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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 330 293
Rank change year-on-year +9 -37  
Contract jobs citing PMP 271 315 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.64% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.17% 3.07% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 235 232
Median daily rate £500 £475 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £34.00 £61.50 £35.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.71% +75.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £44.70 £23.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £61.90 £47.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.50 £35.13
% change year-on-year -33.33% +75.08%  

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 8561 10263 9833
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.66% 20.92% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5389 6476 5665
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 375 443
Median hourly rate £30.94 £35.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.96% +57.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 March 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 +13 139 £519 -3.93% 18
South East +34 93 £475 +5.55% 6
West Midlands +21 10 £425 +18.88% 3
South West +5 10 £400 -5.88% 4
East of England -12 8 £450 +5.88%
North West +13 6 £460 -8.00% 3
East Midlands -18 3 £481 +20.31% 1
Yorkshire +13 2 £469 +56.25% 2
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 397 (74.21%) PRINCE2
2 368 (68.79%) Project Management
3 362 (67.66%) PMI Certification
4 180 (33.64%) Finance
5 146 (27.29%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 104 (19.44%) Degree
8 101 (18.88%) PMI
9 82 (15.33%) Microsoft
9 82 (15.33%) ITIL
10 81 (15.14%) MS Project
11 77 (14.39%) PMO
12 76 (14.21%) MS Excel
13 73 (13.64%) Programme Management
14 65 (12.15%) Risk Management
14 65 (12.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 64 (11.96%) Banking
16 62 (11.59%) Change Management
17 61 (11.40%) Scrum
18 60 (11.21%) Migration
18 60 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
19 55 (10.28%) PRINCE
20 53 (9.91%) Matrix Organization
21 49 (9.16%) Data Centre
21 49 (9.16%) Project Planning
22 47 (8.79%) Security Cleared
22 47 (8.79%) MS Visio
23 43 (8.04%) MS Office
23 43 (8.04%) SDLC
23 43 (8.04%) Waterfall

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 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.31%) Documentum
3 6 (1.12%) JBoss
4 5 (0.93%) Apache
4 5 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.93%) CMS
4 5 (0.93%) Confluence
5 4 (0.75%) IIS
6 3 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 81 (15.14%) MS Project
2 76 (14.21%) MS Excel
3 47 (8.79%) MS Visio
4 43 (8.04%) MS Office
5 29 (5.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.93%) Primavera
4 4 (0.75%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.37%) Maximo
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.19%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.19%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.19%) Lawson
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.19%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.18%) Office 365
4 6 (1.12%) IaaS
5 5 (0.93%) Force.com
5 5 (0.93%) Veeva
6 4 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.75%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.75%) SaaS
7 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.37%) PaaS
7 2 (0.37%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.74%) LAN
1 20 (3.74%) WAN
2 16 (2.99%) Firewall
3 7 (1.31%) Internet
4 6 (1.12%) Network Security
5 5 (0.93%) HTTP
6 3 (0.56%) 3G
6 3 (0.56%) 4G
6 3 (0.56%) SAN
6 3 (0.56%) Telepresence
6 3 (0.56%) VoIP
6 3 (0.56%) WLAN
7 2 (0.37%) 2G
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (0.37%) Intranet
7 2 (0.37%) LTE
7 2 (0.37%) MPLS
7 2 (0.37%) PSTN
7 2 (0.37%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.87%) Big Data
2 9 (1.68%) Data Mining
2 9 (1.68%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.12%) Text Mining
4 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.56%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.56%) QlikView
6 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.37%) MS Access
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.19%) Essbase
7 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.19%) HBase
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (1.68%) JIRA
2 5 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 180 (33.64%) Finance
2 64 (11.96%) Banking
3 40 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 32 (5.98%) Retail
5 25 (4.67%) Front Office
6 24 (4.49%) Legal
7 21 (3.93%) Marketing
8 18 (3.36%) Investment Banking
8 18 (3.36%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.62%) Automotive
10 11 (2.06%) Law
11 10 (1.87%) Corporate Banking
12 8 (1.50%) Advertising
13 7 (1.31%) Billing
13 7 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.75%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.75%) Back Office
14 4 (0.75%) Publishing
15 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 324 (60.56%) Project Manager
2 44 (8.22%) IT Manager
3 42 (7.85%) Infrastructure Manager
3 42 (7.85%) IT Project Manager
3 42 (7.85%) Programme Manager
4 38 (7.10%) Senior Manager
5 36 (6.73%) Analyst
6 34 (6.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 33 (6.17%) Senior Project Manager
8 27 (5.05%) Architect
9 25 (4.67%) Business Analyst
10 23 (4.30%) Digital Project Manager
11 18 (3.36%) Coordinator
12 17 (3.18%) Migration Manager
12 17 (3.18%) Migration Project Manager
13 16 (2.99%) Agile Project Manager
13 16 (2.99%) Data Centre Manager
13 16 (2.99%) Data Centre Project Manager
14 15 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
14 15 (2.80%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.99%) XML
2 8 (1.50%) HTML
2 8 (1.50%) Web Services
3 6 (1.12%) AngularJS
4 5 (0.93%) .NET
4 5 (0.93%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (0.93%) Visualforce
5 3 (0.56%) CSS
5 3 (0.56%) GWT
5 3 (0.56%) HTML5
5 3 (0.56%) J2EE
5 3 (0.56%) jQuery
5 3 (0.56%) XML Schema
5 3 (0.56%) XSL
5 3 (0.56%) XSLT
6 2 (0.37%) COM
6 2 (0.37%) JSON
7 1 (0.19%) OAuth
7 1 (0.19%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 101 (18.88%) PMI
2 60 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (9.16%) Data Centre
4 33 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.43%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.31%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.12%) User Experience
9 5 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (0.93%) FMCG
9 5 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.93%) NHS
9 5 (0.93%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.56%) CCTV
10 3 (0.56%) Derivative
10 3 (0.56%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.56%) Equities
10 3 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.86%) Windows
2 16 (2.99%) Linux
3 12 (2.24%) Unix
4 10 (1.87%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.93%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.75%) AIX
7 3 (0.56%) VMS
8 2 (0.37%) Solaris
8 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.19%) Android
9 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (74.21%) PRINCE2
2 368 (68.79%) Project Management
3 146 (27.29%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (15.33%) ITIL
6 73 (13.64%) Programme Management
7 65 (12.15%) Risk Management
8 62 (11.59%) Change Management
9 61 (11.40%) Scrum
10 60 (11.21%) Migration
11 55 (10.28%) PRINCE
12 53 (9.91%) Matrix Organization
13 49 (9.16%) Project Planning
14 43 (8.04%) SDLC
14 43 (8.04%) Waterfall
15 39 (7.29%) Change Control
15 39 (7.29%) CRM
16 29 (5.42%) Business Analysis
16 29 (5.42%) Service Delivery
17 28 (5.23%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.80%) Java
2 13 (2.43%) SQL
3 12 (2.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.31%) C
5 6 (1.12%) C++
6 5 (0.93%) Apex Code
6 5 (0.93%) C#
7 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.37%) VB
8 1 (0.19%) ABAP
8 1 (0.19%) Perl
8 1 (0.19%) PHP
8 1 (0.19%) Python
8 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 362 (67.66%) PMI Certification
2 104 (19.44%) Degree
3 65 (12.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 47 (8.79%) Security Cleared
5 42 (7.85%) APMP
6 40 (7.48%) SC Cleared
7 37 (6.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 17 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.12%) ISEB
9 6 (1.12%) MAPM
9 6 (1.12%) PgMP
10 5 (0.93%) CAPM
10 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.75%) CISM
11 4 (0.75%) CISSP
12 3 (0.56%) CCNA
12 3 (0.56%) HNC
12 3 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (14.39%) PMO
2 38 (7.10%) QA
3 12 (2.24%) MiFID
3 12 (2.24%) P3O
4 11 (2.06%) SLA
5 6 (1.12%) EMIR
5 6 (1.12%) PMBOK
6 5 (0.93%) COBIT
6 5 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.75%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.56%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.37%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.37%) GMP
10 1 (0.19%) Basel II
10 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.19%) GxP
10 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.37%) Docker
3 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.12%) SCCM
2 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.56%) MOM
3 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.19%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.19%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.19%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 82 (15.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.23%) Cisco
3 25 (4.67%) Oracle
4 20 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (3.55%) SAP
6 8 (1.50%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.31%) IBM
7 7 (1.31%) VMware
8 6 (1.12%) Informatica
9 4 (0.75%) Adobe
9 4 (0.75%) CA
9 4 (0.75%) Google
9 4 (0.75%) Huawei
9 4 (0.75%) OpenText
9 4 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (0.75%) Remedy
9 4 (0.75%) Siebel
9 4 (0.75%) Workday
10 3 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.56%) Virgin Media
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Rate: 6 Month Contract
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 21 days ago