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 23 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 66 62
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4  
Contract jobs citing PMP 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.51% 0.57% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 1.74% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £688 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £500 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £758 £500 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +8.50% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 150 288 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.64% 33.10% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 168 111
Median daily rate £450 £389 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.75% -1.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 25
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

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

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in Reading over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMP in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for PMP.

1 11 (91.67%) PMI Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Project Management
3 9 (75.00%) ITIL
4 8 (66.67%) Six Sigma
5 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (41.67%) Programme Management
6 5 (41.67%) Service Management
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) COBIT
6 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (41.67%) MSF
7 4 (33.33%) Master's Degree
7 4 (33.33%) IT Governance
7 4 (33.33%) Operations Management
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) PMI
7 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (33.33%) ITSM
8 3 (25.00%) MOF
8 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (25.00%) ERP
8 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
9 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
9 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
9 2 (16.67%) SoftLayer
9 2 (16.67%) Line Management

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 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) SoftLayer
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
General
1 1 (8.33%) French Language
1 1 (8.33%) German Language
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Management Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) ERP Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Engagement Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Manager
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Expert
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PMI
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Project Management
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) Six Sigma
4 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (41.67%) MSF
5 5 (41.67%) Programme Management
5 5 (41.67%) Service Management
6 4 (33.33%) IT Governance
6 4 (33.33%) ITSM
6 4 (33.33%) Operations Management
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (25.00%) ERP
7 3 (25.00%) MOF
7 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (16.67%) CMMI
8 2 (16.67%) Line Management
8 2 (16.67%) Order to Cash
8 2 (16.67%) Presales
8 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) PMI Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Master's Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Postgraduate
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) COBIT
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Rackspace