Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 329 349 288
Rank change year-on-year +20 -61 +56
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 739 714 971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.67% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 3.20% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 456 674
UK median daily rate £448 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £305 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 15
UK median hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.89% +12.50% +15.94%
10th Percentile £27.38 £37.50 £25.28
90th Percentile £53.25 £51.75 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -17.78% +11.11% +17.39%

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 18477 22333 22265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.60% 21.03% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11279 13858 13328
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £240 £240
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 846 1092
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.76
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +25.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 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 +33 691 £450 - 47
UK excluding London +53 428 £400 - 23
London +6 299 £500 -4.76% 29
South East +60 194 £450 +5.88% 6
North of England +71 69 £360 +2.86% 8
Midlands +5 64 £360 -13.25% 2
South West +43 41 £442 +0.17% 1
East Midlands -2 33 £375 -1.32%
West Midlands +1 30 £340 -23.38% 2
Scotland +14 26 £325 -1.52% 3
North West +7 26 £340 -9.33% 3
North East +64 25 £368 +8.09% 1
East of England -34 22 £413 -0.60% 1
Yorkshire +44 18 £350 -30.00% 4
Wales +20 10 £300 - 2
Channel Islands +2 3 £500 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 502 (67.93%) PRINCE2
2 498 (67.39%) PMP
3 484 (65.49%) Project Management
4 372 (50.34%) PMI
5 264 (35.72%) Agile Software Development
6 242 (32.75%) Finance
7 202 (27.33%) Degree
8 192 (25.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 145 (19.62%) Microsoft Project
10 119 (16.10%) Programme Management
11 116 (15.70%) ITIL
12 113 (15.29%) Microsoft
13 103 (13.94%) Project Planning
14 97 (13.13%) Scrum
15 96 (12.99%) PMO
16 83 (11.23%) Migration
17 82 (11.10%) Security Cleared
18 81 (10.96%) Matrix Organization
19 79 (10.69%) Change Management
20 77 (10.42%) Risk Management
20 77 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
21 72 (9.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 72 (9.74%) PRINCE
22 66 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 65 (8.80%) Banking
23 65 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
24 64 (8.66%) Waterfall
25 63 (8.53%) QA
26 62 (8.39%) Microsoft Office
27 60 (8.12%) Manufacturing

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 33 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.71%) Confluence
3 17 (2.30%) MS Project Server
4 16 (2.17%) CMS
5 8 (1.08%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.41%) Documentum
7 3 (0.41%) Drupal
8 2 (0.27%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.14%) IIS
9 1 (0.14%) JBoss
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.14%) Smallworld
Applications
1 145 (19.62%) Microsoft Project
2 65 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 62 (8.39%) Microsoft Office
4 44 (5.95%) MS Visio
5 38 (5.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.41%) Maya
8 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.54%) Primavera
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 3 (0.41%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.41%) TrackWise
5 2 (0.27%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.27%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.27%) iTrent
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.27%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.27%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.27%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.27%) SnowdropKCS
5 2 (0.27%) Summit
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.52%) Office 365
2 16 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.22%) SaaS
5 5 (0.68%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.41%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.41%) Yammer
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.27%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.27%) IaaS
7 2 (0.27%) Trello
8 1 (0.14%) Asana
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) GitHub
8 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.38%) LAN
2 17 (2.30%) VoIP
3 16 (2.17%) Firewall
4 14 (1.89%) WAN
5 10 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (1.22%) Unified Communications
7 7 (0.95%) Skype
8 6 (0.81%) SAN
9 4 (0.54%) Internet
9 4 (0.54%) IPv4
9 4 (0.54%) IPv6
9 4 (0.54%) WLAN
10 3 (0.41%) Broadband
10 3 (0.41%) MPLS
10 3 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (0.27%) ADSL
11 2 (0.27%) ATM
11 2 (0.27%) CTI
11 2 (0.27%) ISDN
11 2 (0.27%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.68%) Big Data
2 5 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (0.54%) MS Access
3 4 (0.54%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.27%) Mixpanel
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.27%) Pentaho
4 2 (0.27%) QlikView
4 2 (0.27%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.14%) Adabas
5 1 (0.14%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 38 (5.14%) JIRA
2 7 (0.95%) Bitbucket
3 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.54%) Zephyr
4 3 (0.41%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (0.41%) MSI
5 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.14%) Maven
6 1 (0.14%) VersionOne
General
1 242 (32.75%) Finance
2 65 (8.80%) Banking
3 60 (8.12%) Manufacturing
4 55 (7.44%) Telecoms
5 46 (6.22%) Legal
6 42 (5.68%) Marketing
7 38 (5.14%) Retail
8 31 (4.19%) Front Office
9 22 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 21 (2.84%) Investment Banking
10 21 (2.84%) Law
11 13 (1.76%) Back Office
11 13 (1.76%) Corporate Banking
12 11 (1.49%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.35%) Aerospace
13 10 (1.35%) Billing
13 10 (1.35%) Electronics
14 9 (1.22%) Games
14 9 (1.22%) Publishing
15 8 (1.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 469 (63.46%) Project Manager
2 81 (10.96%) Analyst
3 71 (9.61%) IT Manager
4 64 (8.66%) IT Project Manager
5 60 (8.12%) Business Analyst
6 50 (6.77%) Senior Manager
7 49 (6.63%) Senior Project Manager
8 41 (5.55%) Infrastructure Manager
9 37 (5.01%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 36 (4.87%) Programme Manager
11 33 (4.47%) Technical Manager
12 28 (3.79%) Technical Project Manager
13 24 (3.25%) Security Manager
14 22 (2.98%) Project Analyst
14 22 (2.98%) Security Project Manager
15 20 (2.71%) PMO Analyst
16 19 (2.57%) Project Planner
17 18 (2.44%) Digital Project Manager
17 18 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
18 16 (2.17%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.03%) Velocity
2 7 (0.95%) .NET
2 7 (0.95%) XML
3 4 (0.54%) FpML
3 4 (0.54%) HTML
3 4 (0.54%) Web Services
4 3 (0.41%) Flash
5 2 (0.27%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.27%) EDI
5 2 (0.27%) Laravel
5 2 (0.27%) REST
5 2 (0.27%) SOAP
6 1 (0.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.14%) Drools
6 1 (0.14%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (0.14%) Java EE
6 1 (0.14%) jBPM
6 1 (0.14%) jQuery
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 372 (50.34%) PMI
2 77 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (7.58%) Data Centre
3 56 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 37 (5.01%) Computer Science
5 36 (4.87%) Virtual Team
6 26 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 18 (2.44%) Derivative
8 14 (1.89%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.76%) IVR
10 11 (1.49%) FMCG
11 10 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.35%) Equities
11 10 (1.35%) Social Media
12 9 (1.22%) Exotic Derivative
12 9 (1.22%) Life Science
13 8 (1.08%) CCTV
13 8 (1.08%) User Experience
14 6 (0.81%) EPoS
15 5 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (3.92%) Windows
2 12 (1.62%) Unix
3 11 (1.49%) Solaris
4 10 (1.35%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.22%) Linux
6 5 (0.68%) AIX
6 5 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.41%) Android
7 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (67.93%) PRINCE2
2 484 (65.49%) Project Management
3 264 (35.72%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (25.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 119 (16.10%) Programme Management
6 116 (15.70%) ITIL
7 103 (13.94%) Project Planning
8 97 (13.13%) Scrum
9 83 (11.23%) Migration
10 81 (10.96%) Matrix Organization
11 79 (10.69%) Change Management
12 77 (10.42%) Risk Management
13 72 (9.74%) PRINCE
14 64 (8.66%) Waterfall
15 60 (8.12%) Change Control
16 55 (7.44%) SDLC
17 48 (6.50%) CRM
18 46 (6.22%) Mentoring
19 45 (6.09%) Business Analysis
20 43 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.44%) SQL
2 13 (1.76%) Java
3 11 (1.49%) VBA
4 7 (0.95%) JavaScript
5 6 (0.81%) Perl
5 6 (0.81%) VBScript
6 5 (0.68%) PHP
7 2 (0.27%) ABAP
7 2 (0.27%) C
7 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.27%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.14%) C#
8 1 (0.14%) NATURAL
8 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 498 (67.39%) PMP
2 202 (27.33%) Degree
3 82 (11.10%) Security Cleared
4 72 (9.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 66 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 60 (8.12%) SC Cleared
7 25 (3.38%) ISEB
8 22 (2.98%) Master's Degree
9 18 (2.44%) CISSP
9 18 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (2.17%) APMP
11 12 (1.62%) CAPM
12 10 (1.35%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.35%) IIBA
13 9 (1.22%) PgMP
14 8 (1.08%) Chartered Engineer
14 8 (1.08%) CITP
14 8 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (1.08%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (12.99%) PMO
2 63 (8.53%) QA
3 24 (3.25%) MiFID
4 16 (2.17%) GDPR
5 10 (1.35%) SLA
6 8 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.08%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.95%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.95%) EMIR
7 7 (0.95%) GxP
8 6 (0.81%) P3O
9 4 (0.54%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.41%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.41%) PSD2
10 3 (0.41%) SEPA
11 2 (0.27%) GCP
11 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 11 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.41%) Firmware
2 3 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (1.89%) MOM
2 6 (0.81%) BladeLogic
2 6 (0.81%) SCCM
3 2 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.27%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.14%) Ansible
4 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.14%) Puppet
4 1 (0.14%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 113 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.77%) SAP
3 32 (4.33%) Oracle
4 14 (1.89%) Cisco
5 11 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.35%) Atlassian
7 9 (1.22%) HP
8 8 (1.08%) Google
9 7 (0.95%) Reuters
10 6 (0.81%) BMC
10 6 (0.81%) Tripwire
10 6 (0.81%) Xerox
11 5 (0.68%) Avaya
11 5 (0.68%) Concur
11 5 (0.68%) Nokia
11 5 (0.68%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.68%) VMware
12 4 (0.54%) LabWare
12 4 (0.54%) Remedy
12 4 (0.54%) Sitecore