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 3 months to 27 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 122 160
Rank change year-on-year -12 +38  
Contract jobs citing PMP 30 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 1.21% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.30% 7.26% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 29
Median daily rate £500 £575 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +17.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £361 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £646 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
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 the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 476 565 762
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.41% 16.68% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 419 568
Median daily rate £475 £475 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 18
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.89 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.49% -14.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.75 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £93.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for PMP.

1 42 (82.35%) PRINCE2
2 39 (76.47%) PMI Certification
3 37 (72.55%) Project Management
4 16 (31.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (29.41%) Finance
6 14 (27.45%) Banking
7 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (23.53%) Legal
9 11 (21.57%) PMI
9 11 (21.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (19.61%) Law
11 7 (13.73%) Scrum
11 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.73%) CRM
11 7 (13.73%) Wealth Management
12 6 (11.76%) SDLC
12 6 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (11.76%) Advertising
12 6 (11.76%) Front Office
12 6 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (9.80%) Migration
13 5 (9.80%) Programme Management
13 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Project
13 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (9.80%) PMO
13 5 (9.80%) Matrix Management
13 5 (9.80%) Investment Management
14 4 (7.84%) Kanban
14 4 (7.84%) Degree

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 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Yammer
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.96%) Asana
3 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) LAN
1 3 (5.88%) WAN
2 2 (3.92%) Skype
2 2 (3.92%) VoIP
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Big Data
2 1 (1.96%) Mixpanel
2 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.96%) QlikView
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Banking
3 12 (23.53%) Legal
4 10 (19.61%) Law
5 6 (11.76%) Advertising
5 6 (11.76%) Front Office
6 4 (7.84%) Investment Banking
7 3 (5.88%) Retail
7 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (3.92%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.96%) Back Office
9 1 (1.96%) French Language
9 1 (1.96%) Publishing
9 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Project Manager
2 7 (13.73%) IT Manager
2 7 (13.73%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Banking Project Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Applications Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Applications Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (5.88%) CRM Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) IT Security Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 3 (5.88%) HTML
1 3 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.92%) CSS
2 2 (3.92%) jQuery
2 2 (3.92%) REST
2 2 (3.92%) SOAP
2 2 (3.92%) XSL
3 1 (1.96%) GWT
3 1 (1.96%) HTML5
3 1 (1.96%) J2EE
3 1 (1.96%) Laravel
3 1 (1.96%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) PMI
2 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.96%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
1 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) PRINCE2
2 37 (72.55%) Project Management
3 16 (31.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.73%) CRM
5 7 (13.73%) Scrum
5 7 (13.73%) Wealth Management
6 6 (11.76%) SDLC
7 5 (9.80%) Investment Management
7 5 (9.80%) Matrix Management
7 5 (9.80%) Migration
7 5 (9.80%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.84%) ITIL
8 4 (7.84%) Kanban
8 4 (7.84%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (7.84%) PRINCE
8 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) C#
4 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.96%) C
4 1 (1.96%) C++
4 1 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (76.47%) PMI Certification
2 11 (21.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (7.84%) Degree
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.92%) APMP
6 2 (3.92%) CISM
6 2 (3.92%) CISSP
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.92%) MCSE
7 1 (1.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) PMO
2 4 (7.84%) MiFID
3 3 (5.88%) QA
4 2 (3.92%) CRD IV
4 2 (3.92%) EMIR
5 1 (1.96%) Basel II
5 1 (1.96%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.96%) P3O
5 1 (1.96%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Avaya
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco
3 2 (3.92%) LANDesk
3 2 (3.92%) Redback
3 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) iManage
4 1 (1.96%) Tableau