Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMI over the 6 months to 20 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 472 481 404
Rank change year-on-year +9 -77 +44
Contract jobs citing PMI 161 135 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.30% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.82% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 84 173
London median daily rate £500 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £364 £404 £325
90th Percentile £675 £725 £670
England median daily rate £466 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -6.75% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £32.75
England median hourly rate - - £40.50

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18216 16395 17482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.03% 36.78% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13054 11620 12294
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £275
90th Percentile £680 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 250 306
London median hourly rate £21.35 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.75% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.01
90th Percentile £47.25 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.17% +6.00%

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PMI in London

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMI in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI in London

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI in London

PMI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI in London

PMI
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -11 29 £483 -3.50% 7
West London +5 14 £525 -9.87%
East London 0 5 £513 -
South London - 1 - -
PMI
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 London region with a requirement for PMI.

1 161 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 122 (75.78%) PRINCE2
3 101 (62.73%) Project Management
4 72 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (42.86%) PMP
6 68 (42.24%) Finance
7 62 (38.51%) Degree
8 45 (27.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (27.33%) Programme Management
10 37 (22.98%) Banking
11 25 (15.53%) PRINCE
11 25 (15.53%) Microsoft Project
11 25 (15.53%) SDLC
12 22 (13.66%) Microsoft Office
13 20 (12.42%) Microsoft
14 19 (11.80%) Project Planning
15 18 (11.18%) MS Visio
15 18 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (10.56%) Risk Management
16 17 (10.56%) Front Office
16 17 (10.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 16 (9.94%) PMO
18 14 (8.70%) QA
18 14 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 14 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 13 (8.07%) Change Management
19 13 (8.07%) Migration
19 13 (8.07%) Scrum
19 13 (8.07%) Security Cleared
19 13 (8.07%) Virtual Team

PMI
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 6 (3.73%) CMS
2 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (1.86%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.24%) Confluence
4 2 (1.24%) Documentum
5 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 25 (15.53%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (13.66%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (11.18%) MS Visio
4 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (5.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.62%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.24%) Primavera
3 2 (1.24%) Summit
4 1 (0.62%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.62%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.59%) Office 365
2 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.86%) Skype
2 2 (1.24%) 2G
2 2 (1.24%) LAN
2 2 (1.24%) LTE
2 2 (1.24%) SMS
2 2 (1.24%) TETRA
2 2 (1.24%) WAN
3 1 (0.62%) Broadband
3 1 (0.62%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) SAN
3 1 (0.62%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.48%) MS Access
2 2 (1.24%) Big Data
2 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) JIRA
2 3 (1.86%) MSI
2 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.86%) VersionOne
3 2 (1.24%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
General
1 68 (42.24%) Finance
2 37 (22.98%) Banking
3 17 (10.56%) Front Office
4 11 (6.83%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.83%) Legal
5 10 (6.21%) Advertising
6 8 (4.97%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (3.73%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.73%) Marketing
7 6 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.48%) Law
9 3 (1.86%) Billing
9 3 (1.86%) French Language
10 2 (1.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.62%) Back Office
11 1 (0.62%) Electronics
11 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.62%) Local Government
11 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (59.63%) Project Manager
2 30 (18.63%) Analyst
3 25 (15.53%) Business Analyst
4 13 (8.07%) IT Manager
4 13 (8.07%) IT Project Manager
5 10 (6.21%) Programme Manager
6 7 (4.35%) Deployment Manager
6 7 (4.35%) Deployment Project Manager
6 7 (4.35%) GDPR Project Manager
6 7 (4.35%) Junior
6 7 (4.35%) Junior Project Manager
7 6 (3.73%) Delivery Project Manager
7 6 (3.73%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 6 (3.73%) HR Manager
7 6 (3.73%) Investment Banking Project Manager
8 5 (3.11%) Change Manager
8 5 (3.11%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.11%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.11%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (3.11%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.86%) FpML
1 3 (1.86%) XML
2 1 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.62%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (8.07%) Virtual Team
4 10 (6.21%) Derivative
4 10 (6.21%) Equities
5 9 (5.59%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.11%) Exotic Derivative
8 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.48%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.24%) FMCG
9 2 (1.24%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.24%) User Experience
10 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.62%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.62%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.62%) Media Streaming
10 1 (0.62%) Pharmacovigilance
10 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.62%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.83%) Windows
2 6 (3.73%) Linux
2 6 (3.73%) Solaris
2 6 (3.73%) Unix
2 6 (3.73%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.11%) AIX
3 5 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (75.78%) PRINCE2
2 101 (62.73%) Project Management
3 72 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (27.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (27.33%) Programme Management
6 25 (15.53%) PRINCE
6 25 (15.53%) SDLC
7 19 (11.80%) Project Planning
8 17 (10.56%) Risk Management
9 13 (8.07%) Change Management
9 13 (8.07%) Migration
9 13 (8.07%) Project Governance
9 13 (8.07%) Scrum
10 12 (7.45%) Agile Project Management
10 12 (7.45%) Business Analysis
10 12 (7.45%) Change Control
11 10 (6.21%) Waterfall
12 9 (5.59%) Data Analysis
12 9 (5.59%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.59%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.97%) Java
2 6 (3.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.73%) Perl
2 6 (3.73%) VBScript
3 1 (0.62%) C
3 1 (0.62%) C#
3 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 161 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 69 (42.86%) PMP
3 62 (38.51%) Degree
4 17 (10.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (8.07%) Security Cleared
7 11 (6.83%) ISEB
8 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
9 6 (3.73%) CISSP
9 6 (3.73%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.11%) APMP
11 4 (2.48%) Master's Degree
12 3 (1.86%) CAPM
12 3 (1.86%) CBAP
12 3 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.24%) IIBA
14 1 (0.62%) CISM
14 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.94%) PMO
2 14 (8.70%) QA
3 12 (7.45%) MiFID
4 9 (5.59%) GDPR
5 5 (3.11%) P3O
6 2 (1.24%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (1.24%) SEPA
7 1 (0.62%) Basel III
7 1 (0.62%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.62%) EMIR
7 1 (0.62%) GCP
7 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.86%) Firmware
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) BladeLogic
2 4 (2.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (12.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.73%) BMC
2 6 (3.73%) CheckPoint
2 6 (3.73%) Tripwire
3 5 (3.11%) Concur
3 5 (3.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.86%) Reuters
4 3 (1.86%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.24%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.24%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.24%) Fidessa
5 2 (1.24%) Misys
5 2 (1.24%) Motorola
5 2 (1.24%) SAP
5 2 (1.24%) Sophis
6 1 (0.62%) CA
6 1 (0.62%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.62%) Murex
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle
6 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com