The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 56 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing PMP 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.91% 0.13% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.38% 0.61% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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£358 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.36% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.38 £38.98
% change year-on-year
-19.69% -16.94%
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
160 164 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.86% 22.13% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 51 53
Average daily rate £310 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £233 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 9
Average hourly rate £16.16 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.82% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.83 £15.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
PMP
North West

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

PMP
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 PMP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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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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
Chester - 2 - -
Warrington - - - -
PMP
North West

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PMP 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 PMP.

1 13 (76.47%) PMI Certification
2 12 (70.59%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 7 (41.18%) Supplier Management
4 5 (29.41%) PMI
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
6 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Change Control
7 2 (11.76%) Product Management
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
7 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
7 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
7 2 (11.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (11.76%) Problem Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PMP 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 PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Programme Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Supplier Management
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Release Management
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Product Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) VB
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CAPM
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (11.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) CA
1 2 (11.76%) Symantec
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) HP