Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 303 269
Rank change year-on-year -51 -34 +90
Contract jobs citing PMP 295 334 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.74% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 4.33% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 226 297
London median daily rate £510 £520 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.92% +12.43% +2.78%
10th Percentile £350 £397 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
London median hourly rate - £52.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +75.00% -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £40.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year -19.02% +0.62% +3.18%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7670 7709 7539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.59% 17.17% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5105 4975 4974
London median daily rate £475 £458 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +2.81% +4.71%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £422 £400
% change year-on-year +0.83% +5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 111 146
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +14.08%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.50 £12.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £48.29
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.49% +7.37% +25.00%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing PMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PMP in London

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in London

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMP in London

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMP in London

PMP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Central London -18 58 £521 -5.23% 10
East London - 21 £600 - 2
West London -5 19 £483 -1.93% 3
South London -31 7 £525 +5.00% 1
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for PMP.

1 228 (77.29%) PRINCE2
2 198 (67.12%) PMI Certification
3 173 (58.64%) Project Management
4 130 (44.07%) Finance
5 124 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (25.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (23.05%) PMI
8 65 (22.03%) Degree
9 50 (16.95%) Banking
10 49 (16.61%) Programme Management
11 43 (14.58%) PRINCE
12 41 (13.90%) Scrum
13 40 (13.56%) Change Management
14 38 (12.88%) Microsoft Project
15 33 (11.19%) ITIL
15 33 (11.19%) PMO
16 30 (10.17%) Project Planning
17 27 (9.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 26 (8.81%) Legal
19 24 (8.14%) Microsoft
19 24 (8.14%) Waterfall
20 22 (7.46%) Migration
21 21 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
22 20 (6.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 19 (6.44%) Front Office
23 19 (6.44%) Retail
23 19 (6.44%) Business Analysis
24 18 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
24 18 (6.10%) Resource Management
24 18 (6.10%) GDPR

PMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (2.71%) Apache
1 8 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.37%) Confluence
3 6 (2.03%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.36%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.02%) CMS
6 2 (0.68%) Documentum
6 2 (0.68%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.34%) SAS
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (12.88%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (4.41%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (2.03%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) ION MarketView
1 4 (1.36%) RMDS
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.02%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.68%) iTrent
3 2 (0.68%) Primavera
3 2 (0.68%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.68%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.68%) SnowdropKCS
3 2 (0.68%) Summit
3 2 (0.68%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Kondor
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.34%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.34%) Social Studio
4 1 (0.34%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.08%) Office 365
2 6 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.03%) Dialogflow
2 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.36%) SaaS
3 4 (1.36%) Taleo
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.34%) Asana
5 1 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.73%) LAN
2 5 (1.69%) WAN
3 4 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.02%) Firewall
4 3 (1.02%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.68%) NAS
5 2 (0.68%) SAN
5 2 (0.68%) Skype
6 1 (0.34%) Internet
6 1 (0.34%) Intranet
6 1 (0.34%) SMS
6 1 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.69%) Big Data
1 5 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.02%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.34%) Mixpanel
4 1 (0.34%) MS Access
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (5.76%) JIRA
2 3 (1.02%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.68%) VersionOne
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) Rational Rose
General
1 130 (44.07%) Finance
2 50 (16.95%) Banking
3 26 (8.81%) Legal
4 19 (6.44%) Front Office
4 19 (6.44%) Retail
5 17 (5.76%) Advertising
6 16 (5.42%) Law
7 14 (4.75%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.71%) Back Office
9 7 (2.37%) Manufacturing
10 6 (2.03%) Financial Institution
10 6 (2.03%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.36%) Billing
11 4 (1.36%) International Banking
11 4 (1.36%) Marketing
11 4 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.36%) Publishing
12 3 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.68%) French Language
13 2 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 189 (64.07%) Project Manager
2 57 (19.32%) Analyst
3 47 (15.93%) Business Analyst
4 37 (12.54%) IT Manager
5 36 (12.20%) IT Project Manager
6 19 (6.44%) Project Analyst
6 19 (6.44%) Senior Manager
7 18 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 17 (5.76%) Senior Project Manager
9 15 (5.08%) Programme Manager
10 12 (4.07%) Business Manager
10 12 (4.07%) GDPR Project Manager
10 12 (4.07%) Technical Manager
10 12 (4.07%) Technical Project Manager
11 11 (3.73%) Business Project Manager
11 11 (3.73%) Junior
11 11 (3.73%) PMO Analyst
11 11 (3.73%) Security Manager
12 10 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (3.39%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.76%) XML
2 7 (2.37%) REST
3 6 (2.03%) Django
3 6 (2.03%) MXNet
3 6 (2.03%) Natural Language Processing
3 6 (2.03%) TensorFlow
3 6 (2.03%) Theano
4 5 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (1.69%) SOAP
5 4 (1.36%) .NET
5 4 (1.36%) Ajax
5 4 (1.36%) HTML
5 4 (1.36%) J2EE
5 4 (1.36%) MSMQ
5 4 (1.36%) SonicMQ
5 4 (1.36%) Web Services
5 4 (1.36%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.36%) XML Messaging
6 3 (1.02%) FpML
6 3 (1.02%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (23.05%) PMI
2 27 (9.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.42%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.41%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.41%) Fixed Income
6 10 (3.39%) Derivative
7 7 (2.37%) FMCG
7 7 (2.37%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.03%) Equities
8 6 (2.03%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.69%) Reinsurance
9 5 (1.69%) User Experience
10 4 (1.36%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.36%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) Social Media
11 2 (0.68%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.39%) Linux
2 7 (2.37%) Windows
3 3 (1.02%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.34%) Solaris
4 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (77.29%) PRINCE2
2 173 (58.64%) Project Management
3 124 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (25.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (16.61%) Programme Management
6 43 (14.58%) PRINCE
7 41 (13.90%) Scrum
8 40 (13.56%) Change Management
9 33 (11.19%) ITIL
10 30 (10.17%) Project Planning
11 24 (8.14%) Waterfall
12 22 (7.46%) Migration
13 19 (6.44%) Business Analysis
14 18 (6.10%) Resource Management
15 17 (5.76%) Risk Management
16 15 (5.08%) SDLC
17 14 (4.75%) Analytics
17 14 (4.75%) CRM
17 14 (4.75%) Matrix Organization
18 13 (4.41%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.42%) Java
2 14 (4.75%) JavaScript
2 14 (4.75%) SQL
3 10 (3.39%) Python
4 9 (3.05%) VBA
5 7 (2.37%) C#
6 4 (1.36%) C
6 4 (1.36%) C++
6 4 (1.36%) Perl
6 4 (1.36%) PHP
6 4 (1.36%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 198 (67.12%) PMI Certification
2 65 (22.03%) Degree
3 20 (6.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 15 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 13 (4.41%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.05%) APMP
7 7 (2.37%) CISSP
8 5 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.36%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.02%) CISM
10 3 (1.02%) IIBA
10 3 (1.02%) ISEB
10 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.68%) CAPM
11 2 (0.68%) CIPD
11 2 (0.68%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.34%) CISA
12 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.19%) PMO
2 18 (6.10%) GDPR
3 16 (5.42%) MiFID
4 14 (4.75%) QA
5 6 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.36%) EMIR
6 4 (1.36%) P3O
7 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.68%) SLA
7 2 (0.68%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.34%) Basel III
8 1 (0.34%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.34%) IFRS
8 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.34%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (1.02%) Firmware
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.36%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.34%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (8.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.07%) Oracle
3 11 (3.73%) SAP
4 8 (2.71%) Reuters
5 6 (2.03%) Citrix
5 6 (2.03%) IBM
5 6 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.69%) Cisco
7 4 (1.36%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.36%) Charles River
7 4 (1.36%) Fiserv
7 4 (1.36%) ION Trading
7 4 (1.36%) Kenexa
7 4 (1.36%) Saba
7 4 (1.36%) SumTotal
7 4 (1.36%) Sybase
7 4 (1.36%) Workday
8 2 (0.68%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.68%) Avature
8 2 (0.68%) Splunk