Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 238 221 206
Rank change year-on-year -17 -15 -3
Contract jobs citing PMI 15 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 1.17% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 16
City of London median daily rate £525 £483 £553
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.81% -12.67% -7.92%
10th Percentile £489 £350 £381
90th Percentile £538 £675 £706
Central London median daily rate £525 £483 £500
% change year-on-year +8.81% -3.50% -4.76%
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 2,798 2,983 2,478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.38% 42.05% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,123 2,356 1,888
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% +1.05%
10th Percentile £283 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 36 28
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £27.30 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.49% +43.66% -3.77%
10th Percentile £13.09 £14.91 £13.14
90th Percentile £35.86 £41.63 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £27.09 £18.73
% change year-on-year -28.94% +44.67% -5.17%

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 15 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 13 (86.67%) PRINCE2
2 13 (86.67%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) LAN
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
4 4 (26.67%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) C
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
5 3 (20.00%) Equities
5 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
5 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (20.00%) PMP
5 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
6 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (13.33%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (13.33%) Scaled Agile Framework

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 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (6.67%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (6.67%) Markit EDM
1 1 (6.67%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) LAN
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) GSM
3 1 (6.67%) LTE
3 1 (6.67%) UMTS
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) IT Manager
2 4 (26.67%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Asset Management Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Insight Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Director
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Equities
2 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.67%) Animation
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) PRINCE2
1 13 (86.67%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (20.00%) PMP
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) BISAM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) SimCorp
2 1 (6.67%) SunGard