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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 137 123
Rank change year-on-year +23 -14  
Contract jobs citing PMP 20 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.74% 0.33% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.36% 1.00% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 13
Median daily rate £460 £463 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +27.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £424 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £520 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +8.93% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% -10.00%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 849 996 851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.50% 33.21% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 604 501
Median daily rate £425 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.38% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 43 42
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.82% -29.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £21.88 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Wiltshire +14 11 £625 +42.45%
Bristol -4 5 £485 +5.43%
Devon - 4 £438 -
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 23 (79.31%) Project Management
2 22 (75.86%) PRINCE2
3 19 (65.52%) PMI Certification
4 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
5 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
5 15 (51.72%) ITIL
5 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (44.83%) Degree
7 11 (37.93%) MBCS
7 11 (37.93%) CITP
7 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
7 11 (37.93%) PMI
7 11 (37.93%) Scrum
7 11 (37.93%) Chartered Engineer
8 10 (34.48%) Kanban
8 10 (34.48%) Confluence
8 10 (34.48%) Bitbucket
8 10 (34.48%) DevOps
8 10 (34.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (34.48%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (34.48%) JIRA
8 10 (34.48%) Atlassian
9 9 (31.03%) Migration
9 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
10 8 (27.59%) APMP
10 8 (27.59%) DV Cleared
11 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (24.14%) Puppet
11 7 (24.14%) Ansible
11 7 (24.14%) VMware

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 10 (34.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Bitbucket
1 10 (34.48%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Electronics
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Avionics
3 2 (6.90%) Local Government
4 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Military
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Head of Delivery
2 6 (20.69%) Head of Design
3 4 (13.79%) Programme Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Migration Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
1 11 (37.93%) PMI
2 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Project Management
2 22 (75.86%) PRINCE2
3 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) ITIL
4 11 (37.93%) Scrum
5 10 (34.48%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (34.48%) DevOps
5 10 (34.48%) Kanban
6 9 (31.03%) Migration
7 7 (24.14%) Service Management
8 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
9 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (10.34%) Software Delivery
11 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (6.90%) Line Management
11 2 (6.90%) Process Management
11 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
11 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (6.90%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) PMI Certification
2 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
3 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
4 13 (44.83%) Degree
5 11 (37.93%) Chartered Engineer
5 11 (37.93%) CITP
5 11 (37.93%) MBCS
6 10 (34.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (27.59%) APMP
7 8 (27.59%) DV Cleared
8 2 (6.90%) HNC
8 2 (6.90%) HND
8 2 (6.90%) PgMP
8 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (3.45%) APMG
9 1 (3.45%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Ansible
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Atlassian
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) SAP
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle