The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 442 424
Rank change year-on-year +42 -18  
Contract jobs citing PMI 208 204 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 1.14% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 140 144
Median daily rate £491 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.37% -7.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £280 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £330 £425
% change year-on-year +36.36% -22.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £36.50

PMI is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15514 17930 17779
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.14% 33.32% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10087 11763 11122
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 588 656
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +17.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PMI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for PMI in the UK

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMI.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI in the UK

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI in the UK

PMI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI in the UK

PMI
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +48 198 £498 +13.58% 24
London +27 95 £575 +13.58% 10
South East +26 44 £475 +35.71% 8
South West +36 34 £525 - 1
Berkshire +40 28 £450 +5.88% 2
Wiltshire - 23 £497 -
City of London +2 16 £500 -16.66% 4
Corsham - 12 £593 -
Oxfordshire -4 9 £525 +5.00% 2
Coventry +22 7 £413 -
West Midlands +8 7 £425 +39.34%
North West +11 6 £463 +40.15% 2
Maidenhead +5 6 - -
Oxford - 6 £525 -
Swindon - 6 £425 -
Reading +16 5 £450 +5.88%
Scotland +25 4 £288 -7.25% 1
Cheshire +20 4 £475 +43.93% 1
Surrey +9 4 £425 -29.22% 2
East of England -13 4 £438 +5.42% 2
Kidlington - 4 £525 - 1
Warrington +21 3 - -
Bristol -1 3 £525 -
East Midlands -10 3 £413 -0.60% 1
Docklands, London - 3 £613 -
Brentford - 3 £425 -
Slough - 3 £375 -
North East +51 2 £325 +4.83%
Yorkshire +23 2 £325 -21.21%
Manchester +13 2 £450 +18.42% 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMI 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.

1 406 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 297 (73.15%) PRINCE2
3 286 (70.44%) Project Management
4 166 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
5 165 (40.64%) Finance
6 149 (36.70%) PMP
7 111 (27.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 92 (22.66%) Programme Management
9 88 (21.67%) Risk Management
10 84 (20.69%) Degree
11 71 (17.49%) PMO
12 70 (17.24%) Microsoft Project
13 65 (16.01%) ITIL
14 61 (15.02%) Microsoft
15 57 (14.04%) Banking
16 53 (13.05%) Change Management
17 52 (12.81%) Migration
18 48 (11.82%) Security Cleared
19 43 (10.59%) Scrum
19 43 (10.59%) Telecoms
20 41 (10.10%) Data Centre
20 41 (10.10%) SDLC
21 40 (9.85%) SC Cleared
22 39 (9.61%) CRM
22 39 (9.61%) MS Visio
22 39 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
23 35 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
24 34 (8.37%) Windows
24 34 (8.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 32 (7.88%) Project Planning

PMI
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 11 (2.71%) MS Project Server
1 11 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.22%) Confluence
3 6 (1.48%) CMS
4 5 (1.23%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.49%) Documentum
6 2 (0.49%) JBoss
6 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.25%) Smallworld
Applications
1 70 (17.24%) Microsoft Project
2 39 (9.61%) MS Visio
3 35 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 29 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (3.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (2.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.49%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.25%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.25%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.25%) Endur
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (0.25%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.93%) Office 365
3 17 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.74%) IaaS
5 2 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.49%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.25%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.25%) Trello
6 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.46%) LAN
2 6 (1.48%) WAN
3 5 (1.23%) Internet
4 4 (0.99%) Skype
4 4 (0.99%) VoIP
5 3 (0.74%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.49%) Wireless
7 1 (0.25%) Firewall
7 1 (0.25%) SAN
7 1 (0.25%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.25%) Value-Added Service
7 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.20%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.74%) Big Data
4 3 (0.74%) MS Access
4 3 (0.74%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.74%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.49%) DB2
5 2 (0.49%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.25%) GIS
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (3.69%) JIRA
2 7 (1.72%) Bitbucket
3 4 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.49%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.49%) Gradle
4 2 (0.49%) Subversion
4 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.25%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.25%) VersionOne
General
1 165 (40.64%) Finance
2 57 (14.04%) Banking
3 43 (10.59%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.93%) Marketing
5 18 (4.43%) Front Office
6 17 (4.19%) Investment Banking
6 17 (4.19%) Retail
7 16 (3.94%) Legal
7 16 (3.94%) Manufacturing
8 13 (3.20%) Automotive
9 9 (2.22%) Billing
9 9 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
9 9 (2.22%) Electronics
10 6 (1.48%) Publishing
11 5 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.23%) French Language
12 4 (0.99%) Back Office
12 4 (0.99%) Law
13 3 (0.74%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 233 (57.39%) Project Manager
2 38 (9.36%) Analyst
3 36 (8.87%) Programme Manager
4 32 (7.88%) Business Analyst
5 31 (7.64%) IT Manager
6 24 (5.91%) IT Project Manager
6 24 (5.91%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 24 (5.91%) Senior Manager
7 22 (5.42%) Senior Project Manager
8 20 (4.93%) Infrastructure Manager
9 19 (4.68%) Agile Project Manager
10 16 (3.94%) CRM Manager
10 16 (3.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 13 (3.20%) Data Centre Manager
11 13 (3.20%) Data Centre Project Manager
11 13 (3.20%) Security Manager
11 13 (3.20%) Security Project Manager
11 13 (3.20%) Technical Manager
12 11 (2.71%) Migration Project Manager
12 11 (2.71%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.22%) Velocity
2 5 (1.23%) XML
3 4 (0.99%) Web Services
4 3 (0.74%) FpML
5 2 (0.49%) Ajax
5 2 (0.49%) EJB
5 2 (0.49%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.49%) J2EE
5 2 (0.49%) JMS
5 2 (0.49%) jQuery
5 2 (0.49%) JSP
5 2 (0.49%) Servlets
5 2 (0.49%) Struts
5 2 (0.49%) Struts2
5 2 (0.49%) WSDL
5 2 (0.49%) XSD
6 1 (0.25%) COM
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.10%) Data Centre
2 39 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (4.68%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.45%) Virtual Team
6 12 (2.96%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.71%) Equities
8 9 (2.22%) Derivative
9 6 (1.48%) User Experience
10 5 (1.23%) Exotic Derivative
11 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.99%) RIA
12 3 (0.74%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.49%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.49%) Life Science
13 2 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.49%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.49%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.37%) Windows
2 12 (2.96%) Windows 10
3 8 (1.97%) Linux
4 7 (1.72%) Unix
5 4 (0.99%) AIX
5 4 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.99%) Solaris
5 4 (0.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.74%) Android
7 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (73.15%) PRINCE2
2 286 (70.44%) Project Management
3 166 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (27.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 92 (22.66%) Programme Management
6 88 (21.67%) Risk Management
7 65 (16.01%) ITIL
8 53 (13.05%) Change Management
9 52 (12.81%) Migration
10 43 (10.59%) Scrum
11 41 (10.10%) SDLC
12 39 (9.61%) CRM
13 32 (7.88%) PRINCE
13 32 (7.88%) Project Planning
14 26 (6.40%) Business Analysis
14 26 (6.40%) Change Control
15 25 (6.16%) Waterfall
16 22 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (5.17%) Coaching
17 21 (5.17%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.69%) SQL
2 9 (2.22%) Java
3 7 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.23%) Perl
4 5 (1.23%) VBScript
5 2 (0.49%) Groovy
5 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.25%) ABAP
6 1 (0.25%) C
Qualifications
1 406 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 149 (36.70%) PMP
3 84 (20.69%) Degree
4 48 (11.82%) Security Cleared
5 40 (9.85%) SC Cleared
6 34 (8.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 22 (5.42%) ISEB
8 16 (3.94%) DV Cleared
9 15 (3.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (3.45%) APMP
11 12 (2.96%) CISSP
12 8 (1.97%) IIBA
12 8 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (1.72%) Chartered Engineer
13 7 (1.72%) CITP
13 7 (1.72%) MBCS
14 6 (1.48%) CISA
14 6 (1.48%) CISM
15 5 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.23%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (17.49%) PMO
2 23 (5.67%) QA
3 15 (3.69%) MiFID
4 14 (3.45%) ISO 9000
5 7 (1.72%) GDPR
6 6 (1.48%) P3O
7 5 (1.23%) EMIR
8 4 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.74%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.74%) SEPA
9 3 (0.74%) SLA
10 2 (0.49%) COBIT
10 2 (0.49%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.25%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.97%) MOM
2 7 (1.72%) Ansible
2 7 (1.72%) Puppet
3 6 (1.48%) SCCM
4 5 (1.23%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.49%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 61 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.16%) SAP
3 10 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 9 (2.22%) Oracle
5 8 (1.97%) VMware
6 6 (1.48%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (1.23%) BMC
7 5 (1.23%) Guidewire
7 5 (1.23%) Tripwire
8 4 (0.99%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.99%) Nokia
8 4 (0.99%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.74%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.74%) IBM
9 3 (0.74%) Nokia Networks
9 3 (0.74%) Reuters
9 3 (0.74%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.74%) SolarWinds
9 3 (0.74%) Sophis
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