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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Certification
Rank 248 238 201
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -37
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 452 442 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.84% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.15% 4.84% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 264 312
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 16
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £29.40 £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £26.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+34.57% -27.70%

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
10885 9139 10303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.21% 17.33% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6053 5094 5334
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 436 627
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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
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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 +2 411 £400 -11.11% 90
London -23 178 £450 -10.00% 40
South East +19 112 £390 -8.23% 25
Berkshire +28 41 £390 +2.63% 3
East of England +5 38 £331 -26.38% 8
City of London +10 33 £475 +5.55% 16
West Midlands -5 21 £394 +5.00% 2
South West -13 19 £425 +13.33% 6
Scotland -18 19 £350 -17.64% 2
Surrey -1 18 £425 -2.85% 9
Hampshire -3 16 £475 -5.00% 7
Reading +14 15 £400 +8.47%
North West -6 14 £425 +9.67% 5
Buckinghamshire +3 13 £389 +55.50% 2
East Midlands +15 12 £320 +42.22%
West Sussex +5 9 £290 -17.14% 1
Yorkshire +7 8 £365 -2.66% 4
Cambridgeshire +5 8 £525 +50.00% 2
Milton Keynes +5 8 £406 +7.33%
Manchester -5 8 £465 +43.07% 2
Glasgow -13 8 £425 +21.42%
Essex -10 7 £335 -48.46% 1
Wiltshire -11 7 £330 -12.00% 2
Southampton -8 6 £700 +16.66% 3
Wales -10 6 £275 -16.66%
Bedfordshire -15 6 £675 +50.00% 3
Luton -18 6 £675 +50.00% 3
West Yorkshire +4 5 £365 -27.00% 3
East Sussex -7 5 £220 -31.25%
Hertfordshire -20 5 £400 - 2

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 764 (78.28%) PRINCE2
2 653 (66.91%) PMP
3 614 (62.91%) Project Management
4 466 (47.75%) PMI
5 359 (36.78%) Finance
6 206 (21.11%) MS Project
7 200 (20.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 170 (17.42%) ITIL
9 161 (16.50%) Microsoft
10 150 (15.37%) Banking
11 149 (15.27%) MS Excel
12 148 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
13 147 (15.06%) Degree
14 121 (12.40%) Change Management
15 114 (11.68%) Migration
16 109 (11.17%) Programme Management
17 106 (10.86%) Telecoms
18 103 (10.55%) PRINCE
19 91 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
20 88 (9.02%) Risk Management
21 85 (8.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 83 (8.50%) MS Office
23 81 (8.30%) Oracle
24 77 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 74 (7.58%) SharePoint
26 72 (7.38%) Project Planning
27 66 (6.76%) Business Analysis
28 65 (6.66%) MS PowerPoint
28 65 (6.66%) Management Information System
28 65 (6.66%) MS Visio

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 74 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.84%) MS Project Server
3 15 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.92%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
5 8 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (0.72%) Confluence
7 6 (0.61%) Lync
7 6 (0.61%) Apache
8 4 (0.41%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.31%) Documentum
9 3 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.31%) CMS
9 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.31%) Drupal
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 206 (21.11%) MS Project
2 149 (15.27%) MS Excel
3 83 (8.50%) MS Office
4 65 (6.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 65 (6.66%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 16 (1.64%) CA Clarity
2 9 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (0.61%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.31%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.20%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.10%) Agresso
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.10%) Summit
8 1 (0.10%) HFM
8 1 (0.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.02%) SaaS
2 7 (0.72%) Office 365
3 3 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.20%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.20%) IaaS
5 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.87%) WAN
2 25 (2.56%) LAN
3 20 (2.05%) Firewall
4 14 (1.43%) Internet
5 11 (1.13%) SAN
5 11 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (1.02%) LTE
6 10 (1.02%) UMTS
7 9 (0.92%) SSL
8 8 (0.82%) 3G
8 8 (0.82%) Intranet
8 8 (0.82%) Wireless
8 8 (0.82%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.72%) GPRS
9 7 (0.72%) GSM
9 7 (0.72%) 4G
10 6 (0.61%) 2G
10 6 (0.61%) CDMA
11 5 (0.51%) DNS
11 5 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.23%) Oracle Database
2 12 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.51%) Data Mining
3 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (0.51%) Big Data
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.31%) QlikView
6 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.20%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.20%) DB2
7 1 (0.10%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.10%) MS Access
7 1 (0.10%) OLAP
7 1 (0.10%) MySQL
7 1 (0.10%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.10%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 15 (1.54%) JIRA
2 8 (0.82%) Introscope
3 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.20%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.10%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.10%) MSI
4 1 (0.10%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle APEX
General
1 359 (36.78%) Finance
2 150 (15.37%) Banking
3 106 (10.86%) Telecoms
4 62 (6.35%) Retail
5 37 (3.79%) Investment Banking
6 33 (3.38%) Marketing
7 30 (3.07%) Legal
8 23 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 23 (2.36%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.95%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.74%) Front Office
11 16 (1.64%) Back Office
11 16 (1.64%) Automotive
11 16 (1.64%) Law
12 13 (1.33%) Publishing
13 12 (1.23%) Advertising
14 10 (1.02%) Billing
14 10 (1.02%) Dutch Language
15 9 (0.92%) General Ledger
15 9 (0.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 578 (59.22%) Project Manager
2 94 (9.63%) Analyst
3 68 (6.97%) Programme Manager
4 61 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 48 (4.92%) Senior Manager
6 45 (4.61%) Senior Project Manager
7 44 (4.51%) Infrastructure Manager
8 43 (4.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 39 (4.00%) Business Analyst
10 33 (3.38%) PMO Analyst
11 29 (2.97%) Technical Manager
12 26 (2.66%) Technical Project Manager
12 26 (2.66%) Coordinator
13 25 (2.56%) Project Coordinator
14 19 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
15 18 (1.84%) Project Analyst
16 17 (1.74%) Architect
16 17 (1.74%) Delivery Manager
17 15 (1.54%) Project Planner
17 15 (1.54%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.43%) Middleware
1 14 (1.43%) XML
2 12 (1.23%) JSP
3 11 (1.13%) .NET
3 11 (1.13%) J2EE
4 10 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (0.82%) EJB
6 7 (0.72%) HTML
6 7 (0.72%) Worklight
7 6 (0.61%) JRules
8 5 (0.51%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.31%) Flash
9 3 (0.31%) Web Services
10 2 (0.20%) OAuth
10 2 (0.20%) OAuth2
10 2 (0.20%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.20%) JSON
10 2 (0.20%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.20%) SVG
11 1 (0.10%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 466 (47.75%) PMI
2 91 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (6.66%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.66%) Mainframe
5 21 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.43%) AS400
7 11 (1.13%) Economics
8 9 (0.92%) FMCG
9 7 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.61%) Market Risk
10 6 (0.61%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
10 6 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.51%) Freedom of Information Act
11 5 (0.51%) E-Learning
11 5 (0.51%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.41%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.41%) Kindle
13 3 (0.31%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 50 (5.12%) Windows
2 36 (3.69%) Linux
3 29 (2.97%) UNIX
4 18 (1.84%) AIX
5 9 (0.92%) Solaris
6 8 (0.82%) SUSE
7 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.31%) pSOS
10 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.20%) Android
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.10%) HPUX
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 764 (78.28%) PRINCE2
2 614 (62.91%) Project Management
3 200 (20.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 170 (17.42%) ITIL
5 148 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (12.40%) Change Management
7 114 (11.68%) Migration
8 109 (11.17%) Programme Management
9 103 (10.55%) PRINCE
10 88 (9.02%) Risk Management
11 72 (7.38%) Project Planning
12 66 (6.76%) Business Analysis
13 61 (6.25%) Change Control
14 56 (5.74%) Service Management
15 55 (5.64%) Scrum
16 43 (4.41%) Service Delivery
17 41 (4.20%) Resource Management
18 40 (4.10%) Six Sigma
18 40 (4.10%) Time Management
19 38 (3.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 62 (6.35%) C
2 46 (4.71%) Java
3 17 (1.74%) SQL
4 8 (0.82%) Bash Shell
4 8 (0.82%) Jython
5 4 (0.41%) VBA
5 4 (0.41%) PHP
6 3 (0.31%) Python
6 3 (0.31%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.20%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.20%) VB
8 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.10%) C#
8 1 (0.10%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 653 (66.91%) PMP
2 147 (15.06%) Degree
3 85 (8.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 77 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 60 (6.15%) Security Cleared
6 39 (4.00%) ISEB
7 38 (3.89%) SC Cleared
8 35 (3.59%) APMP
9 24 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (1.84%) CISSP
11 16 (1.64%) MAPM
12 13 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (1.23%) CAPM
14 11 (1.13%) CISA
14 11 (1.13%) PgMP
15 9 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
16 8 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (0.82%) CCNA
17 7 (0.72%) MBA
18 5 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.41%) QA
2 23 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.15%) P3O
4 16 (1.64%) ISO 9001
5 15 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.92%) SLA
7 4 (0.41%) COBIT
8 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.20%) EMIR
9 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.20%) MiFID
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.10%) GxP
10 1 (0.10%) BS15000
10 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.10%) Basel III
10 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.10%) COREP
10 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.20%) vSphere
3 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.10%) Squid
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (1.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 9 (0.92%) Tivoli
2 9 (0.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 9 (0.92%) SCCM
3 8 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
4 6 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.41%) Puppet
6 3 (0.31%) Netcool
6 3 (0.31%) OPNET
7 2 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.20%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.20%) OpenView
8 1 (0.10%) WSUS
8 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 161 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 81 (8.30%) Oracle
3 58 (5.94%) SAP
4 21 (2.15%) Cisco
5 20 (2.05%) HP
6 16 (1.64%) IBM
7 13 (1.33%) VMware
8 12 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.02%) Guidewire
9 10 (1.02%) CA
9 10 (1.02%) Citrix
10 8 (0.82%) Primavera
10 8 (0.82%) Remedy
11 7 (0.72%) EMC
12 6 (0.61%) Sybase
13 5 (0.51%) NetApp
13 5 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
13 5 (0.51%) JD Edwards
13 5 (0.51%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.51%) Planview
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £325 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Romford, Essex
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate values
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £53 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Peterborough
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + strong chance of extensions
Posted: 12 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Warwick
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
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City of London
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Basingstoke
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