The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 311 290 299
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing PMI 107 124 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 1.57% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 76 66
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£425 £500 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £450 £395
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.92%
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% -
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7194 7905 8190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.62% 32.57% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4832 5441 5518
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 174 209
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
PMI
England

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 July 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 29 July 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 +12 24 £406 -14.63% 7
Docklands, London +13 4 £675 +23.28%
Canary Wharf - 3 £475 -
Bromley -1 1 £350 -26.31%
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 238 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 206 (86.55%) PRINCE2
3 153 (64.29%) Project Management
4 124 (52.10%) Finance
5 84 (35.29%) PMP
6 69 (28.99%) Banking
7 52 (21.85%) Degree
7 52 (21.85%) MS Project
8 46 (19.33%) MS Excel
9 43 (18.07%) Microsoft
10 42 (17.65%) ITIL
11 38 (15.97%) Change Management
12 33 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (13.45%) Migration
13 32 (13.45%) MS Office
14 29 (12.18%) Retail
15 23 (9.66%) Oracle
16 21 (8.82%) Java
16 21 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
17 20 (8.40%) Investment Banking
17 20 (8.40%) Linux
17 20 (8.40%) MS Visio
18 18 (7.56%) PRINCE
18 18 (7.56%) Front Office
19 17 (7.14%) Risk Management
19 17 (7.14%) SharePoint
20 16 (6.72%) XML
20 16 (6.72%) SAP
20 16 (6.72%) Telecoms
20 16 (6.72%) Legal

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.78%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.52%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (2.10%) Lync
5 4 (1.68%) Apache
6 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.26%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 52 (21.85%) MS Project
2 46 (19.33%) MS Excel
3 32 (13.45%) MS Office
4 21 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (8.40%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.84%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (2.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 5 (2.10%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.42%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.42%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.52%) SSL
2 5 (2.10%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.68%) Intranet
4 3 (1.26%) Firewall
5 2 (0.84%) VDSL
5 2 (0.84%) LLU
5 2 (0.84%) MPLS
5 2 (0.84%) Internet
5 2 (0.84%) ADSL
5 2 (0.84%) VoIP
6 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.42%) FTP
6 1 (0.42%) LAN
6 1 (0.42%) Extranet
6 1 (0.42%) SAN
6 1 (0.42%) Network Security
6 1 (0.42%) Wireless
6 1 (0.42%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.26%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.26%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.84%) QlikView
2 2 (0.84%) Big Data
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.42%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Introscope
2 2 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.42%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 124 (52.10%) Finance
2 69 (28.99%) Banking
3 29 (12.18%) Retail
4 20 (8.40%) Investment Banking
5 18 (7.56%) Front Office
6 16 (6.72%) Legal
6 16 (6.72%) Telecoms
7 13 (5.46%) Marketing
8 10 (4.20%) Law
9 6 (2.52%) Financial Institution
9 6 (2.52%) General Ledger
10 5 (2.10%) Back Office
10 5 (2.10%) German Language
11 4 (1.68%) Retail Banking
12 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.84%) Publishing
13 2 (0.84%) International Banking
13 2 (0.84%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.84%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.84%) French Language
Job Titles
1 149 (62.61%) Project Manager
2 28 (11.76%) Analyst
3 19 (7.98%) Coordinator
4 18 (7.56%) Project Coordinator
5 17 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 13 (5.46%) Contracts Manager
6 13 (5.46%) Programme Manager
6 13 (5.46%) Senior Manager
7 12 (5.04%) Senior Project Manager
7 12 (5.04%) PMO Analyst
8 8 (3.36%) Business Analyst
9 7 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 7 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (2.94%) Business Manager
10 6 (2.52%) Consultant
10 6 (2.52%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (2.52%) Solutions Analyst
10 6 (2.52%) ScrumMaster
10 6 (2.52%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (2.10%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.72%) XML
2 8 (3.36%) JSP
2 8 (3.36%) EJB
3 6 (2.52%) JRules
4 5 (2.10%) Worklight
5 4 (1.68%) J2EE
6 3 (1.26%) Middleware
7 2 (0.84%) JSON
7 2 (0.84%) OAuth2
7 2 (0.84%) OAuth
7 2 (0.84%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.84%) HTML
7 2 (0.84%) SVG
8 1 (0.42%) EDI
8 1 (0.42%) CSS
8 1 (0.42%) YAML
8 1 (0.42%) OLE
8 1 (0.42%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.30%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.52%) Freedom of Information
2 6 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (2.10%) Freedom of Information Act
3 5 (2.10%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.10%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.68%) FMCG
4 4 (1.68%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.26%) Equities
5 3 (1.26%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.26%) Economics
5 3 (1.26%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.84%) Video on Demand
6 2 (0.84%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.84%) IPTV
7 1 (0.42%) CCTV
7 1 (0.42%) Derivative
7 1 (0.42%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.42%) CMDB
7 1 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.40%) Linux
2 13 (5.46%) UNIX
3 9 (3.78%) Windows
4 6 (2.52%) AIX
4 6 (2.52%) SUSE
5 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.42%) HPUX
6 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (86.55%) PRINCE2
2 153 (64.29%) Project Management
3 42 (17.65%) ITIL
4 38 (15.97%) Change Management
5 33 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (13.45%) Migration
7 18 (7.56%) PRINCE
8 17 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 16 (6.72%) Business Analysis
10 15 (6.30%) Time Management
11 13 (5.46%) Change Control
11 13 (5.46%) Waterfall
11 13 (5.46%) Information Security
11 13 (5.46%) Scrum
11 13 (5.46%) E-Commerce
12 12 (5.04%) Six Sigma
12 12 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (3.78%) ERP
13 9 (3.78%) Service Management
14 8 (3.36%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.82%) Java
2 6 (2.52%) Jython
2 6 (2.52%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.10%) C
4 4 (1.68%) SQL
5 2 (0.84%) Python
5 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.42%) C#
6 1 (0.42%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.42%) ABAP
6 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 238 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 84 (35.29%) PMP
3 52 (21.85%) Degree
4 15 (6.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (5.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (2.52%) CISSP
6 6 (2.52%) CISA
6 6 (2.52%) CAPM
7 5 (2.10%) APMP
8 4 (1.68%) GIAC
8 4 (1.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 4 (1.68%) ISEB
8 4 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.26%) MBA
9 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.84%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.84%) PgMP
10 2 (0.84%) CIMA
11 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.36%) QA
2 6 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.26%) P3O
4 1 (0.42%) EMIR
4 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.42%) MiFID
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.68%) Tivoli
1 4 (1.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 4 (1.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (1.26%) Puppet
3 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 43 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.66%) Oracle
3 16 (6.72%) SAP
4 8 (3.36%) IBM
5 5 (2.10%) Cisco
5 5 (2.10%) HP
6 4 (1.68%) Sybase
6 4 (1.68%) ClickSoftware Technologies
7 3 (1.26%) Wall Street Systems
7 3 (1.26%) Charles River
7 3 (1.26%) Baan
7 3 (1.26%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.26%) SimCorp
7 3 (1.26%) Misys
7 3 (1.26%) CA
8 2 (0.84%) Lotus
8 2 (0.84%) EMC
8 2 (0.84%) Intel
8 2 (0.84%) Cognos
8 2 (0.84%) Google
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