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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 438 364 368
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +4
Contract jobs citing PMI 141 192 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 1.29% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 131 104
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£450 £456 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £596 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £26.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.50
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
15290 14865 13381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10003 9386 8026
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 625 763
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.27 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -22 57 £500 - 17
South East -17 53 £428 -4.86% 4
East of England -12 9 £525 +16.66% 3
North West -15 7 £400 +25.98% 2
West Midlands -8 5 £380 +28.81% 2
East Midlands -3 4 - -
South West -27 4 £450 +18.42% 1
Yorkshire -12 1 £300 -20.00% 2
North East - - - -
PMI
UK

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 340 (98.84%) PMI Certification
2 280 (81.40%) PRINCE2
3 228 (66.28%) Project Management
4 157 (45.64%) Finance
5 110 (31.98%) PMP
6 84 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (19.77%) Banking
7 68 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 66 (19.19%) MS Project
9 63 (18.31%) Change Management
10 62 (18.02%) ITIL
11 59 (17.15%) Microsoft
12 52 (15.12%) Degree
13 50 (14.53%) MS Excel
14 45 (13.08%) Programme Management
14 45 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
15 39 (11.34%) PRINCE
16 37 (10.76%) SAP
16 37 (10.76%) Telecoms
17 33 (9.59%) Risk Management
17 33 (9.59%) Oracle
17 33 (9.59%) Waterfall
17 33 (9.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 32 (9.30%) Migration
19 30 (8.72%) Retail
19 30 (8.72%) SharePoint
20 27 (7.85%) Scrum
21 26 (7.56%) MS Office
22 24 (6.98%) Business Analysis
22 24 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (8.72%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.20%) MS Project Server
3 7 (2.03%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.16%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.87%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.87%) Lync
6 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.58%) Documentum
8 1 (0.29%) SAS
8 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.29%) FileNet
8 1 (0.29%) CMS
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 66 (19.19%) MS Project
2 50 (14.53%) MS Excel
3 26 (7.56%) MS Office
4 24 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (5.23%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.87%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (1.74%) SAP ERP
1 6 (1.74%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.45%) CA Clarity
2 5 (1.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.58%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.29%) Endur
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.29%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.07%) WAN
2 10 (2.91%) LAN
3 6 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.45%) Firewall
5 4 (1.16%) SSL
5 4 (1.16%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (0.87%) 4G
6 3 (0.87%) LTE
6 3 (0.87%) 2G
6 3 (0.87%) Intranet
6 3 (0.87%) Internet
6 3 (0.87%) 3G
7 2 (0.58%) MPLS
7 2 (0.58%) SAN
8 1 (0.29%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 1 (0.29%) VLAN
8 1 (0.29%) Wireless
8 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.87%) DB2
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
2 3 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.58%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.29%) QlikView
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.29%) Big Data
4 1 (0.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (1.45%) JIRA
2 4 (1.16%) Introscope
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.29%) RequisitePro
General
1 157 (45.64%) Finance
2 68 (19.77%) Banking
3 37 (10.76%) Telecoms
4 30 (8.72%) Retail
5 19 (5.52%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.49%) Legal
7 10 (2.91%) Automotive
7 10 (2.91%) Front Office
8 9 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.62%) Marketing
9 7 (2.03%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.74%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.74%) Publishing
10 6 (1.74%) Law
10 6 (1.74%) Back Office
11 5 (1.45%) Billing
11 5 (1.45%) German Language
12 4 (1.16%) Advertising
13 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.87%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 204 (59.30%) Project Manager
2 29 (8.43%) Analyst
3 25 (7.27%) Senior Manager
4 24 (6.98%) Programme Manager
5 23 (6.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 23 (6.69%) IT Project Manager
6 19 (5.52%) PMO Analyst
7 13 (3.78%) Technical Manager
8 12 (3.49%) Infrastructure Manager
8 12 (3.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 9 (2.62%) Coordinator
9 9 (2.62%) SAP Manager
9 9 (2.62%) Business Manager
10 8 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (2.03%) Development Manager
11 7 (2.03%) Project Planner
11 7 (2.03%) PMO Manager
12 6 (1.74%) IT Programme Manager
12 6 (1.74%) Technical Delivery Manager
12 6 (1.74%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.45%) JRules
2 4 (1.16%) .NET
2 4 (1.16%) J2EE
2 4 (1.16%) XML
3 3 (0.87%) Worklight
4 2 (0.58%) HTML
4 2 (0.58%) JSP
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.29%) EDI
5 1 (0.29%) Middleware
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (0.29%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.29%) RESTful
5 1 (0.29%) HTML5
5 1 (0.29%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.78%) Mainframe
4 10 (2.91%) AS400
5 6 (1.74%) Kindle
6 5 (1.45%) Economics
7 4 (1.16%) FMCG
8 3 (0.87%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.87%) User Experience
8 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.29%) NHS
10 1 (0.29%) LIMS
10 1 (0.29%) GIS
10 1 (0.29%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.29%) Equities
10 1 (0.29%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.40%) Windows
2 12 (3.49%) Linux
3 11 (3.20%) AIX
4 10 (2.91%) UNIX
5 4 (1.16%) SUSE
6 1 (0.29%) Android
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.29%) HPUX
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (81.40%) PRINCE2
2 228 (66.28%) Project Management
3 84 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (18.31%) Change Management
6 62 (18.02%) ITIL
7 45 (13.08%) Programme Management
8 39 (11.34%) PRINCE
9 33 (9.59%) Risk Management
9 33 (9.59%) Waterfall
10 32 (9.30%) Migration
11 27 (7.85%) Scrum
12 24 (6.98%) Business Analysis
13 22 (6.40%) ERP
14 21 (6.10%) Service Management
14 21 (6.10%) Change Control
15 20 (5.81%) Project Planning
16 19 (5.52%) Six Sigma
17 18 (5.23%) Information Security
18 17 (4.94%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.69%) C
2 13 (3.78%) Java
3 10 (2.91%) SQL
4 4 (1.16%) Jython
4 4 (1.16%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.87%) VBA
6 2 (0.58%) PHP
7 1 (0.29%) VB
7 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.29%) C++
7 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 340 (98.84%) PMI Certification
2 110 (31.98%) PMP
3 52 (15.12%) Degree
4 33 (9.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 17 (4.94%) APMP
6 15 (4.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (4.07%) Security Cleared
8 11 (3.20%) CISSP
9 10 (2.91%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.62%) CISA
11 7 (2.03%) ISEB
12 5 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.45%) CCNA
12 5 (1.45%) PgMP
13 4 (1.16%) CAPM
14 3 (0.87%) CCNP
14 3 (0.87%) GIAC
15 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.58%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.10%) QA
2 12 (3.49%) P3O
3 7 (2.03%) COBIT
4 6 (1.74%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.87%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.29%) GxP
6 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) Tivoli
1 5 (1.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 5 (1.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.29%) WSUS
3 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.29%) SCCM
3 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (17.15%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.76%) SAP
3 33 (9.59%) Oracle
4 8 (2.33%) HP
4 8 (2.33%) CA
5 7 (2.03%) Planview
5 7 (2.03%) Cisco
5 7 (2.03%) IBM
6 4 (1.16%) Guidewire
7 3 (0.87%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (0.87%) Tableau
7 3 (0.87%) Cognos
7 3 (0.87%) Business Objects
7 3 (0.87%) EMC
7 3 (0.87%) Intel
7 3 (0.87%) Primavera
7 3 (0.87%) VMware
8 2 (0.58%) Cadence
8 2 (0.58%) BT
8 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
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