Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 412 414 447
Rank change year-on-year +2 +33 -79
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 209 190 441
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.43% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 1.86% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 109 266
10th Percentile £350 £284 £300
25th Percentile £406 £350 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £455 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% +1.11% -
75th Percentile £638 £551 £588
90th Percentile £725 £645 £650
UK median daily rate £502 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.48% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
10th Percentile £28.05 £52.30 £25.92
25th Percentile £29.25 £53.88 £28.83
Median hourly rate £32.50 £59.00 £29.90
Median % change year-on-year -44.92% +97.32% -39.60%
75th Percentile £38.75 £63.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £41.75 £63.90 £62.74
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £55.75 £29.90
% change year-on-year -41.70% +86.45% -40.99%

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 9,613 10,220 16,233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.11% 23.07% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,209 6,615 10,237
10th Percentile £300 £263 £268
25th Percentile £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £568
90th Percentile £665 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +2.63% +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 369 650
10th Percentile £14.56 £14.48 £12.50
25th Percentile £19.96 £17.50 £16.77
Median hourly rate £37.65 £27.50 £29.00
Median % change year-on-year +36.91% -5.17% +31.82%
75th Percentile £50.60 £47.83 £47.09
90th Percentile £60.08 £57.50 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £30.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.90% +0.08% +39.53%

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PMI Certification in England

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PMI Certification in England.

Daily rate trend for PMI Certification in England

PMI Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PMI Certification in England over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PMI Certification in England

PMI Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PMI Certification in England.

Hourly rate trend for PMI Certification in England

PMI Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing PMI Certification in England over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021. 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 +2 112 £545 +3.81% 20
South East +10 35 £588 +46.88% 16
East of England +16 15 £425 -14.57% 5
Midlands +16 14 £360 -12.73% 5
South West +45 10 £450 -14.29% 4
East Midlands +14 8 £380 -7.88% 1
North of England +18 7 £461 +31.57% 6
West Midlands - 6 £355 - 4
North West +8 5 £446 +32.15% 5
Yorkshire +21 2 £575 +64.29% 1
PMI Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing PMI Certification 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 England region with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 147 (70.33%) Project Management
2 146 (69.86%) PMP
3 129 (61.72%) PRINCE2
4 102 (48.80%) PMI
5 92 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (36.84%) Finance
7 72 (34.45%) Social Skills
8 63 (30.14%) Degree
9 56 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (16.75%) Project Delivery
11 34 (16.27%) ITIL
12 33 (15.79%) Business Case
13 32 (15.31%) Programme Management
14 31 (14.83%) Migration
14 31 (14.83%) PMO
15 29 (13.88%) Scrum
16 28 (13.40%) Microsoft Project
16 28 (13.40%) Microsoft
17 26 (12.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 26 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
18 25 (11.96%) JIRA
18 25 (11.96%) Risk Management
19 24 (11.48%) Change Management
20 23 (11.00%) SAP
21 22 (10.53%) Waterfall
22 21 (10.05%) Telecoms
23 20 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
23 20 (9.57%) SDLC
23 20 (9.57%) Decision-Making
24 19 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement

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 12 (5.74%) Confluence
2 7 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.48%) CMS
3 1 (0.48%) Drupal
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (13.40%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (7.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (7.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.91%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.44%) Workfront
4 2 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.48%) iTrent
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.48%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.48%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.48%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.48%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.66%) Azure
2 9 (4.31%) Google Docs
2 9 (4.31%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (3.35%) SaaS
4 5 (2.39%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.91%) PaaS
5 4 (1.91%) Power Platform
5 4 (1.91%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (1.44%) AWS
6 3 (1.44%) Force.com
6 3 (1.44%) IaaS
6 3 (1.44%) PowerApps
6 3 (1.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 3 (1.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (1.44%) Smartsheet
7 2 (0.96%) Asana
8 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.48%) GCP
8 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.83%) 5G
2 6 (2.87%) 2G
2 6 (2.87%) GSM
2 6 (2.87%) MVNO
2 6 (2.87%) Packet Switching
3 3 (1.44%) Internet
4 2 (0.96%) 3G
4 2 (0.96%) 4G
4 2 (0.96%) LTE
4 2 (0.96%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.96%) WAN
5 1 (0.48%) Firewall
5 1 (0.48%) ICMP
5 1 (0.48%) LAN
5 1 (0.48%) MPLS
5 1 (0.48%) Network Security
5 1 (0.48%) SMTP
5 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.48%) VoIP
5 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.44%) Data Lake
2 3 (1.44%) Power BI
2 3 (1.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.96%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (0.96%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.48%) Big Data
4 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.48%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 25 (11.96%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (36.84%) Finance
2 72 (34.45%) Social Skills
3 21 (10.05%) Telecoms
4 20 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (8.13%) Influencing Skills
6 15 (7.18%) Banking
7 11 (5.26%) Legal
7 11 (5.26%) Public Sector
8 10 (4.78%) Organisational Skills
8 10 (4.78%) Presentation Skills
9 9 (4.31%) Manufacturing
9 9 (4.31%) Retail
10 7 (3.35%) Marketing
11 6 (2.87%) Billing
11 6 (2.87%) French Language
11 6 (2.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (2.39%) German Language
13 4 (1.91%) Italian Language
13 4 (1.91%) Spanish Language
14 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 119 (56.94%) Project Manager
2 26 (12.44%) Technical Manager
3 24 (11.48%) Technical Project Manager
4 23 (11.00%) IT Manager
5 22 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
6 18 (8.61%) Analyst
7 13 (6.22%) Programme Manager
8 10 (4.78%) Senior Manager
8 10 (4.78%) Senior Project Manager
9 9 (4.31%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.31%) Consultant
10 8 (3.83%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (3.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 7 (3.35%) SAP Manager
12 6 (2.87%) SAP Project Manager
13 5 (2.39%) Applications Manager
13 5 (2.39%) Applications Project Manager
13 5 (2.39%) Finance Project Manager
13 5 (2.39%) Security Manager
13 5 (2.39%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.91%) Velocity
2 3 (1.44%) EDI
2 3 (1.44%) REST
2 3 (1.44%) SOAP
2 3 (1.44%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.48%) Middleware
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.48%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.48%) SAML
3 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 102 (48.80%) PMI
2 14 (6.70%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.31%) Virtual Team
4 8 (3.83%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.44%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.44%) FMCG
6 3 (1.44%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.44%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.44%) Social Media
7 2 (0.96%) Fibre Optics
7 2 (0.96%) Industry 4.0
8 1 (0.48%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.48%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.26%) Windows
2 3 (1.44%) Linux
2 3 (1.44%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.96%) VMS
3 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) Unix
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (70.33%) Project Management
2 129 (61.72%) PRINCE2
3 92 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (16.75%) Project Delivery
6 34 (16.27%) ITIL
7 33 (15.79%) Business Case
8 32 (15.31%) Programme Management
9 31 (14.83%) Migration
10 29 (13.88%) Scrum
11 26 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (11.96%) Risk Management
13 24 (11.48%) Change Management
14 22 (10.53%) Waterfall
15 20 (9.57%) Decision-Making
15 20 (9.57%) SDLC
16 19 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (9.09%) PRINCE
17 18 (8.61%) ERP
18 16 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.31%) C
2 7 (3.35%) SQL
3 4 (1.91%) VB
4 3 (1.44%) Apex Code
4 3 (1.44%) Java
5 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 146 (69.86%) PMP
2 63 (30.14%) Degree
3 26 (12.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 15 (7.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (6.70%) Security Cleared
6 13 (6.22%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (3.83%) APMP
9 7 (3.35%) CAPM
10 4 (1.91%) CBAP
10 4 (1.91%) MCP
11 3 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.44%) CISA
11 3 (1.44%) CISSP
11 3 (1.44%) CRISC
11 3 (1.44%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.44%) GIAC
11 3 (1.44%) IIBA
11 3 (1.44%) ISEB
11 3 (1.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.83%) PMO
2 14 (6.70%) QA
3 8 (3.83%) PMBOK
4 6 (2.87%) P3O
5 4 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.44%) GRC
6 3 (1.44%) NIST
7 2 (0.96%) COBIT
7 2 (0.96%) IFRS
7 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.48%) GDPR
8 1 (0.48%) GMP
8 1 (0.48%) GxP
8 1 (0.48%) MiFID
8 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.96%) vSphere
4 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) Terraform
2 1 (0.48%) QRadar
2 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.00%) SAP
3 15 (7.18%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (4.78%) Google
5 8 (3.83%) Oracle
6 6 (2.87%) JD Edwards
7 5 (2.39%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.39%) VMware
7 5 (2.39%) Workday
8 4 (1.91%) Dell
8 4 (1.91%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.91%) Snow
9 2 (0.96%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.96%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.96%) GoldenSource
9 2 (0.96%) HP
9 2 (0.96%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.96%) Planview
10 1 (0.48%) hybris
10 1 (0.48%) Splunk