The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 84 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing PMP 9 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.82% 0.99% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.93% 5.38% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 1
Median daily rate £425 £413 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +35.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £431 £410
% change year-on-year
-3.16% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £21.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+98.83% -43.04%
PMP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
307 186 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.99% 18.33% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 101 86
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 12
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.16 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.40% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £42.40 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing PMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMP across the Cheshire region.

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PMP
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 PMP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 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
Daresbury - 5 £425 -
Warrington -14 3 £425 -15.00%
Macclesfield -4 1 £350 +55.55%
PMP
North West

PMP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PMP 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 PMP.

1 9 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (77.78%) ArcSight
2 7 (77.78%) SIEM
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (66.67%) MS Office
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
4 5 (55.56%) Change Management
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (44.44%) Information Security
5 4 (44.44%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) CA
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (11.11%) CA PPM
6 1 (11.11%) Swedish Language

PMP
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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (11.11%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Project Manager
1 8 (88.89%) Transition Manager
1 8 (88.89%) Transition Project Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Security Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) SIEM
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) Change Management
3 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
4 4 (44.44%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) ArcSight
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) CA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco