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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Certification
Rank 247 220 241
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +21
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 451 461 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.90% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.06% 5.00% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 277 228
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £406 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.38% -0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £26.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £40.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +14.28%

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
11109 9220 8729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.48% 18.01% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6529 5132 4572
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 401 602
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
England -42 408 £450 - 72
London -26 169 £483 -3.50% 37
South East -10 124 £425 - 8
Berkshire +22 46 £425 -10.52% 3
City of London -11 35 £508 +1.50% 17
Scotland +13 33 £347 -22.78%
East of England +1 33 £341 -24.16% 9
North West -4 29 £413 +10.00% 5
Hampshire -10 20 £428 +22.32% 2
Essex +8 19 £325 -27.77%
Surrey -22 18 £440 +18.12% 1
Yorkshire -10 16 £403 +0.75% 4
West Sussex +2 14 £300 -25.00%
South West -20 14 £425 +10.38% 5
West Yorkshire -12 13 £396 +0.50% 3
Reading +23 12 £350 -27.27% 1
Cheshire +6 12 £400 +29.03% 3
Buckinghamshire -15 12 £400 -3.61%
West Midlands -14 11 £380 +18.75% 4
East Midlands 0 10 £475 +48.43%
Middlesex +5 9 £572 -3.45%
Edinburgh -5 9 £325 -27.77%
Manchester -13 6 £400 +6.66% 1
Leeds -15 6 £375 - 2
Cambridgeshire -15 6 £395 -9.71% 2
Warrington - 6 £500 - 1
Merseyside -1 5 - -
Bradford -5 5 £425 +6.25% 1
Birmingham -7 5 £375 +27.11% 4
Guildford -13 5 £323 +15.17% 1

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 694 (78.42%) PRINCE2
2 626 (70.73%) PMP
3 581 (65.65%) Project Management
4 365 (41.24%) PMI
5 342 (38.64%) Finance
6 165 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
7 164 (18.53%) ITIL
8 163 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 152 (17.18%) MS Project
10 144 (16.27%) Banking
11 143 (16.16%) Degree
12 128 (14.46%) Change Management
13 116 (13.11%) Microsoft
14 103 (11.64%) MS Excel
15 102 (11.53%) Programme Management
16 100 (11.30%) Telecoms
17 96 (10.85%) PRINCE
18 93 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
19 84 (9.49%) Migration
20 75 (8.47%) MS Office
20 75 (8.47%) Security Cleared
21 72 (8.14%) SharePoint
22 71 (8.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 70 (7.91%) Risk Management
24 69 (7.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 65 (7.34%) MS Visio
26 64 (7.23%) Project Planning
27 62 (7.01%) SAP
28 58 (6.55%) Scrum
29 57 (6.44%) MS PowerPoint

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 72 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.58%) MS Project Server
3 8 (0.90%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.56%) Lync
5 5 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.34%) Apache
8 2 (0.23%) CMS
8 2 (0.23%) Drupal
8 2 (0.23%) Documentum
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.23%) Confluence
9 1 (0.11%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (0.11%) SAS
9 1 (0.11%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 152 (17.18%) MS Project
2 103 (11.64%) MS Excel
3 75 (8.47%) MS Office
4 65 (7.34%) MS Visio
5 57 (6.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.34%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (0.68%) CA Clarity
1 6 (0.68%) SAP ERP
1 6 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.34%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.23%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.23%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.11%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.90%) SaaS
2 5 (0.56%) Office 365
3 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.28%) WAN
2 28 (3.16%) LAN
3 23 (2.60%) Firewall
4 11 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (1.13%) Internet
6 9 (1.02%) LTE
7 7 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (0.79%) 3G
7 7 (0.79%) MPLS
8 6 (0.68%) Intranet
8 6 (0.68%) 2G
9 5 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.56%) 4G
10 4 (0.45%) Network Security
10 4 (0.45%) Wireless
10 4 (0.45%) SAN
10 4 (0.45%) DNS
10 4 (0.45%) SSL
10 4 (0.45%) CDMA
10 4 (0.45%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (0.79%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.34%) DB2
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.34%) SAP BI
4 3 (0.34%) QlikView
5 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.23%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.23%) Big Data
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.11%) Triplestore
6 1 (0.11%) DataStage
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (1.24%) JIRA
2 4 (0.45%) Introscope
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.11%) TestLink
4 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.11%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.11%) Maven
4 1 (0.11%) Checkstyle
4 1 (0.11%) JUnit
4 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.11%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.11%) MSI
General
1 342 (38.64%) Finance
2 144 (16.27%) Banking
3 100 (11.30%) Telecoms
4 55 (6.21%) Retail
5 39 (4.41%) Investment Banking
6 33 (3.73%) Legal
7 25 (2.82%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.03%) Marketing
8 18 (2.03%) Law
9 17 (1.92%) Automotive
10 15 (1.69%) Retail Banking
11 14 (1.58%) Front Office
12 13 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (1.24%) Financial Institution
13 11 (1.24%) Back Office
14 9 (1.02%) Electronics
14 9 (1.02%) General Ledger
15 8 (0.90%) Advertising
16 7 (0.79%) Publishing
16 7 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 536 (60.56%) Project Manager
2 70 (7.91%) Analyst
3 54 (6.10%) Programme Manager
3 54 (6.10%) IT Project Manager
4 51 (5.76%) Senior Manager
5 46 (5.20%) Infrastructure Manager
6 45 (5.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 43 (4.86%) Senior Project Manager
8 34 (3.84%) Technical Manager
9 32 (3.62%) PMO Analyst
10 27 (3.05%) Business Analyst
11 26 (2.94%) Coordinator
12 24 (2.71%) Technical Project Manager
13 20 (2.26%) Test Manager
14 18 (2.03%) Consultant
14 18 (2.03%) Delivery Manager
14 18 (2.03%) SAP Manager
15 17 (1.92%) Project Coordinator
16 14 (1.58%) Business Manager
16 14 (1.58%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (0.90%) J2EE
2 7 (0.79%) Middleware
3 6 (0.68%) .NET
4 5 (0.56%) XML
4 5 (0.56%) JRules
5 3 (0.34%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.34%) Worklight
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.23%) JSP
6 2 (0.23%) HTML
7 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.11%) SOAP
7 1 (0.11%) Struts
7 1 (0.11%) EDI
7 1 (0.11%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.11%) RESTful
7 1 (0.11%) HTML5
7 1 (0.11%) Sinatra
7 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 365 (41.24%) PMI
2 93 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 16 (1.81%) Economics
5 14 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.47%) AS400
6 13 (1.47%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.02%) FMCG
8 7 (0.79%) Credit Risk
8 7 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.79%) User Experience
9 6 (0.68%) Kindle
10 5 (0.56%) Market Risk
10 5 (0.56%) Human Factors
10 5 (0.56%) CESG
11 4 (0.45%) E-Learning
11 4 (0.45%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.34%) Open Source
12 3 (0.34%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 45 (5.08%) Windows
2 22 (2.49%) Linux
3 18 (2.03%) UNIX
4 11 (1.24%) AIX
5 10 (1.13%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.45%) SUSE
7 3 (0.34%) Solaris
7 3 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.11%) HPUX
9 1 (0.11%) Android
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 694 (78.42%) PRINCE2
2 581 (65.65%) Project Management
3 165 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
4 164 (18.53%) ITIL
5 163 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 128 (14.46%) Change Management
7 102 (11.53%) Programme Management
8 96 (10.85%) PRINCE
9 84 (9.49%) Migration
10 70 (7.91%) Risk Management
11 64 (7.23%) Project Planning
12 58 (6.55%) Scrum
13 57 (6.44%) Waterfall
14 48 (5.42%) Information Security
15 44 (4.97%) Service Management
16 42 (4.75%) Six Sigma
17 40 (4.52%) Business Analysis
18 38 (4.29%) Resource Management
19 36 (4.07%) Time Management
19 36 (4.07%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 45 (5.08%) C
2 18 (2.03%) Java
3 17 (1.92%) SQL
4 6 (0.68%) Python
5 5 (0.56%) Perl
6 4 (0.45%) Jython
6 4 (0.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.34%) VBA
7 3 (0.34%) PHP
8 1 (0.11%) VBScript
8 1 (0.11%) VB
8 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.11%) C#
8 1 (0.11%) C++
8 1 (0.11%) Ruby
8 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 626 (70.73%) PMP
2 143 (16.16%) Degree
3 75 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 71 (8.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 69 (7.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 56 (6.33%) SC Cleared
7 44 (4.97%) APMP
8 28 (3.16%) CISSP
9 26 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (2.49%) ISEB
11 17 (1.92%) CAPM
12 12 (1.36%) PgMP
13 11 (1.24%) CISM
14 10 (1.13%) CISA
14 10 (1.13%) ISTQB
15 9 (1.02%) GIAC
15 9 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (1.02%) CCNA
16 8 (0.90%) MAPM
17 6 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.31%) QA
2 18 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.69%) ISO 9001
4 13 (1.47%) P3O
5 10 (1.13%) COBIT
6 6 (0.68%) SLA
6 6 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.56%) FINREP
8 4 (0.45%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.34%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.34%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.34%) BS15000
10 2 (0.23%) GxP
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.11%) COREP
11 1 (0.11%) FATCA
11 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 9 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.11%) vSphere
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 7 (0.79%) Tivoli
2 7 (0.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (0.34%) SCCM
4 2 (0.23%) Netcool
4 2 (0.23%) OPNET
4 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.23%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.11%) Puppet
5 1 (0.11%) WSUS
5 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 116 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 62 (7.01%) SAP
3 55 (6.21%) Oracle
4 25 (2.82%) HP
5 19 (2.15%) Cisco
6 13 (1.47%) Planview
7 12 (1.36%) VMware
7 12 (1.36%) IBM
8 10 (1.13%) Citrix
8 10 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.02%) CA
9 9 (1.02%) ArcSight
10 6 (0.68%) F5
10 6 (0.68%) Juniper
10 6 (0.68%) Nokia
10 6 (0.68%) Business Objects
11 5 (0.56%) EMC
11 5 (0.56%) Ericsson
11 5 (0.56%) Blue Coat
11 5 (0.56%) CheckPoint
Warrington, Cheshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £440.00 - £540.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €600 - €800 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago