The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
England / East of England
Rank 120 107 98
Rank change year-on-year -13 -9  
Contract jobs citing PMP 8 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.70% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% 3.52% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 15
Median daily rate £450 £419 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -16.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £401 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £470 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.23% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.50 £35.13
% change year-on-year -33.33% +75.08%  

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 East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 474 483 463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 22.10% 19.92% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 255 223
Median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 46 53
Median hourly rate £37.25 £46.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.89% +106.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.93 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in the East of England

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMP in the East of England

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMP in the East of England

PMP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +7 3 £500 +21.21%
Essex -19 3 £325 -23.52%
Hertfordshire -5 2 £450 +5.88%
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for PMP.

1 16 (84.21%) Project Management
2 14 (73.68%) PMI Certification
3 13 (68.42%) Finance
4 12 (63.16%) PRINCE2
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) PRINCE
6 6 (31.58%) PMI
7 5 (26.32%) Automotive
7 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 5 (26.32%) Coaching
7 5 (26.32%) PMO
8 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
8 4 (21.05%) Marketing
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) MS Project
8 4 (21.05%) MS Office
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) Legal
8 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
8 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
8 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (21.05%) Scrum
9 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
9 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
9 3 (15.79%) CRM
9 3 (15.79%) B2C
9 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
9 3 (15.79%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS Project
3 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.26%) Primavera
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Automotive
3 4 (21.05%) Legal
3 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 4 (21.05%) Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Implementation Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Implementation Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Project Implementation Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Software Implementation Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Software Implementation Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.26%) HR Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Workday Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Workday Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) PMI
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) ASIC
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Project Management
2 12 (63.16%) PRINCE2
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) PRINCE
5 5 (26.32%) Coaching
6 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) B2C
7 3 (15.79%) CRM
7 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
7 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) BDD
8 2 (10.53%) Change Control
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) OO
8 2 (10.53%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) PMI Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) APMP
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) PMO
2 1 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (10.53%) BMC
3 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy
3 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Workday