Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 475 339 364
Rank change year-on-year -136 +25 -51
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 402 651 569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.70% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 3.73% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 419 368
England median daily rate £464 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £307 £317
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 4
England median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -23.26% +9.55%
10th Percentile £27.81 £26.84 £33.30
90th Percentile £53.57 £65.50 £71.25
UK median hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -5.33% -12.79% +7.50%

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 17,698 17,447 18,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.48% 18.87% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,609 10,700 11,375
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £230 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 813 789 823
England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +1.99%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -102 164 £500 -0.99% 24
South East -53 132 £413 -10.81% 12
North of England -45 38 £425 +21.43% 17
Midlands -19 34 £390 +11.43% 11
North West -28 20 £350 +2.94% 10
East Midlands +6 18 £438 +31.58% 3
East of England -2 16 £425 -7.10% 9
West Midlands -22 16 £390 +3.31% 8
Yorkshire -16 13 £450 +34.33% 6
South West -42 13 £425 -19.05% 2
North East -12 5 £475 +25.00% 1
PMI Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 296 (73.63%) PRINCE2
2 285 (70.90%) Project Management
3 233 (57.96%) PMP
4 218 (54.23%) PMI
5 172 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (34.83%) Finance
7 117 (29.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 102 (25.37%) PMO
9 76 (18.91%) Microsoft Project
10 72 (17.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 72 (17.91%) Problem-Solving
11 70 (17.41%) Project Governance
12 69 (17.16%) Degree
13 67 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 63 (15.67%) Telecoms
15 60 (14.93%) ITIL
16 59 (14.68%) Change Management
17 58 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
18 52 (12.94%) Scrum
19 49 (12.19%) Programme Management
19 49 (12.19%) PRINCE
20 48 (11.94%) Matrix Organization
21 46 (11.44%) Microsoft Office
22 41 (10.20%) Project Planning
23 40 (9.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 40 (9.95%) Matrix Management
23 40 (9.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 40 (9.95%) Risk Management
24 38 (9.45%) QA
24 38 (9.45%) Waterfall

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 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.74%) CMS
2 7 (1.74%) Drupal
2 7 (1.74%) MS Project Server
2 7 (1.74%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.49%) Confluence
4 5 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.50%) CICS
6 2 (0.50%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.25%) Apache
7 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 76 (18.91%) Microsoft Project
2 46 (11.44%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (9.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
5 26 (6.47%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.50%) Maya
6 2 (0.50%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.50%) SPSS
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.49%) Oracle CRM
3 6 (1.49%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.75%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.75%) TrackWise
6 2 (0.50%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.50%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.50%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.25%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.25%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.25%) Primavera
7 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.25%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (4.73%) Office 365
2 8 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.49%) IaaS
3 6 (1.49%) PaaS
3 6 (1.49%) Yammer
4 5 (1.24%) SaaS
5 4 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.75%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.75%) Slack
6 3 (0.75%) Trello
7 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.50%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.25%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.25%) BlueKai
8 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.48%) Value-Added Service
2 13 (3.23%) LAN
3 12 (2.99%) WAN
4 10 (2.49%) 2G
4 10 (2.49%) 3G
4 10 (2.49%) 4G
5 8 (1.99%) 5G
5 8 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (1.49%) Firewall
6 6 (1.49%) Skype
6 6 (1.49%) Unified Communications
7 5 (1.24%) 2.5G
7 5 (1.24%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (1.00%) HTTP
8 4 (1.00%) Internet
8 4 (1.00%) VPN
8 4 (1.00%) Wireless
9 3 (0.75%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.75%) SSL
9 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.24%) Power BI
2 7 (1.74%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.49%) Big Data
3 6 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (0.75%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.75%) MySQL
4 3 (0.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.75%) Spotfire
4 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.50%) DB2
5 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.50%) Neo4j
5 2 (0.50%) Pentaho
5 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (6.47%) JIRA
2 5 (1.24%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (0.50%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.50%) GitLab
3 2 (0.50%) JMeter
3 2 (0.50%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.25%) Introscope
4 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.25%) JUnit
4 1 (0.25%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.25%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.25%) Selenium
4 1 (0.25%) VersionOne
General
1 140 (34.83%) Finance
2 63 (15.67%) Telecoms
3 25 (6.22%) Retail
4 23 (5.72%) Banking
5 16 (3.98%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (3.48%) Legal
8 13 (3.23%) Marketing
9 10 (2.49%) Games
10 9 (2.24%) Billing
11 8 (1.99%) Front Office
11 8 (1.99%) Investment Banking
12 6 (1.49%) Financial Institution
13 5 (1.24%) Aerospace
13 5 (1.24%) Automotive
13 5 (1.24%) Publishing
14 4 (1.00%) Back Office
14 4 (1.00%) Law
15 3 (0.75%) German Language
15 3 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 249 (61.94%) Project Manager
2 61 (15.17%) IT Manager
3 58 (14.43%) IT Project Manager
4 36 (8.96%) Infrastructure Manager
5 30 (7.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 28 (6.97%) Programme Manager
7 27 (6.72%) Analyst
8 23 (5.72%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 22 (5.47%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
10 19 (4.73%) Senior Manager
11 17 (4.23%) Business Analyst
11 17 (4.23%) Senior Project Manager
12 16 (3.98%) Agile Project Manager
13 12 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
14 11 (2.74%) Applications Manager
15 10 (2.49%) Digital Project Manager
15 10 (2.49%) ERP Manager
16 9 (2.24%) Business Manager
16 9 (2.24%) Scrum Master
16 9 (2.24%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.74%) HTML
2 8 (1.99%) Web Services
3 7 (1.74%) .NET
4 6 (1.49%) Flash
5 5 (1.24%) OAuth
5 5 (1.24%) SAML
6 4 (1.00%) Spring
7 3 (0.75%) REST
8 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.50%) D3.js
8 2 (0.50%) LDAP
8 2 (0.50%) OpenID
8 2 (0.50%) Velocity
8 2 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.25%) EDI
9 1 (0.25%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.25%) Middleware
9 1 (0.25%) WF
9 1 (0.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 218 (54.23%) PMI
2 58 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (8.46%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (6.72%) Data Centre
5 24 (5.97%) Management Information System
6 18 (4.48%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.99%) Social Media
8 7 (1.74%) Equities
8 7 (1.74%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.49%) User Experience
10 5 (1.24%) FMCG
10 5 (1.24%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.00%) Life Science
11 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.75%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.75%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.50%) NHS
13 2 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.72%) Windows
2 9 (2.24%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.74%) Android
4 6 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.49%) Linux
5 5 (1.24%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.24%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.75%) Unix
7 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) AIX
8 1 (0.25%) VMS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (73.63%) PRINCE2
2 285 (70.90%) Project Management
3 172 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (29.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (17.91%) Problem-Solving
6 70 (17.41%) Project Governance
7 60 (14.93%) ITIL
8 59 (14.68%) Change Management
9 52 (12.94%) Scrum
10 49 (12.19%) PRINCE
10 49 (12.19%) Programme Management
11 48 (11.94%) Matrix Organization
12 41 (10.20%) Project Planning
13 40 (9.95%) Matrix Management
13 40 (9.95%) Risk Management
14 38 (9.45%) Dependency Management
14 38 (9.45%) Waterfall
15 35 (8.71%) Migration
16 32 (7.96%) Critical Success Factor
17 31 (7.71%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.22%) Java
2 20 (4.98%) C
3 11 (2.74%) SQL
4 9 (2.24%) VB
5 8 (1.99%) PHP
6 7 (1.74%) Python
7 5 (1.24%) C#
7 5 (1.24%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.00%) C++
8 4 (1.00%) Perl
9 3 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.75%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.50%) COBOL
10 2 (0.50%) PL/1
10 2 (0.50%) R
10 2 (0.50%) REXX
10 2 (0.50%) Ruby
10 2 (0.50%) VBScript
11 1 (0.25%) ABAP
11 1 (0.25%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 233 (57.96%) PMP
2 72 (17.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 69 (17.16%) Degree
4 40 (9.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 28 (6.97%) Security Cleared
6 21 (5.22%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.24%) ISEB
8 8 (1.99%) CBAP
9 7 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.49%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.49%) Master's Degree
10 6 (1.49%) MBA
11 5 (1.24%) APMG
11 5 (1.24%) CISSP
11 5 (1.24%) CITP
11 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.00%) CAPM
12 4 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (25.37%) PMO
2 38 (9.45%) QA
3 7 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.49%) P3O
5 5 (1.24%) SLA
6 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.00%) GDPR
6 4 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.00%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.75%) GxP
7 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.25%) COBIT
8 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.25%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.50%) ACF2
2 2 (0.50%) Docker
2 2 (0.50%) KVM
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.50%) RACF
2 2 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.75%) Ansible
2 3 (0.75%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.50%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.50%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.50%) Puppet
3 2 (0.50%) Salt
3 2 (0.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.25%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.25%) Grafana
4 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 67 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.22%) Oracle
2 21 (5.22%) SAP
3 15 (3.73%) Cisco
4 14 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (3.23%) Citrix
5 13 (3.23%) Remedy
6 8 (1.99%) Huawei
7 6 (1.49%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.24%) Google
8 5 (1.24%) HP
8 5 (1.24%) Tableau
9 4 (1.00%) CA
9 4 (1.00%) Demandware
9 4 (1.00%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.75%) Dell
10 3 (0.75%) EMC
10 3 (0.75%) IBM
10 3 (0.75%) VMware