Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 220 202
Rank change year-on-year +3 -18 -37
Contract jobs citing PMP 33 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.53% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.88% 3.82% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 41
City of London median daily rate £544 £525 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +1.45% -5.91%
10th Percentile £379 £418 £363
90th Percentile £675 £649 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 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 851 969 941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.43% 13.77% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 665 654
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £288
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 57 22
City of London median hourly rate £22.93 £18.70 £18.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.62% +1.64% -11.93%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.00 £13.32
90th Percentile £51.25 £26.72 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £19.47 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +4.09% - -14.14%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PMP as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in the City of London

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMP in the City of London

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 27 (81.82%) PMI Certification
1 27 (81.82%) Finance
2 26 (78.79%) PRINCE2
3 19 (57.58%) Project Management
4 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (42.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (36.36%) Banking
7 11 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 9 (27.27%) Project Delivery
8 9 (27.27%) ITIL
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (21.21%) Migration
9 7 (21.21%) Change Management
9 7 (21.21%) Degree
10 6 (18.18%) Project Governance
10 6 (18.18%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
11 5 (15.15%) Matrix Management
11 5 (15.15%) Scrum
11 5 (15.15%) Programme Management
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
12 4 (12.12%) LAN
12 4 (12.12%) WAN
12 4 (12.12%) Cisco
12 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
12 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (9.09%) SEPA
13 3 (9.09%) PMO
13 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
13 3 (9.09%) Azure

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 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.03%) Chatbot
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) AWS
1 3 (9.09%) Azure
2 2 (6.06%) GCP
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) Smartsheet
3 1 (3.03%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) LAN
1 4 (12.12%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) BGP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (3.03%) DWDM
3 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) IOS XR
3 1 (3.03%) MPLS
3 1 (3.03%) NAS
3 1 (3.03%) OSPF
3 1 (3.03%) RIP
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) SDH
3 1 (3.03%) SONET
3 1 (3.03%) VPLS
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 27 (81.82%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.09%) Front Office
5 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.03%) Back Office
6 1 (3.03%) Japanese Language
6 1 (3.03%) Legal
6 1 (3.03%) Public Sector
6 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.15%) IT Manager
2 5 (15.15%) IT Project Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Senior Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Banking Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Programme Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) ERP Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
1 1 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) SWIFT
3 2 (6.06%) CMDB
3 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Robotics
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) PRINCE2
2 19 (57.58%) Project Management
3 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (42.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 9 (27.27%) Project Delivery
7 7 (21.21%) Change Management
7 7 (21.21%) Migration
8 6 (18.18%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 6 (18.18%) Project Governance
9 5 (15.15%) Matrix Management
9 5 (15.15%) Programme Management
9 5 (15.15%) Scrum
10 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
10 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (6.06%) Change Control
11 2 (6.06%) Critical Path Analysis
11 2 (6.06%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) PMI Certification
2 7 (21.21%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) APMG
5 1 (3.03%) CAPM
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) PMO
1 3 (9.09%) SEPA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Reuters
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Workday