The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 259 252 249
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing PMP 410 348 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.73% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.74% 4.01% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 174 240
Average daily rate £433 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 12
Average hourly rate £41.38 £35.00 £36.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.21% -4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.23 £33.30 £27.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.93 £50.50 £41.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.05 £36.49
% change year-on-year
+7.70% -3.93%
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10976 8669 10495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.50% 18.17% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6208 4593 5416
Average daily rate £375 £363 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 472 579
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -27 380 £433 -5.20% 76
London +3 184 £455 -4.21% 48
South East -26 81 £430 +0.58% 16
City of London -6 47 £480 -0.25% 23
East Midlands +10 25 £320 -3.03% 1
Berkshire -32 23 £513 +32.25% 4
South West -2 21 £385 -6.66%
Derby +6 20 £320 -5.88%
Derbyshire +2 20 £320 -5.88%
North West -8 19 £475 +43.93% 6
Scotland -2 18 £375 -4.58% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 17 £425 - 1
Milton Keynes -1 16 £425 - 1
West Midlands -8 12 £365 -29.63% 1
Reading -10 12 £550 +46.66% 2
East of England -34 12 £413 +10.00% 4
Wiltshire -8 11 £375 -21.05%
West Sussex +5 10 £310 -40.95% 1
Cheshire -10 10 £413 +30.95% 2
North East -26 10 £300 -33.33%
Tyne and Wear -28 10 £300 -33.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 10 £300 -33.33%
Yorkshire -19 9 £413 +28.90%
Middlesex -2 7 £425 -26.72% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £425 +13.33% 1
Surrey -24 7 £418 -22.68% 2
Hampshire +4 6 £425 - 5
Swindon - 6 £451 -
Oxfordshire +1 5 £440 +17.33% 1
Manchester -10 5 £475 +11.17% 3

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PMP 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 PMP.

1 698 (96.68%) PMI Certification
2 554 (76.73%) PRINCE2
3 458 (63.43%) Project Management
4 282 (39.06%) Finance
5 168 (23.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 159 (22.02%) PMI
7 145 (20.08%) MS Project
8 129 (17.87%) Banking
9 113 (15.65%) MS Excel
10 103 (14.27%) ITIL
11 96 (13.30%) PRINCE
12 95 (13.16%) Microsoft
13 94 (13.02%) Degree
14 89 (12.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 84 (11.63%) Change Management
16 79 (10.94%) Programme Management
17 78 (10.80%) Migration
18 70 (9.70%) Project Planning
19 69 (9.56%) Risk Management
20 60 (8.31%) Change Control
21 59 (8.17%) Telecoms
21 59 (8.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 56 (7.76%) MS PowerPoint
23 55 (7.62%) MS Office
24 51 (7.06%) Windows
25 49 (6.79%) SAP
25 49 (6.79%) Oracle
26 45 (6.23%) MS Visio
27 41 (5.68%) Management Information System
27 41 (5.68%) C

PMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PMP 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 PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.80%) MS Project Server
3 4 (0.55%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.42%) SAS
4 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.42%) Confluence
4 3 (0.42%) Lync
5 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.28%) Documentum
6 1 (0.14%) CMS
6 1 (0.14%) Apache
6 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.14%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 145 (20.08%) MS Project
2 113 (15.65%) MS Excel
3 56 (7.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (7.62%) MS Office
5 45 (6.23%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Windchill
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.25%) FLEXCUBE
1 9 (1.25%) Temenos T24
2 8 (1.11%) Finacle
2 8 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.69%) CA Clarity
4 5 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.42%) Maximo
5 3 (0.42%) Exstream
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.28%) Eikon
6 2 (0.28%) SAP PLM
6 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.28%) Summit
6 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.11%) SaaS
2 4 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.80%) WAN
2 12 (1.66%) LAN
2 12 (1.66%) Firewall
2 12 (1.66%) Wireless
3 9 (1.25%) VPN
4 8 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.97%) VoIP
5 7 (0.97%) LTE
6 6 (0.83%) ATM
7 5 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.55%) 4G
8 4 (0.55%) 3G
9 3 (0.42%) DNS
9 3 (0.42%) Network Security
9 3 (0.42%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.28%) UMTS
10 2 (0.28%) SAN
10 2 (0.28%) MPLS
10 2 (0.28%) 2G
11 1 (0.14%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (0.97%) Oracle Database
2 7 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.42%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.28%) QlikView
4 2 (0.28%) Spotfire
4 2 (0.28%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.28%) MySQL
5 1 (0.14%) MS Access
5 1 (0.14%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.14%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.14%) EDMS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (1.52%) JIRA
2 4 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.14%) Ant
3 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.14%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.14%) ProC
3 1 (0.14%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.14%) Grunt
General
1 282 (39.06%) Finance
2 129 (17.87%) Banking
3 59 (8.17%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.71%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.74%) Legal
6 24 (3.32%) Retail
6 24 (3.32%) Manufacturing
7 22 (3.05%) Financial Institution
8 20 (2.77%) Back Office
9 18 (2.49%) Marketing
10 13 (1.80%) Law
11 11 (1.52%) Billing
11 11 (1.52%) French Language
12 10 (1.39%) Spanish Language
13 8 (1.11%) Front Office
13 8 (1.11%) Publishing
13 8 (1.11%) Automotive
14 7 (0.97%) Advertising
14 7 (0.97%) German Language
15 6 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 430 (59.56%) Project Manager
2 61 (8.45%) Programme Manager
3 48 (6.65%) Senior Manager
4 45 (6.23%) Analyst
5 42 (5.82%) IT Project Manager
6 40 (5.54%) Senior Project Manager
7 39 (5.40%) Infrastructure Manager
8 38 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 25 (3.46%) Business Analyst
10 23 (3.19%) PMO Manager
11 19 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
12 16 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 16 (2.22%) Coordinator
13 14 (1.94%) Contracts Manager
13 14 (1.94%) Project Coordinator
14 13 (1.80%) Project Planner
14 13 (1.80%) Technical Manager
14 13 (1.80%) PMO Analyst
15 12 (1.66%) Applications Manager
16 11 (1.52%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.35%) .NET
2 15 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (1.52%) Middleware
4 9 (1.25%) Application Packaging
5 5 (0.69%) XML
6 3 (0.42%) J2EE
7 2 (0.28%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.28%) HTML
8 1 (0.14%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.14%) LAMP
8 1 (0.14%) CSS
8 1 (0.14%) Struts
8 1 (0.14%) Web Services
8 1 (0.14%) Lucene
8 1 (0.14%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.14%) Sass
8 1 (0.14%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 159 (22.02%) PMI
2 41 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 10 (1.39%) Economics
4 8 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (1.11%) Mainframe
5 6 (0.83%) E-Learning
6 5 (0.69%) Derivative
6 5 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.55%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.42%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.42%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.28%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.28%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.28%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.28%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.28%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.28%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.28%) DTV
9 2 (0.28%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 51 (7.06%) Windows
2 17 (2.35%) UNIX
3 15 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 10 (1.39%) Solaris
4 10 (1.39%) Linux
5 9 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.28%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.14%) pSOS
7 1 (0.14%) Android
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (76.73%) PRINCE2
2 458 (63.43%) Project Management
3 168 (23.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 103 (14.27%) ITIL
5 96 (13.30%) PRINCE
6 84 (11.63%) Change Management
7 79 (10.94%) Programme Management
8 78 (10.80%) Migration
9 70 (9.70%) Project Planning
10 69 (9.56%) Risk Management
11 60 (8.31%) Change Control
12 40 (5.54%) Business Analysis
13 38 (5.26%) ERP
14 34 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (4.29%) Six Sigma
15 31 (4.29%) Scrum
16 30 (4.16%) Service Delivery
17 29 (4.02%) Service Management
18 28 (3.88%) Waterfall
18 28 (3.88%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (5.68%) C
2 20 (2.77%) Java
3 9 (1.25%) VB
3 9 (1.25%) PowerShell
4 7 (0.97%) SQL
5 4 (0.55%) ABAP
6 2 (0.28%) R
6 2 (0.28%) PHP
6 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.14%) Perl
7 1 (0.14%) C++
7 1 (0.14%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.14%) Ruby
7 1 (0.14%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 698 (96.68%) PMI Certification
2 94 (13.02%) Degree
3 89 (12.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 59 (8.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 29 (4.02%) Security Cleared
6 28 (3.88%) APMP
7 25 (3.46%) SC Cleared
8 23 (3.19%) ISEB
9 17 (2.35%) CAPM
10 12 (1.66%) MAPM
11 11 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (1.11%) MCSE
14 7 (0.97%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 5 (0.69%) CISSP
17 4 (0.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 4 (0.55%) PgMP
17 4 (0.55%) CISA
18 3 (0.42%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.12%) QA
2 12 (1.66%) SLA
3 10 (1.39%) P3O
4 6 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.69%) EMIR
5 5 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.55%) FATCA
7 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.42%) GxP
8 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.14%) COBIT
9 1 (0.14%) COREP
9 1 (0.14%) FINREP
System Software
1 17 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (2.08%) SCCM
2 8 (1.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 7 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.28%) MOM
5 1 (0.14%) Netcool
5 1 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 95 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 49 (6.79%) SAP
2 49 (6.79%) Oracle
3 13 (1.80%) HP
4 12 (1.66%) Cisco
5 8 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.11%) CA
6 7 (0.97%) Symantec
6 7 (0.97%) JD Edwards
6 7 (0.97%) Temenos
7 6 (0.83%) Altiris
7 6 (0.83%) BT
8 5 (0.69%) IBM
8 5 (0.69%) EMC
8 5 (0.69%) Citrix
8 5 (0.69%) Teradata
9 4 (0.55%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.55%) Ericsson
9 4 (0.55%) Remedy
10 3 (0.42%) Primavera
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