Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 374 350
Rank change year-on-year +34 -24 +27
Contract jobs citing PMP 631 536 660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.61% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.64% 2.99% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 361 471
England median daily rate £468 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £310 £315 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
England median hourly rate £31.23 £34.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.15% -16.05% -8.47%
10th Percentile £21.21 £20.00 £34.63
90th Percentile £62.13 £42.60 £62.33
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% -16.05% -4.71%

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 17,337 17,914 20,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.75% 20.45% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,635 11,267 12,710
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £230 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £576
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 789 823 937
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.14% +41.71%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £50.77
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +44.74%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -12 315 £525 +5.00% 38
South East +12 179 £459 +1.94% 8
North of England +55 52 £350 - 10
Midlands +15 52 £360 -5.26% 8
West Midlands +19 27 £378 +4.14% 3
North West +22 26 £340 -22.29% 6
East Midlands +4 24 £350 -7.89% 5
East of England -20 19 £500 +19.05% 4
Yorkshire +10 14 £375 -13.34% 3
South West +12 13 £293 -10.00% 5
North East +45 12 £380 +8.57% 1
South Coast - 1 £575 -
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 480 (76.07%) PMI Certification
2 443 (70.21%) PRINCE2
3 384 (60.86%) Project Management
4 231 (36.61%) Finance
5 218 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
6 158 (25.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 144 (22.82%) Degree
8 125 (19.81%) PMI
9 119 (18.86%) Project Planning
10 97 (15.37%) Microsoft Project
11 90 (14.26%) Programme Management
12 88 (13.95%) PMO
13 84 (13.31%) Microsoft
14 80 (12.68%) Change Management
15 75 (11.89%) Matrix Organization
16 71 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
16 71 (11.25%) Banking
17 69 (10.94%) Risk Management
18 67 (10.62%) Microsoft Office
19 65 (10.30%) Scrum
20 64 (10.14%) Waterfall
21 61 (9.67%) Retail
22 60 (9.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 59 (9.35%) ITIL
23 59 (9.35%) Migration
24 57 (9.03%) Project Governance
25 56 (8.87%) Manufacturing
25 56 (8.87%) PRINCE
26 49 (7.77%) Mentoring
27 48 (7.61%) Security Cleared

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 23 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.58%) Confluence
3 9 (1.43%) CMS
4 8 (1.27%) MS Project Server
5 6 (0.95%) Apache
6 5 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.48%) Drupal
9 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.16%) Documentum
10 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 97 (15.37%) Microsoft Project
2 67 (10.62%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (7.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 42 (6.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (3.80%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.79%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.63%) Maya
8 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.79%) Elite 3E
2 4 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.63%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.48%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 3 (0.48%) RMDS
3 3 (0.48%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.32%) iTrent
4 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.32%) Primavera
4 2 (0.32%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.32%) SnowdropKCS
4 2 (0.32%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.44%) Office 365
2 12 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.95%) SaaS
4 5 (0.79%) Dialogflow
5 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.48%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.48%) Taleo
7 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.16%) Force.com
8 1 (0.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.16%) IaaS
8 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.49%) LAN
2 11 (1.74%) Firewall
3 10 (1.58%) Internet
3 10 (1.58%) WAN
4 6 (0.95%) ATM
5 4 (0.63%) NAS
5 4 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (0.63%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.48%) Broadband
6 3 (0.48%) SMS
6 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.48%) VoIP
7 2 (0.32%) ADSL
7 2 (0.32%) Intranet
7 2 (0.32%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.32%) ISDN
7 2 (0.32%) MPLS
7 2 (0.32%) SAN
7 2 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.79%) Big Data
2 5 (0.79%) Blockchain
2 5 (0.79%) Power BI
3 4 (0.63%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.16%) MS Access
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.16%) QlikView
5 1 (0.16%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (3.33%) JIRA
2 4 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.32%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.32%) VersionOne
General
1 231 (36.61%) Finance
2 71 (11.25%) Banking
3 61 (9.67%) Retail
4 56 (8.87%) Manufacturing
5 45 (7.13%) Telecoms
6 40 (6.34%) Legal
7 21 (3.33%) Billing
8 19 (3.01%) Law
8 19 (3.01%) Marketing
9 16 (2.54%) Games
10 15 (2.38%) Advertising
11 14 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (1.74%) Front Office
13 10 (1.58%) Automotive
14 9 (1.43%) Investment Banking
15 8 (1.27%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.79%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.79%) International Banking
16 5 (0.79%) Publishing
17 4 (0.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 430 (68.15%) Project Manager
2 89 (14.10%) IT Manager
3 77 (12.20%) IT Project Manager
4 61 (9.67%) Analyst
5 52 (8.24%) Senior Manager
6 50 (7.92%) Senior Project Manager
7 42 (6.66%) Business Analyst
8 40 (6.34%) Programme Manager
9 36 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
10 34 (5.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 34 (5.39%) Security Manager
11 32 (5.07%) Security Project Manager
12 26 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 23 (3.65%) Technical Manager
13 23 (3.65%) Technical Project Manager
14 22 (3.49%) GDPR Project Manager
15 20 (3.17%) Coordinator
15 20 (3.17%) Scrum Master
16 18 (2.85%) SC Cleared Project Manager
17 17 (2.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.54%) Velocity
2 13 (2.06%) Web Services
3 11 (1.74%) XML
4 8 (1.27%) .NET
5 6 (0.95%) HTML
6 5 (0.79%) Django
6 5 (0.79%) Middleware
6 5 (0.79%) MXNet
6 5 (0.79%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (0.79%) REST
6 5 (0.79%) TensorFlow
6 5 (0.79%) Theano
7 3 (0.48%) Ajax
7 3 (0.48%) Flash
7 3 (0.48%) SOAP
8 2 (0.32%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.32%) FpML
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 125 (19.81%) PMI
2 71 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (6.66%) Data Centre
4 38 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 33 (5.23%) Management Information System
6 28 (4.44%) Virtual Team
7 15 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.27%) Reinsurance
9 8 (1.27%) User Experience
10 7 (1.11%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.11%) FMCG
10 7 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.11%) Smart Meter
10 7 (1.11%) Social Media
11 4 (0.63%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (0.63%) EPoS
11 4 (0.63%) Infotainment
11 4 (0.63%) Life Science
11 4 (0.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.55%) Windows
2 20 (3.17%) Windows 10
3 18 (2.85%) Windows 7
4 11 (1.74%) Linux
5 5 (0.79%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.63%) Android
6 4 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.63%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.63%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.48%) Unix
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (70.21%) PRINCE2
2 384 (60.86%) Project Management
3 218 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
4 158 (25.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 119 (18.86%) Project Planning
6 90 (14.26%) Programme Management
7 80 (12.68%) Change Management
8 75 (11.89%) Matrix Organization
9 69 (10.94%) Risk Management
10 65 (10.30%) Scrum
11 64 (10.14%) Waterfall
12 59 (9.35%) ITIL
12 59 (9.35%) Migration
13 57 (9.03%) Project Governance
14 56 (8.87%) PRINCE
15 49 (7.77%) Mentoring
16 40 (6.34%) Resource Allocation
17 38 (6.02%) User Stories
18 36 (5.71%) Change Control
19 35 (5.55%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.06%) Java
2 10 (1.58%) Python
2 10 (1.58%) SQL
3 9 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.27%) PHP
5 6 (0.95%) C
5 6 (0.95%) C#
5 6 (0.95%) VBA
6 3 (0.48%) C++
6 3 (0.48%) Perl
6 3 (0.48%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.32%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.16%) R
8 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 480 (76.07%) PMI Certification
2 144 (22.82%) Degree
3 60 (9.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 48 (7.61%) Security Cleared
5 44 (6.97%) SC Cleared
6 43 (6.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 37 (5.86%) Master's Degree
8 13 (2.06%) CISSP
9 9 (1.43%) APMP
10 8 (1.27%) CAPM
11 7 (1.11%) CISM
11 7 (1.11%) ISEB
12 6 (0.95%) PgMP
13 5 (0.79%) CISA
13 5 (0.79%) MBA
13 5 (0.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 4 (0.63%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.63%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
15 3 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (13.95%) PMO
2 42 (6.66%) QA
3 40 (6.34%) GDPR
4 10 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.27%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.27%) MiFID
6 8 (1.27%) SLA
7 4 (0.63%) P3O
8 3 (0.48%) GxP
8 3 (0.48%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.16%) COBIT
10 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.16%) IFRS
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 10 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.63%) Firmware
3 2 (0.32%) Docker
3 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (1.74%) MOM
1 11 (1.74%) SCCM
2 3 (0.48%) Ansible
2 3 (0.48%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 2 (0.32%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.32%) Mesos
3 2 (0.32%) Nagios
3 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.32%) Puppet
3 2 (0.32%) Terraform
4 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 84 (13.31%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.80%) Oracle
3 21 (3.33%) SAP
4 18 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (2.69%) Cisco
6 8 (1.27%) Citrix
7 7 (1.11%) HP
8 6 (0.95%) Ericsson
9 5 (0.79%) Demandware
9 5 (0.79%) iManage
9 5 (0.79%) Intapp
9 5 (0.79%) Mercator
9 5 (0.79%) Reuters
10 4 (0.63%) Amdocs
10 4 (0.63%) ArcSight
10 4 (0.63%) Google
10 4 (0.63%) McAfee
10 4 (0.63%) NetApp
10 4 (0.63%) Nokia
10 4 (0.63%) Remedy