Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 187 228
Rank change year-on-year -10 +41 +24
Contract jobs citing PMP 54 59 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 0.88% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.43% 5.64% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 44 47
City of London median daily rate £521 £569 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.35% +19.74% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £419 £310
90th Percentile £675 £676 £643
Central London median daily rate £518 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -5.91% +15.79% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £36.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 995 1047 1399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.98% 15.56% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 737 1030
City of London median daily rate £483 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 30
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +3.54% +18.39%
10th Percentile £13.31 £16.16 £11.24
90th Percentile £29.64 £29.38 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +8.56%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for PMP.

1 47 (87.04%) PRINCE2
2 37 (68.52%) PMI Certification
3 34 (62.96%) Project Management
4 29 (53.70%) Finance
5 21 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (37.04%) Banking
7 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (24.07%) PMI
8 13 (24.07%) Advertising
9 12 (22.22%) PRINCE
10 11 (20.37%) Legal
11 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (14.81%) Law
12 8 (14.81%) Project Planning
13 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Project
13 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (12.96%) Project Governance
14 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (11.11%) Change Management
14 6 (11.11%) Programme Management
15 5 (9.26%) Information Security
15 5 (9.26%) Scrum
15 5 (9.26%) Document Management
15 5 (9.26%) Resource Management
15 5 (9.26%) Matrix Management
15 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
15 5 (9.26%) GDPR
16 4 (7.41%) Planning and Forecasting
16 4 (7.41%) PMO
16 4 (7.41%) Data Protection

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 1 (1.85%) SAS
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.85%) Asana
2 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Skype
2 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.85%) VoIP
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
1 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.85%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 29 (53.70%) Finance
2 20 (37.04%) Banking
3 13 (24.07%) Advertising
4 11 (20.37%) Legal
5 8 (14.81%) Law
6 4 (7.41%) Front Office
7 2 (3.70%) International Banking
7 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.85%) French Language
8 1 (1.85%) German Language
8 1 (1.85%) Japanese Language
8 1 (1.85%) Marketing
8 1 (1.85%) Publishing
8 1 (1.85%) Retail
8 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.81%) Senior Manager
3 7 (12.96%) IT Manager
3 7 (12.96%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Junior
4 6 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) HR Manager
6 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior IT Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Business IT Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Laravel
1 1 (1.85%) REST
1 1 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) PMI
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.56%) Reinsurance
2 3 (5.56%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
3 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.70%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (87.04%) PRINCE2
2 34 (62.96%) Project Management
3 21 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (22.22%) PRINCE
6 8 (14.81%) Project Planning
7 7 (12.96%) Project Governance
8 6 (11.11%) Change Management
8 6 (11.11%) Programme Management
9 5 (9.26%) Document Management
9 5 (9.26%) Information Security
9 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Matrix Management
9 5 (9.26%) Resource Management
9 5 (9.26%) Scrum
10 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
10 4 (7.41%) ITIL
10 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.41%) SDLC
10 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (68.52%) PMI Certification
2 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (7.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) APMP
5 1 (1.85%) CISM
5 1 (1.85%) CISSP
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) GDPR
2 4 (7.41%) PMO
3 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.70%) QA
5 1 (1.85%) IFRS
5 1 (1.85%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Avaya
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco
2 1 (1.85%) Google
2 1 (1.85%) IBM
2 1 (1.85%) iManage
2 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
2 1 (1.85%) SAP