Period
to 16 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for PMI Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

PMI Certification
England > London
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 375 314 379
Rank change year-on-year -61 +65 +58
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 203 44 190
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.32% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.75% 1.59% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 33 142
10th Percentile £413 £424 £325
25th Percentile £475 £513 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £578 £650 £506
Median % change year-on-year -11.15% +28.40% +1.25%
75th Percentile £650 " £588
90th Percentile £675 £670 £656
England median daily rate £534 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +1.67% +10.53% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
10th Percentile £60.03 " "
25th Percentile £60.06 " £67.50
Median hourly rate £60.75 - £70.00
75th Percentile £62.06 " £72.50
90th Percentile £62.48 " "
England median hourly rate £68.75 £27.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -47.62% +40.00%

PMI Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,419 2,770 5,936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.37% 20.08% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,616 1,993 4,095
10th Percentile £350 £313 £306
25th Percentile £435 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £600
90th Percentile £725 £663 £700
England median daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year +3.09% +3.19% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 30 96
10th Percentile £14.95 £17.69 £12.13
25th Percentile £20.27 £26.06 £19.13
Median hourly rate £36.25 £36.75 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year -1.36% +38.68% +27.71%
75th Percentile £51.88 £44.88 £48.06
90th Percentile £60.28 £53.88 £52.50
England median hourly rate £32.50 £31.61 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.82% -20.98% +74.44%

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing PMI Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PMI Certification in London

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PMI Certification in London.

Daily rate trend for PMI Certification in London

PMI Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PMI Certification in London over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PMI Certification in London

PMI Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PMI Certification in London.

Hourly rate trend for PMI Certification in London

PMI Certification
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI Certification within the London region over the 6 months to 16 October 2021. 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
Central London -50 17 £600 -5.88% 10
West London -14 1 £450 +27.66% 4
East London - 1 £435 - 2
PMI Certification
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing PMI Certification 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 London region with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 152 (74.88%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (63.05%) PRINCE2
3 124 (61.08%) Project Management
4 121 (59.61%) PMP
5 99 (48.77%) PMI
6 88 (43.35%) Finance
7 84 (41.38%) Social Skills
8 75 (36.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 74 (36.45%) Project Delivery
10 52 (25.62%) Degree
11 46 (22.66%) Scrum
12 39 (19.21%) SDLC
13 36 (17.73%) Risk Management
14 32 (15.76%) Telecoms
15 30 (14.78%) C
15 30 (14.78%) Microsoft Project
16 29 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 29 (14.29%) Presentation Skills
17 28 (13.79%) Change Management
17 28 (13.79%) JIRA
18 27 (13.30%) 2G
18 27 (13.30%) Packet Switching
18 27 (13.30%) GSM
18 27 (13.30%) PMBOK
18 27 (13.30%) 5G
18 27 (13.30%) PMO
18 27 (13.30%) MVNO
19 26 (12.81%) Coaching
20 25 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
21 24 (11.82%) Waterfall

PMI Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (5.42%) Confluence
2 5 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.49%) Appian
3 1 (0.49%) Documentum
3 1 (0.49%) SAS
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (14.78%) Microsoft Project
2 21 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (8.87%) MS Visio
4 16 (7.88%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (7.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.48%) Endur
2 3 (1.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.49%) SAP AFS
4 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.49%) SAP IBP
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.49%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.88%) Azure
2 11 (5.42%) AWS
3 6 (2.96%) Smartsheet
4 5 (2.46%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (2.46%) SaaS
5 4 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.48%) Azure Stack
6 3 (1.48%) Twilio
7 2 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.99%) GCP
7 2 (0.99%) Google Workspace
7 2 (0.99%) Miro
7 2 (0.99%) PaaS
7 2 (0.99%) Slack
8 1 (0.49%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.49%) Boomi
8 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.49%) CloudSense
8 1 (0.49%) GitHub
8 1 (0.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.30%) 2G
1 27 (13.30%) 5G
1 27 (13.30%) GSM
1 27 (13.30%) MVNO
1 27 (13.30%) Packet Switching
2 4 (1.97%) Network Security
3 3 (1.48%) SMS
4 1 (0.49%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.49%) DNS
4 1 (0.49%) Firewall
4 1 (0.49%) FTP
4 1 (0.49%) ICMP
4 1 (0.49%) LAN
4 1 (0.49%) MPLS
4 1 (0.49%) SMTP
4 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.49%) TETRA
4 1 (0.49%) VoIP
4 1 (0.49%) WAN
4 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.97%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.99%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.99%) Tableau
4 1 (0.49%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.49%) HBase
4 1 (0.49%) HDInsight
4 1 (0.49%) Metadata
4 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.49%) MySQL
4 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.49%) Redis
4 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (13.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.49%) Postman
2 1 (0.49%) Selenium
2 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (43.35%) Finance
2 84 (41.38%) Social Skills
3 32 (15.76%) Telecoms
4 29 (14.29%) Presentation Skills
5 22 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (7.88%) Banking
7 14 (6.90%) Influencing Skills
8 12 (5.91%) Retail
9 10 (4.93%) Financial Institution
10 9 (4.43%) Legal
11 8 (3.94%) Manufacturing
11 8 (3.94%) Marketing
12 4 (1.97%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (1.48%) Investment Banking
13 3 (1.48%) Public Sector
14 2 (0.99%) French Language
14 2 (0.99%) Games
14 2 (0.99%) German Language
14 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 125 (61.58%) Project Manager
2 38 (18.72%) Technical Manager
3 35 (17.24%) Technical Project Manager
4 25 (12.32%) Analyst
5 17 (8.37%) Infrastructure Manager
6 16 (7.88%) Business Analyst
6 16 (7.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 14 (6.90%) Senior Manager
7 14 (6.90%) Senior Project Manager
8 12 (5.91%) IT Manager
8 12 (5.91%) IT Project Manager
9 8 (3.94%) IT Analyst
9 8 (3.94%) SAP Manager
9 8 (3.94%) SAP Project Manager
9 8 (3.94%) Security Manager
9 8 (3.94%) Security Project Manager
10 7 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (2.96%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.99%) EDI
1 2 (0.99%) Velocity
2 1 (0.49%) .NET
2 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.49%) J2EE
2 1 (0.49%) REST
2 1 (0.49%) SOAP
2 1 (0.49%) Web Services
2 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 99 (48.77%) PMI
2 21 (10.34%) Virtual Team
3 16 (7.88%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.96%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.97%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.97%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.48%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.48%) Legacy Applications
8 3 (1.48%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (0.99%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) FMCG
9 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.99%) Robotics
10 1 (0.49%) CCTV
10 1 (0.49%) SCADA
10 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.39%) Windows
2 5 (2.46%) Linux
3 4 (1.97%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.48%) Android
4 3 (1.48%) Unix
5 2 (0.99%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.49%) AIX
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.49%) VMS
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (74.88%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (63.05%) PRINCE2
3 124 (61.08%) Project Management
4 75 (36.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (36.45%) Project Delivery
6 46 (22.66%) Scrum
7 39 (19.21%) SDLC
8 36 (17.73%) Risk Management
9 28 (13.79%) Change Management
10 26 (12.81%) Coaching
11 25 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (11.82%) Waterfall
13 23 (11.33%) Programme Management
14 22 (10.84%) Mentoring
14 22 (10.84%) PRINCE
15 21 (10.34%) Information Security
15 21 (10.34%) Migration
16 20 (9.85%) Decision-Making
17 17 (8.37%) Business Analysis
17 17 (8.37%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.78%) C
2 3 (1.48%) SQL
3 2 (0.99%) VB
4 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 121 (59.61%) PMP
2 52 (25.62%) Degree
3 17 (8.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (6.90%) CISSP
5 12 (5.91%) CISA
5 12 (5.91%) CISM
6 9 (4.43%) GIAC
6 9 (4.43%) GSEC
7 7 (3.45%) CBAP
7 7 (3.45%) CRISC
8 6 (2.96%) ISACA
8 6 (2.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 6 (2.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 6 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.96%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (2.46%) MBA
9 5 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.97%) IIBA
10 4 (1.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.30%) PMBOK
1 27 (13.30%) PMO
2 10 (4.93%) NIST
3 9 (4.43%) QA
4 8 (3.94%) COBIT
5 6 (2.96%) GDPR
5 6 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.96%) PCI DSS
5 6 (2.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.97%) GRC
7 2 (0.99%) GxP
7 2 (0.99%) MiFID
8 1 (0.49%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.49%) ITGC
8 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.91%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.46%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.99%) vSphere
6 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) QRadar
1 2 (0.99%) Terraform
2 1 (0.49%) Ansible
2 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.49%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.88%) SAP
3 14 (6.90%) VMware
4 12 (5.91%) Ping Identity
5 6 (2.96%) Oracle
6 5 (2.46%) Citrix
7 4 (1.97%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.48%) Adobe
8 3 (1.48%) Cadence
8 3 (1.48%) Dell
8 3 (1.48%) Google
8 3 (1.48%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.48%) TSYS
9 2 (0.99%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.99%) Splunk
10 1 (0.49%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.49%) Conga
10 1 (0.49%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.49%) SnapLogic