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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 135 126 131
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing PMI 2 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.068% 0.36% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 1.49% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Average daily rate - £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-20.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £165.00
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
804 739 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.44% 23.88% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 448 498
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 £253 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 51 57
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.25 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% +113.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.63 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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
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 29 April 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
Bristol -1 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 8 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) CRM
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Billing
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (25.00%) MS Project
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Adobe
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
7 1 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Broadband
1 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Billing
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) OSS Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Product Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Product Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Psychology
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 1 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) APMG
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) HNC
4 1 (12.50%) HND
4 1 (12.50%) MAPM
4 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) LANDesk