Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 896 881
Rank change year-on-year +64 -15 -26
Contract jobs citing PgMP 17 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.010% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.091% 0.047% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
UK median daily rate £525 £515 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +33.94% +5.34%
10th Percentile £422 £412 £327
90th Percentile £635 £733 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £442 £680 £390
% change year-on-year -35.00% +74.36% -2.50%
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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18628 23422 21933
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.53% 21.31% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11391 14640 12772
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £250 £245 £225
90th Percentile £588 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 821 1076
UK median hourly rate £29.92 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% +24.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.19 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +24.44% +12.15%

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 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PgMP in the UK

PgMP
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 PgMP within the UK over the 6 months to 27 July 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 +63 17 £525 +18.64% 1
UK excluding London +52 10 £442 -35.00%
London +7 7 £550 +24.29% 1
West Midlands +36 4 - -
Midlands +20 4 - -
South East - 4 - -
South West - 2 £442 -

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 17 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 14 (82.35%) Programme Management
3 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
3 9 (52.94%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) Change Management
6 5 (29.41%) Retail
6 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
6 5 (29.41%) DevOps
6 5 (29.41%) Programme Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) Fujitsu
7 4 (23.53%) Velocity
7 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (23.53%) IBM
7 4 (23.53%) HP
7 4 (23.53%) PMI
7 4 (23.53%) PMP
7 4 (23.53%) CRM
8 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
8 3 (17.65%) Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (11.76%) Scrum
9 2 (11.76%) APMP
9 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
9 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
9 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
9 2 (11.76%) Dutch Language

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 (5.88%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
1 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Dutch Language
3 2 (11.76%) French Language
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Programme Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Bid Manager
2 4 (23.53%) CRM Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) PMI
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Programme Management
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) DevOps
3 5 (29.41%) Programme Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) Data Management
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Kanban
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) People Management
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) PMP
4 2 (11.76%) APMP
4 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) P3O
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Fujitsu
1 4 (23.53%) HP
1 4 (23.53%) IBM
1 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) Lotus
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft