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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 490 421 381
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -40
Contract jobs citing PMI 162 238 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 1.29% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 157 147
Median daily rate £475 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £36.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +73.80%

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
18111 18401 17465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.54% 32.31% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11705 11540 10568
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 722 697
Median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.35 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -70 147 £500 +14.28% 53
London -42 65 £538 +13.15% 23
South East -12 28 £450 +20.00% 13
City of London +37 15 £600 +31.50% 11
North West +3 14 £325 -30.79% 4
West Midlands -25 14 £500 - 3
Berkshire -5 12 £425 +7.59% 8
Scotland -14 11 £316 +16.85%
East of England +16 8 £475 +11.76% 3
Renfrewshire -19 8 £316 +16.85%
Erskine -22 8 £316 +16.85%
East Midlands +4 7 £415 +29.68%
Merseyside +4 6 £325 -
Reading +6 5 £425 -29.16%
Cheshire +5 5 £319 -25.00% 1
Wirral - 5 £325 -
Cambridge +18 4 £475 +18.75% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 4 £475 +18.75% 2
Hertfordshire +11 4 £415 -2.92% 1
Nottingham -1 4 £415 +4.40%
Nottinghamshire -3 4 £415 +4.40%
Surrey -5 4 £600 +33.38% 2
Hampshire -6 4 £390 +20.00%
Birmingham -12 4 £400 -30.43% 2
Kent +10 3 £325 -38.09%
Glasgow +5 3 £305 -
South West -3 3 £525 +31.25% 4
Lancashire -5 3 £400 -18.25%
Coventry -12 3 £400 -20.00%
North East -34 3 £310 -22.50% 1

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 408 (99.76%) PMI Certification
2 320 (78.24%) Project Management
3 285 (69.68%) PRINCE2
4 182 (44.50%) Finance
5 151 (36.92%) PMP
6 85 (20.78%) MS Project
7 84 (20.54%) Degree
8 82 (20.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 80 (19.56%) Programme Management
10 74 (18.09%) Banking
11 73 (17.85%) Microsoft
12 63 (15.40%) ITIL
13 60 (14.67%) Change Control
14 56 (13.69%) Risk Management
15 55 (13.45%) Change Management
16 52 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
17 41 (10.02%) Security Cleared
18 37 (9.05%) MS Office
19 36 (8.80%) SharePoint
20 35 (8.56%) Telecoms
21 33 (8.07%) MS Excel
21 33 (8.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 33 (8.07%) SDLC
22 31 (7.58%) Data Centre
23 30 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
23 30 (7.33%) Project Planning
24 28 (6.85%) PRINCE
24 28 (6.85%) Service Management
25 27 (6.60%) Migration
25 27 (6.60%) Scrum

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 36 (8.80%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.42%) JBoss
3 9 (2.20%) Apache
3 9 (2.20%) IIS
4 8 (1.96%) CICS
4 8 (1.96%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.71%) MS Project Server
6 6 (1.47%) Confluence
6 6 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.22%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.73%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.24%) CMS
9 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 85 (20.78%) MS Project
2 37 (9.05%) MS Office
3 33 (8.07%) MS Excel
4 16 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (3.42%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.73%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.71%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.49%) Lawson
3 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.24%) Maximo
4 1 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.73%) SaaS
3 2 (0.49%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) PaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.65%) Internet
2 12 (2.93%) LAN
3 10 (2.44%) WAN
4 9 (2.20%) 3G
4 9 (2.20%) LTE
5 8 (1.96%) DNS
6 7 (1.71%) Unified Communications
7 6 (1.47%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (1.47%) SSL
7 6 (1.47%) VPN
8 5 (1.22%) 2G
8 5 (1.22%) 4G
8 5 (1.22%) Firewall
8 5 (1.22%) GSM
8 5 (1.22%) UMTS
9 4 (0.98%) Skype
10 3 (0.73%) SAN
10 3 (0.73%) VoIP
11 2 (0.49%) DHCP
11 2 (0.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.20%) MySQL
2 8 (1.96%) DB2
2 8 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.24%) Big Data
5 1 (0.24%) MS Access
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (2.69%) JIRA
2 8 (1.96%) ClearCase
2 8 (1.96%) Subversion
3 4 (0.98%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (0.73%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.24%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 182 (44.50%) Finance
2 74 (18.09%) Banking
3 35 (8.56%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.87%) Retail
5 18 (4.40%) Corporate Banking
5 18 (4.40%) Financial Institution
6 14 (3.42%) Manufacturing
7 13 (3.18%) Legal
8 11 (2.69%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.96%) Marketing
10 7 (1.71%) Automotive
10 7 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.22%) Front Office
11 5 (1.22%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.73%) Billing
12 3 (0.73%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.73%) French Language
12 3 (0.73%) German Language
12 3 (0.73%) Publishing
13 2 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 207 (50.61%) Project Manager
2 41 (10.02%) Analyst
2 41 (10.02%) IT Manager
3 38 (9.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 37 (9.05%) IT Project Manager
5 32 (7.82%) Programme Manager
6 31 (7.58%) Security Manager
7 28 (6.85%) Security Project Manager
8 27 (6.60%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 18 (4.40%) Senior Manager
9 18 (4.40%) Senior Project Manager
10 16 (3.91%) Business Analyst
11 15 (3.67%) PMO Analyst
12 13 (3.18%) Transformation Manager
13 12 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 11 (2.69%) Banking Project Manager
14 11 (2.69%) Development Manager
14 11 (2.69%) Development Project Manager
14 11 (2.69%) Software Project Manager
15 10 (2.44%) PMO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.42%) JSP
2 12 (2.93%) Web Services
3 11 (2.69%) .NET
3 11 (2.69%) LAMP
4 8 (1.96%) EJB
4 8 (1.96%) Hibernate
4 8 (1.96%) J2EE
4 8 (1.96%) JMS
4 8 (1.96%) Servlets
4 8 (1.96%) Struts
4 8 (1.96%) WSDL
4 8 (1.96%) XML
4 8 (1.96%) XSD
5 7 (1.71%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.98%) Middleware
7 3 (0.73%) WAMP
8 2 (0.49%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.24%) HTML5
9 1 (0.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 30 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.91%) Virtual Team
4 15 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.42%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.20%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.96%) Equities
8 7 (1.71%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (1.71%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.47%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.47%) User Experience
10 4 (0.98%) Clustering
10 4 (0.98%) Cryptography
10 4 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.98%) PKI
11 3 (0.73%) CMDB
11 3 (0.73%) Life Science
11 3 (0.73%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.89%) Windows
2 11 (2.69%) Linux
3 6 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (1.47%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.98%) Unix
5 3 (0.73%) Android
5 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (78.24%) Project Management
2 285 (69.68%) PRINCE2
3 82 (20.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 80 (19.56%) Programme Management
5 63 (15.40%) ITIL
6 60 (14.67%) Change Control
7 56 (13.69%) Risk Management
8 55 (13.45%) Change Management
9 52 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (8.07%) SDLC
11 30 (7.33%) Project Planning
12 28 (6.85%) PRINCE
12 28 (6.85%) Service Management
13 27 (6.60%) Migration
13 27 (6.60%) Scrum
14 24 (5.87%) Business Analysis
14 24 (5.87%) Information Security
15 20 (4.89%) Waterfall
16 18 (4.40%) Matrix Organization
16 18 (4.40%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.40%) Java
2 15 (3.67%) SQL
3 9 (2.20%) PHP
4 8 (1.96%) Assembly Language
4 8 (1.96%) C
4 8 (1.96%) COBOL
4 8 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.98%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.24%) C#
7 1 (0.24%) Python
7 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 408 (99.76%) PMI Certification
2 151 (36.92%) PMP
3 84 (20.54%) Degree
4 41 (10.02%) Security Cleared
5 33 (8.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 26 (6.36%) SC Cleared
7 22 (5.38%) CISSP
8 20 (4.89%) CISM
9 17 (4.16%) CISA
9 17 (4.16%) ISEB
10 16 (3.91%) APMP
11 14 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (2.44%) CAPM
13 6 (1.47%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.47%) MCITP
13 6 (1.47%) MCTS
13 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.47%) RHCE
14 5 (1.22%) Sun Certification
15 4 (0.98%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.13%) QA
2 20 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.44%) SLA
4 7 (1.71%) SEPA
5 4 (0.98%) P3O
5 4 (0.98%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.73%) MiFID
7 2 (0.49%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.24%) GxP
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.47%) UAG
3 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.20%) Puppet
1 9 (2.20%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (0.73%) RSA Archer
3 2 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.49%) OpenView
3 2 (0.49%) SCCM
3 2 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (17.85%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.89%) HP
3 16 (3.91%) SAP
4 14 (3.42%) Oracle
5 10 (2.44%) Huawei
6 9 (2.20%) Brocade
6 9 (2.20%) Rally
6 9 (2.20%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.96%) Chordiant
8 7 (1.71%) IBM
9 6 (1.47%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 6 (1.47%) Cisco
9 6 (1.47%) Ericsson
9 6 (1.47%) Nokia
10 5 (1.22%) Nokia Networks
10 5 (1.22%) Sun
11 4 (0.98%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.98%) Ciena
12 3 (0.73%) F5
12 3 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
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