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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 349 295 353
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +58
Contract jobs citing PMP 319 438 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.75% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.92% 3.90% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 313 207
Median daily rate £456 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.21% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Median hourly rate £41.50 £47.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +55.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £55.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-24.54% +80.32%

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
10906 11233 10769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.46% 19.26% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6800 6746 6141
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 536 457
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -63 291 £475 +14.45% 66
London -50 148 £525 +10.52% 36
South East -36 58 £463 +22.51% 11
City of London +43 38 £550 +15.78% 7
West Midlands -20 26 £400 +12.28% 1
Berkshire +4 22 £383 -1.29% 5
Scotland +13 20 £351 -9.35% 2
East Midlands +9 16 £365 -15.26% 4
Manchester +8 15 £381 -4.68% 1
North West +7 15 £381 -4.68% 3
Edinburgh +9 11 £375 -6.25% 1
Surrey +1 9 £400 -9.85% 2
Warwickshire -3 9 £415 +18.57%
East of England +9 8 £430 +18.62% 6
Staffordshire +7 8 £370 +8.49%
Derbyshire +4 8 £365 -10.97%
South West -1 8 £430 +14.66%
Hampshire -10 8 £373 +14.61% 3
West Sussex +2 7 £550 -
Erskine - 7 £325 -
Renfrewshire - 7 £325 -
Slough +12 6 £365 -8.75%
Reading +3 6 £330 -12.00% 4
Derby -1 6 £344 -16.15%
Tyne and Wear -19 6 £350 +0.72% 1
North East -21 6 £350 -12.50% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 6 £350 +0.72% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £650 +44.44%
Nottinghamshire - 5 £380 - 3
Worthing - 5 £575 -

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 525 (72.71%) PMI Certification
2 509 (70.50%) Project Management
3 488 (67.59%) PRINCE2
4 294 (40.72%) Finance
5 188 (26.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 162 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
7 156 (21.61%) PMI
8 144 (19.94%) Degree
9 136 (18.84%) Programme Management
10 134 (18.56%) Change Management
11 110 (15.24%) Banking
12 92 (12.74%) Security Cleared
13 91 (12.60%) PRINCE
14 80 (11.08%) ITIL
14 80 (11.08%) Data Centre
15 77 (10.66%) Risk Management
16 66 (9.14%) Microsoft
17 65 (9.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 63 (8.73%) SC Cleared
18 63 (8.73%) MS Project
19 59 (8.17%) Scrum
20 55 (7.62%) ERP
21 53 (7.34%) Telecoms
22 51 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
23 50 (6.93%) Waterfall
23 50 (6.93%) Oracle
24 49 (6.79%) Migration
24 49 (6.79%) Retail
25 48 (6.65%) Project Planning
25 48 (6.65%) MS Excel

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 31 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.83%) CMS
3 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.42%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.42%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.28%) Apache
4 2 (0.28%) Confluence
4 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.14%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.14%) Drupal
5 1 (0.14%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 63 (8.73%) MS Project
2 48 (6.65%) MS Excel
3 37 (5.12%) MS Office
4 26 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
3 8 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
3 8 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.97%) Oracle FAH
5 4 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.55%) HFM
6 3 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.42%) Lawson
6 3 (0.42%) Primavera
7 2 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.28%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.28%) RMDS
7 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.94%) Office 365
2 10 (1.39%) SaaS
3 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.55%) IaaS
4 4 (0.55%) PaaS
5 3 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Force.com
6 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.14%) Taleo
6 1 (0.14%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.43%) LAN
1 32 (4.43%) WAN
2 23 (3.19%) Firewall
3 19 (2.63%) Network Security
4 11 (1.52%) HTTP
5 10 (1.39%) LDAP
6 8 (1.11%) Unified Communications
7 7 (0.97%) VPN
8 6 (0.83%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.69%) BIG-IP
9 5 (0.69%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.69%) Wireless
10 4 (0.55%) DNS
10 4 (0.55%) Internet
10 4 (0.55%) MPLS
10 4 (0.55%) SAN
10 4 (0.55%) VoIP
11 3 (0.42%) BGP
11 3 (0.42%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.25%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.11%) Big Data
4 5 (0.69%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (0.55%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.55%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.42%) Essbase
6 3 (0.42%) GIS
7 2 (0.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.14%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.14%) KDB
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.11%) JIRA
2 3 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.28%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (0.28%) VersionOne
General
1 294 (40.72%) Finance
2 110 (15.24%) Banking
3 53 (7.34%) Telecoms
4 49 (6.79%) Retail
5 46 (6.37%) Legal
6 33 (4.57%) Manufacturing
7 23 (3.19%) Financial Institution
8 21 (2.91%) Front Office
9 18 (2.49%) Corporate Banking
10 17 (2.35%) Marketing
11 14 (1.94%) Investment Banking
12 13 (1.80%) Automotive
12 13 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (1.66%) Advertising
14 11 (1.52%) Back Office
15 9 (1.25%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.97%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.83%) Law
18 4 (0.55%) Spanish Language
19 3 (0.42%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 450 (62.33%) Project Manager
2 90 (12.47%) IT Manager
3 87 (12.05%) Infrastructure Manager
4 83 (11.50%) IT Project Manager
5 73 (10.11%) Programme Manager
6 65 (9.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 63 (8.73%) Senior Manager
8 61 (8.45%) Senior Project Manager
9 30 (4.16%) Analyst
10 25 (3.46%) Transformation Manager
11 23 (3.19%) Agile Project Manager
11 23 (3.19%) Applications Manager
11 23 (3.19%) PMO Manager
11 23 (3.19%) Security Manager
12 22 (3.05%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
12 22 (3.05%) Security Project Manager
13 19 (2.63%) Applications Project Manager
14 18 (2.49%) Transformation Project Manager
15 16 (2.22%) Business Analyst
16 15 (2.08%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.08%) HTML
2 14 (1.94%) XML
3 13 (1.80%) .NET
4 12 (1.66%) Ajax
5 11 (1.52%) CSS
6 5 (0.69%) Middleware
6 5 (0.69%) Web Services
7 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.42%) SOAP
8 2 (0.28%) CGI
8 2 (0.28%) COM
8 2 (0.28%) HTML5
8 2 (0.28%) J2EE
8 2 (0.28%) LAMP
8 2 (0.28%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.28%) XHTML
9 1 (0.14%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.14%) REST
9 1 (0.14%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 156 (21.61%) PMI
2 80 (11.08%) Data Centre
3 51 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.46%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.32%) Virtual Team
6 16 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.66%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.11%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.97%) User Experience
11 6 (0.83%) BBC
11 6 (0.83%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.83%) Economics
11 6 (0.83%) Video on Demand
12 5 (0.69%) Equities
12 5 (0.69%) FMCG
12 5 (0.69%) IPTV
12 5 (0.69%) Life Science
13 4 (0.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (3.46%) Windows
2 22 (3.05%) Unix
3 12 (1.66%) Linux
4 6 (0.83%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.69%) Solaris
6 4 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.28%) Android
8 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.14%) AIX
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (70.50%) Project Management
2 488 (67.59%) PRINCE2
3 188 (26.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 162 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (18.84%) Programme Management
6 134 (18.56%) Change Management
7 91 (12.60%) PRINCE
8 80 (11.08%) ITIL
9 77 (10.66%) Risk Management
10 59 (8.17%) Scrum
11 55 (7.62%) ERP
12 50 (6.93%) Waterfall
13 49 (6.79%) Migration
14 48 (6.65%) Project Planning
14 48 (6.65%) SDLC
15 46 (6.37%) Change Control
15 46 (6.37%) Matrix Organization
16 41 (5.68%) Business Analysis
17 39 (5.40%) CRM
18 36 (4.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (4.29%) SQL
2 21 (2.91%) C
3 16 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 12 (1.66%) Perl
5 11 (1.52%) Java
5 11 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 7 (0.97%) C#
7 6 (0.83%) PHP
8 4 (0.55%) VBA
9 3 (0.42%) C++
9 3 (0.42%) VB
10 2 (0.28%) Python
10 2 (0.28%) Ruby
11 1 (0.14%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 525 (72.71%) PMI Certification
2 144 (19.94%) Degree
3 92 (12.74%) Security Cleared
4 65 (9.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 63 (8.73%) SC Cleared
6 39 (5.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 25 (3.46%) ISEB
8 22 (3.05%) APMP
9 15 (2.08%) CAPM
9 15 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.80%) CCNA
11 8 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (1.11%) MCSE
11 8 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (1.11%) PgMP
12 6 (0.83%) CISA
12 6 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
12 6 (0.83%) MAPM
13 5 (0.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.82%) QA
2 10 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.83%) PMBOK
6 5 (0.69%) GxP
6 5 (0.69%) SEPA
7 4 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.55%) COBIT
7 4 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.42%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.42%) SLA
9 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.28%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.14%) GCP
10 1 (0.14%) GMP
10 1 (0.14%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.14%) P3O
10 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 22 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.42%) XenApp
5 2 (0.28%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.14%) RACF
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.55%) MOM
2 2 (0.28%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.28%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (0.14%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.14%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 66 (9.14%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.93%) Oracle
3 41 (5.68%) SAP
4 35 (4.85%) Cisco
5 31 (4.29%) HP
6 14 (1.94%) Citrix
7 13 (1.80%) VMware
8 10 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
9 9 (1.25%) ArcSight
10 8 (1.11%) Ericsson
10 8 (1.11%) F5
11 7 (0.97%) BT
11 7 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.69%) IBM
13 4 (0.55%) Hyperion
13 4 (0.55%) NetSuite
13 4 (0.55%) Sun
14 3 (0.42%) CheckPoint
14 3 (0.42%) Fortinet
14 3 (0.42%) Planview
City, London
Climate-KIC
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
APM Resources
Rate: From £550 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £220 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £450 - £500 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £480 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £500.00 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £27 to £29 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 16 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 16 days ago
Tadworth, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago