Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 553 639 577
Rank change year-on-year +86 -62 +22
Contract jobs citing PMI 195 236 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.75% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 144 229
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £294 £231 £307
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 0
England median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

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 22,737 31,279 31,714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.26% 32.53% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,571 20,667 21,138
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £280 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £656
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 965 916
England median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -3.04% +3.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.04 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.92
% change year-on-year +17.50% -4.41% +4.61%

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 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
South East +63 79 £363 -14.71% 5
London +41 58 £475 -5.00% 15
North of England +38 19 £368 -8.00% 2
East of England +45 16 £425 -8.11% 7
Midlands +58 14 £525 +40.00% 5
South West +4 11 £550 +76.00% 2
North West +17 10 £330 +15.79%
West Midlands +43 7 £644 +71.67% 4
Yorkshire +36 6 £368 -18.33% 2
East Midlands +30 6 £450 -21.74% 1
North East +27 3 £425 +6.25%
PMI
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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.

1 195 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 137 (70.26%) PRINCE2
3 118 (60.51%) Project Management
4 67 (34.36%) Finance
5 59 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (29.23%) Project Delivery
7 56 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 54 (27.69%) Telecoms
9 36 (18.46%) Risk Management
10 33 (16.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 31 (15.90%) Degree
12 30 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
13 29 (14.87%) Programme Management
14 27 (13.85%) Migration
15 26 (13.33%) Microsoft
16 25 (12.82%) Management Information System
17 24 (12.31%) PMP
17 24 (12.31%) ITIL
18 22 (11.28%) Microsoft Project
19 21 (10.77%) 2G
19 21 (10.77%) Change Control
20 20 (10.26%) 4G
20 20 (10.26%) Configuration Management
20 20 (10.26%) 3G
20 20 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
21 19 (9.74%) Project Governance
22 18 (9.23%) SharePoint
23 17 (8.72%) Change Management
23 17 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
24 16 (8.21%) PRINCE

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 18 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.54%) Drupal
2 3 (1.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (1.54%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.03%) CMS
3 2 (1.03%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (11.28%) Microsoft Project
2 20 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (8.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.51%) Relativity
3 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.64%) Azure
2 7 (3.59%) AWS
2 7 (3.59%) Office 365
3 5 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.54%) Trello
5 2 (1.03%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (1.03%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (1.03%) IaaS
5 2 (1.03%) PaaS
5 2 (1.03%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.03%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.51%) GCP
6 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.77%) 2G
2 20 (10.26%) 3G
2 20 (10.26%) 4G
3 11 (5.64%) 5G
3 11 (5.64%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (4.62%) 2.5G
5 8 (4.10%) DWDM
5 8 (4.10%) Ethernet
6 5 (2.56%) BGP
6 5 (2.56%) Junos
6 5 (2.56%) MPLS
6 5 (2.56%) Multicast
6 5 (2.56%) VPLS
6 5 (2.56%) VPN
7 4 (2.05%) EIGRP
7 4 (2.05%) Firewall
7 4 (2.05%) OSPF
7 4 (2.05%) RIP
7 4 (2.05%) Skype
8 3 (1.54%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.54%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.03%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.03%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.03%) MS Access
4 2 (1.03%) Neo4j
4 2 (1.03%) Power BI
4 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.51%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.51%) GIS
5 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (4.10%) JIRA
2 2 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.51%) StarTeam
General
1 67 (34.36%) Finance
2 54 (27.69%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.18%) Banking
4 12 (6.15%) Public Sector
5 11 (5.64%) Financial Institution
6 9 (4.62%) Legal
6 9 (4.62%) Marketing
7 6 (3.08%) Retail
8 5 (2.56%) French Language
8 5 (2.56%) German Language
8 5 (2.56%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.54%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.03%) Advertising
10 2 (1.03%) Automotive
10 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.51%) Local Government
11 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (54.87%) Project Manager
2 23 (11.79%) Business Analyst
3 22 (11.28%) Analyst
4 15 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 15 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 14 (7.18%) IT Project Manager
5 14 (7.18%) Senior Project Manager
6 13 (6.67%) Network Manager
7 11 (5.64%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (5.64%) Infrastructure Manager
7 11 (5.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 9 (4.62%) Network Project Manager
8 9 (4.62%) OSS Project Manager
8 9 (4.62%) Telecoms Manager
9 8 (4.10%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 7 (3.59%) Architect
10 7 (3.59%) Governance Manager
11 6 (3.08%) Network Delivery Manager
11 6 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.56%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.54%) OAuth
1 3 (1.54%) OpenID
1 3 (1.54%) SAML
2 2 (1.03%) .NET
2 2 (1.03%) XML
3 1 (0.51%) HTML
3 1 (0.51%) Middleware
3 1 (0.51%) Node.js
3 1 (0.51%) RESTful
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 15 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.56%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.05%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.54%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.54%) User Experience
6 3 (1.54%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.03%) Social Media
8 1 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) Robotics
8 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.64%) Windows
2 7 (3.59%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.54%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.03%) Linux
4 2 (1.03%) Solaris
4 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.03%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.51%) Debian
5 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.51%) openSUSE
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (70.26%) PRINCE2
2 118 (60.51%) Project Management
3 59 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (29.23%) Project Delivery
5 56 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (18.46%) Risk Management
7 30 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
8 29 (14.87%) Programme Management
9 27 (13.85%) Migration
10 24 (12.31%) ITIL
11 21 (10.77%) Change Control
12 20 (10.26%) Configuration Management
13 19 (9.74%) Project Governance
14 17 (8.72%) Change Management
14 17 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (8.21%) PRINCE
15 16 (8.21%) Scrum
16 14 (7.18%) Matrix Management
17 12 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (6.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.64%) SQL
2 3 (1.54%) Java
2 3 (1.54%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.54%) Python
2 3 (1.54%) Ruby
3 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.03%) C++
3 2 (1.03%) Perl
3 2 (1.03%) PHP
3 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 195 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 33 (16.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 31 (15.90%) Degree
4 24 (12.31%) PMP
5 12 (6.15%) Security Cleared
6 10 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (4.62%) CBAP
8 8 (4.10%) CISSP
8 8 (4.10%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.59%) APMP
9 7 (3.59%) IIBA
10 6 (3.08%) CISM
11 5 (2.56%) CCIE
11 5 (2.56%) CCIE Service Provider
11 5 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (2.05%) ISEB
12 4 (2.05%) Master's Degree
13 3 (1.54%) CAPM
14 2 (1.03%) CEH
14 2 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.69%) PMO
2 9 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.59%) NIST
4 6 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (2.56%) SLA
6 3 (1.54%) P3O
7 2 (1.03%) COBIT
7 2 (1.03%) NEBOSH
7 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.03%) vCloud
2 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.56%) OPNET
2 2 (1.03%) Ansible
2 2 (1.03%) MOM
2 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.03%) Puppet
2 2 (1.03%) Salt
2 2 (1.03%) SCCM
2 2 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.51%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.51%) Nessus
3 1 (0.51%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 26 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.64%) Cisco
2 11 (5.64%) Remedy
3 9 (4.62%) SAP
4 5 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (2.56%) Juniper
4 5 (2.56%) Oracle
4 5 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.05%) Adobe
6 3 (1.54%) Citrix
6 3 (1.54%) Tableau
6 3 (1.54%) VMware
7 2 (1.03%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.03%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.03%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.03%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.03%) MapR
7 2 (1.03%) McAfee
7 2 (1.03%) Sun
8 1 (0.51%) JD Edwards