Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 233 208
Rank change year-on-year +45 -25 +4
Contract jobs citing PMP 199 132 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.19% 0.81% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.37% 3.17% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 90 144
South East median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £300
90th Percentile £548 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £465 £425
% change year-on-year -3.23% +9.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
South East median hourly rate £31.23 £17.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.46% -66.67% +48.94%
10th Percentile £27.38 £16.25 £39.10
90th Percentile £38.45 £18.75 £56.75
England median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% -3.61% -2.35%

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 3708 4166 5180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.13% 25.48% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2110 2574 3098
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £250 £260
90th Percentile £550 £556 £525
England median daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.41% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 212 255
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £27.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.58% -11.00% +81.76%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £49.63 £50.00 £54.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +30 120 £400 - 5
Berkshire +13 79 £380 -2.56% 4
West Sussex +12 34 £400 -26.10% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 29 £375 -36.17%
Hampshire +27 25 £380 -7.88% 2
Oxfordshire +14 12 £485 -3.00% 1
Surrey -16 11 £475 +15.15% 1
Sussex - 4 £450 -
Middlesex -2 2 £361 -23.67% 1
Kent - 2 £475 - 1
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 167 (83.92%) PMI Certification
2 141 (70.85%) PRINCE2
3 106 (53.27%) Project Management
4 61 (30.65%) Project Planning
5 60 (30.15%) Degree
6 54 (27.14%) Finance
6 54 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (23.12%) PMO
8 44 (22.11%) PMI
9 43 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (19.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 39 (19.60%) Microsoft Project
10 39 (19.60%) Matrix Organization
11 37 (18.59%) ITIL
12 35 (17.59%) Telecoms
13 34 (17.09%) Management Information System
13 34 (17.09%) Microsoft
14 33 (16.58%) Programme Management
15 30 (15.08%) QA
16 28 (14.07%) Migration
16 28 (14.07%) Microsoft Office
16 28 (14.07%) Resource Allocation
17 27 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (13.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 24 (12.06%) Microsoft Excel
19 22 (11.06%) Change Management
19 22 (11.06%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
20 21 (10.55%) Project Governance
20 21 (10.55%) Process Improvement
20 21 (10.55%) 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 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.02%) CMS
3 7 (3.52%) MS Project Server
4 5 (2.51%) Confluence
5 3 (1.51%) Drupal
6 2 (1.01%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (19.60%) Microsoft Project
2 28 (14.07%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (13.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (12.06%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (4.02%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.01%) Maya
7 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (1.51%) Oracle CRM On Demand
1 3 (1.51%) TrackWise
2 2 (1.01%) Actimize
2 2 (1.01%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 2 (1.01%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.01%) Office 365
2 3 (1.51%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.51%) SaaS
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) Force.com
4 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.03%) LAN
2 9 (4.52%) Firewall
3 6 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.51%) ATM
4 5 (2.51%) WAN
5 4 (2.01%) IPv4
5 4 (2.01%) IPv6
5 4 (2.01%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (1.51%) Internet
6 3 (1.51%) VoIP
7 2 (1.01%) ADSL
7 2 (1.01%) Broadband
7 2 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.01%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.01%) ISDN
7 2 (1.01%) MPLS
7 2 (1.01%) VPN
8 1 (0.50%) Intelligent Network
8 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.51%) Power BI
2 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.51%) JIRA
General
1 54 (27.14%) Finance
2 35 (17.59%) Telecoms
3 21 (10.55%) Manufacturing
4 13 (6.53%) Marketing
4 13 (6.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (5.53%) Legal
5 11 (5.53%) Retail
6 7 (3.52%) Banking
7 5 (2.51%) Back Office
7 5 (2.51%) Billing
7 5 (2.51%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.01%) Publishing
9 3 (1.51%) Automotive
10 1 (0.50%) German Language
10 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 144 (72.36%) Project Manager
2 31 (15.58%) IT Manager
3 26 (13.07%) IT Project Manager
4 21 (10.55%) Senior Manager
4 21 (10.55%) Senior Project Manager
5 19 (9.55%) Analyst
6 18 (9.05%) Infrastructure Manager
7 17 (8.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 13 (6.53%) PMO Analyst
9 11 (5.53%) Technical Manager
9 11 (5.53%) Technical Project Manager
10 10 (5.03%) Senior IT Manager
10 10 (5.03%) Senior IT Project Manager
11 9 (4.52%) Business Analyst
11 9 (4.52%) Data Centre Manager
11 9 (4.52%) Data Centre Project Manager
11 9 (4.52%) Programme Manager
12 8 (4.02%) Delivery Manager
12 8 (4.02%) Network Manager
13 7 (3.52%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.51%) Flash
1 3 (1.51%) HTML
1 3 (1.51%) Middleware
1 3 (1.51%) Web Services
2 2 (1.01%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.11%) PMI
2 34 (17.09%) Management Information System
3 27 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (9.05%) Data Centre
5 17 (8.54%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.02%) Social Media
7 7 (3.52%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.51%) Life Science
9 4 (2.01%) FMCG
9 4 (2.01%) LIMS
10 3 (1.51%) CCTV
11 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.01%) Infotainment
12 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.04%) Windows
2 9 (4.52%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.02%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.51%) Solaris
5 4 (2.01%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.51%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.01%) Android
7 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.01%) Unix
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (70.85%) PRINCE2
2 106 (53.27%) Project Management
3 61 (30.65%) Project Planning
4 54 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (19.60%) Matrix Organization
7 37 (18.59%) ITIL
8 33 (16.58%) Programme Management
9 28 (14.07%) Migration
9 28 (14.07%) Resource Allocation
10 22 (11.06%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
10 22 (11.06%) Change Management
11 21 (10.55%) Process Improvement
11 21 (10.55%) Project Governance
12 20 (10.05%) Mentoring
13 19 (9.55%) Change Control
13 19 (9.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (9.55%) Supplier Management
14 17 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (8.54%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.51%) PHP
2 3 (1.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 167 (83.92%) PMI Certification
2 60 (30.15%) Degree
3 39 (19.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 19 (9.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (9.05%) Master's Degree
6 11 (5.53%) Security Cleared
7 9 (4.52%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.02%) ISEB
9 7 (3.52%) ISTQB
10 6 (3.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.50%) APMP
11 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.50%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (23.12%) PMO
2 30 (15.08%) QA
3 13 (6.53%) GDPR
4 5 (2.51%) GxP
5 3 (1.51%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.50%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.52%) SCCM
2 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.04%) Oracle
3 6 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.51%) Nokia
5 4 (2.01%) Amdocs
5 4 (2.01%) Cisco
5 4 (2.01%) Ericsson
5 4 (2.01%) LabWare
5 4 (2.01%) Remedy
6 3 (1.51%) Google
6 3 (1.51%) SAP
6 3 (1.51%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.01%) Demandware
7 2 (1.01%) HP
7 2 (1.01%) Siebel
8 1 (0.50%) Avaya
8 1 (0.50%) Huawei
8 1 (0.50%) JDA
8 1 (0.50%) Planview
8 1 (0.50%) PTC