Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 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
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 446 397 482
Rank change year-on-year -49 +85 -115
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 122 491 469
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.59% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 2.91% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 303 322
Median daily rate £525 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £311 £316 £251
90th Percentile £740 £649 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £446 £408
% change year-on-year +0.84% +9.51% +4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25.75 £35.00 £33.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £53.75 £44.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £41.25 £37.25
% change year-on-year -33.33% +10.74% +6.43%

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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,635 16,896 19,567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.56% 20.46% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,180 10,335 11,619
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £260 £255
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 855 937
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.25% -0.74%
10th Percentile £15.04 £14.68 £12.90
90th Percentile £64.50 £59.20 £51.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year - +32.08% -1.85%

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PMI Certification.

Daily rate trend for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PMI Certification over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PMI Certification.

Hourly rate trend for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing PMI Certification over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
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 PMI Certification within the UK over the 6 months to 26 November 2020. 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 -19 106 £538 +13.16% 34
London +35 54 £625 +28.21% 7
UK excluding London +18 51 £450 +0.84% 30
South East +65 22 £613 +32.43% 13
Work from Home -131 18 £550 +37.50% 4
South West +87 13 £313 -30.56% 1
East of England +47 6 £314 -30.28% 2
Scotland +66 5 £380 -5.00% 1
North of England +66 5 £363 -9.38% 4
North West +65 3 £375 -6.25% 3
Yorkshire +51 2 £363 -3.33% 1

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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 with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 95 (77.87%) PRINCE2
2 81 (66.39%) PMP
3 73 (59.84%) Project Management
4 51 (41.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (37.70%) PMI
7 45 (36.89%) Finance
8 39 (31.97%) Project Delivery
9 30 (24.59%) Risk Management
10 28 (22.95%) Programme Management
11 23 (18.85%) Change Management
12 21 (17.21%) Telecoms
12 21 (17.21%) Degree
13 20 (16.39%) Microsoft
13 20 (16.39%) PMBOK
14 19 (15.57%) C
15 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Project
15 18 (14.75%) Security Cleared
16 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Excel
16 17 (13.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 17 (13.93%) SDLC
17 16 (13.11%) 2G
18 15 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
19 14 (11.48%) 5G
19 14 (11.48%) MVNO
19 14 (11.48%) Packet Switching
19 14 (11.48%) GSM
19 14 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
20 13 (10.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 12 (9.84%) Change Control

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 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.28%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (8.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (6.56%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Changepoint
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (1.64%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.82%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Azure
1 5 (4.10%) Office 365
1 5 (4.10%) SaaS
2 4 (3.28%) AWS
2 4 (3.28%) PaaS
3 3 (2.46%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.64%) Asana
4 2 (1.64%) IaaS
4 2 (1.64%) ServiceMax
5 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.82%) G Suite
5 1 (0.82%) GCP
5 1 (0.82%) GitHub
5 1 (0.82%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) 2G
2 14 (11.48%) 5G
2 14 (11.48%) GSM
2 14 (11.48%) MVNO
2 14 (11.48%) Packet Switching
3 4 (3.28%) Skype
4 3 (2.46%) 3G
4 3 (2.46%) 4G
4 3 (2.46%) WAN
5 2 (1.64%) Wireless
6 1 (0.82%) LAN
6 1 (0.82%) NGN
6 1 (0.82%) PBX
6 1 (0.82%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.82%) SAN
6 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) JIRA
2 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 45 (36.89%) Finance
2 21 (17.21%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.56%) Banking
3 8 (6.56%) Public Sector
4 7 (5.74%) Legal
4 7 (5.74%) Military
5 6 (4.92%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.46%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.46%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.64%) French Language
8 2 (1.64%) German Language
8 2 (1.64%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.82%) Billing
9 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.82%) Law
9 1 (0.82%) Local Government
9 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (55.74%) Project Manager
2 11 (9.02%) Programme Manager
2 11 (9.02%) Technical Manager
2 11 (9.02%) Technical Project Manager
3 6 (4.92%) IT Manager
3 6 (4.92%) Senior Manager
3 6 (4.92%) Senior Project Manager
3 6 (4.92%) Transformation Manager
4 5 (4.10%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (4.10%) Project Control Officer
4 5 (4.10%) Project Officer
5 4 (3.28%) Consultant
5 4 (3.28%) Coordinator
5 4 (3.28%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (3.28%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (3.28%) Salesforce Project Manager
5 4 (3.28%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 3 (2.46%) Architect
6 3 (2.46%) Delivery Project Manager
6 3 (2.46%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.82%) REST
1 1 (0.82%) SOAP
1 1 (0.82%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 46 (37.70%) PMI
2 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.92%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.64%) Life Science
7 1 (0.82%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.82%) e-Health
7 1 (0.82%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.82%) CentOS
1 1 (0.82%) Linux
1 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (77.87%) PRINCE2
2 73 (59.84%) Project Management
3 51 (41.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (31.97%) Project Delivery
6 30 (24.59%) Risk Management
7 28 (22.95%) Programme Management
8 23 (18.85%) Change Management
9 17 (13.93%) SDLC
10 15 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (9.84%) Change Control
13 10 (8.20%) Business Case
13 10 (8.20%) Information Assurance
14 9 (7.38%) Decision-Making
14 9 (7.38%) Document Management
14 9 (7.38%) ERP
14 9 (7.38%) ITIL
15 8 (6.56%) Requirements Management
15 8 (6.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.57%) C
2 1 (0.82%) Perl
2 1 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 81 (66.39%) PMP
2 21 (17.21%) Degree
3 18 (14.75%) Security Cleared
4 17 (13.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (10.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (9.02%) DV Cleared
7 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.28%) APMP
8 4 (3.28%) CISSP
9 3 (2.46%) CAPM
9 3 (2.46%) MBA
10 2 (1.64%) CEH
10 2 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.64%) CISM
10 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.82%) APMG
11 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.82%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.82%) GPEN
11 1 (0.82%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.39%) PMBOK
2 9 (7.38%) PMO
3 4 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.28%) NIST
3 4 (3.28%) QA
4 3 (2.46%) WCAG
5 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.64%) NCSC
5 2 (1.64%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.82%) GDPR
6 1 (0.82%) P3O
6 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.92%) SAP
3 5 (4.10%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.28%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.46%) Workday
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle
6 2 (1.64%) Progress
6 2 (1.64%) Siemens
7 1 (0.82%) BMC
7 1 (0.82%) Broadcom
7 1 (0.82%) CA
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco
7 1 (0.82%) Citrix
7 1 (0.82%) Dell
7 1 (0.82%) EMC
7 1 (0.82%) Google
7 1 (0.82%) Infor
7 1 (0.82%) Juniper
7 1 (0.82%) Mitel
7 1 (0.82%) Remedy