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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 410 368 351
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -17
Contract jobs citing PMI 193 212 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.43% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 1.34% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 133 114
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£450 £412 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -13.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+73.80% -
PMI
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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
16192 15794 14837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.80% 32.39% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10319 9856 9003
Average daily rate £425 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 601 633
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -25 90 £475 +14.45% 27
South East -11 44 £400 -8.57% 7
East of England +4 22 £460 +37.31% 2
North West -21 13 £470 -1.12% 3
West Midlands -8 9 £375 - 3
South West -11 4 £400 - 1
East Midlands -10 3 £260 -25.71% 1
Yorkshire -26 2 £325 -18.75% 4
Midlands - 1 - -
PMI
UK

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 390 (98.73%) PMI Certification
2 303 (76.71%) Project Management
3 284 (71.90%) PRINCE2
4 151 (38.23%) Finance
5 116 (29.37%) PMP
6 89 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (20.51%) MS Project
8 66 (16.71%) ITIL
8 66 (16.71%) Degree
9 56 (14.18%) MS Office
10 54 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 51 (12.91%) Telecoms
11 51 (12.91%) Banking
12 47 (11.90%) Programme Management
12 47 (11.90%) Change Management
13 46 (11.65%) MS Excel
14 39 (9.87%) Risk Management
14 39 (9.87%) Waterfall
15 35 (8.86%) Microsoft
16 33 (8.35%) PRINCE
16 33 (8.35%) Project Planning
17 32 (8.10%) SDLC
17 32 (8.10%) Retail
18 30 (7.59%) Scrum
19 29 (7.34%) SharePoint
20 28 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
21 27 (6.84%) SAP
22 26 (6.58%) Oracle
22 26 (6.58%) Investment Banking
22 26 (6.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 29 (7.34%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.27%) Lync
5 3 (0.76%) Confluence
5 3 (0.76%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (0.51%) Documentum
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.25%) JBoss
7 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 81 (20.51%) MS Project
2 56 (14.18%) MS Office
3 46 (11.65%) MS Excel
4 14 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (3.04%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.27%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.01%) SAP SD
2 4 (1.01%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.01%) SAP PP
2 4 (1.01%) Primavera
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.76%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.51%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.25%) Agresso
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.52%) Office 365
2 2 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.04%) LAN
1 12 (3.04%) WAN
1 12 (3.04%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (2.03%) 3G
3 7 (1.77%) Internet
3 7 (1.77%) Unified Communications
4 5 (1.27%) PABX
4 5 (1.27%) Firewall
4 5 (1.27%) Wireless
5 3 (0.76%) MPLS
5 3 (0.76%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.51%) DWDM
6 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.51%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.51%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.25%) LTE
7 1 (0.25%) 4G
7 1 (0.25%) 2G
7 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.01%) OLAP
3 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.76%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (0.51%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.51%) Big Data
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.51%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.25%) DB2
6 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (2.53%) JIRA
2 2 (0.51%) Subversion
2 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.25%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.25%) Selenium
3 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.25%) UltraEdit
General
1 151 (38.23%) Finance
2 51 (12.91%) Telecoms
2 51 (12.91%) Banking
3 32 (8.10%) Retail
4 26 (6.58%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.81%) Manufacturing
6 18 (4.56%) Legal
7 17 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (3.04%) Billing
9 11 (2.78%) Marketing
10 8 (2.03%) Law
10 8 (2.03%) Publishing
11 7 (1.77%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.77%) Front Office
12 5 (1.27%) Back Office
12 5 (1.27%) Advertising
12 5 (1.27%) Retail Banking
13 4 (1.01%) Electronics
14 1 (0.25%) Automotive
14 1 (0.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 236 (59.75%) Project Manager
2 26 (6.58%) Delivery Manager
3 24 (6.08%) Architect
4 23 (5.82%) Analyst
4 23 (5.82%) IT Project Manager
5 22 (5.57%) Technical Manager
5 22 (5.57%) Programme Manager
6 19 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (4.56%) Infrastructure Manager
8 16 (4.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 14 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 14 (3.54%) SAP Manager
9 14 (3.54%) PMO Manager
9 14 (3.54%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 14 (3.54%) Agile Project Manager
10 11 (2.78%) Business Manager
10 11 (2.78%) Senior Manager
11 10 (2.53%) Senior Project Manager
11 10 (2.53%) SAP Project Manager
11 10 (2.53%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.03%) J2EE
2 6 (1.52%) .NET
3 2 (0.51%) XML
3 2 (0.51%) DOM
3 2 (0.51%) Middleware
4 1 (0.25%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.25%) JMS
4 1 (0.25%) WSDL
4 1 (0.25%) XSD
4 1 (0.25%) HTML
4 1 (0.25%) EJB
4 1 (0.25%) JSP
4 1 (0.25%) Servlets
4 1 (0.25%) Struts
4 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.32%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.32%) Informatics
3 15 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.53%) Economics
6 8 (2.03%) Equities
6 8 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.52%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.76%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.76%) Derivative
8 3 (0.76%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.76%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.51%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.51%) User Experience
9 2 (0.51%) Clustering
9 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.29%) Windows
2 4 (1.01%) UNIX
3 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.51%) Android
3 2 (0.51%) Solaris
3 2 (0.51%) Linux
4 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.25%) AIX
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (76.71%) Project Management
2 284 (71.90%) PRINCE2
3 89 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (16.71%) ITIL
5 54 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (11.90%) Programme Management
6 47 (11.90%) Change Management
7 39 (9.87%) Risk Management
7 39 (9.87%) Waterfall
8 33 (8.35%) PRINCE
8 33 (8.35%) Project Planning
9 32 (8.10%) SDLC
10 30 (7.59%) Scrum
11 28 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (6.08%) Change Control
13 23 (5.82%) Service Delivery
14 22 (5.57%) Service Management
14 22 (5.57%) Time Management
15 21 (5.32%) Migration
16 20 (5.06%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.56%) C
2 16 (4.05%) Java
3 14 (3.54%) SQL
4 3 (0.76%) VB
5 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.51%) VBA
6 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.25%) C++
6 1 (0.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 390 (98.73%) PMI Certification
2 116 (29.37%) PMP
3 66 (16.71%) Degree
4 26 (6.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 22 (5.57%) Security Cleared
6 16 (4.05%) SC Cleared
7 15 (3.80%) APMP
8 12 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.27%) CISA
10 5 (1.27%) PgMP
11 4 (1.01%) CISSP
12 3 (0.76%) GIAC
13 2 (0.51%) CAPM
13 2 (0.51%) ISEB
13 2 (0.51%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.25%) CISM
14 1 (0.25%) MBA
14 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.05%) GMP
1 16 (4.05%) GxP
2 15 (3.80%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 9 (2.28%) PMBOK
4 7 (1.77%) P3O
4 7 (1.77%) QA
5 4 (1.01%) SLA
6 3 (0.76%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.76%) COBIT
7 2 (0.51%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.76%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.25%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.84%) SAP
3 26 (6.58%) Oracle
4 16 (4.05%) HP
5 13 (3.29%) IBM
6 5 (1.27%) Cisco
6 5 (1.27%) WorldPay
7 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.76%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (0.76%) Dell
7 3 (0.76%) Cognos
7 3 (0.76%) Progress
7 3 (0.76%) Lotus
7 3 (0.76%) CA
7 3 (0.76%) Remedy
7 3 (0.76%) ION Trading
7 3 (0.76%) Huawei
8 2 (0.51%) Ericsson
8 2 (0.51%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.51%) Avaya
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