Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 480 354 382
Rank change year-on-year -126 +28 -81
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 476 715 655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.69% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 3.69% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 520 418
UK median daily rate £464 £449 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% -0.28% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 3
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +15.38%
10th Percentile £33.00 £26.35 £35.00
90th Percentile £43.20 £39.35 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% -22.22% +9.76%

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 19,498 19,400 22,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.68% 18.83% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,524 11,861 13,777
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £221 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 955 932 856
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.35 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.11% +1.33% +4.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.15 £50.00 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.21 £28.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year -7.24% +4.63% +8.00%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -123 431 £475 +5.56% 79
UK excluding London -117 266 £413 +3.13% 45
London -86 198 £500 - 39
South East -61 124 £463 +2.78% 16
North of England -31 36 £365 -2.67% 11
Scotland -9 32 £375 +13.21% 4
Midlands -45 26 £375 +5.78% 6
East of England +15 25 £450 +9.09% 4
North West -13 20 £360 +5.88% 8
South West -37 17 £425 - 3
West Midlands -46 14 £375 +12.78% 5
East Midlands -4 12 £475 +31.94% 1
Yorkshire -19 11 £413 +17.86% 3
North East -12 5 £400 +6.67%
Wales -25 5 £400 +33.33% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 337 (70.80%) Project Management
2 332 (69.75%) PRINCE2
3 311 (65.34%) PMP
4 246 (51.68%) PMI
5 195 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
6 152 (31.93%) Finance
7 130 (27.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 112 (23.53%) Degree
9 89 (18.70%) Microsoft Project
10 88 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
11 86 (18.07%) ITIL
11 86 (18.07%) Microsoft
12 77 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
13 74 (15.55%) Migration
14 72 (15.13%) PMO
15 66 (13.87%) Security Cleared
16 64 (13.45%) Project Planning
17 61 (12.82%) Matrix Organization
18 58 (12.18%) PRINCE
19 56 (11.76%) Scrum
20 55 (11.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 55 (11.55%) Waterfall
21 53 (11.13%) Change Management
22 52 (10.92%) Programme Management
23 50 (10.50%) Project Governance
24 45 (9.45%) Risk Management
25 44 (9.24%) SC Cleared
26 42 (8.82%) SDLC
27 41 (8.61%) Data Centre
28 39 (8.19%) Change Control

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 29 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.31%) MS Project Server
3 7 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.47%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.26%) CMS
4 6 (1.26%) Drupal
5 5 (1.05%) Confluence
5 5 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.63%) IBM Domino
6 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.42%) CICS
7 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.42%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 89 (18.70%) Microsoft Project
2 33 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (4.20%) MS Visio
5 19 (3.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.42%) SPSS
7 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.63%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.42%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.21%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.21%) Finacle
5 1 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.09%) Office 365
2 28 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.68%) OneDrive
4 8 (1.68%) Yammer
5 7 (1.47%) PaaS
6 6 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.26%) IaaS
6 6 (1.26%) SaaS
7 4 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.63%) Trello
9 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.42%) Slack
9 2 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.21%) BlueKai
10 1 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.94%) WAN
2 12 (2.52%) LAN
3 9 (1.89%) Skype
4 8 (1.68%) Firewall
5 7 (1.47%) Intranet
5 7 (1.47%) Value-Added Service
6 5 (1.05%) DNS
6 5 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.84%) SAN
7 4 (0.84%) SMS
8 3 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.63%) DMZ
8 3 (0.63%) Internet
8 3 (0.63%) SMTP
8 3 (0.63%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.42%) DHCP
9 2 (0.42%) MPLS
9 2 (0.42%) Network Security
10 1 (0.21%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.10%) Big Data
3 8 (1.68%) Power BI
4 7 (1.47%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (0.63%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.63%) MySQL
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.63%) Spotfire
6 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.42%) Couchbase
7 2 (0.42%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.42%) DB2
7 2 (0.42%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (4.20%) JIRA
2 3 (0.63%) Bitbucket
2 3 (0.63%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.42%) GitLab
3 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.21%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.21%) JMeter
4 1 (0.21%) JUnit
4 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.21%) Maven
4 1 (0.21%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.21%) Selenium
4 1 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 152 (31.93%) Finance
2 35 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.09%) Manufacturing
4 28 (5.88%) Legal
5 25 (5.25%) Banking
6 23 (4.83%) Marketing
7 21 (4.41%) Retail
8 13 (2.73%) Military
9 10 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.68%) Billing
10 8 (1.68%) Games
11 7 (1.47%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.47%) Front Office
11 7 (1.47%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.47%) Law
12 6 (1.26%) Automotive
13 5 (1.05%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.84%) German Language
14 4 (0.84%) Publishing
15 2 (0.42%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 306 (64.29%) Project Manager
2 78 (16.39%) IT Manager
3 72 (15.13%) IT Project Manager
4 41 (8.61%) Infrastructure Manager
5 36 (7.56%) Senior Manager
6 35 (7.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 34 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
8 30 (6.30%) Analyst
8 30 (6.30%) Programme Manager
9 22 (4.62%) Business Analyst
10 20 (4.20%) Coordinator
11 18 (3.78%) Delivery Manager
12 17 (3.57%) Project Coordinator
13 15 (3.15%) Agile Project Manager
13 15 (3.15%) IT Infrastructure Manager
13 15 (3.15%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
14 14 (2.94%) Applications Manager
14 14 (2.94%) Applications Project Manager
15 12 (2.52%) Senior IT Manager
15 12 (2.52%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.31%) Middleware
2 6 (1.26%) EDI
3 5 (1.05%) OAuth
3 5 (1.05%) SAML
3 5 (1.05%) Web Services
4 4 (0.84%) .NET
5 3 (0.63%) cXML
5 3 (0.63%) HTML
5 3 (0.63%) Spring
6 2 (0.42%) D3.js
6 2 (0.42%) OpenID
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.42%) REST
6 2 (0.42%) Velocity
6 2 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.42%) XML
7 1 (0.21%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.21%) Jinja
7 1 (0.21%) Kafka
7 1 (0.21%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 246 (51.68%) PMI
2 77 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (8.61%) Data Centre
4 38 (7.98%) Computer Science
5 29 (6.09%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (5.46%) Management Information System
7 22 (4.62%) Virtual Team
8 12 (2.52%) User Experience
9 11 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.89%) Social Media
11 5 (1.05%) FMCG
12 4 (0.84%) Equities
12 4 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.84%) Life Science
12 4 (0.84%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.63%) CMDB
13 3 (0.63%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.63%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.63%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.09%) Windows
2 11 (2.31%) Windows 10
3 10 (2.10%) Linux
4 6 (1.26%) Unix
4 6 (1.26%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.84%) Android
6 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.42%) VMS
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (70.80%) Project Management
2 332 (69.75%) PRINCE2
3 195 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (27.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 88 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
6 86 (18.07%) ITIL
7 74 (15.55%) Migration
8 64 (13.45%) Project Planning
9 61 (12.82%) Matrix Organization
10 58 (12.18%) PRINCE
11 56 (11.76%) Scrum
12 55 (11.55%) Waterfall
13 53 (11.13%) Change Management
14 52 (10.92%) Programme Management
15 50 (10.50%) Project Governance
16 45 (9.45%) Risk Management
17 42 (8.82%) SDLC
18 39 (8.19%) Change Control
19 32 (6.72%) CRM
19 32 (6.72%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.57%) Java
2 12 (2.52%) C
2 12 (2.52%) SQL
3 7 (1.47%) Python
3 7 (1.47%) VB
4 5 (1.05%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.84%) C++
5 4 (0.84%) Perl
6 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.63%) C#
6 3 (0.63%) COBOL
6 3 (0.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.42%) PHP
7 2 (0.42%) PL/1
7 2 (0.42%) REXX
7 2 (0.42%) Ruby
7 2 (0.42%) VBScript
8 1 (0.21%) ABAP
8 1 (0.21%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 311 (65.34%) PMP
2 112 (23.53%) Degree
3 66 (13.87%) Security Cleared
4 55 (11.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 44 (9.24%) SC Cleared
6 35 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 20 (4.20%) Master's Degree
8 12 (2.52%) CBAP
8 12 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (2.10%) MBA
10 9 (1.89%) CAPM
10 9 (1.89%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.68%) APMP
11 8 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.68%) CISSP
11 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (1.68%) PgMP
12 7 (1.47%) CCNA
12 7 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (15.13%) PMO
2 37 (7.77%) QA
3 9 (1.89%) GDPR
4 5 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.63%) P3O
6 2 (0.42%) COBIT
6 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.42%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) SEPA
7 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.42%) ACF2
2 2 (0.42%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) KVM
2 2 (0.42%) RACF
2 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) Firmware
3 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.63%) Ansible
2 3 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.63%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.63%) SCCM
3 2 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.42%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.42%) Puppet
3 2 (0.42%) Salt
3 2 (0.42%) SCOM
4 1 (0.21%) Grafana
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.21%) MOM
4 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.88%) Oracle
3 25 (5.25%) SAP
4 14 (2.94%) Cisco
5 13 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (2.73%) Xerox
6 10 (2.10%) Citrix
7 8 (1.68%) IBM
8 7 (1.47%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.05%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.84%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.84%) VMware
11 3 (0.63%) Ariba
11 3 (0.63%) CA
11 3 (0.63%) HP
11 3 (0.63%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.63%) Juniper
11 3 (0.63%) Lotus
11 3 (0.63%) NetApp
11 3 (0.63%) PeopleSoft