Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 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)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 405 432 401
Rank change year-on-year +27 -31 -42
Contract jobs citing PMP 107 436 581
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.53% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 2.74% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 297 387
Median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% -2.17%
10th Percentile £293 £350 £323
90th Percentile £625 £643 £638
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.03% +10.71% -8.50%
10th Percentile £26.05 £28.62 £33.00
90th Percentile £35.98 £71.30 £44.75
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.60% +20.00% -18.60%

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 7,607 15,925 17,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 25.03% 19.25% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,593 9,721 10,365
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.76%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £648 £650 £635
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 709 852
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £22.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +56.76% -20.81%
10th Percentile £17.05 £13.20 £13.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £61.56 £50.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% +56.52% -22.91%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PMP in England

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PMP in England.

Daily rate trend for PMP in England

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PMP in England over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PMP in England

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PMP in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 13 August 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 +64 53 £526 +0.24% 6
South East +101 19 £430 -9.47% 11
East of England +69 12 £325 -30.11% 1
North of England +88 8 £413 -8.33% 2
South West +84 7 £288 -30.22%
North West +77 7 £425 - 2
Midlands +57 3 £450 -14.29% 4
West Midlands +45 2 £475 -9.52% 2
Yorkshire +65 1 £400 -15.79%
East Midlands +54 1 £330 -17.50% 2
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 13 August 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 England region with a requirement for PMP.

1 72 (67.29%) PRINCE2
1 72 (67.29%) Project Management
2 65 (60.75%) PMI Certification
3 45 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (41.12%) Finance
5 34 (31.78%) Degree
6 30 (28.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (23.36%) Risk Management
7 25 (23.36%) Project Delivery
8 19 (17.76%) ITIL
9 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
10 16 (14.95%) Security Cleared
11 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Project
12 13 (12.15%) Change Management
13 12 (11.21%) Scrum
13 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Excel
13 12 (11.21%) Azure
14 11 (10.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 11 (10.28%) Project Planning
14 11 (10.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (10.28%) Military
15 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
15 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
15 10 (9.35%) APMP
16 9 (8.41%) Change Control
16 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
16 9 (8.41%) Requirements Gathering
16 9 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (7.48%) Coaching

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 3 (2.80%) CMS
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (7.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.93%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.93%) Primavera
2 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) Azure
2 6 (5.61%) AWS
3 4 (3.74%) Office 365
4 2 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.87%) SaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.93%) GCP
5 1 (0.93%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) WAN
2 4 (3.74%) Broadband
2 4 (3.74%) LAN
3 2 (1.87%) 3G
3 2 (1.87%) 4G
3 2 (1.87%) DOCSIS
3 2 (1.87%) Firewall
3 2 (1.87%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.87%) Wireless
4 1 (0.93%) 2G
4 1 (0.93%) DNS
4 1 (0.93%) MPLS
4 1 (0.93%) NGN
4 1 (0.93%) RNC
4 1 (0.93%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.74%) Blockchain
2 3 (2.80%) Big Data
3 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) JIRA
2 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (41.12%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Military
3 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.48%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.67%) Banking
5 5 (4.67%) French Language
5 5 (4.67%) German Language
6 4 (3.74%) Marketing
7 3 (2.80%) Billing
7 3 (2.80%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.80%) Law
7 3 (2.80%) Legal
7 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.80%) Retail
8 2 (1.87%) Advertising
8 2 (1.87%) Automotive
8 2 (1.87%) Local Government
9 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (54.21%) Project Manager
2 10 (9.35%) Programme Manager
3 8 (7.48%) IT Manager
3 8 (7.48%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (6.54%) Workday Manager
5 5 (4.67%) Architect
5 5 (4.67%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (3.74%) Finance Manager
6 4 (3.74%) HR Manager
6 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (3.74%) Senior Manager
6 4 (3.74%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (3.74%) Technical Manager
6 4 (3.74%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (2.80%) Analyst
7 3 (2.80%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (2.80%) Junior Project Manager
7 3 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) Web Services
2 3 (2.80%) Velocity
3 1 (0.93%) ADO
3 1 (0.93%) EDI
3 1 (0.93%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.67%) Robotics
2 5 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.74%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.80%) CMDB
4 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) PMI
5 2 (1.87%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.93%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) Life Science
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.74%) Windows
2 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (67.29%) PRINCE2
1 72 (67.29%) Project Management
2 45 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (28.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (23.36%) Project Delivery
4 25 (23.36%) Risk Management
5 19 (17.76%) ITIL
6 13 (12.15%) Change Management
7 12 (11.21%) Scrum
8 11 (10.28%) Project Planning
9 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
10 9 (8.41%) Change Control
10 9 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (8.41%) Requirements Gathering
11 8 (7.48%) Coaching
11 8 (7.48%) Document Management
11 8 (7.48%) PRINCE
12 7 (6.54%) Migration
12 7 (6.54%) Programme Management
12 7 (6.54%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.80%) C
2 1 (0.93%) ABAP
2 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (60.75%) PMI Certification
2 34 (31.78%) Degree
3 16 (14.95%) Security Cleared
4 11 (10.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (10.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (9.35%) APMP
6 8 (7.48%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.61%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (4.67%) CISSP
8 5 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.80%) Postgraduate
9 3 (2.80%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.93%) APMG
10 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.93%) CCNP
10 1 (0.93%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.93%) HNC
10 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.93%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) PMO
2 2 (1.87%) GxP
2 2 (1.87%) HIPAA
2 2 (1.87%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) COBIT
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) NCSC
3 1 (0.93%) NIST
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) DatAdvantage
1 1 (0.93%) SCCM
1 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.48%) Workday
3 7 (6.54%) SAP
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle
5 2 (1.87%) Greenplum
5 2 (1.87%) Qualys
6 1 (0.93%) Adaptive Insights
6 1 (0.93%) Anaplan
6 1 (0.93%) Avaya
6 1 (0.93%) BMC
6 1 (0.93%) CA
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix
6 1 (0.93%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.93%) Huawei
6 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.93%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (0.93%) Remedy
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) Varonis
6 1 (0.93%) VMware