The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cheshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 66 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing PMI 9 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.07% 1.36% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.23% 7.46% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate £575 £423 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.09% +9.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.59% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £165.00 £41.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+295.20% +51.81%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
172 134 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.48% 18.16% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 58 85
Average daily rate £400 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £204 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 8
Average hourly rate £31.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
PMI
North West

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 17 April 2014.

PMI Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (92.31%) Project Management
2 11 (84.62%) PMI Certification
3 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2
4 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 5 (38.46%) MS Project
6 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
6 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (38.46%) Scrum
6 5 (38.46%) Advertising
6 5 (38.46%) Banking
6 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
6 5 (38.46%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (30.77%) PMP
8 3 (23.08%) HP
8 3 (23.08%) Exstream
9 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
9 2 (15.38%) Billing
9 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
9 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
9 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
9 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
10 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 1 (7.69%) Change Management
10 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 1 (7.69%) Programme Management

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
2 5 (38.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Exstream
2 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Advertising
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Billing
3 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Programme Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Programme Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Project Management
2 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2
3 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 5 (38.46%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) PMI Certification
2 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (30.77%) PMP
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft