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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 202 192 209
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing PMI 55 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.48% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 1.80% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 20
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£436 £438 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £340 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £672 £593 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.00
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
2879 2279 2271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.44% 26.89% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1629 1216 995
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £480 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 125 197
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.41 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.14% +12.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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 +12 21 £425 -9.57%
Hampshire -10 14 £451 +6.23%
Buckinghamshire -7 9 £435 +4.81% 1
Surrey -12 7 £475 +28.37% 2
Thames Valley - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 90 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 77 (85.56%) PRINCE2
3 61 (67.78%) Project Management
4 29 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (31.11%) Telecoms
5 28 (31.11%) Finance
6 22 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (21.11%) ITIL
7 19 (21.11%) MS Project
8 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 16 (17.78%) PMP
10 14 (15.56%) Change Management
11 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
12 12 (13.33%) PRINCE
12 12 (13.33%) Release Management
13 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
14 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
14 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
14 10 (11.11%) Guidewire
14 10 (11.11%) Banking
14 10 (11.11%) Degree
15 9 (10.00%) Scrum
15 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
15 9 (10.00%) Line Management
16 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (8.89%) Programme Management
17 7 (7.78%) ERP
17 7 (7.78%) Oracle
17 7 (7.78%) MS Project Server
18 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 7 (7.78%) MS Project Server
2 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.11%) FileNet
4 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (21.11%) MS Project
2 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.22%) MS Office
5 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
1 1 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) WAN
2 3 (3.33%) LAN
3 2 (2.22%) 4G
3 2 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (2.22%) 3G
3 2 (2.22%) MPLS
3 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.22%) 2G
4 1 (1.11%) VLAN
4 1 (1.11%) Intranet
4 1 (1.11%) SAN
4 1 (1.11%) UMTS
4 1 (1.11%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 28 (31.11%) Telecoms
1 28 (31.11%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Billing
4 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Automotive
6 1 (1.11%) German Language
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 12 (13.33%) Programme Manager
3 8 (8.89%) Technical Manager
4 7 (7.78%) IT Programme Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Release Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Transition Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Process Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Service Transition Manager
8 2 (2.22%) Programme Coordinator
8 2 (2.22%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) XML
2 2 (2.22%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) J2EE
3 1 (1.11%) Middleware
3 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.22%) Economics
4 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) GIS
4 1 (1.11%) FMCG
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) UNIX
1 3 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (85.56%) PRINCE2
2 61 (67.78%) Project Management
3 29 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (21.11%) ITIL
6 14 (15.56%) Change Management
7 12 (13.33%) PRINCE
7 12 (13.33%) Release Management
8 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 9 (10.00%) Scrum
9 9 (10.00%) Line Management
10 8 (8.89%) Programme Management
11 7 (7.78%) ERP
12 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
13 5 (5.56%) CRM
13 5 (5.56%) Dependency Management
13 5 (5.56%) Project Planning
14 4 (4.44%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.56%) SQL
2 3 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (1.11%) VBA
3 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 16 (17.78%) PMP
3 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
4 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 10 (11.11%) Degree
5 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (4.44%) CCNA
6 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.22%) CCNP
8 2 (2.22%) ISEB
9 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.11%) HNC
9 1 (1.11%) HND
9 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
1 1 (1.11%) GxP
1 1 (1.11%) Solvency II
1 1 (1.11%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) WSUS
1 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Guidewire
3 7 (7.78%) Oracle
4 6 (6.67%) HP
5 4 (4.44%) Cisco
5 4 (4.44%) SAP
6 2 (2.22%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (2.22%) IBM
6 2 (2.22%) Sun
6 2 (2.22%) Cognos
6 2 (2.22%) EMC
6 2 (2.22%) VMware
7 1 (1.11%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.11%) NetApp
7 1 (1.11%) Nokia
7 1 (1.11%) Lotus
7 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.11%) Infor
7 1 (1.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.11%) Planview