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 July 2016 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Certification
Rank 321 274 266
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -8
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 373 468 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.82% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.21% 4.29% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 319 243
Median daily rate £430 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.62% +4.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £393
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £33.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.33% +27.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £24.37 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £48.75 £38.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +66.34%

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
11621 10908 10315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.48% 19.15% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7257 6503 5836
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 542 453
Median hourly rate £29.00 £23.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.10% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £51.24 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

PMI Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PMI Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -57 329 £450 +5.88% 73
London -61 145 £525 +16.66% 34
South East -28 68 £450 +16.88% 17
City of London +30 38 £575 +21.05% 15
Berkshire +4 32 £463 +17.08% 9
North West +4 28 £340 -15.26% 8
Scotland -1 27 £325 +20.37% 1
West Midlands -17 25 £462 +23.20% 4
East Midlands +7 18 £375 -7.45% 1
East of England +16 17 £427 -0.23% 2
Renfrewshire -19 15 £325 +20.37%
Erskine -23 15 £325 +20.37%
Derbyshire +9 11 £375 -6.25%
Cheshire +8 11 £330 -2.94% 2
Hampshire -13 11 £363 +11.53%
North East -37 11 £320 -14.37% 1
Tyne and Wear -38 11 £320 +7.39% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -43 10 £320 +7.39%
Birmingham -8 9 £453 +13.12% 2
Derby +11 8 £365 -11.07%
Reading -4 8 £463 -2.63% 2
Surrey -7 8 £550 +27.53% 1
Manchester -14 8 £375 -6.25% 3
Cambridgeshire +20 7 £475 +18.75% 1
Glasgow +4 7 £369 +16.14% 1
Merseyside +2 7 £325 - 3
South West -9 7 £525 +50.00% 4
Cambridge +17 6 £475 +18.75% 1
Essex +14 6 £340 -20.93%
Hertfordshire +7 6 £400 -6.43% 1

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PMI Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 617 (76.74%) Project Management
2 540 (67.16%) PMP
3 523 (65.05%) PRINCE2
4 408 (50.75%) PMI
5 368 (45.77%) Finance
6 181 (22.51%) Degree
7 171 (21.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 142 (17.66%) MS Project
9 139 (17.29%) Programme Management
10 131 (16.29%) Change Management
11 124 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
12 119 (14.80%) Microsoft
13 113 (14.05%) ITIL
14 110 (13.68%) Risk Management
14 110 (13.68%) Banking
15 99 (12.31%) Security Cleared
16 97 (12.06%) PRINCE
17 84 (10.45%) MS Excel
17 84 (10.45%) Change Control
18 81 (10.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 81 (10.07%) Data Centre
19 76 (9.45%) SDLC
20 73 (9.08%) Telecoms
21 68 (8.46%) MS Office
22 62 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
23 61 (7.59%) SC Cleared
24 54 (6.72%) SharePoint
24 54 (6.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 54 (6.72%) Project Planning
25 52 (6.47%) Legal

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 54 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.74%) JBoss
3 10 (1.24%) MS Project Server
4 9 (1.12%) Apache
4 9 (1.12%) IIS
5 8 (1.00%) CICS
5 8 (1.00%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.75%) Confluence
6 6 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.62%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.50%) CMS
9 3 (0.37%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 142 (17.66%) MS Project
2 84 (10.45%) MS Excel
3 68 (8.46%) MS Office
4 45 (5.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (2.99%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.37%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.00%) CA PPM
3 7 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.75%) Oracle FAH
4 6 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.50%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.37%) Lawson
7 3 (0.37%) Primavera
8 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.12%) Maximo
9 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.12%) Office 365
2 9 (1.12%) SaaS
3 4 (0.50%) PaaS
4 3 (0.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.23%) LAN
2 33 (4.10%) WAN
3 24 (2.99%) Firewall
4 23 (2.86%) Internet
5 15 (1.87%) Network Security
6 12 (1.49%) 3G
6 12 (1.49%) VPN
7 11 (1.37%) DNS
7 11 (1.37%) HTTP
7 11 (1.37%) LTE
8 10 (1.24%) LDAP
9 8 (1.00%) Radio Access Network
10 7 (0.87%) 2G
10 7 (0.87%) 4G
10 7 (0.87%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.87%) Wireless
11 6 (0.75%) SSL
11 6 (0.75%) VoIP
11 6 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.12%) MySQL
5 8 (1.00%) DB2
6 7 (0.87%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.75%) Big Data
8 3 (0.37%) GIS
8 3 (0.37%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.12%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.12%) MS Access
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 13 (1.62%) JIRA
2 8 (1.00%) ClearCase
2 8 (1.00%) Subversion
3 4 (0.50%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (0.37%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.12%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 368 (45.77%) Finance
2 110 (13.68%) Banking
3 73 (9.08%) Telecoms
4 52 (6.47%) Legal
5 48 (5.97%) Retail
6 40 (4.98%) Manufacturing
7 39 (4.85%) Financial Institution
8 25 (3.11%) Automotive
9 22 (2.74%) Marketing
10 19 (2.36%) Corporate Banking
11 16 (1.99%) Advertising
11 16 (1.99%) Investment Banking
12 14 (1.74%) Front Office
13 12 (1.49%) Back Office
13 12 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.87%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.87%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.62%) Law
15 5 (0.62%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 480 (59.70%) Project Manager
2 93 (11.57%) Infrastructure Manager
3 92 (11.44%) IT Manager
4 87 (10.82%) IT Project Manager
5 72 (8.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 57 (7.09%) Senior Manager
7 56 (6.97%) Senior Project Manager
8 55 (6.84%) Analyst
9 54 (6.72%) Programme Manager
10 45 (5.60%) Security Manager
11 42 (5.22%) Security Project Manager
12 25 (3.11%) PMO Manager
13 24 (2.99%) Transformation Manager
14 23 (2.86%) Business Analyst
15 21 (2.61%) Applications Manager
15 21 (2.61%) PMO Analyst
16 19 (2.36%) Software Project Manager
17 18 (2.24%) Agile Project Manager
17 18 (2.24%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
17 18 (2.24%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.36%) XML
2 15 (1.87%) .NET
3 14 (1.74%) JSP
4 13 (1.62%) Web Services
5 12 (1.49%) HTML
6 11 (1.37%) LAMP
7 10 (1.24%) Ajax
7 10 (1.24%) CSS
8 9 (1.12%) J2EE
8 9 (1.12%) XSD
9 8 (1.00%) EJB
9 8 (1.00%) Hibernate
9 8 (1.00%) JMS
9 8 (1.00%) Servlets
9 8 (1.00%) Struts
9 8 (1.00%) WSDL
10 7 (0.87%) .NET Framework
10 7 (0.87%) Middleware
11 3 (0.37%) WAMP
12 2 (0.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 408 (50.75%) PMI
2 81 (10.07%) Data Centre
3 62 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 30 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 30 (3.73%) Virtual Team
6 21 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.74%) Equities
7 14 (1.74%) Security Operations Centre
8 13 (1.62%) Hedge funds
8 13 (1.62%) Mainframe
9 12 (1.49%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.12%) User Experience
11 7 (0.87%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.75%) Life Science
13 5 (0.62%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.50%) Chemistry
14 4 (0.50%) FMCG
14 4 (0.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 38 (4.73%) Windows
2 20 (2.49%) Linux
2 20 (2.49%) Unix
3 9 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (1.12%) Windows Server
4 7 (0.87%) Solaris
5 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.37%) Android
8 3 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (76.74%) Project Management
2 523 (65.05%) PRINCE2
3 171 (21.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 139 (17.29%) Programme Management
5 131 (16.29%) Change Management
6 124 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (14.05%) ITIL
8 110 (13.68%) Risk Management
9 97 (12.06%) PRINCE
10 84 (10.45%) Change Control
11 76 (9.45%) SDLC
12 54 (6.72%) Project Planning
13 52 (6.47%) Matrix Organization
13 52 (6.47%) Migration
14 51 (6.34%) Waterfall
15 50 (6.22%) Service Management
16 49 (6.09%) Scrum
17 48 (5.97%) Business Analysis
18 42 (5.22%) ERP
19 36 (4.48%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (4.85%) SQL
2 23 (2.86%) Java
3 20 (2.49%) JavaScript
4 16 (1.99%) C
5 11 (1.37%) PHP
6 10 (1.24%) Perl
6 10 (1.24%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.00%) Assembly Language
7 8 (1.00%) COBOL
8 6 (0.75%) C#
9 4 (0.50%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.50%) VB
9 4 (0.50%) VBA
10 3 (0.37%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.25%) Ruby
12 1 (0.12%) Python
12 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 540 (67.16%) PMP
2 181 (22.51%) Degree
3 99 (12.31%) Security Cleared
4 81 (10.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 61 (7.59%) SC Cleared
6 54 (6.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 26 (3.23%) APMP
8 25 (3.11%) CISSP
9 24 (2.99%) CAPM
10 22 (2.74%) CISM
10 22 (2.74%) ISEB
11 21 (2.61%) CISA
12 15 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (1.49%) CCNA
16 10 (1.24%) PgMP
17 9 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
18 7 (0.87%) DV Cleared
18 7 (0.87%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.85%) QA
2 25 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.37%) SLA
4 9 (1.12%) PMBOK
5 7 (0.87%) SEPA
6 6 (0.75%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.62%) GxP
7 5 (0.62%) P3O
7 5 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.37%) COBIT
9 3 (0.37%) MiFID
10 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.25%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.25%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 34 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.75%) UAG
4 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.37%) RACF
4 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.25%) XenApp
5 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.12%) Puppet
1 9 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (0.50%) SCCM
3 3 (0.37%) MOM
3 3 (0.37%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.25%) OpenView
4 2 (0.25%) SCOM
4 2 (0.25%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.12%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 119 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 51 (6.34%) Oracle
3 41 (5.10%) HP
4 37 (4.60%) SAP
5 32 (3.98%) Cisco
6 15 (1.87%) Citrix
7 14 (1.74%) Ericsson
8 12 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.37%) F5
9 11 (1.37%) Huawei
9 11 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
9 11 (1.37%) VMware
10 10 (1.24%) IBM
11 9 (1.12%) Brocade
11 9 (1.12%) Rally
11 9 (1.12%) Sun
12 8 (1.00%) ArcSight
12 8 (1.00%) Chordiant
13 7 (0.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 7 (0.87%) Nokia
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £750 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £340.00 - £341 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market daily rates
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago