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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 62 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing PMI 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.50% 0.27% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 1.18% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£435 £650 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £445 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.73% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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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
208 169 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.74% 22.96% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 67 88
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £15.00 £15.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 2 October 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 10 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 10 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (20.00%) PMP
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Automotive
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) MS Project

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Transition Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Officer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Logistics
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (20.00%) PMP
4 1 (10.00%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) VMware