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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 332 302
Rank change year-on-year +2 -30  
Contract jobs citing PMP 292 324 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.65% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.49% 3.02% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 218 259
Median daily rate £460 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.07% +6.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £315 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £35.25 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.66% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £45.00 £24.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £51.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% -10.00%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8372 10714 9436
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.36% 21.60% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5025 6772 5597
Median daily rate £436 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 377 473
Median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 145 £500 -9.09% 22
South East +33 68 £469 +4.16% 5
South West +13 19 £460 -0.54% 1
West Midlands +15 18 £413 +10.00%
North East +55 10 £350 +9.37%
East Midlands -5 10 £375 -6.30% 2
Yorkshire +31 9 £400 -13.51% 3
North West +11 6 £375 -11.76% 10
East of England -9 6 £425 -0.58% 2
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for PMP.

1 432 (76.73%) PRINCE2
2 427 (75.84%) PMI Certification
3 384 (68.21%) Project Management
4 186 (33.04%) Finance
5 169 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
6 139 (24.69%) PMI
7 131 (23.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 128 (22.74%) Degree
9 102 (18.12%) ITIL
10 88 (15.63%) Programme Management
11 80 (14.21%) Microsoft
12 78 (13.85%) Migration
13 77 (13.68%) Scrum
14 70 (12.43%) Microsoft Project
14 70 (12.43%) PMO
15 64 (11.37%) PRINCE
16 61 (10.83%) Matrix Organization
16 61 (10.83%) Data Centre
17 58 (10.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 58 (10.30%) Risk Management
17 58 (10.30%) Change Management
18 57 (10.12%) Banking
19 55 (9.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 51 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
21 48 (8.53%) Telecoms
22 46 (8.17%) Microsoft Office
23 45 (7.99%) Retail
24 42 (7.46%) Waterfall
25 41 (7.28%) Project Planning
25 41 (7.28%) 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 22 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.02%) Confluence
3 8 (1.42%) JBoss
4 7 (1.24%) IIS
5 5 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.89%) Documentum
5 5 (0.89%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.71%) Apache
6 4 (0.71%) CMS
6 4 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.18%) SAS
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 70 (12.43%) Microsoft Project
2 46 (8.17%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (4.97%) MS Visio
4 27 (4.80%) Microsoft Excel
5 19 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.53%) Actimize
4 3 (0.53%) Primavera
5 2 (0.36%) Maximo
5 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.36%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.18%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.18%) HFM
6 1 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.18%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.18%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.18%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.44%) Office 365
3 20 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (1.24%) IaaS
4 7 (1.24%) SaaS
5 5 (0.89%) Yammer
6 2 (0.36%) Force.com
6 2 (0.36%) GitHub
6 2 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.36%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.36%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) Asana
7 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.80%) LAN
2 22 (3.91%) WAN
3 15 (2.66%) VoIP
4 7 (1.24%) Firewall
5 6 (1.07%) Internet
5 6 (1.07%) Skype
6 3 (0.53%) HTTP
6 3 (0.53%) SAN
6 3 (0.53%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.53%) WLAN
7 2 (0.36%) 3G
7 2 (0.36%) 4G
7 2 (0.36%) CTI
7 2 (0.36%) GGSN
7 2 (0.36%) PSTN
7 2 (0.36%) SGSN
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.18%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.78%) Big Data
3 5 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.53%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.53%) QlikView
6 2 (0.36%) Pentaho
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.18%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (4.97%) JIRA
2 10 (1.78%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
General
1 186 (33.04%) Finance
2 57 (10.12%) Banking
3 48 (8.53%) Telecoms
4 45 (7.99%) Retail
5 37 (6.57%) Legal
6 28 (4.97%) Front Office
7 21 (3.73%) Marketing
8 20 (3.55%) Investment Banking
9 18 (3.20%) Law
9 18 (3.20%) Manufacturing
10 13 (2.31%) Back Office
11 11 (1.95%) Advertising
12 7 (1.24%) Automotive
13 6 (1.07%) Billing
13 6 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (1.07%) Publishing
14 5 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.89%) Electronics
14 5 (0.89%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 367 (65.19%) Project Manager
2 56 (9.95%) Senior Manager
3 53 (9.41%) IT Manager
4 51 (9.06%) Analyst
4 51 (9.06%) Senior Project Manager
5 50 (8.88%) IT Project Manager
6 46 (8.17%) Business Analyst
7 36 (6.39%) Infrastructure Manager
8 32 (5.68%) Programme Manager
9 30 (5.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 29 (5.15%) Technical Manager
11 26 (4.62%) Technical Project Manager
12 21 (3.73%) Delivery Manager
12 21 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 19 (3.37%) Agile Project Manager
14 18 (3.20%) Network Manager
15 17 (3.02%) Data Centre Manager
16 16 (2.84%) Applications Manager
16 16 (2.84%) Data Centre Project Manager
16 16 (2.84%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.02%) XML
2 9 (1.60%) HTML
3 7 (1.24%) .NET
3 7 (1.24%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.07%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (0.89%) Web Services
6 4 (0.71%) CSS
6 4 (0.71%) jQuery
6 4 (0.71%) XSL
7 3 (0.53%) FpML
7 3 (0.53%) GWT
7 3 (0.53%) HTML5
7 3 (0.53%) J2EE
7 3 (0.53%) REST
7 3 (0.53%) SAP Basis
7 3 (0.53%) SOAP
7 3 (0.53%) Visualforce
7 3 (0.53%) XML Schema
7 3 (0.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 139 (24.69%) PMI
2 61 (10.83%) Data Centre
3 51 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (6.04%) Management Information System
5 24 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (2.84%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.95%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.78%) Derivative
10 9 (1.60%) CCTV
10 9 (1.60%) Equities
10 9 (1.60%) User Experience
11 7 (1.24%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.24%) IVR
11 7 (1.24%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.07%) EPoS
13 5 (0.89%) NHS
13 5 (0.89%) Smart Meter
14 4 (0.71%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.15%) Windows
2 12 (2.13%) Windows 10
3 10 (1.78%) Linux
4 8 (1.42%) Unix
5 5 (0.89%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.71%) Android
6 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.36%) VMS
7 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (76.73%) PRINCE2
2 384 (68.21%) Project Management
3 169 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (23.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 102 (18.12%) ITIL
6 88 (15.63%) Programme Management
7 78 (13.85%) Migration
8 77 (13.68%) Scrum
9 64 (11.37%) PRINCE
10 61 (10.83%) Matrix Organization
11 58 (10.30%) Change Management
11 58 (10.30%) Risk Management
12 42 (7.46%) Waterfall
13 41 (7.28%) Project Planning
14 40 (7.10%) CRM
15 35 (6.22%) Change Control
16 33 (5.86%) Business Analysis
17 31 (5.51%) SDLC
18 28 (4.97%) ERP
18 28 (4.97%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (2.84%) SQL
2 9 (1.60%) Java
2 9 (1.60%) JavaScript
3 6 (1.07%) C#
3 6 (1.07%) VBA
4 4 (0.71%) VB
5 3 (0.53%) Apex Code
5 3 (0.53%) C
5 3 (0.53%) C++
6 1 (0.18%) ABAP
6 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 427 (75.84%) PMI Certification
2 128 (22.74%) Degree
3 58 (10.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 55 (9.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 41 (7.28%) Security Cleared
6 35 (6.22%) APMP
7 34 (6.04%) SC Cleared
8 13 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.95%) Chartered Engineer
9 11 (1.95%) CITP
9 11 (1.95%) MBCS
10 10 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (1.42%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.24%) Master's Degree
13 6 (1.07%) CAPM
13 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.07%) PgMP
14 5 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (0.89%) ISEB
14 5 (0.89%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (12.43%) PMO
2 37 (6.57%) QA
3 21 (3.73%) MiFID
4 14 (2.49%) SLA
5 13 (2.31%) EMIR
5 13 (2.31%) P3O
6 7 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.89%) COBIT
7 5 (0.89%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.89%) GDPR
8 4 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.53%) SEPA
9 3 (0.53%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.36%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.36%) GxP
10 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.18%) Basel II
11 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (1.78%) Active Directory
1 10 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.36%) Docker
3 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) XenApp
4 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.24%) Ansible
1 7 (1.24%) MOM
1 7 (1.24%) Puppet
2 6 (1.07%) SCCM
3 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.53%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.36%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 80 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.68%) SAP
3 25 (4.44%) Cisco
4 23 (4.09%) Oracle
5 18 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.31%) Atlassian
6 13 (2.31%) VMware
7 7 (1.24%) Avaya
7 7 (1.24%) IBM
8 6 (1.07%) Informatica
8 6 (1.07%) OpenText
9 5 (0.89%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (0.71%) Huawei
10 4 (0.71%) Tableau
10 4 (0.71%) Virgin Media
11 3 (0.53%) LANDesk
11 3 (0.53%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.53%) Sage
11 3 (0.53%) Sophis
11 3 (0.53%) Workday
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £445 - £495 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £420 to £475 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £475.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: From £475 to £495 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Rate: Day rate £330-£350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Rate: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago