The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank - 25 36
Contract jobs citing PMP 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.70% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.33% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.75 £47.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+31.38% +12.57%
PMP
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.34% 21.13% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 12
Average daily rate £250 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £222 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £36.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -50.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared