Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 411 332 334
Rank change year-on-year -79 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing PMP 186 336 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.73% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.69% 4.19% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 220 207
London median daily rate £500 £508 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.48% -0.98% +2.50%
10th Percentile £340 £350 £363
90th Percentile £638 £681 £668
England median daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.94 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.00% - -
England median hourly rate £29.90 £40.44 £37.00
% change year-on-year -26.06% +9.29% -27.45%

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 6,920 8,023 6,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.38% 17.37% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,420 5,151 4,621
London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £296
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 229 119
London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -28.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £14.85 £14.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £66.40 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £23.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +36.17% -21.67% +11.42%

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 21 April 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
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 21 April 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 -6 64 £488 -10.34% 9
West London -8 9 £463 -7.50%
South London +1 1 £475 +7.95%
East London -29 1 £525 -19.23%
North London - 1 £500 -
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 156 (83.87%) PRINCE2
2 133 (71.51%) Project Management
3 117 (62.90%) PMI Certification
4 101 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (42.47%) Finance
6 57 (30.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (22.04%) Waterfall
8 36 (19.35%) Programme Management
9 32 (17.20%) Scrum
10 30 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 27 (14.52%) Banking
12 26 (13.98%) Microsoft
13 25 (13.44%) ITIL
13 25 (13.44%) PMO
14 23 (12.37%) PRINCE
14 23 (12.37%) Migration
15 22 (11.83%) Microsoft Project
16 21 (11.29%) ERP
17 20 (10.75%) SharePoint
17 20 (10.75%) PMI
17 20 (10.75%) Risk Management
18 19 (10.22%) Change Management
18 19 (10.22%) Microsoft Excel
18 19 (10.22%) Degree
18 19 (10.22%) JIRA
18 19 (10.22%) Project Governance
19 17 (9.14%) Windows
19 17 (9.14%) SAP
20 16 (8.60%) Telecoms
20 16 (8.60%) Oracle

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 20 (10.75%) SharePoint
2 15 (8.06%) Confluence
3 6 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.61%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.61%) IIS
6 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (11.83%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (10.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.54%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (4.30%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.61%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (1.08%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.54%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.54%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.54%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.54%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.54%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.54%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.54%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.54%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.54%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (5.38%) Office 365
2 5 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.54%) Slack
4 1 (0.54%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.38%) LAN
2 8 (4.30%) WAN
3 4 (2.15%) Firewall
3 4 (2.15%) VPN
4 3 (1.61%) DWDM
4 3 (1.61%) SAN
4 3 (1.61%) Skype
4 3 (1.61%) Wireless
5 2 (1.08%) FTP
5 2 (1.08%) HTTP
5 2 (1.08%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.08%) Internet
5 2 (1.08%) Intranet
5 2 (1.08%) MPLS
5 2 (1.08%) SSL
5 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.08%) Telepresence
5 2 (1.08%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.08%) VoIP
5 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.69%) Big Data
3 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.61%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.61%) Impala
Development Applications
1 19 (10.22%) JIRA
2 2 (1.08%) VersionOne
3 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.54%) JIRA Agile
General
1 79 (42.47%) Finance
2 27 (14.52%) Banking
3 16 (8.60%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.38%) Financial Institution
5 9 (4.84%) Legal
5 9 (4.84%) Retail
6 7 (3.76%) Front Office
7 5 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.15%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.15%) Marketing
9 2 (1.08%) Arabic Language
9 2 (1.08%) Billing
9 2 (1.08%) French Language
9 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.08%) Law
9 2 (1.08%) Local Government
9 2 (1.08%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.08%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 121 (65.05%) Project Manager
2 20 (10.75%) IT Manager
3 18 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
3 18 (9.68%) IT Project Manager
4 17 (9.14%) Programme Manager
5 15 (8.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 14 (7.53%) Senior Manager
7 13 (6.99%) Senior Project Manager
8 11 (5.91%) Banking Project Manager
9 9 (4.84%) Delivery Manager
10 8 (4.30%) Finance Manager
10 8 (4.30%) Finance Project Manager
10 8 (4.30%) Implementation Manager
11 7 (3.76%) Agile Project Manager
11 7 (3.76%) Analyst
11 7 (3.76%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.76%) ERP Manager
11 7 (3.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (3.76%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
11 7 (3.76%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.61%) .NET
1 3 (1.61%) React
2 2 (1.08%) LDAP
3 1 (0.54%) CSS
3 1 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.54%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (0.54%) Velocity
3 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.75%) PMI
2 13 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.69%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.15%) Equities
6 4 (2.15%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.15%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.08%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.08%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.08%) User Experience
8 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.54%) BYOD
8 1 (0.54%) CMDB
8 1 (0.54%) Media Streaming
8 1 (0.54%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.54%) Robotics
8 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.14%) Windows
2 11 (5.91%) Windows 10
3 7 (3.76%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.61%) Unix
5 2 (1.08%) Android
5 2 (1.08%) Linux
5 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (83.87%) PRINCE2
2 133 (71.51%) Project Management
3 101 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (30.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (22.04%) Waterfall
6 36 (19.35%) Programme Management
7 32 (17.20%) Scrum
8 30 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 25 (13.44%) ITIL
10 23 (12.37%) Migration
10 23 (12.37%) PRINCE
11 21 (11.29%) ERP
12 20 (10.75%) Risk Management
13 19 (10.22%) Change Management
13 19 (10.22%) Project Governance
14 16 (8.60%) Mentoring
14 16 (8.60%) Programme Governance
15 15 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (6.45%) Portfolio Management
16 12 (6.45%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.23%) SQL
2 3 (1.61%) C
3 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.54%) R
3 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 117 (62.90%) PMI Certification
2 19 (10.22%) Degree
3 16 (8.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (8.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (6.45%) ACCA
4 12 (6.45%) CIMA
5 5 (2.69%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.15%) APMG
6 4 (2.15%) APMP
6 4 (2.15%) MBA
7 3 (1.61%) CFA
7 3 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.61%) CITP
7 3 (1.61%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.61%) PgMP
7 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.08%) CCNA
8 2 (1.08%) CISSP
8 2 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.44%) PMO
2 5 (2.69%) P3O
3 4 (2.15%) GDPR
3 4 (2.15%) QA
3 4 (2.15%) SLA
4 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.08%) SEPA
5 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.54%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.15%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) QRadar
2 1 (0.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.54%) SCOM
2 1 (0.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.14%) SAP
3 16 (8.60%) Oracle
4 9 (4.84%) Cisco
5 6 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.61%) Aderant
6 3 (1.61%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.61%) Informatica
6 3 (1.61%) VMware
7 2 (1.08%) Artemis
7 2 (1.08%) Citrix
7 2 (1.08%) iManage
7 2 (1.08%) Juniper
7 2 (1.08%) Qualys
7 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.08%) Reuters
7 2 (1.08%) Workday
8 1 (0.54%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.54%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.54%) Symantec