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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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 352 405 438
Rank change year-on-year +53 +33 +10
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 504 218 191
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.72% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.58% 2.25% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 159 112
10th Percentile £363 £350 £285
25th Percentile £414 £409 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £525 £465
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.90% +2.76%
75th Percentile £588 £644 £551
90th Percentile £659 £725 £642
UK median daily rate £500 £507 £453
% change year-on-year -1.32% +11.97% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 3 3
10th Percentile - £28.05 £52.30
25th Percentile £39.75 £29.25 £53.88
Median hourly rate £44.50 £32.50 £59.00
Median % change year-on-year +36.92% -44.92% +97.32%
75th Percentile £49.25 £38.75 £63.00
90th Percentile £52.55 £41.75 £63.90
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £32.50 £55.75
% change year-on-year +36.92% -41.70% +92.57%

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 14,062 9,696 10,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.97% 20.93% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,360 6,235 6,465
10th Percentile £335 £300 £275
25th Percentile £425 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £580 £575
90th Percentile £714 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 464 352
10th Percentile £13.73 £14.47 £14.50
25th Percentile £19.06 £19.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.67% +36.36% -8.03%
75th Percentile £56.00 £50.88 £47.83
90th Percentile £68.11 £60.88 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £36.30 £30.53
% change year-on-year +22.58% +18.93% +1.75%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +29 259 £525 -4.55% 6
South East +26 100 £518 -13.75% 11
South West -6 37 £500 +11.11% 2
Midlands -35 26 £407 +12.92% 7
East of England -23 20 £375 -11.76% 1
West Midlands -35 20 £444 +25.00% 3
North of England -45 20 £390 -15.31% 8
Yorkshire -22 11 £390 -32.17% 4
North West -30 9 £388 -13.12% 4
East Midlands -27 6 £310 -13.89% 4
PMI Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 388 (76.98%) Project Management
2 346 (68.65%) PRINCE2
3 334 (66.27%) PMP
4 226 (44.84%) Agile
5 217 (43.06%) Finance
6 216 (42.86%) Social Skills
7 211 (41.87%) PMI
8 207 (41.07%) Project Delivery
9 131 (25.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 117 (23.21%) Microsoft Project
11 115 (22.82%) PMO
12 113 (22.42%) Scrum
13 109 (21.63%) Microsoft
14 102 (20.24%) Degree
15 76 (15.08%) JIRA
15 76 (15.08%) Security Cleared
15 76 (15.08%) Telecoms
16 68 (13.49%) Problem-Solving
17 67 (13.29%) Risk Management
17 67 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
18 66 (13.10%) SC Cleared
19 65 (12.90%) Waterfall
19 65 (12.90%) Change Management
20 63 (12.50%) Project Planning
20 63 (12.50%) Presentation Skills
21 61 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
22 58 (11.51%) Matrix Organization
23 57 (11.31%) Scaled Agile Framework
23 57 (11.31%) Microsoft Office
23 57 (11.31%) ITIL

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 18 (3.57%) Confluence
2 11 (2.18%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.39%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 117 (23.21%) Microsoft Project
2 57 (11.31%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 29 (5.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (2.18%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.79%) Maximo
2 6 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.60%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.40%) Primavera
4 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.20%) Shopify
5 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.20%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.55%) Azure
2 22 (4.37%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (2.58%) Power Platform
4 12 (2.38%) SaaS
5 7 (1.39%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.39%) AWS
5 7 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
5 7 (1.39%) Azure Functions
5 7 (1.39%) Azure Monitor
5 7 (1.39%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 7 (1.39%) Serverless
5 7 (1.39%) Smartsheet
6 6 (1.19%) Basecamp
6 6 (1.19%) Trello
7 5 (0.99%) Google Docs
8 4 (0.79%) GCP
9 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.40%) IaaS
9 2 (0.40%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.78%) 4G
1 14 (2.78%) 5G
1 14 (2.78%) Internet
1 14 (2.78%) VoLTE
2 13 (2.58%) 2G
2 13 (2.58%) 3G
3 12 (2.38%) WAN
4 6 (1.19%) Firewall
4 6 (1.19%) Skype
4 6 (1.19%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.99%) SD-WAN
6 4 (0.79%) LAN
7 3 (0.60%) IPsec
7 3 (0.60%) Network Security
7 3 (0.60%) SSL
8 2 (0.40%) MPLS
8 2 (0.40%) VPN
8 2 (0.40%) Wireless
9 1 (0.20%) Extranet
9 1 (0.20%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.58%) Power BI
2 10 (1.98%) Data Lake
2 10 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.98%) GIS
3 9 (1.79%) Big Data
4 7 (1.39%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (0.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.60%) Informix
6 3 (0.60%) MySQL
6 3 (0.60%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.60%) Tableau
7 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.20%) Metadata
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 76 (15.08%) JIRA
2 13 (2.58%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 217 (43.06%) Finance
2 216 (42.86%) Social Skills
3 76 (15.08%) Telecoms
4 67 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (12.50%) Presentation Skills
6 55 (10.91%) Influencing Skills
7 33 (6.55%) Local Government
8 32 (6.35%) Aviation
9 27 (5.36%) Banking
10 24 (4.76%) Legal
11 21 (4.17%) Public Sector
12 20 (3.97%) Marketing
13 17 (3.37%) Retail
14 16 (3.17%) Organisational Skills
15 7 (1.39%) Manufacturing
15 7 (1.39%) Publishing
16 6 (1.19%) Back Office
16 6 (1.19%) German Language
17 5 (0.99%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.99%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 273 (54.17%) Project Manager
2 58 (11.51%) IT Manager
3 52 (10.32%) IT Project Manager
4 42 (8.33%) Analyst
5 37 (7.34%) Project Officer
6 32 (6.35%) Business Analyst
6 32 (6.35%) Programme Manager
7 28 (5.56%) Senior Manager
8 25 (4.96%) Infrastructure Manager
8 25 (4.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 20 (3.97%) Senior Project Manager
9 20 (3.97%) Telecoms Manager
9 20 (3.97%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 17 (3.37%) Mobile Project Manager
10 17 (3.37%) Security Manager
10 17 (3.37%) Security Project Manager
11 16 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
12 14 (2.78%) Technical Manager
13 12 (2.38%) Migration Manager
13 12 (2.38%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.39%) Kafka
1 7 (1.39%) Spark Streaming
2 5 (0.99%) HTML
2 5 (0.99%) JSON
2 5 (0.99%) XML
3 3 (0.60%) ADO
3 3 (0.60%) Node.js
3 3 (0.60%) REST
3 3 (0.60%) SOAP
3 3 (0.60%) XSLT
4 2 (0.40%) Middleware
5 1 (0.20%) .NET
5 1 (0.20%) EDI
5 1 (0.20%) Keras
5 1 (0.20%) Lightning Web Components
5 1 (0.20%) Pandas
5 1 (0.20%) TensorFlow
5 1 (0.20%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 211 (41.87%) PMI
2 30 (5.95%) Kinect
3 29 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 29 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.37%) Virtual Team
5 12 (2.38%) Legacy Systems
5 12 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.39%) FMCG
7 7 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (1.39%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.39%) Renewable Energy
8 5 (0.99%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.79%) EPoS
10 3 (0.60%) CMDB
10 3 (0.60%) NHS
10 3 (0.60%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.60%) Replication
10 3 (0.60%) User Experience
11 2 (0.40%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.75%) Windows
2 5 (0.99%) Unix
3 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (76.98%) Project Management
2 346 (68.65%) PRINCE2
3 226 (44.84%) Agile
4 207 (41.07%) Project Delivery
5 131 (25.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 113 (22.42%) Scrum
7 68 (13.49%) Problem-Solving
8 67 (13.29%) Risk Management
9 65 (12.90%) Change Management
9 65 (12.90%) Waterfall
10 63 (12.50%) Project Planning
11 61 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 58 (11.51%) Matrix Organization
13 57 (11.31%) ITIL
13 57 (11.31%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 55 (10.91%) Programme Management
15 51 (10.12%) Kanban
16 49 (9.72%) Business Case
16 49 (9.72%) Project Governance
17 48 (9.52%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.17%) C
1 16 (3.17%) SQL
2 8 (1.59%) C#
2 8 (1.59%) Python
3 7 (1.39%) Bash
3 7 (1.39%) Java
3 7 (1.39%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.19%) VB
5 3 (0.60%) ABAP
5 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.40%) Ada
6 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 334 (66.27%) PMP
2 102 (20.24%) Degree
3 76 (15.08%) Security Cleared
4 66 (13.10%) SC Cleared
5 55 (10.91%) APMP
6 54 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 53 (10.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 20 (3.97%) CBAP
9 13 (2.58%) CAPM
9 13 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.39%) FFIEC
11 7 (1.39%) Master's Degree
12 6 (1.19%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.99%) CISM
13 5 (0.99%) CISSP
13 5 (0.99%) ISEB
13 5 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.99%) MBA
14 3 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (22.82%) PMO
2 17 (3.37%) QA
3 15 (2.98%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.38%) NIST
5 10 (1.98%) MiFID
6 7 (1.39%) GLBA
6 7 (1.39%) PCI DSS
7 6 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.99%) P3O
9 4 (0.79%) SLA
10 3 (0.60%) GRC
10 3 (0.60%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.40%) GDPR
12 1 (0.20%) Accessibility
12 1 (0.20%) GxP
12 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.20%) NCSC
12 1 (0.20%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) Docker
3 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (0.79%) SCCM
2 3 (0.60%) Terraform
3 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 109 (21.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.57%) Remedy
3 13 (2.58%) Cisco
3 13 (2.58%) Oracle
3 13 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (1.98%) SAP
4 10 (1.98%) ServiceNow
4 10 (1.98%) VMware
5 9 (1.79%) IBM
6 7 (1.39%) Databricks
7 6 (1.19%) Google
8 5 (0.99%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.79%) Anaplan
9 4 (0.79%) Genesys
10 3 (0.60%) Arista
10 3 (0.60%) Artemis
10 3 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.60%) Avaya
10 3 (0.60%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.60%) Planview