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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 221 217 211
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing PMI 25 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.48% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 1.67% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 22
Average daily rate £433 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £317 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £653 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £438
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2606 2747 2505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.44% 28.79% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1435 1298
Average daily rate £388 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 181 169
Average hourly rate £43.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.92 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire -8 9 £425 - 6
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £475 -14.41%
Hampshire +4 4 £425 -34.55% 3
Surrey -14 4 £438 +36.71% 2
Sussex - 2 £300 -
Oxfordshire +4 1 £500 +42.75%
West Sussex - 1 £440 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 97 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 72 (74.23%) Project Management
3 61 (62.89%) PRINCE2
4 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (27.84%) Degree
5 25 (25.77%) Finance
6 23 (23.71%) Security Cleared
7 22 (22.68%) ITIL
8 21 (21.65%) PMP
9 19 (19.59%) Telecoms
9 19 (19.59%) SC Cleared
9 19 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (16.49%) IT Governance
10 16 (16.49%) Change Management
10 16 (16.49%) MCP
10 16 (16.49%) Oracle
10 16 (16.49%) MS Project
11 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
12 14 (14.43%) MS Office
13 11 (11.34%) PRINCE
13 11 (11.34%) Migration
13 11 (11.34%) Programme Management
14 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (10.31%) Risk Management
14 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
14 10 (10.31%) Project Planning
15 8 (8.25%) CMMI
15 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
15 8 (8.25%) ITIL V3

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.15%) TPMS
3 3 (3.09%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) Documentum
4 1 (1.03%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) MS Project
2 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
3 14 (14.43%) MS Office
4 5 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.06%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) SaaS
2 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) LTE
1 4 (4.12%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (3.09%) LAN
2 3 (3.09%) WAN
3 2 (2.06%) 2G
3 2 (2.06%) 3G
3 2 (2.06%) 4G
3 2 (2.06%) GSM
3 2 (2.06%) UMTS
3 2 (2.06%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.06%) VoIP
4 1 (1.03%) Firewall
4 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.03%) Big Data
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) JIRA
General
1 25 (25.77%) Finance
2 19 (19.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.15%) Marketing
4 4 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.09%) Advertising
5 3 (3.09%) Billing
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
5 3 (3.09%) Retail
6 2 (2.06%) Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Local Government
6 2 (2.06%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (48.45%) Project Manager
2 9 (9.28%) Programme Manager
3 7 (7.22%) Technical Manager
4 6 (6.19%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (5.15%) Analyst
5 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (5.15%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (4.12%) Telecoms Manager
7 3 (3.09%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Network Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Network Project Manager
7 3 (3.09%) PMO Manager
8 2 (2.06%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (2.06%) Security Manager
8 2 (2.06%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (2.06%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.06%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (2.06%) Software Development Project Manager
8 2 (2.06%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (3.09%) Middleware
3 1 (1.03%) CSS
3 1 (1.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.09%) User Experience
5 2 (2.06%) Fintech
5 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.06%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.03%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.03%) FMCG
6 1 (1.03%) iSeries
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.03%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (1.03%) SCADA
6 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Windows
2 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (74.23%) Project Management
2 61 (62.89%) PRINCE2
3 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (22.68%) ITIL
5 16 (16.49%) Change Management
5 16 (16.49%) IT Governance
6 11 (11.34%) Migration
6 11 (11.34%) PRINCE
6 11 (11.34%) Programme Management
7 10 (10.31%) Project Planning
7 10 (10.31%) Risk Management
7 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.25%) CMMI
8 8 (8.25%) ITIL V3
8 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.22%) Data Management
9 7 (7.22%) SDLC
10 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.15%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.19%) C
2 5 (5.15%) SQL
3 3 (3.09%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 27 (27.84%) Degree
3 23 (23.71%) Security Cleared
4 21 (21.65%) PMP
5 19 (19.59%) SC Cleared
6 16 (16.49%) MCP
7 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (5.15%) DV Cleared
8 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (4.12%) APMP
9 4 (4.12%) ISEB
10 2 (2.06%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (1.03%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) GxP
3 2 (2.06%) SLA
4 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) GAMP
4 1 (1.03%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.06%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Oracle
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.12%) SAP
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco
4 2 (2.06%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.06%) Huawei
4 2 (2.06%) Nokia
5 1 (1.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.03%) BT
5 1 (1.03%) Citrix
5 1 (1.03%) EMC
5 1 (1.03%) HP
5 1 (1.03%) NetApp
5 1 (1.03%) NetCracker
5 1 (1.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.03%) Remedy
5 1 (1.03%) Siemens
5 1 (1.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.03%) ZTE