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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Certification
Rank 229 250 247
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 600 468 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 0.83% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.36% 4.39% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 296 261
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.73% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.39 £19.75 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.63 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £30.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+80.32% +14.01%

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
11201 10672 9363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.90% 18.88% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6771 6083 5132
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 528 454 486
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 +28 558 £425 +3.65% 126
London +53 276 £475 +5.55% 68
South East +4 142 £395 -1.25% 21
Berkshire +8 53 £400 - 7
Hampshire +28 43 £330 -41.33% 6
City of London +16 41 £475 -7.54% 22
Reading +2 26 £450 +9.09% 1
West Midlands +9 25 £369 -1.66% 5
North West -19 25 £400 -5.88% 10
East of England -15 24 £400 +19.40% 10
Scotland -1 23 £375 +7.44% 1
Southampton +15 22 £325 -53.57% 4
Surrey -4 18 £438 +2.94% 1
South West -4 18 £388 -8.82% 5
Buckinghamshire -8 18 £456 +20.86% 2
Yorkshire -21 16 £400 +9.58% 2
East Midlands 0 15 £413 +28.90% 4
Canary Wharf 0 14 £450 -6.73%
Manchester -17 12 £400 -10.11% 6
Derbyshire +9 11 £328 +2.34% 1
Hertfordshire +11 10 £425 +6.25% 2
Bracknell +2 10 £335 +15.51% 2
South Yorkshire - 10 £400 -
Birmingham +14 9 £400 +33.33% 2
Milton Keynes -9 9 £375 -0.66%
North East -23 9 £400 +45.45% 1
Sheffield - 9 £400 -
Derby +3 8 £393 +22.65% 1
Oxfordshire -14 8 £450 +14.28% 1
Edinburgh -6 7 £393 +12.14% 1

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 817 (72.17%) PRINCE2
2 816 (72.08%) Project Management
3 779 (68.82%) PMP
4 496 (43.82%) PMI
5 432 (38.16%) Finance
6 228 (20.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 223 (19.70%) MS Project
8 205 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
9 190 (16.78%) ITIL
10 176 (15.55%) Degree
11 169 (14.93%) MS Excel
12 149 (13.16%) MS Office
13 145 (12.81%) Microsoft
14 138 (12.19%) Change Management
15 136 (12.01%) PRINCE
16 132 (11.66%) Risk Management
17 121 (10.69%) Banking
18 111 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
19 110 (9.72%) Migration
20 108 (9.54%) Security Cleared
21 105 (9.28%) Telecoms
22 101 (8.92%) Programme Management
23 100 (8.83%) Data Centre
24 90 (7.95%) Waterfall
25 87 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
26 86 (7.60%) SharePoint
27 83 (7.33%) Change Control
27 83 (7.33%) SC Cleared
28 80 (7.07%) Project Planning
29 77 (6.80%) Scrum

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 86 (7.60%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.50%) WebSphere
3 12 (1.06%) Lync
4 10 (0.88%) MS Project Server
5 9 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (0.71%) IBM Notes
7 7 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.53%) CMS
9 5 (0.44%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.35%) LiveLink
11 3 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.27%) Confluence
11 3 (0.27%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.18%) Documentum
12 2 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.18%) Apache
12 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.18%) IIS
12 2 (0.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 223 (19.70%) MS Project
2 169 (14.93%) MS Excel
3 149 (13.16%) MS Office
4 87 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 50 (4.42%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.62%) Maya
7 6 (0.53%) SPSS
8 1 (0.088%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.088%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (0.80%) SAP BPC
2 7 (0.62%) SAP MM
3 6 (0.53%) SAP PP
3 6 (0.53%) SAP SD
4 5 (0.44%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.35%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.35%) Workday HCM
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.27%) Agresso
6 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.27%) RMDS
6 3 (0.27%) CA PPM
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.18%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.18%) Primavera
8 1 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.74%) Office 365
2 14 (1.24%) SaaS
3 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.53%) IaaS
5 4 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.27%) PaaS
6 3 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.088%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.088%) Yammer
7 1 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.00%) WAN
2 29 (2.56%) LAN
2 29 (2.56%) Firewall
3 23 (2.03%) Internet
4 15 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
5 12 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.97%) Unified Communications
7 10 (0.88%) SAN
8 9 (0.80%) DNS
9 8 (0.71%) Multicast
10 7 (0.62%) OSPF
10 7 (0.62%) BGP
11 6 (0.53%) 3G
11 6 (0.53%) Wireless
11 6 (0.53%) Network Security
12 5 (0.44%) Structured Cabling
12 5 (0.44%) NAS
12 5 (0.44%) PABX
12 5 (0.44%) MPLS
12 5 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (1.50%) SQL Server
3 16 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 10 (0.88%) Big Data
4 10 (0.88%) SAP BW
5 7 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (0.53%) QlikView
6 6 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (0.44%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.35%) OLAP
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (0.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.18%) DB2
11 1 (0.088%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.088%) MySQL
11 1 (0.088%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (1.15%) JIRA
2 8 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.18%) Subversion
4 1 (0.088%) Selenium
4 1 (0.088%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.088%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.088%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.088%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.088%) ERwin
General
1 432 (38.16%) Finance
2 121 (10.69%) Banking
3 105 (9.28%) Telecoms
4 57 (5.04%) Retail
5 49 (4.33%) Investment Banking
6 31 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 28 (2.47%) Manufacturing
8 27 (2.39%) Legal
9 26 (2.30%) Marketing
10 24 (2.12%) Front Office
11 21 (1.86%) Billing
12 15 (1.33%) Publishing
12 15 (1.33%) Law
13 12 (1.06%) Back Office
14 11 (0.97%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.97%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.88%) Spanish Language
15 10 (0.88%) Advertising
16 9 (0.80%) German Language
17 8 (0.71%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 747 (65.99%) Project Manager
2 86 (7.60%) Infrastructure Manager
3 81 (7.16%) Analyst
3 81 (7.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 62 (5.48%) Senior Manager
5 59 (5.21%) IT Project Manager
6 56 (4.95%) Senior Project Manager
7 45 (3.98%) Technical Manager
8 43 (3.80%) Programme Manager
9 37 (3.27%) Technical Project Manager
10 36 (3.18%) Business Analyst
11 33 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 29 (2.56%) PMO Analyst
13 26 (2.30%) SAP Manager
13 26 (2.30%) Business Manager
14 24 (2.12%) Delivery Manager
14 24 (2.12%) PMO Manager
15 23 (2.03%) Agile Project Manager
15 23 (2.03%) Architect
15 23 (2.03%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.06%) Web Services
2 11 (0.97%) .NET
3 7 (0.62%) J2EE
3 7 (0.62%) Middleware
4 5 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (0.44%) HTML
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.35%) XML
6 3 (0.27%) CSS
6 3 (0.27%) SOAP
6 3 (0.27%) Ajax
6 3 (0.27%) REST
6 3 (0.27%) Itk
7 2 (0.18%) HTML5
7 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.18%) Swing
7 2 (0.18%) XHTML
7 2 (0.18%) EDI
8 1 (0.088%) JMS
8 1 (0.088%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 496 (43.82%) PMI
2 111 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (8.83%) Data Centre
4 42 (3.71%) Management Information System
5 39 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 21 (1.86%) Economics
7 18 (1.59%) NHS
8 15 (1.33%) Informatics
9 13 (1.15%) Market Risk
10 12 (1.06%) Equities
11 11 (0.97%) Biometrics
11 11 (0.97%) Credit Risk
11 11 (0.97%) FMCG
11 11 (0.97%) User Experience
12 10 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.88%) Data Integration
13 8 (0.71%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.62%) EPoS
15 6 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 73 (6.45%) Windows
2 33 (2.92%) Linux
3 15 (1.33%) UNIX
4 14 (1.24%) Solaris
5 10 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.44%) Android
7 5 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.18%) AIX
10 1 (0.088%) HPUX
10 1 (0.088%) SUSE
10 1 (0.088%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (72.17%) PRINCE2
2 816 (72.08%) Project Management
3 228 (20.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 205 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
5 190 (16.78%) ITIL
6 138 (12.19%) Change Management
7 136 (12.01%) PRINCE
8 132 (11.66%) Risk Management
9 110 (9.72%) Migration
10 101 (8.92%) Programme Management
11 90 (7.95%) Waterfall
12 83 (7.33%) Change Control
13 80 (7.07%) Project Planning
14 77 (6.80%) Scrum
15 73 (6.45%) SDLC
16 59 (5.21%) Service Management
17 46 (4.06%) Business Analysis
18 45 (3.98%) Service Delivery
19 43 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
20 41 (3.62%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 43 (3.80%) SQL
2 33 (2.92%) C
3 22 (1.94%) Java
4 8 (0.71%) Shell Script
5 6 (0.53%) Perl
6 5 (0.44%) Korn
6 5 (0.44%) Python
6 5 (0.44%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.35%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.35%) C++
8 3 (0.27%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.18%) COBOL
9 2 (0.18%) PHP
9 2 (0.18%) VBA
9 2 (0.18%) VB
9 2 (0.18%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.088%) ABAP
10 1 (0.088%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.088%) X++
10 1 (0.088%) C#
Qualifications
1 779 (68.82%) PMP
2 176 (15.55%) Degree
3 108 (9.54%) Security Cleared
4 83 (7.33%) SC Cleared
5 71 (6.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 65 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 43 (3.80%) APMP
8 37 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
9 29 (2.56%) ISEB
10 18 (1.59%) CAPM
11 14 (1.24%) CCNA
11 14 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.71%) CISSP
12 8 (0.71%) MCP
13 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.53%) MCSE
14 6 (0.53%) MBA
14 6 (0.53%) PgMP
15 5 (0.44%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.44%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.00%) QA
2 16 (1.41%) SLA
3 14 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.15%) PMBOK
5 12 (1.06%) GxP
6 10 (0.88%) P3O
6 10 (0.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 10 (0.88%) GMP
7 8 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.62%) ISO 9000
8 7 (0.62%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.44%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.35%) COBIT
11 3 (0.27%) HL7
12 2 (0.18%) Basel III
12 2 (0.18%) GAMP
12 2 (0.18%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.18%) COREP
12 2 (0.18%) FINREP
System Software
1 22 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.35%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.27%) KVM
4 3 (0.27%) XenApp
5 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.088%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (0.80%) MOM
2 6 (0.53%) SCCM
3 5 (0.44%) OpenView
4 3 (0.27%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.18%) Netcool
6 1 (0.088%) Nagios
6 1 (0.088%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.088%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.088%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.088%) Puppet
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.088%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.088%) Ansible
Vendors
1 145 (12.81%) Microsoft
2 77 (6.80%) Oracle
3 54 (4.77%) SAP
4 36 (3.18%) IBM
4 36 (3.18%) HP
5 29 (2.56%) Cisco
6 20 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.50%) VMware
8 16 (1.41%) Remedy
9 15 (1.33%) CheckPoint
9 15 (1.33%) Huawei
10 14 (1.24%) Citrix
11 13 (1.15%) Nokia
12 12 (1.06%) Ericsson
12 12 (1.06%) Planview
13 10 (0.88%) Apple
13 10 (0.88%) Informatica
13 10 (0.88%) F5
14 8 (0.71%) Lotus
14 8 (0.71%) Cognos
UK
JM
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + 12 months term+
Posted: 5 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £489.3 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd./Umbrella Company Basis
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Upon application
Posted: Yesterday
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: up to £400 per day depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Required IT
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £600 - £620 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Jersey, Channel Isles
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £320 - 350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentford
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £610 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £590 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Commonwealth Secretariat
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago