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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 68 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing PMI 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.32% 0.51% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 1.69% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£425 £470 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +28.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -
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
241 236 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.03% 30.14% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 122 93
Average daily rate £415 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.92% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £215 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

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 2 July 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 -3 3 £425 -9.57%
PMI
North West

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 13 (92.86%) PMI Certification
2 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 8 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (57.14%) GMP
2 8 (57.14%) GxP
2 8 (57.14%) Process Management
2 8 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 8 (57.14%) Informatics
3 7 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) PRINCE
5 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 5 (35.71%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) Retail
6 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
6 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 4 (28.57%) RUP
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) Validation
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (28.57%) CMMI
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (21.43%) Service Management
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
7 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
8 2 (14.29%) Release Management
8 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
General
1 8 (57.14%) Manufacturing
1 8 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Retail
4 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Release Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Change Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Informatics
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
1 8 (57.14%) Process Management
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) RUP
3 4 (28.57%) CMMI
3 4 (28.57%) Validation
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) People Management
6 1 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) GMP
1 8 (57.14%) GxP
2 7 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Cognizant