The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 386 370 393
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Contract jobs citing PMI 201 199 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 1.31% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 129 106
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£425 £498 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.57% +19.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £26.75 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -26.20%
PMI
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16144 15216 16408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.60% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9925 9574 9667
Average daily rate £413 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 603 820
Average hourly rate £18.54 £19.00 £24.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -23.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in England

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PMI Daily Rate Trend in England

PMI
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI across the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

PMI Daily Rate Histogram in England

PMI
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PMI Hourly Rate Trend in England

PMI
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 87 £450 -14.28% 14
South East -24 30 £430 -4.44% 12
East of England -9 25 £320 -50.76% 6
West Midlands -3 19 £375 -6.25% 1
North West -3 13 £470 +17.50% 1
East Midlands +7 8 £320 +42.22% 4
Yorkshire +6 7 £365 -27.00% 2
South West -21 7 £500 +6.66% 4
North East - - - - 1
PMI
UK

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 419 (99.05%) PMI Certification
2 344 (81.32%) PRINCE2
3 276 (65.25%) Project Management
4 184 (43.50%) Finance
5 141 (33.33%) PMP
6 92 (21.75%) MS Project
7 87 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 86 (20.33%) Banking
9 84 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
10 77 (18.20%) Microsoft
11 74 (17.49%) Degree
12 72 (17.02%) ITIL
13 70 (16.55%) MS Excel
14 67 (15.84%) Change Management
15 53 (12.53%) Migration
16 51 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
17 43 (10.17%) Oracle
18 41 (9.69%) PRINCE
19 40 (9.46%) Telecoms
19 40 (9.46%) Programme Management
20 38 (8.98%) MS Office
21 36 (8.51%) Java
21 36 (8.51%) Risk Management
21 36 (8.51%) Retail
22 35 (8.27%) SAP
22 35 (8.27%) Windows
22 35 (8.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 33 (7.80%) Change Control
24 32 (7.57%) Scrum
25 31 (7.33%) Management Information System

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 31 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.07%) WebSphere
3 11 (2.60%) MS Project Server
4 8 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (1.18%) Apache
6 4 (0.95%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.71%) Lync
7 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.47%) Documentum
8 2 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.24%) SAS
9 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.24%) FileNet
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 92 (21.75%) MS Project
2 70 (16.55%) MS Excel
3 38 (8.98%) MS Office
4 26 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (5.20%) MS Visio
6 10 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.47%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (3.55%) CA Clarity
2 7 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (1.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.47%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.47%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Summit
5 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.71%) SaaS
2 2 (0.47%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.47%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.24%) Office 365
3 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.49%) WAN
2 14 (3.31%) LAN
3 9 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (1.89%) SSL
4 8 (1.89%) Firewall
5 5 (1.18%) 3G
5 5 (1.18%) 2G
5 5 (1.18%) 4G
6 4 (0.95%) LTE
6 4 (0.95%) Intranet
6 4 (0.95%) Internet
7 3 (0.71%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.47%) Wireless
8 2 (0.47%) SAN
8 2 (0.47%) MPLS
9 1 (0.24%) ATM
9 1 (0.24%) TETRA
9 1 (0.24%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 1 (0.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.18%) Data Mining
3 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.47%) QlikView
4 2 (0.47%) DB2
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.24%) MS Access
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.24%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.24%) Big Data
5 1 (0.24%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (0.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.89%) Introscope
2 2 (0.47%) JIRA
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.24%) RequisitePro
General
1 184 (43.50%) Finance
2 86 (20.33%) Banking
3 40 (9.46%) Telecoms
4 36 (8.51%) Retail
5 22 (5.20%) Investment Banking
6 19 (4.49%) Marketing
7 15 (3.55%) Legal
8 12 (2.84%) Automotive
8 12 (2.84%) Front Office
9 11 (2.60%) Manufacturing
10 9 (2.13%) General Ledger
11 8 (1.89%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.65%) Back Office
12 7 (1.65%) Publishing
13 6 (1.42%) Advertising
14 5 (1.18%) Law
14 5 (1.18%) German Language
15 3 (0.71%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.71%) French Language
15 3 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 265 (62.65%) Project Manager
2 39 (9.22%) Analyst
3 27 (6.38%) IT Project Manager
4 26 (6.15%) Programme Manager
5 22 (5.20%) Senior Manager
5 22 (5.20%) Senior Project Manager
6 19 (4.49%) PMO Analyst
7 17 (4.02%) Infrastructure Manager
7 17 (4.02%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 16 (3.78%) Coordinator
8 16 (3.78%) Project Coordinator
9 14 (3.31%) Technical Manager
10 12 (2.84%) Technical Project Manager
11 11 (2.60%) IT Programme Manager
12 8 (1.89%) Business Analyst
13 7 (1.65%) Project Planner
13 7 (1.65%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (1.65%) PMO Manager
13 7 (1.65%) Business Manager
13 7 (1.65%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.31%) XML
2 10 (2.36%) JSP
3 9 (2.13%) Middleware
4 8 (1.89%) EJB
5 7 (1.65%) Worklight
6 6 (1.42%) .NET
6 6 (1.42%) J2EE
6 6 (1.42%) JRules
7 5 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.95%) HTML
9 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.47%) JSON
9 2 (0.47%) SVG
9 2 (0.47%) OAuth
9 2 (0.47%) OAuth2
9 2 (0.47%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (0.24%) RESTful
10 1 (0.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.33%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.20%) Mainframe
4 13 (3.07%) AS400
5 10 (2.36%) Economics
6 8 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.42%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (1.42%) FMCG
8 5 (1.18%) Kindle
8 5 (1.18%) Freedom of Information Act
9 4 (0.95%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.71%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.71%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.71%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.47%) User Experience
11 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.47%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.27%) Windows
2 29 (6.86%) Linux
3 23 (5.44%) UNIX
4 18 (4.26%) AIX
5 8 (1.89%) SUSE
6 1 (0.24%) Android
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.24%) HPUX
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (81.32%) PRINCE2
2 276 (65.25%) Project Management
3 87 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (17.02%) ITIL
6 67 (15.84%) Change Management
7 53 (12.53%) Migration
8 41 (9.69%) PRINCE
9 40 (9.46%) Programme Management
10 36 (8.51%) Risk Management
11 33 (7.80%) Change Control
12 32 (7.57%) Scrum
13 29 (6.86%) Waterfall
14 27 (6.38%) Six Sigma
15 26 (6.15%) Information Security
16 25 (5.91%) Service Management
16 25 (5.91%) Project Planning
17 22 (5.20%) Portfolio Management
18 20 (4.73%) Business Analysis
19 19 (4.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.51%) Java
2 28 (6.62%) C
3 13 (3.07%) SQL
4 8 (1.89%) Jython
4 8 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.95%) VBA
6 3 (0.71%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.47%) PHP
7 2 (0.47%) Python
8 1 (0.24%) C#
8 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 419 (99.05%) PMI Certification
2 141 (33.33%) PMP
3 74 (17.49%) Degree
4 35 (8.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 28 (6.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 23 (5.44%) APMP
7 15 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (3.31%) ISEB
9 10 (2.36%) CISSP
9 10 (2.36%) CISA
10 9 (2.13%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.42%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (1.18%) GIAC
12 5 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.18%) CCNA
12 5 (1.18%) PgMP
12 5 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.95%) CAPM
13 4 (0.95%) MBA
14 3 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.73%) QA
2 18 (4.26%) P3O
3 9 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.42%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.95%) COBIT
6 2 (0.47%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.47%) SLA
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.24%) GxP
7 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.24%) MiFID
7 1 (0.24%) EMIR
7 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (0.95%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.65%) Tivoli
1 7 (1.65%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 7 (1.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (0.95%) Puppet
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.24%) WSUS
4 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.24%) SCCM
4 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (18.20%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.17%) Oracle
3 35 (8.27%) SAP
4 12 (2.84%) IBM
5 10 (2.36%) Guidewire
6 9 (2.13%) Cisco
7 7 (1.65%) HP
7 7 (1.65%) CA
8 6 (1.42%) Primavera
8 6 (1.42%) Sybase
9 5 (1.18%) EMC
9 5 (1.18%) VMware
10 4 (0.95%) Lotus
10 4 (0.95%) Planview
10 4 (0.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (0.71%) Charles River
11 3 (0.71%) Wall Street Systems
11 3 (0.71%) NetApp
11 3 (0.71%) Nokia
11 3 (0.71%) BT
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