Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 353 369 420
Rank change year-on-year +16 +51 -81
Contract jobs citing PMP 110 68 180
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 1.65% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 43 133
10th Percentile £400 £302 £340
25th Percentile £419 £353 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.32% -2.38%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £725 £670 £635
England median daily rate £480 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.26% +4.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £29.90
% change year-on-year -42.71% +60.54% -27.95%

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 4,178 4,117 6,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.86% 19.24% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,871 2,814 4,473
10th Percentile £330 £300 £302
25th Percentile £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £654 £693
England median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 66 101
10th Percentile £16.19 £16.54 £15.00
25th Percentile £24.56 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate £36.50 £31.86 £31.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.55% +2.78% +47.62%
75th Percentile £49.07 £47.83 £47.25
90th Percentile £59.88 £52.63 £53.75
England median hourly rate £38.96 £27.50 £29.95
% change year-on-year +41.67% -8.18% +33.11%

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 9 May 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 9 May 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 +25 10 £675 +50.00% 3
West London +22 6 £575 +9.00%
South London +37 1 - -
North London +6 1 - -
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 75 (68.18%) Project Management
2 73 (66.36%) PMI Certification
3 70 (63.64%) PRINCE2
4 53 (48.18%) Finance
5 48 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (32.73%) Social Skills
7 33 (30.00%) Degree
8 32 (29.09%) Migration
9 25 (22.73%) Project Delivery
10 24 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (20.91%) Business Case
12 19 (17.27%) PMI
12 19 (17.27%) JIRA
13 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Project
14 17 (15.45%) Scrum
14 17 (15.45%) Influencing Skills
14 17 (15.45%) PMO
15 16 (14.55%) Programme Management
16 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
16 14 (12.73%) ITIL
16 14 (12.73%) CRM
16 14 (12.73%) Matrix Organization
17 13 (11.82%) QA
18 12 (10.91%) Confluence
18 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
18 12 (10.91%) Public Sector
19 11 (10.00%) Project Governance
19 11 (10.00%) Analytics
20 10 (9.09%) Requirements Gathering
20 10 (9.09%) PRINCE

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 12 (10.91%) Confluence
2 3 (2.73%) CMS
3 1 (0.91%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Workfront
2 2 (1.82%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.91%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.91%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.91%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) IaaS
2 8 (7.27%) SaaS
3 7 (6.36%) Azure
3 7 (6.36%) Google Docs
4 3 (2.73%) Force.com
4 3 (2.73%) PaaS
4 3 (2.73%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 3 (2.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 3 (2.73%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (1.82%) Asana
5 2 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.82%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.91%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) FTP
2 5 (4.55%) NAS
2 5 (4.55%) SAN
3 3 (2.73%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.82%) 3G
4 2 (1.82%) 4G
4 2 (1.82%) 5G
4 2 (1.82%) Internet
4 2 (1.82%) LTE
4 2 (1.82%) Network Security
4 2 (1.82%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.82%) WAN
5 1 (0.91%) ICMP
5 1 (0.91%) MPLS
5 1 (0.91%) SMTP
5 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.91%) TETRA
5 1 (0.91%) VLAN
5 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) DB2
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.82%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.82%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (1.82%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.91%) Big Data
4 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.91%) EDMS
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.91%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.91%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 19 (17.27%) JIRA
2 2 (1.82%) RStudio
General
1 53 (48.18%) Finance
2 36 (32.73%) Social Skills
3 17 (15.45%) Influencing Skills
4 12 (10.91%) Public Sector
5 8 (7.27%) Legal
5 8 (7.27%) Telecoms
6 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (6.36%) Retail
7 5 (4.55%) Banking
7 5 (4.55%) Marketing
8 3 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.73%) Publishing
9 2 (1.82%) Front Office
9 2 (1.82%) Local Government
9 2 (1.82%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.91%) Billing
10 1 (0.91%) French Language
10 1 (0.91%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.91%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 14 (12.73%) Technical Manager
2 14 (12.73%) Technical Project Manager
3 7 (6.36%) Analyst
3 7 (6.36%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (6.36%) IT Manager
3 7 (6.36%) IT Project Manager
3 7 (6.36%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 6 (5.45%) Senior Manager
4 6 (5.45%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 5 (4.55%) Migration Manager
5 5 (4.55%) SAP Manager
5 5 (4.55%) SAP Project Manager
6 4 (3.64%) Consultant
6 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (3.64%) Integration Manager
6 4 (3.64%) Migration Project Manager
6 4 (3.64%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.45%) Middleware
2 3 (2.73%) EDI
2 3 (2.73%) REST
2 3 (2.73%) SOAP
2 3 (2.73%) Visualforce
3 2 (1.82%) Velocity
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.27%) PMI
2 9 (8.18%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.55%) AS400
4 5 (4.55%) iSeries
4 5 (4.55%) LPAR
4 5 (4.55%) Replication
4 5 (4.55%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.82%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.82%) Social Media
7 1 (0.91%) CCTV
7 1 (0.91%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.91%) Life Science
7 1 (0.91%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) SCADA
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.73%) Windows
3 2 (1.82%) VMS
3 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (68.18%) Project Management
2 70 (63.64%) PRINCE2
3 48 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (29.09%) Migration
5 25 (22.73%) Project Delivery
6 24 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (20.91%) Business Case
8 17 (15.45%) Scrum
9 16 (14.55%) Programme Management
10 14 (12.73%) CRM
10 14 (12.73%) ITIL
10 14 (12.73%) Matrix Organization
11 11 (10.00%) Analytics
11 11 (10.00%) Project Governance
12 10 (9.09%) PRINCE
12 10 (9.09%) Requirements Gathering
13 9 (8.18%) Change Control
13 9 (8.18%) Change Management
13 9 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (8.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.36%) SQL
2 3 (2.73%) Apex Code
3 2 (1.82%) C
3 2 (1.82%) Java
3 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.82%) R
3 2 (1.82%) VB
4 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 73 (66.36%) PMI Certification
2 33 (30.00%) Degree
3 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.73%) CAPM
8 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (2.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (1.82%) ISEB
10 1 (0.91%) CISA
10 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.91%) CISM
10 1 (0.91%) CISSP
10 1 (0.91%) GIAC
10 1 (0.91%) GSEC
10 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.45%) PMO
2 13 (11.82%) QA
3 4 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.91%) COBIT
5 1 (0.91%) GDPR
5 1 (0.91%) IFRS
5 1 (0.91%) NIST
5 1 (0.91%) P3O
5 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) PowerHA
2 4 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) SAP
3 8 (7.27%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (6.36%) Google
5 5 (4.55%) IBM
6 3 (2.73%) GoldenSource
6 3 (2.73%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.73%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle
7 2 (1.82%) Dell
7 2 (1.82%) HP
7 2 (1.82%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.82%) VMware
8 1 (0.91%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.91%) CA
8 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco
8 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow