Period
to 9 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 9 December 2019 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 West
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 209 179
Rank change year-on-year +5 -30 +11
Contract jobs citing PMP 22 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% 0.94% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 10
South West median daily rate £456 £410 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.28% +64.00% -38.65%
10th Percentile £404 £308 £190
90th Percentile £610 £539 £443
England median daily rate £481 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.32% +5.56% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South West median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +55.77%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -17.50%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,260 2,022 1,521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 35.24% 31.65% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,373 1,063 827
South West median daily rate £475 £434 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.51% +5.15% +3.13%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £213
90th Percentile £625 £588 £600
England median daily rate £470 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 131 93
South West median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +17.14% +1.45%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.50 £15.33
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £49.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% - -1.96%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for PMP in the South West

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMP in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in the South West

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in the South West over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMP in the South West

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMP in the South West

PMP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 9 December 2019. 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
Bristol +22 13 £463 +2.78% 2
Wiltshire -12 5 £475 +26.92% 3
Devon - 2 £450 -
Dorset +2 1 - - 1
Somerset 0 1 - -
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for PMP.

1 20 (90.91%) PRINCE2
2 12 (54.55%) Project Management
3 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (45.45%) PMI Certification
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
6 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (31.82%) ITIL
7 7 (31.82%) Project Delivery
8 6 (27.27%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
9 5 (22.73%) Public Sector
10 4 (18.18%) Change Management
10 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
10 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (13.64%) Windows
11 3 (13.64%) Service Management
11 3 (13.64%) Migration
11 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
11 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
11 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making
11 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
12 2 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
12 2 (9.09%) Network Management
12 2 (9.09%) APMP
12 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared

PMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Front Office
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Project Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (22.73%) IT Manager
3 5 (22.73%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (18.18%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (18.18%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Banking Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Support Officer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) PRINCE2
2 12 (54.55%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
5 7 (31.82%) Project Delivery
6 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
7 4 (18.18%) Change Management
7 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
8 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making
8 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
8 3 (13.64%) Service Management
8 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
9 2 (9.09%) Network Management
9 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
9 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) PMI Certification
3 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (9.09%) APMP
6 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (4.55%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
7 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com