Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 189 189
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -1
Contract jobs citing PMP 22 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.26% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.38% 0.87% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 20
South West median daily rate £335 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.28% +7.10% -3.13%
10th Percentile £190 £313 £326
90th Percentile £507 £515 £567
England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.77% - -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £40.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year -19.02% +0.62% +3.18%

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 1592 1733 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.09% 30.47% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 1080 1235
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £532
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 106 134
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -31.68% +15.00%
10th Percentile £16.38 £13.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.38 £47.50 £50.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +26.32%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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
Wiltshire +4 11 £250 -43.02%
Bristol -11 6 £460 +15.00% 4
Cornwall - 2 £200 -
Devon - 2 £438 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 - 1
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West region with a requirement for PMP.

1 19 (86.36%) Project Management
2 17 (77.27%) PRINCE2
3 10 (45.45%) PMI Certification
3 10 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (27.27%) APMP
6 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
6 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) Logistics
7 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) Time Management
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 4 (18.18%) QA
8 3 (13.64%) Change Control
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Legal
9 2 (9.09%) Migration
9 2 (9.09%) Marketing
9 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (9.09%) Banking
9 2 (9.09%) Retail
9 2 (9.09%) Billing
9 2 (9.09%) Information Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Maximo
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Basecamp
1 2 (9.09%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Broadband
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.64%) Legal
4 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Billing
4 2 (9.09%) Electronics
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.55%) Automotive
5 1 (4.55%) Local Government
5 1 (4.55%) Military
5 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Coordinator
2 5 (22.73%) Project Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) PMO Coordinator
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Project Management
2 17 (77.27%) PRINCE2
3 10 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
4 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
5 4 (18.18%) Logistics
5 4 (18.18%) Time Management
6 3 (13.64%) Change Control
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) Information Management
7 2 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) R
1 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) PMI Certification
1 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (27.27%) APMP
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) CITP
5 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
5 1 (4.55%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) PMO
3 1 (4.55%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) IBM