Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PMBOK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMBOK over the 6 months to 27 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 Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide and Standards)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 684 844 838
Rank change year-on-year +160 -6 -32
Contract jobs citing PMBOK 5 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.020% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.082% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 20
England median daily rate £425 £400 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -21.95% +7.33%
10th Percentile £337 £319 £362
90th Percentile £465 £524 £650
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £513
% change year-on-year +3.03% -19.51% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

PMBOK is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 6,132 9,781 11,945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.01% 10.78% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,800 6,193 7,816
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £238 £256 £263
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 336 317
England median hourly rate £25.68 £21.76 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.01% +3.62% -2.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.53 £48.75 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £25.68 £21.76 £21.50
% change year-on-year +18.01% +1.21% -

PMBOK
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PMBOK as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PMBOK in England

PMBOK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMBOK in England

PMBOK
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMBOK in England over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMBOK in England

PMBOK
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMBOK in England

PMBOK
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMBOK within the England region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +127 3 £370 -18.90%
South East +76 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £450 -
PMBOK
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing PMBOK 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 England region with a requirement for PMBOK.

1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Project Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) APMP
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

PMBOK
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Leader
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Project Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Search
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) APMP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft