Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for P3M3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited P3M3 over the 6 months to 18 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.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Management Maturity Model (P3M3)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 881 883 893
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 -11
Contract jobs citing P3M3 8 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.003% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.003% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 11
UK median daily rate £350 £355 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.41% -6.58% +26.67%
10th Percentile £313 £317 £213
90th Percentile £673 £386 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £355 £395
% change year-on-year +26.76% -10.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

P3M3 is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86286 88673 93962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.92% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57474 58658 60890
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2353 2731
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.26% +17.50%

P3M3
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing P3M3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for P3M3 in the UK

P3M3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing P3M3.

Contractor daily rate trend for P3M3 in the UK

P3M3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing P3M3 over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for P3M3 in the UK

P3M3
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing P3M3 within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England +45 6 £350 -1.41%
UK excluding London +37 6 £450 +26.76%
South East +15 3 £525 +47.89%
London - 2 £350 -
Scotland - 2 £450 -
West Midlands +36 1 £325 +12.07%
Midlands +26 1 £325 +12.07%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing P3M3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for P3M3.

1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Governance
2 3 (37.50%) PMO
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) International Banking
3 2 (25.00%) MiFID
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) PMP
4 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Delivery

P3M3
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) QA Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Quality Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Development Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Training Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PMO
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (25.00%) MiFID