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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 30 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing PMP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.04% 1.20% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £27.00 £32.38
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -16.60%
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
26 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.54% 13.25% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 14
Average daily rate £350 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £262 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £315 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +167.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) MS Project
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) DTS
5 1 (20.00%) ATM

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DTS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Payments Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware