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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK
Rank 353 356 313
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -43
Contract jobs citing PMP 262 299 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.58% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.81% 2.70% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 214 234
Median daily rate £475 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £303 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £622 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £34.00 £61.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.71% +46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £44.70 £24.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £61.90 £49.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £61.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-44.71% +46.42%

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
9336 11066 10626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.85% 21.28% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6009 6879 6087
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 445 498
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +74.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.47 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

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 25 February 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
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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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 -6 229 £475 +11.76% 38
London -2 117 £513 +8.92% 13
South East +27 78 £475 +15.85% 8
Oxfordshire +21 25 £475 - 1
City of London +15 21 £513 +2.50% 4
Hampshire +6 18 £413 +22.22% 2
Berkshire +3 15 £396 -20.75% 2
Oxford +13 13 £500 -
Scotland +21 10 £375 +6.23%
East of England 0 9 £400 -3.03% 2
North West +13 8 £425 -10.52% 5
West Midlands +4 8 £350 -31.70% 1
Glasgow +10 7 £425 -
Manchester +4 7 £425 -15.00% 5
Surrey +4 7 £431 -13.75% 2
South West +4 7 £500 +24.22% 5
West Sussex -5 6 £470 - 1
Northern Ireland -11 6 £325 -27.77%
Belfast -13 6 £325 -27.77%
County Antrim -15 6 £325 -27.77%
Reading +14 5 £280 -44.00% 2
Essex 0 5 £363 -10.76%
Maidenhead - 5 £200 -
Wales +16 4 £400 +14.28% 1
Bristol +5 4 £413 - 2
Birmingham +4 4 £325 +20.37%
Guildford +3 4 - - 1
Winchester 0 4 £463 +32.14%
South Wales +18 3 £394 +12.50% 1
Kent +3 3 £469 -18.47%

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 425 (71.91%) PRINCE2
2 420 (71.07%) Project Management
3 395 (66.84%) PMI Certification
4 214 (36.21%) Finance
5 166 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (23.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 106 (17.94%) Degree
8 99 (16.75%) PMI
9 87 (14.72%) ITIL
9 87 (14.72%) MS Excel
10 84 (14.21%) Programme Management
10 84 (14.21%) PMO
11 83 (14.04%) MS Project
12 81 (13.71%) Microsoft
13 78 (13.20%) Migration
14 76 (12.86%) Change Management
15 72 (12.18%) Banking
16 70 (11.84%) Security Cleared
17 69 (11.68%) Data Centre
18 65 (11.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 64 (10.83%) Risk Management
19 64 (10.83%) PRINCE
19 64 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
20 59 (9.98%) Scrum
21 55 (9.31%) SDLC
22 54 (9.14%) Waterfall
22 54 (9.14%) Matrix Organization
23 51 (8.63%) Project Planning
24 50 (8.46%) SC Cleared
25 48 (8.12%) MS Visio

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 33 (5.58%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.35%) CMS
3 5 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (0.85%) Documentum
3 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.68%) Confluence
5 3 (0.51%) Apache
5 3 (0.51%) JBoss
5 3 (0.51%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 87 (14.72%) MS Excel
2 83 (14.04%) MS Project
3 48 (8.12%) MS Visio
4 40 (6.77%) MS Office
5 36 (6.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 20 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.02%) Primavera
4 5 (0.85%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.85%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.17%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.17%) Lawson
7 1 (0.17%) Maximo
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (4.06%) Office 365
3 10 (1.69%) IaaS
4 6 (1.02%) Force.com
4 6 (1.02%) Veeva
5 5 (0.85%) PaaS
6 4 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.68%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.68%) SaaS
7 2 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.34%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.06%) Firewall
2 22 (3.72%) WAN
3 21 (3.55%) LAN
4 11 (1.86%) Network Security
5 9 (1.52%) Internet
6 5 (0.85%) HTTP
6 5 (0.85%) Telepresence
7 4 (0.68%) DMZ
7 4 (0.68%) MPLS
8 3 (0.51%) PSTN
8 3 (0.51%) SAN
8 3 (0.51%) WLAN
9 2 (0.34%) 2G
9 2 (0.34%) 3G
9 2 (0.34%) DWDM
9 2 (0.34%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.34%) Intranet
9 2 (0.34%) SDH
9 2 (0.34%) VoIP
9 2 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.52%) Big Data
2 9 (1.52%) Data Mining
3 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.02%) Text Mining
5 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.34%) MS Access
8 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.34%) QlikView
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.17%) HBase
9 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (1.69%) JIRA
2 5 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 214 (36.21%) Finance
2 72 (12.18%) Banking
3 44 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 29 (4.91%) Legal
4 29 (4.91%) Retail
5 23 (3.89%) Manufacturing
6 22 (3.72%) Marketing
7 21 (3.55%) Front Office
8 18 (3.05%) Investment Banking
9 14 (2.37%) Automotive
10 12 (2.03%) Corporate Banking
11 8 (1.35%) Law
12 7 (1.18%) Advertising
12 7 (1.18%) Aerospace
12 7 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (1.02%) Billing
14 4 (0.68%) French Language
14 4 (0.68%) Publishing
14 4 (0.68%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 363 (61.42%) Project Manager
2 52 (8.80%) Programme Manager
3 43 (7.28%) Infrastructure Manager
4 42 (7.11%) IT Manager
4 42 (7.11%) Senior Manager
5 39 (6.60%) IT Project Manager
6 36 (6.09%) Analyst
6 36 (6.09%) Senior Project Manager
7 33 (5.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 32 (5.41%) Architect
9 26 (4.40%) Migration Manager
9 26 (4.40%) Migration Project Manager
10 24 (4.06%) Business Analyst
11 23 (3.89%) Digital Project Manager
12 18 (3.05%) Data Centre Manager
13 17 (2.88%) Agile Project Manager
13 17 (2.88%) Data Centre Project Manager
13 17 (2.88%) Delivery Manager
14 16 (2.71%) Applications Manager
14 16 (2.71%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.69%) XML
2 8 (1.35%) Web Services
3 5 (0.85%) Visualforce
4 4 (0.68%) OAuth
4 4 (0.68%) SAML
5 3 (0.51%) COM
5 3 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (0.51%) HTML
6 2 (0.34%) .NET
6 2 (0.34%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.34%) GWT
6 2 (0.34%) HTML5
6 2 (0.34%) J2EE
6 2 (0.34%) XML Schema
6 2 (0.34%) XSLT
7 1 (0.17%) JSON
7 1 (0.17%) Kafka
7 1 (0.17%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 99 (16.75%) PMI
2 69 (11.68%) Data Centre
3 64 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (5.92%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.20%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.02%) User Experience
8 5 (0.85%) Fat Client
8 5 (0.85%) FMCG
8 5 (0.85%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.68%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.68%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.68%) Life Science
9 4 (0.68%) NHS
9 4 (0.68%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.51%) CCTV
10 3 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.92%) Windows
2 16 (2.71%) Linux
3 11 (1.86%) Unix
4 7 (1.18%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.68%) AIX
6 3 (0.51%) VMS
6 3 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.34%) Solaris
7 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (71.91%) PRINCE2
2 420 (71.07%) Project Management
3 166 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (23.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (14.72%) ITIL
6 84 (14.21%) Programme Management
7 78 (13.20%) Migration
8 76 (12.86%) Change Management
9 64 (10.83%) PRINCE
9 64 (10.83%) Risk Management
10 59 (9.98%) Scrum
11 55 (9.31%) SDLC
12 54 (9.14%) Matrix Organization
12 54 (9.14%) Waterfall
13 51 (8.63%) Project Planning
14 37 (6.26%) Change Control
15 36 (6.09%) CRM
16 33 (5.58%) Service Delivery
17 32 (5.41%) ERP
18 30 (5.08%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.54%) Java
2 10 (1.69%) C
3 9 (1.52%) SQL
4 7 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.02%) C++
6 5 (0.85%) Apex Code
6 5 (0.85%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.34%) C#
7 2 (0.34%) Python
8 1 (0.17%) Perl
8 1 (0.17%) PHP
8 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 395 (66.84%) PMI Certification
2 106 (17.94%) Degree
3 70 (11.84%) Security Cleared
4 65 (11.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 50 (8.46%) SC Cleared
6 43 (7.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 42 (7.11%) APMP
8 24 (4.06%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.35%) CAPM
9 8 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.35%) MCSE
9 8 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.18%) CCNA
11 6 (1.02%) CISM
11 6 (1.02%) CISSP
11 6 (1.02%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.02%) ISEB
11 6 (1.02%) MCTS
12 5 (0.85%) MAPM
12 5 (0.85%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (14.21%) PMO
2 34 (5.75%) QA
3 13 (2.20%) MiFID
4 9 (1.52%) SLA
5 8 (1.35%) P3O
6 7 (1.18%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.68%) EMIR
7 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.51%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.51%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.34%) GMP
9 2 (0.34%) GxP
9 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.34%) SEPA
10 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.17%) GDPR
10 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.17%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.34%) Docker
3 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.18%) MOM
2 6 (1.02%) SCCM
3 4 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.34%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.17%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 81 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.58%) Cisco
3 30 (5.08%) SAP
4 29 (4.91%) Oracle
5 17 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (2.03%) Citrix
7 8 (1.35%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.18%) CA
8 7 (1.18%) Cadence
8 7 (1.18%) VMware
9 6 (1.02%) HP
10 5 (0.85%) IBM
10 5 (0.85%) Siebel
11 4 (0.68%) Adobe
11 4 (0.68%) Google
11 4 (0.68%) Informatica
11 4 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.51%) Ericsson
12 3 (0.51%) Huawei
12 3 (0.51%) Nokia
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