Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 401 300
Rank change year-on-year +53 -101 +41
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 723 611 937
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.59% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.74% 2.88% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 387 652
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.72%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £634 £639 £637
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £408 £400
% change year-on-year -6.75% +1.88% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 15
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.50% +15.94%
10th Percentile £28.29 £45.00 £28.60
90th Percentile £49.67 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +9.76% +18.84%

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 19325 21182 22510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.70% 20.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11873 13248 13640
UK median daily rate £425 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.16% +4.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £221 £239 £247
90th Percentile £603 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 883 859 1075
UK median hourly rate £25.69 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +4.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.24 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.15 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £27.00 £25.12
% change year-on-year - +7.48% +32.21%

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 12 December 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 6 months to 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 +43 676 £450 -1.10% 63
UK excluding London +72 414 £380 -6.75% 38
London +19 300 £510 -2.86% 27
South East +44 203 £431 +1.47% 17
North of England +62 62 £365 -2.67% 7
Midlands +8 59 £340 -15.00% 4
East Midlands -1 30 £359 -5.53% 4
North West +24 28 £340 -15.00% 6
West Midlands -4 28 £340 -24.44%
Scotland +6 26 £325 -13.33% 2
South West +12 24 £380 -9.52% 2
East of England -25 24 £425 -2.86% 6
North East +59 17 £375 +7.14%
Yorkshire +37 17 £350 -20.00% 1
Wales +17 12 £288 -
Channel Islands +4 3 £500 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 517 (71.51%) PMP
2 478 (66.11%) PRINCE2
3 435 (60.17%) Project Management
4 348 (48.13%) PMI
5 246 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
6 233 (32.23%) Finance
7 204 (28.22%) Degree
8 178 (24.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 138 (19.09%) Microsoft Project
10 130 (17.98%) Programme Management
11 125 (17.29%) Project Planning
12 106 (14.66%) Microsoft
13 97 (13.42%) PMO
14 89 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
14 89 (12.31%) Scrum
15 84 (11.62%) ITIL
15 84 (11.62%) Matrix Organization
16 83 (11.48%) Risk Management
17 80 (11.07%) Security Cleared
18 76 (10.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 74 (10.24%) Change Management
20 73 (10.10%) Migration
20 73 (10.10%) Banking
21 70 (9.68%) PRINCE
21 70 (9.68%) Waterfall
22 69 (9.54%) QA
23 66 (9.13%) Mentoring
24 65 (8.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 65 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
25 62 (8.58%) Manufacturing

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 32 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.07%) Confluence
3 14 (1.94%) CMS
4 12 (1.66%) MS Project Server
5 5 (0.69%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.41%) Drupal
6 3 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.14%) Documentum
8 1 (0.14%) JBoss
8 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 138 (19.09%) Microsoft Project
2 65 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
3 56 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 39 (5.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 31 (4.29%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.55%) Maya
7 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.69%) Primavera
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 3 (0.41%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.41%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.41%) TrackWise
5 2 (0.28%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.28%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.28%) iTrent
5 2 (0.28%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.28%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.28%) SnowdropKCS
5 2 (0.28%) Summit
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.32%) Office 365
2 8 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.11%) SaaS
3 5 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.28%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.28%) Trello
5 1 (0.14%) Asana
5 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Force.com
5 1 (0.14%) GitHub
5 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.63%) LAN
2 14 (1.94%) Firewall
2 14 (1.94%) WAN
3 10 (1.38%) Internet
4 9 (1.24%) Unified Communications
5 8 (1.11%) VoIP
6 7 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.69%) ATM
8 4 (0.55%) Broadband
8 4 (0.55%) IPv4
8 4 (0.55%) IPv6
8 4 (0.55%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (0.55%) SAN
9 3 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.41%) MPLS
9 3 (0.41%) Skype
9 3 (0.41%) SMS
9 3 (0.41%) WLAN
10 2 (0.28%) Intranet
10 2 (0.28%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.41%) Big Data
4 2 (0.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.28%) Mixpanel
4 2 (0.28%) MS Access
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.28%) QlikView
4 2 (0.28%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.14%) Adabas
5 1 (0.14%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 32 (4.43%) JIRA
2 5 (0.69%) JIRA Agile
3 4 (0.55%) VersionOne
3 4 (0.55%) Zephyr
4 3 (0.41%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.41%) MSI
4 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.14%) Maven
General
1 233 (32.23%) Finance
2 73 (10.10%) Banking
3 62 (8.58%) Manufacturing
4 55 (7.61%) Telecoms
5 47 (6.50%) Legal
6 36 (4.98%) Retail
7 29 (4.01%) Marketing
8 23 (3.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 22 (3.04%) Front Office
10 18 (2.49%) Law
11 17 (2.35%) Investment Banking
12 14 (1.94%) Billing
13 13 (1.80%) Advertising
13 13 (1.80%) Games
14 12 (1.66%) Financial Institution
15 9 (1.24%) Automotive
15 9 (1.24%) German Language
16 8 (1.11%) Aerospace
16 8 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
16 8 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 471 (65.15%) Project Manager
2 88 (12.17%) IT Manager
3 79 (10.93%) Analyst
3 79 (10.93%) IT Project Manager
4 59 (8.16%) Business Analyst
5 54 (7.47%) Senior Manager
6 51 (7.05%) Senior Project Manager
7 42 (5.81%) Infrastructure Manager
7 42 (5.81%) Programme Manager
8 37 (5.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 24 (3.32%) PMO Analyst
9 24 (3.32%) Security Manager
10 21 (2.90%) Coordinator
10 21 (2.90%) Scrum Master
10 21 (2.90%) Security Project Manager
11 20 (2.77%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 20 (2.77%) Project Analyst
11 20 (2.77%) Transformation Manager
12 18 (2.49%) Technical Manager
12 18 (2.49%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.80%) Velocity
2 7 (0.97%) .NET
3 5 (0.69%) XML
4 4 (0.55%) Web Services
5 3 (0.41%) Flash
5 3 (0.41%) FpML
5 3 (0.41%) HTML
5 3 (0.41%) Middleware
6 2 (0.28%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.28%) EDI
6 2 (0.28%) Laravel
7 1 (0.14%) Drools
7 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.14%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.14%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (0.14%) J2EE
7 1 (0.14%) Java EE
7 1 (0.14%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.14%) WPF
7 1 (0.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 348 (48.13%) PMI
2 89 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (7.19%) Management Information System
4 45 (6.22%) Computer Science
4 45 (6.22%) Data Centre
5 41 (5.67%) Virtual Team
6 22 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.66%) FMCG
9 11 (1.52%) Derivative
10 10 (1.38%) Social Media
11 8 (1.11%) Life Science
12 7 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.97%) User Experience
13 6 (0.83%) Equities
13 6 (0.83%) IVR
14 5 (0.69%) Exotic Derivative
14 5 (0.69%) Fixed Income
15 4 (0.55%) Cyber Defence
15 4 (0.55%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 32 (4.43%) Windows
2 18 (2.49%) Windows 10
3 12 (1.66%) Windows 7
4 10 (1.38%) Unix
5 8 (1.11%) Solaris
6 5 (0.69%) Linux
7 4 (0.55%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.28%) AIX
9 2 (0.28%) Android
9 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (66.11%) PRINCE2
2 435 (60.17%) Project Management
3 246 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
4 178 (24.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 130 (17.98%) Programme Management
6 125 (17.29%) Project Planning
7 89 (12.31%) Scrum
8 84 (11.62%) ITIL
8 84 (11.62%) Matrix Organization
9 83 (11.48%) Risk Management
10 74 (10.24%) Change Management
11 73 (10.10%) Migration
12 70 (9.68%) PRINCE
12 70 (9.68%) Waterfall
13 66 (9.13%) Mentoring
14 56 (7.75%) Change Control
14 56 (7.75%) SDLC
15 48 (6.64%) CRM
16 44 (6.09%) Business Analysis
16 44 (6.09%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 14 (1.94%) SQL
2 11 (1.52%) Java
3 8 (1.11%) VBA
4 5 (0.69%) PHP
5 4 (0.55%) C
6 3 (0.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.41%) Perl
6 3 (0.41%) VBScript
7 2 (0.28%) ABAP
7 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.14%) C#
8 1 (0.14%) NATURAL
8 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 517 (71.51%) PMP
2 204 (28.22%) Degree
3 80 (11.07%) Security Cleared
4 76 (10.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 65 (8.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 58 (8.02%) SC Cleared
7 38 (5.26%) Master's Degree
8 29 (4.01%) ISEB
9 15 (2.07%) CISSP
10 13 (1.80%) DV Cleared
11 12 (1.66%) APMP
12 10 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.38%) PgMP
13 9 (1.24%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.97%) IIBA
14 7 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 5 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.69%) CAPM
15 5 (0.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (13.42%) PMO
2 69 (9.54%) QA
3 27 (3.73%) GDPR
4 17 (2.35%) MiFID
5 9 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.11%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.97%) GxP
8 6 (0.83%) P3O
8 6 (0.83%) SLA
9 5 (0.69%) EMIR
10 4 (0.55%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.28%) GCP
12 2 (0.28%) PSD2
12 2 (0.28%) SEPA
13 1 (0.14%) IFRS
13 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 10 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.55%) Firmware
3 3 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.28%) Docker
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (1.80%) SCCM
2 9 (1.24%) MOM
3 3 (0.41%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.28%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.14%) Ansible
5 1 (0.14%) Mesos
5 1 (0.14%) Nagios
5 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.14%) Puppet
5 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 106 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 35 (4.84%) SAP
3 29 (4.01%) Oracle
4 12 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (1.52%) Cisco
6 10 (1.38%) HP
7 8 (1.11%) CheckPoint
7 8 (1.11%) Google
8 6 (0.83%) Concur
8 6 (0.83%) Reuters
9 5 (0.69%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.69%) Nokia
10 4 (0.55%) Amdocs
10 4 (0.55%) Citrix
10 4 (0.55%) Ericsson
10 4 (0.55%) LabWare
10 4 (0.55%) Remedy
11 3 (0.41%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.41%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.41%) VMware