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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 312 332 295
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -37
Contract jobs citing PMI 121 89 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 1.09% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 69 103
Average daily rate £493 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £304 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £590 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-20.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £165.00
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
8331 8140 8832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.21% 36.33% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5956 5515 6175
Average daily rate £475 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 122 159
Average hourly rate £22.25 £17.87 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £49.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +30 14 £550 +2.32% 5
Canary Wharf - 5 £493 -
Feltham - 4 £643 -
Hounslow - 1 £600 -
Uxbridge - 1 £600 -
Docklands, London - 1 £365 -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 216 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 178 (82.41%) PRINCE2
3 157 (72.69%) Project Management
4 115 (53.24%) Finance
5 88 (40.74%) PMP
6 65 (30.09%) Programme Management
7 64 (29.63%) Banking
8 55 (25.46%) MS Project
9 52 (24.07%) Degree
10 41 (18.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (18.52%) Microsoft
12 28 (12.96%) MS Office
12 28 (12.96%) Risk Management
13 27 (12.50%) Change Management
13 27 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (12.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 23 (10.65%) ITIL
16 21 (9.72%) Change Control
17 19 (8.80%) Scrum
18 18 (8.33%) Project Governance
19 17 (7.87%) Resource Management
20 16 (7.41%) SharePoint
21 15 (6.94%) Project Planning
21 15 (6.94%) Corporate Banking
21 15 (6.94%) Investment Banking
22 14 (6.48%) Financial Institution
22 14 (6.48%) MS Excel
22 14 (6.48%) LAN
22 14 (6.48%) CISSP
22 14 (6.48%) Analytical Skills

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 16 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.70%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.39%) Confluence
4 2 (0.93%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.93%) CMS
4 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 55 (25.46%) MS Project
2 28 (12.96%) MS Office
3 14 (6.48%) MS Excel
4 11 (5.09%) MS Visio
5 8 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (2.31%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 7 (3.24%) CA PPM
2 3 (1.39%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.93%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.93%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.93%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.93%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.46%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.46%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.46%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) CheetahMail
3 1 (0.46%) Office 365
3 1 (0.46%) PaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.48%) LAN
2 11 (5.09%) VPN
3 8 (3.70%) Firewall
4 6 (2.78%) WAN
5 3 (1.39%) Network Security
5 3 (1.39%) VoIP
6 2 (0.93%) DHCP
6 2 (0.93%) DNS
6 2 (0.93%) Skype
7 1 (0.46%) ADSL
7 1 (0.46%) DOCSIS
7 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.46%) Internet
7 1 (0.46%) ISDN
7 1 (0.46%) MD110
7 1 (0.46%) NAS
7 1 (0.46%) SAN
7 1 (0.46%) SSL
7 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.46%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.85%) Big Data
3 3 (1.39%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.93%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 115 (53.24%) Finance
2 64 (29.63%) Banking
3 15 (6.94%) Corporate Banking
3 15 (6.94%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.48%) Financial Institution
5 11 (5.09%) Legal
5 11 (5.09%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.17%) Marketing
6 9 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (4.17%) Retail
7 6 (2.78%) Automotive
7 6 (2.78%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.85%) Front Office
8 4 (1.85%) Publishing
9 3 (1.39%) Billing
9 3 (1.39%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.93%) Law
11 1 (0.46%) Back Office
11 1 (0.46%) Electronics
11 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (64.81%) Project Manager
2 24 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 24 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 20 (9.26%) Senior Manager
4 19 (8.80%) Senior Project Manager
5 18 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 17 (7.87%) Programme Manager
7 15 (6.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 13 (6.02%) Security Manager
9 11 (5.09%) Banking Project Manager
9 11 (5.09%) Security Project Manager
10 9 (4.17%) Analyst
10 9 (4.17%) Contracts Manager
10 9 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 9 (4.17%) Project Leader
11 8 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
11 8 (3.70%) SAP Manager
11 8 (3.70%) SAP Project Manager
12 6 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 6 (2.78%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.31%) Web Services
2 3 (1.39%) .NET
3 2 (0.93%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.46%) HTML
4 1 (0.46%) HTML5
4 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (6.48%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.17%) Equities
4 7 (3.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.39%) Derivative
7 3 (1.39%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.39%) Pharmacovigilance
7 3 (1.39%) User Experience
7 3 (1.39%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.93%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.93%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.93%) PKI
8 2 (0.93%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.31%) Windows
1 5 (2.31%) Windows Server
2 4 (1.85%) Unix
3 2 (0.93%) Android
3 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (82.41%) PRINCE2
2 157 (72.69%) Project Management
3 65 (30.09%) Programme Management
4 41 (18.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (12.96%) Risk Management
6 27 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (12.50%) Change Management
7 23 (10.65%) ITIL
8 21 (9.72%) Change Control
9 19 (8.80%) Scrum
10 18 (8.33%) Project Governance
11 17 (7.87%) Resource Management
12 15 (6.94%) Project Planning
13 13 (6.02%) Business Analysis
13 13 (6.02%) Migration
13 13 (6.02%) SDLC
13 13 (6.02%) UML
14 12 (5.56%) PRINCE
15 11 (5.09%) Information Security
16 10 (4.63%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.70%) Java
2 4 (1.85%) SQL
3 3 (1.39%) C#
3 3 (1.39%) Python
4 2 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 216 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 88 (40.74%) PMP
3 52 (24.07%) Degree
4 26 (12.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (6.48%) CISSP
6 13 (6.02%) APMP
7 9 (4.17%) Security Cleared
8 8 (3.70%) CISM
9 6 (2.78%) CISA
9 6 (2.78%) ISEB
10 5 (2.31%) CAPM
10 5 (2.31%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.31%) IISP
10 5 (2.31%) QiCA
11 2 (0.93%) APMG
11 2 (0.93%) CRISC
11 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.17%) SEPA
2 8 (3.70%) QA
3 7 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.78%) P3O
5 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.93%) EMIR
5 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.46%) GAMP
6 1 (0.46%) GxP
6 1 (0.46%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.85%) RSA Archer
2 2 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.63%) SAP
3 6 (2.78%) Cisco
3 6 (2.78%) Rally
4 5 (2.31%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 5 (2.31%) Ciena
4 5 (2.31%) Huawei
5 4 (1.85%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.85%) Oracle
5 4 (1.85%) Teradata
6 3 (1.39%) Citrix
6 3 (1.39%) HP
7 2 (0.93%) Adobe
7 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.93%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.93%) IBM
7 2 (0.93%) LANDesk
7 2 (0.93%) NCR
7 2 (0.93%) NetApp
8 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
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