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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Certification
Rank 257 242 216
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -26
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 434 429 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.81% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.88% 4.72% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 251 275
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 17
Average hourly rate £39.25 £41.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.84% +11.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £40.25 £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £42.25 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - £37.00

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
11189 9095 10240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.56% 17.26% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6198 5113 5307
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 404 606
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -5 397 £400 -11.11% 105
London -27 167 £450 -10.00% 52
South East +9 103 £388 -8.82% 19
East of England +9 45 £328 -27.22% 12
Berkshire +27 36 £320 -18.98% 3
City of London +6 28 £450 -7.69% 16
South West -22 20 £388 -3.12% 9
West Midlands -6 19 £375 - 2
Hampshire -3 17 £450 -5.26% 2
Scotland -5 17 £350 -17.64% 4
Surrey -3 16 £425 -2.85% 6
North West -13 14 £425 +6.25% 5
Essex -4 13 £333 -48.84% 3
Reading +17 10 £395 +7.11% 1
West Sussex +11 10 £290 -1.69%
Cambridgeshire +9 10 £350 - 3
Buckinghamshire +7 10 £400 +60.00% 1
Yorkshire +7 10 £370 -1.33% 2
East Midlands +7 10 £320 +16.36% 4
Glasgow -8 8 £425 +21.42%
Manchester -11 8 £465 +43.07% 1
Milton Keynes +3 7 £435 +14.92%
Gloucestershire - 7 £425 - 3
West Yorkshire -1 6 £375 -25.00% 2
Coventry +1 5 - -
Wiltshire -5 5 £224 -40.33% 2
Southampton -6 5 £700 +16.66%
East Sussex -8 5 £220 -31.25%
Bedfordshire -11 5 - - 3
Hertfordshire -21 5 £400 - 2

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 732 (77.71%) PRINCE2
2 636 (67.52%) PMP
3 596 (63.27%) Project Management
4 443 (47.03%) PMI
5 343 (36.41%) Finance
6 192 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 190 (20.17%) MS Project
8 169 (17.94%) ITIL
9 158 (16.77%) Microsoft
10 147 (15.61%) Degree
11 146 (15.50%) Banking
12 142 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
13 138 (14.65%) MS Excel
14 117 (12.42%) Change Management
15 109 (11.57%) Telecoms
16 105 (11.15%) Migration
17 103 (10.93%) Programme Management
18 98 (10.40%) PRINCE
19 87 (9.24%) Risk Management
20 85 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
21 82 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 80 (8.49%) MS Office
23 75 (7.96%) SharePoint
24 74 (7.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 73 (7.75%) Oracle
26 68 (7.22%) Project Planning
27 65 (6.90%) Retail
28 62 (6.58%) MS Visio
28 62 (6.58%) MS PowerPoint
29 60 (6.37%) Management Information System

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 75 (7.96%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.80%) MS Project Server
3 15 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 8 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (0.74%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.74%) Lync
6 6 (0.64%) Apache
7 4 (0.42%) Confluence
7 4 (0.42%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.32%) CMS
8 3 (0.32%) Documentum
8 3 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.32%) Drupal
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.21%) IIS
9 2 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 190 (20.17%) MS Project
2 138 (14.65%) MS Excel
3 80 (8.49%) MS Office
4 62 (6.58%) MS Visio
4 62 (6.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 16 (1.70%) CA Clarity
2 7 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.64%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 6 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.32%) Workday HCM
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.21%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.11%) Summit
8 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.11%) HFM
8 1 (0.11%) Maximo
8 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.85%) SaaS
2 7 (0.74%) Office 365
3 3 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.97%) WAN
2 25 (2.65%) LAN
3 19 (2.02%) Firewall
4 13 (1.38%) Internet
5 11 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (1.06%) SAN
7 9 (0.96%) UMTS
7 9 (0.96%) SSL
7 9 (0.96%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.96%) LTE
8 8 (0.85%) Intranet
8 8 (0.85%) Wireless
9 7 (0.74%) GPRS
9 7 (0.74%) GSM
9 7 (0.74%) 2G
9 7 (0.74%) 3G
10 6 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (0.64%) 4G
10 6 (0.64%) CDMA
10 6 (0.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.96%) Oracle Database
3 8 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.42%) Big Data
4 4 (0.42%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.32%) QlikView
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.21%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.21%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.21%) DB2
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.11%) MS Access
7 1 (0.11%) OLAP
7 1 (0.11%) MySQL
7 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.11%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (0.11%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 10 (1.06%) JIRA
2 8 (0.85%) Introscope
3 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.11%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.11%) MSI
4 1 (0.11%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.11%) TestLink
General
1 343 (36.41%) Finance
2 146 (15.50%) Banking
3 109 (11.57%) Telecoms
4 65 (6.90%) Retail
5 37 (3.93%) Investment Banking
6 31 (3.29%) Marketing
7 29 (3.08%) Legal
8 26 (2.76%) Manufacturing
9 22 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (2.02%) Front Office
11 18 (1.91%) Automotive
12 15 (1.59%) Law
12 15 (1.59%) Financial Institution
13 13 (1.38%) Back Office
14 11 (1.17%) Publishing
15 10 (1.06%) Electronics
15 10 (1.06%) Dutch Language
16 9 (0.96%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.96%) Advertising
17 7 (0.74%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 555 (58.92%) Project Manager
2 90 (9.55%) Analyst
3 64 (6.79%) Programme Manager
4 54 (5.73%) IT Project Manager
5 49 (5.20%) Senior Manager
6 45 (4.78%) Senior Project Manager
7 40 (4.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 40 (4.25%) Infrastructure Manager
8 35 (3.72%) Business Analyst
9 34 (3.61%) PMO Analyst
10 28 (2.97%) Coordinator
10 28 (2.97%) Technical Manager
11 26 (2.76%) Technical Project Manager
12 25 (2.65%) Project Coordinator
13 20 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 17 (1.80%) Project Analyst
14 17 (1.80%) Architect
15 16 (1.70%) OSS Project Manager
16 15 (1.59%) Business Manager
16 15 (1.59%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.49%) XML
1 14 (1.49%) Middleware
2 12 (1.27%) JSP
3 11 (1.17%) J2EE
4 8 (0.85%) EJB
4 8 (0.85%) .NET
5 7 (0.74%) HTML
5 7 (0.74%) Worklight
6 6 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (0.64%) JRules
7 5 (0.53%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.32%) Flash
8 3 (0.32%) Web Services
8 3 (0.32%) OAuth2
9 2 (0.21%) OAuth
9 2 (0.21%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.21%) SVG
9 2 (0.21%) JSON
9 2 (0.21%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 443 (47.03%) PMI
2 85 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (6.37%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 13 (1.38%) AS400
6 9 (0.96%) Economics
6 9 (0.96%) FMCG
7 6 (0.64%) Market Risk
7 6 (0.64%) Kindle
7 6 (0.64%) Credit Risk
8 5 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (0.53%) Freedom of Information Act
9 4 (0.42%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.42%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.42%) DTV
9 4 (0.42%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.32%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 46 (4.88%) Windows
2 34 (3.61%) Linux
3 26 (2.76%) UNIX
4 17 (1.80%) AIX
5 8 (0.85%) SUSE
6 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.53%) Solaris
8 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.21%) Android
9 2 (0.21%) pSOS
9 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.11%) HPUX
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (77.71%) PRINCE2
2 596 (63.27%) Project Management
3 192 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 169 (17.94%) ITIL
5 142 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
6 117 (12.42%) Change Management
7 105 (11.15%) Migration
8 103 (10.93%) Programme Management
9 98 (10.40%) PRINCE
10 87 (9.24%) Risk Management
11 68 (7.22%) Project Planning
12 59 (6.26%) Business Analysis
13 56 (5.94%) Service Management
14 55 (5.84%) Change Control
15 54 (5.73%) Scrum
16 41 (4.35%) Service Delivery
17 39 (4.14%) Resource Management
17 39 (4.14%) Six Sigma
17 39 (4.14%) Time Management
18 36 (3.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 57 (6.05%) C
2 45 (4.78%) Java
3 15 (1.59%) SQL
4 8 (0.85%) Bash Shell
4 8 (0.85%) Jython
5 5 (0.53%) PHP
6 4 (0.42%) VBA
7 3 (0.32%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.32%) Python
8 2 (0.21%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.21%) VB
9 1 (0.11%) Ruby
9 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.11%) C#
9 1 (0.11%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 636 (67.52%) PMP
2 147 (15.61%) Degree
3 82 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 74 (7.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 57 (6.05%) Security Cleared
6 39 (4.14%) ISEB
7 38 (4.03%) APMP
8 34 (3.61%) SC Cleared
9 25 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (2.12%) CISSP
11 15 (1.59%) CAPM
12 14 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (1.38%) MAPM
14 12 (1.27%) CISA
15 11 (1.17%) ISEB Practitioner
15 11 (1.17%) PgMP
16 8 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (0.85%) CCNA
16 8 (0.85%) MBA
17 6 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.67%) QA
2 25 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (2.34%) P3O
4 19 (2.02%) ISO 9001
5 16 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.64%) SLA
6 6 (0.64%) COBIT
7 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.32%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.21%) GxP
10 1 (0.11%) MiFID
10 1 (0.11%) BS15000
10 1 (0.11%) EMIR
10 1 (0.11%) COREP
10 1 (0.11%) Basel III
10 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.21%) vSphere
3 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.11%) Squid
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.11%) Firmware
4 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 9 (0.96%) Tivoli
2 9 (0.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 9 (0.96%) SCCM
3 8 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (0.42%) Puppet
5 3 (0.32%) Netcool
5 3 (0.32%) OPNET
6 2 (0.21%) AppDNA
6 2 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.21%) OpenView
6 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
7 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 158 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 73 (7.75%) Oracle
3 56 (5.94%) SAP
4 20 (2.12%) HP
5 19 (2.02%) Cisco
6 14 (1.49%) IBM
7 12 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.17%) VMware
9 10 (1.06%) Guidewire
9 10 (1.06%) CA
10 8 (0.85%) Primavera
11 7 (0.74%) Planview
11 7 (0.74%) Citrix
12 6 (0.64%) Remedy
13 5 (0.53%) Sybase
13 5 (0.53%) EMC
13 5 (0.53%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 4 (0.42%) BMC
14 4 (0.42%) Lotus
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