The table below looks at the statistics for PMI Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI Certification over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Certification
Rank 66 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 3 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.36% 1.20% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.44% 6.75% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 11
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£350 £318 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -3.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £425 £406
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 - £35.03
PMI Certification
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
209 163 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.39% 17.79% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 63 98
Average daily rate £375 £305 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £424 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 3
Average hourly rate £29.53 £31.56 £11.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +163.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £19.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

PMI Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMI Certification across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMI Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PMI Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMI Certification across the Cheshire region.

PMI Certification Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PMI Certification
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI Certification within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Widnes - - - -
PMI Certification
North West

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PMI Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMI Certification.

1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (75.00%) PMP
2 4 (50.00%) PMI
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) MS Project
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) CISA
4 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PMI Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMI Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Project
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PMI
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) CMDB
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VB
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) PMP
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (12.50%) CAPM
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) CA
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle