Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 489 347 371
Rank change year-on-year -142 +24 -44
Contract jobs citing PMP 388 664 628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.71% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 3.73% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 499 424
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £313
90th Percentile £650 £640 £650
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £463
% change year-on-year - -2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 6
England median hourly rate £34.75 £33.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -19.02% +0.62%
10th Percentile £33.00 £25.93 £21.13
90th Percentile £43.38 £40.00 £50.63
UK median hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year -3.47% -11.66% +0.62%

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 17,901 17,795 19,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.82% 18.92% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,621 10,935 12,439
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £231 £250
90th Percentile £625 £604 £595
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 851 821 763
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.48% -3.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.14
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £47.77
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% -0.94% +6.00%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -105 175 £513 -0.49% 25
South East -91 109 £465 +3.33% 11
East of England +17 29 £443 -1.67% 3
North of England -64 26 £375 - 9
Midlands -44 23 £375 +4.46% 5
South West -22 21 £410 +22.39%
West Midlands -37 15 £375 +10.29% 4
Yorkshire -26 14 £400 +1.59% 3
North West -23 10 £375 +10.29% 6
East Midlands -13 8 £475 +31.94% 1
North East -17 2 £315 -16.00%
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 279 (71.91%) PRINCE2
1 279 (71.91%) PMI Certification
2 273 (70.36%) Project Management
3 160 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (35.57%) Finance
5 112 (28.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 80 (20.62%) Degree
7 75 (19.33%) PMI
8 74 (19.07%) Problem-Solving
9 67 (17.27%) Microsoft
10 63 (16.24%) Microsoft Project
11 58 (14.95%) ITIL
12 54 (13.92%) Matrix Organization
13 53 (13.66%) Migration
13 53 (13.66%) Project Planning
14 51 (13.14%) Scrum
14 51 (13.14%) PMO
15 47 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
16 46 (11.86%) Change Management
16 46 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 45 (11.60%) Security Cleared
18 44 (11.34%) Risk Management
19 42 (10.82%) Programme Management
20 39 (10.05%) Project Governance
21 37 (9.54%) PRINCE
22 36 (9.28%) Waterfall
22 36 (9.28%) QA
23 32 (8.25%) Data Centre
24 29 (7.47%) Resource Allocation
25 28 (7.22%) Legal

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 27 (6.96%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.06%) Confluence
3 6 (1.55%) CMS
3 6 (1.55%) Drupal
3 6 (1.55%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.03%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.77%) IBM Domino
5 3 (0.77%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.77%) IIS
5 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.52%) CICS
6 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 63 (16.24%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (2.58%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (3.35%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.29%) NetSuite
4 4 (1.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.52%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.52%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.26%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.26%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.26%) Primavera
6 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.26%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.84%) Office 365
3 6 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.77%) IaaS
5 3 (0.77%) PaaS
5 3 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.77%) Trello
6 2 (0.52%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.52%) SaaS
6 2 (0.52%) Slack
6 2 (0.52%) Yammer
7 1 (0.26%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.26%) BlueKai
7 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.58%) LAN
2 9 (2.32%) WAN
3 7 (1.80%) Skype
4 5 (1.29%) Firewall
5 4 (1.03%) SMS
5 4 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.77%) DMZ
6 3 (0.77%) DNS
6 3 (0.77%) Internet
6 3 (0.77%) Network Security
6 3 (0.77%) SMTP
7 2 (0.52%) Intranet
7 2 (0.52%) MPLS
7 2 (0.52%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.52%) Wireless
8 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.26%) SAN
8 1 (0.26%) SSL
8 1 (0.26%) VoIP
8 1 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.77%) Big Data
4 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.77%) Power BI
4 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.52%) DB2
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.26%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (4.64%) JIRA
2 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.52%) GitLab
2 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.26%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.26%) JMeter
3 1 (0.26%) JUnit
3 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.26%) Maven
3 1 (0.26%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.26%) Selenium
3 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 138 (35.57%) Finance
2 28 (7.22%) Legal
3 25 (6.44%) Banking
4 22 (5.67%) Retail
5 21 (5.41%) Marketing
6 18 (4.64%) Manufacturing
6 18 (4.64%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.58%) Billing
9 8 (2.06%) Automotive
10 7 (1.80%) Front Office
10 7 (1.80%) Games
11 5 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.29%) Law
12 4 (1.03%) Aerospace
12 4 (1.03%) German Language
12 4 (1.03%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.77%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.52%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 270 (69.59%) Project Manager
2 58 (14.95%) IT Manager
3 56 (14.43%) IT Project Manager
4 34 (8.76%) Senior Manager
5 32 (8.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 32 (8.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 32 (8.25%) Programme Manager
6 29 (7.47%) Senior Project Manager
7 16 (4.12%) Agile Project Manager
7 16 (4.12%) Analyst
8 15 (3.87%) Applications Manager
9 14 (3.61%) Applications Project Manager
9 14 (3.61%) Delivery Manager
10 12 (3.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 12 (3.09%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
11 11 (2.84%) Business Analyst
11 11 (2.84%) Business Manager
11 11 (2.84%) Implementation Manager
11 11 (2.84%) Scrum Master
12 10 (2.58%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.80%) Middleware
2 5 (1.29%) .NET
2 5 (1.29%) EDI
2 5 (1.29%) Web Services
3 4 (1.03%) HTML
4 3 (0.77%) cXML
4 3 (0.77%) OAuth
4 3 (0.77%) React
4 3 (0.77%) SAML
4 3 (0.77%) XML
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.52%) REST
5 2 (0.52%) Spring
5 2 (0.52%) Velocity
5 2 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.26%) CSS
6 1 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.26%) Jinja
6 1 (0.26%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 75 (19.33%) PMI
2 47 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (8.25%) Data Centre
4 25 (6.44%) Computer Science
5 24 (6.19%) Management Information System
6 18 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (3.09%) User Experience
7 12 (3.09%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.06%) Social Media
9 4 (1.03%) FMCG
9 4 (1.03%) Life Science
9 4 (1.03%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.77%) CMDB
10 3 (0.77%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.77%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (0.77%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.77%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.90%) Windows
2 10 (2.58%) Windows 10
3 8 (2.06%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.03%) Android
4 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.03%) Linux
5 3 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.52%) VMS
7 1 (0.26%) CentOS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (71.91%) PRINCE2
2 273 (70.36%) Project Management
3 160 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (28.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (19.07%) Problem-Solving
6 58 (14.95%) ITIL
7 54 (13.92%) Matrix Organization
8 53 (13.66%) Migration
8 53 (13.66%) Project Planning
9 51 (13.14%) Scrum
10 46 (11.86%) Change Management
11 44 (11.34%) Risk Management
12 42 (10.82%) Programme Management
13 39 (10.05%) Project Governance
14 37 (9.54%) PRINCE
15 36 (9.28%) Waterfall
16 29 (7.47%) Resource Allocation
17 28 (7.22%) ERP
17 28 (7.22%) SDLC
18 27 (6.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.87%) Java
2 9 (2.32%) C
3 6 (1.55%) SQL
4 5 (1.29%) Python
4 5 (1.29%) VB
5 3 (0.77%) C#
5 3 (0.77%) COBOL
5 3 (0.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.52%) C++
6 2 (0.52%) Perl
6 2 (0.52%) PL/1
6 2 (0.52%) REXX
6 2 (0.52%) VBScript
7 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 279 (71.91%) PMI Certification
2 80 (20.62%) Degree
3 46 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 45 (11.60%) Security Cleared
5 28 (7.22%) SC Cleared
6 21 (5.41%) Master's Degree
7 17 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 15 (3.87%) APMP
9 10 (2.58%) DV Cleared
10 9 (2.32%) CAPM
11 8 (2.06%) MBA
12 7 (1.80%) CCNA
12 7 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (1.80%) MCSE
12 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.55%) CISM
13 6 (1.55%) CISSP
14 5 (1.29%) APMG
15 4 (1.03%) CISA
15 4 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (13.14%) PMO
2 36 (9.28%) QA
3 12 (3.09%) GDPR
4 5 (1.29%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.52%) COBIT
6 2 (0.52%) GxP
6 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.26%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.26%) EMIR
7 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.26%) MiFID
7 1 (0.26%) P3O
7 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.26%) SLA
7 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.52%) ACF2
2 2 (0.52%) Docker
2 2 (0.52%) KVM
2 2 (0.52%) RACF
2 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.29%) SCCM
2 3 (0.77%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.77%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.52%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) Grafana
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 67 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.96%) SAP
3 25 (6.44%) Oracle
4 10 (2.58%) Cisco
4 10 (2.58%) Citrix
5 8 (2.06%) IBM
5 8 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.80%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.03%) Demandware
7 4 (1.03%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.03%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.77%) Ariba
8 3 (0.77%) CA
8 3 (0.77%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.77%) Juniper
8 3 (0.77%) Lotus
8 3 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (0.77%) VMware
8 3 (0.77%) Zoho
9 2 (0.52%) Adobe