Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PMI Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

PMI Certification
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 361 284
Rank change year-on-year +34 -77 +73
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 680 571 821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.63% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.90% 3.14% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 364 579
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £313 £306
90th Percentile £625 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 13
England median hourly rate £33.00 £43.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.26% +6.17% -4.71%
10th Percentile £25.93 £33.30 £31.60
90th Percentile £58.75 £71.25 £60.80
UK median hourly rate £37.00 £43.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year -13.95% +6.83% -3.59%

PMI Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,458 18,204 20,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.92% 20.22% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,710 11,392 12,406
England median daily rate £440 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.87% +1.31%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 767 792 951
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.94 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.40% -0.24% +36.84%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.08 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £24.56 £25.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% -6.59% +44.74%

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PMI Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PMI Certification in England

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMI Certification in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI Certification in England

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI Certification in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI Certification in England

PMI Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI Certification in England

PMI Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI Certification in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PMI Certification in England

PMI Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI Certification within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
London +7 310 £510 +2.00% 43
South East +24 199 £450 +5.88% 22
North of England +42 59 £350 -6.67% 18
Midlands -3 58 £340 -15.00% 6
West Midlands -6 30 £340 -22.29% 2
East Midlands +6 28 £355 -6.58% 4
East of England -11 28 £443 +4.12% 4
South West +12 23 £375 -10.71% 8
North West +2 22 £340 -20.00% 7
Yorkshire +28 20 £320 -26.86% 7
North East +43 17 £375 +7.14% 4
South Coast - 1 £575 -
PMI Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PMI Certification 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 England region with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 509 (74.85%) PMP
2 448 (65.88%) PRINCE2
3 412 (60.59%) Project Management
4 297 (43.68%) PMI
5 251 (36.91%) Finance
6 224 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
7 188 (27.65%) Degree
8 154 (22.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 129 (18.97%) Project Planning
10 122 (17.94%) Microsoft Project
11 118 (17.35%) Programme Management
12 110 (16.18%) Microsoft
13 103 (15.15%) PMO
14 95 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
15 89 (13.09%) Matrix Organization
16 84 (12.35%) Risk Management
17 82 (12.06%) Change Management
18 79 (11.62%) Banking
19 74 (10.88%) Scrum
20 73 (10.74%) Microsoft Office
21 72 (10.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 70 (10.29%) ITIL
23 67 (9.85%) Security Cleared
24 63 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 63 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
24 63 (9.26%) Project Governance
25 61 (8.97%) Waterfall
26 60 (8.82%) PRINCE
27 59 (8.68%) Manufacturing
28 56 (8.24%) Telecoms

PMI Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 27 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.21%) Confluence
2 15 (2.21%) MS Project Server
3 12 (1.76%) CMS
4 3 (0.44%) Drupal
5 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.29%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.15%) Documentum
6 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 122 (17.94%) Microsoft Project
2 73 (10.74%) Microsoft Office
3 63 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 43 (6.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 33 (4.85%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.59%) Maya
7 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.59%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.59%) Primavera
3 4 (0.59%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 3 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.29%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.29%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.29%) iTrent
5 2 (0.29%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.29%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.29%) SnowdropKCS
5 2 (0.29%) Summit
5 2 (0.29%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.15%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.65%) Office 365
2 8 (1.18%) SaaS
3 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Force.com
7 1 (0.15%) GitHub
7 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.21%) LAN
2 12 (1.76%) Internet
3 11 (1.62%) Firewall
4 9 (1.32%) WAN
5 6 (0.88%) ATM
5 6 (0.88%) Unified Communications
5 6 (0.88%) VoIP
6 5 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.59%) Broadband
7 4 (0.59%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (0.59%) SAN
8 3 (0.44%) 2G
8 3 (0.44%) LTE
8 3 (0.44%) MPLS
8 3 (0.44%) TETRA
8 3 (0.44%) VPN
8 3 (0.44%) WLAN
9 2 (0.29%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.29%) ISDN
9 2 (0.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.32%) Blockchain
3 5 (0.74%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.44%) QlikView
5 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.29%) Big Data
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.29%) Power BI
6 2 (0.29%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.15%) Adabas
7 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 32 (4.71%) JIRA
2 7 (1.03%) JIRA Agile
3 4 (0.59%) VersionOne
4 3 (0.44%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.44%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.44%) MSI
5 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 251 (36.91%) Finance
2 79 (11.62%) Banking
3 59 (8.68%) Manufacturing
4 56 (8.24%) Telecoms
5 45 (6.62%) Legal
6 42 (6.18%) Retail
7 25 (3.68%) Marketing
8 20 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (2.50%) Law
10 16 (2.35%) Billing
10 16 (2.35%) Front Office
11 14 (2.06%) Investment Banking
12 13 (1.91%) Games
13 11 (1.62%) Advertising
13 11 (1.62%) Automotive
14 10 (1.47%) Financial Institution
14 10 (1.47%) German Language
15 7 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
15 7 (1.03%) Military
16 5 (0.74%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 458 (67.35%) Project Manager
2 90 (13.24%) IT Manager
3 80 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
4 69 (10.15%) Analyst
5 52 (7.65%) Senior Manager
6 49 (7.21%) Senior Project Manager
7 46 (6.76%) Business Analyst
8 38 (5.59%) Programme Manager
9 35 (5.15%) Infrastructure Manager
10 32 (4.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 32 (4.71%) Security Manager
11 29 (4.26%) Security Project Manager
12 28 (4.12%) Coordinator
13 26 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 25 (3.68%) Project Coordinator
15 21 (3.09%) GDPR Project Manager
15 21 (3.09%) PMO Analyst
16 20 (2.94%) Scrum Master
17 19 (2.79%) Junior
18 18 (2.65%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.91%) Velocity
2 7 (1.03%) .NET
2 7 (1.03%) Web Services
3 4 (0.59%) FpML
4 3 (0.44%) Flash
4 3 (0.44%) HTML
4 3 (0.44%) Middleware
4 3 (0.44%) XML
5 2 (0.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.29%) EDI
5 2 (0.29%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.15%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (0.15%) J2EE
6 1 (0.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 297 (43.68%) PMI
2 95 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 42 (6.18%) Virtual Team
5 37 (5.44%) Data Centre
5 37 (5.44%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.62%) FMCG
9 9 (1.32%) Equities
9 9 (1.32%) Social Media
10 8 (1.18%) Smart Meter
11 7 (1.03%) Derivative
11 7 (1.03%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
12 6 (0.88%) IVR
13 5 (0.74%) Exotic Derivative
13 5 (0.74%) Fintech
14 4 (0.59%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.26%) Windows
2 15 (2.21%) Windows 10
3 14 (2.06%) Windows 7
4 6 (0.88%) Unix
5 5 (0.74%) Linux
5 5 (0.74%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.59%) Android
6 4 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.59%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (65.88%) PRINCE2
2 412 (60.59%) Project Management
3 224 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (22.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 129 (18.97%) Project Planning
6 118 (17.35%) Programme Management
7 89 (13.09%) Matrix Organization
8 84 (12.35%) Risk Management
9 82 (12.06%) Change Management
10 74 (10.88%) Scrum
11 70 (10.29%) ITIL
12 63 (9.26%) Project Governance
13 61 (8.97%) Waterfall
14 60 (8.82%) PRINCE
15 55 (8.09%) Migration
16 53 (7.79%) Change Control
17 52 (7.65%) Mentoring
17 52 (7.65%) SDLC
18 47 (6.91%) Business Analysis
19 46 (6.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.21%) SQL
2 6 (0.88%) C
3 5 (0.74%) Java
3 5 (0.74%) PHP
3 5 (0.74%) Python
3 5 (0.74%) VBA
4 2 (0.29%) ABAP
4 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.15%) C#
5 1 (0.15%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 509 (74.85%) PMP
2 188 (27.65%) Degree
3 72 (10.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 67 (9.85%) Security Cleared
5 63 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 45 (6.62%) SC Cleared
7 43 (6.32%) Master's Degree
8 22 (3.24%) ISEB
9 15 (2.21%) CISSP
10 13 (1.91%) DV Cleared
11 12 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.62%) PgMP
13 9 (1.32%) APMP
14 8 (1.18%) CAPM
14 8 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (1.18%) MBA
15 7 (1.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 6 (0.88%) CISM
17 5 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
17 5 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (15.15%) PMO
2 51 (7.50%) QA
3 38 (5.59%) GDPR
4 13 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.76%) MiFID
6 11 (1.62%) PCI DSS
7 7 (1.03%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.88%) P3O
8 6 (0.88%) SLA
9 5 (0.74%) GxP
9 5 (0.74%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.29%) SEPA
11 1 (0.15%) COBIT
11 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.15%) IFRS
11 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 10 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.59%) Firmware
3 3 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.29%) Docker
4 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (2.21%) SCCM
2 9 (1.32%) MOM
3 2 (0.29%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.29%) Ansible
3 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.29%) Mesos
3 2 (0.29%) Nagios
3 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.29%) Puppet
3 2 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 110 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.85%) SAP
3 23 (3.38%) Oracle
4 16 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.76%) Cisco
6 10 (1.47%) HP
7 9 (1.32%) CheckPoint
8 6 (0.88%) Ericsson
8 6 (0.88%) Reuters
8 6 (0.88%) Xerox
9 5 (0.74%) Mercator
10 4 (0.59%) Amdocs
10 4 (0.59%) Citrix
10 4 (0.59%) Concur
10 4 (0.59%) Demandware
10 4 (0.59%) Google
10 4 (0.59%) Nokia
10 4 (0.59%) Remedy
11 3 (0.44%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.44%) TIBCO