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 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 473 410 428
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +18
Contract jobs citing PMI 177 271 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 1.42% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 190 138
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
17655 19131 18584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.37% 33.00% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11448 11987 11233
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 813 802
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.27 £44.95 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 September 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 25 September 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 -49 174 £500 +11.11% 52
London -41 81 £550 +10.00% 25
South East -16 36 £413 +10.00% 12
West Midlands +6 27 £459 -20.21% 3
City of London +10 17 £503 -16.25% 10
East of England +8 12 £475 +11.76% 2
Berkshire -5 10 £389 -4.60% 8
West Sussex - 9 £425 -
Coventry - 8 £400 -
Warwickshire - 8 £480 -
North East -18 7 - -
Buckinghamshire +20 6 £356 +4.62% 2
Birmingham -2 6 £469 -18.47% 3
Tyne and Wear -23 6 - -
South West +15 5 £420 -25.00% 5
Milton Keynes +10 5 £388 +13.80% 2
Bracknell -2 5 £413 +28.90%
Hertfordshire -5 5 £463 +8.82%
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 5 - -
East Grinstead - 5 £425 -
Kent - 5 £345 -
Cambridgeshire +22 4 £456 -3.94% 1
Cambridge +20 4 £456 +14.06% 1
Reading +16 4 £365 -27.00% 1
Chatham - 4 £335 -
Hampshire -16 3 £550 +51.72%
Bristol - 3 £410 - 2
Scotland +15 2 £424 +7.96%
Edinburgh +13 2 £424 +7.96%
Surrey +6 2 £688 +52.77% 1

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 375 (99.73%) PMI Certification
2 277 (73.67%) Project Management
3 259 (68.88%) PRINCE2
4 160 (42.55%) Finance
5 131 (34.84%) PMP
6 87 (23.14%) Programme Management
7 82 (21.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 74 (19.68%) MS Project
9 68 (18.09%) Degree
10 67 (17.82%) Microsoft
11 63 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
12 62 (16.49%) ITIL
13 57 (15.16%) Change Management
13 57 (15.16%) Banking
14 47 (12.50%) Risk Management
15 44 (11.70%) Change Control
16 41 (10.90%) MS Excel
17 40 (10.64%) Security Cleared
18 32 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 32 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (8.24%) Project Planning
20 30 (7.98%) SDLC
20 30 (7.98%) SharePoint
21 28 (7.45%) SC Cleared
22 25 (6.65%) Data Centre
22 25 (6.65%) Scrum
23 24 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
23 24 (6.38%) Resource Management
24 23 (6.12%) MS Office
25 22 (5.85%) ISEB

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 30 (7.98%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.39%) Apache
2 9 (2.39%) IIS
3 8 (2.13%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.60%) JBoss
4 6 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.06%) Confluence
5 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.06%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.06%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
6 1 (0.27%) Drupal
6 1 (0.27%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 74 (19.68%) MS Project
2 41 (10.90%) MS Excel
3 24 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (6.12%) MS Office
5 13 (3.46%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Lawson
4 1 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.27%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.60%) Office 365
2 4 (1.06%) SaaS
2 4 (1.06%) Yammer
3 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.26%) Internet
2 14 (3.72%) Unified Communications
3 13 (3.46%) WAN
4 7 (1.86%) Skype
5 6 (1.60%) DNS
5 6 (1.60%) SSL
6 5 (1.33%) LAN
7 4 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (1.06%) WebEx
8 3 (0.80%) 2G
8 3 (0.80%) 3G
8 3 (0.80%) 4G
8 3 (0.80%) GSM
8 3 (0.80%) LTE
8 3 (0.80%) SAN
8 3 (0.80%) UMTS
9 2 (0.53%) MPLS
9 2 (0.53%) Wireless
10 1 (0.27%) ADSL
10 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.39%) MySQL
2 7 (1.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.80%) Big Data
4 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.27%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (2.39%) JIRA
2 3 (0.80%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (0.53%) VersionOne
4 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.27%) FitNesse
General
1 160 (42.55%) Finance
2 57 (15.16%) Banking
3 22 (5.85%) Retail
4 17 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.99%) Legal
6 14 (3.72%) Financial Institution
6 14 (3.72%) Manufacturing
7 13 (3.46%) Corporate Banking
8 8 (2.13%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.13%) Marketing
9 5 (1.33%) Automotive
9 5 (1.33%) Front Office
9 5 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.06%) German Language
11 3 (0.80%) French Language
11 3 (0.80%) Law
11 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.53%) Billing
12 2 (0.53%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 180 (47.87%) Project Manager
2 40 (10.64%) IT Manager
2 40 (10.64%) Programme Manager
3 37 (9.84%) Analyst
4 34 (9.04%) Infrastructure Manager
4 34 (9.04%) IT Project Manager
5 21 (5.59%) Senior Manager
6 20 (5.32%) Security Manager
6 20 (5.32%) Senior Project Manager
7 19 (5.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 19 (5.05%) Security Project Manager
7 19 (5.05%) Transformation Manager
8 14 (3.72%) Business Analyst
9 13 (3.46%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
10 11 (2.93%) PMO Analyst
11 10 (2.66%) Banking Project Manager
11 10 (2.66%) PMO Specialist
11 10 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 10 (2.66%) Transformation Programme Manager
12 9 (2.39%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.93%) LAMP
2 7 (1.86%) .NET
3 6 (1.60%) .NET Framework
3 6 (1.60%) JSP
4 3 (0.80%) WAMP
5 2 (0.53%) HTML
5 2 (0.53%) HTML5
5 2 (0.53%) Middleware
6 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.27%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.27%) SOAP
6 1 (0.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.65%) Data Centre
3 21 (5.59%) Virtual Team
4 8 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (1.86%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.60%) Equities
6 6 (1.60%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.60%) Life Science
6 6 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.33%) User Experience
8 3 (0.80%) CMDB
8 3 (0.80%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.80%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.80%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.80%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.80%) PKI
8 3 (0.80%) Psychology
8 3 (0.80%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.53%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.99%) Windows
2 13 (3.46%) Linux
3 6 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.80%) Unix
4 3 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.27%) Android
5 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (73.67%) Project Management
2 259 (68.88%) PRINCE2
3 87 (23.14%) Programme Management
4 82 (21.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (16.49%) ITIL
7 57 (15.16%) Change Management
8 47 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 44 (11.70%) Change Control
10 31 (8.24%) Project Planning
11 30 (7.98%) SDLC
12 25 (6.65%) Scrum
13 24 (6.38%) Resource Management
14 22 (5.85%) Resource Levelling
15 21 (5.59%) Business Analysis
15 21 (5.59%) Business Transformation
16 20 (5.32%) PRINCE
16 20 (5.32%) Service Management
16 20 (5.32%) Waterfall
17 18 (4.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.39%) PHP
2 7 (1.86%) Java
3 6 (1.60%) C
4 4 (1.06%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.06%) SQL
5 3 (0.80%) ABAP
5 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.27%) Python
6 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 375 (99.73%) PMI Certification
2 131 (34.84%) PMP
3 68 (18.09%) Degree
4 40 (10.64%) Security Cleared
5 32 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 28 (7.45%) SC Cleared
7 22 (5.85%) ISEB
7 22 (5.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (3.99%) APMP
9 11 (2.93%) CISSP
10 10 (2.66%) CISA
11 9 (2.39%) CISM
11 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (2.13%) CAPM
13 6 (1.60%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.60%) MCITP
13 6 (1.60%) MCTS
13 6 (1.60%) RHCE
14 4 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.53%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.05%) QA
2 10 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.60%) SEPA
4 4 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.06%) MiFID
5 3 (0.80%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.80%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.53%) COBIT
6 2 (0.53%) P3O
6 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.53%) SLA
7 1 (0.27%) GxP
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.60%) UAG
3 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.39%) Puppet
1 9 (2.39%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.99%) HP
3 14 (3.72%) SAP
4 9 (2.39%) Brocade
4 9 (2.39%) Oracle
4 9 (2.39%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.86%) CheckPoint
6 6 (1.60%) Cisco
7 4 (1.06%) Ericsson
7 4 (1.06%) F5
7 4 (1.06%) Huawei
7 4 (1.06%) Nokia
7 4 (1.06%) Rally
7 4 (1.06%) Wall Street Systems
8 3 (0.80%) Nokia Networks
8 3 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.80%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.80%) Tableau
9 1 (0.27%) Sage
9 1 (0.27%) Siemens
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Thornton Gregory
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Above 500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eaglecliff Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greythorn
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day then up to £60,000 perm after 6 months
Posted: 13 days ago