The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Certification
Rank 199 198 195
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 589 505 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 1.06% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.35% 5.80% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 255 363
Average daily rate £440 £450 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £590 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £36.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £32.90 £27.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.10 £48.40 £41.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.38 £37.50 £36.49
% change year-on-year
+10.33% +2.77%
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11009 8703 10486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.54% 18.21% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6226 4603 5411
Average daily rate £375 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £532 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 484 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.01 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.68 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -4 547 £440 -2.22% 107
London -3 271 £450 -8.16% 64
South East -36 112 £425 - 22
City of London -8 55 £493 +0.51% 25
South West +5 32 £375 -9.09% 1
Berkshire -35 31 £450 +12.50% 4
North West -14 30 £475 +42.85% 9
East Midlands +7 26 £320 -3.03% 3
Scotland -15 22 £420 -1.29% 3
Derby +8 20 £320 -5.88%
Derbyshire +1 20 £320 -5.88%
Buckinghamshire -6 19 £413 - 1
Milton Keynes -5 17 £413 - 1
Cheshire -13 16 £563 +50.00% 3
West Midlands -15 16 £365 -8.75% 1
Surrey -33 16 £350 -26.31% 1
East of England -42 16 £375 +3.44% 5
North East -18 15 £325 -27.77%
Tyne and Wear -20 15 £325 -27.77%
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 15 £325 -27.77%
Yorkshire -11 14 £401 +21.59% 2
Hampshire -2 13 £473 +11.17% 6
Reading -13 13 £550 +46.66% 2
Wiltshire -5 12 £375 -21.05%
West Sussex +7 11 £310 -40.95% 1
Guildford -5 9 - - 1
Docklands, London +3 7 £463 +5.71% 1
Oxfordshire +1 7 £440 -7.36% 1
Middlesex -4 7 £425 -21.65% 1
West Yorkshire -28 7 £390 +15.55% 2

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 842 (80.65%) PRINCE2
2 697 (66.76%) PMP
3 657 (62.93%) Project Management
4 504 (48.28%) PMI
5 415 (39.75%) Finance
6 219 (20.98%) MS Project
7 211 (20.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 194 (18.58%) Banking
9 167 (16.00%) ITIL
9 167 (16.00%) MS Excel
10 145 (13.89%) Change Management
11 135 (12.93%) Microsoft
12 133 (12.74%) Degree
13 124 (11.88%) PRINCE
14 112 (10.73%) Telecoms
14 112 (10.73%) Programme Management
15 101 (9.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 100 (9.58%) Migration
17 99 (9.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 98 (9.39%) Risk Management
19 93 (8.91%) Project Planning
20 88 (8.43%) MS Office
21 83 (7.95%) MS PowerPoint
22 77 (7.38%) SAP
22 77 (7.38%) Oracle
23 69 (6.61%) MS Visio
24 68 (6.51%) Change Control
25 65 (6.23%) Windows
26 61 (5.84%) ERP
27 59 (5.65%) QA

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 56 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.59%) MS Project Server
3 7 (0.67%) Lync
3 7 (0.67%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.38%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.38%) Documentum
4 4 (0.38%) IIS
5 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.29%) SAS
5 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.29%) Confluence
6 2 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.19%) CMS
6 2 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (0.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.096%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.096%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.096%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.096%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 219 (20.98%) MS Project
2 167 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 88 (8.43%) MS Office
4 83 (7.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 69 (6.61%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) SPSS
7 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.096%) Windchill
8 1 (0.096%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (1.15%) CA Clarity
2 10 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.86%) Temenos T24
3 9 (0.86%) FLEXCUBE
4 8 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (0.77%) Finacle
5 6 (0.57%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 6 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.29%) Summit
8 3 (0.29%) Maximo
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.29%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.19%) SAP PLM
9 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.05%) SaaS
2 5 (0.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.096%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.39%) WAN
2 20 (1.92%) LAN
3 15 (1.44%) Wireless
4 14 (1.34%) Firewall
5 12 (1.15%) 4G
6 11 (1.05%) VoIP
7 10 (0.96%) Unified Communications
8 9 (0.86%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.86%) VPN
8 9 (0.86%) Internet
9 8 (0.77%) 3G
9 8 (0.77%) SAN
10 7 (0.67%) LTE
11 6 (0.57%) ATM
12 5 (0.48%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.48%) DSL
12 5 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.38%) MPLS
13 4 (0.38%) FTP
14 3 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (0.67%) Data Mining
3 7 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
3 7 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.38%) EDMS
6 3 (0.29%) Siebel EIM
6 3 (0.29%) SAP BI
6 3 (0.29%) MySQL
6 3 (0.29%) OLAP
6 3 (0.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.29%) Big Data
7 2 (0.19%) DB2
7 2 (0.19%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.19%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.19%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (1.25%) JIRA
2 4 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.19%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.096%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.096%) ProC
4 1 (0.096%) Introscope
4 1 (0.096%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.096%) Hudson
4 1 (0.096%) Grunt
4 1 (0.096%) Ant
4 1 (0.096%) Visual Studio
General
1 415 (39.75%) Finance
2 194 (18.58%) Banking
3 112 (10.73%) Telecoms
4 53 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 51 (4.89%) Retail
5 51 (4.89%) Legal
6 29 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 29 (2.78%) Back Office
7 28 (2.68%) Manufacturing
8 26 (2.49%) Law
9 25 (2.39%) Marketing
10 21 (2.01%) Front Office
11 19 (1.82%) Billing
12 17 (1.63%) French Language
13 13 (1.25%) Advertising
14 12 (1.15%) Retail Banking
14 12 (1.15%) Spanish Language
15 10 (0.96%) General Ledger
15 10 (0.96%) Automotive
16 8 (0.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 621 (59.48%) Project Manager
2 89 (8.52%) Programme Manager
3 87 (8.33%) Analyst
4 66 (6.32%) Senior Manager
5 61 (5.84%) IT Project Manager
6 58 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
7 50 (4.79%) Business Analyst
8 47 (4.50%) Infrastructure Manager
9 46 (4.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 34 (3.26%) PMO Manager
11 30 (2.87%) Coordinator
12 27 (2.59%) Project Coordinator
13 25 (2.39%) SAP Manager
14 22 (2.11%) Technical Manager
15 21 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
15 21 (2.01%) Delivery Manager
16 20 (1.92%) Technical Project Manager
17 18 (1.72%) PMO Analyst
18 17 (1.63%) Business Manager
19 15 (1.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.20%) .NET
2 15 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (1.15%) Middleware
4 11 (1.05%) XML
5 9 (0.86%) Application Packaging
6 7 (0.67%) JRules
7 6 (0.57%) HTML
8 5 (0.48%) JSP
8 5 (0.48%) J2EE
8 5 (0.48%) EJB
9 2 (0.19%) CSS
9 2 (0.19%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.096%) JSON
10 1 (0.096%) Lucene
10 1 (0.096%) OLE
10 1 (0.096%) LAMP
10 1 (0.096%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.096%) SAP Smart Forms
10 1 (0.096%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.096%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 504 (48.28%) PMI
2 48 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 12 (1.15%) Economics
4 11 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (1.05%) Mainframe
5 9 (0.86%) E-Learning
6 8 (0.77%) IPTV
6 8 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 7 (0.67%) Fixed Income
8 6 (0.57%) Derivative
8 6 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.48%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.48%) FMCG
9 5 (0.48%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.38%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (0.38%) Equities
11 3 (0.29%) AS400
11 3 (0.29%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 65 (6.23%) Windows
2 35 (3.35%) UNIX
3 21 (2.01%) Linux
4 18 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.05%) Solaris
6 9 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.57%) AIX
8 2 (0.19%) HPUX
8 2 (0.19%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.096%) Android
9 1 (0.096%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.096%) pSOS
9 1 (0.096%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 842 (80.65%) PRINCE2
2 657 (62.93%) Project Management
3 211 (20.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 167 (16.00%) ITIL
5 145 (13.89%) Change Management
6 124 (11.88%) PRINCE
7 112 (10.73%) Programme Management
8 100 (9.58%) Migration
9 98 (9.39%) Risk Management
10 93 (8.91%) Project Planning
11 68 (6.51%) Change Control
12 61 (5.84%) ERP
13 58 (5.56%) Business Analysis
14 52 (4.98%) Agile Software Development
15 50 (4.79%) Scrum
16 48 (4.60%) Waterfall
17 44 (4.21%) Service Management
18 39 (3.74%) Six Sigma
18 39 (3.74%) CRM
19 37 (3.54%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (4.79%) C
2 41 (3.93%) Java
3 13 (1.25%) SQL
4 12 (1.15%) ABAP
5 11 (1.05%) VB
6 9 (0.86%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.38%) C++
8 2 (0.19%) R
8 2 (0.19%) PHP
8 2 (0.19%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.19%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.19%) VBA
9 1 (0.096%) Python
9 1 (0.096%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.096%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.096%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.096%) Jython
9 1 (0.096%) Ruby
9 1 (0.096%) Perl
9 1 (0.096%) C#
Qualifications
1 697 (66.76%) PMP
2 133 (12.74%) Degree
3 101 (9.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 99 (9.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 49 (4.69%) Security Cleared
6 39 (3.74%) SC Cleared
7 38 (3.64%) APMP
8 32 (3.07%) ISEB
9 17 (1.63%) CAPM
10 13 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.15%) MAPM
12 9 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.77%) MCSE
13 8 (0.77%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 6 (0.57%) PgMP
15 6 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 5 (0.48%) CISSP
17 4 (0.38%) CISA
17 4 (0.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.65%) QA
2 24 (2.30%) P3O
3 20 (1.92%) SLA
4 9 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.67%) EMIR
6 6 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.38%) FATCA
9 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.29%) GxP
10 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.19%) COBIT
11 1 (0.096%) MiFID
11 1 (0.096%) COREP
11 1 (0.096%) FINREP
11 1 (0.096%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.096%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.096%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (1.63%) SCCM
2 8 (0.77%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 7 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.19%) MOM
5 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.096%) Puppet
6 1 (0.096%) Netcool
6 1 (0.096%) OpenView
6 1 (0.096%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 135 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 77 (7.38%) Oracle
2 77 (7.38%) SAP
3 17 (1.63%) Cisco
4 16 (1.53%) HP
4 16 (1.53%) CA
5 12 (1.15%) Citrix
6 10 (0.96%) IBM
6 10 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (0.86%) JD Edwards
7 9 (0.86%) VMware
8 8 (0.77%) EMC
9 7 (0.67%) Siebel
9 7 (0.67%) Temenos
9 7 (0.67%) Symantec
10 6 (0.57%) Primavera
10 6 (0.57%) BT
10 6 (0.57%) Altiris
10 6 (0.57%) Cognos
11 5 (0.48%) Remedy
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £65000 Per Day £350 per day or £65000 pro r
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Ripe4
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Ripe4
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Sussex
HFG
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Comvergent Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £700.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
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Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
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London
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