Period
to 16 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMI over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 601 475 512
Rank change year-on-year -126 +37 -30
Contract jobs citing PMI 248 378 391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.25% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 272 270
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £270 £350 £303
90th Percentile £638 £675 £651
UK median daily rate £455 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
England median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -17.00% - -

PMI is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32,319 30,179 34,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.16% 34.52% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,217 19,723 23,045
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £256
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,019 1,034 1,140
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.68 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.86% -1.59% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.25 £11.37
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.76
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +16.67%

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PMI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PMI in England

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMI in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI in England

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI in England over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI in England

PMI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI in England

PMI
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI in England over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PMI in England

PMI
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 16 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 -106 111 £500 -4.76% 11
South East -43 79 £450 -5.26% 18
North of England -17 27 £360 +2.86% 1
North West -20 20 £360 -20.00%
East of England +1 11 £525 +75.00% 3
Midlands -36 10 £400 -3.03% 4
South West -25 9 £525 +5.00% 5
East Midlands -3 6 £370 -1.33% 2
Yorkshire -15 5 £400 +60.00% 1
West Midlands -30 4 £405 -2.11% 2
North East 0 2 £385 +10.00%
PMI
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PMI 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.

1 248 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 177 (71.37%) Project Management
3 170 (68.55%) PRINCE2
4 103 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (33.06%) Finance
6 80 (32.26%) PMP
7 69 (27.82%) Degree
8 64 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 62 (25.00%) ITIL
10 57 (22.98%) Project Planning
11 51 (20.56%) Microsoft
12 50 (20.16%) Analytical Skills
13 39 (15.73%) Problem-Solving
14 38 (15.32%) Computer Science
15 36 (14.52%) Microsoft Excel
15 36 (14.52%) Change Management
15 36 (14.52%) Risk Management
16 35 (14.11%) Waterfall
17 33 (13.31%) Telecoms
18 28 (11.29%) PRINCE
19 27 (10.89%) Microsoft Project
20 26 (10.48%) SDLC
21 25 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
22 24 (9.68%) Business Analysis
22 24 (9.68%) Migration
23 23 (9.27%) Project Governance
23 23 (9.27%) Security Cleared
24 22 (8.87%) Process Improvement
24 22 (8.87%) Data Centre
25 21 (8.47%) Change Control

PMI
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 12 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.82%) MS Project Server
3 4 (1.61%) Drupal
4 3 (1.21%) CMS
5 2 (0.81%) Confluence
5 2 (0.81%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.81%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.81%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (14.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (10.89%) Microsoft Project
3 21 (8.47%) MS Visio
4 17 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (2.02%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.61%) Summit
2 2 (0.81%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) HFM
3 1 (0.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.40%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.24%) Office 365
3 5 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.02%) Dialogflow
3 5 (2.02%) Yammer
4 4 (1.61%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.23%) WAN
2 7 (2.82%) IP Telephony
2 7 (2.82%) LAN
2 7 (2.82%) Unified Communications
3 5 (2.02%) VoIP
4 4 (1.61%) Intranet
4 4 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.21%) SMS
6 2 (0.81%) DHCP
6 2 (0.81%) DNS
7 1 (0.40%) ADSL
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.40%) Internet
7 1 (0.40%) MPLS
7 1 (0.40%) Skype
7 1 (0.40%) Softphone
7 1 (0.40%) VPN
7 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.40%) GIS
5 1 (0.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (3.23%) JIRA
2 3 (1.21%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 82 (33.06%) Finance
2 33 (13.31%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (5.65%) Retail
5 13 (5.24%) Banking
6 11 (4.44%) Manufacturing
6 11 (4.44%) Marketing
6 11 (4.44%) Military
7 7 (2.82%) Legal
8 6 (2.42%) Front Office
9 5 (2.02%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.61%) Back Office
10 4 (1.61%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.61%) Law
11 3 (1.21%) German Language
12 2 (0.81%) Games
12 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 136 (54.84%) Project Manager
2 29 (11.69%) Analyst
3 25 (10.08%) IT Manager
4 23 (9.27%) Infrastructure Manager
4 23 (9.27%) IT Project Manager
5 21 (8.47%) Senior Manager
6 20 (8.06%) Business Analyst
6 20 (8.06%) Senior Project Manager
7 17 (6.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 12 (4.84%) Coordinator
9 11 (4.44%) Security Manager
9 11 (4.44%) Security Project Manager
10 10 (4.03%) Applications Manager
10 10 (4.03%) Applications Project Manager
10 10 (4.03%) Delivery Manager
10 10 (4.03%) Information Security Manager
10 10 (4.03%) Information Security Project Manager
10 10 (4.03%) Project Coordinator
11 9 (3.63%) Data Centre Engineer
11 9 (3.63%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.02%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (1.61%) Middleware
3 3 (1.21%) CSS
3 3 (1.21%) FpML
3 3 (1.21%) HTML
3 3 (1.21%) jQuery
4 2 (0.81%) LDAP
5 1 (0.40%) .NET
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.16%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (15.32%) Computer Science
3 22 (8.87%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.82%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.42%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.61%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (1.61%) User Experience
8 3 (1.21%) Equities
8 3 (1.21%) Fintech
8 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.21%) Media Streaming
8 3 (1.21%) Social Media
9 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.81%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.45%) Windows
2 9 (3.63%) Linux
3 7 (2.82%) Unix
4 6 (2.42%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.21%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (71.37%) Project Management
2 170 (68.55%) PRINCE2
3 103 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (25.00%) ITIL
6 57 (22.98%) Project Planning
7 39 (15.73%) Problem-Solving
8 36 (14.52%) Change Management
8 36 (14.52%) Risk Management
9 35 (14.11%) Waterfall
10 28 (11.29%) PRINCE
11 26 (10.48%) SDLC
12 25 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (9.68%) Business Analysis
13 24 (9.68%) Migration
14 23 (9.27%) Project Governance
15 22 (8.87%) Process Improvement
16 21 (8.47%) Change Control
16 21 (8.47%) Scrum
17 19 (7.66%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.24%) SQL
2 3 (1.21%) C
2 3 (1.21%) Java
2 3 (1.21%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.21%) Python
3 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 248 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 80 (32.26%) PMP
3 69 (27.82%) Degree
4 23 (9.27%) Security Cleared
5 19 (7.66%) SC Cleared
6 15 (6.05%) CBAP
6 15 (6.05%) ISEB
7 12 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (4.84%) Master's Degree
7 12 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (4.44%) MBA
8 11 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (3.63%) CISA
9 9 (3.63%) CISM
9 9 (3.63%) CISSP
10 7 (2.82%) APMP
11 5 (2.02%) CAPM
12 4 (1.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 4 (1.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.66%) PMO
2 7 (2.82%) GDPR
2 7 (2.82%) QA
3 4 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (1.61%) PMBOK
4 3 (1.21%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.81%) P3O
5 2 (0.81%) SLA
6 1 (0.40%) COBIT
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.61%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.81%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.81%) SCCM
3 2 (0.81%) SCOM
4 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (20.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.24%) Oracle
2 13 (5.24%) Xerox
3 9 (3.63%) SAP
4 7 (2.82%) Cisco
5 4 (1.61%) Citrix
5 4 (1.61%) IBM
5 4 (1.61%) Ivanti
6 3 (1.21%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.21%) Casewise
6 3 (1.21%) Informatica
6 3 (1.21%) Juniper
6 3 (1.21%) Progress
6 3 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.21%) Sophos
6 3 (1.21%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.81%) Lotus
7 2 (0.81%) MobileIron
7 2 (0.81%) NetApp
8 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow