Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 198 223
Rank change year-on-year -43 +25 -31
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 137 190 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 1.17% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 5.21% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 105 101
South East median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £325
90th Percentile £590 £570 £575
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 0
South East median hourly rate £34.50 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -23.26% +6.17%

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 3,699 3,649 4,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.32% 22.47% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,083 2,046 2,453
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.97% -0.52% +1.75%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £260
90th Percentile £588 £569 £575
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 188 222
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £25.69 £23.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.97% +11.24% -34.01%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £49.13 £50.00
England median hourly rate £27.53 £23.88 £26.25
% change year-on-year +15.31% -9.05% -2.47%

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 21 January 2019.

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
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 21 January 2019. 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 +1 85 £363 +6.62% 2
Berkshire +9 81 £363 +7.41%
Surrey -16 18 £550 -1.79% 2
Hampshire -38 18 £331 -25.77% 1
West Sussex -40 9 £450 -5.26% 2
East Sussex -4 5 £413 -
Buckinghamshire 0 4 £269 -19.17% 2
PMI Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 100 (72.99%) Project Management
2 96 (70.07%) PRINCE2
3 84 (61.31%) PMI
4 74 (54.01%) PMP
5 55 (40.15%) Telecoms
6 51 (37.23%) PMO
7 50 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (30.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (26.28%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (24.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 32 (23.36%) Project Governance
12 31 (22.63%) Finance
12 31 (22.63%) Degree
13 30 (21.90%) Dependency Management
14 29 (21.17%) Matrix Management
14 29 (21.17%) Matrix Organization
15 26 (18.98%) Work Breakdown Structure
15 26 (18.98%) Critical Success Factor
15 26 (18.98%) Quality Management
15 26 (18.98%) Microsoft Project
16 24 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (16.06%) Microsoft
18 17 (12.41%) Project Planning
19 16 (11.68%) Supplier Management
19 16 (11.68%) Scrum
19 16 (11.68%) CRM
19 16 (11.68%) E-Commerce
20 15 (10.95%) Microsoft Office
20 15 (10.95%) Java
20 15 (10.95%) PRINCE

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 10 (7.30%) CMS
1 10 (7.30%) Drupal
2 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.92%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.19%) Confluence
5 2 (1.46%) CICS
5 2 (1.46%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (18.98%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (10.95%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (10.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (8.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.46%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Oracle CRM
1 6 (4.38%) Oracle CRM On Demand
2 4 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.19%) NetSuite
3 3 (2.19%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.73%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.73%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.73%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Yammer
2 3 (2.19%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.19%) Trello
3 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.46%) Office 365
3 2 (1.46%) Slack
4 1 (0.73%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.73%) BlueKai
4 1 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.22%) Value-Added Service
2 5 (3.65%) 2G
2 5 (3.65%) 3G
2 5 (3.65%) 4G
2 5 (3.65%) 5G
2 5 (3.65%) LAN
3 4 (2.92%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (2.92%) VPN
4 3 (2.19%) Firewall
4 3 (2.19%) FTP
4 3 (2.19%) GGSN
4 3 (2.19%) HTTP
4 3 (2.19%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.19%) Skype
4 3 (2.19%) SSL
4 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.19%) WAN
4 3 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.46%) 2.5G
5 2 (1.46%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.46%) DB2
2 2 (1.46%) Power BI
3 1 (0.73%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.73%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.73%) Redis
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.30%) JIRA
2 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.46%) GitLab
2 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.73%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.73%) JMeter
3 1 (0.73%) JUnit
3 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.73%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.73%) Selenium
General
1 55 (40.15%) Telecoms
2 31 (22.63%) Finance
3 13 (9.49%) Marketing
4 11 (8.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (6.57%) Retail
6 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.19%) Billing
7 3 (2.19%) Legal
8 2 (1.46%) Games
8 2 (1.46%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.73%) Local Government
9 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (64.23%) Project Manager
2 12 (8.76%) IT Manager
2 12 (8.76%) IT Project Manager
3 11 (8.03%) Analyst
4 7 (5.11%) Business Analyst
5 6 (4.38%) Agile Project Manager
6 5 (3.65%) Data Centre Manager
6 5 (3.65%) Data Manager
7 4 (2.92%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (2.92%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (2.92%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 4 (2.92%) Programme Manager
7 4 (2.92%) Project Planner
7 4 (2.92%) Telecoms Manager
7 4 (2.92%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 3 (2.19%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (2.19%) Digital Business Analyst
8 3 (2.19%) HR Manager
8 3 (2.19%) IT Analyst
8 3 (2.19%) Site Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.30%) HTML
2 6 (4.38%) Flash
2 6 (4.38%) Web Services
3 5 (3.65%) Middleware
4 2 (1.46%) .NET
4 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.46%) EDI
4 2 (1.46%) LDAP
4 2 (1.46%) REST
4 2 (1.46%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.73%) cXML
5 1 (0.73%) Jinja
5 1 (0.73%) Kafka
5 1 (0.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 84 (61.31%) PMI
2 24 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.76%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (8.03%) Social Media
5 10 (7.30%) Management Information System
6 9 (6.57%) Data Centre
7 8 (5.84%) User Experience
8 7 (5.11%) Virtual Team
9 5 (3.65%) Smartphone
10 4 (2.92%) Life Science
11 2 (1.46%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (1.46%) iPhone
11 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.73%) NHS
12 1 (0.73%) PKI
12 1 (0.73%) RIA
12 1 (0.73%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.84%) Windows
2 5 (3.65%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.92%) Android
3 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.19%) Linux
5 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.46%) Unix
5 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (72.99%) Project Management
2 96 (70.07%) PRINCE2
3 50 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (30.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (26.28%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (23.36%) Project Governance
7 30 (21.90%) Dependency Management
8 29 (21.17%) Matrix Management
8 29 (21.17%) Matrix Organization
9 26 (18.98%) Critical Success Factor
9 26 (18.98%) Quality Management
9 26 (18.98%) Work Breakdown Structure
10 17 (12.41%) Project Planning
11 16 (11.68%) CRM
11 16 (11.68%) E-Commerce
11 16 (11.68%) Scrum
11 16 (11.68%) Supplier Management
12 15 (10.95%) Computer Science
12 15 (10.95%) PRINCE
13 14 (10.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.95%) Java
2 11 (8.03%) C
3 6 (4.38%) PHP
4 4 (2.92%) C#
4 4 (2.92%) Python
5 2 (1.46%) C++
5 2 (1.46%) COBOL
5 2 (1.46%) Perl
5 2 (1.46%) PL/1
5 2 (1.46%) REXX
5 2 (1.46%) SQL
5 2 (1.46%) VB
5 2 (1.46%) VBScript
6 1 (0.73%) ABAP
6 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 74 (54.01%) PMP
2 34 (24.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 31 (22.63%) Degree
4 13 (9.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (6.57%) Master's Degree
6 7 (5.11%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (3.65%) MBA
9 3 (2.19%) CBAP
9 3 (2.19%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.19%) ISEB
9 3 (2.19%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.46%) PgMP
11 1 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.73%) CCDA
11 1 (0.73%) CCNA
11 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.73%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (37.23%) PMO
2 13 (9.49%) QA
3 3 (2.19%) GxP
4 2 (1.46%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.73%) COBIT
5 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.73%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) ACF2
1 2 (1.46%) Docker
1 2 (1.46%) KVM
1 2 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.46%) RACF
1 2 (1.46%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) HP ALM
1 2 (1.46%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.46%) SCCM
2 1 (0.73%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.73%) Ansible
2 1 (0.73%) Grafana
2 1 (0.73%) SCOM
2 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (16.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.76%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (8.03%) Remedy
4 10 (7.30%) Oracle
5 8 (5.84%) Huawei
6 6 (4.38%) Cisco
7 5 (3.65%) SAP
7 5 (3.65%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.92%) Demandware
8 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.19%) Google
9 3 (2.19%) HP
9 3 (2.19%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.46%) IBM
10 2 (1.46%) Mirantis
10 2 (1.46%) Planview
11 1 (0.73%) Arqiva
11 1 (0.73%) Nortel
11 1 (0.73%) SOTI
11 1 (0.73%) Tableau