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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 78 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing PMI 14 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.27% 1.00% 1.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.89% 3.07% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Average daily rate £425 £420 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -26.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £414
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £165.00
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
360 326 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.58% 32.63% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 211 106
Average daily rate £425 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £600 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 22
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £14.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £21.03 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 7 £425 - 1
Warrington - 4 £330 -
PMI
North West

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 12 (70.59%) PRINCE2
3 11 (64.71%) Service Management
4 10 (58.82%) Finance
4 10 (58.82%) Project Management
5 9 (52.94%) PRINCE
5 9 (52.94%) JBoss
5 9 (52.94%) Java
5 9 (52.94%) JSP
6 8 (47.06%) Servlets
6 8 (47.06%) Struts
6 8 (47.06%) Web Services
6 8 (47.06%) XML
6 8 (47.06%) XSD
6 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 8 (47.06%) COBOL
6 8 (47.06%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) J2EE
6 8 (47.06%) RUP
6 8 (47.06%) EJB
6 8 (47.06%) ClearCase
6 8 (47.06%) Oracle
6 8 (47.06%) DB2
6 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
6 8 (47.06%) Mainframe
6 8 (47.06%) CICS
6 8 (47.06%) Assembly Language
6 8 (47.06%) JMS
6 8 (47.06%) Chordiant
6 8 (47.06%) WSDL

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 9 (52.94%) JBoss
2 8 (47.06%) CICS
2 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
2 8 (47.06%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 2 (11.76%) MS Project
4 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) 2G
1 2 (11.76%) 3G
1 2 (11.76%) 4G
1 2 (11.76%) GSM
1 2 (11.76%) LTE
1 2 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (11.76%) UMTS
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) ClearCase
1 8 (47.06%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) JSP
2 8 (47.06%) EJB
2 8 (47.06%) Hibernate
2 8 (47.06%) J2EE
2 8 (47.06%) JMS
2 8 (47.06%) Servlets
2 8 (47.06%) Struts
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) WSDL
2 8 (47.06%) XML
2 8 (47.06%) XSD
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) LAMP
3 1 (5.88%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Mainframe
2 7 (41.18%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) PRINCE2
2 11 (64.71%) Service Management
3 10 (58.82%) Project Management
4 9 (52.94%) PRINCE
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Project Management
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) CMMI
5 8 (47.06%) RUP
5 8 (47.06%) SDLC
5 8 (47.06%) Waterfall
6 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 5 (29.41%) BDD
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL
7 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
8 3 (17.65%) Coaching
8 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) Assembly Language
2 8 (47.06%) COBOL
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (29.41%) Sun Certification
3 3 (17.65%) MCP
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) MCTS
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) FATCA
2 1 (5.88%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) OpenView
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Chordiant
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) IBM
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Sun
5 3 (17.65%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) Ericsson
6 2 (11.76%) Huawei
6 2 (11.76%) Nokia
6 2 (11.76%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (5.88%) Brocade
7 1 (5.88%) BT
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) Siemens