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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 186 209 205
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing PMI 17 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.68% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 14
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£553 £500 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% +27.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £307 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.50%
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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
2046 2661 2940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.69% 37.61% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1479 1965 2151
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 55 67
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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 18 September 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 18 September 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 44 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 38 (86.36%) PRINCE2
3 35 (79.55%) Project Management
4 26 (59.09%) Finance
5 16 (36.36%) Degree
6 15 (34.09%) PMP
7 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 11 (25.00%) PRINCE
8 11 (25.00%) ITIL
9 10 (22.73%) MS Office
9 10 (22.73%) Banking
10 8 (18.18%) MS Project
10 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.64%) Change Management
12 6 (13.64%) Java
13 5 (11.36%) Oracle
13 5 (11.36%) Linux
13 5 (11.36%) Service Management
13 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (11.36%) Investment Banking
14 4 (9.09%) Change Control
14 4 (9.09%) Migration
14 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
14 4 (9.09%) Six Sigma
14 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
15 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (6.82%) UNIX
15 3 (6.82%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Office
2 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (18.18%) MS Project
3 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Teamcenter
1 1 (2.27%) CA Clarity
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (59.09%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Legal
5 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.55%) Retail
6 1 (2.27%) Advertising
6 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.27%) Marketing
6 1 (2.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (6.82%) Coordinator
3 3 (6.82%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) PMO Lead
4 2 (4.55%) Solutions Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Junior
4 2 (4.55%) Project Planner
5 1 (2.27%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Consultant
5 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) EJB
1 2 (4.55%) JSP
1 2 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (6.82%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.55%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (4.55%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.55%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) SecurID
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) UNIX
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (86.36%) PRINCE2
2 35 (79.55%) Project Management
3 11 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 11 (25.00%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.64%) Change Management
6 5 (11.36%) Service Management
6 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.09%) Six Sigma
7 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.09%) Migration
7 4 (9.09%) Change Control
8 3 (6.82%) Business Transformation
8 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.82%) Project Governance
8 3 (6.82%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.55%) People Management
9 2 (4.55%) Qualitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
2 1 (2.27%) VBA
2 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 16 (36.36%) Degree
3 15 (34.09%) PMP
4 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.55%) MAPM
5 2 (4.55%) APMP
6 1 (2.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) ISEB
6 1 (2.27%) CISSP
6 1 (2.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (2.27%) CISA
6 1 (2.27%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Sybase
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe
4 1 (2.27%) SunGard
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) CA
4 1 (2.27%) Siemens
4 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat