Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 387 304 337
Rank change year-on-year -83 +33 -41
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 628 746 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.78% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 3.97% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 517 537
UK median daily rate £455 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.62% +5.59% +3.06%
10th Percentile £300 £318 £305
90th Percentile £625 £650 £624
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 4
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.32% +2.78% +35.34%
10th Percentile £25.20 £33.40 £36.25
90th Percentile £45.25 £55.00 £52.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -11.70% +4.44% +4.05%

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 19,463 18,793 23,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.81% 19.74% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,559 11,551 14,829
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £592 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 959 841
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.17 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.20 £52.50 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -18.25% +12.50% +24.44%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Top 16 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 19 July 2018. 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 -76 582 £465 -2.11% 85
UK excluding London -31 365 £425 - 71
London -95 256 £513 - 23
South East -4 191 £450 -2.70% 32
North of England -19 45 £355 +0.71% 8
Midlands -20 40 £370 -4.76% 5
East of England +13 37 £454 +25.17% 6
Scotland -35 35 £363 -4.61% 10
East Midlands +3 26 £370 -1.33% 2
North West -13 26 £350 -17.65% 3
West Midlands -28 14 £375 -9.09% 3
Yorkshire -19 13 £400 - 3
South West -33 12 £475 +1.50% 10
North East -8 6 £315 -10.00% 2
Wales -16 5 £450 +33.53%
Channel Islands - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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.

1 464 (73.89%) Project Management
2 432 (68.79%) PMP
3 421 (67.04%) PRINCE2
4 265 (42.20%) PMI
5 246 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
6 239 (38.06%) Finance
7 176 (28.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 171 (27.23%) Degree
9 122 (19.43%) ITIL
10 121 (19.27%) Project Planning
11 109 (17.36%) Problem-Solving
12 108 (17.20%) Microsoft
13 100 (15.92%) Microsoft Project
14 91 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
15 82 (13.06%) Waterfall
16 81 (12.90%) Scrum
17 80 (12.74%) Migration
17 80 (12.74%) Change Management
18 70 (11.15%) Retail
19 68 (10.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 68 (10.83%) SDLC
20 67 (10.67%) Security Cleared
21 62 (9.87%) Matrix Organization
22 61 (9.71%) Risk Management
23 58 (9.24%) Business Analysis
23 58 (9.24%) PMO
24 57 (9.08%) Project Governance
25 56 (8.92%) Programme Management
26 54 (8.60%) PRINCE
26 54 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel

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 24 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.43%) MS Project Server
3 8 (1.27%) CMS
4 7 (1.11%) Drupal
5 4 (0.64%) Confluence
5 4 (0.64%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.32%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.32%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.16%) CICS
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 100 (15.92%) Microsoft Project
2 54 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (7.17%) Microsoft Office
4 39 (6.21%) MS Visio
5 30 (4.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.80%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.64%) SPSS
8 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.64%) Summit
3 3 (0.48%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.48%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.16%) HFM
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.16%) Relativity
5 1 (0.16%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.46%) Office 365
2 21 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.87%) SaaS
4 10 (1.59%) PaaS
5 7 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.80%) Dialogflow
6 5 (0.80%) Yammer
7 4 (0.64%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.16%) G Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.07%) WAN
2 11 (1.75%) LAN
3 10 (1.59%) Unified Communications
4 7 (1.11%) IP Telephony
4 7 (1.11%) Skype
5 6 (0.96%) Firewall
5 6 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (0.96%) SMS
6 5 (0.80%) DNS
6 5 (0.80%) VoIP
7 4 (0.64%) Internet
7 4 (0.64%) Intranet
8 3 (0.48%) DHCP
9 2 (0.32%) MPLS
10 1 (0.16%) ADSL
10 1 (0.16%) SAN
10 1 (0.16%) Softphone
10 1 (0.16%) VPN
10 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.80%) Power BI
4 3 (0.48%) Big Data
5 2 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.16%) GIS
6 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.16%) OLAP
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (3.82%) JIRA
2 5 (0.80%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.64%) Selenium
4 3 (0.48%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.48%) JMeter
4 3 (0.48%) JUnit
4 3 (0.48%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.48%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.48%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.32%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.32%) Maven
5 2 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.32%) VersionOne
6 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.16%) Subversion
6 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 239 (38.06%) Finance
2 70 (11.15%) Retail
3 51 (8.12%) Telecoms
4 45 (7.17%) Legal
5 41 (6.53%) Banking
6 37 (5.89%) Marketing
7 27 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (3.03%) Manufacturing
9 15 (2.39%) Billing
10 14 (2.23%) Investment Banking
11 13 (2.07%) Military
12 11 (1.75%) Law
13 9 (1.43%) Front Office
14 7 (1.11%) Games
15 5 (0.80%) German Language
16 4 (0.64%) Automotive
16 4 (0.64%) Back Office
16 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.48%) Advertising
17 3 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 395 (62.90%) Project Manager
2 88 (14.01%) IT Manager
3 72 (11.46%) IT Project Manager
4 57 (9.08%) Senior Manager
5 55 (8.76%) Senior Project Manager
6 52 (8.28%) Infrastructure Manager
7 44 (7.01%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 41 (6.53%) Analyst
9 32 (5.10%) Business Analyst
10 31 (4.94%) Programme Manager
11 28 (4.46%) Coordinator
12 25 (3.98%) Project Coordinator
13 20 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
13 20 (3.18%) Security Manager
14 19 (3.03%) Digital Project Manager
14 19 (3.03%) Security Project Manager
15 18 (2.87%) Agile Project Manager
15 18 (2.87%) Senior IT Manager
15 18 (2.87%) Senior IT Project Manager
16 15 (2.39%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.80%) HTML
1 5 (0.80%) Middleware
1 5 (0.80%) Natural Language Processing
1 5 (0.80%) REST
1 5 (0.80%) Web Services
2 4 (0.64%) EDI
2 4 (0.64%) XML
3 3 (0.48%) .NET
3 3 (0.48%) CSS
3 3 (0.48%) jQuery
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (0.48%) Velocity
4 2 (0.32%) cXML
4 2 (0.32%) FpML
4 2 (0.32%) JSON
4 2 (0.32%) LDAP
5 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.16%) Akka
5 1 (0.16%) CGI
5 1 (0.16%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 265 (42.20%) PMI
2 91 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (7.64%) Computer Science
4 43 (6.85%) Data Centre
5 31 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.66%) Virtual Team
7 14 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (2.07%) User Experience
9 11 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.43%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.27%) Social Media
12 7 (1.11%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.80%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.80%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.80%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.64%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.64%) Security Operations Centre
15 3 (0.48%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (5.41%) Windows
2 18 (2.87%) Linux
3 15 (2.39%) Windows 10
4 10 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.11%) Unix
6 4 (0.64%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.64%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.48%) AIX
7 3 (0.48%) VMS
8 2 (0.32%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) Android
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (73.89%) Project Management
2 421 (67.04%) PRINCE2
3 246 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (28.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 122 (19.43%) ITIL
6 121 (19.27%) Project Planning
7 109 (17.36%) Problem-Solving
8 82 (13.06%) Waterfall
9 81 (12.90%) Scrum
10 80 (12.74%) Change Management
10 80 (12.74%) Migration
11 68 (10.83%) SDLC
12 62 (9.87%) Matrix Organization
13 61 (9.71%) Risk Management
14 58 (9.24%) Business Analysis
15 57 (9.08%) Project Governance
16 56 (8.92%) Programme Management
17 54 (8.60%) PRINCE
18 44 (7.01%) Change Control
19 42 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.39%) SQL
2 8 (1.27%) C
3 7 (1.11%) Java
4 5 (0.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.48%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.48%) C#
5 3 (0.48%) Python
6 2 (0.32%) COBOL
7 1 (0.16%) C++
7 1 (0.16%) Perl
7 1 (0.16%) PHP
7 1 (0.16%) PL/1
7 1 (0.16%) REXX
7 1 (0.16%) VB
7 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 432 (68.79%) PMP
2 171 (27.23%) Degree
3 68 (10.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 67 (10.67%) Security Cleared
5 48 (7.64%) SC Cleared
6 43 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 25 (3.98%) ISEB
7 25 (3.98%) Master's Degree
8 19 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (2.71%) CBAP
10 16 (2.55%) MBA
10 16 (2.55%) PgMP
11 13 (2.07%) CISSP
12 12 (1.91%) APMP
13 9 (1.43%) CISA
13 9 (1.43%) CISM
13 9 (1.43%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.43%) ISTQB
14 8 (1.27%) CAPM
15 6 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (9.24%) PMO
2 48 (7.64%) QA
3 24 (3.82%) GDPR
4 5 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.80%) SLA
5 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.64%) PMBOK
5 4 (0.64%) SEPA
6 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.48%) ISO 13485
6 3 (0.48%) PSD2
7 2 (0.32%) COBIT
7 2 (0.32%) P3O
7 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.32%) TARGET2
System Software
1 14 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.32%) ACF2
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.32%) RACF
3 2 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.16%) Firmware
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (0.64%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (0.64%) SCCM
3 2 (0.32%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.32%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.32%) MOM
3 2 (0.32%) SCOM
4 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 108 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 28 (4.46%) SAP
3 24 (3.82%) Oracle
4 15 (2.39%) Xerox
5 13 (2.07%) Cisco
6 12 (1.91%) IBM
7 8 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.27%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.11%) Citrix
8 7 (1.11%) HP
9 4 (0.64%) Informatica
9 4 (0.64%) Ivanti
9 4 (0.64%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.64%) Juniper
9 4 (0.64%) Progress
9 4 (0.64%) VMware
10 3 (0.48%) Casewise
10 3 (0.48%) McAfee
10 3 (0.48%) Remedy
10 3 (0.48%) Sophos