Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 429 331 356
Rank change year-on-year -98 +25 -51
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 498 685 695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.76% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.91% 3.99% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 507 451
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £650 £631
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +2.22% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 4
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% - +23.29%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -9.68% -13.89% +23.29%

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 17,124 17,189 20,990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.53% 19.09% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,115 10,446 13,142
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £598
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £406
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.79% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 867 812 711
England median hourly rate £24.08 £28.08 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.25% +10.12% +13.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £51.93 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £24.53 £29.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.15% +6.36% +22.22%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -77 232 £500 -0.50% 29
South East -34 156 £425 -5.56% 9
North of England -45 34 £360 - 17
Midlands -36 33 £427 +16.45% 6
East of England +8 27 £450 +12.50% 4
East Midlands -1 20 £428 +14.13% 3
North West -7 19 £360 +5.88% 11
South West -49 15 £425 -5.56% 6
West Midlands -44 13 £375 +10.29% 2
Yorkshire -19 11 £420 +20.00% 5
North East -32 4 £375 +2.74% 1
PMI Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 356 (71.49%) Project Management
2 351 (70.48%) PMP
3 325 (65.26%) PRINCE2
4 229 (45.98%) PMI
5 203 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
6 191 (38.35%) Finance
7 139 (27.91%) Degree
8 135 (27.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 92 (18.47%) ITIL
9 92 (18.47%) Project Planning
10 85 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
11 84 (16.87%) Microsoft
12 80 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
13 78 (15.66%) Microsoft Project
14 71 (14.26%) Migration
14 71 (14.26%) Scrum
15 68 (13.65%) Matrix Organization
16 60 (12.05%) Waterfall
17 59 (11.85%) SDLC
18 58 (11.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 57 (11.45%) Computer Science
20 56 (11.24%) Security Cleared
21 55 (11.04%) Change Management
22 47 (9.44%) PRINCE
23 46 (9.24%) Telecoms
23 46 (9.24%) Project Governance
24 42 (8.43%) QA
24 42 (8.43%) Business Analysis
25 41 (8.23%) PMO
26 40 (8.03%) CRM

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 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.01%) CMS
2 10 (2.01%) Drupal
3 7 (1.41%) Confluence
3 7 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.20%) MS Project Server
4 6 (1.20%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.60%) CICS
5 3 (0.60%) IBM Domino
5 3 (0.60%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 78 (15.66%) Microsoft Project
2 38 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (6.02%) MS Visio
4 29 (5.82%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) SPSS
7 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.40%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.20%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.20%) Finacle
5 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.20%) Summit
5 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.62%) Office 365
2 22 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.81%) SaaS
4 8 (1.61%) OneDrive
4 8 (1.61%) Yammer
5 7 (1.41%) PaaS
6 6 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.40%) Trello
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.20%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.20%) Dialogflow
10 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.20%) IaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Serverless
10 1 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.81%) Skype
2 7 (1.41%) Intranet
2 7 (1.41%) LAN
2 7 (1.41%) SMS
3 6 (1.20%) WAN
4 5 (1.00%) DNS
4 5 (1.00%) Firewall
5 3 (0.60%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.60%) Value-Added Service
6 2 (0.40%) DHCP
6 2 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.40%) Network Security
6 2 (0.40%) SMTP
7 1 (0.20%) DMZ
7 1 (0.20%) Internet
7 1 (0.20%) SAN
7 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.41%) Power BI
3 4 (0.80%) Big Data
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.40%) DB2
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.20%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.20%) MySQL
6 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.20%) OLAP
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (5.22%) JIRA
2 5 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.60%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.60%) HP UFT
3 3 (0.60%) JMeter
3 3 (0.60%) JUnit
3 3 (0.60%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.60%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.60%) Selenium
4 2 (0.40%) Maven
4 2 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.20%) GitLab
5 1 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.20%) Subversion
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) VersionOne
General
1 191 (38.35%) Finance
2 46 (9.24%) Telecoms
3 38 (7.63%) Marketing
4 35 (7.03%) Retail
5 30 (6.02%) Banking
6 29 (5.82%) Legal
7 21 (4.22%) Manufacturing
8 18 (3.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (3.41%) Military
10 13 (2.61%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.81%) Billing
12 8 (1.61%) Front Office
12 8 (1.61%) Games
13 6 (1.20%) Financial Institution
14 5 (1.00%) Law
15 4 (0.80%) Automotive
16 3 (0.60%) Back Office
16 3 (0.60%) Publishing
17 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 311 (62.45%) Project Manager
2 71 (14.26%) IT Manager
3 58 (11.65%) IT Project Manager
4 40 (8.03%) Senior Manager
5 39 (7.83%) Senior Project Manager
6 38 (7.63%) Infrastructure Manager
7 32 (6.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 32 (6.43%) Programme Manager
8 29 (5.82%) Analyst
8 29 (5.82%) Coordinator
9 26 (5.22%) Project Coordinator
10 24 (4.82%) Business Analyst
11 20 (4.02%) Agile Project Manager
12 18 (3.61%) Delivery Manager
13 16 (3.21%) Applications Manager
13 16 (3.21%) Applications Project Manager
14 15 (3.01%) Senior IT Manager
14 15 (3.01%) Senior IT Project Manager
15 14 (2.81%) Migration Manager
16 13 (2.61%) Office 365 Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.21%) Middleware
2 6 (1.20%) REST
3 5 (1.00%) EDI
3 5 (1.00%) HTML
3 5 (1.00%) Web Services
4 4 (0.80%) .NET
4 4 (0.80%) XML
5 3 (0.60%) CSS
5 3 (0.60%) cXML
5 3 (0.60%) jQuery
5 3 (0.60%) Spring
6 2 (0.40%) JSON
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.20%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.20%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.20%) OAuth
7 1 (0.20%) SAML
7 1 (0.20%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 229 (45.98%) PMI
2 80 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (11.45%) Computer Science
4 38 (7.63%) Data Centre
5 30 (6.02%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.01%) Virtual Team
7 14 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.41%) User Experience
9 10 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.01%) Social Media
10 6 (1.20%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.80%) Equities
12 4 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.80%) Media Streaming
13 3 (0.60%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.60%) FMCG
13 3 (0.60%) Life Science
13 3 (0.60%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.22%) Windows
2 13 (2.61%) Linux
3 7 (1.41%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.00%) Unix
5 4 (0.80%) VMS
5 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.80%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.40%) Android
6 2 (0.40%) CentOS
7 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (71.49%) Project Management
2 325 (65.26%) PRINCE2
3 203 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (27.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 92 (18.47%) ITIL
5 92 (18.47%) Project Planning
6 85 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
7 71 (14.26%) Migration
7 71 (14.26%) Scrum
8 68 (13.65%) Matrix Organization
9 60 (12.05%) Waterfall
10 59 (11.85%) SDLC
11 55 (11.04%) Change Management
12 47 (9.44%) PRINCE
13 46 (9.24%) Project Governance
14 42 (8.43%) Business Analysis
15 40 (8.03%) CRM
16 39 (7.83%) Programme Management
17 38 (7.63%) Risk Management
18 36 (7.23%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.61%) Java
2 14 (2.81%) SQL
3 8 (1.61%) C
4 7 (1.41%) VB
5 6 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.00%) C#
7 4 (0.80%) Python
8 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.60%) COBOL
9 2 (0.40%) C++
9 2 (0.40%) Perl
9 2 (0.40%) PL/1
9 2 (0.40%) REXX
9 2 (0.40%) VBScript
10 1 (0.20%) Java 8
10 1 (0.20%) PHP
10 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 351 (70.48%) PMP
2 139 (27.91%) Degree
3 58 (11.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 56 (11.24%) Security Cleared
5 36 (7.23%) SC Cleared
6 26 (5.22%) Master's Degree
7 22 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 15 (3.01%) CBAP
8 15 (3.01%) MBA
9 13 (2.61%) ISEB
9 13 (2.61%) PgMP
10 12 (2.41%) APMP
11 11 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.81%) CAPM
12 9 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (1.81%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.41%) CISSP
13 7 (1.41%) ISTQB
14 6 (1.20%) CCNA
14 6 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.43%) QA
2 41 (8.23%) PMO
3 14 (2.81%) GDPR
4 5 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.60%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.60%) SEPA
5 3 (0.60%) SLA
6 2 (0.40%) COBIT
6 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) PSD2
7 1 (0.20%) TARGET2
System Software
1 11 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.60%) ACF2
2 3 (0.60%) RACF
3 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.20%) Docker
4 1 (0.20%) KVM
4 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.60%) Kubernetes
1 3 (0.60%) SCCM
2 2 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.40%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.40%) SCOM
2 2 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 84 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.22%) SAP
3 19 (3.82%) Oracle
4 18 (3.61%) Xerox
5 10 (2.01%) IBM
6 9 (1.81%) Citrix
6 9 (1.81%) TIBCO
7 8 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.41%) Cisco
8 7 (1.41%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.00%) HP
10 4 (0.80%) Informatica
10 4 (0.80%) Juniper
10 4 (0.80%) NetApp
10 4 (0.80%) VMware
11 3 (0.60%) Ariba
11 3 (0.60%) Casewise
11 3 (0.60%) Lotus
11 3 (0.60%) Sage
11 3 (0.60%) Zoho