The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for PMBOK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMBOK over the 3 months to 28 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.

PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide and Standards)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 641 628
Rank change year-on-year +41 -13  
Contract jobs citing PMBOK 10 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.019% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Median daily rate £438 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +7.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £324 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £593 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £454 £413 £463
% change year-on-year +10.00% -10.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PMBOK is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5495 6228 6328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.67% 11.56% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3540 4025 4084
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 216 197
Median hourly rate £25.06 £28.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.50% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.29 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

PMBOK
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PMBOK as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMBOK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMBOK.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMBOK in the UK

PMBOK
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMBOK within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +37 10 £438 -7.89% 3
South East +29 6 £458 -3.68%
Berkshire - 5 £450 -
Windsor - 3 £475 -
London +9 2 £388 -34.32% 2
Yorkshire +18 1 £450 +71.42%
West Sussex +15 1 £458 -3.68%
Crawley 0 1 £458 -3.68%
Leeds - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMBOK 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 PMBOK.

1 20 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 20 (83.33%) Project Management
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (33.33%) Migration
6 7 (29.17%) Scrum
6 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (20.83%) CRM
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Supplier Management
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (16.67%) MS Project Server
8 4 (16.67%) CA PPM
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) Primavera
8 4 (16.67%) CA
8 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) Service Management
8 4 (16.67%) PMO
9 3 (12.50%) Change Management
9 3 (12.50%) PMI
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel

PMBOK
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 4 (16.67%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) CA PPM
1 4 (16.67%) Primavera
2 2 (8.33%) NetSuite
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Business One
3 1 (4.17%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) CTI
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) MPLS
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.17%) International Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Project Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Programme Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Business Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) CRM Manager
6 2 (8.33%) CRM Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 2 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Service Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Service Management Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) PMO Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Service Management Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) PMI
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) BYOD
4 1 (4.17%) iSeries
4 1 (4.17%) IVR
4 1 (4.17%) Life Science
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 20 (83.33%) Project Management
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (33.33%) Migration
5 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
5 7 (29.17%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) CRM
6 5 (20.83%) Supplier Management
7 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Service Management
7 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.50%) Biometrics
8 3 (12.50%) Change Control
8 3 (12.50%) Project Governance
8 3 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) APMG
4 1 (4.17%) PMP
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
1 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) CA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Infor
4 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
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