Period
to 17 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 557 529 459
Rank change year-on-year -28 -70 +72
Contract jobs citing PMI 289 301 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 1.03% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 195 302
England median daily rate £450 £450 £457
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.53% +1.56%
10th Percentile £305 £350 £313
90th Percentile £638 £683 £650
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
England median hourly rate - £41.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.56% -
UK median hourly rate £42.84 £41.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +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 31,015 29,161 32,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.58% 32.78% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,973 19,125 21,312
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £250
90th Percentile £662 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 912 1,046 1,257
England median hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.90% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.76 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +15.71%

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 February 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
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 February 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 -27 133 £483 -3.50% 29
South East -16 78 £450 - 8
North of England +35 27 £350 -30.00% 14
Midlands +4 24 £340 -18.07% 3
South West +16 15 £550 +30.95% 4
Yorkshire +14 15 £238 -52.50% 5
West Midlands +3 14 £340 -18.07% 3
East of England -37 12 £419 +8.06% 7
North West +17 11 £388 -13.89% 8
East Midlands +2 10 £300 -27.71%
North East +43 1 - - 1
PMI
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 288 (99.65%) PMI Certification
2 199 (68.86%) PRINCE2
3 173 (59.86%) Project Management
4 126 (43.60%) PMP
5 90 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (30.45%) Finance
7 87 (30.10%) Degree
8 72 (24.91%) Project Planning
9 68 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
10 62 (21.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (17.30%) Programme Management
12 40 (13.84%) Microsoft Project
12 40 (13.84%) Microsoft
13 38 (13.15%) ITIL
13 38 (13.15%) Manufacturing
13 38 (13.15%) Resource Allocation
14 36 (12.46%) Security Cleared
15 35 (12.11%) Master's Degree
15 35 (12.11%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
15 35 (12.11%) Telecoms
16 34 (11.76%) Change Management
16 34 (11.76%) Banking
16 34 (11.76%) PMO
16 34 (11.76%) Mentoring
16 34 (11.76%) Computer Science
17 30 (10.38%) Risk Management
17 30 (10.38%) PRINCE
17 30 (10.38%) Microsoft Excel
18 29 (10.03%) Microsoft Office
18 29 (10.03%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 10 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.42%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.04%) CMS
4 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.35%) Confluence
5 1 (0.35%) Documentum
5 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (13.84%) Microsoft Project
2 30 (10.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (10.03%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (6.92%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.69%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.35%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.38%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.69%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.69%) Primavera
4 1 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.35%) Summit
4 1 (0.35%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.46%) Office 365
2 3 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.69%) Dialogflow
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.73%) IP Telephony
1 5 (1.73%) WAN
2 4 (1.38%) Internet
2 4 (1.38%) LAN
2 4 (1.38%) Unified Communications
2 4 (1.38%) VoIP
3 3 (1.04%) 2G
3 3 (1.04%) LTE
3 3 (1.04%) TETRA
3 3 (1.04%) VPN
4 2 (0.69%) ADSL
4 2 (0.69%) Broadband
4 2 (0.69%) ISDN
4 2 (0.69%) MPLS
5 1 (0.35%) DMZ
5 1 (0.35%) Firewall
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.35%) IPv6
5 1 (0.35%) SMS
5 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (1.73%) Blockchain
3 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.69%) Big Data
4 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.69%) QlikView
4 2 (0.69%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.35%) GIS
5 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (3.46%) JIRA
2 3 (1.04%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.04%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (1.04%) VersionOne
3 1 (0.35%) MSI
3 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (30.45%) Finance
2 38 (13.15%) Manufacturing
3 35 (12.11%) Telecoms
4 34 (11.76%) Banking
5 18 (6.23%) Retail
6 13 (4.50%) Legal
7 10 (3.46%) Advertising
7 10 (3.46%) German Language
8 9 (3.11%) Investment Banking
8 9 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (2.42%) Military
10 6 (2.08%) Billing
10 6 (2.08%) Front Office
10 6 (2.08%) Law
11 5 (1.73%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (1.38%) Marketing
13 3 (1.04%) Automotive
13 3 (1.04%) Publishing
14 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 185 (64.01%) Project Manager
2 35 (12.11%) IT Manager
3 32 (11.07%) IT Project Manager
4 27 (9.34%) Analyst
5 19 (6.57%) Business Analyst
5 19 (6.57%) Programme Manager
6 13 (4.50%) Coordinator
6 13 (4.50%) Junior
6 13 (4.50%) Junior Project Manager
6 13 (4.50%) Project Coordinator
7 12 (4.15%) GDPR Project Manager
7 12 (4.15%) Infrastructure Manager
7 12 (4.15%) Security Manager
8 11 (3.81%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 11 (3.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 10 (3.46%) Security Project Manager
9 10 (3.46%) Senior Manager
10 9 (3.11%) Delivery Project Manager
10 9 (3.11%) Senior Project Manager
11 7 (2.42%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.38%) FpML
2 3 (1.04%) Middleware
2 3 (1.04%) Web Services
3 2 (0.69%) EDI
3 2 (0.69%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (0.69%) XML
4 1 (0.35%) .NET
4 1 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.35%) J2EE
4 1 (0.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 68 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.15%) Virtual Team
4 8 (2.77%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.77%) Equities
4 8 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.08%) Derivative
6 6 (2.08%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.08%) FMCG
6 6 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.73%) Exotic Derivative
7 5 (1.73%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.73%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.38%) Fintech
9 2 (0.69%) NHS
10 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.11%) Windows
2 6 (2.08%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.69%) Linux
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (68.86%) PRINCE2
2 173 (59.86%) Project Management
3 90 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (24.91%) Project Planning
5 62 (21.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (17.30%) Programme Management
7 38 (13.15%) ITIL
7 38 (13.15%) Resource Allocation
8 35 (12.11%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
9 34 (11.76%) Change Management
9 34 (11.76%) Mentoring
10 30 (10.38%) PRINCE
10 30 (10.38%) Risk Management
11 28 (9.69%) Project Governance
12 27 (9.34%) Business Analysis
13 25 (8.65%) Change Control
13 25 (8.65%) SDLC
14 22 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (6.23%) Process Improvement
16 17 (5.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.15%) SQL
2 4 (1.38%) C
2 4 (1.38%) Python
3 2 (0.69%) ABAP
3 2 (0.69%) Java
3 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.35%) C#
4 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 288 (99.65%) PMI Certification
2 126 (43.60%) PMP
3 87 (30.10%) Degree
4 36 (12.46%) Security Cleared
5 35 (12.11%) Master's Degree
6 29 (10.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 24 (8.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 21 (7.27%) ISEB
8 21 (7.27%) SC Cleared
9 12 (4.15%) DV Cleared
10 9 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.08%) APMP
11 6 (2.08%) CISSP
12 5 (1.73%) CAPM
12 5 (1.73%) CBAP
12 5 (1.73%) PgMP
13 4 (1.38%) CFA
13 4 (1.38%) MBA
14 3 (1.04%) Chartered Engineer
14 3 (1.04%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.76%) PMO
2 21 (7.27%) QA
3 16 (5.54%) GDPR
4 9 (3.11%) MiFID
5 6 (2.08%) P3O
6 5 (1.73%) PCI DSS
7 4 (1.38%) PMBOK
8 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.69%) GxP
9 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.69%) SLA
10 1 (0.35%) COBIT
10 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.38%) Firmware
3 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.69%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.46%) SAP
3 8 (2.77%) CheckPoint
4 7 (2.42%) Oracle
5 5 (1.73%) Cisco
5 5 (1.73%) Xerox
6 4 (1.38%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.38%) HP
6 4 (1.38%) Reuters
7 3 (1.04%) Ingenico
7 3 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.04%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.69%) CA
8 2 (0.69%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.69%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.69%) Motorola
8 2 (0.69%) Tableau
9 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.35%) Planview
9 1 (0.35%) TOWER Software