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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Certification
Rank 220 206 218
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 532 550 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 1.05% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.23% 5.41% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 365 242
Average daily rate
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£439 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £302 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £413 £406
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £33.25 £37.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.92% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £27.00 £34.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.85 £52.65 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.38 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+12.74% -14.80%

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
10168 10169 8384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.97% 19.44% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5840 5921 4470
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 524 454
Average hourly rate £23.38 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

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 June 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
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 June 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 -12 485 £450 +3.86% 121
London +2 228 £475 +5.55% 53
South East -20 103 £409 -7.06% 28
City of London +21 62 £505 +22.42% 26
North West -27 32 £425 -10.52% 10
East of England +14 31 £488 +42.33% 6
Berkshire +1 31 £400 -11.11% 13
Scotland -1 28 £290 -31.76% 3
South West -1 24 £400 +3.22% 6
Hampshire +2 19 £400 -11.11% 5
West Midlands -3 19 £325 -7.14% 6
East Midlands -12 17 £400 +25.00% 6
Hertfordshire - 17 £500 - 3
Buckinghamshire -9 16 £268 -36.11% 2
Wiltshire +11 15 £350 +45.83% 2
Cheshire -7 15 £415 -26.22% 4
Yorkshire -20 15 £363 -12.12% 5
Manchester -2 14 £500 +5.26% 4
Reading +6 13 £500 -13.04% 4
Oxfordshire -9 13 £463 -6.56%
Hook 0 11 £385 -
Milton Keynes -7 11 £265 -37.64% 2
West Sussex -10 11 £475 +11.76% 2
Erskine +12 10 £280 -7.43%
Renfrewshire +11 10 £280 -7.43%
Oxford -3 10 £463 +11.44%
West Yorkshire -18 9 £361 -12.42% 2
Slough +8 8 £358 - 5
Birmingham -4 8 £340 +13.33% 6
Cambridgeshire +2 7 £513 +7.89% 1

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 765 (74.49%) PRINCE2
2 735 (71.57%) PMP
3 729 (70.98%) Project Management
4 400 (38.95%) PMI
5 359 (34.96%) Finance
6 211 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 204 (19.86%) MS Project
8 186 (18.11%) Degree
9 184 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
10 183 (17.82%) ITIL
11 142 (13.83%) Change Management
12 139 (13.53%) MS Excel
13 137 (13.34%) MS Office
14 122 (11.88%) Microsoft
15 114 (11.10%) Banking
16 113 (11.00%) Telecoms
17 110 (10.71%) PRINCE
18 105 (10.22%) Risk Management
19 103 (10.03%) Programme Management
20 98 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
21 87 (8.47%) Project Planning
21 87 (8.47%) SharePoint
22 86 (8.37%) Security Cleared
23 84 (8.18%) SAP
24 83 (8.08%) Waterfall
25 74 (7.21%) Scrum
26 71 (6.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 70 (6.82%) Migration
27 70 (6.82%) Change Control
27 70 (6.82%) SDLC

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 87 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.07%) WebSphere
3 9 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (0.68%) IBM Notes
5 7 (0.68%) Lync
6 6 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.49%) Drupal
7 5 (0.49%) Confluence
8 4 (0.39%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.29%) CMS
9 3 (0.29%) Documentum
9 3 (0.29%) SAS
9 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.19%) IIS
10 2 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.19%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.097%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.097%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 204 (19.86%) MS Project
2 139 (13.53%) MS Excel
3 137 (13.34%) MS Office
4 67 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (4.97%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.19%) SPSS
7 1 (0.097%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (1.46%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.58%) Primavera
3 5 (0.49%) Agresso
4 4 (0.39%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.39%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.39%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.39%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.29%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.29%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.19%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.19%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.19%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.19%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.19%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.36%) Office 365
2 7 (0.68%) IaaS
3 4 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.29%) SaaS
5 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.097%) Yammer
6 1 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.097%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.73%) Firewall
2 24 (2.34%) WAN
3 18 (1.75%) LAN
4 14 (1.36%) Radio Access Network
5 12 (1.17%) Internet
6 11 (1.07%) 3G
7 10 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.97%) DNS
8 9 (0.88%) Multicast
9 8 (0.78%) Unified Communications
9 8 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (0.78%) BGP
9 8 (0.78%) OSPF
10 6 (0.58%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (0.58%) Wireless
11 5 (0.49%) Intranet
11 5 (0.49%) PABX
12 4 (0.39%) Network Security
12 4 (0.39%) SDH
12 4 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 9 (0.88%) Big Data
4 6 (0.58%) OLAP
4 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (0.49%) Data Mining
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.39%) QlikView
6 4 (0.39%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.29%) BODI
7 3 (0.29%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.29%) SAP BI
7 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.29%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (1.75%) JIRA
2 2 (0.19%) Subversion
3 1 (0.097%) Selenium
3 1 (0.097%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.097%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.097%) UltraEdit
3 1 (0.097%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.097%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.097%) Jenkins
General
1 359 (34.96%) Finance
2 114 (11.10%) Banking
3 113 (11.00%) Telecoms
4 54 (5.26%) Retail
5 42 (4.09%) Investment Banking
6 39 (3.80%) Legal
7 37 (3.60%) Manufacturing
8 32 (3.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 29 (2.82%) Law
10 27 (2.63%) Marketing
11 13 (1.27%) Billing
11 13 (1.27%) Publishing
12 11 (1.07%) Front Office
13 9 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
13 9 (0.88%) Back Office
13 9 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.68%) German Language
14 7 (0.68%) Electronics
14 7 (0.68%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 628 (61.15%) Project Manager
2 66 (6.43%) Infrastructure Manager
3 65 (6.33%) Analyst
4 61 (5.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 58 (5.65%) IT Project Manager
6 48 (4.67%) Programme Manager
7 44 (4.28%) SAP Manager
8 42 (4.09%) Technical Manager
9 38 (3.70%) Senior Manager
10 36 (3.51%) Business Analyst
11 35 (3.41%) Senior Project Manager
12 31 (3.02%) Architect
12 31 (3.02%) SAP Project Manager
12 31 (3.02%) Delivery Manager
13 28 (2.73%) Technical Project Manager
14 24 (2.34%) Coordinator
14 24 (2.34%) PMO Manager
15 23 (2.24%) Business Manager
16 22 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
17 21 (2.04%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (0.88%) .NET
1 9 (0.88%) J2EE
2 8 (0.78%) XML
3 6 (0.58%) Middleware
4 5 (0.49%) Web Services
4 5 (0.49%) EDI
5 3 (0.29%) HTML
5 3 (0.29%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.19%) HTML5
6 2 (0.19%) DOM
6 2 (0.19%) Swing
6 2 (0.19%) CSS
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.097%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.097%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.097%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.097%) WSDL
7 1 (0.097%) JSP
7 1 (0.097%) Servlets
7 1 (0.097%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 400 (38.95%) PMI
2 98 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.38%) Data Centre
4 41 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 37 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.53%) Economics
7 21 (2.04%) Informatics
8 15 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.27%) Reference Data
10 12 (1.17%) NHS
11 11 (1.07%) FMCG
12 8 (0.78%) User Experience
12 8 (0.78%) CMDB
13 7 (0.68%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.58%) Equities
14 6 (0.58%) Human Factors
15 5 (0.49%) Derivative
15 5 (0.49%) IPTV
15 5 (0.49%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (4.48%) Windows
2 25 (2.43%) UNIX
3 16 (1.56%) Linux
4 9 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (0.78%) Solaris
6 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.29%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.19%) Android
10 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.097%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 765 (74.49%) PRINCE2
2 729 (70.98%) Project Management
3 211 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 184 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
5 183 (17.82%) ITIL
6 142 (13.83%) Change Management
7 110 (10.71%) PRINCE
8 105 (10.22%) Risk Management
9 103 (10.03%) Programme Management
10 87 (8.47%) Project Planning
11 83 (8.08%) Waterfall
12 74 (7.21%) Scrum
13 70 (6.82%) Migration
13 70 (6.82%) Change Control
13 70 (6.82%) SDLC
14 53 (5.16%) Business Analysis
15 51 (4.97%) Service Management
16 49 (4.77%) Six Sigma
16 49 (4.77%) Information Security
17 48 (4.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 36 (3.51%) C
2 27 (2.63%) Java
3 16 (1.56%) SQL
4 5 (0.49%) PHP
4 5 (0.49%) ABAP
5 4 (0.39%) Python
5 4 (0.39%) VB
5 4 (0.39%) Perl
6 1 (0.097%) Ruby
6 1 (0.097%) X++
6 1 (0.097%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.097%) VBA
6 1 (0.097%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.097%) C#
6 1 (0.097%) C++
6 1 (0.097%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 735 (71.57%) PMP
2 186 (18.11%) Degree
3 86 (8.37%) Security Cleared
4 71 (6.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 64 (6.23%) SC Cleared
6 55 (5.36%) APMP
7 51 (4.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 22 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (1.75%) CISSP
10 15 (1.46%) CAPM
10 15 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (1.27%) ISEB
11 13 (1.27%) CCNA
12 11 (1.07%) GIAC
13 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.88%) MCSE
13 9 (0.88%) PgMP
14 8 (0.78%) CISM
15 5 (0.49%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.99%) QA
2 17 (1.66%) GxP
3 16 (1.56%) GMP
3 16 (1.56%) SLA
4 15 (1.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 14 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (1.27%) PMBOK
6 13 (1.27%) P3O
7 9 (0.88%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.78%) ISO 14001
9 7 (0.68%) COBIT
9 7 (0.68%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.19%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.19%) COREP
12 2 (0.19%) FINREP
12 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.19%) Basel III
13 1 (0.097%) GAMP
System Software
1 24 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (0.97%) MOM
2 3 (0.29%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.19%) OpenView
3 2 (0.19%) Netcool
4 1 (0.097%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 122 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 84 (8.18%) SAP
3 41 (3.99%) Oracle
4 32 (3.12%) Cisco
5 23 (2.24%) HP
6 16 (1.56%) IBM
7 15 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.27%) F5
9 12 (1.17%) CheckPoint
10 11 (1.07%) WorldPay
11 10 (0.97%) Nokia
12 9 (0.88%) VMware
12 9 (0.88%) ArcSight
13 8 (0.78%) Juniper
13 8 (0.78%) Huawei
14 7 (0.68%) Lotus
14 7 (0.68%) Ericsson
14 7 (0.68%) Informatica
14 7 (0.68%) Cognos
14 7 (0.68%) Cyber-Ark
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Rate: £600.00 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading
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Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £550 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Intapeople
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
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Latcom Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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City of London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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