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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 441 424 383
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -41
Contract jobs citing PMI 201 225 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 1.26% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 149 155
Median daily rate £420 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £422 £414
% change year-on-year
-21.70% +1.81%
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
17935 17894 17618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.36% 31.90% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11603 11087 10853
Median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 699 712
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.61 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.56% -9.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -17 179 £444 -1.33% 46
London -24 71 £506 +6.57% 14
South East -14 26 £350 -13.34% 18
North East - 19 £310 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £310 -
Tyne and Wear - 19 £310 -
North West +4 18 £330 -29.73% 7
Scotland -21 18 £310 +14.81%
West Midlands -17 14 £305 -12.85%
Renfrewshire -33 14 £310 +14.81%
Erskine -34 14 £310 +14.81%
City of London +25 12 £600 +29.72% 8
Hampshire +6 11 £325 -7.14%
East of England +3 11 £415 -9.78% 1
East Midlands +8 8 £415 +66.00% 1
Cheshire +6 8 £330 -22.35% 1
Birmingham +3 8 £300 -45.45%
Berkshire -13 8 £425 +6.25% 13
Hook +5 7 £315 -21.25%
Merseyside - 7 £325 -
Hertfordshire -2 6 £400 -20.00%
Wirral - 6 £325 -
Cambridgeshire +22 5 £438 +26.49%
Cambridge +15 5 £438 +0.11%
Warrington - 5 £330 -
Nottinghamshire +3 4 £415 +31.74%
South West +2 4 £525 +31.25% 3
Yorkshire +1 4 £525 +61.53% 2
Nottingham 0 4 £415 +31.74%
Glasgow 0 3 £305 +87.69%

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 417 (99.76%) PMI Certification
2 321 (76.79%) Project Management
3 294 (70.33%) PRINCE2
4 189 (45.22%) Finance
5 161 (38.52%) PMP
6 92 (22.01%) MS Project
7 87 (20.81%) Degree
8 84 (20.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 83 (19.86%) Programme Management
10 82 (19.62%) Banking
11 79 (18.90%) Microsoft
12 63 (15.07%) ITIL
13 61 (14.59%) Change Control
14 58 (13.88%) Risk Management
15 53 (12.68%) Change Management
16 52 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
17 41 (9.81%) MS Office
18 38 (9.09%) Security Cleared
19 36 (8.61%) Telecoms
19 36 (8.61%) SharePoint
20 35 (8.37%) MS Excel
21 34 (8.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 33 (7.89%) SDLC
23 32 (7.66%) Data Centre
24 29 (6.94%) PRINCE
24 29 (6.94%) Migration
25 28 (6.70%) Scrum
25 28 (6.70%) Project Planning
26 27 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
27 25 (5.98%) Service Management

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 (8.61%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.59%) JBoss
3 9 (2.15%) Apache
3 9 (2.15%) IIS
3 9 (2.15%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.91%) CICS
4 8 (1.91%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.67%) MS Project Server
6 6 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.20%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.96%) Confluence
9 2 (0.48%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.48%) CMS
9 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 92 (22.01%) MS Project
2 41 (9.81%) MS Office
3 35 (8.37%) MS Excel
4 17 (4.07%) MS Visio
5 13 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.72%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.72%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.48%) Lawson
3 2 (0.48%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Maximo
4 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) CheetahMail
3 1 (0.24%) Office 365
3 1 (0.24%) PaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.55%) Internet
2 12 (2.87%) LAN
3 10 (2.39%) WAN
4 9 (2.15%) 3G
4 9 (2.15%) LTE
5 8 (1.91%) DNS
6 7 (1.67%) SSL
7 6 (1.44%) 4G
7 6 (1.44%) VPN
8 5 (1.20%) 2G
8 5 (1.20%) Firewall
8 5 (1.20%) GSM
8 5 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (1.20%) UMTS
9 4 (0.96%) Skype
9 4 (0.96%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.96%) VoIP
10 3 (0.72%) SAN
11 2 (0.48%) DHCP
11 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.15%) MySQL
2 8 (1.91%) DB2
3 6 (1.44%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.96%) Big Data
6 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.48%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) MS Access
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.39%) JIRA
2 8 (1.91%) ClearCase
2 8 (1.91%) Subversion
3 4 (0.96%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (0.72%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.24%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 189 (45.22%) Finance
2 82 (19.62%) Banking
3 36 (8.61%) Telecoms
4 23 (5.50%) Retail
5 19 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
6 18 (4.31%) Legal
7 17 (4.07%) Financial Institution
7 17 (4.07%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.15%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.15%) Marketing
8 9 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.67%) Automotive
10 5 (1.20%) Publishing
11 4 (0.96%) German Language
11 4 (0.96%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.72%) Billing
12 3 (0.72%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.72%) French Language
12 3 (0.72%) Front Office
12 3 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 223 (53.35%) Project Manager
2 43 (10.29%) IT Manager
3 41 (9.81%) Analyst
4 39 (9.33%) IT Project Manager
5 36 (8.61%) Infrastructure Manager
6 30 (7.18%) Security Manager
7 27 (6.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 27 (6.46%) Programme Manager
7 27 (6.46%) Security Project Manager
8 21 (5.02%) Senior Manager
8 21 (5.02%) Senior Project Manager
9 18 (4.31%) PMO Analyst
10 13 (3.11%) Banking Project Manager
11 12 (2.87%) Business Analyst
11 12 (2.87%) Migration Manager
12 11 (2.63%) Data Centre Manager
12 11 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 10 (2.39%) Data Centre Project Manager
13 10 (2.39%) IT Security Manager
13 10 (2.39%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.35%) JSP
1 14 (3.35%) Web Services
2 11 (2.63%) .NET
3 9 (2.15%) J2EE
3 9 (2.15%) JMS
3 9 (2.15%) LAMP
4 8 (1.91%) EJB
4 8 (1.91%) Hibernate
4 8 (1.91%) Servlets
4 8 (1.91%) Struts
4 8 (1.91%) WSDL
4 8 (1.91%) XML
4 8 (1.91%) XSD
5 7 (1.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.96%) Middleware
7 3 (0.72%) WAMP
8 2 (0.48%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.24%) HTML5
9 1 (0.24%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.66%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.59%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.59%) Virtual Team
4 14 (3.35%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (1.91%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (1.44%) Equities
7 6 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.20%) User Experience
9 4 (0.96%) Clustering
9 4 (0.96%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.72%) CMDB
10 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.72%) Psychology
10 3 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.78%) Windows
2 10 (2.39%) Linux
3 6 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (1.44%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.20%) Unix
5 3 (0.72%) Android
5 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (76.79%) Project Management
2 294 (70.33%) PRINCE2
3 84 (20.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (19.86%) Programme Management
5 63 (15.07%) ITIL
6 61 (14.59%) Change Control
7 58 (13.88%) Risk Management
8 53 (12.68%) Change Management
9 52 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (7.89%) SDLC
11 29 (6.94%) Migration
11 29 (6.94%) PRINCE
12 28 (6.70%) Project Planning
12 28 (6.70%) Scrum
13 25 (5.98%) Business Analysis
13 25 (5.98%) Information Security
13 25 (5.98%) Service Management
14 21 (5.02%) Matrix Organization
14 21 (5.02%) Waterfall
15 20 (4.78%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.78%) Java
2 13 (3.11%) SQL
3 9 (2.15%) PHP
4 8 (1.91%) Assembly Language
4 8 (1.91%) COBOL
4 8 (1.91%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.67%) C
6 4 (0.96%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.48%) C#
8 2 (0.48%) Python
9 1 (0.24%) C++
9 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 417 (99.76%) PMI Certification
2 161 (38.52%) PMP
3 87 (20.81%) Degree
4 38 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 34 (8.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 24 (5.74%) SC Cleared
7 23 (5.50%) CISSP
8 20 (4.78%) CISM
9 18 (4.31%) CISA
10 16 (3.83%) APMP
11 15 (3.59%) ISEB
12 14 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (2.39%) CAPM
14 6 (1.44%) MCITP
14 6 (1.44%) MCTS
14 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.44%) PgMP
14 6 (1.44%) RHCE
15 5 (1.20%) Sun Certification
16 4 (0.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.50%) QA
2 20 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.39%) SLA
4 9 (2.15%) SEPA
5 4 (0.96%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.72%) P3O
7 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.24%) EMIR
8 1 (0.24%) FATCA
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.24%) MiFID
8 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.44%) UAG
3 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (2.15%) Puppet
1 9 (2.15%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (0.72%) OpenView
2 3 (0.72%) RSA Archer
2 3 (0.72%) SCCM
3 2 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 79 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.26%) HP
3 18 (4.31%) SAP
4 15 (3.59%) Oracle
5 10 (2.39%) Huawei
6 9 (2.15%) Brocade
6 9 (2.15%) IBM
6 9 (2.15%) Rally
6 9 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.91%) Chordiant
8 7 (1.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 6 (1.44%) Cisco
10 5 (1.20%) Ciena
10 5 (1.20%) Ericsson
10 5 (1.20%) Nokia
10 5 (1.20%) Nokia Networks
10 5 (1.20%) Sun
11 3 (0.72%) F5
11 3 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.48%) Siemens
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