The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 403 385 383
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing PMI 233 234 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.43% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.34% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 142 123
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£425 £411 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.46% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £21.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.80% -21.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £21.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+73.80% -21.49%

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
18011 17485 16779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.63% 32.00% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11335 10583 9950
Average daily rate £420 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 672 720
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £21.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -4.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMI within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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 -19 208 £430 +6.83% 61
London +3 108 £475 +11.76% 24
South East -3 51 £375 -31.81% 13
City of London -9 25 £425 +4.80% 8
Scotland +11 20 £270 -38.28%
Hampshire -2 17 £325 -53.57% 2
Berkshire +12 16 £395 -21.00% 3
Southampton +4 13 £325 -53.57% 2
East of England -12 10 £425 +37.09% 3
North West -35 10 £470 +15.96% 6
West Midlands -4 8 £500 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire -26 8 £313 -16.66% 3
Renfrewshire - 8 £270 -
Erskine - 8 £270 -
Surrey -1 7 £450 -7.69% 3
Reading - 7 £600 -
Hertfordshire -1 6 £428 - 1
Bracknell - 6 £350 - 1
Solihull +5 5 £375 -
Stirling +2 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £378 +25.83%
Manchester -13 5 £475 +11.76% 5
Milton Keynes -3 4 £378 +25.83%
East Midlands -7 4 £320 -1.53% 3
Oxfordshire -15 4 £450 +12.50%
South Yorkshire - 4 £258 -
Guildford +5 3 - -
Edinburgh 0 3 £300 -33.33%
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £400 -27.27% 1
South West -6 3 £475 +19.94% 5

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PMI 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.

1 478 (98.76%) PMI Certification
2 366 (75.62%) Project Management
3 348 (71.90%) PRINCE2
4 188 (38.84%) Finance
5 156 (32.23%) PMP
6 112 (23.14%) MS Project
7 84 (17.36%) Degree
8 79 (16.32%) ITIL
9 78 (16.12%) MS Excel
9 78 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (15.50%) MS Office
11 70 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 67 (13.84%) Microsoft
13 61 (12.60%) Change Management
14 54 (11.16%) Risk Management
15 53 (10.95%) Banking
16 49 (10.12%) Telecoms
17 48 (9.92%) Programme Management
17 48 (9.92%) SharePoint
18 44 (9.09%) Data Centre
19 43 (8.88%) Oracle
19 43 (8.88%) Project Planning
20 37 (7.64%) Security Cleared
21 35 (7.23%) Waterfall
21 35 (7.23%) MS PowerPoint
21 35 (7.23%) SAP
21 35 (7.23%) PRINCE
22 34 (7.02%) Retail
22 34 (7.02%) Change Control
23 33 (6.82%) SDLC

PMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PMI 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (9.92%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.07%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (1.45%) MS Project Server
4 7 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (1.24%) Lync
6 5 (1.03%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.62%) Confluence
7 3 (0.62%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.62%) Documentum
8 2 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.21%) JBoss
9 1 (0.21%) CICS
9 1 (0.21%) CMS
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) Captiva
9 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 112 (23.14%) MS Project
2 78 (16.12%) MS Excel
3 75 (15.50%) MS Office
4 35 (7.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (3.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.24%) SAP ERP
1 6 (1.24%) SAP BPC
2 5 (1.03%) SAP SD
2 5 (1.03%) SAP MM
2 5 (1.03%) SAP PP
2 5 (1.03%) Primavera
3 4 (0.83%) CA PPM
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.41%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.21%) Agresso
6 1 (0.21%) Lawson
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.24%) Office 365
2 3 (0.62%) SaaS
3 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.72%) WAN
2 16 (3.31%) LAN
3 15 (3.10%) Internet
4 9 (1.86%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (1.24%) Unified Communications
5 6 (1.24%) 3G
6 5 (1.03%) SAN
6 5 (1.03%) Firewall
6 5 (1.03%) PABX
6 5 (1.03%) NAS
7 4 (0.83%) Wireless
8 3 (0.62%) MPLS
8 3 (0.62%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.41%) GSM
9 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.41%) DWDM
9 2 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.21%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.21%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.65%) SAP BW
3 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.83%) OLAP
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.62%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (0.41%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.41%) Big Data
6 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.41%) DB2
7 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.21%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (2.27%) JIRA
2 2 (0.41%) Subversion
2 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.21%) ERwin
3 1 (0.21%) Selenium
3 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
General
1 188 (38.84%) Finance
2 53 (10.95%) Banking
3 49 (10.12%) Telecoms
4 34 (7.02%) Retail
5 23 (4.75%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.93%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (3.31%) Legal
8 12 (2.48%) Billing
8 12 (2.48%) Marketing
9 10 (2.07%) Advertising
9 10 (2.07%) Publishing
10 8 (1.65%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.45%) Law
12 6 (1.24%) Back Office
12 6 (1.24%) German Language
13 5 (1.03%) Front Office
13 5 (1.03%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.83%) Electronics
14 4 (0.83%) French Language
Job Titles
1 280 (57.85%) Project Manager
2 34 (7.02%) Analyst
3 30 (6.20%) Infrastructure Manager
4 27 (5.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 24 (4.96%) Programme Manager
5 24 (4.96%) Architect
5 24 (4.96%) IT Project Manager
6 19 (3.93%) Delivery Manager
6 19 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (3.72%) SAP Manager
8 17 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 17 (3.51%) PMO Analyst
8 17 (3.51%) PMO Manager
9 15 (3.10%) Senior Manager
10 14 (2.89%) Technical Manager
10 14 (2.89%) Agile Project Manager
11 13 (2.69%) SAP Project Manager
12 12 (2.48%) Senior Project Manager
13 10 (2.07%) Project Planner
13 10 (2.07%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.65%) J2EE
2 6 (1.24%) .NET
3 3 (0.62%) Itk
4 2 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.41%) Middleware
4 2 (0.41%) Web Services
4 2 (0.41%) XML
4 2 (0.41%) DOM
5 1 (0.21%) JMS
5 1 (0.21%) WSDL
5 1 (0.21%) XSD
5 1 (0.21%) EJB
5 1 (0.21%) JSP
5 1 (0.21%) Servlets
5 1 (0.21%) Struts
5 1 (0.21%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.34%) Informatics
4 20 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.51%) Economics
6 11 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.86%) Equities
7 9 (1.86%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.03%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.03%) NHS
10 4 (0.83%) Clustering
11 3 (0.62%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.62%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.62%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.62%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.62%) EMV
11 3 (0.62%) Derivative
12 2 (0.41%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.58%) Windows
2 11 (2.27%) Linux
3 5 (1.03%) Solaris
3 5 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.83%) UNIX
5 2 (0.41%) Android
5 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.21%) AIX
6 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (75.62%) Project Management
2 348 (71.90%) PRINCE2
3 79 (16.32%) ITIL
4 78 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (12.60%) Change Management
7 54 (11.16%) Risk Management
8 48 (9.92%) Programme Management
9 43 (8.88%) Project Planning
10 35 (7.23%) PRINCE
10 35 (7.23%) Waterfall
11 34 (7.02%) Change Control
12 33 (6.82%) SDLC
12 33 (6.82%) Migration
13 32 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (5.17%) Service Management
15 23 (4.75%) Process Management
16 22 (4.55%) Scrum
17 21 (4.34%) Service Delivery
18 20 (4.13%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.79%) SQL
2 23 (4.75%) C
3 14 (2.89%) Java
4 5 (1.03%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.03%) Korn
4 5 (1.03%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.62%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.41%) VB
6 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.41%) VBA
7 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.21%) C++
7 1 (0.21%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 478 (98.76%) PMI Certification
2 156 (32.23%) PMP
3 84 (17.36%) Degree
4 37 (7.64%) Security Cleared
5 29 (5.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 28 (5.79%) SC Cleared
6 28 (5.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 16 (3.31%) APMP
8 10 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.65%) CAPM
10 6 (1.24%) PgMP
11 4 (0.83%) MBA
11 4 (0.83%) CISA
12 3 (0.62%) ISEB
12 3 (0.62%) CISSP
12 3 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.62%) VCDX
12 3 (0.62%) VCAP
13 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.41%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.31%) GMP
1 16 (3.31%) GxP
2 15 (3.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 13 (2.69%) QA
4 11 (2.27%) PMBOK
5 8 (1.65%) P3O
6 5 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.03%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.83%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.83%) SLA
7 4 (0.83%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.62%) HL7
9 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.41%) COBIT
9 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.62%) KVM
4 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.21%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 67 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 43 (8.88%) Oracle
3 35 (7.23%) SAP
4 21 (4.34%) HP
5 17 (3.51%) IBM
6 10 (2.07%) VMware
7 6 (1.24%) Cisco
8 5 (1.03%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.83%) EMC
9 4 (0.83%) CA
9 4 (0.83%) Huawei
10 3 (0.62%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.62%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.62%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.62%) NetApp
10 3 (0.62%) Lotus
10 3 (0.62%) BMC
10 3 (0.62%) Reuters
10 3 (0.62%) Bloomberg
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £375 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago