Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 448 368 371
Rank change year-on-year -80 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing PMP 398 601 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.66% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.55% 3.51% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 397 394
England median daily rate £500 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +2.70%
10th Percentile £326 £335 £326
90th Percentile £648 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £486 £460 £475
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 5
England median hourly rate £29.90 £37.32 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.88% +9.76% -30.26%
10th Percentile £22.93 £17.23 £22.50
90th Percentile £57.30 £75.63 £43.85
UK median hourly rate £29.90 £37.32 £43.25
% change year-on-year -19.88% -13.71% -3.89%

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 15,614 17,126 16,993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.85% 18.86% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,435 10,237 10,466
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £261
90th Percentile £650 £631 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 696 768 867
England median hourly rate £34.25 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.00% -16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.46 £12.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £34.76 £24.91 £30.00
% change year-on-year +39.55% -16.98% -7.69%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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 -44 183 £525 - 7
South East -47 103 £470 +4.44% 9
North of England +43 41 £450 +32.35% 1
Midlands +20 39 £513 +36.67% 4
West Midlands +12 26 £525 +39.07% 2
East of England -14 22 £475 +7.34% 2
North West +17 20 £425 +25.00%
Yorkshire +19 13 £500 +11.11%
East Midlands +10 13 £400 +8.11% 2
South West -36 9 £325 -22.62% 2
North East +19 8 £350 +25.00% 1
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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.

1 304 (76.38%) PRINCE2
2 267 (67.09%) Project Management
3 265 (66.58%) PMI Certification
4 182 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
5 154 (38.69%) Finance
6 105 (26.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (17.34%) Migration
8 65 (16.33%) Waterfall
9 60 (15.08%) Microsoft
10 59 (14.82%) Degree
11 57 (14.32%) Scrum
12 52 (13.07%) ITIL
12 52 (13.07%) Microsoft Project
13 49 (12.31%) Risk Management
14 47 (11.81%) Microsoft Excel
14 47 (11.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 46 (11.56%) Change Management
16 45 (11.31%) PRINCE
17 43 (10.80%) Programme Management
18 41 (10.30%) PMO
19 40 (10.05%) Project Planning
20 39 (9.80%) SharePoint
20 39 (9.80%) Oracle
21 37 (9.30%) SAP
21 37 (9.30%) Data Migration
22 36 (9.05%) SDLC
23 35 (8.79%) Matrix Organization
24 34 (8.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
24 34 (8.54%) Telecoms
24 34 (8.54%) Banking

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 39 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.52%) Apache Spark
3 15 (3.77%) Confluence
4 11 (2.76%) CMS
5 7 (1.76%) MS Project Server
6 6 (1.51%) Drupal
6 6 (1.51%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.01%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.25%) Apache
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (13.07%) Microsoft Project
2 47 (11.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (8.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (2.76%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (2.76%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.51%) Oracle CRM
3 6 (1.51%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 5 (1.26%) SAP CO
4 5 (1.26%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.26%) SAP MM
5 4 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.75%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.50%) Carpe Diem
7 2 (0.50%) Primavera
7 2 (0.50%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.25%) Relativity
8 1 (0.25%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.25%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.25%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.25%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.53%) Office 365
2 17 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.26%) SaaS
5 3 (0.75%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.75%) Slack
6 2 (0.50%) Yammer
7 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.25%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.27%) WAN
2 13 (3.27%) LAN
3 11 (2.76%) Firewall
3 11 (2.76%) Skype
4 9 (2.26%) Unified Communications
5 7 (1.76%) VPN
6 6 (1.51%) Intranet
7 5 (1.26%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (0.75%) DWDM
8 3 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.75%) Wireless
9 2 (0.50%) BGP
9 2 (0.50%) MPLS
9 2 (0.50%) OSPF
9 2 (0.50%) SAN
9 2 (0.50%) VoIP
9 2 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.28%) Big Data
2 19 (4.77%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.52%) Apache Hive
3 18 (4.52%) Impala
4 6 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.50%) OLTP
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.25%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.25%) GIS
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 23 (5.78%) JIRA
2 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.25%) VersionOne
General
1 154 (38.69%) Finance
2 34 (8.54%) Banking
2 34 (8.54%) Telecoms
3 31 (7.79%) Manufacturing
4 23 (5.78%) Retail
5 17 (4.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (3.02%) Legal
7 11 (2.76%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.76%) Marketing
8 7 (1.76%) Billing
8 7 (1.76%) Front Office
9 5 (1.26%) Back Office
9 5 (1.26%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.01%) French Language
10 4 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.01%) Law
11 3 (0.75%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) German Language
12 1 (0.25%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 261 (65.58%) Project Manager
2 56 (14.07%) IT Manager
3 53 (13.32%) IT Project Manager
4 45 (11.31%) Infrastructure Manager
5 39 (9.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 27 (6.78%) Senior Manager
6 27 (6.78%) Senior Project Manager
7 22 (5.53%) Analyst
7 22 (5.53%) SAP Manager
8 20 (5.03%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 19 (4.77%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
10 18 (4.52%) Big Data Engineer
10 18 (4.52%) Cloud Engineer
10 18 (4.52%) Data Engineer
10 18 (4.52%) SAP Project Manager
11 17 (4.27%) Business Analyst
11 17 (4.27%) Programme Manager
12 15 (3.77%) Applications Manager
13 14 (3.52%) Digital Project Manager
14 12 (3.02%) Applications Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.51%) Flash
1 6 (1.51%) HTML
1 6 (1.51%) Web Services
2 3 (0.75%) CSS
3 2 (0.50%) .NET
3 2 (0.50%) ADO
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.25%) EDI
4 1 (0.25%) Kafka
4 1 (0.25%) LDAP
4 1 (0.25%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.25%) React
4 1 (0.25%) Spring
4 1 (0.25%) Velocity
4 1 (0.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.29%) PMI
3 25 (6.28%) Data Centre
4 23 (5.78%) Management Information System
5 17 (4.27%) Virtual Team
6 13 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.76%) Social Media
8 6 (1.51%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.01%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.01%) Life Science
11 3 (0.75%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.75%) CMDB
11 3 (0.75%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.75%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.50%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.50%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.53%) Windows
2 12 (3.02%) Windows 10
3 8 (2.01%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.01%) Android
5 3 (0.75%) Linux
6 2 (0.50%) Unix
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (76.38%) PRINCE2
2 267 (67.09%) Project Management
3 182 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (26.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (17.34%) Migration
6 65 (16.33%) Waterfall
7 57 (14.32%) Scrum
8 52 (13.07%) ITIL
9 49 (12.31%) Risk Management
10 46 (11.56%) Change Management
11 45 (11.31%) PRINCE
12 43 (10.80%) Programme Management
13 40 (10.05%) Project Planning
14 37 (9.30%) Data Migration
15 36 (9.05%) SDLC
16 35 (8.79%) Matrix Organization
17 31 (7.79%) ERP
18 30 (7.54%) Project Governance
19 26 (6.53%) DevOps
19 26 (6.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.28%) SQL
2 12 (3.02%) C
3 6 (1.51%) Java
3 6 (1.51%) PHP
4 1 (0.25%) C#
4 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 265 (66.58%) PMI Certification
2 59 (14.82%) Degree
3 47 (11.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 24 (6.03%) Security Cleared
5 22 (5.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 18 (4.52%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.26%) ACCA
7 9 (2.26%) CIMA
8 8 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.51%) APMP
9 6 (1.51%) CCNA
9 6 (1.51%) ISEB
9 6 (1.51%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.75%) CAPM
11 3 (0.75%) CBAP
11 3 (0.75%) CISM
11 3 (0.75%) CISSP
11 3 (0.75%) CITP
11 3 (0.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.30%) PMO
2 20 (5.03%) QA
3 5 (1.26%) P3O
4 4 (1.01%) GDPR
5 3 (0.75%) SEPA
5 3 (0.75%) SLA
6 2 (0.50%) COBIT
6 2 (0.50%) GxP
6 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.75%) SCCM
1 3 (0.75%) SCOM
2 2 (0.50%) QRadar
2 2 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.25%) MOM
3 1 (0.25%) Nessus
3 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 60 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.80%) Oracle
3 37 (9.30%) SAP
4 18 (4.52%) Cloudera
4 18 (4.52%) Informatica
5 16 (4.02%) Cisco
6 15 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (3.27%) Citrix
8 6 (1.51%) Infor
8 6 (1.51%) VMware
9 5 (1.26%) F5
9 5 (1.26%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.01%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.01%) EMC
10 4 (1.01%) Google
10 4 (1.01%) IFS
10 4 (1.01%) Zscaler
11 3 (0.75%) Aderant
11 3 (0.75%) Qualys
11 3 (0.75%) Tableau