Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 206 262
Rank change year-on-year -32 +56 -52
Contract jobs citing PMP 142 177 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 1.09% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.92% 4.86% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 117 85
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £320 £308 £261
90th Percentile £575 £538 £590
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £31.23 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.87% +78.46% -66.67%
10th Percentile £32.30 £27.38 £16.25
90th Percentile £45.25 £38.45 £18.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -26.67% +4.65%

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,619 3,644 4,484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.01% 22.40% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,015 2,068 2,710
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.13%
10th Percentile £231 £215 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 214 213
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.06 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.62% -8.87% +0.92%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £52.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.55 £25.50
% change year-on-year -5.85% +4.13% +12.09%

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 19 October 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 October 2018. 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 -41 54 £425 -9.09% 5
Berkshire -15 48 £425 -1.45% 2
Hampshire +10 44 £450 +17.26% 3
Surrey -11 22 £525 +10.53% 1
West Sussex -28 16 £413 +3.13% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 6 £439 +17.00% 2
East Sussex - 3 £600 -
Sussex +3 1 £450 -
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for PMP.

1 106 (74.65%) Project Management
2 101 (71.13%) PMI Certification
3 82 (57.75%) PRINCE2
4 60 (42.25%) Finance
5 56 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (33.10%) Degree
7 40 (28.17%) Project Planning
8 38 (26.76%) PMI
9 34 (23.94%) Matrix Organization
10 33 (23.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (21.13%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (19.01%) ITIL
13 26 (18.31%) Computer Science
14 23 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (15.49%) Waterfall
15 22 (15.49%) Marketing
15 22 (15.49%) Telecoms
16 21 (14.79%) Microsoft Project
17 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
17 20 (14.08%) SDLC
18 19 (13.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 19 (13.38%) Microsoft Excel
18 19 (13.38%) Change Management
18 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
19 17 (11.97%) CRM
19 17 (11.97%) Data Centre
20 16 (11.27%) SAP
21 15 (10.56%) Scrum
21 15 (10.56%) QA
21 15 (10.56%) Master's Degree

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 13 (9.15%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.34%) Drupal
3 8 (5.63%) CMS
4 5 (3.52%) Confluence
5 2 (1.41%) CICS
5 2 (1.41%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (14.79%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (13.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (9.86%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.41%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Trello
2 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.41%) Office 365
2 2 (1.41%) Slack
2 2 (1.41%) Yammer
3 1 (0.70%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.41%) SMS
2 1 (0.70%) Broadband
2 1 (0.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) LAN
2 1 (0.70%) Network Security
2 1 (0.70%) Skype
2 1 (0.70%) WAN
2 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.23%) Power BI
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.41%) DB2
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.70%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.70%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.70%) Redis
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) JIRA
2 2 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.41%) GitLab
2 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.70%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) JMeter
3 1 (0.70%) JUnit
3 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.70%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 60 (42.25%) Finance
2 22 (15.49%) Marketing
2 22 (15.49%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.45%) Retail
4 9 (6.34%) Legal
5 8 (5.63%) Billing
6 7 (4.93%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.41%) Games
7 2 (1.41%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.41%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.70%) Automotive
8 1 (0.70%) German Language
8 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 93 (65.49%) Project Manager
2 17 (11.97%) IT Manager
2 17 (11.97%) IT Project Manager
3 9 (6.34%) Senior Manager
3 9 (6.34%) Senior Project Manager
4 8 (5.63%) Applications Manager
4 8 (5.63%) Data Centre Engineer
4 8 (5.63%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (5.63%) Project Engineer
5 7 (4.93%) Coordinator
5 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (4.23%) Applications Project Manager
6 6 (4.23%) Project Coordinator
6 6 (4.23%) Release Manager
6 6 (4.23%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 6 (4.23%) Software Manager
7 5 (3.52%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 5 (3.52%) Oracle Project Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Senior Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.63%) Middleware
2 4 (2.82%) Web Services
3 3 (2.11%) cXML
3 3 (2.11%) EDI
4 2 (1.41%) REST
4 2 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.70%) .NET
5 1 (0.70%) Jinja
5 1 (0.70%) Kafka
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.76%) PMI
2 26 (18.31%) Computer Science
3 23 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (11.97%) Data Centre
5 12 (8.45%) Management Information System
6 9 (6.34%) Social Media
7 8 (5.63%) Virtual Team
8 7 (4.93%) User Experience
9 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
9 5 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (2.11%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (1.41%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.70%) Life Science
12 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.70%) NHS
12 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.82%) Windows
2 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.41%) Linux
3 2 (1.41%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (74.65%) Project Management
2 82 (57.75%) PRINCE2
3 56 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (28.17%) Project Planning
5 34 (23.94%) Matrix Organization
6 33 (23.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (21.13%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (19.01%) ITIL
9 22 (15.49%) Waterfall
10 20 (14.08%) SDLC
11 19 (13.38%) Change Management
12 17 (11.97%) CRM
13 15 (10.56%) Scrum
14 14 (9.86%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
14 14 (9.86%) E-Commerce
14 14 (9.86%) Release Management
14 14 (9.86%) Resource Allocation
15 12 (8.45%) ERP
15 12 (8.45%) Project Governance
15 12 (8.45%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.75%) Java
2 4 (2.82%) C
2 4 (2.82%) Python
3 3 (2.11%) C#
4 2 (1.41%) C++
4 2 (1.41%) COBOL
4 2 (1.41%) Perl
4 2 (1.41%) PL/1
4 2 (1.41%) REXX
4 2 (1.41%) SQL
4 2 (1.41%) VB
4 2 (1.41%) VBScript
5 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 101 (71.13%) PMI Certification
2 47 (33.10%) Degree
3 19 (13.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
4 15 (10.56%) Master's Degree
5 8 (5.63%) DV Cleared
5 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.93%) APMP
7 6 (4.23%) MBA
8 4 (2.82%) ISEB
8 4 (2.82%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (2.11%) CAPM
9 3 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.11%) PgMP
10 2 (1.41%) AAT
11 1 (0.70%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.56%) QA
2 12 (8.45%) PMO
3 5 (3.52%) GDPR
4 2 (1.41%) COBIT
4 2 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.70%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) ACF2
1 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.41%) Docker
1 2 (1.41%) KVM
1 2 (1.41%) RACF
1 2 (1.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) SCCM
2 2 (1.41%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.41%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.70%) Ansible
3 1 (0.70%) Grafana
3 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.27%) SAP
3 10 (7.04%) Oracle
4 9 (6.34%) ServiceNow
5 7 (4.93%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.11%) Ariba
6 3 (2.11%) IBM
6 3 (2.11%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.41%) HP
7 2 (1.41%) Mirantis
7 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.70%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.70%) Cisco
8 1 (0.70%) Citrix
8 1 (0.70%) Informatica
8 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.70%) Juniper
8 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds