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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
Rank 352 345 313
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Contract jobs citing PMP 258 303 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.83% 2.84% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 218 213
Median daily rate £450 £425 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £644 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £40.50 £51.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +8.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £38.75 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £61.85 £47.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £51.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +8.51%

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
9111 10677 10412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.36% 21.02% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5799 6487 6098
Median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 499 490
Median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +102.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -13 229 £475 +11.76% 47
London +8 127 £500 +6.66% 22
South East +3 65 £450 +12.50% 8
Berkshire +6 21 £475 +2.70% 2
City of London 0 20 £580 +19.02% 5
North West +17 10 £438 - 3
East of England +4 10 £400 -1.23% 5
Oxfordshire +4 10 £475 +18.75%
Hampshire 0 10 £388 +3.33% 2
West Sussex +9 9 £470 -21.66%
Reading 0 9 £415 -17.00% 2
Scotland +27 8 £400 -23.07%
Manchester +12 8 £431 -3.63% 2
Surrey +10 8 £450 +2.85% 1
West Midlands -5 8 £363 -34.09% 4
Glasgow +9 7 £425 -43.33%
Essex +2 7 £375 -6.25% 1
South West +10 6 £325 -7.14% 1
Oxford +8 5 £475 +18.75%
Wales +2 5 £400 -5.88%
Guildford 0 5 £750 -
County Antrim -12 5 £325 -27.77% 1
Belfast -13 5 £325 -27.77% 1
Northern Ireland -18 5 £325 -27.77% 3
South Wales +13 4 £394 -7.35%
Maidenhead - 4 £285 -
Gatwick - 4 £499 -
Swindon +7 3 £325 -8.45%
Hook +5 3 £355 +9.23%
Birmingham +4 3 £331 -22.69% 1

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 416 (71.23%) Project Management
2 398 (68.15%) PRINCE2
3 387 (66.27%) PMI Certification
4 213 (36.47%) Finance
5 166 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
6 160 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 106 (18.15%) Programme Management
8 95 (16.27%) PMI
9 91 (15.58%) Degree
10 82 (14.04%) MS Excel
11 81 (13.87%) ITIL
12 80 (13.70%) Security Cleared
13 76 (13.01%) MS Project
14 75 (12.84%) Data Centre
15 74 (12.67%) Change Management
16 71 (12.16%) Migration
16 71 (12.16%) PRINCE
16 71 (12.16%) Banking
17 65 (11.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 65 (11.13%) Microsoft
18 62 (10.62%) Scrum
19 61 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
20 58 (9.93%) SC Cleared
21 55 (9.42%) Risk Management
22 53 (9.08%) SDLC
22 53 (9.08%) Waterfall
23 49 (8.39%) Project Planning
23 49 (8.39%) Matrix Organization
24 45 (7.71%) MS Visio
25 39 (6.68%) Telecoms

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 34 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.37%) CMS
3 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.68%) Documentum
5 4 (0.68%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.34%) Apache
6 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 82 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 76 (13.01%) MS Project
3 45 (7.71%) MS Visio
4 38 (6.51%) MS Office
5 36 (6.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.03%) Primavera
3 5 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.86%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.34%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.34%) RMDS
6 2 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.17%) Changepoint
7 1 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.17%) Maximo
7 1 (0.17%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.08%) Office 365
2 15 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.20%) IaaS
5 6 (1.03%) Veeva
6 5 (0.86%) Force.com
6 5 (0.86%) PaaS
7 4 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.68%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.68%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.79%) Firewall
2 24 (4.11%) LAN
3 23 (3.94%) WAN
4 13 (2.23%) Network Security
5 8 (1.37%) Internet
6 7 (1.20%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.86%) Telepresence
8 4 (0.68%) DMZ
8 4 (0.68%) HTTP
8 4 (0.68%) MPLS
8 4 (0.68%) PSTN
8 4 (0.68%) SAN
8 4 (0.68%) VPN
9 3 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.34%) 2G
10 2 (0.34%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.34%) LTE
10 2 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.34%) SDH
10 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.54%) Data Mining
3 7 (1.20%) Big Data
3 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.03%) Text Mining
5 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.51%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.34%) MS Access
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.17%) Essbase
9 1 (0.17%) HBase
9 1 (0.17%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (1.37%) JIRA
2 5 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 213 (36.47%) Finance
2 71 (12.16%) Banking
3 39 (6.68%) Telecoms
4 29 (4.97%) Legal
5 26 (4.45%) Manufacturing
6 25 (4.28%) Retail
7 22 (3.77%) Marketing
8 19 (3.25%) Front Office
9 16 (2.74%) Investment Banking
10 14 (2.40%) Corporate Banking
11 12 (2.05%) Automotive
12 10 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (1.37%) Aerospace
14 6 (1.03%) Advertising
15 5 (0.86%) Billing
16 4 (0.68%) French Language
16 4 (0.68%) Law
17 3 (0.51%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 331 (56.68%) Project Manager
2 64 (10.96%) Programme Manager
3 50 (8.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 46 (7.88%) IT Manager
5 41 (7.02%) IT Project Manager
6 40 (6.85%) Senior Manager
7 38 (6.51%) Analyst
8 35 (5.99%) Senior Project Manager
9 34 (5.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 31 (5.31%) Architect
11 21 (3.60%) Digital Project Manager
11 21 (3.60%) Migration Manager
11 21 (3.60%) Migration Project Manager
12 20 (3.42%) Business Analyst
13 18 (3.08%) Applications Manager
14 17 (2.91%) Agile Project Manager
14 17 (2.91%) Security Manager
15 16 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
16 15 (2.57%) Security Project Manager
16 15 (2.57%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.37%) Web Services
2 7 (1.20%) XML
3 4 (0.68%) COM
3 4 (0.68%) OAuth
3 4 (0.68%) SAML
3 4 (0.68%) Visualforce
4 3 (0.51%) .NET
4 3 (0.51%) HTML
5 2 (0.34%) Ajax
5 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.34%) SOAP
5 2 (0.34%) XHTML
6 1 (0.17%) HTML5
6 1 (0.17%) JSON
6 1 (0.17%) Kafka
6 1 (0.17%) Middleware
6 1 (0.17%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 95 (16.27%) PMI
2 75 (12.84%) Data Centre
3 61 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.71%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.54%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.20%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.03%) Life Science
10 5 (0.86%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.86%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.86%) User Experience
11 4 (0.68%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.68%) FMCG
12 3 (0.51%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.51%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.62%) Windows
2 14 (2.40%) Linux
3 8 (1.37%) Unix
4 4 (0.68%) AIX
5 3 (0.51%) VMS
6 2 (0.34%) Solaris
6 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (71.23%) Project Management
2 398 (68.15%) PRINCE2
3 166 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 106 (18.15%) Programme Management
6 81 (13.87%) ITIL
7 74 (12.67%) Change Management
8 71 (12.16%) Migration
8 71 (12.16%) PRINCE
9 62 (10.62%) Scrum
10 55 (9.42%) Risk Management
11 53 (9.08%) SDLC
11 53 (9.08%) Waterfall
12 49 (8.39%) Matrix Organization
12 49 (8.39%) Project Planning
13 31 (5.31%) Change Control
14 30 (5.14%) Project Governance
15 29 (4.97%) CRM
15 29 (4.97%) Service Delivery
16 28 (4.79%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (2.74%) C
2 13 (2.23%) Java
2 13 (2.23%) SQL
3 6 (1.03%) C++
3 6 (1.03%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.86%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.68%) Apex Code
6 3 (0.51%) Python
7 2 (0.34%) C#
7 2 (0.34%) Perl
7 2 (0.34%) PHP
8 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 387 (66.27%) PMI Certification
2 91 (15.58%) Degree
3 80 (13.70%) Security Cleared
4 65 (11.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 58 (9.93%) SC Cleared
6 34 (5.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 32 (5.48%) APMP
8 26 (4.45%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.71%) CAPM
10 9 (1.54%) MCSE
10 9 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.20%) CCNA
11 7 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.20%) CISM
11 7 (1.20%) CISSP
11 7 (1.20%) MCTS
12 6 (1.03%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.86%) ISEB
13 5 (0.86%) MCSD
14 4 (0.68%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.14%) QA
2 7 (1.20%) PMBOK
2 7 (1.20%) SLA
3 6 (1.03%) MiFID
3 6 (1.03%) P3O
4 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.68%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.34%) GMP
7 2 (0.34%) GxP
8 1 (0.17%) COBIT
8 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.17%) EMIR
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) SEPA
8 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (2.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.20%) MOM
2 4 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.51%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.34%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 65 (11.13%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.82%) Cisco
3 31 (5.31%) SAP
4 29 (4.97%) Oracle
5 15 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.23%) Citrix
7 9 (1.54%) HP
8 8 (1.37%) ServiceNow
8 8 (1.37%) VMware
9 7 (1.20%) Cadence
10 6 (1.03%) CA
11 5 (0.86%) NetSuite
11 5 (0.86%) Siebel
11 5 (0.86%) Splunk
12 4 (0.68%) Adobe
12 4 (0.68%) F5
12 4 (0.68%) Google
12 4 (0.68%) Huawei
12 4 (0.68%) Nokia
13 3 (0.51%) Juniper
City, London
Comtecs
Rate: £500 - £525 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
Elevate Direct
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £20 to £26 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Rate: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago