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 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Certification
Rank 195 196 196
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 578 514 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.06% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.28% 5.83% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 268 344
Average daily rate £439 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £576 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.05 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.38% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £32.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.10 £50.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.38 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.33% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10937 8810 10503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.45% 18.17% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6204 4687 5415
Average daily rate £375 £370 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 474 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £51.50 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%

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 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 23 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 23 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 -6 539 £438 -2.77% 50
London +7 269 £450 -10.00% 24
South East -35 110 £425 - 13
City of London -9 56 £480 -2.04% 4
South West +13 31 £380 -7.87%
Berkshire -21 31 £450 +16.12% 4
East Midlands +8 27 £320 -3.03% 1
North West -25 27 £550 +55.14% 2
Derby +8 21 £320 -5.88%
Derbyshire -1 21 £320 -5.88%
Buckinghamshire -2 19 £413 - 1
Scotland -4 18 £414 -2.58% 1
Milton Keynes 0 17 £413 - 1
East of England -43 17 £375 +3.44% 7
West Midlands -14 16 £365 -8.75%
Surrey -32 16 £350 -22.22% 1
North East -20 15 £325 -27.77%
Tyne and Wear -24 15 £325 -27.77%
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 15 £325 -27.77%
Hampshire -1 14 £473 +11.17% 5
Reading -8 13 £550 +69.23% 1
Cheshire -13 13 £575 +53.33% 1
Yorkshire -25 13 £401 +21.59% 3
West Sussex +4 11 £310 -40.95%
Wiltshire -11 11 £325 -31.57%
Guildford -3 9 - - 1
Middlesex -3 7 £425 -15.84%
West Yorkshire -22 7 £390 +15.55% 3
Docklands, London +6 6 £463 +5.71%
Manchester -8 6 £475 +33.99% 1

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 831 (80.68%) PRINCE2
2 682 (66.21%) PMP
3 645 (62.62%) Project Management
4 498 (48.35%) PMI
5 402 (39.03%) Finance
6 216 (20.97%) MS Project
7 210 (20.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 192 (18.64%) Banking
9 161 (15.63%) ITIL
10 160 (15.53%) MS Excel
11 135 (13.11%) Change Management
12 132 (12.82%) Microsoft
13 130 (12.62%) Degree
14 117 (11.36%) PRINCE
15 112 (10.87%) Programme Management
16 109 (10.58%) Telecoms
17 107 (10.39%) Migration
18 102 (9.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 98 (9.51%) Risk Management
20 97 (9.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 86 (8.35%) Project Planning
22 85 (8.25%) MS Office
23 80 (7.77%) MS PowerPoint
24 77 (7.48%) SAP
24 77 (7.48%) Oracle
25 68 (6.60%) Change Control
26 66 (6.41%) MS Visio
27 65 (6.31%) Windows
28 59 (5.73%) Business Analysis
28 59 (5.73%) ERP

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 58 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.52%) MS Project Server
3 8 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.68%) Lync
5 5 (0.49%) Documentum
5 5 (0.49%) IIS
6 4 (0.39%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.29%) Confluence
7 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.29%) SAS
7 3 (0.29%) Apache
7 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.19%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.19%) CMS
9 1 (0.097%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.097%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 216 (20.97%) MS Project
2 160 (15.53%) MS Excel
3 85 (8.25%) MS Office
4 80 (7.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 66 (6.41%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) SPSS
7 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.097%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.097%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (1.26%) CA Clarity
2 10 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.87%) Temenos T24
3 9 (0.87%) FLEXCUBE
4 8 (0.78%) Finacle
4 8 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 5 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.29%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.29%) Maximo
8 3 (0.29%) Summit
8 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.19%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.97%) SaaS
2 5 (0.49%) Office 365
3 1 (0.097%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.43%) WAN
2 20 (1.94%) LAN
3 15 (1.46%) Wireless
4 14 (1.36%) Firewall
5 11 (1.07%) 4G
5 11 (1.07%) VoIP
6 10 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.97%) SAN
6 10 (0.97%) Unified Communications
7 9 (0.87%) VPN
7 9 (0.87%) Internet
8 7 (0.68%) 3G
9 6 (0.58%) ATM
9 6 (0.58%) LTE
10 5 (0.49%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.49%) DSL
11 4 (0.39%) FTP
12 3 (0.29%) Network Security
12 3 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
3 7 (0.68%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.68%) Data Mining
4 6 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.39%) EDMS
6 3 (0.29%) Big Data
6 3 (0.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.29%) Siebel EIM
6 3 (0.29%) MySQL
6 3 (0.29%) OLAP
6 3 (0.29%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.19%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.19%) DB2
7 2 (0.19%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.19%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (1.36%) JIRA
2 4 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.19%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.19%) Introscope
3 2 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.097%) Hudson
4 1 (0.097%) Grunt
4 1 (0.097%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.097%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.097%) Ant
4 1 (0.097%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.097%) ProC
General
1 402 (39.03%) Finance
2 192 (18.64%) Banking
3 109 (10.58%) Telecoms
4 52 (5.05%) Investment Banking
4 52 (5.05%) Legal
5 51 (4.95%) Retail
6 28 (2.72%) Financial Institution
6 28 (2.72%) Back Office
6 28 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 27 (2.62%) Law
8 21 (2.04%) Front Office
9 20 (1.94%) Marketing
10 19 (1.84%) Billing
11 16 (1.55%) French Language
12 13 (1.26%) Advertising
13 12 (1.17%) Spanish Language
14 11 (1.07%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.97%) Automotive
15 10 (0.97%) General Ledger
16 8 (0.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 615 (59.71%) Project Manager
2 85 (8.25%) Programme Manager
3 84 (8.16%) Analyst
4 65 (6.31%) Senior Manager
5 61 (5.92%) IT Project Manager
6 57 (5.53%) Senior Project Manager
7 47 (4.56%) Business Analyst
8 43 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
9 42 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 35 (3.40%) PMO Manager
11 29 (2.82%) Coordinator
12 26 (2.52%) Project Coordinator
13 25 (2.43%) SAP Manager
14 22 (2.14%) Technical Manager
15 20 (1.94%) Technical Project Manager
15 20 (1.94%) Delivery Manager
15 20 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
16 18 (1.75%) PMO Analyst
17 17 (1.65%) Business Manager
17 17 (1.65%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.14%) .NET
2 15 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (1.26%) Middleware
4 11 (1.07%) XML
5 9 (0.87%) Application Packaging
6 7 (0.68%) JRules
7 6 (0.58%) HTML
8 5 (0.49%) J2EE
8 5 (0.49%) EJB
8 5 (0.49%) JSP
9 2 (0.19%) CSS
9 2 (0.19%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.19%) Worklight
10 1 (0.097%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.097%) YAML
10 1 (0.097%) OAuth
10 1 (0.097%) Sass
10 1 (0.097%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.097%) OOCSS
10 1 (0.097%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 498 (48.35%) PMI
2 49 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 12 (1.17%) Economics
4 11 (1.07%) Mainframe
5 10 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 8 (0.78%) E-Learning
7 8 (0.78%) IPTV
8 7 (0.68%) Fixed Income
9 6 (0.58%) Derivative
9 6 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.49%) FMCG
10 5 (0.49%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.39%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (0.39%) Equities
11 4 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.39%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.39%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.29%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 65 (6.31%) Windows
2 35 (3.40%) UNIX
3 22 (2.14%) Linux
4 18 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.07%) Solaris
6 10 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.68%) AIX
8 2 (0.19%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.19%) HPUX
8 2 (0.19%) SUSE
8 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.097%) Android
9 1 (0.097%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.097%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 831 (80.68%) PRINCE2
2 645 (62.62%) Project Management
3 210 (20.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 161 (15.63%) ITIL
5 135 (13.11%) Change Management
6 117 (11.36%) PRINCE
7 112 (10.87%) Programme Management
8 107 (10.39%) Migration
9 98 (9.51%) Risk Management
10 86 (8.35%) Project Planning
11 68 (6.60%) Change Control
12 59 (5.73%) Business Analysis
12 59 (5.73%) ERP
13 50 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
13 50 (4.85%) Scrum
14 47 (4.56%) Waterfall
15 41 (3.98%) Service Management
16 39 (3.79%) Six Sigma
17 38 (3.69%) CRM
18 36 (3.50%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (4.66%) C
2 40 (3.88%) Java
3 13 (1.26%) SQL
4 12 (1.17%) ABAP
5 11 (1.07%) VB
6 9 (0.87%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.39%) C++
8 2 (0.19%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.19%) PHP
8 2 (0.19%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.19%) Jython
8 2 (0.19%) R
8 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.097%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.097%) Ruby
9 1 (0.097%) Python
9 1 (0.097%) VBA
9 1 (0.097%) Perl
9 1 (0.097%) C#
9 1 (0.097%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 682 (66.21%) PMP
2 130 (12.62%) Degree
3 102 (9.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 97 (9.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 48 (4.66%) Security Cleared
6 38 (3.69%) APMP
6 38 (3.69%) SC Cleared
7 31 (3.01%) ISEB
8 17 (1.65%) CAPM
9 13 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.17%) MAPM
11 8 (0.78%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 6 (0.58%) PgMP
12 6 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 5 (0.49%) CISSP
13 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.39%) CISA
14 4 (0.39%) MCSE
14 4 (0.39%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.53%) QA
2 22 (2.14%) P3O
3 20 (1.94%) SLA
4 8 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.68%) EMIR
6 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.39%) FATCA
8 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.29%) GxP
8 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.19%) COBIT
9 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.097%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.097%) COREP
10 1 (0.097%) FINREP
10 1 (0.097%) MiFID
10 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.097%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.097%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (1.65%) SCCM
2 8 (0.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 7 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.19%) MOM
5 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.097%) Puppet
6 1 (0.097%) OpenView
6 1 (0.097%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.097%) Netcool
Vendors
1 132 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 77 (7.48%) SAP
2 77 (7.48%) Oracle
3 17 (1.65%) Cisco
4 16 (1.55%) CA
5 15 (1.46%) HP
6 12 (1.17%) Citrix
7 11 (1.07%) IBM
8 10 (0.97%) VMware
9 9 (0.87%) JD Edwards
9 9 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.78%) EMC
11 7 (0.68%) Temenos
11 7 (0.68%) Siebel
11 7 (0.68%) Symantec
12 6 (0.58%) BT
12 6 (0.58%) Cognos
13 5 (0.49%) Remedy
13 5 (0.49%) Primavera
14 4 (0.39%) Lotus
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £65000 Per Day £350 per day or £65000 pro r
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
Ripe4
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
Ripe4
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Sussex
HFG
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £610.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Macmillan Science and Education
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Macmillan Science and Education
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £43864.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £557 - £607 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £615.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Herefordshire
Huxley Associates
Posted: 26 days ago
Crawley
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago