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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 417 357 408
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +51
Contract jobs citing PMI 173 210 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.38% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 150 92
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£434 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.68% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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
16586 15176 15443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.09% 32.20% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10515 9706 9237
Average daily rate £420 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 697 595 742
Average hourly rate £17.25 £18.90 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.73% -14.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £41.00 £43.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 October 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 October 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 -16 82 £475 -9.52% 19
South East -40 34 £425 - 8
East of England -12 19 £375 -42.30% 5
West Midlands -11 16 £375 -6.25%
East Midlands -6 6 £320 - 1
North West -24 4 £725 +123.07% 3
South West -37 4 £500 +21.21% 4
Yorkshire -10 3 £333 -24.00% 7
North East - - - - 1
PMI
UK

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 381 (98.96%) PMI Certification
2 315 (81.82%) PRINCE2
3 249 (64.68%) Project Management
4 178 (46.23%) Finance
5 126 (32.73%) PMP
6 82 (21.30%) MS Project
7 81 (21.04%) Banking
8 72 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (18.44%) Microsoft
9 71 (18.44%) Degree
10 68 (17.66%) Change Management
11 67 (17.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 67 (17.40%) ITIL
12 64 (16.62%) MS Excel
13 59 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (13.25%) Programme Management
15 43 (11.17%) Migration
15 43 (11.17%) PRINCE
16 39 (10.13%) Risk Management
17 38 (9.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 36 (9.35%) Telecoms
18 36 (9.35%) Retail
19 35 (9.09%) SAP
20 34 (8.83%) MS Office
21 33 (8.57%) Oracle
21 33 (8.57%) SharePoint
22 29 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
23 26 (6.75%) Scrum
23 26 (6.75%) Management Information System
24 25 (6.49%) APMP

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 33 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.16%) MS Project Server
3 11 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.30%) Lync
6 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.78%) Apache
6 3 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.52%) Documentum
7 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.26%) SAS
8 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.26%) FileNet
8 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 82 (21.30%) MS Project
2 64 (16.62%) MS Excel
3 34 (8.83%) MS Office
4 29 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (5.71%) MS Visio
6 9 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (1.04%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (2.34%) CA Clarity
2 4 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.52%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.52%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.26%) Summit
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.04%) SaaS
2 2 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.16%) WAN
2 12 (3.12%) LAN
3 8 (2.08%) Firewall
4 7 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.56%) SSL
6 5 (1.30%) 3G
6 5 (1.30%) 2G
6 5 (1.30%) 4G
7 4 (1.04%) LTE
7 4 (1.04%) Intranet
8 3 (0.78%) Internet
8 3 (0.78%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.78%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.52%) MPLS
9 2 (0.52%) Wireless
10 1 (0.26%) TETRA
10 1 (0.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 1 (0.26%) VLAN
10 1 (0.26%) SAN
10 1 (0.26%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.52%) Big Data
4 2 (0.52%) QlikView
4 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.52%) DB2
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.26%) MS Access
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.26%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (1.56%) Introscope
2 2 (0.52%) JIRA
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.26%) RequisitePro
General
1 178 (46.23%) Finance
2 81 (21.04%) Banking
3 36 (9.35%) Retail
3 36 (9.35%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.45%) Investment Banking
5 17 (4.42%) Marketing
6 15 (3.90%) Front Office
7 14 (3.64%) Legal
8 13 (3.38%) Automotive
9 10 (2.60%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.82%) Publishing
11 6 (1.56%) Law
11 6 (1.56%) Back Office
11 6 (1.56%) German Language
12 5 (1.30%) Retail Banking
13 4 (1.04%) General Ledger
13 4 (1.04%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.78%) Advertising
14 3 (0.78%) International Banking
14 3 (0.78%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 234 (60.78%) Project Manager
2 35 (9.09%) Analyst
3 25 (6.49%) Programme Manager
4 23 (5.97%) IT Project Manager
5 22 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
5 22 (5.71%) Senior Manager
6 21 (5.45%) PMO Analyst
7 15 (3.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 15 (3.90%) Coordinator
7 15 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
8 11 (2.86%) Project Coordinator
9 9 (2.34%) IT Programme Manager
10 8 (2.08%) Technical Manager
10 8 (2.08%) Project Planner
10 8 (2.08%) Business Manager
11 7 (1.82%) Business Analyst
12 6 (1.56%) Technical Project Manager
12 6 (1.56%) Development Manager
12 6 (1.56%) Project Leader
12 6 (1.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.08%) XML
2 6 (1.56%) J2EE
3 5 (1.30%) JSP
3 5 (1.30%) Worklight
4 3 (0.78%) EJB
4 3 (0.78%) HTML
4 3 (0.78%) JRules
5 2 (0.52%) .NET
5 2 (0.52%) Middleware
5 2 (0.52%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.26%) OLE
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.26%) EDI
6 1 (0.26%) SVG
6 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.26%) JSON
6 1 (0.26%) OAuth
6 1 (0.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.75%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.38%) Mainframe
4 10 (2.60%) AS400
5 7 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.56%) FMCG
6 6 (1.56%) Kindle
7 4 (1.04%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.04%) Economics
8 3 (0.78%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.78%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.52%) User Experience
9 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.52%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.52%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.97%) Windows
2 18 (4.68%) Linux
3 13 (3.38%) AIX
4 12 (3.12%) UNIX
5 6 (1.56%) SUSE
6 1 (0.26%) Android
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.26%) HPUX
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (81.82%) PRINCE2
2 249 (64.68%) Project Management
3 72 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (17.66%) Change Management
5 67 (17.40%) ITIL
5 67 (17.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (13.25%) Programme Management
7 43 (11.17%) Migration
7 43 (11.17%) PRINCE
8 39 (10.13%) Risk Management
9 26 (6.75%) Scrum
10 24 (6.23%) Six Sigma
10 24 (6.23%) Project Planning
11 23 (5.97%) Waterfall
11 23 (5.97%) Change Control
11 23 (5.97%) Service Management
12 22 (5.71%) Information Security
13 20 (5.19%) Service Delivery
13 20 (5.19%) Business Analysis
14 19 (4.94%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.71%) C
1 22 (5.71%) Java
2 11 (2.86%) SQL
3 6 (1.56%) Jython
3 6 (1.56%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.04%) VBA
5 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.52%) PHP
6 1 (0.26%) Python
6 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 381 (98.96%) PMI Certification
2 126 (32.73%) PMP
3 71 (18.44%) Degree
4 38 (9.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 25 (6.49%) APMP
6 23 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (3.64%) ISEB
9 13 (3.38%) CISSP
10 11 (2.86%) CISA
11 10 (2.60%) Security Cleared
12 6 (1.56%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
13 5 (1.30%) GIAC
13 5 (1.30%) CAPM
13 5 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (1.30%) CCNA
13 5 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (1.04%) PgMP
14 4 (1.04%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.19%) QA
2 19 (4.94%) P3O
3 7 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.82%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.30%) COBIT
5 3 (0.78%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.26%) GxP
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.82%) Tivoli
1 7 (1.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 7 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (0.78%) Puppet
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
4 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.26%) SCCM
4 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.09%) SAP
3 33 (8.57%) Oracle
4 10 (2.60%) Cisco
4 10 (2.60%) IBM
4 10 (2.60%) Guidewire
5 6 (1.56%) HP
5 6 (1.56%) CA
5 6 (1.56%) Primavera
6 4 (1.04%) Sybase
6 4 (1.04%) Planview
6 4 (1.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (0.78%) Wall Street Systems
7 3 (0.78%) SimCorp
7 3 (0.78%) Intel
7 3 (0.78%) Misys
7 3 (0.78%) Charles River
7 3 (0.78%) VMware
7 3 (0.78%) Nokia
8 2 (0.52%) CheckPoint
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