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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 345 322 355
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +33
Contract jobs citing PMP 338 412 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.71% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.08% 3.62% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 286 206
Median daily rate £450 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £43.25 £49.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £38.40 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-21.36% +52.77%

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
10981 11377 11557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.60% 19.66% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6808 6876 6383
Median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 526 491
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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 September 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
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 September 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 -38 319 £470 +11.24% 45
London -20 153 £500 +5.26% 26
South East -18 70 £425 +3.03% 3
Berkshire +13 42 £365 -0.68% 1
City of London +21 29 £550 +15.78% 8
East Midlands -1 22 £365 -5.80% 1
West Midlands -18 22 £425 +9.67% 2
Reading +12 17 £415 +12.92% 1
Derbyshire +11 16 £365 +13.61%
Derby +6 15 £365 +13.61%
North East -5 14 £350 +47.85%
Tyne and Wear -10 14 £350 +47.85%
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 14 £350 +47.85%
North West +12 13 £350 -12.50% 5
Bracknell +4 12 £258 -16.93%
East of England +3 12 £423 +30.00% 3
Manchester -5 12 £369 -7.81% 1
Scotland +11 11 £338 -10.00%
Warwickshire +3 8 £350 -
Hampshire -4 7 £410 +26.15% 1
West Sussex - 7 £550 -
Erskine - 7 £325 -
Slough - 7 £365 -
Renfrewshire - 7 £325 -
Yorkshire +12 6 £328 -18.00% 2
Hertfordshire +5 6 £430 +43.33%
Staffordshire +1 6 £400 +17.21%
Surrey +4 5 £450 -
South West +3 5 £400 -6.97% 3
Watford - 5 - -

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 504 (71.19%) PMI Certification
2 498 (70.34%) Project Management
3 470 (66.38%) PRINCE2
4 299 (42.23%) Finance
5 190 (26.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 161 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
7 137 (19.35%) Programme Management
8 130 (18.36%) Degree
9 128 (18.08%) PMI
10 121 (17.09%) Change Management
11 108 (15.25%) Banking
12 99 (13.98%) Security Cleared
13 92 (12.99%) ITIL
14 88 (12.43%) Data Centre
15 86 (12.15%) PRINCE
16 71 (10.03%) Risk Management
17 62 (8.76%) SC Cleared
18 57 (8.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 56 (7.91%) Scrum
20 55 (7.77%) Microsoft
20 55 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
21 54 (7.63%) Migration
22 53 (7.49%) Matrix Organization
23 52 (7.34%) SDLC
24 51 (7.20%) Waterfall
24 51 (7.20%) ERP
25 50 (7.06%) MS Excel
25 50 (7.06%) MS Project
26 47 (6.64%) Telecoms
26 47 (6.64%) Project Planning

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 32 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.13%) CMS
3 5 (0.71%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.42%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.28%) Confluence
6 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Apache
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.14%) Drupal
7 1 (0.14%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (7.06%) MS Excel
1 50 (7.06%) MS Project
2 27 (3.81%) MS Office
3 23 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (1.13%) Oracle Assets
4 8 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.99%) Oracle FAH
6 5 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.42%) Lawson
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.28%) HFM
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.28%) Primavera
8 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.14%) RMDS
9 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.68%) Office 365
2 10 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.27%) SaaS
4 8 (1.13%) IaaS
5 7 (0.99%) PaaS
6 4 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.28%) Force.com
7 2 (0.28%) Veeva
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.14%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.52%) WAN
2 31 (4.38%) LAN
3 24 (3.39%) Firewall
4 22 (3.11%) Network Security
5 12 (1.69%) HTTP
6 10 (1.41%) LDAP
7 8 (1.13%) Unified Communications
8 7 (0.99%) VPN
9 6 (0.85%) Internet
9 6 (0.85%) MPLS
9 6 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.71%) BIG-IP
10 5 (0.71%) DNS
10 5 (0.71%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.71%) SAN
10 5 (0.71%) Wireless
11 4 (0.56%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.56%) VoIP
12 3 (0.42%) DHCP
12 3 (0.42%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.13%) Big Data
3 6 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.56%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.42%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.42%) GIS
6 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.14%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.14%) Essbase
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.27%) JIRA
2 3 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.28%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (0.28%) VersionOne
General
1 299 (42.23%) Finance
2 108 (15.25%) Banking
3 47 (6.64%) Telecoms
4 45 (6.36%) Legal
5 36 (5.08%) Retail
6 33 (4.66%) Manufacturing
7 23 (3.25%) Front Office
8 21 (2.97%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.98%) Corporate Banking
9 14 (1.98%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.84%) Marketing
11 11 (1.55%) Automotive
12 9 (1.27%) Aerospace
12 9 (1.27%) Back Office
13 8 (1.13%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.99%) Advertising
15 5 (0.71%) Law
16 4 (0.56%) French Language
16 4 (0.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 424 (59.89%) Project Manager
2 81 (11.44%) IT Manager
3 75 (10.59%) Infrastructure Manager
3 75 (10.59%) IT Project Manager
4 71 (10.03%) Programme Manager
5 60 (8.47%) Senior Manager
6 57 (8.05%) Senior Project Manager
7 54 (7.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 30 (4.24%) Analyst
9 24 (3.39%) Transformation Manager
10 23 (3.25%) Agile Project Manager
11 21 (2.97%) PMO Manager
11 21 (2.97%) Security Manager
12 20 (2.82%) Security Project Manager
13 19 (2.68%) Applications Manager
14 18 (2.54%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
15 16 (2.26%) Applications Project Manager
15 16 (2.26%) Transformation Project Manager
16 15 (2.12%) Migration Manager
17 14 (1.98%) PMO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.98%) HTML
2 13 (1.84%) XML
3 11 (1.55%) Ajax
3 11 (1.55%) CSS
4 9 (1.27%) .NET
5 4 (0.56%) Middleware
5 4 (0.56%) Web Services
6 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.42%) COM
6 3 (0.42%) OAuth
6 3 (0.42%) SAML
7 2 (0.28%) HTML5
7 2 (0.28%) J2EE
7 2 (0.28%) LAMP
7 2 (0.28%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.14%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.14%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 128 (18.08%) PMI
2 88 (12.43%) Data Centre
3 55 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.68%) Virtual Team
7 13 (1.84%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.41%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.99%) Life Science
11 6 (0.85%) BBC
12 5 (0.71%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.71%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.71%) FMCG
12 5 (0.71%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.71%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.71%) User Experience
12 5 (0.71%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.10%) Windows
2 18 (2.54%) Unix
3 13 (1.84%) Linux
4 5 (0.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.56%) Solaris
6 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.28%) AIX
7 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.14%) Android
8 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.14%) VMS
8 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (70.34%) Project Management
2 470 (66.38%) PRINCE2
3 190 (26.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 161 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (19.35%) Programme Management
6 121 (17.09%) Change Management
7 92 (12.99%) ITIL
8 86 (12.15%) PRINCE
9 71 (10.03%) Risk Management
10 56 (7.91%) Scrum
11 54 (7.63%) Migration
12 53 (7.49%) Matrix Organization
13 52 (7.34%) SDLC
14 51 (7.20%) ERP
14 51 (7.20%) Waterfall
15 47 (6.64%) Project Planning
16 38 (5.37%) Change Control
16 38 (5.37%) Service Management
17 35 (4.94%) Business Analysis
17 35 (4.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 29 (4.10%) SQL
2 19 (2.68%) C
3 14 (1.98%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.55%) Perl
5 10 (1.41%) Java
5 10 (1.41%) Shell Script
6 7 (0.99%) C#
7 4 (0.56%) PHP
8 3 (0.42%) C++
8 3 (0.42%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.42%) VB
8 3 (0.42%) VBA
9 2 (0.28%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.28%) Python
9 2 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 504 (71.19%) PMI Certification
2 130 (18.36%) Degree
3 99 (13.98%) Security Cleared
4 62 (8.76%) SC Cleared
5 57 (8.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 34 (4.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 28 (3.95%) APMP
8 22 (3.11%) ISEB
8 22 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (2.54%) CAPM
10 17 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (2.12%) CCNA
12 12 (1.69%) MCSE
12 12 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.99%) CISA
15 6 (0.85%) CISM
15 6 (0.85%) CISSP
15 6 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
15 6 (0.85%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.52%) QA
2 10 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.99%) SLA
4 6 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.71%) GxP
5 5 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.71%) SEPA
6 4 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (0.56%) COBIT
6 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.42%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.42%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.42%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.28%) MiFID
8 2 (0.28%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.14%) GCP
9 1 (0.14%) P3O
9 1 (0.14%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 26 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.13%) MOM
2 3 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.28%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 55 (7.77%) Microsoft
2 45 (6.36%) Oracle
3 44 (6.21%) SAP
4 37 (5.23%) Cisco
5 29 (4.10%) HP
6 18 (2.54%) Citrix
7 9 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.27%) VMware
8 8 (1.13%) BT
8 8 (1.13%) Ericsson
8 8 (1.13%) F5
9 7 (0.99%) Cadence
10 5 (0.71%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.71%) Planview
11 4 (0.56%) ArcSight
11 4 (0.56%) CA
11 4 (0.56%) Sun
12 3 (0.42%) Avaya
12 3 (0.42%) Juniper
12 3 (0.42%) PeopleSoft
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