Period
to 22 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 22 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 328 371 297
Rank change year-on-year +43 -74 +62
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 674 559 811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.63% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.88% 3.12% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 355 565
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £318 £305
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 17,375 17,914 20,233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.94% 20.23% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,656 11,208 12,361
England median daily rate £440 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.81% +1.38%
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 766 791 960
England median hourly rate £23.88 £26.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.17% -3.70% +42.11%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £50.68
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.94 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.61% -5.68% +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 22 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 22 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 22 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 +4 307 £510 +2.00% 50
South East +21 196 £450 +5.88% 20
North of England +49 61 £350 -6.67% 21
Midlands -11 56 £340 -15.00% 5
West Midlands -6 29 £340 -22.29% 1
East of England -25 28 £443 +4.12% 5
East Midlands +5 27 £360 -5.26% 4
North West +4 24 £340 -20.00% 8
South West +15 23 £375 -10.71% 7
Yorkshire +26 20 £320 -26.86% 8
North East +47 17 £375 +7.14% 5
South Coast - 1 £575 -
PMI Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 506 (75.07%) PMP
2 445 (66.02%) PRINCE2
3 411 (60.98%) Project Management
4 298 (44.21%) PMI
5 247 (36.65%) Finance
6 217 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
7 184 (27.30%) Degree
8 147 (21.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 128 (18.99%) Project Planning
10 117 (17.36%) Programme Management
10 117 (17.36%) Microsoft Project
11 111 (16.47%) Microsoft
12 104 (15.43%) PMO
13 92 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
14 89 (13.20%) Matrix Organization
15 83 (12.31%) Risk Management
16 80 (11.87%) Change Management
17 78 (11.57%) Banking
18 74 (10.98%) Microsoft Office
19 73 (10.83%) Scrum
20 72 (10.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 70 (10.39%) ITIL
22 66 (9.79%) Security Cleared
23 62 (9.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 61 (9.05%) Microsoft Excel
25 60 (8.90%) Waterfall
26 59 (8.75%) Manufacturing
27 58 (8.61%) PRINCE
27 58 (8.61%) Project Governance
28 55 (8.16%) Migration

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 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.23%) Confluence
3 14 (2.08%) MS Project Server
4 12 (1.78%) CMS
5 3 (0.45%) Drupal
6 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Documentum
7 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 117 (17.36%) Microsoft Project
2 74 (10.98%) Microsoft Office
3 61 (9.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 42 (6.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (4.45%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.59%) Maya
7 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.23%) 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 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 3 (0.45%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.30%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.30%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.30%) iTrent
5 2 (0.30%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.30%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.30%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.30%) SnowdropKCS
5 2 (0.30%) Summit
5 2 (0.30%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.97%) Office 365
2 8 (1.19%) SaaS
3 5 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) Force.com
6 1 (0.15%) GitHub
6 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.23%) LAN
2 12 (1.78%) Internet
3 10 (1.48%) Firewall
4 9 (1.34%) WAN
5 6 (0.89%) ATM
5 6 (0.89%) Unified Communications
5 6 (0.89%) 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 (0.45%) 2G
8 3 (0.45%) LTE
8 3 (0.45%) MPLS
8 3 (0.45%) TETRA
8 3 (0.45%) VPN
9 2 (0.30%) Intranet
9 2 (0.30%) ISDN
9 2 (0.30%) SMS
9 2 (0.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.34%) Blockchain
3 5 (0.74%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.45%) QlikView
4 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.30%) Big Data
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.30%) Power BI
5 2 (0.30%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.15%) Adabas
6 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 32 (4.75%) JIRA
2 7 (1.04%) JIRA Agile
3 4 (0.59%) VersionOne
4 3 (0.45%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.45%) MSI
5 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 247 (36.65%) Finance
2 78 (11.57%) Banking
3 59 (8.75%) Manufacturing
4 54 (8.01%) Telecoms
5 45 (6.68%) Legal
6 43 (6.38%) Retail
7 26 (3.86%) Marketing
8 20 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (2.52%) Law
10 16 (2.37%) Billing
10 16 (2.37%) Front Office
11 14 (2.08%) Games
12 13 (1.93%) Investment Banking
13 11 (1.63%) Automotive
14 10 (1.48%) Advertising
14 10 (1.48%) Financial Institution
14 10 (1.48%) German Language
15 7 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
15 7 (1.04%) Military
16 5 (0.74%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 455 (67.51%) Project Manager
2 92 (13.65%) IT Manager
3 82 (12.17%) IT Project Manager
4 69 (10.24%) Analyst
5 52 (7.72%) Senior Manager
6 49 (7.27%) Senior Project Manager
7 46 (6.82%) Business Analyst
8 37 (5.49%) Programme Manager
9 33 (4.90%) Infrastructure Manager
10 32 (4.75%) Security Manager
11 31 (4.60%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 29 (4.30%) Security Project Manager
13 28 (4.15%) Coordinator
14 25 (3.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 25 (3.71%) Project Coordinator
15 21 (3.12%) GDPR Project Manager
15 21 (3.12%) PMO Analyst
15 21 (3.12%) Scrum Master
16 19 (2.82%) Junior
17 18 (2.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.08%) Velocity
2 7 (1.04%) .NET
2 7 (1.04%) Web Services
3 4 (0.59%) FpML
4 3 (0.45%) Flash
4 3 (0.45%) HTML
4 3 (0.45%) Middleware
4 3 (0.45%) XML
5 2 (0.30%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.30%) EDI
5 2 (0.30%) 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
1 298 (44.21%) PMI
2 92 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.53%) Computer Science
4 41 (6.08%) Virtual Team
5 40 (5.93%) Data Centre
6 37 (5.49%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.63%) FMCG
10 9 (1.34%) Equities
10 9 (1.34%) Social Media
11 8 (1.19%) Smart Meter
12 7 (1.04%) Derivative
12 7 (1.04%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.04%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.89%) Cyber Defence
13 6 (0.89%) IVR
14 5 (0.74%) Exotic Derivative
14 5 (0.74%) Fintech
15 4 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.60%) Windows
2 16 (2.37%) Windows 10
3 14 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.74%) Windows 8
5 4 (0.59%) Android
5 4 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.59%) Linux
5 4 (0.59%) Unix
5 4 (0.59%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (66.02%) PRINCE2
2 411 (60.98%) Project Management
3 217 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (21.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 128 (18.99%) Project Planning
6 117 (17.36%) Programme Management
7 89 (13.20%) Matrix Organization
8 83 (12.31%) Risk Management
9 80 (11.87%) Change Management
10 73 (10.83%) Scrum
11 70 (10.39%) ITIL
12 60 (8.90%) Waterfall
13 58 (8.61%) PRINCE
13 58 (8.61%) Project Governance
14 55 (8.16%) Migration
15 54 (8.01%) Change Control
16 53 (7.86%) Mentoring
17 50 (7.42%) SDLC
18 48 (7.12%) Business Analysis
19 46 (6.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.08%) SQL
2 6 (0.89%) C
3 5 (0.74%) Java
3 5 (0.74%) PHP
3 5 (0.74%) Python
3 5 (0.74%) VBA
4 2 (0.30%) ABAP
4 2 (0.30%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.30%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.15%) C#
5 1 (0.15%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 506 (75.07%) PMP
2 184 (27.30%) Degree
3 72 (10.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 66 (9.79%) Security Cleared
5 62 (9.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 44 (6.53%) SC Cleared
7 43 (6.38%) Master's Degree
8 22 (3.26%) ISEB
9 15 (2.23%) CISSP
10 13 (1.93%) DV Cleared
11 11 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.63%) PgMP
12 9 (1.34%) APMP
13 8 (1.19%) CAPM
13 8 (1.19%) MBA
14 7 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (1.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 6 (0.89%) CISM
16 5 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
17 4 (0.59%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (15.43%) PMO
2 52 (7.72%) QA
3 38 (5.64%) GDPR
4 13 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.78%) MiFID
6 11 (1.63%) PCI DSS
7 7 (1.04%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.89%) P3O
8 6 (0.89%) SLA
9 5 (0.74%) GxP
9 5 (0.74%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.30%) 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 13 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.59%) Firmware
3 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.30%) Docker
4 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (2.23%) SCCM
2 9 (1.34%) MOM
3 2 (0.30%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.30%) Ansible
3 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.30%) Mesos
3 2 (0.30%) Nagios
3 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.30%) Puppet
3 2 (0.30%) Terraform
4 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 111 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.90%) SAP
3 23 (3.41%) Oracle
4 16 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (1.63%) Cisco
6 9 (1.34%) CheckPoint
6 9 (1.34%) HP
7 6 (0.89%) Ericsson
7 6 (0.89%) Reuters
7 6 (0.89%) Xerox
8 5 (0.74%) Mercator
9 4 (0.59%) Amdocs
9 4 (0.59%) Citrix
9 4 (0.59%) Concur
9 4 (0.59%) Demandware
9 4 (0.59%) Google
9 4 (0.59%) Nokia
9 4 (0.59%) Remedy
10 3 (0.45%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.45%) TIBCO