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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 272 285 283
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2  
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 386 439 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.79% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 3.69% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 300 275
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £50.50 - £36.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.95 - £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 - £47.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.50 - £36.00

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 9363 11901 11189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.20% 21.30% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5859 7471 6348
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 406 548
Median hourly rate £34.00 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +24.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £48.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +40.00%  

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 25 April 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
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 25 April 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 +8 366 £495 +11.86% 71
London +23 181 £525 +5.00% 27
South East +48 98 £475 +18.75% 8
Berkshire +47 35 £450 +5.88% 4
City of London +11 35 £500 -3.38% 10
South West +29 28 £488 +46.61% 8
Wiltshire +25 20 £560 +40.00% 4
Oxfordshire +2 19 £475 -
East of England -22 16 £300 -29.41% 2
West Midlands +21 15 £425 +37.09% 4
Reading +30 14 £450 -10.00% 1
Scotland +20 14 £406 +26.95%
Cambridgeshire +14 14 £300 -29.45% 2
Hampshire +9 13 £450 +40.62% 1
Huntingdon - 12 £300 -
West Sussex +18 10 £493 +15.88%
Surrey +2 10 £475 +26.66% 3
Oxford -1 9 £500 +5.26%
Corsham 0 8 £593 +48.12% 2
North West -3 8 £425 - 7
Swindon - 8 £468 - 1
Solihull +14 7 £238 -
Glasgow +7 7 £413 +21.32%
East Midlands -15 7 £375 -5.66% 8
Maidenhead - 7 £200 - 1
Cheshire +19 5 £460 +8.23% 4
Edinburgh +15 5 £413 +7.14%
Crawley +10 5 - -
Docklands, London 0 5 £575 +57.53%
North East -5 5 £350 +12.90% 1

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 450 (70.42%) Project Management
2 438 (68.54%) PRINCE2
3 396 (61.97%) PMP
4 356 (55.71%) PMI
5 255 (39.91%) Finance
6 198 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
7 159 (24.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 133 (20.81%) Degree
9 130 (20.34%) Programme Management
10 108 (16.90%) Risk Management
11 101 (15.81%) ITIL
12 100 (15.65%) Microsoft
13 97 (15.18%) PMO
14 85 (13.30%) Microsoft Project
15 82 (12.83%) Change Management
16 80 (12.52%) Scrum
16 80 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
17 75 (11.74%) PRINCE
18 74 (11.58%) Migration
18 74 (11.58%) Banking
18 74 (11.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 65 (10.17%) Telecoms
20 59 (9.23%) CRM
20 59 (9.23%) Project Planning
21 58 (9.08%) Waterfall
22 54 (8.45%) Security Cleared
23 52 (8.14%) Data Centre
23 52 (8.14%) SDLC
24 50 (7.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 47 (7.36%) Matrix Organization

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 26 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.88%) Confluence
3 10 (1.56%) JBoss
4 6 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.94%) IIS
4 6 (0.94%) MS Project Server
5 5 (0.78%) CMS
5 5 (0.78%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.63%) Apache
6 4 (0.63%) Documentum
7 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 85 (13.30%) Microsoft Project
2 44 (6.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (5.79%) Microsoft Office
4 28 (4.38%) MS Visio
5 26 (4.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.25%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.47%) Endur
5 3 (0.47%) Maximo
5 3 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.31%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.31%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.16%) Changepoint
7 1 (0.16%) HFM
7 1 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Travel Management
7 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.91%) Office 365
2 22 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (0.63%) Force.com
5 4 (0.63%) IaaS
5 4 (0.63%) SaaS
6 2 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.31%) GitHub
6 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.31%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Veeva
7 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.29%) LAN
1 21 (3.29%) WAN
2 15 (2.35%) Firewall
3 11 (1.72%) Internet
4 6 (0.94%) VoIP
5 5 (0.78%) Wireless
6 4 (0.63%) HTTP
6 4 (0.63%) Network Security
6 4 (0.63%) Telepresence
6 4 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.63%) WLAN
7 3 (0.47%) 3G
7 3 (0.47%) 4G
7 3 (0.47%) MPLS
7 3 (0.47%) Skype
7 3 (0.47%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.47%) VPN
8 2 (0.31%) 2G
8 2 (0.31%) DSL
8 2 (0.31%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.10%) Big Data
3 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.47%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.47%) QlikView
4 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.47%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.47%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.31%) DB2
5 2 (0.31%) MS Access
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.16%) HBase
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (3.13%) JIRA
2 6 (0.94%) Bitbucket
3 4 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.31%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.31%) Gradle
5 2 (0.31%) Subversion
5 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.16%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.16%) VersionOne
General
1 255 (39.91%) Finance
2 74 (11.58%) Banking
3 65 (10.17%) Telecoms
4 40 (6.26%) Retail
5 34 (5.32%) Legal
6 24 (3.76%) Investment Banking
6 24 (3.76%) Marketing
7 19 (2.97%) Front Office
8 18 (2.82%) Automotive
9 16 (2.50%) Manufacturing
10 13 (2.03%) Billing
11 11 (1.72%) Law
12 9 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
13 7 (1.10%) Advertising
13 7 (1.10%) Back Office
13 7 (1.10%) Publishing
14 6 (0.94%) French Language
15 4 (0.63%) Dutch Language
15 4 (0.63%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 379 (59.31%) Project Manager
2 58 (9.08%) Programme Manager
3 56 (8.76%) IT Manager
4 44 (6.89%) IT Project Manager
5 39 (6.10%) Analyst
6 38 (5.95%) Senior Manager
7 36 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 34 (5.32%) Senior Project Manager
9 29 (4.54%) Business Analyst
10 24 (3.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 23 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 22 (3.44%) CRM Manager
12 22 (3.44%) Technical Manager
13 19 (2.97%) Agile Project Manager
13 19 (2.97%) Consultant
14 18 (2.82%) Applications Manager
14 18 (2.82%) Technical Project Manager
15 16 (2.50%) Applications Project Manager
15 16 (2.50%) Coordinator
15 16 (2.50%) CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.66%) XML
2 8 (1.25%) Web Services
3 7 (1.10%) HTML
4 6 (0.94%) AngularJS
5 5 (0.78%) .NET
5 5 (0.78%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (0.78%) J2EE
5 5 (0.78%) jQuery
6 4 (0.63%) Velocity
6 4 (0.63%) Visualforce
7 3 (0.47%) CSS
7 3 (0.47%) GWT
7 3 (0.47%) HTML5
7 3 (0.47%) SAP Basis
7 3 (0.47%) XML Schema
7 3 (0.47%) XSL
7 3 (0.47%) XSLT
8 2 (0.31%) WSDL
8 2 (0.31%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 356 (55.71%) PMI
2 80 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (8.14%) Data Centre
4 37 (5.79%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.91%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.97%) Virtual Team
7 15 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.41%) Equities
8 9 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.25%) User Experience
10 7 (1.10%) Derivative
11 6 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.94%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.78%) CCTV
13 4 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.63%) NHS
13 4 (0.63%) RIA
14 3 (0.47%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.47%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.47%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.38%) Windows
2 13 (2.03%) Windows 10
3 10 (1.56%) Linux
4 9 (1.41%) Unix
5 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.31%) Android
6 2 (0.31%) VMS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (70.42%) Project Management
2 438 (68.54%) PRINCE2
3 198 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
4 159 (24.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 130 (20.34%) Programme Management
6 108 (16.90%) Risk Management
7 101 (15.81%) ITIL
8 82 (12.83%) Change Management
9 80 (12.52%) Scrum
10 75 (11.74%) PRINCE
11 74 (11.58%) Migration
12 59 (9.23%) CRM
12 59 (9.23%) Project Planning
13 58 (9.08%) Waterfall
14 52 (8.14%) SDLC
15 47 (7.36%) Matrix Organization
16 45 (7.04%) Business Analysis
17 34 (5.32%) Resource Management
18 32 (5.01%) Service Delivery
19 30 (4.69%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.13%) SQL
2 13 (2.03%) Java
3 10 (1.56%) JavaScript
4 6 (0.94%) C
5 5 (0.78%) C#
6 4 (0.63%) Apex Code
7 3 (0.47%) ABAP
7 3 (0.47%) C++
7 3 (0.47%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.47%) VB
8 2 (0.31%) Groovy
9 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 396 (61.97%) PMP
2 133 (20.81%) Degree
3 74 (11.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 54 (8.45%) Security Cleared
5 50 (7.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 44 (6.89%) SC Cleared
7 31 (4.85%) APMP
8 21 (3.29%) ISEB
8 21 (3.29%) PgMP
9 16 (2.50%) DV Cleared
10 13 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.41%) CISSP
12 8 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.94%) CAPM
13 6 (0.94%) Chartered Engineer
13 6 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.94%) CISM
13 6 (0.94%) MAPM
13 6 (0.94%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (15.18%) PMO
2 45 (7.04%) QA
3 16 (2.50%) MiFID
4 11 (1.72%) ISO 9000
5 10 (1.56%) P3O
5 10 (1.56%) PMBOK
6 8 (1.25%) COBIT
7 7 (1.10%) EMIR
8 6 (0.94%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.78%) GDPR
9 5 (0.78%) SLA
10 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.47%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.31%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.31%) SEPA
13 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.31%) Docker
3 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.25%) MOM
2 7 (1.10%) Puppet
3 6 (0.94%) Ansible
3 6 (0.94%) SCCM
4 3 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.31%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 100 (15.65%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.89%) SAP
3 33 (5.16%) Cisco
4 30 (4.69%) Oracle
5 27 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.19%) IBM
7 12 (1.88%) CheckPoint
7 12 (1.88%) HP
8 10 (1.56%) VMware
9 8 (1.25%) Informatica
9 8 (1.25%) Tableau
10 7 (1.10%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.10%) OpenText
11 6 (0.94%) Nokia
12 5 (0.78%) CA Agile Central
12 5 (0.78%) Citrix
12 5 (0.78%) Fujitsu
12 5 (0.78%) Remedy
12 5 (0.78%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.63%) Guidewire
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