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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Certification
Rank 219 209 182
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -27
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 495 487 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.96% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.21% 4.91% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 290 261
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £628 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £420
% change year-on-year
- -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 16
Average hourly rate £35.13 £45.00 £35.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.94% +28.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.53 £39.80 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £141.00 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.13 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.94% +28.57%

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
11771 9919 8306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.41% 19.59% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6838 5340 4439
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 463 489
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 -12 448 £445 -1.11% 119
London -22 214 £450 -2.70% 52
South East 0 115 £414 -2.64% 28
Berkshire +27 45 £394 -10.00% 6
City of London -1 44 £471 -6.21% 21
North West +1 40 £400 +6.66% 5
Scotland +2 29 £350 -22.22%
East of England +21 28 £475 +10.14% 5
Surrey +4 24 £330 -24.13% 5
Cheshire +9 21 £375 - 4
East Midlands +5 20 £375 +17.18% 7
Reading +14 14 £381 -17.56% 5
Yorkshire -12 14 £425 +12.58% 4
Derbyshire +10 11 £375 +17.18% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 11 £413 -2.94% 2
Guildford +1 11 £330 +17.85% 4
Middlesex +12 10 £572 +30.00% 1
Bedfordshire +4 10 £475 -
Manchester -12 10 £410 -11.35% 1
Oxfordshire -13 10 £500 +13.63%
South West -14 9 £450 +20.00% 8
West Sussex -18 9 £320 -20.00% 3
West Midlands -18 8 £450 -12.62% 7
West Yorkshire -16 7 £475 +20.25% 2
Cambridge +4 6 £413 -5.71% 2
Hampshire -18 6 £438 -12.50% 7
North Yorkshire - 6 £425 - 1
Essex +14 5 £324 -6.15% 1
Canary Wharf +14 5 £513 -
Slough -1 5 £313 -34.21%

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 734 (76.94%) PRINCE2
2 702 (73.58%) PMP
3 636 (66.67%) Project Management
4 353 (37.00%) Finance
5 338 (35.43%) PMI
6 199 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
7 182 (19.08%) Degree
8 179 (18.76%) MS Project
9 173 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 170 (17.82%) ITIL
11 147 (15.41%) Change Management
12 140 (14.68%) Banking
13 127 (13.31%) Programme Management
14 121 (12.68%) MS Excel
15 118 (12.37%) Microsoft
16 110 (11.53%) Telecoms
17 101 (10.59%) PRINCE
18 99 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
19 95 (9.96%) MS Office
20 88 (9.22%) SAP
21 83 (8.70%) Security Cleared
22 81 (8.49%) SharePoint
22 81 (8.49%) Project Planning
23 80 (8.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 78 (8.18%) Scrum
25 75 (7.86%) Risk Management
26 72 (7.55%) Waterfall
27 69 (7.23%) Migration
28 65 (6.81%) MS Visio
29 64 (6.71%) APMP

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 81 (8.49%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.36%) MS Project Server
3 9 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (0.63%) Drupal
4 6 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.42%) SAS
7 3 (0.31%) Lync
7 3 (0.31%) Confluence
7 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.21%) Documentum
8 2 (0.21%) CMS
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.10%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.10%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.10%) IIS
Applications
1 179 (18.76%) MS Project
2 121 (12.68%) MS Excel
3 95 (9.96%) MS Office
4 65 (6.81%) MS Visio
5 63 (6.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.42%) Open Workbench
6 4 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.57%) SAP ERP
2 7 (0.73%) CA PPM
3 4 (0.42%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.31%) Agresso
4 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.31%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.31%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.21%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.05%) SaaS
2 6 (0.63%) IaaS
3 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.10%) Yammer
4 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.10%) Office 365
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.31%) WAN
2 21 (2.20%) LAN
2 21 (2.20%) Firewall
3 16 (1.68%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (0.84%) 3G
5 8 (0.84%) Network Security
6 6 (0.63%) DNS
6 6 (0.63%) Wireless
6 6 (0.63%) LTE
7 5 (0.52%) 2G
7 5 (0.52%) BGP
7 5 (0.52%) MPLS
7 5 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.42%) OSPF
8 4 (0.42%) 4G
8 4 (0.42%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (0.42%) Multicast
9 3 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.52%) Big Data
3 5 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (0.52%) QlikView
4 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.42%) SAP BW
4 4 (0.42%) SAP BI
4 4 (0.42%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.31%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.31%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.31%) BODI
5 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (1.47%) JIRA
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.10%) UltraEdit
3 1 (0.10%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.10%) Introscope
3 1 (0.10%) JUnit
3 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.10%) Checkstyle
3 1 (0.10%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.10%) Maven
General
1 353 (37.00%) Finance
2 140 (14.68%) Banking
3 110 (11.53%) Telecoms
4 50 (5.24%) Investment Banking
5 45 (4.72%) Retail
6 36 (3.77%) Legal
7 35 (3.67%) Manufacturing
8 31 (3.25%) Law
9 24 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 17 (1.78%) Front Office
11 16 (1.68%) Marketing
12 14 (1.47%) Automotive
13 13 (1.36%) Retail Banking
14 10 (1.05%) Advertising
14 10 (1.05%) Publishing
15 9 (0.94%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.94%) Billing
16 7 (0.73%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.63%) German Language
17 6 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 554 (58.07%) Project Manager
2 71 (7.44%) Analyst
3 57 (5.97%) Programme Manager
4 47 (4.93%) IT Project Manager
5 45 (4.72%) Technical Manager
6 43 (4.51%) Senior Manager
6 43 (4.51%) Infrastructure Manager
7 40 (4.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 40 (4.19%) SAP Manager
8 37 (3.88%) Senior Project Manager
8 37 (3.88%) Business Analyst
9 36 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
10 32 (3.35%) Coordinator
11 27 (2.83%) SAP Project Manager
12 23 (2.41%) Technical Project Manager
12 23 (2.41%) Consultant
13 22 (2.31%) Project Coordinator
14 20 (2.10%) Test Manager
14 20 (2.10%) PMO Analyst
14 20 (2.10%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (0.84%) XML
2 7 (0.73%) .NET
3 6 (0.63%) Middleware
4 4 (0.42%) JRules
4 4 (0.42%) J2EE
5 3 (0.31%) SAP PI
5 3 (0.31%) EDI
5 3 (0.31%) Web Services
6 2 (0.21%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.21%) DOM
7 1 (0.10%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.10%) Worklight
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.10%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.10%) SOAP
7 1 (0.10%) Struts
7 1 (0.10%) HTML
7 1 (0.10%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.10%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 338 (35.43%) PMI
2 99 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.52%) Economics
5 21 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 9 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (0.73%) FMCG
8 6 (0.63%) Human Factors
8 6 (0.63%) Informatics
8 6 (0.63%) Reference Data
9 5 (0.52%) User Experience
9 5 (0.52%) Derivative
9 5 (0.52%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.52%) CMDB
9 5 (0.52%) CESG
10 4 (0.42%) Kindle
10 4 (0.42%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.31%) Open Source
11 3 (0.31%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.31%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 39 (4.09%) Windows
2 25 (2.62%) UNIX
3 17 (1.78%) Linux
4 8 (0.84%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.42%) Solaris
8 3 (0.31%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.10%) SUSE
9 1 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (76.94%) PRINCE2
2 636 (66.67%) Project Management
3 199 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 170 (17.82%) ITIL
6 147 (15.41%) Change Management
7 127 (13.31%) Programme Management
8 101 (10.59%) PRINCE
9 81 (8.49%) Project Planning
10 78 (8.18%) Scrum
11 75 (7.86%) Risk Management
12 72 (7.55%) Waterfall
13 69 (7.23%) Migration
14 56 (5.87%) ERP
15 49 (5.14%) Business Analysis
16 45 (4.72%) Information Security
16 45 (4.72%) Service Management
17 40 (4.19%) Six Sigma
18 38 (3.98%) Release Management
19 36 (3.77%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 29 (3.04%) C
2 21 (2.20%) Java
3 14 (1.47%) SQL
4 8 (0.84%) PHP
5 5 (0.52%) Python
5 5 (0.52%) Perl
6 4 (0.42%) ABAP
7 2 (0.21%) VBA
7 2 (0.21%) VB
8 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.10%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.10%) VBScript
8 1 (0.10%) C#
8 1 (0.10%) C++
8 1 (0.10%) Ruby
8 1 (0.10%) Jython
Qualifications
1 702 (73.58%) PMP
2 182 (19.08%) Degree
3 83 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 80 (8.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 64 (6.71%) APMP
6 63 (6.60%) SC Cleared
7 51 (5.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 24 (2.52%) CISSP
9 23 (2.41%) VCP4
10 18 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (1.78%) ISEB
12 13 (1.36%) CAPM
13 12 (1.26%) CISM
13 12 (1.26%) PgMP
14 11 (1.15%) ISTQB
15 10 (1.05%) GIAC
16 8 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (0.73%) MAPM
18 6 (0.63%) CCNA
19 5 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.45%) QA
2 15 (1.57%) P3O
3 12 (1.26%) PMBOK
4 11 (1.15%) SLA
5 10 (1.05%) COBIT
6 9 (0.94%) GxP
6 9 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.73%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.73%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.63%) GMP
9 5 (0.52%) FINREP
9 5 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (0.42%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.31%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.31%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.31%) BS15000
11 3 (0.31%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.10%) COREP
12 1 (0.10%) FATCA
System Software
1 12 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.10%) vSphere
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.94%) MOM
3 5 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (0.52%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.10%) OPNET
4 1 (0.10%) Netcool
4 1 (0.10%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 118 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 88 (9.22%) SAP
3 40 (4.19%) Oracle
4 24 (2.52%) Cisco
5 21 (2.20%) HP
6 13 (1.36%) VMware
7 11 (1.15%) ArcSight
8 10 (1.05%) Citrix
8 10 (1.05%) CA
8 10 (1.05%) F5
9 9 (0.94%) Juniper
9 9 (0.94%) Nokia
9 9 (0.94%) Planview
10 8 (0.84%) IBM
10 8 (0.84%) Business Objects
10 8 (0.84%) CheckPoint
10 8 (0.84%) Cyber-Ark
11 7 (0.73%) Progress
11 7 (0.73%) Ericsson
12 6 (0.63%) Blue Coat
City, London
Risk Management Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Markets Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Simon James I.T. Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago