The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management Institute (PMI)
England / South East
Rank 195 241 216
Rank change year-on-year +46 -25  
Contract jobs citing PMI 52 24 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.26% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 0.87% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 14 19
Median daily rate £475 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £619 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

PMI is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2370 2746 2724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.80% 30.11% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1648 1416
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +2.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 153 162
Median hourly rate £16.75 £39.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.05% +105.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for PMI in the South East

PMI
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI in the South East

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI in the South East

PMI
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI in the South East

PMI
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Oxfordshire +12 22 £475 - 1
Berkshire +23 10 £450 -10.00% 3
West Sussex - 5 £493 -
Hampshire +20 4 £445 +32.83%
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £399 -16.05%
East Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey +12 1 £315 -5.26%
Middlesex +2 1 £475 -26.92%
Kent - 1 £400 -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 South East region with a requirement for PMI.

1 82 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 67 (81.71%) PRINCE2
3 58 (70.73%) Project Management
4 27 (32.93%) PMP
5 20 (24.39%) Migration
6 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
7 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (20.73%) Risk Management
8 17 (20.73%) Change Management
8 17 (20.73%) ITIL
8 17 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
9 16 (19.51%) Finance
10 15 (18.29%) Windows
10 15 (18.29%) PMO
11 14 (17.07%) MS Project
12 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (10.98%) Office 365
14 8 (9.76%) Data Protection
14 8 (9.76%) Application Rationalisation
14 8 (9.76%) Resource Allocation
14 8 (9.76%) Business Analysis
14 8 (9.76%) CMMI
15 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
15 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
15 7 (8.54%) Scrum
15 7 (8.54%) PMBOK
15 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared

PMI
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 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Project
2 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.66%) MS Office
4 2 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.22%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.98%) Office 365
4 3 (3.66%) IaaS
5 2 (2.44%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) WAN
2 5 (6.10%) LAN
2 5 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (4.88%) Internet
3 4 (4.88%) VoIP
4 3 (3.66%) Firewall
4 3 (3.66%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.44%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.44%) VPN
5 2 (2.44%) Wireless
6 1 (1.22%) DNS
6 1 (1.22%) FTP
6 1 (1.22%) HTTP
6 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.22%) MPLS
6 1 (1.22%) OSPF
6 1 (1.22%) SMTP
6 1 (1.22%) SNMP
6 1 (1.22%) SSL
6 1 (1.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.22%) Big Data
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Retail
2 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Publishing
4 4 (4.88%) Billing
5 3 (3.66%) Automotive
6 2 (2.44%) Marketing
7 1 (1.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (62.20%) Project Manager
2 10 (12.20%) Data Centre Manager
2 10 (12.20%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 8 (9.76%) IT Manager
3 8 (9.76%) Migration Manager
3 8 (9.76%) Migration Project Manager
4 7 (8.54%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Data Migration Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Engagement Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Programme Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Rollout Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Rollout Project Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Technical Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Technical Project Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Applications Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.66%) RIA
5 2 (2.44%) CCTV
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.22%) Life Science
6 1 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.22%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (81.71%) PRINCE2
2 58 (70.73%) Project Management
3 20 (24.39%) Migration
4 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.73%) Change Management
5 17 (20.73%) ITIL
5 17 (20.73%) Risk Management
5 17 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.76%) Application Rationalisation
6 8 (9.76%) Business Analysis
6 8 (9.76%) CMMI
6 8 (9.76%) Data Protection
6 8 (9.76%) Resource Allocation
7 7 (8.54%) Project Planning
7 7 (8.54%) Release Management
7 7 (8.54%) Scrum
7 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.32%) Presales
8 6 (7.32%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.10%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) SQL
2 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.44%) ABAP
4 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 82 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 27 (32.93%) PMP
3 7 (8.54%) Degree
3 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.88%) APMP
5 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.44%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.22%) CBAP
7 1 (1.22%) CCDA
7 1 (1.22%) CCNA
7 1 (1.22%) CCVP
7 1 (1.22%) CISA
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.22%) CISM
7 1 (1.22%) CISSP
7 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) MBA
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.29%) PMO
2 7 (8.54%) PMBOK
3 6 (7.32%) QA
4 4 (4.88%) GDPR
5 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) SCCM
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) SAP
3 4 (4.88%) Cisco
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) SolarWinds
4 3 (3.66%) Tableau
5 2 (2.44%) IBM
5 2 (2.44%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.22%) BT
6 1 (1.22%) Cadence
6 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) EMC
6 1 (1.22%) HP
6 1 (1.22%) Juniper
6 1 (1.22%) NetApp
6 1 (1.22%) Remedy
6 1 (1.22%) VMware