Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 618 568 548
Rank change year-on-year -50 -20 -78
Contract jobs citing PMI 228 303 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.97% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 227 185
England median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £300 £303 £350
90th Percentile £655 £638 £695
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £460
% change year-on-year - -2.17% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
England median hourly rate £37.50 - £41.00
10th Percentile £33.00 - £32.20
90th Percentile £57.76 - £74.20
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.84 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.29% +4.48% +11.56%

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 30,454 31,152 29,473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.35% 33.64% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,263 21,013 19,306
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £286 £263 £256
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 890 898 1,031
England median hourly rate £20.72 £20.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.31% +3.28% -
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.38 £20.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.55% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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
London -32 98 £525 +5.00% 11
South East +18 84 £400 -7.78% 6
North of England -19 15 £400 +26.98% 7
South West -49 13 £313 -43.18% 1
Midlands -17 10 £375 +10.29% 5
Yorkshire -23 7 £363 +90.79% 3
East of England -7 6 £425 +1.49% 3
East Midlands 0 5 £525 +70.73%
North West -13 5 £285 -25.49% 4
West Midlands -35 5 £375 +10.29% 5
North East +3 3 £400 -
PMI
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 226 (99.12%) PMI Certification
2 164 (71.93%) Project Management
3 154 (67.54%) PRINCE2
4 108 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (28.95%) PMO
6 65 (28.51%) PMP
7 64 (28.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (25.88%) Finance
9 58 (25.44%) Problem-Solving
10 53 (23.25%) Telecoms
11 50 (21.93%) Microsoft Project
11 50 (21.93%) Microsoft
11 50 (21.93%) Project Governance
12 49 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
13 45 (19.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 39 (17.11%) Degree
15 37 (16.23%) Scrum
16 34 (14.91%) Microsoft Office
16 34 (14.91%) Dependency Management
17 31 (13.60%) Change Management
17 31 (13.60%) PRINCE
18 30 (13.16%) Programme Management
19 29 (12.72%) Matrix Management
20 28 (12.28%) Quality Management
21 27 (11.84%) Work Breakdown Structure
22 26 (11.40%) Migration
22 26 (11.40%) ITIL
22 26 (11.40%) Critical Success Factor
23 24 (10.53%) Mentoring
23 24 (10.53%) 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 15 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.39%) MS Project Server
3 5 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.19%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.75%) CMS
4 4 (1.75%) Drupal
5 2 (0.88%) Confluence
5 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.88%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (21.93%) Microsoft Project
2 34 (14.91%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (7.89%) MS Visio
5 13 (5.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.88%) Maya
6 2 (0.88%) SPSS
7 1 (0.44%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Finacle
3 1 (0.44%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.44%) Primavera
3 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.46%) Office 365
2 14 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.07%) Yammer
4 5 (2.19%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.32%) IaaS
5 3 (1.32%) PaaS
5 3 (1.32%) SaaS
6 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.88%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.88%) Slack
6 2 (0.88%) Trello
7 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.14%) Value-Added Service
2 8 (3.51%) 2G
2 8 (3.51%) 3G
2 8 (3.51%) 4G
2 8 (3.51%) 5G
3 7 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (2.63%) LAN
4 6 (2.63%) WAN
5 5 (2.19%) 2.5G
5 5 (2.19%) Skype
6 4 (1.75%) Firewall
6 4 (1.75%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (1.32%) DNS
7 3 (1.32%) DWDM
7 3 (1.32%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.32%) GGSN
7 3 (1.32%) Intranet
7 3 (1.32%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.95%) Power BI
2 7 (3.07%) Big Data
3 4 (1.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.32%) MySQL
4 3 (1.32%) Spotfire
4 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.88%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.88%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.88%) Neo4j
5 2 (0.88%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.44%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (6.58%) JIRA
2 4 (1.75%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (0.88%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.88%) GitLab
3 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.44%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.44%) VersionOne
General
1 59 (25.88%) Finance
2 53 (23.25%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (4.39%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.95%) Banking
5 9 (3.95%) Games
6 7 (3.07%) Marketing
7 6 (2.63%) Legal
7 6 (2.63%) Retail
8 5 (2.19%) Front Office
8 5 (2.19%) Military
9 4 (1.75%) Back Office
9 4 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.75%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.75%) Law
10 3 (1.32%) Billing
11 2 (0.88%) Advertising
11 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.88%) Publishing
12 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 128 (56.14%) Project Manager
2 27 (11.84%) IT Manager
3 24 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
4 19 (8.33%) Analyst
5 14 (6.14%) Programme Manager
6 12 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 10 (4.39%) Agile Project Manager
7 10 (4.39%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (4.39%) Scrum Master
8 9 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (3.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 9 (3.95%) Security Manager
9 8 (3.51%) Senior Manager
9 8 (3.51%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (3.07%) Coordinator
10 7 (3.07%) ERP Manager
10 7 (3.07%) Project Coordinator
10 7 (3.07%) Security Project Manager
11 6 (2.63%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (2.63%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.07%) .NET
2 5 (2.19%) Middleware
3 3 (1.32%) Spring
4 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (0.88%) D3.js
4 2 (0.88%) OAuth
4 2 (0.88%) OpenID
4 2 (0.88%) SAML
5 1 (0.44%) EDI
5 1 (0.44%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.44%) Jinja
5 1 (0.44%) Kafka
5 1 (0.44%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.44%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (4.39%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.95%) Virtual Team
5 7 (3.07%) User Experience
6 6 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.19%) FMCG
7 5 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.19%) Social Media
8 4 (1.75%) Equities
9 3 (1.32%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.32%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.88%) iPhone
10 2 (0.88%) Media Streaming
10 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.88%) PKI
10 2 (0.88%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.44%) Animation
11 1 (0.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.95%) Windows
2 4 (1.75%) Windows 10
2 4 (1.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.88%) Android
3 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.88%) Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Unix
4 1 (0.44%) VMS
4 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (71.93%) Project Management
2 154 (67.54%) PRINCE2
3 108 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (28.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (25.44%) Problem-Solving
6 50 (21.93%) Project Governance
7 37 (16.23%) Scrum
8 34 (14.91%) Dependency Management
9 31 (13.60%) Change Management
9 31 (13.60%) PRINCE
10 30 (13.16%) Programme Management
11 29 (12.72%) Matrix Management
12 28 (12.28%) Quality Management
13 27 (11.84%) Work Breakdown Structure
14 26 (11.40%) Critical Success Factor
14 26 (11.40%) ITIL
14 26 (11.40%) Migration
15 24 (10.53%) Mentoring
15 24 (10.53%) SDLC
16 22 (9.65%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.02%) Java
2 9 (3.95%) SQL
3 8 (3.51%) C
4 7 (3.07%) VB
5 5 (2.19%) Python
6 3 (1.32%) C#
6 3 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.88%) C++
7 2 (0.88%) Perl
7 2 (0.88%) PHP
7 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.88%) R
7 2 (0.88%) Ruby
8 1 (0.44%) ABAP
8 1 (0.44%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 226 (99.12%) PMI Certification
2 65 (28.51%) PMP
3 45 (19.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 39 (17.11%) Degree
5 22 (9.65%) Security Cleared
6 16 (7.02%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.39%) Master's Degree
8 9 (3.95%) CBAP
9 8 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.75%) CISSP
10 4 (1.75%) ISEB
10 4 (1.75%) MBA
11 3 (1.32%) APMG
11 3 (1.32%) CAPM
11 3 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.32%) PgMP
11 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (28.95%) PMO
2 21 (9.21%) QA
3 6 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.75%) P3O
4 4 (1.75%) SLA
5 3 (1.32%) GDPR
5 3 (1.32%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.32%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.44%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.88%) Docker
2 2 (0.88%) KVM
2 2 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (1.32%) Ansible
2 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.88%) Puppet
2 2 (0.88%) Salt
2 2 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.44%) Grafana
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 50 (21.93%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.82%) Remedy
2 11 (4.82%) SAP
3 10 (4.39%) Oracle
4 8 (3.51%) Cisco
4 8 (3.51%) Huawei
5 6 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.19%) Tableau
6 5 (2.19%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.19%) Xerox
7 4 (1.75%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.32%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.32%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.88%) Citrix
9 2 (0.88%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.88%) Mirantis
9 2 (0.88%) Nintex
9 2 (0.88%) Planview
9 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.44%) SOTI