The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 140 144 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing PMI 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.58% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £410 £475 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +29.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £475 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £514
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
939 860 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.52% 26.67% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 513 392
Average daily rate £373 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 55 42
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £35.00
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 West

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

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PMI Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PMI
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI across the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

PMI Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

PMI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

PMI Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PMI
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 11 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
Wiltshire -5 2 £410 -
Bristol 0 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (83.33%) Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) MS Project
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) PMP
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (25.00%) SAP
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) Coaching
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (16.67%) PDM
7 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) CRM
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) Adobe
7 2 (16.67%) HNC
7 2 (16.67%) HND
7 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
7 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
7 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Project
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (8.33%) MS Office
4 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Broadband
1 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Transformation Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Transformation Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Deployment Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Call Centre Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) PRINCE2
2 10 (83.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 2 (16.67%) PDM
5 2 (16.67%) QMS
5 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (8.33%) ITSM
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) PMP
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) HNC
4 2 (16.67%) HND
4 2 (16.67%) MAPM
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) LANDesk