The table below looks at the statistics for PMI Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI Certification over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Certification
Rank 288 243 213
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -30
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 397 455 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.89% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 4.39% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 275 279
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £61.50 £47.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.85% +12.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £33.75 £39.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.90 £49.54 £44.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.75 £47.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+31.38% +12.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10721 10370 9716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.15% 20.27% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6618 5988 5227
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 491 446
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

PMI Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMI Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMI Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PMI Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMI Certification within the UK.

PMI Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PMI Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

PMI Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PMI Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PMI Certification within the UK.

PMI Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PMI Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

PMI Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PMI Certification
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 13 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
England -17 374 £425 -5.55% 110
London -1 188 £500 +7.52% 44
South East -20 80 £411 -0.90% 30
City of London +41 32 £600 +21.21% 14
Berkshire -7 31 £425 +1.19% 12
North West -20 31 £425 +4.93% 8
East Midlands +7 20 £400 - 5
Manchester -6 20 £450 +9.75% 4
West Midlands -8 18 £450 +12.50% 7
Buckinghamshire +23 17 £388 -26.54% 4
Hampshire +16 15 £388 -20.51% 6
Reading -5 11 £500 +21.21% 3
East of England -12 10 £413 +3.12% 2
Yorkshire -13 10 £335 -15.40% 7
Northamptonshire +18 8 £400 +6.66%
Derbyshire -3 8 £380 -5.00% 1
West Yorkshire -11 8 £335 -15.40% 6
Surrey -17 8 £410 +26.15% 5
Tyne and Wear - 8 £310 - 1
North East - 8 £310 - 1
Northampton +19 7 £400 -23.80%
Cheshire -21 7 £425 +11.47% 2
Scotland -33 7 £600 +71.42% 5
Winchester - 7 £363 -
Milton Keynes +8 6 £488 -12.16% 1
Solihull -6 6 £475 -5.00%
South West -7 6 £338 -22.41% 5
Newbury +9 5 £473 -0.52%
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £413 +3.12%
Derby -7 5 £380 -5.00%

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PMI Certification 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 Certification.

1 705 (72.46%) Project Management
2 703 (72.25%) PRINCE2
3 653 (67.11%) PMP
4 433 (44.50%) PMI
5 381 (39.16%) Finance
6 207 (21.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 192 (19.73%) MS Project
8 190 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
9 172 (17.68%) Degree
10 146 (15.01%) ITIL
11 138 (14.18%) MS Excel
12 129 (13.26%) Banking
13 126 (12.95%) Microsoft
14 120 (12.33%) PRINCE
15 115 (11.82%) Programme Management
16 108 (11.10%) Change Management
17 98 (10.07%) Security Cleared
18 96 (9.87%) MS Office
19 92 (9.46%) Risk Management
19 92 (9.46%) Migration
20 89 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
21 84 (8.63%) Telecoms
22 82 (8.43%) Data Centre
23 80 (8.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 77 (7.91%) SDLC
25 73 (7.50%) Waterfall
26 71 (7.30%) SC Cleared
27 69 (7.09%) Project Planning
28 68 (6.99%) MS PowerPoint
29 65 (6.68%) Oracle

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PMI Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 52 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.26%) CMS
3 19 (1.95%) Skype for Business
4 11 (1.13%) JBoss
5 10 (1.03%) Drupal
6 6 (0.62%) MS Project Server
7 5 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.51%) TPMS
8 4 (0.41%) Confluence
8 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.41%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.31%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.31%) CICS
9 3 (0.31%) Documentum
9 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 192 (19.73%) MS Project
2 138 (14.18%) MS Excel
3 96 (9.87%) MS Office
4 68 (6.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 53 (5.45%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.41%) SmartSuite
7 3 (0.31%) Maya
8 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
3 5 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.41%) Primavera
4 4 (0.41%) SAP MM
4 4 (0.41%) SAP PP
4 4 (0.41%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.31%) assyst
5 3 (0.31%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.31%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.21%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.95%) SaaS
2 18 (1.85%) Office 365
3 9 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.62%) IaaS
4 6 (0.62%) PaaS
5 5 (0.51%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.21%) Boomi
7 2 (0.21%) Force.com
8 1 (0.10%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.10%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.10%) Silverpop
8 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.19%) LAN
2 30 (3.08%) WAN
3 20 (2.06%) Firewall
4 13 (1.34%) SAN
4 13 (1.34%) VPN
5 11 (1.13%) Radio Access Network
6 10 (1.03%) LTE
7 9 (0.92%) MPLS
8 8 (0.82%) Network Security
9 7 (0.72%) 3G
10 6 (0.62%) Internet
10 6 (0.62%) IP Telephony
10 6 (0.62%) VoIP
11 5 (0.51%) Intranet
11 5 (0.51%) NAS
11 5 (0.51%) Skype
11 5 (0.51%) Wireless
12 4 (0.41%) 4G
12 4 (0.41%) GSM
12 4 (0.41%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (1.34%) Big Data
2 13 (1.34%) QlikView
3 12 (1.23%) SQL Server
4 9 (0.92%) Oracle Database
5 8 (0.82%) SAP HANA
6 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.31%) DB2
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.31%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.31%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (2.77%) JIRA
2 3 (0.31%) ClearCase
2 3 (0.31%) Subversion
3 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.21%) git-flow
3 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.10%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.10%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.10%) VersionOne
General
1 381 (39.16%) Finance
2 129 (13.26%) Banking
3 84 (8.63%) Telecoms
4 57 (5.86%) Retail
5 43 (4.42%) Investment Banking
6 41 (4.21%) Marketing
7 38 (3.91%) Legal
8 36 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 29 (2.98%) Manufacturing
10 22 (2.26%) Financial Institution
11 21 (2.16%) Front Office
12 17 (1.75%) Billing
13 15 (1.54%) Advertising
13 15 (1.54%) Publishing
14 14 (1.44%) Aerospace
14 14 (1.44%) Corporate Banking
15 11 (1.13%) Automotive
16 10 (1.03%) Law
17 8 (0.82%) Back Office
17 8 (0.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 639 (65.67%) Project Manager
2 101 (10.38%) IT Manager
3 91 (9.35%) IT Project Manager
4 87 (8.94%) Infrastructure Manager
5 81 (8.32%) Analyst
5 81 (8.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 64 (6.58%) Programme Manager
7 57 (5.86%) Senior Manager
8 56 (5.76%) Senior Project Manager
9 51 (5.24%) Technical Manager
10 43 (4.42%) Technical Project Manager
11 35 (3.60%) Delivery Manager
12 34 (3.49%) PMO Analyst
13 33 (3.39%) Migration Manager
14 30 (3.08%) Contracts Manager
15 27 (2.77%) SAP Manager
16 26 (2.67%) Digital Project Manager
17 23 (2.36%) Business Analyst
17 23 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
17 23 (2.36%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.75%) Web Services
2 14 (1.44%) HTML
3 11 (1.13%) J2EE
4 10 (1.03%) .NET
5 9 (0.92%) Flash
5 9 (0.92%) Struts
6 6 (0.62%) Spring
7 4 (0.41%) CSS
7 4 (0.41%) JMS
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.41%) SAP Basis
7 4 (0.41%) XML
8 3 (0.31%) CGI
8 3 (0.31%) EJB
8 3 (0.31%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.31%) JSP
8 3 (0.31%) Middleware
8 3 (0.31%) Servlets
8 3 (0.31%) WSDL
8 3 (0.31%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 433 (44.50%) PMI
2 89 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (8.43%) Data Centre
4 45 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 29 (2.98%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.23%) Market Risk
7 11 (1.13%) Visualisation
8 9 (0.92%) Credit Risk
8 9 (0.92%) Equities
8 9 (0.92%) User Experience
8 9 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (0.72%) Social Media
10 6 (0.62%) Clustering
10 6 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.62%) FMCG
10 6 (0.62%) NHS
10 6 (0.62%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.51%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.51%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.41%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 45 (4.62%) Windows
2 21 (2.16%) Linux
3 14 (1.44%) Windows Server
4 7 (0.72%) Solaris
4 7 (0.72%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.41%) Unix
6 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.21%) AIX
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (72.46%) Project Management
2 703 (72.25%) PRINCE2
3 207 (21.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 190 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (15.01%) ITIL
6 120 (12.33%) PRINCE
7 115 (11.82%) Programme Management
8 108 (11.10%) Change Management
9 92 (9.46%) Migration
9 92 (9.46%) Risk Management
10 77 (7.91%) SDLC
11 73 (7.50%) Waterfall
12 69 (7.09%) Project Planning
13 63 (6.47%) Scrum
14 49 (5.04%) Change Control
15 47 (4.83%) Service Management
16 43 (4.42%) Mentoring
17 39 (4.01%) Project Governance
18 38 (3.91%) ERP
19 37 (3.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (3.60%) Java
2 28 (2.88%) SQL
3 22 (2.26%) C
4 8 (0.82%) C++
4 8 (0.82%) Python
4 8 (0.82%) VB
5 7 (0.72%) PHP
6 6 (0.62%) JavaScript
6 6 (0.62%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.51%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.41%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.41%) Korn
8 4 (0.41%) R
9 3 (0.31%) Assembly Language
9 3 (0.31%) COBOL
10 2 (0.21%) C#
11 1 (0.10%) Perl
11 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 653 (67.11%) PMP
2 172 (17.68%) Degree
3 98 (10.07%) Security Cleared
4 80 (8.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 71 (7.30%) SC Cleared
6 56 (5.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 52 (5.34%) APMP
8 51 (5.24%) ISEB
9 29 (2.98%) ITIL Certification
10 28 (2.88%) MCP
11 20 (2.06%) PgMP
12 19 (1.95%) CAPM
13 18 (1.85%) DV Cleared
14 14 (1.44%) CISSP
15 8 (0.82%) CISM
16 7 (0.72%) CISA
16 7 (0.72%) MBA
17 4 (0.41%) QiCA
17 4 (0.41%) VCDX
17 4 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.77%) SLA
2 25 (2.57%) QA
3 15 (1.54%) PMBOK
3 15 (1.54%) SEPA
4 11 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.92%) P3O
6 6 (0.62%) GxP
6 6 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.41%) EMIR
7 4 (0.41%) GAMP
7 4 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.31%) FATCA
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.21%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.21%) MiFID
10 1 (0.10%) Basel III
10 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.41%) KVM
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.10%) RACF
Systems Management
1 17 (1.75%) MOM
2 11 (1.13%) OpenView
2 11 (1.13%) SCCM
3 4 (0.41%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.21%) Ansible
5 2 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.21%) Nagios
5 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.21%) Puppet
6 1 (0.10%) Control-M
6 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.10%) OPNET
Vendors
1 126 (12.95%) Microsoft
2 65 (6.68%) Oracle
3 53 (5.45%) SAP
4 27 (2.77%) HP
5 21 (2.16%) VMware
6 20 (2.06%) Cisco
7 17 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (1.64%) Citrix
8 16 (1.64%) Teradata
9 14 (1.44%) IBM
10 13 (1.34%) Informatica
11 11 (1.13%) Planview
12 10 (1.03%) Nokia
13 8 (0.82%) BT
13 8 (0.82%) Huawei
14 7 (0.72%) EMC
14 7 (0.72%) Ericsson
14 7 (0.72%) Remedy
15 5 (0.51%) Adobe
15 5 (0.51%) BMC
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Computer Recruitment Services
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35/40k Pro Rata
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £40.50 - 40.50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £70,000 - £80,000 per year 12 month FTC
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £57.73 - £82.98 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Tata Consultancy services
Rate: £175 - £500+ per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £370 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £300 per day + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £300 per day + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago