The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 503 422 476
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +54
Contract jobs citing PMI 119 228 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 1.24% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 151 96
Median daily rate £481 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £600 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.71% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £36.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16123 18383 17912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.53% 33.35% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 11565 11372
Median daily rate £430 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £623 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 790 744
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PMI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PMI
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMI within the UK.

PMI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PMI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

PMI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PMI
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PMI within the UK.

PMI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PMI
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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 -88 117 £475 +5.55% 33
London -21 60 £515 -6.36% 12
South East -12 23 £425 +4.61% 5
City of London -10 15 £500 -16.66% 3
East of England -4 11 £525 +22.09%
Berkshire -6 10 £450 +9.75% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 7 £413 -25.00%
South West +5 6 £420 -23.63% 2
Bristol - 5 £420 - 2
Cambridge - 5 £413 -
Reading +7 4 £438 +9.37%
East Midlands -5 4 £415 -4.76%
West Midlands -22 4 £350 -22.22%
Yorkshire +18 3 £500 - 5
Surrey +17 3 £650 +44.44%
Newbury +9 3 £408 -2.97%
West Sussex +6 3 £425 -18.26%
Nottingham 0 3 £415 -4.21%
East Grinstead -1 3 £425 -3.40%
Nottinghamshire -1 3 £415 -4.21%
Tyne and Wear - 3 - - 2
North East - 3 - - 3
Milton Keynes +13 2 £388 +22.62%
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £388 +22.62%
Bedfordshire +4 2 £638 +96.15%
Essex +3 2 £375 -
Manchester -2 2 £450 +33.33% 2
North West -4 2 £450 +38.46% 6
Birmingham -6 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - - 1

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PMI 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.

1 286 (98.62%) PMI Certification
2 213 (73.45%) PRINCE2
3 193 (66.55%) Project Management
4 125 (43.10%) Finance
5 87 (30.00%) PMP
6 84 (28.97%) Programme Management
7 70 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 68 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (16.55%) MS Project
9 48 (16.55%) Degree
10 42 (14.48%) Microsoft
11 41 (14.14%) ITIL
12 35 (12.07%) Change Management
12 35 (12.07%) Banking
13 34 (11.72%) Risk Management
14 32 (11.03%) MS Excel
14 32 (11.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 31 (10.69%) Data Centre
16 27 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (9.31%) Resource Management
17 25 (8.62%) SDLC
17 25 (8.62%) PRINCE
18 24 (8.28%) MS PowerPoint
19 23 (7.93%) Security Cleared
20 22 (7.59%) ISEB
20 22 (7.59%) Scrum
21 21 (7.24%) Telecoms
21 21 (7.24%) Migration
22 20 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 18 (6.21%) SharePoint

PMI
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 18 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.07%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.38%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.03%) Confluence
5 2 (0.69%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.69%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.69%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.34%) CMS
6 1 (0.34%) Drupal
6 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 48 (16.55%) MS Project
2 32 (11.03%) MS Excel
3 24 (8.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (6.21%) MS Office
5 9 (3.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) CA PPM
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.69%) Endur
1 2 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.34%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.34%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.34%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.34%) Primavera
2 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.34%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.72%) Office 365
2 4 (1.38%) SaaS
2 4 (1.38%) Yammer
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.52%) Unified Communications
2 15 (5.17%) WAN
3 12 (4.14%) Internet
4 11 (3.79%) LAN
5 5 (1.72%) Skype
6 4 (1.38%) Firewall
6 4 (1.38%) WebEx
6 4 (1.38%) Wireless
7 3 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.69%) HTTP
8 2 (0.69%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.69%) MPLS
8 2 (0.69%) SAN
8 2 (0.69%) VoIP
8 2 (0.69%) VPN
8 2 (0.69%) WLAN
9 1 (0.34%) DNS
9 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.34%) OSPF
9 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.03%) Big Data
3 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.34%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.34%) HBase
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.07%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.34%) VersionOne
2 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 125 (43.10%) Finance
2 35 (12.07%) Banking
3 21 (7.24%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.86%) Retail
5 13 (4.48%) Corporate Banking
5 13 (4.48%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.14%) Legal
7 8 (2.76%) Marketing
8 7 (2.41%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.72%) Automotive
9 5 (1.72%) German Language
9 5 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.38%) French Language
10 4 (1.38%) Front Office
10 4 (1.38%) Law
11 3 (1.03%) Dutch Language
11 3 (1.03%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.69%) Advertising
12 2 (0.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 148 (51.03%) Project Manager
2 44 (15.17%) Programme Manager
3 28 (9.66%) Infrastructure Manager
4 23 (7.93%) IT Manager
5 22 (7.59%) Analyst
6 20 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
6 20 (6.90%) Senior Manager
7 19 (6.55%) Senior Project Manager
8 16 (5.52%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
9 13 (4.48%) Business Analyst
9 13 (4.48%) Transformation Manager
10 12 (4.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 10 (3.45%) Transformation Programme Manager
12 9 (3.10%) Consultant
12 9 (3.10%) Project Planner
12 9 (3.10%) Technical Manager
13 8 (2.76%) DV Cleared Project Manager
13 8 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 7 (2.41%) CRM Manager
14 7 (2.41%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.69%) HTML
1 2 (0.69%) HTML5
1 2 (0.69%) LAMP
2 1 (0.34%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.34%) EDIFACT
2 1 (0.34%) Kafka
2 1 (0.34%) Middleware
2 1 (0.34%) SOAP
2 1 (0.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.34%) Velocity
2 1 (0.34%) Web Services
2 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.69%) Data Centre
2 27 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.14%) Virtual Team
4 7 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.41%) Life Science
5 6 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.38%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.03%) Biology
7 3 (1.03%) Chemistry
7 3 (1.03%) Equities
7 3 (1.03%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.03%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.03%) User Experience
8 2 (0.69%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.69%) Informatics
8 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.69%) PKI
8 2 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.07%) Linux
1 6 (2.07%) Windows
2 2 (0.69%) Unix
3 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (73.45%) PRINCE2
2 193 (66.55%) Project Management
3 84 (28.97%) Programme Management
4 70 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 68 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (14.14%) ITIL
7 35 (12.07%) Change Management
8 34 (11.72%) Risk Management
9 27 (9.31%) Resource Management
10 25 (8.62%) PRINCE
10 25 (8.62%) SDLC
11 22 (7.59%) Scrum
12 21 (7.24%) Migration
13 17 (5.86%) Project Planning
13 17 (5.86%) Waterfall
14 16 (5.52%) Business Transformation
15 14 (4.83%) Business Analysis
16 13 (4.48%) Presales
16 13 (4.48%) Service Management
17 12 (4.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.38%) SQL
2 3 (1.03%) ABAP
2 3 (1.03%) C
3 2 (0.69%) Java
4 1 (0.34%) Python
4 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 286 (98.62%) PMI Certification
2 87 (30.00%) PMP
3 48 (16.55%) Degree
4 32 (11.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 23 (7.93%) Security Cleared
6 22 (7.59%) ISEB
7 20 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (4.48%) APMP
9 12 (4.14%) SC Cleared
10 10 (3.45%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.38%) CISSP
11 4 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.03%) CBAP
12 3 (1.03%) CISA
12 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.03%) PgMP
13 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.34%) CCNA
14 1 (0.34%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.83%) QA
2 5 (1.72%) MiFID
3 4 (1.38%) PMBOK
3 4 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.03%) COBIT
4 3 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.03%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.69%) P3O
5 2 (0.69%) SLA
6 1 (0.34%) EMIR
6 1 (0.34%) GxP
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.34%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) SCCM
2 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (14.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.17%) Cisco
3 12 (4.14%) CheckPoint
3 12 (4.14%) SAP
4 8 (2.76%) Oracle
5 5 (1.72%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.38%) Wall Street Systems
7 3 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (1.03%) Remedy
7 3 (1.03%) Tableau
8 2 (0.69%) BMC
8 2 (0.69%) Citrix
8 2 (0.69%) HP
8 2 (0.69%) LANDesk
8 2 (0.69%) Lotus
8 2 (0.69%) OpenLink
8 2 (0.69%) Planview
8 2 (0.69%) VMware
9 1 (0.34%) CA
9 1 (0.34%) Ericsson
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