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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Certification
Rank 214 200 199
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 548 569 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 1.03% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.09% 5.28% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 383 269
Average daily rate
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£438 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £622 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 11
Average hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £35.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £31.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £122.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £41.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.99% +10.33%

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
10772 10777 8865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.33% 19.52% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6112 6123 4725
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 535 480
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £51.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -19 509 £438 +0.98% 124
London -23 211 £450 - 53
South East -4 114 £431 +1.47% 28
City of London +14 51 £525 +6.59% 22
Berkshire +9 46 £400 -11.11% 7
East of England +50 45 £475 +26.66% 7
North West -7 39 £425 -22.72% 10
East Midlands +5 27 £375 +17.18% 8
Reading +12 24 £430 -21.81% 3
Scotland +8 21 £340 -17.87% 5
West Midlands -5 21 £330 -7.69% 7
Yorkshire -11 19 £400 -0.31% 4
Cheshire -2 18 £415 -27.82% 4
South West -10 16 £450 +16.88% 6
Hertfordshire +19 15 £500 +14.28% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 14 £413 -13.15% 2
Derbyshire -4 14 £375 +17.18% 1
Oxfordshire -11 14 £500 +13.63% 4
Bedfordshire +12 13 £475 - 1
Manchester -6 13 £450 -5.26% 2
Derby -12 13 £375 +17.18%
Buckinghamshire -7 12 £383 -7.27% 7
Oxford -4 11 £488 +17.46% 1
Surrey -4 11 £340 -2.85% 2
Hampshire -13 11 £408 -13.69% 4
West Sussex -20 10 £438 +41.12% 2
Wiltshire +11 9 £400 +45.45% 2
Slough +5 9 £313 -34.21% 1
West Yorkshire -9 9 £363 -7.05% 2
Milton Keynes -12 9 £265 -35.75% 4

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 759 (75.75%) PRINCE2
2 713 (71.16%) PMP
3 703 (70.16%) Project Management
4 381 (38.02%) PMI
5 361 (36.03%) Finance
6 196 (19.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 190 (18.96%) MS Project
7 190 (18.96%) Degree
8 185 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
9 176 (17.56%) ITIL
10 147 (14.67%) Change Management
11 132 (13.17%) Banking
12 127 (12.67%) MS Excel
12 127 (12.67%) MS Office
13 121 (12.08%) Telecoms
14 114 (11.38%) Microsoft
15 109 (10.88%) PRINCE
16 105 (10.48%) Programme Management
17 101 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
18 94 (9.38%) Project Planning
19 87 (8.68%) SAP
20 85 (8.48%) SharePoint
20 85 (8.48%) Risk Management
21 82 (8.18%) Security Cleared
22 81 (8.08%) Waterfall
23 73 (7.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 69 (6.89%) Scrum
25 68 (6.79%) MS PowerPoint
26 67 (6.69%) Migration
27 65 (6.49%) SC Cleared

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 85 (8.48%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (0.60%) Drupal
3 6 (0.60%) IBM Notes
3 6 (0.60%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.50%) Lync
4 5 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.40%) Confluence
5 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.40%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.40%) SAS
6 2 (0.20%) Documentum
6 2 (0.20%) CMS
7 1 (0.100%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.100%) JBoss
7 1 (0.100%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.100%) Captiva
7 1 (0.100%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.100%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 190 (18.96%) MS Project
2 127 (12.67%) MS Excel
2 127 (12.67%) MS Office
3 68 (6.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 60 (5.99%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.20%) SPSS
6 1 (0.100%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 17 (1.70%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.50%) Primavera
3 4 (0.40%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.40%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.40%) Agresso
4 3 (0.30%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.30%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.30%) CA PPM
4 3 (0.30%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.20%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.20%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.20%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.20%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.70%) Office 365
1 7 (0.70%) IaaS
2 5 (0.50%) SaaS
3 4 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.100%) PaaS
6 1 (0.100%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.100%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.100%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.100%) Yammer
6 1 (0.100%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.39%) Firewall
2 24 (2.40%) WAN
3 20 (2.00%) LAN
4 15 (1.50%) Radio Access Network
5 12 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (1.00%) 3G
6 10 (1.00%) BGP
7 9 (0.90%) OSPF
7 9 (0.90%) Multicast
8 8 (0.80%) DNS
9 7 (0.70%) Wireless
9 7 (0.70%) Internet
9 7 (0.70%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (0.70%) Network Security
9 7 (0.70%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (0.60%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.50%) Intranet
11 5 (0.50%) MPLS
12 4 (0.40%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (1.70%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.80%) Big Data
4 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.60%) OLAP
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.40%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.40%) QlikView
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.30%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.30%) SAP BI
7 3 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.30%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.30%) BODI
7 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.30%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (1.70%) JIRA
2 2 (0.20%) Subversion
3 1 (0.100%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.100%) JUnit
3 1 (0.100%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.100%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.100%) Maven
3 1 (0.100%) Selenium
3 1 (0.100%) Checkstyle
3 1 (0.100%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.100%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.100%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.100%) UltraEdit
3 1 (0.100%) Yeoman
General
1 361 (36.03%) Finance
2 132 (13.17%) Banking
3 121 (12.08%) Telecoms
4 57 (5.69%) Retail
5 44 (4.39%) Investment Banking
6 43 (4.29%) Legal
7 40 (3.99%) Manufacturing
8 33 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 30 (2.99%) Law
10 21 (2.10%) Marketing
11 13 (1.30%) Billing
12 12 (1.20%) Front Office
12 12 (1.20%) Publishing
13 11 (1.10%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.90%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
15 8 (0.80%) German Language
15 8 (0.80%) Advertising
15 8 (0.80%) Automotive
16 6 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 595 (59.38%) Project Manager
2 70 (6.99%) Analyst
3 62 (6.19%) Programme Manager
4 60 (5.99%) Infrastructure Manager
5 57 (5.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 54 (5.39%) IT Project Manager
7 47 (4.69%) SAP Manager
8 46 (4.59%) Technical Manager
9 39 (3.89%) Business Analyst
10 37 (3.69%) Delivery Manager
11 36 (3.59%) Senior Manager
12 33 (3.29%) SAP Project Manager
13 32 (3.19%) Senior Project Manager
14 29 (2.89%) Architect
15 28 (2.79%) Technical Project Manager
16 26 (2.59%) Business Manager
17 25 (2.50%) Coordinator
18 24 (2.40%) PMO Manager
18 24 (2.40%) Agile Project Manager
19 23 (2.30%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (0.90%) .NET
1 9 (0.90%) XML
2 5 (0.50%) Middleware
2 5 (0.50%) EDI
2 5 (0.50%) J2EE
3 4 (0.40%) Web Services
4 3 (0.30%) JRules
4 3 (0.30%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.20%) DOM
5 2 (0.20%) HTML
6 1 (0.100%) JMS
6 1 (0.100%) WSDL
6 1 (0.100%) COM
6 1 (0.100%) EJB
6 1 (0.100%) CSS
6 1 (0.100%) JSP
6 1 (0.100%) Servlets
6 1 (0.100%) SOAP
6 1 (0.100%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 381 (38.02%) PMI
2 101 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 33 (3.29%) Economics
5 27 (2.69%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.10%) Informatics
7 13 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.30%) FMCG
8 11 (1.10%) Reference Data
9 8 (0.80%) CMDB
10 6 (0.60%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.60%) Derivative
10 6 (0.60%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.60%) Human Factors
11 5 (0.50%) CESG
11 5 (0.50%) IPTV
12 4 (0.40%) User Experience
12 4 (0.40%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.40%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.40%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (4.29%) Windows
2 29 (2.89%) UNIX
3 21 (2.10%) Linux
4 8 (0.80%) Solaris
5 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.30%) Windows NT
6 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.100%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (75.75%) PRINCE2
2 703 (70.16%) Project Management
3 196 (19.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 185 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (17.56%) ITIL
6 147 (14.67%) Change Management
7 109 (10.88%) PRINCE
8 105 (10.48%) Programme Management
9 94 (9.38%) Project Planning
10 85 (8.48%) Risk Management
11 81 (8.08%) Waterfall
12 69 (6.89%) Scrum
13 67 (6.69%) Migration
14 57 (5.69%) Business Analysis
15 55 (5.49%) Six Sigma
16 51 (5.09%) Information Security
17 50 (4.99%) ERP
18 47 (4.69%) Change Control
19 43 (4.29%) Service Management
20 41 (4.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (3.39%) C
2 21 (2.10%) Java
3 14 (1.40%) SQL
4 7 (0.70%) Python
4 7 (0.70%) Perl
5 5 (0.50%) PHP
5 5 (0.50%) ABAP
6 4 (0.40%) VB
7 1 (0.100%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.100%) VBA
7 1 (0.100%) VBScript
7 1 (0.100%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.100%) C#
7 1 (0.100%) C++
7 1 (0.100%) Ruby
7 1 (0.100%) X++
7 1 (0.100%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 713 (71.16%) PMP
2 190 (18.96%) Degree
3 82 (8.18%) Security Cleared
4 73 (7.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 65 (6.49%) SC Cleared
6 58 (5.79%) APMP
7 51 (5.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 22 (2.20%) CISSP
9 16 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.40%) CCNA
12 11 (1.10%) GIAC
12 11 (1.10%) CAPM
13 10 (1.00%) PgMP
13 10 (1.00%) CISM
14 9 (0.90%) ISEB
15 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.70%) MCSE
15 7 (0.70%) GCIA
16 6 (0.60%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.69%) QA
2 18 (1.80%) GxP
3 16 (1.60%) GMP
4 15 (1.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 13 (1.30%) SLA
5 13 (1.30%) PMBOK
6 12 (1.20%) P3O
6 12 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.80%) ISO 14001
8 7 (0.70%) COBIT
9 6 (0.60%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.30%) BS15000
12 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.100%) GAMP
System Software
1 15 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.100%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.100%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.100%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (0.80%) MOM
2 3 (0.30%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.20%) OpenView
3 2 (0.20%) Netcool
4 1 (0.100%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.100%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 114 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 87 (8.68%) SAP
3 43 (4.29%) Oracle
4 35 (3.49%) Cisco
5 29 (2.89%) HP
6 17 (1.70%) F5
7 15 (1.50%) CheckPoint
7 15 (1.50%) ArcSight
8 14 (1.40%) Nokia
9 12 (1.20%) Juniper
9 12 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.10%) IBM
10 11 (1.10%) Cyber-Ark
10 11 (1.10%) WorldPay
11 10 (1.00%) VMware
11 10 (1.00%) Citrix
12 9 (0.90%) Ericsson
12 9 (0.90%) Cognos
13 8 (0.80%) TippingPoint
13 8 (0.80%) Blue Coat
London
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Thomson Reuters
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £530 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £270 - 290 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 days ago