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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Certification
Rank 67 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 4 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 0.95% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.02% 5.33% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 12
Average daily rate
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£369 £495 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.50% +51.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £399 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £539 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - £37.00
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
198 169 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.54% 17.79% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 72 99
Average daily rate £400 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 7
Average hourly rate £18.03 £31.56 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.86% +46.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Knutsford +12 1 £425 -
Warrington - - - - 1
Widnes - - - -
Crewe - - - -
PMI Certification
North West

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 6 (66.67%) PMP
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) PMI
3 5 (55.56%) MS Project
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) Product Management
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) Change Control
6 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) CISA
6 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
6 2 (22.22%) Banking

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Project
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transition Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) PMI
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Product Management
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Change Control
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) PMP
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (22.22%) CISA
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) CAPM
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (22.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) VMware