Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 627 514 546
Rank change year-on-year -113 +32 -67
Contract jobs citing PMI 229 352 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 1.13% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 261 229
England median daily rate £425 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £205 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -

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 31,881 31,026 34,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.50% 34.45% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,082 20,476 22,604
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £283 £269 £255
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 944 1,143
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.80% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.85 £46.70
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%

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 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -91 102 £496 -5.48% 13
South East -22 75 £425 -5.56% 5
North of England -18 21 £360 +10.77% 6
North West -3 14 £360 -20.00% 4
South West -41 12 £425 -19.05% 6
Midlands -24 11 £370 +8.82% 1
East Midlands +6 9 £370 -10.30%
East of England -6 7 £500 +17.65% 3
Yorkshire -15 4 £475 +66.67% 1
North East -13 3 £400 +23.08% 1
West Midlands -39 2 - - 1
PMI
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 229 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 157 (68.56%) Project Management
3 139 (60.70%) PRINCE2
4 99 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (39.74%) PMP
6 76 (33.19%) Finance
7 69 (30.13%) Degree
8 53 (23.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 51 (22.27%) Analytical Skills
10 49 (21.40%) Computer Science
11 46 (20.09%) Problem-Solving
12 45 (19.65%) Project Planning
13 44 (19.21%) ITIL
14 42 (18.34%) Microsoft
15 34 (14.85%) SDLC
16 33 (14.41%) Telecoms
17 31 (13.54%) Migration
18 30 (13.10%) Change Management
18 30 (13.10%) Waterfall
19 29 (12.66%) Microsoft Project
19 29 (12.66%) Scrum
20 28 (12.23%) Process Improvement
20 28 (12.23%) Security Cleared
20 28 (12.23%) Matrix Organization
21 25 (10.92%) Microsoft Excel
22 24 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
23 23 (10.04%) PRINCE
23 23 (10.04%) Change Control
24 22 (9.61%) SC Cleared
24 22 (9.61%) Data Centre

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 17 (7.42%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.93%) Drupal
3 8 (3.49%) CMS
4 7 (3.06%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.62%) MS Project Server
6 3 (1.31%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.31%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.87%) Confluence
7 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.87%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (12.66%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (10.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (8.30%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.44%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) Finacle
3 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.11%) Office 365
3 8 (3.49%) OneDrive
3 8 (3.49%) Yammer
4 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.44%) Dialogflow
6 1 (0.44%) Serverless
6 1 (0.44%) Slack
6 1 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.62%) Intranet
2 4 (1.75%) DNS
2 4 (1.75%) LAN
2 4 (1.75%) WAN
3 3 (1.31%) Skype
3 3 (1.31%) Value-Added Service
4 2 (0.87%) DHCP
4 2 (0.87%) Firewall
4 2 (0.87%) SMS
4 2 (0.87%) SMTP
5 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.75%) Power BI
3 3 (1.31%) Big Data
4 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.44%) HDInsight
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
4 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.44%) OLAP
4 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (4.80%) JIRA
2 3 (1.31%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.44%) GitLab
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (33.19%) Finance
2 33 (14.41%) Telecoms
3 19 (8.30%) Manufacturing
4 17 (7.42%) Military
5 15 (6.55%) Marketing
6 13 (5.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (4.80%) Legal
8 9 (3.93%) Banking
9 6 (2.62%) Retail
10 5 (2.18%) Front Office
10 5 (2.18%) Games
11 4 (1.75%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.75%) Investment Banking
12 3 (1.31%) Back Office
13 2 (0.87%) Advertising
14 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.44%) Publishing
14 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (51.97%) Project Manager
2 25 (10.92%) IT Manager
3 23 (10.04%) Analyst
3 23 (10.04%) IT Project Manager
4 20 (8.73%) Business Analyst
5 18 (7.86%) Coordinator
6 16 (6.99%) Infrastructure Manager
6 16 (6.99%) Project Coordinator
7 14 (6.11%) Senior Manager
7 14 (6.11%) Senior Project Manager
8 12 (5.24%) Applications Manager
8 12 (5.24%) Applications Project Manager
8 12 (5.24%) Delivery Manager
9 11 (4.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 10 (4.37%) Business IT Analyst
10 10 (4.37%) IT Analyst
10 10 (4.37%) IT Business Analyst
11 9 (3.93%) Change Manager
11 9 (3.93%) Data Centre Engineer
11 9 (3.93%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.37%) Middleware
2 3 (1.31%) CSS
2 3 (1.31%) HTML
2 3 (1.31%) jQuery
2 3 (1.31%) Spring
3 1 (0.44%) .NET
3 1 (0.44%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.44%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.44%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 51 (22.27%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (21.40%) Computer Science
3 22 (9.61%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.49%) Social Media
4 8 (3.49%) User Experience
5 6 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.18%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.18%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.75%) Equities
7 4 (1.75%) Media Streaming
7 4 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.31%) CMDB
8 3 (1.31%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.31%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.87%) Life Science
9 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.44%) Animation
10 1 (0.44%) FMCG
10 1 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.80%) Windows
2 6 (2.62%) Linux
3 5 (2.18%) Unix
4 3 (1.31%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.87%) VMS
6 1 (0.44%) Android
6 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (68.56%) Project Management
2 139 (60.70%) PRINCE2
3 99 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (23.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (20.09%) Problem-Solving
6 45 (19.65%) Project Planning
7 44 (19.21%) ITIL
8 34 (14.85%) SDLC
9 31 (13.54%) Migration
10 30 (13.10%) Change Management
10 30 (13.10%) Waterfall
11 29 (12.66%) Scrum
12 28 (12.23%) Matrix Organization
12 28 (12.23%) Process Improvement
13 24 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (10.04%) Change Control
14 23 (10.04%) PRINCE
15 21 (9.17%) Business Analysis
15 21 (9.17%) CRM
16 18 (7.86%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.11%) Java
2 9 (3.93%) SQL
3 5 (2.18%) VB
4 4 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.87%) C
5 2 (0.87%) C#
5 2 (0.87%) Python
6 1 (0.44%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 229 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 91 (39.74%) PMP
3 69 (30.13%) Degree
4 28 (12.23%) Security Cleared
5 22 (9.61%) SC Cleared
6 20 (8.73%) Master's Degree
7 15 (6.55%) CBAP
8 12 (5.24%) MBA
9 9 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (3.06%) APMP
12 5 (2.18%) CAPM
12 5 (2.18%) ISEB
12 5 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.75%) CISSP
13 4 (1.75%) PgMP
14 3 (1.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 3 (1.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 3 (1.31%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.86%) PMO
2 10 (4.37%) QA
3 5 (2.18%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.31%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.87%) GDPR
5 2 (0.87%) SLA
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.44%) Docker
3 1 (0.44%) KVM
3 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (0.87%) SCOM
2 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 42 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.86%) Xerox
3 9 (3.93%) Oracle
3 9 (3.93%) TIBCO
4 7 (3.06%) SAP
5 5 (2.18%) Citrix
5 5 (2.18%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.31%) Casewise
7 3 (1.31%) IBM
7 3 (1.31%) Informatica
7 3 (1.31%) Lotus
8 2 (0.87%) Ivanti
8 2 (0.87%) Juniper
8 2 (0.87%) NetApp
8 2 (0.87%) Progress
8 2 (0.87%) Sophos
9 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.44%) Remedy
9 1 (0.44%) VMware