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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
Rank 422 443 473
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +30
Contract jobs citing PMI 185 189 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 1.18% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 124 93
Median daily rate £450 £456 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £322 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £419
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 - -

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
13966 16021 15713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 30.81% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9004 10357 9676
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 579 639
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £18.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +19.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.33 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.80 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

PMI Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +35 175 £450 -5.26% 32
London -16 68 £488 -7.14% 11
South East +56 57 £450 +7.14% 7
Oxfordshire +21 24 £475 -5.00%
East of England +12 16 £300 -26.15%
Oxford +15 15 £488 -2.50%
City of London +7 15 £500 -20.00%
Berkshire +14 11 £450 +5.88% 4
Cambridgeshire +13 9 £300 -26.15%
Huntingdon - 9 £300 -
South West +10 8 £500 +56.25% 3
North West +4 8 £425 - 4
Reading +18 7 £450 -
West Midlands +5 7 £415 -7.77%
Essex - 6 £338 -
Manchester +3 5 - -
West Sussex -4 5 £442 +0.45%
East Grinstead -5 5 £442 +0.45%
Scotland +17 4 £306 -31.94%
Wales - 4 £400 -
Cheshire +26 3 £425 - 4
Wiltshire +7 3 £625 +95.31%
East Midlands +7 3 £415 +5.06% 1
Bristol +4 3 £420 -
Hampshire -1 3 £440 +31.34%
Newport - 3 £388 -
Basildon - 3 - -
Kidlington - 3 £475 -
Midlands - 3 £390 -
South Wales - 3 £394 -

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 304 (98.70%) PMI Certification
2 220 (71.43%) Project Management
3 215 (69.81%) PRINCE2
4 127 (41.23%) Finance
5 99 (32.14%) PMP
6 83 (26.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 82 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (24.35%) Programme Management
9 56 (18.18%) Risk Management
10 54 (17.53%) PMO
11 50 (16.23%) Microsoft
12 48 (15.58%) Degree
13 47 (15.26%) MS Project
14 42 (13.64%) Change Management
15 39 (12.66%) Migration
16 38 (12.34%) Banking
17 35 (11.36%) ITIL
18 34 (11.04%) PRINCE
19 31 (10.06%) CRM
20 29 (9.42%) MS Excel
21 27 (8.77%) Telecoms
22 26 (8.44%) Security Cleared
22 26 (8.44%) Data Centre
23 25 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
23 25 (8.12%) Scrum
24 24 (7.79%) Project Planning
25 23 (7.47%) Windows
26 21 (6.82%) MS Office
26 21 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 20 (6.49%) Resource Management

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 17 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.62%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.97%) CMS
4 2 (0.65%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.65%) JBoss
4 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.32%) Confluence
5 1 (0.32%) Documentum
5 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.32%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 47 (15.26%) MS Project
2 29 (9.42%) MS Excel
3 21 (6.82%) MS Office
4 17 (5.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (3.25%) MS Visio
6 8 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.65%) Endur
1 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (0.65%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.32%) Primavera
2 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.22%) Office 365
4 3 (0.97%) IaaS
5 2 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.65%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.32%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.87%) LAN
1 15 (4.87%) WAN
2 13 (4.22%) Internet
3 6 (1.95%) Firewall
3 6 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (1.95%) Wireless
4 4 (1.30%) Skype
4 4 (1.30%) VoIP
5 3 (0.97%) MPLS
5 3 (0.97%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.97%) VPN
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.65%) DSL
6 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.65%) Frame Relay
6 2 (0.65%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.65%) WLAN
7 1 (0.32%) FTP
7 1 (0.32%) HTTP
7 1 (0.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.30%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.97%) Big Data
4 3 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.97%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.65%) DB2
5 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.32%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.32%) HBase
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.30%) JIRA
2 2 (0.65%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.65%) Gradle
2 2 (0.65%) Subversion
3 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 127 (41.23%) Finance
2 38 (12.34%) Banking
3 27 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.87%) Legal
5 14 (4.55%) Marketing
5 14 (4.55%) Retail
6 13 (4.22%) Automotive
7 12 (3.90%) Corporate Banking
8 8 (2.60%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.27%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.95%) Billing
11 5 (1.62%) Front Office
11 5 (1.62%) Publishing
12 4 (1.30%) French Language
12 4 (1.30%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.97%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.97%) German Language
13 3 (0.97%) Law
14 2 (0.65%) Electronics
14 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 179 (58.12%) Project Manager
2 38 (12.34%) Programme Manager
3 20 (6.49%) IT Manager
4 18 (5.84%) Analyst
5 16 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 15 (4.87%) CRM Manager
6 15 (4.87%) IT Project Manager
6 15 (4.87%) Senior Manager
7 14 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
8 13 (4.22%) CRM Project Manager
8 13 (4.22%) Infrastructure Manager
8 13 (4.22%) Migration Manager
9 12 (3.90%) Migration Project Manager
10 11 (3.57%) Consultant
10 11 (3.57%) Technical Manager
11 10 (3.25%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.25%) Data Centre Manager
11 10 (3.25%) Data Centre Project Manager
11 10 (3.25%) Project Planner
12 9 (2.92%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.62%) Web Services
2 3 (0.97%) XML
3 2 (0.65%) Ajax
3 2 (0.65%) EJB
3 2 (0.65%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.65%) J2EE
3 2 (0.65%) JMS
3 2 (0.65%) jQuery
3 2 (0.65%) JSP
3 2 (0.65%) Servlets
3 2 (0.65%) Struts
3 2 (0.65%) Struts2
3 2 (0.65%) WSDL
3 2 (0.65%) XSD
4 1 (0.32%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.32%) Kafka
4 1 (0.32%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.44%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.30%) User Experience
6 4 (1.30%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.97%) RIA
7 3 (0.97%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.97%) SWIFT
7 3 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.65%) CCTV
8 2 (0.65%) Life Science
8 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.65%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.65%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.47%) Windows
2 10 (3.25%) Windows 10
3 6 (1.95%) Linux
4 4 (1.30%) Unix
5 2 (0.65%) Android
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (71.43%) Project Management
2 215 (69.81%) PRINCE2
3 83 (26.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (24.35%) Programme Management
6 56 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 42 (13.64%) Change Management
8 39 (12.66%) Migration
9 35 (11.36%) ITIL
10 34 (11.04%) PRINCE
11 31 (10.06%) CRM
12 25 (8.12%) Scrum
13 24 (7.79%) Project Planning
14 20 (6.49%) Resource Management
14 20 (6.49%) Waterfall
15 19 (6.17%) Change Control
16 18 (5.84%) SDLC
17 17 (5.52%) Process Improvement
17 17 (5.52%) Service Delivery
18 16 (5.19%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.95%) SQL
2 4 (1.30%) Java
3 3 (0.97%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.65%) ABAP
4 2 (0.65%) C
4 2 (0.65%) Groovy
4 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 304 (98.70%) PMI Certification
2 99 (32.14%) PMP
3 48 (15.58%) Degree
4 26 (8.44%) Security Cleared
5 21 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 20 (6.49%) APMP
6 20 (6.49%) SC Cleared
7 17 (5.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 14 (4.55%) ISEB
9 7 (2.27%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.62%) CISSP
11 4 (1.30%) CISA
11 4 (1.30%) PgMP
12 3 (0.97%) CAPM
12 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.97%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 2 (0.65%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (17.53%) PMO
2 18 (5.84%) QA
3 11 (3.57%) PMBOK
4 9 (2.92%) ISO 9000
5 6 (1.95%) MiFID
6 5 (1.62%) P3O
7 4 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.97%) COBIT
8 3 (0.97%) SLA
9 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.65%) GDPR
9 2 (0.65%) SEPA
10 1 (0.32%) EMIR
10 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.27%) MOM
1 7 (2.27%) SCCM
2 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.52%) Cisco
2 17 (5.52%) SAP
3 10 (3.25%) Oracle
4 8 (2.60%) CheckPoint
5 5 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.62%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.30%) Nokia
7 3 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (0.97%) Citrix
7 3 (0.97%) IBM
7 3 (0.97%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (0.97%) Remedy
7 3 (0.97%) SolarWinds
7 3 (0.97%) Tableau
8 2 (0.65%) LANDesk
8 2 (0.65%) Netezza
8 2 (0.65%) OpenLink
8 2 (0.65%) Planview
8 2 (0.65%) Rackspace
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