Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 216 188
Rank change year-on-year +39 -28 +5
Contract jobs citing PMP 13 35 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.52% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.84% 3.72% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 47
City of London median daily rate £520 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -7.14% -4.55%
10th Percentile £430 £310 £358
90th Percentile £595 £588 £653
Central London median daily rate £485 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +7.78% -14.29% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 705 940 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.14% 13.87% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 677 722
City of London median daily rate £500 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £238 £305
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £500
% change year-on-year +0.50% -0.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 24
City of London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.98% -9.88% +15.28%
10th Percentile £17.93 £12.48 £14.75
90th Percentile £52.33 £33.68 £36.18
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £21.51
% change year-on-year +28.98% -13.05% +20.25%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020, 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 9 (69.23%) PRINCE2
2 7 (53.85%) PMI Certification
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Project Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Azure
6 3 (23.08%) SIEM
6 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (23.08%) Privileged Access Management
6 3 (23.08%) Time Management
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) ERP
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) MPLS
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) Legal
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) SCCM

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 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Lucidchart
3 1 (7.69%) Power Platform
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) MPLS
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Programme Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) HR Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Power BI Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Workday Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Workday Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) PRINCE2
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Project Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) Privileged Access Management
4 3 (23.08%) SIEM
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Server Building
5 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (7.69%) Data Science
6 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) DatAdvantage
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Varonis
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) BeyondTrust
3 1 (7.69%) Centrify
3 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Thycotic
3 1 (7.69%) Workday