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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 416 404
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12  
Contract jobs citing PMI 186 213 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.38% 1.36% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 154 117
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £342 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

PMI is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13431 15664 14974
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.99% 31.35% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8725 10365 9165
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 530 626
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PMI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 85 £525 +2.43% 17
South East +45 49 £475 - 5
East of England +7 15 £300 -25.00% 3
South West +10 10 £488 - 4
West Midlands +19 9 £450 +9.75%
North West +14 5 £425 -5.55% 3
East Midlands -6 5 £375 +7.14%
Midlands - 3 £390 -
North East - 2 £350 -
PMI
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for PMI.

1 304 (98.70%) PMI Certification
2 219 (71.10%) Project Management
3 214 (69.48%) PRINCE2
4 126 (40.91%) Finance
5 102 (33.12%) PMP
6 85 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (26.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 78 (25.32%) Programme Management
9 62 (20.13%) Risk Management
10 51 (16.56%) Microsoft
11 50 (16.23%) Degree
12 49 (15.91%) PMO
13 43 (13.96%) Change Management
13 43 (13.96%) Banking
14 42 (13.64%) MS Project
15 37 (12.01%) Migration
16 36 (11.69%) CRM
17 35 (11.36%) ITIL
18 33 (10.71%) PRINCE
19 30 (9.74%) Scrum
19 30 (9.74%) Telecoms
20 27 (8.77%) MS Excel
20 27 (8.77%) Data Centre
21 25 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (8.12%) Project Planning
22 23 (7.47%) SDLC
23 22 (7.14%) Windows
24 21 (6.82%) Resource Management
24 21 (6.82%) Business Analysis
24 21 (6.82%) Security Cleared

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 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.30%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.65%) CMS
3 2 (0.65%) JBoss
3 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.32%) Confluence
4 1 (0.32%) Documentum
4 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.32%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 42 (13.64%) MS Project
2 27 (8.77%) MS Excel
3 20 (6.49%) MS Office
4 12 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.90%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Endur
2 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.65%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Primavera
3 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.32%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.55%) Office 365
4 3 (0.97%) IaaS
5 2 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.65%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.32%) Trello
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.55%) LAN
1 14 (4.55%) WAN
2 10 (3.25%) Internet
3 6 (1.95%) Firewall
4 5 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.62%) Wireless
5 4 (1.30%) VoIP
6 3 (0.97%) MPLS
6 3 (0.97%) Skype
6 3 (0.97%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.97%) VPN
7 2 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.65%) DSL
7 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.65%) Frame Relay
7 2 (0.65%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.65%) WLAN
8 1 (0.32%) FTP
8 1 (0.32%) HTTP
8 1 (0.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.30%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.97%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.65%) Big Data
5 2 (0.65%) DB2
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.32%) HBase
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.62%) JIRA
2 3 (0.97%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.65%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.65%) Gradle
3 2 (0.65%) Subversion
3 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.32%) VersionOne
General
1 126 (40.91%) Finance
2 43 (13.96%) Banking
3 30 (9.74%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.19%) Automotive
5 15 (4.87%) Legal
5 15 (4.87%) Retail
6 13 (4.22%) Marketing
7 11 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
7 11 (3.57%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.92%) Billing
9 8 (2.60%) Front Office
9 8 (2.60%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.62%) Publishing
11 3 (0.97%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.97%) Law
11 3 (0.97%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.65%) Electronics
12 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.65%) French Language
12 2 (0.65%) German Language
Job Titles
1 182 (59.09%) Project Manager
2 36 (11.69%) Programme Manager
3 19 (6.17%) Analyst
3 19 (6.17%) IT Manager
4 18 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 17 (5.52%) Senior Manager
6 16 (5.19%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.19%) CRM Manager
7 15 (4.87%) Infrastructure Manager
7 15 (4.87%) Senior Project Manager
8 13 (4.22%) Migration Manager
9 12 (3.90%) Agile Project Manager
9 12 (3.90%) CRM Project Manager
9 12 (3.90%) IT Project Manager
9 12 (3.90%) Migration Project Manager
10 11 (3.57%) Consultant
10 11 (3.57%) Data Centre Manager
10 11 (3.57%) Data Centre Project Manager
10 11 (3.57%) Technical Manager
11 9 (2.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.62%) Web Services
2 3 (0.97%) Velocity
2 3 (0.97%) XML
3 2 (0.65%) Ajax
3 2 (0.65%) EJB
3 2 (0.65%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.65%) J2EE
3 2 (0.65%) JMS
3 2 (0.65%) jQuery
3 2 (0.65%) JSP
3 2 (0.65%) Servlets
3 2 (0.65%) Struts
3 2 (0.65%) Struts2
3 2 (0.65%) WSDL
3 2 (0.65%) XSD
4 1 (0.32%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.32%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.30%) RIA
5 4 (1.30%) User Experience
5 4 (1.30%) Virtual Team
6 3 (0.97%) Equities
6 3 (0.97%) Private Cloud
6 3 (0.97%) Smart Meter
6 3 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.65%) CCTV
7 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) Derivative
8 1 (0.32%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.14%) Windows
2 10 (3.25%) Windows 10
3 7 (2.27%) Linux
4 5 (1.62%) Unix
5 2 (0.65%) Android
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (71.10%) Project Management
2 214 (69.48%) PRINCE2
3 85 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (26.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 78 (25.32%) Programme Management
6 62 (20.13%) Risk Management
7 43 (13.96%) Change Management
8 37 (12.01%) Migration
9 36 (11.69%) CRM
10 35 (11.36%) ITIL
11 33 (10.71%) PRINCE
12 30 (9.74%) Scrum
13 25 (8.12%) Project Planning
14 23 (7.47%) SDLC
15 21 (6.82%) Business Analysis
15 21 (6.82%) Resource Management
16 18 (5.84%) Change Control
16 18 (5.84%) Presales
17 17 (5.52%) Service Delivery
18 16 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.95%) SQL
2 4 (1.30%) Java
3 3 (0.97%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.65%) ABAP
4 2 (0.65%) C
4 2 (0.65%) Groovy
4 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 304 (98.70%) PMI Certification
2 102 (33.12%) PMP
3 50 (16.23%) Degree
4 21 (6.82%) Security Cleared
5 18 (5.84%) APMP
5 18 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 18 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (5.19%) SC Cleared
7 15 (4.87%) ISEB
8 6 (1.95%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.30%) CISSP
9 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.30%) PgMP
10 3 (0.97%) CISA
10 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.97%) IIBA
10 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.97%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.65%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (15.91%) PMO
2 20 (6.49%) QA
3 10 (3.25%) PMBOK
4 8 (2.60%) ISO 9000
5 7 (2.27%) P3O
6 4 (1.30%) GDPR
6 4 (1.30%) MiFID
7 3 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.97%) SLA
8 2 (0.65%) COBIT
8 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.65%) EMIR
9 1 (0.32%) Basel II
9 1 (0.32%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.32%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.60%) MOM
2 7 (2.27%) SCCM
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.32%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.84%) SAP
3 14 (4.55%) Cisco
4 11 (3.57%) Oracle
5 8 (2.60%) CheckPoint
6 7 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.30%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (1.30%) IBM
7 4 (1.30%) Nokia
7 4 (1.30%) Tableau
8 3 (0.97%) Citrix
8 3 (0.97%) Nokia Networks
8 3 (0.97%) Remedy
8 3 (0.97%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.97%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.65%) Apple
9 2 (0.65%) BMC
9 2 (0.65%) Chordiant
9 2 (0.65%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.65%) OpenLink
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