The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 184 207 208
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs citing PMI 14 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.81% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 17
Average daily rate
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£526 £500 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.25% +51.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £390 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £445 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.73% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2013 2702 2985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.62% 37.42% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1475 2008 2190
Average daily rate £470 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 65
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £36.25 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMI across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMI across the City of London region.

PMI Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PMI
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

PMI Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PMI
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PMI across the City of London region.

PMI Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PMI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMI.

1 40 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 35 (87.50%) PRINCE2
3 31 (77.50%) Project Management
4 25 (62.50%) Finance
5 16 (40.00%) Degree
6 13 (32.50%) PMP
7 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (25.00%) PRINCE
8 10 (25.00%) ITIL
8 10 (25.00%) MS Office
8 10 (25.00%) Banking
9 8 (20.00%) MS Project
9 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (15.00%) Java
11 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (15.00%) Change Management
12 5 (12.50%) Oracle
12 5 (12.50%) Linux
12 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
13 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (10.00%) Change Control
13 4 (10.00%) Six Sigma
13 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
13 4 (10.00%) Service Management
13 4 (10.00%) Migration
14 3 (7.50%) Legal
14 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
14 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (7.50%) UNIX

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PMI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Office
2 8 (20.00%) MS Project
2 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.50%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Legal
5 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Advertising
6 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Project Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (7.50%) Coordinator
3 3 (7.50%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Solutions Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Junior
4 2 (5.00%) Project Planner
5 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Procurement Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Change Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) EJB
1 2 (5.00%) JSP
1 2 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (5.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (5.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.50%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 31 (77.50%) Project Management
3 10 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 10 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.00%) Change Management
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.00%) Change Control
5 4 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 4 (10.00%) Service Management
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.50%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.00%) People Management
7 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
2 1 (2.50%) VBA
2 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 16 (40.00%) Degree
3 13 (32.50%) PMP
4 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (5.00%) MAPM
5 2 (5.00%) APMP
6 1 (2.50%) GIAC
6 1 (2.50%) CISA
6 1 (2.50%) ISEB
6 1 (2.50%) CISSP
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Sybase
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) SunGard
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) CA
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
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