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 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 372 341 359
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +18
Contract jobs citing PMI 214 238 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.38% 1.55% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 161 93
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - £43.75
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
15544 15311 13748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.92% 32.19% 33.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9746 9624 8293
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £233 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 609 599
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -7.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%

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 2 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 2 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
(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 -14 95 £475 +5.55% 20
South East -5 46 £418 -1.64% 15
East of England +14 22 £475 +48.43% 1
North West -16 20 £425 -10.52% 8
South West -7 9 £400 - 4
West Midlands -12 7 £325 -7.14% 2
East Midlands -11 6 £315 -1.56% 2
Yorkshire -22 2 £325 -7.14% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
PMI
UK

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 369 (98.66%) PMI Certification
2 288 (77.01%) Project Management
3 273 (72.99%) PRINCE2
4 147 (39.30%) Finance
5 105 (28.07%) PMP
6 90 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (19.52%) MS Project
8 65 (17.38%) Degree
9 59 (15.78%) ITIL
10 56 (14.97%) Banking
11 53 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 52 (13.90%) MS Office
13 46 (12.30%) Telecoms
14 45 (12.03%) Change Management
15 44 (11.76%) Programme Management
16 41 (10.96%) MS Excel
17 39 (10.43%) Waterfall
18 34 (9.09%) Risk Management
19 33 (8.82%) PRINCE
19 33 (8.82%) SDLC
20 31 (8.29%) Project Planning
21 30 (8.02%) Microsoft
21 30 (8.02%) Scrum
21 30 (8.02%) Retail
22 29 (7.75%) SAP
23 28 (7.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 27 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
24 27 (7.22%) SharePoint
25 25 (6.68%) Investment Banking
26 22 (5.88%) Oracle

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 27 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.67%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.34%) Lync
6 3 (0.80%) Confluence
7 2 (0.53%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.53%) Documentum
8 1 (0.27%) Drupal
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) CMS
8 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.27%) JBoss
8 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 73 (19.52%) MS Project
2 52 (13.90%) MS Office
3 41 (10.96%) MS Excel
4 16 (4.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (3.21%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.60%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.07%) Primavera
3 3 (0.80%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.53%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.53%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.53%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.53%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.27%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.60%) Office 365
2 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.48%) Radio Access Network
2 11 (2.94%) LAN
2 11 (2.94%) WAN
3 8 (2.14%) 3G
4 7 (1.87%) Unified Communications
5 5 (1.34%) PABX
5 5 (1.34%) Firewall
5 5 (1.34%) Wireless
5 5 (1.34%) Internet
6 2 (0.53%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.53%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.27%) LTE
7 1 (0.27%) 4G
7 1 (0.27%) 2G
7 1 (0.27%) Broadband
7 1 (0.27%) DHCP
7 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.34%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.07%) OLAP
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.53%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.53%) DB2
5 2 (0.53%) Big Data
5 2 (0.53%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.27%) QlikView
6 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (3.21%) JIRA
2 2 (0.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.27%) UltraEdit
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.27%) Selenium
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.27%) ClearCase
General
1 147 (39.30%) Finance
2 56 (14.97%) Banking
3 46 (12.30%) Telecoms
4 30 (8.02%) Retail
5 25 (6.68%) Investment Banking
6 21 (5.61%) Legal
7 19 (5.08%) Manufacturing
8 17 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (3.21%) Billing
10 11 (2.94%) Marketing
10 11 (2.94%) Law
11 8 (2.14%) Publishing
12 6 (1.60%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.60%) Front Office
13 5 (1.34%) Retail Banking
13 5 (1.34%) Back Office
14 4 (1.07%) Electronics
15 3 (0.80%) Advertising
16 1 (0.27%) German Language
16 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 224 (59.89%) Project Manager
2 25 (6.68%) IT Project Manager
3 23 (6.15%) Delivery Manager
3 23 (6.15%) Architect
3 23 (6.15%) Analyst
4 21 (5.61%) Technical Manager
5 19 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (4.55%) PMO Manager
6 17 (4.55%) Programme Manager
7 15 (4.01%) Agile Project Manager
8 14 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
8 14 (3.74%) SAP Manager
9 13 (3.48%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 13 (3.48%) Senior Manager
9 13 (3.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 12 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 12 (3.21%) Business Manager
11 11 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
12 10 (2.67%) Business Project Manager
13 9 (2.41%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.87%) J2EE
2 6 (1.60%) .NET
3 2 (0.53%) Middleware
3 2 (0.53%) DOM
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.27%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.27%) HTML
4 1 (0.27%) EJB
4 1 (0.27%) JSP
4 1 (0.27%) Servlets
4 1 (0.27%) Struts
4 1 (0.27%) Web Services
4 1 (0.27%) XML
4 1 (0.27%) XSD
4 1 (0.27%) WSDL
4 1 (0.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.61%) Informatics
1 21 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.28%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.67%) Economics
4 10 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.60%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.34%) Equities
8 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.80%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.80%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.80%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.53%) Derivative
9 2 (0.53%) User Experience
10 1 (0.27%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.27%) VUI
10 1 (0.27%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.27%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.41%) Windows
2 4 (1.07%) UNIX
3 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.53%) Android
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.27%) Solaris
4 1 (0.27%) Linux
4 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (77.01%) Project Management
2 273 (72.99%) PRINCE2
3 90 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (15.78%) ITIL
5 53 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (12.03%) Change Management
7 44 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 39 (10.43%) Waterfall
9 34 (9.09%) Risk Management
10 33 (8.82%) PRINCE
10 33 (8.82%) SDLC
11 31 (8.29%) Project Planning
12 30 (8.02%) Scrum
13 27 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (5.61%) Time Management
14 21 (5.61%) Change Control
14 21 (5.61%) Service Delivery
15 20 (5.35%) Process Management
15 20 (5.35%) Service Management
16 19 (5.08%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.08%) C
2 16 (4.28%) Java
3 11 (2.94%) SQL
4 4 (1.07%) VB
5 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.27%) VBA
5 1 (0.27%) C++
5 1 (0.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 369 (98.66%) PMI Certification
2 105 (28.07%) PMP
3 65 (17.38%) Degree
4 28 (7.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 22 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 16 (4.28%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.74%) APMP
8 8 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.34%) PgMP
11 4 (1.07%) CISSP
11 4 (1.07%) CISA
12 3 (0.80%) GIAC
12 3 (0.80%) ISEB
13 2 (0.53%) SAP Certification
13 2 (0.53%) CAPM
14 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.28%) GMP
1 16 (4.28%) GxP
2 15 (4.01%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 9 (2.41%) PMBOK
4 8 (2.14%) P3O
5 7 (1.87%) QA
6 5 (1.34%) COBIT
7 4 (1.07%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.53%) SLA
9 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.53%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.53%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 3 (0.80%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.75%) SAP
3 22 (5.88%) Oracle
4 14 (3.74%) HP
5 12 (3.21%) IBM
6 5 (1.34%) WorldPay
6 5 (1.34%) Cisco
7 4 (1.07%) CA
7 4 (1.07%) Progress
8 3 (0.80%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (0.80%) Huawei
8 3 (0.80%) ION Trading
8 3 (0.80%) Cognos
8 3 (0.80%) Dell
8 3 (0.80%) Remedy
9 2 (0.53%) Juniper
9 2 (0.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (0.53%) Lotus
9 2 (0.53%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £400 - £436 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £420 - £440 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 26 days ago