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 3 months to 24 April 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 Program Management Professional (PgMP)
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 650 644
Rank change year-on-year +70 -6  
Contract jobs citing PgMP 15 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.059% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Median daily rate £550 £561 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +43.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £690 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate - £680 £390
% change year-on-year - +74.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9371 11951 11203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.24% 21.38% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 7505 6353
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.31% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 407 548
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +24.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.19 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.53% +44.44%  

PgMP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PgMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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
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 3 months to 24 April 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 +68 15 £550 +24.29%
London +40 7 £550 +26.80%
Solihull - 5 - -
West Midlands - 5 - -
South East - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
City of London +7 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, 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 20 (95.24%) PMI Certification
2 16 (76.19%) Programme Management
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) Finance
5 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
6 7 (33.33%) Project Management
6 7 (33.33%) PMP
6 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 6 (28.57%) Degree
7 6 (28.57%) DevOps
8 5 (23.81%) Fujitsu
8 5 (23.81%) Retail
8 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
8 5 (23.81%) IBM
8 5 (23.81%) HP
8 5 (23.81%) PMI
8 5 (23.81%) Change Management
9 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
10 3 (14.29%) MiFID
10 3 (14.29%) Banking
10 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (14.29%) Velocity
10 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
10 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (14.29%) CRM
11 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
11 2 (9.52%) C
11 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
11 2 (9.52%) Computer Science

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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) Value-Added Service
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (23.81%) Retail
4 3 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (9.52%) Dutch Language
5 2 (9.52%) French Language
5 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Programme Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Bid Manager
3 4 (19.05%) IT Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) CRM Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Banking Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Programme Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Programme Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Transformation Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.76%) CRM Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) PMO Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) PMI
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Programme Management
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) DevOps
5 5 (23.81%) Change Management
5 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
6 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) CRM
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.52%) Analytics
8 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
9 1 (4.76%) Contingency Planning
9 1 (4.76%) Matrix Organization
9 1 (4.76%) Planning and Forecasting
9 1 (4.76%) Programme Governance
9 1 (4.76%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) PMI Certification
2 7 (33.33%) PMP
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) MiFID
2 1 (4.76%) P3O
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Fujitsu
1 5 (23.81%) HP
1 5 (23.81%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) Lotus
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft