Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 113 204
Rank change year-on-year -40 +91 +26
Contract jobs citing PMP 20 4 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.23% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.43% 1.15% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 25
10th Percentile £533 " £390
25th Percentile £609 " £454
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £650 £550
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +18.18% +7.32%
75th Percentile £719 " £588
90th Percentile £747 " £655
Central London median daily rate £675 £675 £575
% change year-on-year - +17.39% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £61.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £61.50 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 451 347 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.37% 19.75% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 231 664
10th Percentile £322 £313 £302
25th Percentile £413 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £501
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +4.74% +2.82%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £613
90th Percentile £688 £660 £700
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
10th Percentile £19.30 £16.78 £10.50
25th Percentile £26.25 £30.69 £11.75
Median hourly rate £32.00 £38.00 £14.50
Median % change year-on-year -15.79% +162.07% -22.46%
75th Percentile £35.75 £46.00 £33.75
90th Percentile £46.95 £46.53 £52.10
Central London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -24.66% +82.50% +6.95%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PMP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PMP in the City of London

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PMP in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for PMP in the City of London

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PMP in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PMP in the City of London

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PMP in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for PMP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for PMP.

1 17 (85.00%) PRINCE2
2 16 (80.00%) Project Management
2 16 (80.00%) Social Skills
3 15 (75.00%) Finance
4 12 (60.00%) Project Delivery
5 11 (55.00%) Influencing Skills
6 9 (45.00%) PMI Certification
6 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (40.00%) QA
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (35.00%) Business Case
9 6 (30.00%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (30.00%) Project Governance
9 6 (30.00%) IaaS
9 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
9 6 (30.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 6 (30.00%) Degree
10 5 (25.00%) Time Management
10 5 (25.00%) PMO
10 5 (25.00%) Emotional Intelligence
11 4 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
11 4 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
11 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
11 4 (20.00%) Scrum
12 3 (15.00%) Analytics

PMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
1 1 (5.00%) Metadata
General
1 16 (80.00%) Social Skills
2 15 (75.00%) Finance
3 11 (55.00%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (10.00%) German Language
4 2 (10.00%) Legal
4 2 (10.00%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Finance Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Finance Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Office Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.00%) AS400
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) iSeries
3 1 (5.00%) Legacy Applications
3 1 (5.00%) LPAR
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Robotics
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) PRINCE2
2 16 (80.00%) Project Management
3 12 (60.00%) Project Delivery
4 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) Business Case
7 6 (30.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 6 (30.00%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (30.00%) Project Governance
7 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
8 5 (25.00%) Emotional Intelligence
8 5 (25.00%) Time Management
9 4 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
9 4 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum
10 3 (15.00%) Analytics
10 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) CISA
3 2 (10.00%) CISM
3 2 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
2 5 (25.00%) PMO
3 2 (10.00%) GRC
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) PowerHA
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (5.00%) IBM
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft