Period
to 19 April 2018

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 6 months to 19 April 2018 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
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 112 141
Rank change year-on-year -9 +29 0
Contract jobs citing PMP 48 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.19% 1.14% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.69% 4.49% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 31
Berkshire median daily rate £360 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.10% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £304 £252 £350
90th Percentile £523 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £455 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -4.21% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £85.00 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £85.00 £34.00 £61.75
% change year-on-year +150.00% -44.94% -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 843 981 1,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.92% 25.39% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 432 662
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £281 £245 £255
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 73 68
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.10 £14.25 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.07% -33.19% +5.33%
10th Percentile £11.48 £12.00 £7.59
90th Percentile £42.55 £55.65 £60.00
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £23.00 £29.95
% change year-on-year +6.78% -23.21% +49.75%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing PMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 19 April 2018.

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 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury -3 19 £325 -35.00% 1
Reading -2 16 £448 +13.29% 8
Slough +2 3 £400 -23.81%
Maidenhead -9 3 - - 1
Bracknell -5 2 - -
PMP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PMP.

1 45 (93.75%) PMI Certification
2 33 (68.75%) Degree
3 29 (60.42%) Project Management
4 25 (52.08%) Master's Degree
5 20 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (41.67%) PMI
6 19 (39.58%) PRINCE2
6 19 (39.58%) Project Planning
7 18 (37.50%) Computer Science
7 18 (37.50%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 18 (37.50%) Resource Allocation
8 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (35.42%) Telecoms
9 14 (29.17%) Finance
10 13 (27.08%) Manufacturing
10 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
11 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
12 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
12 10 (20.83%) Migration
13 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (16.67%) Programme Management
14 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (14.58%) Manufacturing Engineering
16 6 (12.50%) Business Development
16 6 (12.50%) Legal
16 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (12.50%) ITIL
17 5 (10.42%) TIBCO
17 5 (10.42%) Middleware
17 5 (10.42%) Software Delivery

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 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.08%) Maya
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Unified Communications
1 2 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (2.08%) ADSL
2 1 (2.08%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) MPLS
2 1 (2.08%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
General
1 17 (35.42%) Telecoms
2 14 (29.17%) Finance
3 13 (27.08%) Manufacturing
4 6 (12.50%) Legal
5 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 8 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Telecoms Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Applications Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Applications Project Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
4 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Senior IT Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) PMI
2 18 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.25%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.08%) Life Science
5 1 (2.08%) LIMS
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Project Management
2 20 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (39.58%) PRINCE2
3 19 (39.58%) Project Planning
4 18 (37.50%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 18 (37.50%) Resource Allocation
5 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
6 10 (20.83%) Migration
7 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.67%) Programme Management
8 7 (14.58%) Manufacturing Engineering
9 6 (12.50%) Business Development
9 6 (12.50%) ITIL
9 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.42%) Software Delivery
11 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (8.33%) Decision-Making
11 4 (8.33%) Process Improvement
11 4 (8.33%) Service Management
12 3 (6.25%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (93.75%) PMI Certification
2 33 (68.75%) Degree
3 25 (52.08%) Master's Degree
4 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
5 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
6 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (6.25%) MBA
7 3 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (6.25%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (2.08%) APMP
8 1 (2.08%) ISEB
8 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) PMO
2 1 (2.08%) GDPR
2 1 (2.08%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP ALM
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) TIBCO
2 3 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) Amdocs
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco
3 1 (2.08%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.08%) LabWare
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Nokia
3 1 (2.08%) PTC
3 1 (2.08%) Remedy
3 1 (2.08%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.08%) VMware