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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 164 176 184
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Contract jobs citing PMI 28 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 1.11% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 14
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£505 £480 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% -6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £650 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £408 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.52% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £165.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-77.87% +277.14%
PMI
London

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
1917 2252 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.33% 37.67% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1736 1782
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.30 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 46 (97.87%) PMI Certification
2 39 (82.98%) PRINCE2
3 34 (72.34%) Project Management
4 29 (61.70%) Finance
5 19 (40.43%) Banking
6 13 (27.66%) PMP
7 12 (25.53%) Investment Banking
8 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (21.28%) MS Office
10 8 (17.02%) Oracle
10 8 (17.02%) MS Project
11 7 (14.89%) Programme Management
11 7 (14.89%) Degree
12 6 (12.77%) Migration
12 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
12 6 (12.77%) PRINCE
13 5 (10.64%) Financial Institution
13 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
13 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
13 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
13 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (10.64%) Information Security
13 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
13 5 (10.64%) Change Control
14 4 (8.51%) Line Management
14 4 (8.51%) WorldPay
14 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
14 4 (8.51%) Change Management
14 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
14 4 (8.51%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Office
2 8 (17.02%) MS Project
3 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) LAN
1 3 (6.38%) WAN
2 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) OLAP
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (61.70%) Finance
2 19 (40.43%) Banking
3 12 (25.53%) Investment Banking
4 5 (10.64%) Financial Institution
5 4 (8.51%) Retail
6 3 (6.38%) Back Office
7 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.13%) International Banking
7 1 (2.13%) Billing
7 1 (2.13%) Automotive
7 1 (2.13%) Law
7 1 (2.13%) Legal
7 1 (2.13%) Advertising
7 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.13%) Front Office
7 1 (2.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Project Manager
2 10 (21.28%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.26%) IT Programme Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Risk Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Security Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.13%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Economics
2 3 (6.38%) Equities
2 3 (6.38%) SWIFT
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) Derivative
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.13%) Tandem
4 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) UNIX
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Solaris
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (82.98%) PRINCE2
2 34 (72.34%) Project Management
3 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.89%) Programme Management
5 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
5 6 (12.77%) PRINCE
6 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.64%) Information Security
6 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
6 5 (10.64%) Change Control
7 4 (8.51%) Line Management
7 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Change Management
7 4 (8.51%) Supplier Management
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL
8 3 (6.38%) Service Management
8 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.13%) VBA
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) C++
2 1 (2.13%) COBOL
2 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 46 (97.87%) PMI Certification
2 13 (27.66%) PMP
3 7 (14.89%) Degree
4 4 (8.51%) CISA
4 4 (8.51%) CISSP
5 3 (6.38%) GIAC
5 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.13%) ISEB
7 1 (2.13%) CISM
7 1 (2.13%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) COBIT
1 3 (6.38%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) WorldPay
2 4 (8.51%) IBM
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Dell
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco
3 3 (6.38%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Avaya
5 1 (2.13%) Juniper
5 1 (2.13%) Informatica
5 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.13%) Cognos
5 1 (2.13%) Netezza
5 1 (2.13%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.13%) Sophis
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