Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 418 460 358
Rank change year-on-year +42 -102 -5
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 259 448 661
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.51% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.14% 2.58% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 277 417
Median daily rate £475 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% -
10th Percentile £288 £300 £307
90th Percentile £672 £629 £638
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £470
% change year-on-year +8.82% -9.57% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £31.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.08% -27.79%
10th Percentile £35.00 £28.76 £26.26
90th Percentile £60.73 £59.15 £68.88
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £31.95 £38.00
% change year-on-year +9.55% -15.92% -17.84%

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 12,128 17,340 17,930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.12% 19.56% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,384 10,488 10,838
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £267 £250
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 766 805
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +36.17% -18.97%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.52 £12.63
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +7.69% +36.84% -16.21%

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 +64 99 £523 +12.97% 10
South East +38 79 £395 -4.24% 10
East of England +54 35 £486 +14.41% 4
North of England +51 29 £350 -16.42% 6
North West +33 18 £338 -3.57% 5
Yorkshire +44 11 £350 -15.15% 1
South West +33 11 £513 +7.89% 4
Midlands +28 4 £450 +13.92% 5
West Midlands +43 2 £725 +85.90% 3
East Midlands +13 2 £413 +3.13% 2
PMI Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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.

1 183 (70.66%) Project Management
2 170 (65.64%) PRINCE2
3 145 (55.98%) PMP
4 119 (45.95%) PMI
5 89 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (31.27%) Finance
7 79 (30.50%) Degree
8 67 (25.87%) Project Delivery
9 60 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 50 (19.31%) Risk Management
11 45 (17.37%) Telecoms
12 42 (16.22%) Microsoft Project
13 40 (15.44%) ITIL
14 38 (14.67%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 36 (13.90%) Scrum
17 35 (13.51%) Migration
18 32 (12.36%) Change Management
18 32 (12.36%) Security Cleared
19 31 (11.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 29 (11.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 28 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
22 26 (10.04%) PMO
23 24 (9.27%) PRINCE
24 22 (8.49%) Project Planning
24 22 (8.49%) Self-Motivation
25 19 (7.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
26 18 (6.95%) Microsoft Excel
26 18 (6.95%) Coaching
26 18 (6.95%) Critical Success Factor

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 15 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.54%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.16%) CMS
3 3 (1.16%) Confluence
3 3 (1.16%) Drupal
4 2 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.77%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.39%) Mule
5 1 (0.39%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 42 (16.22%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (7.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (6.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (2.32%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.16%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.39%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.16%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.77%) Aligne
3 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.77%) Endur
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 2 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.39%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.86%) SaaS
2 8 (3.09%) Azure
3 4 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (1.54%) Office 365
3 4 (1.54%) PaaS
4 3 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.77%) AWS
5 2 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.77%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.77%) Lucidchart
5 2 (0.77%) Power Platform
5 2 (0.77%) Smartsheet
5 2 (0.77%) Trello
6 1 (0.39%) Boomi
6 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.39%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.86%) WAN
2 8 (3.09%) 2G
2 8 (3.09%) 3G
2 8 (3.09%) 4G
2 8 (3.09%) LAN
3 5 (1.93%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.16%) 5G
5 3 (1.16%) RNC
5 3 (1.16%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (0.77%) Firewall
6 2 (0.77%) Node B
6 2 (0.77%) VoIP
7 1 (0.39%) 2.5G
7 1 (0.39%) Extranet
7 1 (0.39%) PPP
7 1 (0.39%) Skype
7 1 (0.39%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.47%) Big Data
1 9 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.32%) Blockchain
3 3 (1.16%) GIS
3 3 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.77%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.77%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (0.77%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.77%) HBase
4 2 (0.77%) Impala
4 2 (0.77%) Power BI
4 2 (0.77%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.39%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (3.47%) JIRA
2 4 (1.54%) Artifactory
2 4 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.54%) GitLab
3 2 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.39%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 81 (31.27%) Finance
2 45 (17.37%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.79%) Legal
4 13 (5.02%) Marketing
5 12 (4.63%) Banking
6 11 (4.25%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (3.47%) Retail
9 5 (1.93%) German Language
9 5 (1.93%) Law
9 5 (1.93%) Military
9 5 (1.93%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.54%) Billing
11 3 (1.16%) French Language
11 3 (1.16%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.77%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.77%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 129 (49.81%) Project Manager
2 23 (8.88%) IT Manager
3 22 (8.49%) IT Project Manager
4 20 (7.72%) Analyst
5 18 (6.95%) Delivery Manager
5 18 (6.95%) Programme Manager
6 17 (6.56%) Senior Manager
7 16 (6.18%) Business Analyst
7 16 (6.18%) Infrastructure Manager
8 15 (5.79%) Senior Project Manager
9 13 (5.02%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 12 (4.63%) Migration Manager
10 12 (4.63%) Migration Project Manager
11 8 (3.09%) Security Analyst
12 7 (2.70%) Technical Manager
12 7 (2.70%) Transition Manager
13 6 (2.32%) Consultant
13 6 (2.32%) Network Manager
13 6 (2.32%) OSS Project Manager
13 6 (2.32%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.93%) ADO
2 4 (1.54%) PySpark
3 3 (1.16%) EDI
4 2 (0.77%) HTML
4 2 (0.77%) Kafka
4 2 (0.77%) OAuth
4 2 (0.77%) SAML
4 2 (0.77%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (0.77%) Web Services
4 2 (0.77%) XML
5 1 (0.39%) .NET
5 1 (0.39%) CSS
5 1 (0.39%) Middleware
5 1 (0.39%) OpenID
5 1 (0.39%) RESTful
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.39%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.39%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.39%) XACML
5 1 (0.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 119 (45.95%) PMI
2 28 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.49%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (5.02%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.63%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.70%) Robotics
7 6 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.93%) Life Science
8 5 (1.93%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.54%) User Experience
10 3 (1.16%) LIMS
10 3 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.16%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.77%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.77%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.77%) Social Media
12 1 (0.39%) CMDB
12 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.39%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.18%) Windows
2 15 (5.79%) Windows 10
3 9 (3.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.39%) Linux
4 1 (0.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (70.66%) Project Management
2 170 (65.64%) PRINCE2
3 89 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (25.87%) Project Delivery
5 60 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (19.31%) Risk Management
7 40 (15.44%) ITIL
8 38 (14.67%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (13.90%) Scrum
10 35 (13.51%) Migration
11 32 (12.36%) Change Management
12 24 (9.27%) PRINCE
13 22 (8.49%) Project Planning
14 18 (6.95%) Coaching
14 18 (6.95%) Computer Science
14 18 (6.95%) Critical Success Factor
15 17 (6.56%) Change Control
15 17 (6.56%) Programme Management
16 16 (6.18%) Dependency Management
16 16 (6.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.09%) Java
2 6 (2.32%) SQL
3 4 (1.54%) C
3 4 (1.54%) Python
3 4 (1.54%) Scala
4 1 (0.39%) ABAP
4 1 (0.39%) Groovy
4 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 145 (55.98%) PMP
2 79 (30.50%) Degree
3 32 (12.36%) Security Cleared
4 31 (11.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 29 (11.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (5.79%) SC Cleared
7 13 (5.02%) DV Cleared
8 12 (4.63%) CISSP
9 11 (4.25%) PgMP
10 7 (2.70%) IIBA
11 6 (2.32%) CAPM
11 6 (2.32%) CBAP
11 6 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.32%) Master's Degree
12 5 (1.93%) CISM
13 4 (1.54%) APMG
13 4 (1.54%) APMP
13 4 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.04%) PMO
2 11 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.25%) QA
3 7 (2.70%) NIST
4 4 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.77%) GAMP
6 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.39%) EMIR
6 1 (0.39%) IFRS
6 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.39%) MiFID
6 1 (0.39%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.09%) Virtual Desktop
2 6 (2.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.77%) HDFS
4 1 (0.39%) vCloud
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (0.77%) Oozie
1 2 (0.77%) SCCM
2 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.41%) SAP
3 11 (4.25%) Oracle
4 6 (2.32%) ServiceNow
5 5 (1.93%) Remedy
5 5 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.54%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.16%) Adobe
7 3 (1.16%) Avaya
7 3 (1.16%) Cisco
7 3 (1.16%) Ericsson
7 3 (1.16%) Huawei
7 3 (1.16%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.16%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (1.16%) Pegasus
7 3 (1.16%) Workday
8 2 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.77%) Databricks
8 2 (0.77%) Snow
8 2 (0.77%) StreamSets