Period
to 19 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 404 385 311
Rank change year-on-year -19 -74 +30
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 493 582 704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.62% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.05% 3.27% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 367 492
England median daily rate £463 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.54% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £325
90th Percentile £672 £625 £650
UK median daily rate £463 £455 £463
% change year-on-year +1.65% -1.62% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 6
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.65% +0.56%
10th Percentile £27.59 £25.20 £32.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £45.25 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year - -24.32% +2.78%

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 16,153 17,771 17,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.02% 18.83% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,812 10,540 10,652
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £268 £250 £262
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 716 868 881
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £29.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.44% +8.80%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.95 £50.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +7.14%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 +5 203 £500 -2.44% 29
South East -28 133 £450 - 20
North of England +42 62 £425 +19.72% 8
Midlands +23 40 £411 +11.15% 12
North West +18 34 £413 +17.86% 1
East of England +7 28 £450 -0.83% 4
South West -4 24 £328 -31.05% 3
East Midlands +22 22 £400 +8.11% 3
West Midlands +6 18 £519 +38.33% 9
Yorkshire +28 17 £438 +9.38% 5
North East +26 11 £475 +50.79% 2
PMI Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 389 (78.90%) PRINCE2
2 335 (67.95%) Project Management
3 283 (57.40%) PMP
4 237 (48.07%) PMI
5 192 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
6 172 (34.89%) Finance
7 144 (29.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 88 (17.85%) Microsoft Project
8 88 (17.85%) Degree
9 84 (17.04%) Migration
10 80 (16.23%) ITIL
11 78 (15.82%) Microsoft
12 76 (15.42%) PMO
13 74 (15.01%) PRINCE
13 74 (15.01%) Telecoms
14 70 (14.20%) Waterfall
15 69 (14.00%) Risk Management
16 67 (13.59%) Microsoft Excel
17 60 (12.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 59 (11.97%) Change Management
18 59 (11.97%) Programme Management
19 58 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 52 (10.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 49 (9.94%) Scrum
22 47 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
23 46 (9.33%) Project Governance
23 46 (9.33%) SDLC
24 44 (8.92%) Project Planning
25 42 (8.52%) SharePoint
26 41 (8.32%) Matrix Organization

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 42 (8.52%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.65%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.42%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.22%) Confluence
4 6 (1.22%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.81%) CMS
6 4 (0.81%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.20%) Apache
7 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 88 (17.85%) Microsoft Project
2 67 (13.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 52 (10.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
5 21 (4.26%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.20%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 17 (3.45%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (1.62%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.22%) SAP CO
3 6 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.01%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.61%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.41%) Carpe Diem
6 2 (0.41%) Changepoint
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.41%) Primavera
6 2 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.41%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.41%) TrackWise
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.46%) Office 365
2 16 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.22%) Power Platform
5 6 (1.22%) SaaS
6 4 (0.81%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.81%) Slack
6 4 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.81%) Yammer
7 3 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.20%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.20%) Flowdock
8 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.46%) 2G
2 20 (4.06%) 3G
2 20 (4.06%) 4G
3 15 (3.04%) 5G
3 15 (3.04%) Skype
4 14 (2.84%) WAN
5 13 (2.64%) LAN
6 11 (2.23%) Firewall
6 11 (2.23%) Unified Communications
7 10 (2.03%) 2.5G
8 8 (1.62%) Intranet
9 6 (1.22%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (1.01%) DWDM
11 4 (0.81%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.61%) BGP
12 3 (0.61%) VPN
13 2 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (0.41%) VPLS
13 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.26%) Big Data
3 18 (3.65%) Apache Hive
3 18 (3.65%) Impala
4 6 (1.22%) Power BI
5 5 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.01%) SAP HANA
6 4 (0.81%) MS Access
7 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.41%) OLTP
7 2 (0.41%) QlikView
7 2 (0.41%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.20%) GIS
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.20%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 20 (4.06%) JIRA
2 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.20%) CA Flowdock
4 1 (0.20%) Introscope
4 1 (0.20%) JMeter
4 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.20%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.20%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.20%) VersionOne
General
1 172 (34.89%) Finance
2 74 (15.01%) Telecoms
3 37 (7.51%) Banking
4 25 (5.07%) Retail
5 21 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.43%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.23%) Legal
8 10 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.62%) Front Office
10 6 (1.22%) Billing
10 6 (1.22%) Military
10 6 (1.22%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.01%) Back Office
11 5 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.01%) Local Government
12 4 (0.81%) French Language
12 4 (0.81%) Law
13 3 (0.61%) Marketing
13 3 (0.61%) Publishing
14 2 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 285 (57.81%) Project Manager
2 53 (10.75%) Infrastructure Manager
3 50 (10.14%) IT Manager
4 47 (9.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 44 (8.92%) IT Project Manager
6 40 (8.11%) Senior Manager
7 37 (7.51%) Senior Project Manager
8 35 (7.10%) Analyst
9 34 (6.90%) Programme Manager
10 23 (4.67%) Business Analyst
11 21 (4.26%) SAP Manager
12 19 (3.85%) Network Manager
13 18 (3.65%) Big Data Engineer
13 18 (3.65%) Cloud Engineer
13 18 (3.65%) Data Engineer
14 17 (3.45%) SAP Project Manager
15 16 (3.25%) Delivery Manager
15 16 (3.25%) Network Project Manager
16 15 (3.04%) IT Infrastructure Manager
17 14 (2.84%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.41%) .NET
1 2 (0.41%) ADO
1 2 (0.41%) Middleware
2 1 (0.20%) CSS
2 1 (0.20%) EDI
2 1 (0.20%) HTML
2 1 (0.20%) Kafka
2 1 (0.20%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.20%) Node.js
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.20%) React
2 1 (0.20%) REST
2 1 (0.20%) Velocity
2 1 (0.20%) Web Services
2 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 237 (48.07%) PMI
2 47 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (7.91%) Management Information System
4 31 (6.29%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.85%) Virtual Team
6 17 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.22%) Life Science
8 5 (1.01%) Equities
8 5 (1.01%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.81%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.81%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.81%) NHS
9 4 (0.81%) User Experience
10 3 (0.61%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (0.61%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.61%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.41%) Derivative
11 2 (0.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.48%) Windows
2 12 (2.43%) Windows 10
3 8 (1.62%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.01%) Android
5 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.81%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.61%) Linux
7 3 (0.61%) Solaris
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) Debian
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.20%) openSUSE
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) Unix
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (78.90%) PRINCE2
2 335 (67.95%) Project Management
3 192 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (29.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (17.04%) Migration
6 80 (16.23%) ITIL
7 74 (15.01%) PRINCE
8 70 (14.20%) Waterfall
9 69 (14.00%) Risk Management
10 59 (11.97%) Change Management
10 59 (11.97%) Programme Management
11 49 (9.94%) Scrum
12 46 (9.33%) Project Governance
12 46 (9.33%) SDLC
13 44 (8.92%) Project Planning
14 41 (8.32%) Matrix Organization
15 36 (7.30%) Dependency Management
16 35 (7.10%) Business Analysis
16 35 (7.10%) Data Migration
17 34 (6.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 32 (6.49%) SQL
2 12 (2.43%) C
3 2 (0.41%) Java
3 2 (0.41%) VB
4 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.20%) Python
4 1 (0.20%) Ruby
4 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 283 (57.40%) PMP
2 88 (17.85%) Degree
3 60 (12.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 58 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 39 (7.91%) Security Cleared
6 25 (5.07%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.64%) CBAP
8 10 (2.03%) Master's Degree
9 9 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.83%) ISEB
10 8 (1.62%) CISSP
11 7 (1.42%) CISM
11 7 (1.42%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.01%) APMG
12 5 (1.01%) APMP
12 5 (1.01%) CCNA
12 5 (1.01%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.61%) CCIE
13 3 (0.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (15.42%) PMO
2 22 (4.46%) QA
3 13 (2.64%) SLA
4 8 (1.62%) P3O
5 7 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (1.01%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.61%) COBIT
7 3 (0.61%) GDPR
7 3 (0.61%) GxP
7 3 (0.61%) SEPA
8 2 (0.41%) NEBOSH
8 2 (0.41%) NIST
8 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.41%) Firmware
3 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.61%) SCCM
2 2 (0.41%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.41%) MOM
2 2 (0.41%) Nessus
2 2 (0.41%) QRadar
2 2 (0.41%) SCOM
3 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.20%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.20%) OPNET
3 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 78 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.10%) Oracle
2 35 (7.10%) SAP
3 18 (3.65%) Cloudera
3 18 (3.65%) Informatica
4 17 (3.45%) Cisco
5 15 (3.04%) Citrix
6 10 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.22%) Remedy
8 5 (1.01%) Ariba
8 5 (1.01%) Infor
9 4 (0.81%) Apple
9 4 (0.81%) IFS
9 4 (0.81%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.81%) Juniper
9 4 (0.81%) VMware
10 3 (0.61%) F5
10 3 (0.61%) HP
10 3 (0.61%) Pega
10 3 (0.61%) Planview