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 3 months to 23 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.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Management Maturity Model (P3M3)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 642 636
Rank change year-on-year +45 -6  
Contract jobs citing P3M3 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.002% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £450 £375 £620
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -39.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £375 £620
% change year-on-year +30.00% -39.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39559 44852 45349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.50% 83.35% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25807 29750 29034
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1082 1276
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

P3M3
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing P3M3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for P3M3 in the UK

P3M3
Top 10 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 3 months to 23 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
England +34 3 £438 +16.66% 1
South East +9 2 £525 +40.00%
Glasgow - 2 £450 -
Scotland - 2 £450 -
London - 1 £350 - 1
City of London - 1 £350 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Hove - 1 £525 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) PMO
3 2 (28.57%) P3O
3 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Demand Management
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) MiFID
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Kronos
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) PMI
4 1 (14.29%) PMP
4 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM

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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Workfront
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) PMO Lead
1 2 (28.57%) QA Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Quality Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior PMO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Demand Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PMO
2 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (28.57%) P3O
2 2 (28.57%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Kronos
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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