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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 267 254
Rank change year-on-year -13 -13  
Contract jobs citing PMP 147 156 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.73% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.29% 4.31% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 101 139
Median daily rate £500 £550 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +18.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £682 £700 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +92.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% -10.00%  

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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3428 3623 3617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.51% 16.95% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2244 2513 2323
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.49% +5.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 43 91
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.40% -24.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.02 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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
City of London -15 30 £500 -13.04% 4
Hayes - 1 £500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £575 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £448 -
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (80.85%) PMI Certification
2 219 (77.66%) PRINCE2
3 193 (68.44%) Project Management
4 111 (39.36%) Finance
5 104 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 77 (27.30%) PMI
8 66 (23.40%) Degree
9 55 (19.50%) Programme Management
10 53 (18.79%) Banking
11 38 (13.48%) Scrum
12 37 (13.12%) Microsoft
12 37 (13.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 31 (10.99%) PMO
14 30 (10.64%) Microsoft Project
14 30 (10.64%) Legal
15 29 (10.28%) Retail
15 29 (10.28%) PRINCE
15 29 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (9.93%) Waterfall
16 28 (9.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 28 (9.93%) ITIL
16 28 (9.93%) Front Office
17 24 (8.51%) Migration
18 23 (8.16%) Change Management
18 23 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
18 23 (8.16%) Data Centre
18 23 (8.16%) SDLC
19 22 (7.80%) Risk Management
20 21 (7.45%) MiFID

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 16 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.48%) Confluence
3 5 (1.77%) JBoss
4 4 (1.42%) Apache
4 4 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.42%) CMS
4 4 (1.42%) IIS
5 3 (1.06%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.71%) Documentum
6 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.35%) SAS
7 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (10.64%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (5.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (5.67%) MS Visio
4 14 (4.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.06%) Primavera
4 2 (0.71%) Actimize
4 2 (0.71%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.71%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.35%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.35%) Endur
5 1 (0.35%) HFM
5 1 (0.35%) Lawson
5 1 (0.35%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.35%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.90%) Office 365
2 7 (2.48%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (2.48%) SaaS
3 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.06%) IaaS
4 3 (1.06%) Yammer
5 2 (0.71%) Force.com
5 2 (0.71%) GitHub
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.35%) Asana
6 1 (0.35%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.90%) WAN
2 9 (3.19%) LAN
3 4 (1.42%) Internet
3 4 (1.42%) VoIP
4 3 (1.06%) HTTP
4 3 (1.06%) Skype
5 2 (0.71%) GGSN
5 2 (0.71%) SGSN
5 2 (0.71%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.35%) 3G
6 1 (0.35%) 4G
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.35%) Firewall
6 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.35%) LDAP
6 1 (0.35%) SAN
6 1 (0.35%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.13%) Big Data
3 5 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.06%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.06%) QlikView
5 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.35%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 13 (4.61%) JIRA
2 3 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
General
1 111 (39.36%) Finance
2 53 (18.79%) Banking
3 30 (10.64%) Legal
4 29 (10.28%) Retail
5 28 (9.93%) Front Office
6 19 (6.74%) Investment Banking
7 16 (5.67%) Law
8 11 (3.90%) Back Office
8 11 (3.90%) Telecoms
9 10 (3.55%) Advertising
10 5 (1.77%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.77%) Marketing
11 4 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.42%) Retail Banking
12 3 (1.06%) Billing
12 3 (1.06%) French Language
13 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.35%) Games
14 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 171 (60.64%) Project Manager
2 34 (12.06%) Business Analyst
3 33 (11.70%) Analyst
4 29 (10.28%) IT Manager
4 29 (10.28%) IT Project Manager
5 19 (6.74%) Senior Manager
6 18 (6.38%) Infrastructure Manager
7 17 (6.03%) Programme Manager
8 16 (5.67%) Technical Manager
8 16 (5.67%) Technical Project Manager
9 15 (5.32%) Senior Project Manager
10 14 (4.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 12 (4.26%) FX Business Analyst
12 11 (3.90%) Digital Project Manager
13 10 (3.55%) Agile Project Manager
13 10 (3.55%) Applications Manager
14 9 (3.19%) Consultant
14 9 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
15 7 (2.48%) Applications Project Manager
15 7 (2.48%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.67%) XML
2 9 (3.19%) HTML
3 7 (2.48%) AngularJS
4 6 (2.13%) .NET
4 6 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.77%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (1.42%) CSS
6 4 (1.42%) jQuery
6 4 (1.42%) XSL
7 3 (1.06%) FpML
7 3 (1.06%) GWT
7 3 (1.06%) HTML5
7 3 (1.06%) J2EE
7 3 (1.06%) REST
7 3 (1.06%) Visualforce
7 3 (1.06%) Web Services
7 3 (1.06%) XML Schema
7 3 (1.06%) XSLT
8 2 (0.71%) SOAP
9 1 (0.35%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 77 (27.30%) PMI
2 29 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 20 (7.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (3.55%) Derivative
6 9 (3.19%) Equities
7 8 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.48%) CCTV
8 7 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.48%) Fixed Income
8 7 (2.48%) User Experience
9 6 (2.13%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.13%) EPoS
9 6 (2.13%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.77%) NHS
11 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.06%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.71%) FMCG
13 2 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.84%) Windows
2 6 (2.13%) Linux
3 5 (1.77%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.71%) Android
5 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.71%) Unix
6 1 (0.35%) VMS
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (77.66%) PRINCE2
2 193 (68.44%) Project Management
3 104 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (19.50%) Programme Management
6 38 (13.48%) Scrum
7 29 (10.28%) PRINCE
8 28 (9.93%) ITIL
8 28 (9.93%) Waterfall
9 24 (8.51%) Migration
10 23 (8.16%) Change Management
10 23 (8.16%) SDLC
11 22 (7.80%) Risk Management
12 20 (7.09%) Project Planning
13 19 (6.74%) CRM
13 19 (6.74%) Investment Management
13 19 (6.74%) Matrix Organization
13 19 (6.74%) Wealth Management
14 18 (6.38%) Matrix Management
15 17 (6.03%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.32%) SQL
2 9 (3.19%) JavaScript
3 8 (2.84%) Java
4 6 (2.13%) C#
5 4 (1.42%) VB
5 4 (1.42%) VBA
6 3 (1.06%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.06%) C
6 3 (1.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 228 (80.85%) PMI Certification
2 66 (23.40%) Degree
3 37 (13.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 28 (9.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (4.96%) APMP
6 6 (2.13%) CAPM
6 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.77%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.42%) ISEB
8 4 (1.42%) MAPM
8 4 (1.42%) PgMP
9 3 (1.06%) CISSP
9 3 (1.06%) MCP
9 3 (1.06%) MCSE
10 2 (0.71%) CISM
10 2 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.99%) PMO
2 21 (7.45%) MiFID
3 13 (4.61%) EMIR
3 13 (4.61%) QA
4 10 (3.55%) P3O
5 4 (1.42%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (1.42%) SLA
6 3 (1.06%) SEPA
6 3 (1.06%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.71%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.71%) GDPR
7 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.35%) Basel II
8 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.71%) Docker
3 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) vCenter Server
2 2 (0.71%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 37 (13.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.32%) Oracle
3 13 (4.61%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (3.55%) Cisco
4 10 (3.55%) SAP
5 5 (1.77%) Avaya
5 5 (1.77%) VMware
6 4 (1.42%) Tableau
7 3 (1.06%) IBM
7 3 (1.06%) Informatica
7 3 (1.06%) LANDesk
7 3 (1.06%) Sophis
8 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.71%) iManage
8 2 (0.71%) Pega
8 2 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.71%) Redback
8 2 (0.71%) Siebel
9 1 (0.35%) Workday
9 1 (0.35%) WorldPay
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