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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Certification
Rank 211 239 199
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -40
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 515 403 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.79% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.02% 4.44% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 240 303
Average daily rate
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£425 £469 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +11.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £419 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £39.00 £38.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +0.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £30.13 £34.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.38 £41.75 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.38 £38.98
% change year-on-year
-19.69% -16.94%
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10255 9068 9807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.05% 17.79% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5789 4879 5054
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 501 610
Average hourly rate £18.97 £21.87 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.26% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 +31 462 £425 -10.52% 95
London -25 199 £450 -10.00% 49
South East +45 121 £425 - 21
Berkshire +24 44 £400 +5.96% 10
City of London +9 42 £425 -15.04% 16
North West +19 35 £425 +13.33% 5
East of England +7 34 £335 -4.28% 9
Buckinghamshire +11 24 £414 -16.41% 1
South West -8 24 £411 +9.46% 1
Hampshire -6 23 £550 +22.22% 5
Scotland -22 20 £375 - 5
Milton Keynes +12 19 £414 -27.72% 1
West Midlands -3 19 £375 -28.57% 1
Lancashire - 18 £525 - 1
Reading +20 17 £413 +0.60% 7
East Midlands +13 14 £320 +42.22% 5
Surrey +8 13 £425 - 3
Yorkshire +10 11 £400 +18.51% 3
West Yorkshire +7 10 £400 -20.00% 2
Bedfordshire - 10 £425 - 2
Canary Wharf +31 8 £466 +19.55%
Leeds +11 8 £413 - 1
Manchester +6 8 £425 +30.76% 1
Southampton - 8 £700 - 4
Essex -1 7 £335 -28.41% 2
Derbyshire - 7 £320 -
Guildford - 7 £405 - 1
Birmingham +5 6 £300 -29.41%
West Sussex +3 6 £270 -22.85% 1
Slough +2 6 £250 +25.00%

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 867 (79.47%) PRINCE2
2 733 (67.19%) PMP
3 698 (63.98%) Project Management
4 527 (48.30%) PMI
5 420 (38.50%) Finance
6 227 (20.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 214 (19.62%) MS Project
8 197 (18.06%) ITIL
9 171 (15.67%) Banking
10 164 (15.03%) Degree
11 155 (14.21%) Microsoft
12 152 (13.93%) MS Excel
13 134 (12.28%) Change Management
14 130 (11.92%) Migration
15 127 (11.64%) Programme Management
16 122 (11.18%) PRINCE
17 116 (10.63%) Telecoms
18 109 (9.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 104 (9.53%) Risk Management
20 99 (9.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 82 (7.52%) Oracle
22 81 (7.42%) MS Office
22 81 (7.42%) Project Planning
23 69 (6.32%) Business Analysis
23 69 (6.32%) C
23 69 (6.32%) Change Control
24 68 (6.23%) MS PowerPoint
25 66 (6.05%) SharePoint
26 64 (5.87%) Security Cleared
27 63 (5.77%) Retail

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 66 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.84%) MS Project Server
3 15 (1.37%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.82%) Lync
5 7 (0.64%) Confluence
5 7 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (0.46%) Apache
7 5 (0.46%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.46%) Documentum
8 4 (0.37%) CMS
8 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.27%) Drupal
9 3 (0.27%) SAS
9 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.27%) IIS
9 3 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 214 (19.62%) MS Project
2 152 (13.93%) MS Excel
3 81 (7.42%) MS Office
4 68 (6.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 58 (5.32%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.18%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.092%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (1.01%) CA Clarity
2 10 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (0.46%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.27%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.27%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Summit
5 2 (0.18%) Maximo
5 2 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.18%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.092%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.092%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.092%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.092%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.092%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.82%) SaaS
2 4 (0.37%) Office 365
3 3 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.18%) IaaS
5 1 (0.092%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.092%) PaaS
5 1 (0.092%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.47%) WAN
2 22 (2.02%) LAN
3 16 (1.47%) SAN
4 14 (1.28%) Firewall
5 12 (1.10%) Internet
6 11 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (1.01%) 3G
6 11 (1.01%) 4G
7 10 (0.92%) LTE
7 10 (0.92%) Wireless
7 10 (0.92%) UMTS
7 10 (0.92%) VoIP
8 8 (0.73%) Unified Communications
9 7 (0.64%) Intranet
9 7 (0.64%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.64%) SSL
10 6 (0.55%) 2G
10 6 (0.55%) GPRS
10 6 (0.55%) GSM
11 5 (0.46%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.01%) Oracle Database
3 6 (0.55%) Data Mining
3 6 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (0.46%) Big Data
5 3 (0.27%) QlikView
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.18%) DB2
6 2 (0.18%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.18%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.18%) MySQL
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.092%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.092%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (0.092%) EDMS
7 1 (0.092%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.092%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (1.37%) JIRA
2 6 (0.55%) Introscope
3 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.092%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.092%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.092%) Ant
4 1 (0.092%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.092%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.092%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.092%) CruiseControl
General
1 420 (38.50%) Finance
2 171 (15.67%) Banking
3 116 (10.63%) Telecoms
4 63 (5.77%) Retail
5 43 (3.94%) Legal
6 40 (3.67%) Investment Banking
7 35 (3.21%) Marketing
8 33 (3.02%) Manufacturing
9 26 (2.38%) Front Office
10 22 (2.02%) Back Office
10 22 (2.02%) Law
11 20 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (1.74%) Financial Institution
13 15 (1.37%) Automotive
14 14 (1.28%) French Language
15 13 (1.19%) Advertising
16 12 (1.10%) Billing
16 12 (1.10%) Spanish Language
17 10 (0.92%) Publishing
18 9 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 653 (59.85%) Project Manager
2 93 (8.52%) Analyst
3 86 (7.88%) Programme Manager
4 63 (5.77%) IT Project Manager
5 59 (5.41%) Senior Manager
6 53 (4.86%) Senior Project Manager
7 50 (4.58%) Infrastructure Manager
8 49 (4.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 43 (3.94%) Business Analyst
10 32 (2.93%) Coordinator
11 29 (2.66%) Project Coordinator
12 27 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 27 (2.47%) PMO Analyst
13 24 (2.20%) Technical Manager
14 21 (1.92%) Technical Project Manager
14 21 (1.92%) PMO Manager
15 20 (1.83%) Architect
16 18 (1.65%) Service Manager
17 17 (1.56%) Delivery Manager
17 17 (1.56%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.56%) .NET
2 16 (1.47%) XML
2 16 (1.47%) Middleware
3 13 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (0.92%) J2EE
4 10 (0.92%) JSP
5 8 (0.73%) EJB
6 5 (0.46%) HTML
6 5 (0.46%) Application Packaging
6 5 (0.46%) JRules
6 5 (0.46%) Worklight
7 3 (0.27%) Web Services
7 3 (0.27%) Flash
8 2 (0.18%) SVG
8 2 (0.18%) OAuth2
8 2 (0.18%) OAuth
8 2 (0.18%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.18%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.18%) JSON
9 1 (0.092%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 527 (48.30%) PMI
2 62 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 22 (2.02%) Mainframe
4 20 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.01%) Economics
6 8 (0.73%) FMCG
6 8 (0.73%) AS400
6 8 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (0.64%) Credit Risk
8 6 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (0.46%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.46%) Freedom of Information Act
9 5 (0.46%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.46%) IPTV
10 4 (0.37%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.37%) DTV
10 4 (0.37%) E-Learning
10 4 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (4.86%) Windows
2 35 (3.21%) Linux
3 33 (3.02%) UNIX
4 14 (1.28%) AIX
5 10 (0.92%) Solaris
6 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.55%) SUSE
6 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.55%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.37%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.27%) pSOS
9 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.092%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.092%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.092%) Android
10 1 (0.092%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.092%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 867 (79.47%) PRINCE2
2 698 (63.98%) Project Management
3 227 (20.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 197 (18.06%) ITIL
5 134 (12.28%) Change Management
6 130 (11.92%) Migration
7 127 (11.64%) Programme Management
8 122 (11.18%) PRINCE
9 104 (9.53%) Risk Management
10 81 (7.42%) Project Planning
11 69 (6.32%) Change Control
11 69 (6.32%) Business Analysis
12 62 (5.68%) Scrum
13 55 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (4.77%) Service Management
15 44 (4.03%) Portfolio Management
16 43 (3.94%) Service Delivery
16 43 (3.94%) ERP
17 42 (3.85%) Time Management
18 40 (3.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 69 (6.32%) C
2 51 (4.67%) Java
3 15 (1.37%) SQL
4 6 (0.55%) Jython
4 6 (0.55%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.37%) PHP
6 3 (0.27%) Python
6 3 (0.27%) VB
7 2 (0.18%) ABAP
7 2 (0.18%) VBA
7 2 (0.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.18%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.092%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.092%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.092%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.092%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.092%) C#
Qualifications
1 733 (67.19%) PMP
2 164 (15.03%) Degree
3 109 (9.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 99 (9.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 64 (5.87%) Security Cleared
6 43 (3.94%) ISEB
7 41 (3.76%) SC Cleared
8 31 (2.84%) APMP
9 19 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (1.56%) MAPM
11 15 (1.37%) CAPM
12 14 (1.28%) CISSP
13 12 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (0.92%) PgMP
14 10 (0.92%) MBA
15 9 (0.82%) ISTQB
16 8 (0.73%) CISA
16 8 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 6 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
18 5 (0.46%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.86%) QA
2 33 (3.02%) P3O
3 21 (1.92%) SLA
4 15 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.64%) EMIR
7 6 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.55%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.37%) FATCA
10 3 (0.27%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.27%) COBIT
11 2 (0.18%) MiFID
11 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.092%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.092%) Basel III
12 1 (0.092%) COREP
12 1 (0.092%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.092%) GxP
12 1 (0.092%) BS15000
System Software
1 11 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.18%) vSphere
4 1 (0.092%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.092%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 9 (0.82%) SCCM
3 7 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (0.37%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.27%) Puppet
6 2 (0.18%) OpenView
6 2 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.18%) AppDNA
6 2 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.18%) MOM
6 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.18%) Netcool
6 2 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.18%) OPNET
7 1 (0.092%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.092%) WSUS
Vendors
1 155 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 82 (7.52%) Oracle
3 60 (5.50%) SAP
4 22 (2.02%) Cisco
5 17 (1.56%) IBM
5 17 (1.56%) HP
6 13 (1.19%) Citrix
6 13 (1.19%) VMware
7 10 (0.92%) Primavera
8 9 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.73%) Remedy
9 8 (0.73%) Guidewire
10 7 (0.64%) JD Edwards
11 6 (0.55%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.55%) EMC
11 6 (0.55%) Sybase
11 6 (0.55%) BT
12 5 (0.46%) Lotus
12 5 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.46%) CA
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £55k - 60k per year + 6 Month FTC
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Rate: Unspecified Rate is negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £550 - 600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
MBA Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £700 - £800 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago