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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 382 369 379
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing PMI 242 224 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 1.63% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 146 117
Average daily rate
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£421 £475 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.31% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £338 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £26.75 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.49% -46.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £26.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-21.49% -46.50%

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
14398 13715 14468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.46% 26.03% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8622 8426 8404
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 603 794
Average hourly rate £18.88 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +2 220 £421 -13.50% 41
London 0 94 £450 -10.00% 19
South East -25 37 £500 +8.69% 9
East of England -8 25 £320 -50.76% 3
West Midlands +6 21 £375 -17.12% 1
City of London +12 19 £550 +15.78% 7
North West -12 15 £448 +13.29%
Hampshire -14 14 £700 +40.00% 4
Southampton -5 10 £700 +16.66% 3
East Midlands +8 9 £320 +42.22% 1
Yorkshire +8 8 £365 -27.00% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £375 -34.49%
Cheshire -4 8 £448 +14.74%
Scotland -16 8 £365 -8.75%
West Yorkshire +7 6 £400 -20.00% 4
Cambridgeshire 0 6 £550 +91.30% 2
Manchester -6 6 £463 -
Surrey -8 6 £425 +19.29% 2
Shropshire - 6 £450 -
South West - 6 £575 - 4
Milton Keynes -1 5 - -
Docklands, London +13 4 £675 +22.72%
Knutsford +7 4 £470 +20.51%
Oxfordshire -2 4 £394 -9.48%
Glasgow -11 4 £425 +21.42%
Hertfordshire -12 4 £400 -
Warwickshire - 4 £375 - 1
Leeds - 4 £400 - 3
Berkshire +6 3 £459 +7.94%
Birmingham -1 3 £388 -14.36%

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 498 (99.20%) PMI Certification
2 415 (82.67%) PRINCE2
3 331 (65.94%) Project Management
4 207 (41.24%) Finance
5 164 (32.67%) PMP
6 114 (22.71%) MS Project
7 103 (20.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 94 (18.73%) Banking
9 92 (18.33%) ITIL
10 84 (16.73%) MS Excel
11 83 (16.53%) Microsoft
12 82 (16.33%) Change Management
13 81 (16.14%) Degree
14 63 (12.55%) Migration
15 52 (10.36%) Telecoms
16 48 (9.56%) Programme Management
17 46 (9.16%) PRINCE
18 44 (8.76%) MS Office
18 44 (8.76%) Oracle
19 42 (8.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 40 (7.97%) SharePoint
21 39 (7.77%) Java
21 39 (7.77%) Risk Management
22 38 (7.57%) Retail
23 37 (7.37%) C
23 37 (7.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 36 (7.17%) MS PowerPoint
25 35 (6.97%) SAP
25 35 (6.97%) Scrum
26 33 (6.57%) Windows

PMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (7.97%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.78%) MS Project Server
3 13 (2.59%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.39%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.00%) Apache
6 4 (0.80%) Lync
6 4 (0.80%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.60%) Documentum
7 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.20%) SAS
9 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.20%) FileNet
Applications
1 114 (22.71%) MS Project
2 84 (16.73%) MS Excel
3 44 (8.76%) MS Office
4 36 (7.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (6.57%) MS Visio
6 12 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (2.39%) CA Clarity
2 7 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (1.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.40%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.20%) Summit
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.20%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.60%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.40%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.40%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.98%) WAN
2 13 (2.59%) LAN
3 10 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (1.59%) Firewall
5 7 (1.39%) SSL
6 6 (1.20%) Internet
6 6 (1.20%) 3G
6 6 (1.20%) 4G
7 5 (1.00%) 2G
7 5 (1.00%) SAN
7 5 (1.00%) Intranet
8 4 (0.80%) MPLS
8 4 (0.80%) Wireless
8 4 (0.80%) LTE
8 4 (0.80%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.60%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (0.40%) TETRA
10 2 (0.40%) RNC
10 2 (0.40%) UMTS
10 2 (0.40%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.00%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.60%) Big Data
6 2 (0.40%) QlikView
6 2 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.20%) OLAP
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.20%) MS Access
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.20%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) MySQL
7 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.20%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (1.39%) Introscope
2 2 (0.40%) JIRA
2 2 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.40%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 207 (41.24%) Finance
2 94 (18.73%) Banking
3 52 (10.36%) Telecoms
4 38 (7.57%) Retail
5 22 (4.38%) Marketing
6 20 (3.98%) Investment Banking
7 18 (3.59%) Legal
8 16 (3.19%) Front Office
9 13 (2.59%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.99%) Automotive
11 9 (1.79%) General Ledger
12 8 (1.59%) Advertising
12 8 (1.59%) Law
12 8 (1.59%) Back Office
12 8 (1.59%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.59%) Dutch Language
12 8 (1.59%) French Language
13 6 (1.20%) Publishing
14 5 (1.00%) German Language
15 4 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 325 (64.74%) Project Manager
2 42 (8.37%) Analyst
3 30 (5.98%) Programme Manager
3 30 (5.98%) IT Project Manager
4 29 (5.78%) Senior Manager
5 26 (5.18%) Senior Project Manager
6 20 (3.98%) Infrastructure Manager
6 20 (3.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 20 (3.98%) PMO Analyst
7 19 (3.78%) Coordinator
8 18 (3.59%) Project Coordinator
9 15 (2.99%) Technical Manager
10 14 (2.79%) Technical Project Manager
10 14 (2.79%) IT Programme Manager
11 10 (1.99%) Business Manager
12 9 (1.79%) Transition Manager
12 9 (1.79%) Business Analyst
12 9 (1.79%) Change Manager
13 8 (1.59%) Consultant
13 8 (1.59%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.99%) XML
2 11 (2.19%) Middleware
3 10 (1.99%) JSP
4 8 (1.59%) .NET
4 8 (1.59%) EJB
5 7 (1.39%) J2EE
5 7 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (1.20%) Worklight
6 6 (1.20%) JRules
7 4 (0.80%) HTML
8 2 (0.40%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.40%) JSON
8 2 (0.40%) SVG
8 2 (0.40%) OAuth
8 2 (0.40%) OAuth2
8 2 (0.40%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (0.20%) RESTful
9 1 (0.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.18%) Management Information System
2 22 (4.38%) Mainframe
3 13 (2.59%) AS400
4 11 (2.19%) Economics
5 10 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.39%) FMCG
7 6 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (1.00%) Freedom of Information Act
8 5 (1.00%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.80%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.60%) Equities
10 3 (0.60%) IVR
10 3 (0.60%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.60%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.40%) Kindle
11 2 (0.40%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.40%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.57%) Windows
2 26 (5.18%) Linux
3 20 (3.98%) UNIX
4 17 (3.39%) AIX
5 7 (1.39%) SUSE
6 1 (0.20%) Android
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.20%) HPUX
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (82.67%) PRINCE2
2 331 (65.94%) Project Management
3 103 (20.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 92 (18.33%) ITIL
5 82 (16.33%) Change Management
6 63 (12.55%) Migration
7 48 (9.56%) Programme Management
8 46 (9.16%) PRINCE
9 39 (7.77%) Risk Management
10 35 (6.97%) Scrum
11 33 (6.57%) Portfolio Management
11 33 (6.57%) Change Control
12 31 (6.18%) Waterfall
13 29 (5.78%) Project Planning
14 28 (5.58%) Six Sigma
15 25 (4.98%) Service Management
16 24 (4.78%) Information Security
16 24 (4.78%) Time Management
17 22 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (3.98%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.77%) Java
2 37 (7.37%) C
3 16 (3.19%) SQL
4 7 (1.39%) Jython
4 7 (1.39%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.60%) VBA
5 3 (0.60%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.40%) Python
7 1 (0.20%) Ruby
7 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 498 (99.20%) PMI Certification
2 164 (32.67%) PMP
3 81 (16.14%) Degree
4 42 (8.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 37 (7.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 23 (4.58%) APMP
7 16 (3.19%) Security Cleared
7 16 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (2.99%) ISEB
9 10 (1.99%) CISSP
9 10 (1.99%) CISA
10 9 (1.79%) CAPM
11 8 (1.59%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
13 5 (1.00%) MBA
13 5 (1.00%) GIAC
13 5 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (1.00%) CCNA
13 5 (1.00%) PgMP
14 4 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.38%) QA
2 26 (5.18%) P3O
3 9 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.00%) SLA
5 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.40%) COBIT
6 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) MiFID
7 1 (0.20%) GxP
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.20%) EMIR
7 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (0.60%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.00%) Tivoli
1 5 (1.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 5 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (0.80%) Puppet
3 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.20%) WSUS
4 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 83 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.76%) Oracle
3 35 (6.97%) SAP
4 13 (2.59%) IBM
5 12 (2.39%) Cisco
6 10 (1.99%) Guidewire
7 8 (1.59%) HP
8 6 (1.20%) EMC
8 6 (1.20%) Sybase
8 6 (1.20%) Primavera
9 4 (0.80%) Lotus
9 4 (0.80%) VMware
9 4 (0.80%) CA
9 4 (0.80%) Genesys
9 4 (0.80%) ClickSoftware Technologies
10 3 (0.60%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 3 (0.60%) Charles River
10 3 (0.60%) SimCorp
10 3 (0.60%) Planview
10 3 (0.60%) Wall Street Systems
Newport, Gwent
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago