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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Certification
Rank 219 232 198
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -34
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 516 403 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.79% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.94% 4.47% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 239 301
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £317 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Average hourly rate £31.50 £39.00 £38.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +0.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £30.13 £34.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.63 £41.75 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.38 £38.98
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -16.94%
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10438 9016 9842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.11% 17.63% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5875 4833 5081
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 500 610
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 +35 463 £425 -10.52% 87
London -26 205 £438 -12.50% 47
South East +39 119 £425 - 20
Berkshire +28 46 £400 +6.66% 10
City of London +5 40 £418 -16.40% 18
East of England -4 31 £360 +2.85% 4
North West +12 27 £405 +8.00% 6
South West -11 27 £425 +13.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +9 22 £339 -31.56%
Hampshire +1 21 £563 +32.35% 5
Scotland -30 21 £350 -6.66% 7
West Midlands +3 20 £375 -28.57%
Reading +22 18 £425 +12.58% 8
Milton Keynes +4 17 £339 -40.82%
East Midlands +5 14 £323 +43.33% 4
Surrey +8 13 £425 -10.52% 3
Yorkshire +11 12 £400 +18.51% 3
Bedfordshire - 11 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire +15 10 £400 -20.00% 1
Lancashire - 10 £465 -
Canary Wharf +32 8 £466 +19.55%
Leeds +5 8 £413 - 1
Manchester +4 8 £425 +30.76% 3
Southampton - 8 £700 - 4
Guildford - 7 £405 -
Derbyshire - 7 £320 - 1
Slough 0 6 £250 +25.00% 1
West Sussex 0 6 £270 -22.85% 1
Birmingham -1 6 £300 -29.41%
Edinburgh -20 6 £450 -14.28% 4

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 848 (78.96%) PRINCE2
2 715 (66.57%) PMP
3 685 (63.78%) Project Management
4 523 (48.70%) PMI
5 413 (38.45%) Finance
6 221 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 212 (19.74%) MS Project
8 197 (18.34%) ITIL
9 166 (15.46%) Banking
10 161 (14.99%) Degree
11 156 (14.53%) Microsoft
12 149 (13.87%) MS Excel
13 132 (12.29%) Change Management
14 126 (11.73%) Migration
15 123 (11.45%) Programme Management
16 119 (11.08%) PRINCE
17 114 (10.61%) Telecoms
18 106 (9.87%) Risk Management
19 103 (9.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 97 (9.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 84 (7.82%) MS Office
21 84 (7.82%) Oracle
22 82 (7.64%) Project Planning
23 72 (6.70%) C
24 68 (6.33%) SharePoint
24 68 (6.33%) Business Analysis
25 67 (6.24%) Change Control
26 66 (6.15%) Security Cleared
26 66 (6.15%) Retail
27 65 (6.05%) MS PowerPoint

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 68 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.89%) MS Project Server
3 15 (1.40%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.84%) Lync
5 7 (0.65%) Confluence
5 7 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (0.47%) Apache
7 5 (0.47%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.47%) Documentum
8 4 (0.37%) CMS
8 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.28%) Drupal
9 3 (0.28%) SAS
9 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.28%) IIS
9 3 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 212 (19.74%) MS Project
2 149 (13.87%) MS Excel
3 84 (7.82%) MS Office
4 65 (6.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 60 (5.59%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.19%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.093%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (1.02%) CA Clarity
2 10 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 5 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.28%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.28%) Summit
5 3 (0.28%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.19%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.19%) Maximo
6 2 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.093%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.093%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.093%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.84%) SaaS
2 6 (0.56%) Office 365
3 3 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.19%) IaaS
4 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.19%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.093%) PaaS
5 1 (0.093%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.093%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.42%) WAN
2 21 (1.96%) LAN
3 15 (1.40%) SAN
4 14 (1.30%) Internet
4 14 (1.30%) Firewall
5 13 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (1.12%) LTE
7 11 (1.02%) 4G
7 11 (1.02%) 3G
8 10 (0.93%) Wireless
8 10 (0.93%) UMTS
9 8 (0.74%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.65%) VoIP
10 7 (0.65%) Intranet
10 7 (0.65%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.65%) SSL
11 6 (0.56%) 2G
11 6 (0.56%) GPRS
11 6 (0.56%) GSM
12 5 (0.47%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.40%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 10 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (0.47%) Data Mining
5 5 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (0.47%) Big Data
6 3 (0.28%) QlikView
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.19%) DB2
7 2 (0.19%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.19%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.19%) MySQL
8 1 (0.093%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.093%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.093%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (0.093%) EDMS
8 1 (0.093%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.093%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.093%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (1.40%) JIRA
2 6 (0.56%) Introscope
3 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.093%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.093%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.093%) Ant
4 1 (0.093%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.093%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.093%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.093%) CruiseControl
General
1 413 (38.45%) Finance
2 166 (15.46%) Banking
3 114 (10.61%) Telecoms
4 66 (6.15%) Retail
5 42 (3.91%) Legal
6 41 (3.82%) Investment Banking
7 36 (3.35%) Marketing
8 29 (2.70%) Manufacturing
9 26 (2.42%) Front Office
10 23 (2.14%) Back Office
11 21 (1.96%) Law
12 20 (1.86%) Financial Institution
13 19 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (1.58%) Automotive
15 14 (1.30%) French Language
16 13 (1.21%) Advertising
17 12 (1.12%) Billing
17 12 (1.12%) Spanish Language
18 11 (1.02%) Publishing
19 10 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 652 (60.71%) Project Manager
2 90 (8.38%) Analyst
3 83 (7.73%) Programme Manager
4 65 (6.05%) IT Project Manager
5 60 (5.59%) Senior Manager
6 54 (5.03%) Senior Project Manager
7 48 (4.47%) Infrastructure Manager
8 47 (4.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 41 (3.82%) Business Analyst
10 31 (2.89%) Coordinator
11 28 (2.61%) Project Coordinator
12 27 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 26 (2.42%) Technical Manager
13 26 (2.42%) PMO Analyst
14 23 (2.14%) Technical Project Manager
15 20 (1.86%) Architect
16 17 (1.58%) Delivery Manager
16 17 (1.58%) Business Manager
16 17 (1.58%) PMO Manager
17 16 (1.49%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.58%) .NET
2 16 (1.49%) XML
2 16 (1.49%) Middleware
3 13 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (0.93%) J2EE
4 10 (0.93%) JSP
5 8 (0.74%) EJB
6 6 (0.56%) JRules
7 5 (0.47%) Application Packaging
7 5 (0.47%) Worklight
7 5 (0.47%) HTML
8 3 (0.28%) Web Services
8 3 (0.28%) Flash
9 2 (0.19%) SVG
9 2 (0.19%) OAuth2
9 2 (0.19%) OAuth
9 2 (0.19%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.19%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.19%) JSON
10 1 (0.093%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 523 (48.70%) PMI
2 61 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 22 (2.05%) Mainframe
4 21 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.02%) Economics
6 9 (0.84%) FMCG
7 8 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (0.74%) AS400
8 7 (0.65%) Credit Risk
9 6 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (0.47%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.47%) Freedom of Information Act
10 5 (0.47%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.47%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.37%) DTV
11 4 (0.37%) Equities
11 4 (0.37%) IPTV
11 4 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (4.93%) Windows
2 36 (3.35%) Linux
3 32 (2.98%) UNIX
4 14 (1.30%) AIX
5 10 (0.93%) Solaris
6 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.56%) SUSE
6 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.56%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.37%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.28%) pSOS
9 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.093%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.093%) Android
10 1 (0.093%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.093%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.093%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 848 (78.96%) PRINCE2
2 685 (63.78%) Project Management
3 221 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 197 (18.34%) ITIL
5 132 (12.29%) Change Management
6 126 (11.73%) Migration
7 123 (11.45%) Programme Management
8 119 (11.08%) PRINCE
9 106 (9.87%) Risk Management
10 82 (7.64%) Project Planning
11 68 (6.33%) Business Analysis
12 67 (6.24%) Change Control
13 60 (5.59%) Scrum
14 56 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
14 56 (5.21%) Service Management
15 45 (4.19%) Portfolio Management
16 44 (4.10%) Service Delivery
17 43 (4.00%) Time Management
18 40 (3.72%) Six Sigma
19 38 (3.54%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 72 (6.70%) C
2 51 (4.75%) Java
3 16 (1.49%) SQL
4 6 (0.56%) Jython
4 6 (0.56%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.37%) PHP
6 3 (0.28%) Python
7 2 (0.19%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.19%) VB
7 2 (0.19%) ABAP
7 2 (0.19%) VBA
7 2 (0.19%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.093%) C#
8 1 (0.093%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.093%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.093%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.093%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 715 (66.57%) PMP
2 161 (14.99%) Degree
3 103 (9.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 97 (9.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 66 (6.15%) Security Cleared
6 43 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 40 (3.72%) ISEB
8 31 (2.89%) APMP
9 20 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (1.58%) MAPM
11 15 (1.40%) CAPM
12 14 (1.30%) CISSP
13 12 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (0.93%) PgMP
14 10 (0.93%) MBA
15 8 (0.74%) CISA
16 6 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
17 5 (0.47%) GIAC
17 5 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
17 5 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.56%) QA
2 33 (3.07%) P3O
3 21 (1.96%) SLA
4 17 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.84%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.56%) EMIR
8 5 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.37%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.28%) COBIT
10 3 (0.28%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.28%) FATCA
11 2 (0.19%) MiFID
11 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.093%) Basel III
12 1 (0.093%) COREP
12 1 (0.093%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.093%) GxP
12 1 (0.093%) BS15000
System Software
1 11 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.19%) vSphere
4 1 (0.093%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.093%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 9 (0.84%) SCCM
3 7 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (0.37%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.28%) Puppet
6 2 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.19%) AppDNA
6 2 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.19%) MOM
6 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.19%) Netcool
6 2 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.19%) OPNET
6 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.19%) OpenView
7 1 (0.093%) WSUS
7 1 (0.093%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 156 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 84 (7.82%) Oracle
3 57 (5.31%) SAP
4 23 (2.14%) Cisco
5 17 (1.58%) HP
6 16 (1.49%) IBM
7 13 (1.21%) VMware
8 12 (1.12%) Citrix
9 10 (0.93%) Primavera
10 9 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.74%) Remedy
11 8 (0.74%) Guidewire
12 7 (0.65%) JD Edwards
12 7 (0.65%) EMC
13 6 (0.56%) Sybase
13 6 (0.56%) CheckPoint
13 6 (0.56%) BT
14 5 (0.47%) Lotus
14 5 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
14 5 (0.47%) CA
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £15 - £22 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £1000 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £700 - £800 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 16 days ago