The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 71 57
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14  
Contract jobs citing PMP 10 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.52% 0.69% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 2.43% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 11
Median daily rate £363 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +20.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.50 £35.13
% change year-on-year -33.33% +75.08%  

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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 170 288 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.88% 28.49% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 145 172
Median daily rate £413 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 14
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.55 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +65.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £21.33 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMP in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for PMP.

1 21 (91.30%) Project Management
2 15 (65.22%) PMI Certification
3 12 (52.17%) PRINCE2
4 11 (47.83%) ITIL
5 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
6 9 (39.13%) Six Sigma
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
7 6 (26.09%) Service Management
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
8 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 5 (21.74%) COBIT
8 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (21.74%) MSF
9 4 (17.39%) Operations Management
9 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (17.39%) ITSM
9 4 (17.39%) IT Governance
9 4 (17.39%) MS Project
10 3 (13.04%) Linux
10 3 (13.04%) ERP
10 3 (13.04%) MOF
10 3 (13.04%) PMI
10 3 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
10 3 (13.04%) Migration
10 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
10 3 (13.04%) Data Centre

PMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Project
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Changepoint
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) SoftLayer
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Management Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Service Management Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Data Centre Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Data Migration Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) ERP Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Migration Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Migration Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Programme Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.70%) Engagement Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) PMI
3 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Solaris
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Project Management
2 12 (52.17%) PRINCE2
3 11 (47.83%) ITIL
4 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
5 9 (39.13%) Six Sigma
6 6 (26.09%) Service Management
7 5 (21.74%) MSF
7 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
8 4 (17.39%) IT Governance
8 4 (17.39%) ITSM
8 4 (17.39%) Operations Management
9 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
9 3 (13.04%) ERP
9 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (13.04%) Migration
9 3 (13.04%) MOF
9 3 (13.04%) Order to Cash
9 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (8.70%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) PMI Certification
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Postgraduate
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) APMG
5 1 (4.35%) ISEB
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) COBIT
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.70%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Progress
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Workday