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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 211 184
Rank change year-on-year +50 -27  
Contract jobs citing PMP 90 66 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.11% 0.68% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 2.44% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 47 56
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.85% +12.50%  

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 2185 2707 2690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.01% 27.80% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1696 1435
Median daily rate £412 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 92 121
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.27% -4.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +40.00%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing PMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +37 23 £400 -11.11% 4
Hampshire +24 19 £450 +12.50% 1
Oxfordshire -1 17 £488 +2.63%
Surrey +9 15 £550 +10.00% 3
West Sussex +16 9 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -21 3 £369 -7.81%
Kent +15 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 119 (79.87%) PRINCE2
2 104 (69.80%) PMI Certification
3 93 (62.42%) Project Management
4 33 (22.15%) ITIL
4 33 (22.15%) Finance
5 32 (21.48%) PMO
6 30 (20.13%) Microsoft
7 28 (18.79%) Change Management
8 27 (18.12%) PMI
8 27 (18.12%) Degree
9 24 (16.11%) Migration
9 24 (16.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (15.44%) Matrix Organization
11 20 (13.42%) Telecoms
11 20 (13.42%) Project Planning
12 19 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (12.75%) PRINCE
13 18 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (11.41%) Data Centre
14 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Project
15 16 (10.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 16 (10.74%) Risk Management
15 16 (10.74%) QA
16 15 (10.07%) Change Control
16 15 (10.07%) Programme Management
16 15 (10.07%) Microsoft Office
17 14 (9.40%) APMP
18 13 (8.72%) Release Management
18 13 (8.72%) Supplier Management

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 3 (2.01%) Documentum
1 3 (2.01%) IIS
1 3 (2.01%) JBoss
2 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (10.07%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Maximo
2 1 (0.67%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.67%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.70%) Office 365
4 4 (2.68%) IaaS
5 2 (1.34%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.34%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.67%) PaaS
6 1 (0.67%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) LAN
1 5 (3.36%) WAN
2 2 (1.34%) PSTN
2 2 (1.34%) SAN
2 2 (1.34%) VoIP
3 1 (0.67%) 2G
3 1 (0.67%) 3G
3 1 (0.67%) 4G
3 1 (0.67%) LTE
3 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (2.01%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) Big Data
General
1 33 (22.15%) Finance
2 20 (13.42%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.04%) Retail
4 5 (3.36%) Publishing
5 3 (2.01%) Automotive
5 3 (2.01%) Billing
6 2 (1.34%) Banking
6 2 (1.34%) Legal
6 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) French Language
7 1 (0.67%) German Language
7 1 (0.67%) Law
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 102 (68.46%) Project Manager
2 15 (10.07%) IT Manager
2 15 (10.07%) Senior Manager
3 14 (9.40%) Senior Project Manager
4 13 (8.72%) IT Project Manager
5 10 (6.71%) Data Centre Manager
5 10 (6.71%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 10 (6.71%) Programme Manager
6 9 (6.04%) Analyst
6 9 (6.04%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (6.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 9 (6.04%) Migration Manager
6 9 (6.04%) Migration Project Manager
7 8 (5.37%) Coordinator
7 8 (5.37%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
8 7 (4.70%) Data Migration Manager
8 7 (4.70%) Data Migration Project Manager
8 7 (4.70%) Network Manager
8 7 (4.70%) Network Project Manager
8 7 (4.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.34%) SAP Basis
1 2 (1.34%) Web Services
2 1 (0.67%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.12%) PMI
2 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (11.41%) Data Centre
4 12 (8.05%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.36%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.01%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.01%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.34%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.34%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.34%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.34%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) CCTV
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.67%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.67%) FMCG
8 1 (0.67%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.67%) SCADA
8 1 (0.67%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.72%) Windows
2 6 (4.03%) Linux
2 6 (4.03%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.68%) Unix
4 3 (2.01%) AIX
5 2 (1.34%) Solaris
6 1 (0.67%) VMS
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (79.87%) PRINCE2
2 93 (62.42%) Project Management
3 33 (22.15%) ITIL
4 28 (18.79%) Change Management
5 24 (16.11%) Migration
5 24 (16.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (15.44%) Matrix Organization
7 20 (13.42%) Project Planning
8 19 (12.75%) PRINCE
9 18 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (10.74%) Risk Management
11 15 (10.07%) Change Control
11 15 (10.07%) Programme Management
12 13 (8.72%) Release Management
12 13 (8.72%) Scrum
12 13 (8.72%) Service Delivery
12 13 (8.72%) Supplier Management
13 10 (6.71%) CRM
13 10 (6.71%) Service Management
13 10 (6.71%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.67%) C
1 1 (0.67%) Java
1 1 (0.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (69.80%) PMI Certification
2 27 (18.12%) Degree
3 16 (10.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (9.40%) APMP
5 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (5.37%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.34%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.67%) ISEB
8 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (21.48%) PMO
2 16 (10.74%) QA
3 5 (3.36%) COBIT
3 5 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (3.36%) SLA
4 2 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.34%) P3O
5 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.03%) SCCM
2 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.70%) SAP
3 5 (3.36%) OpenText
3 5 (3.36%) Oracle
4 4 (2.68%) IBM
5 3 (2.01%) Cisco
5 3 (2.01%) Huawei
5 3 (2.01%) Informatica
5 3 (2.01%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.01%) Virgin Media
5 3 (2.01%) Workday
6 2 (1.34%) Aastra
6 2 (1.34%) BT
6 2 (1.34%) Casewise
6 2 (1.34%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.34%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.34%) Sage
6 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.34%) VMware
6 2 (1.34%) WorldPay
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 8 hours ago