Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 384 334 401
Rank change year-on-year -50 +67 -10
Contract jobs citing PMP 134 52 204
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.32% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.79% 1.57% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 35 155
10th Percentile £404 £310 £356
25th Percentile £435 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £543 £501
Median % change year-on-year -3.23% +8.39% -2.34%
75th Percentile £656 £623 £588
90th Percentile £713 £690 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £486
% change year-on-year - -2.31% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £29.90
% change year-on-year +18.18% -8.03% -20.79%

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 4,807 3,312 6,369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.14% 20.40% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,208 2,279 4,252
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
25th Percentile £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £515
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91% +3.00%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £613
90th Percentile £713 £650 £700
England median daily rate £500 £482 £475
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.37% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 49 100
10th Percentile £18.72 £18.00 £11.69
25th Percentile £23.00 £21.00 £18.36
Median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.71% +20.69% +36.47%
75th Percentile £49.57 £47.75 £47.83
90th Percentile £61.50 £52.15 £53.75
England median hourly rate £31.00 £31.39 £34.00
% change year-on-year -1.24% -7.68% +51.11%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -16 18 £675 +50.00% 6
West London +5 4 £575 +9.00%
North London - 1 £450 -
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 98 (73.13%) Project Management
2 95 (70.90%) PRINCE2
3 92 (68.66%) PMI Certification
4 70 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (47.76%) Finance
6 60 (44.78%) Social Skills
7 40 (29.85%) Degree
8 39 (29.10%) Project Delivery
9 36 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (25.37%) Microsoft Project
11 32 (23.88%) Migration
12 27 (20.15%) Influencing Skills
12 27 (20.15%) Business Case
13 25 (18.66%) Scrum
14 24 (17.91%) JIRA
14 24 (17.91%) PMO
15 23 (17.16%) Project Governance
15 23 (17.16%) QA
16 22 (16.42%) Microsoft Office
17 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
18 20 (14.93%) PMI
19 19 (14.18%) Programme Management
20 18 (13.43%) Risk Management
21 17 (12.69%) Matrix Organization
22 16 (11.94%) ITIL
23 15 (11.19%) Confluence
24 14 (10.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 14 (10.45%) Change Management
25 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
26 12 (8.96%) Coaching

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 15 (11.19%) Confluence
2 4 (2.99%) CMS
3 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) Appian
4 1 (0.75%) Documentum
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 34 (25.37%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (16.42%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (5.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (5.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.49%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.46%) IaaS
2 9 (6.72%) Azure
3 7 (5.22%) Google Docs
4 6 (4.48%) SaaS
5 5 (3.73%) AWS
6 4 (2.99%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (2.24%) Twilio
8 2 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.49%) Smartsheet
9 1 (0.75%) Asana
9 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.75%) CloudSense
9 1 (0.75%) Force.com
9 1 (0.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.73%) FTP
1 5 (3.73%) NAS
1 5 (3.73%) SAN
2 4 (2.99%) Network Security
3 3 (2.24%) SMS
4 2 (1.49%) WAN
5 1 (0.75%) LAN
5 1 (0.75%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.73%) DB2
2 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.49%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (1.49%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.75%) Big Data
4 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 24 (17.91%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 64 (47.76%) Finance
2 60 (44.78%) Social Skills
3 27 (20.15%) Influencing Skills
4 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (7.46%) Banking
5 10 (7.46%) Presentation Skills
6 9 (6.72%) Retail
7 8 (5.97%) Public Sector
8 7 (5.22%) Legal
9 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
10 5 (3.73%) Investment Banking
10 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
10 5 (3.73%) Marketing
11 3 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (2.24%) Publishing
12 2 (1.49%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.75%) Electronics
13 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (70.90%) Project Manager
2 19 (14.18%) Technical Manager
3 18 (13.43%) Technical Project Manager
4 11 (8.21%) IT Manager
5 10 (7.46%) Analyst
5 10 (7.46%) Senior Manager
5 10 (7.46%) Senior Project Manager
6 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (6.72%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (5.22%) Agile Project Manager
8 7 (5.22%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 7 (5.22%) Security Manager
9 6 (4.48%) Migration Manager
9 6 (4.48%) Programme Manager
9 6 (4.48%) Security Project Manager
10 5 (3.73%) Investment Banking Project Manager
10 5 (3.73%) Migration Project Manager
10 5 (3.73%) SAP Manager
10 5 (3.73%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.48%) Middleware
2 3 (2.24%) SailPoint
3 2 (1.49%) Velocity
3 2 (1.49%) Web Services
4 1 (0.75%) EDI
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.75%) REST
4 1 (0.75%) SOAP
4 1 (0.75%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.93%) PMI
2 9 (6.72%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.22%) Virtual Team
5 6 (4.48%) Legacy Systems
6 5 (3.73%) AS400
6 5 (3.73%) iSeries
6 5 (3.73%) LPAR
6 5 (3.73%) Replication
7 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.99%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.99%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.24%) FMCG
9 2 (1.49%) Social Media
10 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.75%) Life Science
10 1 (0.75%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.75%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.48%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.73%) Windows
3 2 (1.49%) VMS
3 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) AIX
4 1 (0.75%) Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (73.13%) Project Management
2 95 (70.90%) PRINCE2
3 70 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (29.10%) Project Delivery
5 36 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (23.88%) Migration
7 27 (20.15%) Business Case
8 25 (18.66%) Scrum
9 23 (17.16%) Project Governance
10 19 (14.18%) Programme Management
11 18 (13.43%) Risk Management
12 17 (12.69%) Matrix Organization
13 16 (11.94%) ITIL
14 14 (10.45%) Change Management
15 12 (8.96%) Coaching
15 12 (8.96%) Decision-Making
15 12 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (8.21%) Mentoring
16 11 (8.21%) PRINCE
16 11 (8.21%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.22%) SQL
2 3 (2.24%) VB
3 2 (1.49%) C
3 2 (1.49%) Java
4 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (68.66%) PMI Certification
2 40 (29.85%) Degree
3 14 (10.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (5.22%) CISSP
6 6 (4.48%) CISM
7 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.99%) CISA
8 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.49%) CRISC
10 2 (1.49%) GIAC
10 2 (1.49%) GSEC
10 2 (1.49%) ISACA
10 2 (1.49%) ISEB
10 2 (1.49%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 2 (1.49%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 1 (0.75%) APMP
11 1 (0.75%) MBA
11 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.91%) PMO
2 23 (17.16%) QA
3 5 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.73%) NIST
4 3 (2.24%) COBIT
5 2 (1.49%) GDPR
5 2 (1.49%) GRC
5 2 (1.49%) GxP
5 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.75%) IFRS
6 1 (0.75%) P3O
6 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.73%) PowerHA
2 5 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.99%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Terraform
2 1 (0.75%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.96%) SAP
3 8 (5.97%) VMware
4 7 (5.22%) Google
5 5 (3.73%) IBM
5 5 (3.73%) Oracle
5 5 (3.73%) Ping Identity
6 4 (2.99%) Citrix
6 4 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.24%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.24%) TSYS
8 2 (1.49%) Cadence
8 2 (1.49%) Dell
8 2 (1.49%) HP
8 2 (1.49%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.75%) Adobe
9 1 (0.75%) CA
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco
9 1 (0.75%) Kofax
9 1 (0.75%) OpenText