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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 398 379 359
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -20
Contract jobs citing PMI 221 228 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 1.35% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 137 126
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£450 £420 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £587 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-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
17514 16879 16449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.37% 31.89% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10919 10366 9706
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
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 651 644 726
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.85 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -37 197 £450 +9.09% 56
London -26 89 £475 +14.45% 25
South East +3 46 £400 -20.00% 13
City of London -8 25 £463 +12.32% 14
East of England +10 23 £450 +34.32% 2
Scotland +18 19 £270 -40.00%
Hertfordshire - 19 £500 - 1
Berkshire +25 13 £390 -22.00% 2
North West -20 13 £470 -0.60% 1
Hampshire +3 12 £325 -43.47% 2
Renfrewshire - 10 £270 -
Erskine - 10 £270 -
West Midlands -7 9 £375 - 5
Manchester -5 8 £475 -
Solihull +5 7 £300 -
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £270 -28.00%
Hertford - 7 £500 -
Southampton -3 6 £325 -49.01%
Bracknell - 6 £350 - 2
Milton Keynes -1 5 £270 -28.00%
Surrey -8 5 £450 +38.46% 2
Reading - 5 £600 -
Glasgow +3 4 £163 -
Wiltshire 0 4 £400 -17.61%
Essex -12 4 £430 +28.35%
South West -18 4 £400 -4.07%
Hook 0 3 £400 -
Knutsford -3 3 £425 -9.57% 1
Cheshire -4 3 £425 -9.57% 1
East Midlands -8 3 £260 -25.71% 2

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 442 (98.44%) PMI Certification
2 346 (77.06%) Project Management
3 323 (71.94%) PRINCE2
4 176 (39.20%) Finance
5 137 (30.51%) PMP
6 95 (21.16%) MS Project
7 94 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (16.93%) Degree
9 74 (16.48%) ITIL
10 63 (14.03%) MS Office
11 61 (13.59%) MS Excel
12 60 (13.36%) Banking
12 60 (13.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 56 (12.47%) Change Management
14 55 (12.25%) Telecoms
15 52 (11.58%) Programme Management
16 48 (10.69%) Risk Management
16 48 (10.69%) Microsoft
17 41 (9.13%) Project Planning
17 41 (9.13%) Waterfall
18 40 (8.91%) SharePoint
19 36 (8.02%) SDLC
19 36 (8.02%) Security Cleared
20 35 (7.80%) Change Control
21 34 (7.57%) PRINCE
21 34 (7.57%) Retail
22 32 (7.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 30 (6.68%) Continuous Improvement
23 30 (6.68%) Scrum
23 30 (6.68%) SAP

PMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 40 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.45%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.11%) Lync
5 3 (0.67%) Confluence
5 3 (0.67%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.67%) Documentum
5 3 (0.67%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.22%) JBoss
7 1 (0.22%) CMS
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.22%) Captiva
Applications
1 95 (21.16%) MS Project
2 63 (14.03%) MS Office
3 61 (13.59%) MS Excel
4 29 (6.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (3.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Primavera
1 5 (1.11%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.89%) SAP SD
2 4 (0.89%) SAP MM
2 4 (0.89%) SAP PP
2 4 (0.89%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.45%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.34%) Office 365
2 4 (0.89%) SaaS
3 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.90%) LAN
1 13 (2.90%) WAN
2 12 (2.67%) Internet
3 11 (2.45%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (1.78%) 3G
5 7 (1.56%) Unified Communications
6 5 (1.11%) PABX
6 5 (1.11%) Firewall
7 4 (0.89%) Wireless
8 3 (0.67%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.67%) MPLS
9 2 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.45%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.45%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.45%) DWDM
10 1 (0.22%) DHCP
10 1 (0.22%) 2G
10 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.89%) OLAP
3 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.45%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.45%) Big Data
5 2 (0.45%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (2.23%) JIRA
2 2 (0.45%) Subversion
2 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.22%) Selenium
3 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.22%) UltraEdit
General
1 176 (39.20%) Finance
2 60 (13.36%) Banking
3 55 (12.25%) Telecoms
4 34 (7.57%) Retail
5 27 (6.01%) Investment Banking
6 19 (4.23%) Legal
6 19 (4.23%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (2.90%) Billing
9 11 (2.45%) Marketing
10 9 (2.00%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.78%) Front Office
11 8 (1.78%) Law
11 8 (1.78%) Publishing
12 7 (1.56%) Retail Banking
13 6 (1.34%) Back Office
14 5 (1.11%) Advertising
15 4 (0.89%) Electronics
16 2 (0.45%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 256 (57.02%) Project Manager
2 30 (6.68%) Analyst
3 26 (5.79%) Delivery Manager
4 25 (5.57%) IT Project Manager
5 24 (5.35%) Architect
6 23 (5.12%) Programme Manager
6 23 (5.12%) Technical Manager
7 20 (4.45%) Infrastructure Manager
8 19 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (4.01%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 15 (3.34%) SAP Manager
10 15 (3.34%) PMO Manager
11 14 (3.12%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 14 (3.12%) Technical Delivery Manager
11 14 (3.12%) Agile Project Manager
12 12 (2.67%) Senior Manager
12 12 (2.67%) Business Analyst
13 11 (2.45%) Senior Project Manager
13 11 (2.45%) Business Manager
14 10 (2.23%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.78%) J2EE
2 6 (1.34%) .NET
3 2 (0.45%) XML
3 2 (0.45%) DOM
3 2 (0.45%) Middleware
4 1 (0.22%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.22%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.22%) JMS
4 1 (0.22%) WSDL
4 1 (0.22%) XSD
4 1 (0.22%) HTML
4 1 (0.22%) EJB
4 1 (0.22%) JSP
4 1 (0.22%) Servlets
4 1 (0.22%) Struts
4 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.57%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.68%) Informatics
4 19 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.34%) Economics
6 14 (3.12%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.00%) Equities
8 8 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.34%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.67%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.67%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.67%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.67%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.67%) Derivative
11 2 (0.45%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.45%) Clustering
11 2 (0.45%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.45%) EMV
11 2 (0.45%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.12%) Windows
2 4 (0.89%) UNIX
3 3 (0.67%) Linux
4 2 (0.45%) Android
4 2 (0.45%) Solaris
4 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.22%) AIX
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (77.06%) Project Management
2 323 (71.94%) PRINCE2
3 94 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (16.48%) ITIL
5 60 (13.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (12.47%) Change Management
7 52 (11.58%) Programme Management
8 48 (10.69%) Risk Management
9 41 (9.13%) Project Planning
9 41 (9.13%) Waterfall
10 36 (8.02%) SDLC
11 35 (7.80%) Change Control
12 34 (7.57%) PRINCE
13 30 (6.68%) Scrum
13 30 (6.68%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (5.79%) Service Management
15 24 (5.35%) Migration
15 24 (5.35%) Service Delivery
16 22 (4.90%) Time Management
17 20 (4.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.45%) C
2 16 (3.56%) Java
3 15 (3.34%) SQL
4 3 (0.67%) VB
5 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.45%) VBA
6 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.22%) C++
6 1 (0.22%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 442 (98.44%) PMI Certification
2 137 (30.51%) PMP
3 76 (16.93%) Degree
4 36 (8.02%) Security Cleared
5 32 (7.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 29 (6.46%) SC Cleared
7 19 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 18 (4.01%) APMP
9 8 (1.78%) CAPM
9 8 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.34%) PgMP
11 5 (1.11%) CISA
12 4 (0.89%) CISSP
13 3 (0.67%) MBA
13 3 (0.67%) GIAC
14 2 (0.45%) SAP Certification
14 2 (0.45%) ISEB
15 1 (0.22%) CISM
15 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 1 (0.22%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.56%) GMP
1 16 (3.56%) GxP
2 15 (3.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 12 (2.67%) QA
4 9 (2.00%) PMBOK
5 8 (1.78%) P3O
6 5 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.11%) SLA
6 5 (1.11%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.89%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.89%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.67%) COBIT
9 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.67%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.22%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.68%) SAP
3 29 (6.46%) Oracle
4 19 (4.23%) HP
5 13 (2.90%) IBM
6 7 (1.56%) Cisco
7 5 (1.11%) WorldPay
8 4 (0.89%) CA
9 3 (0.67%) Lotus
9 3 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.67%) Remedy
9 3 (0.67%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.67%) Huawei
9 3 (0.67%) Dell
9 3 (0.67%) Cognos
9 3 (0.67%) Progress
9 3 (0.67%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (0.45%) Ciena
10 2 (0.45%) VMware
10 2 (0.45%) Cadence
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Negotiable DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Vertical IT
Rate: £380 - £420 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £29 - £30 per hour + increased rate for overtime
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £550.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30.00 - £34.00 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago