The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 111 98
Rank change year-on-year +33 -13  
Contract jobs citing PMP 21 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.15% 0.64% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.83% 2.51% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 22
Median daily rate £363 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £365 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £518 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.50 £35.13
% change year-on-year -33.33% +75.08%  

PMP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 435 638 765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.78% 25.67% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 317 340
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £285 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% +22.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing PMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PMP in Berkshire

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in Berkshire

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in Berkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMP in Berkshire

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMP in Berkshire

PMP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Reading +16 10 £363 -27.50%
Maidenhead - 5 £200 -
Newbury +4 2 £525 -
Slough +7 1 £500 -21.56%
Bracknell +1 1 - -
PMP
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PMP.

1 36 (80.00%) Project Management
2 29 (64.44%) PRINCE2
3 28 (62.22%) PMI Certification
4 13 (28.89%) Finance
5 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.67%) ITIL
6 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 9 (20.00%) Six Sigma
7 9 (20.00%) Degree
8 8 (17.78%) PRINCE
8 8 (17.78%) MS Project
9 7 (15.56%) Change Management
9 7 (15.56%) Service Management
9 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
9 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.33%) PMO
10 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.33%) IT Governance
11 5 (11.11%) COBIT
11 5 (11.11%) MSF
11 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
12 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
12 4 (8.89%) ITSM
12 4 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
12 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
12 4 (8.89%) Operations Management

PMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (6.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.78%) MS Project
3 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Changepoint
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.44%) SoftLayer
1 2 (4.44%) Veeva
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.44%) Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) French Language
6 1 (2.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.33%) Coordinator
3 4 (8.89%) Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Management Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Programme Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (8.89%) Service Management Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Data Migration Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Documentum Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) ERP Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Migration Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Migration Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Workday Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Workday Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) PMI
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) FMCG
3 2 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Solaris
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) AIX
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) Project Management
2 29 (64.44%) PRINCE2
3 12 (26.67%) ITIL
4 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 9 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 8 (17.78%) PRINCE
7 7 (15.56%) Change Management
7 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
7 7 (15.56%) Service Management
8 6 (13.33%) IT Governance
8 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.11%) MSF
10 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
10 4 (8.89%) Document Management
10 4 (8.89%) ITSM
10 4 (8.89%) Operations Management
10 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
11 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (6.67%) ERP
11 3 (6.67%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (62.22%) PMI Certification
2 9 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.22%) APMG
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) MBA
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) PMO
2 5 (11.11%) COBIT
2 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.44%) GMP
3 2 (4.44%) P3O
4 1 (2.22%) GxP
4 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Workday
3 2 (4.44%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Progress
4 1 (2.22%) VMware