Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 382 469 362
Rank change year-on-year +87 -107 -39
Contract jobs citing PMP 171 175 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.38% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% 2.36% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 127 247
London median daily rate £489 £513 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.63% -0.49% -0.48%
10th Percentile £338 £378 £350
90th Percentile £659 £725 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £38.75 £34.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year +11.51% +5.30% -19.02%

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 6,022 7,420 7,835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.82% 16.00% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,040 4,776 5,215
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £263
90th Percentile £694 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 190 170
London median hourly rate £35.00 £23.92 £21.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.34% +13.81% +7.77%
10th Percentile £16.05 £13.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.79 £48.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.12
% change year-on-year +40.00% -0.48% -3.38%

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 20 November 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 November 2019. 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 +31 30 £520 +1.46% 2
West London +32 8 £400 -5.88% 6
South London +39 7 £375 -40.00% 1
North London +6 2 £550 -
East London +27 1 £425 -34.62% 2
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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.

1 135 (78.95%) PRINCE2
2 128 (74.85%) PMI Certification
3 109 (63.74%) Project Management
4 79 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (45.03%) Finance
6 49 (28.65%) Project Delivery
7 46 (26.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (20.47%) Microsoft Project
9 33 (19.30%) Migration
9 33 (19.30%) Degree
10 32 (18.71%) Scrum
10 32 (18.71%) Programme Management
10 32 (18.71%) PRINCE
11 23 (13.45%) Change Management
12 21 (12.28%) Microsoft
12 21 (12.28%) Microsoft Excel
12 21 (12.28%) Banking
13 20 (11.70%) PMO
14 19 (11.11%) ERP
15 18 (10.53%) Risk Management
15 18 (10.53%) Oracle
15 18 (10.53%) ITIL
16 17 (9.94%) SAP
16 17 (9.94%) Public Sector
17 15 (8.77%) SharePoint
17 15 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 15 (8.77%) Waterfall
17 15 (8.77%) APMG
18 14 (8.19%) Data Centre
18 14 (8.19%) SDLC

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 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.09%) Confluence
3 6 (3.51%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.75%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.75%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 35 (20.47%) Microsoft Project
2 21 (12.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (4.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.17%) Aligne
2 2 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.17%) Endur
2 2 (1.17%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.17%) Shopify
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Relativity
3 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.58%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
1 9 (5.26%) Office 365
2 7 (4.09%) Azure
2 7 (4.09%) Smartsheet
3 5 (2.92%) GCP
3 5 (2.92%) Power Platform
4 4 (2.34%) SaaS
5 3 (1.75%) AWS
6 2 (1.17%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.09%) Firewall
2 4 (2.34%) LAN
2 4 (2.34%) WAN
3 3 (1.75%) Intranet
3 3 (1.75%) Skype
4 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.09%) Big Data
3 6 (3.51%) Apache Hive
3 6 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.51%) Impala
4 5 (2.92%) Power BI
5 4 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.34%) QlikView
6 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.58%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 11 (6.43%) JIRA
2 4 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 77 (45.03%) Finance
2 21 (12.28%) Banking
3 17 (9.94%) Public Sector
4 9 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.68%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.09%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.51%) Publishing
8 5 (2.92%) Retail
9 4 (2.34%) Marketing
10 3 (1.75%) Law
10 3 (1.75%) Legal
11 2 (1.17%) Electronics
11 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 2 (1.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.58%) Front Office
12 1 (0.58%) Games
12 1 (0.58%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (57.31%) Project Manager
2 19 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 18 (10.53%) Programme Manager
4 17 (9.94%) Senior Manager
5 16 (9.36%) Infrastructure Manager
6 15 (8.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 14 (8.19%) Analyst
7 14 (8.19%) Senior Project Manager
8 13 (7.60%) IT Project Manager
9 11 (6.43%) Migration Manager
10 10 (5.85%) Migration Project Manager
11 9 (5.26%) Finance Manager
12 7 (4.09%) ERP Manager
12 7 (4.09%) ERP Project Manager
12 7 (4.09%) Finance Project Manager
12 7 (4.09%) Software Project Manager
13 6 (3.51%) Big Data Engineer
13 6 (3.51%) Data Engineer
13 6 (3.51%) PMO Analyst
13 6 (3.51%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.17%) EDI
1 2 (1.17%) Middleware
1 2 (1.17%) OAuth
1 2 (1.17%) OAuth2
1 2 (1.17%) OpenID
1 2 (1.17%) REST
2 1 (0.58%) .NET
2 1 (0.58%) CSS
2 1 (0.58%) HTML
2 1 (0.58%) Kafka
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.58%) React
2 1 (0.58%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.19%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.43%) PMI
3 7 (4.09%) Virtual Team
4 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.34%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.75%) User Experience
8 2 (1.17%) Clustering
8 2 (1.17%) CMDB
8 2 (1.17%) Derivative
8 2 (1.17%) Equities
8 2 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.17%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.17%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.75%) Windows
1 3 (1.75%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (78.95%) PRINCE2
2 109 (63.74%) Project Management
3 79 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (28.65%) Project Delivery
5 46 (26.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (19.30%) Migration
7 32 (18.71%) PRINCE
7 32 (18.71%) Programme Management
7 32 (18.71%) Scrum
8 23 (13.45%) Change Management
9 19 (11.11%) ERP
10 18 (10.53%) ITIL
10 18 (10.53%) Risk Management
11 15 (8.77%) Waterfall
12 14 (8.19%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (8.19%) SDLC
13 13 (7.60%) Dependency Management
14 12 (7.02%) Analytics
15 11 (6.43%) DevOps
15 11 (6.43%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.51%) SQL
2 3 (1.75%) Java
3 1 (0.58%) C
3 1 (0.58%) PHP
3 1 (0.58%) VB
3 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 128 (74.85%) PMI Certification
2 33 (19.30%) Degree
3 15 (8.77%) APMG
3 15 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.09%) CAPM
6 6 (3.51%) ACCA
6 6 (3.51%) APMP
6 6 (3.51%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.34%) CIMA
7 4 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.34%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.17%) CIPFA
8 2 (1.17%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.58%) CITP
9 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.58%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.70%) PMO
2 9 (5.26%) QA
3 5 (2.92%) MiFID
4 4 (2.34%) EMIR
5 3 (1.75%) SLA
6 1 (0.58%) Basel III
6 1 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.58%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) SCCM
2 1 (0.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.53%) Oracle
3 17 (9.94%) SAP
4 8 (4.68%) Cloudera
5 7 (4.09%) Cisco
6 6 (3.51%) Informatica
6 6 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.92%) Dell
7 5 (2.92%) Tableau
8 4 (2.34%) Infor
8 4 (2.34%) Workday
9 3 (1.75%) EMC
9 3 (1.75%) Google
9 3 (1.75%) NetApp
9 3 (1.75%) VMware
10 2 (1.17%) Citrix
10 2 (1.17%) Hortonworks
10 2 (1.17%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.17%) MapR
10 2 (1.17%) Meraki