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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 307 272 287
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +15
Contract jobs citing PMI 96 126 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 1.50% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 95 63
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£470 £455 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.29% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £640 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £408 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.52% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £165.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-77.87% +277.14%
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
7742 8397 8528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.93% 37.11% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5353 5935 5878
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 28 £505 +5.20% 10
Chiswick - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 158 (97.53%) PMI Certification
2 129 (79.63%) PRINCE2
3 115 (70.99%) Project Management
4 66 (40.74%) Finance
5 53 (32.72%) PMP
6 44 (27.16%) Banking
7 40 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (24.07%) Degree
9 35 (21.60%) MS Project
10 33 (20.37%) MS Office
11 31 (19.14%) Programme Management
12 28 (17.28%) MS Excel
13 23 (14.20%) Investment Banking
14 21 (12.96%) ITIL
15 19 (11.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (10.49%) SharePoint
16 17 (10.49%) Retail
17 16 (9.88%) Microsoft
18 15 (9.26%) Time Management
19 14 (8.64%) Computer Science
19 14 (8.64%) Waterfall
20 13 (8.02%) Change Control
20 13 (8.02%) Business Analysis
21 12 (7.41%) Project Planning
21 12 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
21 12 (7.41%) Legal
21 12 (7.41%) Change Management
22 11 (6.79%) Law
22 11 (6.79%) MS Visio
22 11 (6.79%) PRINCE

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (10.49%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.23%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.62%) Confluence
5 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (21.60%) MS Project
2 33 (20.37%) MS Office
3 28 (17.28%) MS Excel
4 11 (6.79%) MS Visio
4 11 (6.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.23%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.23%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.23%) SAP PP
2 2 (1.23%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.62%) Agresso
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
1 1 (0.62%) SaaS
1 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.32%) LAN
1 7 (4.32%) WAN
2 5 (3.09%) Firewall
3 3 (1.85%) Internet
4 2 (1.23%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.23%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (1.23%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.62%) Broadband
5 1 (0.62%) MPLS
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.23%) Big Data
4 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.62%) OLAP
4 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.62%) JIRA
1 1 (0.62%) Selenium
1 1 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 66 (40.74%) Finance
2 44 (27.16%) Banking
3 23 (14.20%) Investment Banking
4 17 (10.49%) Retail
5 12 (7.41%) Legal
6 11 (6.79%) Law
7 8 (4.94%) Marketing
8 7 (4.32%) Telecoms
9 6 (3.70%) Front Office
10 5 (3.09%) Financial Institution
11 4 (2.47%) Advertising
12 3 (1.85%) Back Office
13 2 (1.23%) Billing
13 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.62%) Automotive
14 1 (0.62%) German Language
14 1 (0.62%) International Banking
14 1 (0.62%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (66.05%) Project Manager
2 17 (10.49%) Analyst
3 16 (9.88%) IT Project Manager
4 10 (6.17%) Programme Manager
5 8 (4.94%) Business Analyst
6 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (4.32%) Business Manager
6 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (3.70%) PMO Manager
7 6 (3.70%) Business Project Manager
8 5 (3.09%) Architect
8 5 (3.09%) Change Manager
8 5 (3.09%) Programme Planner
9 4 (2.47%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (2.47%) Desktop Manager
9 4 (2.47%) Junior Project Manager
9 4 (2.47%) Project Leader
9 4 (2.47%) Junior
10 3 (1.85%) Data Migration Project Manager
10 3 (1.85%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.85%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) Middleware
2 2 (1.23%) DOM
3 1 (0.62%) HTML
3 1 (0.62%) J2EE
3 1 (0.62%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.64%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.09%) Equities
5 3 (1.85%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.85%) Economics
6 2 (1.23%) Derivative
6 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.62%) LIMS
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.62%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.62%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.62%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.62%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.85%) UNIX
1 3 (1.85%) Windows
2 1 (0.62%) Solaris
2 1 (0.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (79.63%) PRINCE2
2 115 (70.99%) Project Management
3 40 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (19.14%) Programme Management
5 21 (12.96%) ITIL
6 19 (11.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (9.26%) Time Management
8 14 (8.64%) Waterfall
9 13 (8.02%) Change Control
9 13 (8.02%) Business Analysis
10 12 (7.41%) Project Planning
10 12 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (7.41%) Change Management
11 11 (6.79%) PRINCE
11 11 (6.79%) Six Sigma
12 10 (6.17%) Portfolio Management
12 10 (6.17%) Scrum
12 10 (6.17%) Risk Management
12 10 (6.17%) Line Management
13 9 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.32%) SQL
2 4 (2.47%) Java
3 2 (1.23%) C
4 1 (0.62%) C++
4 1 (0.62%) COBOL
4 1 (0.62%) VB
4 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 158 (97.53%) PMI Certification
2 53 (32.72%) PMP
3 39 (24.07%) Degree
4 9 (5.56%) APMP
4 9 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.47%) CISSP
5 4 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.47%) CISA
6 3 (1.85%) GIAC
7 2 (1.23%) CAPM
8 1 (0.62%) CISM
8 1 (0.62%) MBA
8 1 (0.62%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.94%) PMBOK
2 5 (3.09%) P3O
2 5 (3.09%) COBIT
3 4 (2.47%) QA
4 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.85%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.56%) Oracle
3 6 (3.70%) SAP
4 5 (3.09%) WorldPay
4 5 (3.09%) IBM
5 3 (1.85%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (1.85%) Dell
5 3 (1.85%) Cisco
5 3 (1.85%) Remedy
6 2 (1.23%) LANDesk
6 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.23%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.62%) Ciena
7 1 (0.62%) Cognos
7 1 (0.62%) HP
7 1 (0.62%) Avaya
7 1 (0.62%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.62%) Juniper
7 1 (0.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (0.62%) Informatica
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £420 - £440 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago