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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 407 406 362
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -44
Contract jobs citing PMI 247 243 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 1.41% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 156 190
Median daily rate £437 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £274 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £430 £408
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £36.50 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -77.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £165.00
% change year-on-year
- -77.87%

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
17740 17249 16743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.03% 31.83% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11477 10510 10308
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 715 748
Median hourly rate £21.17 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.61% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -9 227 £450 - 55
London +3 101 £515 +9.57% 35
South East -25 33 £450 +5.88% 12
North West -13 19 £355 -16.47% 1
North East - 19 £310 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £310 -
Tyne and Wear - 19 £310 -
East of England +3 17 £408 -14.21% 1
West Midlands +1 17 £305 -6.15%
Scotland -8 17 £295 +9.25% 2
Renfrewshire -32 13 £295 +9.25%
Erskine -34 13 £295 +9.25%
City of London +30 12 £575 +13.86% 18
Birmingham +12 12 £300 -45.45%
Hampshire +10 11 £325 -18.75%
Hertfordshire +7 11 £400 -20.00% 1
Berkshire -4 9 £450 +12.50% 7
Cheshire -7 8 £330 -22.35%
East Midlands +14 7 £383 +39.09% 2
Oxfordshire +11 7 £475 -5.00% 1
Hook +5 7 £315 -21.25%
Cambridgeshire +13 6 £438 +0.11%
Cambridge +9 6 £438 -7.78%
Merseyside - 6 £293 -
Yorkshire +5 5 £413 +26.92% 2
Oxford +1 5 £475 -5.00%
Canary Wharf - 5 £493 -
Wirral - 5 £293 -
Reading -9 4 £463 +3.93% 2
South West -11 4 £525 +31.25% 2

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 435 (99.77%) PMI Certification
2 336 (77.06%) Project Management
3 294 (67.43%) PRINCE2
4 193 (44.27%) Finance
5 156 (35.78%) PMP
6 101 (23.17%) MS Project
7 92 (21.10%) Degree
8 89 (20.41%) Microsoft
9 87 (19.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 82 (18.81%) Programme Management
11 79 (18.12%) Banking
12 63 (14.45%) ITIL
13 61 (13.99%) Risk Management
13 61 (13.99%) Change Management
14 59 (13.53%) Change Control
15 49 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
16 46 (10.55%) MS Office
17 39 (8.94%) MS Excel
18 38 (8.72%) Security Cleared
19 37 (8.49%) SharePoint
19 37 (8.49%) SDLC
20 36 (8.26%) Telecoms
21 35 (8.03%) Data Centre
22 33 (7.57%) Migration
23 32 (7.34%) PRINCE
24 31 (7.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 28 (6.42%) Project Planning
25 28 (6.42%) CISSP
25 28 (6.42%) Scrum
25 28 (6.42%) Information Security

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 37 (8.49%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.44%) JBoss
3 9 (2.06%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.83%) Apache
4 8 (1.83%) CICS
4 8 (1.83%) IIS
4 8 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.61%) MS Project Server
6 6 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.15%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.92%) Confluence
9 3 (0.69%) CMS
10 2 (0.46%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 101 (23.17%) MS Project
2 46 (10.55%) MS Office
3 39 (8.94%) MS Excel
4 16 (3.67%) MS Visio
5 13 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.15%) SmartSuite
7 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.69%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) Lawson
3 2 (0.46%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Maximo
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.23%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.92%) Office 365
2 4 (0.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) CheetahMail
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.67%) Internet
1 16 (3.67%) LAN
2 10 (2.29%) VPN
2 10 (2.29%) WAN
3 9 (2.06%) 3G
3 9 (2.06%) LTE
4 8 (1.83%) DNS
4 8 (1.83%) Firewall
5 7 (1.61%) SSL
6 6 (1.38%) 4G
7 5 (1.15%) 2G
7 5 (1.15%) GSM
7 5 (1.15%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (1.15%) UMTS
8 4 (0.92%) Skype
9 3 (0.69%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.69%) VoIP
10 2 (0.46%) ADSL
10 2 (0.46%) DHCP
10 2 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (1.83%) DB2
1 8 (1.83%) MySQL
2 6 (1.38%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.92%) Big Data
4 3 (0.69%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.46%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) MS Access
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.23%) QlikView
6 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.83%) ClearCase
1 8 (1.83%) JIRA
1 8 (1.83%) Subversion
2 3 (0.69%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (0.46%) VersionOne
4 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.23%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 193 (44.27%) Finance
2 79 (18.12%) Banking
3 36 (8.26%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.36%) Retail
5 18 (4.13%) Financial Institution
5 18 (4.13%) Legal
6 17 (3.90%) Corporate Banking
7 15 (3.44%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.75%) Marketing
9 10 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.83%) Automotive
10 8 (1.83%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.38%) Publishing
12 4 (0.92%) Dutch Language
12 4 (0.92%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.69%) Billing
13 3 (0.69%) French Language
13 3 (0.69%) Local Government
14 2 (0.46%) Advertising
14 2 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 243 (55.73%) Project Manager
2 41 (9.40%) Analyst
3 39 (8.94%) IT Manager
4 37 (8.49%) Infrastructure Manager
5 35 (8.03%) IT Project Manager
6 32 (7.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 30 (6.88%) Security Manager
8 27 (6.19%) Programme Manager
8 27 (6.19%) Security Project Manager
9 26 (5.96%) Senior Manager
10 25 (5.73%) Senior Project Manager
11 19 (4.36%) PMO Analyst
12 15 (3.44%) Banking Project Manager
13 13 (2.98%) Data Centre Manager
13 13 (2.98%) Migration Manager
14 12 (2.75%) Data Centre Project Manager
15 11 (2.52%) Contracts Manager
15 11 (2.52%) Migration Project Manager
15 11 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
15 11 (2.52%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.21%) JSP
2 13 (2.98%) Web Services
3 12 (2.75%) .NET
4 9 (2.06%) J2EE
4 9 (2.06%) JMS
5 8 (1.83%) EJB
5 8 (1.83%) Hibernate
5 8 (1.83%) LAMP
5 8 (1.83%) Servlets
5 8 (1.83%) Struts
5 8 (1.83%) WSDL
5 8 (1.83%) XML
5 8 (1.83%) XSD
6 7 (1.61%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.69%) WAMP
8 2 (0.46%) Middleware
8 2 (0.46%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.23%) HTML
9 1 (0.23%) HTML5
9 1 (0.23%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.03%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.21%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.83%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (1.38%) Equities
8 6 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.15%) User Experience
10 4 (0.92%) Clustering
10 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.92%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.69%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.69%) CMDB
11 3 (0.69%) Psychology
11 3 (0.69%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.46%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.46%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.59%) Windows
2 9 (2.06%) Linux
3 8 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.69%) Unix
7 2 (0.46%) Android
7 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (77.06%) Project Management
2 294 (67.43%) PRINCE2
3 87 (19.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (18.81%) Programme Management
5 63 (14.45%) ITIL
6 61 (13.99%) Change Management
6 61 (13.99%) Risk Management
7 59 (13.53%) Change Control
8 49 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (8.49%) SDLC
10 33 (7.57%) Migration
11 32 (7.34%) PRINCE
12 28 (6.42%) Information Security
12 28 (6.42%) Project Planning
12 28 (6.42%) Scrum
13 26 (5.96%) Business Analysis
14 25 (5.73%) Service Management
15 21 (4.82%) Project Governance
15 21 (4.82%) Waterfall
16 17 (3.90%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.59%) Java
2 15 (3.44%) SQL
3 8 (1.83%) Assembly Language
3 8 (1.83%) C
3 8 (1.83%) COBOL
3 8 (1.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (1.83%) PHP
4 4 (0.92%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.69%) C++
6 2 (0.46%) C#
6 2 (0.46%) Python
7 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 435 (99.77%) PMI Certification
2 156 (35.78%) PMP
3 92 (21.10%) Degree
4 38 (8.72%) Security Cleared
5 31 (7.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 28 (6.42%) CISSP
7 24 (5.50%) SC Cleared
8 23 (5.28%) CISM
9 20 (4.59%) CISA
10 16 (3.67%) APMP
11 12 (2.75%) ISEB
12 10 (2.29%) CAPM
12 10 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (1.83%) PgMP
14 6 (1.38%) MCITP
14 6 (1.38%) MCTS
14 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.38%) RHCE
15 5 (1.15%) DV Cleared
15 5 (1.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.73%) QA
2 20 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.52%) SEPA
3 11 (2.52%) SLA
4 5 (1.15%) PMBOK
5 4 (0.92%) P3O
6 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.46%) GxP
7 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.23%) EMIR
8 1 (0.23%) FATCA
8 1 (0.23%) MiFID
8 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.38%) UAG
3 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.83%) Puppet
1 8 (1.83%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (0.92%) RSA Archer
3 3 (0.69%) OpenView
3 3 (0.69%) SCCM
4 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 89 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.19%) HP
3 22 (5.05%) SAP
4 18 (4.13%) Oracle
5 10 (2.29%) Huawei
6 9 (2.06%) IBM
7 8 (1.83%) Brocade
7 8 (1.83%) Chordiant
7 8 (1.83%) Cisco
7 8 (1.83%) Rally
7 8 (1.83%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (1.15%) Ciena
9 5 (1.15%) Ericsson
9 5 (1.15%) Nokia
9 5 (1.15%) Nokia Networks
9 5 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.15%) Sun
9 5 (1.15%) Teradata
10 4 (0.92%) Citrix
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