Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 591 464
Rank change year-on-year +51 -127 +34
Contract jobs citing PMI 321 289 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.30% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.90% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 173 341
England median daily rate £466 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.75% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £350 £310
90th Percentile £650 £700 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
England median hourly rate - - £40.50
UK median hourly rate £36.25 - £40.50

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 31846 32126 34279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.86% 33.25% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21371 21210 22183
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 913 1105 1349
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +9.17% +6.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.80
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% +6.41% +8.33%

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 20 November 2017.

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
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 20 November 2017. 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 +9 161 £500 -9.09% 25
South East +31 83 £450 +5.88% 6
Midlands +3 26 £325 -21.69%
North of England +60 21 £350 -9.68% 9
South West +19 18 £540 +28.57% 1
West Midlands +3 13 £325 -29.16%
East Midlands +5 12 £323 -22.29%
East of England -23 12 £419 -11.84% 2
North West +25 11 £475 +46.15% 9
Yorkshire +20 9 £285 -43.00%
North East +54 1 - -
PMI
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for PMI.

1 321 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 228 (71.03%) PRINCE2
3 193 (60.12%) Project Management
4 142 (44.24%) PMP
5 114 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (30.84%) Degree
7 96 (29.91%) Finance
8 78 (24.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 65 (20.25%) Programme Management
10 56 (17.45%) Project Planning
11 55 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
12 53 (16.51%) Microsoft Project
13 42 (13.08%) Banking
14 39 (12.15%) PMO
15 36 (11.21%) Change Management
15 36 (11.21%) ITIL
15 36 (11.21%) Microsoft
15 36 (11.21%) Manufacturing
16 34 (10.59%) Migration
16 34 (10.59%) PRINCE
16 34 (10.59%) Security Cleared
16 34 (10.59%) Resource Allocation
17 33 (10.28%) Risk Management
18 32 (9.97%) Telecoms
18 32 (9.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 32 (9.97%) Mentoring
19 30 (9.35%) Computer Science
20 29 (9.03%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
20 29 (9.03%) Master's Degree
21 28 (8.72%) SDLC

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 13 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.87%) CMS
3 3 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (0.93%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.62%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.62%) Confluence
4 2 (0.62%) Documentum
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.31%) Smallworld
Applications
1 53 (16.51%) Microsoft Project
2 28 (8.72%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (8.41%) MS Visio
4 26 (8.10%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.93%) Primavera
4 2 (0.62%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.62%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.62%) Summit
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.31%) Kondor
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.31%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.12%) Office 365
3 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.49%) LAN
2 7 (2.18%) Unified Communications
3 6 (1.87%) VoIP
3 6 (1.87%) WAN
3 6 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.93%) Broadband
4 3 (0.93%) Internet
4 3 (0.93%) MPLS
4 3 (0.93%) Skype
5 2 (0.62%) 2G
5 2 (0.62%) ADSL
5 2 (0.62%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.62%) ISDN
5 2 (0.62%) LTE
5 2 (0.62%) SMS
5 2 (0.62%) TETRA
5 2 (0.62%) VPN
6 1 (0.31%) DWDM
6 1 (0.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.25%) Big Data
1 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (1.25%) MS Access
2 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (0.62%) QlikView
2 2 (0.62%) SAP HANA
2 2 (0.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.31%) Adabas
3 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.31%) GIS
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.31%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (3.43%) JIRA
2 4 (1.25%) VersionOne
3 3 (0.93%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.93%) JIRA Agile
3 3 (0.93%) MSI
3 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
General
1 96 (29.91%) Finance
2 42 (13.08%) Banking
3 36 (11.21%) Manufacturing
4 32 (9.97%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.30%) Front Office
6 14 (4.36%) Legal
7 11 (3.43%) Investment Banking
8 10 (3.12%) Advertising
8 10 (3.12%) Retail
9 9 (2.80%) Marketing
9 9 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (2.49%) Corporate Banking
11 7 (2.18%) German Language
12 5 (1.56%) Automotive
12 5 (1.56%) Billing
12 5 (1.56%) Law
13 4 (1.25%) Publishing
14 3 (0.93%) French Language
15 2 (0.62%) Back Office
15 2 (0.62%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 208 (64.80%) Project Manager
2 37 (11.53%) Analyst
3 36 (11.21%) IT Manager
4 34 (10.59%) IT Project Manager
5 28 (8.72%) Business Analyst
6 19 (5.92%) Programme Manager
7 17 (5.30%) Infrastructure Manager
8 15 (4.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 14 (4.36%) Senior Manager
9 14 (4.36%) Senior Project Manager
10 12 (3.74%) Technical Manager
11 11 (3.43%) DV Cleared Project Manager
11 11 (3.43%) Junior
11 11 (3.43%) Junior Project Manager
12 10 (3.12%) Agile Project Manager
12 10 (3.12%) Technical Project Manager
13 9 (2.80%) Data Centre Manager
13 9 (2.80%) Data Centre Project Manager
13 9 (2.80%) Security Manager
14 8 (2.49%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.93%) FpML
1 3 (0.93%) XML
2 2 (0.62%) EDI
3 1 (0.31%) .NET
3 1 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.31%) J2EE
3 1 (0.31%) Velocity
3 1 (0.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.35%) Computer Science
3 22 (6.85%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.98%) Virtual Team
5 14 (4.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (3.12%) Derivative
6 10 (3.12%) Equities
6 10 (3.12%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.56%) Exotic Derivative
9 3 (0.93%) Life Science
9 3 (0.93%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.62%) FMCG
10 2 (0.62%) NHS
10 2 (0.62%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.62%) User Experience
11 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.31%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.92%) Windows
2 11 (3.43%) Solaris
3 8 (2.49%) Unix
4 6 (1.87%) Linux
4 6 (1.87%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.56%) AIX
5 5 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (71.03%) PRINCE2
2 193 (60.12%) Project Management
3 114 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (24.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (20.25%) Programme Management
6 56 (17.45%) Project Planning
7 36 (11.21%) Change Management
7 36 (11.21%) ITIL
8 34 (10.59%) Migration
8 34 (10.59%) PRINCE
8 34 (10.59%) Resource Allocation
9 33 (10.28%) Risk Management
10 32 (9.97%) Mentoring
11 29 (9.03%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
12 28 (8.72%) Change Control
12 28 (8.72%) SDLC
13 25 (7.79%) Scrum
14 21 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (6.54%) Project Governance
14 21 (6.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.80%) Java
2 6 (1.87%) JavaScript
2 6 (1.87%) Perl
2 6 (1.87%) VBScript
3 3 (0.93%) SQL
4 2 (0.62%) ABAP
4 2 (0.62%) C
4 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.31%) C#
5 1 (0.31%) NATURAL
5 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 321 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 142 (44.24%) PMP
3 99 (30.84%) Degree
4 34 (10.59%) Security Cleared
5 32 (9.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 29 (9.03%) Master's Degree
7 26 (8.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 20 (6.23%) SC Cleared
9 18 (5.61%) ISEB
10 12 (3.74%) DV Cleared
11 10 (3.12%) APMP
12 9 (2.80%) CISSP
13 6 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
14 4 (1.25%) PgMP
15 3 (0.93%) CAPM
15 3 (0.93%) CBAP
15 3 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
15 3 (0.93%) IIBA
15 3 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.15%) PMO
2 25 (7.79%) QA
3 13 (4.05%) MiFID
4 12 (3.74%) GDPR
5 5 (1.56%) P3O
5 5 (1.56%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.93%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.62%) GCP
7 2 (0.62%) GxP
7 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.62%) SEPA
8 1 (0.31%) Basel III
8 1 (0.31%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.31%) EMIR
8 1 (0.31%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.31%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.93%) Firmware
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.87%) BladeLogic
2 4 (1.25%) SCCM
3 2 (0.62%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 36 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.67%) SAP
3 13 (4.05%) Oracle
4 6 (1.87%) BMC
4 6 (1.87%) CheckPoint
4 6 (1.87%) Tripwire
5 5 (1.56%) Concur
5 5 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (1.25%) HP
7 3 (0.93%) Reuters
7 3 (0.93%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.62%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.62%) CA
8 2 (0.62%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.62%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.62%) Misys
8 2 (0.62%) Motorola
8 2 (0.62%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.62%) Tableau