Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 465 572 627
Rank change year-on-year +107 +55 -137
Contract jobs citing PMI 50 246 244
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.92% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 152 162
Median daily rate £390 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +3.53% -11.92%
10th Percentile £283 £300 £205
90th Percentile £593 £649 £627
UK median daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 6
Median hourly rate £49.50 £52.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +39.07% -24.50%
10th Percentile £37.85 £35.00 £23.25
90th Percentile £61.55 £53.75 £45.38
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year -26.32% +25.83% -22.16%

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 10,580 26,713 31,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.07% 31.94% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,750 17,219 20,196
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £275
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £482 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.47% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 964 965
Median hourly rate £34.45 £21.03 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.78% -2.17% +7.50%
10th Percentile £12.87 £11.70 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £50.65
Median hourly rate £31.61 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +50.52% -1.18% +6.25%

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PMI in England

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PMI in England.

Daily rate trend for PMI in England

PMI
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PMI in England over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PMI in England

PMI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PMI in England.

Hourly rate trend for PMI in England

PMI
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing PMI in England over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +159 18 £363 -27.50% 2
South East +92 12 £425 +13.33% 2
North of England +94 7 £345 -13.75%
South West +78 7 £563 +9.76%
Yorkshire +79 6 £348 -5.51%
East of England +73 6 £498 +18.81%
North West +65 1 £185 -55.27%
PMI
UK

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 50 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 32 (64.00%) Project Management
3 27 (54.00%) PRINCE2
4 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (34.00%) Risk Management
6 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.00%) Finance
8 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (24.00%) High Availability
9 11 (22.00%) Project Delivery
10 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 10 (20.00%) Data Management
11 9 (18.00%) Scrum
11 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
11 9 (18.00%) Analytics
11 9 (18.00%) PMO
12 8 (16.00%) PySpark
12 8 (16.00%) Artifactory
12 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (16.00%) Apache Spark
12 8 (16.00%) GitLab
12 8 (16.00%) Auto-Scaling
12 8 (16.00%) Creative Thinking
12 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (16.00%) Data Security
12 8 (16.00%) Java
12 8 (16.00%) ADO
12 8 (16.00%) Python

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 8 (16.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.00%) Jupyter
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Azure
1 4 (8.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 4 (8.00%) PaaS
1 4 (8.00%) Power Platform
1 4 (8.00%) SaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (6.00%) WAN
3 2 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.00%) 2G
4 1 (2.00%) 3G
4 1 (2.00%) 4G
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Big Data
2 4 (8.00%) Apache Hive
2 4 (8.00%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (8.00%) Data Lake
2 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.00%) HBase
2 4 (8.00%) Impala
2 4 (8.00%) Power BI
2 4 (8.00%) Sqoop
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Artifactory
1 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (16.00%) GitLab
2 1 (2.00%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.00%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.00%) Automotive
6 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.00%) Law
6 1 (2.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Data Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Programme Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Assistant Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Telecoms Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Project Officer
6 2 (4.00%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (4.00%) Risk Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Service Transition Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) ADO
1 8 (16.00%) PySpark
2 4 (8.00%) Kafka
2 4 (8.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.00%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Project Management
2 27 (54.00%) PRINCE2
3 17 (34.00%) Risk Management
4 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.00%) High Availability
4 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (22.00%) Project Delivery
6 10 (20.00%) Data Management
7 9 (18.00%) Analytics
7 9 (18.00%) Scrum
8 8 (16.00%) Auto-Scaling
8 8 (16.00%) Creative Thinking
8 8 (16.00%) Data Security
8 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (16.00%) DNA
8 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (14.00%) Change Management
9 7 (14.00%) ITIL
10 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (12.00%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Java
1 8 (16.00%) Python
1 8 (16.00%) Scala
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) Degree
4 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.00%) CBAP
7 2 (4.00%) CISM
7 2 (4.00%) CISSP
7 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) PMP
8 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) PMO
2 2 (4.00%) GAMP
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.00%) NIST
3 1 (2.00%) NIST 800
3 1 (2.00%) P3O
3 1 (2.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 4 (8.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Cloudera
2 4 (8.00%) Databricks
2 4 (8.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (8.00%) StreamSets
3 3 (6.00%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.00%) Capita
4 1 (2.00%) Empirix
4 1 (2.00%) NetScout
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) SAP