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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management Institute (PMI)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing PMI 3 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.59% 1.18% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 3.35% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £416 £411
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 - -

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
154 328 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.26% 35.23% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 175 139
Median daily rate £338 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £554 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 10
Median hourly rate £22.13 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.84 £14.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £31.00 £18.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing PMI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +9 2 - - 2
PMI
North West

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for PMI.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) Struts
1 1 (33.33%) Struts2
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Chordiant