The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 371 366 372
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing PMI 223 213 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 1.58% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 129 136
Average daily rate
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£413 £475 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £26.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.49% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £26.75 -
% change year-on-year
-21.49% -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13249 13488 13997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.15% 26.91% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8069 8135 8093
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 609 717
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 -3 200 £405 -14.73% 44
London -37 97 £445 -11.00% 18
South East -20 30 £500 +11.11% 10
City of London +19 26 £413 -13.15% 6
North West +2 17 £425 +21.42% 2
West Midlands +1 15 £300 -53.84%
East of England 0 14 £335 +16.52% 3
South West - 14 £417 - 2
Hampshire -11 11 £575 +27.77% 5
Surrey +5 7 £325 -23.52% 2
East Midlands +4 7 £325 - 5
Buckinghamshire -11 7 £375 -24.24%
Manchester - 7 £450 - 1
Milton Keynes +4 6 £375 -24.24%
Southampton - 6 £638 - 5
Scotland -10 5 £450 +12.50%
Birmingham - 5 £300 -
West Yorkshire +5 4 £388 -22.50% 3
Yorkshire +2 4 £388 -3.12% 4
Essex +1 4 £335 -34.95% 2
Cheshire -3 4 £470 +28.76%
Cambridgeshire -6 4 £550 +91.30% 1
Shropshire - 4 £450 -
Derbyshire - 4 £320 - 1
Guildford - 4 - -
Knutsford +4 3 £470 +1.07%
Leeds +3 3 £375 - 3
Berkshire -8 3 £500 - 1
Derby - 3 £320 - 1
Docklands, London +7 2 £675 +36.36%

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 510 (99.22%) PMI Certification
2 424 (82.49%) PRINCE2
3 341 (66.34%) Project Management
4 203 (39.49%) Finance
5 169 (32.88%) PMP
6 116 (22.57%) MS Project
7 98 (19.07%) Banking
8 94 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 89 (17.32%) ITIL
10 84 (16.34%) Degree
11 82 (15.95%) Change Management
12 78 (15.18%) MS Excel
13 74 (14.40%) Microsoft
14 62 (12.06%) Migration
15 56 (10.89%) Telecoms
16 53 (10.31%) Programme Management
16 53 (10.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 46 (8.95%) PRINCE
18 45 (8.75%) MS Office
19 41 (7.98%) MS PowerPoint
19 41 (7.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 41 (7.98%) Portfolio Management
20 40 (7.78%) Risk Management
20 40 (7.78%) Oracle
21 38 (7.39%) SharePoint
22 37 (7.20%) Retail
23 36 (7.00%) Java
23 36 (7.00%) SAP
24 34 (6.61%) MS Visio
25 33 (6.42%) C

PMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 38 (7.39%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.86%) MS Project Server
3 10 (1.95%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.17%) Lync
5 5 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (0.97%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.78%) Apache
7 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.39%) IIS
8 2 (0.39%) Documentum
9 1 (0.19%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 116 (22.57%) MS Project
2 78 (15.18%) MS Excel
3 45 (8.75%) MS Office
4 41 (7.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (6.61%) MS Visio
6 13 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.39%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.39%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (2.14%) CA Clarity
2 5 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (0.97%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.39%) Summit
3 2 (0.39%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.39%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.19%) Exstream
4 1 (0.19%) SAP PLM
4 1 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.58%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.39%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.89%) WAN
2 15 (2.92%) LAN
3 12 (2.33%) 4G
4 8 (1.56%) SAN
4 8 (1.56%) 3G
4 8 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (1.36%) Internet
6 6 (1.17%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.97%) SSL
7 5 (0.97%) 2G
8 4 (0.78%) Firewall
8 4 (0.78%) LTE
8 4 (0.78%) Intranet
8 4 (0.78%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.58%) VoIP
9 3 (0.58%) Wireless
9 3 (0.58%) MPLS
9 3 (0.58%) DSL
9 3 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (0.39%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 9 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (0.78%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.58%) Big Data
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.39%) QlikView
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.19%) MS Access
5 1 (0.19%) DB2
5 1 (0.19%) OLAP
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.19%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Introscope
2 2 (0.39%) JIRA
2 2 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.19%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.19%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 203 (39.49%) Finance
2 98 (19.07%) Banking
3 56 (10.89%) Telecoms
4 37 (7.20%) Retail
5 29 (5.64%) Legal
6 21 (4.09%) Investment Banking
7 20 (3.89%) Front Office
8 18 (3.50%) Marketing
9 12 (2.33%) Law
9 12 (2.33%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.56%) Billing
11 7 (1.36%) Automotive
11 7 (1.36%) Advertising
11 7 (1.36%) General Ledger
11 7 (1.36%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.17%) Back Office
12 6 (1.17%) Dutch Language
12 6 (1.17%) French Language
12 6 (1.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 325 (63.23%) Project Manager
2 45 (8.75%) Analyst
3 30 (5.84%) Senior Manager
4 29 (5.64%) Programme Manager
5 28 (5.45%) Senior Project Manager
6 25 (4.86%) IT Project Manager
7 24 (4.67%) Coordinator
8 23 (4.47%) Project Coordinator
9 19 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
9 19 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 17 (3.31%) PMO Analyst
11 15 (2.92%) SAP Manager
11 15 (2.92%) Business Analyst
12 13 (2.53%) Technical Manager
12 13 (2.53%) Contracts Manager
13 12 (2.33%) IT Programme Manager
13 12 (2.33%) Technical Project Manager
13 12 (2.33%) Business Manager
14 11 (2.14%) PMO Manager
15 10 (1.95%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.92%) XML
2 11 (2.14%) Middleware
3 9 (1.75%) .NET
4 8 (1.56%) EJB
4 8 (1.56%) JSP
5 7 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (0.97%) JRules
6 5 (0.97%) J2EE
7 4 (0.78%) Worklight
8 2 (0.39%) OAuth2
8 2 (0.39%) OAuth
8 2 (0.39%) HTML
8 2 (0.39%) SVG
8 2 (0.39%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.39%) JSON
9 1 (0.19%) YAML
9 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.19%) OLE
9 1 (0.19%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (0.19%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.09%) Management Information System
2 13 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.14%) Mainframe
4 8 (1.56%) Economics
5 6 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (1.17%) Freedom of Information
6 5 (0.97%) Credit Risk
6 5 (0.97%) Freedom of Information Act
6 5 (0.97%) IPTV
7 4 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.78%) Hedge funds
7 4 (0.78%) FMCG
8 3 (0.58%) AS400
8 3 (0.58%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.39%) Equities
9 2 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.39%) CCTV
9 2 (0.39%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.39%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.39%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.67%) Windows
1 24 (4.67%) Linux
2 21 (4.09%) UNIX
3 8 (1.56%) AIX
4 5 (0.97%) SUSE
5 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Solaris
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (82.49%) PRINCE2
2 341 (66.34%) Project Management
3 94 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 89 (17.32%) ITIL
5 82 (15.95%) Change Management
6 62 (12.06%) Migration
7 53 (10.31%) Programme Management
8 46 (8.95%) PRINCE
9 41 (7.98%) Portfolio Management
10 40 (7.78%) Risk Management
11 32 (6.23%) Scrum
11 32 (6.23%) Change Control
12 30 (5.84%) Project Planning
13 23 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (4.47%) CMMI
14 21 (4.09%) Service Management
15 20 (3.89%) Waterfall
16 18 (3.50%) Time Management
16 18 (3.50%) Six Sigma
16 18 (3.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.00%) Java
2 33 (6.42%) C
3 12 (2.33%) SQL
4 5 (0.97%) Jython
4 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.39%) VBA
5 2 (0.39%) Python
5 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.19%) C#
6 1 (0.19%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.19%) VB
6 1 (0.19%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 510 (99.22%) PMI Certification
2 169 (32.88%) PMP
3 84 (16.34%) Degree
4 53 (10.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 41 (7.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (3.89%) APMP
7 17 (3.31%) Security Cleared
8 13 (2.53%) ISEB
9 9 (1.75%) CAPM
10 8 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.56%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.97%) PgMP
11 5 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.97%) MBA
12 3 (0.58%) CISA
12 3 (0.58%) CISSP
12 3 (0.58%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.39%) CIMA
13 2 (0.39%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.23%) P3O
2 29 (5.64%) QA
3 14 (2.72%) SLA
4 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) EMIR
6 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.19%) GxP
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) MiFID
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.58%) Puppet
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.19%) WSUS
3 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (14.40%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.78%) Oracle
3 36 (7.00%) SAP
4 11 (2.14%) IBM
5 10 (1.95%) Cisco
6 9 (1.75%) Primavera
7 7 (1.36%) VMware
7 7 (1.36%) HP
8 6 (1.17%) Guidewire
9 5 (0.97%) EMC
9 5 (0.97%) Citrix
9 5 (0.97%) Sybase
9 5 (0.97%) Lotus
10 4 (0.78%) ClickSoftware Technologies
11 3 (0.58%) Baan
11 3 (0.58%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.58%) SimCorp
11 3 (0.58%) Charles River
11 3 (0.58%) Wall Street Systems
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Rate: £550 - 600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
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London
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Rate: £350 - £380 per day
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Manchester
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Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
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Rate: €500 - €700 per day
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Southampton
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