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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 317 261 251
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -10
Contract jobs citing PMI 70 125 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.59% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 1.57% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 90 90
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£473 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £361 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £165.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
- +258.69%
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
7282 7944 7609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.45% 37.41% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5000 5477 5385
Average daily rate £450 £450 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 158 153
Average hourly rate £20.22 £22.75 £21.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.10% +8.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £14.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -1 20 £500 -4.76% 6
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 136 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 109 (80.15%) PRINCE2
3 84 (61.76%) Project Management
4 64 (47.06%) Finance
5 54 (39.71%) Banking
6 51 (37.50%) PMP
7 38 (27.94%) Programme Management
8 36 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (25.00%) MS Project
10 30 (22.06%) Degree
11 29 (21.32%) Investment Banking
12 24 (17.65%) MS Office
12 24 (17.65%) MS Excel
13 20 (14.71%) ITIL
14 17 (12.50%) Change Management
15 16 (11.76%) Microsoft
16 14 (10.29%) SharePoint
16 14 (10.29%) Retail
17 13 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (9.56%) PRINCE
18 12 (8.82%) Oracle
18 12 (8.82%) Front Office
18 12 (8.82%) Legal
18 12 (8.82%) Migration
18 12 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
18 12 (8.82%) Portfolio Management
18 12 (8.82%) Business Analysis
18 12 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 11 (8.09%) Risk Management
20 10 (7.35%) Law

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.21%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.21%) Lync
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (25.00%) MS Project
2 24 (17.65%) MS Office
2 24 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 10 (7.35%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.21%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (2.94%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.74%) Endur
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.74%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.74%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) LAN
1 3 (2.21%) WAN
2 2 (1.47%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
General
1 64 (47.06%) Finance
2 54 (39.71%) Banking
3 29 (21.32%) Investment Banking
4 14 (10.29%) Retail
5 12 (8.82%) Legal
5 12 (8.82%) Front Office
6 10 (7.35%) Law
7 5 (3.68%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.94%) Advertising
8 4 (2.94%) General Ledger
9 3 (2.21%) International Banking
9 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.47%) Marketing
11 1 (0.74%) German Language
11 1 (0.74%) Publishing
11 1 (0.74%) Automotive
11 1 (0.74%) Back Office
11 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 74 (54.41%) Project Manager
2 12 (8.82%) Programme Manager
3 10 (7.35%) Analyst
4 8 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 8 (5.88%) Programme Planner
5 7 (5.15%) Business Manager
6 6 (4.41%) Senior Manager
7 5 (3.68%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (3.68%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (3.68%) PMO Manager
8 4 (2.94%) Desktop Manager
8 4 (2.94%) Project Leader
8 4 (2.94%) Change Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Business Change Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Development Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Technical Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Implementation Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Support Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.21%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) JRules
2 2 (1.47%) DOM
3 1 (0.74%) HTML
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.21%) Economics
4 2 (1.47%) Derivative
4 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.47%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.74%) Kindle
5 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.74%) Equities
5 1 (0.74%) NHS
5 1 (0.74%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.41%) Windows
2 5 (3.68%) UNIX
3 2 (1.47%) Linux
4 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (80.15%) PRINCE2
2 84 (61.76%) Project Management
3 38 (27.94%) Programme Management
4 36 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (14.71%) ITIL
6 17 (12.50%) Change Management
7 13 (9.56%) PRINCE
8 12 (8.82%) Migration
8 12 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (8.82%) Business Analysis
8 12 (8.82%) Portfolio Management
9 11 (8.09%) Risk Management
10 10 (7.35%) Service Management
10 10 (7.35%) Waterfall
10 10 (7.35%) Change Control
11 8 (5.88%) Project Planning
12 7 (5.15%) Scrum
12 7 (5.15%) People Management
13 6 (4.41%) Line Management
13 6 (4.41%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.88%) Java
2 3 (2.21%) C
2 3 (2.21%) SQL
3 2 (1.47%) PHP
4 1 (0.74%) C++
4 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 136 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 51 (37.50%) PMP
3 30 (22.06%) Degree
4 12 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (6.62%) APMP
6 6 (4.41%) CISSP
7 5 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.94%) CISA
9 3 (2.21%) GIAC
9 3 (2.21%) VCP4
10 2 (1.47%) MAPM
10 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.47%) CAPM
10 2 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) QA
2 7 (5.15%) COBIT
3 5 (3.68%) PMBOK
4 4 (2.94%) P3O
5 1 (0.74%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (2.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.82%) Oracle
3 4 (2.94%) SAP
4 3 (2.21%) Cisco
4 3 (2.21%) Dell
4 3 (2.21%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.47%) Remedy
6 1 (0.74%) Sophis
6 1 (0.74%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe
6 1 (0.74%) HP
6 1 (0.74%) Juniper
6 1 (0.74%) CA
6 1 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.74%) IBM
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