Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 208 259
Rank change year-on-year +5 +51 -20
Contract jobs citing PMP 184 148 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.10% 0.96% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.82% 3.50% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 87 101
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £314 £317 £306
90th Percentile £572 £542 £575
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
South East median hourly rate £63.25 £34.00 £61.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.03% -44.94% -
10th Percentile £42.18 £34.00 £60.78
90th Percentile £87.73 £34.00 £62.93
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year +12.16% -27.45% +8.51%

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 3,817 4,224 5,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.79% 27.38% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,058 2,519 3,092
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £250
90th Percentile £569 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 244 217
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.51 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.95% -22.38% +36.47%
10th Percentile £12.05 £12.00 £10.14
90th Percentile £54.75 £52.50 £60.00
England median hourly rate £23.44 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -21.88% +9.09% +37.50%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -11 70 £400 -15.79% 13
Berkshire +9 54 £395 -10.23% 13
Hampshire +17 53 £450 +5.88% 2
West Sussex +12 32 £475 +1.06% 2
Surrey -36 17 £512 -5.93% 3
Buckinghamshire -13 11 £260 -36.97%
Oxfordshire -33 5 £520 +9.47%
East Sussex -1 2 £600 +185.71%
Middlesex - 2 £530 -
Kent +7 1 £575 +22.67%
Sussex - 1 £470 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 150 (81.52%) PMI Certification
2 120 (65.22%) PRINCE2
3 109 (59.24%) Project Management
4 73 (39.67%) Degree
5 69 (37.50%) Finance
6 61 (33.15%) Project Planning
7 51 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (22.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (21.74%) ITIL
10 39 (21.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 39 (21.20%) PMI
11 35 (19.02%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (17.93%) Matrix Organization
13 30 (16.30%) PMO
13 30 (16.30%) Master's Degree
14 28 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (15.22%) Telecoms
15 27 (14.67%) Computer Science
16 26 (14.13%) QA
16 26 (14.13%) Retail
16 26 (14.13%) Resource Allocation
17 25 (13.59%) Microsoft Project
18 22 (11.96%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
19 20 (10.87%) Microsoft
19 20 (10.87%) Change Management
20 19 (10.33%) Migration
20 19 (10.33%) Marketing
20 19 (10.33%) Decision-Making
21 18 (9.78%) Data Centre
21 18 (9.78%) SDLC

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 4 (2.17%) Drupal
2 3 (1.63%) CMS
2 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.09%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.54%) CICS
4 1 (0.54%) Confluence
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (13.59%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (9.24%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (5.98%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.54%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.54%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.54%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.26%) Office 365
2 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.54%) Force.com
4 1 (0.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.72%) LAN
2 4 (2.17%) ATM
3 3 (1.63%) Internet
4 2 (1.09%) Firewall
4 2 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.09%) Skype
4 2 (1.09%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.09%) VoIP
5 1 (0.54%) 4G
5 1 (0.54%) ADSL
5 1 (0.54%) Broadband
5 1 (0.54%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.54%) MPLS
5 1 (0.54%) VPN
5 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.63%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) HP UFT
1 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.09%) JIRA
1 2 (1.09%) JMeter
1 2 (1.09%) JUnit
1 2 (1.09%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.09%) Selenium
General
1 69 (37.50%) Finance
2 28 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 26 (14.13%) Retail
4 19 (10.33%) Marketing
5 16 (8.70%) Manufacturing
6 11 (5.98%) Billing
7 8 (4.35%) Legal
8 7 (3.80%) Banking
9 5 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (2.17%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.63%) Automotive
12 1 (0.54%) German Language
12 1 (0.54%) Publishing
12 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.54%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 137 (74.46%) Project Manager
2 37 (20.11%) IT Manager
3 35 (19.02%) IT Project Manager
4 19 (10.33%) Senior Manager
4 19 (10.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 16 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 15 (8.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 13 (7.07%) Analyst
8 11 (5.98%) Senior IT Manager
8 11 (5.98%) Senior IT Project Manager
9 9 (4.89%) Coordinator
9 9 (4.89%) Delivery Project Manager
9 9 (4.89%) Project Coordinator
9 9 (4.89%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 8 (4.35%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.35%) Technical Manager
11 7 (3.80%) Technical Project Manager
12 6 (3.26%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (3.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
12 6 (3.26%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.26%) Middleware
2 2 (1.09%) .NET
2 2 (1.09%) Web Services
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.20%) PMI
2 28 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (14.67%) Computer Science
4 18 (9.78%) Data Centre
5 11 (5.98%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.80%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.26%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.63%) Robotics
9 3 (1.63%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.63%) Social Media
10 2 (1.09%) CCTV
10 2 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.09%) PKI
11 1 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.07%) Windows
2 9 (4.89%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.72%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.17%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.09%) Android
7 2 (1.09%) Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (65.22%) PRINCE2
2 109 (59.24%) Project Management
3 61 (33.15%) Project Planning
4 51 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (22.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (21.74%) ITIL
7 35 (19.02%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (17.93%) Matrix Organization
9 26 (14.13%) Resource Allocation
10 22 (11.96%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
11 20 (10.87%) Change Management
12 19 (10.33%) Decision-Making
12 19 (10.33%) Migration
13 18 (9.78%) SDLC
14 16 (8.70%) Waterfall
15 15 (8.15%) CRM
15 15 (8.15%) Mentoring
16 14 (7.61%) Project Governance
17 13 (7.07%) E-Commerce
17 13 (7.07%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.63%) Java
2 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 150 (81.52%) PMI Certification
2 73 (39.67%) Degree
3 39 (21.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 30 (16.30%) Master's Degree
5 18 (9.78%) Security Cleared
6 17 (9.24%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (3.80%) MBA
9 6 (3.26%) ISEB
9 6 (3.26%) ISTQB
10 4 (2.17%) CAPM
10 4 (2.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (2.17%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 3 (1.63%) APMP
12 2 (1.09%) CISSP
12 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.54%) APMG
13 1 (0.54%) CITP
13 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.54%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.30%) PMO
2 26 (14.13%) QA
3 8 (4.35%) GDPR
4 3 (1.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.54%) COBIT
5 1 (0.54%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.54%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.54%) P3O
System Software
1 12 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) ACF2
2 1 (0.54%) RACF
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.54%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.26%) HP
2 6 (3.26%) ServiceNow
3 5 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.72%) TIBCO
4 4 (2.17%) Oracle
5 3 (1.63%) Demandware
5 3 (1.63%) SAP
6 2 (1.09%) Capita
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco
6 2 (1.09%) Citrix
6 2 (1.09%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.54%) Aareon
7 1 (0.54%) Castleton
7 1 (0.54%) Civica
7 1 (0.54%) Northgate
7 1 (0.54%) Orchard
7 1 (0.54%) PTC
7 1 (0.54%) VMware