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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Certification
Rank 64 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 4 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 1.08% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.14% 5.66% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 15
Average daily rate
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£369 £435 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.22% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £387 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £483 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £425 £383
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.75 £38.49
% change year-on-year
+14.01% -30.50%
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
187 159 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.69% 19.16% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 65 77
Average daily rate £325 £310 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -10.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £33.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.87% +25.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £16.17 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 August 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 +6 1 £425 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Warrington - - - -
Widnes - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
PMI Certification
North West

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (68.42%) Project Management
2 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2
2 11 (57.89%) PMI
3 10 (52.63%) PMP
4 9 (47.37%) MS Project
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
7 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
8 5 (26.32%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL
8 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
8 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (26.32%) Scrum
8 5 (26.32%) Advertising
8 5 (26.32%) Banking
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.79%) Windows
10 3 (15.79%) MS Office
10 3 (15.79%) PRINCE
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
10 3 (15.79%) Change Management
10 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
10 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
11 2 (10.53%) Product Management

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Project
2 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
3 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
4 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Advertising
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Billing
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Programme Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) PMI
2 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Project Management
2 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2
3 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
5 5 (26.32%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE
6 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
7 2 (10.53%) Information Security
7 2 (10.53%) ITSM
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Change Control
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) VB
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) PMP
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (10.53%) CISSP
4 2 (10.53%) CISA
5 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (5.26%) CAPM
5 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (10.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) CA
2 2 (10.53%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (10.53%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com