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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Certification
Rank 60 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 4 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.51% 0.99% 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.05% 5.49% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 17
Average daily rate
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£369 £495 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.50% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £399 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £539 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £26.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+34.57% -27.70%
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
195 164 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.75% 17.98% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 71 98
Average daily rate £375 £305 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £231 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% +14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £16.30 £17.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 +10 1 £425 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Warrington - - - - 2
Widnes - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
PMI Certification
North West

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (78.57%) Project Management
2 10 (71.43%) PMI
2 10 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 8 (57.14%) MS Project
4 6 (42.86%) PMP
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
6 4 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
6 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Advertising
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Banking
7 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Project
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Advertising
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Billing
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Programme Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Transition Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) PMI
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Project Management
2 10 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 4 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
7 2 (14.29%) Product Management
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Release Management
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Change Control
7 2 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) PMP
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 2 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (7.14%) CAPM
5 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (14.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (14.29%) Symantec
2 2 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle