The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 311 354 296
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -58
Contract jobs citing PMI 97 61 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.29% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 0.80% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 48 77
Average daily rate £550 £500 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £293 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £438
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PMI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7569 7666 8365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 36.15% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5294 5373 5683
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £286 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 151 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.02% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.47 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £48.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMI across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in London

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMI across the London region.

PMI Daily Rate Trend in London

PMI
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

PMI Daily Rate Histogram in London

PMI
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PMI across the London region.

PMI Hourly Rate Trend in London

PMI
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the London region over the 3 months to 11 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
City of London +37 19 £625 +25.00% 3
Canary Wharf +1 2 £550 +22.22%
Twickenham - 2 £390 -
Docklands, London +8 1 £365 -8.75%
Feltham - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £370 -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 208 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 171 (82.21%) PRINCE2
3 144 (69.23%) Project Management
4 99 (47.60%) Finance
5 72 (34.62%) PMP
6 65 (31.25%) Banking
7 46 (22.12%) MS Project
8 44 (21.15%) Degree
9 42 (20.19%) Programme Management
10 36 (17.31%) MS Office
11 32 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 31 (14.90%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (12.98%) Investment Banking
13 27 (12.98%) Risk Management
14 23 (11.06%) MS Excel
15 22 (10.58%) PRINCE
16 21 (10.10%) Data Centre
17 20 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (8.65%) SDLC
19 17 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (8.17%) ITIL
20 16 (7.69%) Change Management
20 16 (7.69%) Migration
20 16 (7.69%) Scrum
21 15 (7.21%) SAP
21 15 (7.21%) SEPA
22 14 (6.73%) Anti-Money Laundering
22 14 (6.73%) Cash Management
22 14 (6.73%) Financial Institution
23 13 (6.25%) Oracle

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (4.33%) Skype for Business
2 7 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.40%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.44%) Alfresco
4 3 (1.44%) CMS
4 3 (1.44%) Confluence
5 2 (0.96%) Documentum
5 2 (0.96%) LiveLink
5 2 (0.96%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.48%) JBoss
6 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (22.12%) MS Project
2 36 (17.31%) MS Office
3 23 (11.06%) MS Excel
4 13 (6.25%) MS Visio
5 9 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.44%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) SAP MM
1 4 (1.92%) SAP PP
1 4 (1.92%) SAP SD
2 3 (1.44%) Eloqua
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.96%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.96%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.48%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.48%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.48%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.85%) Office 365
2 7 (3.37%) SaaS
3 6 (2.88%) IaaS
3 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.88%) PaaS
4 1 (0.48%) CheetahMail
4 1 (0.48%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.29%) LAN
2 8 (3.85%) VPN
3 6 (2.88%) WAN
4 5 (2.40%) Firewall
4 5 (2.40%) NAS
4 5 (2.40%) SAN
5 3 (1.44%) Network Security
5 3 (1.44%) VoIP
6 2 (0.96%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.96%) MPLS
6 2 (0.96%) Skype
7 1 (0.48%) 4G
7 1 (0.48%) ADSL
7 1 (0.48%) DOCSIS
7 1 (0.48%) GPON
7 1 (0.48%) Intranet
7 1 (0.48%) ISDN
7 1 (0.48%) PABX
7 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.88%) Big Data
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.96%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.96%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.96%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (2.40%) JIRA
General
1 99 (47.60%) Finance
2 65 (31.25%) Banking
3 27 (12.98%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.73%) Financial Institution
5 12 (5.77%) Corporate Banking
6 11 (5.29%) Front Office
7 10 (4.81%) Legal
8 8 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (3.37%) Marketing
9 7 (3.37%) Publishing
10 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.92%) Retail
12 3 (1.44%) Back Office
12 3 (1.44%) Billing
12 3 (1.44%) Brand Awareness
12 3 (1.44%) Law
13 1 (0.48%) Advertising
13 1 (0.48%) Electronics
13 1 (0.48%) Games
13 1 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 141 (67.79%) Project Manager
2 24 (11.54%) Senior Manager
3 23 (11.06%) IT Manager
3 23 (11.06%) IT Project Manager
3 23 (11.06%) Senior Project Manager
4 19 (9.13%) Infrastructure Manager
4 19 (9.13%) Programme Manager
5 16 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 15 (7.21%) Contracts Manager
7 14 (6.73%) Analyst
7 14 (6.73%) Technical Manager
8 13 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
8 13 (6.25%) Risk Manager
9 12 (5.77%) Investment Banking Project Manager
9 12 (5.77%) Project Leader
9 12 (5.77%) Risk Project Manager
10 11 (5.29%) Delivery Manager
10 11 (5.29%) SAP Manager
10 11 (5.29%) SAP Project Manager
10 11 (5.29%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.92%) Web Services
2 3 (1.44%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.48%) .NET
3 1 (0.48%) HTML
3 1 (0.48%) HTML5
3 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.10%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.25%) Market Risk
4 9 (4.33%) Credit Risk
5 8 (3.85%) Equities
5 8 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.37%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.88%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.44%) Derivative
9 3 (1.44%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.44%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.44%) Pharmacovigilance
9 3 (1.44%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.96%) Clustering
10 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.48%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.48%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.48%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.77%) Windows
2 11 (5.29%) Linux
3 6 (2.88%) Solaris
4 5 (2.40%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.96%) Unix
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (82.21%) PRINCE2
2 144 (69.23%) Project Management
3 42 (20.19%) Programme Management
4 31 (14.90%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (12.98%) Risk Management
6 22 (10.58%) PRINCE
7 20 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (8.65%) SDLC
9 17 (8.17%) ITIL
10 16 (7.69%) Change Management
10 16 (7.69%) Migration
10 16 (7.69%) Scrum
11 14 (6.73%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 14 (6.73%) Cash Management
12 11 (5.29%) Project Governance
13 10 (4.81%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.33%) Analytics
14 9 (4.33%) Project Planning
14 9 (4.33%) Resource Management
15 8 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.85%) Java
2 5 (2.40%) Python
3 4 (1.92%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.92%) Korn
3 4 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.92%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.92%) SQL
4 2 (0.96%) C#
5 1 (0.48%) C
5 1 (0.48%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 208 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 72 (34.62%) PMP
3 44 (21.15%) Degree
4 9 (4.33%) APMP
4 9 (4.33%) CISSP
4 9 (4.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.88%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.40%) CISM
6 5 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.92%) CISA
7 4 (1.92%) ISEB
7 4 (1.92%) VCAP
7 4 (1.92%) VCDX
7 4 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.44%) CAPM
8 3 (1.44%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.44%) IISP
8 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.44%) QiCA
8 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.21%) SEPA
2 6 (2.88%) QA
3 4 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.44%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (1.44%) EMIR
4 3 (1.44%) P3O
5 2 (0.96%) FATCA
5 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.96%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.48%) GAMP
6 1 (0.48%) GxP
6 1 (0.48%) MiFID
6 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.92%) KVM
3 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.92%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 32 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.21%) SAP
3 13 (6.25%) Oracle
4 11 (5.29%) VMware
5 6 (2.88%) Citrix
6 5 (2.40%) EMC
6 5 (2.40%) IBM
7 4 (1.92%) Cisco
7 4 (1.92%) NetApp
7 4 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.92%) Reuters
7 4 (1.92%) Teradata
8 3 (1.44%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.44%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.44%) HP
9 2 (0.96%) Adobe
9 2 (0.96%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.96%) BMC
9 2 (0.96%) Informatica
9 2 (0.96%) Progress
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