 (17.00%) Change Management
11 115 (16.43%) Banking
12 88 (12.57%) MS Project
13 82 (11.71%) Security Cleared
14 81 (11.57%) PRINCE
15 80 (11.43%) Risk Management
16 76 (10.86%) ITIL
17 67 (9.57%) MS Excel
18 66 (9.43%) Microsoft
18 66 (9.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 56 (8.00%) SC Cleared
19 56 (8.00%) Data Centre
19 56 (8.00%) SDLC
20 55 (7.86%) Change Control
21 53 (7.57%) Telecoms
22 52 (7.43%) Legal
23 51 (7.29%) Retail
24 50 (7.14%) ERP
24 50 (7.14%) Oracle
25 49 (7.00%) Scrum
26 46 (6.57%) MS Office

PMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.71%) CMS
3 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.29%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.29%) Confluence
4 2 (0.29%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.14%) Apache
5 1 (0.14%) Drupal
5 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.14%) FileNet
5 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 88 (12.57%) MS Project
2 67 (9.57%) MS Excel
3 46 (6.57%) MS Office
4 37 (5.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.00%) Primavera
3 6 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (0.86%) Oracle FAH
3 6 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.71%) HFM
5 4 (0.57%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.43%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.43%) Lawson
7 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.14%) assyst
8 1 (0.14%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.29%) Office 365
2 8 (1.14%) SaaS
3 4 (0.57%) PaaS
4 3 (0.43%) IaaS
4 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.14%) CheetahMail
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.14%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.14%) WAN
2 21 (3.00%) LAN
3 15 (2.14%) Firewall
4 12 (1.71%) Network Security
5 8 (1.14%) HTTP
5 8 (1.14%) LDAP
6 6 (0.86%) Internet
6 6 (0.86%) VoIP
7 5 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.57%) MPLS
8 4 (0.57%) Wireless
9 3 (0.43%) 3G
9 3 (0.43%) DHCP
9 3 (0.43%) DNS
9 3 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.43%) SAN
10 2 (0.29%) 4G
10 2 (0.29%) LTE
10 2 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.29%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.14%) Big Data
5 6 (0.86%) RDBMS
5 6 (0.86%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.71%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.43%) Essbase
9 2 (0.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.14%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.14%) KDB
10 1 (0.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (0.86%) JIRA
2 2 (0.29%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (0.29%) VersionOne
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 315 (45.00%) Finance
2 115 (16.43%) Banking
3 53 (7.57%) Telecoms
4 52 (7.43%) Legal
5 51 (7.29%) Retail
6 24 (3.43%) Financial Institution
6 24 (3.43%) Manufacturing
7 23 (3.29%) Marketing
8 21 (3.00%) Corporate Banking
9 17 (2.43%) Automotive
9 17 (2.43%) Investment Banking
10 15 (2.14%) Advertising
10 15 (2.14%) Front Office
11 14 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.71%) Back Office
13 9 (1.29%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.86%) Law
15 5 (0.71%) Publishing
15 5 (0.71%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 476 (68.00%) Project Manager
2 89 (12.71%) IT Manager
3 83 (11.86%) IT Project Manager
4 74 (10.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 60 (8.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 57 (8.14%) Senior Manager
7 56 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
8 52 (7.43%) Programme Manager
9 30 (4.29%) Analyst
10 26 (3.71%) Agile Project Manager
11 22 (3.14%) PMO Manager
12 20 (2.86%) Applications Manager
12 20 (2.86%) Business Analyst
12 20 (2.86%) Security Manager
13 19 (2.71%) Transformation Manager
14 18 (2.57%) Business Intelligence Manager
14 18 (2.57%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
15 17 (2.43%) Applications Project Manager
15 17 (2.43%) Security Project Manager
16 15 (2.14%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.71%) HTML
2 10 (1.43%) XML
3 9 (1.29%) .NET
3 9 (1.29%) Ajax
3 9 (1.29%) CSS
4 5 (0.71%) Middleware
4 5 (0.71%) Web Services
5 3 (0.43%) CGI
6 2 (0.29%) HTML5
6 2 (0.29%) J2EE
6 2 (0.29%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.29%) SOAP
7 1 (0.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.14%) COM
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.14%) REST
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.14%) XHTML
7 1 (0.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 159 (22.71%) PMI
2 56 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 39 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.00%) Virtual Team
5 27 (3.86%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.86%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.57%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.57%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.29%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.14%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.14%) Smart Meter
9 8 (1.14%) User Experience
10 7 (1.00%) Equities
11 6 (0.86%) BBC
11 6 (0.86%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.86%) Video on Demand
12 5 (0.71%) Economics
12 5 (0.71%) FMCG
12 5 (0.71%) IPTV
13 4 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.43%) Windows
2 21 (3.00%) Unix
3 11 (1.57%) Linux
4 7 (1.00%) Solaris
5 6 (0.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.43%) Android
7 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.29%) AIX
8 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (70.57%) Project Management
2 491 (70.14%) PRINCE2
3 154 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 139 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (17.43%) Programme Management
6 119 (17.00%) Change Management
7 81 (11.57%) PRINCE
8 80 (11.43%) Risk Management
9 76 (10.86%) ITIL
10 56 (8.00%) SDLC
11 55 (7.86%) Change Control
12 50 (7.14%) ERP
13 49 (7.00%) Scrum
14 46 (6.57%) Waterfall
15 44 (6.29%) Migration
16 42 (6.00%) Business Analysis
16 42 (6.00%) Project Planning
17 40 (5.71%) Matrix Organization
18 34 (4.86%) Logistics
18 34 (4.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (3.71%) SQL
2 12 (1.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (1.29%) Perl
3 9 (1.29%) Shell Script
4 8 (1.14%) C
4 8 (1.14%) Java
5 4 (0.57%) C#
5 4 (0.57%) PHP
5 4 (0.57%) VBA
6 3 (0.43%) VB
7 2 (0.29%) Ruby
8 1 (0.14%) C++
8 1 (0.14%) Python
8 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 674 (96.29%) PMI Certification
2 147 (21.00%) Degree
3 82 (11.71%) Security Cleared
4 66 (9.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 56 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 42 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 25 (3.57%) ISEB
8 23 (3.29%) APMP
9 16 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (2.14%) CAPM
11 14 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.86%) CCNA
13 11 (1.57%) PgMP
14 9 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (1.00%) CISSP
15 7 (1.00%) MCSE
15 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (0.86%) CISA
17 5 (0.71%) CITP
17 5 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.00%) QA
2 9 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (1.29%) PMBOK
3 7 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.86%) SEPA
5 5 (0.71%) GxP
6 4 (0.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.43%) COBIT
7 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.29%) SLA
8 2 (0.29%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.14%) GCP
9 1 (0.14%) GLP
9 1 (0.14%) GMP
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.14%) P3O
9 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 22 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.43%) RACF
4 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.29%) XenApp
4 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) SCCM
1 2 (0.29%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.14%) MOM
2 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.14%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 66 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 50 (7.14%) Oracle
3 33 (4.71%) Cisco
3 33 (4.71%) SAP
4 28 (4.00%) HP
5 12 (1.71%) VMware
6 10 (1.43%) Citrix
6 10 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
7 9 (1.29%) ArcSight
7 9 (1.29%) Ericsson
7 9 (1.29%) IBM
8 8 (1.14%) BT
9 5 (0.71%) Planview
10 4 (0.57%) Adobe
10 4 (0.57%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.57%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.57%) Juniper
10 4 (0.57%) Sun
10 4 (0.57%) Virgin Media
11 3 (0.43%) F5
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