The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 68 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing PMI 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.49% 0.27% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.99% 1.16% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£435 £650 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +69.93%
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
201 172 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.45% 23.34% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 69 92
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £15.83
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 Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMI across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMI across the Milton Keynes region.

PMI Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

PMI
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PMI across the Milton Keynes region.

PMI Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 11 (91.67%) PRINCE2
3 8 (66.67%) Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) PMP
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) MS Project
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) J2EE
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (16.67%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (8.33%) APMP
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) German Language
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Transition Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (8.33%) Project Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) PRINCE2
2 8 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Logistics
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (25.00%) PMP
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos