The first table below looks at the demand for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Chester 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 21 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PMP 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.75% - 2.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% - 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £411 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.38 £38.49
% change year-on-year
-16.60% -15.88%
Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 44 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.29% 28.03% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 6
Average daily rate £313 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £415 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.84 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.52% -36.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
PMP
Cheshire

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Chester

PMP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) CAPM
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CAPM
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware