The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 212 215 190
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing PMI 46 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.33% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 1.16% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 22
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £310 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £700 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £21.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+73.80% -21.49%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2941 2583 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.43% 28.84% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1388 1128
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £205 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 145 165
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £47.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PMI Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PMI
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

PMI Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PMI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PMI Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PMI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Berkshire +25 13 £390 -22.00% 2
Hampshire +3 12 £325 -43.47% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £270 -28.00%
Surrey -8 5 £450 +38.46% 1
Oxfordshire -21 3 £450 +8.43% 3
West Sussex - 3 £505 - 2
Middlesex +3 1 £700 +53.84%
M4 Corridor - 1 £410 -
Kent - 1 £525 -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 104 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 92 (88.46%) Project Management
3 72 (69.23%) PRINCE2
4 50 (48.08%) Finance
5 40 (38.46%) PMP
6 32 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (29.81%) MS Project
8 26 (25.00%) Change Management
9 24 (23.08%) Telecoms
10 20 (19.23%) Software Delivery
11 19 (18.27%) MS Office
12 18 (17.31%) Security Cleared
13 16 (15.38%) Project Planning
13 16 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 15 (14.42%) ITIL
15 14 (13.46%) Oracle
15 14 (13.46%) Waterfall
15 14 (13.46%) Release Management
16 13 (12.50%) SC Cleared
17 12 (11.54%) C
17 12 (11.54%) HP
17 12 (11.54%) Risk Management
17 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (11.54%) Scrum
18 11 (10.58%) Degree
19 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
19 10 (9.62%) Radio Access Network
20 9 (8.65%) Data Centre
21 8 (7.69%) Publishing
21 8 (7.69%) MS Excel

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (29.81%) MS Project
2 19 (18.27%) MS Office
3 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 7 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.62%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (3.85%) Wireless
3 3 (2.88%) LAN
3 3 (2.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.96%) 3G
4 1 (0.96%) DWDM
4 1 (0.96%) WAN
4 1 (0.96%) 2G
4 1 (0.96%) LTE
4 1 (0.96%) 4G
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.88%) OLAP
1 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) JIRA
2 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.96%) UltraEdit
General
1 50 (48.08%) Finance
2 24 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.69%) Publishing
4 7 (6.73%) Billing
5 3 (2.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Retail
6 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (58.65%) Project Manager
2 17 (16.35%) Delivery Manager
3 15 (14.42%) Technical Manager
4 13 (12.50%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 9 (8.65%) Agile Project Manager
5 9 (8.65%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (8.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 8 (7.69%) Programme Manager
7 7 (6.73%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 7 (6.73%) Software Delivery Project Manager
8 6 (5.77%) PMO Manager
9 5 (4.81%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 5 (4.81%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (4.81%) Senior Manager
9 5 (4.81%) Delivery Project Manager
10 4 (3.85%) Software Project Manager
10 4 (3.85%) Business Manager
10 4 (3.85%) Software Manager
10 4 (3.85%) Software Delivery Manager
11 3 (2.88%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.77%) Economics
3 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.96%) EMV
6 1 (0.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.73%) Windows
2 1 (0.96%) Solaris
2 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (88.46%) Project Management
2 72 (69.23%) PRINCE2
3 32 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (25.00%) Change Management
5 20 (19.23%) Software Delivery
6 16 (15.38%) Project Planning
7 15 (14.42%) ITIL
8 14 (13.46%) Release Management
8 14 (13.46%) Waterfall
9 12 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (11.54%) Scrum
10 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
11 7 (6.73%) Migration
11 7 (6.73%) Programme Management
11 7 (6.73%) Change Control
11 7 (6.73%) SDLC
12 6 (5.77%) Customer Insight
12 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.54%) C
2 7 (6.73%) SQL
3 1 (0.96%) VB
3 1 (0.96%) C++
3 1 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 104 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 40 (38.46%) PMP
3 18 (17.31%) Security Cleared
4 16 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 11 (10.58%) Degree
7 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) ISO 9000
1 2 (1.92%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.92%) SLA
1 2 (1.92%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.96%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.96%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Oracle
2 12 (11.54%) HP
3 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.88%) SAP
5 2 (1.92%) Cognos
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco
5 2 (1.92%) Ericsson
5 2 (1.92%) Huawei
6 1 (0.96%) Brocade
6 1 (0.96%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (0.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (0.96%) Ciena
6 1 (0.96%) EMC
6 1 (0.96%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (0.96%) Nokia
6 1 (0.96%) Siemens
6 1 (0.96%) Lotus
6 1 (0.96%) VMware
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Synergize Consulting
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