Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 383 307 338
Rank change year-on-year -76 +31 -42
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 582 704 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.80% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 4.06% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 492 499
England median daily rate £465 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £310
90th Percentile £625 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £455 £463 £438
% change year-on-year -1.62% +5.59% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.65% +0.56% +35.34%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -24.32% +2.78% +35.34%

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 17,766 17,347 21,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.82% 19.78% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,536 10,639 13,742
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £262 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 868 880 733
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.84 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.21% +8.49% +23.99%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.19
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.50 £49.68
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

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 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -95 256 £513 - 27
South East -4 191 £450 -2.70% 30
North of England -19 45 £355 +0.71% 8
Midlands -20 40 £370 -4.76% 5
East of England +13 37 £454 +25.17% 6
East Midlands +3 26 £370 -1.33% 2
North West -13 26 £350 -17.65% 3
West Midlands -28 14 £375 -9.09% 3
Yorkshire -19 13 £400 - 3
South West -33 12 £475 +1.50% 8
North East -8 6 £315 -10.00% 2
PMI Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 427 (73.37%) Project Management
2 399 (68.56%) PMP
3 386 (66.32%) PRINCE2
4 248 (42.61%) PMI
5 230 (39.52%) Finance
6 227 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
7 166 (28.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 161 (27.66%) Degree
9 119 (20.45%) ITIL
10 118 (20.27%) Project Planning
11 100 (17.18%) Problem-Solving
12 98 (16.84%) Microsoft
13 87 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
14 85 (14.60%) Microsoft Project
15 78 (13.40%) Waterfall
16 76 (13.06%) Migration
17 74 (12.71%) Change Management
18 67 (11.51%) Scrum
18 67 (11.51%) Retail
19 60 (10.31%) SDLC
20 59 (10.14%) Security Cleared
20 59 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 58 (9.97%) Business Analysis
22 55 (9.45%) Risk Management
22 55 (9.45%) Matrix Organization
23 53 (9.11%) Project Governance
24 51 (8.76%) Telecoms
24 51 (8.76%) Programme Management
25 50 (8.59%) Microsoft Excel
26 46 (7.90%) Computer Science

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 22 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.37%) CMS
3 7 (1.20%) Drupal
3 7 (1.20%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.69%) Confluence
4 4 (0.69%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.34%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.17%) CICS
6 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 85 (14.60%) Microsoft Project
2 50 (8.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (7.22%) Microsoft Office
4 35 (6.01%) MS Visio
5 26 (4.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.86%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.69%) SPSS
8 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.69%) Summit
3 3 (0.52%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.52%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) HFM
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.17%) Relativity
5 1 (0.17%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.81%) Office 365
2 20 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.09%) SaaS
4 10 (1.72%) PaaS
5 7 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.86%) Dialogflow
6 5 (0.86%) Yammer
7 4 (0.69%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.17%) G Suite
9 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.06%) WAN
2 11 (1.89%) LAN
3 10 (1.72%) Unified Communications
4 7 (1.20%) IP Telephony
4 7 (1.20%) Skype
5 6 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (1.03%) SMS
6 5 (0.86%) DNS
6 5 (0.86%) VoIP
7 4 (0.69%) Firewall
7 4 (0.69%) Intranet
8 3 (0.52%) DHCP
9 2 (0.34%) Internet
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (0.17%) MPLS
10 1 (0.17%) SAN
10 1 (0.17%) Softphone
10 1 (0.17%) SWIFTNet
10 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.86%) Power BI
4 2 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.34%) Big Data
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.17%) GIS
5 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.17%) OLAP
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (3.95%) JIRA
2 5 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.69%) Selenium
4 3 (0.52%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.52%) JMeter
4 3 (0.52%) JUnit
4 3 (0.52%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.52%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.34%) Maven
5 2 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.34%) VersionOne
6 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.17%) Subversion
6 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 230 (39.52%) Finance
2 67 (11.51%) Retail
3 51 (8.76%) Telecoms
4 42 (7.22%) Legal
5 39 (6.70%) Banking
6 36 (6.19%) Marketing
7 26 (4.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (3.26%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.41%) Investment Banking
10 13 (2.23%) Billing
10 13 (2.23%) Military
11 11 (1.89%) Law
12 9 (1.55%) Front Office
13 7 (1.20%) Games
14 5 (0.86%) German Language
15 4 (0.69%) Automotive
15 4 (0.69%) Back Office
15 4 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.52%) Advertising
17 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 366 (62.89%) Project Manager
2 82 (14.09%) IT Manager
3 67 (11.51%) IT Project Manager
4 52 (8.93%) Senior Manager
5 50 (8.59%) Senior Project Manager
6 48 (8.25%) Infrastructure Manager
7 40 (6.87%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 38 (6.53%) Analyst
9 29 (4.98%) Business Analyst
10 28 (4.81%) Programme Manager
11 26 (4.47%) Coordinator
12 23 (3.95%) Project Coordinator
13 19 (3.26%) Delivery Manager
13 19 (3.26%) Security Manager
14 18 (3.09%) Security Project Manager
14 18 (3.09%) Senior IT Manager
14 18 (3.09%) Senior IT Project Manager
15 17 (2.92%) Agile Project Manager
16 15 (2.58%) Digital Project Manager
17 14 (2.41%) Applications Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.86%) HTML
1 5 (0.86%) Middleware
1 5 (0.86%) Natural Language Processing
1 5 (0.86%) Web Services
2 4 (0.69%) EDI
2 4 (0.69%) REST
2 4 (0.69%) XML
3 3 (0.52%) .NET
3 3 (0.52%) CSS
3 3 (0.52%) jQuery
3 3 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (0.52%) Velocity
4 2 (0.34%) cXML
4 2 (0.34%) FpML
4 2 (0.34%) JSON
4 2 (0.34%) LDAP
5 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.17%) Akka
5 1 (0.17%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 248 (42.61%) PMI
2 87 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (7.90%) Computer Science
4 39 (6.70%) Data Centre
5 30 (5.15%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.26%) Virtual Team
7 14 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.06%) User Experience
9 10 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.55%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.20%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.20%) Social Media
12 5 (0.86%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (0.86%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.86%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.69%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
14 3 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.67%) Windows
2 18 (3.09%) Linux
3 15 (2.58%) Windows 10
4 10 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.20%) Unix
6 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.52%) AIX
7 3 (0.52%) VMS
8 2 (0.34%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) Android
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (73.37%) Project Management
2 386 (66.32%) PRINCE2
3 227 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (28.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 119 (20.45%) ITIL
6 118 (20.27%) Project Planning
7 100 (17.18%) Problem-Solving
8 78 (13.40%) Waterfall
9 76 (13.06%) Migration
10 74 (12.71%) Change Management
11 67 (11.51%) Scrum
12 60 (10.31%) SDLC
13 58 (9.97%) Business Analysis
14 55 (9.45%) Matrix Organization
14 55 (9.45%) Risk Management
15 53 (9.11%) Project Governance
16 51 (8.76%) Programme Management
17 46 (7.90%) PRINCE
18 41 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
19 38 (6.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.58%) SQL
2 8 (1.37%) C
3 6 (1.03%) Java
4 5 (0.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.52%) C#
5 3 (0.52%) Python
6 2 (0.34%) COBOL
7 1 (0.17%) C++
7 1 (0.17%) Perl
7 1 (0.17%) PHP
7 1 (0.17%) PL/1
7 1 (0.17%) REXX
7 1 (0.17%) VB
7 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 399 (68.56%) PMP
2 161 (27.66%) Degree
3 59 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 59 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 42 (7.22%) SC Cleared
5 39 (6.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 25 (4.30%) ISEB
7 23 (3.95%) Master's Degree
8 18 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (2.92%) CBAP
10 16 (2.75%) PgMP
11 15 (2.58%) MBA
12 13 (2.23%) CISSP
13 11 (1.89%) APMP
14 9 (1.55%) CISA
14 9 (1.55%) CISM
14 9 (1.55%) DV Cleared
14 9 (1.55%) ISTQB
15 8 (1.37%) CAPM
16 5 (0.86%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.90%) PMO
2 41 (7.04%) QA
3 23 (3.95%) GDPR
4 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.86%) SLA
5 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.69%) SEPA
6 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.52%) ISO 13485
6 3 (0.52%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.52%) PSD2
7 2 (0.34%) COBIT
7 2 (0.34%) P3O
7 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.34%) TARGET2
System Software
1 14 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.34%) ACF2
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.34%) RACF
2 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (0.69%) SCCM
3 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.34%) SCOM
4 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 98 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.12%) Oracle
2 24 (4.12%) SAP
3 15 (2.58%) Xerox
4 13 (2.23%) Cisco
5 11 (1.89%) IBM
6 8 (1.37%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.20%) Citrix
7 7 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.03%) HP
9 4 (0.69%) Informatica
9 4 (0.69%) Ivanti
9 4 (0.69%) Juniper
9 4 (0.69%) Progress
10 3 (0.52%) Casewise
10 3 (0.52%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.52%) NetApp
10 3 (0.52%) Sage
10 3 (0.52%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.52%) VMware