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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 313 316 273
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -43
Contract jobs citing PMP 403 385 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.70% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.42% 3.59% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 249 262
Median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £410 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £30.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £30.00 £52.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.38

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
11782 10739 10430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.61% 19.45% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7314 6155 6082
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 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 547 534
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +7 360 £475 +5.55% 55
London +1 178 £550 +18.27% 27
South East -29 53 £475 +18.75% 18
City of London +41 41 £563 +7.14% 10
Scotland -2 35 £325 -9.09% 1
North East -12 31 £320 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 31 £320 -
Tyne and Wear -20 31 £320 -
North West +5 21 £425 +3.03% 2
Renfrewshire -26 20 £320 +6.66%
Erskine -26 20 £320 +6.66%
East of England +6 18 £425 -20.93% 1
West Midlands -3 18 £388 +13.97%
Berkshire -21 16 £500 +25.00% 6
Essex +2 12 £425 -24.44%
East Midlands +7 11 £400 - 1
Cheshire -6 11 £425 +6.25%
South West -9 11 £453 +0.55% 3
Yorkshire +9 10 £450 +24.13% 2
Birmingham +7 10 £318 -6.61%
Surrey -7 10 £525 +16.66% 1
Manchester -7 9 £500 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £400 +48.14% 1
Oxfordshire +9 7 £475 -7.76%
Glasgow +5 7 £351 -
Milton Keynes +1 7 £400 +48.14% 1
Reading -5 7 £500 +5.26% 2
Ealing - 6 - -
Oxford +2 5 £475 -7.76%
Hampshire -11 5 £413 +11.48% 1

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 669 (95.30%) PMI Certification
2 515 (73.36%) Project Management
3 488 (69.52%) PRINCE2
4 307 (43.73%) Finance
5 158 (22.51%) PMI
6 148 (21.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 147 (20.94%) Degree
8 136 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
9 126 (17.95%) Change Management
10 116 (16.52%) Programme Management
11 103 (14.67%) MS Project
12 101 (14.39%) Banking
13 92 (13.11%) Security Cleared
14 86 (12.25%) PRINCE
15 81 (11.54%) Risk Management
16 74 (10.54%) MS Excel
17 65 (9.26%) ITIL
18 62 (8.83%) SC Cleared
19 61 (8.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 60 (8.55%) Microsoft
21 56 (7.98%) Change Control
22 53 (7.55%) SDLC
23 50 (7.12%) Legal
23 50 (7.12%) Oracle
23 50 (7.12%) ERP
24 49 (6.98%) Data Centre
25 48 (6.84%) Scrum
25 48 (6.84%) Retail
26 47 (6.70%) Migration
27 44 (6.27%) 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 37 (5.27%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.28%) CMS
3 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.28%) Alfresco
3 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.28%) Confluence
3 2 (0.28%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.14%) Apache
4 1 (0.14%) Drupal
4 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.14%) FileNet
4 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 103 (14.67%) MS Project
2 74 (10.54%) MS Excel
3 44 (6.27%) MS Office
4 40 (5.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (3.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.42%) Primavera
2 8 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
3 7 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.85%) Oracle FAH
4 6 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.71%) HFM
6 4 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.57%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.43%) assyst
7 3 (0.43%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.28%) Lawson
9 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.85%) SaaS
2 7 (1.00%) Office 365
3 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
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%) Boomi
5 1 (0.14%) CheetahMail
5 1 (0.14%) Force.com
5 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.14%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.42%) LAN
1 17 (2.42%) WAN
2 16 (2.28%) Firewall
3 11 (1.57%) Network Security
4 6 (0.85%) VoIP
5 5 (0.71%) Internet
6 4 (0.57%) HTTP
6 4 (0.57%) LDAP
6 4 (0.57%) SAN
6 4 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.57%) Wireless
7 3 (0.43%) 3G
7 3 (0.43%) Converged Networks
7 3 (0.43%) DHCP
7 3 (0.43%) DNS
7 3 (0.43%) MPLS
8 2 (0.28%) 4G
8 2 (0.28%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (1.28%) Big Data
4 6 (0.85%) RDBMS
4 6 (0.85%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.85%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.57%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.43%) Essbase
6 3 (0.43%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.14%) KDB
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.14%) Power BI
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 5 (0.71%) JIRA
2 1 (0.14%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.14%) VersionOne
General
1 307 (43.73%) Finance
2 101 (14.39%) Banking
3 50 (7.12%) Legal
4 48 (6.84%) Retail
5 41 (5.84%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.56%) Manufacturing
7 23 (3.28%) Marketing
8 19 (2.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
9 18 (2.56%) Financial Institution
10 17 (2.42%) Advertising
10 17 (2.42%) Automotive
10 17 (2.42%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.57%) Front Office
12 9 (1.28%) Back Office
12 9 (1.28%) Spanish Language
13 7 (1.00%) Publishing
14 5 (0.71%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.71%) Law
15 4 (0.57%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 484 (68.95%) Project Manager
2 86 (12.25%) IT Manager
3 81 (11.54%) IT Project Manager
4 66 (9.40%) Infrastructure Manager
5 58 (8.26%) Senior Manager
6 57 (8.12%) Senior Project Manager
7 56 (7.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 49 (6.98%) Programme Manager
9 30 (4.27%) Analyst
10 22 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
11 21 (2.99%) PMO Manager
11 21 (2.99%) Security Manager
12 20 (2.85%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 20 (2.85%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
12 20 (2.85%) Digital Project Manager
13 19 (2.71%) Applications Manager
14 18 (2.56%) Business Analyst
14 18 (2.56%) Security Project Manager
15 17 (2.42%) Technical Manager
15 17 (2.42%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.28%) .NET
2 7 (1.00%) HTML
3 6 (0.85%) XML
4 5 (0.71%) Ajax
4 5 (0.71%) CSS
4 5 (0.71%) Web Services
5 4 (0.57%) SAP Basis
6 3 (0.43%) CGI
7 2 (0.28%) J2EE
7 2 (0.28%) Middleware
7 2 (0.28%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.28%) SOAP
8 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.14%) Dojo
8 1 (0.14%) HTML5
8 1 (0.14%) Mason
8 1 (0.14%) REST
8 1 (0.14%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.14%) XHTML
8 1 (0.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 158 (22.51%) PMI
2 49 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 40 (5.70%) Management Information System
4 37 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.71%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.14%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.14%) Smart Meter
8 8 (1.14%) User Experience
9 6 (0.85%) BBC
9 6 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.85%) Video on Demand
10 5 (0.71%) Economics
10 5 (0.71%) Equities
10 5 (0.71%) FMCG
10 5 (0.71%) IPTV
11 4 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.57%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.42%) Windows
2 14 (1.99%) Unix
3 12 (1.71%) Linux
4 9 (1.28%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.00%) Solaris
5 7 (1.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.28%) AIX
8 2 (0.28%) Android
9 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (73.36%) Project Management
2 488 (69.52%) PRINCE2
3 148 (21.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 136 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (17.95%) Change Management
6 116 (16.52%) Programme Management
7 86 (12.25%) PRINCE
8 81 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 65 (9.26%) ITIL
10 56 (7.98%) Change Control
11 53 (7.55%) SDLC
12 50 (7.12%) ERP
13 48 (6.84%) Scrum
14 47 (6.70%) Migration
15 43 (6.13%) Waterfall
16 40 (5.70%) Business Analysis
17 39 (5.56%) Logistics
18 38 (5.41%) Project Planning
19 32 (4.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 31 (4.42%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (2.85%) SQL
2 8 (1.14%) C
2 8 (1.14%) Java
2 8 (1.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (0.71%) Perl
3 5 (0.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (0.71%) VB
4 4 (0.57%) PHP
5 3 (0.43%) C#
5 3 (0.43%) VBA
6 1 (0.14%) C++
6 1 (0.14%) Python
6 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 669 (95.30%) PMI Certification
2 147 (20.94%) Degree
3 92 (13.11%) Security Cleared
4 62 (8.83%) SC Cleared
5 61 (8.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 43 (6.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 36 (5.13%) APMP
8 25 (3.56%) ISEB
9 16 (2.28%) CAPM
10 15 (2.14%) PgMP
11 14 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (1.42%) CCNA
14 8 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (1.14%) DV Cleared
15 7 (1.00%) CISSP
16 6 (0.85%) CISA
17 5 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
17 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
18 4 (0.57%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.13%) QA
2 12 (1.71%) PMBOK
3 7 (1.00%) GxP
3 7 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.71%) P3O
5 5 (0.71%) SEPA
6 4 (0.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.28%) COBIT
8 2 (0.28%) 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%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.71%) 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 (0.28%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.28%) XenApp
4 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.57%) MOM
2 2 (0.28%) SCCM
2 2 (0.28%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (0.14%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 60 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 50 (7.12%) Oracle
3 31 (4.42%) Cisco
4 30 (4.27%) SAP
5 25 (3.56%) HP
6 15 (2.14%) VMware
7 10 (1.42%) IBM
7 10 (1.42%) PeopleSoft
8 9 (1.28%) ArcSight
8 9 (1.28%) Citrix
9 8 (1.14%) BT
9 8 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.00%) Ericsson
11 6 (0.85%) Planview
12 5 (0.71%) Juniper
12 5 (0.71%) Virgin Media
13 4 (0.57%) Adobe
13 4 (0.57%) Dell
13 4 (0.57%) Hyperion
13 4 (0.57%) JD Edwards
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