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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 104 95
Rank change year-on-year +27 -9  
Contract jobs citing PMP 23 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.27% 0.65% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.41% 2.20% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 12
Median daily rate £494 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £405 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £510 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% -10.00%  

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 425 682 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.47% 29.33% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 328 222
Median daily rate £438 £390 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.17% -1.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 33
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -41.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Slough - 5 £450 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Newbury - 3 - -
Reading +10 2 £688 +37.50%
Maidenhead -3 2 - -
PMP
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (81.82%) Project Management
2 32 (72.73%) PRINCE2
2 32 (72.73%) PMI Certification
3 15 (34.09%) Programme Management
4 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (27.27%) ITIL
6 11 (25.00%) Six Sigma
7 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
8 8 (18.18%) Finance
8 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (18.18%) Degree
9 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
9 7 (15.91%) PRINCE
9 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.64%) PMI
10 6 (13.64%) Scrum
10 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
11 5 (11.36%) Service Management
11 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (11.36%) Business Transformation
11 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (11.36%) MSF
11 5 (11.36%) COBIT
11 5 (11.36%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (11.36%) Master's Degree
12 4 (9.09%) Virtual Team
12 4 (9.09%) Operations Management
12 4 (9.09%) IT Governance

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 (2.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Actimize
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (2.27%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (4.55%) SoftLayer
3 1 (2.27%) IaaS
3 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Big Data
1 2 (4.55%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 8 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Marketing
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
5 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.27%) French Language
6 1 (2.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.36%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Consultant
3 4 (9.09%) Management Consultant
3 4 (9.09%) Service Management Consultant
3 4 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Coordinator
4 3 (6.82%) ERP Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Transformation Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Business Transformation Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Communications Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Communications Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Development Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Support Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Development Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Velocity
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) PMI
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Virtual Team
4 3 (6.82%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.55%) Life Science
5 2 (4.55%) LIMS
5 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Project Management
2 32 (72.73%) PRINCE2
3 15 (34.09%) Programme Management
4 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (27.27%) ITIL
6 11 (25.00%) Six Sigma
7 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.91%) PRINCE
7 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
8 6 (13.64%) Scrum
8 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
9 5 (11.36%) Business Transformation
9 5 (11.36%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (11.36%) MSF
9 5 (11.36%) Service Management
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.09%) IT Governance
10 4 (9.09%) Kanban
10 4 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
10 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 32 (72.73%) PMI Certification
2 8 (18.18%) Degree
3 5 (11.36%) Master's Degree
3 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) COBIT
1 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.55%) GDPR
2 2 (4.55%) GxP
2 2 (4.55%) P3O
2 2 (4.55%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (4.55%) IBM
2 2 (4.55%) LabWare
2 2 (4.55%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.27%) Workday