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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 393 321 327
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +6
Contract jobs citing PMI 216 273 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 1.70% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 190 129
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£450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £419 £414
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +288.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £165.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
- +258.69%

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
15988 16019 14133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 30.86% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9780 9821 8497
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 635 727
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -60 202 £450 - 56
London -51 86 £468 +1.57% 31
South East -16 54 £450 +2.27% 10
City of London +11 27 £538 -6.52% 9
North West -7 23 £413 -19.51% 2
Berkshire -1 18 £435 +2.35%
East of England +12 12 £475 +75.92% 2
Cheshire +2 11 £420 -11.57% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 10 £265 -34.76% 1
Oxfordshire -7 10 £500 +11.11% 2
Surrey +9 9 £330 -21.19% 3
Guildford 0 9 £330 - 1
Manchester -6 9 £410 -20.00%
South West -8 9 - - 2
Oxford - 9 £500 - 1
Milton Keynes -4 8 £265 -35.75%
Wiltshire +14 7 - -
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £444 +64.35%
West Midlands -6 7 £328 -6.42% 4
Scotland -7 7 £350 -17.64% 1
East Midlands -15 6 £275 -14.06% 4
Swindon - 6 - -
Cambridge - 5 £475 -
Yorkshire -16 4 £475 +35.71% 1
Slough 0 3 £625 +31.57%
Bedfordshire -4 3 £475 -
West Yorkshire -7 3 £475 +35.71%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £250 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £250 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 - -

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 358 (99.72%) PMI Certification
2 263 (73.26%) PRINCE2
3 255 (71.03%) Project Management
4 152 (42.34%) Finance
5 102 (28.41%) PMP
6 89 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (21.17%) MS Project
8 64 (17.83%) Banking
9 59 (16.43%) Degree
10 55 (15.32%) Programme Management
11 53 (14.76%) Change Management
12 51 (14.21%) MS Excel
13 46 (12.81%) ITIL
14 44 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 42 (11.70%) MS Office
16 40 (11.14%) Microsoft
16 40 (11.14%) Telecoms
17 38 (10.58%) Waterfall
18 36 (10.03%) SharePoint
18 36 (10.03%) PRINCE
19 33 (9.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 32 (8.91%) SAP
21 30 (8.36%) Project Planning
22 29 (8.08%) MS PowerPoint
23 28 (7.80%) Investment Banking
24 26 (7.24%) Scrum
24 26 (7.24%) Release Management
25 25 (6.96%) Risk Management
26 24 (6.69%) Retail
27 23 (6.41%) Business Analysis

PMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 36 (10.03%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (1.67%) MS Project Server
4 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.84%) Lync
4 3 (0.84%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.56%) Documentum
5 2 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) SAS
6 1 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) Drupal
6 1 (0.28%) Captiva
Applications
1 76 (21.17%) MS Project
2 51 (14.21%) MS Excel
3 42 (11.70%) MS Office
4 29 (8.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (5.29%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.56%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.95%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (0.84%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.56%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.28%) Endur
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.28%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.34%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (2.51%) LAN
3 6 (1.67%) WAN
3 6 (1.67%) 3G
4 3 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.84%) Wireless
5 2 (0.56%) Intranet
5 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.28%) 4G
6 1 (0.28%) DWDM
6 1 (0.28%) Firewall
6 1 (0.28%) Internet
6 1 (0.28%) SAN
6 1 (0.28%) 2G
6 1 (0.28%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.28%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.56%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.28%) DB2
4 1 (0.28%) Big Data
4 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.28%) QlikView
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) UltraEdit
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 152 (42.34%) Finance
2 64 (17.83%) Banking
3 40 (11.14%) Telecoms
4 28 (7.80%) Investment Banking
5 24 (6.69%) Retail
6 19 (5.29%) Manufacturing
7 16 (4.46%) Legal
7 16 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (3.06%) Law
9 10 (2.79%) Front Office
10 9 (2.51%) Billing
11 8 (2.23%) Publishing
12 6 (1.67%) Retail Banking
13 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
14 4 (1.11%) General Ledger
14 4 (1.11%) Marketing
15 3 (0.84%) German Language
15 3 (0.84%) Advertising
15 3 (0.84%) Automotive
16 2 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 185 (51.53%) Project Manager
2 26 (7.24%) Analyst
3 23 (6.41%) Technical Manager
3 23 (6.41%) Delivery Manager
4 21 (5.85%) Programme Manager
5 19 (5.29%) IT Project Manager
6 18 (5.01%) SAP Manager
6 18 (5.01%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 17 (4.74%) Architect
8 16 (4.46%) Senior Manager
8 16 (4.46%) PMO Manager
9 15 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (3.62%) Senior Project Manager
10 13 (3.62%) Business Manager
10 13 (3.62%) Agile Project Manager
11 12 (3.34%) PMO Analyst
12 11 (3.06%) SAP Project Manager
13 9 (2.51%) Programme Planner
13 9 (2.51%) Infrastructure Manager
13 9 (2.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.95%) .NET
2 4 (1.11%) JRules
3 3 (0.84%) Middleware
4 2 (0.56%) DOM
5 1 (0.28%) HTML
5 1 (0.28%) J2EE
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.18%) Informatics
3 13 (3.62%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.51%) Economics
6 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.11%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.84%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.84%) NHS
9 2 (0.56%) Derivative
9 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.28%) EMV
10 1 (0.28%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.28%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.28%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.28%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.28%) LIMS
10 1 (0.28%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.67%) UNIX
1 6 (1.67%) Windows
2 2 (0.56%) Linux
3 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (73.26%) PRINCE2
2 255 (71.03%) Project Management
3 89 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (15.32%) Programme Management
5 53 (14.76%) Change Management
6 46 (12.81%) ITIL
7 44 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (10.58%) Waterfall
9 36 (10.03%) PRINCE
10 30 (8.36%) Project Planning
11 26 (7.24%) Release Management
11 26 (7.24%) Scrum
12 25 (6.96%) Risk Management
13 23 (6.41%) Business Analysis
14 20 (5.57%) Portfolio Management
15 19 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (5.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 18 (5.01%) Change Control
16 18 (5.01%) ERP
17 17 (4.74%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.57%) C
2 11 (3.06%) Java
3 7 (1.95%) SQL
4 4 (1.11%) VB
5 2 (0.56%) VBA
6 1 (0.28%) C++
6 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 358 (99.72%) PMI Certification
2 102 (28.41%) PMP
3 59 (16.43%) Degree
4 33 (9.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 23 (6.41%) Security Cleared
6 19 (5.29%) SC Cleared
7 15 (4.18%) APMP
8 13 (3.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.39%) ISEB
10 5 (1.39%) CISSP
11 4 (1.11%) CAPM
12 3 (0.84%) GIAC
12 3 (0.84%) CISA
12 3 (0.84%) PgMP
13 2 (0.56%) MBA
13 2 (0.56%) SAP Certification
13 2 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.18%) QA
2 14 (3.90%) GxP
3 13 (3.62%) GMP
3 13 (3.62%) P3O
4 12 (3.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (1.11%) COBIT
5 4 (1.11%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.84%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.84%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.56%) SLA
7 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.84%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.84%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (11.14%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.91%) SAP
3 22 (6.13%) Oracle
4 11 (3.06%) HP
5 6 (1.67%) CA
6 5 (1.39%) IBM
7 4 (1.11%) Primavera
7 4 (1.11%) Progress
7 4 (1.11%) Cisco
8 3 (0.84%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.84%) Cognos
8 3 (0.84%) Dell
8 3 (0.84%) EMC
8 3 (0.84%) Planview
8 3 (0.84%) Tableau
8 3 (0.84%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (0.56%) Remedy
9 2 (0.56%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.56%) Sun
9 2 (0.56%) Lotus
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Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £260 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Macclesfield
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £425.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago