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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 347 323 333
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs citing PMI 72 96 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 1.03% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 44
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.00
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
8376 9335 8345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.05% 37.37% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5944 6591 5748
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 163 207
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £48.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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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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 +2 13 £526 +5.25% 7
Bromley +3 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 166 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 132 (79.52%) PRINCE2
3 101 (60.84%) Project Management
4 93 (56.02%) Finance
5 66 (39.76%) PMP
6 53 (31.93%) Banking
7 43 (25.90%) Degree
8 41 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (20.48%) MS Project
10 33 (19.88%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (15.66%) Microsoft
11 26 (15.66%) Change Management
12 25 (15.06%) ITIL
12 25 (15.06%) MS Excel
12 25 (15.06%) Retail
13 24 (14.46%) MS Office
14 22 (13.25%) Oracle
14 22 (13.25%) PRINCE
14 22 (13.25%) Investment Banking
15 21 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (10.84%) Migration
16 18 (10.84%) Programme Management
17 16 (9.64%) Information Security
18 15 (9.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 15 (9.04%) Management Information System
19 14 (8.43%) Scrum
19 14 (8.43%) SharePoint
20 13 (7.83%) Java
20 13 (7.83%) Front Office
20 13 (7.83%) QA

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 14 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.82%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (3.01%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.81%) Lync
5 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.20%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.20%) Apache
5 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (20.48%) MS Project
2 25 (15.06%) MS Excel
3 24 (14.46%) MS Office
4 11 (6.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (5.42%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.41%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (3.61%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (1.81%) CA Clarity
4 2 (1.20%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.60%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.60%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.60%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.60%) Endur
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.60%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.01%) SSL
2 3 (1.81%) Intranet
3 2 (1.20%) Internet
3 2 (1.20%) LAN
3 2 (1.20%) WAN
4 1 (0.60%) Wireless
4 1 (0.60%) TETRA
4 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.60%) QlikView
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.60%) Big Data
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.60%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Introscope
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.60%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 93 (56.02%) Finance
2 53 (31.93%) Banking
3 25 (15.06%) Retail
4 22 (13.25%) Investment Banking
5 13 (7.83%) Front Office
6 11 (6.63%) Marketing
7 9 (5.42%) Telecoms
7 9 (5.42%) Legal
8 6 (3.61%) Law
8 6 (3.61%) General Ledger
9 5 (3.01%) Retail Banking
9 5 (3.01%) Publishing
10 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
10 4 (2.41%) Back Office
11 3 (1.81%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.81%) International Banking
12 2 (1.20%) Advertising
13 1 (0.60%) Automotive
13 1 (0.60%) French Language
13 1 (0.60%) German Language
Job Titles
1 99 (59.64%) Project Manager
2 13 (7.83%) Analyst
2 13 (7.83%) Senior Manager
3 12 (7.23%) Programme Manager
3 12 (7.23%) Senior Project Manager
3 12 (7.23%) IT Project Manager
4 9 (5.42%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (4.22%) Project Coordinator
5 7 (4.22%) Coordinator
6 6 (3.61%) Business Manager
7 5 (3.01%) Project Leader
7 5 (3.01%) Development Manager
8 4 (2.41%) Software Development Manager
8 4 (2.41%) Business Analyst
8 4 (2.41%) Software Development Project Manager
8 4 (2.41%) Software Manager
8 4 (2.41%) Development Project Manager
8 4 (2.41%) Software Project Manager
9 3 (1.81%) E-Commerce Manager
9 3 (1.81%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.61%) JRules
2 4 (2.41%) J2EE
2 4 (2.41%) Worklight
3 1 (0.60%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.60%) HTML
3 1 (0.60%) .NET
3 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.60%) XML
3 1 (0.60%) EDI
3 1 (0.60%) OLE
3 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.60%) RESTful
3 1 (0.60%) HTML5
3 1 (0.60%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.88%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.04%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.41%) Credit Risk
3 4 (2.41%) Kindle
3 4 (2.41%) FMCG
4 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.20%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.60%) NHS
5 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.60%) User Experience
5 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.60%) Equities
5 1 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.60%) Economics
5 1 (0.60%) SecurID
5 1 (0.60%) CCTV
5 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.60%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.02%) Linux
2 9 (5.42%) Windows
3 5 (3.01%) AIX
3 5 (3.01%) SUSE
4 4 (2.41%) UNIX
5 1 (0.60%) HPUX
5 1 (0.60%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (79.52%) PRINCE2
2 101 (60.84%) Project Management
3 41 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (15.66%) Change Management
5 25 (15.06%) ITIL
6 22 (13.25%) PRINCE
7 21 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (10.84%) Migration
8 18 (10.84%) Programme Management
9 16 (9.64%) Information Security
10 14 (8.43%) Scrum
11 13 (7.83%) Business Analysis
12 12 (7.23%) Service Management
12 12 (7.23%) Waterfall
13 11 (6.63%) Risk Management
14 10 (6.02%) Six Sigma
14 10 (6.02%) Quality Management
15 9 (5.42%) Time Management
15 9 (5.42%) People Management
16 8 (4.82%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.83%) Java
2 5 (3.01%) Jython
2 5 (3.01%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.41%) SQL
4 3 (1.81%) VBA
4 3 (1.81%) C
5 2 (1.20%) PHP
6 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 166 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 66 (39.76%) PMP
3 43 (25.90%) Degree
4 15 (9.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (6.02%) APMP
5 10 (6.02%) CISSP
6 8 (4.82%) CISA
7 5 (3.01%) GIAC
7 5 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.41%) ISEB
8 4 (2.41%) CAPM
8 4 (2.41%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.81%) MAPM
10 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.60%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.83%) QA
2 5 (3.01%) COBIT
3 4 (2.41%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.41%) P3O
4 3 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.22%) Tivoli
1 7 (4.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 7 (4.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.25%) Oracle
3 12 (7.23%) SAP
4 7 (4.22%) IBM
5 3 (1.81%) Intel
5 3 (1.81%) CA
6 2 (1.20%) Sybase
6 2 (1.20%) Cisco
6 2 (1.20%) HP
7 1 (0.60%) EMC
7 1 (0.60%) Citrix
7 1 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.60%) Cognos
7 1 (0.60%) Adobe
7 1 (0.60%) Misys
7 1 (0.60%) SunGard
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.60%) Charles River
7 1 (0.60%) Open Text
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