The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 136 - 131
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PMI 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% - 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£396 - £519
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 - £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 - £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £26.75 -
% change year-on-year
-21.49% -
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
579 419 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.04% 19.57% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 240 297
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £198 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 50
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -53.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
PMI
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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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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
Bristol - 3 £375 - 1
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 30 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 27 (90.00%) PRINCE2
3 18 (60.00%) MS Project
4 15 (50.00%) ITIL
5 14 (46.67%) Change Management
5 14 (46.67%) Project Management
6 13 (43.33%) CMMI
6 13 (43.33%) Finance
6 13 (43.33%) Portfolio Management
7 12 (40.00%) Programme Management
7 12 (40.00%) QA
8 11 (36.67%) MS Project Server
8 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (36.67%) P3O
9 9 (30.00%) PMP
10 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (23.33%) Middleware
11 7 (23.33%) Java
11 7 (23.33%) .NET
11 7 (23.33%) Oracle
11 7 (23.33%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 5 (16.67%) PRINCE
14 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
14 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
15 2 (6.67%) Summit
15 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
15 2 (6.67%) Legal
15 2 (6.67%) ISO 14001
15 2 (6.67%) Degree

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (36.67%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 18 (60.00%) MS Project
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 3 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Solvency II Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Project Planner
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Transition Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Middleware
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (50.00%) ITIL
3 14 (46.67%) Change Management
3 14 (46.67%) Project Management
4 13 (43.33%) CMMI
4 13 (43.33%) Portfolio Management
5 12 (40.00%) Programme Management
6 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.67%) PRINCE
8 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
10 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.33%) CRM
10 1 (3.33%) BPR
10 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
10 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (30.00%) PMP
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) ISEB
6 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
2 11 (36.67%) P3O
3 2 (6.67%) ISO 14001
3 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.33%) VMware