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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
Rank 444 440 461
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Contract jobs citing PMI 143 193 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 1.18% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 122 92
Median daily rate £450 £485 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £416 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 - -

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
14587 16398 15936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.81% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9330 10414 9971
Median daily rate £438 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 692 666
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.98 £17.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +23.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.99 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 23 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

PMI Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -12 134 £450 -10.00% 31
London -16 64 £500 -9.09% 12
South East +19 33 £450 +13.20% 9
City of London -3 18 £650 +4.00% 2
East of England +12 12 £450 -11.76%
Berkshire +25 10 £450 +7.14% 4
Oxfordshire +7 8 £475 -5.00%
Bristol +11 6 £420 -
Oxford +8 6 £463 -7.50%
South West +2 6 £420 -16.00% 1
Essex - 6 £338 -
North West +15 5 - - 3
Reading +13 5 £450 -
Manchester +6 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £525 +34.61%
West Midlands -17 5 £450 +11.11% 2
Wales +9 4 £400 -11.11%
South Wales +12 3 £394 -12.50%
Newbury +5 3 £408 -2.97%
Cambridge +5 3 £525 -
Hampshire -1 3 £450 +20.00%
East Midlands -2 3 £445 +2.12%
North East - 3 £600 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £600 -
Newport - 3 £388 -
Basildon - 3 - -
Scotland +26 2 £200 - 1
Warwickshire 0 2 £419 -6.94%
Northamptonshire -15 2 £475 -
Coventry -20 2 - -

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 304 (98.70%) PMI Certification
2 225 (73.05%) PRINCE2
3 209 (67.86%) Project Management
4 128 (41.56%) Finance
5 94 (30.52%) PMP
6 87 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (26.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 82 (26.62%) Programme Management
8 49 (15.91%) MS Project
9 47 (15.26%) Microsoft
9 47 (15.26%) Degree
10 42 (13.64%) Risk Management
11 41 (13.31%) Change Management
12 37 (12.01%) ITIL
13 35 (11.36%) Banking
14 34 (11.04%) MS Excel
15 30 (9.74%) PRINCE
16 29 (9.42%) Data Centre
17 28 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 27 (8.77%) Security Cleared
18 27 (8.77%) Scrum
19 25 (8.12%) Migration
19 25 (8.12%) Resource Management
20 24 (7.79%) MS Office
20 24 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
21 22 (7.14%) Waterfall
22 21 (6.82%) Telecoms
23 20 (6.49%) CRM
23 20 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 19 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.62%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.65%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.65%) IBM Domino
4 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.32%) CMS
5 1 (0.32%) Confluence
5 1 (0.32%) Drupal
5 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 49 (15.91%) MS Project
2 34 (11.04%) MS Excel
3 24 (7.79%) MS Office
3 24 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.25%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) CA PPM
2 2 (0.65%) Endur
2 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.32%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.32%) Primavera
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.62%) Office 365
2 4 (1.30%) SaaS
3 3 (0.97%) Yammer
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.32%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.19%) WAN
2 12 (3.90%) Internet
2 12 (3.90%) LAN
3 10 (3.25%) Unified Communications
4 6 (1.95%) Firewall
5 5 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.62%) Wireless
6 4 (1.30%) Skype
6 4 (1.30%) VoIP
7 3 (0.97%) MPLS
7 3 (0.97%) VPN
7 3 (0.97%) WebEx
8 2 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.65%) DSL
8 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.65%) Frame Relay
8 2 (0.65%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.65%) WLAN
9 1 (0.32%) Telepresence
9 1 (0.32%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.97%) Big Data
5 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.32%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.32%) HBase
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.62%) JIRA
2 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 128 (41.56%) Finance
2 35 (11.36%) Banking
3 21 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
4 14 (4.55%) Legal
5 13 (4.22%) Retail
6 11 (3.57%) Automotive
6 11 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.92%) Marketing
8 6 (1.95%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.30%) French Language
9 4 (1.30%) Front Office
9 4 (1.30%) German Language
9 4 (1.30%) Law
9 4 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.97%) Billing
10 3 (0.97%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.65%) Advertising
11 2 (0.65%) Publishing
11 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 167 (54.22%) Project Manager
2 42 (13.64%) Programme Manager
3 25 (8.12%) IT Manager
4 21 (6.82%) IT Project Manager
5 19 (6.17%) Analyst
5 19 (6.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 17 (5.52%) Senior Manager
7 16 (5.19%) CRM Manager
7 16 (5.19%) Senior Project Manager
8 14 (4.55%) CRM Project Manager
9 13 (4.22%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 13 (4.22%) Technical Manager
10 11 (3.57%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
10 11 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
10 11 (3.57%) Transformation Manager
11 10 (3.25%) Agile Project Manager
12 9 (2.92%) Business Analyst
12 9 (2.92%) Consultant
12 9 (2.92%) Project Planner
13 8 (2.60%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.65%) Web Services
2 1 (0.32%) EDIFACT
2 1 (0.32%) HTML
2 1 (0.32%) HTML5
2 1 (0.32%) Kafka
2 1 (0.32%) Velocity
2 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.42%) Data Centre
2 28 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.57%) Virtual Team
4 9 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.30%) Life Science
6 4 (1.30%) Reinsurance
7 3 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.97%) User Experience
7 3 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.65%) CCTV
8 2 (0.65%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.65%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.65%) Informatics
8 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.65%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.92%) Windows
2 6 (1.95%) Linux
3 2 (0.65%) Unix
4 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (73.05%) PRINCE2
2 209 (67.86%) Project Management
3 87 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (26.62%) Programme Management
4 82 (26.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 41 (13.31%) Change Management
7 37 (12.01%) ITIL
8 30 (9.74%) PRINCE
9 27 (8.77%) Scrum
10 25 (8.12%) Migration
10 25 (8.12%) Resource Management
11 22 (7.14%) Waterfall
12 20 (6.49%) CRM
12 20 (6.49%) SDLC
13 18 (5.84%) Change Control
13 18 (5.84%) Process Improvement
13 18 (5.84%) Six Sigma
14 16 (5.19%) Business Transformation
14 16 (5.19%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.30%) ABAP
2 3 (0.97%) C
2 3 (0.97%) SQL
3 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.32%) Java
4 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 304 (98.70%) PMI Certification
2 94 (30.52%) PMP
3 47 (15.26%) Degree
4 27 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 27 (8.77%) Security Cleared
5 20 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 19 (6.17%) APMP
7 18 (5.84%) SC Cleared
8 17 (5.52%) ISEB
9 8 (2.60%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.62%) CISSP
11 4 (1.30%) CISA
11 4 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.30%) PgMP
12 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.65%) CAPM
13 2 (0.65%) CCNP
13 2 (0.65%) CISM
13 2 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.84%) QA
2 10 (3.25%) PMBOK
3 8 (2.60%) ISO 9000
4 4 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.30%) P3O
4 4 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.97%) COBIT
5 3 (0.97%) MiFID
6 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.32%) EMIR
7 1 (0.32%) GDPR
7 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.32%) SEPA
7 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.52%) Cisco
3 13 (4.22%) SAP
4 11 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 7 (2.27%) Oracle
6 5 (1.62%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.30%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.30%) Tableau
7 4 (1.30%) Wall Street Systems
8 3 (0.97%) Citrix
8 3 (0.97%) Remedy
9 2 (0.65%) BMC
9 2 (0.65%) IBM
9 2 (0.65%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.65%) Lotus
9 2 (0.65%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.65%) Planview
10 1 (0.32%) F5
10 1 (0.32%) Rackspace
London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + Expenses
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
NCC Group
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago