Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 194 193
Rank change year-on-year -30 -1 +46
Contract jobs citing PMI 27 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.59% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 1.50% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 27
City of London median daily rate £563 £475 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -24.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £344 £400 £385
90th Percentile £675 £678 £703
Central London median daily rate £563 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +18.42% -13.64% +10.00%
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 2,976 2,397 2,598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.04% 39.14% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,295 1,829 2,078
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £294
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £518 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 20 45
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.85 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.41% -0.79% -6.05%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.49 £11.35
90th Percentile £50.88 £32.50 £40.41
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% -4.40%

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 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI in the City of London

PMI
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £625 -
PMI
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 19 (70.37%) Project Management
3 15 (55.56%) Finance
4 13 (48.15%) PRINCE2
5 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (44.44%) Degree
6 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (29.63%) PMP
7 8 (29.63%) MBA
7 8 (29.63%) Fixed Income
8 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
8 7 (25.93%) ITIL
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
9 6 (22.22%) Project Planning
10 5 (18.52%) CFA
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (18.52%) Data Validation
10 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
10 5 (18.52%) Hedge funds
10 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
10 5 (18.52%) Fintech
10 5 (18.52%) Python
10 5 (18.52%) SQL
10 5 (18.52%) Bloomberg
10 5 (18.52%) Validation
10 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
11 4 (14.81%) Retail
11 4 (14.81%) Change Management

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 (25.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Chatbot
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Dialogflow
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.70%) Softphone
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Front Office
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Back Office
3 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 3 (11.11%) Legal
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Military
5 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Excel Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Programmer
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Programmer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Python Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Business Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Change Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) FpML
2 1 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Fixed Income
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Fintech
2 5 (18.52%) Hedge funds
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Equities
3 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Project Management
2 13 (48.15%) PRINCE2
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (25.93%) ITIL
5 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
6 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Project Planning
6 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Data Validation
7 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
7 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
7 5 (18.52%) Validation
8 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
8 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
8 4 (14.81%) Change Management
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (14.81%) CRM
8 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Python
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 12 (44.44%) Degree
3 8 (29.63%) MBA
3 8 (29.63%) PMP
4 5 (18.52%) CFA
5 3 (11.11%) ISEB
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) CAPM
7 1 (3.70%) CBAP
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.70%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
1 1 (3.70%) PMO
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Bloomberg
2 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) SmartStream
3 1 (3.70%) Xerox