Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for PMI Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 27 July 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.

PMI Certification
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 329 295
Rank change year-on-year +25 -34 -18
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 755 816 901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.74% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.05% 3.48% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 547 606
UK median daily rate £460 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +2.41%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £650 £619 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 8
UK median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +35.34% +23.15%
10th Percentile £34.00 £36.25 £22.74
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.88 £51.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +2.78% +4.05% +60.19%

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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18628 23422 21933
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.53% 21.31% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11391 14640 12772
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £250 £245 £225
90th Percentile £588 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 821 1076
UK median hourly rate £29.92 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% +24.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.19 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +24.44% +12.15%

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI Certification over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI Certification over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 27 July 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 +20 711 £475 +5.56% 53
UK excluding London +34 410 £425 +6.25% 31
London +10 333 £513 +2.50% 24
South East +64 198 £470 +10.59% 12
South West +51 55 £468 +12.77% 2
Midlands -12 54 £378 -5.63% 2
North of England -6 46 £353 -1.40% 8
West Midlands +18 30 £413 +3.13%
Scotland +23 27 £368 +13.08% 2
North West 0 23 £425 - 6
East Midlands -12 23 £375 -5.06% 2
East of England -31 21 £363 -14.71% 5
North East +21 13 £350 +12.00% 1
Yorkshire +40 10 £400 -8.57% 1
Wales +10 10 £337 -

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 534 (70.73%) PRINCE2
2 514 (68.08%) Project Management
3 478 (63.31%) PMP
4 408 (54.04%) PMI
5 290 (38.41%) Finance
6 259 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
7 201 (26.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 179 (23.71%) Degree
9 144 (19.07%) Microsoft Project
10 137 (18.15%) ITIL
11 131 (17.35%) Programme Management
12 108 (14.30%) Risk Management
13 107 (14.17%) PMO
14 106 (14.04%) Microsoft
15 93 (12.32%) Scrum
16 92 (12.19%) Migration
16 92 (12.19%) Change Management
17 83 (10.99%) Banking
18 78 (10.33%) PRINCE
19 76 (10.07%) Project Planning
20 75 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
21 74 (9.80%) Matrix Organization
22 73 (9.67%) Telecoms
23 71 (9.40%) Data Centre
24 70 (9.27%) Security Cleared
25 68 (9.01%) SDLC
25 68 (9.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
26 67 (8.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 66 (8.74%) Waterfall
28 61 (8.08%) QA

PMI Certification
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 29 (3.84%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.52%) Confluence
3 15 (1.99%) MS Project Server
4 12 (1.59%) Skype for Business
5 10 (1.32%) JBoss
6 7 (0.93%) CMS
6 7 (0.93%) IIS
7 5 (0.66%) Documentum
7 5 (0.66%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.53%) Apache
8 4 (0.53%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.13%) Smallworld
11 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 144 (19.07%) Microsoft Project
2 55 (7.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (7.15%) Microsoft Office
4 53 (7.02%) MS Visio
5 24 (3.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.53%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.26%) Actimize
5 2 (0.26%) Maximo
5 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.13%) HFM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.13%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (0.13%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.13%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.77%) Office 365
2 33 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.06%) SaaS
5 6 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.66%) IaaS
7 4 (0.53%) Yammer
8 3 (0.40%) Basecamp
8 3 (0.40%) Trello
9 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.26%) Force.com
9 2 (0.26%) GitHub
9 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.26%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.13%) Asana
10 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.13%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.05%) LAN
2 16 (2.12%) WAN
3 14 (1.85%) VoIP
4 10 (1.32%) Firewall
4 10 (1.32%) Skype
5 7 (0.93%) Unified Communications
5 7 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.66%) Internet
6 5 (0.66%) SAN
7 4 (0.53%) IPv4
7 4 (0.53%) IPv6
8 3 (0.40%) HTTP
9 2 (0.26%) CTI
9 2 (0.26%) GGSN
9 2 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.26%) SGSN
9 2 (0.26%) Wireless
9 2 (0.26%) WLAN
10 1 (0.13%) 3G
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.32%) Big Data
3 10 (1.32%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.53%) MS Access
4 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.40%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.40%) QlikView
5 3 (0.40%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.26%) DB2
6 2 (0.26%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.26%) Mixpanel
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.26%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.13%) GIS
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 33 (4.37%) JIRA
2 10 (1.32%) Bitbucket
3 4 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.40%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.26%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.26%) Gradle
5 2 (0.26%) Subversion
5 2 (0.26%) VersionOne
5 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 290 (38.41%) Finance
2 83 (10.99%) Banking
3 73 (9.67%) Telecoms
4 49 (6.49%) Retail
5 34 (4.50%) Legal
5 34 (4.50%) Marketing
6 33 (4.37%) Front Office
7 30 (3.97%) Investment Banking
8 26 (3.44%) Manufacturing
9 19 (2.52%) Back Office
10 18 (2.38%) Law
11 13 (1.72%) Publishing
12 12 (1.59%) Electronics
13 10 (1.32%) Billing
13 10 (1.32%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (1.19%) Advertising
14 9 (1.19%) Automotive
14 9 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
14 9 (1.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 454 (60.13%) Project Manager
2 66 (8.74%) IT Manager
3 60 (7.95%) Analyst
4 56 (7.42%) IT Project Manager
5 53 (7.02%) Senior Manager
6 52 (6.89%) Business Analyst
7 49 (6.49%) Senior Project Manager
8 48 (6.36%) Programme Manager
9 45 (5.96%) Infrastructure Manager
10 37 (4.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 33 (4.37%) Technical Manager
12 28 (3.71%) Technical Project Manager
13 20 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 19 (2.52%) Project Planner
15 18 (2.38%) Agile Project Manager
15 18 (2.38%) Applications Manager
15 18 (2.38%) Data Centre Manager
15 18 (2.38%) Security Manager
16 17 (2.25%) Data Centre Project Manager
16 17 (2.25%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.52%) XML
2 12 (1.59%) Velocity
3 8 (1.06%) .NET
3 8 (1.06%) HTML
4 7 (0.93%) AngularJS
5 6 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.79%) jQuery
5 6 (0.79%) Web Services
6 5 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.66%) J2EE
7 4 (0.53%) CSS
7 4 (0.53%) XSL
8 3 (0.40%) FpML
8 3 (0.40%) GWT
8 3 (0.40%) HTML5
8 3 (0.40%) REST
8 3 (0.40%) SAP Basis
8 3 (0.40%) SOAP
8 3 (0.40%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 408 (54.04%) PMI
2 75 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (9.40%) Data Centre
4 53 (7.02%) Management Information System
5 32 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (3.97%) Computer Science
7 28 (3.71%) Virtual Team
8 19 (2.52%) Derivative
9 16 (2.12%) Equities
10 11 (1.46%) User Experience
11 10 (1.32%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.19%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.93%) CCTV
13 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.93%) IVR
14 6 (0.79%) NHS
15 5 (0.66%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.66%) EPoS
15 5 (0.66%) Exotic Derivative
15 5 (0.66%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.17%) Windows
2 19 (2.52%) Windows 10
3 14 (1.85%) Linux
3 14 (1.85%) Unix
4 11 (1.46%) Solaris
5 5 (0.66%) AIX
5 5 (0.66%) Android
5 5 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (70.73%) PRINCE2
2 514 (68.08%) Project Management
3 259 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
4 201 (26.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 137 (18.15%) ITIL
6 131 (17.35%) Programme Management
7 108 (14.30%) Risk Management
8 93 (12.32%) Scrum
9 92 (12.19%) Change Management
9 92 (12.19%) Migration
10 78 (10.33%) PRINCE
11 76 (10.07%) Project Planning
12 74 (9.80%) Matrix Organization
13 68 (9.01%) SDLC
14 66 (8.74%) Waterfall
15 50 (6.62%) CRM
16 48 (6.36%) Change Control
17 47 (6.23%) Business Analysis
18 40 (5.30%) Critical Path Analysis
19 37 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (3.84%) SQL
2 17 (2.25%) Java
3 16 (2.12%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.06%) VBA
5 6 (0.79%) C#
5 6 (0.79%) Perl
5 6 (0.79%) VBScript
6 4 (0.53%) C
6 4 (0.53%) VB
7 3 (0.40%) Apex Code
7 3 (0.40%) C++
8 2 (0.26%) ABAP
8 2 (0.26%) Groovy
8 2 (0.26%) PHP
8 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 478 (63.31%) PMP
2 179 (23.71%) Degree
3 70 (9.27%) Security Cleared
4 68 (9.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 67 (8.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 55 (7.28%) SC Cleared
7 34 (4.50%) ISEB
8 19 (2.52%) DV Cleared
9 18 (2.38%) APMP
10 17 (2.25%) PgMP
11 14 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.72%) CISSP
12 13 (1.72%) IIBA
13 12 (1.59%) CAPM
13 12 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 11 (1.46%) Chartered Engineer
14 11 (1.46%) CITP
14 11 (1.46%) MBCS
15 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (14.17%) PMO
2 61 (8.08%) QA
3 25 (3.31%) MiFID
4 14 (1.85%) EMIR
5 11 (1.46%) SLA
6 10 (1.32%) GDPR
7 8 (1.06%) P3O
7 8 (1.06%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.93%) COBIT
9 6 (0.79%) ISO 9000
9 6 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.66%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.40%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.40%) SEPA
12 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.26%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.26%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.26%) Docker
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.13%) XenApp
4 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (1.99%) MOM
2 7 (0.93%) Ansible
2 7 (0.93%) Puppet
3 6 (0.79%) BladeLogic
3 6 (0.79%) SCCM
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.26%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.26%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.13%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 106 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 49 (6.49%) SAP
3 32 (4.24%) Oracle
4 19 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 11 (1.46%) Cisco
6 11 (1.46%) IBM
6 11 (1.46%) VMware
7 8 (1.06%) HP
8 7 (0.93%) Tableau
9 6 (0.79%) Avaya
9 6 (0.79%) BMC
9 6 (0.79%) Nokia
9 6 (0.79%) OpenText
9 6 (0.79%) Tripwire
9 6 (0.79%) Xerox
10 5 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (0.66%) Guidewire
10 5 (0.66%) Informatica
10 5 (0.66%) Red Hat
South West London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dover, Kent
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Please quote
Posted: 3 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Montash
Rate: £67.15 - £88.14 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £280 - £328 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Marks Sattin
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago