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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 57 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing PMI 8 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.92% 1.22% 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.70% 5.13% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 11
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£448 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £26.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-21.49% -46.50%
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
216 195 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.83% 23.72% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 72 105
Average daily rate £460 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.53% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 11
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £15.44 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.33 £38.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

PMI Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 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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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 4 £470 +20.51%
Macclesfield - 1 - -
PMI
North West

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Project Management
2 11 (73.33%) PMI Certification
3 9 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (46.67%) MS Project
5 6 (40.00%) PMP
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
6 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Advertising
6 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (33.33%) Supplier Management
6 5 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) Retail
9 2 (13.33%) MS Office
9 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) CISSP
9 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (13.33%) Service Management
9 2 (13.33%) CISA
9 2 (13.33%) ITSM
9 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (13.33%) Information Security
9 2 (13.33%) Asset Management

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Project
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Advertising
3 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (13.33%) Billing
5 2 (13.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) IT Programme Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Transition Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Project Management
2 9 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Information Security
6 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (13.33%) ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
7 1 (6.67%) Transition Management
7 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) PMI Certification
2 6 (40.00%) PMP
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (13.33%) CISSP
4 2 (13.33%) CISA
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle