Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 369 313
Rank change year-on-year +25 -56 +41
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 685 604 814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.63% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.65% 3.07% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 395 559
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £304
90th Percentile £621 £633 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -4.12% +6.25% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 13
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +7.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28.07 £33.30 £31.60
90th Percentile £57.94 £71.25 £58.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -7.32% - -3.53%

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 18,742 19,695 22,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.76% 20.69% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,495 12,459 13,640
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 844 896 1,026
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.19 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.05% -1.13% +44.74%
10th Percentile £12.08 £12.06 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.34 £27.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -4.21% -5.17% +48.72%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +18 648 £450 - 92
UK excluding London +36 380 £408 -4.12% 60
London -4 300 £506 +1.25% 43
South East 0 190 £463 +2.78% 13
North of England +50 62 £350 -6.67% 14
Midlands +1 50 £350 -9.09% 6
North West +24 30 £340 -23.16% 7
West Midlands +1 26 £378 -7.36% 4
East Midlands +1 24 £333 -12.50% 2
East of England -32 24 £458 +7.65% 10
Scotland -11 21 £334 -11.00% 9
Yorkshire +13 20 £335 -23.43% 5
South West +6 20 £525 +25.00% 6
North East +39 12 £380 +8.57% 2
Wales -1 7 £405 +1.25% 2
Channel Islands +5 5 £500 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 499 (72.85%) PMP
2 459 (67.01%) PRINCE2
3 411 (60.00%) Project Management
4 310 (45.26%) PMI
5 241 (35.18%) Finance
6 231 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
7 173 (25.26%) Degree
8 153 (22.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 136 (19.85%) Project Planning
10 113 (16.50%) Microsoft Project
11 112 (16.35%) Programme Management
12 106 (15.47%) Microsoft
13 101 (14.74%) PMO
14 96 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
15 88 (12.85%) Risk Management
16 84 (12.26%) Change Management
17 79 (11.53%) Scrum
18 78 (11.39%) Banking
19 77 (11.24%) Matrix Organization
20 76 (11.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 75 (10.95%) Microsoft Office
22 72 (10.51%) ITIL
23 67 (9.78%) Waterfall
24 66 (9.64%) Retail
25 65 (9.49%) Security Cleared
26 64 (9.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
27 62 (9.05%) Telecoms
27 62 (9.05%) PRINCE
27 62 (9.05%) Project Governance
28 60 (8.76%) Migration

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 23 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.04%) MS Project Server
3 10 (1.46%) CMS
3 10 (1.46%) Confluence
4 3 (0.44%) Drupal
5 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.15%) Documentum
6 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 113 (16.50%) Microsoft Project
2 75 (10.95%) Microsoft Office
3 59 (8.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 42 (6.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 32 (4.67%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.58%) Maya
7 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.29%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.73%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.58%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.58%) Primavera
3 4 (0.58%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 2 (0.29%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.29%) iTrent
5 2 (0.29%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.29%) SnowdropKCS
5 2 (0.29%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.65%) Office 365
2 8 (1.17%) SaaS
3 5 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.29%) Dialogflow
7 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Force.com
7 1 (0.15%) GitHub
7 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.15%) PaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.19%) LAN
2 13 (1.90%) Internet
3 10 (1.46%) Firewall
3 10 (1.46%) WAN
4 7 (1.02%) VoIP
5 6 (0.88%) ATM
5 6 (0.88%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.73%) IP Telephony
7 4 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.44%) 2G
8 3 (0.44%) Broadband
8 3 (0.44%) LTE
8 3 (0.44%) TETRA
8 3 (0.44%) VPN
9 2 (0.29%) ADSL
9 2 (0.29%) ISDN
9 2 (0.29%) MPLS
9 2 (0.29%) NAS
9 2 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.17%) Blockchain
3 6 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (0.73%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.44%) Big Data
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.44%) QlikView
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.29%) Power BI
7 2 (0.29%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.15%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 29 (4.23%) JIRA
2 5 (0.73%) JIRA Agile
3 4 (0.58%) VersionOne
4 3 (0.44%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.15%) MSI
6 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 241 (35.18%) Finance
2 78 (11.39%) Banking
3 66 (9.64%) Retail
4 62 (9.05%) Telecoms
5 56 (8.18%) Manufacturing
6 45 (6.57%) Legal
7 23 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 20 (2.92%) Billing
8 20 (2.92%) Law
8 20 (2.92%) Marketing
9 16 (2.34%) Games
9 16 (2.34%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.90%) German Language
11 12 (1.75%) Advertising
12 11 (1.61%) Front Office
13 9 (1.31%) Automotive
14 8 (1.17%) Financial Institution
15 7 (1.02%) Military
16 5 (0.73%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.73%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 453 (66.13%) Project Manager
2 91 (13.28%) IT Manager
3 80 (11.68%) IT Project Manager
4 63 (9.20%) Analyst
5 49 (7.15%) Senior Manager
6 46 (6.72%) Senior Project Manager
7 44 (6.42%) Business Analyst
8 41 (5.99%) Programme Manager
9 33 (4.82%) Security Manager
10 32 (4.67%) Infrastructure Manager
11 30 (4.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 29 (4.23%) Security Project Manager
13 26 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 22 (3.21%) Coordinator
14 22 (3.21%) Scrum Master
15 20 (2.92%) Project Coordinator
16 19 (2.77%) GDPR Project Manager
17 18 (2.63%) Technical Manager
18 17 (2.48%) Junior
18 17 (2.48%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.34%) Velocity
2 7 (1.02%) .NET
2 7 (1.02%) Web Services
3 4 (0.58%) FpML
4 3 (0.44%) Flash
4 3 (0.44%) HTML
4 3 (0.44%) Middleware
4 3 (0.44%) XML
5 2 (0.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.29%) EDI
5 2 (0.29%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (0.29%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.15%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (0.15%) J2EE
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 310 (45.26%) PMI
2 96 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.99%) Computer Science
4 39 (5.69%) Virtual Team
5 36 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 33 (4.82%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.31%) User Experience
10 8 (1.17%) Equities
10 8 (1.17%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.17%) FMCG
10 8 (1.17%) Smart Meter
11 7 (1.02%) Social Media
12 6 (0.88%) Derivative
13 5 (0.73%) Exotic Derivative
13 5 (0.73%) Fintech
13 5 (0.73%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.73%) Life Science
14 4 (0.58%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 34 (4.96%) Windows
2 20 (2.92%) Windows 10
3 19 (2.77%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.73%) Linux
4 5 (0.73%) Windows 8
5 4 (0.58%) Android
5 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.58%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.44%) Unix
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (67.01%) PRINCE2
2 411 (60.00%) Project Management
3 231 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (22.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 136 (19.85%) Project Planning
6 112 (16.35%) Programme Management
7 88 (12.85%) Risk Management
8 84 (12.26%) Change Management
9 79 (11.53%) Scrum
10 77 (11.24%) Matrix Organization
11 72 (10.51%) ITIL
12 67 (9.78%) Waterfall
13 62 (9.05%) PRINCE
13 62 (9.05%) Project Governance
14 60 (8.76%) Migration
15 59 (8.61%) Business Analysis
16 58 (8.47%) SDLC
17 55 (8.03%) Mentoring
18 53 (7.74%) Change Control
19 43 (6.28%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.63%) SQL
2 6 (0.88%) C
2 6 (0.88%) Java
2 6 (0.88%) Python
3 5 (0.73%) PHP
3 5 (0.73%) VBA
4 2 (0.29%) ABAP
4 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 499 (72.85%) PMP
2 173 (25.26%) Degree
3 76 (11.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 65 (9.49%) Security Cleared
5 64 (9.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 47 (6.86%) SC Cleared
7 42 (6.13%) Master's Degree
8 27 (3.94%) ISEB
9 16 (2.34%) CISSP
10 12 (1.75%) DV Cleared
10 12 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.75%) PgMP
11 10 (1.46%) CAPM
12 9 (1.31%) APMP
12 9 (1.31%) MBA
13 7 (1.02%) CISM
13 7 (1.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 6 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (0.88%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.73%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (14.74%) PMO
2 48 (7.01%) QA
3 33 (4.82%) GDPR
4 12 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.75%) MiFID
5 9 (1.31%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.17%) SLA
7 6 (0.88%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.88%) P3O
8 5 (0.73%) GxP
8 5 (0.73%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.15%) COBIT
10 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.15%) FATCA
10 1 (0.15%) IFRS
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 12 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.58%) Firmware
3 3 (0.44%) Docker
4 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (1.90%) SCCM
2 9 (1.31%) MOM
3 3 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.44%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.29%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.29%) Ansible
4 2 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.29%) Mesos
4 2 (0.29%) Nagios
4 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.29%) Puppet
4 2 (0.29%) Terraform
5 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 106 (15.47%) Microsoft
2 28 (4.09%) SAP
3 24 (3.50%) Oracle
4 16 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.04%) Cisco
6 9 (1.31%) CheckPoint
6 9 (1.31%) HP
7 6 (0.88%) Ericsson
7 6 (0.88%) Xerox
8 5 (0.73%) Demandware
8 5 (0.73%) Intapp
8 5 (0.73%) Mercator
9 4 (0.58%) Amdocs
9 4 (0.58%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.58%) Citrix
9 4 (0.58%) Google
9 4 (0.58%) McAfee
9 4 (0.58%) Nokia
9 4 (0.58%) Remedy
9 4 (0.58%) Reuters