The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 60 82
Rank change year-on-year -23 +22  
Contract jobs citing PMP 2 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.20% 1.63% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 6.94% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £413 £394 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Buckinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 386 245 312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 37.88% 23.49% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 158 163
Median daily rate £425 £413 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +20.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.40% +64.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in Buckinghamshire

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMP in Buckinghamshire

PMP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Milton Keynes -6 2 £413 -13.15%
PMP
South East

PMP
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for PMP.

1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (40.00%) PMO
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Document Management
5 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) MS Project

PMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Broadcast Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Application Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Application Development Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Change Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Java Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Document Management
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle