Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 205 182
Rank change year-on-year +79 -23 -11
Contract jobs citing PMP 7 17 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.27% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.78% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 14
Median daily rate £288 £412 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.22% +0.49% -7.61%
10th Percentile £235 £313 £333
90th Percentile £360 £575 £451
England median daily rate £475 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £57.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.75% +34.12% +4.94%
10th Percentile £25.90 £53.50 £41.25
90th Percentile £28.75 £60.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £27.50 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -29.03% +10.71% +11.35%

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 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 1,071 2,181 1,514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 44.31% 34.27% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 1,246 759
Median daily rate £475 £468 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.55% +11.37% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £575
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 162 106
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.25 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.16% +6.29% -1.24%
10th Percentile £25.90 £15.55 £15.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £48.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -2.78% +58.24% -21.55%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PMP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PMP in the South West.

Daily rate trend for PMP in the South West

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PMP in the South West over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PMP in the South West

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PMP in the South West.

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 14 August 2020. 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
Gloucestershire - 6 £288 -
Bristol +41 1 - -
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 7 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (85.71%) PMI Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Information Assurance
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (71.43%) Military
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Document Management
4 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
4 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (57.14%) Change Control
5 3 (42.86%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
7 1 (14.29%) CISM
7 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 1 (14.29%) Security Management
7 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (14.29%) CRM
7 1 (14.29%) CISSP
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL
7 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (14.29%) Project Planning

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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Control Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (71.43%) Information Assurance
4 4 (57.14%) Change Control
4 4 (57.14%) Document Management
4 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
4 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
6 1 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 1 (14.29%) Network Management
6 1 (14.29%) PQQ
6 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (14.29%) Project Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) PMI Certification
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) APMP
2 1 (14.29%) CEH
2 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) NCSC
1 1 (14.29%) NIST