Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 409 505 361
Rank change year-on-year +96 -144 +11
Contract jobs citing PMP 400 386 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.41% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 2.18% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 259 492
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £306
90th Percentile £638 £652 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 11
England median hourly rate £38.75 £34.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.51% +5.30% -19.02%
10th Percentile £35.00 £33.00 £25.93
90th Percentile £56.40 £43.38 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £34.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.51% -3.47% -11.66%

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 15,617 17,738 17,643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.42% 18.78% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,627 10,508 10,842
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £231
90th Percentile £650 £625 £605
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 849 815
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -0.48% -1.49%
10th Percentile £14.54 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.05 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.06 £26.25
% change year-on-year +39.66% -4.53% +0.96%

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 19 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 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 +67 172 £489 -4.63% 14
South East +23 84 £488 +5.41% 5
North of England +54 43 £470 +25.40% 3
East of England +44 39 £463 +4.52% 3
Midlands +59 33 £525 +40.00% 14
South West -3 23 £419 +2.07% 7
West Midlands +42 22 £550 +46.67% 11
North East +35 17 £400 +26.98%
North West +11 14 £475 +26.67% 2
Yorkshire +32 12 £470 +17.56% 1
East Midlands +27 11 £450 -5.26% 3
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 289 (72.25%) PRINCE2
2 277 (69.25%) PMI Certification
3 271 (67.75%) Project Management
4 154 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (36.75%) Finance
6 107 (26.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 99 (24.75%) Project Delivery
8 77 (19.25%) Degree
9 69 (17.25%) Migration
10 65 (16.25%) Microsoft Project
11 56 (14.00%) ITIL
12 55 (13.75%) Risk Management
13 52 (13.00%) PMO
14 51 (12.75%) Microsoft
14 51 (12.75%) Change Management
15 50 (12.50%) Security Cleared
16 49 (12.25%) PRINCE
16 49 (12.25%) SAP
17 48 (12.00%) Programme Management
18 47 (11.75%) Scrum
19 40 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
19 40 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 38 (9.50%) Waterfall
21 37 (9.25%) Project Planning
22 36 (9.00%) Manufacturing
23 34 (8.50%) ERP
23 34 (8.50%) Public Sector
24 33 (8.25%) SC Cleared
25 30 (7.50%) Oracle
25 30 (7.50%) Telecoms

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 25 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.00%) Confluence
3 6 (1.50%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.50%) MS Project Server
4 5 (1.25%) CMS
5 3 (0.75%) Drupal
5 3 (0.75%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 65 (16.25%) Microsoft Project
2 40 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
4 26 (6.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (2.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 6 (1.50%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.75%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.50%) Aligne
4 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.50%) Endur
4 2 (0.50%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.50%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.50%) Shopify
4 2 (0.50%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.25%) Primavera
5 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.75%) Azure
2 11 (2.75%) Office 365
3 10 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (1.75%) Smartsheet
5 6 (1.50%) Power Platform
5 6 (1.50%) SaaS
6 5 (1.25%) GCP
7 3 (0.75%) AWS
7 3 (0.75%) Basecamp
7 3 (0.75%) Trello
8 2 (0.50%) Boomi
8 2 (0.50%) G Suite
8 2 (0.50%) Google Docs
9 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.25%) Flowdock
9 1 (0.25%) npm
9 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.75%) Firewall
1 11 (2.75%) WAN
2 10 (2.50%) LAN
3 7 (1.75%) Unified Communications
4 6 (1.50%) BGP
4 6 (1.50%) Skype
5 5 (1.25%) 2G
5 5 (1.25%) 3G
5 5 (1.25%) 4G
5 5 (1.25%) Junos
5 5 (1.25%) MPLS
5 5 (1.25%) Multicast
5 5 (1.25%) OSPF
5 5 (1.25%) VPLS
5 5 (1.25%) VPN
6 4 (1.00%) 5G
6 4 (1.00%) EIGRP
6 4 (1.00%) RIP
7 3 (0.75%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.75%) Big Data
4 6 (1.50%) Apache Hive
4 6 (1.50%) Impala
4 6 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.50%) Power BI
5 4 (1.00%) QlikView
6 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.75%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.25%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.25%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.25%) GIS
8 1 (0.25%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (4.00%) JIRA
2 5 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.25%) CA Flowdock
3 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.25%) Grunt
3 1 (0.25%) gulp
3 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 147 (36.75%) Finance
2 36 (9.00%) Manufacturing
3 34 (8.50%) Public Sector
4 30 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 24 (6.00%) Banking
6 17 (4.25%) Retail
7 15 (3.75%) Legal
8 8 (2.00%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.75%) Publishing
10 6 (1.50%) Marketing
10 6 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.25%) Law
12 3 (0.75%) Automotive
12 3 (0.75%) Electronics
12 3 (0.75%) French Language
12 3 (0.75%) Local Government
13 2 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.50%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 247 (61.75%) Project Manager
2 61 (15.25%) IT Manager
3 54 (13.50%) IT Project Manager
4 33 (8.25%) Senior Manager
5 30 (7.50%) Senior Project Manager
6 29 (7.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 29 (7.25%) SAP Manager
7 28 (7.00%) Analyst
7 28 (7.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 28 (7.00%) SAP Project Manager
8 27 (6.75%) Programme Manager
9 25 (6.25%) Migration Manager
10 22 (5.50%) Migration Project Manager
11 14 (3.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 13 (3.25%) ERP Manager
12 13 (3.25%) ERP Project Manager
13 12 (3.00%) Finance Manager
13 12 (3.00%) Transition Manager
14 11 (2.75%) IT Infrastructure Manager
14 11 (2.75%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.25%) HTML
2 2 (0.50%) .NET
2 2 (0.50%) EDI
2 2 (0.50%) Middleware
2 2 (0.50%) OAuth
2 2 (0.50%) OAuth2
2 2 (0.50%) OpenID
2 2 (0.50%) React
2 2 (0.50%) REST
3 1 (0.25%) ADO
3 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.25%) CSS
3 1 (0.25%) JFC
3 1 (0.25%) Kafka
3 1 (0.25%) Node.js
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.25%) PMI
2 28 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 21 (5.25%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.00%) User Experience
5 12 (3.00%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.00%) Life Science
8 5 (1.25%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.00%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.75%) CMDB
10 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.75%) LIMS
10 3 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.50%) Clustering
11 2 (0.50%) Derivative
11 2 (0.50%) Equities
11 2 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.50%) Social Media
11 2 (0.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.00%) Windows
2 6 (1.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.75%) Android
3 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.25%) Linux
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (72.25%) PRINCE2
2 271 (67.75%) Project Management
3 154 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (26.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 99 (24.75%) Project Delivery
6 69 (17.25%) Migration
7 56 (14.00%) ITIL
8 55 (13.75%) Risk Management
9 51 (12.75%) Change Management
10 49 (12.25%) PRINCE
11 48 (12.00%) Programme Management
12 47 (11.75%) Scrum
13 38 (9.50%) Waterfall
14 37 (9.25%) Project Planning
15 34 (8.50%) ERP
16 25 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
16 25 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (6.25%) Project Governance
16 25 (6.25%) SDLC
17 22 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.00%) C
2 8 (2.00%) SQL
3 3 (0.75%) Java
4 2 (0.50%) VB
5 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.25%) PHP
5 1 (0.25%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 277 (69.25%) PMI Certification
2 77 (19.25%) Degree
3 50 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 40 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 33 (8.25%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (3.75%) APMG
7 15 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (3.00%) APMP
9 11 (2.75%) DV Cleared
9 11 (2.75%) Master's Degree
10 10 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.75%) CAPM
12 6 (1.50%) ACCA
12 6 (1.50%) CCIE
12 6 (1.50%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (1.25%) CCIE Service Provider
13 5 (1.25%) ISTQB
14 4 (1.00%) CCNP
14 4 (1.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (13.00%) PMO
2 27 (6.75%) QA
3 7 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.50%) MiFID
5 4 (1.00%) EMIR
6 3 (0.75%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.75%) SLA
7 2 (0.50%) GxP
7 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.25%) Basel III
8 1 (0.25%) COBIT
8 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.25%) OPNET
2 2 (0.50%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 51 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 49 (12.25%) SAP
3 30 (7.50%) Oracle
4 18 (4.50%) Cisco
5 16 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.00%) Informatica
7 8 (2.00%) Cloudera
8 7 (1.75%) Juniper
9 6 (1.50%) Workday
10 5 (1.25%) Citrix
10 5 (1.25%) Dell
10 5 (1.25%) Google
10 5 (1.25%) Infor
10 5 (1.25%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.25%) Tableau
11 3 (0.75%) Demandware
11 3 (0.75%) EMC
11 3 (0.75%) Huawei
11 3 (0.75%) Ivanti
11 3 (0.75%) Nokia Networks