Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for PgMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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 Program Management Professional (PgMP)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 882 853 855
Rank change year-on-year -29 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing PgMP 14 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.012% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.074% 0.060% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 12
UK median daily rate £700 £638 £565
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +12.83% +25.56%
10th Percentile £615 £467 £375
90th Percentile £970 £738 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £704 £675 £680
% change year-on-year +4.30% -0.74% +71.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PgMP 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18,952 19,875 21,710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.89% 20.42% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,621 12,439 13,134
UK median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £619 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 870 1,020
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +42.11%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -7.41% -1.82% +41.03%

PgMP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PgMP in the UK

PgMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PgMP in the UK

PgMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PgMP over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PgMP in the UK

PgMP
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PgMP within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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 -2 12 £704 +10.43% 4
UK excluding London +30 9 £704 +4.30% 2
South East - 5 £704 - 1
North of England +50 3 £838 -
North West +19 3 £838 -
London -24 3 £738 +22.92% 2
Midlands +5 1 - -
West Midlands 0 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PgMP 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 PgMP.

1 13 (92.86%) PMI Certification
2 12 (85.71%) Programme Management
3 9 (64.29%) Degree
3 9 (64.29%) Project Management
3 9 (64.29%) PMP
4 8 (57.14%) PMI
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
6 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) Retail
7 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 4 (28.57%) DevOps
8 3 (21.43%) SAP BPC
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
8 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) SAP
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (14.29%) Banking
9 2 (14.29%) Information Security
9 2 (14.29%) PDM
9 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 2 (14.29%) Coaching
9 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
9 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
10 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing

PgMP
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 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 3 (21.43%) SAP BPC
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Programme Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Transformation Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Office Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Report Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAP BPC Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior SAP Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) PMI
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Programme Management
2 9 (64.29%) Project Management
3 7 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
3 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) PDM
6 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) UML
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) PMI Certification
2 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) PMP
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft