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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 153 181
Rank change year-on-year 0 +28  
Contract jobs citing PMI 16 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 0.91% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 20
Median daily rate £500 £600 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +29.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £330 £422
% change year-on-year +36.36% -21.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £36.50

PMI is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1390 1315 2212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 41.89% 39.55% 38.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1051 1107 1768
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 38
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -21.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £14.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £65.00 £59.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing PMI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI in the City of London

PMI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for PMI.

1 28 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 22 (78.57%) Project Management
3 20 (71.43%) PRINCE2
4 13 (46.43%) Finance
5 11 (39.29%) Banking
5 11 (39.29%) PMP
6 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (28.57%) Programme Management
8 7 (25.00%) SDLC
9 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
10 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (17.86%) ISEB
10 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
11 4 (14.29%) Migration
11 4 (14.29%) Information Security
11 4 (14.29%) CISSP
11 4 (14.29%) ITIL
11 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
11 4 (14.29%) PRINCE
11 4 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 4 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
11 4 (14.29%) Virtual Team
11 4 (14.29%) PMO
11 4 (14.29%) Resource Management
11 4 (14.29%) QA
11 4 (14.29%) Degree
12 3 (10.71%) Project Governance
12 3 (10.71%) Change Control

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.14%) SAP BW
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office
5 1 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Law
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 7 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Banking Project Manager
4 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Security Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Business Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (7.14%) IT Security Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior PMO
7 1 (3.57%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Equities
3 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Project Management
2 20 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 7 (25.00%) SDLC
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
7 4 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 4 (14.29%) Information Security
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL
7 4 (14.29%) Migration
7 4 (14.29%) PRINCE
7 4 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 4 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
8 3 (10.71%) Change Control
8 3 (10.71%) Project Governance
8 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
9 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.14%) Change Management
9 2 (7.14%) CMMI
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 11 (39.29%) PMP
3 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) ISEB
4 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) CISSP
5 4 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (7.14%) APMP
6 2 (7.14%) CISA
6 2 (7.14%) CISM
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) PMO
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) COBIT
2 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.57%) Basel II
3 1 (3.57%) CRD IV
3 1 (3.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (3.57%) EMIR
3 1 (3.57%) MiFID
3 1 (3.57%) P3O
3 1 (3.57%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (7.14%) Netezza
2 2 (7.14%) SAP