The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 April 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)
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 33 50
Rank change year-on-year -23 +17  
Contract jobs citing PMP 1 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.25% 3.30% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 24.14% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 8
Median daily rate £425 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.50 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.85% +12.50%  

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 Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 95 58 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 24.11% 13.68% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 30 52
Median daily rate £403 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £445 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.15% +11.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.61% +44.44%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMP in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in Essex

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMP in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for PMP.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Automotive
2 6 (75.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Coaching
4 4 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (50.00%) Marketing
4 4 (50.00%) PMI
4 4 (50.00%) Legal
4 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (37.50%) CRM
5 3 (37.50%) B2C
5 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
5 3 (37.50%) Change Control
5 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
5 3 (37.50%) Contingency Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (25.00%) PMO
6 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) JIRA
6 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (25.00%) TDD

PMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Automotive
3 4 (50.00%) Legal
3 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (50.00%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Application Development Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Web Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PMI
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) B2C
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) BPR
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Logistics
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (12.50%) Infor
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) SAP