Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 347 337 320
Rank change year-on-year -10 -17 -9
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 657 599 740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.70% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.71% 3.44% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 392 523
England median daily rate £470 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.05% +11.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £312 £325 £305
90th Percentile £634 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £464 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +0.82% +8.24% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
England median hourly rate £57.50 £43.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.95% +31.06% -8.33%
10th Percentile £29.01 £33.30 £31.95
90th Percentile £85.75 £71.48 £62.70
UK median hourly rate £50.67 £46.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year +9.56% +40.15% -8.33%

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 17,726 17,405 20,846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.13% 20.42% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,626 10,952 13,049
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.79% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 862 811
England median hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £26.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.67% +11.42% +34.63%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.50 £51.69
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £29.92 £28.00
% change year-on-year -21.46% +6.86% +40.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -27 316 £525 +2.44% 43
South East -4 198 £450 - 21
Midlands +7 56 £370 -7.79% 14
North of England +1 45 £345 -18.82% 10
East Midlands +24 33 £350 -9.09% 4
East of England -9 29 £500 +17.65% 4
North West -1 27 £350 -17.65% 6
West Midlands -6 23 £378 -10.12% 10
Yorkshire +1 14 £300 -27.27% 2
South West -15 11 £425 -9.19% 8
North East +30 4 £280 -20.00% 2
South Coast - 1 £575 -
PMI Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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.

1 470 (71.54%) PMP
2 442 (67.28%) PRINCE2
3 428 (65.14%) Project Management
4 276 (42.01%) Finance
5 274 (41.70%) PMI
6 246 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
7 175 (26.64%) Degree
8 159 (24.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 129 (19.63%) Project Planning
10 109 (16.59%) Problem-Solving
11 105 (15.98%) Microsoft Project
12 100 (15.22%) Microsoft
13 95 (14.46%) ITIL
14 90 (13.70%) PMO
15 88 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
15 88 (13.39%) Change Management
16 87 (13.24%) Programme Management
17 83 (12.63%) Risk Management
18 78 (11.87%) Retail
19 74 (11.26%) Waterfall
20 73 (11.11%) Banking
21 72 (10.96%) Project Governance
22 71 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
23 70 (10.65%) Telecoms
24 68 (10.35%) Matrix Organization
25 66 (10.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
26 64 (9.74%) Scrum
26 64 (9.74%) Business Analysis
27 60 (9.13%) Migration
28 57 (8.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 17 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.52%) MS Project Server
3 7 (1.07%) Confluence
4 3 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.46%) CMS
4 3 (0.46%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.15%) CICS
6 1 (0.15%) Drupal
6 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 105 (15.98%) Microsoft Project
2 71 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
3 50 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 38 (5.78%) MS Visio
5 31 (4.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.76%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.61%) SPSS
8 1 (0.15%) Maya
8 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.61%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.61%) Summit
2 4 (0.61%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.46%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.30%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.15%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.15%) HFM
5 1 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.15%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.15%) Primavera
5 1 (0.15%) Relativity
5 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.81%) Office 365
2 15 (2.28%) SaaS
3 13 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.07%) PaaS
5 6 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.76%) Dialogflow
7 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.15%) Force.com
8 1 (0.15%) G Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.83%) LAN
1 12 (1.83%) WAN
2 11 (1.67%) Internet
2 11 (1.67%) Unified Communications
3 7 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (1.07%) IP Telephony
3 7 (1.07%) VoIP
4 6 (0.91%) Firewall
5 4 (0.61%) ATM
6 3 (0.46%) DNS
6 3 (0.46%) Skype
6 3 (0.46%) SMS
7 2 (0.30%) Intranet
7 2 (0.30%) NAS
7 2 (0.30%) SAN
7 2 (0.30%) VPN
7 2 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.15%) LTE
8 1 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (1.22%) Blockchain
2 8 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.07%) Power BI
4 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.30%) Big Data
6 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.15%) GIS
7 1 (0.15%) QlikView
7 1 (0.15%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (4.72%) JIRA
2 6 (0.91%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.61%) JIRA Agile
3 4 (0.61%) Selenium
3 4 (0.61%) VersionOne
4 3 (0.46%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.46%) JMeter
4 3 (0.46%) JUnit
4 3 (0.46%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.15%) Maven
6 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
General
1 276 (42.01%) Finance
2 78 (11.87%) Retail
3 73 (11.11%) Banking
4 70 (10.65%) Telecoms
5 49 (7.46%) Legal
6 28 (4.26%) Manufacturing
7 23 (3.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 22 (3.35%) Marketing
9 15 (2.28%) Law
10 12 (1.83%) Advertising
10 12 (1.83%) Billing
10 12 (1.83%) Games
10 12 (1.83%) German Language
10 12 (1.83%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.37%) Military
12 8 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.22%) Front Office
13 5 (0.76%) Automotive
14 4 (0.61%) Back Office
15 3 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 419 (63.77%) Project Manager
2 92 (14.00%) IT Manager
3 78 (11.87%) IT Project Manager
4 56 (8.52%) Senior Manager
5 53 (8.07%) Analyst
5 53 (8.07%) Senior Project Manager
6 46 (7.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 42 (6.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 35 (5.33%) Business Analyst
8 35 (5.33%) Programme Manager
9 33 (5.02%) Security Manager
10 30 (4.57%) Security Project Manager
11 25 (3.81%) Coordinator
11 25 (3.81%) Project Coordinator
12 23 (3.50%) GDPR Project Manager
12 23 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 20 (3.04%) Scrum Master
14 17 (2.59%) Delivery Project Manager
14 17 (2.59%) Senior IT Manager
14 17 (2.59%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.52%) Velocity
2 5 (0.76%) Middleware
2 5 (0.76%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (0.76%) Web Services
3 4 (0.61%) .NET
3 4 (0.61%) FpML
4 3 (0.46%) REST
4 3 (0.46%) XML
5 2 (0.30%) HTML
5 2 (0.30%) JSON
5 2 (0.30%) LDAP
5 2 (0.30%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.15%) Akka
6 1 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.15%) J2EE
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.15%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 274 (41.70%) PMI
2 88 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (6.39%) Computer Science
4 40 (6.09%) Data Centre
5 30 (4.57%) Virtual Team
6 24 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (1.67%) User Experience
10 10 (1.52%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.37%) Equities
12 7 (1.07%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.07%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.91%) Fintech
13 6 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.76%) FMCG
14 5 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.76%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
14 5 (0.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.48%) Windows
2 21 (3.20%) Windows 10
3 19 (2.89%) Windows 7
4 13 (1.98%) Linux
5 5 (0.76%) Android
5 5 (0.76%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.61%) Unix
6 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.46%) AIX
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.30%) VMS
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (67.28%) PRINCE2
2 428 (65.14%) Project Management
3 246 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
4 159 (24.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 129 (19.63%) Project Planning
6 109 (16.59%) Problem-Solving
7 95 (14.46%) ITIL
8 88 (13.39%) Change Management
9 87 (13.24%) Programme Management
10 83 (12.63%) Risk Management
11 74 (11.26%) Waterfall
12 72 (10.96%) Project Governance
13 68 (10.35%) Matrix Organization
14 64 (9.74%) Business Analysis
14 64 (9.74%) Scrum
15 60 (9.13%) Migration
16 52 (7.91%) SDLC
17 50 (7.61%) PRINCE
18 47 (7.15%) Change Control
19 45 (6.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.74%) SQL
2 11 (1.67%) C
3 8 (1.22%) Python
4 5 (0.76%) Bash Shell
4 5 (0.76%) Java
5 3 (0.46%) C#
6 2 (0.30%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.30%) PHP
6 2 (0.30%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.15%) C++
7 1 (0.15%) COBOL
7 1 (0.15%) Perl
7 1 (0.15%) PL/1
7 1 (0.15%) REXX
7 1 (0.15%) VB
7 1 (0.15%) VBA
7 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 470 (71.54%) PMP
2 175 (26.64%) Degree
3 66 (10.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 57 (8.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 53 (8.07%) Security Cleared
6 41 (6.24%) SC Cleared
7 37 (5.63%) ISEB
8 32 (4.87%) Master's Degree
9 19 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (2.74%) CISSP
11 17 (2.59%) PgMP
12 16 (2.44%) MBA
13 13 (1.98%) CBAP
14 12 (1.83%) CISM
15 11 (1.67%) CISA
16 10 (1.52%) ISTQB
17 9 (1.37%) DV Cleared
17 9 (1.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 7 (1.07%) CAPM
18 7 (1.07%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (13.70%) PMO
2 48 (7.31%) QA
3 42 (6.39%) GDPR
4 11 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.37%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.22%) SLA
7 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.61%) P3O
7 4 (0.61%) SEPA
8 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.46%) ISO 13485
8 3 (0.46%) PSD2
9 2 (0.30%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.30%) TARGET2
10 1 (0.15%) COBIT
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.30%) ACF2
3 2 (0.30%) Docker
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.30%) RACF
3 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (1.67%) SCCM
2 5 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (0.61%) AirWatch
3 4 (0.61%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (0.46%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.30%) Ansible
5 2 (0.30%) Mesos
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.30%) MOM
5 2 (0.30%) Nagios
5 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.30%) Puppet
5 2 (0.30%) Terraform
6 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 100 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.04%) SAP
3 15 (2.28%) Cisco
4 13 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.83%) Oracle
6 11 (1.67%) Xerox
7 8 (1.22%) CheckPoint
7 8 (1.22%) Citrix
7 8 (1.22%) HP
7 8 (1.22%) ServiceNow
8 6 (0.91%) Demandware
8 6 (0.91%) IBM
9 5 (0.76%) Bloomberg
9 5 (0.76%) Juniper
9 5 (0.76%) Mercator
9 5 (0.76%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.61%) ArcSight
10 4 (0.61%) McAfee
10 4 (0.61%) VMware
11 3 (0.46%) Splunk