Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 219 233
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 +37
Contract jobs citing PMI 29 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 1.01% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 28
City of London median daily rate £483 £600 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.58% +17.07% +13.89%
10th Percentile £407 £441 £396
90th Percentile £664 £725 £633
Central London median daily rate £483 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -3.50% - +11.11%
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 3088 2778 3630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.62% 41.40% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2173 2888
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £713 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 55
City of London median hourly rate £22.26 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.25 £54.51 £36.40
Central London median hourly rate £21.23 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +21.29% -12.50% +14.29%

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 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 29 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 25 (86.21%) PRINCE2
3 23 (79.31%) Project Management
4 15 (51.72%) Finance
5 13 (44.83%) PMP
5 13 (44.83%) Banking
6 11 (37.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (34.48%) PRINCE
8 9 (31.03%) Advertising
8 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
9 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (24.14%) SDLC
10 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
10 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
10 6 (20.69%) Resource Management
10 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
10 6 (20.69%) ISEB
10 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (17.24%) Virtual Team
12 4 (13.79%) Office 365
12 4 (13.79%) Project Governance
13 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
13 3 (10.34%) Budgeting and Forecasting
13 3 (10.34%) Virtual Team Management
13 3 (10.34%) PMO
13 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
13 3 (10.34%) Conflict Management
13 3 (10.34%) Degree

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 (6.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MSI
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) Banking
3 9 (31.03%) Advertising
4 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared Project Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Junior
2 6 (20.69%) Junior Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) HR Manager
3 5 (17.24%) IT Manager
3 5 (17.24%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Delivery Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (6.90%) GDPR Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Banking Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) IT Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.45%) Senior PMO
6 1 (3.45%) Senior PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) PRINCE2
2 23 (79.31%) Project Management
3 10 (34.48%) PRINCE
4 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
4 7 (24.14%) SDLC
4 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.69%) Resource Management
6 4 (13.79%) Project Governance
7 3 (10.34%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (10.34%) Conflict Management
7 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Virtual Team Management
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
8 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 13 (44.83%) PMP
3 11 (37.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
5 6 (20.69%) ISEB
5 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Degree
7 1 (3.45%) CISM
7 1 (3.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) PMO
2 2 (6.90%) GDPR
2 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft