Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 378 326 394
Rank change year-on-year -52 +68 +61
Contract jobs citing PMP 187 51 176
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.36% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 1.77% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 29 126
10th Percentile £424 £331 £350
25th Percentile £463 £481 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £558 £550 £503
Median % change year-on-year +1.36% +9.40% -1.90%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £588
90th Percentile £788 £705 £644
England median daily rate £525 £506 £481
% change year-on-year +3.70% +5.19% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
10th Percentile £52.00 " "
25th Percentile £55.00 £54.00 £67.50
Median hourly rate £60.00 £56.00 £70.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -20.00% -
75th Percentile £61.38 £58.00 £72.50
90th Percentile £62.20 " "
England median hourly rate £61.50 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +123.64% -38.89% +30.43%

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 5,560 2,876 5,994
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.32% 20.02% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,687 2,065 4,174
10th Percentile £350 £313 £308
25th Percentile £431 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £600
90th Percentile £725 £675 £700
England median daily rate £500 £481 £470
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.29% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 32 96
10th Percentile £16.02 £18.01 £12.75
25th Percentile £20.79 £24.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.75 £31.25
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +17.60% +38.89%
75th Percentile £49.31 £45.38 £50.00
90th Percentile £60.28 £54.88 £52.50
England median hourly rate £28.25 £31.61 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.63% -20.98% +73.91%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PMP in London

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PMP in London.

Daily rate trend for PMP in London

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PMP in London over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PMP in London

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PMP in London.

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 28 October 2021. 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 -47 22 £675 - 8
West London -13 8 £520 +47.52% 1
North London - 1 £450 -
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for PMP.

1 159 (85.03%) Project Management
2 130 (69.52%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (67.38%) PMI Certification
4 106 (56.68%) PRINCE2
5 92 (49.20%) Social Skills
6 91 (48.66%) Finance
7 64 (34.22%) Project Delivery
8 59 (31.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 49 (26.20%) Degree
10 41 (21.93%) Scrum
11 38 (20.32%) Microsoft Project
11 38 (20.32%) Presentation Skills
12 34 (18.18%) Coaching
13 31 (16.58%) Business Case
14 29 (15.51%) Decision-Making
14 29 (15.51%) Waterfall
14 29 (15.51%) Risk Management
15 27 (14.44%) Microsoft
16 25 (13.37%) Change Management
17 24 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (12.30%) PMO
18 23 (12.30%) Microsoft Office
19 22 (11.76%) Programme Management
19 22 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
20 21 (11.23%) Cybersecurity
20 21 (11.23%) PRINCE
21 20 (10.70%) PMI
21 20 (10.70%) SaaS
21 20 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
22 19 (10.16%) Project Governance

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 (4.28%) CMS
1 8 (4.28%) Confluence
2 7 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.07%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.53%) Appian
4 1 (0.53%) Documentum
Applications
1 38 (20.32%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (12.30%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (6.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (6.42%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 3 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.07%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) SAP AFS
3 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.53%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.53%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.70%) SaaS
2 12 (6.42%) Azure
3 9 (4.81%) AWS
4 8 (4.28%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (2.67%) IaaS
6 3 (1.60%) Smartsheet
6 3 (1.60%) Twilio
7 2 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.07%) Google Workspace
7 2 (1.07%) Miro
7 2 (1.07%) PaaS
7 2 (1.07%) Slack
8 1 (0.53%) Boomi
8 1 (0.53%) CloudSense
8 1 (0.53%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.14%) Network Security
2 3 (1.60%) SMS
3 2 (1.07%) Wireless
4 1 (0.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.53%) Firewall
4 1 (0.53%) FTP
4 1 (0.53%) ICMP
4 1 (0.53%) LAN
4 1 (0.53%) MPLS
4 1 (0.53%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.53%) Skype
4 1 (0.53%) SMTP
4 1 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) TETRA
4 1 (0.53%) VLAN
4 1 (0.53%) VoIP
4 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.60%) Tableau
2 2 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.53%) Big Data
3 1 (0.53%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.53%) Metadata
3 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.53%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (9.63%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 92 (49.20%) Social Skills
2 91 (48.66%) Finance
3 38 (20.32%) Presentation Skills
4 24 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (10.16%) Marketing
6 18 (9.63%) Retail
7 16 (8.56%) Influencing Skills
8 12 (6.42%) Legal
9 11 (5.88%) Banking
9 11 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (5.35%) Manufacturing
11 7 (3.74%) Financial Institution
11 7 (3.74%) Investment Banking
12 6 (3.21%) German Language
12 6 (3.21%) Telecoms
13 3 (1.60%) Billing
13 3 (1.60%) Dutch Language
14 2 (1.07%) Organisational Skills
14 2 (1.07%) Public Sector
15 1 (0.53%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 123 (65.78%) Project Manager
2 23 (12.30%) IT Manager
3 21 (11.23%) IT Project Manager
4 18 (9.63%) Analyst
5 16 (8.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 15 (8.02%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 15 (8.02%) Senior Manager
6 15 (8.02%) Senior Project Manager
7 11 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
7 11 (5.88%) Security Manager
8 10 (5.35%) Security Project Manager
8 10 (5.35%) Technical Manager
9 8 (4.28%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.28%) Programme Manager
9 8 (4.28%) Technical Project Manager
10 7 (3.74%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (3.74%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (3.21%) Project Analyst
12 5 (2.67%) Applications Manager
12 5 (2.67%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.67%) Velocity
2 3 (1.60%) SailPoint
3 2 (1.07%) EDI
3 2 (1.07%) Web Services
4 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.70%) PMI
2 16 (8.56%) Virtual Team
3 13 (6.95%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.74%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.67%) FMCG
6 5 (2.67%) Renewable Energy
7 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.14%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.14%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.60%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.60%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.60%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.07%) Legacy Applications
9 2 (1.07%) Replication
10 1 (0.53%) EPoS
10 1 (0.53%) Life Science
10 1 (0.53%) Robotics
10 1 (0.53%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.95%) Windows
2 3 (1.60%) Linux
3 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.07%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.07%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.53%) AIX
4 1 (0.53%) Android
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (85.03%) Project Management
2 130 (69.52%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (56.68%) PRINCE2
4 64 (34.22%) Project Delivery
5 59 (31.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (21.93%) Scrum
7 34 (18.18%) Coaching
8 31 (16.58%) Business Case
9 29 (15.51%) Decision-Making
9 29 (15.51%) Risk Management
9 29 (15.51%) Waterfall
10 25 (13.37%) Change Management
11 22 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
11 22 (11.76%) Programme Management
12 21 (11.23%) Cybersecurity
12 21 (11.23%) PRINCE
13 20 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (10.16%) Project Governance
15 17 (9.09%) ITIL
15 17 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.67%) C
2 3 (1.60%) SQL
3 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 126 (67.38%) PMI Certification
2 49 (26.20%) Degree
3 17 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (6.42%) CISSP
5 10 (5.35%) CISM
6 9 (4.81%) CISA
6 9 (4.81%) GIAC
6 9 (4.81%) GSEC
7 8 (4.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (3.21%) CRISC
8 6 (3.21%) ISACA
8 6 (3.21%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 6 (3.21%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 6 (3.21%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.21%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.14%) CBAP
10 4 (2.14%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.30%) PMO
2 16 (8.56%) QA
3 9 (4.81%) NIST
4 7 (3.74%) COBIT
5 6 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (3.21%) PCI DSS
5 6 (3.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (2.67%) GDPR
7 2 (1.07%) GRC
7 2 (1.07%) GxP
7 2 (1.07%) MiFID
8 1 (0.53%) ITGC
8 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.07%) QRadar
1 2 (1.07%) Terraform
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.95%) VMware
3 12 (6.42%) Ping Identity
4 11 (5.88%) SAP
5 9 (4.81%) Cadence
6 5 (2.67%) Citrix
7 4 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.60%) Adobe
8 3 (1.60%) Dell
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle
8 3 (1.60%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.60%) TSYS
9 2 (1.07%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.07%) Cisco
9 2 (1.07%) Google
9 2 (1.07%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.07%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.07%) Splunk
10 1 (0.53%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.53%) Planview