Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 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)
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 370 362
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 -35
Contract jobs citing PMP 638 525 630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.63% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.62% 3.10% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 377 447
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £325 £329 £306
90th Percentile £630 £631 £675
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
England median hourly rate £41.50 £34.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.06% -24.44% +7.14%
10th Percentile £16.23 £22.50 £42.30
90th Percentile £79.00 £43.85 £62.70
UK median hourly rate £48.17 £43.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.38% -3.89% +7.14%

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,620 16,940 20,863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.99% 20.28% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,525 10,558 13,121
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 785 856 755
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.77
90th Percentile £49.79 £52.50 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -6.25% +45.45%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PMP in England

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in England

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMP in England

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMP in England

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PMP in England

PMP
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 PMP within the England region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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 -20 316 £525 +4.74% 39
South East +11 192 £450 -2.96% 14
Midlands +8 46 £375 -9.09% 5
East of England +26 37 £443 +4.12% 2
North of England -21 28 £345 -5.80% 9
East Midlands +15 26 £370 -1.33%
West Midlands -24 20 £375 -11.76% 5
South West 0 19 £420 -7.28% 4
North West -14 16 £340 -20.00% 7
Yorkshire -15 7 £475 +12.69% 1
North East +2 5 £350 - 1
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for PMP.

1 442 (69.28%) PMI Certification
2 437 (68.50%) PRINCE2
3 436 (68.34%) Project Management
4 260 (40.75%) Finance
5 244 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
6 170 (26.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 133 (20.85%) Degree
8 112 (17.55%) Project Planning
9 99 (15.52%) Microsoft Project
9 99 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
10 98 (15.36%) Change Management
11 88 (13.79%) ITIL
12 86 (13.48%) Microsoft
13 85 (13.32%) PMI
14 73 (11.44%) Retail
15 72 (11.29%) Microsoft Excel
16 70 (10.97%) PMO
17 68 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
17 68 (10.66%) Banking
18 66 (10.34%) Scrum
19 65 (10.19%) Matrix Organization
20 62 (9.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 61 (9.56%) Migration
22 60 (9.40%) Programme Management
22 60 (9.40%) SDLC
23 59 (9.25%) Waterfall
24 56 (8.78%) Microsoft Office
25 52 (8.15%) Risk Management
26 51 (7.99%) Project Governance
27 49 (7.68%) QA

PMP
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 28 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.04%) Confluence
3 7 (1.10%) CMS
4 5 (0.78%) Drupal
4 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (0.78%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.31%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.31%) SAS
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.16%) CICS
7 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 99 (15.52%) Microsoft Project
2 72 (11.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 56 (8.78%) Microsoft Office
4 46 (7.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 43 (6.74%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.63%) SPSS
7 2 (0.31%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.63%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.47%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.16%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.16%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.16%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.16%) Primavera
4 1 (0.16%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.13%) Office 365
2 15 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.88%) SaaS
5 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) Force.com
6 1 (0.16%) G Suite
6 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.04%) LAN
1 13 (2.04%) WAN
2 10 (1.57%) Internet
3 6 (0.94%) Skype
4 4 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (0.63%) SMS
4 4 (0.63%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.47%) ATM
5 3 (0.47%) Broadband
5 3 (0.47%) DNS
5 3 (0.47%) Firewall
6 2 (0.31%) Intranet
6 2 (0.31%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.31%) MPLS
6 2 (0.31%) NAS
6 2 (0.31%) Network Security
6 2 (0.31%) SAN
6 2 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.16%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.04%) Power BI
2 11 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.78%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.16%) Big Data
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.16%) QlikView
5 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.16%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (4.70%) JIRA
2 7 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.63%) Selenium
4 3 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.47%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.47%) JMeter
4 3 (0.47%) JUnit
4 3 (0.47%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.31%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.31%) Maven
5 2 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.31%) VersionOne
6 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.16%) Subversion
6 1 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 260 (40.75%) Finance
2 73 (11.44%) Retail
3 68 (10.66%) Banking
4 41 (6.43%) Telecoms
5 37 (5.80%) Legal
6 28 (4.39%) Marketing
7 20 (3.13%) Billing
7 20 (3.13%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.82%) Investment Banking
9 16 (2.51%) Front Office
10 12 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (1.57%) Automotive
12 9 (1.41%) Games
12 9 (1.41%) Law
13 6 (0.94%) Advertising
13 6 (0.94%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.63%) Publishing
14 4 (0.63%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.47%) German Language
15 3 (0.47%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 433 (67.87%) Project Manager
2 61 (9.56%) IT Manager
3 53 (8.31%) IT Project Manager
4 52 (8.15%) Senior Manager
5 50 (7.84%) Senior Project Manager
6 46 (7.21%) Infrastructure Manager
7 42 (6.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 34 (5.33%) Analyst
8 34 (5.33%) Security Manager
9 33 (5.17%) Programme Manager
9 33 (5.17%) Security Project Manager
10 26 (4.08%) GDPR Project Manager
11 22 (3.45%) Business Analyst
12 20 (3.13%) Coordinator
12 20 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
12 20 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 19 (2.98%) Project Coordinator
14 16 (2.51%) Agile Project Manager
14 16 (2.51%) Delivery Manager
14 16 (2.51%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.41%) Web Services
2 8 (1.25%) Middleware
3 6 (0.94%) Velocity
4 4 (0.63%) REST
5 3 (0.47%) .NET
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.31%) HTML
6 2 (0.31%) JSON
6 2 (0.31%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.31%) XML
7 1 (0.16%) Akka
7 1 (0.16%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.16%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 85 (13.32%) PMI
2 68 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (7.52%) Data Centre
4 31 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 27 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.29%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.25%) User Experience
10 7 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.10%) Tandem
11 6 (0.94%) Cyber Defence
11 6 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (0.94%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.78%) Social Media
12 5 (0.78%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.63%) FMCG
13 4 (0.63%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.39%) Windows
2 16 (2.51%) Windows 10
3 11 (1.72%) Linux
3 11 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.78%) Android
5 4 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.63%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.47%) AIX
6 3 (0.47%) VMS
7 2 (0.31%) CentOS
7 2 (0.31%) Unix
7 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (68.50%) PRINCE2
2 436 (68.34%) Project Management
3 244 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (26.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 112 (17.55%) Project Planning
6 99 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
7 98 (15.36%) Change Management
8 88 (13.79%) ITIL
9 66 (10.34%) Scrum
10 65 (10.19%) Matrix Organization
11 61 (9.56%) Migration
12 60 (9.40%) Programme Management
12 60 (9.40%) SDLC
13 59 (9.25%) Waterfall
14 52 (8.15%) Risk Management
15 51 (7.99%) Project Governance
16 37 (5.80%) PRINCE
17 35 (5.49%) Decision-Making
17 35 (5.49%) E-Commerce
18 34 (5.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (1.57%) C
2 5 (0.78%) Bash Shell
2 5 (0.78%) Java
3 3 (0.47%) PHP
3 3 (0.47%) Python
3 3 (0.47%) SQL
4 2 (0.31%) C#
4 2 (0.31%) COBOL
4 2 (0.31%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.16%) C++
5 1 (0.16%) Perl
5 1 (0.16%) PL/1
5 1 (0.16%) REXX
5 1 (0.16%) VB
5 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 442 (69.28%) PMI Certification
2 133 (20.85%) Degree
3 62 (9.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 37 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 32 (5.02%) Security Cleared
6 30 (4.70%) SC Cleared
7 25 (3.92%) Master's Degree
8 13 (2.04%) CISSP
9 11 (1.72%) ISEB
10 10 (1.57%) ISTQB
10 10 (1.57%) MBA
11 9 (1.41%) APMP
12 7 (1.10%) CISA
12 7 (1.10%) CISM
13 6 (0.94%) CAPM
13 6 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.63%) APMG
14 4 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 4 (0.63%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
15 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (10.97%) PMO
2 49 (7.68%) QA
3 46 (7.21%) GDPR
4 7 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.94%) SLA
6 5 (0.78%) COBIT
7 4 (0.63%) SEPA
8 3 (0.47%) ISO 13485
8 3 (0.47%) P3O
8 3 (0.47%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.47%) PSD2
9 2 (0.31%) TARGET2
10 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.16%) MiFID
10 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.31%) ACF2
3 2 (0.31%) Docker
3 2 (0.31%) RACF
3 2 (0.31%) XenApp
4 1 (0.16%) Firmware
4 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.94%) SCCM
2 4 (0.63%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.31%) Ansible
3 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.31%) Mesos
3 2 (0.31%) MOM
3 2 (0.31%) Nagios
3 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.31%) Puppet
3 2 (0.31%) Terraform
4 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.16%) SCOM
4 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 86 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.61%) SAP
3 17 (2.66%) ServiceNow
4 13 (2.04%) Cisco
5 12 (1.88%) Oracle
6 11 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.25%) Citrix
8 7 (1.10%) HP
8 7 (1.10%) Juniper
9 6 (0.94%) Demandware
9 6 (0.94%) Splunk
10 5 (0.78%) IBM
10 5 (0.78%) Mercator
11 4 (0.63%) ArcSight
11 4 (0.63%) McAfee
11 4 (0.63%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.63%) VMware
12 3 (0.47%) Ingenico
12 3 (0.47%) NetApp
12 3 (0.47%) Sophos