Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 589 507 472
Rank change year-on-year -82 -35 +24
Contract jobs citing PMI 275 341 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 1.18% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 235 289
England median daily rate £463 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £305
90th Percentile £636 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
England median hourly rate - £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.24% -
UK median hourly rate £50.67 £47.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +7.81% +42.42% -

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 31,696 28,964 32,946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.20% 33.72% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,992 18,918 21,725
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.55%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £635 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,004 1,020 1,176
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.99 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.36% -0.07% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.50 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.79 £20.97 £21.00
% change year-on-year +3.91% -0.14% +20.00%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -62 138 £500 -8.05% 27
South East -23 77 £460 +2.22% 15
North of England -2 22 £363 -9.38% 4
Midlands -11 19 £340 -17.82% 4
North West -13 12 £379 -10.88% 2
West Midlands 0 11 £380 -13.14% 1
East of England -17 10 £554 +84.58% 3
Yorkshire -8 9 £175 -56.25% 1
South West -17 9 £488 +4.17% 4
East Midlands +3 8 £300 -27.27% 3
North East +28 1 - - 1
PMI
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 274 (99.64%) PMI Certification
2 194 (70.55%) PRINCE2
3 183 (66.55%) Project Management
4 108 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (36.73%) PMP
6 100 (36.36%) Finance
7 79 (28.73%) Degree
8 66 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 62 (22.55%) Project Planning
10 57 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
11 48 (17.45%) Microsoft
12 42 (15.27%) ITIL
12 42 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
13 40 (14.55%) Change Management
14 38 (13.82%) Telecoms
14 38 (13.82%) Project Governance
15 36 (13.09%) Programme Management
15 36 (13.09%) Microsoft Project
16 35 (12.73%) Risk Management
16 35 (12.73%) Computer Science
17 33 (12.00%) PRINCE
18 31 (11.27%) PMO
19 28 (10.18%) Banking
19 28 (10.18%) ISEB
19 28 (10.18%) Security Cleared
20 27 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
20 27 (9.82%) Microsoft Office
20 27 (9.82%) Microsoft Excel
20 27 (9.82%) Business Analysis
21 26 (9.45%) Resource Allocation

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 9 (3.27%) MS Project Server
2 8 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.73%) Confluence
3 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 36 (13.09%) Microsoft Project
2 27 (9.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (9.82%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (8.36%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.82%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Summit
2 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.73%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.36%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.36%) HFM
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.27%) Office 365
2 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.82%) Dialogflow
4 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.27%) WAN
2 7 (2.55%) IP Telephony
2 7 (2.55%) LAN
2 7 (2.55%) Unified Communications
3 5 (1.82%) VoIP
4 4 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.09%) SMS
6 2 (0.73%) Internet
6 2 (0.73%) VPN
7 1 (0.36%) 2G
7 1 (0.36%) 5G
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.36%) DMZ
7 1 (0.36%) Firewall
7 1 (0.36%) HSDPA
7 1 (0.36%) IPv6
7 1 (0.36%) LTE
7 1 (0.36%) MPLS
7 1 (0.36%) MVNO
7 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.27%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (1.82%) Blockchain
2 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.36%) Big Data
5 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.36%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (4.00%) JIRA
2 3 (1.09%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (1.09%) VersionOne
3 1 (0.36%) Selenium
General
1 100 (36.36%) Finance
2 38 (13.82%) Telecoms
3 28 (10.18%) Banking
4 23 (8.36%) Retail
5 17 (6.18%) Manufacturing
6 14 (5.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (4.00%) Legal
8 9 (3.27%) Advertising
8 9 (3.27%) Military
9 8 (2.91%) German Language
10 7 (2.55%) Marketing
11 6 (2.18%) Front Office
11 6 (2.18%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.82%) Law
13 4 (1.45%) Back Office
13 4 (1.45%) Financial Institution
14 3 (1.09%) Publishing
15 1 (0.36%) Billing
15 1 (0.36%) Games
15 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 167 (60.73%) Project Manager
2 33 (12.00%) Analyst
2 33 (12.00%) IT Manager
3 30 (10.91%) IT Project Manager
4 22 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 19 (6.91%) Infrastructure Manager
6 17 (6.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 14 (5.09%) Coordinator
7 14 (5.09%) GDPR Project Manager
7 14 (5.09%) Project Coordinator
8 13 (4.73%) Programme Manager
8 13 (4.73%) Security Manager
9 12 (4.36%) Junior
9 12 (4.36%) Junior Project Manager
10 11 (4.00%) Delivery Project Manager
10 11 (4.00%) Security Project Manager
10 11 (4.00%) Senior Manager
11 10 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (3.27%) Information Security Manager
12 9 (3.27%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.82%) Middleware
1 5 (1.82%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (1.45%) FpML
3 3 (1.09%) Web Services
4 2 (0.73%) .NET
4 2 (0.73%) LDAP
5 1 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.36%) J2EE
5 1 (0.36%) WPF
5 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (12.73%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.64%) Virtual Team
5 9 (3.27%) Equities
5 9 (3.27%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.18%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.82%) Fintech
8 5 (1.82%) FMCG
8 5 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.45%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.45%) User Experience
10 3 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.09%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.73%) Media Streaming
11 2 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.27%) Windows
2 6 (2.18%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.45%) Linux
4 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.73%) Unix
6 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (70.55%) PRINCE2
2 183 (66.55%) Project Management
3 108 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (22.55%) Project Planning
6 42 (15.27%) ITIL
6 42 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (14.55%) Change Management
8 38 (13.82%) Project Governance
9 36 (13.09%) Programme Management
10 35 (12.73%) Risk Management
11 33 (12.00%) PRINCE
12 27 (9.82%) Business Analysis
12 27 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (9.45%) Resource Allocation
14 23 (8.36%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
14 23 (8.36%) Change Control
15 22 (8.00%) SDLC
16 21 (7.64%) Mentoring
16 21 (7.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.82%) SQL
2 5 (1.82%) C
2 5 (1.82%) Python
3 3 (1.09%) Java
4 2 (0.73%) C#
Qualifications
1 274 (99.64%) PMI Certification
2 101 (36.73%) PMP
3 79 (28.73%) Degree
4 28 (10.18%) ISEB
4 28 (10.18%) Security Cleared
5 23 (8.36%) Master's Degree
6 19 (6.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 19 (6.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (5.82%) SC Cleared
8 13 (4.73%) CBAP
8 13 (4.73%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (3.64%) MBA
10 9 (3.27%) DV Cleared
11 8 (2.91%) CISA
11 8 (2.91%) CISM
11 8 (2.91%) CISSP
12 5 (1.82%) CFA
12 5 (1.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (1.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 3 (1.09%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.27%) PMO
2 18 (6.55%) GDPR
3 14 (5.09%) QA
4 5 (1.82%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.45%) P3O
6 3 (1.09%) SLA
7 2 (0.73%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.36%) COBIT
8 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.45%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.45%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.73%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.64%) Xerox
3 7 (2.55%) CheckPoint
3 7 (2.55%) Cisco
4 6 (2.18%) Oracle
4 6 (2.18%) SAP
5 5 (1.82%) Bloomberg
5 5 (1.82%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.09%) Informatica
6 3 (1.09%) Ingenico
7 2 (0.73%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.73%) Citrix
7 2 (0.73%) hybris
7 2 (0.73%) IBM
7 2 (0.73%) Ivanti
7 2 (0.73%) Juniper
7 2 (0.73%) MobileIron
7 2 (0.73%) Progress
7 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.73%) Sophos