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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 377 326 355
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +29
Contract jobs citing PMI 251 288 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.53% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.48% 1.70% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 198 114
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£450 £440 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £320 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £608 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +258.69%
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
16952 16963 14865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.32% 31.08% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10413 10531 8844
Average daily rate £420 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 649 663 636
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.78 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.74% -7.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -47 233 £450 +2.85% 52
London -16 93 £465 +3.33% 18
South East -20 56 £450 +5.88% 6
City of London +15 28 £525 - 6
East of England +30 25 £475 +45.03% 5
North West -8 23 £420 -23.63% 5
Buckinghamshire -2 16 £268 -37.05%
Hertfordshire - 16 £500 - 1
Milton Keynes +7 13 £268 -38.85%
Berkshire -3 11 £425 - 3
South West -8 11 £400 +1.26% 6
Oxfordshire -10 11 £500 +20.48%
Manchester +2 10 - - 1
Oxford -4 10 £500 +20.48%
Cheshire -4 10 £420 -26.95% 3
Wiltshire +18 9 £400 - 5
West Midlands -16 9 £325 -7.14% 5
Scotland -1 8 £280 -34.11% 2
Macclesfield - 7 £425 -
Hertford - 7 £500 -
East Midlands -17 6 £275 -14.06% 4
Swindon - 6 £400 - 2
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £413 - 2
Guildford +2 4 £333 -
Surrey -3 4 £333 -5.00% 1
Yorkshire -18 4 £475 +35.71% 2
West Sussex -23 4 £505 +18.82%
Cambridge - 4 £425 -
Watford - 4 - -
Solihull +9 3 £300 -

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 389 (98.48%) PMI Certification
2 302 (76.46%) Project Management
3 288 (72.91%) PRINCE2
4 150 (37.97%) Finance
5 108 (27.34%) PMP
6 92 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (18.99%) MS Project
8 66 (16.71%) Degree
9 62 (15.70%) Banking
10 55 (13.92%) ITIL
11 54 (13.67%) Change Management
11 54 (13.67%) Telecoms
12 53 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 51 (12.91%) MS Office
14 49 (12.41%) MS Excel
15 43 (10.89%) Waterfall
16 41 (10.38%) Programme Management
17 36 (9.11%) Microsoft
18 35 (8.86%) SharePoint
18 35 (8.86%) Project Planning
19 33 (8.35%) SAP
19 33 (8.35%) Risk Management
20 31 (7.85%) Retail
20 31 (7.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 30 (7.59%) Security Cleared
21 30 (7.59%) PRINCE
22 29 (7.34%) Software Delivery
23 28 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
24 27 (6.84%) Release Management
24 27 (6.84%) Scrum

PMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 35 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (1.77%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.01%) Lync
5 2 (0.51%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.51%) Documentum
5 2 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.25%) JBoss
6 1 (0.25%) Drupal
6 1 (0.25%) Captiva
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.25%) Confluence
6 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 75 (18.99%) MS Project
2 51 (12.91%) MS Office
3 49 (12.41%) MS Excel
4 26 (6.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (3.80%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.03%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.76%) Primavera
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.51%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.51%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.51%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.51%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.51%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.25%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.25%) Endur
4 1 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.01%) Office 365
2 2 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.29%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (2.53%) LAN
3 9 (2.28%) WAN
4 8 (2.03%) 3G
5 6 (1.52%) Unified Communications
6 5 (1.27%) Wireless
6 5 (1.27%) Internet
7 4 (1.01%) PABX
7 4 (1.01%) Firewall
8 3 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.51%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.51%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.25%) 2G
10 1 (0.25%) SAN
10 1 (0.25%) Intranet
10 1 (0.25%) DWDM
10 1 (0.25%) MPLS
10 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.01%) OLAP
4 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.76%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (0.51%) Big Data
5 2 (0.51%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.51%) DB2
5 2 (0.51%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (2.03%) JIRA
2 2 (0.51%) Subversion
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.25%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.25%) UltraEdit
3 1 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 150 (37.97%) Finance
2 62 (15.70%) Banking
3 54 (13.67%) Telecoms
4 31 (7.85%) Retail
5 25 (6.33%) Investment Banking
6 20 (5.06%) Legal
6 20 (5.06%) Manufacturing
7 19 (4.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (2.78%) Billing
8 11 (2.78%) Law
9 8 (2.03%) Retail Banking
9 8 (2.03%) Publishing
10 7 (1.77%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.77%) Front Office
10 7 (1.77%) Marketing
11 5 (1.27%) Advertising
12 4 (1.01%) Electronics
13 3 (0.76%) Back Office
14 2 (0.51%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 214 (54.18%) Project Manager
2 27 (6.84%) Delivery Manager
3 25 (6.33%) IT Project Manager
3 25 (6.33%) Analyst
4 24 (6.08%) Technical Manager
5 22 (5.57%) Architect
6 21 (5.32%) Programme Manager
7 20 (5.06%) PMO Manager
8 19 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (4.81%) SAP Manager
9 18 (4.56%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 15 (3.80%) Business Manager
11 14 (3.54%) Senior Manager
11 14 (3.54%) Agile Project Manager
12 12 (3.04%) SAP Project Manager
13 11 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
13 11 (2.78%) Business Analyst
14 10 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 10 (2.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 10 (2.53%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.52%) .NET
2 5 (1.27%) J2EE
3 2 (0.51%) DOM
3 2 (0.51%) Middleware
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.25%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.25%) WSDL
4 1 (0.25%) JMS
4 1 (0.25%) HTML
4 1 (0.25%) EJB
4 1 (0.25%) JSP
4 1 (0.25%) Servlets
4 1 (0.25%) Struts
4 1 (0.25%) Web Services
4 1 (0.25%) XML
4 1 (0.25%) XSD
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.32%) Informatics
3 16 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.78%) Economics
6 7 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.27%) Equities
7 5 (1.27%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.01%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.76%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.76%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.51%) Derivative
10 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.25%) IVR
11 1 (0.25%) Tandem
11 1 (0.25%) EMV
11 1 (0.25%) NHS
11 1 (0.25%) LIMS
11 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.27%) Windows
2 4 (1.01%) UNIX
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.25%) Solaris
3 1 (0.25%) Linux
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (76.46%) Project Management
2 288 (72.91%) PRINCE2
3 92 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (13.92%) ITIL
5 54 (13.67%) Change Management
6 53 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (10.89%) Waterfall
8 41 (10.38%) Programme Management
9 35 (8.86%) Project Planning
10 33 (8.35%) Risk Management
11 30 (7.59%) PRINCE
12 29 (7.34%) Software Delivery
13 28 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (6.84%) Release Management
14 27 (6.84%) Scrum
15 22 (5.57%) Business Analysis
15 22 (5.57%) Change Control
16 21 (5.32%) Service Delivery
17 20 (5.06%) Process Management
18 19 (4.81%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.33%) C
2 13 (3.29%) Java
3 9 (2.28%) SQL
4 4 (1.01%) VB
5 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.25%) VBA
5 1 (0.25%) C++
5 1 (0.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 389 (98.48%) PMI Certification
2 108 (27.34%) PMP
3 66 (16.71%) Degree
4 31 (7.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 30 (7.59%) Security Cleared
6 23 (5.82%) SC Cleared
7 13 (3.29%) APMP
7 13 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.76%) CISA
9 3 (0.76%) MBA
9 3 (0.76%) GIAC
9 3 (0.76%) CISSP
9 3 (0.76%) PgMP
9 3 (0.76%) CAPM
10 2 (0.51%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.25%) ISEB
11 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.30%) GxP
2 16 (4.05%) GMP
3 15 (3.80%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 9 (2.28%) QA
5 8 (2.03%) P3O
6 6 (1.52%) PMBOK
6 6 (1.52%) ISO 9000
7 5 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (1.01%) COBIT
8 4 (1.01%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.01%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.51%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.51%) SLA
10 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.76%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (9.11%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.35%) SAP
3 19 (4.81%) Oracle
4 15 (3.80%) HP
5 10 (2.53%) IBM
6 5 (1.27%) CA
6 5 (1.27%) WorldPay
7 4 (1.01%) Progress
7 4 (1.01%) Cognos
7 4 (1.01%) Cisco
8 3 (0.76%) Dell
8 3 (0.76%) Remedy
8 3 (0.76%) Tableau
8 3 (0.76%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (0.76%) Planview
9 2 (0.51%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.51%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.51%) Lotus
9 2 (0.51%) Ericsson
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