Period
to 17 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMI over the 6 months to 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 202 199
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 +61
Contract jobs citing PMI 36 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.19% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 30
City of London median daily rate £483 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £347 £340 £463
90th Percentile £675 £718 £658
Central London median daily rate £483 £500 £600
% change year-on-year -3.50% -16.67% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

PMI is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,002 2,435 2,763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.53% 39.54% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,389 1,864 2,171
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £285
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 26 48
City of London median hourly rate £21.63 £19.00 £19.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.82% -0.51% +7.50%
10th Percentile £12.58 £13.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.58 £55.00 £32.52
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.16% -2.56% +11.43%

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PMI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PMI in the City of London

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMI in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI in the City of London

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PMI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for PMI.

1 36 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 28 (77.78%) Project Management
3 26 (72.22%) PRINCE2
4 19 (52.78%) Finance
5 16 (44.44%) PMP
6 12 (33.33%) Banking
7 10 (27.78%) Programme Management
7 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (25.00%) Advertising
9 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (22.22%) PRINCE
9 8 (22.22%) Degree
10 7 (19.44%) Resource Management
10 7 (19.44%) Project Planning
10 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
10 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
10 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
10 7 (19.44%) ISEB
10 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (16.67%) SDLC
12 5 (13.89%) Virtual Team
12 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
12 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Project
12 5 (13.89%) ITIL
13 4 (11.11%) Bloomberg
13 4 (11.11%) SQL
13 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
13 4 (11.11%) Python

PMI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.78%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Dialogflow
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Banking
3 9 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared Project Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Junior
2 7 (19.44%) Junior Project Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) HR Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Excel Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Programmer
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Programmer
5 3 (8.33%) GDPR Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Python Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Senior PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) FpML
2 1 (2.78%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Virtual Team
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) Fintech
2 4 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 4 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Project Management
2 26 (72.22%) PRINCE2
3 10 (27.78%) Programme Management
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) PRINCE
4 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (19.44%) Project Planning
5 7 (19.44%) Resource Management
6 6 (16.67%) SDLC
7 5 (13.89%) ITIL
7 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Data Validation
8 4 (11.11%) Project Governance
8 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Validation
9 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Python
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 16 (44.44%) PMP
3 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (22.22%) Degree
5 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
5 7 (19.44%) ISEB
5 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
6 4 (11.11%) CFA
6 4 (11.11%) MBA
7 1 (2.78%) CAPM
7 1 (2.78%) CISM
7 1 (2.78%) CISSP
7 1 (2.78%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) GDPR
1 3 (8.33%) PMO
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (11.11%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com