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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 400 442 385
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -57
Contract jobs citing PMI 181 138 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 0.95% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 73 122
Average daily rate £478 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £316 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £600 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £410 £438
% change year-on-year
- -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
15359 14550 14638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 31.57% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10021 9162 9003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 621 613
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +35 97 £550 +10.00% 17
South East -12 32 £423 +7.30% 8
North West -15 16 £680 +67.90% 4
West Midlands -5 13 £405 +7.28% 2
East Midlands 0 8 £420 - 4
South West +4 5 £413 -13.15% 3
East of England -5 5 £400 -15.78% 1
Yorkshire -7 4 £393 +30.83% 2
PMI
UK

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 416 (99.76%) PMI Certification
2 306 (73.38%) PRINCE2
3 298 (71.46%) Project Management
4 156 (37.41%) Finance
5 116 (27.82%) PMP
6 96 (23.02%) Degree
7 87 (20.86%) MS Project
8 80 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (18.47%) Microsoft
10 71 (17.03%) Banking
11 67 (16.07%) MS Excel
12 65 (15.59%) MS Office
13 63 (15.11%) Programme Management
14 61 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 57 (13.67%) ITIL
16 43 (10.31%) PRINCE
16 43 (10.31%) Risk Management
17 42 (10.07%) Security Cleared
18 41 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
19 40 (9.59%) Change Management
20 38 (9.11%) SDLC
21 36 (8.63%) SAP
22 35 (8.39%) Oracle
23 32 (7.67%) Telecoms
23 32 (7.67%) Data Centre
24 31 (7.43%) Migration
25 29 (6.95%) Project Planning
26 28 (6.71%) Investment Banking
26 28 (6.71%) SC Cleared
27 27 (6.47%) Scrum

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.92%) Lync
3 7 (1.68%) CMS
4 5 (1.20%) MS Project Server
4 5 (1.20%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.20%) TPMS
5 3 (0.72%) Alfresco
5 3 (0.72%) Documentum
6 2 (0.48%) Confluence
6 2 (0.48%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.24%) JBoss
7 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 87 (20.86%) MS Project
2 67 (16.07%) MS Excel
3 65 (15.59%) MS Office
4 21 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (5.04%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.72%) SmartSuite
6 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (0.96%) SAP BPC
1 4 (0.96%) SAP MM
1 4 (0.96%) SAP PP
1 4 (0.96%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.72%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.72%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.48%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.24%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.40%) Office 365
1 10 (2.40%) SaaS
2 6 (1.44%) IaaS
2 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.44%) PaaS
3 1 (0.24%) CheetahMail
3 1 (0.24%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.36%) LAN
2 13 (3.12%) WAN
3 7 (1.68%) VPN
4 5 (1.20%) Firewall
4 5 (1.20%) LTE
4 5 (1.20%) NAS
4 5 (1.20%) SAN
4 5 (1.20%) VoIP
5 3 (0.72%) 3G
5 3 (0.72%) Internet
5 3 (0.72%) MPLS
5 3 (0.72%) Network Security
5 3 (0.72%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.48%) Intranet
6 2 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.48%) Skype
6 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.24%) ADSL
7 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.64%) Oracle Database
2 8 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.68%) Big Data
4 5 (1.20%) SAP HANA
5 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.72%) SAP BI
6 3 (0.72%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.24%) QlikView
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.24%) VersionOne
General
1 156 (37.41%) Finance
2 71 (17.03%) Banking
3 32 (7.67%) Telecoms
4 28 (6.71%) Investment Banking
5 21 (5.04%) Retail
6 17 (4.08%) Legal
7 14 (3.36%) Marketing
8 13 (3.12%) Corporate Banking
8 13 (3.12%) Financial Institution
8 13 (3.12%) Front Office
9 11 (2.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (2.40%) Billing
11 9 (2.16%) Publishing
12 8 (1.92%) Advertising
13 6 (1.44%) Automotive
14 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.72%) Back Office
15 3 (0.72%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.72%) Law
15 3 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 258 (61.87%) Project Manager
2 42 (10.07%) Analyst
3 40 (9.59%) IT Manager
4 36 (8.63%) IT Project Manager
5 35 (8.39%) Infrastructure Manager
6 33 (7.91%) Programme Manager
7 31 (7.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 29 (6.95%) Senior Manager
9 28 (6.71%) Senior Project Manager
10 26 (6.24%) Delivery Manager
11 24 (5.76%) Technical Manager
12 23 (5.52%) PMO Analyst
13 20 (4.80%) Contracts Manager
13 20 (4.80%) Technical Project Manager
14 18 (4.32%) SAP Manager
15 15 (3.60%) SAP Project Manager
16 14 (3.36%) Development Manager
16 14 (3.36%) Development Project Manager
16 14 (3.36%) Risk Manager
17 13 (3.12%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (0.72%) .NET
2 3 (0.72%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (0.72%) Middleware
2 3 (0.72%) Web Services
3 2 (0.48%) HTML
4 1 (0.24%) CSS
4 1 (0.24%) HTML5
4 1 (0.24%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.67%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.36%) Market Risk
5 11 (2.64%) Credit Risk
6 8 (1.92%) Equities
6 8 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.44%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.20%) NHS
8 5 (1.20%) User Experience
9 4 (0.96%) Derivative
9 4 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.96%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.96%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.72%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.72%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.72%) Pharmacovigilance
11 2 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.56%) Windows
2 12 (2.88%) Linux
3 7 (1.68%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.44%) Solaris
5 4 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.48%) Unix
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (73.38%) PRINCE2
2 298 (71.46%) Project Management
3 80 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (15.11%) Programme Management
5 61 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 57 (13.67%) ITIL
7 43 (10.31%) PRINCE
7 43 (10.31%) Risk Management
8 40 (9.59%) Change Management
9 38 (9.11%) SDLC
10 31 (7.43%) Migration
11 29 (6.95%) Project Planning
12 27 (6.47%) Scrum
13 23 (5.52%) Coaching
13 23 (5.52%) Mentoring
14 22 (5.28%) Waterfall
15 20 (4.80%) Project Governance
16 18 (4.32%) Service Delivery
17 17 (4.08%) Change Control
17 17 (4.08%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.40%) Java
1 10 (2.40%) SQL
2 7 (1.68%) C
3 5 (1.20%) Python
4 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
4 4 (0.96%) Korn
4 4 (0.96%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.96%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.72%) C++
6 2 (0.48%) C#
6 2 (0.48%) VB
7 1 (0.24%) COBOL
7 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 416 (99.76%) PMI Certification
2 116 (27.82%) PMP
3 96 (23.02%) Degree
4 42 (10.07%) Security Cleared
5 28 (6.71%) SC Cleared
6 25 (6.00%) ISEB
6 25 (6.00%) MCP
6 25 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 25 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (3.60%) APMP
8 12 (2.88%) DV Cleared
9 11 (2.64%) PgMP
10 8 (1.92%) CISSP
11 4 (0.96%) CISA
11 4 (0.96%) CISM
11 4 (0.96%) VCAP
11 4 (0.96%) VCDX
11 4 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.72%) MBA
12 3 (0.72%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.80%) SLA
2 17 (4.08%) QA
3 14 (3.36%) SEPA
4 6 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.44%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.20%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.96%) GxP
7 3 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.72%) EMIR
7 3 (0.72%) FATCA
7 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.72%) P3O
7 3 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.48%) GAMP
9 1 (0.24%) MiFID
9 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.96%) KVM
3 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.16%) OpenView
1 9 (2.16%) SCCM
2 5 (1.20%) MOM
3 4 (0.96%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 77 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.63%) SAP
3 35 (8.39%) Oracle
4 15 (3.60%) HP
5 12 (2.88%) VMware
6 9 (2.16%) Citrix
7 8 (1.92%) Cisco
8 6 (1.44%) EMC
9 5 (1.20%) IBM
9 5 (1.20%) LANDesk
9 5 (1.20%) NetApp
9 5 (1.20%) Teradata
10 4 (0.96%) Adobe
10 4 (0.96%) Rally
10 4 (0.96%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.96%) Reuters
11 3 (0.72%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.72%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.72%) Nokia
11 3 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
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