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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 80 76 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing PMI 8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.79% 0.60% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.56% 1.95% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £330 £425 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% -26.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 -
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
313 307 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.05% 30.46% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 203 114
Median daily rate £425 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 17
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £14.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.50 £20.19 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

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
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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington - 4 £330 -
Knutsford -7 2 £379 -10.88%
PMI
North West

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 16 (80.00%) PRINCE2
3 14 (70.00%) Project Management
4 12 (60.00%) Finance
5 11 (55.00%) Service Management
6 10 (50.00%) JBoss
6 10 (50.00%) Java
6 10 (50.00%) JSP
7 8 (40.00%) Servlets
7 8 (40.00%) Struts
7 8 (40.00%) Web Services
7 8 (40.00%) XML
7 8 (40.00%) XSD
7 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (40.00%) COBOL
7 8 (40.00%) SQL
7 8 (40.00%) J2EE
7 8 (40.00%) RUP
7 8 (40.00%) EJB
7 8 (40.00%) ClearCase
7 8 (40.00%) Oracle
7 8 (40.00%) DB2
7 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
7 8 (40.00%) Mainframe
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (40.00%) PRINCE
7 8 (40.00%) CICS
7 8 (40.00%) Assembly Language
7 8 (40.00%) JMS
7 8 (40.00%) Chordiant

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 10 (50.00%) JBoss
2 8 (40.00%) CICS
2 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.00%) Apache
4 2 (10.00%) IIS
4 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Project
3 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) 2G
1 3 (15.00%) 3G
1 3 (15.00%) 4G
1 3 (15.00%) GSM
1 3 (15.00%) LTE
1 3 (15.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (15.00%) UMTS
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) ClearCase
1 8 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) HR Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Rollout Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Rollout Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) JSP
2 8 (40.00%) EJB
2 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (40.00%) J2EE
2 8 (40.00%) JMS
2 8 (40.00%) Servlets
2 8 (40.00%) Struts
2 8 (40.00%) Web Services
2 8 (40.00%) WSDL
2 8 (40.00%) XML
2 8 (40.00%) XSD
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) LAMP
3 2 (10.00%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (35.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 14 (70.00%) Project Management
3 11 (55.00%) Service Management
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) CMMI
4 8 (40.00%) PRINCE
4 8 (40.00%) RUP
4 8 (40.00%) SDLC
4 8 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (25.00%) BDD
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (15.00%) Coaching
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (10.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Assembly Language
2 8 (40.00%) COBOL
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (25.00%) Sun Certification
3 3 (15.00%) MCP
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) MCITP
4 2 (10.00%) MCTS
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) RHCE
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) HNC
5 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) FATCA
2 1 (5.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) OpenView
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Chordiant
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) IBM
3 5 (25.00%) Sun
4 3 (15.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Huawei
4 3 (15.00%) Nokia
4 3 (15.00%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (10.00%) Brocade
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (5.00%) BT
6 1 (5.00%) Siemens