Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for PMI Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 191 241
Rank change year-on-year -58 +50 -58
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 133 194 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 1.19% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.67% 5.32% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 121 94
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £309
90th Percentile £575 £525 £609
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 0
South East median hourly rate £34.50 £31.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.47% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -20.00% +16.88%

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,626 3,646 4,487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.04% 22.41% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,021 2,062 2,708
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.39%
10th Percentile £231 £215 £254
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 217 213
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -9.09% +2.80%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.98 £48.75 £52.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.31
% change year-on-year -5.66% +4.70% +12.49%

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PMI Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PMI Certification in the South East

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI Certification in the South East

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI Certification in the South East over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI Certification in the South East

PMI Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI Certification in the South East

PMI Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI Certification in the South East over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PMI Certification in the South East

PMI Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Thames Valley -44 57 £411 -12.73% 4
Berkshire -17 54 £425 -1.45% 3
Hampshire -3 33 £450 +9.42% 3
Surrey -24 19 £525 +16.67%
West Sussex -28 16 £450 +5.88% 7
East Sussex +1 5 £413 - 1
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £320 -14.67% 1
PMI Certification
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 101 (75.94%) PMP
2 97 (72.93%) Project Management
3 74 (55.64%) PRINCE2
4 66 (49.62%) PMI
5 55 (41.35%) Degree
6 46 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (33.08%) Finance
8 36 (27.07%) Project Planning
9 35 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
10 33 (24.81%) Computer Science
11 32 (24.06%) Matrix Organization
12 30 (22.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (21.80%) Telecoms
14 26 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (16.54%) SDLC
16 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
17 19 (14.29%) ITIL
17 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
18 18 (13.53%) Migration
18 18 (13.53%) Marketing
18 18 (13.53%) Waterfall
19 16 (12.03%) CRM
19 16 (12.03%) Security Cleared
19 16 (12.03%) Business Analysis
20 15 (11.28%) MS Visio
21 14 (10.53%) QA
21 14 (10.53%) Master's Degree
22 13 (9.77%) PMO
22 13 (9.77%) Data Centre
22 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Excel

PMI Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (6.77%) Drupal
2 8 (6.02%) CMS
3 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.50%) CICS
4 2 (1.50%) Confluence
4 2 (1.50%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.50%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (11.28%) MS Visio
3 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (3.76%) SaaS
2 4 (3.01%) PaaS
3 3 (2.26%) Trello
4 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.50%) Office 365
4 2 (1.50%) Slack
4 2 (1.50%) Yammer
5 1 (0.75%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) Value-Added Service
2 2 (1.50%) SMS
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) LAN
3 1 (0.75%) Skype
3 1 (0.75%) WAN
3 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.50%) DB2
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.75%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.75%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.75%) OLAP
3 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.75%) Redis
3 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) JIRA
1 3 (2.26%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.50%) GitLab
2 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.75%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.75%) JMeter
3 1 (0.75%) JUnit
3 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.75%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 44 (33.08%) Finance
2 29 (21.80%) Telecoms
3 18 (13.53%) Marketing
4 12 (9.02%) Retail
5 9 (6.77%) Manufacturing
6 8 (6.02%) Legal
7 6 (4.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (3.76%) Billing
9 3 (2.26%) Games
10 2 (1.50%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.75%) German Language
11 1 (0.75%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.75%) Military
11 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (60.90%) Project Manager
2 17 (12.78%) IT Manager
3 13 (9.77%) IT Project Manager
4 9 (6.77%) Senior Manager
4 9 (6.77%) Senior Project Manager
5 8 (6.02%) Analyst
5 8 (6.02%) Coordinator
5 8 (6.02%) Data Centre Engineer
5 8 (6.02%) Project Coordinator
5 8 (6.02%) Project Engineer
6 7 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.26%) Business IT Analyst
6 7 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 7 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
6 7 (5.26%) Programme Manager
7 6 (4.51%) Applications Manager
7 6 (4.51%) Applications Project Manager
8 5 (3.76%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 5 (3.76%) HR Manager
8 5 (3.76%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) Middleware
2 4 (3.01%) Web Services
3 3 (2.26%) cXML
3 3 (2.26%) EDI
4 2 (1.50%) REST
4 2 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.75%) .NET
5 1 (0.75%) Jinja
5 1 (0.75%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 66 (49.62%) PMI
2 33 (24.81%) Computer Science
3 26 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (9.77%) Data Centre
5 11 (8.27%) Management Information System
6 9 (6.77%) Social Media
7 8 (6.02%) Virtual Team
8 7 (5.26%) User Experience
9 5 (3.76%) Mobile App
9 5 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.26%) Life Science
11 2 (1.50%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (1.50%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.75%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.75%) NHS
12 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.50%) Windows
2 1 (0.75%) Linux
2 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (72.93%) Project Management
2 74 (55.64%) PRINCE2
3 46 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (27.07%) Project Planning
5 35 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (24.06%) Matrix Organization
7 30 (22.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (16.54%) SDLC
9 19 (14.29%) ITIL
10 18 (13.53%) Migration
10 18 (13.53%) Waterfall
11 16 (12.03%) Business Analysis
11 16 (12.03%) CRM
12 12 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (9.02%) Project Governance
12 12 (9.02%) SEO
13 11 (8.27%) Customer Requirements
13 11 (8.27%) Scrum
14 10 (7.52%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
14 10 (7.52%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.27%) Java
2 4 (3.01%) C
2 4 (3.01%) Python
3 3 (2.26%) C#
4 2 (1.50%) C++
4 2 (1.50%) COBOL
4 2 (1.50%) Perl
4 2 (1.50%) PL/1
4 2 (1.50%) REXX
4 2 (1.50%) SQL
4 2 (1.50%) VB
4 2 (1.50%) VBScript
5 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 101 (75.94%) PMP
2 55 (41.35%) Degree
3 16 (12.03%) Security Cleared
4 14 (10.53%) Master's Degree
5 13 (9.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (6.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (6.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (5.26%) CBAP
8 7 (5.26%) DV Cleared
8 7 (5.26%) PgMP
9 6 (4.51%) MBA
9 6 (4.51%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.01%) ISEB
10 4 (3.01%) ISTQB
11 3 (2.26%) CAPM
12 2 (1.50%) AAT
13 1 (0.75%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.53%) QA
2 13 (9.77%) PMO
3 3 (2.26%) GDPR
4 2 (1.50%) COBIT
4 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) ACF2
1 2 (1.50%) Docker
1 2 (1.50%) KVM
1 2 (1.50%) RACF
1 2 (1.50%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) HP ALM
1 2 (1.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Grafana
2 1 (0.75%) SCCM
2 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.26%) Oracle
2 7 (5.26%) SAP
2 7 (5.26%) TIBCO
3 3 (2.26%) Ariba
3 3 (2.26%) Casewise
3 3 (2.26%) IBM
3 3 (2.26%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (1.50%) HP
4 2 (1.50%) Mirantis
4 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco
5 1 (0.75%) Citrix
5 1 (0.75%) Informatica
5 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.75%) Progress
5 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.75%) Xerox