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 May 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 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 277 285
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8  
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 411 462 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 0.86% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.64% 3.99% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 314 275
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +23.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +7.77% +23.28%  

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 8866 11586 10547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.44% 21.57% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5387 7192 6022
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 414 540
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +36.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year -10.00% +45.10%  

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +19 385 £475 +8.44% 49
London +25 192 £518 +2.22% 15
South East +39 90 £456 +7.35% 14
Berkshire +43 46 £475 -2.56% 5
City of London -1 41 £500 -9.09% 5
South West +41 40 £468 +17.00%
Wiltshire +23 27 £461 +15.12%
West Midlands +16 15 £438 +23.67% 5
Surrey +10 14 £463 -7.50% 3
East Midlands -13 14 £373 -6.87% 2
Scotland +15 13 £400 +25.00%
Corsham +10 13 £560 +40.00%
West Sussex +36 12 £444 +1.42%
North East +28 12 £350 +12.90% 1
Hampshire +16 11 £450 +45.16% 1
Reading +19 10 £425 -15.00% 1
Tyne and Wear +30 8 £355 +14.51%
Newcastle upon Tyne +28 8 £355 +14.51%
Coventry +17 8 £419 +2.13%
Crawley +12 8 £425 -2.85%
Glasgow +3 8 £413 +13.79%
Maidenhead 0 8 - - 1
Derby -11 8 £375 -12.79%
Derbyshire -12 8 £375 -25.00%
Swindon - 8 £425 -
North West -4 7 £460 +8.23% 4
East of England -35 7 £425 - 5
Docklands, London - 7 £613 -
Yorkshire +18 6 £409 -11.56% 3
South Wales - 6 £350 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 515 (71.53%) Project Management
2 503 (69.86%) PRINCE2
3 448 (62.22%) PMP
4 403 (55.97%) PMI
5 286 (39.72%) Finance
6 237 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
7 185 (25.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 153 (21.25%) Degree
9 131 (18.19%) Programme Management
10 118 (16.39%) ITIL
11 113 (15.69%) Microsoft
12 112 (15.56%) Microsoft Project
12 112 (15.56%) Risk Management
13 109 (15.14%) PMO
14 89 (12.36%) Change Management
15 86 (11.94%) Scrum
16 85 (11.81%) Banking
17 83 (11.53%) Migration
18 81 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
19 76 (10.56%) Telecoms
20 75 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 72 (10.00%) PRINCE
22 70 (9.72%) Security Cleared
23 67 (9.31%) CRM
24 65 (9.03%) Project Planning
25 62 (8.61%) Matrix Organization
25 62 (8.61%) Data Centre
26 61 (8.47%) Waterfall
27 59 (8.19%) SDLC
28 57 (7.92%) SAP

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 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.22%) Confluence
3 12 (1.67%) MS Project Server
4 10 (1.39%) JBoss
5 7 (0.97%) CMS
5 7 (0.97%) IIS
6 6 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.83%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.69%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.56%) Apache
8 4 (0.56%) Documentum
9 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.14%) SAS
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 112 (15.56%) Microsoft Project
2 50 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (5.42%) MS Visio
4 25 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.11%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.42%) Maximo
5 3 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.28%) Actimize
6 2 (0.28%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.14%) HFM
7 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.14%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Travel Management
7 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.17%) Office 365
2 22 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (0.83%) IaaS
5 6 (0.83%) SaaS
6 4 (0.56%) Force.com
7 3 (0.42%) Yammer
8 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.28%) GitHub
8 2 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.28%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.14%) PaaS
9 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.14%) Trello
9 1 (0.14%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.19%) LAN
2 18 (2.50%) WAN
3 12 (1.67%) VoIP
4 11 (1.53%) Firewall
5 8 (1.11%) Internet
6 5 (0.69%) Skype
7 4 (0.56%) Telepresence
7 4 (0.56%) Wireless
8 3 (0.42%) 3G
8 3 (0.42%) 4G
8 3 (0.42%) HTTP
8 3 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.42%) WLAN
9 2 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.28%) CTI
9 2 (0.28%) DSL
9 2 (0.28%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.28%) LTE
9 2 (0.28%) PSTN
9 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
1 17 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.11%) Big Data
4 7 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.42%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.42%) QlikView
5 3 (0.42%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.42%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.42%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.28%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.28%) DB2
6 2 (0.28%) MS Access
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.28%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 28 (3.89%) JIRA
2 9 (1.25%) Bitbucket
3 4 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.28%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.28%) Gradle
5 2 (0.28%) Subversion
5 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.14%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.14%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.14%) VersionOne
General
1 286 (39.72%) Finance
2 85 (11.81%) Banking
3 76 (10.56%) Telecoms
4 46 (6.39%) Retail
5 41 (5.69%) Legal
6 29 (4.03%) Investment Banking
6 29 (4.03%) Marketing
7 28 (3.89%) Manufacturing
8 26 (3.61%) Front Office
9 18 (2.50%) Law
10 16 (2.22%) Automotive
11 13 (1.81%) Billing
12 11 (1.53%) Corporate Banking
13 9 (1.25%) Back Office
13 9 (1.25%) Electronics
14 8 (1.11%) French Language
15 7 (0.97%) Advertising
15 7 (0.97%) Publishing
16 5 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 439 (60.97%) Project Manager
2 61 (8.47%) IT Manager
3 54 (7.50%) Programme Manager
4 50 (6.94%) IT Project Manager
5 46 (6.39%) Analyst
6 45 (6.25%) Senior Manager
7 43 (5.97%) Infrastructure Manager
8 41 (5.69%) Senior Project Manager
9 36 (5.00%) Business Analyst
10 33 (4.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 27 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 26 (3.61%) CRM Manager
12 26 (3.61%) Technical Manager
13 21 (2.92%) Technical Project Manager
14 20 (2.78%) Agile Project Manager
15 18 (2.50%) CRM Project Manager
16 17 (2.36%) Applications Manager
16 17 (2.36%) Consultant
16 17 (2.36%) Security Manager
17 16 (2.22%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.78%) XML
2 9 (1.25%) Velocity
2 9 (1.25%) Web Services
3 8 (1.11%) HTML
4 7 (0.97%) AngularJS
5 6 (0.83%) .NET
5 6 (0.83%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.83%) jQuery
6 5 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.69%) J2EE
7 4 (0.56%) CSS
7 4 (0.56%) Visualforce
7 4 (0.56%) XSL
8 3 (0.42%) FpML
8 3 (0.42%) GWT
8 3 (0.42%) HTML5
8 3 (0.42%) REST
8 3 (0.42%) SOAP
8 3 (0.42%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 403 (55.97%) PMI
2 81 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (8.61%) Data Centre
4 42 (5.83%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 25 (3.47%) Virtual Team
7 23 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (1.94%) Derivative
9 13 (1.81%) Equities
9 13 (1.81%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.39%) User Experience
11 9 (1.25%) CCTV
12 7 (0.97%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.97%) IVR
13 6 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.69%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.69%) EPoS
14 5 (0.69%) Exotic Derivative
14 5 (0.69%) NHS
14 5 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (4.17%) Windows
2 13 (1.81%) Windows 10
3 12 (1.67%) Linux
4 9 (1.25%) Unix
5 3 (0.42%) Android
5 3 (0.42%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.28%) AIX
6 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.28%) Solaris
6 2 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.28%) VMS
6 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (71.53%) Project Management
2 503 (69.86%) PRINCE2
3 237 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
4 185 (25.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 131 (18.19%) Programme Management
6 118 (16.39%) ITIL
7 112 (15.56%) Risk Management
8 89 (12.36%) Change Management
9 86 (11.94%) Scrum
10 83 (11.53%) Migration
11 72 (10.00%) PRINCE
12 67 (9.31%) CRM
13 65 (9.03%) Project Planning
14 62 (8.61%) Matrix Organization
15 61 (8.47%) Waterfall
16 59 (8.19%) SDLC
17 53 (7.36%) Business Analysis
18 37 (5.14%) Six Sigma
19 36 (5.00%) Change Control
20 35 (4.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 25 (3.47%) SQL
2 14 (1.94%) Java
3 13 (1.81%) JavaScript
4 6 (0.83%) C
4 6 (0.83%) C#
5 5 (0.69%) VBA
6 4 (0.56%) Apex Code
6 4 (0.56%) VB
7 3 (0.42%) ABAP
7 3 (0.42%) C++
7 3 (0.42%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.28%) Groovy
8 2 (0.28%) Perl
8 2 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 448 (62.22%) PMP
2 153 (21.25%) Degree
3 75 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 70 (9.72%) Security Cleared
5 57 (7.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 55 (7.64%) SC Cleared
7 25 (3.47%) APMP
8 24 (3.33%) ISEB
9 23 (3.19%) PgMP
10 18 (2.50%) DV Cleared
11 16 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (1.39%) CAPM
13 10 (1.39%) Chartered Engineer
13 10 (1.39%) CISSP
13 10 (1.39%) CITP
13 10 (1.39%) MBCS
13 10 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (1.25%) Master's Degree
15 8 (1.11%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (15.14%) PMO
2 46 (6.39%) QA
3 23 (3.19%) MiFID
4 14 (1.94%) ISO 9000
5 11 (1.53%) P3O
6 10 (1.39%) PMBOK
7 9 (1.25%) EMIR
8 8 (1.11%) SLA
9 7 (0.97%) COBIT
9 7 (0.97%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.97%) GDPR
10 4 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.42%) SEPA
11 3 (0.42%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.28%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.28%) ISO27002
System Software
1 10 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.28%) Docker
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) XenApp
4 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (2.08%) MOM
2 7 (0.97%) Ansible
2 7 (0.97%) Puppet
3 6 (0.83%) SCCM
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.28%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.28%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.28%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.14%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 113 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 57 (7.92%) SAP
3 32 (4.44%) Oracle
4 28 (3.89%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (3.75%) Cisco
6 14 (1.94%) IBM
7 12 (1.67%) HP
8 11 (1.53%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.53%) VMware
9 8 (1.11%) Informatica
9 8 (1.11%) Tableau
10 7 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (0.97%) Nokia
10 7 (0.97%) OpenText
11 6 (0.83%) Avaya
11 6 (0.83%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.83%) Citrix
12 5 (0.69%) Fujitsu
12 5 (0.69%) Guidewire
13 4 (0.56%) Cadence
Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
EXCELerate
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Progressive
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Recruitment Services
Rate: £50 - £60 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 23 days ago