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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 302 329 317
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Contract jobs citing PMI 119 94 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 1.05% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 62 73
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£475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- -21.49%
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
8764 8962 9756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.41% 37.38% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6061 5962 6653
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 183 197
Average hourly rate £21.35 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
City of London -3 19 £475 -13.63% 10
Canary Wharf -8 3 - -
Feltham - 2 £440 -
Bromley -3 1 £600 +71.42% 1
Docklands, London -9 1 £480 -28.88%
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 211 (98.14%) PMI Certification
2 171 (79.53%) PRINCE2
3 149 (69.30%) Project Management
4 103 (47.91%) Finance
5 69 (32.09%) PMP
6 51 (23.72%) Degree
7 41 (19.07%) Banking
8 35 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (15.81%) MS Office
10 33 (15.35%) MS Project
11 31 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (13.49%) MS Excel
13 25 (11.63%) Investment Banking
14 23 (10.70%) Microsoft
14 23 (10.70%) Data Centre
15 22 (10.23%) ITIL
15 22 (10.23%) PRINCE
16 21 (9.77%) Risk Management
16 21 (9.77%) Programme Management
16 21 (9.77%) SDLC
17 17 (7.91%) SharePoint
17 17 (7.91%) SAP
18 16 (7.44%) LAN
18 16 (7.44%) WAN
18 16 (7.44%) Computer Science
19 15 (6.98%) Migration
19 15 (6.98%) Retail
19 15 (6.98%) Oracle
19 15 (6.98%) SQL
19 15 (6.98%) Linux

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 17 (7.91%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (2.33%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.33%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.40%) Confluence
4 3 (1.40%) Lync
4 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.47%) JBoss
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (15.81%) MS Office
2 33 (15.35%) MS Project
3 29 (13.49%) MS Excel
4 9 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (3.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.79%) SAP SD
1 6 (2.79%) SAP MM
1 6 (2.79%) SAP PP
1 6 (2.79%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.47%) Agresso
3 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.86%) Office 365
2 3 (1.40%) IaaS
2 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.40%) SaaS
2 3 (1.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.44%) LAN
1 16 (7.44%) WAN
2 5 (2.33%) Firewall
2 5 (2.33%) SAN
2 5 (2.33%) Internet
2 5 (2.33%) NAS
3 4 (1.86%) MPLS
4 3 (1.40%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.40%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.47%) VoIP
5 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.47%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.26%) SAP BW
3 6 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.40%) Big Data
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.47%) OLAP
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.47%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.86%) JIRA
2 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.47%) Selenium
3 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 103 (47.91%) Finance
2 41 (19.07%) Banking
3 25 (11.63%) Investment Banking
4 15 (6.98%) Retail
5 14 (6.51%) Telecoms
6 12 (5.58%) Front Office
7 10 (4.65%) Marketing
8 7 (3.26%) Legal
9 6 (2.79%) Law
9 6 (2.79%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.86%) Back Office
10 4 (1.86%) Advertising
11 2 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.93%) Billing
12 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.47%) German Language
12 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.47%) Games
12 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 154 (71.63%) Project Manager
2 17 (7.91%) Analyst
3 16 (7.44%) IT Project Manager
4 14 (6.51%) Senior Manager
5 13 (6.05%) Senior Project Manager
6 11 (5.12%) SAP Project Manager
6 11 (5.12%) Programme Manager
6 11 (5.12%) SAP Manager
7 10 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (4.19%) Technical Manager
8 9 (4.19%) Risk Manager
8 9 (4.19%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 8 (3.72%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.72%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 8 (3.72%) Technical Project Manager
10 7 (3.26%) Service Manager
11 6 (2.79%) Project Leader
11 6 (2.79%) SAP Programme Manager
11 6 (2.79%) Credit Risk Project Manager
11 6 (2.79%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (1.86%) .NET
3 3 (1.40%) J2EE
4 2 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.70%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.44%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.58%) Market Risk
5 10 (4.65%) Credit Risk
5 10 (4.65%) Equities
6 6 (2.79%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.33%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.86%) Clustering
9 3 (1.40%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.40%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.93%) Derivative
10 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.93%) Tandem
10 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.93%) User Experience
11 1 (0.47%) BYOD
11 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.98%) Linux
2 14 (6.51%) Windows
3 5 (2.33%) Solaris
3 5 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.93%) UNIX
4 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (79.53%) PRINCE2
2 149 (69.30%) Project Management
3 35 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (10.23%) PRINCE
5 22 (10.23%) ITIL
6 21 (9.77%) Risk Management
6 21 (9.77%) Programme Management
6 21 (9.77%) SDLC
7 15 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (6.98%) Time Management
7 15 (6.98%) Migration
8 14 (6.51%) Waterfall
9 13 (6.05%) Project Planning
10 11 (5.12%) Scrum
10 11 (5.12%) Change Management
11 10 (4.65%) Information Security
11 10 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.19%) Six Sigma
13 8 (3.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.98%) SQL
2 5 (2.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (2.33%) Korn
2 5 (2.33%) Java
2 5 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
4 2 (0.93%) VBA
4 2 (0.93%) COBOL
5 1 (0.47%) C
5 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 211 (98.14%) PMI Certification
2 69 (32.09%) PMP
3 51 (23.72%) Degree
4 9 (4.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (3.72%) APMP
6 4 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.40%) CISA
7 3 (1.40%) VCDX
7 3 (1.40%) VCAP
8 2 (0.93%) MBA
8 2 (0.93%) CISSP
8 2 (0.93%) CAPM
9 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.47%) PgMP
9 1 (0.47%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.47%) ISEB
9 1 (0.47%) GIAC
9 1 (0.47%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.19%) QA
2 6 (2.79%) PMBOK
3 3 (1.40%) P3O
4 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.93%) COBIT
5 1 (0.47%) MiFID
5 1 (0.47%) EMIR
5 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.40%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (10.70%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.91%) SAP
3 15 (6.98%) Oracle
4 12 (5.58%) IBM
5 10 (4.65%) VMware
6 6 (2.79%) Reuters
6 6 (2.79%) Bloomberg
6 6 (2.79%) Cisco
7 5 (2.33%) Citrix
7 5 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.40%) NetApp
8 3 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.40%) EMC
8 3 (1.40%) BMC
9 2 (0.93%) Informatica
9 2 (0.93%) SunGard
9 2 (0.93%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.93%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.47%) Cyber-Ark
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