Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 226 208
Rank change year-on-year +30 -18 +24
Contract jobs citing PMP 196 126 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.19% 0.81% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.32% 3.14% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 87 133
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £261 £290
90th Percentile £575 £560 £525
England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 5
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.57% -68.18% +29.41%
10th Percentile £27.59 £16.25 £42.30
90th Percentile £50.10 £18.75 £62.70
England median hourly rate £33.00 £40.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year -18.52% -4.14% -0.59%

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 3,682 4,019 5,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.33% 25.99% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,072 2,451 2,989
South East median daily rate £402 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £220 £258 £258
90th Percentile £563 £575 £530
England median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 222 256
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £23.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.24% -34.01% +105.88%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £50.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -7.84% -1.92% +36.84%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +15 104 £358 -18.75% 5
Berkshire -5 70 £330 -15.38% 3
Hampshire +24 38 £450 +11.46% 6
West Sussex +16 31 £473 -5.26% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 27 £333 -36.67%
Surrey -26 14 £565 +25.56% 2
Oxfordshire -8 7 £469 -3.85% 2
Middlesex 0 3 £361 -25.36%
Kent -11 2 £475 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 164 (83.67%) PMI Certification
2 130 (66.33%) PRINCE2
3 111 (56.63%) Project Management
4 56 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 56 (28.57%) Degree
5 52 (26.53%) Finance
6 50 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (21.94%) PMO
9 39 (19.90%) Matrix Organization
10 38 (19.39%) PMI
10 38 (19.39%) Microsoft
10 38 (19.39%) Microsoft Project
11 32 (16.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 31 (15.82%) Microsoft Office
13 29 (14.80%) Telecoms
13 29 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (13.78%) Resource Allocation
14 27 (13.78%) Programme Management
15 25 (12.76%) Change Management
15 25 (12.76%) ITIL
15 25 (12.76%) Project Governance
15 25 (12.76%) Process Improvement
16 23 (11.73%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (11.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 22 (11.22%) Migration
17 22 (11.22%) Waterfall
17 22 (11.22%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
17 22 (11.22%) Master's Degree
18 21 (10.71%) Manufacturing

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 12 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.08%) CMS
3 7 (3.57%) MS Project Server
4 5 (2.55%) Confluence
5 3 (1.53%) Drupal
6 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 38 (19.39%) Microsoft Project
2 31 (15.82%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (11.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (4.59%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.04%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Distributed Ledger
1 3 (1.53%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (1.53%) Oracle CRM On Demand
2 2 (1.02%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.02%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 2 (1.02%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.02%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.51%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.51%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.51%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) Office 365
2 3 (1.53%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.02%) SaaS
3 2 (1.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) Force.com
4 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.10%) LAN
2 6 (3.06%) ATM
2 6 (3.06%) Firewall
3 4 (2.04%) Internet
3 4 (2.04%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.53%) VoIP
4 3 (1.53%) WAN
5 2 (1.02%) ADSL
5 2 (1.02%) Broadband
5 2 (1.02%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.02%) ISDN
5 2 (1.02%) MPLS
5 2 (1.02%) VPN
6 1 (0.51%) 4G
6 1 (0.51%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (0.51%) IPv4
6 1 (0.51%) IPv6
6 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.53%) Blockchain
1 3 (1.53%) Power BI
2 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.55%) JIRA
General
1 52 (26.53%) Finance
2 29 (14.80%) Telecoms
3 21 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 14 (7.14%) Marketing
4 14 (7.14%) Retail
5 12 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (4.59%) Billing
7 8 (4.08%) Banking
7 8 (4.08%) Legal
8 6 (3.06%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.04%) Back Office
10 3 (1.53%) Automotive
10 3 (1.53%) Publishing
11 1 (0.51%) German Language
11 1 (0.51%) Local Government
11 1 (0.51%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 145 (73.98%) Project Manager
2 30 (15.31%) IT Manager
3 26 (13.27%) IT Project Manager
4 20 (10.20%) Analyst
5 19 (9.69%) Senior Manager
5 19 (9.69%) Senior Project Manager
6 18 (9.18%) Infrastructure Manager
6 18 (9.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 13 (6.63%) PMO Analyst
8 10 (5.10%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.10%) Programme Manager
8 10 (5.10%) Technical Manager
8 10 (5.10%) Technical Project Manager
9 9 (4.59%) Network Manager
10 8 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
10 8 (4.08%) Network Project Manager
10 8 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 7 (3.57%) Delivery Project Manager
11 7 (3.57%) Senior IT Manager
11 7 (3.57%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.04%) Middleware
1 4 (2.04%) Web Services
2 3 (1.53%) Flash
2 3 (1.53%) HTML
3 2 (1.02%) .NET
4 1 (0.51%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.39%) PMI
2 29 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (10.20%) Management Information System
4 18 (9.18%) Computer Science
5 13 (6.63%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.08%) Social Media
7 7 (3.57%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.04%) FMCG
8 4 (2.04%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.53%) Life Science
9 3 (1.53%) Robotics
10 2 (1.02%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.02%) Infotainment
10 2 (1.02%) LIMS
11 1 (0.51%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.51%) CCTV
11 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.16%) Windows
2 11 (5.61%) Windows 7
3 7 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.55%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.04%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.02%) Android
8 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (66.33%) PRINCE2
2 111 (56.63%) Project Management
3 56 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 50 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (19.90%) Matrix Organization
7 27 (13.78%) Programme Management
7 27 (13.78%) Resource Allocation
8 25 (12.76%) Change Management
8 25 (12.76%) ITIL
8 25 (12.76%) Process Improvement
8 25 (12.76%) Project Governance
9 23 (11.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (11.22%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
10 22 (11.22%) Migration
10 22 (11.22%) Waterfall
11 19 (9.69%) Mentoring
12 18 (9.18%) Risk Management
13 17 (8.67%) Six Sigma
13 17 (8.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.55%) PHP
2 3 (1.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 164 (83.67%) PMI Certification
2 56 (28.57%) Degree
3 32 (16.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 22 (11.22%) Master's Degree
5 20 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (4.59%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.08%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.04%) MBA
8 4 (2.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 4 (2.04%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 3 (1.53%) CAPM
10 2 (1.02%) ISEB
10 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.51%) APMP
11 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.51%) PgMP
11 1 (0.51%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (21.94%) PMO
2 15 (7.65%) QA
3 11 (5.61%) GDPR
4 3 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.53%) GxP
5 1 (0.51%) COBIT
5 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.51%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (5.61%) SCCM
2 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.12%) Oracle
3 8 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.06%) Ericsson
5 4 (2.04%) Amdocs
5 4 (2.04%) Cisco
5 4 (2.04%) Nokia
5 4 (2.04%) Remedy
5 4 (2.04%) SAP
6 3 (1.53%) Demandware
6 3 (1.53%) Google
6 3 (1.53%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.02%) Capita
7 2 (1.02%) HP
7 2 (1.02%) LabWare
7 2 (1.02%) Siebel
8 1 (0.51%) Avaya
8 1 (0.51%) JDA
8 1 (0.51%) Orchard
8 1 (0.51%) PTC