Period
to 28 November 2021

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 28 November 2021 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
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 401 418 392
Rank change year-on-year +17 -26 +117
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 394 105 458
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.35% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.98% 1.45% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 69 283
10th Percentile £408 £305 £313
25th Percentile £441 £400 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £538 £463
Median % change year-on-year -2.33% +16.22% -0.54%
75th Percentile £625 £650 £575
90th Percentile £650 £705 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £463
% change year-on-year - +13.51% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
10th Percentile £60.13 £25.75 £40.50
25th Percentile £61.91 £26.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate £70.63 £27.50 £52.50
Median % change year-on-year +156.82% -47.62% +40.00%
75th Percentile £73.44 £43.38 £53.75
90th Percentile £74.38 £58.00 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £70.63 £27.50 £50.25
% change year-on-year +156.82% -45.27% +34.90%

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 13,236 7,217 15,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.89% 23.79% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,493 4,882 9,911
10th Percentile £306 £294 £263
25th Percentile £413 £380 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £613 £575 £568
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 625 334 644
10th Percentile £13.13 £15.00 £14.02
25th Percentile £16.25 £20.77 £17.50
Median hourly rate £28.25 £40.00 £36.25
Median % change year-on-year -29.38% +10.34% +52.68%
75th Percentile £53.00 £52.50 £50.00
90th Percentile £66.00 £64.50 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -21.25% +6.67% +56.25%

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 28 November 2021.

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 28 November 2021.

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 28 November 2021. 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 -39 216 £575 -4.17% 24
South East -15 97 £525 +2.69% 18
North of England -48 30 £433 +19.45% 15
North West -38 23 £443 +18.00% 6
South West -43 20 £500 +60.00% 9
East of England -48 8 £413 +31.47% 2
Midlands - 8 £488 - 9
Yorkshire -40 6 £425 +17.24% 7
East Midlands - 4 £450 - 3
West Midlands - 3 £625 - 6
PMI Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, 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.

1 272 (69.04%) Project Management
2 262 (66.50%) PRINCE2
3 251 (63.71%) PMP
4 248 (62.94%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (45.94%) PMI
6 146 (37.06%) Finance
7 142 (36.04%) Social Skills
8 141 (35.79%) Project Delivery
9 122 (30.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 89 (22.59%) Degree
11 79 (20.05%) Scrum
12 59 (14.97%) PMO
13 57 (14.47%) Waterfall
14 56 (14.21%) Telecoms
15 51 (12.94%) Risk Management
15 51 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
15 51 (12.94%) SDLC
16 50 (12.69%) Microsoft Project
17 48 (12.18%) Decision-Making
18 47 (11.93%) Microsoft
19 46 (11.68%) PRINCE
20 45 (11.42%) Change Management
20 45 (11.42%) Presentation Skills
21 43 (10.91%) ITIL
22 41 (10.41%) Migration
23 40 (10.15%) Coaching
23 40 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
24 38 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
25 37 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
26 35 (8.88%) Programme Management

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 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.30%) Confluence
3 3 (0.76%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.25%) Appian
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (12.69%) Microsoft Project
2 38 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 30 (7.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (7.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.28%) Maximo
2 7 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.27%) NetSuite
4 4 (1.02%) JDE OneWorld
4 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (1.02%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.76%) Endur
5 3 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.51%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.51%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.25%) SAP AFS
7 1 (0.25%) SAP IBP
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.25%) Shopify
7 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.36%) Azure
2 21 (5.33%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (3.30%) AWS
4 12 (3.05%) Power Platform
5 8 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (2.03%) SaaS
6 6 (1.52%) Smartsheet
7 4 (1.02%) Twilio
8 3 (0.76%) Azure Stack
9 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.51%) GCP
9 2 (0.51%) Google Workspace
9 2 (0.51%) Miro
9 2 (0.51%) PaaS
9 2 (0.51%) Slack
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.25%) CloudSense
10 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.12%) 2G
2 31 (7.87%) 5G
3 27 (6.85%) GSM
3 27 (6.85%) MVNO
3 27 (6.85%) Packet Switching
4 7 (1.78%) LAN
4 7 (1.78%) WAN
5 5 (1.27%) 3G
5 5 (1.27%) 4G
5 5 (1.27%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (1.02%) Network Security
6 4 (1.02%) Node B
6 4 (1.02%) RNC
6 4 (1.02%) SMS
7 2 (0.51%) MPLS
8 1 (0.25%) ICMP
8 1 (0.25%) Internet
8 1 (0.25%) Intranet
8 1 (0.25%) SAN
8 1 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (3.05%) GIS
2 12 (3.05%) Power BI
3 11 (2.79%) Big Data
4 9 (2.28%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (1.02%) Data Lake
5 4 (1.02%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.76%) Tableau
7 2 (0.51%) Metadata
7 2 (0.51%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.25%) HBase
8 1 (0.25%) HDInsight
8 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.25%) MySQL
8 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.25%) Redis
8 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (7.61%) JIRA
2 2 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.51%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.25%) Postman
3 1 (0.25%) Selenium
3 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 146 (37.06%) Finance
2 142 (36.04%) Social Skills
3 56 (14.21%) Telecoms
4 45 (11.42%) Presentation Skills
5 40 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (6.60%) Manufacturing
7 25 (6.35%) Banking
7 25 (6.35%) Influencing Skills
8 23 (5.84%) Legal
9 22 (5.58%) Public Sector
10 17 (4.31%) Retail
11 14 (3.55%) Financial Institution
12 11 (2.79%) Marketing
12 11 (2.79%) Organisational Skills
13 8 (2.03%) Back Office
14 6 (1.52%) Billing
14 6 (1.52%) Investment Banking
15 5 (1.27%) Local Government
16 4 (1.02%) Front Office
16 4 (1.02%) German Language
Job Titles
1 227 (57.61%) Project Manager
2 41 (10.41%) IT Manager
3 39 (9.90%) Technical Manager
4 37 (9.39%) Analyst
5 36 (9.14%) IT Project Manager
6 34 (8.63%) Technical Project Manager
7 23 (5.84%) Business Analyst
8 21 (5.33%) Senior Manager
8 21 (5.33%) Senior Project Manager
9 20 (5.08%) Programme Manager
10 19 (4.82%) Infrastructure Manager
11 18 (4.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 14 (3.55%) PMO Lead
12 14 (3.55%) SAP Manager
12 14 (3.55%) Security Manager
12 14 (3.55%) Security Project Manager
13 13 (3.30%) Delivery Manager
14 12 (3.05%) SAP Project Manager
14 12 (3.05%) Scrum Master
15 11 (2.79%) Asset Management Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.52%) Velocity
2 5 (1.27%) Middleware
3 2 (0.51%) EDI
4 1 (0.25%) .NET
4 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.25%) J2EE
4 1 (0.25%) Kafka
4 1 (0.25%) Node.js
4 1 (0.25%) REST
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.25%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.25%) SOAP
4 1 (0.25%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (0.25%) Web Services
4 1 (0.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 181 (45.94%) PMI
2 34 (8.63%) Management Information System
3 29 (7.36%) Virtual Team
4 17 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (3.55%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.03%) Legacy Systems
7 7 (1.78%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.27%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.27%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.02%) EPoS
10 4 (1.02%) Legacy Applications
10 4 (1.02%) Life Science
10 4 (1.02%) Robotics
11 3 (0.76%) Renewable Energy
11 3 (0.76%) User Experience
12 2 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.31%) Windows
2 8 (2.03%) Linux
3 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.02%) Unix
4 3 (0.76%) Android
5 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.25%) AIX
6 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (69.04%) Project Management
2 262 (66.50%) PRINCE2
3 248 (62.94%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (35.79%) Project Delivery
5 122 (30.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 79 (20.05%) Scrum
7 57 (14.47%) Waterfall
8 51 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
8 51 (12.94%) Risk Management
8 51 (12.94%) SDLC
9 48 (12.18%) Decision-Making
10 46 (11.68%) PRINCE
11 45 (11.42%) Change Management
12 43 (10.91%) ITIL
13 41 (10.41%) Migration
14 40 (10.15%) Coaching
15 37 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (8.88%) Programme Management
17 33 (8.38%) ERP
18 32 (8.12%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.63%) C
2 6 (1.52%) SQL
3 3 (0.76%) VB
4 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.51%) Python
5 1 (0.25%) C#
5 1 (0.25%) Java
5 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 251 (63.71%) PMP
2 89 (22.59%) Degree
3 26 (6.60%) Security Cleared
4 23 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 22 (5.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (4.06%) CISSP
7 14 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (3.55%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.30%) CISM
9 12 (3.05%) Master's Degree
10 11 (2.79%) APMP
11 10 (2.54%) CBAP
11 10 (2.54%) CISA
12 9 (2.28%) CAPM
12 9 (2.28%) MBA
13 8 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (1.78%) CCNA
14 7 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (1.78%) GIAC
14 7 (1.78%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (14.97%) PMO
2 27 (6.85%) PMBOK
3 17 (4.31%) QA
4 13 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (2.79%) Data Quality
5 11 (2.79%) GDPR
5 11 (2.79%) NIST
6 10 (2.54%) P3O
7 6 (1.52%) COBIT
8 5 (1.27%) PCI DSS
9 4 (1.02%) GRC
9 4 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.76%) GxP
11 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 2 (0.51%) MiFID
11 2 (0.51%) NCSC
11 2 (0.51%) SLA
12 1 (0.25%) GLBA
12 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.25%) ITGC
System Software
1 16 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.05%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.51%) vSphere
6 1 (0.25%) Docker
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) Ansible
1 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.51%) QRadar
2 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.25%) Puppet
2 1 (0.25%) Terraform
2 1 (0.25%) vMotion
2 1 (0.25%) vRealize
2 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 47 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.87%) SAP
3 17 (4.31%) VMware
4 13 (3.30%) JD Edwards
5 12 (3.05%) Ping Identity
5 12 (3.05%) ServiceNow
6 11 (2.79%) IBM
7 10 (2.54%) Planview
8 7 (1.78%) Oracle
9 6 (1.52%) Cisco
9 6 (1.52%) Google
9 6 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.27%) Citrix
11 4 (1.02%) Cadence
11 4 (1.02%) Ericsson
11 4 (1.02%) Huawei
11 4 (1.02%) Mapinfo
11 4 (1.02%) Nokia Networks
11 4 (1.02%) Remedy
11 4 (1.02%) TSYS