The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI 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 over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 72 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing PMI 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.87% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 3.23% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£425 £448 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% -9.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £415 £438
% change year-on-year
-6.02% -5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £21.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+73.80% -21.49%
PMI
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
253 217 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.76% 27.06% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 113 88
Average daily rate £409 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.13% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £203 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £506 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 11
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £16.84
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £14.12 £14.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

PMI Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PMI
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
Knutsford -7 2 £425 -9.57%
PMI
North West

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PMI 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.

1 12 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 8 (66.67%) GMP
2 8 (66.67%) GxP
2 8 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (66.67%) Process Management
2 8 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 8 (66.67%) Informatics
3 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 7 (58.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) CMMI
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) RUP
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
6 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PMI 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
General
1 8 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 8 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Release Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Informatics
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Process Management
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) RUP
4 3 (25.00%) CMMI
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) People Management
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) GMP
1 8 (66.67%) GxP
2 7 (58.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Cognizant