Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 27 July 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 > South East
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 268 224
Rank change year-on-year +68 -44 -26
Contract jobs citing PMP 179 124 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.11% 0.67% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.43% 2.43% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 82 126
South East median daily rate £475 £470 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +14.29% -1.79%
10th Percentile £342 £307 £284
90th Percentile £531 £600 £534
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - £52.50
10th Percentile £34.00 - £48.00
90th Percentile £37.60 - £57.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% +16.13% +7.64%

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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4042 5095 5150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 25.13% 27.41% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2290 3109 2886
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.58% +5.52%
10th Percentile £242 £250 £240
90th Percentile £540 £538 £523
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 186 229
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £24.53 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +9.02% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.13 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.25 £47.38
England median hourly rate £29.25 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% +12.50%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PMP in the South East

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in the South East

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in the South East over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMP in the South East

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMP in the South East

PMP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Thames Valley +24 96 £480 +2.13% 3
Berkshire +45 51 £475 -5.00% 2
Oxfordshire +17 36 £488 +2.63% 1
West Sussex +28 27 £390 -27.78%
Hampshire +26 25 £444 +18.33% 5
Surrey +11 24 £484 +10.63% 2
Buckinghamshire -30 9 £375 -16.67%
Sussex - 4 £450 -
Kent +6 1 - -
East Sussex +3 1 - -
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 South East region with a requirement for PMP.

1 155 (86.59%) PRINCE2
2 131 (73.18%) PMI Certification
3 95 (53.07%) Project Management
4 58 (32.40%) ITIL
5 43 (24.02%) Finance
6 41 (22.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (22.35%) Degree
8 36 (20.11%) PMO
9 35 (19.55%) Migration
9 35 (19.55%) PMI
10 34 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (18.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 32 (17.88%) Microsoft Project
12 32 (17.88%) Change Management
12 32 (17.88%) QA
13 31 (17.32%) Matrix Organization
14 27 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
14 27 (15.08%) Management Information System
15 26 (14.53%) Telecoms
15 26 (14.53%) Project Planning
16 23 (12.85%) Microsoft
17 22 (12.29%) Data Centre
18 21 (11.73%) Change Control
18 21 (11.73%) Supplier Management
19 20 (11.17%) Programme Management
20 18 (10.06%) Scrum
20 18 (10.06%) PRINCE
21 17 (9.50%) Windows
21 17 (9.50%) Release Management
22 16 (8.94%) Business Analysis

PMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.68%) Documentum
2 3 (1.68%) IIS
2 3 (1.68%) JBoss
2 3 (1.68%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 32 (17.88%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (8.38%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (5.59%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Actimize
1 2 (1.12%) Maximo
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.56%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.59%) Office 365
4 4 (2.23%) IaaS
5 2 (1.12%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
6 1 (0.56%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.47%) LAN
2 7 (3.91%) Firewall
3 6 (3.35%) WAN
4 4 (2.23%) IPv4
4 4 (2.23%) IPv6
5 2 (1.12%) CTI
5 2 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.12%) Skype
5 2 (1.12%) VoIP
5 2 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.56%) Internet
6 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.68%) Big Data
1 3 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (2.23%) JIRA
General
1 43 (24.02%) Finance
2 26 (14.53%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.15%) Retail
4 9 (5.03%) Publishing
5 8 (4.47%) Marketing
6 3 (1.68%) Automotive
6 3 (1.68%) Legal
6 3 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.12%) Back Office
7 2 (1.12%) Billing
7 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) German Language
8 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 121 (67.60%) Project Manager
2 23 (12.85%) Senior Manager
3 22 (12.29%) Senior Project Manager
4 17 (9.50%) IT Manager
5 13 (7.26%) Data Centre Manager
5 13 (7.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 13 (7.26%) IT Project Manager
6 12 (6.70%) Analyst
7 11 (6.15%) Migration Manager
7 11 (6.15%) Migration Project Manager
8 10 (5.59%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.59%) Technical Manager
9 9 (5.03%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
9 9 (5.03%) Network Manager
10 8 (4.47%) Change Manager
10 8 (4.47%) Network Project Manager
10 8 (4.47%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 8 (4.47%) Technical Project Manager
11 7 (3.91%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (3.35%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.12%) .NET
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Basis
1 2 (1.12%) Velocity
2 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.55%) PMI
2 27 (15.08%) Management Information System
3 22 (12.29%) Data Centre
4 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.35%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.79%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.68%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.12%) CCTV
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.12%) IVR
8 2 (1.12%) Life Science
8 2 (1.12%) LIMS
8 2 (1.12%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.56%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.50%) Windows
2 8 (4.47%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.35%) Unix
4 5 (2.79%) Solaris
5 4 (2.23%) Linux
6 2 (1.12%) Android
6 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (86.59%) PRINCE2
2 95 (53.07%) Project Management
3 58 (32.40%) ITIL
4 41 (22.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (19.55%) Migration
6 34 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (17.88%) Change Management
8 31 (17.32%) Matrix Organization
9 26 (14.53%) Project Planning
10 21 (11.73%) Change Control
10 21 (11.73%) Supplier Management
11 20 (11.17%) Programme Management
12 18 (10.06%) PRINCE
12 18 (10.06%) Scrum
13 17 (9.50%) Release Management
14 16 (8.94%) Business Analysis
15 14 (7.82%) Critical Path Analysis
16 13 (7.26%) Project Governance
16 13 (7.26%) Resource Management
17 12 (6.70%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 131 (73.18%) PMI Certification
2 40 (22.35%) Degree
3 33 (18.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (7.26%) APMP
5 10 (5.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (3.91%) ISEB
7 6 (3.35%) ISTQB
7 6 (3.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (2.79%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.23%) Master's Degree
9 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (20.11%) PMO
2 32 (17.88%) QA
3 9 (5.03%) SLA
4 5 (2.79%) COBIT
4 5 (2.79%) GDPR
4 5 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.12%) GxP
5 2 (1.12%) P3O
5 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.56%) XenApp
2 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) SCCM
2 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 23 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.03%) Oracle
3 6 (3.35%) SAP
4 5 (2.79%) OpenText
5 4 (2.23%) Huawei
5 4 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.23%) Virgin Media
6 3 (1.68%) IBM
6 3 (1.68%) Informatica
6 3 (1.68%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.12%) Avaya
7 2 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.12%) Demandware
7 2 (1.12%) LabWare
7 2 (1.12%) Nokia
7 2 (1.12%) Sage
7 2 (1.12%) Verint
7 2 (1.12%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.56%) Intel
8 1 (0.56%) Rackspace