Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 195 272
Rank change year-on-year -27 +77 -44
Contract jobs citing PMP 168 178 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.99% 1.10% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 4.33% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 114 82
South East median daily rate £430 £469 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.27% -0.27% +13.94%
10th Percentile £316 £333 £312
90th Percentile £538 £531 £600
England median daily rate £463 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -2.63% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
South East median hourly rate £37.75 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.03% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -24.44% +50.00%

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 3,785 4,115 5,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.24% 25.42% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,063 2,354 3,154
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
10th Percentile £250 £246 £253
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 265 191
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.65 £53.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -15.25% +7.27% +22.22%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Hampshire +22 58 £450 +2.86% 2
Thames Valley -41 52 £425 -12.37% 14
Berkshire -9 48 £425 -10.53% 9
Surrey -17 27 £493 +1.81% 4
West Sussex +1 23 £370 -5.13%
East Sussex +3 4 £600 -
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £320 -14.67% 3
Sussex 0 1 £470 +4.44%
Oxfordshire -30 1 £520 +6.67% 2
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 128 (76.19%) PMI Certification
2 125 (74.40%) Project Management
3 99 (58.93%) PRINCE2
4 78 (46.43%) Finance
5 64 (38.10%) Degree
6 58 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (27.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 47 (27.98%) Project Planning
8 44 (26.19%) ITIL
9 35 (20.83%) PMI
10 31 (18.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 30 (17.86%) Matrix Organization
12 29 (17.26%) Security Cleared
13 26 (15.48%) Retail
13 26 (15.48%) Microsoft Project
13 26 (15.48%) Marketing
14 24 (14.29%) Computer Science
14 24 (14.29%) QA
14 24 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (13.69%) SDLC
16 22 (13.10%) Waterfall
16 22 (13.10%) Telecoms
17 21 (12.50%) Change Management
18 19 (11.31%) Microsoft Excel
18 19 (11.31%) SC Cleared
19 18 (10.71%) Microsoft
19 18 (10.71%) Master's Degree
20 17 (10.12%) Scrum
20 17 (10.12%) CRM

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 11 (6.55%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.57%) Drupal
3 5 (2.98%) CMS
4 4 (2.38%) Confluence
5 3 (1.79%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.60%) CICS
6 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (15.48%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (11.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.38%) Office 365
2 4 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.79%) Skype
2 2 (1.19%) Broadband
2 2 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.19%) SMS
3 1 (0.60%) ADSL
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.60%) LAN
3 1 (0.60%) MPLS
3 1 (0.60%) Network Security
3 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.60%) VPN
3 1 (0.60%) WAN
3 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.57%) Power BI
2 3 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (2.98%) JIRA
2 2 (1.19%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.19%) JMeter
2 2 (1.19%) JUnit
2 2 (1.19%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 78 (46.43%) Finance
2 26 (15.48%) Marketing
2 26 (15.48%) Retail
3 22 (13.10%) Telecoms
4 15 (8.93%) Legal
5 11 (6.55%) Billing
6 6 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.19%) Automotive
8 2 (1.19%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.60%) Banking
9 1 (0.60%) German Language
9 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 116 (69.05%) Project Manager
2 28 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 28 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 18 (10.71%) Senior Manager
3 18 (10.71%) Senior Project Manager
4 11 (6.55%) Senior IT Manager
4 11 (6.55%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 10 (5.95%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 9 (5.36%) Applications Manager
6 9 (5.36%) Coordinator
6 9 (5.36%) Data Centre Engineer
6 9 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (5.36%) Project Coordinator
6 9 (5.36%) Project Engineer
7 8 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (4.17%) Applications Project Manager
9 6 (3.57%) Analyst
9 6 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 6 (3.57%) Oracle Project Manager
9 6 (3.57%) Senior Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.98%) Middleware
1 5 (2.98%) Web Services
2 2 (1.19%) cXML
2 2 (1.19%) EDI
3 1 (0.60%) .NET
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.83%) PMI
2 24 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 23 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 13 (7.74%) Data Centre
6 9 (5.36%) Mobile App
7 8 (4.76%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.98%) Social Media
9 4 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.19%) CCTV
11 2 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.19%) PKI
11 2 (1.19%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.19%) User Experience
12 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.19%) Linux
1 2 (1.19%) Windows
2 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (74.40%) Project Management
2 99 (58.93%) PRINCE2
3 58 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (27.98%) Project Planning
4 47 (27.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (26.19%) ITIL
6 30 (17.86%) Matrix Organization
7 24 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (13.69%) SDLC
9 22 (13.10%) Waterfall
10 21 (12.50%) Change Management
11 17 (10.12%) CRM
11 17 (10.12%) Scrum
12 16 (9.52%) Migration
13 15 (8.93%) E-Commerce
13 15 (8.93%) Resource Allocation
14 14 (8.33%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
14 14 (8.33%) Business Development
14 14 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
14 14 (8.33%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.98%) Java
2 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.60%) C#
Qualifications
1 128 (76.19%) PMI Certification
2 64 (38.10%) Degree
3 31 (18.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 29 (17.26%) Security Cleared
5 19 (11.31%) SC Cleared
6 18 (10.71%) Master's Degree
7 8 (4.76%) DV Cleared
7 8 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (3.57%) APMP
8 6 (3.57%) ISEB
8 6 (3.57%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.98%) MBA
10 3 (1.79%) CAPM
11 2 (1.19%) AAT
11 2 (1.19%) CISSP
11 2 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (1.19%) PgMP
12 1 (0.60%) APMG
12 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.60%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.29%) QA
2 16 (9.52%) PMO
3 8 (4.76%) GDPR
4 3 (1.79%) SLA
5 2 (1.19%) COBIT
5 2 (1.19%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.19%) P3O
5 2 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.60%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 4 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) ACF2
2 1 (0.60%) RACF
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) SCCM
1 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.74%) SAP
2 13 (7.74%) ServiceNow
3 9 (5.36%) Oracle
4 4 (2.38%) HP
4 4 (2.38%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.79%) Citrix
6 2 (1.19%) Ariba
6 2 (1.19%) Cisco
6 2 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.60%) IBM
7 1 (0.60%) Informatica
7 1 (0.60%) Juniper
7 1 (0.60%) VMware