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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 320 289 311
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +22
Contract jobs citing PMP 373 430 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.76% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 3.91% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 299 223
Median daily rate £450 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.63% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +50.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £24.39 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £55.00 £39.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +74.60%

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
11461 10984 10643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.29% 19.30% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7164 6571 6000
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 533 467
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.30% +26.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -33 329 £475 +13.09% 47
London -26 171 £550 +22.22% 22
South East -22 57 £488 +29.13% 9
City of London +52 45 £575 +21.05% 12
Scotland +20 31 £340 -9.33% 1
West Midlands -17 28 £415 +18.57% 5
Berkshire 0 24 £475 +20.63% 4
North West +2 18 £399 -0.31% 6
East Midlands +1 17 £375 -12.98% 1
Manchester -4 15 £390 -2.50%
Renfrewshire -6 12 £325 +20.37%
Erskine -9 12 £325 +20.37%
East of England +9 10 £430 +1.17% 3
Edinburgh +5 10 £375 -6.25%
Derbyshire +11 9 £365 -11.07%
South West -5 9 £438 +25.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -32 9 £340 -2.15%
North East -38 9 £340 -15.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -40 9 £340 -2.15%
West Sussex -3 8 £550 +15.78%
Hampshire -15 8 £363 +11.53% 1
Glasgow +10 7 £369 +16.14% 1
Staffordshire - 7 £370 -
Derby +7 6 £344 -16.25%
Bristol +5 6 £430 -9.47%
Warwickshire 0 6 £350 - 1
Birmingham -12 6 £453 +13.12% 1
Surrey -12 6 £500 +14.28%
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £550 +26.43% 2
Reading 0 5 £330 -17.50% 3

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 552 (73.99%) PMI Certification
2 531 (71.18%) Project Management
3 501 (67.16%) PRINCE2
4 325 (43.57%) Finance
5 171 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 158 (21.18%) PMI
7 157 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 149 (19.97%) Degree
9 131 (17.56%) Programme Management
10 129 (17.29%) Change Management
11 116 (15.55%) Banking
12 100 (13.40%) Security Cleared
13 93 (12.47%) PRINCE
14 86 (11.53%) Risk Management
15 83 (11.13%) MS Project
16 82 (10.99%) ITIL
17 74 (9.92%) Data Centre
18 73 (9.79%) Microsoft
19 70 (9.38%) SC Cleared
20 67 (8.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 63 (8.45%) MS Excel
22 61 (8.18%) SDLC
23 58 (7.77%) Scrum
23 58 (7.77%) ERP
24 57 (7.64%) Telecoms
25 53 (7.10%) Migration
25 53 (7.10%) Legal
25 53 (7.10%) Change Control
26 51 (6.84%) Waterfall
26 51 (6.84%) 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 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.67%) CMS
3 4 (0.54%) Confluence
4 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.40%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.27%) Apache
5 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.27%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.13%) Drupal
6 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (11.13%) MS Project
2 63 (8.45%) MS Excel
3 48 (6.43%) MS Office
4 34 (4.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (2.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.94%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.80%) Oracle FAH
4 5 (0.67%) HFM
4 5 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.54%) Primavera
5 4 (0.54%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.40%) Lawson
7 2 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.27%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.27%) RMDS
7 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.13%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.74%) Office 365
2 9 (1.21%) SaaS
3 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.54%) IaaS
4 4 (0.54%) PaaS
5 3 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.42%) LAN
2 32 (4.29%) WAN
3 21 (2.82%) Firewall
4 19 (2.55%) Network Security
5 10 (1.34%) HTTP
5 10 (1.34%) LDAP
6 7 (0.94%) VPN
6 7 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.80%) Internet
7 6 (0.80%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.67%) BIG-IP
8 5 (0.67%) NetScaler
8 5 (0.67%) VoIP
8 5 (0.67%) Wireless
9 4 (0.54%) MPLS
9 4 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (0.54%) SAN
9 4 (0.54%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.40%) DHCP
10 3 (0.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.34%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.07%) Big Data
4 5 (0.67%) Data Mining
4 5 (0.67%) RDBMS
4 5 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.40%) Essbase
6 3 (0.40%) GIS
7 2 (0.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.13%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.13%) KDB
8 1 (0.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (1.21%) JIRA
2 2 (0.27%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.27%) VersionOne
General
1 325 (43.57%) Finance
2 116 (15.55%) Banking
3 57 (7.64%) Telecoms
4 53 (7.10%) Legal
5 46 (6.17%) Retail
6 33 (4.42%) Manufacturing
7 28 (3.75%) Financial Institution
8 18 (2.41%) Corporate Banking
8 18 (2.41%) Front Office
9 17 (2.28%) Advertising
9 17 (2.28%) Automotive
10 15 (2.01%) Marketing
11 14 (1.88%) Investment Banking
12 13 (1.74%) Back Office
13 11 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (1.07%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.94%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.80%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.67%) Law
18 4 (0.54%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 486 (65.15%) Project Manager
2 90 (12.06%) Infrastructure Manager
3 89 (11.93%) IT Manager
4 83 (11.13%) IT Project Manager
5 70 (9.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 62 (8.31%) Programme Manager
7 60 (8.04%) Senior Manager
8 59 (7.91%) Senior Project Manager
9 33 (4.42%) Analyst
10 29 (3.89%) Agile Project Manager
11 27 (3.62%) PMO Manager
12 26 (3.49%) Transformation Manager
13 22 (2.95%) Applications Manager
13 22 (2.95%) Security Manager
14 19 (2.55%) Applications Project Manager
14 19 (2.55%) Security Project Manager
14 19 (2.55%) Transformation Project Manager
15 18 (2.41%) Business Analyst
15 18 (2.41%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
16 16 (2.14%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.01%) HTML
2 13 (1.74%) XML
3 12 (1.61%) .NET
3 12 (1.61%) Ajax
4 11 (1.47%) CSS
5 6 (0.80%) Web Services
6 5 (0.67%) Middleware
7 3 (0.40%) SOAP
8 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.27%) CGI
8 2 (0.27%) HTML5
8 2 (0.27%) J2EE
8 2 (0.27%) LAMP
8 2 (0.27%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.27%) XHTML
9 1 (0.13%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.13%) COM
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.13%) REST
9 1 (0.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 158 (21.18%) PMI
2 74 (9.92%) Data Centre
3 49 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 28 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.35%) Virtual Team
6 20 (2.68%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.47%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.34%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.07%) User Experience
10 7 (0.94%) Equities
10 7 (0.94%) Smart Meter
11 6 (0.80%) BBC
11 6 (0.80%) Video on Demand
11 6 (0.80%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.67%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.67%) FMCG
12 5 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.67%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 29 (3.89%) Windows
2 23 (3.08%) Unix
3 12 (1.61%) Linux
4 8 (1.07%) Solaris
5 6 (0.80%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.40%) Android
8 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.13%) AIX
10 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (71.18%) Project Management
2 501 (67.16%) PRINCE2
3 171 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 157 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 131 (17.56%) Programme Management
6 129 (17.29%) Change Management
7 93 (12.47%) PRINCE
8 86 (11.53%) Risk Management
9 82 (10.99%) ITIL
10 61 (8.18%) SDLC
11 58 (7.77%) ERP
11 58 (7.77%) Scrum
12 53 (7.10%) Change Control
12 53 (7.10%) Migration
13 51 (6.84%) Project Planning
13 51 (6.84%) Waterfall
14 50 (6.70%) Matrix Organization
15 38 (5.09%) Business Analysis
15 38 (5.09%) CRM
15 38 (5.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (3.75%) SQL
2 19 (2.55%) C
3 16 (2.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (1.61%) Perl
5 11 (1.47%) Java
5 11 (1.47%) Shell Script
6 6 (0.80%) C#
6 6 (0.80%) PHP
7 4 (0.54%) VBA
8 3 (0.40%) VB
9 2 (0.27%) C++
9 2 (0.27%) Python
9 2 (0.27%) Ruby
10 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 552 (73.99%) PMI Certification
2 149 (19.97%) Degree
3 100 (13.40%) Security Cleared
4 70 (9.38%) SC Cleared
5 67 (8.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 45 (6.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 26 (3.49%) APMP
7 26 (3.49%) ISEB
8 17 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (2.14%) CAPM
9 16 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.74%) CCNA
11 9 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (1.21%) PgMP
12 7 (0.94%) CISSP
12 7 (0.94%) MCSE
12 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.80%) MAPM
14 5 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.36%) QA
2 9 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.07%) PMBOK
4 7 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.80%) SEPA
6 5 (0.67%) GxP
7 4 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.40%) COBIT
8 3 (0.40%) SLA
9 2 (0.27%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.27%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.13%) GCP
10 1 (0.13%) GLP
10 1 (0.13%) GMP
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.13%) P3O
10 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 24 (3.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.40%) RACF
3 3 (0.40%) XenApp
4 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.54%) MOM
2 2 (0.27%) SCCM
2 2 (0.27%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.27%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.13%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 73 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 49 (6.57%) Oracle
3 43 (5.76%) SAP
4 35 (4.69%) Cisco
5 30 (4.02%) HP
6 14 (1.88%) Citrix
7 11 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
7 11 (1.47%) VMware
8 9 (1.21%) Ericsson
9 8 (1.07%) ArcSight
9 8 (1.07%) F5
10 7 (0.94%) BT
11 6 (0.80%) IBM
12 5 (0.67%) Planview
13 4 (0.54%) Hyperion
13 4 (0.54%) JD Edwards
13 4 (0.54%) Juniper
13 4 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.54%) Sun
14 3 (0.40%) Red Hat
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