Period
to 19 October 2017

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 6 months to 19 October 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 886 859
Rank change year-on-year +36 -27 -25
Contract jobs citing PMBOK 21 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.012% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 15
UK median daily rate £438 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £368 £395 £391
90th Percentile £620 £530 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £470
% change year-on-year +2.94% -9.57% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12316 12215 13504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.39% 11.48% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8077 7902 8633
UK median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.93% +3.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £225 £230
90th Percentile £630 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 447 464
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +4.41% +7.75%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.68 £47.50 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -20.00% +16.01% +10.51%

PMBOK
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 October 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 10 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 6 months to 19 October 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 +45 21 £438 -2.78% 6
UK excluding London +50 13 £438 +2.94% 2
London +13 8 £469 +0.81% 4
South East +21 6 £450 +9.09% 2
North of England +88 3 £440 -
East of England - 3 £425 -
North East - 2 £430 -
West Midlands +29 1 £300 -29.41%
Midlands +27 1 £300 -29.41%
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 15 (71.43%) Project Management
2 14 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) PMO
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) CRM
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Supplier Management
5 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (14.29%) GDPR
6 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 3 (14.29%) PMI
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (9.52%) MCSE
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.52%) GxP
7 2 (9.52%) VPN
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) PMP
7 2 (9.52%) SAN
7 2 (9.52%) CA

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 2 (9.52%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) CA PPM
1 2 (9.52%) Primavera
1 2 (9.52%) Temenos T24
2 1 (4.76%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) NAS
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Project Manager
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) GDPR Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (4.76%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Finance Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) PMI
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) IVR
4 1 (4.76%) Life Science
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Project Management
2 14 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) CRM
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) Supplier Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Facilities Management
5 2 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) PMP
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) PMO
2 3 (14.29%) GDPR
3 2 (9.52%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
2 2 (9.52%) CA
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Avaya
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Infor
3 1 (4.76%) Planview
3 1 (4.76%) Sun