Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 194 237
Rank change year-on-year -5 +43 -31
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 198 169 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.18% 1.09% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.18% 3.95% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 103 112
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £320 £325 £300
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £470 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -1.05% +11.76% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South East median hourly rate £85.00 - £61.75
10th Percentile £77.50 - £60.78
90th Percentile £92.50 - £62.93
England median hourly rate £57.50 £43.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year +32.95% +31.06% -8.33%

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 3,820 4,281 5,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.75% 27.53% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,056 2,552 3,086
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £250
90th Percentile £565 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 250 223
South East median hourly rate £25.72 £22.76 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.99% -21.52% +41.46%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £10.24
90th Percentile £53.87 £52.50 £60.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -21.67% +9.09% +37.50%

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 22 April 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
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 22 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
Thames Valley -13 103 £425 -7.61% 12
Berkshire +23 84 £425 -5.56% 11
West Sussex +8 33 £475 -
Hampshire +6 31 £438 -1.69% 4
Surrey -25 21 £560 +9.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 11 £260 -36.97%
Oxfordshire -28 8 £520 +9.47% 1
Middlesex 0 2 £530 +11.58%
Home Counties +9 1 - -
East Sussex -1 1 - - 2
Sussex - 1 £470 -
PMI Certification
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 139 (70.20%) PMP
2 120 (60.61%) PRINCE2
3 110 (55.56%) Project Management
4 83 (41.92%) Degree
5 77 (38.89%) PMI
6 68 (34.34%) Finance
7 61 (30.81%) Project Planning
8 58 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (27.78%) Telecoms
10 45 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (21.21%) Retail
12 40 (20.20%) ITIL
12 40 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
13 39 (19.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 36 (18.18%) PMO
15 34 (17.17%) Microsoft Project
16 32 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (15.15%) Matrix Organization
17 30 (15.15%) Microsoft
18 27 (13.64%) Master's Degree
19 24 (12.12%) Programme Management
20 22 (11.11%) Business Analysis
20 22 (11.11%) Computer Science
20 22 (11.11%) QA
20 22 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
21 21 (10.61%) Waterfall
21 21 (10.61%) PRINCE
22 19 (9.60%) Change Management
22 19 (9.60%) Security Cleared
23 18 (9.09%) SC Cleared

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 8 (4.04%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.01%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.51%) CICS
3 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (17.17%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (8.08%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (6.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.51%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.51%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.51%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.51%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.55%) SaaS
2 7 (3.54%) PaaS
3 6 (3.03%) Office 365
4 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.51%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.54%) Unified Communications
1 7 (3.54%) VoIP
2 6 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (3.03%) IP Telephony
2 6 (3.03%) LAN
3 4 (2.02%) ATM
3 4 (2.02%) Internet
4 3 (1.52%) WAN
5 2 (1.01%) Firewall
5 2 (1.01%) Skype
6 1 (0.51%) 4G
6 1 (0.51%) 5G
6 1 (0.51%) ADSL
6 1 (0.51%) HSDPA
6 1 (0.51%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (0.51%) IPv6
6 1 (0.51%) MPLS
6 1 (0.51%) MVNO
6 1 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.52%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) HP UFT
1 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.01%) JMeter
1 2 (1.01%) JUnit
1 2 (1.01%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.01%) Selenium
2 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 68 (34.34%) Finance
2 55 (27.78%) Telecoms
3 42 (21.21%) Retail
4 14 (7.07%) Manufacturing
5 12 (6.06%) Marketing
6 10 (5.05%) Legal
7 8 (4.04%) German Language
8 6 (3.03%) Billing
9 5 (2.53%) Banking
10 4 (2.02%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.51%) Military
12 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 128 (64.65%) Project Manager
2 34 (17.17%) IT Manager
3 28 (14.14%) IT Project Manager
4 19 (9.60%) Senior Manager
4 19 (9.60%) Senior Project Manager
5 16 (8.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 15 (7.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 11 (5.56%) Senior IT Manager
7 11 (5.56%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 10 (5.05%) Programme Manager
8 10 (5.05%) Transformation Manager
9 9 (4.55%) Analyst
9 9 (4.55%) Project Planner
10 8 (4.04%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 8 (4.04%) Telecoms Manager
10 8 (4.04%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 7 (3.54%) Coordinator
11 7 (3.54%) Network Manager
11 7 (3.54%) Network Project Manager
11 7 (3.54%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.53%) Middleware
2 4 (2.02%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) J2EE
3 1 (0.51%) REST
3 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 77 (38.89%) PMI
2 32 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 14 (7.07%) Data Centre
5 12 (6.06%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.53%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.02%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.02%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.52%) Robotics
10 2 (1.01%) CCTV
10 2 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.01%) PKI
11 1 (0.51%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.57%) Windows
2 9 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.04%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.53%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.02%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.01%) Android
7 2 (1.01%) Linux
8 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (60.61%) PRINCE2
2 110 (55.56%) Project Management
3 61 (30.81%) Project Planning
4 58 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (20.20%) ITIL
6 40 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (15.15%) Matrix Organization
8 24 (12.12%) Programme Management
9 22 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 22 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
10 21 (10.61%) PRINCE
10 21 (10.61%) Waterfall
11 19 (9.60%) Change Management
12 18 (9.09%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
12 18 (9.09%) Migration
13 17 (8.59%) Decision-Making
14 16 (8.08%) Risk Management
15 15 (7.58%) Process Improvement
15 15 (7.58%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.04%) SQL
2 4 (2.02%) Java
3 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.01%) PHP
4 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 139 (70.20%) PMP
2 83 (41.92%) Degree
3 39 (19.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 27 (13.64%) Master's Degree
5 19 (9.60%) Security Cleared
6 18 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 16 (8.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (6.57%) PgMP
9 8 (4.04%) ISEB
10 7 (3.54%) ISTQB
11 6 (3.03%) CISSP
11 6 (3.03%) MBA
12 4 (2.02%) CAPM
12 4 (2.02%) CISA
12 4 (2.02%) CISM
12 4 (2.02%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 4 (2.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 4 (2.02%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 2 (1.01%) APMP
13 2 (1.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (18.18%) PMO
2 22 (11.11%) QA
3 9 (4.55%) GDPR
4 4 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (1.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.51%) COBIT
6 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) ACF2
2 1 (0.51%) RACF
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.55%) SCCM
2 5 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.02%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.51%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.54%) Cisco
2 7 (3.54%) HP
3 5 (2.53%) ServiceNow
3 5 (2.53%) TIBCO
4 4 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.02%) SAP
5 3 (1.52%) Demandware
5 3 (1.52%) Ericsson
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle
6 2 (1.01%) Capita
6 2 (1.01%) Citrix
7 1 (0.51%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.51%) Civica
7 1 (0.51%) Nokia
7 1 (0.51%) Northgate
7 1 (0.51%) Orchard
7 1 (0.51%) PTC
7 1 (0.51%) Remedy
7 1 (0.51%) VMware