Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CMMI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CMMI over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 813 803
Rank change year-on-year -24 -10 -16
Contract jobs citing CMMI 50 78 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.074% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.088% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 51 57
UK median daily rate £513 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £370 £243 £300
90th Percentile £613 £638 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £300 £410
% change year-on-year +75.00% -26.78% -3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +19.72%
10th Percentile £42.50 £36.25 £37.75
90th Percentile £55.50 £45.25 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +19.72%

CMMI is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

CMMI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CMMI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CMMI in the UK

CMMI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CMMI.

Contractor daily rate trend for CMMI in the UK

CMMI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CMMI over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CMMI in the UK

CMMI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMMI.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CMMI in the UK

CMMI
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMMI within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
England -12 48 £513 +13.89% 5
UK excluding London +34 32 £525 +75.00% 4
London -42 16 £500 -2.44% 1
East of England -13 13 £543 -
South East +5 8 £380 -5.00%
South West - 6 £525 - 2
West Midlands +36 3 £480 +12.88%
Midlands +25 3 £480 -23.24%
North of England +49 1 - - 2
North West +22 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CMMI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CMMI.

1 17 (34.00%) Change Management
2 15 (30.00%) Banking
3 14 (28.00%) Finance
3 14 (28.00%) Project Management
4 13 (26.00%) Six Sigma
4 13 (26.00%) ITIL
5 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (22.00%) Migration
7 10 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (20.00%) Change Control
8 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
9 8 (16.00%) Unix
10 7 (14.00%) SQL
10 7 (14.00%) Linux
10 7 (14.00%) Programme Management
10 7 (14.00%) Degree
11 6 (12.00%) PCI DSS
11 6 (12.00%) Business Transformation
11 6 (12.00%) Dependency Management
11 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (12.00%) IT Strategy
11 6 (12.00%) TOGAF
11 6 (12.00%) Business Continuity
11 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
12 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
12 5 (10.00%) ISO 9000
12 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2

CMMI
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) MS Project Server
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.00%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (8.00%) SAN
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (6.00%) Skype
4 2 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) BGP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) OSPF
5 1 (2.00%) SMS
5 1 (2.00%) SpaceWire
5 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.00%) CA Gen
1 1 (2.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 15 (30.00%) Banking
2 14 (28.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) French Language
3 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
5 2 (4.00%) Local Government
5 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.00%) Automotive
6 1 (2.00%) Avionics
6 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Onboarding Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Onboarding Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Process Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Project Governance Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) CMDB
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.00%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Unix
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Solaris
4 2 (4.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Change Management
2 14 (28.00%) Project Management
3 13 (26.00%) ITIL
3 13 (26.00%) Six Sigma
4 11 (22.00%) Migration
5 10 (20.00%) Change Control
5 10 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
8 7 (14.00%) Programme Management
9 6 (12.00%) Business Continuity
9 6 (12.00%) Business Transformation
9 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (12.00%) Dependency Management
9 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (12.00%) IT Strategy
9 6 (12.00%) TOGAF
10 5 (10.00%) High Availability
10 5 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) ANSI C
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) CCA
3 4 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (8.00%) MCSA
3 4 (8.00%) MCSE
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.00%) VCAP
3 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.00%) CCNP
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.00%) PMP
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (4.00%) CCNA
5 2 (4.00%) CSQA
5 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) Sun Certification
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (10.00%) ISO 9000
3 4 (8.00%) Def Stans
4 3 (6.00%) COBIT
4 3 (6.00%) QA
4 3 (6.00%) SLA
5 1 (2.00%) ECSS
5 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) XenApp
3 2 (4.00%) Firmware
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.00%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) Citrix
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.00%) Adobe
5 2 (4.00%) CommVault
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Avaya
6 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.00%) Meru Networks
6 1 (2.00%) Trustwave
6 1 (2.00%) Virgin Media