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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 341 321 325
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing PMP 303 387 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.70% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 3.40% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 263 223
Median daily rate £461 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Median hourly rate £26.00 £40.25 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.40% -13.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £33.25 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £41.95 £47.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £40.25 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-35.40% -13.44%

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
10128 11388 11730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.43% 20.74% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6439 6920 6701
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 546 553
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -30 293 £464 +9.11% 52
London -2 159 £500 - 26
South East -7 64 £440 +10.00% 7
Berkshire +18 35 £435 +12.25% 1
East Midlands -5 19 £380 +2.01% 2
Reading +9 18 £440 +3.52% 1
City of London -4 18 £575 +12.74% 11
Derbyshire -3 16 £380 +18.75%
Derby -3 14 £380 +18.75%
East of England -3 14 £438 +9.37% 5
North West -5 13 £438 +25.00% 5
Manchester -1 9 £438 +16.66% 2
West Midlands -3 9 £419 -16.25% 2
West Sussex +13 7 £499 -7.20%
South West +4 7 £325 -26.76% 3
Bracknell - 7 £215 -
Surrey +13 6 £431 -1.42% 2
Hampshire +4 6 £413 +10.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 5 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 5 £345 -33.49%
Tyne and Wear -31 5 £345 +38.00%
North East -34 5 £345 +6.15%
Swindon +7 4 £325 -42.98%
Essex -6 4 £425 +6.25%
Wiltshire -8 4 £325 -37.94%
Gatwick - 4 £499 -
Maidenhead - 4 £370 -
East Sussex +13 3 £210 -44.00% 1
Portsmouth +2 3 £419 +19.64%
Watford +1 3 - -

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 438 (70.30%) Project Management
2 432 (69.34%) PRINCE2
3 400 (64.21%) PMI Certification
4 224 (35.96%) Finance
5 174 (27.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 163 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
7 123 (19.74%) Programme Management
8 94 (15.09%) Degree
9 92 (14.77%) ITIL
10 87 (13.96%) Data Centre
11 85 (13.64%) PMI
12 83 (13.32%) Change Management
13 82 (13.16%) PRINCE
14 81 (13.00%) Banking
15 78 (12.52%) Security Cleared
16 75 (12.04%) MS Excel
17 69 (11.08%) MS Project
18 67 (10.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 64 (10.27%) Scrum
20 59 (9.47%) Migration
20 59 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
21 58 (9.31%) Microsoft
22 55 (8.83%) Waterfall
22 55 (8.83%) Matrix Organization
23 54 (8.67%) SC Cleared
24 53 (8.51%) SDLC
25 52 (8.35%) Risk Management
26 51 (8.19%) Project Planning
27 41 (6.58%) MS Visio
28 36 (5.78%) Telecoms

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 33 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.96%) CMS
3 5 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.64%) Documentum
4 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.64%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.32%) Apache
5 2 (0.32%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.32%) Confluence
5 2 (0.32%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.16%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 75 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 69 (11.08%) MS Project
3 41 (6.58%) MS Visio
4 33 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (4.82%) MS Office
6 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.96%) Primavera
3 5 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.32%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.32%) RMDS
6 2 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.16%) Changepoint
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.16%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.16%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.37%) Office 365
2 16 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.12%) IaaS
5 6 (0.96%) Veeva
6 4 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.64%) Force.com
6 4 (0.64%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.64%) PaaS
6 4 (0.64%) SaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.98%) LAN
2 29 (4.65%) Firewall
2 29 (4.65%) WAN
3 19 (3.05%) Network Security
4 10 (1.61%) Unified Communications
5 8 (1.28%) HTTP
5 8 (1.28%) VPN
6 6 (0.96%) SAN
7 5 (0.80%) BIG-IP
7 5 (0.80%) Internet
7 5 (0.80%) NetScaler
8 4 (0.64%) DMZ
8 4 (0.64%) LDAP
8 4 (0.64%) MPLS
9 3 (0.48%) BGP
9 3 (0.48%) EIGRP
9 3 (0.48%) TACACS
9 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.28%) Data Mining
1 8 (1.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.12%) Big Data
3 6 (0.96%) Text Mining
4 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.48%) GIS
6 3 (0.48%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.32%) MS Access
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.16%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.16%) Essbase
8 1 (0.16%) HBase
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.28%) JIRA
2 5 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
General
1 224 (35.96%) Finance
2 81 (13.00%) Banking
3 36 (5.78%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.46%) Manufacturing
4 34 (5.46%) Retail
5 25 (4.01%) Legal
6 22 (3.53%) Marketing
7 19 (3.05%) Front Office
8 17 (2.73%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.93%) Aerospace
9 12 (1.93%) Corporate Banking
9 12 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (1.77%) Automotive
11 7 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.96%) Advertising
12 6 (0.96%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.80%) Back Office
13 5 (0.80%) French Language
14 4 (0.64%) German Language
15 3 (0.48%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 354 (56.82%) Project Manager
2 69 (11.08%) Programme Manager
3 64 (10.27%) Infrastructure Manager
4 59 (9.47%) IT Manager
5 53 (8.51%) IT Project Manager
6 46 (7.38%) Senior Manager
7 45 (7.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 42 (6.74%) Senior Project Manager
9 38 (6.10%) Analyst
10 30 (4.82%) Architect
11 23 (3.69%) Applications Manager
12 20 (3.21%) Applications Project Manager
12 20 (3.21%) Migration Manager
12 20 (3.21%) Migration Project Manager
13 19 (3.05%) Security Manager
14 17 (2.73%) Agile Project Manager
14 17 (2.73%) Business Analyst
14 17 (2.73%) Security Project Manager
15 16 (2.57%) PMO Manager
15 16 (2.57%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.61%) XML
2 8 (1.28%) HTML
3 6 (0.96%) Ajax
3 6 (0.96%) Web Services
4 4 (0.64%) .NET
4 4 (0.64%) COM
4 4 (0.64%) CSS
4 4 (0.64%) OAuth
4 4 (0.64%) SAML
5 3 (0.48%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.48%) Middleware
5 3 (0.48%) Visualforce
6 2 (0.32%) HTML5
6 2 (0.32%) LAMP
6 2 (0.32%) SOAP
6 2 (0.32%) XHTML
7 1 (0.16%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.16%) Kafka
7 1 (0.16%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 87 (13.96%) Data Centre
2 85 (13.64%) PMI
3 59 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.44%) Data Integration
6 9 (1.44%) Life Science
6 9 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.28%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.12%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.12%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.80%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.80%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.64%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.64%) FMCG
11 3 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.48%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.01%) Windows
2 17 (2.73%) Linux
3 12 (1.93%) Unix
4 5 (0.80%) AIX
5 3 (0.48%) Solaris
6 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.16%) VMS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (70.30%) Project Management
2 432 (69.34%) PRINCE2
3 174 (27.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 163 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (19.74%) Programme Management
6 92 (14.77%) ITIL
7 83 (13.32%) Change Management
8 82 (13.16%) PRINCE
9 64 (10.27%) Scrum
10 59 (9.47%) Migration
11 55 (8.83%) Matrix Organization
11 55 (8.83%) Waterfall
12 53 (8.51%) SDLC
13 52 (8.35%) Risk Management
14 51 (8.19%) Project Planning
15 35 (5.62%) Project Governance
16 32 (5.14%) ERP
17 31 (4.98%) Business Analysis
18 30 (4.82%) CRM
18 30 (4.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (3.37%) SQL
2 18 (2.89%) C
3 15 (2.41%) Java
4 10 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 6 (0.96%) C++
5 6 (0.96%) Perl
6 5 (0.80%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.80%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.64%) C#
8 3 (0.48%) Apex Code
8 3 (0.48%) PHP
8 3 (0.48%) Python
9 1 (0.16%) VB
9 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 400 (64.21%) PMI Certification
2 94 (15.09%) Degree
3 78 (12.52%) Security Cleared
4 67 (10.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 54 (8.67%) SC Cleared
6 36 (5.78%) APMP
7 34 (5.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 27 (4.33%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.77%) CAPM
9 11 (1.77%) MCSE
9 11 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (1.44%) CCNA
11 9 (1.44%) CISM
11 9 (1.44%) CISSP
11 9 (1.44%) ISEB
12 8 (1.28%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.12%) MAPM
14 6 (0.96%) MCTS
15 4 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.98%) QA
2 9 (1.44%) SLA
3 8 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.96%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.64%) ISO27002
6 4 (0.64%) P3O
6 4 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.48%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.48%) MiFID
8 2 (0.32%) COBIT
8 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.32%) GMP
8 2 (0.32%) GxP
8 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.16%) EMIR
9 1 (0.16%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 19 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.48%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (1.61%) MOM
2 4 (0.64%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.48%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (0.32%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 58 (9.31%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.14%) SAP
3 31 (4.98%) Cisco
4 27 (4.33%) Oracle
5 15 (2.41%) Citrix
6 12 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.28%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.12%) Cadence
8 7 (1.12%) F5
8 7 (1.12%) VMware
9 6 (0.96%) Adobe
9 6 (0.96%) CA
9 6 (0.96%) HP
10 5 (0.80%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.80%) Siebel
10 5 (0.80%) Splunk
11 4 (0.64%) Google
12 3 (0.48%) Avaya
12 3 (0.48%) Huawei
12 3 (0.48%) PeopleSoft
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
AAP3
Rate: £53 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £216.48 - £252.56 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Gibbs S3
Rate: £0 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + potential extension
Posted: 5 days ago