The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 57 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Contract jobs citing PMP 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.46% 1.20% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 137 166 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 23.34% 23.78% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 67 55
Median daily rate £350 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 12
Median hourly rate £34.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.46% +30.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.63 £40.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in Hertfordshire

PMP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 £450 +5.88%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
PMP
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PMP.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne

PMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (50.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Project Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Support Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Conflict Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle