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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 332 334 319
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing PMI 88 100 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 1.06% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 66 56
Average daily rate
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£450 £520 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.50%
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
8754 9434 9603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 37.53% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5962 6545 6487
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 178 254
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £47.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +25 15 £553 +10.50% 6
Docklands, London +16 4 £675 +22.72%
Canary Wharf +24 2 £475 -26.92%
Paddington - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 201 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 162 (80.60%) PRINCE2
3 123 (61.19%) Project Management
4 101 (50.25%) Finance
5 67 (33.33%) PMP
6 53 (26.37%) Banking
7 52 (25.87%) Degree
8 44 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (19.90%) MS Project
10 38 (18.91%) MS Excel
10 38 (18.91%) Microsoft
11 35 (17.41%) ITIL
12 34 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (13.93%) MS Office
14 27 (13.43%) Retail
14 27 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (12.94%) Change Management
16 24 (11.94%) Migration
17 23 (11.44%) Oracle
18 22 (10.95%) Java
18 22 (10.95%) Linux
19 20 (9.95%) PRINCE
20 18 (8.96%) Investment Banking
21 16 (7.96%) Information Security
21 16 (7.96%) Management Information System
21 16 (7.96%) SAP
22 15 (7.46%) SharePoint
22 15 (7.46%) Scrum
22 15 (7.46%) Telecoms
22 15 (7.46%) Business Analysis

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.47%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.98%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (3.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (2.49%) Apache
5 3 (1.49%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.49%) Lync
6 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (19.90%) MS Project
2 38 (18.91%) MS Excel
3 28 (13.93%) MS Office
4 14 (6.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (6.47%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.00%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (3.48%) CA Clarity
1 7 (3.48%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (2.99%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (1.00%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.50%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) SaaS
2 2 (1.00%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.98%) SSL
2 4 (1.99%) Intranet
3 3 (1.49%) LAN
3 3 (1.49%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.00%) Internet
4 2 (1.00%) Firewall
4 2 (1.00%) WAN
5 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.50%) Wireless
5 1 (0.50%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.49%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.00%) QlikView
2 2 (1.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.50%) MySQL
3 1 (0.50%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (3.98%) Introscope
2 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.50%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 101 (50.25%) Finance
2 53 (26.37%) Banking
3 27 (13.43%) Retail
4 18 (8.96%) Investment Banking
5 15 (7.46%) Telecoms
6 13 (6.47%) Marketing
7 10 (4.98%) Front Office
7 10 (4.98%) Legal
8 7 (3.48%) Financial Institution
9 6 (2.99%) General Ledger
9 6 (2.99%) Law
10 5 (2.49%) Back Office
10 5 (2.49%) Publishing
11 4 (1.99%) Manufacturing
12 3 (1.49%) Retail Banking
13 2 (1.00%) French Language
13 2 (1.00%) International Banking
14 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.50%) Automotive
14 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 120 (59.70%) Project Manager
2 23 (11.44%) Analyst
3 14 (6.97%) Project Coordinator
3 14 (6.97%) IT Project Manager
3 14 (6.97%) Coordinator
4 13 (6.47%) Programme Manager
5 11 (5.47%) Senior Project Manager
5 11 (5.47%) Senior Manager
6 10 (4.98%) PMO Analyst
7 7 (3.48%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (2.99%) Solutions Analyst
8 6 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (2.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (2.49%) Consultant
9 5 (2.49%) Project Leader
9 5 (2.49%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.49%) Technical Manager
9 5 (2.49%) Business Manager
10 4 (1.99%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (1.99%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.47%) XML
2 8 (3.98%) EJB
2 8 (3.98%) JSP
3 7 (3.48%) Worklight
4 6 (2.99%) JRules
5 4 (1.99%) J2EE
6 3 (1.49%) HTML
6 3 (1.49%) Middleware
7 2 (1.00%) OAuth2
7 2 (1.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.00%) OAuth
7 2 (1.00%) JSON
7 2 (1.00%) SVG
8 1 (0.50%) EDI
8 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.50%) .NET
8 1 (0.50%) CSS
8 1 (0.50%) OLE
8 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.96%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (2.99%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (2.49%) Freedom of Information Act
4 5 (2.49%) FMCG
5 4 (1.99%) Kindle
5 4 (1.99%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.49%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.49%) Economics
6 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.49%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.00%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.00%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.00%) Equities
8 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.50%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.50%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.95%) Linux
2 14 (6.97%) UNIX
3 11 (5.47%) Windows
4 8 (3.98%) SUSE
4 8 (3.98%) AIX
5 1 (0.50%) HPUX
5 1 (0.50%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (80.60%) PRINCE2
2 123 (61.19%) Project Management
3 44 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (17.41%) ITIL
5 27 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (12.94%) Change Management
7 24 (11.94%) Migration
8 20 (9.95%) PRINCE
9 16 (7.96%) Information Security
10 15 (7.46%) Scrum
10 15 (7.46%) Business Analysis
11 13 (6.47%) Six Sigma
12 12 (5.97%) Waterfall
13 11 (5.47%) Change Control
13 11 (5.47%) Service Management
14 9 (4.48%) Time Management
15 8 (3.98%) Performance Testing
15 8 (3.98%) Resource Management
15 8 (3.98%) People Management
15 8 (3.98%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.95%) Java
2 8 (3.98%) Bash Shell
2 8 (3.98%) Jython
3 3 (1.49%) SQL
3 3 (1.49%) VBA
3 3 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.49%) C
4 2 (1.00%) Python
5 1 (0.50%) C#
5 1 (0.50%) PHP
5 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 201 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 67 (33.33%) PMP
3 52 (25.87%) Degree
4 13 (6.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (4.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (4.48%) APMP
7 7 (3.48%) CISA
7 7 (3.48%) CISSP
8 5 (2.49%) GIAC
9 4 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.49%) ISEB
10 3 (1.49%) CAPM
10 3 (1.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.00%) MAPM
11 2 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.00%) MBA
11 2 (1.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.97%) QA
2 6 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.99%) P3O
3 4 (1.99%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.49%) COBIT
5 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.50%) MiFID
5 1 (0.50%) EMIR
5 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.48%) Tivoli
1 7 (3.48%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 7 (3.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (1.99%) Puppet
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (18.91%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.44%) Oracle
3 16 (7.96%) SAP
4 10 (4.98%) IBM
5 5 (2.49%) CA
6 4 (1.99%) Sybase
6 4 (1.99%) Cisco
6 4 (1.99%) HP
7 3 (1.49%) Misys
7 3 (1.49%) Intel
7 3 (1.49%) Charles River
7 3 (1.49%) SimCorp
7 3 (1.49%) Wall Street Systems
8 2 (1.00%) thinkFolio
8 2 (1.00%) Google
8 2 (1.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.00%) EMC
8 2 (1.00%) Cognos
9 1 (0.50%) SunGard
9 1 (0.50%) Citrix
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