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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PMI Certification
England / South East
Rank 151 197 173
Rank change year-on-year +46 -24  
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 94 67 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 0.73% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% 2.64% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 41 51
Median daily rate £469 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £61.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £61.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -23.88% +71.52%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2221 2535 2670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.30% 27.49% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1321 1561 1378
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 107 107
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £62.45 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing PMI Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +34 25 £450 +12.50% 4
Oxfordshire +8 25 £475 - 1
West Sussex +12 13 £475 +11.76%
Hampshire +11 13 £440 +41.93% 1
Buckinghamshire -17 5 £413 -1.49%
Surrey +3 3 £439 +21.03% 2
Kent +5 2 £400 -30.43%
East Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex +3 1 £475 -26.92%
PMI Certification
England

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMI Certification 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 South East region with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 120 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 108 (67.50%) Project Management
3 103 (64.38%) PMP
4 81 (50.63%) PMI
5 48 (30.00%) Finance
6 40 (25.00%) ITIL
7 36 (22.50%) PMO
8 33 (20.63%) Microsoft
8 33 (20.63%) Change Management
8 33 (20.63%) Degree
9 31 (19.38%) MS Project
10 30 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (18.13%) Migration
11 29 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (13.75%) Risk Management
13 21 (13.13%) Project Planning
13 21 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (12.50%) Data Centre
14 20 (12.50%) Telecoms
15 19 (11.88%) QA
15 19 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (11.25%) Programme Management
16 18 (11.25%) MS Excel
17 17 (10.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 17 (10.63%) Matrix Organization
18 16 (10.00%) PRINCE
18 16 (10.00%) Windows
19 14 (8.75%) Management Information System
19 14 (8.75%) Service Delivery
20 13 (8.13%) Retail

PMI Certification
Top Related 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 7 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.13%) Documentum
3 1 (0.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.63%) JBoss
3 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (19.38%) MS Project
2 18 (11.25%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.63%) MS Office
4 4 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Maximo
2 1 (0.63%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.63%) Office 365
4 3 (1.88%) IaaS
5 2 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) LAN
1 7 (4.38%) WAN
2 6 (3.75%) Internet
2 6 (3.75%) VoIP
3 5 (3.13%) Firewall
4 4 (2.50%) VPN
4 4 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.88%) MPLS
5 3 (1.88%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.25%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.25%) PSTN
7 1 (0.63%) BGP
7 1 (0.63%) DNS
7 1 (0.63%) FTP
7 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.63%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.63%) OSPF
7 1 (0.63%) SMTP
7 1 (0.63%) SSL
7 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.63%) Big Data
3 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
General
1 48 (30.00%) Finance
2 20 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.13%) Retail
4 7 (4.38%) Billing
5 6 (3.75%) Publishing
6 5 (3.13%) Banking
7 4 (2.50%) Marketing
8 2 (1.25%) Automotive
8 2 (1.25%) Legal
8 2 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.63%) French Language
9 1 (0.63%) German Language
9 1 (0.63%) Local Government
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 102 (63.75%) Project Manager
2 19 (11.88%) IT Manager
3 13 (8.13%) Data Centre Manager
3 13 (8.13%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 13 (8.13%) Programme Manager
4 10 (6.25%) Migration Manager
4 10 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
5 9 (5.63%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 9 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (5.63%) IT Project Manager
6 8 (5.00%) Data Migration Manager
6 8 (5.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 8 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 7 (4.38%) Coordinator
7 7 (4.38%) Rollout Manager
7 7 (4.38%) Rollout Project Manager
7 7 (4.38%) Technical Manager
7 7 (4.38%) Technical Project Manager
8 6 (3.75%) Consultant
8 6 (3.75%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.25%) Web Services
2 1 (0.63%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 81 (50.63%) PMI
2 21 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 14 (8.75%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.88%) CCTV
6 3 (1.88%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.88%) RIA
6 3 (1.88%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.25%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.25%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.25%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.25%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.63%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.63%) Life Science
8 1 (0.63%) SCADA
8 1 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.63%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (3.75%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.88%) Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Unix
4 1 (0.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 108 (67.50%) Project Management
3 40 (25.00%) ITIL
4 33 (20.63%) Change Management
5 30 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (18.13%) Migration
6 29 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (13.75%) Risk Management
8 21 (13.13%) Project Planning
9 18 (11.25%) Programme Management
10 17 (10.63%) Matrix Organization
11 16 (10.00%) PRINCE
12 14 (8.75%) Service Delivery
13 13 (8.13%) Scrum
14 12 (7.50%) Business Analysis
15 11 (6.88%) Service Management
16 10 (6.25%) Change Control
16 10 (6.25%) Six Sigma
16 10 (6.25%) Supplier Management
17 9 (5.63%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.50%) SQL
2 3 (1.88%) C
2 3 (1.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.25%) ABAP
4 1 (0.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 103 (64.38%) PMP
2 33 (20.63%) Degree
3 17 (10.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.75%) APMP
6 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.88%) PgMP
6 3 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.25%) MBA
7 2 (1.25%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.63%) CAPM
8 1 (0.63%) CBAP
8 1 (0.63%) CCDA
8 1 (0.63%) CCNA
8 1 (0.63%) CCVP
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.63%) CISSP
8 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (22.50%) PMO
2 19 (11.88%) QA
3 7 (4.38%) PMBOK
4 4 (2.50%) COBIT
4 4 (2.50%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.50%) GDPR
4 4 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.25%) P3O
5 2 (1.25%) SLA
6 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.63%) GMP
6 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) SCCM
2 4 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 33 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.63%) SAP
3 7 (4.38%) Cisco
3 7 (4.38%) Oracle
4 4 (2.50%) IBM
5 3 (1.88%) BT
5 3 (1.88%) OpenText
5 3 (1.88%) SolarWinds
5 3 (1.88%) Tableau
6 2 (1.25%) Aastra
6 2 (1.25%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.25%) F5
6 2 (1.25%) Huawei
6 2 (1.25%) MobileIron
6 2 (1.25%) Nokia
6 2 (1.25%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.25%) Tumbleweed
6 2 (1.25%) VMware
6 2 (1.25%) WorldPay
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 2 days ago
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago