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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 384 371 384
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing PMI 234 218 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.43% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 1.30% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 139 127
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £320 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- -21.49%
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
16811 16795 16233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.26% 32.95% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10742 10205 10002
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 697 669
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 +36 115 £475 +5.55% 24
South East +11 63 £375 -25.00% 11
North West -26 13 £400 -10.61% 5
East of England -13 11 £413 +28.90% 5
West Midlands -6 7 £538 +30.30% 4
Yorkshire -27 7 £300 -17.80% 2
East Midlands -12 6 £380 +18.75% 1
South West -8 3 £550 -4.34% 4
North East - 2 £248 - 1
PMI
UK

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

1 450 (98.90%) PMI Certification
2 340 (74.73%) Project Management
3 331 (72.75%) PRINCE2
4 176 (38.68%) Finance
5 133 (29.23%) PMP
6 90 (19.78%) MS Project
7 84 (18.46%) Degree
8 83 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 74 (16.26%) ITIL
11 68 (14.95%) MS Office
12 62 (13.63%) MS Excel
13 58 (12.75%) Microsoft
14 52 (11.43%) Oracle
14 52 (11.43%) Risk Management
15 51 (11.21%) Banking
16 50 (10.99%) Change Management
17 47 (10.33%) Telecoms
18 43 (9.45%) PRINCE
18 43 (9.45%) Data Centre
19 40 (8.79%) Migration
20 36 (7.91%) Project Planning
20 36 (7.91%) SDLC
21 33 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (7.03%) Programme Management
22 32 (7.03%) SQL
22 32 (7.03%) SharePoint
23 31 (6.81%) Waterfall
24 30 (6.59%) Windows
25 29 (6.37%) SAP

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 32 (7.03%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.98%) WebSphere
2 9 (1.98%) Lync
3 7 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.10%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.10%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.66%) Confluence
5 3 (0.66%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (0.44%) JBoss
7 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.22%) Documentum
7 1 (0.22%) CICS
Applications
1 90 (19.78%) MS Project
2 68 (14.95%) MS Office
3 62 (13.63%) MS Excel
4 22 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) SAP BPC
2 5 (1.10%) SAP ERP
2 5 (1.10%) SAP SD
2 5 (1.10%) SAP MM
2 5 (1.10%) SAP PP
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.22%) Agresso
4 1 (0.22%) Lawson
4 1 (0.22%) Primavera
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.98%) Office 365
2 8 (1.76%) SaaS
3 4 (0.88%) IaaS
4 3 (0.66%) PaaS
4 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.05%) WAN
2 21 (4.62%) LAN
3 14 (3.08%) Internet
4 8 (1.76%) Unified Communications
5 6 (1.32%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (1.32%) Firewall
6 5 (1.10%) 3G
6 5 (1.10%) SAN
6 5 (1.10%) PABX
6 5 (1.10%) NAS
7 4 (0.88%) Wireless
8 3 (0.66%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.66%) MPLS
9 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.44%) GSM
10 1 (0.22%) DWDM
10 1 (0.22%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (0.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.64%) Oracle Database
2 10 (2.20%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.54%) SAP BW
5 6 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.88%) Big Data
6 4 (0.88%) OLAP
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.44%) DB2
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.22%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.22%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.98%) JIRA
2 2 (0.44%) Subversion
2 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.22%) ERwin
3 1 (0.22%) Selenium
3 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 176 (38.68%) Finance
2 51 (11.21%) Banking
3 47 (10.33%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.93%) Investment Banking
4 27 (5.93%) Retail
5 15 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (3.08%) Legal
6 14 (3.08%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.86%) Marketing
8 11 (2.42%) Billing
8 11 (2.42%) Front Office
9 10 (2.20%) Advertising
10 7 (1.54%) Publishing
11 6 (1.32%) Back Office
11 6 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.32%) Law
12 5 (1.10%) German Language
13 4 (0.88%) Electronics
14 3 (0.66%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.66%) French Language
Job Titles
1 304 (66.81%) Project Manager
2 33 (7.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 30 (6.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 27 (5.93%) Analyst
4 27 (5.93%) IT Project Manager
5 19 (4.18%) Programme Manager
6 18 (3.96%) Architect
6 18 (3.96%) Delivery Manager
7 17 (3.74%) Senior Manager
8 16 (3.52%) Technical Manager
8 16 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 15 (3.30%) PMO Manager
10 14 (3.08%) SAP Manager
10 14 (3.08%) Senior Project Manager
10 14 (3.08%) Technical Project Manager
10 14 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (2.64%) SAP Project Manager
12 11 (2.42%) Delivery Project Manager
13 10 (2.20%) PMO Analyst
13 10 (2.20%) Software Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.54%) J2EE
2 5 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (0.88%) .NET
4 3 (0.66%) Itk
5 2 (0.44%) Middleware
5 2 (0.44%) Web Services
5 2 (0.44%) XML
6 1 (0.22%) XSD
6 1 (0.22%) DOM
6 1 (0.22%) JMS
6 1 (0.22%) WSDL
6 1 (0.22%) EJB
6 1 (0.22%) JSP
6 1 (0.22%) Servlets
6 1 (0.22%) Struts
6 1 (0.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.45%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.74%) Informatics
5 13 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.64%) Economics
7 11 (2.42%) Market Risk
8 10 (2.20%) Data Integration
8 10 (2.20%) Equities
9 9 (1.98%) Credit Risk
9 9 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.10%) NHS
10 5 (1.10%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.88%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.88%) Clustering
12 3 (0.66%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.66%) User Experience
12 3 (0.66%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.66%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.66%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.59%) Windows
2 17 (3.74%) Linux
3 6 (1.32%) Solaris
4 5 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.66%) UNIX
6 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.22%) AIX
7 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (74.73%) Project Management
2 331 (72.75%) PRINCE2
3 83 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (16.26%) ITIL
6 52 (11.43%) Risk Management
7 50 (10.99%) Change Management
8 43 (9.45%) PRINCE
9 40 (8.79%) Migration
10 36 (7.91%) Project Planning
10 36 (7.91%) SDLC
11 32 (7.03%) Programme Management
12 31 (6.81%) Waterfall
13 27 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (5.05%) Change Control
15 22 (4.84%) Service Management
16 21 (4.62%) Service Delivery
17 20 (4.40%) Scrum
17 20 (4.40%) Time Management
18 18 (3.96%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (7.03%) SQL
2 17 (3.74%) C
3 12 (2.64%) Java
4 5 (1.10%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.10%) Korn
4 5 (1.10%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.66%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.44%) COBOL
6 2 (0.44%) VB
6 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.44%) VBA
7 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 450 (98.90%) PMI Certification
2 133 (29.23%) PMP
3 84 (18.46%) Degree
4 28 (6.15%) Security Cleared
5 25 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 20 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (3.52%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.20%) APMP
10 6 (1.32%) ISEB
10 6 (1.32%) MBA
11 5 (1.10%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.88%) PgMP
13 3 (0.66%) VCDX
13 3 (0.66%) VCAP
13 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.66%) CAPM
13 3 (0.66%) CISA
14 2 (0.44%) CISSP
14 2 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 12 (2.64%) GMP
1 12 (2.64%) GxP
1 12 (2.64%) QA
2 10 (2.20%) PMBOK
3 5 (1.10%) SLA
4 4 (0.88%) P3O
5 3 (0.66%) HL7
5 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.66%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.44%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.44%) COBIT
6 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) MiFID
7 1 (0.22%) EMIR
7 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.66%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.44%) SCCM
2 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.44%) OpenView
3 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 58 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 52 (11.43%) Oracle
3 29 (6.37%) SAP
4 21 (4.62%) HP
5 17 (3.74%) IBM
6 12 (2.64%) VMware
7 7 (1.54%) Cisco
8 6 (1.32%) Citrix
8 6 (1.32%) Reuters
8 6 (1.32%) Bloomberg
9 5 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.88%) Huawei
11 3 (0.66%) BMC
11 3 (0.66%) NetApp
11 3 (0.66%) Lotus
11 3 (0.66%) Remedy
11 3 (0.66%) InterSystems
11 3 (0.66%) EMC
11 3 (0.66%) Cognos
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