Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 355 313
Rank change year-on-year +6 -42 +70
Contract jobs citing PMP 661 632 782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.65% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.71% 3.18% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 426 569
England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £306 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £650 £610
UK median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 15
England median hourly rate £33.00 £40.75 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.02% +0.62% +3.18%
10th Percentile £25.93 £21.13 £25.28
90th Percentile £40.00 £50.63 £54.00
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £40.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year -11.66% +0.62% +5.19%

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 17830 19900 20816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.81% 20.40% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10958 12436 12673
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £605 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 830 784 1009
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +26.32%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.15 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £48.84
UK median hourly rate £25.69 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.23% +3.00% +31.58%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -33 300 £515 +1.68% 24
South East +56 192 £450 +5.88% 5
North of England +70 64 £375 +7.14% 8
Midlands +19 64 £359 -6.75% 2
West Midlands +15 34 £340 -25.44% 1
East Midlands -7 29 £360 -4.00% 1
Yorkshire +45 26 £394 +10.06% 6
North West +25 22 £340 -12.82% 1
South West +5 22 £335 -19.28% 5
North East +61 16 £375 +8.70% 1
East of England -8 16 £475 +10.47% 3
South Coast - 1 £575 -
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 486 (73.52%) PMI Certification
2 462 (69.89%) PRINCE2
3 392 (59.30%) Project Management
4 235 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
5 233 (35.25%) Finance
6 163 (24.66%) Degree
7 158 (23.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 141 (21.33%) PMI
9 110 (16.64%) Project Planning
10 106 (16.04%) Programme Management
11 99 (14.98%) Microsoft Project
12 90 (13.62%) ITIL
13 88 (13.31%) PMO
14 80 (12.10%) Scrum
15 79 (11.95%) PRINCE
16 76 (11.50%) Migration
17 75 (11.35%) Change Management
17 75 (11.35%) Matrix Organization
18 73 (11.04%) Microsoft
18 73 (11.04%) Banking
19 70 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
20 68 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 66 (9.98%) Risk Management
22 62 (9.38%) Security Cleared
23 61 (9.23%) Waterfall
24 54 (8.17%) QA
24 54 (8.17%) Management Information System
24 54 (8.17%) Manufacturing
25 53 (8.02%) SC Cleared
26 51 (7.72%) Microsoft Office

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 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.82%) Confluence
3 10 (1.51%) CMS
3 10 (1.51%) MS Project Server
4 8 (1.21%) Apache
5 6 (0.91%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.61%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.45%) Drupal
8 2 (0.30%) Documentum
8 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 99 (14.98%) Microsoft Project
2 51 (7.72%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (6.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 33 (4.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (4.24%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.91%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.61%) Maya
8 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.61%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.61%) RMDS
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 3 (0.45%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.45%) TrackWise
4 2 (0.30%) Actimize
4 2 (0.30%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.30%) iTrent
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 2 (0.30%) Primavera
4 2 (0.30%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.30%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.30%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.30%) SnowdropKCS
4 2 (0.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.48%) Office 365
2 18 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.91%) Dialogflow
4 6 (0.91%) SaaS
5 5 (0.76%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.61%) Taleo
7 3 (0.45%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.30%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.30%) Trello
9 1 (0.15%) Asana
9 1 (0.15%) GitHub
9 1 (0.15%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.54%) LAN
2 18 (2.72%) WAN
3 17 (2.57%) Firewall
4 11 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (1.36%) VoIP
6 7 (1.06%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.76%) Internet
7 5 (0.76%) SAN
8 4 (0.61%) IPv4
8 4 (0.61%) IPv6
8 4 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (0.61%) Skype
8 4 (0.61%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.61%) WLAN
9 3 (0.45%) ATM
9 3 (0.45%) Broadband
9 3 (0.45%) MPLS
9 3 (0.45%) Wireless
10 2 (0.30%) ISDN
10 2 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.76%) Big Data
4 3 (0.45%) Blockchain
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.45%) Power BI
5 2 (0.30%) Mixpanel
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.15%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.15%) MS Access
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (3.48%) JIRA
2 3 (0.45%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.30%) VersionOne
4 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.15%) Rational Rose
General
1 233 (35.25%) Finance
2 73 (11.04%) Banking
3 54 (8.17%) Manufacturing
4 50 (7.56%) Telecoms
5 41 (6.20%) Retail
6 38 (5.75%) Legal
7 25 (3.78%) Marketing
8 23 (3.48%) Investment Banking
9 19 (2.87%) Front Office
10 17 (2.57%) Advertising
10 17 (2.57%) Law
11 16 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (1.97%) Back Office
12 13 (1.97%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.97%) Games
13 10 (1.51%) Publishing
14 8 (1.21%) Billing
15 7 (1.06%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.91%) Automotive
17 4 (0.61%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 432 (65.36%) Project Manager
2 90 (13.62%) Analyst
3 88 (13.31%) IT Manager
4 77 (11.65%) IT Project Manager
5 67 (10.14%) Business Analyst
6 53 (8.02%) Senior Manager
7 49 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
8 40 (6.05%) Programme Manager
9 34 (5.14%) Infrastructure Manager
10 30 (4.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 29 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 26 (3.93%) Technical Manager
12 26 (3.93%) Technical Project Manager
13 24 (3.63%) PMO Analyst
13 24 (3.63%) Project Analyst
14 21 (3.18%) Coordinator
15 19 (2.87%) Security Manager
15 19 (2.87%) Senior IT Manager
15 19 (2.87%) Senior IT Project Manager
16 18 (2.72%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.57%) XML
2 13 (1.97%) Velocity
3 8 (1.21%) .NET
4 7 (1.06%) HTML
4 7 (1.06%) Web Services
5 6 (0.91%) Django
5 6 (0.91%) MXNet
5 6 (0.91%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (0.91%) REST
5 6 (0.91%) TensorFlow
5 6 (0.91%) Theano
6 5 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.61%) Ajax
7 4 (0.61%) J2EE
7 4 (0.61%) MSMQ
7 4 (0.61%) SOAP
7 4 (0.61%) SonicMQ
7 4 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (0.61%) XML Messaging
8 3 (0.45%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 141 (21.33%) PMI
2 70 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (8.17%) Management Information System
4 45 (6.81%) Data Centre
5 43 (6.51%) Computer Science
6 28 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 22 (3.33%) Virtual Team
8 13 (1.97%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.66%) FMCG
10 10 (1.51%) Derivative
10 10 (1.51%) Social Media
11 9 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.21%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.21%) User Experience
13 6 (0.91%) Equities
13 6 (0.91%) IVR
14 5 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.76%) Life Science
14 5 (0.76%) LIMS
14 5 (0.76%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.24%) Windows
2 11 (1.66%) Linux
3 9 (1.36%) Windows 10
4 7 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.91%) Solaris
5 6 (0.91%) Unix
6 3 (0.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.30%) Android
7 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (69.89%) PRINCE2
2 392 (59.30%) Project Management
3 235 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
4 158 (23.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 110 (16.64%) Project Planning
6 106 (16.04%) Programme Management
7 90 (13.62%) ITIL
8 80 (12.10%) Scrum
9 79 (11.95%) PRINCE
10 76 (11.50%) Migration
11 75 (11.35%) Change Management
11 75 (11.35%) Matrix Organization
12 66 (9.98%) Risk Management
13 61 (9.23%) Waterfall
14 44 (6.66%) Change Control
14 44 (6.66%) Mentoring
15 41 (6.20%) Business Analysis
16 39 (5.90%) CRM
17 38 (5.75%) Project Governance
17 38 (5.75%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.72%) Java
2 16 (2.42%) SQL
3 14 (2.12%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.66%) VBA
5 10 (1.51%) Python
6 9 (1.36%) PHP
7 7 (1.06%) C#
8 6 (0.91%) C
9 4 (0.61%) C++
9 4 (0.61%) Perl
9 4 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.15%) R
11 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 486 (73.52%) PMI Certification
2 163 (24.66%) Degree
3 68 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 62 (9.38%) Security Cleared
5 53 (8.02%) SC Cleared
6 40 (6.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 29 (4.39%) Master's Degree
8 16 (2.42%) APMP
9 11 (1.66%) ISEB
10 8 (1.21%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.06%) CISSP
11 7 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (0.76%) PgMP
13 3 (0.45%) CAPM
13 3 (0.45%) CISM
13 3 (0.45%) IIBA
14 2 (0.30%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (13.31%) PMO
2 54 (8.17%) QA
3 33 (4.99%) GDPR
4 16 (2.42%) MiFID
5 10 (1.51%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.51%) SLA
6 7 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.76%) GxP
8 4 (0.61%) EMIR
8 4 (0.61%) P3O
9 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.30%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.15%) Basel III
10 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.15%) IFRS
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (1.36%) MOM
2 6 (0.91%) SCCM
3 4 (0.61%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.60%) Oracle
3 28 (4.24%) SAP
4 17 (2.57%) Cisco
5 15 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.36%) Reuters
7 7 (1.06%) IBM
8 6 (0.91%) Citrix
8 6 (0.91%) Google
8 6 (0.91%) HP
9 5 (0.76%) Nokia
9 5 (0.76%) Workday
10 4 (0.61%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.61%) Charles River
10 4 (0.61%) Ericsson
10 4 (0.61%) Fiserv
10 4 (0.61%) Kenexa
10 4 (0.61%) LabWare
10 4 (0.61%) Remedy
10 4 (0.61%) Sybase