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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 312 292
Rank change year-on-year +21 -20  
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 360 377 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.70% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 3.38% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 263 253
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £331 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.52% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £50.50 £61.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.21% +71.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £61.55 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.20 £61.95 £47.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £61.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -23.88% +71.52%  

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 9361 11155 10845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.76% 20.82% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5974 6974 6147
Median daily rate £420 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 405 501
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.91% +64.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PMI Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PMI Certification in the UK

PMI Certification
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 332 £475 +5.55% 62
London +7 166 £513 +2.50% 26
South East +36 94 £463 +12.12% 10
Berkshire +36 26 £450 +12.50% 4
City of London -16 26 £500 -9.09% 11
Oxfordshire +17 25 £475 - 1
West Midlands +23 19 £415 +8.14% 2
East of England -1 19 £300 -28.35% 3
Cambridgeshire +16 15 £300 -26.15% 1
Oxford +5 14 £500 +5.26%
Scotland +30 13 £388 -13.88% 2
Reading +27 13 £450 -7.69% 1
West Sussex +17 13 £475 +11.76%
Hampshire +10 13 £440 +46.66% 2
Huntingdon - 12 £300 -
South West +2 11 £488 +46.61% 4
North West +2 8 £425 -5.55% 7
Solihull - 7 £238 -
Wiltshire +4 6 £625 +56.25% 2
East Midlands -19 6 £375 -6.25%
Glasgow - 6 £375 -
Edinburgh +21 5 £413 +7.14% 1
Crawley +12 5 - -
Docklands, London +2 5 £600 +64.38%
Birmingham -1 5 £363 +34.25% 1
Swindon - 5 £547 -
East Grinstead - 5 £493 -
Warwickshire - 5 £495 - 1
Cheshire +11 4 £460 +8.23% 2
Surrey +8 4 £450 +24.13% 3

PMI Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 436 (71.01%) Project Management
2 422 (68.73%) PRINCE2
3 392 (63.84%) PMP
4 320 (52.12%) PMI
5 257 (41.86%) Finance
6 169 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
7 140 (22.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 124 (20.20%) Degree
9 116 (18.89%) Programme Management
10 103 (16.78%) Microsoft
11 100 (16.29%) Risk Management
12 94 (15.31%) PMO
13 88 (14.33%) Change Management
14 87 (14.17%) ITIL
15 79 (12.87%) MS Project
16 76 (12.38%) Banking
17 73 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
18 71 (11.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 71 (11.56%) PRINCE
19 70 (11.40%) Migration
20 67 (10.91%) Scrum
21 65 (10.59%) MS Excel
22 64 (10.42%) CRM
23 58 (9.45%) Project Planning
24 57 (9.28%) Telecoms
25 54 (8.79%) SDLC
26 52 (8.47%) Waterfall
27 50 (8.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
28 47 (7.65%) QA
28 47 (7.65%) Data Centre

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 31 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.30%) JBoss
3 6 (0.98%) Confluence
3 6 (0.98%) Documentum
4 5 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.81%) CMS
4 5 (0.81%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.65%) Apache
5 4 (0.65%) IIS
5 4 (0.65%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.16%) SAS
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 79 (12.87%) MS Project
2 65 (10.59%) MS Excel
3 37 (6.03%) MS Office
4 30 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (4.23%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.14%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.65%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.49%) Maximo
6 2 (0.33%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.33%) Endur
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.16%) Primavera
7 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.16%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.16%) Sprinklr
7 1 (0.16%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.91%) Office 365
2 23 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.98%) IaaS
5 5 (0.81%) Force.com
5 5 (0.81%) SaaS
6 4 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.65%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.49%) Veeva
8 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.33%) GitHub
8 2 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.33%) PaaS
8 2 (0.33%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.75%) LAN
2 22 (3.58%) WAN
3 19 (3.09%) Firewall
4 16 (2.61%) Internet
5 7 (1.14%) VoIP
6 6 (0.98%) HTTP
6 6 (0.98%) Network Security
7 5 (0.81%) MPLS
7 5 (0.81%) VPN
7 5 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.81%) Wireless
7 5 (0.81%) WLAN
8 4 (0.65%) Telepresence
9 3 (0.49%) 3G
9 3 (0.49%) 4G
9 3 (0.49%) Intranet
9 3 (0.49%) Skype
9 3 (0.49%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.33%) DSL
10 2 (0.33%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (0.98%) Big Data
5 5 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.49%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.49%) QlikView
6 3 (0.49%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.49%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.33%) DB2
7 2 (0.33%) MS Access
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (2.12%) JIRA
2 4 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.33%) Gradle
4 2 (0.33%) Subversion
5 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.16%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.16%) VersionOne
General
1 257 (41.86%) Finance
2 76 (12.38%) Banking
3 57 (9.28%) Telecoms
4 33 (5.37%) Retail
5 30 (4.89%) Legal
6 26 (4.23%) Marketing
7 23 (3.75%) Investment Banking
8 22 (3.58%) Automotive
9 21 (3.42%) Front Office
10 19 (3.09%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.79%) Billing
11 11 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
12 10 (1.63%) Law
13 6 (0.98%) Publishing
14 5 (0.81%) Advertising
14 5 (0.81%) Back Office
14 5 (0.81%) French Language
14 5 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 377 (61.40%) Project Manager
2 61 (9.93%) Programme Manager
3 54 (8.79%) IT Manager
4 43 (7.00%) IT Project Manager
5 36 (5.86%) Infrastructure Manager
6 34 (5.54%) Analyst
7 31 (5.05%) Senior Manager
8 27 (4.40%) Senior Project Manager
9 23 (3.75%) Business Analyst
9 23 (3.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 23 (3.75%) Technical Manager
10 22 (3.58%) CRM Manager
10 22 (3.58%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 18 (2.93%) Consultant
12 17 (2.77%) CRM Project Manager
12 17 (2.77%) Technical Project Manager
13 16 (2.61%) Agile Project Manager
13 16 (2.61%) Applications Manager
13 16 (2.61%) Data Centre Manager
13 16 (2.61%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.93%) XML
2 8 (1.30%) Web Services
3 7 (1.14%) HTML
4 6 (0.98%) AngularJS
5 5 (0.81%) .NET
5 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (0.81%) J2EE
5 5 (0.81%) jQuery
5 5 (0.81%) Visualforce
6 3 (0.49%) CSS
6 3 (0.49%) GWT
6 3 (0.49%) HTML5
6 3 (0.49%) Velocity
6 3 (0.49%) XML Schema
6 3 (0.49%) XSL
6 3 (0.49%) XSLT
7 2 (0.33%) Struts2
7 2 (0.33%) WSDL
7 2 (0.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 320 (52.12%) PMI
2 73 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (7.65%) Data Centre
4 38 (6.19%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.26%) Virtual Team
6 19 (3.09%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.47%) User Experience
8 8 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.98%) Equities
9 6 (0.98%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.81%) CCTV
11 4 (0.65%) Derivative
11 4 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.65%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.49%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.49%) Life Science
12 3 (0.49%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.49%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.21%) Windows
2 14 (2.28%) Linux
3 12 (1.95%) Windows 10
4 11 (1.79%) Unix
5 3 (0.49%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.33%) Android
6 2 (0.33%) VMS
6 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (71.01%) Project Management
2 422 (68.73%) PRINCE2
3 169 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (22.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 116 (18.89%) Programme Management
6 100 (16.29%) Risk Management
7 88 (14.33%) Change Management
8 87 (14.17%) ITIL
9 71 (11.56%) PRINCE
10 70 (11.40%) Migration
11 67 (10.91%) Scrum
12 64 (10.42%) CRM
13 58 (9.45%) Project Planning
14 54 (8.79%) SDLC
15 52 (8.47%) Waterfall
16 46 (7.49%) Matrix Organization
17 42 (6.84%) Business Analysis
18 34 (5.54%) Resource Management
19 33 (5.37%) Change Control
20 29 (4.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (2.61%) SQL
2 14 (2.28%) Java
3 10 (1.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (0.98%) C
5 5 (0.81%) Apex Code
5 5 (0.81%) C#
5 5 (0.81%) C++
6 3 (0.49%) ABAP
6 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.49%) VB
7 2 (0.33%) Groovy
8 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 392 (63.84%) PMP
2 124 (20.20%) Degree
3 71 (11.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 50 (8.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 39 (6.35%) Security Cleared
6 32 (5.21%) APMP
7 31 (5.05%) SC Cleared
8 17 (2.77%) ISEB
8 17 (2.77%) PgMP
9 14 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.30%) CISSP
12 7 (1.14%) CAPM
13 6 (0.98%) CISM
13 6 (0.98%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.98%) MAPM
14 5 (0.81%) CCNA
15 4 (0.65%) CISA
15 4 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (15.31%) PMO
2 47 (7.65%) QA
3 14 (2.28%) MiFID
4 11 (1.79%) PMBOK
5 10 (1.63%) P3O
6 9 (1.47%) ISO 9000
7 6 (0.98%) COBIT
7 6 (0.98%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.98%) EMIR
7 6 (0.98%) SLA
8 5 (0.81%) GDPR
9 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.49%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.33%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.16%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.33%) Docker
3 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.79%) MOM
2 7 (1.14%) SCCM
3 4 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.16%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.16%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 103 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.19%) SAP
3 36 (5.86%) Cisco
4 32 (5.21%) Oracle
5 27 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (2.44%) IBM
7 11 (1.79%) CheckPoint
7 11 (1.79%) HP
8 7 (1.14%) Citrix
8 7 (1.14%) Tableau
9 6 (0.98%) Informatica
9 6 (0.98%) Nokia
10 5 (0.81%) Fujitsu
10 5 (0.81%) OpenText
10 5 (0.81%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.81%) VMware
11 4 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (0.65%) Google
11 4 (0.65%) Juniper
11 4 (0.65%) Remedy
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Rate: 6 Month Contract
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago