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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 311 288
Rank change year-on-year +41 -23  
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 380 399 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.75% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.27% 3.43% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 266 285
Median daily rate £460 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.23% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +35.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.00 £24.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.25 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.75 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +6.11% +4.04%  

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 8905 11622 10650
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.24% 21.90% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5328 7267 6206
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 £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 440 554
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.52 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 +46 357 £465 +3.38% 53
London +34 175 £500 - 26
South East +59 84 £475 +11.76% 10
Berkshire +41 44 £488 -2.50% 2
South West +33 40 £468 -10.85% 1
City of London +8 38 £500 -13.04% 6
Wiltshire +31 27 £461 +10.96%
Scotland +16 14 £349 +8.64% 1
Surrey +5 14 £450 -10.00% 2
Corsham - 14 £560 -
East Midlands -10 12 £375 -9.63% 3
West Midlands +14 11 £413 +22.22%
North East +42 10 £350 +12.00%
Coventry +23 9 £413 -
North West +8 9 £463 +23.33% 9
Glasgow +7 9 £400 +10.34%
Oxfordshire -2 9 £525 +5.00% 2
Derbyshire -11 9 £378 -24.50%
Derby -11 9 £378 -24.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne +52 8 £355 +13.60%
Tyne and Wear +48 8 £355 +13.60%
West Sussex +26 8 £443 +33.58% 1
Yorkshire +25 8 £400 -20.00% 1
Maidenhead +2 8 - -
West Yorkshire +24 6 £400 -13.51%
Leeds +21 6 £400 -13.51%
Reading +12 6 £525 +5.00%
Swindon +7 6 £425 +2.40%
Hampshire -1 6 £450 +36.36%
East of England -22 6 £438 +4.16% 3

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 523 (71.25%) Project Management
2 516 (70.30%) PRINCE2
3 459 (62.53%) PMP
4 405 (55.18%) PMI
5 291 (39.65%) Finance
6 244 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
7 184 (25.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 167 (22.75%) Degree
9 136 (18.53%) Programme Management
10 134 (18.26%) ITIL
11 120 (16.35%) Microsoft
12 118 (16.08%) Microsoft Project
13 114 (15.53%) Risk Management
14 111 (15.12%) PMO
15 95 (12.94%) Change Management
16 93 (12.67%) Migration
17 86 (11.72%) Scrum
17 86 (11.72%) Banking
18 81 (11.04%) PRINCE
19 79 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
20 74 (10.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 74 (10.08%) Telecoms
21 70 (9.54%) Security Cleared
22 68 (9.26%) Data Centre
23 67 (9.13%) CRM
24 66 (8.99%) Matrix Organization
25 64 (8.72%) Project Planning
26 63 (8.58%) SDLC
27 62 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
28 60 (8.17%) Waterfall

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 28 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.32%) Confluence
3 13 (1.77%) MS Project Server
4 10 (1.36%) JBoss
5 8 (1.09%) CMS
5 8 (1.09%) Skype for Business
6 7 (0.95%) IIS
7 5 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.68%) Documentum
7 5 (0.68%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.54%) Apache
8 4 (0.54%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.14%) Smallworld
11 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 118 (16.08%) Microsoft Project
2 56 (7.63%) Microsoft Office
3 55 (7.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 53 (7.22%) MS Visio
5 29 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.95%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.41%) Maximo
5 3 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.27%) Actimize
6 2 (0.27%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.14%) HFM
7 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Travel Management
7 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.14%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.50%) Office 365
2 30 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (0.95%) SaaS
6 6 (0.82%) IaaS
7 4 (0.54%) Yammer
8 2 (0.27%) Force.com
8 2 (0.27%) GitHub
8 2 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.27%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.27%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.14%) Asana
9 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) PaaS
9 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.14%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.72%) LAN
2 14 (1.91%) VoIP
3 13 (1.77%) WAN
4 10 (1.36%) Firewall
5 8 (1.09%) Internet
5 8 (1.09%) Skype
6 5 (0.68%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.54%) WLAN
8 3 (0.41%) HTTP
8 3 (0.41%) SAN
8 3 (0.41%) Wireless
9 2 (0.27%) 3G
9 2 (0.27%) 4G
9 2 (0.27%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (0.27%) CTI
9 2 (0.27%) GGSN
9 2 (0.27%) PSTN
9 2 (0.27%) SGSN
9 2 (0.27%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.32%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (2.18%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.09%) Big Data
5 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.41%) MS Access
6 3 (0.41%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.41%) QlikView
6 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.41%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.27%) DB2
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.27%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.14%) GIS
8 1 (0.14%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 28 (3.81%) JIRA
2 10 (1.36%) Bitbucket
3 4 (0.54%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.27%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.27%) Gradle
5 2 (0.27%) Subversion
5 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.14%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.14%) VersionOne
General
1 291 (39.65%) Finance
2 86 (11.72%) Banking
3 74 (10.08%) Telecoms
4 46 (6.27%) Retail
5 41 (5.59%) Legal
6 31 (4.22%) Marketing
7 30 (4.09%) Front Office
8 29 (3.95%) Investment Banking
8 29 (3.95%) Manufacturing
9 19 (2.59%) Law
10 18 (2.45%) Back Office
11 13 (1.77%) Automotive
11 13 (1.77%) Billing
12 11 (1.50%) Electronics
13 9 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
13 9 (1.23%) Financial Institution
14 8 (1.09%) French Language
14 8 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (1.09%) Publishing
15 7 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 445 (60.63%) Project Manager
2 64 (8.72%) IT Manager
3 53 (7.22%) IT Project Manager
3 53 (7.22%) Programme Manager
4 50 (6.81%) Analyst
5 47 (6.40%) Senior Manager
6 43 (5.86%) Infrastructure Manager
6 43 (5.86%) Senior Project Manager
7 41 (5.59%) Business Analyst
8 34 (4.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 32 (4.36%) Technical Manager
10 27 (3.68%) Technical Project Manager
11 26 (3.54%) CRM Manager
11 26 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 22 (3.00%) Agile Project Manager
13 19 (2.59%) Consultant
14 18 (2.45%) CRM Project Manager
15 17 (2.32%) Applications Manager
15 17 (2.32%) SAP Manager
15 17 (2.32%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.59%) XML
2 9 (1.23%) Velocity
3 8 (1.09%) HTML
4 7 (0.95%) AngularJS
4 7 (0.95%) Web Services
5 6 (0.82%) .NET
5 6 (0.82%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.82%) jQuery
6 5 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.68%) J2EE
7 4 (0.54%) CSS
7 4 (0.54%) XSL
8 3 (0.41%) FpML
8 3 (0.41%) GWT
8 3 (0.41%) HTML5
8 3 (0.41%) REST
8 3 (0.41%) SAP Basis
8 3 (0.41%) SOAP
8 3 (0.41%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 405 (55.18%) PMI
2 79 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (9.26%) Data Centre
4 46 (6.27%) Management Information System
5 31 (4.22%) Computer Science
6 27 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (3.68%) Virtual Team
7 15 (2.04%) Derivative
7 15 (2.04%) Equities
8 11 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.36%) User Experience
10 8 (1.09%) CCTV
11 7 (0.95%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.95%) IVR
12 6 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.82%) EPoS
12 6 (0.82%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.68%) Exotic Derivative
13 5 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.31%) Windows
2 14 (1.91%) Windows 10
3 13 (1.77%) Linux
4 11 (1.50%) Unix
5 4 (0.54%) AIX
5 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.54%) Solaris
5 4 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.41%) Android
6 3 (0.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.27%) VMS
7 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (71.25%) Project Management
2 516 (70.30%) PRINCE2
3 244 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (25.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 136 (18.53%) Programme Management
6 134 (18.26%) ITIL
7 114 (15.53%) Risk Management
8 95 (12.94%) Change Management
9 93 (12.67%) Migration
10 86 (11.72%) Scrum
11 81 (11.04%) PRINCE
12 67 (9.13%) CRM
13 66 (8.99%) Matrix Organization
14 64 (8.72%) Project Planning
15 63 (8.58%) SDLC
16 60 (8.17%) Waterfall
17 49 (6.68%) Business Analysis
18 42 (5.72%) Change Control
19 40 (5.45%) Six Sigma
20 39 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (3.81%) SQL
2 16 (2.18%) Java
3 15 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 6 (0.82%) C#
5 5 (0.68%) C
5 5 (0.68%) Perl
5 5 (0.68%) VBA
5 5 (0.68%) VBScript
6 4 (0.54%) VB
7 3 (0.41%) Apex Code
7 3 (0.41%) C++
8 2 (0.27%) ABAP
8 2 (0.27%) Groovy
8 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 459 (62.53%) PMP
2 167 (22.75%) Degree
3 74 (10.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 70 (9.54%) Security Cleared
5 62 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 55 (7.49%) SC Cleared
7 24 (3.27%) APMP
7 24 (3.27%) ISEB
8 23 (3.13%) PgMP
9 19 (2.59%) DV Cleared
9 19 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (1.91%) CAPM
11 12 (1.63%) CISSP
11 12 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (1.50%) Chartered Engineer
12 11 (1.50%) CITP
12 11 (1.50%) MBCS
13 9 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (1.23%) Master's Degree
13 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (15.12%) PMO
2 47 (6.40%) QA
3 27 (3.68%) MiFID
4 14 (1.91%) ISO 9000
5 13 (1.77%) EMIR
6 12 (1.63%) SLA
7 10 (1.36%) P3O
8 8 (1.09%) GDPR
9 7 (0.95%) COBIT
10 6 (0.82%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.68%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (0.41%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.41%) SEPA
13 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.27%) GxP
14 2 (0.27%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.27%) Docker
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.14%) XenApp
4 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (2.04%) MOM
2 7 (0.95%) Ansible
2 7 (0.95%) Puppet
3 6 (0.82%) SCCM
4 5 (0.68%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.27%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.27%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.14%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 120 (16.35%) Microsoft
2 55 (7.49%) SAP
3 30 (4.09%) Oracle
4 26 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (2.59%) Cisco
6 14 (1.91%) IBM
7 12 (1.63%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.63%) HP
7 12 (1.63%) VMware
8 7 (0.95%) OpenText
8 7 (0.95%) Tableau
9 6 (0.82%) Avaya
9 6 (0.82%) CA Agile Central
9 6 (0.82%) Informatica
9 6 (0.82%) Nokia
9 6 (0.82%) Xerox
10 5 (0.68%) BMC
10 5 (0.68%) Fujitsu
10 5 (0.68%) Guidewire
10 5 (0.68%) Tripwire
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £445 - £495 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: From £475 to £495 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £475.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Rate: Day rate £330-£350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Rate: ££competitive +car +15% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £420 to £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Rate: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago