Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 639 550 587
Rank change year-on-year -89 +37 -115
Contract jobs citing PMI 221 319 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.97% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 240 175
England median daily rate £475 £470 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% -6.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £228 £307 £350
90th Percentile £679 £650 £700
UK median daily rate £469 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
England median hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK median hourly rate £36.25 £36.25 -

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 32,437 32,757 33,696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.40% 34.65% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,646 21,892 22,175
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £263 £253
90th Percentile £669 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 975 1,157
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.17 £11.64
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.40 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £20.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.24% +0.60% +5.26%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -44 107 £525 +5.00% 22
South East -30 64 £444 -1.39% 6
North of England -25 19 £360 +2.86% 5
South West -30 13 £369 -31.71% 3
Midlands -32 10 £375 +15.38% 2
North West -11 9 £285 -40.00% 4
Yorkshire -11 7 £450 +57.89% 1
East of England -5 6 £500 +19.40% 1
East Midlands +6 5 £575 +76.92%
West Midlands -31 5 £375 +15.38% 2
North East -2 3 £400 -
PMI
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 221 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 157 (71.04%) Project Management
3 154 (69.68%) PRINCE2
4 98 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (34.39%) PMP
6 64 (28.96%) Finance
7 54 (24.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (23.98%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (21.72%) Degree
11 45 (20.36%) Microsoft
12 36 (16.29%) Microsoft Project
13 35 (15.84%) PMO
14 34 (15.38%) Migration
15 33 (14.93%) ITIL
16 31 (14.03%) PRINCE
17 29 (13.12%) Programme Management
17 29 (13.12%) Change Management
17 29 (13.12%) Computer Science
18 28 (12.67%) Security Cleared
18 28 (12.67%) Project Governance
19 27 (12.22%) SDLC
20 26 (11.76%) Project Planning
21 25 (11.31%) Process Improvement
22 24 (10.86%) Scrum
22 24 (10.86%) Matrix Organization
23 23 (10.41%) Telecoms
23 23 (10.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 23 (10.41%) SC Cleared
24 22 (9.95%) Waterfall

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 19 (8.60%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.52%) MS Project Server
3 7 (3.17%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.71%) CMS
4 6 (2.71%) Drupal
5 4 (1.81%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.36%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.36%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.90%) Confluence
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.90%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (16.29%) Microsoft Project
2 20 (9.05%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (5.88%) MS Visio
5 8 (3.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.90%) SPSS
7 1 (0.45%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (4.52%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Finacle
3 1 (0.45%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.45%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.05%) Office 365
2 18 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.62%) OneDrive
4 8 (3.62%) Yammer
5 4 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.36%) IaaS
6 3 (1.36%) PaaS
6 3 (1.36%) SaaS
7 2 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.90%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.90%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.90%) Slack
7 2 (0.90%) Trello
8 1 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.17%) Value-Added Service
2 6 (2.71%) Intranet
2 6 (2.71%) LAN
2 6 (2.71%) WAN
3 5 (2.26%) Skype
4 4 (1.81%) DNS
4 4 (1.81%) Firewall
4 4 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.90%) DHCP
5 2 (0.90%) SMTP
5 2 (0.90%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.45%) 2.5G
6 1 (0.45%) 2G
6 1 (0.45%) 3G
6 1 (0.45%) 4G
6 1 (0.45%) DWDM
6 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.45%) Internet
6 1 (0.45%) MPLS
6 1 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.17%) Big Data
2 6 (2.71%) Power BI
3 4 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.36%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.36%) MySQL
4 3 (1.36%) Spotfire
4 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.90%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.90%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.90%) Neo4j
5 2 (0.90%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.45%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.45%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.45%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.45%) Redis
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (4.98%) JIRA
2 3 (1.36%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.90%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.90%) GitLab
3 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.45%) Robot Framework
General
1 64 (28.96%) Finance
2 23 (10.41%) Telecoms
3 19 (8.60%) Manufacturing
4 13 (5.88%) Military
5 12 (5.43%) Banking
6 10 (4.52%) Marketing
7 9 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.71%) Legal
9 5 (2.26%) Games
9 5 (2.26%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.81%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.81%) Front Office
10 4 (1.81%) Retail
11 3 (1.36%) Aerospace
11 3 (1.36%) Law
12 2 (0.90%) Advertising
12 2 (0.90%) Back Office
12 2 (0.90%) Publishing
13 1 (0.45%) Automotive
13 1 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 119 (53.85%) Project Manager
2 33 (14.93%) IT Manager
3 31 (14.03%) IT Project Manager
4 23 (10.41%) Analyst
5 17 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 15 (6.79%) Programme Manager
7 14 (6.33%) Coordinator
8 13 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
9 12 (5.43%) Project Coordinator
9 12 (5.43%) Senior Manager
9 12 (5.43%) Senior Project Manager
10 11 (4.98%) Delivery Manager
11 10 (4.52%) Business IT Analyst
11 10 (4.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 10 (4.52%) IT Analyst
11 10 (4.52%) IT Business Analyst
12 9 (4.07%) Applications Manager
12 9 (4.07%) Applications Project Manager
13 8 (3.62%) Office 365 Manager
13 8 (3.62%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.62%) Middleware
2 3 (1.36%) Spring
3 2 (0.90%) .NET
3 2 (0.90%) D3.js
3 2 (0.90%) OAuth
3 2 (0.90%) OpenID
3 2 (0.90%) SAML
4 1 (0.45%) EDI
4 1 (0.45%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.45%) Jinja
4 1 (0.45%) Kafka
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.45%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.45%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (13.12%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.33%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.98%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.62%) Virtual Team
6 7 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.17%) Social Media
6 7 (3.17%) User Experience
7 5 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.36%) CMDB
9 3 (1.36%) Equities
9 3 (1.36%) FMCG
9 3 (1.36%) Life Science
9 3 (1.36%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.90%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.90%) Media Streaming
11 1 (0.45%) Fintech
11 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.88%) Windows
2 5 (2.26%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.81%) Linux
3 4 (1.81%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.36%) Unix
5 1 (0.45%) Android
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.45%) VMS
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (71.04%) Project Management
2 154 (69.68%) PRINCE2
3 98 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (24.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (23.98%) Problem-Solving
6 34 (15.38%) Migration
7 33 (14.93%) ITIL
8 31 (14.03%) PRINCE
9 29 (13.12%) Change Management
9 29 (13.12%) Programme Management
10 28 (12.67%) Project Governance
11 27 (12.22%) SDLC
12 26 (11.76%) Project Planning
13 25 (11.31%) Process Improvement
14 24 (10.86%) Matrix Organization
14 24 (10.86%) Scrum
15 23 (10.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 22 (9.95%) Change Control
16 22 (9.95%) Mentoring
16 22 (9.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.79%) Java
2 9 (4.07%) SQL
3 7 (3.17%) C
4 5 (2.26%) Python
4 5 (2.26%) VB
5 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.90%) C++
6 2 (0.90%) Perl
6 2 (0.90%) PHP
6 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.90%) Ruby
7 1 (0.45%) ABAP
7 1 (0.45%) C#
7 1 (0.45%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 221 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 76 (34.39%) PMP
3 48 (21.72%) Degree
4 28 (12.67%) Security Cleared
5 23 (10.41%) SC Cleared
6 20 (9.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (6.79%) Master's Degree
8 12 (5.43%) CBAP
9 11 (4.98%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (2.71%) APMP
11 6 (2.71%) CISSP
11 6 (2.71%) MBA
12 5 (2.26%) CAPM
13 4 (1.81%) CISA
13 4 (1.81%) CISM
14 3 (1.36%) APMG
14 3 (1.36%) PgMP
14 3 (1.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.84%) PMO
2 18 (8.14%) QA
3 5 (2.26%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.36%) GDPR
4 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.90%) P3O
5 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.45%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.90%) Docker
2 2 (0.90%) KVM
2 2 (0.90%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.36%) Ansible
2 2 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.90%) Puppet
2 2 (0.90%) Salt
2 2 (0.90%) SCOM
2 2 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.45%) Grafana
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 45 (20.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.33%) Oracle
3 13 (5.88%) SAP
3 13 (5.88%) Xerox
4 7 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.17%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.26%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.81%) Citrix
7 3 (1.36%) Alteryx
7 3 (1.36%) Casewise
7 3 (1.36%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.36%) Cisco
7 3 (1.36%) IBM
7 3 (1.36%) Lotus
7 3 (1.36%) Tableau
8 2 (0.90%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.90%) Ivanti
8 2 (0.90%) NetApp
8 2 (0.90%) Nintex
8 2 (0.90%) Planview