Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 518 343 384
Rank change year-on-year -175 +41 -26
Contract jobs citing PMP 351 671 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.72% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 3.80% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 468 359
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £310 £307 £313
90th Percentile £648 £650 £630
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 6
England median hourly rate £34.50 £33.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -18.52% -2.41%
10th Percentile £32.30 £22.95 £21.13
90th Percentile £39.25 £55.00 £43.25
UK median hourly rate £34.50 £38.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -9.21% -6.17% -1.22%

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 17,563 17,657 18,235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.24% 19.06% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,492 10,832 11,418
England median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £250
90th Percentile £626 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 791 775 797
England median hourly rate £28.53 £23.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.13% -8.65% -3.70%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £28.52 £24.77 £25.94
% change year-on-year +15.12% -4.50% -5.68%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 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 -108 159 £525 - 32
South East -76 98 £469 +4.17% 11
Midlands -26 32 £375 +7.14% 5
East of England +4 22 £450 -0.83% 6
North of England -50 22 £400 +9.59% 18
West Midlands -35 18 £383 +12.50% 4
East Midlands -8 14 £375 +2.04% 1
South West -51 13 £407 +47.91% 6
North West -24 11 £400 +17.65% 10
Yorkshire -27 10 £425 +6.25% 7
North East -13 1 £323 -14.00% 1
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 257 (73.22%) PRINCE2
2 244 (69.52%) PMI Certification
3 243 (69.23%) Project Management
4 172 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (37.61%) Finance
6 89 (25.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 67 (19.09%) Degree
8 65 (18.52%) PMI
8 65 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
9 64 (18.23%) Scrum
10 56 (15.95%) Programme Management
11 53 (15.10%) Microsoft Project
11 53 (15.10%) PMO
12 52 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 47 (13.39%) Change Management
14 44 (12.54%) Waterfall
15 43 (12.25%) Risk Management
15 43 (12.25%) Matrix Organization
16 42 (11.97%) ITIL
17 39 (11.11%) Project Planning
18 38 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
19 37 (10.54%) QA
19 37 (10.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 37 (10.54%) Project Governance
19 37 (10.54%) PRINCE
20 36 (10.26%) SharePoint
20 36 (10.26%) Migration
21 34 (9.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 33 (9.40%) Data Centre
23 32 (9.12%) JIRA

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 36 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.41%) Confluence
3 10 (2.85%) CMS
3 10 (2.85%) Drupal
4 3 (0.85%) IIS
4 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.85%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.57%) CICS
5 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.57%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (15.10%) Microsoft Project
2 24 (6.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (6.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (6.27%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (3.99%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (3.42%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.71%) Oracle CRM
3 6 (1.71%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 4 (1.14%) NetSuite
4 4 (1.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.85%) TrackWise
6 2 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.57%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.28%) Bankmaster
7 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.28%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.28%) Primavera
7 1 (0.28%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.28%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.56%) Office 365
3 4 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (1.14%) Trello
3 4 (1.14%) Yammer
4 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.85%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.85%) IaaS
4 3 (0.85%) PaaS
4 3 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.57%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.57%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.57%) SaaS
5 2 (0.57%) Slack
6 1 (0.28%) BlueKai
6 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.13%) LAN
2 9 (2.56%) WAN
3 6 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.42%) Firewall
4 5 (1.42%) VPN
5 4 (1.14%) Internet
6 3 (0.85%) DMZ
6 3 (0.85%) DNS
6 3 (0.85%) FTP
6 3 (0.85%) HTTP
6 3 (0.85%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.85%) MPLS
6 3 (0.85%) SMTP
6 3 (0.85%) SSL
6 3 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.85%) Wireless
7 2 (0.57%) SAN
7 2 (0.57%) SMS
7 2 (0.57%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.71%) Relational Database
2 6 (1.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.14%) Power BI
4 3 (0.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.57%) Big Data
5 2 (0.57%) DB2
6 1 (0.28%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.28%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.28%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) OLTP
6 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (9.12%) JIRA
2 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.57%) GitLab
2 2 (0.57%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.28%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.28%) JMeter
3 1 (0.28%) JUnit
3 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.28%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.28%) Selenium
3 1 (0.28%) VersionOne
General
1 132 (37.61%) Finance
2 27 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 22 (6.27%) Retail
4 19 (5.41%) Banking
5 18 (5.13%) Legal
6 17 (4.84%) Marketing
7 16 (4.56%) Manufacturing
8 14 (3.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.99%) Billing
9 7 (1.99%) Games
10 6 (1.71%) Automotive
11 5 (1.42%) Front Office
12 4 (1.14%) Aerospace
12 4 (1.14%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.85%) German Language
13 3 (0.85%) Law
13 3 (0.85%) Publishing
13 3 (0.85%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.57%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 233 (66.38%) Project Manager
2 50 (14.25%) IT Manager
3 49 (13.96%) IT Project Manager
4 32 (9.12%) Programme Manager
5 29 (8.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 27 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 20 (5.70%) Agile Project Manager
7 20 (5.70%) Analyst
8 18 (5.13%) Senior Manager
9 16 (4.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 15 (4.27%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
10 15 (4.27%) Senior Project Manager
11 13 (3.70%) Applications Manager
12 12 (3.42%) Business Analyst
12 12 (3.42%) Security Manager
13 11 (3.13%) Applications Project Manager
13 11 (3.13%) Business Manager
13 11 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
14 10 (2.85%) ERP Manager
14 10 (2.85%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.85%) HTML
2 8 (2.28%) Web Services
3 6 (1.71%) .NET
3 6 (1.71%) Flash
4 5 (1.42%) Middleware
5 3 (0.85%) OAuth
5 3 (0.85%) React
5 3 (0.85%) SAML
5 3 (0.85%) Spring
5 3 (0.85%) Velocity
6 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.57%) LDAP
6 2 (0.57%) REST
6 2 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.28%) CSS
7 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.28%) Jinja
7 1 (0.28%) Kafka
7 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (18.52%) PMI
2 38 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (9.40%) Data Centre
4 20 (5.70%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.13%) Social Media
6 11 (3.13%) Virtual Team
7 9 (2.56%) User Experience
8 5 (1.42%) Life Science
8 5 (1.42%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.85%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.85%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.85%) FMCG
10 3 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.57%) Equities
11 2 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.57%) Media Streaming
11 2 (0.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.41%) Windows
2 8 (2.28%) Windows 10
3 6 (1.71%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.42%) Linux
5 4 (1.14%) Android
5 4 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.57%) Unix
7 1 (0.28%) VMS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (73.22%) PRINCE2
2 243 (69.23%) Project Management
3 172 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (25.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
6 64 (18.23%) Scrum
7 56 (15.95%) Programme Management
8 47 (13.39%) Change Management
9 44 (12.54%) Waterfall
10 43 (12.25%) Matrix Organization
10 43 (12.25%) Risk Management
11 42 (11.97%) ITIL
12 39 (11.11%) Project Planning
13 37 (10.54%) PRINCE
13 37 (10.54%) Project Governance
13 37 (10.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 36 (10.26%) Migration
15 26 (7.41%) Mentoring
16 25 (7.12%) CRM
17 24 (6.84%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.13%) Java
2 12 (3.42%) C
3 7 (1.99%) SQL
4 6 (1.71%) PHP
5 5 (1.42%) C#
5 5 (1.42%) Python
5 5 (1.42%) VB
6 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.57%) C++
7 2 (0.57%) COBOL
7 2 (0.57%) Perl
7 2 (0.57%) PL/1
7 2 (0.57%) REXX
7 2 (0.57%) VBScript
8 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 244 (69.52%) PMI Certification
2 67 (19.09%) Degree
3 34 (9.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 27 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 25 (7.12%) Security Cleared
6 20 (5.70%) SC Cleared
7 16 (4.56%) Master's Degree
8 11 (3.13%) ACCA
8 11 (3.13%) CIMA
9 10 (2.85%) APMP
10 8 (2.28%) MBA
11 6 (1.71%) CAPM
11 6 (1.71%) CISM
11 6 (1.71%) CISSP
12 5 (1.42%) CCNA
12 5 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.42%) MCSE
12 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.42%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (15.10%) PMO
2 37 (10.54%) QA
3 8 (2.28%) GDPR
4 5 (1.42%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.85%) GxP
5 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.57%) P3O
6 2 (0.57%) SLA
7 1 (0.28%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.28%) EMIR
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.28%) MiFID
7 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (2.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) ACF2
2 2 (0.57%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) KVM
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.57%) RACF
2 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.14%) SCCM
2 3 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.57%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.28%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) Grafana
4 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.98%) Oracle
3 20 (5.70%) SAP
4 13 (3.70%) Citrix
5 12 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.28%) Cisco
7 5 (1.42%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.42%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.14%) Demandware
8 4 (1.14%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.85%) CA
9 3 (0.85%) Google
9 3 (0.85%) HP
9 3 (0.85%) IBM
10 2 (0.57%) Adobe
10 2 (0.57%) Dell
10 2 (0.57%) EMC
10 2 (0.57%) Juniper
10 2 (0.57%) Progress